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Richard_Webster@Hotmail.Com - Freelance Landscape Painting & Art
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2 Skills
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Current position since September 2009 – The Brand Company. Merchandising, auditing and promotional displays February – August 2009. Manager for Carlisle Arts Festival. Music, dance, film written and spoken word and visual arts Responsibilities Booking artists and venues for the visual arts section. Press and publicity. Coordinating the event on a daily...
Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Jared Sayles - Freelance Art & Comic Art
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3.0
2 Skills
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I am an aspiring comic book artist/writer who is hoping too one day break into the industry professionally. I have completed correspondence illustration courses with both the Australian College of Journalism and Joe Kubert's College in New Jersey. I now reside in the United Kingdom. My art style has been labelled as a clean cartoon style.
Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Jason Lear - Freelance Art & Drawing
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Freelance Fashion Illustrator from London, UK
Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Simon Delany - Freelance Architectural Illustration & Art
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Artist and Architecture student in the UK
Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Ron McCain - Freelance Comic Art & Graphic Novel Art
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5.0
2 Skills
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I am a 20+ year veteran of the commercial arts with a specific focus on the art of Comic Books and Graphic narrative. I have Worked on such titles as Daredevil, Adventure of Superman, Legends of the Dark Knight, DeathStroke, Black Lightning, Clive Barker's Night Breed and Hellraiser titles and contributed a major character to the longest running Zombie comic in comic history: DeadWorld. In addition to the mainstream market contributions, I have also self published several creator owned comics and limited edition sketchbooks. I am also the Art Director for the startup publisher Unibrow Comics. I also teach sequential storytelling in workshop environments and I am currently writing a companion book to accompany my workshops. In addition to Comics, I have 7 years of Print Production and Pre-Press. I have done storyboards for 3D animation and did storyboard cleanups for Saturday morning cartoons, Book Covers, DVD & CD packaging, Publication Design, spot illustration, trading/sketch cards, and illustration for children's books. I like to remain busy at my drawing table, Penciling, Inking, and solving storytelling problems.
Seattle, Washington, United States
JoAnn Barnes - Freelance Graphic Design & Package Design
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3.0
2 Skills
$35
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EDUCATION University of Cincinnati - Raymond Walters College Associate of Applied Business in Commercial Art, June 1997, GPA 3.85 Extensive study in graphic design including advertising layout and design, lettering and typography, marker rendering, publication design, advanced promotion design, corporate identity systems, package design, and computer graphics in design. Mechanical and computerized layout and design, typesetting, finished art, and illustrations. Recent Technical Training & Memberships • PhotoshopWorld 2011 • Flash CS3, 2009 • Kelby • NAPP EXPERIENCE Production Designer - Marsh Inc. 1/09 to 6/11 Produced packaging and POP. Clients include Reckitt Benckiser-AirWick®, Heater Meals®, Schwans-Burger King®, Cafe Carolina and Bakery, Steak-n-Shake®, and Boston Market®. Worked mainly on point of purchase for Carls Jr.® and Hardees® which involved working with the designers and account managers in building out all mechanicals for window clings, menuboard translites, menu board banners, register cards, ceiling danglers, coupons, and menus using Illustrator CS5, Photshop CS5, InDesign CS5 (occationally), Acrobat CS5 and Adobe Bridge. Worked on Print on Demand projects. Also, played an important part in producing all mechanicals for International menuboards including China, Mexico, Indonesia, Russia, Singapore and Mallaysia. Freelance Graphic Designer - Dunamis Imagery 1/01 to present Production Designer for Marsh Inc. for packaging and POP 4/07-12/08. Design and produce finished art for Legacy Audio Books, Inc. and Voice Over Guy, LLC which includes audio book covers, logos, business cards, ads and images for the web. Design and produce finished art for Key Magazine, Sorg Opera, Cardinal Solutions, Reliable Family Financial Services, Keystone Group, First Church of God, Eden Grove Academy and Rockdale Temple. Projects include: magazines, ads, newsletters, brochures, opera programs, seating charts, logos, letterhead, envelopes, business cards using Illustrator 9.0, Photshop 5.5, PageMaker 6.5 and Acrobat 4.0. Packaging Graphic Designer - Hasbro Inc. 3/98 to 12/00 Design and produce finished art for the separator on Pokémon™, Tonka®, Micro Machines® and Star Wars™ packages using Illustrator 8.0, Photoshop 5.0 and Acrobat 4.0. Produce U.S., European, and Canadian packages which contain multiple languages. Create production art for Starting Lineup™, G.I. Joe®, Nascar® Racers™, Beast Machines™, Winner’s Circle, and Batman® packages. Freelance Illustrator - F.A. Davis Publishers 11/97 to 5/99 Design 75-100 black and white illustrations for an oral radiography textbook written by two faculty members from the Dental Hygiene department at Raymond Walters. Graphic Designer - Able Graphics - Mason, Ohio, 11/96 to 1/98 Design and produce finished art for business cards, letterhead, envelopes, brochures, newsletters, and logos using Macintosh software Macromedia FreeHand 5.0, and Adobe PageMaker 6.0, QuarkXpress, Photoshop 2.5 and Ofoto scanning software. ACHIEVEMENTS Awards: Won the Christmas Card contest at Hasbro, Inc., 1999 Award for Academic Excellence, 1997 Outstanding Commercial Art Graduate Award, 1997 Raymond Walters "The Years Best 1995-7 Poster" HONORS: Magna *** Laude; Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society 1993-1997; Deans List PRIMARY SKILLS: Illustrator CS5 Photoshop CS5 SECONDARY SKILLS: Acrobat CS5 Adobe Bridge Microsoft Excell, Word and Outlook
Concord, North Carolina, United States
Jessica Gibson - Freelance Animal Illustration, Children's Book Illustration, Fantasy Art, Nature Illustration, & Digital Art
60
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4.6
12 Skills
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I am a freelance illustrator based on the sunshine coast in Queensland, Australia. My area of expertise is character and creature design and illustration, but I am adept at creating general digital art and typography. Keep me in mind the next time you need an illustrator for children's books and advertising or conceptual illustrations for games!
