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Member of the Agile Alliance

Member of the Project Management Institute (PMI)

Emeritus member of WaSP (Web Standards Project)


PMI-ACP (PMI Agile Certified Practitioner)

PSM I (Professional Scrum Master)

PSPO I (Professional Scrum Product Owner )


University Of Kansas
Overland Park, KS
Graduated: December 2007
Major: Master of Business Administration (MBA)
GPA: 3.9

University Of South Florida
Tampa, FL
Graduated: May 2000
Majors: BA in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences (Anthropology and Sociology) and in History
Minor: English (composition)
GPA: 3.97, graduated summa cum laude

Technical Skills

Programming and Markup Languages



Past Projects
My blog of web accessibility and usability news and commentary.

For over three years, I was the Webmaster and Editor for iSQL-Viewer, an open-source database software project.

Resume main content


Contact Anitra Pavka

Anitra's LinkedIn profile
Twitter: @apavka
Current Location: Tampa, FL

Published Work and Technical Editing

Speaking Engagements

Tampa Bay User Experience group April 2016 (Tampa, FL)
Apple TV User Experience:
I discussed and demonstrated the Apple TV's user experience at the Tampa Bay UX group's April 2016 meeting.

SXSW Interactive 2008 (Austin, TX)
Targeting Your Web Site: Accessibility Litigation Update panel:
Mike Wasylik and I discussed how recent court decisions expose website owners to liability for lack of accessibility and ways to protect yourself.

SXSW Interactive 2004 (Austin, TX)
Accessing Multimedia: The Object of My Perception panel:
A panel of experts that discussed alternative methods to deliver media content to those with disabilities or using mobile device browsers. My presentation covered multimedia on handheld mobile devices.

SXSW Interactive 2003 (Austin, TX)
Website Demo (Review) panel:
A panel of experts that reviewed audience-submitted websites. I evaluated site usability and accessibility.


Scrum Master Contractor

2015 - 2016
Serve/American Express (Tampa, FL)

Lead Business Analyst

2015 - 2015
Wolters Kluwer (Tampa, FL)

Senior Business Analyst/Scrum Master

2011 - 2015
Arbitration Forums (Tampa, FL)

Systems Analyst Contractor

2010 - 2010
ES&S (Election Systems and Software) (Omaha, NE)
Short-term contract to write formal use cases and develop data entry forms in Java for election software.

Project Manager/Business Analyst Contractor

2008 - 2009
Orchard Brands (Hillsboro, OR)
Long-term contract covered 2 consecutive projects and the re-launch of 7 retail eCommerce sites.

Usability/Information Architect Contractor

2008 - 2008
Daimler Trucks North America (Freightliner) (Portland, OR)
Short-term contract to analyze and improve the usability of the IT department's Intranet.

Project Analyst - Sourcing Operations

2006 - 2008
H&R Block (Kansas City, MO)

Project Manager/Business Analyst

2006 - 2006
LaGarde (Olathe, KS)

Product Development Analyst

2004 - 2006
Perfect Commerce (Kansas City, MO)

Senior Interaction Architect

2001 - 2004
Kansas Information Consortium (Topeka, KS)

Web/Graphics Designer

1999 - 2000
Auction Management Solutions (Tampa, FL)