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Nicole Desaulnier - Freelance Annual Report Writing & Article Writing
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4.0
2 Skills
$40
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EDUCATION 2014 Masters of Information Studies, University of Toronto (pending) 2011 GMAC “mini” MBA, Graduate Management Consulting Association, University of Toronto 2010 Winter Institute on Statistical Literacy for Librarians, University of Alberta 2008 Bachelors of Education, University of Windsor 2003 Bachelors of Environmental Studies, University of Waterloo EXPERIENCE 2014 - 2014 Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario Instructional Designer, Centre for Continuing Studies • Worked with subject matter experts and Laurentian University representatives to collaboratively develop, design and implement online delivery of courses previously available through print/hybrid. • Provided guidance and leadership to insure that the materials are written in an instructionally sound format within the learning management system (D2L). 2013 - 2013 The City of Greater Sudbury, Sudbury, Ontario Business Development Officer, Learning City Initiative • Developed communication strategy directed towards learners in an online environment, including metrics for learner support, interactive tools and analytics. • Promoted and encouraged literacy and information literacy through a variety of programs including the expansion of a book exchange program, support for literacy and skills assessment services in neighbourhoods, and an e-book program. • Engaged a variety of stakeholders from across the community to support life-long learning at all ages and stages of life in a variety of formats. 2012 - 2012 The Chang School at Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario Project Coordinator, Dean’s Office • Served as project lead, researcher and analyst for an engineering sector landscape study to identify opportunities and gaps pertaining to business fundamentals in existing engineering education programs across Canada. • Engaged an array of thought leaders and various engineering professional associations to iteratively develop, generate buy-in, and market new e-learning focused certificate programs. 2012 – 2012 The Chang School at Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario Project Lead, Engineering, Architecture and Science, Certificate Development • Completed research, collection development, content authorship, curriculum design, and editing for an array of on-line, in-person and hybrid courses using instructional design methodologies. • Co-led the development of new certificate programs including the Project Management Bridging Certificate for the Internationally-Educated Professionals, the Financial Mathematics Modelling Certificate and the Infrastructure Asset Management Certificate. 2009 - 2010 The Chang School at Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario Project Coordinator, Chang School Council • Provided information management, archival system design and management, and general support for Chang School Council and Professional Advisory Boards. • Assisted in the development of information resources for use by The Chang School staff and faculty members including the Certificate Review Handbook and the Certificate Proposal Development Handbook. • Investigated, recommended and provided leadership for planning, designing, implementing, and promoting the use of emerging software applications for project management and information dissemination. 2008 - 2009 The Chang School at Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario Project Coordinator, Arts • Co-managed a team to develop an array of continuing education certificate programs including Ethics, English Literature and Popular Culture, and Public/Private Management and Governance. • Provided student support for course selection, career development, and accessing Ryerson resources. • Authored, issued, and disseminated results from market research surveys on key trends and opportunities for the development of new and differentiated programs/certificates. 2004 - 2005 CI School, Private Education Institution, Seoul, Korea Program Developer • Facilitated interactive workshops with staff to share insights and identify opportunities to improve classroom management techniques, teaching strategies and lesson planning. • Led a continuous improvement initiative to enhance program curriculum and delivery techniques including the establishment of an English-based library; initiative resulted in improved student satisfaction and a significant increase in enrolment. 2003 - 2004 Korea National Open University, Seoul, Korea Assistant Professor • Served as an adjunct professor at leading Korean national university writing and editing a course textbook for a Business English class. 2003 – 2004 YBM Sisa, Private Education Institution, Seoul, Korea Head Reading and Writing Teacher • Researched learning needs and satisfaction of adult students resulting in the development of resources for teachers to guide them in student-centered, activity-based teaching strategies. VOLUNTEER University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario • Worked with a team to develop a prototype and draft proposal using participatory design methodologies to meet the needs of the Enterprise Applications and Solutions Integration Department at the University of Toronto. NORCAT, Sudbury, Ontario • Supported NORCAT by identifying the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities Sector Initiative Fund resulting in a significant grant awarded to NORCAT. Huntington Society of Canada, Toronto, Ontario • Served as the Fundraising Director on the Run for Huntington Disease Committee, raising a landmark amount of $85,000 to fight Huntington Disease and other neurological disorders. YBM Sisa, Private Education Institution, Seoul, Korea • Served as the Director of the Seoul Mentorship Program to create mentorship programs to help new ESL teachers understand their job responsibilities and transition into a new culture. Young Women’s Christian Association, Seoul, Korea • Participated as a Special Project Program Developer for the YWCA to develop and implement an educational program growth strategy; program resulted in a 200% increase in enrollment. Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority, Chatham, Ontario • Facilitated numerous public consultation community meetings regarding the development of two woodlot management plans in Chatham-Kent in accordance with the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act. PERSONAL Violin, travel, gourmet cooking, reading, and sustainable agriculture.
