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Joshua Kingery - Freelance Comic Art, Fantasy Art, Animation, Drawing, & Sci Fi Art
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3.9
8 Skills
$20
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I am an artist, born and raised in small town Iowa. Not much to do around here so I grew up drawing, painting, and doing anything else artistic to pass the time. Eventually I moved on and went to college at the Art Institute of Colorado and got my bachelors degree in Media arts and Animation. My strengths lie in Drawing, Inking, Photoshop, fantasy/Sci-fi work. But I can draw and design about...
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Susan Moore - Freelance Art & Illustration
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4.0
2 Skills
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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Hanna Shiplett - Freelance Writing & Art
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3.5
2 Skills
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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Tanya Lichinksy - Freelance Animal Illustration & Art
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2 Skills
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Des Moines, Iowa, United States

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Anne Marie Avey - Freelance Comedy Writing & Screenwriting
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3.0
2 Skills
$20
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Anne Marie Avey 2054 Argyle Ave #202 – Los Angeles, CA – 90068 - 253-569-1853 - crazyavey@gmail.com EDUCATION University of Washington 2006-2008 Bachelor of Arts Drama & Communications Hunter College 2005-2006 Studied Theatre & German PROJECTS & ACTIVITIES Colonel Meow Enterprises; Los Angeles, Ca 2012-present - Created online persona and character for Colonel Meow - Directed and co-created online videos - Writer of videos and Facebook captions - Co-creator of YouTube channel with over 1,000,000 views combined - Oversee Social Media Network including: Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr - Participated in numerous T.V. and print interviews: Anderson Cooper, Evening Magazine, Pet Collective, Purina, Huffington Post, Daily Mail, ABC.com Wrote FLUSHED; Los Angeles, Ca 2012 - Produced and performed at Los Angeles venue Lady’s Comedy Night Host; Seattle, Wa 2012 - Wrote and performed as MC for the event Leukemia Lymphoma Society; Seattle, Wa 2011 - Produced and Promoted numerous charity events - Wrote and produced MC material used at events - Booked bands, improv troupe, comedic video shorts and comedians - Wrote and performed comedic songs and entertainment Jet City Improv; Seattle, Wa 2011 - Studied improv with actors and instructors in the Seattle area NEAT Improv Productions; New York, NY 2006 - Traveled within the 5 boroughs of New York performing improv for the community WORK EXPERIENCE Bartender; Seattle, Wa 2001-2012 - Buckley’s: Bartender/Server/Managerial Work - Rock Bottom: Bartender/Server - Seeder’s: Bartender/Cocktail - Café Panini: Barista/Server
Los Angeles, California, United States
Jesse Wilson - Freelance Advertising Videography & Ad Design
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Objective: To become a trusted and valued video editor, providing wonderful client experiences and a quality final product. Summary: 5 years in video and graphic production Self motivated, personable, and “farm raised” work ethic Excellent artistic ability to transfer important concepts into video or photo Excellent with Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, and Adobe Photoshop Able to take responsibility for organization Quick learner with ability to adapt to new procedures Experience Pulse Factor Television Lead Editor/Graphic Desinger Fall River Wisconsin 2009-2011 Captured footage out in the field, making sure a full story can be told once in post production. Edited video to create full story using sound effects and music to enhance, all to broadcast television standards. Created multiple websites and designed multiple graphics included a vehicle wrap for a truck. Edgewood Community Church Video Director Waupun Wisconsin 2006-2008 Produced, captured footage, edited short clips and graphics for pastors sermon Allowed more time for editing and less time for importing by purchasing a Portable Direct To Edit Recorder. Increased the number of people who attended events by creating promotional flyer's and brochures. Education: Madison Media Institute Associate Degree in motion and video graphics 2009-2010
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Cindy Nguyen - Freelance Graphic Design & Magazine Design
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3.0
2 Skills
$80
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Creative Graphic Designer. Experience in: magazine layouts | booklets | brochures | brand identity | logos | stationery | invitation | cards | posters | web (interface and basic html) | signage | advertisements Other knowledge of: photography | print production | styling | packaging design
Australia
Steve Nyman - Freelance Caricature Art & Cartooning
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Caricaturist Party Artist, Event & Trade Show Entertainment,Live Caricature artist, Cartoon Portraits.Commissioned Business & Retirement Gift Caricatures from photographs. Caricature art as party entertainment. Trade show caricatures booth attraction and giveaway. Las Vegas, NY, NJ, CT, PA, FLA, CA. Quick sketch art. College events, Weddings Bar-Mitzvahs, sweet sixteens, kids parties,Birthday parties, baby showers, bridal showers, grand openings, Corporate parties. Custom cartoon illustrations. http://www.aaacaricatures.com
