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Sara Sowles - Freelance Book Design & Comic Art
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3.5
2 Skills
$15
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2014-Present The Wave of Savings Proofreader & Graphic Design Assistant [Grand Rapids.MI] •Proofread and correct errors in all publications. Bi-Monthly publication plus mobile app. •Create and correct ads to client and Sales Rep specifications. 2009-Present Killustration Studios & Freelance Work Owner/Artist [Grand Rapids.MI] •Assist in artwork creation •Invoice clients and handle all...
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

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Pitru Viljoen - Freelance Article Writing & Creative Writing
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EDUCATION AND TRAINING Tertiary education Year: 2007 - 2009 Qualification: B.A. (Media, Communication and Culture) Institution: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Year: April 2009 Qualification: Certificate (Intensive multimedia journalism training workshop) Institution: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University / CFPJ (Centre de Formation et de Perfectionnement des Journalistes) Year: January 2009 Qualification: Certificate – Tutor training (workshop) & Excel training workshop Institution: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Year: 2006 Qualification: Certificate – Short course in Creative Writing Institution: University of South Africa (UNISA) Year: 2006 Qualification: Autism tutor training (workshop) Subjects: Autism Theory, practical application of theory and training. Institution: Victory Kids - Specialised Centre for Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Delay (Port Elizabeth) Year: 2005 Qualification: B.A. Honours (Psychology) Institution: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Year: 2002 - 2004 Qualification: B.A. Psychology (*** Laude) Institution: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (formerly University of Port Elizabeth) Year: 2001 – 2002 Qualification: Certificate Institution: Computer Training Institute (CTI) Port Elizabeth PERSONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES Language abilities: • Mother tongue: Afrikaans • English (speak, read and write fluently) Computer skills: • Ms Office 2003/2007 (Ms Word, PowerPoint) - advanced level • Ms Office 2003/2007 (Excel, Publisher) - intermediate level • E-mail (advanced level) Communication skills: • Excellent writing skills. • Editing skills - My editing experience includes: editing the work of classmates (during our final year projects), editing the work of the students in my tutoring sessions, and assisting lecturers with the marking and editing of class assignments. • Listening: I have received training in listening skills both during my psychology degree and my tutor training course. • Can work effectively and confidently with the public. Leadership skills: • Training of staff. • Keep thinking clearly and to stay calm while working under stressful conditions. • Apply learned problem-solving skills while under pressure. • Accept responsibility for my decisions and actions. Organisational skills: • Work in a group or alone equally well. • Organisation of staff work schedules. • Calculation and payment of wages. EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE Period: January 2010 - present Organisation: Wimpy Fountains Mall / Wimpy Jeffreys Bay Position: Cashier / Assistant Manager Tasks: Dealing with the public, handling large amounts of cash, checking stock and re-ordering from suppliers, overseeing incoming supplies, handling payments, cashing up. Period: February 2009 – November 2009 Organisation: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Position: Student Assistant / Tutorial leader Tasks: Coordinate workshops for first-year students in Classical culture (Greek & Roman), news reporting and 2nd year television studies. Marking. Invigilating tests. Viewing sessions for TV. Period: April 2009 Organisation: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University / CFPJ (Centre de Formation et de Perfectionnement des Journalistes) Position: Journalist Tasks: Writing and reviewing articles for online publication, uploading of articles to website, interviewing, researching and fact-checking. Period: April 2008 Organisation: Triangle South Africa / Spec-Savers Ironman South Africa 2008 Position: Journalist (Volunteer) – Media Team Tasks: Writing articles for online publication, uploading of articles to website, interviewing, pre- and post-race press conference setup and coverage. Period: March 2006 – February 2007 Employer: Karlien Smit Position: Private tutor for child with autism and cerebral palsy Tasks: Development and implementation of weekly task sheets, performance and aptitude evaluation, play therapy, skill and memory drills. Period: 1992 – 2004 (weekends and vacations) Organisation: Wimpy Restaurant, Jeffreys Bay Position: Assistant manager / Cashier Tasks: Dealing with the public; Training and supervising staff; Handling large amounts of cash; Checking stock and re-ordering from suppliers; Overseeing incoming supplies; Handling payments, cashing up and wages. SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS AND INTERESTS Tertiary Achievements • Member of Golden Key International Honour Society (since 2003) • UNISA creative writing certificates awarded with distinction. Senior School Achievements • Prize for English (Gr. 12); • Prize for Mathematics (Gr. 12); • Prize for History (Gr. 12); • Award for History (Gr. 12); • Full Academic Colours (1998, 1999, 2000). Interests • Reading; • Writing (fiction and non-fiction); • Crossword puzzles; sudoku.
Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Frank Tarsia - Freelance Blog Writing & Content Writing
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4.5
2 Skills
$60
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Frank Tarsia 261 Lakewood Toad New Egypt, NJ 08533 Email: franktarsia@msn.com (908) 692-1723 Principal - Financial Data Management, Inc. My experience as BA/PM in financial services spans approximately 20 years. I posses a thorough knowledge of portfolio/wealth management, pension trust accounting, global securities processing, related depositories, systems and operations for investment banking and management firms and custodian banks. As a senior business analyst/project manager, I have been involved in various analyses, design and related enhancements for financial services support systems while participating in the design and development of Wealth Management, Investment Trust Accounting and Portfolio Management Systems and Reporting, including the preparation of business requirements and system specifications. As project manager/business analyst, I've directed and participated in all virtually phases of Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), using SQL, UML, Use Case QA testing. My written and verbal communication skills are considered excellent, having had multiple industry-related articles published. Extensive Experience in the following: • Portfolio Management and Wealth Management systems (both internal and Web-based), including portfolio analytics, performance measurement, order entry, compliance, reporting and account queries for account types • Technical Writer of system requirements and specifications, marketing literature and industry related articles • Authoring complete application Help facilities, using all of the latest Help Development software • Designing and developing websites for local small business clients • Institutional/Pension Trust Accounting, Wealth Management Systems and their supporting custodial operations, including trades/transaction processing and reporting • Custody Operations, including trades processing, security transaction settlement (all aspects of processing pension, foundation and corporate transactions through DTC, FBE, Euroclear, and CREST) • Settlement and associated reconciliations of securities lending, income and corporate actions processing for all investments instruments • Custody Systems, supporting all related transactions processing, income and corporate actions processing, account holdings, inquiries and reporting • Development of Custody, Pension Trust Accounting, Portfolio Management and Corporate Actions support systems under SDLC discipline • Preparation of business requirements, system specifications, user interface designs, test plans, test cases and the execution of systems applications testing, authoring Help system components and user documentation • Processing requirements for virtually all security types, including equities, bonds (corporate, municipal and government), mortgage backs, all other asset backs, commercial paper, options, derivatives, rights, warrants, etc. • Development of Market Data database tables for all security types, including equities, bonds, treasury notes, mortgage backs, other asset backs, commercial paper, options, derivatives, rights, warrants, etc. • Selecting, and working with, Market Data Vendors Proficient in the use of: All Server, PC-based and Mac-based operating systems, MS Project, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Visio, RoboHelp, MS Publisher, MS Outlook, Adobe Illustrator and PhotoShop, SnagIt, website development software, including WordPress (XHTML, HTML, CSS,) and Securities Custody, Trust Accounting and Portfolio Management systems. Life Editorials April 2012 to Present Author and Designer of Life-Editorials-Commentary.com My responsibilities included writing and publishing editorial articles on the financial services industry, politics and human interests stories. Designing websites for local small business clients, and authoring Help documentation to support for investment banking, accounting and portfolio management systems Citibank January 2010 to January 2012 Project Manager/Business Analyst • Worked on converting from a Smith Barney custodianship for Private Wealth Management to using Pershing as custodian • In converting from the Smith Barney front-end to