Canada
Randy Ward - Freelance Audio Editing & Audio Production
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$35
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Objective Audio Engineering or Management Position in the Entertainment/Media Industry Work Experience Pro Audio Sales Guitar Center, East Brunswick, NJ 2/2012 – Present - Professional Audio sales and consulting - Live Sound & DJ, Recording, Keyboards, Guitars and Basses Product Manager/Operations Manager & Consultant Brighter Ideas, Inc., North Brunswick, NJ 8/2001 – Present - Manage day to day operations of a start-up biotech company - Created and maintained all company websites and graphics projects & presentations, handled sales & marketing, new business acquisition, customer service & shipping duties, payroll, financial accounting, budget projections, administered professional biotech short course program sponsored by Rutgers Audio Editor & Re-Recording Mixer Sync Sound, Inc., 450 W. 56th St. New York, NY 4/1/1990 - 2/1/2001 - Post-production sound editor and re-recording mixer - Provided dialog, sfx, music, ADR, Foley and V.O. recording, editing and mixing - Analog and Digital multitrack music recording, editing and mixing - Protools, AMS Audiofile & Avid DAW recording, editing and mixing - Machine Room/Equipment Room Operator & Supervisor for first several years at Sync Sound Education Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA 9/87 – 5/90 - Bachelor of Music in Music Production & Engineering, Minor in electric bass performance - Graduated in 3 years with a 3.55 GPA - Worked as assistant sound engineer for 2 years at Boston recording studio, Inner City Sound Skills - Professional expertise in post-production dialog, sfx, music, ADR, Foley and voice over recording, editing and mixing. Knowledgeable in use of Protools, AMS Audiofile, Avid, Mac/PC, outboard signal processors, synchronization systems, all audio and video recording equipment/formats and much more - Live sound reinforcement engineering experience - Extensive graphics and website design/editing knowledge - 10 years of corporate management experience - Extensive MS Office, QuickBooks, Photoshop, Adobe, Dreamweaver knowledge - Home recording studio engineer - Protools - Video Editing - Sony Vegas Movie Studio HD - Active gigging musician – electric bassist/singer with several popular local NJ bands - Studied electric bass with Dave LaRue (Dixie Dregs, Steve Morse Band) for 2 years - Classically trained French horn/mellophone/trumpet player, guitarist Randall Ward - Sound Editor & Re-Recording Mixer - Abridged CREDITS Television Series Oz - NBC Dialogue Editor Beavis & Butthead – MTV V/O Record & Edit Daria - MTV SFX/Dialogue/Foley Editor Celebrity Deathmatch - MTV Dialogue/SFX Editor ********: Life on the Street - NBC/Court TV Foley/ADR Record & Edit, Foley Pre-mix, Dialogue/SFX Editor Out of the Box - Disney Channel Foley Record, Asst. Sound Editor The Beat - UPN Dialogue/SFX Editor Remember WENN - AMC Foley Record & Dialogue Editor Paramour - AMC Foley Record A Little Curious - HBO Family V/O Record The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss - Nickelodeon Asst. Dialogue, ADR, & SFX Editor Big Bag - CTW/PBS Foley Record Trubbles the Cat - Nickelodeon Mixer Aliens in the Family - ABC ADR Editor Television Specials The