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Project/Program Manager: 18-00009
Ref No.: 18-00009
Location: Seattle, Washington
Primary Skills: UX design, Project Management, Media/Production
Duration: 8+ Months
Contract Type: W2 only
 
This role will support Client’s design studio operations and drive improvements to both individual and team efficiency and design process across a multi-location team. You will work closely with our UX teams in both London and Seattle to drive the development of exciting new features that make the video watching experience more immersive and engaging.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Provide design planning support for multiple high-priority projects, including gathering business requirements, developing the design plan, managing resource allocation, and tracking assignments, responsibilities, and progress, to ensure successful delivery of every project.
  • Create, maintain and distribute, to both the team and management, reporting and dashboards that disseminate project information and illustrate progress against goals.
  • Work closely with Design, Product Management, and Development leadership to create a successful work environment.
Required Skills:
  • 4+ years of professional experience as a program manager, project manager or producer.
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent professional experience.
  • High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Background working in a collaborative multi-disciplinary team and working directly with designers, product managers and developers.
  • Excellent understanding of UX design and the design process.
  • Strong process improvement background and experience managing the operations of creative programs.
  • Experience in communicating with a diverse set of customers to collect requirements, evaluate alternatives and develop processes and tools to support the organization.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to generate and distribute meaningful reports.
  • Committed to learning and expanding professional and technical knowledge.
  • Fluency with JIRA, Confluence or similar tools.
  • Strong bias for action and "get it done" attitude.
Preferred Skills:
  • Experience managing projects in a SCRUM or Agile environment.
  • Previous experience speaking in front of executives a plus.
  • Software development background a bonus.
  • Master’s degree or equivalent professional experience.
Please apply directly with your updated resume and contact Randhir at 408-907-2970