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HR Talent Management Program Manager
Our client is a major fortune 500 company in Boston looking for a Program Manager for a long term (12 months plus) contract The Program Manager will own the execution strategy, implementation and change management of key initiatives/program by partnering with business leads and enterprise groups. The Program Manager will have superior strategic, analytical and presentation skills and be able to articulate at a strategic level. Responsibilities: Ensuring that program vision and goals are defined, communicated and successfully pursued while working across multiple cross-functional teams (often spanning across multiple products) Day to day management of the entire program which includes managing the inter-program dependencies, risk and driving program-level deliverables, schedules and resources Participation from program teams is facilitated and ensured to establish shared objectives Promote collaboration and coordination between teams as they work towards a successful outcome Progress is tracked at the program level using higher-abstraction requirements; features, capabilities and epics The program manager is responsible for maintaining transparency around program communication and artifacts and ensures program metrics are reported consistently back to Leadership and Business Leads Partner with business and Product Manager to define shared vision and roadmap for the program Translate portfolio and product strategy into program-level features and capabilities If interested, apply today!
Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
Firm based in the General Boston Mass area is seeking a Senior Data Warehouse Analyst to join a 3+ month project ASAP. Must be local as a Face to Face/Onsite Interview is required. NO 3RD PARTIES PLEASE. What You’ll Do: Study and understand the business processes and data needs, related to business areas such as website product development, back end web and native app operations, financial planning and forecasting, business development, and marketing Design and support the components of the Flights data management systems, such as data marts, ETL processes, tables, reports, and reporting environments Drive strategic projects to create opportunity for data driven decision making. For example, identifying areas where existing data may be insufficient then researching and crafting a plan for improvement Manage tactical improvements to a complex data infrastructure. For example, overseeing a project to centralize and standardize similar data coming from different sources Propose and create processes for capturing and maintaining metadata. Recommend ways to reduce manual work and recover efficiency Create data QA plans, anomaly detection measures, and validation to spot and correct errors in the data. Ensure that data loaded into the warehouse systems is accurate Translate business questions and data requirements into specifications for detailed website tracking and logical data models. Effectively communicate business requirements to technical stakeholders and technical requirements to business stakeholders with ease Test and verify tracking for new product features from the live site all the way downstream to reporting Forensic data investigation—investigating and diagnosing often complex data interaction issues Use internally developed tools to create new or enhance existing ETL workflows Establish system documentation and ensure it is continually accurate and sustained Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related technical field Five years of work experience in database systems. Solid RDBMS operational knowledge and outstanding SQL skills, both querying as well as data modeling with large, complex datasets Experience using Hadoop/Hive and writing efficient Hive queries a plus. Experience with developing Oozie jobs is also a plus Knowledge of basic application development and programming practices is a plus ETL expertise Experience with data modeling and architecture Experience with Jira and/or an agile development cycle is a plus Excellent research, analysis and problem-solving skills Ability to understand and communicate business needs. Strong listening skills (important for communicating to technical and nontechnical team members) Ability to work with and support multiple stakeholders Strong verbal and written communication skills
Senior UX Designer
A software company in Needham is looking to hire Sr UX Designer to join their Product Team to enhance and deliver innovative web and mobile application solutions that are user centric. Responsibilities: You will be responsible for solving large complex problems and developing user experience design and strategy for new and existing products You have the ability to demonstrate clear, innovative solutions to apply data to build useful products and understand how to balance these against business and technical requirements You should be a great listener with an unfettered approach to design. You believe in the mantra that ‘users vote with clicks’ and know that small changes add up to huge mind-shifts, if executed in the right way This position requires deep understanding of enterprise level complex applications, interaction design, and user centered design. You should have excellent communication skills – in person, written and presentation and the ability to prioritize and track multiple projects under tight deadlines You’re comfortable working in cross-functional teams & a fast/agile environment Ability to participate & help lead workshops Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years’ experience in UX/Interaction Design for web and/or mobile applications and portfolio to support Ability to collaborate with designers, strategists, managers, and technologists Ability to conceptualize, design and deliver top notch experiences Ability to communicate design rationale to internal team and other stakeholders Ability to dive into projects at any level of definition with creativity and drive Deep knowledge of full user experience design process and ability to contribute at any level Comfortable presenting work to internal stakeholders & leadership Interest in current & emerging technologies Apply today to be considered for this opportunity!!