Century with Peter Jennings - ABC Sound Editor The Century: America’s Time - History channel Sound Editor Peter Jennings Reporting: Gore & Bush - ABC Dialog/SFX Editor ABC News: The Latin Beat - ABC Sound Editor ABC News: Vanished: “Lost at Sea” - ABC Asst. Sound Editor ABC News: Vanished: “The Power of Forgiveness” Asst. Sound Editor Photography: A Century of Images - PBS Asst. Sound Editor Who’s Dancin’ Now? - PBS Dialog Conform & Edit Witness to the Mob (Sammy the Bull Story) – NBC Foley Record Player's Ball - HBO Foley Record Best of Real *** '97 - HBO Asst. Mixer (Int'l Version) Stolen Lives - PSA Mixer Feature Films “Brother Born Again” Re-Recording Mixer & Sound Editor A Film by Julia Pimsleur “Rxmas” ADR Editor Directed By Abel Ferrara Written By Kevin Bernhardt & Abel Ferrara “Shadow Glories” Dialog & ADR Editor Directed by Ziad Hamzeh Asst. SFX Editor “Little Pieces” Sound Editor Directed By Montel Williams “Three Penny America” Dialog Editor A Film by Nitza Henig “Pie in the Sky: The Brigid Berlin Story” Dialog Editor Directed by Vincent Fremont and Shelly Dunn Fremont “Sally” Dialog & ADR Editor Directed by David Goldsmith “Inspirations 2: Me & Isaac Newton” Dialog Editor Directed by Michael Apted “New Rose Hotel” - Starring Willem DeFoe Dialog/SFX Editor Directed by Abel Ferrar “The Money Shot” Dialog Editor Starring Stephen Lang "Slam" Foley/ADR Record Starring Saul Williams Directed by Marc Levin "Casanova Falling" Foley/ADR Record Directed by Chris Kublan "To Serve" Foley/ADR Record Post Production Playground "Too Tired To Die" Foley/ADR Record Post Production Playground "Frogs for Snakes" Foley Record Directed by Amos Poe "Restaurant" Foley Record Directed by Eric Bross "Niagra, Niagra" ADR & Foley Record & Editor Directed by Bob Gosse - Dolby Digital "Inside" Asst. Dialogue & SFX Editor Directed by Arthur Penn Edited by Suzanne Pilsbury for Showtime Documentaries The American Experience: Eleanor Roosevelt -PBS Dialog Editor Homecoming...Sometimes I’m Haunted by Images of Red Dirt and Clay - PBS V/O Record Animal Families - PBS Foley Record The Transplant Project - PBS Dailies Editor Frathouse - HBO Asst. Mixer (Int'l Vers.) The American Experience: Hoover Dam - PBS Foley Record Sports 1998 Winter Olympic Highlights - CBS Video Music Editor New Media/DVD Music Metallica S&M – DVD 5.1 Music Editor Metallica “Cunning Stunts” – VHS Music Editor
Sayreville, New Jersey, United States
Chuck Bigger - Freelance Journalistic Photography, News Photography, Photography, Catalog Photography, & Portrait Photography
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5.0
8 Skills
$125
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Photojournalist Chuck Bigger has thirty years of experience working cross culturally in more than forty countries around the world documenting global humanitarian issues for international development organizations, NGOs, and editorial publications in a dozen languages exploring the human condition and the environment with compassion, empathy, and dignity. As an award winning photographer with an extensive background in major metro newspapers Chuck is well equipped in a wide range of photographic genres from the field to the studio. His most recent work can be found online at chuckbigger.com, with additional work samples available on request.
