Our client is looking for a Design Producer/Project Manager!
The Design Producer is responsible for managing UED projects within an Agile/Lean UX framework, gathering requirements, coordinating deliverables, keeping projects on track, identifying and mitigating risks, and working with cross-functional partners.
•Acts as scrum master for UED team backlog: attends release planning, runs standups, sprint planning, retrospectives, and other Agile ceremonies, as required.
•Tracks all major project milestones and deliverables.
•Ensures that design sprint plans meet broader timelines for any dependencies with our technology organization and business partners.
•Oversees design resource allocation, ensuring design resources are not over or under allocated.
•Identifies project risks and formulates and implements risk mitigation techniques to minimize issues.
•Demonstrates the ability to handle project ambiguity and lead delivery teams to identify creative solutions.
•Schedules and manages team meetings and communicates assignments to ensure timely delivery, while also ensuring meetings are efficient and minimized
•Supports the design team’s implementation of standards and design guidelines
•Ensures all applicable reviews and sign-offs are in place
•Creates partnerships with Product and Technology organizations, to drive end-to-end execution
• 5+ years of applicable industry experience, preferably in project and program management
• Agile experience desired. SCRUM master certification is a plus.
• User Experience background is highly desired, but not required.
• Excellent communications & interpersonal skills
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, or Design (or equivalent experience)