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Alexa Terry Hanson - Freelance Children's Book Illustration & Animal Illustration
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4.0
2 Skills
$30
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Many of you may know me better by my account name on Instagram or even by the name of my blog. I am lexisketch. But my full name is Alexa Terry Hanson. I'm an artist working towards expanding my experience and enhancing my portfolio. I have had years of freelance experience with many companies including TOMS shoes and even Disney Television Animation Studios. You may visit my...
Yorba Linda, California, United States

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Aaron Lane - Freelance Cartooning & Book Illustration
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Hello, I am a freelance illustrator/storyboard artist currently located in Hamilton, Ont. I am seeking employment on a contractual, part time, or full time basis. Over the years I have been involved with a large variety of projects in the gaming, animation and publishing fields and look forward to further creative opportunities. http://www.coroflot.com/Knightrain EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE Freelance Illustrator, Cartoonist, and Storyboard Artist: Toronto, ON. 2006-Present As a freelance consultant, working with a variety of clients ranging from independent print and film project leads to advertising agency directors and corporate, in-house art department personnel, providing creative design, artistic and product development services including: Thinnox Design Academy: Developed and taught animation and carton art summer school program for 10-12 year old students. Designed school promotion package (i.e. mascot and promotional comic strips) on the Thinnox website. Hooplah Inc.: Worked directly with the agency art director as a concept artist and storyboard artist on several advertising projects. Bucchanan Group: Created television commercial storyboards for their Brand Power and Zoot Review series featuring clients Midol and General Mills Nesquite cereal. KIA- Kids into Action: Working with the president and vice- president, developed an educational fitness CD ROM series for children; designed and illustrated artwork for both the CDs and their covers. Crabby Joe's Restaurant: Collaborated with the company art department to design and illustrate their children's menu Hiltz Media: Illustrator for an original comic book series currently in development. Comcast Wireless: Produce a series of instructional corporate storyboards demonstrating a streamlined customer service system focusing on their latest products and services. Freshly Squeezed Juice Bar: Consulting with the CEO and marketing director in the design and illustration of new display menus. Illustrator, Graphic Artist and Animator: Montreal, Vancouver, 1999 – 2003: Working in film, animation and gaming companies, provided services for the development of the following products: Mercury Filmworks: Digital artist, clean-up artist and colorist on Looney Tunes: Back in Action and Space Jam films, Yvon of the Yukon and Braceface TV shows. Key member of a small team responsible for digitally cleaning up and coloring finished animation used in the final production. Bardel Animation Ltd.: Key animator ABC TV special, ‘A Christmas Orange’. Key animator for three scenes in this television special. Helikon Technologies: Illustrator & Graphic artist for online games and interactive children's stories. Key illustrator and designer responsible for illustrating and animating graphics for a series of online interactive children's stories and puzzle games. Electronic Arts Inc.: Graphic artist & 3-D modeler for game Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed (Released1997). Key member of team of ten artists, game designers and programmers who produced the highly successful third game in the popular Need for Speed series. Role was to create objects such as trees, rocks, lampposts, etc. and scenery such as cities, towns and villages, country sides, farms and vineyards depicting southern France. Ubisoft Entertainment Inc.: Graphic artist & 3-D modeler for Playmobil video game and created cover design illustrations and promotional art for this title. My role on this development team of artists and designers was to create 3d cgi versions of the entire Playmobil Victorian House toy collection to be inserted into the game. EDUCATION AND SPECIALIZED TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT Concordia University, BFA, Montreal, Quebec. Studied animation, illustration, fine arts and film studies. 1995 Vancouver Film School, classical animation: 2000 - 2001. College Inter-Dec Digital Arts Academy, Studied 3d modeling and animation. 1996-1997 VOLUNTEER WORK AND AWARDS Vancouver Film School: Produced a short animated film ‘Dor Voodoo's Hairaising Adventure’. Won silver medal at Huston Film festival 2002. College Inter-Dec Digital Arts Academy: End of year project voted best class film Note: References available upon request.
