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About the role
Welcome to the Avanade Digital Innovation Studios, where the best in creative and technology mix it up to push the boundaries of innovation. We're a fast-moving, big-idea-dreaming, mishmash of designers, UX architects, technologists, delivery experts, writers, and more, who, when brought together, create trans formative digital experiences for some of the biggest and best brands on the planet. Sound like a place you wouldn't mind hanging your hat? Great, in North America you can find us in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, NYC, Raleigh, Seattle, and Toronto.
As a Digital Delivery Manager, you will manage Digital projects following standard project management practices including gathering and defining project requirements, developing project plans, assessing budgets and schedules, determining staffing requirements, and assembling cross-functional project teams. You will balance workloads, provide work direction and analytical guidance to project team, including scheduling, assignment of work, and evaluation of project efforts, as well as removal or mitigation of roadblocks that may hinder project success.
You will be involved in all aspects of the project lifecycle, from shaping and selling deals, to ideation and implementation of projects. Delivery managers will be responsible for leading customer engagements and teams in North America and our offshore teams in creating UX and design deliverables. You will be part of a global team sharing your ideas and work across teams in Europe and Asia.
Basic understanding of information architecture, experience design, visual design, usability testing, heuristic analysis and persona development is preferred. Interest and excitement in the UX field is a must. The project manager will work alongside UX leads to execute creative, business analysis and technical teams in capturing user research and requirements, creating personas/profiles, user scenarios/flows, navigation models, wireframes, prototypes, visual designs, and performing usability testing.
This position is for a Delivery manager that wants to do more than create project plans, estimates and SOWs. If you want to have a voice and be part of a team that creates solutions for Fortune 500 companies, Avanade could be the place for you.
Years of Experience: 6+ years of digital project management experience
5+ years in an agency/consulting environment
Management Experience: 5+ years of direct people management experience
Education: Bachelor's degree in business or technology-related field
Technical skills and knowledge
Demonstrated ability to think and work systematically and logically
Basic knowledge of contract terms
Proven skills in customer expectations management
Working knowledge of at least one software development methodology
Working knowledge of Microsoft platform technologies
In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Project
Good knowledge of Earned Value reporting
Other skills and knowledge
Clear and concise oral and written communication
Results oriented / self-directed ability to drive change in unstructured environment
Good client interface and presentation skills
Time management skills
Customer oriented attitude and good interpersonal skills.
Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.