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Jacob Wilson - Freelance Article Writing & Blog Writing
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I am a young writer who has taken many college courses, looking for the opportunity to show my abilities and to provide services for various platforms.
Rocklin, California, United States

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Jason Choquette - Freelance Audio Editing & Music Production
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Education: New England Institute of Art & Communications Brookline, MA Course Taken Include:Audio 1, Audio 2, Acoustics, Advanced Record, Advanced Mix, Music Production, Non linear Digital audio, Advanced Non Linear 5.1 mix, Studio Maintenance, and Live Sound Related Skills: Studer Vista 5, Meyer LCS Matrix 3/w Wildtracks, Solid State Logic G series with automation, Trident Series 80B , Cadac J Type, Pro Tools, Yamaha DM2000, Midas H3000, and H2000, Crest Century Gtx, Soundcraft seires 5,Soundcraft MH 4, Yamaha 3K, Crest X series, Soundcraft 800B monitor desk, Yamaha O2R, Soundcraft ,DC2020 with automation, , SFX, Crown IQ, XTA system contorl, smart live, Microphone Place, , DA88 and 38, 2inch 24 track operation and calibration, Soldering and general of studio and live maintenance, Light Design. Whole hog 2, moving lights, and people skills Professional Work Experience: Head Sound Engineer DWT Shrek Tour One May 2010-July 2011 Shrek The Musical First National Tour Head Sound Engineer The Music Box Company July 2009-May 2010 The National tour of The Phantom of the Opera. Asst. Sound Engineer The Music Box Company June 21 2007- July 2009 The National tour of The Phantom of the Opera. Sound Desinger New Bedford Festival Theatre July 2008 –Present Les Miserables, The Producers Head Audio Engineer Networks Tours Inc. July 26,2005 – March 25, 2007 Nation Tour of Annie 30th Anniversary (520 Shows) Asstinast Audio Engineer Nederlander World Wide Entertainment April 29- May 30, 2005 National Tour of Savion Glover Improvography Head Sound Engineer Trokia Entertainment 2004-2005 National Tour of Crazy for You Head Sound Engineer Candlewood International Dec. 28th-Feb.28th 2004 National Tour Of Titanic Head Sound Engineer Candlewood International Feb. 29th – April 24th 2004 National Tour Of Singin in The Rain
Pocasset, Massachusetts, United States
Kelly McLarty - Freelance Ad Design & Billboard Design
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MR. KELLY LEE MCLARTY 1609 Davis Dr. • Bryant, AR 72022 (501) 425-7081 • kellymclarty@ymail.com • KMC.portfolik.com PROFESSIONAL PROFILE: More than 20 years of advertising and marketing experience. Day to day skills of keeping updated on current trends that indicate a need for emerging products and services with ATG USA. Supporting all of Acxiom with creative solutions for 6 plus years. Creative leadership with Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods for 11 years in overseeing 14 publications and a proven track record as Lead Designer for a 2 million dollar account. Skilled in negotiating, analyzing information and solving problems in a team setting. Calm and organized in stressful, short-deadline situations. Able to prioritize assignments and maintain a productive schedule under budget restraints. Detail oriented to the highest standards. Positive work ethics and a reliable team player. EDUCATION: B.F.A. Graphic Design December 1991 University of South Dakota Self Financed 100% Tuition RELATED SOFTWARE: Adobe Acrobat X Pro Adobe Illustrator CS6 Adobe InDesign CS6 Adobe PhotoShop CS6 QuarkXPress 7 Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Microsoft Excel Microsoft Frontpage Microsoft PowerPoint Microsoft Word RELATED EXPERIENCE: MARKETING DIRECTOR November 2013 to March 2014 ATG USA North Little Rock, AR • Responsible for marketing, planning, directing, producing and coordinating ways to increase profitability. • Identifying target markets and developing communication strategies. • Preparing and managing marketing plans and budgets. • Development of creative campaigns, logos, web ads and brochures. • Liaison with internal departments such as sales and services. • Presenting findings and suggestions to the company executive team. SENIOR ART DIRECTOR January 2007 to August 2013 Acxiom Corporation Little Rock, AR • Responsible for planning, directing, producing and coordinating all graphic design and artwork required for communications and other corporate affairs. • Collaboration with Copywriters, Creative Director, and Stakeholders to interpret and articulate unified creative presentations. • Development, production and selling concepts in a presentation setting. • Development of creative campaigns, logos, web ads and brochures. • Oversee and manage projects and delegation of duties to others as needed. • Provide subordinates with support in new ideas of layout design, color selection, type face selection, where to find the latest photography and software shortcuts. SENIOR ART DIRECTOR March 1996 to January 2007 Cranford Johnson Robinson Woods Little Rock, AR • Responsible for planning, directing, producing and coordinating all graphic design and artwork required for communications and other corporate affairs. • Collaboration with copywriters, photographers, as well as account executives to interpret and articulate the client’s point of view through unified creative presentations. • Development, production and selling of concepts in a presentation setting. • Development of creative campaigns for clients to magazines, outdoor boards, logos and brochures. • Oversee and manage projects and delegate duties as needed. • Provide subordinates with support in new ideas of layout design, color selection, type face selection, where to find the latest photography and software shortcuts. GRAPHIC DESIGNER April 1995 to March 1996 Video Viewing, Inc. Little Rock, AR • Primary responsibility was to develop and implement design concepts into printed media. GRAPHIC DESIGNER March 1993 to April 1995 Arkansas Labeling, Inc. Bryant, AR • Primary responsibility was to develop and implement design concepts into printed labels. SALES REPRESENTATIVE July 1992 to March 1993 Independent Distributors Heber Springs, AR • Primary responsibility was to market maintenance products to businesses and governmental institutions in Arkansas by demonstrating new and existing products to customers.
