Michal Řezanka curriculum vitae

Michal Řezanka


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In summary:
– many years of experience in IT,WWW, New Media, technology, design and project management.
– proven track record in Customer SupportClient Relations and Acquisition
– new media promo and marketing, SEO/SEM, PPC, social media utilization, blogs, ghost blogger.
– buying and selling of digital media.
– dealing with the complexities of digital content, management, distribution as well as rights.
– event and conference production and organization.
– project management and outsourcing, ability to create, lead and enhance projects and processes
– establishing and maintaining long term working partnerships, direct contact with diverse client bases, experienced in team management, development and training of capable individuals.
– education, primarily web design, IT, Art.
– Independent, self-motivated, flexible and stress tolerant.
– strong verbal and written skills,Czech and English native.
– ability to interact well with clients and colleagues.


TransPerfect, Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, The Netherlands



Contract position. Software Test Analyst, Documentation Specialist

Software testing and subsequent documentation of a proprietary translation software package. Czech and English.


Avand plus, s.r.o., Praha, Czech Republic




Contract position. Online Marketer, Webmaster, CMS Administrator(Joomla)

A property investment project directed at the Russian community in the Czech Republic and the EU. New client acquisition, staff management, online marketing, Joomla CMS Administration.



Icewarp sro., Praha, Czech Republic



Contract position. Preproduction and UAT testing of a successful email client, concurrent to MS Outlook. Test design, test execution, reporting. Software documentation in English.



Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW)CZ a.s , Praha, Czech Republic


Contract position. UX analysis and UAT test lead of an online Internet Banking System. Payments, International transactions. Direct reporting to development team and management.


Telefónica O2 Czech Republic, a.s. , Praha, Czech Republic


Software Test Analyst, User Experience (UX, UI), Interaction Design (IxD) Specialist, contract position

Design, information flow and architecture, software testing for a online user services management application. Creation and maintenance of test plans and test cases based on product specification. Management of cross environment testing, selection and management of test team, delivery. HP/Mercury Quality Center administration.


Interoute Czech s.r.o., Praha, Czech Republic.


IT Support Engineer.

Maintenance of company network, hardware and software issues. 1st and 2nd Level multilingual technical support.

Windows Server 2003/8, Active directory 2003/8 including AD federated services, DR and continuity management technologies, Linux and Unix, Data center operational knowledge, VOIP, IP technologies. DNS management. Siebel CRM applications, Avaya Enterprise, Cisco WebEx and RSA/VPN admin.
Application technology coverage.
Process and user documentation.

On-site asset evaluation/distribution at numerous EU locations.

Received numerous letters of commendation for projects completed.

Online Marketing Consultant.

Support for the Marketing department in SEO/SEM, cross media marketing, new media channels, especially in emerging markets. 360° media plans with new media concentration.

Facilities/Security System Administrator

Administration and maintenance of company wide security access system, including critical data center.

Documentation photographer.

Technical/hardware documentation, employee/employee life photos.


New Media Consultant.

Medicines Sans Frontier. Praha, Czech Republic.



Webmaster, Logistician.

Ogilvy Interactive. Praha, Czech Republic.


Feasibility study of viral advertising and marketing potential in CEE region.

SEO/SERP internal process study.

Audit of external developer performance and potential.

Future Product Design. Praha, Czech Republic.


Market study, potential of mobile entertainment industry in the Czech Republic.

Regenia LTD s.r.o, Praha, Czech Republic.


Development of an online luxury goods/lifestyle portal as well as complete media and marketing plan.

MediaBlip sro. Praha, Czech Republic.


i-marketing strategy, media plan for 2006/7.

O’Hsin Technology Inc., Toronto, Canada.


International Media Representative. Sale of advertising space on large-scale public LCD screen throughout the EU coinciding with the FIFA World Cup of Football 2006.


Digitania a.s., Czech Republic/Oslo, Norway.


Content Manager.

Responsible for new content/mobile entertainment acquisition. Editorial duties in content selection and presentation. Commissioned new media artists to create content. Responsible for supportive advertising media (print, web, television, teletext) and the development of end user web/wap portals.



Major clients included Vodafone, Disney, Pixar, Centrum.cz, Ceska Televize, Houser, MP Media and T-Mobile.


