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UX Project Manager-Round Rock, TX
Ref No.: 18-02163
Location: Round Rock, Texas
UX Project Manager
Location: Round Rock, TX
Position: Contract
Bill Rate: DOE
US Citizen, Green Card, TN, GC EAD and H4 EAD only No Third-party agencies corp to corp.
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  
·         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.