PM with over 10 years of experience in the digital learning industry
I specialize in Educational Product Development (B2B or B2C) with a focus on higher ed, adult learning and professional development programs. My ideal role exists at the intersection of project management, product design, and learning design and allows me to:
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Experience: 11-15 years
Availibility: 40+ hours/week
Type of work: Part-time contracting, Full-time contracting, Permanent part-time position
Work location preference: Local, Remote, Available to travel
City and State: Montclair, NJ
Portfolio link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cathiprofitko/
Certificate at Instructional Design Graduate Certificate, University of Wisconsin - Stout
Certificate at PMP Certification, PMI
Bachelors degree at BS Business Administration, Wagner College
International Culinary Center
(from 06/2015 to 05/2018)
Director, Online & Curriculum Development, Designed, developed and launched new culinary business program. Key success metrics: 98% retention rate, 41% increase in student success, above average rating in student exit surveys, and 50% decrease in program run costs. Responsible for client stewardship and partnership relations, scope definition and profitability analysis for new business proposals, implementation and management of contract training. Launched ebook program for costs savings of $200K per year.
(from 12/2012 to 05/2015)
Director, Digital Studio, Unified and managed studio of 15+ local and remote project managers, instructional designers and producers as part of a cross-unit team responsible for producing higher educational product portfolios. Managed internal operations with a focus on profitability while deploying zero-defect product with plant budgets of $12M+. Portfolios produced growth of $100M+ over three years.
(from 12/2008 to 12/2012)
Project Development Manager, Led cross-functional project teams to elicit, prioritize, and validate requirements including design, user experience mapping, data collection and reporting and technical specifications for educational technology product including ebooks, simulations, video, and adaptive assessments. Defined and managed a $2M+ annual plant budget.
(from 07/2002 to 12/2008)
Content Development Manager, Content project manager for MyITLab, a market-leading assessment and training product that transitioned MS Office Application textbook material into a simulated learning experience. Defined and implemented content requirements, instructional strategies and authoring tool development. Managed development and end-user testing through three Microsoft Office release cycles. Key success metrics: 5M+ users and revenue of $25M+.