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Cirrelia Thaxton - Freelance Writing, Copywriting, Editing, Blog Writing, & Business Writing
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4.9
12 Skills
$30
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"Writing happens with creative urgency; it is the passion of feeling!" A member of International Association of Professional Writers and Editors (IAPWE) and American Writers and Artists Institute (AWAI), I own CRT DTP Express, a small company offering writing, editing, and consulting services since 2005. A dedicated team player, I specialize in research and the writing (and editing) of...
Newport News, Virginia, United States
Anisha Holden (Misshapen) - Freelance Article Writing & Creative Writing
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4.0
2 Skills
$9
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Hello, I am Anisha Holden. I am currently a graduates student and stay at home mom. I've been writing academically and for my personal enjoyment since I've been able to. I generally wrote poetry, short stories and articles but recently my main focus has been poetry. I post them online to garner feedback and to keep my writing skills honed and creative juices flowing. I also plan to try my hand...
Newport news, Virginia, United States
Keile Jones - Freelance Music Production & Article Writing
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4.0
2 Skills
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I am a college student pursuing a Bachelors' Degree in Psychology from Saint Leo University. I am a newcomer to the freelance world; however I hope to gain more experience into my diverse array of skills. I specialize in writing poetry, short stories, and song lyrics and I produce music as well. Feel free to message me about making an instrumental.
Newport News, Virginia, United States
Pablo Birriel - Freelance Article Writing & Book Writing
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I am currently a published author and I am nearing the completion of my second book. I have the ability to write on many different subjects. I have written for unions as a staff writer, I have published historical articles, poetry, martial arts/self defense, executive protection and many others. If you have questions concerning my work contact me and I will provide whatever information that...
Newport News, Virginia, United States
Jmdudney - Freelance Writing & Article Writing
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3.5
2 Skills
$10
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I am just a simple guy who really enjoys writing. I am looking to establish myself as a freelancer and find my way into the writing community.
Newport News, Virginia, United States

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JD Hickey - Freelance Writing & Technical Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
$55
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Documentia Inc. President: John David Hickey Technical Writer/Editor/Project Manager Montréal, Québec Biography ======================== With over 20 years of experience, John David Hickey has the knowledge and the experience to design and write complete, high-quality, user-friendly documentation (both paper and online) for software and hardware products that can suit any situation or audience. If your project requires a team of writers, Documentia can build a team of qualified writers, manage the documentation team throughout the project, and establish the publication standards that ensure the highest quality documentation possible. Documentia can provide you with a one-stop shop that can cater to all of your documentation needs. Languages ======================== French: Spoken, Read English: Spoken, Read, Written IT Skills ======================== LINUX PC / Microsoft Windows iMac/G4 Adobe Framemaker 10 Adobe Acrobat Pro X RoboHelp 10 Photoshop CS5.1 PaintShop Pro X MS Office Degrees ======================== Bachelor of Arts in English spec. in Professional Writing Université de Sherbrooke, 1992 Work History ======================== ADAM Health Solutions --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec October 2012 – May 2013 August 2014 - ongoing Designed and wrote documentation for a medical research management process for a large pharmaceutical corporation. Miranda Technologies Inc. Grass Valley --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec October 2010 – June 2011 June – August 2013 September 2013 – June 2014 Wrote Installation, User, and Quick Start documentation for a hardware/software product that monitored video and audio broadcast feeds over a network. Restructured other documentation for related products so that they matched the task-based documentation style. Numedia --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec May 2010 – ongoing Wrote User Guides and Process Guides for a media content distribution system for the digital signage industry. Bath Fitter Inc. --------- Process Documentation (C) Ste-Eustache, Québec August 2012 – March 2013 Wrote process documentation for the Payroll department on how they prepare the pay cheques for their Canadian and American employees. Tamaggo Inc. --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec July 2012 – October 2012 Wrote a Getting Started, a User Guide, and Online Help documentation for a handheld camera that could take 360 degree panoramic pictures. Inlynk Software Inc. --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec September 2011 – June 2012 Wrote a Getting Started Guide, User Guide, and Online Help for an inventory, work order, and purchase order processing system. Audisoft Technologies Inc. --------- Technical Documentation (C) Longueuil, Québec August 2011 – September 2011 Rewrote, redesigned, and updated a set of User Guides for a mobile and wireless video-conferencing system. Toon Boom Inc. --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec August – September 