Employment History

December 2006 - Present

Show and Tell Productions, Inc.
New York, NY
http://www.showandtell.com

Senior Software/Hardware Project Manager for ABC/Times Square Studios' new Ultra-HD signage control installation: http://www.showandtell.com/workdisplay.php?clientID=1

As a Senior Project Manager for this award-winning digital signage firm, my responsibilities include managing a number of high-profile application and hardware development projects, planning, tracking and managing a team of six developers, system architects, dba's, quality assurance staff, designers, technical writers and integration specialists. Perform analysis, design, specifications and development of proposed software solutions based on available and nascent technologies. Manage project and client relationship across the software development lifecycle from project inception through rollout and post-engagement. Acting as the project lead, responsible for generating proposals, estimates, project plans, budgets and schedules. Function as primary point of contact for Executive Management while simultaneously leading and tracking all facets of project. Conduct presentations and competitive analyses, negotiate deliverables, timetables and project specifications. Lead company-wide Collaboration program. Contribute to resource process to ensure scheduling within allocation of critical program resources. Track and plan project, ensuring on-time delivery of required feature set, and satisfaction of business goals and requirements. Oversee development of company portals and groupware/knowledge management tools. Conduct demonstrations and sales efforts for clients and new hire orientations. Manage numerous personnel in their personal and career development, conducting interviews, operator skills training and development, analysis, etc.

August 2005 - June 2006

Schematic, Inc.
New York, NY
http://www.schematic.com

Senior Project Manager for ESPN's new interactive "Mobile" web video application: http://myespn.go.com (click 'Go Big!')

As a Senior Project Manager for this award-winning entertainment creative agency, my responsibilities include managing a number of high-profile application and web development projects, planning, tracking and managing a 10+ team of developers, system architects, dba's, quality assurance staff, designers and analysts. Perform analysis, design, specifications and development of proposed software solutions based on available and nascent technologies. Manage project and client relationship across the software development lifecycle from project inception through rollout and post-engagement. Acting as the project lead, responsible for generating proposals, estimates, project plans, budgets and schedules. Function as primary point of contact for Executive Management while simultaneously leading and tracking all facets of project. Conduct presentations and competitive analyses, negotiate deliverables, timetables and project specifications. Lead company-wide Collaboration program. Contribute to resource process to ensure scheduling within allocation of critical program resources. Track and plan project, ensuring on-time delivery of required feature set, and satisfaction of business goals and requirements. Oversee development of company portals and groupware/knowledge management tools. Conduct demonstrations and sales efforts for clients and new hire orientations. Manage numerous personnel in their personal and career development, conducting interviews, operator skills training and development, analysis, etc.

August 2002 - August 2005

Encoda Systems, Inc.
New York, NY
http://www.encodasystems.com

Senior Web Project Manager

As a Senior Project Manager for this advertising/media buying software maker, my responsibilities include managing ongoing software development of a number of products, planning, tracking and managing a 40+ team of developers, system architects, dba's, quality assurance staff, designers and analysts. Perform analysis, design, specifications and development of current software suite based on available and nascent technologies. Manage project and client relationship across the software development lifecycle from project inception through rollout and post-engagement. Acting as the project lead, responsible for generating proposals, estimates, project plans, budgets and schedules. Function as primary point of contact for Executive Management while simultaneously leading and tracking all facets of project. Conduct presentations and competitive analyses, negotiate deliverables, timetables and project specifications. Lead company-wide Quality Assurance program. Lead GFR Release Management and Beta Release management program for adherence to schedule within allocation of critical program resources. Track and plan project, ensuring on-time delivery of required feature set, and satisfaction of business goals and requirements.

As a Senior Manager heading up the organization's process group, am also responsible for analyzing, implementing and improving quality, process and technology and management of resources within the entire Agency Systems Group/ASG organization. Oversee development of company portals and groupware/knowledge management tools. Conduct demonstrations and sales efforts for clients and new hire orientations. Manage numerous personnel in their personal and career development, conducting interviews, operator skills training and development, analysis, etc.

2001 - 2002

CollabNet, Inc.
New York, NY
http://www.collab.net

Senior Web Project Manager/ Support Dept. Manager/ Instantiation Lead

As a senior consultant for this collaborative software maker, my responsibilities include creating and managing a 30+ team of developers, system architects, designers and analysts. Perform analysis, design, specifications and development of web-enabled technologies, from project inception through rollout and post-engagement. Acting as the project lead, responsible for generating proposals, estimates, project plans, budgets and schedules. Function as primary point of contact for client while simultaneously leading and tracking all facets of project. Conduct presentations and competitive analyses, negotiate deliverables, timetables and project specifications.

As Instantiation Lead, also responsible for analyzing, implementing and improving process and technology and allocation of all resources within the entire 50+ Services organization. Oversee development of company Intranet and Extranet portals and groupware/knowledge management tools. Conduct demonstrations and sales efforts for clients and new hire orientations. Manage numerous personnel in their personal and career development, conducting interviews, operator skills training and development, analysis, etc.

