Valentyn Barmak

"Someone can sit in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago"

Valentyn Barmak

Project / Product Management

Skills

9+ years of experience working in IT companies
5+ years of Project Management experience facilitating teams of up to 20 individuals

• Driving projects through uncertainty and change to success while effectively applying and adjusting newest methodologies
• Able to find solutions for almost any problem using creative thinking and analytical skills
• Creating informed and highly motivated teams focused on delivery
• Researching the market and analyzing competition
• Accurately identifying key requirements and demonstrating superb customer facing skills
• Demonstrating flexibility, curiosity, and willingness to take risks
• Improving the processes, starting own initiatives, and contributing to the effective company culture

Project Management
Product Management
Agile Methodologies
Waterfall
Mobile
Requirements Analysis
Resource Management
Scrum
Kanban
Management 3.0
Risk Management
Stakeholders Management
Problem management
Incident management
Portfolio management
Lean Startup Development
Product Development
User Experience Design


Languages

English
Fluent
Russian
Native
Ukrainian
Native
German
Basic


Computers

Mac OS X and Windows
MS Project
MS Excel
JIRA
Confluence
Omni Plan
Trello, slack
Google Script
google Docs
Photoshop
Illustrator
Dreamweaver
Flash
ActionScript
SVN, GIT
HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP
Google Play Store
iTunes Store

Experience

Project Manager / Portfolio Manager

05/2014 - 10/2015

Aeria Games GmbH

Germany

The Company is an online game publisher. Aeria Games, a subsidiary of ProSiebenSat.1 Media, operates an Internet gaming portal for massively multiplayer online games.

• Facilitated and supported Mobile product teams using SCRUM to ensure the fulfillment of the stakeholders’ expectations
• Developed roadmaps for launching of new products based on the inputs of stakeholders
• Designed and introduced new processes for the company (Problem & Incident management, Portfolio management), improved existing processes
• Ensured efficient knowledge management using shared spaces (e.g. Confluence, Google Sites, Google Drive, etc.)
• Tracked and facilitated strategic initiatives across the Business Unit and collected new ideas
• Researched, identified and prioritized potential improvements (e.g. A/B testing providers, project management software, etc.) and created automated tools for the processes
• Participated in the mentorship program and consulted junior project managers
• Organized team building events for the project teams and the Business Unit

Recommendation letter  0.8 MB

Project Manager / Producer

06/2011 - 02/2014

The Software MacKiev Company

Ukraine

The Company is specialized in consumer and educational software development and publishing for Macintosh, Windows, and mobile platforms.
Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Software MacKiev has its main workshop in Kiev, Ukraine.

• Successfully managed projects, defined scope, assessed resources, created plans, initiated new projects and communicated at all levels
• Defined UX and UI design for several products to ensure competitive advantages on the market and stakeholders' expectations
• Was accountable for managing the delivery of critical projects conducted by the company
• Lead multiple project teams to success with up to 20 professionals through all life cycle starting with marketing proposal writing
• Contributed to the Company culture which resulted in improved teams’ performance and supportive atmosphere
• Took over and saved one project by reconsidering its requirements and re-assigning roles in the project team
• Sent high quality project progress reports promptly to all stakeholders
• Built and supported excellent professional relations with all customers by exceeding their expectations and delivering high quality results
• Organized team building events for the department

Recommendation letter from CEO  0.7 MB

Project Manager

07/2009 - 06/2011

Bureau of Ideas

Ukraine

The Company is providing services in graphic design, consumer and corporate branding, web and multimedia for leading corporations.

• Full life cycle project management for the largest projects of the company
• Successfully accomplished all projects of the websites creation, flash applications, and GPS Navigator interface concept and design development
• Made research and developed mobile product UX / UI design for several products in close cooperation with designers
• Delivered the projects that increased the company’s growth by securing new partners, consulting engagements and by delivering new projects
• Managed budget for the organization to influence organization's financial profitability
• Regular meetings with the corporate customers, negotiations and signing contracts

Licensing Manager

02/2008 - 07/2009

ABBYY

Ukraine

The ABBYY is a world leader in optical character recognition (OCR), document capture and form processing, linguistic technologies, and translation services.

• Provided B2B sales and technical consulting in Eastern Europe and Mediterranean region
• Participated in obtaining and retaining of the corporate partners
• Performed licensing process for corporate products

WEB designer / Flash DEVELOPER / Entrepreneur

12/2005 - 02/2008

ICT Waterproof BV, SMTP.com, OBERIG d.o.o.

Ukraine

Software development projects for customers all around the World: USA, Canada, UK, Netherlands, Germany, China, Japan, Brazil, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, etc.

• Succeeded with numerous of projects with flash animation and ActionScript programming
• Created design for websites and supported web development
• Developed and customized online games
• Ran own web agency specialized in web design and flash development services


Education

National Technical University of Ukraine 'Kyiv Polytechnic Institute’

09/2002 - 03/2008

Bachelor and Specialist diplomas

Ukraine

Electric Engineering and Automation faculty, speciality ‘Electric power plants engineer’.

Download university certificate   16.4 MB

International University of Finance

09/2005 - 07/2007

Bachelor

Ukraine

Management and marketing faculty, speciality ‘Management of organizations’.

Download university certificate   7.1 MB

Contact

Contact Info

Should you have any questions or topics you would like to discuss with me please feel free to contact me via phone or e-mail.


Address:

12247 Berlin

Phone:

+49152 03816980

Email:

valentyn[at]barmak.de

Skype:

valentine_barmak

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