2011 Updated an existing User Guide for a 2D animation tool that allowed artists to storyboard animated films. Note: When I returned to Toon Boom on contract in 2011, I noticed that the documentation still used the layout design, topic structure, and most of the content I developed when I was a Documentation Manager (1999-2001). MTO Telecom / Cogeco --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec May 2010 – May 2011 Wrote Process Guides on how the company fulfills client requests for Internet Provider services. Memotec Inc. --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec July 2008 – September 2010 Updated and maintained over 40 software and hardware guides, including online help. In 2008, Memotec absorbed two other companies, so I needed to re-layout, restructure, and maintain the incoming documentation to fit the Memotec design standard (which I redesigned). Autodesk --------- Project Management (FT) Montréal, Québec May 2007 – May 2008 Managed a team of seven writers for the VFX and Finishing project (a Linux-based video/editing suite of tools). Coordinated with other teams (R&D, QA, and PM) to ensure the documentation was accurate and ready for each release (every six months). Engenuity Technologies Inc. --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec October 2003 – June 2004 January 2005 – November 2005 February 2006 – September 2006 Produced technical documentation for their simulation software products (military and industrial simulators). Provided ETI with up to five writers at a time to update their documentation sets, including user's guides, programmer's guides, tutorials, and online help. CGI --------- Business Proposal Writer (C) Montréal, Québec February 2003 – July 2003 Edited and standardized the business cases that CGI used to write the various business proposals that it would send to potential clients. Designed Word templates to standardize the layout of the business proposals that were used to populate a proposal database. Softimage --------- Technical Editing (C) Montréal, Québec August 2002 – October 2002 Edited tutorials, User Guides, and marketing material for the 3.0 release of the SOFTIMAGE|XSI 3D software package. Toon Boom Technologies --------- Senior Technical Writer / Team Leader (FT) Montréal, Québec 1999-2001 Managed, updated, and redesigned documentation for two 2D animation software applications (for both professional and amateur animation studios). Also wrote and proofread articles and marketing copy for the marketing department. “Excellent and readable documentation.” – excerpt from ZDNet review of Toon Boom Studio v1.0 Bell Canada/Bell Sygma --------- Senior Technical Writer (C) Montréal, Québec 1996-1998 Wrote for a number of projects including: * Online Help for a mainframe billing system * Paper and HTML-based publication from a single source * User Guides for an Intranet Web application for the Customer Support personnel Storm Technical Comm. --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec 1995-1996 Wrote, edited, and updated documentation companies such as: * Canadian National (cargo-tracking) * Walsh Automation (inventory database) * STS Systems (POS management) * Virtual Prototypes (military simulator) Other Interests ======================== Storyteller --------- David is an award-winning storyteller, voice actor, and public speaker. He has been telling tales in schools, festivals, and other events across Canada since 1995. He currently hosts a story slam series in Montreal. In 2012 and 2013, he was asked to co-host the National Story Slam during the Storytellers of Canada National Storytelling Conference. Highlights June 2011, 2012: Won 1st place in the Once Upon a Slam storytelling competition for both years (Ottawa, Ontario). June 2010: Published The Bard's New Hat, a CD compilation of stories. February 2005: Published You Don't Know Jack, a book/CD of a collection of folk tales. Voice Actor --------- Loto-Québec, November 2011 English narrator for a training video for the Mise-o-Jeu betting system (lotoquebec.com/mise-o-jeu), released in April 2012. ADAM Health Solutions English narrator for medical training videos for pharmaceutical representatives. For more information on storytelling and voice acting, please visit: johndavidhickey.ca.
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Clemontina Henry - Freelance Article Writing & Proofreading
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4.0
2 Skills
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Good day I am a positive, peoples' person who thrives on new challenges and am deadline driven. I enjoy working both individually and as part of a dedicated team. I achieved a BA Communication (majors Communication Science and English) from the University of South Africa and a certificate in Effective People Management from the University of Cape Town. I attended many workshops and courses including newsletter writing, risk and change management, and various computer software training. My writing experience covers: Writing music and DVD reviews (SL Magazine), creative writing, business articles, newsletters and reports. My writing style covers both formal business writing for professionals and fun/humorous writing for the youth (as with SL Magazine). Other experience includes administration, project management, event organising, committee participation and chairmanship. Hobbies and interests: Enjoy spending quality time with my family, going to the movies, reading, research and handmade crafts such as making soaps, candles and greeting cards. I enjoy keeping busy and spending time with interesting people.
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Kellie Bottrell - Freelance Website Design & Logo Design
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Currently studying a BA in Internet Communications and Digital Design. Interests include: social media and social media networking and marketing; animation; web design and video games. Not presently looking for work.
