Design Job: Mobile Product Manager at Kaplan Test Prep

Looking for a New York design job? Kaplan Test prep is hiring a mobile project manager with user experience design expertise. Click through to learn more and apply:

As a member of our agile development team, the ideal candidate will bring proven experience working with business stakeholders to define customer-centric goals and requirements, and will possess the skills to interact, negotiate, and work with a broad range of functions, including engineers, operations, quality assurance, market research, and instructional design.

Responsibilities

  • Represents the voice of the customer and the business owner, and is accountable for the delivery of value to both
  • Adds business value through the creation and prioritization of customer-centric user stories
  • Guides execution in ways that are consistent with Kaplan Test Prep instructional design, branding, and aesthetic principles
  • Develops, maintains, and communicates product roadmaps, and ensures alignment with Kaplan’s overall student experience goals
  • Communicates product vision to diverse stakeholders throughout the organization
  • Contributes to a highly engaged, collaborative, and productive team environment
  • Uses customer research, user metrics, market research, and trend analysis as the basis for product decisions
  • Applies user-centric design principles to create and continuously improve intuitive mobile applications
  • Protects product integrity throughout the lifecycle
  • Determines functionality, release date, and budget to maximize customer satisfaction and ROI
  • Keeps the team focused on the delivery of business objectives
  • Defines and maintains backlog, sprint objectives, priorities, and release plan to meet project goals and financial targets
  • Provides day-to-day tactical objectives and quick JIT decisions
  • Collaborates effectively with remote resources, partners, and vendors
  • Validates and verifies usability requirements

Requirements

  • Degree in Design or related field
  • 3+ years of Product Manager experience
  • Experienced with Agile, Scrum, and Scrumban
  • Thorough understanding of mobile technologies, trends, and best practices
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully launch and iterate exceptional mobile products
  • Experience with large-scale web-based applications
  • Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of how software is developed and deployed
  • Performs well under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

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