Senior Technical Project Manager

Johannesburg – Permanent

Senior Technical Project Manager

 

Main purpose of role:

 

This is a senior leadership

 

As an Experience Architect you create the foundation for intuitive and immersive experiences that benefit user needs and meet business objectives. At all times you will assess the value that our products and platforms bring to the user, and ensure an innovative approach to your work.

 * Guaranteeing an innovative tested product

 

Additional:


To receive briefs and be able to interpret direction and creatively execute work according to clients and agency specified requirements to the best of your abilities, whilst staying true to the brand and meeting clients expectations.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Interpret internal briefs and direction
  • Conceptualise and assess the functioning of products and platforms
  • Work collaboratively with key team members to deliver high quality products and platforms for our clients
  • Build and grow Business Analyst team relationship
  • Be able to present to senior staff and clients in a clear and exciting manner
  • Responsible for ensuring check in’s with your senior in order to meet deadlines set by the client/agency
  • Effectively manage time and be responsible towards deadlines
  • Report to project XD Lead and Head of Experience Design
  • Adhere to Hellocomputer processes and standards of delivery
  • Keep up to date with current and emerging design trends and technologies
  • Motivate and inspire junior staff members
  • Managing multiple projects and assisting in the coordination of the
    project team
  • Delivering award winning work
  • Run internal and external workshops
  • Producing internal efficiency solutions
  • Seek out opportunities for self-development
  • Assist in generating scope of work for projects
  • Provide timings based on scope of work

Daily activities:

  • Junior staff mentorship
  • High-level data analysis
  • Functionality comparisons (competitor and best in class)
  • Heuristics evaluation
  • Persona functionality listing
  • Technology assessments
  • System and scenario flow diagrams
  • Functional user assessments and testing
  • Terminology creation
  • Information architecture and content structures
  • Conversion optimisation solutions
  • Medium – high fidelity wireframing
  • Functional prototyping
  • Functional specification assistance
  • Client and internal briefings and presentations
  • Run and participate in workshops
  • High-level project scoping and costing

Key interfaces:

External

  • Client and stakeholders

Internal

  • Senior staff (Hellocomputer, FCB and 1886)
  • Head of Experience Design
  • Experience Design Specialists
  • Development Specialists
  • Digital Designers
  • Strategists
  • Data & Insights Specialists
  • Business Analysts
  • QA Specialists
  • Project Managers

Key Account Managers
Required experience, qualifications and competencies:

  • 6+ years industry experience
  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Strong portfolio of product and platform work
  • Ability to articulate and defend functionality decisions
  • Excellent in producing conceptual UI models, use cases, tasks and interaction flows
  • Excellent understanding of marketing, digital strategy, UI, UX and information architecture
  • Proficient in using Adobe products and wireframing software
    preferably Axure
  • Experience working with business analysts and developers
  • Good understanding of the development process
  • Ability to oversee and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience in partnering with clients

Personality attributes:

  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Organised and efficient
  • Attention to detail
  • Deadline orientated
  • Results driven
  • Natural leader and team player
  • Empathetic
  • Willingness to be challenged
  • Be able to perform within a high pressured environment
  • Take initiative and follow a self leadership approach
  • Motivated by the desire to add value

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