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Josh Levitan
Los Angeles
(818) 679 3181
josh.levitan.work@gmail.com

 

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

 

A goal-driven and dynamic technology executive with an entrepreneurial flair and substantial success in directing web, app and game development in Agile/Scrum environments. Leverages innovative thinking in solving complex problems, and applies decisive leadership and a sound understanding of trends in translating strategy into the delivery of KPIs and goals. Leads cross-functional teams to success, cultivates trusted partnerships with diverse stakeholders, and is passionate about product development and the implementation of industry best practices.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

 

Strategic Leadership

Business Operations

Product Development

Competitive Analysis

Game Design

Project Management

Web & App Development

Agile/Scrum

Monetization

User & Multivariate Testing

Desktop & Mobile User Acquisition

Business Case Modeling

 

CAREER SUMMARY

 

CONSULTANT, Levitan Consulting, Los Angeles, CA (2015 - Present)

Key Achievements

VP PRODUCT & MARKETING, AirTV, Los Angeles, CA (2014 - 2017)

Key Achievements

 

CEO, Acquisition Sciences (Acquired by Arb Ventures), Boston, MA (2013 - 2014)

Key Achievements

 

VP PRODUCT & MARKETING, LuckyLabs (Acquired by InfoScout), Boston, MA (2012 - 2013)

Key Achievements

 

PRESIDENT/CO-FOUNDER, Gamzee, Los Angeles, CA (2011 - 2012)

Key Achievements

 

CONSULTING EXPERIENCE

 

 

OTHER EXPERIENCE

 

Walt Disney Internet Media Group/Playdom/Acclaim Games, Los Angeles, CA (2010 - 2011)

Senior Producer/Lead Game Designer (formerly Game Manager)

 

Self-Employed, Los Angeles, CA (2009 - 2010)

Marketing Consultant   

 

World Poker Tour, Los Angeles, CA (2008 - 2009)

Project Manager/Director of Content Strategy and Promotion   

 

Goldmann Pictures/Clarion, Los Angeles, CA (2002 - 2008)

Creative Executive (Film/TV)

 

America Online/AOL Local, Santa Monica, CA (2000 - 2001)

City Editor (Contract)   

 

EDUCATION

 

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Film/TV, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

 

SKILLS

 

Coding/Tech:

HTML/CSS, Javascript, Python, SQL, Balsamiq Mockups, Visio, Pivotal Tracker, Jira, Google Analytics, AdWords, Google Analytics

 

Other:

 

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SEO, SEM, Project Management, Product Management, Email Marketing, Multichannel User Acquisition, Agile/Scrum, Marketing, Product Strategy, Business Case Modeling, Mockups, Wireframing

 

VOLUNTEER WORK

 

City of Los Angeles Office of the Mayor

Certified Responder, Crisis Response Team

HOBBIES/INTERESTS

 

Beer/homebrewing, cooking, hiking, board and card games (playing and design), entrepreneurship and startups