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Design Program Manager
Ref No.: 18-01847
Location: Seattle, Washington
As part of a leading IT managed services specialist with more than 12,000 associates worldwide, we rely on the personal relationships we build with our consultants and the clients who depend on them. Join the eXcell team.
 
Our hugely popular client has an excellent opportunity for a Design Program Manager.
 
Overview:
  • Support and execute special programs that build culture and drive corporate strategy forward – may include team offsites, team onsites, and social events
  • Build impactful relationships across the full design team in Seattle
  • Serve as a dependable point of contact / link to DPMs and cross-functional teams in Menlo Park
  • Help raise the profile of product design internally and externally by working closely with Product Design managers and program owners to implement impactful events, speakers, education, or activities
  • Proactively raise and resolve issues around initiatives before they are a problem for individuals
  • Support product leads with effective team communication, proactive problem solving, information distribution
  • Measure impact of programs and initiatives both qualitatively and quantitatively
  • Track and move initiatives forward working with multiple stakeholders
  • Facilitate meetings such as preparing impactful agendas, establishing next steps and owners
Qualifications:
  • 7+ years in Project / Program Management
  • Experience working with designers and passion around creating strong design communities
  • 7+ years of experience as a Producer, Project Manager or Program Manager with a background establishing programs, supporting teams, and developing relationships
  • Track record of operating independently, demonstrating creativity, being detail-oriented, and delivering results in a highly organized manner
  • Successful in fast-paced environment that requires independent time management, task prioritization, flexibility, and keen ability to identify problems and proactively work towards solutions
  • Commitment and motivation to building a deep subject matter knowledge about design, what motivates designers and what makes them successful
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
 
W2 only, no Corp to Corp. We are unable to sponsor H1B visas at this time. **eXcell™ Supports Equal Employment Opportunity** eXcell™, a division of CompuCom® Systems, Inc., a global company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, provides IT staffing services and solutions to Fortune 1000 companies as well as small and medium business. For more information, visit www.excell.com.