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Nichol Rodriguez - Freelance Writing & Blog Writing
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I am a hard working, 27 year old, who is trying to begin a writing career in any form. I am currently enrolled in College and Majoring in Journalism. Minor in Small Business Management. I am an enthusiastic individual who strives to do the best I can at anything I do. I do have a resume if one is required and references if ask for. I thank you for your time and your interest in looking into my...
Elk Grove, California, United States
Patricia Minger - Freelance Fiction Writing & Blog Writing
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Elk Grove, California, United States

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Daniel Pato - Freelance House Architecture & CAD
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DANIEL J. PATO, AIA Architect 128 York Street Stratford, Connecticut 06615 t 203 377 8069 e dpatoarchitect@sbcglobal.net PROFILE: Licensed Architect experienced in high-end residential and small commercial projects. Strong designer and project manager skilled in all aspects of the architectural profession, from schematic design through construction document production and construction observation, including programming, site planning, zoning analysis, budget preparation, and bid negotiation. Experienced in historic restoration projects, and familiar with environmentally sustainable design/green building technologies. EXPERIENCE: 2009-Present Daniel J. Pato, AIA Architect 1998- 2004 Sole proprietor of a small design-orientated practice, providing a full-range of architectural services to homeowners, architects, developers, and contractors. Projects have included a new urban church, a church parsonage, a commercial interior office renovation, new custom and spec. homes, and a variety of residential additions and alterations. 2004-2008 BD Design Group: Project Architect Responsible for zoning, building code, and preliminary construction budget analysis, schematic design, design development, construction document production, bid negotiation and construction observation for a variety of high-end custom residential and historic restoration projects. 1995-1998 Peter Cadoux Architects: Project Manager Supervised schematic design, design development, construction drawings, written specifications and construction observation for medium and large-scale high-end residential projects. 1994-1995 Partners Stoll and Stoll Architects: Design Associate Responsible for construction document production, and construction observation for a children‘s day care center, a senior day care facility and various residential additions and renovations. 1990-1994 Architect James C. Walden: Design Associate Responsible for design development, presentation, construction document production, detailing and construction administration. Projects included an office building, a 54,000 sq. ft. office industrial park complex, an assisted living residence, a perfume factory; a historic overlay mixed-use complex, a nine-unit condominium, several small commercial projects and numerous residential renovations and additions. EDUCATION: New York Institute of Technology Bachelors of Architecture HONORS/AWARDS: · Best Spec Home in the $2-3 Million Price Range, Home Builders Association of Connecticut. Inc. · Certificate of Appreciation, Habitat for Humanity · The American Institute of Architects, Invited Exhibitor Connecticut Annual Trade Show · American Institute of Architects, Long Island Chapter Design Award MEMBERSHIPS: · American Institute of Architects Connecticut Chapter · Stratford Transit Centered Development Steering Committee SPECIAL SKILLS: · AutoCAD 2009 · Adobe Photoshop · SketchUp · Microsoft Office
Stratford, Connecticut, United States
Nikoleta - Freelance Art & Digital Art
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Hello, my name is Nikoleta Naydenova, I'm 26 and i just graduated stage design in National Academy of Art in Bulgaria. Now I'm in Berlin. I can draw, edit, and I'm interested in multimedia and theatre. Can work with some softwer programs like Photoshop, Premier Pro, Isadora, 3D Studio Max and others.
Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Brian Mark Hahn - Freelance Cartooning & Caricature Art
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SKILL SUMMARY Highly skilled graphic designer, illustrator, fine artist, cartoonist and animator. Art director, designer and producer for entertainment and educational software. iPhone application developer. Team management, scheduling and leadership experience and training. Artwork and graphic design for advertisements, posters, business cards, mural design, brochures, restaurant materials. Sign design, creation and installation. T-shirt design and pre-press apparel art creation. Design and creation of web banners and websites. Graphical technical support and customer service. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Spotkin, LLC Conceptual drawings, character design & animation for gaming projects. Design of all characters and parts for “Contraption Maker”. Iconographic Design Sole proprietor of this multi-disciplined graphics business. 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Added facial expressions to hundreds of 3D animations using skills in timing to maximize emotional and entertainment impact. Created Conceptual drawings of upgradable buildings in a precise isometric perspective under close supervision of the art director. Created detailed spreadsheets to communicate exactly which animations to display dependent upon character situations, in what order to play them, and other information so that programmers could properly code character interactions such as romance, conversation and interaction with each other & game objects. The Register-Guard Create newspaper advertisement mock-ups using traditional artist materials as visual guidelines for computer ad creators. Ads created were from small to large, from simple to very complex, black and white and full color. Work closely with sales staff to provide customer with desired outcome. Work under tight deadlines. In charge of special pages like the summer camps, theater listings and special publications. 