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Petya Petrova - Freelance Drawing & Art
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Whitstable, Auckland, New Zealand
Latoya - Freelance Digital Art & Book Writing
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**Academics** Fashion Design Red Bridge College: Little Heath, Essex (United Kingdom) Dates: 2000-2002 GPA: 3.2 General Art and Graphic Design Studies Eastlea Secondary School: Canning Town, London (United Kingdom) Dates: 1997-2000 GPA: 3.2 *Self-taught in digital design; Canvas & Acrylics; HTML programming; graphics novel design **Projects** Phoebus Mural Located: 7 South Mallory Street, Hampton (VA) Building connected to Phoebus Library Requested by: Owner of “Creative Studios” (Store/Warehouse connected to Phoebus Library) Date: Nov. 2009 Art Shows Locations: Eagle Fellowship (London, UK); First Baptist Church (Hampton, VA) Screen writing & theater production Location: Emmmanuel Youth Project, London UK **Accomplishments & Awards** Awarded: Millennium Volunteer Award 2000 & 2003 Awarded By: Secretary Of State (London, UK) Reason: For donating well over 200 hours of volunteered time, to helping support my community. Youth Parliament 2001- 2002 Position: Representative for inner city children within the Newham County Duties: Investigated concerns from local inner city youth. I designed & developed proposals that were presented before the Newham County=s management committee. Many projects that I developed were placed into action, like using >school buses= in the UK and creating a full length movie (created fully by >young people=). Online Portfolios, Blogs & Websites Fashion Designs: www.styleportfolios.com/lmichel Art: www.pinkywhite01.deviantART.com www.artbreak.com/Arya01 Blog: www.naturalnaps..blogspot.com
Newport News, Virginia, United States
Quintessa - Freelance Creative Writing & Proofreading
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My name is Quintessa. I have been a freelance writer for three years. I have Medical Transcription experience I have experience writing children books, and freelancing blogs. Please contact me if you are interested in my service.
Parkersburg, West Virginia, United States
Motion7 - Freelance 3D Animation & Animation
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We are a small team of video & animation lovers working together, with you, to bring your ideas to life in a most effective, creative, and fun way. We start by figuring out the best way to bring your ideas to life in the most creative, logical way possible. Then we’ll help map your projects journey from creation to completion, through creative ideas, research and client collaboration. And most importantly, we ensure your project communicates with your audience, using every last pixel to focus on delivering the right messages.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Gerry P. Allan - Freelance Architecture & Architectural Illustration
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Sir / Madam, In line with my profession for 27 years of successful experience in Architectural, Interior, Landscaping Designing , and Construction Implementation Supervision. Name : GERRY PELAEZ ALLAN Date of Birth : January 20, 1959 Place of Birth : Mogpog, Marinduque Nationality : Filipino Religion : Catholic Civil Status : Married Age : 51 yrs old Gender : Male Passport No : PP064767 Address : No. 11 Ruby St.Severina Diamond Subd.,18 Km.,West Service Rd. South Expressway,Paranaque City Telephone No. : (02) 358-0238 / (02) 824-4677 Cellular Phone No. : NA Email : geralan2059@gmail.com EDUCATIONAL BACKROUND ELEMENTARY : Justo Lukban Elementary School Paco, Manila 1966-1972 HIGH SCHOOL : Manila High School Intramuros, Manila 1972- 1976 COLLEGE : Feati University Bachelor of Science in Architecture Sta Cruz, Manila 1976-1981 TECHNICAL INSTITUTE : Basic Interior Designing Phil. School of Interior Design Pasong Tamo, Makati City 3 Months TRAINING : Philippine Association of Landscape Architects Philippine Tourism Bldg. Diliman, Q.C. July, 1985 PHILIPPINES WORKING EXPERIENCE..... COMPANY : WERR CORPORATION INTERNATIONAL Date Joined : March, 2005 Date Left : October 15, 2006 Position Title : Project Supervisor/ Manager Specialization : Contract Review/ Manpower Scheduling Industry : Building Construction Project Involved: VILLA HOTEL (36 Units) Cable Ski, Capitol Complex, Cadlan Pili, Camarines Sur KAUHAGAN BRIDGE Kauhagan, Camsur ILAWOD BRIDGE Caramoan, Camarines Sur WORK DESCRIPTION - Evaluate cost estimate and bid proposal for the incoming project using excel and word processor program. - Reviewed shop drawings base on actual construction of the project with the aid of Autocad program. - During construction period I supervised project