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Brent Knudsen - Freelance Audio Editing & Videography
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1.0
2 Skills
$25
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Videography and Audio Experience: -Camera operator, novice level, for live presentations using cameras "a" and "b" -Editing team member for a 15 minute video using Final Cut on Macintosh interface -Composer and editor for original songs for educational and entertainment purposes, using multiple tracks--instrumental, vocal, and pre-recorded loops--on Garage Band, Macintosh interface. -Recording artist (original and cover songs) using friends' professional and semi-professional studios -Extra in a feature-length film, spending down time fascinated observing the directing, crew and acting roles as well as equipment used to film the movie Writing Experience: -Poet-two publications in universities' literary collections, been involved in writing poetry since childhood -Creative Writer-related courses at high school and collegiate levels -Teacher-Regular English classes at junior high and high school levels, proofread hundreds of writing assignments -Tutor-variety of clients from early elementary to college levels (undergraduate programs) -Blogger-a variety of topics Art Experience: Student-- Exposure to drawing and painting in various media, ceramics, sculpture, earth art, etc. Recreational Artist-- Landscape painting, drawing, cartoon faces, signage, computer paint applications, nature photography, created own greeting cards for family and clients, layout and design for family and organization newsletters, drag and drop websites Personality: I am friendly. I am down-to-earth. I am teachable. I have a very creative mind for figuring out solutions to problems that arise. I can think outside the box. I am attentive to detail. I am a quick learner. I am dependable. I am methodical. I can visualize a scene layout before it materializes. I have an artistic eye for color, contrast, and interesting camera angles I am always dedicated to continually improving my craft.
Provo, Utah, United States
Geoffrey Davis - Freelance Video Editing & Commercial Videography
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4.0
2 Skills
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Geoffrey Davis 8 Moore Dr. Pinehurst, NC 28374 910-315-3214 Davisgeoff@hotmail.com Objective To find a position that will allow me to express my creativity while developing and maintaining strong client relationships. Related Experience Audio Visual Technical Specialist, Sandhills Community College (6-12-10 to Present) --- Help run audio board, lights, and video system at 700 seat auditorium --- Regular maintenance of all audio visual equipment on campus --- Videography of all major events, as well as marketing and educational segments --- Editing, duplication, and conversion of video segments --- Graphic production for educational and marketing projects Production/Operations Manager, WYBE-TV44/Sandhills TV 3, Muirfield Broadcasting (1-20-04 to 6-12-10) --- Direct 3 to 4 weekly 30 minute Live tapings of magazine and interview style shows --- Produce 30 second and 60 second commercial advertisements from conception to completion, as well as 30 to 60 minute shows highlighting local shops and attractions --- Shoot and edit segments to fit inside 30 minute shows --- Work with others to create 30min weekly news show --- Produce and directed live simulcast from US Open Golf tournament --- Color Correct video to meet quality and broadcast specifications --- Convert video for playback on multiple formats including on air broadcast and video for internet --- Troubleshoot computer and other technical problems as they occurred --- Maintain transmitter and on air equipment --- Program satellite receivers, both analog and digital --- Create open and graphics for many shows --- Manage two full time employees and four part-time employees. WHDH-Channel 7 Boston, Mass. (Internship) (6–2001 to 8-2001) Production Assistant, --- Printed and separated scripts, Ran scripts to Technical Director, Director, Producer, Audio, Graphics and anchors before and during live newscasts, --- Shadowed Directors- learned script marking and sat in control room during newscasts Editor’s Assistant --- Built and categorized new tape library --- Blacked and logged tapes for edit suites --- Retired full tapes to library --- Researched and cued tapes for editors --- Downloaded and recorded live and taped feeds for newscasts WNCP TV – University of North Carolina at Pembroke (8-97 to12-02) --- Director, Technical Director, Editor, Floor Manager, Audio, Teleprompter, Graphics, and Tape Running for multiple Live Tapings and Broadcasts --- Trained students in all aspects of video production and post-production Software and Equipment (Proficient In) Adobe Photoshop CS, Adobe Creative Suite, DVC-Pro, Mini-DV, SVHS, VHS, Beta Cam, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, Premiere 6.0, Live Type, Media 100i, Avid, Video Toaster Flyer, After Effects, DVD Studio Pro, Soundtrack, Cleaner, Analog editing, Lightwave, Quicktime Authoring Studio, Garage Band, Sound Track, Power Point, Excel, Access, Web-casting, Word Perfect, Word, Education B.S., Mass Communications with a concentration in Broadcasting- University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Graduated Dec. 2002
United States
Sean Atherley - Freelance Photo Editing & Advertising Photography
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Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
