Jeff Jones
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Experienced technical project manager specialized in online and mobile SDLC with passion for technology, quality assurance and performance engineering. Proven to deliver end-to-end enterprise applications to customer specifications, on budget and on time.

Project Management Programming Languages Software Applications
  • Proficient with Agile Methodologies & Tooling
  • A Veteran in the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Effective Product Backlog Management
  • Performance Engineering and Quality Assurance

  • XML, JSON, Web Services
  • AJAX, JavaScript & CSS
  • ActionScript 3 & 2
  • Adobe Media Server & AIR
  • HTML5, jQuery, PhoneGap
  • User Experience Design
  • Usability Testing
  • Microsoft Project, Visio, Excel, Access and Power Point
  • Photoshop  CS6
  • Flash CS6
  • Dreamweaver CS6
  • AfterEffects CS5
  • Sony Vegas 11

Wild Card Ventures LLC - Software Integration Engineer. 2/2009-Current: Provide the vision and champion quality end-to-end technical services and products. Responsible for writing technical specifications, user stories, maintaining the product backlogs, coordinating sprints iterations using Agile, Lean and the Kaizen methodologies to effectively managing resources and deliver products to customer specifications, on budget and on time.

Lead Interactive Developer at Amazon through Aditi Staffing 12/2012-Current: Creating interactive multimedia advertising products. Tasks include requirements discovery, developing complex ad products with a distributed component architecture integrating third party cloud services and internal systems, working though quality assurance scenarios, training and documenting product features.

Symphony Teleca - Mobile Development Team Lead. 4/2011-12/2011: Coordinated the Flash design team in an Agile project environment with daily 15 minute stand-up meetings. Worked through user stories and product backlogs with product owners. Updates were continually integrated into the product through source control and automated builds. We had continuous testing and highly visible progress indicators and information radiators.

Bally Technology - Embedded touch Screen Developer. 1/2011-3/2011: Integrated the Bally Display Manager (DM) technology into the IGT GameKings. The project demonstrated the backward compatibility of the Bally DM technology and was delivered to spec on time

IGT (International Gaming Company) - New Products Development 10/2010-1/2011: Produced a new user interface for the Casinolink eSmib and Service Window products for the 2010 G2E show and the 2011 ICE show. Products were delivered to specifications on time.

Caesars Entertainment Inc - Software Developer. 1/2010-10/2010: Modified Total Rewards Touch application to run on both NexGen and iView 3.0 platforms. Wrote a socket server, documented G2S messages and delivered to customer specs, on time and on budget.

Insight Golbal (Technical Staffing) - Flash Developer 2/2006-8/2009: MSN.com Created premier rich internet applications using Flash, video and dynamic content. Expedia.com Created the Flash UI for the Ski Store, Insider Select and Top Deals Banners. Lexus Lead the Flash development effort for an interactive showcase for Lexus dealerships. Microsoft Research Created the web interface for Microsoft Robotics using XML, Web Services, AJAX, XSLT, CSS, HTML and JavaScript.

T-Mobile Publicis Seattle) - Flash Developer. 2/2006-8/2006: Created the Face Icon Maker kiosk application, a touch screen Flash application implemented in T-Mobile concept stores nationwide. Face Icon Maker creates .jpg files from user drawings and sent icons to T-Mobile user’s phones.

Freelance Web Development: 7/2001-1/2006: Bid technical projects, developed timelines, tracked budgets, created web applications and provided technical training. Projects ranged from encrypted credit card processing to rich multimedia applications.

Blue Cross of Idaho Web Master. 6/2000 - 7/2001: Created the online provider directory and insurance quoting system for Blue Cross of Idaho. Duties included synchronizing Mainframe, Sybase and SQL Server databases and portal enhancements.

Idaho Agency on Aging Systems Analyst. 6/1998 - 4/1999: Researched CRM and application migration for Idaho Commission on Aging The analysis, selection, implementation and training was completed on time and under budget.

Advanced Technlogy Marketing Software Support 1991 - 1998: Application troubleshooting, hardware configuration and sales supports.

  • Bachelors of Science in Business with dual majors in Information Systems & Accounting
    University of Idaho 2000
  • Technical Certifications: PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner)




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“Jeff combines strong design and development expertise with excellent project management skills, and most importantly, the ability to lead by example, and successfully drive a team to meet tough deadlines. Based on these skills, he's someone I’d want to work with any time, as I know I can count on his expertise, leadership and strong work ethic.” ~ David Witt Sr. UX Developer Symphony Teleca 7/13/2012

“I had the opportunity to work with Jeff as a colleague at Bally Technologies and also a partner when he worked with Caesars Entertainment. Jeff is a talented flash developer and is also a very creative and innovative thinker. In a very short time with working with us he came up with a lot of great ideas to implement which were highly innovative and would improve our products. He is also a very quick learner - grasps new concepts and ideas fast. He is a good communicator and a very amiable person to work with.” ~ Jubin Edachery Software Consultant Bally Technologies 8/4/2012

“Jeff Jones was a pleasure to work with during my tenure at Caesars. He was the lead architect, designer and developer of many high profile projects; one of those projects being Prism (real time marketing at the slot). His knowledge and skill-set of Web/Flash development along with his motivation will lead any company's vision to reality. Not only was he able to deliver his projects on time, but he also introduced innovative ideas to the table, which resulted in new revenue for the company. I recommend Jeff.” ~ Billy Cao Senior Programmer Analyst Caesars Entertainment Corporation 3/9/2012

“Jeff has the experience to build an application from end to end--database to the rich GUI. He came into a project that used a proprietary messaging format on top of a proprietary network, and older languages. Jeff was able to split the code base to apply fixes to production while updating a separate branch to a more recent version while pointing out where improvements could be made for usability, testing, and supportability in both. He's great to work with and will teach you as much as you want to know, as well as learn as much as you can teach him.” ~ Darby Grady QA Engineer Cantor Gaming 2/15/2012

“Jeff worked on several contracts for us where he did outstanding work. I would highly recommend Jeff for any projects that you might have. He is detail oriented and always provides outstanding work.” ~ Trey Gundrum Director of Operations at Insight Global 4/12/2012

“Jeff is an excellent specialist to work with. He is extremely professional. His knowledge of software and methodology of project development are highest. Jeff has great ability to maintain positive spirit inside the team, he is always responsive and kind to colleagues. While working on project, Jeff got involved a lot with the success of our team's effort. I recommend Jeff to everyone who needs a strong professional with highest skills' level.” ~ Roman Morris CG Artist at ZeptoLab 11/23/2012

“Jeff is a passionate worker that is willing to push the long hours when crunch time comes. He has a good eye for art, and can bring function to form through many techniques that are applicable through the Adobe Suites. Good luck to you my man.” ~ Colton Murphy UI Scripter / Flash Developer at Electronic Arts 7/19/2012