implementation and manpower marksmanship, assigned them according to designated task and skills. - Coordinates and submit report of the problems occurred during construction, attend meeting for coordination to all consultant and management. - Makes periodic visit to the project site to evaluate progress and quality of the work, submit progress report for evaluation of the construction flow. COMPANY : AMC INDUSTRIAL & EXPONENT CORPORATION 3rd Flr. Mc Home Depot Edsa corner Roces St. Makati City Date Joined : Feb, 2001 Date Left : Feb, 2004 Position Title : Project Supervisor/ Estimator/ Coordinator Position Level : 3 Yrs Supervisor Specialization : Quality Control / Assurance / Inspection Industry : Building Construction Project Involved NINOY AQUINO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT III Nichols Air Base, Pasay City INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL Fort Bonifacio, Global City, Taguig City BOYS TOWN Dasmarinas, Cavite city Mc HOME DEPOT CENTER Fort Bonifacio, Global City, Taguig City WORK DESCRIPTION - Prepares cost estimate and bid proposal for the incoming project using excel and word processor program. - Submit shop drawings base on actual construction of the project with the aid of Autocad program. - During construction period I supervised project implementation and manpower marksmanship, assigned according to designated task and skills. - Coordinates and submit report of the problems occurred during construction and attend meeting for coordination to all consultant and management. - Makes periodic visit to the project site to evaluate progress and quality of the work, submit progress report for evaluation of the construction flow. COMPANY : ARADS AND ASSOCIATES 4/F D Strata 200 Bldg. Emerald St. Ortigas, Pasig City Date Joined :Feb, 1996 Date Left : Feb, 2001 Positon Title : Architectural Designer and Coordinator Position Level : Supervisor for 5 yrs Experienced Employee Specialization : Architecture & Interior Design Industry : Architectural and Engineering Consultant Project Involved in the PHILIPPPINES THE ENTERPRISE CENTER Ayala Ave. cor Paseo de Roxas, Makati City In association with Wong & Tung Interrnational Limited. Mixed-Use Development Project Brgy. Turbina, Calamba Laguna Light Industrial and Science Park of the Philippines II, Brgy. La Mesa, Calamba, Laguna Cebu Light Industrial Project Mactan Island, Cebu City Subic-cubi Summit Redevelopment Cubi Point, Subic Bay Freeport Zone Pueblo De Oro Township Development Cagayan De Oro Puregold Condominium Gen. Luna St. cor Miguel Malvar Westview Condominium Bacobo St. Ermita, Manila Wingate Inn Filinvest,Alabang WORK DESCRIPTION - Prepares sketches of schematic design and perspective including model as recommended and description of the project for owner approval. - Developed schematic design and submit documents consisting plans, elevations, and sections using Autocad program, outline specifications for the materials and estimate using excel and word processor. - Checking of the working drawings done in Autocad and coordinate to structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing consultant. - Supervise the project during construction period check and prepared report the problems occurred. - Checks and approved samples of materials, schedules , shop drawings, and other requirements. - Makes periodic visit to the project site to evaluate progress and quality of the work, determine whether then work is proceeding in accordance to the drawings and specifications. COMPANY : PRINCE ABDDULLAH BIN SAUD BIN ABDULRAFHMAN P.O. Box 13100, Jeddah 21493 Saudi Arabia Date Joined :Feb, 1988 Date Left : Feb, 1990 Positon Title : Architectural Designer and Coordinator Position Level : 2 yrs Designer Supervisor Specialization : Design and Construct Industry : Contractor Project Involved: PRINCE PALACE Jeddah WORKING EXPERIENCE IN DESIGN DEVELOPMENT WITH OTHER CONSULTING OFFICES KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA 1991-1994 COMPANY : HERAA REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT P.O. BOX 2763 , Jeddah, K.S.A. NAME OF PROJECTS 11 STOREY RENTABLE BLDG. Makkah SEASIDE RESORT COMPLEX Abhor COMPANY : YOUSEF BA-ASHEN ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING CONSULTANT NAME OF PROJECTS ENGR. MOHAMMED BA-ASHEN Conceptual Development, and Ballad, Jeddah DALLAH COMPOUND Dallah, Jeddah 10 STOREY COMMERCIAL AND RENTABLE VILLA Medinah SHEIKH MOHAMMED ABDULFATTAH Dallah, Jeddah . COMPANY : ARABIAN CONSULTANCY P.O Box 9082, Jeddah, KSA NAME OF PROJECTS National Commercial Bank Jeddah, K.S.A. Gazzaz Commercial Center Conceptual Design Development, Jeddah,KSA WORK DESCRIPTION - Prepares sketches of schematic design and perspective including model as recommended and description