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Manager Project

Catonsville, Maryland, United States
December 13, 2018

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Baltimore, MD


Nikki Rouiller

*** – 453 – 0957

Senior director of Production & Operations

End-to-End Project Management Business Strategy Performance Management

Performance-driven, solution-focused, and multi-faceted, Production & Operations Professional with 14+ years of experience in project management, streamlining operations, facilitating process improvements, and generating cost optimizations to drive revenue growth and profitability along with increased employee performance. Demonstrate a proven track record of accomplishment in identifying critical issues and generating innovative solutions to achieve win-win outcomes in alignment with goals and objectives. Collaborate cross-functionally while overseeing diverse teams and administer data-driven recommendations to support organization decision-making.

Immediate Value Offered

Core Competencies

Supported company initiatives as a main contributor in attaining significant growth and profit margins while creating operational budgets & implementing new processes in collaboration with the finance team

Subject matter expertise includes developing processes and procedures, utilizing project management best practices, formulating schedules and budgets, and serving as the main point of contact for client-centered engagements regarding milestones for production, operations and online media

Thrive within a fast-paced work environment while collaborating cross-functionally & interdepartmentally to complete multiple projects and initiatives along with administering conflict resolution to overcome obstacles and barriers

Recognized for driving continuous improvements while turning around underperforming operations and revamping systems to exceed expectations

Collaborate effectively with operations, marketing, and key stakeholders while administering coaching, mentoring, training and development to promote talent acquisition, development, and promotion as well as formulate succession planning best practices to drive team synergy and leadership excellence

-Project Management

-High-Performing Team Development

-Account Management

-Change Management Leadership

-Costing, Budgeting & Forecasting

-Business Functions Management

-People Management & Coaching

-Revenue & Profitability Growth

-Strategic Planning & Analysis

-Strategic Growth Initiatives

-ScrumMaster® and ICP Certified

Interpersonal Competencies

-Partnership / Relationship Building

-Cross-Functional Team Leadership

Professional Work History

Sirens Media, LLC (ITV America Company) – Silver Spring, MD 2009 – 2018

Senior Director of Production and Operations (2015 – Present)

Director of Production Management (2013 – 2015) Line Producer / Sr. Production Manager (2009 – 2013)

Operated within a production management role, oversaw operations and deliverables for all departments while creating margins and cost optimizations. Utilize inclusive and collaborate leadership style and effectively translate business strategies into critical talent and workforce initiatives to drive project-focused results. Implemented succession planning processes to promote internal talent development and promotion

Thrived as a main contributor while leading daily and weekly team meetings

Strategically collaborated with the entire leadership team and maintained accountability for structuring financials, project budgets, and operations

Displayed excellent HR Management acumen while allocating resources, coordinating teams, managing staff expectations and promoting synergistic collaboration via conflict resolution and people management best practices

Streamlined operations and processes for a fast-paced media production company while cultivating and implementing change management, workflows across departments, and spearheading company initiatives

Effectively negotiated rates, salaries, and contracts for freelance production crews, production companies, and other production related vendors

Spearheaded project milestones, shooting schedules, post production scheduling, final finishing, cost reports, legal documents, insurance & claims, deliverables, and equipment requirements

-Managed resource assignments, space allocation, payroll, and office administration staff

-Steered and directed budget tracking, P&L, client cost reporting and variances, profit margins, and communications regarding project-based cost analysis

-Served as a main point of contact for emergency issues in the Maryland office and the go-to person for finance, legal, and operational issues

-Implemented and executed project management best practices while managing company workflow & processes

Nikki Rouiller 917 – 453 – 0957

Professional Work History Continued…

Sirens Media, LLC (ITV America Company) – Silver Spring, MD 2009 – Present

Showcased a proven ability to build, manage, and maintain Networks/Clients on project budgets, schedules, contract compliance, and deliverables

Held accountable for all facets of budgeting, pre-production, and production through post and final delivery, including P&L reports and detailed budget tracking across all aspects of production operations

Proactively consulted and influenced key stakeholders including the executive leadership team by utilizing creative problem solving to administer recommendations and innovative solutions

-Proactively identified efficiencies, growth opportunities & creative revenue-focused initiatives to drive overall profitability

-Estimated costs, structured product quality standards, oversaw production processes, adjusted schedules, and integrated quality control programs

Discovery Communications, LLC – Silver Spring, MD 2003 – 2008

Director of UK Reversioning Project (2008) Network Manager of UK Reversioning Project (2003 – 2008)

Transformed, turned-around, and revitalized department operations from inception-to-execution, thus achieving operational excellence

Showcased leadership abilities while managing a team of 20 employees with accountability for handling legal policies and requirements as well as utilizing institutional knowledge to facilitate production best practices

Engaged in the administration of various departments including Library Service, Quality Control, Media Logistic & Operation, US Nets, & DNI Corporate

-Liaised with the Production Management Department on International deliverables needs & issues with contract compliance

-Streamlined UKRP Network Operations, yearly / quarterly budget projections / forecasting, exam workflows and process strategies to identify opportunities for added efficiencies

Additional Work History

Production Coordinator Spark Productions – New York, NY 2002 – 2003

Film Account Executive Getty Images – New York, NY 2000 – 2002

Producer Exit 82 Productions “A Million Miles” – New York, NY 2000

Education Qualifications

DCTV – New York, NY

Avid Class

Hollywood Film Institute

Producer and Production Manager Workshop

University of Maryland

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Photography GPA: 3.5

Inbound Marketing – Hubspot Academy 2018

ScrumMaster® (CMS) Certification 2018

ICAgile (ICP) Certification 2018

Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) Expected 2019

Professional Affiliation

Member of The Project Management Institute (PMI)

Technology Proficiency

Mac/PC Platforms Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) HTML5 Google Sites

Application/Docs Computer Based Research FileMaker Pro Movie Magic Photoshop Google Analytics

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