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Tyson Keanum - Freelance Art & Photo Editing
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Kudos
3.0
2 Skills
$50
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I am a skillful makeup artist, licensed cosmetologist and fashion stylist. I have over 20 years experience in my field. As an artist, I believe every person I touch is a gift to me, and my gift to you is beauty and confidence. First and foremost I am an Artist. I've used cosmetics as an artistic medium from a early age. It was like crayons for your face to the little me. I adore the transformation that exceptional hair and makeup can create. I love to make my clients happy and help them feel renewed and restored. I've been doing freelance hair, makeup and fashion styling work for 20 years now. A graduate from Paul Mitchel The School, I have now honed my hair cutting and coloring skills as well. I have worked on many fashion photo shoots. I enjoy working closely with a Photographer to create what I consider art. Though sometimes I get behind the camera myself. Having worked at a national camera store chain for 6 years and taking a black and white film photography in college, gives me a unique understanding of both photography and fashion. I
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
Margaret Hardy - Freelance Illustration & Digital Art
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$20
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Education Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH May 2011 Bachelor of Fine Art, Illustration Xi’an Academy of Fine Art, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China, Study Abroad September 2009- January 2010 Experience “Molly Sandwich” short film, Columbus, OH October 2010- Present Art Director, Concept Artist. Designed characters, backgrounds, props, and color for 3D animated short Base Trip Records September 2008- Present Freelance CD cover design and poster illustration Fantasy Flight Games November 2009- July 2010 Freelance card and booklet illustrations for Warhammer, Lord of the Rings, and Call of Cthulu role playing games Crossed Genres Magazine December 2010 Freelance cover illustration for issue #25, “Celebration” Wildcat Express Delivery March 2009 Freelance logos and graphic design Kaman’s Art Shoppes, Sandusky, OH May 2008- November 2008 Portrait Artist at CedarPoint amusement park Awards Columbus College of Art & Design President’s List, Columbus, OH September 2007- May 2011 Columbus College of Art & Design Art of Illustration Show, Columbus, OH March 2011 Two illustrations included in group exhibition at Rivet Gallery 3rd Place, May 2008 Creative Quarterly No. 17 July 2010 Runner-up in Student Illustration category Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition, New York City, NY May 2009 Two illustrations included in group exhibition at the Society of Illustrators Gallery Marie Walsh Sharpe Summer Seminar Scholar, Colorado Springs, CO July 2006 Selected to participate in prestigious fine arts summer program Skills Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Corel Painter, Toon Boom Harmony, Autodesk Maya, Microsoft Office, PC and Mac, drawing tablet and Cintique, traditional media, Certified Ohio Pharmacy Technician
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Cachet Prescott - Freelance Blog Writing & Article Writing
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3.5
2 Skills
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I started and run Virtual Cachet and serve as a Consultant and Trainer. I began my career working as the Coordinator of Multicultural Recruitment at a private university. While there, I obtained my MA in Applied Psychology with a concentration in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and thus, set myself on the path to a career in Human Resources and Organizational Development. I’ve worked in Benefits, Employee Relations, Recruitment, and Training and Development and have assisted a number of colleagues in resume writing and interview preparation. I have also written a number of career-related articles (among other topics) as a freelance writer and blog for Virtual Cachet. A consummate professional with excellent analytical, customer service, interpersonal, and organizational skills, I exercise expert prowess to effectively get the job done with: ~ A 10 year Administrative background ~ 7+ years in Recruitment and Marketing ~ 4+ years in Teaching ~ 4 years of Supervisory experience Credentials BA, Sociology, University of Virginia MA, Fairfield University, Applied Psychology with a concentration in Industrial/Organizational Psychology MA, Sociology, University of Georgia
Santa Maria, California, United States
Marie Niehaus - Freelance Graphic Design & Logo Design
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5.0
2 Skills
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Marie Niehaus Graphic Designer 303-642-6578 mndesign7@yahoo.com 640 E. 104th Pl. Northglenn, CO 80233 Portfolio: www.creativehotlist.com/mniehaus Objective: To use my 7+ years of design and production experience to assist in the start-to-finish creation of compelling visual messages. To contribute to the development of brands, calls to action, awareness campaigns, advertising and publications in a way that displays an example of collaboration and customer service. Industry Skills: Small Team Leadership (3 people), Corporate Retail Advertising (Multi-Page Layout of Weekly Inserts, Broad Sheets, Wraps), Catalogs, Direct Mail, Logos, Abstract Illustration, Magazine Layout, Magazine Ads, Brochures, Business Cards, Letterheads, WYSIWYG Web Sites, Web Banners, Content Management, Image Production, Photo Retouching, Colorizing, Scanning, Illustration for Print and Digital Media, Technical Illustration, Diagrams, Photography, Copy