Vaishali Makwana

Product Manager

Sector: IT-Software

Member Since, January 26, 2024

About Me

  • Academic Level Master’s Degree
  • Experience 8
  • Gender Female
  • Industry Development
  • Date of Birth 16 05 1988

Description

6+ years of experience in the e-commerce space have equipped me with a comprehensive understanding of the product development lifecycle. As part of a cross-functional product team, I honed my skills in:

  • User-Centric Design: Collaborated closely with UX teams to develop user-centric interfaces for landing pages and features, driving user retention and engagement.
  • Agile Methodologies: Utilized CSPO certification and agile frameworks to manage product roadmaps, prioritize features, and ensure iterative development aligned with user needs.
  • Cross-functional collaboration: Established strong relationships with engineering, marketing, and other teams to effectively translate user insights into actionable product strategies.

Additionally, my recent MBA (2023) further strengthened my ability to:

  • Develop compelling product roadmaps: Analyze market trends, user data, and business goals to define product roadmaps that drive business objectives.
  • Prioritization Processes: Utilize data-driven and user-centric approaches to prioritize features for maximum impact.
  • Product Frameworks: Understand and leverage industry frameworks to guide product strategy and development.

This combination of user-centric design experience, agile methodologies expertise, and business acumen positions me as a strong candidate for a product manager role.

Check-out my portfolio at: www.vaishalimakwana.com

Education

  • International Certificate in Product Management (2024 - 2024) Institute of Product Leadership

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (2023) Scrum Alliance, Inc.

    https://bcert.me/stftfxpuj

  • Master of Business Administration (2022 - 2023) Vancouver Island University

    Developed proficiency in analyzing complex business challenges, formulating strategic solutions, and driving organizational growth and innovation. Applied theoretical knowledge through real-world case studies, collaborative projects, and experiential learning opportunities to develop practical business acumen and leadership skills.

  • Bachelor of Commerce (2006 - 2008) H. R. College of Commerce and Economics

Work & Experience

  • TD Auto Finance (2023 - 2023 ) Operations Officer II

    • identifying problems in operational processes & resolving them by working in cross-functional teams • review internal processes/activities and identifying user pain points • investigate high-risk activities while complying with bank code of conduct • keeping track of new developments, and exercising the proper due diligence in accordance with operational policies and procedures • analyze customer requirements and review appropriate programs to ensure they’re met

  • Nykaa E-Retail Pvt. Ltd (2015 - 2021 ) SR. UI Developer - Product

    • • Led a cross-functional team of 10 to launch transactional and promotional emailers for seasonal sales increasing the CTR by 15%. • Developed & designed responsive web pages using coding standards, group procedures & cross-browser compatibility. • Drove product success against business objectives, more than tripling active customers from less than 50k to over 180k in less than a year. • Built UI wireframes for product prototyping in collaboration with UX designers and data architects. • Created and maintained multiple project timelines from concept to release with frequent and comprehensive progress reporting to C-suite executives. • Prepared quality tests for emailers and newsletters to various email clients for compatibility. • Act as a primary point of contact for all issues relating to the website and external e-commerce provider. • Ran sprints with the development team by writing stories, managing backlog and lead refinement, planning, daily stand-up, and retro meetings.

  • Digitas Health (2014 - 2015 ) SR. UI Developer

    Provided advice, guidance and expertise in developing proposals and strategies for iPad App design activities. • Defined and analyzed product metrics that help the growth of the product. • Build reusable code and libraries for future use. • Identified technology limitations and deficiencies in existing iPad applications and triage it on JIRA board.

  • Capgemini Technologies (2013 - 2014 ) UI Developer

    • Completed development and global launch of cutting-edge UI solution for consumer facing applications. • Performed data validation, error checking, performance tuning and troubleshooting across different environments. • Created parallax website for SAP UI based on company requirements

Expertise

Value Proposition Design
User Research
Prototyping
Data-Driven Approach
Cross-functional Collaboration

Skill Portfolio