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Resume Number : 50029
Category : Information Technology
Desired Position : senior product manager
Education : B.S. Physics, B.S. Computer Science
Skills :
Able to converse with people of varying levels of programming comprehension.5 Yr
Thorough knowledge of Microsoft office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Powerpoint, Visio and Project7 Yr
Project Management/Team tools Basecamp, Lighthouse, VersionOne, Asana, Assembla, Mantis, bugzilla7 Yr
Familiarity with creative tools Photoshop, AfterEffects, Flash5 Yr
Experienced in HTML5, Javascript, CSS3, Java, C++, php, SQL, 5 Yr
Tax Terms: Contract Corp-to-Corp
Location : New York, New York
Current Company : Healthguru
Current Salary : Up To $140K
Experience : 5-10 Yr
Date : 09-08-13
Info :

 

EXPERIENCE

 

 

Healthguru (health media)Product Manager / Technical Project Manager

2013 – Present

 

  • Manage 3 product lines
  • Implemented and lead scrum/agile practices
  • Interface with stakeholders to plan and execute the future vision of products

 

 

Kognito Interactive (educational games) - Director ofOperations

2012

 

  • Managed the schedules and budget of production team members and contractors (25+) - to ensure timely delivery of work.
  • Oversaw the project management team – 3 direct reports – waterfall/Agile
  • Worked with CEO to determine company priorities.

 

 

 

Crisp Media (mobile websites and advertising) - Senior Director ofCreative Services

2007 – 2012

 

  • Managed the creative services department - to ensure timely delivery of cross platform html5, javascript, css3 mobile ad units.  Experience with iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets.  Used Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Maximized profitability of Creative Services
  • Acted as Product Manager –
    • Guided development team on what changes were most necessary for both Creative Services and External Clients
  • Acted as Client Manager -
    • Interfaced with agencies and development shops to make sure the frequency of campaigns using our ad creation platform is constantly growing, and to aid them in creating these.
    • Oversaw the creation of custom ads by third parties using the platform, and providing necessary support and creative guidance. 
  • Worked with all other departments at Crisp to guarantee consistent message
  • Fostered team spirit inside of Creative Services and work with other department heads to do the same company wide
  • Clients included AKQA, BBDO, Bloomberg, Digitas, Yahoo, Conde Nast, Fandango, WSJ, AOL, ESPN, MTV, Weather Channel, USA Today, CNN, A&E, AT&T, Discovery, Gannett, HBO, HFM, NBC, NPR, People, Time, Turner, WWE

 

Promoted from Project Manager to Senior Project Manager on June 1, 2008

Promoted to Director of Project Management on March 1, 2009

Promoted to Senior Director of Creative Services on Sept. 1, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

nFusion (game development studio) - Producer

2006 – 2007

 

  • Maintained milestone schedule for 25+ developers for Xbox 360 game Hour of Victory – used modified scrum methodology
  • Worked with team leads to manage the responsibilities of each department 
  • Interfaced with publisher side producer, external contractors, and other business partners on a daily basis
  • Provided feedback to upper management on best practices, possible improvements on efficiency, and general business issues.
  • Evaluated the quality of work from the team and returned appropriate guidance

 

 

 

Sonic Branding Solutions (mobile games and apps) - Senior Project Manager

2005-2006

 

  • Oversaw development of 4 projects
  • Provided baseline versions of games to third party developers, and seeing that the third party adheres to the agreed upon schedule.  Helped to provide technical solutions where possible.
  • Managed the workflow of several programmers to make sure they attained internal deadlines.

 

 

 

 

Gameloft NY (mobile games) - Lead Programmer

2004-2005

 

  • Managed team of ~20 programmers on both original titles and ports.  Responsible for assigning and balancing workloads
  • Interfaced constantly with internal producers, providing accurate time estimates and communicating any technical problems possibly delaying the delivery of products to market.
  • Helped interview and hire programmers to complement the development team

 

 

 

Bloomfield College - Adjunct Professor

Spring 2008

 

  • Revamped an existing course, AI for games, to provide a hybrid online/in-person learning experience
  • Used cutting edge technologies that allowed for more varied interaction between the students and myself.  This included posting lectures on youTube, using google docs for files, and having office hours over skype. 

 

 

CONFERENCES AND AFFLIATIONS

Attended Game Developers Conference since 2005

Speaker at Game Developers Conference 2010

Coordinator of the NJ chapter of International Game Developers Association (IGDA) since 2004

 

EDUCATION

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

B.S. Physics, B.S. Computer Science, May 2003 Cum Laude

Departmental honors in Physics, and Computer Science

G.P.A. 3.54                                      Major G.P.A 3.8

 

SKILLS

  • Able to converse with people of varying levels of programming comprehension.
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft office, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Powerpoint, Visio and Project
  • Project Management/Team tools – Basecamp, Lighthouse, VersionOne, Asana, Assembla, Mantis, bugzilla
  • Familiarity with creative tools – Photoshop, AfterEffects, Flash
  • Experienced in HTML5, Javascript, CSS3, Java, C++, php, SQL,

 

HOBBIES

Gardening, Biking, Cooking, Snowboarding and Board Games

Currently a member of Community Board 6 in Manhattan