Pershing, participated within Project Management team for Citibank’s Private Wealth Management (PWM) by monitoring the progress of 9 IT groups against scheduled milestones, underlying tasks, and preparing related reports to senior management • Analyzed the functionality of PWM supporting system, BOSS (Broker Operating Settlement System), and its sub-systems as well as the associated interfaces and produced diagrams and supporting documentation, describing both the current environment and the proposed environment with Pershing as custodian Netik, LLC Project Manager August 2003 to July 2009 • Collaborated in the design and development of major components of a Web-based Pension and Private Banking (AKA Personal Wealth) Portfolio Management System • Performed analysis and documented system requirements for development of a Web-based Global Corporate Actions system • Project Manager for the implementation of a Corporate Action system for a top-tier Investment Management firm • Performed analysis and participated in the design of an Enterprise Reporting product of a Web-based Portfolio Management system • Authored the Help facility and User Guides for all components of a Web-based Portfolio Management system • Coordinated the testing (New York and London) of all core Web-based products as well as product enhancements prior to release • Developed test plans for testing the core product after enhancements and prior to new releases. Montclair Financial Technology Business Analyst July 2000 to August 2002 • Collaborated in the design and development of major components of a Web-based Pension Trust Portfolio Management System • Authored the Help System and User Guides for a Web-based Trust Portfolio Management System including features supporting compliance, investment analytics, trade order initiation, performance measurement and electronic reporting • Conducted full QA test cycles on new software releases ensuring that all functional requirements performed to specification. JP Morgan Chase Project Manager November 1998 to May 2000 • Project Manager/Team Member for defining business requirements and system specifications for a new centralized securities database, supporting pension, corporate and personal trust investment transactions • Participated in all phases of Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) • Analyzed vendor market data formats and documented all data elements for classification of investments. Bankers Trust Company Project Manager/Business Analyst September 1996 to December 1998 • Analyzed fixed income and equity securities data from information sources for the development of (and mapping to) corporate action tables. • Coordinated efforts between business line operations and IT professionals in the design of a Multi-currency (currently referred to as Global) Accounting system • Evaluated market data vendor services to determine which best supports pension and corporate client’s requirements • Defined business requirements and system specifications for global trust accounting system • Managed a regional office-planning project for the acquisition of additional business from another custodian Montclair Financial Technology (MFT), Inc. May 1996 to September 1996 • Co Authored the User Guide and Help facility for a new investment analysis and reporting workstation based product Citibank Project Manager/Business Analyst January 1992 to June 1993/ October 1994 to April 1996 • Prepared professional responses to RFIs/RFPs for marketing institutional accounting and custodial services to major municipal and private pension funds, foundations and investment funds on behalf of Citibank Long Term Credit Bank of Japan Project Manager January 1989 to October 1991 • Designed User Interfaces and defined business requirements for this investment banking firm to support portfolio management system • Defined requirements and specifications for Securities Custody and Client Portfolio Accounting systems • Analyzed and defined business process reengineered opportunities for the US custody operations and trust accounting administrative unit • Evaluated and compared vendor software as an alternative to in-house development Bankers Trust Company Project Manager/Business Analyst January 1984 to November 1988 • Participated in macro-level design, performed needs analysis, defined business requirements, prepared system specifications, participated in development, testing and implementation (full SDLC) of a new global securities accounting system • Designed, developed and implemented Corporate Action response workstations Education BS - Pace University – Accounting and Data Processing MBA – New York University – Business Management
