Ian Starr
(415) 314-8585
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Seeking position in Project Management

Summary of Qualifications

More than 4 years project management experience covering: Web, Software, Marketing, Information Technology and Creative projects. Experience managing numerous projects: concurrently, across multiple teams, utilizing shared resources, outside vendors and volunteers. Highly organized, flexible and tenacious; learns quickly with excellent initiative and follow through.
Adept in:

• Developing project schedules
• Infrastructure development • Clear communication
• Steering, tracking, reporting • Improving quality and efficiency • Fostering teamwork
• Meeting deadlines • Working with Engineers • Staying calm under pressure

Professional Experience

Simple Star, Inc   San Francisco, 2005 - 2006
Simple Star develops software products and services, helping consumers share their memories in new, entertaining ways. PhotoShow is their flagship product: simplestar.com


Black Rock City, LLC    San Francisco, 2002 - 2005
Black Rock City, LLC produces ‘Burning Man’, the annual event whose mission includes fostering a society that connects individuals to their creative side and a greater participation in community and civic life: burningman.com


Macromedia, Inc. (now Adobe Systems Inc.)   San Francisco, 1998 - 2002
Macromedia’s software empowers business users, developers and designers to create and deliver effective, compelling, and memorable experiences: macromedia.com


Multimedia Production Companies (various)   San Francisco - Bay Area, 1995 - 1998
CD ROM titles include: "Get Ready for School Charlie Brown" - Virgin Sound & Vision, "Morgan’s Science Trivia Machine" - Morgan Interactive, "Big Science Comics" - Theatrix Interactive, "Head Cheese" - San Francisco Production Group and "Cooking for Today"  - Multicom and Better Homes and Gardens®.

Volunteer activities

University of California, Davis, Bachelor of Science - Environmental Design
University of California, Berkeley, Certificate - Project Management
Additional courses in Microsoft Project

download resume: Ian_Starr.pdf