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Rene Gendron - Freelance Creative Writing & Song Writing
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I am a creative writer specializing mainly in short stories and song writing. I have experience performing in front of live audiences and would like to gain more experience writing songs for other performers or scripts for those that are less comfortable in front of crowds and need something to guide them through.
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Alexis Harris - Freelance Biography Writing & Proofreading
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Richard Robinson - Freelance Website Design & UI Design
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My name is Richard Robert Robinson (my parents were huge fans of alliteration), and I make websites. Not just any old websites, mind you. Pretty darned good-looking websites, that are semantically coded to boot.
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Craig A. Swoboda - Freelance Graphic Design & Package Design
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ANHEUSER-BUSCH | St. Louis, MO | 2011 – Current | CREATIVE MANAGER - PACKAGING Bud Light, Michelob Ultra, Goose Island, Bud Light Platinum, Bud Light Lime Family Create and manage creative assets for premium light brands as it relates to package design, brand identity, and digital marketing strategies. • Mange creative process that includes presentation of creative briefs, conceptual designs, final artwork approvals and online approvals for final production art. • Analyze and achieve cost and time savings in AB’s creative process by implementing an internal digital approval workflow; saving the company an average of $36,000 annually and countless hours of proofing. • Implement and maintain a sustainable workflow for promotional/commemorative packaging for championship sport sponsorships for same week sales to retail events. • Train and consult team members (one art director & 2 graphic designer/production artists) to maintain quality standards and achieve departmental goals. SPECTRUM BRANDS (United Industries) | St. Louis, MO | 2007 – 2011 | DESIGN MANAGER Cutter, Garden Safe, Hot Shot, Repel, Schultz, Spectracide Created and managed creative assets for the entire Home & Garden division as it relates to package design, brand/corporate identity, and print/digital marketing strategies. • Restructured creative team, after reorganization of Spectrum Brands, to better support the marketing team and to gain fiscal and productivity efficiencies while keeping all creative in-house. •Analyzed and achieved cost savings in Spectrum Brands prepress process by implementing thorough internal prepress checklist and digital 1st proofs; saving the company an average of $20,000 annually. •Analyzed and achieved cost saving in Spectrum Brands mockup process for sales line reviews and plan-o-gram requests. With the addition of a diecut plotter and a more organized workflow, the department saved over $12,000 annually by eliminating the need for temporary employees. As a result, the department achieved better prints and production efficiencies. • Trained and consulted team members (three art directors & one graphic designer) to maintain quality standards and achieve departmental goals. SAVE-A-LOT | Earth City, MO | 2007 | MANAGER OF BRAND DESIGN Managed and developed the creative assets for package design, brand/corporate identity and print/digital advertising for overall marketing strategies. • Restructured creative team (Advertising & Packaging) to better support the organization and to gain fiscal and productivity efficiencies while meeting departmental goals. • Analyzed entire Save-A-Lot portfolio of 178 brand names and reduced the total count to 72, while outlining a plan to redesign the entire portfolio utilizing in-house creative and outside resources. 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Led team on large scale projects to maintain high quality standards and to meet deadlines. • Designed retail brand packaging, catalogs, flyers, ads, brand identities and P.O.P. • Performed and managed the details and progress as lead of projects from concept through delivery. • Worked in partnership with brand managers to produce consistent quality and establish a better understanding of the brand’s needs. • Trained and consulted team members to maintain quality standards and achieve departmental goals as it related to corporate/brand identity, current trends, color theory and image manipulation. • Coordinated and styled photo shoots. CENTRIC GROUP, L.L.C. | St. Louis, MO | 1999 – 2004 | SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER Betallic Balloon Co., Boxco., Courtesy Products, Keefe Group, Riddell Footwear, TRG Accessories Led team on large scale projects to maintain standards and timelines. • Created package designs, newsletters, catalogs, flyers, ads, brand