Manalapan, New Jersey, United States
Cristian Stancu - Freelance Art & Mural Painting
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5.0
2 Skills
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Please visit http://www.cristianstancu.com Bachelor of Fine Arts by the University of Bucharest, Romania. He was Professor at this University teaching Painting Techniques and Pictorial Arts such as Byzantine, Flemish and Venetian. He combines his work in mural painting with art exhibitions. He has exhibited in different Galleries and has developed his work in several countries as a consequence of his artistic interest: Spain, France, Germany, Switzerland, Rumania, Hungary, etc. Please visit http://www.cristianstancu.com
London, Andalusia, Spain
Fadi Tashtoush - Freelance Arabic Translation & Article Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
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Fadi H. Tashtoush Computer science / Information Technology professional * U. S. Citizen 1840 Rhodes Rd, Apt 571 Phone 330-554-4923 Kent, Ohio 44240 ftashtou@cs.kent.edu Computer Skills: Programming Languages/Projects: • Programming • Visual .NET 2005 (C# and ASP.NET) • Network administration and security • Visual C++ 6.0. • Data management • SQL server 2005 • System development, administration • Microsoft project 2003 Educational Vitae: • PhD. Candidate at present; Computer Science; Kent State University, Kent, Ohio. • M.S. degree, Computer Science; Jordan University of Science and Technology; Jordan Specialty in data mining and network security. Thesis: “Mining Foreign Symbols in Intrusion Detection Systems: LSC-CHAM Classifier” • B.S. degree, Computer Science; Yarmouk University; 2003 Training Courses: • Microsoft Windows 2000 network and operating system essentials 2151 (30 hours). • Implementing a Microsoft Windows 2000 professional and server 2152 (50 hours). • Implementing and administering Microsoft Windows 2000 network infrastructure 2153 (50 hours). • Implementing and administering a Microsoft Windows 2000 active directory services 2154 (50 hours). Work Experience: • Instructor. Yarmouk University, Computer Science Department; Jordan; September 2006 to August 2008 Courses taught included: o Introduction to computer and its applications o Introduction to programming (C+++ programming language) o Object-oriented programming. o Computation theory o Advanced programming course (NET programming environment) • Teaching Assistant. Jordan University of Science and Technology; Jordan; 2003-2005 • Instructor. Jordan University of Science and Technology, Computer Science Department; 2005-2006 Courses taught: o Visual Basic programming course. o An introduction to programming using C++ • Arabic – English Translator. Private translation institution, Jordan. 2003-2006. Fadi H. Tashtoush Page 2 Research Interests • Parallel and distributed computing • Data mining techniques and machine learning algorithms. • AI and Pattern recognition. Projects and Research: 1. Developed a distributed database replication system. 2. Designed a new Intrusion Detection System (IDS) using clustering data mining techniques named as Local sparsity coefficient LSC-CHAM algorithm. 3. Developed a new text categorization technique that classifies Arabic-language documents. 4. Proposed a new insertion sort algorithm using a single loop named as Single Loop Insertion Sort abbreviated as SLIS. 5. Built the relational part of semantic query optimizer for Object Query Language OQL using Visual C++. 6. Developed a new clustering algorithm for wireless sensor network formation in order to minimize the power consumption. Publications: • Duwairi, R. M., Tashtoush, Fadi, "LSC-CHAM: a New Algorithm for Intrusion Detection Systems." Fourth Annual International Multi-Conference on Computer Science and Information Technology, Applied Science University, Amman, Jordan, April 5-7, 2006. Spoken Languages Arabic (native) English Oral communication Excellent Excellent Writing skills Excellent Excellent Reading comprehension Excellent Excellent References: Available upon request.