Queensland, Australia
Diamond Nicole - Freelance Art & Writing
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3.5
2 Skills
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I am a high school student enrolled in Honors level English and have been told that my writing surpasses the levels of those of my fellow students. I write fictional stories, poetry, lyrics, biographies, technical pieces, movie/show/play scripts, and anything that involves words. I also have just recently began drawing and painting. I am currently taking an art class and am learning the basics of art. I purchased my own acrylic set of paints and have been using them. My art is being used on an upcoming website. I am open for any job, preferably paid unless it is for a good cause.
Goose Creek, South Carolina, United States
Diane Rees - Freelance Children's Book Illustration & Animal Illustration
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3.0
2 Skills
$35
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My enthusiasm for drawing,painting and stories has pushed me forward into a career of illustrating books as a freelance illustrator. I have always been interested in the text/image relationship and fascinated by the extra dimension of interpretation it creates. My illustrations aim to depict emotion, feeling and connections between characters through facial expression and body language. I am based in Swansea, UK. www.dianerees.com My illustrations are mainly hand drawn in pencil and produced in the medium of watercolour and graphite pencil.I also do black and white illustrations using pen and ink.
Swansea, Swansea, United Kingdom
Halla Krawi - Freelance Document Design & Presentation Design
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Halla Krawi Languages I speak fluent English, basic French and Arabic is my mother tongue. Education 1989 – 1995 Undergraduate - BA Degree in English Literature Training • Front line customer service • Sales management • Elevator – On Job Fast Track Management Program • Elite etiquette and presentation • Maximise sales revenue • Team leadership • Problem solving and guests management • Fire fighting and first aid training Employment History - Bilingual Translator/ Interpreter Self Employed Sep 1989 - Present Worked with different private/ government and educational entities on translating a diverse variety of subjects in different countries while I resided there or online, from English to Arabic and vice versa. I also offered translating, editing and proof reading services to entities and individuals who were seeking specialized material translated to or from either languages. Associate Hostex Feb 2010 – May 2011 Freelance at major events in town held by prominent exhibitions and media companies at Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai Airport Expo, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and other major venues that accommodate conferences and events of high and international calibre. Involvement can be related to simple office management tasks, crowd registration, media admittance or even catering for VIP guests. ?During my latest contract, I was taking part with Abu Dhabi Motorsport Management on Yas Island team catering to the 2010 F1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Paddock club, hospitality booths and VIP dignitaries areas set up, logistics, team handling and catering. Conference and Banquets Manager Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi June 1st – November 6th 2009 • In charge of developing the department and achieving an annual budget of Dhs. 12 m (6 medium size meeting rooms and one ballroom with capacity of 250 covers). • Handling the responsibility of maintaining all existing accounts in addition to updating the database. • I worked closely with all departments in a manner that complies with company standards and achieves highest customer satisfaction within the industry and with the product in hand Achievements with Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi: • Established daily, weekly, monthly and annual tracking system of all incoming enquiries, new business leads, cancelled or lost business • Set up new forms for receiving enquires, exploring clients’ needs, communication with other departments as well as distributing banqueting orders • Contributed into improving the existing GSTS (guest satisfaction tracking system) as well as feed back forms for internal and regional use as per company standards • Set up, and for the first time in the department, a daily, monthly and annual forecast of all prospect, tentative and definite events planned throughout the year • Managed the review of BOB (booking on the books) on weekly basis • Worked with and monitored banquet operation’s daily preparation, service and guest contact along with daily briefings for ongoing and next day events both in-house and OSC • Worked closely with Executive Chef on improving the department’s menus, setting rates and translating all to and from Arabic. Also, tailored speciality menus as per clients’ requests and special events • Managed events as big as 2200 covers in-house and up to 1500 OSC and offshore in the desert and on oil rig islands • Set a new criteria of space occupancy in order to maximise venue