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Computer game art direction for Marble Blast and Chain Reaction games; producing and animating 2D & 3D computer game assets; marketing and PR material design; web page design and production; user interface design, animation and production. Buzz Monkey Software, LLC Design a variety of elements for AAA title for game company UBI Soft. Including: character dialog and interaction with other characters, game elements and reactions to game story and situations. Design UI elements using flow chart software. Attend and participate in design and brainstorming meetings. Create art assets: create 3D and 2D art assets for the UI and HUD. Homesource Charter School Develop curriculum along with a co-teacher for creation of a computer game with students each taking a role in the programming, art production and design. Actual completion of a mini-game in one term with tight deadlines, cooperation, teamwork and fun! EDUCATION University of Oregon: BS in Fine Art and minor in computer programming. Graphic design, drawing, painting, computer graphics, animation, programming and math. Production of two, two 2.25 minute animated films: Food Chainge & the award winning Juggler. Lane Community College: Graphics software training including Adobe Illustrator, PageMaker and QuarkXPress, 3D Studio Max, plus HTML coding. Comedy writing and performances. Zenger Miller management training Other training: Oregon Leadership Development Program; Oregon Leadership Institute __________________________________________________________________________ GAMES DEVELOPED & AWARDS WON Contraption Maker – With Spotkin, LLC: concepts and design for characters and all game components, designing, drawing, model sheets and colorization. Design of some background scenery. Still working on this project part time. Liddles (not shipped) – With Disney NW Interactive (formerly Playdom). Developed character factial expression system, designing character interaction and emotion in every aspect of the game. Used proprietory tools to create facial expressions, designed facial expressions and placed on 3D animated characters to bring them to life. Designed all character animations, storyboarding and art directing 3D artists. Placed facial expressions on finished animations. South Park (not shipped) – at Buzz Monkey Software (now Zynga) for Publisher Ubisoft. Designer and artist. A 3-D action/arcade/puzzle game for Playstation. 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Eugene, Oregon, United States
Luke Webber - Freelance Video Editing & Animation
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Recently completed a Bachelor of Media and a post-graduate course in Screen Production at Murdoch University. I have been editing almost every day for over five years, for my university course, professional commercial and film projects, and my Personal YouTube channel which I have run for the past two-three years and use as editing experience. Most recently I edited 'The Toy Maker', a thirty minute film, directed by Jordon Prince-Wright, which premiered in Grand Cinemas, Warwick. I also recently completed a VFX heavy short film, 'Aion'. For a full filmography my CV has been uploaded here: http://imgur.com/SuMwSr3 My showeel is located here: https://vimeo.com/152395715 I primarily use Adobe products although I am familiar with Final Cut, Avid Media Composer, and Davinci Resolve as well as editing companion programs such as the Magic Bullet suite, Mocha for After Effects, and Adobe Audition. As well as video editing I have intermediate audio editing experience, graphic design experience with Photoshop, colour grading experience with Resolve, and web archival experience.
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Crystal McBee - Freelance Song Writing & Creative Writing
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I am 21 years old with over 13 years of music experience. I have been involved with all types of music competitions (marching band, drumline,open mic, musicals, orchestra,) I have conducted for orchestras and small ensemble groups. I have studied music theory for almost 6 years and composing for nearly 7 years. I can play guitar, ukulele, piano, drums, percussion, mallet percussion. I can write in any style of music including classical or instrumental. While I enjoy writing music my best skill is lyric writing. Lyrics are very important if you want a song that connects with its listeners. I have been writing lyrics for 10 years.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Laura Martin - Freelance Presentation Design & Business Card Design
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LA U R A J. MA R T I N 2614 Horton Road, Bluefield, WV 24701 (304) 888-2877 ljmartin622@comcast.net Human Resources Director Extensive background in HR Manager & Generalist affairs, including experience in leadership coaching and development, staff training, employee relations, recruitment and retention, performance management, mediation, conflict resolution, benefits and compensation, HR records management, HR policies development, legal compliance, developing teambuilding programs. HR SKILLS Leadership Coaching Employee Recognition Programs Performance Management Mediation & Support Franklin Covey Facilitator Team Building & Training Staff Recruitment & Retention Employee Relations Conflict Management Training HR Program/Project Management Orientation & On-Boarding FMLA/ADA/EEO/WC/AAP Organizational Development HR Policies & Procedures Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE BLUEFIELD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER — Bluefield, WV 250 Bed Acute Care Hospital with 900 plus employees. HR Director, 9/2006 to Present • Responsible for directing, planning and developing the daily activities of the Human Resources department as it relates to employee recruitment, development and advancement of employees. • Serving as a “Business Partner” to respective departments aiding in manager and staff development through coaching and training programs. • Developing Employee Recognition Programs, Coordinating annual Employee Appreciation Receptions and employee picnics. • Working with outside vendors to develop Employee Wellness Programs. • Promoting diversity and inclusion through internships, internal training programs and targeted articles in the hospital’s monthly newsletter. • Negotiating salary offers, sign-on bonuses and relocation packages annually at both the exempt and non-exempt level. • Coordinating with agents to bring in valuable safety training programs resulting in a 52% reduction in employee injuries and boosting employee satisfaction. • Administering Employee Satisfaction Surveys and implementing actions plans based off those results to improve employee satisfaction thus bolstering employee buy-in. • Conducted training