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Who Am I?

About Me

Hi I'm Justin Pietrella I'm a passionate digital professional with 11+ years of project management and account management experience, seeking to make an impact with an innovative and forward-thinking organization in the Boston metro area.

While at Velir, I increased the profitibility of projects within my portfolio by 21% and improved average project timelines by 18% in 2018 by implementing contract training, facilitating scope definition/requirements gathering workshops and implenenting company-standard project plan templates and processes within the Client Services department.

I'm skilled in Business Analysis, Agile, and web content management while also providing experience in UX/product design, operational management and digital strategy.

Senior Project Manager

Business Analyst & Product Owner

Account & Program Manager

Enterprise Digital Strategist

How Can I Contribute?

Value Adds

Innovative Ideas

A strong EQ drives me to seek inspiration, remain curious and make connections others overlook.

Data-Driven

Empowered by making strategic decisions based on data analysis and interpretation.

User-Centered Focus

Champion of an iterative design process based on user needs to create highly usable products.

CMS Background

Extensive Sitecore and Drupal solutioning, customization and implementation experience.

Agile Methodology

Deep-rooted SDLC background with a strong focus on Agile methodologies.

HTML5/CSS3/JS

Front End Web Development certification from General Assembly in Boston, MA.

Cups of coffee
Successful Projects
Satisfied Clients
Vendor Partners
What're My Strengths?

My skill set

I've worn many hats throughout my career - analyst, project manager, designer, program manager, application specialist, administrator and strategist. It's given me the unique ability to draw from a diverse skill set which allows me to expertly manage multi-disciplinary, cross-functional teams and navigate complex challenges and multi-faceted stakeholder groups while yielding successful outcomes.

Project Management

95%

Business Analysis

75%

Account Management

90%

Google Analytics & GTM

60%

HTML5/CSS3/JS

50%

SEO

30%

Sitecore, Drupal, WordPress

75%

Business Development

80%
What's My Professional Background?

Work Experience

Program Manager at Velir 2012-2018 | Full-time

As Program Manager within the Client Services team, I was essential to the health and growth of Velir's business. I maintained a keen understanding of the verticals and technologies that Velir specializes in, provided expert relationship and project management.

Responsible for writing scope, facilitating client workshops/training and ensuring the flawless execution of cutting-edge digital experiences. I was responsible for the overall satisfaction of clients within my portfolio, I established, maintained and grew client relationships, understood their industry verticals inside and out and was able to mesh big ideas with their political realities while yielding positive financial results for Velir.

Application Specialist at Partners Healthcare 2008-2012 | Full-time

As Application Specialist for the Clinical Data Repository team, I was equal parts Business Analyst and Project Manager, responsible for managing multi-disciplinary project teams across the Partners Enterprise. While working with diverse enterprise-wide stakeholder groups, I'd define and gather end-user business needs, translate them into actionable application/database requirements and manage all initiatives while meeting scope, schedule and budget requirements across all Partners entity levels.

Web Specialist II at MFS Investment Management 2006-2008 | Full-time

During my time at MFS Investment Management, I was integral to establishing department standards for MFS' Datacenter intranet pages and led simultaneous, in-house redesign projects for their microsites.

I was responsible for familiarizing colleagues with MFS' in-house CMS and took ownership of all Operations documentation and escalation procedures. Day-to-day operations also included diagnosing and triaging any bugs/issues while managing and advising teams of developers and/or network team members to resolve.

Network/Web Administrator at Medical Records Institute 2006-2009 | Part-time

I maintained all web and network systems for Medical Records Institute and mhealthinitiative.org, including hardware and software. I was responsible for all website and network performance and would perform all system monitoring, analysis and performance configuration; troubleshooting system hardware, software and operating system management. I owned all activities related to design and creation of website pages, including ad-hoc TEPR event microsites.

Responsible for securing all web systems by developing system access, monitoring, control, and evaluation structures as well as establishing all company-wide testing and disaster recovery policies and procedures.

What else?

Awards & Certificates

  • Partners Healthcare, Partners in Excellence: 2009
  • Partners Healthcare, Partners in Excellence: 2010
  • Partners Healthcare, Partners in Excellence: 2011

The General Assembly FE Web Development program is a part-time, 10-week course in Boston where instructors are those whose daily work involves using industry-grade frameworks, tools, vocabulary and best practices. Experts will introduce students to the basics of programming for the web using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

The course will equip students with the skills and tools necessary to create the structural foundation of a site, style it, and add logic to control the behavior of their website. Students gain a better understanding of how the web works from a technical standpoint and how to customize sites using their own designs and ideas.

The program is designed to teach students how to quickly translate ideas into functional, stylized websites for business purposes. This course enables students to learn how to build a site while leveraging the principles of user-centric design, become more innovative in their current job role, and master the technical vocabulary required to communicate ideas to others.

  • Issued by: General Assembly
  • Completed: October 2017