Contract Web Development Background

Background Overview

Business systems analyst with 10 years of project management, requirements gathering, web, iPhone, iPad, and Android applications design and development experience in the financial, government, and consumer goods sectors. Gained through employment in software quality assurance with the Federal Government (HRDC), as a technical analyst with the Export Development Corporation (EDC), the acting technical director at Cossette Interactive West (Cossette Communications Group), and managing a contract online consultancy company (Nexus Group Inc.) for over 8 years.

Business Skills

Developed effective working relationships with cross-functional groups within client organizations and managed technical employees to assist in project delivery of complex technical and marketing assignments. Identified improvement opportunities within client organizations by taking specific responsibility for the implementation of agreed upon technical initiatives by understanding clients’ business and technical environments. Successful at working with stakeholders to formulate technical strategies and build business cases to gain senior management approval through clearly defined proposals and presentations.

Specific Results

Educated through a combination of computer science and management information systems (commerce) along with project management training and work and study experience internationally. Delivered completed projects which have resulted in significant client gains including; reducing from 4 days to 5 minutes the approval of online insurance policy coverage for EDC, a 200% increase in hotel bookings, re-architecting Tourism BC‘s online reservation application, reducing customer surveys costs by $4000 and increasing response rates by 40% for Yves Veggie (Hains-Celestial), and delivering over 8,000 likes to the Prince’s Trust Facebook page.