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Sean Atherley 1412 E 64TH ST BROOKLYN N.Y 11234 ? (347) 922-5486?SEAN.ATHERLEY@GMAIL.COM WWW.STARR-PHOTOGRAPHY.COM ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Career Objective I am interested in a position where I can develop my skills while contributing to the company’s productivity. I am extremely motivated to build and maintain solid relationships with my colleagues and customers. SKILLS&INTERESTS General Skills: I have a vast knowledge of Photography and studio equipment. More than 4 years of experience in customer service and sales. I am well organized and skilled in inventory control and order processing Computer Knowledge: Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Social Networking, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Photo Retouching In 2011 I opened and operated my own Photography studio in Harlem. Its name is Atelier222 Studios. Interests: Photography, Traveling, Blogging, and Hosting Events EDUCATION Borough of Manhattan Community College 01/2007 to 11/2010 James Madison High School, Regents Diploma 09/2002 to 06/2006 Captain, Varsity Basketball Team: 4 years EMPLOYMENT World Luxury Cars: Brooklyn, NY Sales Manager 06/2007 to 09/2010 • Keep employees motivated and working hard • Supervise, motivate and monitor team performance • Work with vendors concerning price and availability of the products • Increased sales by 15% in small increments during employment Sales Associate • Deliver all documents to shipping carrier at the end of the day • Upkeep lot cleanliness and appearance • Maintain Flow of Cars in and out of lot • Maintain detailed knowledge of the company’s products or services David Boyce Accounting Services: Brooklyn, NY 07/2004 to Present Office Assistant • Scheduled appointments with clients • Answered all phone calls • Faxed paperwork to appropriate recipients • Maintained and filed all paperwork Payless Shoe Source: Brooklyn, NY 04/2006 to 04/2007 Key Carrier/Sales Associate • Open and close store in Manager’s absence • Manage other associates in Manager’s absence • Assist customer in purchasing products • Responsible for maintenance of store Volunteer Experience 2008 – 2009 • Photographed children for parents/family members at dance recitals, reward ceremonies, and graduations 2007 – 2008 • Counseled and supervised elementary Catholic school students
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Norm Viksna - Freelance Technical Writing & Internet Marketing
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Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$20
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Norm Viksna Marketing & Communications KEY SKILLS • Copywriting, editing, desktop design • Email campaign and website development • Public relations, product datasheets, case study creation • Newsletter development, new product launches, conference management • Agency, printing, freelance management PROFESSIONAL HISTORY Owner, GrowMyBiz Aiken-Augusta Aiken, SC (February 2013 – present) - I started GrowMyBiz Aiken-Augusta to help small business owners in the Aiken, SC and Augusta, GA area develop emails and social media postings utilizing Constant Contact. I also offer freelance copywriting, public relations, and website content. Marketing Communications, ESi Acquisition, Inc./Intermedix Augusta, GA (February 2008 – February 2013) - Created marketing materials, product datasheets, technical notes, and online customer and prospect communications for the leading developer of emergency management software. • Prepared weekly email campaigns sent to customers and prospects that drove double-digit sales increases and informed them of new products and software updates • Replaced an Atlanta PR agency and created online public relations campaigns and case studies, saving the company over $240k/year • Managed site tours for customers and VIPs and career days for local students • Developed website copy for ESi911.com and managed marketing, speaker, and course development for the annual customer training conference • Worked with the Sales Team on Request for Proposal (RFP) content, including the largest sale of WebEOC software to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Marketing Communications Manager, Watson Wyatt Data Services Rochelle Park, NJ (September 2001 – October 2006) - Created website pages, email promotions, catalogs, and direct mail for an international benefits and compensation consultancy. • Developed weekly email campaigns that increased domestic sales by 15% • Increased sales every year with targeted direct mail for new and existing products • Created Comp Report, a monthly online compensation newsletter for prospect generation • Managed and directed the writing of a staff copywriter Marketing Manager, International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC) Little Falls, NJ (May 1994 – May 2001) - Managed the marketing functions for U.S. and international high-end business conferences. • Developed integrated print, web, and direct marketing campaigns that set sales records • Managed budgets and vendors, tracked marketing ROI • Marketed the firm’s most successful conference – with a net profit of over $350k on a budget of less than $20k EDUCATION Bachelor of Arts, Long Island University, C.W. Post campus; School of Visual Arts, N.Y. SOFTWARE SKILLS Expert in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator)
Aiken, South Carolina, United States
Stephen Perrino - Freelance Article Writing & Blog Writing
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$50
Rate/Hr
I have over 10 years in the sales/marketing and music production industries. I have a successful track record of producing beyond the expectations of my clientele. I can help you with proof reading material, writing marketing pieces, writing/editing blog posts, writing/editing press releases, writing short to full song length advertising jingles or promotional songs, and any myriad of creative, comic, or political writing. Please contact me if you are interested.
