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Marvella Ivery - Freelance Article Writing & Biography Writing
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Macon, Georgia, United States

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Kate Hawley - Freelance Book Design & Brochure Design
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 1996-present Kate Hawley by Design Design and production for books, book jackets, promotional materials, annual reports, and newsletters. I work independently for a number of firms and individuals producing a wide range of printed materials. I work in my own studio, often communicating with clients via the web. Job skills included original design and/or producing new work from client spec sheets, Job cost estimates and timelines, photo research, scanning and manipulation, coordinating other services such as: editing, indexing, location photography, obtaining Library of Congress ISBN, CIP, and copyright registration, bidding out print costs, and overseeing print production. Proficient in software: Adobe CS4: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator; QuarkExpress 8 Learning: e-book prep for Kindel Clients include: Rethinking Schools; The Zinn Education Project; Schools for Change P.B Publishing: Froedert Hospital; Thistlefield Press; Roi Soldberg; Judy Bridges Chestnut Communications/Chestnut Press: American Bar Association, Aurora Healthcare, A Promise Made; Spanning A Century by Ellen Langill; In the Moment: The life and art of Schomer Lichtner; In Celebration: The life and art of Ruth Grotenrath by Susan Montgomery What Matters Now by Susan and Todd Montgomery. CIMA: Marketing brochures for Educational Seminars. Michael J. Cudahy: The Cudahys; Joyworks; The Personal Correspondence of John Cudahy. Market Engineers: Books by John Gurda: The Making of Milwaukee; Silent City; The Humphrey Legacy; Built by Seaman. PrintStar Books: From Vendor to Business Resource by Jerry Stapleton. The Town Club: The Town Club by Liza Tuttle. The Woman's Club of Wisconsin: A Club of Their Own by Liza Tuttle. PAST EXPERIENCE 1991-1996 ACME agency, Co-Owner, Milwaukee, WI Designed and developed marketing plans for new small businesses including, Logo and identity production, Marketing Plans and budgets, Print Ad campaigns, and Media events. 1986 - 1991 CASEY/HAWLEY audioVISUAL, Co-owner, Seattle, WA Designed and produced audiovisual and video productions for: Boeing, SAFECO, Microsoft, Microsoft Press, Freightliner, MIDAS International and Seattle Rep Theater. 1980 - 1986 Chicago-based freelance audiovisual production artist and designer. Produced a variety of audiovisual presentations for various Chicago clients. THEATER PRODUCTION 1988, 1987 Projection Design for Seattle Repertory Theater's production of Shakespeare's The Tempest and Bertolt Brecht's Caucasian Chalk Circle. Directed by Dan Sullivan. 1988 Visual Design for the Current/Rutledge's Award winning Documentary AIDS Wise/No Lies.
Port Jervis, New York, United States
Donna Thordsen - Freelance Editing & Writing
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Donna J Thordsen Education 1972 RN, St. Elizabeth School of Nursing, Dayton, Ohio 1982 BA (Communications), College of Mount St. Joseph, Cincinnati, Ohio Employment 1972-1980 Registered nurse • St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Dayton, Ohio (critical care) • Yellow Springs Clinic, Yellow Springs, Ohio (pediatrics) • Greene Memorial Hospital, Xenia, Ohio (critical care and staff development) 1980-2013 Editor, Harvey Whitney Books, Cincinnati, Ohio 1980-1982 • Copy Editor 1982-1997 • Assistant Editor 1997-2000 • Editorial Director 2000-July 2013 • Editorial Coordinator Harvey Whitney Books published The Annals of Pharmacotherapy, an international monthly, peer-reviewed journal; the Journal of Pharmacy Technology, a bimonthly peer-reviewed journal; and textbooks such as Pharmacoepidemiology: An Introduction. My responsibilities included • technical/substantive editing • review of Word documents edited by all other editors • review of typeset galleys for final correction and approval/alteration of author queries before they were sent to the authors • communication with authors • review/approval of all articles when they were placed online ahead of print • review/approval of final page proofs • training of copy editors and proofreader Freelance Editing 2007-2010 Copyediting for Allen Press, Lawrence, Kansas • Experimental Biology and Medicine • Journal of Parasitology • Journal of the American College of Nutrition • Pediatric and Developmental Pathology 2010-present Technical editing for the American Medical Association, Chicago, Illinois • JAMA Dermatology • JAMA Facial and Plastic Surgery • JAMA Internal Medicine • JAMA Neurology • JAMA Ophthalmology • JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery • JAMA Pediatrics • JAMA Psychology • JAMA Surgery I am familiar with AMA Manual of Style Council of Science Editors Style Manual, Scientific Style and Format Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals
West Chester, Ohio, United States
Mary Bates - Freelance Writing & Editing
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Veronica - Freelance Order Processing & Data Entry
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Linda Morro - Freelance Bookkeeping & Billing
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Mathias Lam - Freelance Video Editing & Translation
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Heidi Renee Peak - Freelance Graphic Design & Logo Design
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Graphic & Web Designer / Illustrator / Photographer / Children's Book Writer Career Summary Experienced graphic designer with multiple skill sets in various forms of printed media ( editorial/magazine layout, logo creation, direct mail, brochure design, corporate branding ) as well as web design and traditional/computer illustration. Experience Art Director / Graphic Designer / Illustrator • Twin Peaks Design • St. Stephens Church, Virginia • 1987 - Current • Develop / design various visual solutions including: marketing materials, press kits, editorial layout, business packages, logos, brochures, direct mail, ads, web graphics, exhibit design and vehicle advertisement to improve client market placement. • Maintain brand consistency across all marketing channels to optimize client identity standards and programs for individuals as well as corporations. • Present multiple comprehensive mockups to convey / explore directions and consumer insights and goals with clients at all levels of management. • Perform needs assessment and thorough communication to achieve client goals. • Effectively produce digital files for successful printing and pdf proofing. Personally perform press checks for highest level client satisfaction / outcome using Quark Xpress and Adobe CS6 creative suite software. • Research images, competition strategies and print pricing / negotiation to maximize client project management / relationships. On-Site Freelance Consultant • Manage customer service / sales needs of national direct mail and corporate print accounts for Kenmore Envelope Company. Tracking all stages of production, printing and shipping. Estimate / negotiate print and production costs. Perform press checks on 2-4 color jobs for enhance client service relationships. • Project manage all stages of 4-color print publications for Best Products Company and Genworth Financial. Coordinate layouts with art directors, buyers, photography studios and color assessment of press proofs to evaluate the product at all stages of development. Direct copywriters, scanners and proofreaders; liaison to upper level management to create more efficient work flow. • Provide graphic design support to the Office of Public Affairs, RRHA and St. Margaret’s School producing newsletters, exhibit design, brochures, Ads, Direct Mail, illustrations, copy writing and on-location photography for improved marketing and public relations. • Support Marketing Department creative staff at First Union Bank. Administrate media buying and management of accounts. Create print materials to assist the Marketing Director. Senior Concept Designer / Web Developer • Circuit City Stores, Inc. • Richmond, Virginia • 1999 - 2001 • Designed / executed 4-color Rolling Stone and USA Today magazine ads, inter-company printed material, direct mail, on-line web / store sign-age, letterheads, logos and brochures. • Developed concepts for weekly nationally distributed Sunday Circular meetings to evaluate the publication at various stages of development. • Delegated execution of publication concepts to three junior designers reviewing artwork for production accuracy while maintaining strict deadlines. • Served as the marketing division liaison, managing interactions with a cross functional team. • Collaborated with the brand manager, implementing insights during the creative development process, ensuring consistency across all marketing formats. • Coached junior designers on software and design techniques for increased team efficiency and growth. • Art directed photo shoots for merchandise / life style presentations. Web Developer • Designed / produced weekly banner ads for sale promotion / brand positioning on the corporate, database driven, e-commerce web site: circuitcity.com. • Managed banner success through Excel spreadsheets / carriage point assessment. • Prepared product photography in Photoshop / ImageReady to color correct and compress files. • Responsible for developing and understanding product lines / consumer insights by monitoring focus