Hi! Need a tech-savvy employee?

My name is Matt Weier, and I’m looking for employment in digital solutions management. My specialty is bridging business needs with development teams via clear communications, UX best practices, and efficient processes.

Please scroll down to learn more about my goals, experience and capabilities.
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ABOUT

Career Highlights

With 25 years of work touching all points in the software development life cycle for web, mobile, games and live events, these are some of the highlights to my experience
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Planning

Solving Business Problems

Helping to understand B2B and B2C customer needs and architect user experiences, digital solutions, marketing communications and eLearning. Skilled in technical project management tasks including scope estimation, scheduling, and resource allocations, to help get beautiful functionality out the door, on time.

Scrum

Agile Aficionado

Certified Scrum Product Owner who is well versed in all scrum accountabilities. Skilled at monitoring analytics, managing backlog and product reviews for complex digital solutions. Helpful in clearly defining user stories, monitoring and conveying progress. explaining functionality and conveying value in key solutions for both developers and stakeholders.

Creative

Visual Thinker

Helping to create memorable visual experiences through digital technology. Past work includes concepting, designing, storyboarding and creating professional graphics, interactivity and animation.

Technical and Creative

Knowledge Transferer

A passion for unraveling complicated topics and helping to provide cross-functional understanding. Experienced in documentation, visualization, live training, eLearning development and continuous self-improvement. Plus two college degrees with coursework in computer science, mathematics, visual art and animation.

GOALS

What I’m Looking For

Finding the right company to work for is as important to me as finding the right candidate is to employers.


Collaborative

A fun team focused on solving problems, helping clients and improving processes


Clarity

A role with measurable targets for success and a clear range of responsibilities


Variety

Multiple concurrent projects to focus on which offer unique challenges to avoid monotony.


Work-Life Balance

A workload that respects my need for family time in evenings and weekends, as well as on vacation.


Learning

Ongoing opportunities to learn new technologies and processes as well as receive mentorship


Remote or Hybrid

Flexibility to work from home to minimize commuting and maximize productivity


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EXPERIENCE

Core Skills

After some humble beginnings doing IT support and photography editing, my career spent the next couple decades creating, managing, testing and deploying digital creative solutions. In this work, I’ve designed memorable user experiences that attain functionality goals both on and off the internet.

Digital Solution Management

I’ve helped plan solutions using both Agile and Waterfall methodologies. I’m well versed in guiding teams towards manageable phases and sprints, assigning and reviewing work for designers and developers, as well as identifying and eliminating the obstacles that block projects.


  • Architect modular solutions

  • Define technical requirements

  • Help teams define “Done”

  • Scrum Master for Agile ceremonies

  • Interim testing/UAT/bug tracking

  • Analytics planning/reporting

  • Information Architecture (IA) sitemaps

  • User Experience (UX) wireframes

  • Prototype interactive demos

  • Manage API Integrations



Consultative Sales Support

I’ve helped connect business objectives with technical solutions through RFP/RFI responses, pitch decks and client meetings, providing added subject matter expertise to account executives’ efforts.


  • Assist with client needs discovery

  • Establish and expand client trust

  • Help create and present pitches

  • Scope definition/planning

  • Help write proposals/SOW

  • Time/resource estimating

  • Present demos & client training

  • Roadmap pilots and project phases

  • Advocate for client requirements



Graphical Creative Services

I’ve provided concept and execution for a wide range of digital, video and animation projects. This requires critical thinking and visual communication skills, as well as an eye for fine details and an understanding of how to make an impact with usability, content, visuals and timing.


  • User Interface (UI) Design/Direction

  • Graphics Production

  • Storyboarding

  • 2D Motion Graphics

  • 2D Character Animation

  • 3D Modeling, Animation, & Rendering

  • Asset Optimization

  • Content Management



EXAMPLES

Past Work

Here are some of the types of projects I’ve been involved with.

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Responsive Web Applications

Management of .NET/SQL and LAMP-stack back-end dev as well as projects utilizing HTML5 (including React, Unity3D, Construct) on the front-end


Custom eLearning Deployment

Management, training and sales support for a proprietary LMS we made, as well as SCORM-compliant eLearning modules for use in client LMS


Content Management

Information architecture for modular content entry, video and image asset optimization and site content updates


Customer Relationship Management

Lead acquisition integration for SalesForce and other CRM platforms


B2B and B2C Sales Tools and Configurators

Convey value propositions and simplify complex product solution configurations


Experiential Live Event Activations

Touchscreen and touchless installations, kiosks, VR and AR for conferences and conventions


Gamification

Casual and competitive games to promote mental acuity and fulfill business objectives


Intranets

Workplace process and resource needs identification and simplifying access to key files and information


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EXAMPLE 1

Wells Fargo Stories

Challenge: Wells Fargo wanted a platform that showcased their value in the community both on mobile devices and desktop browsers.
  • Helped to define a custom component-based online newsroom publishing toolkit solution
  • Maintained mobile-first responsive site UX throughout multiple site iterations.
  • Ensure flexibility & brand consistency across non-designer client content admins
  • Scrum management of development and site evolution iterations
  • Trained client on system configuration and content administration
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EXAMPLE 2

Emerson Rosemount Pressure Transmitter Demos

Challenge: Emerson saw an opportunity to create an impact by demonstrating their newest global products, both online and at offline trade shows.
  • Helped to define a standalone React-based client-side web application with multiple language support
  • Managed Agile development of solution start to finish via multiple developers
  • Integrated real-time 3d product demos, animation, custom product simulators and eLearning tutorials
  • Inspired client to return for same solution to be applied across multiple product lines
  • Developed standalone touchscreen kiosk for use at conventions and live events
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EXAMPLE 3

Lund Boats Online Ecosystem

Challenge: Lund Boats needed an enhanced online experience for buyers, including product configurator and sales lead management integration
  • Provided scrum master role for a wide range of features including: corporate website CMS, data-driven boat configurator and estimator, learning management system portal, owner’s club, fishing tip mobile app, 3rd party leads management API integration and more
  • Co-managed client relationship to return year after year for over a decade
  • Graphics production for all boat colors and variants
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EXAMPLE 4

Business Simulation Games

Challenge: Multiple clients including GMAC-RFC/GMAC Rescap, Taylor Corp, Cargill, Upsher Smith, MeritCare and others wanted to create lasting impact at their sales and leadership training events
  • Defined business simulation logic and gameplay for competitive multi-player business simulations that allowed attendees to collaborate as cross-functional teams in real-world scenarios
  • Designed solution architecture to work flawlessly, even in venues with unreliable WiFi
  • SOAP API and XML interfaced rich media client applications with .NET game server to synchronize each team’s gamestate with project leaderboard
  • API migration from SOAP to WebOrb streamlined integration development via serialized objects on subsequent versions

Partial Client List

I’ve performed work for companies ranging from Fortune 100 down to 1-person LLC’s and everything in between. While most of my work has been with for-profit companies, I’ve also done work for nonprofits and government. Below are some of the more well-known brands I’ve worked with.

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GET IN TOUCH

Contact

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