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Matthew Garofalo - Freelance Animation & Cartooning
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4.0
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I have over seven years experience working as a Director, Storyboard Artist, and Animator on everything from Comics and Cartoon series, to Explainer videos, Educational Software and mobile games. In my most recent position, I was a Director at Bento Box on Season 2 of “Paradise PD” for Netflix. Duties included thumbnailing each episode, then leading a team of 3 storyboard artists through blocking and cleanup phases. Other responsibilities include giving notes/feedback on character and background design, storyboarding the most difficult scenes, and final revisions to each scene before handing it off to the supervising director. Past works include Director at Shadow Machine on “Human Discoveries” for Facebook Watch, Director at Bento Box on “Paradise PD” Season 1, Director at WB on “Harley Quinn”, Director on Season 4 of “Bojack Horseman”, and Director and storyboard artist on multiple other pilots, pitches and shows at both Shadow Machine and Bento Box.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Benjamin Ullom - Freelance Networking & CAD
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I'm an IT specalist currently seeking a degree in Network Technologies. I have experiance with all windows OS hardware and software installation and troubleshooting. Installing and cinfiguring routers, switches, and servers. I also have done AutoCAD projects (2D and 3D). I have all my own software and have the ability to work remote.
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
Frank Tarsia - Freelance Blog Writing & Content Writing
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As project manager/business analyst, I've directed and participated in all virtually phases of Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), using SQL, UML, Use Case QA testing. My written and verbal communication skills are considered excellent, having had multiple industry-related articles published. Extensive Experience in the following: • Portfolio Management and Wealth Management systems (both internal and Web-based), including portfolio analytics, performance measurement, order entry, compliance, reporting and account queries for account types • Technical Writer of system requirements and specifications, marketing literature and industry related articles • Authoring complete application Help facilities, using all of the latest Help Development software • Designing and developing websites for local small business clients • Institutional/Pension Trust Accounting, Wealth Management Systems and their supporting custodial operations, including trades/transaction processing and reporting • Custody Operations, including trades processing, security transaction settlement (all aspects of processing pension, foundation and corporate transactions through DTC, FBE, Euroclear, and CREST) • Settlement and associated reconciliations of securities lending, income and corporate actions processing for all investments instruments • Custody Systems, supporting all related transactions processing, income and corporate actions processing, account holdings, inquiries and reporting • Development of Custody, Pension Trust Accounting, Portfolio Management and Corporate Actions support systems under SDLC discipline • Preparation of business requirements, system specifications, user interface designs, test plans, test cases and the execution of systems applications testing, authoring Help system components and user documentation • Processing requirements for virtually all security types, including equities, bonds (corporate, municipal and government), mortgage backs, all other asset backs, commercial paper, options, derivatives, rights, warrants, etc. • Development of Market Data database tables for all security types, including equities, bonds, treasury notes, mortgage backs, other asset backs, commercial paper, options, derivatives, rights, warrants, etc. • Selecting, and working with, Market Data Vendors Proficient in the use of: All Server, PC-based and Mac-based operating systems, MS Project, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Visio, RoboHelp, MS Publisher, MS Outlook, Adobe Illustrator and PhotoShop, SnagIt, website development software, including WordPress (XHTML, HTML, CSS,) and Securities Custody, Trust Accounting and Portfolio Management systems. 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Manalapan, New Jersey, United States
David N. - Freelance Article Writing & Creative Writing
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I have always been a natural when it comes to reading and writing, and I have been interested and taken courses in literature my entire life. I am more than proficient when it comes to editing or proof reading, and I have taken and excelled in a number of courses through Brigham Young University on technical and creative writing, editing, and the like.
