David Lortal

Detail driven, self-motivated Product Manager with 8 years’ experience in software development.

Organised and methodological, with a continual drive to improve processes.

Comfortable working in fast-paced and demanding environments and prioritising when there are conflicting deadlines.

Specialises in capturing business and customer requirements, translating them into successfully launched products.

I am genuinely excited about the opportunity to brighten someone’s day by solving a problem.

My Expertise

Project Management

Managing daily operations of projects, tracking progress, assigning and prioritising tasks to meet milestones and release dates. Manage budget execution to ensure projects are delivered on budget. Constantly work to identify, assess and manage risks ensuring projects succeed.

Product Management

Identify customer trends with products and optimise development workflows to drive efficiency. Analyse customer usage on products and features, and source user feedback, to drive development and deliver results. Communicated clear and concise release notes ensuring stakeholders were informed of features. Working alongside multiple internal teams facilitating close collaboration, persuading, empowering and learning within remote teams.

Account Management | Customer Support

Expert at crafting strong working relationships with stakeholders and clients while managing expectations of deliverables. Experienced at on-boarding, and gathering requirements. I am quick to respond to customer problems ensuring that they are provided with the tools to overcome any problems customers have interacting with systems.

Agile

Product owner who manages large product backlogs and collaborates with all stockholders to transform strategy into clear and detailed user stories, tasks and bugs for engineers. Prepares agendas and leads sprint planning, scrum and retrospective meetings for teams located in different time zones.

About Me

I am a British citizen who is currently working remotely in Buenos Aires, Argentina (GMT-3). I left a full time position at BAFTA in 2018 for a career break travelling from Argentina to Colombia and have decided to make Latin America my home. Since 2019 I have been working as a remote freelancer for BAFTA and other clients continuing to build my portfolio.

I am an enthusiastic amateur photographer and love hiking in the Andes, and you can see my work and read about my hikes on my blog.

I am actively learning Spanish and my hobbies include Bouldering, Cooking, Conservation, Cinema, Television and Video Games.

Please take a look at my professional website and if you have any questions or think that I can help your business please get in touch: contact@davidlortal.com