Succasunna, New Jersey, United States
Rebecca Barfield - Freelance Accounting Systems & Project Management
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5.0
2 Skills
$50
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Highly accomplished IT, finance and e-commerce professional with proven leadership analyzing business needs to develop and implement technology solutions that streamline systems and processes. Proficient in ensuring data integrity, user experience, and system security for sensitive client applications and databases. Excellent communication, training, and problem-solving skills; can convey complex technical concepts to clients and colleagues of all levels. Critical change agent and skilled team leader, adept at fostering customer-centric environments. Thrive in dynamically changing environments requiring focused decision making. Talented project manager, coordinating multiple tasks concurrently. • Strategic/Business Planning and Consulting • Relationship Management • Project Management • Technical Writing • Scrum Master • Solution Documentation • Content Strategy/Quality Assurance • Troubleshooting • Problem Resolution • Team Leadership • Solution Integration • Technology Evaluation • Change Management • Negotiations • Budgeting/Forecasting • Quality/Process Management • Program/Portfolio Management PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Sr.Manager, (Independent) • Current (ABC Supply) Assessing and implementing new processes and procedures to improve project execution within IT department. A full software development lifecycle from Intake to Deployment. The eDelivery/eDispatching initiative is to act as proof of concept and lead by example to deliver an automated commercial dispatching system to address the gaps with their current system, TRS. This type of project is the backbone of ABC. Implementing a third-party, as well as cloud solution is a new concept to this company. Along with this implementation is the integration with ServiceNow, a new relationship as well, to handle the complete portfolio of integrations within ABC. This allows for support pre and post-deployment providing the necessary analytics to track project success throughout entire project lifecycle regardless of methodology. • Strategic Planning and Goal Setting • Project Execution and Governance • Project Documentation • Project Prioritization and Portfolio Alignment • Process Improvement and Standards Development • Organizational Change Management and Development Sr. Project Manager, (Independent) • July 2015 – March 2016 (Health Care Service Corporation) Delivery Lead responsible for the Technical and Business implementation and execution of an Administrative Services Only health insurance plan offering. This new product is a self-insured funding arrangement that enables fixed monthly payments targeting market segments with group sizes 25-50 and 51-100 across multiple states. The offering includes both Individual Stop Loss and Aggregate Stop Loss policies to reduce the groups’ risk to high claim costs. • Responsibilities include daily oversight and management for entire project scope and individual contributing workstreams; • Delivery of a fully-automated technical solution for all states for renewals and new business • Inclusion of product offering into existing business flows, timing and processes • Reporting capabilities to track group migration and new sales • Financial solution • Settlement process • Use of new technology for selling, rating, quoting functionality • Use of existing technology for account setup and membership maintenance • Creation of new funding type to support the financial workflow and all downstream applications • Development/storage/adjudication of new benefit plan designs • Eligibility Criteria for both market segments • Communication Strategy and Quality Assurance for internal and external communication PRODUCTIVE EDGE, Chicago, Illinois • 2012 – 2015 Privately Held Software Development Company with $14M in annual revenue Practice Manager, Sr. Project Manager • December 2012 – July 2015 (Humana/Humana Vitality) Responsible for successful delivery for large, strategic projects. Oversee and responsible for all activity and personnel. Provide and own the vision of the project and program. Build and maintain relationships by participating in defining business and technical problems and engage as a strategic partner in developing solutions to our clients and project stakeholders. • Integrated Digital Experience (IDE) - Direct and guide 15-person Scrum team as Scrum Master to deliver large complex healthcare solution (IDE). IDE is a large-scale initiative to integrate dozens of websites into a single website, including a mobile component with a best-in-class user experience personalized for all segments. This includes actively engaging in the entire lifecycle from business intake process to digital content strategy through production deployments. Ensure team adheres to the client’s development best practices and Agile methodologies and all related Scrum activities. The scope of work involves migrating all healthcare members from their Legacy platform to this new state-of-the-art web technology (and mobile platform) creating one brand, on one platform for the entire organization. The team consists of onshore and offshore developers providing round-the-clock delivery to the client. • HADS 2.0 – Device Integration – Direct and guide 5-person Scrum team as Scrum Master to provide mechanism for integration with healthcare site that allows a member to register a fitness device to transfer biometric data in real-time. This allows a member to track and accomplish specific goals to receive incentives through this organization’s wellness program. HOST ANALYTICS, San Francisco, California • 2012 Privately Held Computer