About

Russell Jacob

Web Developer / Project Manager

I am a highly motivated, organised and self-driven technical project manager with experience of strategic planning, management of, multiple large development projects. I always work to strict guidelines in highly pressured environments, whilst retaining a tenacious and proactive approach to achieving business and personal goals. I am committed and enthusiastic team member possessing the ability to lead by example and manage multiple service suppliers.

If you have a project in mind or you just want to chat, then get in touch!

Experience

Digital Project Manager
Haymarket

February 2015 – Present – West London
Managing the projects from beginning to completion, which will include securing resources, managing budgets, planning and scoping and managing an experienced development and QA teams in agile environment.

• Creation of project plans, RAID logs, project status and management reports
• Effectively manage development and all deliverables to agreed scope, time and cost
• Perform program and overall project management using traditional cost/scope/schedule processes
• Manage the day-to-day projects within the Scrum framework
• Driving continuous improvement of the agile project management process

Digital Team Leader
Bladonmore

May 2014 – February 2015 Central London
Successful ongoing day-to-day project management of new and existing interactive and user and accessibility testing projects within constraints keeping projects on time and in budget.

Also at Bladonmore I’ve spearheaded moving the team over to an agile environment along with introducing the teams across the business to start using task tracking software, collaboration tools & communication platform.

• Estimating production costs
• Creation of project documentation including; quotes, project plans, technical specs, wireframes, test documents
• Staff/project scheduling
• Project briefing
• Day-to-day team management
• Weekly project updates
• CQA and quality control of production outputs
• Delivery of assets
• Client facing Account Management

Project Manager
Perform

August 2012 – May 2014 West London
Responsible for working closely with Clients, Product Owners & Stakeholders to ensure the delivery of business critical and cost significant (£1 million+) projects that are broad in nature. Demonstrating strong requirement gathering and refinement skills in addition to a strong understanding of project management skills and methodologies, specifically Agile and Waterfall. Manage 3rd party and partner solution providers alongside in house teams, both in-house and offshore, that are industry experts, working in highly complex technical environments, to understand requirements, issues and assist in removing any obstacles to delivery.

Web Developer
Perform

June 2007 – Auguest 2013 (6 years 3 months) West London
To update, create and develop corporate internet and public facing website designs and collaborate with the Development and Marketing team to produce coherent development and communication strategies for the company. Update, design and develop the corporate internet sites using in-house web development tools. Dealing with clients such as Chelsea Football Club, Virgin Media, Premier League. Using such key skills as HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, XSLT, Flash integration, Live Video Streaming.

Juinor Web Developer
Perform

June 2006 – Auguest 2007 (1 year 1 month) West London
To update, create and develop corporate internet and public facing website designs and collaborate with the Development and Marketing team to produce coherent development and communication strategies for the company. Update, design and develop the corporate internet sites using in-house web development tools. Dealing with clients such as Chelsea Football Club, Virgin Media, Premier League. Using such key skills as HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, XSLT, Flash integration, Live Video Streaming.

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