Jason Nardone

IT Management Professional

Jason Nardone

Jason Nardone

Information Technology Management Professional with over twenty years of experience in ecommerce, finance, automotive, energy and consumer packaged goods industries. Technology oriented leader with an understanding of current as well as emerging trends. Proven success in aligning technology decisions with future business objectives. Capable in website and software development as well as leading effective teams in attaining organizational objectives. Detail oriented with exceptional multi-tasking abilities, capable in independent operations and team dynamics with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to merge design, business requirements, and analytics to deliver superior user experiences.




  • Duke Energy

    Feb 2015 - Now

    Product Mananger

    Served as Product Manager for the CI-CD Engineering, AWS Core Team, and CI-CD Application Security teams at Duke Energy. Responsible for modernizing the software release platform, migrating our products to AWS, formalizing the product upgrade cadence, and building an effective communication strategy for engaging with our users. Collaborated with multiple teams outside of our organization to build consensus and help drive IT goals across the enterprise. Leveraged Design Thinking strategies to build a customer interfacing engagement model that has positively transformed the way we partner with our users. Supported employee growth by prioritizing and balancing feature delivery with continuous learning efforts. Actively participated in several Communities of Practice outside of our team to build relationships and spread understanding of DevOps. Automated several operational customer facing functions by building a self-service portal saving thousands of hours of manual effort and eliminating hundreds of tickets.

  • Ally Financial

    Oct 2013 - Jan 2015

    Software Development Manager

    Managed high performing technical team of seven developers responsible for Ally Bank’s storefront public facing website. Documented best practices and increased cross-functional collaboration by building from the ground up an internal user experience website containing a wiki, blog, and global style guide. Saved the department over $350k by restructuring team and aligning people to projects rather than lines of business for greater efficiency. Served as technical subject matter expert regarding online marketing, retargeting, search engine optimization, search engine marketing, as well as customer engagement through analytical insights. Worked directly with other discipline leads including visual design, information architecture, and content strategy to bring static documentation to life.

  • Lowe's Companies, Inc.

    Oct 2010 - Oct 2013

    Front-End Development Manager

    Responsible for front-end development on retail ecommerce website with sales exceeding $1.2B and yearly comps of over 40%. Managed a team of as many as eight developers with responsibility of hiring, training, and conducting performance reviews. Improved page load times by 30%, which directly boosted conversion and revenue using code compression, best coding practices, and client request reduction. Implemented continuous integration using Jenkins to decrease deployment time and vastly reduce defects across 27 environments. Executed and publicly published a living style guide to consolidate user interface across Lowes.com, which consolidated and strengthened the company brand saving the team four months of work. Worked with Adobe CQ integration partner to provide direction during migration onto new enterprise content management platform, as well as transitioned code from existing services into Adobe Web Experience Management.

  • Pace Communications

    Sept 2009 – Oct 2010

    Lead Front End Developer

    Managed front-end architecture for ecommerce websites. Worked directly with business stakeholders to architect technical front-end solutions. Utilized JavaScript libraries to improve shopping experience. Worked closely with QA and Creative teams to refine websites based on best practices and usability studies. Implemented site retargeting, tracking, and analytics tools such as Coremetrics on the client side.

  • Reynolds American

    Mar 2000 – Sept 2009

    Senior Web Developer

    Project Lead for Camel brand website. Administered relationship with external creative agencies and brand managers. Programmed in C#, JSP, JavaScript, and XHTML. Utilized version control using Serena Changeman and Team Foundation Server. Converted brand websites to Visual Studio environment. Directly involved in testing across multiple platforms and web browsers.

  • Ford Motor Company

    Jul 1999 – Mar 2000

    Web Developer

    Worked with team of developers to design web based application for Ford Motor Company. Responsible for building application by developing code in both Perl 5 and JSP. Practiced rapid development by using time boxing techniques. Learned key programming concepts by manually coding CGI scripts, ASP, JavaScript, and Cascading Style Sheets. Used Visual SourceSafe for version and access control.

  • General Motors

    Jul 1998 – Jul 1999

    Web Developer

    Responsible for Intranet content for General Motors Designers. Managed and maintained Apache web server access and log files. Hand coded JavaScript, HTML, and DHTML in text editor. Created CGI forms using Perl on a Sun Solaris platform. Produced new and unique graphics using Photoshop as needed.



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