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Erin Nessler - Freelance Landscape Painting & Animal Illustration
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Schaumburg, Illinois, United States

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CURRICULUM VITAE: Sian Thomas Personal Details Address: 89 Hill Street Manchester M20 3FY Mobile Tel: 07912294097 Email: siancarolynthomas@hotmail.co.uk Personal Profile I have recently left my full time job and career to date in hospitality operations, in order to renovate a house whilst considering future career possibilities. I am now seeking a position which will allow me to use my current skills as much as possible, as well as offering opportunites for learning and development. As well as business acumen and organisational skills, I have a flair for recruitment and development, including a particular interest in training and an in depth knowledge of employment law. I am a logical individual, able to perform well under pressure. I also have a sense of creativity and initiative – having designed and implemented various projects over the years, utilising all available resources for maximum impact. I have proven ability as a team player – as a leader or otherwise, but am also effective when working alone. I am used to working at pace and always bring energy to the table. I thrive on a challenge, and would like a position which will offer me this. 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CURRICULUM VITAE: Sian Thomas Personal Details Address: 89 Hill Street Manchester M20 3FY Mobile Tel: 07912294097 Email: siancarolynthomas@hotmail.co.uk Personal Profile I have recently left my full time job and career to date in hospitality operations, in order to renovate a house whilst considering future career possibilities. I am now seeking a position which will allow me to use my current skills as much as possible, as well as offering opportunites for learning and development. As well as business acumen and organisational skills, I have a flair for recruitment and development, including a particular interest in training and an in depth knowledge of employment law. I am a logical individual, able to perform well under pressure. I also have a sense of creativity and initiative – having designed and implemented various projects over the years, utilising all available resources for maximum impact. I have proven ability as a team player – as a leader or otherwise, but am also effective when working alone. I am used to working at pace and always bring energy to the table. I thrive on a challenge, and would like a position which will offer me this. 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Ashley Nichole - Freelance Digital Art & Art
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I am an illustrator and colorist with a degree in Media Arts & Animation. Currently working on graphic novels, cartoon illustrations, and pin ups. I have experience in cover illustration, background illustration, character design, and promotional videos. My website is ashnichole-art.com if you want to see more!
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