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Julian Alvarado

  

CSM, Project Manager, UX Design, Freelance

Location: San jose, Costa Rica


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Credentials


Groups I belong to

Costa Rica Scrum User Group

Biography

I’m passionate for agile methodologies, design and technology. My experience include 9 years of experience as a Project Manager and 6 years as a Scrum Master, working in projects across digital marketing, automation, UX design, web, software and process improvement with Six Sigma; Also, I have delivered successful implementations across North, Central and South America leading creative and development teams, enabling collaboration and eliminating roadblocks with timely, quality and cost-effective deliveries. Currently studying a self paced system engineering degree and growing in UX design experience.

Some of the work in the past years:

-Currently working in the organization for Project Management Symp in P&G(I’m in charge to deploy Scrum/Agile topics in the Symp)

• Project Manager for Transportation View Latin America rollout(Reporting tool for Transportation Systems[TMS and SAP systems]) for P&G distribution Network

• Project Manager assistant for the Regional(Mexico, Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina, Chile) Upgrade of JDA TMS in P&G Physical Distribution LA

• Project Manager for LA JDA transportation management systems in P&G distribution Network through the region (international experience in MEX-VEN-ARG-PER-COL-BRA-USA and Western Europe). www.jda.com

• Project Manager Assistant in Ortec Order-Load Builder implementation for Mexico and Brazil. www.ortec.com

• Physical Distribution Row coordinator for P&G data center migration in SAP LA plataform.

• Budget Management: In charge in the budget management for TMS LA implementation(DMAIC Six sigma methodology experience to improve the invoice-payment management in the P&G TMS project)[this project was implemented through NA, LA, WE, Asia]

• Project manager for Transportation, shipment and x-border systems implementations in P&G Belfam plant (Wella products) (Rio de Janeiro).

• Final Product replenishment systems implementation between Asia and Bra/Mex Distribution centers for Wella and Gillete.

• LA Andean purchases coordinator (COL-VEN-PER), logistic purchases in scope.(Purchases experience in SAP)

 

Work experience

Precocity LLC, Certified Scrum Master | Technical Project manager | Agile Coach
August 2016 - Present, San Jose, San José, CR
Lead of the project lifecycle for enterprise level companies in their creative, marketing automation, dev ops and development process around their CMS. Working close with hosting and Dev ops third party suppliers, Manage the client comunication for projects. I was in charge of support the start up of the Costa Rica offshore operation, managing project procurement, government requirements, people management and coaching the technical recruitment..

TRT Interactive, Certified Scrum Master | Technical program manager | Agile Coach
October 2017 - October 2017, San Jose, San José, CR
Manage a portfolio of more than 70 sucessfull Hospitality eCommerce projects, leading the Scrum teams in the design, development, infrastructure, marketing and analytics practice . I implemented a coaching program for the creative and technology teams on the UX practice for eCommerce optimization. I also supported client pitch presentations and lead the scalabiliy framework for agile with LeSS.

Trust Digital Studio, Founder | Certified Scrum Master | Internal Agile Coach
February 2012 - January 2016, San Jose, San José, CR
In charge of the full studio operations, business development pitch and the management for the whole portfolio of the company, Under my administration the studio supported 3 onshore accounts in Northamerica and several regional accounts with around 120k USD in revenue and growth up to 15 resources across design, development and digital marketing. Everything managed with Scrum Framework and the continues delivery of project through a Scrum of Scrums framework

Critical Mass, Digital Producer /Project Manager
March 2014 - June 2014, San Jose, San José, CR
Lead 12 Model Year Updates for 2015(Each MYU is classified as a single project) for Automotive US websites; considering time management, procurement management, change management and negotiations with the client(SOW, change requests). Manage different third party suppliers and development and design teams

Bosz Digital, Project Manager | Certified Scrum Master | Internal Agile Coach
May 2013 - March 2014, San Jose, San Jose , CR
For Digital Studio: Lead, organize and implemented the agile deployment for the email development team. In charge of 7 email development engineers, Lead the interaction with the onshore teams(Product owner) for backlog definition, resource allocation, estimations and campaigns deployments. coach the team in leadership, proactive comunication and simplification of the process through lean process. For the Procter & Gamble Account: Responsible to lead, optimize and control fast paced projects going on the same timeframe based on seasonal needs for P&G marketing operations (S&P, marketing, creative, developers and brand managers). Lead the resource allocation and time management with Digital Studio managers. For Tide.com and Downey.com managed the change process and improvement requests for the NA site with teams located across US, Costa Rica and India. For the Tide OLAs; lead all the delivery efforts for one month lenght projects based on social trends (ex: Super Bowl campaigns) and support the trafficking operations for every campaign.

Procter and Gamble, Project Manager | Certified Scrum Master | Internal Agile Coach
August 2008 - May 2013, San Jose, San José, CR
Project Manager for the E2E implementation of JDA Transportation Management Systems across Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Argentina, Brazil. JDA Freight payment software implementation within US logistics operations, I Supported Ortec Load Builder for Brazil. Lead all the procurement implementation and rollout for Gillete greenfield in Manaus, Brazil. For more information about P&G projects please refer to my Linked account.

 

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