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Paulina Pietrykiewicz

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About

About Me

I’m an open-minded and disciplined self-starter with 10 years of successful experience in local and international projects in web development, eCommerce, and marketing. Effective team player who thrives in fast-paced environments. Excited about bringing new ideas and products to life and learning new technologies.

Experience

January - March 2020

Project Integrator

Latero Labs, Vancouver
  • Acted as liaison between clients, development team, and other stakeholders to help with successful product delivery
  • Translated product vision into user stories.
  • Facilitated project meetings - daily scrums, refinement sessions, product demos, retrospective meetings.
  • Performed UX and quality assurance tests.
  • Improved and shortened estimation process using Clubhouse and Google Docs.
  • Improved resources planning documentation.
Projects
  • Supported successful product delivery for Phase I of newcomers' support web app.
  • Helped to facilitate the discovery process and acted as a product owner building an e-commerce mobile app.
  • Performed discovery and backlog refinement for phase 2 for real estate management web app.
December 2018 - January 2020

E-Commerce Project Manager

CommerceBuild, Burnaby, BC
  • Provided e-commerce Project Management and onboarding services for Sage ERP clients.
  • Responsible for gathering requirements, create a backlog and facilitate sprint planning to best support clients’ business needs and Go-Live planning.
  • Lead and Collaborated with an offshore development team of 5+ developers and QA specialists.
  • Managed project documentation, project plans, budgets, traceability matrix, using a variety of tools – Jira, Confluence, Mavenlink, and G Suite.
  • Facilitated kick-off calls, weekly update meetings, and retrospectives.
Projects

Successfully lead 10+ eCommerce projects for Sage 300 and Sage X3 clients - ranging from 3 to 12 months in length, upward of $50k; Responsible for delivery from project scoping and requirements gathering, through iterative software development, multi-stage QA, implementation to Go-Live;

November 2018 - Present

Technical Project Manager/Director - from November 2019

Vancouver Startup Week
  • Lead and support a group of 9 volunteers
  • Acted as product owner for Open Source HQ app - marketing assets and volunteer management web app. Responsible for product roadmap in Trello, backlog management, Epic/User Stories creation in JIRA and Clubhouse sprint refinement and sprint planning.
  • Oversee product delivery, resource planning, scheduling, documentation management.
  • Perform market research and comparative analysis to define the best tools for VSW operations
Projects
  • Phase I of Open Source HQ resources and volunteer management web application based on Node.JS, MongoDB, React.JS, and SCSS.
  • Vancouver Startup Week website - React.JS, Gatsby, and Contentful.
2012-Present

Project/Product Manager

Golden Point Solutions
  • Build proof of concept of new products.
  • Help clients to recognize and optimize key metrics.
  • Managed marketing campaign projects around key strategic initiatives.
Projects
  • Performed market research and competitive analysis; Created a roadmap for a new Agile tool Scrumbook - a paper notebook for product and project managers.
  • Design, setup and manage Scrumbook webstore using Shopify eCommerce platform.
  • Redesigned, UX tested, implemented, and SEO optimized company's website gpsolutions.ca.
  • Performed Marketing and SEO audit and provided branding solutions for Marginally Clever Robots.
2014-2018

Cofounder/Product & Project Manager

FromNature.Ca
  • Performed market research, developed a business plan, budget, product positioning, and brand strategy.
  • Proactively reached out to the local community to increase sales and brand exposure.
  • Coordinated importing products; Prepared import documentation ensuring all Health Canada requirements are met.
  • Managed social media and content strategy.
Projects
  • Developed a new product line based on personal needs and market research using Agile methodology.
  • Designed, build, and UX tested the online store FromNature.Ca based on WordPress CMS and WooCommerce platform.
2014

Marketing Coordinator

Dunlevy Food Equipment Ltd.
  • Conducted market research and analysis to develop a marketing strategy and budget.
Projects
  • Developed new front-end Squarespace site DunlevyFoodEquipment.com and migrated all product data from the POS system.

Education

2018

Web Development Bootcamp

Lighthouse Labs Vancouver
  • JavaScript & Node.js
  • HTML, CSS & Responsive Design
  • Ruby on Rails
  • React.js
  • Software architecture & automated testing
2017

Project Management Essentials

British Columbia Institute of Technology
  • Project Scope & Scheduling
  • Quality & Risk analysis
  • Project Costing, Resources, and Procurement
2007-2011

Master’s Degree in Sociology, Social Communication, and Marketing Research

Wroclaw University, Poland
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods
  • Analysis of primary and secondary data
2004-2007

B.S. Degree in Marketing Management, minor in Tourism Management

Wroclaw School of Banking, Poland
  • Business Analysis
  • Marketing Strategy & Marketing in Tourism
  • Accounting and Budgeting
  • Project Management Essentials

Skills

Certified Professional Scrum Product Owner I

Certified Professional Scrum Master I

Leadership & Strategic planning

5+ years of UX & product design

5+ years of eCommerce & web development

Qualitative & Quantitative research

Jira, Confluence, Clubhouse

Google Analytics & SEO

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Services

Services

Projects

My Projects

Branding, Web Design & SEO

Golden Point Solutions

Product Research, Webstore Setup & Design

Scrumbook - Golden Point Solutions

Project Management

Vancouver Startup Week Website

Product Management

HQ app - Vancouver Startup Week

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