Horace Pratt

Freelance Graphic Designer & Commercial Videographer

4277
Location:Gulfport, Mississippi, United States
Phone: (228)861-0622
Website: http://www.unitedfivestar.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/horacepratt
11
Kudos
4.5
2 Skills
$55
Rate/Hr
Current Positions:
Video Teleconferencing position allowing for parlay of demonstrated organization, customer service, communication, and schedule management skills proven by 13years of successfully saving the U.S. Government and tax payers millions of dollars.

Profile
Motivated, personable business professional with multiple expertise and a successful 2-year track record of profitable small business ownership. Talent for quickly mastering technology – recently completed Microsoft Office Suite certificate course. Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels. Accustomed to handling sensitive, confidential records. Demonstrated history of producing accurate, timely reports on bridged video conferences and operation and usage guidelines.
Flexible and versatile – able to maintain a sense of humor under pressure. Poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend cooperate environment. Thrive in deadline-driven environments. Excellent team-building skills.

Skills Summary
- Project Management
- Report Preparation
- Photography
- General Office Skills
- Videography
- Microsoft Office 2013
- Computer Savvy
- Customer Service
- Scheduling
- Web Master
- Photography
- Marketing and promotion
- Graphic Designing
- Accounting/Bookkeeping
- Front-Office Operations
- Professional Presentations
- Adobe CS6 suite user

Professional Experience:
VIDEO TELECONFERENCING: BRIDGE/VSX SERIES/ NETWORKING TECHNOLOGY
WEB MASTER
MUSIC BUSINESS CONSULTANT -IMGGC / SKYBOXX EMPIRE (Universal Music Group Distribution)
VIEOGRAPHY
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
JAPANESE TRANSLATION

As the CEO of United Five Star, LLC and Independent Music Group Gulf Coast my clients received the following promotional services while on tour by my company:
• Distribute Public Service Announcements
• Purchase Radio Ads
• Social Media Campaign
• Purchase Newspaper Ads
• Offer Bulletin Announcements, Newsletters, and Personal Letters
• Print Bulletin Inserts/Flyers
• Submit Fashion /Concert Information to the Press
• Display Posters
• Setup Telephone Interviews with Local Radio Stations
• Handle Merchandising of T-shirts, Posters, CDs, etc.
• Provide Lodging and Transportation
• Setup Facility and Site Selection
• Provide Food and Beverages for Models and Artists
• Handle Technical Specifications, including Sound, System Needs, Lighting Needs, etc.
• Website development
• Videography service
• Photography service
• Sponsorship package
• Multimedia service

TRAINING / CERTIFICATES / AWARDS
- Training - Intel®: Bridging and Switching (08/26/2005) certificate
- Training - Business Continuity Planning, Law, and Ethics (05/02/2005) certificate, credit 4 hours
- Advanced Database Design in Access 2002 (09/07/2006) certificate, credit 6 hours
- Database Administrator in Access 2003 (04/15/2006) certificate, credit 2 hours
- Advanced Data Manipulation and Analysis in Excel 2 (06/27/2005) certificate, credit 4 hours
? Advanced Customization in Excel 2003 - 119829 (04/27/2005) certificate, credit 2.4 hours
- The Marketing and Sale Plan (06/24/2005) certificate, 3.0 credit hours
- Total Training Hours for the Period Beginning 10/7/1999 and Ending 10/12/2006: 300.6 Total Patient Safety Hours for the Period: 132.6

Employment History
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS – Biloxi, MS; 2000 to Present
United Five Star, LLC – Biloxi, MS January. 2006 to Present
Veterans History
U.S. NAVY, 1988 to 1996

Education
U. S. NAVY MILITARY POLICE SCHOOL
U.S. NAVY HELICOPTER SIGNALMAN SCHOOL
MISSISSIPPI STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY – RANKIN COUNTY, MS
VETERANS ADMINISTRATION LEARNING UNIVERSITY – BILOXI, MS
JOHN F. KENNEDY MEMORIAL HS – Mound Bayou, MS
Graduate Diploma, 1988