Seasoned technologist and product strategist with over 10 years of software development experience, with successful track record of product delivery from inception to market and after. Demonstrated expertise in product management, technical design and UI/UX development, defining product roadmaps, developing technical specifications and wireframes Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to work collaboratively with business owners, stakeholders, and cross-functional teams
Search engine optimization
Design, layout and typography
Mobile web design
WordPress theme design
Integrating user feedback
Mobile app design
Strong communication skills
Fluent in C, C++, C#
Advanced Microsoft Office
Complex problem solver
Strong decision maker
Windows, Unix, Linux, Mac OSX, VMWare
Built mobile version of StarSmasher*.
Founding member of Laughing Buddha Games LLC.
Casual Connect Asia Female Indie 2013 winner.
CDI Corporation: Western Union DigitalSan Francisco, CASenior Business Systems Analyst
Proposed and developed user stories for Promotions & Wallet features with gamified micro-interactions · Developed user stories for mobile authentication via SMS and adding new users via user contact list.
Streamlined and re-designed email template flows for personalized and relevant global communication · Provided FAQ content and built iOS proof of concept for a FAQ Help center for mobile customers.
Narika LLCBerkeley, CAWebsite Volunteer
Design and develop responsive design website, update site content and provide site backup.
Develop social campaigns for website and write marketing copy as required.
Laughing Buddha Games LLCSeattle Clayton, Singapore, WA CAPrincipal Indie
Designed, developed and shipped freemium mobile game with Ads and in-App Purchases for StarSmasher* (beta, V1, V2) on iOS, Amazon and Google Play with remote global team.
Designed media assets, wrote press releases, designed and updated website/blog, set up wikis, recruited team members, pitched to investors, set up key indie partnerships with Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, applied for grants, participated in pitch contests and showcased game for media/marketing buzz.
Featured in Apple AppStore 7 times: Winner of Casual Connect Asia Female Indie 2013.
Featured on SMC Alumni blog, SMC Magazine and Mommikin blog.
CollaberaRedmond, WASenior Program Manager
Bing UX · Partnered with Bing UX team to optimize Bing search results, feedback mechanisms, UX scenarios and generated UX KPI performance reports for the team.
Designed and developed SharePoint website for product feature status, with custom InfoPath web flows for UX queue management.
PopCap GamesSeattle, WASenior Product Manager
Led social gaming team to deliver on viral features to monetize, engage, and retain users on Facebook.
Launched Medals, Daily Spin, Leaderboard as viral features for Bejeweled Blitz on Facebook Sunitha Kumar Girish 1405 Greystone Lane Clayton CA 94517 · (415) 400-9352 · firstname.lastname@example.org.
Microsoft CorporationRedmond, WAProgram Manager II Program Manager
Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98 Windows Gaming Platform Development Drove feature design and development for UI enhancements in Games Explorer Preview pane Coordinated implementation and documentation of new statistics API in Window 7 DirectX SDK Drove bug fixes with Windows SE team to ensure Games Explorer functionality on Windows XP, 98, 2000 Drove new content aware behavior for Games Explorer in Windows 7 Co-designed Microsoft's first adaptive gaming web catalog for newbies in Windows 7 II: NGIM: Microsoft IT Designed features leveraging custom implementation of Microsoft CRM for internal support team.
Ran weekly Agile sprints and developed working code prototypes for stakeholder demos.
Excell Data CorporationRedmond, WAWeb Developer/Database Engineer
Unified Communications (Lync) Microsoft · Designed and developed custom web forums for product team engagement · Delivered monthly competitive analysis reports with top product requests and most relevant customer pain points · Designed and developed custom SharePoint KPI dashboards for project status for stakeholder review.
Electronic Arts IncRedwood City, CASoftware Developer / Technical Support Representative
Co-designed and developed EasyInfo 2.0, a systems diagnostic tool for hardware issues · Co-designed and developed custom HTML toolbar concept for Pogo.com using Win32/ATL/XML · Designed and developed LAMP website for replacement serial numbers · Developed EAHelp V.2.0, a custom RoboHelp Help manual, for Europe and North America.
Tested games for Quality Assurance on console platforms and created QA bug reports.
Provided technical assistance with troubleshooting video game issues on PC platforms via telephone and email.
Lehigh Heidelberg Cement GroupConcord, CaliforniaBusiness Systems Analyst
Designed and developed over 40 custom intranet sites using C#, Microsoft Share Point Team Services and Microsoft Project Server.
Responsibilities included analysis, detailed design document preparation, user sign off, tables, forms and report designing for MS Access/MS SQL Server databases, troubleshooting end-user hardware and software issues.
Education and Training
Golden Gate UniversitySan Francisco, CaliforniaMaster of Science: Software EngineeringSoftware Engineering Implemented a Student Registration application in C.
International Students' Association, Member ü Designed a spreadsheet application in C++. ü Created a Point of Sale application in Java,
2000 using design patterns.
St. Mary's College of CaliforniaMoraga, CaliforniaBachelor of Arts: EnglishEnglish application in Java.
Resident Advisor, International Students' Association, Member ü Designed a remote ftp program with GNOME, C, Python and Bourne Shell. ü Created a PHP and MySQL chat application.
Diablo Valley CollegePleasant Hill, CAServlets and MySQL. Deans' List, International Students' Association, President. ü Designed trading module of barter trading system in Java. Internships ü Designed assembly procedures for date 1999 2000 Foote, Cone & Belding, San Francisco, CA parsing, number formatting (HEX and Media Planning binary) and C program translations. Summer 1998 Northwestern Mutual, Walnut Creek, CA ü Implemented JDOM, DOM, and SAX applications for XML file parsing. Financial Planner