Web Design, Development & Technical Project Management

Aquamedia.com has been producing creative multimedia and web content since 1995.


Larry McLean has a strong background in the analysis, development and implementation of solutions in support of business objectives. Larry is a Full Stack Developer and Technical Project Manager with strong leadership skills in all stages of web software development. Experienced in Business and Functional Requirements documentation, design, development, testing, and deployment. He has extensive background managing complex IT projects, communicating across departments, and maintaining client relationships.

  • Strong track record developing impactful features from idea to implementation

  • Highly experienced in owning a portfolio of key applications/systems and working with the organization to ensure systems support business processes

  • Effective in working with internal and external stakeholders to define requirements documentation and manage project delivery

General Skills

  • Proven skill in designing and developing data driven applications and solutions
  • Excellent Written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated application development and Technical Project Management skills
  • Effective in providing effective solutions to meet the fast paced needs of changing environments

Technical Skills

  • Languages: SQL, XML, JavaScript, HTML, C#, PHP
  • Frameworks: ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, Ruby on Rails, Bootstrap, Foundation
  • Tools & Content Management: WordPress, Visual Studio, Coda, Ultra Edit, Sequel Pro, Jira
  • Operating Systems: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X

Education

  • Gonzaga University – Postgraduate studies in Marketing and Management Information Systems (MIS)
  • Whitworth College – BA Liberal Arts

Projects and Experience

Business Analyst / Technical Project Manager at Funko via Motiv, Inc.
  • Managed multiple projects and documented Business Requirements and Functional Specification for a custom WordPress plugin project for a collectibles subscription site.
  • Managed site creation, development, testing and maintenance. Sites included the following: MARVEL Collector Corps, Star Wars Smuggler’s Bounty and DC Comics Legion of Collectors.
  • Improved subscription site workflow and significantly reduced help desk incidents.
Business Analyst for AT&T Premier via Insight Global
  • Gathered, analyzed and documented Business Requirements and Functional Requirements in support of AT&T “Premier” B2B web site.
  • Work collaboratively with Business, Development and Test to analyze and document Functional Requirements Specification based on analysis of Business Requirements.
  • Worked with Design to create wireframes and created process flow documentation.
  • Defined key measurements for Web Analytics and worked with Test to build test plans based on Functional Designs.
Development Team Leader / Product Manager at Retail Lockbox, Inc.
  • Managed custom web site builds for customers including Group Health, Greater New York Insurance (GNY), WA State Employment Security, The Doctors Clinic, Multiple small public utilities and the Seattle Rotary Club.
  • Work with clients and stakeholders to define BRs and FR and translate those requirements into the UI framework.
  • Designed and produced MVC Platform solution for Online Bill Presentment. Successfully lead product development team through design, development and delivery of a scalable reproducible online bill site.
  • Managed timeline and budgeting based on the client’s requirements and provided detailed weekly project updates.
  • Managed and mentored junior testers and developers. Implemented Jira and created standards for road mapping features, testing and QA.
Web Developer at Retail Lockbox, Inc.
  • Rescued a project in mid production and drove it to completion. Drove Paystation.com to a sellable product.
  • Developed and maintained online bill payment sites including Paystation.com and PayStation Terminal. Developed and redesigned UI for ACH and Credit Card Processing. Developed internal and external back-end reporting systems.
  • Worked with internal stakeholders to develop customer requirements and documented BRs and FRs for staged version improvements of product.
  • Trained and supported sales personnel and management on a regular basis as product features were enhanced.
  • Managed and mentored junior testers and developers. Implemented Jira and created standards for road mapping features, testing and QA.
Program Manager / Business Analyst at Microsoft
  • Designer/contributor for Windows 8. Developed process and technology for localizing metadata for the Windows 8 store on-boarding process.
  • Launched Windows 7 and managed WMIS Online Music Stores. Worked with WMP vendors and content providers though the on-boarding. Managed internal processes and external vendor support for Microsoft's Online Print Wizard.
  • Designed and deployed MS internal CD Metadata update tool. Created tool to add/update metadata for Microsoft music metadata.
Business Analyst / PM at Microsoft via Siemens Business Services
  • As PM with SIT COE–NGIM managed Enterprise-oriented analysis, customizing components and UI in a web environment for IT group within MS Product Services and Support for Enterprise clients.
  • As PM with Windows Error Reporting (WER) Services Team managed Windows Error Reporting tools and services, managed relationships with large ISV partnerships and created documentation for training on WER Tools and Services.
  • As PM for WEX (Windows User Experience) managed the on-boarding process from initiation through delivery for 200+ Digital Media stores in Windows Media Player versions 10 and 11 for approximately 50 international markets.
  • Developed and documented internal technical processes for on boarding vendors into the Windows Media Player online store environment. Established and maintained relationships with music store vendors.
  • As Windows Error Reporting (WER) Engineer managed crash analysis and used Windows Debugger to analyze crash reports to determine crash ownership and assignment for 3rd party application crashing in MS Internet Explorer.
Web Developer / Technical PM at Vista.com
  • Dual role as Software Developer (ASP/PHP/SQL) and Technical PM for major accounts. Managed new software development projects and deployment for major accounts.
  • Developed web application in PHP and ASP code. Integrated web application with Oracle and MS SQL back end.
  • Lead designer, developer and technical PM for complete revision of web presence for Smith & Wesson utilizing Vista.com’s front end and back end commerce platform.
Web Developer at Vulcan Northwest via Exodus Communications
  • Front-end web developer for Vulcan Northwest Special Projects Team. Prototyped and developed data driven web applications.
  • Tier 1 Web Developer writing web applications leveraging ASP, CSS and XML with MS SQL back end.
  • Designed UI and created graphic artwork, implementation and enhancement of data driven touch screen UI applications for the owner’s private use in estates, yachts and aircraft.
Web Developer at ZAAZ.com
  • Web Developer and Technical Producer for leading edge web development consulting firm.
  • ASP Developer on a variety of high-end SQL driven, cutting edge, commercial web sites.
  • As Technical Producer managing design, development and deployment of high end commercial web sites.

Contact: Larry McLean - larry@aquamedia.com - Telephone: (206) 229-7393

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