Software industry with $40M in annual revenue Solution Architect • January 2012 – November 2012 Developed software solutions in Host Analytics CPM product across multiple vertical industries for clients located in the Midwest and West Coast. Managing and migrating data from client ERP systems (SAP, PeopleSoft, J.D. Edwards). Provided project management and oversight to consulting team during entire project lifecycle following company methodology. Participated in presales client meetings to define service methodology to create proof-of-concept. Scope business requirements and provide solution design. Provided creative solutions to complex business problems while maintaining best practices. Provided both client and internal consultant training. BCD MEETINGS & INCENTIVES, Chicago, Illinois • 2008 – 2012 Privately Held Meetings & Events business with $30M in annual revenue Director, Technology Infrastructure, Data Management & Financial Systems • April 2010 – January 2012 Direct 6-person team with managing and maintaining all M&I hardware to include 12 servers. Key technology resource for M&I division responsible for the development and implementation of formalized standard processes for all technology setup and support. Internal and external client technology solution strategy and development. Subject Matter Expert for industry research trending and analysis. Responsible for technology vendor partnerships to include contract negotiations on behalf of M&I and/or our clients. • Foundation Project – Project Lead responsible for migrating and mapping all data from all meetings technology and travel (POS) platforms across organization to central data repository to be maintained and managed utilizing existing infrastructure. This project was designed to provide an automated quality data management solution to allow for accurate client and benchmarking reporting across organization. The Foundation Project has generated a stable revenue stream as well as a reduction in overhead. • Payment Card Industry Data Security Standardization (PCI DSS) Compliancy – Project lead responsible for M&I to ensure the security of cardholder data and receive legal, regulatory and contractual compliance certification. This project involves the integration of security at all levels (people, process, technologies). Led the effort with technology providers to customize their applications and develop improved access controls as well as working with internal department heads to alter their business processes in order to meet regulation. The benefits to this project are competitive advantage, brand preservation, security standardization and practice and increased documentation. Project Manager, Financial Systems • October 2008 – April 2010 Responsible for migrating entire organization’s data from disparate financial systems (PeopleSoft & SAP) across the US and EMEA regions into single database using one financial system (Maconomy) to enable easy reporting and common measurement metrics across the organization units, creating financial transparency. • Pre-Implementation – Project Lead responsible for defining technical architecture, designing business model and solution design, maintaining project plans and project budget, risk management, communication plan, technical customization specifications, project team training manuals, solution training material, and project progress reports. • Post-Implementation – Key resource for monitoring and maintaining all servers (PROD, TEST, DEV), design of failover plan, product development and customizations, data integrity and security, financial and technical troubleshooting, creation of final project technical documentation. MAYER BROWN LLP, Chicago, Illinois • 2007 – 2008 International legal practice with $1.2B in annual billing Financial Applications Development Supervisor • January 2007 – July 2007 Direct 2-person team in custom report development using CMS. Ensure new business concepts were programmed and reported accurately. Maintain and troubleshoot existing information. Ensure data integrity and security for all reports. Evaluate current business needs and make suggestions to streamline where needed. Research new trends and offer insight into innovative technology. Documentation of all new and existing procedures. • Project Manager for Partner Data project to include design of reports, writing stored procedures, and data integrity. All aspects of planning, testing and validation and coordination of final rollout. Financial Applications Supervisor • July 2007 – October 2008 Technical resource for the development and documentation of software applications. Manage the development, testing and implementation of application configurations and customizations. Assist in evaluation of new applications deemed to be appropriate to the Firm’s business. Scan environment continuously for technologies and industry developments that would potentially increase Firm’s intellectual capital or that would hinder the Firm’s effectiveness. Implement IS general departmental management practices. Review and discuss end-user requirements, develop detailed technical specifications for reports, inquiries, e-mail notifications and applications. Ensure that adequate procedures are in place and maintained as and when changes are made. Recommend improvements to project efficiency and effectiveness. Document any and all enhancements and changes to environment with effective communication to IS/non-IS personnel. • Coordinating CMS v.7.0 upgrade due to rollout 1st quarter 2008. Create and maintain test environment. Management and resolution to all end-user testing issues. Customizations made to reports in new environment. Communication with third-party vendors. Recommendations and research for enhancements. Detailed progress-to-date documentation and