Technical Project Manager
Blackbird Studios | Technical Project Manager | Remote US only | Contract to Hire
Who we are
Blackbird Studios is a full service digital product studio. We specialize in a holistic approach inspired by HCD and Lean. Services include CTO consulting, product strategy, engagement strategy, UX/UI, and development plus long term BML iterations and maintenance. We work with large and small companies/startups on projects ranging from 1-6 months with 2-6 people on each project.
We build full stack web, mobile, physical installations, etc. We partner with some of the best design agencies in the world and love to work in a collaborative manner. We pride ourselves on setting clear expectations with our clients and design partners and showing up in ways that ensure every project we’re involved in is a resounding success.
Working at Blackbird is very different from larger product companies. We operate in very strategic relationships with our clients which gives us a unique opportunity every few months to deep dive into a new interesting understanding of our client’s business and build ground up new apps where everyone is making major and early contributions.
Who you are
We are looking for a Technical Project Manager with extensive experience in new product development, Agile/Scrum rituals, and stakeholder expectation management. Prior agency/consulting experience is also a huge plus.
As a senior Blackbird team member, occasional travel to San Francisco and other locations is part of the job for project kick-offs and other critical collaboration phases or meetings. In a given month this can be anywhere from no travel up to a couple days every week or occasionally an entire week on site with a client.
- Ability to articulate Lean product development methodologies
- Ability to lead and implement Agile/Scrum rituals
- Ability to create & implement product workshops and frameworks
- Ability to write user stories and basic test plans
- Strong written and verbal communications skills
- Strong understanding of digital product design and development principles
We want to hear from you! Send us your resume/CV or LinkedIn.