James Bielefeldt, PMP
Consultant, Senior Project Manager, Business Analyst, Web Producer, Interactive
Director, Digital Manager
Interactive and information technology professional with fifteen years
of experience in project management and business analysis.
- Creative problem solver with an inherent ability to apply practical
judgment to critical situations.
- Outstanding communicator with business stakeholders, end users and
team members alike.
- Active participant in all aspects of the project lifecycle.
- Conscientious team leader.
100+ interactive and IT projects in healthcare,
pharmaceutical, financial, insurance, consumer products, manufacturing, real
estate, corporate communications, marketing, advertising and Internet start-ups
Project planning, estimating, budget and schedule
management, team leadership, requirements and gap analysis, business process
and data modeling, functional specifications, user stories, use cases, wireframes,
user experience, creative direction, e-commerce, quality assurance, Agile
and waterfall methodologies
PMP, MCSD, MCP
MS Project, Visio, Excel, Word, Rally, Visual
Studio, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash
SQL, PHP, MS SQL Server, MS Access, MySQL, SOA, OOP, WordPress, Umbraco CMS,
AspDotNetStorefront, Joomla, Sitefinity CMS, DotNetNuke CMS, Ektron CMS
Blackhawk Engagement Solutions, 08/2014 - 03/2016
Senior Business Analyst/Project Manager
Senior business analyst contractor (via iBridge Solutions) responsible
for writing user stories and related systems documentation in an Agile development
team supporting prepaid credit card applications for internal and external
- PM responsible for iteration planning, dev and QA oversight during sprints
and release management.
- BA on team supporting Enterprise CardLab application. Primary liaison
between, business owners, offshore development and onshore engineering.
- BA on major initiative to build MyInteliSpend.com, the primary B2B ecommerce
and client portal for Blackhawk.
Express Scripts, 09/2012 - 06/2014
Senior Consultant, Business Analyst III, Team Leader
Senior business analyst contractor (via Daugherty Business Solutions) responsible for requirements elicitation and documentation for patient service systems integration as the result of Medco acquisition by ESI.
- Authored FDA and DoD compliant, detailed requirements documentation for
the member website, interactive phone system, call center application and
- Team Leader providing leadership for Daugherty Business Solutions consultants
Monsanto, 10/2011 - 09/2012
Senior Consultant, Business Analyst II, Project Manager
Senior business analyst contractor (via Daugherty Business Solutions) responsible for requirements elicitation and documentation for Technology Pipeline Solutions division.
- PM and BA on custom development project to convert Oracle BPM to IBM BPM
software responsible for project oversight and reporting, and producing
test-driven requirements documentation.
Dovetail, 02/2007 - 10/2011
Management and active involvement in all interactive projects for
local advertising agency: client relationship stewardship; proposal writing;
estimating; cost, time and schedule management; project planning; requirement
documentation; team leadership; development oversight; status reporting; quality
assurance; delivery and closure.
- PM and BA on three $1M+ public-facing, website projects for SSM Healthcare,
Missouri Baptist Medical Center and Maryville University implemented on
SharePoint, Ektron, and Red Dot content management systems respectively.
- PM and BA on six B2C e-commerce website projects in health and wellness,
apparel, office supplies and auto parts. Responsibilities included product
catalog data creation, payment processing and shipping provider API integration.
- Created cost and resource estimates, defined project scope, managed the
schedule, led the requirements elicitation process, wrote two hundred pages
of functional specifications and test cases, assisted the software architect
in designing the entire system, managed all resources including internal
and contract visual designers, programmers and testers for HealthConnect:
a $1M+ web-based, health management system by Centric Health Resources.
- PM and BA on fitness video website with membership, progress reporting,
assessment tools, social media and pay-per-click ad campaigns.
- PM and BA on commercial real estate website with robust property search,
and company extranet site with document management.
James Bielefeldt Consulting, 04/2005 - 02/2007
Assisted various medium and small companies to improve their web
presence by providing guidance and management through the entire project lifecycle.
Developed UIs, applications and databases. Client work: Alpha Packaging, Cape
Radiology, VetScribe, SBTV.com, Joe Grooming.
Rose International, 01/2006 - 09/2006
Consultant, Project Manager
As a PM consultant engaged at Maritz Travel, I analyzed processes
used to develop travel and event registration websites by documenting workflows,
finding inefficiencies and making recommendations to improve consistency in
task execution and accuracy in reporting estimates to completion.
Mozaic LTD, 01/2003 - 04/2005
Senior Project Manager
Managed a team of 6-8 members for graphic services company. Worked
with agency account managers to concept solutions and create strategies to
meet client business needs. Developed UIs, applications and databases. Client
work: BJC HealthCare, LuxCo, Sprint, Margaritaville.
KPC Communications, 01/2001 - 01/2003
Senior Project Manager
Managed a team of 10-12 members. Worked with agency account managers
to concept solutions and create strategies to meet client business needs.
Developed UIs, applications and databases. Client work: Anheuser-Busch, Domino
Sugar, Francesco Rinaldi Pasta Sauce.
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois B.A. Cinema and Photography