Writing, Proofreading. Software: Adobe CS5 (InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator), Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, and Excel), Flash, Cumulus, Entourage, Quark Xpress, Adobe GoLive, Director, Both Mac and PC Operating Systems Education: Bachelor of Graphic Design, 2001 College of Design at North Carolina State University. Professional 4 year degree. Experience: (7+ Years) Freelance Design Support, Denver, CO. April 2010-Present Graphic Design, Consultation, Concept to Completion Production. Using Adobe CS5 (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator) to create logos, web banners, product images, direct mail and print advertising. Aside from industry knowledge and self-motivation, customer service is my most valuable skill as a freelance designer. I am dedicated to helping each client identify their specific needs and delivering a unique toolset that displays a personal connection to their business. The Sports Authority, Englewood, CO. August 2006-April 2010 Graphic Design, Production, Small Team Leadership. Using Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Cumulus to produce pages with studio photography and traffic driving copy for weekly print advertising. With cross department collaboration I produced inserts, broad sheets and wraps with timely accuracy to be printed in 40 markets across the country. I built templates and page files with respect to style guides and optimized the use of layers, styles, swatches and libraries. I provided multiple layout solutions while incorporating heavy content from the marketing and traffic teams in addition to verifying accuracy with the copy proofing teams. I developed excellent prioritizing and process troubleshooting skills while adapting to changing work flow and achieving production milestones in a fast paced environment. My leadership experience comes from delegating work and communicating new initiatives to our small team to fill a vacancy prior to departmental restructuring. eToys Direct, Denver, CO. April 2006-August 2006 Contract Graphic Design, Production. I assisted in the creation of the Sears Wishbook, eToys Direct, and My Twinn catalogs using Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. We developed spreads with templates, libraries, layers and styles that supported the vision of the creative director and goals of the merchant team. The scope of this contract also included image production with color correction, clipping paths, and montages to get the most mileage from the studio photography. Experience: (continued) CarlaNiehaus.etsy.com, Carla Niehaus Fine Art, Avon, CT. October 2005 – August 2010 Freelance Graphic Design. The scope of this project included identity, direct mail, and art direction for product photography. The client needed visual tools that could be self-edited in the future. Along with continued advice and the logo that I designed, this client is successfully maintaining a website, selecting print vendors and sending out direct mail. Martz Supply Company, Arvada, CO. October 2004-October 2005 Graphic Design, Production. I provided print design support to the showroom by developing and producing a quality control book for each customer. The spec book program doubled as a customer loyalty and marketing tool. I designed the "submittal book" system to be quickly produced and customized according to each clients' product selections. I also created several logos to be used in the company's up-coming web store. And finally, I created and produced 2 phases of direct mail for Martz's yearly promotional Earn-Your-Way Trip to Fiji. The initial announcement mailer prompted a 30% response within 2 weeks. The direct mail campaign assisted in making the Fiji trip the most successful program of its kind in company history by way of customer participation. Wilkinson Showroom, Raleigh, NC. February 2003-October 2004 Graphic Design, Production. I supported the showroom sales team by designing and producing promotional print material. I used Adobe products to create brochures, business cards, special announcements, magazine advertisements, fliers, and product specification material. I shot digital photography of the high-end kitchen and bath showroom displays, color corrected, and optimized images for use in print materials. Additional responsibilities included being the point person to coordinate the magazine ad, copy writing, editing, proofing and web banners. Homes and Land Magazine, Raleigh, NC. 1999-2000, July 2002-January 2003 Graphic Design, Production. I assisted in the design and production of Homes and Land Magazine, and Pinehurst Magazine. I designed page and ad layouts using Quark Xpress and Adobe Illustrator to the editor and external client specifications with respect to print vendor production deadlines. IBM developerWorks, RTP, NC. June 2000- September 2001 Visual Design Co-op. Under the creative director and art director I used Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create illustrations and technical diagrams. My team provided visual design support for a developer resource web site. I also accommodated illustration requests for projects that served international audiences in Japan, China, and India. I gained a great benefit from this first experience as a designer in a corporate structure. I learned how a visual designer contributes to the product development process. Interests: My artistic interests are ever evolving and currently include: hand-pulled linocut prints, monoprints (HammerandCoil.com), mixed-media painting, drawing, landscape photography, and miniature raku fired ceramic sculpture. I also enjoy outdoor activities including, but not limited to: camping, off-roading, snowboarding and hiking. I also contribute to the ASPCA and strive to continue creating an earth-friendly lifestyle.
