Logan Austeja Daniel

Email: logan@austeja.com
References: LinkedIn





Kaiser Permanente

Digital Product Manager

Aug 2020 - Present


Project & Product Manager

July 2017 - Jan 2020

Client management, agile product leadership, project estimates, and user story workshops for a large and varied client list, including:
- Vivibot - Chatbot for assisting young adult cancer survivors.
PM for design, development, and migration.
- Ceribell - Realtime streaming of EEG data to remote physicians via a web portal.
PM, tracking dev tasks, releases, retros.
- Fitbit Pay Dev Team - Health app & device with Payments feature.
Onsite PM & QA for Ionic & Versa devices.
- Premise Data - Crowdsourcing data platform; for example, partnership with U.S. AID to track viruses spread by mosquitoes.
As PM, I led the design, development, and release of the current iOS app.

I advocated bringing developers, business, and QA teams early into the iterative design cycle to dramatically improve product results and efficiency - blog post here.

Recommendations: "As a project manager, Logan is a force. She is in her element managing a whirlwind of simultaneous projects, clients, and features while keeping it all organized and calm."

Sutter Care At Home / Sutter Health

Project Manager

Oct 2013 - July 2017

Lead PM responsible for technical projects that impacted multiple departments and systems, with moderate to high risk and complexity. Developed and maintained project infrastructure tools, processes and resources in coordination with the PMO, Analyst, Education, IT, and Support teams.

Initially hired to manage the purchase, deployment, and training on tablets for clinicians to use during visits with patients in their home. Engaged with EHR and EPIC systems, HCHB software and Epic Haiku assistance. Travel throughout CA state as needed to be onsite at branch locations.

Recommendations: "I was impressed by Logan's ability to balance structured PM processes against the operating units' requirements for rapid implementations."

Exploratorium: The Museum of Science, Art and Human Perception

Project Manager

Oct 2012 - Dec 2013

Assisted with the museum's move from Palace of Fine Arts to the present location at Pier 15.
Direct administrative support to IT Dept, revisions to museum intranet, maintenance of organizational systems.

Recommendations: "Logan is a talented, proactive, and productive project manager who brings a ton of positive energy and a can do attitude to any engagement."

VIZ Media

Associate Producer

Nov 2010 - Sept 2012

Production management of popular Japanese TV titles for U.S. market distribution.
Directed editorial, graphics, audio and video elements into a timely, effective product, while satisfying the marketing, budgeting and international licensing requirements.

Science Tarot: Game Publication

Lead Producer

Sept 2008 - Dec 2010

Directed conceptual design of science concepts with artists and creators to meet deadlines, publication, and promotion of deck, culminating with a launch party event at CA Academy of Sciences NightLife and successful international independent sales distribution.
Administered production of the website, and responsible for ongoing updates and QC of the website content, and primary liaison between printers, promoters, and artists.
Maker Faire Editor's Choice Blue Ribbon Winner 2010.

"[Science Tarot] highlights the power of scientific metaphor and the potential for lay people to incorporate scientific thinking into their own life narratives. By framing one's life story with scientific concepts, a person might come to see science less as an impersonal subject and more as something that is deeply intertwined with everyday life."
Review of project and event in NewScientist online.

Recommendations: "Logan's creativity, intelligence, integrity, people skills and wide range of interests make her an excellent candidate for any position calling for creative innovation and/or technical organization ... Not only is Logan extremely detail oriented and thorough, but she also knows how to efficiently manage multiple tasks/people while maintaining an upbeat and fun creative environment."

SWA Landscape Architects

Landscape Designer

2006 - 2008

Interactivity design and visual communications of technical subjects primarily for print and 3D rendering with this international firm.
- Prepared CAD documents for the new CA Academy of Sciences, East and West Gardens
- Developed a native/sustainable plant list, by planting community, for CSU East Bay campus Master Plan
- Color renderings of new developments for Olmsted's Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland, CA
- Implemented user interface improvements with botanical knowledge for internal SWA Plant Database

Recommendations: "Logan is an inquisitive designer; one who solves creative, abstract and everyday 'problems' conscientiously and uniquely. She is generous with lending a hand or ear, mature in setting expectations and reaching deadlines and all while pushing her own limits in pursuit of fantastical explorations."

Golden Associates Landscape Architects

Junior Designer

2005 - 2006

Project support of design and visual communications for:
- Presentation boards for committee and community review of the Lake Merritt Park Master Plan, Oakland CA
- Schematic design documents for Oakland Landmarks Committee, of the Morcom Rose Garden, Oakland CA

Recommendations: "While only a junior landscape designer in our office, at the time, she showed great creative promise and conducted herself in a very professional manner. I would recommend her services based upon the quality of her work and the enthusiasm she brings to the project."

LeapFrog Educational Toys

Interactivity Engineer and Archivist

2000 - 2004

Coding in and documentation of the proprietary javascript-based language for online and toy formats.

Invented a vocabulary which Producers and Programmers used to communicate effectively about the programming abilities and restrictions for game design.
Identified the need for and established a simple Archival Library database to capture game design for innovations and to secure intellectual property.

Recommendations: "Her innate ability to grok technology brought her to the forefront of designing and implementing new game patterns used throughout all of our leading products. All the while, Logan was able to heartily maintain a great sense of humor and approached tough problems with both grace and professionalism."

Great Wave Software: Educational Computer Software Company

Audio Director


Responsible for audio from conception to product completion, creating an educational and entertaining game environment. Nature field recording, voice over, music and sound effects.
Notable titles include 'Prairie Explorer: Biomes of North America' (Eddie Award Winner) and 'Redwoods Explorer: Biomes of North America'.

Recommendations: "Logan was resourceful, exacting, and inventive--working within limitations of budget, compression, and delivery. If it can be imagined, Logan can make it happen."

Imagesmith: Internet Publishers

Administrative Director


Established administrative processes for a very early web development firm whose clients included Disney, E*Trade, HP, and Netscape.


Headlands Center for the Arts

Open to the Elements: A week-long residency intensive

Group Residency

To envision designs for the rehabilitation and re-purposing of Fort Barry's historic
army gymnasium, through a collaborative creative process and culminating in a public symposium.


San Francisco Botanical Garden

The Alliance for Public Gardens GIS


GIS garden mapping project of SFBG


American Society of Landscape Architects

Student Chapter President


Rana Creek Restoration

Green Roof at California Academy of Sciences

Liaison Internship

Created weekly online documentation to share test-plants' progress on the museum's new green roof.



University of California, Santa Cruz

B.A. in Music, with a background in Physics
With creation in 1996 of audio assets for two CD-Rom titles for educational distribution

Graduated 1997

University of California Extension, Berkeley

Attended Design Certificate Program in Landscape Architecture

2004 - 2008

Recommendations: "Logan has an exquisite mind and wonderful work ethics. She is a professional in the best sense of the word ... [our class team project] requires great cooperation, intensive communication, both in an electronic form and also in person. Logan excelled in this venue."

Logan Austeja Daniel — logan@austeja.com