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Design Program Manager - Vice President

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Design, Operations
Plano, TX, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase is investing in innovative ways to attract customers, deepen engagement and drive increased satisfaction through delightful interactions with digital products and experiences. Our team is at the heart of driving this transformation, focused on developing innovative offerings that put the customer at the center.

We are looking for a Senior Design Program Manager in Home Lending. In this role, you will be working with designers, product owners, engineers, content strategists, editors and researchers committed to designing customer-led products and services responsible for planning and managing the day-to-day workflow, processes and reporting that support our growing design project work across Design and Customer Experience (DCE).

  • Job responsibilities
    • Oversight and management of a product portfolio; includes project intake, assessment, resourcing, execution tracking, team capacity management and prioritization
    • Partner closely with Design Lead, Product Owners, Tech Leads, and Scrum Masters on Discovery Execution and Delivery, as well as concept readiness and artifact quality
    • Consult with design teams to develop a clear plan including size, scope, sequence and next steps for design activities
    • Facilitate cross-impacted project discussions with multiple Design teams and stakeholders
    • Collaborate closely with DCE, Product, Line-of-Business, Data and Analytics and Tech teams to understand the customer problem statement and desired outcomes to meet business objectives
    • Track projects to ensure milestones are being met and status is documented and updated regularly; produce reports as appropriate/requested
    • Champion of ongoing firm-wide and design team process improvement

    Required Qualifications, Capabilities, and Skills:
    • A minimum of 5 years of project/program management experience with 3 years in digital design or product development; experience at design studio and/or large corporate environment preferred.
    • Understanding of Product development lifecycle at scale
    • Thorough understanding of Waterfall and Agile project methodologies
    • Experience or familiarity with tools including Atlassian / JIRA / Confluence / Monday.com / Figma
    • Demonstrated effectiveness developing plans, prioritizing activities and driving execution
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex information clearly and deliver messaging to executive stakeholders
    • Strong organizational skills with experience coordinating multiple work streams simultaneously, proactively and independently
  • This role requires an understanding of design processes including customer-centric design; familiarity with design systems and toolkits is helpful.

Preferred Qualifications, Capabilities, and Skills
• Proven ability to collaborate cross-functionally and influence outcomes
• Flexibility/adaptability (ability to change direction based upon team and stakeholder consensus)
• Strong project management skills
• Passionate about creating customer-centric design