Denver, Colorado, United States
Saichandra Prakash - Freelance 3D Animation & Ad Design
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3.5
2 Skills
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Saichandra Prakash ______________________________________________________ Address: 4853 Somerton Dr Troy Michigan 48085 Mob: 248-214-0864 Res: 248-275-5576 Email: sprakash@mail.collegeforcreativestudies.edu A creative, imaginative, hardworking and a diligent individual with an excellent aptitude in the creative arena. Quality and result oriented professional willing to learn and grow. I am passionate about creativity and the exuberance of art. Creative bent of mind to learn new technologies and a good Team player. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION: Completed my 10th grade from the Nalanda English school, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Completed my Pre University College from Sri Kumarans Children Home Pre-University College, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Attended a 3 months short course in Drawing and painting from virtuosos palette art school, Bangalore, Karnataka, India Completed Bachelor of Science Degree in ANIMATION from PES school of engineering i-Nurture (Toonskool), Karnataka, India Pursuing MFA interdisciplinary design at college for creative studies. TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE: Software: - Adobe Photoshop - CS5, Flash - CS3, After Effects - CS5, Blender, Adobe Premier pro, Autodesk Maya and Zbrush. Basic knowledge of Illustrator and CorelDraw Operating Systems: Windows all versions and Mac Programming fundamentals using C and C++ language and basic scripting in flash ANIMATION SPECIALIZATION Specialized in Modeling , Rigging and Animation Good knowledge of Texturing and Lighting Good knowledge of Clay, Cut out & Cell Animation Basic knowledge of Clay Modeling ACHEIVMENTS: Worked on a 3D animated short film for my final semester project. Also working on a 3D animated short film of my interest ARTISTIC KNOWLEDGE: Good knowledge in human form and anatomy. Good understanding of drawing principles, Gesture drawings and Geometrical illustrations. Excellent understanding of color schemes and color theories. Good understanding of color models. Good Understanding of Light and shade information and perspective designs. KEY SKILL SET: Good understanding of the production pipeline and well versed with concepts of Media Publishing. Very good understanding of Internet broadcasting, Concepts of graphics, Foundation art. Technically sound artist with good software navigation skills and a quick learner. PERSONAL INFORMATION: Date of Birth - 23th October 1988. Age - 22. Father Name – J.R. Mahender. Mother Name – M. Bhuvaneshwari SAICHANDRA PRAKASH
Troy, Michigan, United States
S. T. Sullivan - Freelance Book Writing & Fiction Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
$200
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I am a writer who tends to write books that are on the edge or that are considered to be "out there" and I love every minute of it. I joined Freelanced because I have a few projects coming up and I am looking for a few artists to help me with them.
Miami, Florida, United States
Catherine Finucane - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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4.0
2 Skills
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Consensus builder with track record of gaining buy-in and collaboration among constituents with competing priorities. Master’s degree with concentration in international policy and sociology. Strong research, writing, and project management skills. Research experience in international trends and policy, community sustainability, land and natural resource issues, international organizations, social movements, displacement, and human rights. Articulate, influential communicator with an understanding of the importance of context. Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office Suite, LexisNexis, JSTOR, EBSCO, Outlook, Articulate E-Learning software, SmartBoard, LMS (SumTotal). Proficient in Spanish. ________________________________________ EDUCATION ________________________________________ M.A. Liberal Arts—Certificate in Global Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia • Study focused on international relations and global, social and political issues, including migration, human rights, and the intersection of international organizations, law, and politics. • Thesis: "Internal Displacement: Operational, Legal & Institutional Barriers to Effective Response, Remedy & Prevention" with a focus on Colombia and southern Mexico. • Conducted 5-month long independent study: Dictatorial government, military human rights violations, drug trafficking, and indigenous social movements in Mexico. • Courses included: African-American Scholarship on American International Relations; Human Rights & National Security Law; Sociology and Psychology of Oppression; American History: Immigration and Public Policy; Strategic Studies Seminar; Media, Culture and Society; Political and Cultural Movements; International Relations. B.A. International Development Studies, University of California, Berkeley • Graduate-level coursework through the Environmental Science Department, Policy & Management Department and the Goldman School of Public Policy. • Research Project: Documented the role of transnational corporations and foreign aid in fishery exploitation; research contributed to professor’s efforts to demonstrate the interconnectedness of