At Bank of America, we’re guided by a common purpose: to help make financial lives better by connecting clients and communities to the resources they need to be successful. Bank of America’s Experience Design team includes interaction designers, graphic designers, researchers, strategic designers, design program managers, content strategists, design technologists and other creative professionals. The team is constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to find ways all our digital platforms can empower customers to reach their financial goals in more customized, intuitive, innovative, engaging, secure, and time-saving ways.
As a senior design program manager, you will
Create the business practices and operational infrastructure that free our teams to deliver the greatest output possible — creating operating rhythms, improving workflow, facilitating planning, orchestrating reviews, monitoring team and project health, and fostering a strong design culture.
Serve as “right hand” to the portfolio Design Director as a source of organized information
Lead or collaborate with XD team leadership in key project decision-making, including: requirements gathering, scheduling, resource allocation, and coordination of teams and approval processes
Provide strategic input on scope, resourcing, and sequencing of large bodies of work
Collaborate with and support XD team leads by delivering strategic counsel through all project interactions
Collaborate with XD leaders and partner organizations to optimize resource deployment across the entire portfolio
Work with Partner groups to ensure optimal resource alignment against business goals
Manage and demand/supply reporting and make the case for incremental resources, as needed
Manage relationships with stakeholders across Digital Banking and partner lines of business to continually improve processes
Proactively collaborate across all organizations to find creative solutions
Aggressively seek out any and all issues blocking the XD organization from providing the highest possible value
Execute and optimize against overall XD operational strategy
Drive E2E process improvement and streamlining of routines to allow greater productivity and integration of the XD team across the enterprise
Produce regular portfolio status reporting
Mentor junior team members and elevate craft knowledge across the team
You’re a person who (required skills)
8+ years of project/process management or business experience
Bachelor’s degree in business, Design, or related digital or business process-related field
Strong process knowledge including User-Centered Design, Design Sprints, Agile and other process methodologies used in the digital environment
Knowledgeable and practiced at multi-channel industry standards and best practices
Working knowledge of software used by designers and project managers
And you are a person who:
Is an enthusiastic, highly motivated self-starter with a strong work ethic and an intense focus on achieving results
Collaborates effectively to get things done, building and nurturing strong relationships
Is exceptional at problem-solving, issue resolution and time management
Demonstrates strong listening, communication and presentation skills
Is a continuous learner who adapts quickly and positively to change
Embraces the opportunity to work side by side with team members and partners in a studio context (not remote)
Is available to travel up to 20% of time, and is able to work weekends and/or extended hours as needed
You’ll be better prepared if you have (desired skills)
Master’s degree, PMP certification or commensurate work experience
Financial or similar industry experience
We’re a culture that
Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to build and advance their careers. Along with taking care of our clients we want to be a great place for people to work, and we strive to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect to and meet the diverse needs of our clients around the world.
Provides continuous training and developmental opportunities to help employees achieve their goals, whatever their background or experience.
Is committed to advancing our tools, technology and ways of working. We always put our clients first to meet their evolving needs.
Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting communities around the world by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving they need to remain vibrant and vital.
Shift:1st shift (United States of America)
Hours Per Week:40
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