Senior Digital Project Manager - WFH during Covid-19

Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 3+ months
Status Freelance
Rate DOE
Our Financial Services client is currently seeking a freelance Project Manager to work with their Product Design team.

Project Manager Responsibilities:
- Manage the design operations and resource capacity of 4 to 6 product workstreams
- Manage project timelines and ensure milestones are met and work is delivered at the highest quality level
- Gather requirements and confirm key deliverables for the current sprint and ensure the team is tracking against larger product and design roadmaps
- Identify at-risk projects and facilitate discussions to move projects forward
- Be a liaison between Design, Product and Engineering and help bridge the gaps between business goals and user needs
- Act as a ringmaster – working closely with the Director in connecting the dots, anticipating, forecasting and removing any roadblocks
- Manage the Design team's workload and help them prioritize and manage deadlines
- Ability to resolve issues and work with various stakeholders

Project Manager Qualifications:
- Bachelors or Degree in Project Management, Communications, English or related field
- 5+ years of digital project management experience with experience working with teams of Designers (4-10), researchers, engineering and vendor partners to deliver projects on time and within budget
- ideal background will be a mix of agency and in-house. Must show tenure in each role and increasing responsibilities, not a job jumper
- Must understand the Product lifecyle vs. short-term agency digital projects
- Strong communication and organizational skills with experience managing multiple projects and complex initiatives involving cross-functional teams
- Demonstrated self-awareness and empathy for both user needs and business goals
- Experience working with project management tools such as Confluence, JIRA and Airtable
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Demonstrated understanding of the capabilities and limitations of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Familiarity with APIs and React Framework is a plus
- Understanding of Design Thinking and UX principles is a strong plus

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