identities, trade show graphics and websites. • Performed and managed the details and progress of team projects from concept through delivery. • Worked in partnership with internal clients to produce consistent quality and establish a better understanding of the company’s needs. • Coordinated and styled photo shoots and called on printers and other vendors for project specs. SCHNUCKS MARKET, INC. | St. Louis, MO | 1996 – 1999 | GRAPHIC DESIGNER Responsible for package design, P.O.P. and advertising. • Designed new packaging for Schnuck’s private label products. • Designed in-store P.O.P. displays, brand identities, invitations, brochures, flyers, graphics for banner ads and website, logos for departments, out-house vendors and special events. • Called on printers, paper houses and other vendors for project specifications. FREELANCE | 1998 – Current | CREATIVE DIRECTOR | GRAPHIC DESIGNER • Develop strategies and managed projects from concept through delivery. • Design packaging, newsletters, brochures, corporate identity packages, ads and invitations. • Work with printers on bids, turn around times and artwork specifications. client list includes: Vi-Jon – Fair Saint Louis – St. Louis Rams – Hautly Cheese – Keller labs – Plaza Motors Biomérieux – Scobis – Norwood Country Club – Quintessential Catering EDUCATION RECOGNITION Columbus College of Art & Design GD USA – 2007, ‘08, ‘09, ‘10, ‘11 and 2013 B.F.A., Illustration | Graphic Design Design, In-House Design, Package Design, Web Awards St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley PLMA - 2007 A.A.S., Advertising Design | Commercial Art Package Design Award Computer knowledge gained through business and personal application. Self taught and college certified training. Programs include: Photoshop CS6 - InDesign CS6 - Illustrator CS6 - Shoutlet 4.0 (social tool) ImageReady CS6 - Dreamweaver 4.0 - Acrobat Pro 11.0 - MS PowerPoint - MS Office
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Sunny Miller - Freelance Mural Painting & Portrait Art
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I have the skills to illustrate any topic. I've painted murals in Boston, Baltimore, Sarasota, Indianapolis, including several for major hotels in Boston, including the Boston Park Plaza, Fairmont Copley Plaza and Copley Square Hotel. My website shows work appropriate for those clients, but your mural or other art job will be designed to suit you! I also do portraits, paintings on canvas and steel sculpture. I'm available for your holiday party at $100 per hour plus travel. I've worked extensively with clay and other sculptural materials. Did a bit of work in bronze. See my website for samples and great references! www.sunnymiller.us
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Syed Alam - Freelance CAD & Aerospace Engineering
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SENIOR ESTIMATOR Visionary and solution-focused estimator with 10 years of solid and in-depth metal manufacturing experience spanning multiple industry. Excel at liaising with clients and collaborating with cross-functional departments to gather project requirements and translate those complex requirements into viable solutions. • Skilled at expert guidance of component, plant, equipment and machinery estimating projects. • Customer-focused and extremely hard worker and proven capacity to meet deadlines under pressure while working independently or as a team member in fast paced manufacturing environment. • Advanced cutting edge knowledge of metals, precision CNC machining and fabrication. • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, SolidWorks, AutoCAD, ERP, various estimating software, ISO 9001 and AS 9100 Quality Management Systems. RESPONSIBILITY • Estimated design, material, labor, machining, fabrication, tolling, fixture, inspection and project management costs. • Prepared a cash flow analysis, project schedules and risk management plan. • Prepared and delivered proposals to customers within time frames. • Clearly communicated technical and commercial exceptions and assumptions. • Ensured that projects are technically, commercially and legally acceptable. • Liaised with customer, cross-functional team members and management through daily interactions and project-progress-review meetings. • Monitored success ratios. • Monitored, tracked and reported on project gross margins. • Consistently employed up-to-date processes, procedures and guidelines to ensure timely and accurate estimate preparation. EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS & ACHIEVEMENT TSUBAKI OF CANADA LIMITED, Mississauga, ON 2014 – Current Leader in power transmission utility components. Projects range from $1K - $200K with estimating turnaround time of 1 - 2 working days. Pricing Analyst (April 2015 - Current) ? Implemented new estimating procedures and models utilizing information and data effectively. These