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Kerry Crow - Freelance Logo Design & Illustration
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5.0
2 Skills
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Kerry Crow — http://crowdesign.com kerry@crowdesign.com OVERVIEW Kerry has experience working with individuals, small businesses, and large corporations—in many industries or pursuits. She enjoys working for clients that strive for excellence in their products and services, as well as their marketing and communications. Kerry possesses strong communication skills and an interest in content as well as design. She listens to what client wants to communicate, works to interpret that message for the audience. She understands the level of communication needed within a corporate or creative community. An active team member whether working with clients, staff members, or those providing contracted services, Kerry is comfortable in leadership roles and willing to share knowledge. She appreciates the opportunity to learn from others. SKILLS Art Direction: Collaborates with project owner and design team members to develop concept, content, information flow, and visual communication for their specific audience. Communicates look and feel effectively, and understands the use of consistent branding elements and messages through multiple projects. Promotes a casual, yet professional atmosphere and encourages collaboration. • Project management: Knowledge of print file preparation, estimating, production methods, press checks, and bindery requirements. Familiar with web project-planning and production processes. • Photo shoot direction and planning, has worked as photographer for in-house product shots. • Cultivates good working relationships with freelance artists and writers, print facilities, and web service providers. • Experience working with overseas vendors. Graphic Design: Has a good eye for color and pacing. Consistency in layout, text treatment, and branding. Presents design styles appropriate to project. • Print projects include logo design, branding, brochures, packaging design, direct mail, book design, print ads, trade show display, signage, catalogs, and collateral. • Web projects include web graphics and user interface design, websites, online stores, Flash elements, HTML email, banner ads and landing pages, CMS custom themes. • Presentation materials and storyboards. • Apparel design (pre-production illustration), textile patterns and repeats, imprints and separations. • Skilled in scanning, color correction, and photo editing. • Has produced foreign language versions of English language documents. Illustration: Traditional media, digital (vector and bitmap), and combined traditional and digital techniques. Writing: Kerry has experience writing and copy-editing for editorial, promotional, advertising and social media platforms. She writes effective business communication. Software and Coding: • Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, and Acrobat • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point • Quark XPress (Currently using InDesign) • HTML and CSS, script implementation, media embedding, hooks and custom code in CMS themes (Wordpress, Joomla, Concrete5, Ning, E-zekial) CURRENT EMPLOYMENT 11/1993–present: Creative Director; Crow Design, Vancouver, WA As owner and Creative Director, Kerry collaborates with client on concept, content, and style. Work includes: project management, concept, print design, web design, identity, display and signage, illustration, packaging, photo direction, copy editing, apparel concept and illustration, textile design. This position also requires administrative and accounting skills. Clients include individuals or small to large industries, agencies, and organizations. PAST EMPLOYMENT 2/1999–2009: Contract assignments through talent agencies; Portland, OR Contract Design assignments for Waggener Edstrom, KP Corporation, Big Shot Pictures, NIKE, Nautilus, Columbia Sportswear, Direct Marketing Solutions, CTS Language Link, and others. 6/2006–05/2008: Marketing Manager; Sun Furniture, Vancouver, WA Part-time Marketing Manager for an importing business including a wholesale division, two retail divisions, and an online store. Responsibilities included media buying, print and web production, catalog, in-house photography, and direct mail (business-to-business and business-to-consumer). 9/2001–8/2003: Graphic Designer; HOSTS Learning, Vancouver, WA Projects for this K-12 education software company included brochures, posters, ads, trade show display, invitations, web edits, Power Point presentations, illustration, copyediting, and print management. • Worked with design and executive leadership teams to update corporate image and logo, and to develop graphics standards and color palette. Provided copy writing for the standards document. • Developed a comprehensive, client-focused marketing brochure/presentation sales piece. • Provided instruction to other designers in scanning and color correction. Mentored other designers in obtaining printing quotes and preparing files for print. 10/1993–12/1993: Outside Sales and Graphic Design; Copies Now, Vancouver, WA 8/1993–10/1993: Advertising Sales; The Regional Directory, Vancouver, WA 6/1982–4/1985 and 3/1989–8/1993: Graphic Artist/Illustrator; The Reflector, Battle Ground, WA Work for this weekly newspaper and printing company included advertising layout, page design, inside ad sales, illustration, design for printing clients, print estimating, production, and customer service. EDUCATION Clark College; Vancouver, WA, 1981–1982 The Burnley School of Professional Art; Seattle, WA, 1978–1980 Received certificate in August of 1980. Records are available through Seattle Art Institute. Continued education and training through employers, online classes, workshops, and individual study. VOLUNTEER • Sierra Club, Loo Wit Group of the Cascade Chapter: 2007-2010 Political Chair, Executive Committee; 2011 Group Co-Chair, Executive Committee, and Political Chair. • WHO (Seasonal overflow shelter for homeless). INTERESTS Gardening, hiking, music, cooking, painting, and creative writing.
