UX Design Project Manager

Newark, CA | Freelance | Job ID #61792 |
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Our client, a top consumer electronics brand, is looking for a UX Design Project Manager to join the team.


Responsible for planning, scheduling, prioritizing, allocating resources, and driving SW UX projects through the entire product development lifecycle. Outstanding leadership skills, a passion for process, and the ability to plan out a calendar will be crucial for this role.


  • Managing and monitoring project or program schedules, progress, and costs to ensure that expected results are delivered on time and within budget

  • Allocating project resources with discipline functional manager

  • Creating, maintaining, and updating project plans as needed

  • Building process and systems in coordination across multi-disciplines including: Product Management, SW Development PM’s, Architects, QA and Embedded SW Dev teams

  • Consolidating, communicating, and driving issue resolutions to closure

  • Maintaining and publishing a project dashboard to communicate the status of projects

  • Scheduling project kick-off meetings/reviews with stakeholders

  • Publishing meeting minutes, action item logs, and updated schedules to track project status

  • Providing functional expertise to assess potential schedule risks and operational impact

  • Process & drive external vendor SOWs to closure via contract tool in partnership with Design Lead and Legal Partners
  • Process POs, forecast costs, and update budget / financial trackers


  • 3-5 years Project / Program Management experience in high tech and consumer products environment with cross-functional teams
  • Superior project scoping, project timeline development, risk assessment, and prioritization skills
  • Experience managing large scale software development and front-end design projects
  • Expert in Agile process/methodology and use of Jira to track projects across multi-disciplines and work streams
  • Experience creating comprehensive project timelines utilizing project management software, e.g. MS Project, Workfront, At-Task, Smart Sheet etc.
  • Understanding of how to use Google -- Drive, Documents, Sheets, and Slides

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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