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Nolan Morache

Nolan Morache

I love the process of creating products from ideas. I am familiar with front and back end design in an agile development environment. It is my goal to be constantly on my toes looking for fresh ideas and new points of view. I work great as part of a team and am also comfortable working on projects on my own.

Resume

Education

(MBA) Master of Business Administration

- University of Nevada Reno. September 2005 – May 2007.

(B.S.) Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

- University of Nevada Reno. September 1996 – May 2000. Majored in Marketing

Work Experience

eBiz Autos

Digital marketing management company with a 2000+ network of car dealerships.

Senior Software Product Analyst (January 2014 – Present)
Quality Assurance Analyst (August 2011 – December 2013)
  • Senior Product Analyst – Defined strategies for change of the companies product through various Agile development cycles. Created technical documentation communicating requirements from stakeholders with developers. Defined actionable road maps aimed at increasing the value of the product the company sells.
  • Quality Assurance – Performed testing functions in a rapid application development environment including system regression, performance, and user interface testing. Performed testing of all application, code and infrastructure changes according to project and test plans. Worked with project managers and developers in identifying opportunities for improvement.

Norm Baker Motor Company

Luxury car dealership with nationwide sales of exotic cars through the internet.

Internet Marketing Manager (August 2008 - June 2011)
  • Internet Marketing – Established site metrics and implemented strategies for growth. Managed multiple web sites for car sales. Managed an online presence through email blasts, PPC campaigns, eBay store auctions as well as viral marketing.
  • Graphic Design - Promotion of products and brand through graphic representation. Created concise graphic messages both print and digital.

Western Sage Insurance

Independent insurance agency in Las Vegas specializing in commercial insurance.

General Manager/Agent - (August 2007 to June 2008)
  • Business Development – Aided in the development of the agency.
  • Financial Management - Developed budgets and implemented processes for profitability.
  • Accounting Management - Responsible for accounts receivables/payables in agency.
  • Sales Support – Was a licensed insurance agent in Nevada and worked in roles in sales and support.

Eternal Sports, dba Formula Fun Inc.

Eternal is a direct mail, retail and online distributor of action sports equipment and lifestyle products in Sparks, NV.

Internet Marketing Manager - (2001 - August 2007)
Tele-sales/Retail Manager - (1998 - 2001)
  • Website Development and Maintenance – Created and managed multiple sites on deadlines with absolute attention to quality and usability.
  • Develop/Manage Inventory Database – Managed the CRM software for inventory, accounting and organizational purposes.
  • Internet Marketing – Implemented strategies for growth through various campaigns.
  • Graphic Design- Promotion of products and brand through graphic representation

  • Purchasing/Merchandising– Managed purchasing from suppliers of hard and soft skateboard goods. Attended Trade shows and managed retail store operations.

  • Vendor Relations/Co-Op Marketing - Sought out opportunities with vendors for campaigns of mutual benefit.

Toolbox

Below are some of the roles I am familiar with as well as the tools I use. I am comfortable on a Mac, PC or even Ubuntu system and am familiar with development environments and all modern mobile/web browsers.

Research & Planning

Competitive/ internal analysis identifying issues with solutions and time-lines. Discuss options with stakeholders in orchestrating a path for efficiently managing change.

- JIRA - SQL Server Management Studio - Google Analytics

Design & Technical documentation

Put research to work with an actionable concept including technical specs, wireframs and design illustrations for proposed user interface and system changes.

- Adobe Creative Suite - Visio - Balsamiq - Gliffy

Test... Revise... Test Again

I am familiar with development environments verifying system changes and regression testing with feedback for developers prior to live release.

- Selenium - All browsers and Operating Systems including Mobile

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Communicate/ Evaluate

What worked, what did not? Making sure everyone is up to speed and happy with the progress.

- Blogging - Presentation Tools for Group meetings

Extracurricular

I am a perpetual learner. Below are some late night things I have worked on

  • Github

    github.com/nolan241
  • Western Sage Insurance

    westernsageinsurance.com
  • Decatur Auto Electric

    autoelectriclasvegas.com/
  • Lithos Engineering

    lithoseng.com/

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