Vancouver, Washington, United States
John Bradeson - Freelance CAD & Drafting
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2 Skills
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309 Miller Blvd. Havelock, NC 28532 Phone: (410) 251 - 2769 E-mail: jbradeson@ec.rr.com John S. Bradeson Work Experience 2010 - Present Michael’s Arts & Crafts Morehead City, NC Customer Service Associate • Duties – Running a Register, Tracking Inventory, Stocking, Merchandise Handling, Setting Planograms, Unloading Trucks, and Customer Service 2004 - January 2009 Davis, Bowen, & Freidel Inc. Salisbury, MD Sr. Drafter/Designer • Proficient in Autodesk Map 3D 2008, ServCad 2008, Carlson Survey 2008, Various Civil Engineering Programs • Duties – Drafting / Designing Civil Projects including Preliminary Layouts, Design Development Plans, Construction Documents, cost estimates and As-Built Plans, aiding with topographic surveys of all projects for Project Managers. Provide departmental drafting support including training and overseeing of CAD Operators. Manage project files and standards, provide support for office equipment, and provide new employee training. 2003 - 2004 Design & Construction PCMH Greenville, NC CAD Operator • Proficient in MicroStation • Duties – Running Errands, Drawing Plans, Revising Plan, Duplicating Plans, File Storage, Field Verification 1999 - 2003 Lowe’s Home Improvement Greenville, NC Customer Service Associate – Building Materials • Forklift Certification • Duties – Cost and Materials Estimating, Tracking Inventory, Stocking, Material Sizing, Material Handling, Night Closer, Training New Employees in the Lumber Department, and Customer Service 1995 - 1999 Angus Steakhouse New Bern, NC Banquet Services - Waiter/Busboy/Room Service Attendant • Wine Serving Certified • Duties - Waiter, Busboy, Room Service, Customer Service, Worked Most Special Parties and Weddings per Customer Request Education 2010 – 2011 Craven Community College Havelock, NC Completion Date – January 5, 2011 • Program of Study – Aviation Sheet Metal Fabrication • Use Sheet Metal to make templates for repairs on aircraft. • Overview of blueprint reading. • Making templates for repair of aircraft. • Learned how to repair replace and modify structural and non-structural aircraft sheet metal components, such as fuselage doors, and etc. • Learned a working knowledge of shop mathematics such as edge distance of 2D, 21/2D, 3D and etc. • Performed layouts, cut drill, bend, form, and shape metal stock. • I used hand tools such as left hand and right hand snips, files, rivet gun, drill motor, drill bits hole finder, T-square, rulers, straight snips, ball pen hammer, rivet cutter and other methods as appropriate to make replacements parts for aircraft structural and skin sections. • Reinforce structural members. • Drill parts and rivets them together for installment on aircraft. • Installs and as necessary, aligns and positions riveted non-movable surfaces. • In the above studies I used standard tools of the sheet metal trade and special tools, such as press brakes, metal cutting equipment, shrinking, stretching, and forming machines. • Examine completed assemblies, loose rivets, corrosion, wrinkled skin and cracked metal. • Knowledge of various metals and their working characteristics such as 2024T-3 metal and 7075T-6 metal. Thickness sizes of 0.020, 0.032, 0.040, and 0.050 alum stock. • Perform accurate tool inventory before each task and upon completion of each task • Make sure work space and aircraft is free of foreign object damage. (FOD) • Perform repairs on CH-46E Aircraft during class training. • Received Letter of Recommendation from instructor 2002 – 2004 Pitt Community College Winterville, NC Graduation Date - May 2004 2nd Place Local Sustainable Design Competition • Program of Study – Architectural Technology • Relevant Courses – Residential Computer Aided Drafting (DataCAD/AutoCAD), Residential Design, Architectural History, Building Codes, Materials and Methods, Residential Board Drafting 1999 - 2001 East Carolina University Greenville, NC • Program of Study – Construction Management • Relevant Courses – Engineering Materials Technology, Soils and Foundations, Contracts and Specifications, and Statistics 1997 - 1999 Craven Community College New Bern, NC Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society • Program of Study – Mechanical Drafting • Relevant Courses – Mechanical Board Drafting, Mechanical and Architectural Computer Aided Drafting (AutoCAD), Technical Writing, and Calculus 1993 - 1997 Havelock High School Havelock, NC High School Diploma - May 1997 Who's Who Among American High School Students • Starting Center for Varsity Football Team • Bass Singer for Show Choir and Vocal Ensemble • Relevant Courses – Architectural Drafting (4 yrs, AutoCAD)
United States