Client sites

Sun NetBeans http://www.netbeans.org
Sun Openoffice http://www.openoffice.org
Sun Jini http://www.jini.org
Sun JXTA http://www.jxta.org
Sun Sunsource http://www.sunsource.net
HP IPSSources (Private Site)
Progress Possenet http://www.possenet.org
Dresdner Openadaptor http://www.openadaptor.org
Oracle OTNCast http://otn.oracle.com
Nokia OSTDev http://www.ostdev.net
link currently unavailable

Internal sites

CollabNet web site http://www.collab.net
CollabNet Extranet https://extranet.collab.net
Sourcecast.com web site http://www.sourcecast.com

 

 

2000 - 2001

Thaumaturgix, Inc.
New York, NY
http://
www.tgix.com

Senior Project Manager

As a senior consultant for the professional services firm, my responsibilities include creating and managing a 30+ team of developers, system architects, designers and analysts. Perform analysis, design, specifications and development of web-enabled technologies, from project inception through rollout and post-engagement. Acting as the project lead, responsible for generating proposals, estimates, project plans, budgets and schedules. Function as primary point of contact for client while simultaneously leading and tracking all facets of project. Conduct presentations and competitive analyses, negotiate deliverables, timetables and project specifications.

Also responsible for analyzing, implementing and improving process for entire 100+ person workforce. Oversee development of company Intranet portal and groupware/knowledge management tools . Conduct Intro to Process seminars for clients and new hire orientations. Manage numerous personnel in their personal and career development, conducting interviews, operator skills training and development, analysis, etc.

Healthscout.com web site http://www.healthscout.com
The Women's Sports Network web site http://www.wsnsports.com
Count-Me-In for Women's Economic Independence web site http://www.count-me-in.org
Thaumaturgix, Inc. web site http://www.tgix.com
Thomas Jayne Studios, Inc. web site http://www.thomasjaynestudio.com
B&H Photo web site http://www.bhphoto.com

 

1999 - 2000

First Light Communications
New York, NY
http://
www.firstlight.com

Manager of Strategic Communications
Project Manager / Production Manager

Responsibilities include both internal project management and external client management for digital media projects. Acting as the project lead, responsible for generating proposals, estimates, project plans, budgets and schedules. Create and organize teams of approximately two dozen designers, coders, system architects and content providers. Function as primary point of contact for client while simultaneously leading and tracking all facets of project from definition to design to production to post-implementation. Conduct presentations and competitive analyses, negotiate deliverables, timetables and project specifications.

As acting Production Manager, responsible for conceiving, implementing, analyzing and improving workflows and processes for 20+ person production department. Oversee production of company Intranet and groupware/knowledge management tools, and direct operation of FireWire-based nonlinear video editing suite. Manage personnel of the production department, conducting interviews, operator skills training and development, analysis, etc. Review and implement new technologies for improving web site and multimedia creation and implementation.

First Light Communications web/Shockwave site http://www.firstlight.com
link currently unavailable
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary web site http://www.nyee.edu
United Hospital Fund web site http://www.uhfnyc.org
J. W. Seligman & Co. web site http://www.jwseligman.com
Tricontinental web site http://www.tricontinental.com
Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research web site http://www.lustgartenfoundation.org

 

1998 - 1999

Admaster Communications
New York, NY
http://www.admaster.com

Producer / Web Developer,
New Media Group

Responsibilities included information design and content management, flowcharting and documenting World Wide Web pages, also hands-on coding of HTML, VRML and JavaScript, still image, streaming audio and video composition and optimization, hardware and software consulting, and coordination of human and computing resources. Handled concept development and project management of custom software from inception through to completion, and analysis and implementation of potential improvements to internal workflow and process.

Admaster Communications home web site http://www.admaster.com
LPL Associates web site http://www.lpl.com
ASI Solutions Incorporated web site http://www.asisolutions.com
RSGroup Incorporated web site http://www.rsgroup.com
KPMG Peat Marwick
Newsletter Creation System
http://www.kpmg.com
Nicholas-Applegate Mutual Funds
Automated Fund Sheets
http://www.nacm.com

 

1996 - 1998

Siegel & Gale
NY New York, NY
http://www.siegelgale.com

Technical Producer /
Implementation Designer,
Interactive Media Group

Responsibilities included information design and content management, flowcharting and documenting World Wide Web pages, also hands-on coding of HTML, VRML and JavaScript, still image, streaming audio and video composition and optimization, hardware and software consulting, and coordination of human and computing resources.

S.D. Warren Paper web site http://www.ideaexchange.sappi.com
Scotiabank of Canada web site http://www.scotiabank.com
The Weather Channel web site http://www.weather.com
Kodak Professional web site http://www.kodak.com
Siegel & Gale home web site http://www.siegelgale.com

Production Artist,
Advertising Group

Responsibilities included overseeing technical aspects of production of electronic files for printed advertisements, from concept through implementation and final approval.

Caterpillar
Genesis Eldercare
Chase Northern Telecom
Financial S.D.Warren Paper
Chubb Insurance Group Sony Corporation
Trigen/Cinergy Kodak Professional

 

1987 - 1996

Freelance Consultant

Macintosh, print and prepress firms. Topics of focus included pre-press and digital image processing, conducting software training for groups of up to 35 people, 3D modeling and animation, digital audio and video production, and Lingo, JavaScript and HTML scripting.

Consultant/Developer for numerous firms, including:

Stir Associates, New York, NY Earth Color, New York, NY
Cohn & Wells, New York, NY Goodwin/Clark Productions, New York, NY
Shaolin Temple of Soul, New York, NY PolyGram Records, New York, NY
Wit's End Studios, New York, NY Pendulum Records, New York, NY
Cabouli Associates, New York, NY Elcam Printing Service, Fairfield, NJ
ImageInfo, New York, NY CNBC Cable TV Network, New York, NY