in following; employee coaching, disciplinary procedures, code of conduct, FMLA policy and benefits information. • Administered a formal performance based review program for over 900 employees. WEST VIRGINIA DIVISION OF HIGHWAYS – Princeton, WV State of WV Department of Transportation. HR Regional Training Manager, 3/2006 to 9/2006 • Served as a facilitator for “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” for a five county span encompassing 300 plus employees. • Provided guidance to area county supervisors on necessary training for personal and county staff development. • Conducted regional safety training events as well as regional orientation programs. L A U R A M A R T I N Phone: (304) 888-2877 ? Page 2 • Created regional training database to ensure proper compliance and effective tracking of all regional and county DOT employees’ training needs. • Provided assistance with random drug screening processes • Coordinated Employee Assistance Programs with local vendors to provide necessary counseling and rehabilitation assistance. WEST VIRGINIA WORKFORCE REGION I – Princeton, WV West Virginia State Agency which identifies employment opportunities, projected workforce demands and the services required to develop a skilled workforce necessary in meeting local employer needs. Regional Workforce Manager 7/2003 to 6/2005 (laid off – due to funding cuts) Job Service Manager 6/2002 to 6/2003 Promoted regionally to fulfill a broader range of HR functions to a five county span of employers. • Worked with local hospitals and designated health insurance companies to develop employee health fairs to promote employee wellness. • Assisted employers with developing employee recruitment and retention plans through salary development & structure and employee recognition programs. • Developed regional job fairs for recruitment purposes. • Provided pre-screening interviews and pre-employment testing. • Conducted interviewing training technique classes to employers. • Assisted with the development of On-The-Job programs. • Worked with local hospitals and designated health insurance companies to develop employee health fairs to promote employee wellness. • Assisted employers with developing employee recruitment and retention plans, i.e. salary development & structure and employee recognition programs. FIRST UNION NATIONAL BANK –Bluefield, VA Banking Industry - Merged with WACHOVIA in 2001 resulting in Bluefield branch being dissolved. Branch Manager 2/2000 to 5/2002 Responsible for the overall daily functions of a $145 million branch with a staff of 8. • Responsible for the growth of all banking products (i.e. investments, loans, checking accounts and savings accounts) • Ensuring appropriate teller and financial advisor coverage through appropriate scheduling mix. • Coached and trained employees on new product offerings as well as system upgrades and conversions. • Coordinated employee benefit programs with corporate office. • Responsible for all aspects of frontline on-boarding processes. • Administered employee recognition & rewards programs. HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL – Princeton, WV 75 Bed Physical Rehabilitation Hospital Human Resource Manager 2/1998 to 2/2000 Responsible for the overall day-to-day HR functions for an employee base of 350 and a staff of 2. • Benefits Administration including medical, dental, vision, retirement and employee assistance programs. • Developed an interactive general orientation program including managers from each department. • Administered all aspects of the Worker’s Compensation Program including a progression based return to work system. • Developed and promoted Community & Employee Health and Wellness Fairs. • Assisted in all interviewing and pre-screening processes for new hires. • Conducted a variety of training programs including policy training, progressive discipline and new manager courses. • Created recruitment ads for internal and external use. L A U R A M A R T I N Phone: (304) 888-2877 ? Page 3 AMERICAN ELECTRIC COMPANY – Bluefield, WV Electric Utility Company Regional Meter Reading Assist. Manager 1994 to 2/1998 (laid–off due to all local offices being closed) Customer Services Manager 1992 to 1994 Promoted to a regional position encompassing six counties. Responsible for all customer services billing requirements as well as the day- to -day meter reading operations (union and non-union). • Conducted a variety of employee training programs, i.e. safety, diversity, ****** harassment and team building. • Participated in grievance procedures. • Created daily reading schedule. • Administered regional workers compensation program. • Provided customer service assistance in meter access and billing request. • Conducted field safety audits • Administered customer service new employee orientations FORMAL EDUCATION & AFFILIATIONS BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE — Bluefield, WV Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Management & Marketing, 1992 Affiliations: • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) • West Virginia Human Resources Managers Hospital Association OF NOTE Professional Development: • 21 hours completed towards MBA through Averett University, Danville, VA. • Currently studying to sit for SPHR in August of 2014
Bluefield, Virginia, United States
Tim McCoy - Freelance Bookkeeping & Budgeting
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4.0
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$14
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I am an Accounting graduate, Call Center Manager and a Full Time Freelancer who has excellent computer skills in various programs (including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint). I am able to perform Data Entry, Data Processing, Web Research, Financial Data Entry, Financial Reports, Budgeting, Report and Presentation Writings. I achieve to be accurate in my work and am a very responsible in meeting deadline requirements. I am very flexible, as well as a fast learner and strive to maintain a positive experience with all my clients.
Tawas City, Michigan, United States
Steven Legare - Freelance Video Production & Video Editing
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I am a Stonehill College graduate with a BS in Biology and minor in film. I created KitchenSessions.net, an online video series and music video production service. Along with over 200 live music performance videos, I've created a feature length DVD for the David Wax Museum and several wedding videos.
Boston, Massachusetts, United States