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UX PROGRAM MANAGER

Kelly Services
Kirkland, WA 98033
**BH: 3654034**


***** MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ON A W/2 HOURLY BASIS** **_(without Sponsorship)_** ******* **_NO Corp-to-Corp_** ***** 100% PERMANENT - REMOTE *****


**_Our Client is expanding and currently seeks a_**


**UX PROGRAM MANAGER**


**Leverage your UX CONTENT and PROJECT LEAD experience** **to take your CAREER to**


**the "Next Level" for** **_2021 and beyond!_**


**Duration:** 5+ months with **_possible extensions!!_**


***** MUST be able to work PACIFIC (PST) time zone *****


**Overview:**


Our Client currently seeks a UX Program Manager to improve team velocity, ensure site functionality, enable cross-functional collaboration, and leverage UX/UI expertise to build the framework of digital experiences. The UX Program Manager will utilize a full range of technical and creative skills to ensure the web design and development initiatives are delivered at a high-quality and at velocity.


The successful UX Program Manager will have strong attention to detail, an appreciation for elegant UI/UX experiences, and the ability to anticipate the workloads based on forecasting and pull in the resources necessary to complete the projects. You will find a balance between creative needs and executional timelines to staff projects appropriately and set the team up for success, while offering outstanding creative solutions to customer experience problems.


+ Identify and drive design initiatives forward that have multiple partners and approvers.

+ Run Agile Design Sprint Process to help the team plan and manage multiple parallel projects and seek chances to define improvements to team efficiency ensuring sprint goals are met and team can hit target goals.

+ Primary point of contact for design, working closely with design leads to proactively clarify requirements and use cases, actively seeking clarification when there is ambiguity.

+ Anticipate bottlenecks, provide issue management, anticipate, and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs with potential technical constraints.

+ Define project requirements to design and dev partners to ensure project output meets the customer needs in execution.


**Responsibilities:**


+ Provide oversight of project sprint cycles and provide leadership/guidance of core team to ensure fulfillment of the customer and project needs.

+ Utilize a strong understanding of Clients products and services in order to confidently recommend appropriate solutions.

+ Ensure projects adhere to brand guidance roadmap and internal processes.

+ Develop internal trust; with product/service departments and marketing teams, as well as externally; with customers and third-party vendors.

+ Approver of Guides assessment of customers personal brand/business and their product and services recommendations.

+ Escalates product and service issues to the respected point of contact.

+ Defines scope, timeline and costs associated with building online presence products and tools (websites, etc.); act as UX specialist throughout the entire process with internal and external partners.


**Qualifications:**


+ 5 years' web design and development experience; 2 years of UI/UX project lead experience executing multiple website projects simultaneously.

+ Experience making project recommendations to fit the business need and managing design to development handoff to ship experience to 100% fidelity.

+ Mastery of technical and creative requirements to successfully build sites, from wireframe to implementation and website launch.

+ Intermediate knowledge of agile project management principles.

+ Experience overseeing external vendor relationships.

+ Experience running and operationalizing design systems.

+ Eye for design an affinity to spot appealing aesthetics and an ability to distinguish when design solutions improve user experience and are on brand.

+ Experience handling Jira data integrations through APIs.

+ Familiarity with cloud-based UI/UX design software (Sketch, Figma).


**Competencies:**


+ Ability to multi-task as needed.

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

+ Ability to tackle problems and produce solutions on a regular basis.

+ Strong use of organizational collaboration tools (SharePoint, Confluence, Jira, Jive).

+ Familiarity with Gantt workback software (Asana, Smartsheet).


**Education:** 4 year degree **_mandatory_** .


I **mportant Information:**


**There is no per Diem with this position**


**There is no relocation budgeted for this position. If this position requires you to relocate you will be responsible for those costs.**


**MUST be able to work without sponsorship or VISA transfer for this position.**


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


By partnering with Kelly Technology, youll have direct connections to top companies around the globegiving you the chance to put your tech skills to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative, and high-visibility projects. In a world where change is the only constant, our unparalleled connections and IT market expertise help you take your skills exactly where you want to go. Were here to help you gain experience, keep learning, and move your career forward.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-09-10 Expires: 2021-10-11

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