foreign aid and resource depletion in marine environments. • Delivered formal presentation on United Nations Environmental Program research. School for International Training, Kenya: Culture & Development Program, Nairobi, Kenya • Conducted field research on the implementation & impact of a UNEP Reforestation Program on Mount Kenya. ________________________________________ CERTIFIED IN E-LEARNING INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN ________________________________________ EXPERIENCE ________________________________________ American Journal Experts, August 2011 to Present EDITOR Edit academic research articles prior to journal submission. Edit for readability, flow, and grammar. Perform in an environment characterized by high academic standards and tight deadlines. Para el Mundo-USA, New Orleans, LA June 2011 to Present DIRECTOR, FUNDING (June 2011 to Present) Identify potential funders, establish donor relationships, and report on program deliverables. Gain consensus on program and project funding needs and goals. Research and write grant proposals and program literature. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Malvern, PA August 2007 to June 2011 TRAINING ASSOCIATE (January 2009 to June 2011) Managed professional relationships with several hundred field and office-based personnel, vendors, consultants, and business partners nationally and globally. Gained consensus on training curriculum development and delivery from groups with divergent and competing needs. Develop content, author, and deliver written, web-based, and in-person training programs to influence employees’ performance, effectiveness, and regulatory compliance. • Project-managed launch/roll-out of a mobile learning application to 200 employees. • Proposed and developed a comprehensive e-training resource for 150 medical liaisons and sales professionals, improving ease of access to key information and contributing to productivity. • Project-managed establishment of an autonomous research & training center, collaborating with consultants, researchers, and key opinion leaders on multi-day course content development and delivery. • Converted paper-driven course materials into high-quality e-learning modules, reducing employee training time and improving quality of curriculum materials. • Structured and implemented the new employee orientation and pilot on-boarding program. • Conceptualized and project-managed development of a new hire manual for the Training Department, which became the template for all company departments. • Developed in-depth knowledge of course creation software and technology, including the creation and integration of video, audio, and animated content. • Co-proposed, designed, and led development of a software portal for the delivery, tracking, and reporting of the educational activities of 500+ employees, reducing response time to government and shareholders by 20%. PROGRAM COORDINATOR, GRANTS & MARKETING (August 2007 to December 2008) Managed all aspects of the educational and community grants program, reviewing grant proposals, allocating funds, and tracking grant recipients’ progress. Administered the national expert speaker program. • Collaborated with outside marketing consultant to transform and improve program marketing materials and website. • Worked in conjunction with outside charitable, professional and advocacy organizations to identify need and provide funding. • Funded community health services, HIV support service, disease awareness education, health testing, nutrition workshops, and wellness lecture series. OAXACA, MEXICO January to June 2007 INDEPENDENT RESEARCHER—Explored social and political issues surrounding a long-standing strike. • Researched indigenous political movements and advocacy organizations within the state; used materials as the basis for further research on protest movements, peasant organizations, and politics in Mexico. • Discussed issues with an Oaxacan political organizer and electoral candidate. PLANET DRUM FOUNDATION, Bahia de Caraquez, Ecuador March to September 2006 INTERN—Served in Ecucador for an organization providing a voice for bioregional sustainability and education. Supervised and trained volunteers to more effectively and efficiently accomplish land use planning and tree planting/revitalization. • Initiated, co-developed, and implemented new community outreach program. • Communicated with Bahia de Caraquez City Council members on Foundation efforts to increase human security through environmental and land-use planning. • Developed land use plans with area farmers and landowners to improve security against threat of flooding/erosion and reduce environmental devastation. • Spearheaded and successfully implemented seedling inventory program, contributing to improved survival rate for seedlings, increased plantings, and healthier stock. • Acted as translator (Spanish-English) for City Hall Planning Department meetings. • Instrumental in facilitating the idea acceptance among local farmers that their environmental and economic/social situations are intricately linked. TitleVest Agency, NY, NY 2004 to 2006 SURVEY DEPARTMENT COORDINATOR—Developed skills in proprietary software and legal document review. Collaborated on authoring marketing materials. • Coordinated the activities of outside consultants and attorneys. ________________________________________ AFFILIATIONS ________________________________________ PA Prison Society—advocacy organization for prison reform Voter Registration volunteer
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States