of the project for owner approval. - Developed schematic design and submit documents consisting plans, elevations, and sections using Autocad program, outline specifications for the materials and estimate using excel and word processor. - Checking of the working drawings doned in Autocad and coordinate to structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing consultant. - Supervised the project during construction period check and prepared report the problems occurred. - Checks and approved samples of materials, schedules , shop drawings, and other requirements. - Makes periodic visit to the project site to evaluate progress and quality of the work, determine whether then work is proceeding in accordance to the drawings and specifications. COMPANY : ALWAN LANDSCAPE P.O. Box 6408 Jeddah 21442/Riyadh 11682 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Date Joined :Feb, 1986 Date Left : Feb, 1988 Positon Title : Architectural Designer and Coordinator Position Level : Supervisor for 5 yrs Experienced Specialization : Design and Construct Industry : Landscape Contractor Project Involved: ALKHADIYAH PARK Makkah AL OMRA PARK Makkah AL SALAMAH PARK Jeddah VILLA 2 Riyadh ALWAN CENTER Jeddah SHEIKH M. TAJEL VILLA Riyadh NATIONAL GUARD HOUSING Riyadh MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS Riyadh . KING FAHAD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Damman WORK DESCRIPTION - Prepares sketches of schematic design and perspective including model as recommended and description of the project for owner approval. - Developed schematic design and submit documents consisting plans, elevations, and sections manually, outline specifications for the materials and estimate using excel and word processor. - Checking of the working drawings and coordinate to structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing consultant. - Supervised the project during construction period check and prepared report regarding the problems occurred. - Checks and approved samples of materials, schedules , shop drawings, and other requirements. - Makes periodic visit to the project site to evaluate progress and quality of the work, determine whether the work is proceeding in accordance to the drawings and specifications. COMPANY : ARCH. GILBERT F. BASBAS 3/F CMS Building Pasong Tamo Makati, Metro Manila Date Joined :Feb, 1981 Date Left : Feb, 1986 Positon Title : Architectural Designer and Coordinator Position Level : Supervisor for 5 yrs Experienced Employee Specialization : Landscape Consultant Industry : Landscape Architect Project Involved: GOVERMENT SOCIAL INSURANCE SYSTEM (G.S.I.S) Roxas Blvd., Reclaimation Area, Manila FORT ILOCANDIA Paoay, Ilocos Norte . PELAEZ RESIDENCE Ayala Alabang, Las Pinas BENEDICTO VACATION HOUSE Bacolod City . ROMAN CRUZ VACATION HOUSE Antamok Rd., Baguio City . FEDERICO DELGADO VILLA Quezon City OLYMPIA GARDEN Makati Ave., Makati City WORK DESCRIPTION - Prepares sketches of schematic design and perspective including model as recommended and description of the project for owner approval. - Developed schematic design and submit documents consisting plans, elevations, and sections manually, outline specifications for the materials and estimate using excel and word processor. - Checking of the working drawings and coordinate to structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing consultant. - Supervised the project during construction period check and prepared report regarding the problems occurred. - Checks and approved samples of materials, schedules , shop drawings, and other requirements. - Makes periodic visit to the project site to evaluate progress and quality of the work, determine whether the work is proceeding in accordance to the drawings and specifications. COMPANY : ARCH. ILDEFONSO SANTOS 5th Flr. Dona Narcisa Bldg. Paseo De Roxas, Makati City Date Joined : Feb. 1979 Date Left : Feb, 1981 Position Title : Draftsman, Model Maker Position Level : 2 yrs Draftsman Experienced Specialization : Landscape Consultant Industry : Landscape Architect NAME OF PROJECTS TAIKOO SHING CONDOMINIUM PUERTO AZUL RESORT Hongkong Tarnate, Cavite MERLIN PLAZA KINGS COURT OFFICE BLDG Singapore Pasong Tamo, Makati City MONDRAGON BLDG. HONGKONG BANK Buendia Ext., Makati City San Miguel Ave., Ortigas, Pasig WORK DESCRIPTION - Prepares sketches of schematic design and perspective including model as recommended and description of the project for owner approval. - Developed schematic design and submit documents consisting plans, elevations, and sections manually, outline specifications for the materials and estimate using excel and word processor. - Checking of the working drawings and coordinate to structural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing consultant.
