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UX Project Manager

New York
Freelance | Job ID #69761 | Posted Earlier this month
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Onward Search is hiring a UX Operations / Project Manager for a contract opportunity with a prestigious beauty brand in NYC.

This is a hybrid, contract opportunity starting ASAP.

The UX Operations Manager will work closely with the UX research + design teams, taking the initiative necessary to help maintain design focus and quality from a project execution perspective, identifying risks, and providing tactical support wherever appropriate. This role provides communication structure, project management, and strong execution leadership for the design team. The UX Operations Manager knows the project timeline's health and risks at all times, manages meetings and design reviews, captures concise meeting notes, anticipates roadblocks, and communicates project status to key stakeholders.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Work with product owners, and stakeholders to understand project requests, define requirements and develop actionable project plans.
  • Act as a bridge between UX, Engineering, and Product Management (PM) teams, connecting all three groups and making sure interdependencies are understood and planned for.
  • Communicate project status with the team, stakeholders, and senior management.
  • Work with product managers across teams to understand, coordinate, and prioritize initiatives.
  • Drive UX team deliverables by removing obstacles, assisting with tactical issues, triaging bugs, scheduling UX reviews with stakeholders and leadership, and communicating product/team status.
  • Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, and articulate risks, trade-offs, and recommend prioritization based on a balance of business needs, technical constraints, and customer impact.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience as a Producer, UX PM, or similar role in a user experience or design, or front-end development team.
  • Understanding of design and development processes. Experience working with Design Systems.
  • Ability to effectively manage cross-functional projects, dependencies, and bottlenecks.
  • Experience escalating issues, anticipating and making trade-offs, balancing the business need versus other constraints, and maximize business benefits while building great customer experiences.
  • Experience working and contributing to project playbooks, building schedules, managing issues/risks, establishing communication plans, and stakeholder management.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to present in a clear and concise manner within the enterprise.
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
  • Results oriented with a proven track record of on-time project/program delivery for large, cross-functional projects with global stakeholders.

To learn more about this UX Operations Manager opportunity, apply now and chat with a recruiter today!

What’s in our benefits packages:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k Program
  • Commuter Benefit
  • eLearning
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Ongoing Training & Development
  • *To qualify for our benefits package, you must work over 30 hours per week and the length of assignment must be a minimum of 10 weeks.

At Onward Search, our job is to find you dream jobs. We are creatives, marketers and digital wizards who use our talents to connect talented people with the nation’s leading brands. And our relationship won’t end with your start date. More than recruiters, we are your advocates, advisors, and employers of record. We pay weekly, make sure your needs are met, and measure our success by yours. Join us. DE&I is not just our promise, it’s our passion. Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment regarding race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances.

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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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