communication in all aspects of project. KATTEN MUCHIN ROSENMAN LLP, Chicago, Illinois • 2004 - 2007 International legal practice with $400M in annual billing. Financial Systems Analyst Direct 2-person team in all aspects of managing and maintaining all financial systems, to include 6 servers and financial applications. Ensure data integrity and security and administer updates, patches, and hot fixes. Plan and execute backup and archiving strategies. Provide on-site and remote technical support services for end users. Evaluate manual process steps for automation to streamline operations. Author new financial reports and run database queries using SQL scripts. Select and integrate third-party applications into CMS platform. Design and maintain manual and electronic billing templates. Document all financial system technical and process solutions. • Reclaimed outsourced billing template services for in-house operation, driving shorter cycle times at reduced costs. Led project to transform billing application to produce client-specific templates after acquisition of London-based firm. • Coordinated rollout and delivered personalized training for each attorney in Chicago for LawDrill, the attorney inquiry system. Maintained server and system archives as well as scheduled tasks. • Managed CMS 5.0 version upgrade project, to include project planning and testing, data verification and validation, and final rollout. EDUCATION Bachelor of Science in Computer Science DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SSRS ~ Business Objects ~ BIRST ~ HA (MDX) ~ Crystal Report Writing ~ Crystal Enterprise ~ DocuDraft (CMS) TECHNICAL SKILLS Languages: SQL, C++, Visual Basic, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Basic, HTML Software/Tools: VersionOne, SiteCore, Clarity, Host Analytics (CPM), SQL Server Enterprise 8.0, SQL Server 2005, Maconomy, CMS, Elite, LawDrill, FRx, Crystal Reports/Crystal Enterprise 11, MS Developer/Visual Studio, Deltek MCFMS, One-Write Plus, PeachTree Accounting
Evanston, Illinois, United States
Amanda LaPlaca - Freelance Magazine Design & Graphic Design
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4.0
2 Skills
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Education Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, NY) BFA Communication Design / Graphic Design, 2010 Minor: Art & Design History Cumulative GPA: 3.5 Skills Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe AfterEffects, Adobe Dreamweaver, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Excel, Silkscreening and Printmaking, Digital Photography AWARDS/ACCOMPLISHMENTS Awarded “Student Leader of the Year” (2009) from Pratt Institute. Traveled across the USA from San Francisco, California to New York (2010), New Zealand (2010), Egypt (2008), Kenya (2007) and Europe: England, France, Austria, Germany and Switzerland (2005). Experience FitLife Media, LLC (Houma, LA) / 2011 Freelance Senior Graphic Designer • Re-branded of the FitLife Magazine and FitLife Media, LLC. so that they more closely represented their missions/goals and established a professional aesthetic. • Design the 32 page magazine, South Louisiana’s the FitLife, which included creating a functional grid system with consistent typographical hierarchy, and better photography selection to create a more clean, contemporary magazine and ultimately to increase the level of advertisers and the magazine’s budget/profits. Commonspace (New York, NY) / 2010 www.commonspace.fm Freelance & Assistant Graphic Designer • Worked on creating a brand, an identity, a typographic language, and environmental design for start up restaurant company. • Design for clients with web design needs and other in studio graphic design projects. The Museum of Modern Art, MoMA (New York, NY) / 2009 www.moma.org Internship: Graphic Designer for The MoMA Retail Creative Department • Worked on retail packaging for products, advertisements for the MoMA Design Stores, retail presentation packets, graphics for signage and retail display windows, and imaging for MoMA Retail Product photography. • Created MoMA Design Store’s Gift Registry identity and presentation system. Wallabout Film Festival (Pratt Institute) / 2009 Position: Art Director/Graphic Designer • Created festival’s identity, promotion: submissions & overall, motion graphics, posters, & creative outreach and oversaw the creative team. Dress Code (New York, NY) / 2009 www.dresscodeny.com Internship: Graphic Designer • Was responsible for the outcome and development of a 80 page artists book, company identities, and lecture series posters. • Encouraged to explore hand-done work with technical skills to create original solutions. Ubiquitous, Art & Literary Publication (Pratt Institute) / 2009 Position: Graphic Designer • Formulated and created the design of a biannual student publication with a team of designers in order to best communicate the writing and art submitted. On Design, Inc. (New York, NY) / 2008 Internship: Graphic Designer • Conceptualized, designed, and produced: actual brand packaging, company identities, and printed material for clients alongside graphic design team. • Clients included: American Museum of Natural History, Alliance for the Arts, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Cucina Antica foods, and FoodMatch, Inc. Student Activities, Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, NY) / 2009 Student Government President • Met regularly with the Director of Student Activities and Vice President of Student Affairs in order to brainstorm innovative ideas to address student needs and increase communication within the community. • Set group goals annually, then directs and oversees projects to individual members, including hosting and organizing larger campus wide events.
Metairie, Louisiana, United States