Blackbird Studios | Sr. Technical Project Manager | Remote US only | Contract to Hire
Blackbird is a San Francisco based digital software studio that specializes in a Human Centered and “Build, Measure, Learn” approach to launching totally new, high-impact software products for a wide variety of public and private sector clients, from early stage startups to Fortune 50 companies. We don’t do marketing sites! We build complex, cool, interactive full stack web and mobile applications that are fun to build, challenging, and that people use every day. We work directly with brands or through partnerships with some of the top design studios in the world.
Blackbird is very different from most other software studios and larger product companies. We operate in very collaborative and strategic relationships with our clients and partners which gives us a uniquely strategic seat at the table and the opportunity to regularly deep dive into a new interesting understanding of our client's business, then build, launch, and evolve new software products from the ground up.
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.
Our teams include CTO consulting, Software Development, UX/UI, training and capabilities building, and "Build, Measure, Learn" Product Management. We work with large and small companies/startups on projects ranging from 2-12 months with 2-7 people on each project. We build full stack web, mobile, physical installations, etc.
We are looking for a Sr. 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.
Specific skills ideally include:
- 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 are a remote-first company but with very active collaboration on video and Slack, plus occasional travel to San Francisco and other locations is part of the job for project kickoffs and other critical collaboration phases or meetings.
Interested? We want to hear from you!