Cranston, Rhode Island, United States
Alan Chalfin - Freelance Copywriting & Content Writing
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Kudos
4.5
2 Skills
$65
Rate/Hr
Sr. Copywriter / Healthcare / Hi-Science / ACA Projects I'm a Senior Copywriter who's been working both sides of healthcare marketing for about 10 years. I’ve worked on the pharma side and the consumer side. Worked in all categories from Oncology, and Osteoporosis to Feline antibiotics. I’m a student of the ACA and its effect on all people, all companies with health plans and the drug companies (currently building a PPT on the subject). Although my strength is concepting, I’m adept at researching, extracting primary study findings and creating strong copy platforms that build unique brand positions. Oncology & other Hi-science: Most recently I've worked on an oncology brand & an MS brand. I did electronic detail aids and mobile detail aids for Provenge (Dendreon) & Avonex (Biogen) going to doctors. In the past I was involved in a pitch for and Genesense (Genta). I also did email campaigns for focused on Seroquel XR (AZ) and Avonex (Biogen) both to doctors and patients. I wrote a website for endoscopic injection for incontinence in young girls; Deflux (Salix). I worked on a CV & Nurses slim-jim for BreathTek UBT (Otsuka), a device for testing for the H. pylori virus. Brands & Other Pharma Experience: Ditropan XL (Ortho McNeil), Tequin, Plavix (BMS), Micardis (Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH), MMR, Vaqta, Recombivax, Comvax Vaccines (Merck), Rimonobant-Accomplia (Sanofi-Aventis), Provigil, Enjuvia (Barr Labs), Exanta, and Toprol XL (AstraZeneca). I’ve done journal ads, vis-aids, brochures, and direct mail, trade-show videos, banner ads, e-blasts and RM. I’m originally from a non-pharma background of CPG and service businesses. I've written lots of digital content, for sites, banner ads and videos. I can annotate & reference materials and have them medical/legal submissions-ready. I’m passionate about my work. I’m also passionate about collaboration, mentoring, and making any interaction with the people I work with a comfortable, fun experience. Consumer Healthcare Experience: Claritin, Relpax, Paxil, *******, Mercksource.com, Seasonale and Robitussin Cough Products (Bottled syrups & Cough & Cold Liqui-gels). B2B Prescription Experience: I understand the payer/payee dynamic for I’ve worked on a website for an outsourcing company that handled the processing for both the Medical Insurance companies and the Healthcare Providers. I’ve also written a website for a PBM company (Prescription Benefits Management Company) that has a Prescription Empowerment Program which gives employee incentives for switching to generics. I also launched; 340Basics. A PBM geared towards helping vets, underprivileged, and more needy getting higher discounts on their prescriptions. CREATIVE DIRECTOR AC COMMUNICATIONS: 2009-PRESENT; Hawthorne NJ • BreathTek UBT– worked on CV and a nurse directed slim-jim for detection