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Paulina Pietrykiewicz

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About Me

Effective team player who thrives in fast-paced environments. Focused on finding new and innovative ways to bring products and ideas to life.

Experience

2012-Present

Products, Projects & Design

Golden Point Solutions
  • Perform market research & competitive analysis for internal initiatives & external clients
  • Defined & delivered the roadmap for Scrumbook - a paper notebook designed to educate Agile beginners about Scrum practices
  • Designed, developed and A/B tested the Scrumbook webstore - Scrumbook.store using Shopify platform
  • Built several iterations of the company website GPSolutions.ca & performed A/B testing & SEO optimization
  • Perform business analysis to define key improvements points for clients' initiatives & processes
November 2018 - Present

Technical Project Manager/Director - November 2019 - Present

Vancouver Startup Society
  • Lead & collaborate with the tech, design & marketing teams to plan, build & launch high-quality software solutions
  • Translate data analysis results & technical requirements into epics & user stories
  • Created product roadmap & revise it based on the user & stakeholders needs
  • Perform market research & comparative analysis to define the best tools for VSW operations
  • Organize & facilitate technical team meetings
  • Recruit & onboard new team members
January - March 2020

Products, Projects & Business Analysis

Latero Labs, Vancouver
  • Supported successful product delivery of the web application designed to provide useful information for newcomers
  • Helped to facilitate the discovery process & acted as a product owner for the development of an e-commerce mobile app for a B2B client
  • Performed discovery & backlog refinement for Phase 2 of web app development for real estate agents
  • Facilitated project meetings - daily scrums, refinement sessions, product demos, retrospective meetings
  • Performed UX & quality assurance tests for mobile & web apps
  • Improved & shortened estimation process using Clubhouse.io & Google Docs
  • Improved resources planning documentation
December 2018 - January 2020

E-Commerce Project Manager

CommerceBuild, Burnaby, BC
  • Managed 10+ successful B2B e-commerce solutions deliveries for clients using Sage ERP
  • Lead user analysis, product metrics & the competitive environment, to define the right set of features to drive engagement & usage
  • Designed & participated in the design process of initial wireframes
  • Lead & collaborated with an offshore team of 5+ designers, developers & QA specialists
  • Gathered UX feedback from users & performed QA tests
  • Collaborated with the sales team and software developer teams on process & product delivery improvements
  • Managed documentation, project plans, budgets & traceability matrix
  • Facilitated kick-off calls, weekly update meetings, retrospectives, & training sessions
2014-2018

Co-founder/Product Manager

FromNature.Ca
  • Developed product vision & strategy
  • Conducted market research & competitive analysis
  • Gathered UX feedback from users
  • Created & performed regular reviews of the product roadmap
  • Built & optimized the e-commerce website using the WooCommerce platform; Performed several product iterations based on the users' feedback
2014

Marketing Coordinator

Dunlevy Food Equipment Ltd.
  • Conducted market research & analysis to develop a marketing strategy & budget
  • Designed, Developed new front-end Squarespace website DunlevyFoodEquipment.com & 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 & React Native
  • Software architecture & automated testing
2017

Project Management Essentials

British Columbia Institute of Technology
  • Project scope & scheduling
  • Quality & risk analysis
  • Project costing, resources, & procurement
2007-2011

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

Wroclaw University, Poland
  • Qualitative & quantitative research methods
  • Analysis of primary & 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 & 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.io

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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