Title: Design Program Manager III
As a Design Program Manager III, you will work collaboratively with our design, product and engineering teams. You will help our designers work within an Agile framework as a shared resource across multiple scrum teams. Improve existing processes and explore new ways for design to work.
Your day to day will consist of various design related activities:
Partnership with Design Program Manager Lead
Assist in managing other Design team members
Manage design team allocation
Coordinating deliverables and managing design backlogs
Identifying and mitigating delivery risks
Maintain transparency between design and our cross-functional partners
Experience in the JIRA environment is a plus
Actively leads the design team and is recognized by stakeholders as UED’s single Point-of-Contact.
Acts as scrum master for UED team backlog: attends release planning, runs stand ups, 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
Prepares management reporting, including status, project health and financials
Ensures all applicable reviews and sign-offs are in place
Creates partnerships with Product and Technology organizations, particularly the Product PGM to drive end-to-end execution
5+ years of applicable eCommerce design experience, preferably in project and program management
Experience working closely with designers and partners
Agile experience desired.
User Experience background is highly desired, but not required.
Excellent communications & interpersonal skills
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, or Design (or equivalent experience)
BayOne has succeeded in serving our clients’ hunger for a scalable, low latency team by nurturing deep pools of talent. We have a rigorous screening and evaluation process, and we value referrals, contribution to tech forums and client recommendations. We can ramp-up or ramp-down teams with low latency of response. Our mentors and industry experts provide education on leading topics, and hands-on training with industry relevant use cases to help clients’ existing workforce to quickly retool themselves and stay relevant being part of a thriving and productive workforce of the future.