of H. pylori. • Provenge–wrote e-detail & m-detail aids for Provenge (oncology) • Seroquel–wrote email campaign DTP for Managed Market awareness • Pradaxa –wrote vis-aid for this new blood thinner. • NuSpecies – Re-wrote their website for this now growing nutritional supplement. • Deflux – wrote this website for a therapeutic device for incontinence in young girls. • Vee Technologies USA – I wrote 46 page website for this outsourcing company. CREATIVE DIRECTOR BLOCK & DECORSO: 2007-2009; Verona NJ • B&D – wrote their website. • Blau & Blau Tax Assessors – I wrote their advertising and DM marketing materials. • Boiling Springs Bank – I wrote ads and mailers. • Peapack Gladstone Bank – again, I wrote the advertising and DM marketing materials. CREATIVE DIRECTOR JUMP START ADVERTISING: 2004-2007 Englewood NJ • Rituxan – created journal ads for anti leukemia drug. • Genesense – worked on a pitch for this combo chemotherapy treatment for Genta. • Seasonale – I created vis-aids for this oral contraceptive. • Plavix – created DM to doctors for this anticoagulant. • Relpax, Paxil – created TV ideas for the anti-migraine and anti-depressant drugs. • RD Legal Funding – rebranded this factoring company appealing to the legal arena. • Singulair – I created TV ads, vis-aids and journal ads for this Asthma medication. ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR ADIENT: 1998-2004 NY, NY • Exanta – Staffed up a group and supervised all materials for this anticoagulant launch. • Toprol XL – created print concepts for this anti-hypertensive. • Provigil – I pitched & won this drug for excessive sleepiness. • Enjuvia – I worked on the pitch for this estrogen to treat hot flashes. ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR EURO RSCG LIFE: 1990-1998 NY, • Spiriva – I wrote vis-aids, journal ads and other DTP materials for this COPD drug. • Ditropan XL – I wrote for this drug, which controlled over-active bladders. • Rimonobant (Accomplia) – I pitched and won this drug for obesity. • Tequin – I created journal ads and a vis-aid for this antibacterial drug. • ******* – I worked on TV and print for the early concepts for this ED drug. • Merck Vaccines – supervised all marketing and writing. • Vanceril – I wrote vis-aids and journal ads. SR.COPYWRITER LOWE & PARTNERS: 1986-1990 NY, • Robitussin – I was in charge of all writing for several products of this OTC brand. • Relpax – I pitched and won this drug dealing with migraine headaches. • Paxil – worked on TV ideas for this anti-depressant. • Mercksource.com – worked on a pitch for this healthcare website. Creative Awards: One Show Silver, Andy, AD Club, NY Film TV, Cannes & Manny. EDUCATION: Pratt Institute Degree: BA
Haledon, New Jersey, United States
Simply Mary - Freelance Song Writing & Singing
5
Kudos
4.5
2 Skills
$100
Rate/Hr
Founder of Pursuit of Happiness National Outreach for Survivors of Violent Crime Singer/songwriter Composer Solo Acoustic Act Pianist Vocalist Model Visit http://www.mysimplymary. com for my Press Kit.
