Project Manager, Design and User Experience

maha.al-emam@wsj.com
2010
Project Manager, Design and User Experience
September 27, 2010 - 3:14pm
New York, NY
United States
Employer: 
Wall Street Journal
From a recruiter: 
Direct employer
Term: 
Contract
How to apply: 
Email resume to PmDesignUI@gmail.com
Description: 

Position:

Project manager to help lead the Design, User Experience and Front End coding teams on mobile and main-site projects for the Wall Street Journal Digital Network.

Qualifications:

•       4 years experience in digital design and technology, including 2 years of project management experience. Candidates familiar with UI, HTML/CSS are a plus.
•       Must be able to successfully plan, manage, execute and finalize a number of large and complex projects simultaneously
•       Develop a full scale front-end project plan (this includes time-lines and deliverables for IA, Visual Design and HTML/CSS)
•       Coordinate and organize resources for multiple projects in various phases
•       Determine the need for additional resources and staff augmentation
•       A clear understanding of project development cycles
•       Knowledge of Usability and QA testing protocols a plus

This position requires extreme organization, attention to detail and excellent verbal/written communication skills.


Responsibilities include:

•       Manage execution of IA, design and front end code for small and large-scale projects, new product  development and enhancements to the site functionality including 3rd party integration
•       Manage day-to-day team operations
•       Revise project plans as needed to adapt to scope creep and change requests
•       Prepare for internal and external stakeholder reviews
•       Enforce methodology and company/project standards
•       Review deliverables
•       Lead LoE assessments and scoping sessions
•       Minimize risk and flag launch gaters on project
•       Ensure product owner’s documentation is current