Harjas Dogra

Digital Project Professional || dogra.harjas@gmail.com

ABOUT

Proactive, analytical product/ project professional with a keen focus on optimizing product utility and business processes. I've led several projects where a combination of right team and right technology enabled us to deliver innovative solutions.

WORK

Digital Strategist
Locii Media Inc. [GO TO SITE]

Locii Media Inc. is a design agency focusing on new product launch, social media strategy and design. Using a 3-prong approach - discover, design and deploy, over a 90-day period to maximize impact. At Locii, I am responsible for:
• Interview the client and obtain a high level brief along with short and long term goals for the brand or project.
• Conceptualize campaign direction, deliverables and deployment schedule, then present to the client for sign-off.
• Lead end to end creative and development effort for websites and advertising.

AUGUST 2014 - PRESENT

Co-founder Technology
GrandezVous [GO TO SITE]

GrandezVous is an integrated event management and ticket sales engine, providing out of box solutions to academic, non-profit and commercial clients. GrandezVous won The Spinmaster Innovation Fund 2013, securing base funding from BDC as well as Futurepreneur. In 2014, the GrandezVous platform was used to conduct events in Regina, Montreal, Guelph and Toronto. At GrandezVous, I was responsible for:
• Conceptualizing, Scoping, building and operationalizing the platform using The Lean Startup Methodology.
• Worked with 5 developers in Ukraine using JIRA for change request mgmt. and SCRUM to develop an MVP and incrementally improve the solution.
• Managed the build of cloud based solution and multiple versions of the mobile application.

SEPTEMBER 2012 - OCTOBER 2014

Digital Project Manager
RAW Integrated Inc. [GO TO SITE]

RAW Integrated is a white label creative agency focusing on the consumer loyalty solutions for a few large banks in Canada. My responsibilities were:
• Managed 6 projects with a combined budget of $500k relating to TSYS, Blackhawk gift card API and the TDRewards.com redemption engine.
• I handled project scoping, requirements gathering, wireframing, presenting solutions with ROI analysis and obtaining client buy-in and managing delivery /go live activities.
• Assigned tasks and managed delivery through a team of 12 developers and 2 designers.
• Client Training – I documented, presented and trained clients on our internal ticketing system and RAW’s new asset management system.

SEPTEMBER 2012 - NOVEMBER 2013

Technical Analyst
Berkeley Payment Solutions [GO TO SITE]

Berkeley provides prepaid credit cards (VISA) for corporate, loyalty and campaign purposes to a variety of businesses. One of their token clients is a postal service. The team at Berkeley was 18 people. While at Berkeley Payment Solutions, I worked on:
• Studying and creating a plan and a prioritized project list to comply company processes with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS).
• Creating accounts, and updating Microsoft SharePoint and exchange server 2010.
• Interviewing employees to document processes and optimize decision making and implementing salesforce.com solution.

MAY 2011 - AUGUST 2012

SKILLS

Microsoft Project and suite


Web Technologies


AGILE and Waterfall SDLC Methodologies


RFID/NFC Technologies


Customer Relations/ Account Management


PMI Methodology



EDUCATION

Project Management Certification (CAPM)
PMTraining

IN PROGRESS

Bachelors of Commerce - IT Management
Ryerson University

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High School (GED)
The Woodlands School



AWARDS

Spinmaster Innovation Fund 2013
GrandezVous

AUGUST 2013

Dennis Mock Award 2012
Ryerson University

AUGUST 2012


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