Lincoln Barr

Creative professional and project manager
Reply rate:
Full-time (40 hrs/wk)
37 years old
Yakima, Washington, United States
10 years
LINCOLN BARR Driven, highly-organized creative professional and project manager, with a decade-plus track record of leadership and excellence in the arts, corporate marketing, e-commerce, and technical consulting QUALIFICATIONS • Creative thinker with a restless intellectual curiosity and passion for problem-solving • Highly skilled in verbal and written communication, with an educational background in composition • Flexible and intuitive; able to quickly prioritize and respond to opportunities and issues with a sense of urgency and importance • Extremely personable and level-headed; highly adept at building alliances with colleagues and clients to work toward a common goal • Professional and diplomatic; eager to learn new skills and offer creative solutions to satisfy evolving business objectives PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Director, PMO – Beyondsoft & Piraeus Consulting o 2014 – present Comprehensive practice area accountability for Solutions Delivery, including profit & loss management, best practices, project scoping & proposal, and resource assignment o Responsible for all aspects of personnel management (hiring, coaching, compensation, and performance assessment) for a team of 25+ project managers of diverse skillsets, spanning all experience levels and accounting for over $3M in annual revenue o Instrumental in business group integration with larger parent company (Beyondsoft), including travel to China (Shanghai, Beijing, Xi’an) to build relationships with peers in offshore leadership and interview/hire teams for dual-shore project delivery o Own company-wide Delivery Health initiative, including bi-weekly reporting on project health & adherence to project management standards, evangelization of PMO core values, and cross-divisional PM mentorship program o Partner with business development team to identify opportunities for new work, clarify scope, estimate effort & cost, deliver proposals, draft statements of work, and monitor monthly invoicing o Manage high-strategic-value BI and solutions development projects for enterprise clients, including capture of business requirements, detailed project planning, resource management, action & risk tracking, meeting presentation, weekly status reporting, user acceptance testing, project summary/scope limitation documentation, up-sell/re-sell recommendations, and authorship of case studies o Selected clients: Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Enterprise Services, Microsoft SMSG Readiness, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Digital Project Manager, Nordstrom Inc. o 2011 – 2014 Oversee execution of corporate and co-op display and social media advertising campaigns, working directly with marketing, media, and creative teams o Establish SLAs with input from multiple business groups and develop workback schedules for dozens of concurrent and overlapping projects, while processing more urgent, “out of the box” requests to support the needs of business o Partner with large Chicago-based agency (Omincom Media Group) to execute complex corporate marketing campaigns (Holiday, Anniversary Sale) o Successfully managed increase in project volume by over 50%, while reducing service level agreement by 33% with no increase in resource availability o Regarded as subject matter expert among colleagues; frequently sought out for insight into development of new programs, processes, and efficiencies o Earned prestigious company-wide “All-Star” award in 2013, in recognition of professional achievement and high esteem among peers and leadership Web Content & Email Campaign Project Manager, Allyis Inc. o 2007 – 2011 Process daily influx of communication requests from multiple stakeholders, crafting and editing training and certification marketing content for accuracy, concision, style, and tone o Manage site-wide projects start-to-finish, interfacing with Microsoft clients/stakeholders and producers to balance desires with capabilities and limitations of site platform o Build, test, and send email campaigns; import, filter, and manage subscriber lists o Interact directly with clients, managing project workflow and delegating support tasks o Technical web production for Microsoft Partner Network site, with mastery of MPN content management system, RSS feeds, and XML/HTML/CSS Singer/Songwriter and Principal Member, Red Jacket Mine o 2003 – present Manage day-to-day operations of active musical act, including live performance booking, contract negotiation, personnel management, scheduling, publishing, press/radio relations, licensing, merchandising, bookkeeping, and administrative duties o Maintain rich and detailed web presence, including official site (, social media, and email campaigns o Written and recorded four full-length albums and numerous singles/EPs that have received worldwide radio play and widespread critical acclaim o Developed sterling reputation among Seattle music community (and beyond) for professionalism and communication skills EDUCATION B.A. in English, magna cum laude, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO Additional work history and references available upon request.
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