Title – Design Program Manager
Pay Rate - $150+hr on W2 max , NOC2C
Contract 12+ Months + Possibe Multiple Ext.
Location – Seattle WA (Onsite)
Design program managers (DPMs) are essential in helping our teams strategize, define, track, and deliver work across vast portfolio. DPMs excel at being collaborators, problem solvers, and dot connectors while having direct impact on the user experience by establishing and facilitating design processes and frameworks along the product lifecycle and providing communication and visibility. This role will collaborate closely with all disciplines in our XD organization including design, content and research, as well as our product and engineering partners. Knowledge of and experience in enterprise product design and product development lifecycle is crucial.
Build the basic structure of design programming within a product area or areas including: prioritization alignment, team engagement, work scoping and tracking, leading communications and team rituals. Define and implement processes to improve team execution and delivery including resolving actual or potential gaps in resourcing for projects and recommend strategies to mitigate. Organize and run team rituals and cadences including design critiques, backlog reviews and feasibility assessments with our design systems team and engineering partners. Anticipate and recognize bottlenecks in work processes between teams and lead development of ongoing improvements.
Comfortable coordinating and advocating for design activities and application of human-centered design methodologies. Proficient in a range of methods for facilitating the gathering and synthesizing of diverse insights in complex, ambiguous problem spaces. Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills. Comfortable working with design and project management tools like Figma, Jira and Miro.
Within the Experience Design (XD) org, Design Operations exists to help consistently deliver high-quality design at scale, streamline our processes, orchestrate communication and ceremonies, develop our practices, drive professional development, and serve as a catalyst for how we achieve our vision of a design-led culture across the entire organization.
We strive to improve the quality of work by enabling designers, researchers, content strategists, UX engineers, and others to do what they do best, design great experiences.
Akshay Awasthi (AK) || https://bayone.com/
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.