revenue and staff efficiency (space, equipment, shift and overtime wise) • Managed to hold the right number of events as per operation staff and kitchen capacity per day and per week, taking into account correct capacity of involved outlets and product offered in order to maintain desired service quality within the 5 stars environment offered • Worked closely with other department heads on improving equipment count as well as purchasing a lot of new material for the events’ department and the hotel in general • Overlooked and managed distribution of overflow business into other sister companies and location when needed • Participated closely with other departments in putting a plan to renovate some venues (equipment and building wise) in a manner that complies with ADFCA and ADTA standards (Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority and Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority) • Managed to educate the team by proper internal training courses on Health & Safety working environment as well as HACCP standards in main kitchen • Held briefings (and debriefings when necessary) for each event for quality and guests’ satisfaction monitoring purposes • Monitored use of equipment (AV, electrical and on the floor) in a safe manner for all staff, suppliers and guest • During the Holy month of Ramadan, I manager to obtain sponsorships of different companies to set up the tent, lighting, decoration and prizes for the daily raffle, in addition to handling a fully sponsored 150 covers tent by one of the major companies in town for the duration of whole month. Conference & Banqueting Sales Manager Hilton Hotel Abu Dhabi January 2nd 2005– May 28th 2008 Achievements with Hilton Abu Dhabi: • Handling all enquires related to corporate meetings (BP, OFFSET, ADFCA, Event Management and PR companies…etc), exhibitions (Oil & Gas related, Real Estate, Car Launch and the OFI 08…etc), conferences (financial, medical, HR…etc), staff parties (100 up to 1600 staff members on the premises and offsite), VIP meetings (Presidents, Ministers, Shiekhs, CEOs and Chairmen level), daily delegations, and OSC (bi-weekly sessions of Federal National Council, Presidential Palace catering, HCT Opera Concert in desert, governmental bodies launch in western region and on Delma Island, Red Bull Air Race in 2006, 2007 and 2008…etc). • Dealing with VIP’s and high profile organisations such as Presidential Palace, Federal National Council, Al Dar Properties, DMG World Media, Society of Petroleum Engineers, ADNOC, and ADNEC…etc. • Organised a lot of charity events where I had to invite right audience, obtain sponsorships and raise funds for concerned organisers. • Generating and coordinating event proposal/ offer and contracts • Event Logistics (location/ venue, obtain necessary authorizations if any, equipment, manning, delivery and receiving, parking, advertisement and promotions, dealing with shipping/ cargo companies…etc.) • Coordinate event requirements with operations, engineering, catering and food and beverage departments. • Responsible of financial issues including proforma invoice, LPO, PO and final invoicing. • Handling the delegation of staff responsibilities, duty rotas, forecasts, P&Ls, and daily meetings/ briefing with other departments. My highest P&L record was 77.49% for one single event that generated over AED 800,000.00 in 4 days ( 50 rooms plus a 3 day exhibition event in house) • I have developed a high level of knowledge on market and clients needs when it comes to yield management of both venues and rooms rates with hotels, events organisers and travel agents. • Highly trained on Health and Safety matters when it comes to working environment (staff to wear necessary safety gear such as helmet, shoes and even approved sun screen and sun glasses products when working in a sun exposed environment), guest venues (all used electrical and other equipment to meet certain standards), hotel property (avoid any damage or loss to property be it wall paper, paint, carpet, service equipment or even the garden loan), transportation (ensure whatever transport used is handled by a licensed supplier with appropriate insurance policy, and like wise for valet parking services). I also participated in putting together the Fire & Emergency Procedure Book for the entire hotel in collaboration with the DO and Chief Engineer due to my previous and extensive training on safety within the airlines industry • Dealing with all Arabic speaking authorities and clients. • During the months of May-June 2006, I was also acting as Executive Secretary to the GM, carrying all the assigned duties and tasks in place as per the company policies and procedures for a duration of 35 days. English Language Trainer Direct English Training Centre Abu Dhabi- July 2003 – December 2004 • Employed to teach English to different levels of clients, mainly adults and businessmen. • Language trainer for business purposes such as medical, commerce, law and engineering. • Organizing the social events on a voluntarily basis as I enjoy mingling with people, and this was a great way to network with companies such as caterers, advertising agencies, media personnel and highly esteemed employees of embassies.
Half Moon Bay, California, United States