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Sr. Lead Design Program Manager

Austin, Texas

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The Design Program Management position is
characterized as an integral part of developing and growing Design Operations
within creative team(s). They are the backbone for team performance, providing
agility of product innovation by establishing seamless workflows, implementing
centralized tools and practices, managing and leading key projects, and
ensuring alignment with partner teams across product marketing, development,
and cross-organizational stakeholders.

With a strong appreciation for UX/UI design, a
Design Program Manager understands the creative practice and knows how to apply
just the right amount of process for our Designers to thrive. This position
establishes the plan for bringing design to fruition, along with a strategy for
the operational aspects of product design. This position enjoys solving the
“how”, freeing up designers to focus on crafting the “what”.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited
to:

- Manage the complete product design lifecycle
for high-profile initiatives from design concept to launch.

- Collaborate closely with design leaders on
overall team vision and strategy.

- Guide projects from pitch to completion by
facilitating team productivity, managing client expectations, and providing a
layer of communication between teams and stakeholders.

- Facilitate alignment/communication across
disciplines and organizations.

- Prepare for design reviews with partners and senior leadership by driving
agendas, goals, FAQs and presentation strategy.

The Design Program Management position is
characterized as an integral part of developing and growing Design Operations
within creative team(s). They are the backbone for team performance, providing
agility of product innovation by establishing seamless workflows, implementing
centralized tools and practices, managing and leading key projects, and
ensuring alignment with partner teams across product marketing, development,
and cross-organizational stakeholders.

With a strong appreciation for UX/UI design, a
Design Program Manager understands the creative practice and knows how to apply
just the right amount of process for our Designers to thrive. This position
establishes the plan for bringing design to fruition, along with a strategy for
the operational aspects of product design. This position enjoys solving the
“how”, freeing up designers to focus on crafting the “what”.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited
to:

- Manage the complete product design lifecycle
for high-profile initiatives from design concept to launch.

- Collaborate closely with design leaders on
overall team vision and strategy.

- Guide projects from pitch to completion by
facilitating team productivity, managing client expectations, and providing a
layer of communication between teams and stakeholders.

- Facilitate alignment/communication across
disciplines and organizations.

- Prepare for design reviews with partners and senior leadership by driving
agendas, goals, FAQs and presentation strategy.


Qualifications:

-8+ years in a UI/UX group

-5+ years in a project management role with
demonstrated experience and examples of bringing design projects to completion

-Being able to manage various projects at once
from start to completion

-Strong collaborative spirit

-Effective communicator within the team

-Communicate and lead cross functional groups

-Able to effectively present to peers and upper
leadership


Job ID 1916104 Date posted 04/11/2019

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