Birmingham, Michigan, United States
Duy Nguyen - Freelance 3D Animation & Animation
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3.0
2 Skills
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Professional Work Experience Animator and CG Artist -Tecmo Koei Canada, Toronto, Ontario June 2006 - April 2011 Primarily created 3D (hand keyed and motion captured) character animations of humans and creatures for all titles listed below with exception to the "Fatal Inertia" series. Also created concept art and designs for "Warriors: Legends of Troy" and "Prey the Stars". Shipped titles: -Dynasty Warriors 7 Great Axe DLC(XBOX360/PS3) -Warriors: Legends of Troy (XBOX360/PS3) -Prey the Stars (DS) -Fatal Inertia: EX (PSN) -Fatal Inertia (XBOX360) Lead Caricaturist - Canada's Wonderland, Vaughan, Ontario June 2005 - September 2005 -Created live, quick sketches of people at the theme park and private events Education Seneca College: School of Communication Arts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Classical Animation Diploma, 2003-2006 -Graduated with Honours Seneca College: School of Communication Arts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Digital Media Arts Diploma, 2001-2003 -Specialization in 3D Animation. GPA: 3.7(A average) -Graduated with Honours Northern Lights College, Dawson Creek, BC, 2000-2001 -Illustration Technical Skills -Trained in Maya, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere -Experienced at animating in Softimage XSI and Maya Communication and Interpersonal Skills -Good teamwork ability as well as leadership skills -Friendly and personable -Able to take and give constructive criticism Awards and Honors -Class Valedictorian at South Peace Secondary School (SPSS)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Rhonda Calhoun - Freelance Business Plan Writing & Resume Writing
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3.0
2 Skills
$200
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Rhonda L. Calhoun 31477 County Route 194 Theresa, NY 13691 (315)286-8935 RLeroux.Calhoun@yahoo.com Objective I would love to use my Human service & Human resource skills to make a positive contribution. I am self motivated and work well with others as well as independently. I enjoy challenges and problem solving. I love to work with diversity and am always open to learning new things. Comptroller/Human Resource Mnnager, STAT Communications, Inc, Watertown, NY November 2004 to present. • Accounts payable, Accounts receivable, payroll processing, bank recs, prepare month end reports for CEO • Human Resources-scheduling, insurance processing, compliance with labor laws, Assign duties and shifts to operators, documentation of employee files. It’s Pizza, Wings, and Things, owner-operator, Theresa, NY December 1995 to November 2004 • Bookkeeping, ordering, scheduling, managing employees including hiring, training, and firing, taught proper way to provide customer service. North Country Orthopaedic Group-Front Desk, Disability and switchboard-Approx 1990 to 1992 Summary of Qualifications • Small Business owner for 10 years. • Highly motivated individual with positive work ethic. • Proficient in Microsoft Office products and Peachtree Accounting software. • Self-starter who sees a project through from beginning to end with attention to all details. • Team leader at weekly meetings at STAT Communications with CEO. • Provides oversight on numerous projects through Franklin University. Education ?????• Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, December 2008, Franklin University, Columbus, OH, Dean’s list for 3 semesters • A.A.S. in Individual Studies, May 2004,Jefferson Community College, Watertown, NY. , studies included Human services. • A.A.S. in Liberal Arts, May 2003, Jefferson Community College, Watertown, NY. Volunteer Experience • July 2009 to present: Indian River Board of Educations • July 2009 to present: Indian River Buildings and Grounds Committee • 2002 to 2004: Indian River Board Of Education • 2002 to 2004: Indian River Safety Committee References: Available upon request
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
Christina McCalla - Freelance Article Writing & Blog Writing
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4.5
2 Skills
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I am a freelance writer who specializes in health and fitness and personal safety. I have published my own articles and books and write for several web sites. I'm not afraid of writing challenges as they make me a stronger, better writer. I stand behind my work and provide quality content at a reasonable rate. Interested? I'll do my best to meet your needs and remain within your budget.
Fremont, California, United States
Odette Henry-Evans - Freelance Book Writing & French Translation
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5.0
2 Skills
$15
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PhD (UK) and Doctorat d'Université (France), living in London, writer and translator. Interested in substantial pieces of work of academic nature. Well established proofreader and editor (English and French documents and publications). No short articles or anything technical or scientific. Can work quickly. Extremely reliable.Excellent review.
London, United Kingdom
Sharlene Randall - Freelance Paralegal & Admin Support
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3.5
2 Skills
$18
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I am a paralegal with over ten years experience. I have worked with national law firms such as Weitz and Luxenburg, Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelmen & Dicker in and also the Better Business Bureau in New York.I now take freelance work doing Divorces(uncontested and contested), Power of attorney, Name change,Wills and Trust, contract review and help filling out Immigration applications. I also draft pleadings, write reports and prepare other documents. You will be impressed with the results. I can not wait to help you and ease your stress.
Bronx, New York, United States