Senior User Experience Researcher
Onward Search is currently seeking a talented Senior User Experience Researcher to join our clients growing team on a full-time basis. In this role, you will help define the lean user research program including methodology, measurement, tools and processes. You will be the user research expert, providing leadership, knowledge of usability trends and best practices, and project management skills to cross-functional teams and other user experience team members. About you: You have strong user research expertise that includes ethnographic, field studies, concept testing, and technology assessments with users; usability testing; and collecting secondary research relevant to the team’s needs. You would work with a skilled team of designers, product managers, engineers and clinical staff to research and craft experiences that drive better patient outcomes in a healthcare environment. Responsibilities: Develop the foundation for the lean user research program Collaborate with product management, engineering and our other various teams to understand business requirements Collect and analyze user behavior by leading usability lab studies (both in-person and remote), surveys, field studies, experiments, etc. Identify key research questions and objectives in partnership with product, design and engineering teams Identify research and design targets, developing screeners that best support projects, as well as creative recruitment strategies where required Carry out research projects with highest levels of customer awareness and business/brand reputation Identify research and design targets, developing screeners that best support projects, as well as creative recruitment strategies where required Create user research testing programs in a Lean UX approach that satisfy business strategies and user needs Plan and deliver research programs within budget, timeline and project requirements Act as partner and tester in Design Thinking workshops (e.g. Design Sprints) Carry out research projects with highest levels of customer awareness and business/brand reputation Ensure alignment among all parts of the organization through effective communication Continually improve user research processes to gain efficiency, remove obstacles, and simplify problems Qualifications: Understands design and has applied modern user research methods and best practices, has designed and created programs within organizations and has lead field and lab research projects for a variety of companies Must be passionate about research and can work in Agile design and development environments Must have experience running user research in a lean UX environment Data is crucial to the success of the research, and you have the analytical skills to design quantitative and qualitative research efforts Use your expertise to guide the use of the right research approaches for a variety of circumstances, moving easily across the spectrums of qualitative and quantitative, divergent and convergent, attitudinal and behavioral Provide creative and pragmatic solutions for getting the data needed to untangle user experience problems Must be an excellent communicator and collaborator, with a willingness to educate the entire organization on the importance of user research Strong secondary skills in either visual design, interaction design, or prototyping Strong critical thinker and possesses an unrelenting commitment to quality 6 years of experience conducting user research in a product environment 5 years of experience of full-life cycle research and inspection methods which occur from ethnography all the way to statistically based user testing 5 years of ethnographic research 5 years of experience with Human Computer Interaction 4 years of experience with Lean UX/Lean Research Detail oriented, with experience planning, executing, and analyzing qualitative research projects Experience designing in the healthcare, communications, security, or similar domains Experience with lean product and lean UX research processes and working with agile teams Experience performing user research on mobile and desktop applications in B2B environment Excellent communication skills, both orally and written, and an ability to build great relationships with folks across the organization Demonstrate a strong understanding of the user experience design process, and how user research is leveraged to improve user goals and behaviors Demonstrated ability to have completed multiple, complex user research projects Willingness and proficiency in working with remote teams and team members Ability to blend both quantitative metrics and qualitative feedback into the product design process Education: Degree in a qualified field such as HCI, HFID, Interactive/New Media Design, Architecture, Industrial Design, or equivalent experience Graduate degree in HCI or similar preferred Sound like you? Apply now to learn more!
Social Media Project Manager
A large In-house Digital Agency team within the financial space in Boston is looking to hire a Social Media Project Manager to work closely with stakeholders in defining and managing the entire project lifecycle to deliver comprehensive digital solutions focused in the Social Media space. SKILLS: Leads cross-functional teams to deliver high quality web and mobile deliverables on time and on budget Manage all aspects of several digital projects at once: communications, scope, timeline and budget Clear understanding of web standards, usability best practices, quality assurance principles and web analytics Excel in fast paced environment, delivering multiple projects at once Structures complex projects into phases and sprints to prioritize speed to market, iterative improvements and feature enhancements REQUIREMENTS: 5+ years of project management experience of digital or mobile applications, large complex websites with deep knowledge of the full project lifecycle Knowledge /Qualification in project Methodology Agile Solid understanding of Social Media and Web Design Experience with MS Project Strong communication skills In-house digital agency or agency experience is strongly preferred This is a great opportunity!! Apply today to be considered!