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Brian Glisson - Freelance Book Cover Design & Brochure Design
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I am an artist designer that have attended savannah college of art and design, and majoring in illustration. Currently I have worked with various clients needing help bringing their design visions to life. I have done work for the Aunti Karen Foundation, Parking Unlimited. Also I am well versed in photoshop and illustrator. Allow me to use my talent tobring your vision to life. Brian Glisson guallivera@hotmail.com
Columbia, South Carolina, United States
NSRajan - Freelance Database & Database Design
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NS RAJAN E- Mail tgksundars@gmail.com Phone (H) 631-670-6643 Mobile 631-375-8339 _______________________________________________________________________ SUMMARY ? Oracle Certified Professional Lead Database Administrator with over 12 years experience in Database Architect, Design, Modeling, Migration, Implementation, Support and Administration. ? Extensive 3+ years experience in Real Application clustering, Data Guard, Oracle Grid, Replication, Failover Clustering, Performance Tuning, Disaster Recovery, RMAN, Security Administration, Data Warehouse, Oracle Streams, Change Management . ? Extensive project and team management experience. ? Problem solving, Data gathering, Analysis and Translation of Business requirements. ? Implement technology growth strategies, capacity planning, and plan for effectiveness of database systems and recommend new product enhancements in a multi-client, hosted 24x7 environment. ? Strong hands-on experience on Unix. ? Excellent Oral, Written Communication, Presentation skills. ? Experience in SQL Server 2000 database Administration. RESIDENTIAL STATUS : US Citizen TECHNICAL SKILLS RDBMS Oracle 11gR2/ 10g/Oracle 9.2.x/ 8.1.7 /8.0.x/ 7.3.4, SQL Server 2000 Oracle Tools Oracle Enterprise Manager GRID Control Hardware Sun M5000 , HP9000 Series/891, DG/Aviion 25K and EISA 486 Operating System Sun Solaris 5.8, HP-UNIX V10.01, DG-UX(MU05), SCO-UNIX, AT&T UNIX SVR4, WINDOWS NT and WINDOWS 95/98/XP Software/Language Java , C++ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Lead DBA in Leading Telecommunication Company ? Provided database architecture, development and administration in the design and implementation of the business solution. ? Worked on Very large databases up to size of 5 tera bytes ? Worked as Lead of high availability database deployment, support team, focusing on 7*24 * 365 up time of mission critical databases ? Installed & configured Oracle 11gR2g , 10g and implemented RAC for high availability solution. ? Implemented Oracle Streams, to replicate production data for business critical reporting database. ? Developed Database Packages, Database procedures, functions and database triggers using PL/SQL. ? Managed and mentored a team of 9 oracle dbas. ? Identified complex performance bottleneck on high volume transaction systems. Analyzed SQL statements with explain plan , analyzed Statspack reports and tuned most waited events. ? Involved in complete product testing cycle of their provisioning applications, which involve integration of various components databases, vitria and Weblogic. ? Extensively used Database Admin & Monitoring Tools such as DBArtisan, & Oracle Grid Conrrol ? Implemented Table / Index Partitioning for Very Large tables, having size more than 30GB and wrote customize scripts, which perform partition split at end of each month, create partition for new month and purge the oldest partition, using this approach data retrieval/ insertion etc performance dramatically increased. ? Configured Data guard (using Physical Standby Approach) on Oracle RAC in Max Performance and Max Availability Modes. ? Wrote various UNIX shell scripts to automate various daily routine jobs, for example exp/imp, schema cleanup for Testing / QA teams etc. ? Recommended standards, guidelines, procedures and policies to ensure best practices, that is, outlined various regular routine checks. ? Setup 3 Test Environments for the provisioning Projects, to have multiple releases of applications before promoting to Production Database Servers ? Provided support to Unix Administrators to configure EMC Storage Solution and performed testing of all possible scenarios of database / tablespace /datafile backup/restores and recover. ? Functioned as the subject matter expert in matters of performance issues, major reorganizations, auditing the required down times and the affect on the business applications between the Developers, System Administrators and the end clients ? Planned and acquired new technologies for evaluation and implementation suitable for the applications in regard to company's future business projections and growth. ? Responsible for SQL Server2000 Database Administration for Retail Application. Leading Electronic Retail Store, NJ Provided Oracle Database Administration Client/server based Retail store system applications ? Provided 24x7 production support for Retail System which has 250GB size with ? Transaction rate up to 5000 per hour. ? Involved in the Database physical Design & Implementation of the Retail System ? Responsible for installing Oracle Software, creating new databases and setting up configuration. ? Implemented Oracle replication and managed 40 distributed databases located in their 40 stores as a fail over server. ? Developed and implemented methods and procedures for monitoring and maintaining production, test, and QA, Reporting and Training databases. ? Monitoring and tuning the application code using TKPROF, Explain Plan and SQL Trace. ? Developed, tested and implemented the hot backup strategy for production databases using RMAN and EMC BCV / HP XP256 Disk Arrays using Re-Sync / split Approach. ? Used IMP/EXP utilities with different parameters and used memory pipes for bigger size dump files preparation through export and then imports that dump file whenever need arises. ? De-Fragmented indexes and tables by rebuilding and moving to other segments. ? Continuously monitoring the tablespace fragmentation, disk space capacity, objects requiring more extents and free space. ? Monitored and tuned the performance variables for paging rate, disk I/O, data dictionary, buffer and library cache miss ratios. ? Worked with Oracle support for various Oracle database related issues. ? Provided SQL server 2000 database administration for Retail database. Involved physical design and migration of their retail software to SQL SERVER 2000 database. EDUCATION Bachelors Degree in Mathematics, Madras University, India Post-Graduate Diploma in Computer Science and Applications (PGDCA)India Oracle Certified Database Administrator (OCP) Oracle 10g Database Administration Training - Oracle Corporation Oracle Database 10g: RAC for Administrators – Oracle Corporation
East Northport, New York, United States
Curtis Wood - Freelance Drawing & Digital Art
278
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4.0
2 Skills
$30
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I graduated from the Huntington University Digital Media Arts Department in May of 2010. During the spring semester at HU, I teach Digital Foundations, which is a required, fundamental class for lower classmen in the DMA department. I am also a co-founder of SYNDEO studios, Huntington In. specializing in animation and design for surrounding businesses. http://www.syndeostudios.com/#!home/mainPage I am able to do storyboarding, concept art, character design, set design, 3d modeling, logo design, tattoo design, 2d animation, 3d animation and more. My passion is character design. From the beginning stages of concept to the final product, I am able to see the character through. You may reach me at CurtisWood10@yahoo.com Software Experience AutoDesk Maya/Mudbox Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/Premiere/AfterEffects Final Cut Pro Sketchbook Pro Experience Senior Project “Zenith” Story, Character, Set, Lighting, and Sound Designer Animation post-production Editor www.thezenithproject.blogspot.com MG-Collective's 2011 49 Hour Film Competition Director Character designer Animator Animation Studio Production “Allegory” Storyboard, Set, and Lighting Designer Huntington University Promotion Commercial Designed and animated a 2D frog in live space www.vimeo.com/2910782
Huntington, Indiana, United States
Jarett Fajardo - Freelance Illustration & Storyboarding
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5.0
2 Skills
$85
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Ancient Aliens- History Channel- 2013- Present Composed illustrations and conceptual design art based on Ancient Mythology. Worked freelance creating stills and graphic illustrations for episode storylines. Academy of Art University San Francisco 2012- Present Masters Graduate and Undergraduate Instructor for the Illustration Department. Instruct, critique, demonstrate, lecture, and teach a curriculum based on the production of illustration for professional industries. Killing the Grizzly Los Angeles 2010-Present -Utilize extensive knowledge in multiple mediums of digital painting to illustrate Children’s books, Comic books, Background layout, Concept design, and Character design -Write and produce stories for publication and distribution Glaza by Marina Toybina Los Angeles Jan 09-Present -Illustrated and handcrafted costumes for entertainment shows with customized design for clientele -Developed pre-production prints and layouts for Director, Designer, and stylist over view Lucky Me Studios Los Angeles 2010-2011 -Art Director of Animation and Film, initiating partnerships with progressive organizations in the development of movies and video games. Production pipeline contribution with intelligent solutions and critiques. -Lead design of stories and concepts for animation production -Illustrate/package characters and images for film and TV series -Direct and manage employees in an art production pipeline to meet deadlines and client needs in fast-paced environment -Write story synopses, Series arc, and development of characters for pitch, packaging, pilot and production platforms of sales Zoetrope Entertainment Los Angeles 2008-2009 -Pre-production Concept and Storyboard lead design with post-production Storyboard editing for Jeepers Creepers; various films -Consultation and technical assistance on Background, Character, Prop and Set design modifications. -Strong capability to multi-task and prioritize working within a budget. Continuum Pictures Los Angeles Jan 2007-2008 -Strong multitasking in a group of various Writers and Art directors developing conceptual art and illustrations for film and television. -Produced logo art for variety of projects. Cliffside Pictures Los Angeles 2005-2007 -Concept art and initial storyboards helping develop visual direction. Education Academy of Art University San Francisco 2002-2006 -B.F.A in Illustration with a background in visual development for film and television. -Studied under Pixar Art Director Anthony Christov -Emphasis on 2d animation, Fine Art, Character design, Background layout, Architectural rendering, and storyboarding Selected Skills -Ability to communicate complex concepts visually through use of color, form, lighting, composition, with multiple techniques and styles. -Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, Mac, oil, watercolor, ink, pastels, film and photography. -Heavy freelance experience and contractual work. -Established gallery painter in landscapes and portraits.
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