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Summary

A dynamic Project Manager with a proven history of successfully leading multiple projects -from conception to completion- while increasing stakeholder’s satisfaction. Demonstrates a knack for planning, problem solving and leading teams in an agile environment. Possesses the ability to define requirements, manage scope and communicate with non-technical and technical colleagues. All the above are fortified by a reputation as a knowledgeable and resourceful team member.

Work History

Jul 2014Present

Project Manager

Christie's

Project Manager | New York, New York |

Responsible for managing applications development and SDLC using methodologies such as Agile, Waterfall.Managing global projects in a matrix structure. Worked closely with multifunctional teams to develop and deploy site enhancements.

  • Optimized business processes by facilitating the implementation of new project management practices based on agile methodologies, that promotes streamlined communications and increased visibility
    across departments 
  • Developed creative solutions to connect key data points with third parties such as Google Merchant Center and Criteo
  • Identified opportunities for improvements to the day to day work of cross functional teams,which led to a reduction of duplicated efforts and bottlenecks
  • Translated requirements and bug reports into detailed code specific request that resulted in a reduction of rework and back-and-fourth communication 
  • Managed key company initiatives that put us in a position to support a global editorial staff and provide an industry leading mobile experience
  • Review requirements documents  and coordinate teamwork  amongst Product . Design and Development teams 
May 2010Jun 2014

Project Manager

Rodale Inc

~ Project Manager | New York, New York |

  •  Managed development maintenance cycles for key brand websites, such as Fitbie-MSN, Women's Health and Eat This not That: Through continued feature development and performance enhancements, brands saw a consistent YoY growth in unique page views over the last 3 years.
  •  Directed numerous company wide initiatives such as: Site and Template redesigns, Platform Migrations, Hosting Migrations & System Implementations
  • Facilitated the launch of the company's new E-commerce site(Rodales.com) by managing the development of the content site built in Drupal.
  • Successfully closed project by maintaining schedules, Coordinating across multiple groups and Overseeing quality control & User Acceptance Testing
  • Fostered relationships with vendors and business partners to ensure the success of our joint ventures
  • Maintained Rodale's relationship with MSN and managed our joint venture projects(Fitbie &Fitbie Canada): Ensured the Fitbie was in compliance with MSN's Windows 8 requirements and security standards
  • Provided post-video production support for The Biggest Loser Club website 
  • Excelled in my role as the subject matter expert for Rodale's Brightcove accounts by developing templates, researching new feature and providing each brand with a video experience that suits them.
  • Hired as Associate PM and was promoted to Project Manager in
Sep 2008Dec 2009

Project Manager

Toluna PLC~

~Project Manager  | New York, New York |

  • Generated over $80,000 of revenue by successfully closing Survey Sample projects.
  •  Successfully Managed expectations by communicating both effectively and efficiently with Stakeholders
  • Preformed postmortem reviews and recommended sampling plans for future projects
  • Preformed QA prior to deploying any surveys to ensure we did not encounter any issues.
  •  Company merged with Greenfield Online in June, which made my position redundant
Jan 2008Sep 2008

Marketing Research Assistant

Opal Financial Group~

 Marketing Research Assistant | New York, New York |

  • Responsible for maintaining their database by generating potential sponsors and new leads
  • Executed Direct Marketing Campaigns that brought in $74,000 of additional revenue.
    • Administered email campaign, Mailed conference brochures & Cold called potential clients

Skills

SKILLS:

Agile & Waterfall Methodologies, Adobe Dynamic Tag Manager,Adobe Suite,  Bloomberg, Brightcove, Demandware, Durpal, HTML/CSS, Jira, Microsoft Office, MS Project. JavaScript, Magento, Maximizer, Mobify, Sitecore, UX Design, Wordpress 

Education

2007

B.Sc

Stony Brook University

Certifications

Jul 2013Present

 Project Management Professional(PMP),

Project Management Institute(PMI)


Aug 2013Present

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM),

Scrum Alliance