Paranaque, United States
Michael Falk - Freelance Illustration, Cartooning, Book Illustration, Children's Book Illustration, & Comic Art
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$32
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Objective To work in the animation industry as a storyboard revisionist, storyboard artist, background artist or character designer. Skills Storyboard layout, storyboard revision, illustration, character design, background design, watercolor & acrylic paint composition, digital ink & paint. Software experience includes: • Toon Boom Harmony & Animate Pro • Toon Boom Story Board Pro 4 • Pencil Check Pro • Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, After Effects, Audition • Maya 2014/2015 • Mudbox 2014 • Microsoft Office 2010 Education The Art Institute of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL Bachelor of Fine Arts, Media Arts & Animation Expected Graduation: December 2014, GPA 3.7 Animation Experience MRE & a Movie, 2012-2014, animated adult dark comedy, early development – creator, storyboard artist, animator The Galaxy Needs Grace, 2014, animated children’s comedy, early development – co-creator, storyboard artist Evon’s Muse, Inc, 2013: “Aquatic Adventures” retail commercial – director, animation cleanup, storyboards, audio & background music Citrus Cel “Juiced” 24 Hour Film Competition, 2013: “Paper Pals”, 2nd place film – storyboards, character design, background design, digital effects & digital clean up HTC “One” 24 Hour Film Race, 2012: “To My Number One” – animation cleanup, digital ink & paint, audio & sound effects Employment History Education Management: Animation Tutor, Aug 2014 - present Key Responsibilities - providing additional instruction to fellow animation students in Maya (modeling, lighting, texturing and 3D animation), Toon Boom (2D animation & storyboarding) and After Effects (motion graphics and compositing). The Winey Wench: Painting Instructor, Aug 2014 - present Key responsibilities - providing acrylic painting lessons to beginner and intermediate students in a group environment. Nickelodeon Animation Studio: Intern, Digital Operations, Jun - Aug 2013 Key responsibilities - digital archiving of over 10,000 images, animatics & files from the “El Tigre” animated series; hand selection & scanning of prominent Nickelodeon historical artwork for major branding project. United States Navy, Reserve Component: Chief Petty Officer, 1990 - 2010 Key responsibilities - Leading Chief Petty Officer, Tactical Movement Team (OIFII); S1C Battalion Administration Chief; Detachment AOIC; Leading Petty Officer/Lead Instructor, Battalion S7 training Department. Martex Services Landscape Management: Account Manager, 2003 - 2013 Key responsibilities - contract management of commercial landscape maintenance accounts totaling over $850,000 in NE Florida and SE Georgia; management of 16 direct reports and two satellite offices; chemical program management and landscape design services.
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Xango24 - Freelance Graphic Design & Flyer Design
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2 Skills
$12
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Hello, my name is Aigbe Idahosa. I am the owner and founder of STANCE Art and Design First a bit of background, I have been educated in the field of graphic design since my high school( Design and Architecture Senior High), which was rated as one of the top 5 high schools in the country. I also attended the College for Creative Studies and i majored in Illustration with a minor in Graphic Design so i can attest to my experience in this field. My portfolio that i show to clients is my website itself. It holds a gallery of my works as well as shows proof of my professional etiquette when it comes to putting a plan in motion. The site is (www.stanceart.com), My artwork is displayed on the homepage for my clients, you just have to click on the picture to see the next one. As for information about the site, I designed it myself and i sell my designs to others from here. I look forward to hearing from your company as i'm sure that we could greatly benefit from working together.