Saint Marys, Pennsylvania, United States
Marnie Michels - Freelance Brochure Design & Print Ad Design
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
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Institution Major Degree/Date Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL Fine Arts 1989-1990 BFA to be complete at UWM University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL Graphic Design 1991-1992 BFA to be complete at UWM Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, England Graphic Design Spring 1993 BFA to be complete at UWM University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee Milwaukee, WI Graphic Design 1992-1994 Bachelor of Fine Arts Northern Illinois University DeKalb, IL Art Education – Fine Arts 2002-2004 Masters of Science in Art Education Awards and Memberships 1989-1991 Deans List Rock Valley College 2002-04 National Art Education Association 2003-04 Illinois Art Education Association American Institute of Graphic Artists Participant in American Adopt-a-Husky Association Rockford Womanspace Member Professional Experience 2004 - Present, Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online Division – Pittsburgh, PA Fulltime Graphic Design Professor CC112 Fundamentals of Design G121 Concept Development G131 Typography G132 History and Analysis of Graphic Design G133 Digital Image Manipulation G209 Concept and Copy G211 Advanced Typography G212 Electronic Design G220 Illustration G223 Digital Image Manipulation II G231 Corporate Identity G312 Design and Technology G313 Design Diploma Portfolio G321 Design Team Production GDE406 Adv. Computer Graphics G411 Publication Design G420 Portfolio Preparation G430 Portfolio January 2005 – May 2008, Rock Valley College Rockford, IL Adjunct Graphic Design Instructor • Instruction for Introduction to Art, Design 1, and Color Theory for 2-year college August –December 2005 – Student Teaching for K-12 Certificate – Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL Student Teacher for Machesney Park Elementary, Machesney Park, IL Taught 4-6th graders – lesson plans Student Teacher for Harlem High School, Loves Park, IL • Taught 3-Dimensional design – Ceramics, Plaster carving, Wire weaving to 10-12th graders • Taught Introduction to Art course to 9th graders and instructed students to utilize the elements and principles of design • Taught Adobe Illustrator computer course to 9-12th graders and instructed students to utilize the elements and principles of design August 2002-October 2005 - Westwood College of Technology - O’Hare Campus, Chicago, IL Adjunct Graphic Design Instructor • Created and designed the curriculum for online courses including rubrics for the following graphic design software programs: QuarkXpress, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator • Taught HTML, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, QuarkXpress, Introduction to Design, and Art History courses • Guided students to create successful compositions focusing on the elements and principles of art. Students needed to create designs that would communicate through positive color choices, creating focus, balance and most importantly a clean design that helped the client read the information clearly. June 2001- August 2002 - Artisan, Digital People and The Creative Group Freelance Designer • AstraZeneca (a pharmaceutical company) - Logos, patient information brochures, welcome cards, for physicians and medical practices in the Midwest. • Web site design and production for the following websites: www.paratech-inc.com, www.jelsert.com, www.barnant.com, www.cepinc.com • CD ROM artwork for a software application for truck drivers called “Field Management System” • Production design for ACCO Brands - Swingline division, Hedstrom - Priss Prints division, and Hewitt & Associates June 2000- April 2001 Recruiter Toolbox, Inc., Oakbrook Terrace, IL - Pre-IPO Dotcom start-up company Senior Graphic Designer • Customized design for client Recruitment Websites as well as the Recruiter Toolbox corporate Website • Implement designs for Recruiter Toolbox Online software • Design Online Recruitment Websites, banner advertisements, job recruitment booklet for Allstate • Launched Talent Management Workshops for inside sales • Create tradeshow print advertisements, flyers, announcements, invitations, and press kit updates 1998- 2000 Riverside Publishing, Itasca, IL - A division of Houghton Mifflin Company, publisher of educational assessments, psychological assessments, and college and career guidance products Graphic Designer • Designed brochures, flyers, catalogs, invitations, folders, and portfolios for psychological, educational, custom, and guidance products • Created ads for psychological, educational and guidance products • Designed CDs and CD packaging for college guidance software • Constructed PowerPoint presentations of custom tests for sales team • Designed custom test covers and logos for NY, NJ and OH
Rockford, Illinois, United States
Wai - Freelance Album Design & Flyer Design
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3.5
2 Skills
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Very experienced photographer specialising in weddings, portraits and advertising photography. Photography has always been a passion for me and I would take every opportunity to tak pictures of anything and anywhere. A wise man once said it is merely a bonus to get paid to do what you love doing.
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Susanne Lakin - Freelance Editing & Book Writing
1
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$40
Rate/Hr
I am a professional freelance copyeditor, writing coach, and novelist. I edit for the book publishing industry exclusively for agents, individuals, and small publishers. Please request my full resume to see some of the many books I have edited in the last two years. I enjoy working with clients and am dependable, courteous, and affordable. My website is www.cslakin.com I specialize in helping first-time authors get their books in shape for publishing. I work with numerous novelists and nonfiction authors with everything from developing their book to final proofreading. As a novelist I am knowledgable of the publishing industry and can provide help with proposals, synopses, and query letters. I encourage new authors to first get an annotated full critique of their book to determine the strengths and weaknesses. I have great references and am very committed to helping my clients write the best book they can!
Boulder Creek, California, United States

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