English Content Editor.

Development and content management for 200+ domains. Editorial duties in content selection. SMS, MMS, 3G. Content Streaming, Interactivity, HDTV/IP technologies. New market development: Western Europe, Middle East, Asia, and China.


The Prague College. Praha, Czech Republic.


Web Design/IT Instructor.

Web design and development instruction in Czech and English with special emphasis on New Media and developing technologies, site structure design, usability issues, interface design, SEO and guerrilla marketing.

Special seminars for children and retirees.


The Web Design Studio s.r.o.. Praha, Czech Republic.


Outsourcing director.

Development of an International client/freelancer base.Primarily responsible for seeking and project management of outsourced projects. Supervised teams of designers, graphic artists, web developers and project managers.

2000-2002 Xymbio s.r.o. (formerly Mahony & Associates). Praha, Czech Republic. London, England.


Websites project development from concept to launch. Supervised teams of graphic artists, designers and programmers (Perl, PHP, ASP, JavaScript, SQL, and Oracle) on complex projects. Clients included British Airways, British Telecom and others.

Technical Manager.

Responsible for creation and maintenance of secure company network, computer and software maintenance. Served as client liaison with ISP. Intranet and database development.


Nextra Czech Republic s.r.o., Praha, Czech Republic.

Division of Telenor AS, Oslo, Norway.

Now acquired by GTS Novera.


Formerly The Terminal Bar s.r.o.


Responsible for the development, maintenance and update of the company website. Developed intranets for sales staff and business partners and technical support pages, user self-support. Worked in close conjunction with the marketing department, programmers and the main design office in Oslo. Consulted company clients in the development and marketing of their websites.

Responsible for all in-house DTP projects.

Macintosh Systems Manager.

Systems Administrator Responsibilities. Resolved support requests and performed infrastructure maintenance. Support for Mac and PC-related LAN (TCP/IP, Ethernet) issues, remote access problems and connectivity issues. Network administration, monitoring (SNMP) and distribution tools. User manuals in Czech and English.

Responsible for the hiring and training of new employees and annual customer satisfaction surveys.

Network Administrator.

1st and 2nd Level Technical Support (cz/eng).

Dial-up and leased line network implementation and management. On-site hardware installation, configuration and consulting. Extensive customer technical support responsibilities. Operational understanding of Unix IT environments.


Apple Computer-Kodak CPRC. Cupertino, CA./Rochester, NY. USA.


Macintosh PowerBook Technician.

Apple Printer and CD ROM Drive Technician.

Quality Control Technician.

Product Development Technician.


Tallix Inc., Beacon, NY. USA.


Senior Craftsman.

Metal finishing, patination, mold making, wax. Supervised and trained teams of employees on long-term complex projects. Served four years on the Tallix Employee Council, involved in shaping company policy. Major artists included Wilem DeKooning, Jeff Koons, Frank Stella, Roy Lichtenstein, Tom Otterness, Helen Frankenthaller and others.

Documentation Photographer.

Process documentation of entire foundry process, focusing on historically significant works.



S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook. Stony Brook, NY, USA.

B.A. Fine Arts. Minor in Art Criticism and Philosophy of Art. Cum Laude 1985

S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook. Stony Brook, NY, USA.

B.A. Engineering Sciences. GPA 3.6

Art Student’s League. New York, NY, USA.

Apprentice to Sculptor Robert White.

Digital Photography, DSLR.


Languages: Czech, English, native level.

Supplementary activities:

  • Active member of The Works Praha. http://www.theworks.cz
  • Founder/Acting Director of the Central European Design Network.

  • English language editor, translator Umelec magazine.

  • Actively exhibiting visual artist, works held in numerous international collections.

  • Served 6 months in volunteer work in the post-flood cleanup. Praha 2002.

  • Received numerous letters of commendation for projects completed at Tallix as well as Interoute.

  • Elected member of Tau Beta Pi, The National Honor Society, 1983.

  • S.U.N.Y. Chancellor’s Award for Scholarly and Creative Achievement. 1986.

  • Stony Brook Art Department Prize for Painting. 1986.

  • High-level competitive swimmer for over 20 years, still very active in the sport. Cooperation with Czech National Team, Bohemians Praha, TJ Haje Triatlon.





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