A small retail company in East Providence is looking to hire an Integrated Designer to spearhead the creative conceptual and design of their marketing and advertising across print, web, email and social media. This is a freelance on-going project opportunity to start but could become something long term. SKILLS: Ability to work within brand identity systems to create beautiful designs across print, digital and social Collaborate with Creative Director to develop creative concepts and execute all design deliverables for print catalog, email campaigns, advertising and marketing collateral, website and social media The right designer will take direction well but also be comfortable making suggestions to make improvements to design deliverables Will need to have strong Photoshop and InDesign skills. Must be able to manipulate photos and be comfortable with multi-page layout designs as this is a large part of the design deliverables REQUIREMENTS: 4+ years in graphic design with a portfolio showcasing strong print layout design and photo editing/image manipulation. 1+ years designing digital marketing deliverables such as websites, online advertising, email campaigns or social media design assets is preferred Expert skills in Adobe CC, especially InDesign and Photoshop Detail oriented, reliable, deadline driven and strong communicator Retail or lifestyle brand experience is a plus Apply today and include your updated portfolio to be considered for this role!!
Senior Manager e-Commerce
Senior Manager of E-commerce is responsible for all revenue growth, gross profits and reach on Amazon platform, the e-Commerce site and other emerging on-line retailers. The Senior Manager of E-Commerce will also develop and implement the e-commerce strategy to drive web sales growth, conversion, and improvements in the customer experience. The role will include, but not limited to, functional and customer experience enhancements, collaboration with customer marketing team to deliver capabilities that maximize digital marketing campaigns, and the integration of social, mobile, and alternative cross-channel retail features that expand new customers and retain existing customers. Marketing Responsibilities: Identify customer needs, industry trends, online marketing tactics and user behavior. Analyze and monitor competitor trends Collaborate with cross functional teams to develop go-to-market plans for new product placements Develops tests and evaluates new marketing initiatives and branded programs Propel brand awareness; develop strategies to grow and acquire quality customer base and drive traffic E-commerce Platform Content Management: Manage product inventory, images and content Enter and maintain sku content including product families, marketing copy, marketing bullets, and regulatory information and product images Maintain master product file for retailers including sku availability, pricing and regulatory status Subject matter expert on Amazon specific SEO, AMS, understands optimal ACOS and tradeoffs involved, A+ detail pages for premium content, Amazon prime day and affiliate revenue programs Fulfillment: Compile and analyze key performance indicators to forecast needs, control inventory and ensure replenishment needs are met Oversee and coordinate with the Supply Chain team to ensure flow of product to E-commerce channels is efficiently accomplished Continuously improve by capturing and analyzing the appropriate digital marketing data/metrics, insights and best practices, and then acting on the information – experience of digital analytic tools essential (Google Analytics, Coremetrics etc.). Provide regular reports and analysis of your program and campaign performance Plan, manage and measure digital analytic strategy to optimize customer behavior and drive incremental traffic, sales and profits across E-commerce properties Ability to interpret data from a variety of sources including our web analytic application, order processing system, customer database, email service provider, online survey application, and ad server into meaningful insight Position Requirements: BA degree Expertise of SEO, PPC/Remarketing, affiliate marketing and demand generation Knowledge using EDI systems Exceptional organizational and detail skills Skilled at collaborating with cross-functional teams Needs to be a strong communicator in both written and oral formats for a wide range of audiences Excellent project management and prioritization skills with a clear focus on results Can lead and create direction in an area that is in its early stages and not yet fully formed
Mobile App Developer Consultant
Our client is currently on the search for a Technical Consultant with a background in Mobile App Development to join their team in Boston. If you have high curiosity about experimenting with different technologies; you thrive on variety and don’t want to just specialize; you like having fun with great coworkers in a flexible environment; then we want to hear from you today! Must-have: Strong foundational knowledge of different technologies Ready and willing to ramp up on the “right tool for the right job* Thrive in a fast-paced startup environment Be motivated to work independently and over deliver Exceptional Communication Skills Expertise with Mobile Development for iOS or Android (e.g. Objective-C, Swift, REACT or Java) Familiarity with RESTful web services and open source technologies Apply now to learn more!