- JOB TYPE: Freelance, Contract Position (no agencies/C2C – see notes below)
- LOCATION: Remote – United States only (TimeZone: EST | Partial overlap)
- HOURLY RANGE: Our client is looking to pay $100 – $125/hr
- ESTIMATED DURATION: 40h/week – Long-term
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We’ve onboarded some of the world’s most reputable brands and now we need a Sr UX Project Manager for one of our clients.
Our client is looking for someone to join their product design team and help lead the transformation of their digital products in the private banking space.
They operate as a fast-moving team that prides ourselves on innovation, execution, and ownership.
This person will be a critical bridge in collaboration between design, product, engineering, and user research.
Reporting to their Design Ops Lead, they need someone who can help facilitate and organize the rapid growth of their design team and the diversity of projects they work on, while delivering best-in-class fin-tech products.
This role is responsible for managing the day-to-day UX work for their Corporate future state pods – reviewing requirements, building out design sprints, ensuring the designers have what they need and mitigating any issues that may come up with product and program teams.
This work is starting from the ground up, for both design and development – it’s an exciting opportunity be part of.
The UX/Design Project Manager//Design Ops is highly collaborative and has experience working closely with UX product designers and product teams.
This role is for someone who has a passion for best practices and all things processes that allow the teams to be more efficient, rather than process for process sake.
This person is an advocate for UX.
They can manage multiple complex projects at any given time, have experience with agile, and know how to best represent design in a room full of product and engineer folks.
What you’ll do as a Sr UXPM:
- Advocate for the UX design team, ensuring they have what they need to do their best work
Work with product to review requirements and feel comfortable pushing back when more information is needed
Determine LOE on UX work and build out design sprints
Collaborate with product, program and engineering teams
Act as point of escalation to help mitigate any issue between the designers and the rest of the team
Identify blockers and a course of action to remove them so the design process can proceed
Track the progress of all UX work and ensure that UX is delivering against requirements and briefs
Understand and plan for team capacity, and work outside of the design team to set expectations for deliverables given that capacity
Work with the Design Ops Lead to constantly iterate and build on our best practices and processes
Help facilitate visual QA of builds
What you will bring to the table:
5-7 years of relevant experience, specifically having worked with UX teams directly and on product design/digital work across web and native iOS/Android
Innate organization and the ability to track many complex projects at the same time with a keen eye for detail
Passion for UX design and building good product – working smart
Deep understanding of UX best practices
Habit of seeing obstacles as an opportunity to solve problems, not as issues without a solution
A collaborative and positive spirit
You are an effective communicator both in the written word and in person
You are a good listener.
It’s important that the people their are engaging with across our projects, across the bank, and our clients understand that their are listening carefully to them.
You are familiar with Figma, or are able to learn a new software quickly
Experience with Jira and Confluence
Experience with agile framework and methodologies for product delivery
ABOUT THE HIRING PROCESS:
Qualified candidates will be invited to do a screening interview with the Braintrust staff.
We will answer your questions about the project, and our platform.
If we determine it is the right fit for both parties, we’ll invite you to join the platform and create a profile to apply directly for this project.
C2C Candidates: This role is not available to C2C candidates working with an agency.
But if you are a professional contractor who has created an LLC/corp around your consulting practice, this is well aligned with Braintrust and we’d welcome your application.
Braintrust values the multitude of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.