DANA LIPNICKAS
SENIOR DIGITAL PROJECT MANAGER

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WORK EXPERIENCE
Senior Digital Project Manager, User Experience & Design Services
Yale University, 2016 – Present

  • Plan, manage and deliver small, medium, and large-scale web and application development projects.
  • Create detailed project plans including budgets, timelines and resource allocation for successful project completion.
  • Resolve complex project issues that involve multiple stakeholders.
  • Manage client expectations and provide issue/risk identification and escalation pathways.

Manager, ITS Early Career Development Program
Yale University, 2017

  • For recent or soon-to-be college graduates interested in careers in information technology.

Website Manager, Finance & Business Operations
Yale University, 2014-2016

  • Oversee the design, development and support of Finance and Business websites.
  • Collaborate with partners across University, and ITS in the design and development of administrative web presence.
  • Work with Drupal CMS on YaleSites platform and an outside vendor to combine 47 websites into one. http://your.yale.edu

Studio Manager, Design Department
CNN Business, 2012-2014

  • Oversee all daily design requests in the newsroom.
  • Coordinate team responsibilities including product and development needs.
  • Interview for hiring of candidates, manage scheduling for team of 7, mentorship, chart creation from complex data sets.
  • Photo editing & research, layout design, editorial illustration, mobile design.

Senior Designer
CNN Business, 2007-2012

  • Lead Designer Mobile Apps, Tablet View Design, Tech Tumblr.
  • Chart & Infographic Design, Photo Research, Mobile Design.
  • Fill daily news requests from editorial.

Senior Designer
eWayDirect, 2006-2007

  • Website design and maintenance, business card design, logotype design.

Senior Designer
Forbes.com, 1999-2002

  • Logotype design & Photo collage design for story illustrations.
  • Photo Essay & Slide Show Designs.
  • Filled daily news requests from editorial.

EDUCATION
BFA Graphic Design

Rhode Island School of Design
1993 - 1997

HONORS & AWARDS
Linda Lorimer Award for
Distinguished Service

CERTIFICATIONS
Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
ITIL Foundation

SKILLS
Budgeting
Managing Teams
Mentorship
Project Management/Planning
Resourcing
Stakeholder Management
Web Design

TOOLS
Adobe Creative Suite
Basecamp
BBEdit/Textwrangler
Box
BugHerd
Drupal
Forecast/Harvest
GitLab
Google Analytics
Google Docs
HTML/CSS
Jira
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Teams
Quickbase
ServiceNow
Sketch
Slack
Smartsheet

©Dana Lipnickas 2019