Project Management

  • My experience includes managing technology projects throughout the Product Life Cycle. Projects include:
    • Management of white label development in collaboration with partnering design agencies
    • Fluid and mobile responsive website builds
    • Social applications
    • Brand-specific internal management tools. 
    •  Average project budget range $50,000 – $140,000
  • Release manager for project staging and QA testing environments
  • Product owner for 4 – 7 person development teams, working in custom Agile 2-week sprint cycle framework. Technologies include: Drupal, Django, and HTML5.
  • Facilitate team meetings; resource tracking, development queue management, client communication, client requirements and feedback to ensure acceptance criteria were met.

**Please reach out for a list of past mobile website build and feature enhancement clients

Studio Management

  • Manage financial projections and company wide resource planning.
  • Support in recruiting and interviewing new staff members.
  • Facilitate onboarding new team members and contractors.
  • Support account team and product owners with schedule and budget planning.
  • Manage team schedule and development work in progress.
  • Plan and facilitate team building activities for stronger team connection

Technical Proficiencies

CMS/QA System management & Training:

  • Drupal
  • Django
  • BrowserStack
  • Square Space

Management Tools:

  • Redmine Tracker
  • Basecamp
  • Google Drive
  • Google Docs
  • Dropbox
  • OnePassword
  • LastPass
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel

Design Tools:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Imovie
  • Microsoft Powerpoint

QA Testing & Management

  • Full scale quality assurance testing planning and execution.
  • Cross-browser and mobile OS testing.
  • QA phase development management.
  • Project rollout and client acceptance management.
  • Train and manage QA testers.

Social Media Management

  • Process creation for clients to integrate social media into their branding
  • Manage new and existing client-based social media accounts including Twitter, Facebook, and Tumblr 

Education & Honors

  • Bachelor of Science, Advertising | Art Institute of California 
  • Speaker at the 2010 New Communicators Conference | OR, 2010