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Driven, detail oriented digital professional with a passion for all digital product development. Proven experience producing & developing all types of digital media, with over 6 years driving the development of mobile game, web, and software products, on top of 5 years as an accomplished designer and web developer.

Managed teams of all sizes using both agile and waterfall methodologies and successfully launched and developed products in local, international, mobile and online markets. 

I thrive in high pressure environments, always looking to extend my knowledge to get a full picture of each project, without letting any details out of my scope.

Employment

  • NOV. 2017 TO JAN. 2019

    SENIOR PRODUCER

    Beeline Int. a Capcom Company / Vancouver, Canada


    Managed & worked on the development of skills-based eSports mobile games and collaborated in the development of the eSports platform.

    • Collaborated with the Lead Producer & Directors to establish the games portfolio
    • Collaborated with the Lead Producer to establish and design the eSports platform features
    • Drove the development of the games requirements & features based on the business model & the target audience
    • Defined features schedules, milestone and phase/sprint goals
    • Worked collaboratively with the game development & platform development teams to identify risks & solve issues
    • Led and motivated multiple cross-functional teams throughout the entire life cycle of products

  • FEB. 2015 TO SEPT. 2017

    INTERACTIVE PROJECT MANAGER

    DHX Media (Previously Nerd Corps) / Vancouver, Canada


    Managed the production and development of new and exciting interactive projects in an agile development work cycle, while directing the production of the live operation team. A portfolio including: 7 mobile games, 4 HTML games, and 3 websites, spread across multiple kids’ brands: Massive Monster Mayhem, The Deep, Slugterra, Endangered Species, Airmageddon, Kate and Mim-Mim and Space Ranger Roger.

    • Reviewed project specifications and compiled functional requirements with the stakeholders
    • Defined the product backlog, prioritized and adjusted features according to market value and business needs in collaboration with stakeholders and the team
    • Created sprint plans and timelines, maintained schedules on the budgets given, and conducted daily Scrum stand ups with the teams
    • Led and motivated multiple cross-functional teams throughout the entire life cycle of product development, including deployment and post-deployment
    • Oversaw the development of the creative (art and design), technical development (game programming), and product quality (QA)
    • Assisted with wireframe creation and flow mapping
    • Participated in client facing meetings
    • Facilitated debrief meetings, compiled project summary
    • Conduct weekly conference calls with stakeholders to provide project updates
    • Planned the go-to-market strategy and managed the deliverables for each project including marketing and social media in collaboration with stakeholders (websites, trailers, press kits, social media influencers, and more)
    • Managed, delivered and released products
    • Organized and managed beta testing
    • Conducted user acquisition campaigns
    • Planned future project development with the stakeholders
    • Managed and monitored in-game ad network performance and revenues
    • Managed team capacity and supported it with the assessment of new tools and education

  • MAY 2012 TO JAN. 2015

    DESIGNER & SCRUM MASTER

    Nerd Corps Entertainment (Part of the DHX Media family since Dec.24, 2014) / Vancouver, Canada


    • Scrum Master for 3 teams over 2 project cycles
    • Created sitemap, wireframe, mockup and interactive prototypes, and designed user experience for multiple projects on multi-platform and multi-language environment (web site, mobile & web game and software). Also created branding for marketing promotional events
    • Conducted analysis on children’s behavior with mobile and web technology
  • March to April 2012

    Freelance Designer

    Vancouver, Canada



    • Managed, designed, developed and delivered graphic and web projects
    • Worked with different clients, including Educacentre College




  • Nov. 2011 to Feb. 2012

    Graphic, web designer/developer

    SDNET Web Agency / Grigny, France


    Designed, developed and launched 4 corporate websites. Including, the website for the Organisation International de la Francophonie “Portail Jeunesse de l'OIF”.

  • June 2010 to Oct. 2011

    Freelance Designer

    Voiron, France & Vancouver, Canada


    Managed, designed, developed and delivered web and graphic projects, in parallel with English Certification full time courses.

  • Dec. 2007 to May 2010

    DIGITAL PROJECT MANAGER

    NETEOO Web Agency / Voiron, France


    Managed, designed, developed and delivered to clients: 7 corporate identities, and 25 corporate websites, including several e-commerce, in collaboration with a team of developers.

  • Oct. 2006 to Nov. 2007

    Graphic, web designer/developer

    Microsystem Web Agency / Renage, France


    Designed and developed 8 corporate identities and websites, including several e-commerce.


Complementary Skills

  • Product Design
  • Data Analytics
  • Digital Marketing
  • Cross-platform product
  • UX & UI design
  • Front-end developer (Programming languages: HTML, CSS, Javascript, and PHP)
  • Content Management Systems developer: Drupal, Joomla, WordPress, Prestashop
  • Project collaboration: Jira & Confluence from Atlassian, Asana, Basecamp, and Mantis
  • Analytics & app system management: Mixpanel, Upsight, deltaDNA, Google Analytics, iTunes and Google Play, App Annie, Google Tag Manager
  • Mobile game ad networks and user acquisition network: ironSource, AdMob, Chartboost, Tapjoy, AppLovin, AppsFlyer
  • Design: Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver)
  • Prototyping tools: Just in Mind, Balsamiq
  • Game development: Unity 3D, Unity Cloud Build, Github, AWS, Plastic SCM
  • Operating Systems: Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, and Amazon

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • French

Education

  • Jan. to Aug. 2011

    English Certification University of Cambridge

    PLI School / Vancouver, Canada

  • Sept. 2005 to Sept. 2006

    Web Designer Certificate

    SUPCREA School / Grenoble, France

  • Sept. 2002 to June 2005

    Technical College Degree

    Visual Communication Graphic design, Publishing and Advertising

    BELLECOUR School / Lyon, France

Contact



(+1) 604 728 3631
Burnaby, BC - CANADA
valerie.tartavel@gmail.com
linkedin.com/in/valerie-tartavel-jeannot

Resume: Resume.pdf