Amick Brown is seeking an experiencedUX producer forour direct client. Location:Sunnyvale, CA Duration: 9 Months.
The User Experience team is looking for an experienced UX Producer to help scale operations for our Design Operations practice.
The goal of this role is to support team scalability and efficiency by establishing seamless workflows, processes, and procedures that will allow for team efficiency, partner alignment, and improved products over time.
As a UX producer, you are the oil that keeps the UX team engine running by improving design processes, tightening team communication, managing resources, and building relationships with internal and external partners.
You will support and evolve efficient processes and structure for projects within UX.
You are a strategic collaborator and will partner with the Design Managers to manage deadlines, eliminate roadblocks, and push the delivery of design projects over the finish line. You embrace complex problems.
You are a trusted partner, and an advocate for the UX team and the design process.
You will report to the Manager of Design Operations.
The ideal candidate has the organizational skills of a project manager, the pixel-perfect obsession of a designer, and the ability to communicate equally with designers and leadership teams.
You are people-centered, design-minded, and process-oriented.
The candidate brings previous experience working within a UX/design organization and a strong appreciation for design and planning.
Roles and Responsibilities
Management of workflows, project plans, timelines, project management tools, and frameworks to successfully support project teams
Establishment of new workflows and implementation by ways that remove friction and allow scalability, productivity, and creativity across the product development lifecycle
Provide support of project management tools (SmartSheet, Clarity, Tableau, etc.)
Identification of gaps that need to increase efficiency and collaboration across team members and projects and develop plans of action
Preparation for design reviews with partners and leadership by driving agendas, goals, and presentation strategy
Contribution of successful practices, frameworks, tools, and lessons learned to the development of the design operations practice
Close collaboration with designers on project vision, strategy, and roadmaps
Evangelization and support of a unified and holistic user-centered design approach and design system
5+ years of experience supporting multiple projects in creative and/or product development teams
BS in Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Information Science, Graphic Design, or Computer Science with an emphasis on UX/UI development, or equivalent work experience
Expert SmartSheet skills and proficiency of other project management tools
Passionate about organizational excellence and attention to detail
Strong skills in communication, analysis, relationship management, conflict resolution, time management, organization, and prioritization
Strong ability to build strong relationships across team members, practices and stakeholders
Well-versed in developing lightweight, repeatable processes, standards, and workflows
Experience in structuring and implementing initiatives at scale with design and product teams
Excellent communication and collaboration skills
The ability to operate independently
Handles ambiguity with ease, sets proactive goals, and effectively adapts them in a constantly evolving environment
Amick Brown is an Information Technology consulting company specializing in ERP, Data Analytics, Information Security, Application Development, Networking, and Cloud Computing. The company was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in San Ramon, California. Regular full-time employees are eligible for the following Amick Brown provided benefits: