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Jan 23, 2019

Greater Los Angeles Area

Permanent

Agent: Brittany J.

Job #: 143050

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Partner with Design Managers to co-run a scrum team of designers: setting clear goals, managing bandwidth and allocating designers accordingly, ensuring deadlines are met and setting up team members for overall success
  •  Encourage and drive collaboration between the UX, Dev and Product Management teams and ensure inter-dependencies are understood and planned for effectively
  • Resource, plan and properly allocate the team's time to support UX innovation, design culture, and personal growth Identify UX team needs with regards to process, tools, documentation, asset management, etc
  • Implement and drive required changes to make sure designers can be most efficient. Collaborate with design leadership, your program management peers and external partners to institute design processes and cross-functional collaboration models and ensure a smooth product development process
  • Provide clear communication to cross-functional team leads regarding design deliverable status, resource requirements, issues, and priorities
  • Identify risks, prioritize and collaborate with partners to resolve in a timely manner

Required Qualifications & Experience

  • 3+ years in program management
  • Experience in the user-centered design process and design standard methodologies 
  • Experience working within engineering organizations, especially working with front-end engineers and keeping them updated on the latest designs and assets
  • Show the ability to multitask, analyze opportunities, define successful approaches, and take on problems.
  • Strong familiarity design tools, graphic formats and user interface technologies
  • Working knowledge of project management software (JIRA) and understanding of Agile principles and framework.
  • Strong tableau experience is a huge plus

 

Client Description:

This client is one of a kind, they are introducing a Saas product to the home services industry. If you enjoy working in a collaborative enviroment with fun, smart, and innovate team members, this would be a great role for you! 

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