data and information were accrued by cost analysis (actual vs. plan) and by consulting the departments concerned. This resulted in an increase of gross profit margin by 2%. These result was presented in front of audience including Vice President, managers and colleagues. MTO Products Estimator (2014 - April 2015) ? Reviewed specifications, drawings and tender documents to determine customers’ requirements. Worked with in-house technical resources, considered various design options and recommended best solutions based on cost, performance, efficiency and logistics. Resulted in wining critical power transmission shaft assemblies for a customer from forestry industries. ? Secured market of a new product named drum-sprocket by assessing manufacturing issues and implementing resolution to the issues efficiently. Sourced new suppliers and subcontractors. Negotiated and liaised with subcontractors and suppliers and reduced cost of purchasing by 10%. Boosted sales by 50% and profit margin by 10%. ? Integrated turning, milling and welding calculator for drum and segmental sprockets in existing estimating software, which enhanced accuracy by 30% and reduced estimating time by 50% . ? Implemented upgrade of existing estimating software. This was done by including manual overwriting of the manufacturing processes when necessary, which resulted in increase of accuracy by 15% and estimating time by 30% . OUTOTEC, Burlington, ON 2012 – 2013 Leader in mineral processing equipment. Projects range from $1M - $50M with estimating turnaround time of 2- 4 weeks. Proposal Manager ? Successfully prepared detailed and accurate estimates and proposals under pressure and within time frame, which resulted in winning a critical mining project consisting of 6 grinding mills representing approximately $40M and securing new customers at the time when mineral processing industry was facing challenges. ALLIED INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING, Kawerau, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand 2010 – 2012 Heavy CNC machining and fabrication engineering service company for aerospace, marine, pulp and paper, wood processing, power generation and mining industries. Projects range from $10K - $5M, with estimating turnaround time of 1 - 5 working days. Engineering Estimator ? Skilfully estimated and delivered high quality leading edge components and equipment's cost-effectively and in advance of urgent deadline, which resulted in high level of customer satisfaction. The client was a global leading manufacturer of aircraft equipment, jigs and tooling and supplier to Airbus, Boeing and other aircraft manufacturers. PRECISION (GUD NZ HOLDINGS LIMITED TRADING AS DEXION COMMERCIAL), Wellington, New Zealand 2008 – 2009 Renowned as a commercial furniture producer. Projects range from $5K - $200K with turnaround time of 1- 5 days. Design Engineer ? Steered throughput increase from five to twenty mySITE screens a day through implementation of lean manufacturing principles, which eliminated redundant processes and surplus resources. STAINLESS DESIGN LTD., Hamilton, New Zealand 2004 – 2008 Fabrication and CNC machining facility for Aerospace, Marine, Dairy, Food, Pharmaceutical, Packaging and industries. Projects range from $5K - $200K with turnaround time of 1- 5 days. Project Engineer (2005 – 2008) ? Prepared estimates, proposals and designs and managed high-profile manufacturing projects that include various components of Alpha 160A aircraft, which resulted in an increase of sales by 10% and earned me a commendation from Alpha Aviation (New Zealand). CNC Programmer / Operator (2004 – 2005) ? Programmed and operated sophisticated sheet metal manufacturing machineries including but not limited to CNC laser, CNC Turret Punching and CNC Brake Press. Increased overall efficiency by 40% by prioritizing, scheduling, arranging jobs and managing time efficiently. EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS M.Sc. in Materials and Process Engineering, 2004 THE UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO, Hamilton, New Zealand First Class Honours ~ Two Scholarships ~ Thesis: “Natural Fibre Reinforced Plastic Composites” B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering 2001 BANGLADESH UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, Dhaka, Bangladesh Scholarship Recipient
Georgetown, Ontario, Canada
Uvonte - Freelance Illustration & Drawing
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5.0
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$45
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My work consists of illustrations, graphic design, and gallery work. I have designed artwork for night clubs, salons, non-profit organizations, professional athletes. I do surrealism, abstract, caricatures, and pencil work. My mediums consist of oil, acrylic, pastel, colored pencil, pencil, watercolor, etc.
Tempe, Arizona, United States