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UX Project Manager - Round Rock, TX
Ref No.: 18-01866
Location: Round Rock, Texas
Job Title: UX Project Manager
Location: Round Rock, TX
Position Type: Contract
Rate: DOE

US Citizen, Green Card, GC EAD and TN

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manage the day-to-day operational aspects of a project
  • Understand when a project needs to be proactively driven from you versus waiting on an outside stakeholder to ask for something specific
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Work with internal business partners to ensure all project requirements and objectives are gathered, understood, and properly executed
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on time and within scope
  • Manage resource availability and allocation
  • Establish and cultivate relationships with internal partners as well as business stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Communicate project expectations as well as manage changes to project scope, timing or resources
  • Facilitate cross functional team meetings to provide regular updates on project progress against plan to project team and business partners
  • Ability to forecast resource workload as well as manage project backlog based on availability and timing
  • Maintain a running log of all projects, status, launch dates, and resources involved.
  • Ensure all relevant processes are followed throughout the lifecycle of the project
Requirements:
  • Our ideal candidate will have 3-5+ years as Project Manager, with proven success in the ability to deliver results on time, within scope, and to the very highest standards. Digital agency experience or experience with a Fortune 500 company preferred.
  • Experience managing software or web-based design projects is required.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking a must Demonstrated ability to gather feedback from peers and stakeholders and incorporate to improve the final product
  • Candidate must be proactive, self-led and demonstrates effective time management
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project
  • Experience with various SDLC methodologies, such as Water Fall, Lean UX, Agile and Iterative
  • Ability to work independently, identify opportunities, prioritize, and solve problems with minimal supervision
Preferred Qualifications:
  • PMP/ CAPM certification is a plus.
  • Strong technical background or understanding of software development and web technologies a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Communication, Project Management, related field or equivalent work experience.