Derek Nuzum
Product Manager
Whitworth University
B.A. Political Science 2011
General Assembly
Web Development Immersive 2016

I'm a Seattle-based Product Manager with passions for emerging tech, business management and sports. I possess leadership and business management skills that enable me to be a leader and team player. I have proven capable in implementing rapid changes with success and flexibility. When I'm not at my desk you can find me spending time with my wife and our two sons!

Technologies: Thunderbolt 3, USB and USB-C, Ethernet and Networking, Docking Stations, Bluetooth, PC Audio, DisplayLink, HDMI / DisplayPort
Business Management: Product Lifecycle, Amazon Seller Central, Process Improvement, Vendor / Partner Management, Administrative Support, Customer Experience and Retention, Office Management, Associate Engagement and Development, Retail Category Management, Sales, Billing, Invoicing, Conference and Event Management, Microsoft Office, Budget and EBITDA, Scheduling and Action Plans, Zendesk, Trello, G-Suite
Languages / Frameworks: HTML5 and CSS3, JavaScript, Ruby and Rails, Node.js, AngularJS, React, Express.js, Ionic, jQuery, Bootstrap, Git / Github, PostgreSQL, Heroku, Sequelize, JSON, MongoDB
Plugable Technologies - Product Owner, Lead
Redmond, WA
Apr. 2019 to Current

Oversee and manage a team of Product Owners including product lifecycle from sourcing, testing, channel launch and management, and end user experience. Specializing in process creation and improvement, Amazon brand and listings management including Brand Registry and case management, interfacing with PR agency for brand/product awareness, and company best practices for customer support and product management.

Plugable Technologies - Product Owner
Redmond, WA
Nov. 2017 to Apr. 2019

Hybrid role comprised of providing personalized and highly technical support to customers and creating new products. Was a central Initiative Owner for Plugable Performance line launch, transition website from Wordpress to Shopify, owned the process for internal Scripts and Automation tools for our company, took the lead on Amazon seller escalation, and collaboration between Marketing and the Product Owner team.

Coffee Ventures, LLC - Web Developer
Seattle, WA
Aug. 2016 to Aug. 2018

Developer for mobile and merchant applications for Joe Mobile Ordering with Ionic and React Native. Repo and builder/maintainer for entire codebase and App Store/Google Play storefronts. Joe Mobile Ordering brings on-the-go ordering to specialty coffee shops and their consumers allowing an easy entrance to the mobile ordering space for all parties.

General Assembly - Web Development Immersive Student
Seattle, WA
Jan. 2016 to Apr. 2016

12 week full-time immersive course (500+ hours) focusing on Full Stack web development including HTML, CSS, Javascript, Node, databases including Postgres and Mongo, Ruby on Rails, React, and Angular. Included full app deployment, testing, and presentation.

Fred Meyer - Home Electronics Manager
Seattle, WA
July 2011 to Jan. 2016

Starting as a part-time clerk and moving up into management having provided Customer 1st experience. Maintained department merchandising standards, adapting to changes in sales opportunities, and handling all aspects of management including personnel, scheduling, inventory, financials, and training. Supported Store Director and Human Resources Manager in all aspects of store procedures and personnel management along with monthly store checklist and budget prep/review.

Whitworth University - Summer Conference Assistant
Spokane, WA
May 2009 to Aug. 2009

Summer contract involving full events management from client collaboration to coordination of campus facilities and departments involving janitorial, landscaping, security, and guest and food services. These conferences ranged in sizes from 50 participants to 1000 participants all requiring some type of guest lodging services. Detailed and extensive billing was initially agreed upon and finalized with clients and revised line-by-line for any on-the-fly changes.