groups to optimize target audience appropriateness. • Assembled editorial copy / content in Dreamweaver for onsite customer shopping / education. Art Director • Collecting Concepts • Richmond, Virginia • 1997 - 1999 • Created concepts, editorial design and production of two international 4-color magazines to drive multi target audience sales. • Conferred with marketing staff and coached two graphic designers on persuasive communication and design concepts to resonate with the various diverse audiences. • Oversaw collateral print projects from concept to press check to launch company sponsored events and exclusive products. • Supported two company web sites with improved graphic design and banner production which expanded ad-package offerings to vendors. Art Director / Graphic Designer • SPI New Media, Inc. • Richmond, Virginia • 1986 - 1993 • Oversaw five man creative team effectively meeting multi faceted challenges / deadlines. • Supported Senior Art Director producing dynamic creative approaches to visual presentations and a full range of corporate graphics and publications. • Participated in team concept / visual planning for well rounded creative solutions. • Concept designed multi-projector audio visual / video techniques and story boards to enhance corporate presentations and animated sequencing. • Prepared comprehensive mockups and presented design directions to clients. • Managed complex projects working with / as voice talent, models, photographers, typesetters, set designers and on-location photo shoots. • Optimized marketing / branding communications strategies for Fortune 500 corporate clients. Education BFA • Communication Art And Design with a Minor in: Photography and Illustration • 1986 Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia Continued postgraduate studies • 1997 - 1999 Classes: Multi-media, Web Design, Animation, Digital Imaging and Interior Design. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia Awards & Recognition 1992 Award of Excellence by the Printing Industries of Virginia 1991 Best of Show for Audio Visual Presentation in the Gold Tour, New York 1990 First Place AMI Award for Audio Visual Presentation, Arizona 1990 Art Director Award for Audio Visual Presentation at AMI Awards, Arizona 1989 Published Work in Audio Visual Communication Magazine 1988 Second Place AMI Award for Audio Visual Presentation, Arizona 1987 Produce Cover Design for AV Video Magazine Technical Skill Set • Versatile in both Macintosh OSX and Windows XP/Vista computer platforms • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite CS6 ( Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver & Acrobat Professional ) • Microsoft Office Suite ( Word, Excel, Powerpoint ) and QuarkXPress • Web Design and coding in basic HTML as well as search engine optimization via metedata tags
Hanover, Virginia, United States
Joe Baker - Freelance Audio Editing & Audio Production
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4.0
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$17
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I'm an experienced music producer/composer. I can create high quality results, whatever the genre or style whether it be instrument based or electronic music. I'm up for giving anything you can throw at me a go. I've been producing music for around 8-9 years and have a good knowledge of music production and composition its self as well as sound design and creating sound effects. Although most of my released productions under labels have been mainly electronic music, I have access to a wide variety of instruments acoustic and electronic as well as analog equipment and software, so will do my best to produce great results with creative prosperity whatever your requirements may be. I'm currently a student and dont really rely on my freelance work financially, so am very flexible when it comes to payment. I appreciate anything and enjoy the work so no matter how small your budget, I'll give it a go.
Treorchy, United Kingdom
Oliver Velázquez Toledo - Freelance Proofreading & Spanish Translation
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3.0
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$30
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Degree in Hispanic Literature in Autonomous Metropolitan University in Mexico city. I have been working temporarily as freelance in proofreading for mexican publishing companies, in particular for SM Ediciones, and for individuals in academics texts. I worked for the universitary magazine Signos Filosóficos and Históricos in AMU and in the publishing department in the National Institute for Indigenous People Development in Mexico. I am ready to make one free small job to let you know my skills in this matter.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada