Apr 18, 2018

Jad Al-Salim

  • Jad Al-Salim
  • Lebanon
Full time Information Technology

Work Experience

Digital Project Manager
May 2016 - Jun 2018 Keeward

- Use agile methodologies to manage media and e-commerce websites from conception through design and development till delivery.

- Create and execute project plans.

- Manage client reviews for the following deliverables: Personas, Content Inventory, Wireframes,

Designs, Sprint Demos, and their corresponding approvals.

 - Act as the main point of contact between the different stakeholders of the project (Client Team, Project Team, external agencies).

  - Manage the billing for each project/account and update the payment sheet periodically.

 - Assist in testing efforts and ensure that projects are delivered according to high quality standards.

 - Identify and remove obstacles that block the team’s ability to meet project objectives.

  - Identify risks and find ways to resolve them.

 - Contribute in the pre-sales phase by writing questionnaires and offers.

  - Gather and document customer requirements in user stories format.

  - Maintain project documentation.

Digital Projects Manager / User Experience Architect
Oct 2014 - Mar 2016 Interesting Times

Brands: Herbal Essences, motiongate (part of Dubai Parks & Resorts), Red Bull UAE, and STC

  • Research ideas and digital technologies for on-ground activations/installations

  • Create project plans

  • Define user journeys and write business software requirements documents (BSRD)

  • Design wireframes & Create sitemaps

  • Follow up on the project’s schedule/timelines with the team and inform the client about the

    current status of the project.

  • Perform quality assurance of digital projects before going live

  • Request pricing of digital projects from suppliers & check the technical feasibility of the proposed solution 

Business Analyst / User Experience Consultant
Aug 2012 - Sep 2014 Element^n

Clients: Zain, touch, PointBurst, and wot.io

  • Meet with clients and gather their digital requirements

  • Design wireframes

  • Write product requirements documents (PRDs) & functional specification documents (FSDs)

  • Conceptualize websites, mobile apps, and Intranets

  • Discuss with the client priorities for new features and prepare product roadmap

  • Follow up on progress with the team (QA, developers, and designers) and escalate issues/risks to the client when necessary

  • Scrum Master: Initiate planning sessions at the beginning of each sprint, give a brief for user stories, and prepare demo at the end of the sprint

  • Attend internal UX meetings and discuss latest trends in web & mobile

Software Engineer
Dec 2009 - Jul 2012 CME Offshore
  1. Client: Thomson Reuters (Elite)

    Developed a Firm Management software called “ProLaw” which automates and manages the business of law

Technologies used: C#, SQL Server 2008, ADO.NET, Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO)

Client: Tangoe

  • Developed a Mobile Device Management web application which delivers an integrated device provisioning and monitoring system for devices owned by the enterprise

  • Technologies used: ASP.NET MVC, C#, SQL Server 2008

  • Agile software development methodology: planning/estimating user stories, and participation in Scrums

Education

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Oct 2005 - Jun 2009 Lebanese American University

Skills

Advertising,   Business Development,   Business Analysis,   Budgeting,   Consulting,   Customer Service,   iOS Development,   Jira,   Mac OS,   Management,   Microsoft .NET,   Objective-C,   Operations Management,   Project Management,   Quality Assurance,   Software Development,   SQL,   UI/UX,   User Interface  

LinkedIn URL

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jad-al-salim-8591b026