Miami, Florida, United States
Rich Oliver - Freelance Cartooning & Book Cover Design
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2 Skills
$50
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Ba Degree in Art & Music Cartoonist and Musician Two Cartoon books in Publication and in "Barnes & Noble" & "Amazon" Darwin's Thumb Tip Miracles" Bingo is not A Four Letter Word. I do Gag & Panel Cartoons as well as Special request
Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Nathan Knapp - Freelance Book Writing & Creative Writing
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WRITING EXPERIENCE Published poetry and fiction in various in-print and online journals, such as The Battered Suitcase, The Arava Review, Third Wednesday, Lingua, Spilled Coffee, Lark(!), The Midnight Diner, and others - Editor’s assistant, fiction, Relief Journal, July-2009 – July 2010 - Co-organizer of SPU English Cadre, Spring 2010 - Music reviewer & interviewer for Stereo Subversion, 2007 – 2009 Professional Skills: Writing in a variety styles: from personal memoir, comic fiction, poetry in various modes (metrical and free verse), to academic-style research papers and music journalism. Line editing (and proofreading) personal essays, fiction, poetry, and other forms. EDUCATION B.A. English Creative Writing Major, Expected graduation in June 2011 Emphasis: Fiction/poetry Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA Related Courses English Literature: Romantic Poetry & Fiction Contemporary International Fiction American Ethnic Literature The Work of Fyodor Dostoevsky Creative Writing: Advanced Fiction Workshop Intermediate Fiction Workshop Senior Seminar in Poetry Prosody (Poetics)
Seattle, Washington, United States
TJ Morrow - Freelance Photo Editing & Audio Production
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2.0
2 Skills
$15
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TJ Morrow (909)569-4353 tjmorrow909@gmail.com Diamond Bar, CA OBJECTIVE Entry Level Position as an IT SKILLS & ABILITIES • Computer Diagnostics and Repair • Virus and Spyware removal • Network troubleshooting • Network installation and maintenance • Familiar with Linux based Operating Systems • Data Recovery • Help Desk Support • Customer Service-Focus • Hardware Support and Troubleshooting • Organized • Highly Motivated • Resourceful • System Checks and Maintenance • Microsoft Office EXPERIENCE COMPUTER DOCTORS Colton, Ca MANAGER/TECHNICIAN/SUPERVISOR/SALES ASSOCIATE/DRIVER 02/2014 - Present I am an IT/Manager at a small computer repair shop in Colton, Ca. My main duties are as followed but not limited : Training new interns, customer service, PC repair and troubleshooting, filing and record keeping, delivery and setup, Data Recovery, OS installation, Driver, Hardware and software installations. SEARS HOLDINGS RECEIVING LEAD/PREVENTIVE MAINTAINENCE TECHNICIAN 06/2008-8/2012 My responsibilities for this job was to oversee completed assignments given to my associates, train new associates, kept a safe and clean work environment , process and repair returned items such as (LCD T.V.s, Workout equipment, tablets, tools, washers and dryers and much more. The gaps in my employment history is because of irrelevant work information for the desired positions. The history consist of shipping and receiving, cook and server, and landscaping. EDUCATION United Education Institute (U.E.I.) College in Ontario, CA Computer Systems Technician 6/2013 – 5/2014 Graduated Here is where I got all the skills and knowledge I needed to perform in the real world. I was trained in Hardware and software troubleshooting and understanding. I had hands on training with trained IT professionals. COMMUNICATION I present myself with pure professionalism and dedication. One of my best strength is my work ethics. I am a hard worker and fast learner. Good with people and strong speaker. Customer friendly. Very resourceful and dependable. LEADERSHIP I was made supervisor in a short period of time because of my willingness to learn and grow. I’ve had the opportunity to train and hire employees at a previous company. I was responsible for giving daily task to my associates while training them on the importance of work place safety. REFERENCES Jake Meyer IT Instructor U.E.I. College in Ontario, CA (951)204-3211 John Bustamante Server Technician (951)316-7702 James Esposito IT/ Consultant (951)529-9560
Diamond Bar, California, United States

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