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Stephen Nixey - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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Stephen Nixey Personal details Address Wimbledon, London SW19 Telephone 07535555071 (mobile) Email snixey.scoot@virgin.net Profile Over 17 years publishing experience in producing commercial publications for institutions and associations in the voluntary sector; with an MSc in European politics. An intelligent motivated editor, who works positively in a team environment. A meticulous organiser with creative flair; always looking to deliver results who relishes new challenges. Key transferable skills • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and liaise verbally and visually with staff and clients at all levels. • Ability to analytically evaluate, process information critically to a corporate house style, and on budget and to deadline. • Instinctively creative to page layouts and complementary imaging. • Meticulous eye for accuracy and attention to detail, capable of solving problems through negotiation and persuasion. • Proven project management and organisational skills, self-management, prioritising workloads and ownership of decisions. IT skills • Microsoft Office Suite, • Apple Mackintosh (OS systems) • Adobe In Design (Creative Suite) 2 • Adobe Professional • Internet, intranet, Access databases, FTP • Basic XML Professional history Production Editor 2001 – 2010 Thomas Telford Publishing, the Institution of Civil Engineers, London E14 Responsibilities • Initial material appraisal, produced manufacturing costs/budget for projects, created three, six and nine month schedules. • Commissioned, briefed and liaised externally throughout the lifetime of a project with authors, project managers, copyeditors, proofreaders, typesetters, illustrators, cover designers, indexers and printers to keep within budget and on schedule. • Liaised internally throughout the lifetime of each project with commissioning editors, marketing executives, internal specialist departments and line manager(s). • Carried out quality control checks (copyediting/proofreading) on text, illustrations, design and typesetting to maintain corporate standards. Wrote cover blurb for book jackets. • Ensured that all titles were produced within specified timeframes and manufacturing costs as internally agreed with the publisher. • Implemented reprint and print on demand (POD) programmes. Key achievements • Received ‘gold’ award for best edited book (in its class) from European construction body for the title ‘Stadium Engineering’. • Produced over 180 high quality four-colour and mono illustrated technical manuals, monographs and contracts. • Produced as part of a production team the New Engineering Contract (NEC) – a suite of 24 contracts adopted by the civil engineering industry to modernise contractual relationships. Marketing and Production Co-ordinator 2000 - 2001 DTZ Debenham Tie Leung, London WC1 Responsibilities • Print management – obtained quotes and arranged print runs, generated production schedules, managed relationships with suppliers in meeting project requirements. • Project management – briefed, planned and prioritised contact with design and print suppliers. • Monitored compliance of all literature to corporate guidelines, scheduled distribution of publications and display material, and monitored stock holdings. Assistant Editor - publications 1993 – 2000 The Scout Association, Baden Powell House, London SW7 Responsibilities • Commissioned and originated work. • Liaised with and managed authors, designers, illustrators, photographers, internal and external agencies. • Wrote, copy-edited and proofread new and existing copy. • Instigated print runs and managed amendments to reprints. • Produced budgets for printing and manufacturing and tracked projects’ ‘life’ costs. • Processed copyright requests and general publishing enquiries, undertook office administration. Key achievements • Proficiently utilised dtp software to produce a range of high quality fully illustrated publications to fit corporate image within deadlines, one of which has received multiple awards. • Joint fundraising project with UNICEF UK – producing publications on AIDS awareness affecting Ugandan children for British readership. • Researched and written historical, creative and technological freelance features for children’s Christmas annuals. Qualifications Birkbeck College, University of London: MSc European Politics 1997 – 1999 North East London Polytechnic: BA (Hons.) Cultural Studies 1985 – 1988 South Devon Technical College: Introductory Business Studies 1980 – 1981 South Devon Technical College: GCE ‘O’ levels 1978 – 1979 Audley Park Secondary Modern School: GCE ‘O’ levels 1973 – 1978 Training Editing for scientific, medical and technical texts 2001 Time management 2002 Adobe CS 2; Quark Xpress 6.1 2007 Project Management 2008 Assertiveness training 2008 Report writing 2009 Interests and leisure time Photography; reading – history, travel, politics, crime and fiction; cinema, visiting exhibitions and travel Referees Details of referees can be supplied upon request and may be approached during or after the interview process.
London, London, United Kingdom
Candi Macgrayne - Freelance Creative Writing & Editing
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4.5
2 Skills
$16
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- QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY - Hardworking and dependable professional seeking a position in human resources to utilize an Associate Degree in Business with a focus in Human Resource Management. Would like to leverage management experience and office administrative skills with the academic success into a HR position. Proven history of company promotions and taking on additional responsibilities for the good of the company. Excellent multi-tasking and time-management skills to meet tight deadlines and thrive in fast-paced environments. Team-focused natural leader skilled at training and motivating employees. • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to easily establish trusting relationships with others • Committed to excellence and far exceeding expectations; places a premium on quality and efficiency • Completed required training and coursework in order to become and maintain certification with Porsche and Audi as well as to stay up-to-date in current position • Core competencies include: employee training and coaching, scheduling, proactive leadership, operations management, customer service, issue/conflict resolution, team building, records/document management - PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE – Audi, Porsche, Subaru Warranty Administrator 2013 – present Audi Grand Rapids, Porsche Grand Rapids & Fox Subaru, Grand Rapids, MI Quickly process service claims for all Porsche, Audi and Subaru vehicles. Responsible for all accounting internally related to each repair order. Post all credit memo statements and maintain accounts to ensure clean schedules. Responsible for checking all warranty paperwork to ensure advisors and techs are documenting properly. In charge of all employees access and certificates for Porsche. Ensure all warranty parts requested by manufacturer are returned correctly and in a timely manner. Responsible for entering all used Audis into VCAS for extended warranty. In charge of all office supplies with regards to auditing and ordering supplies. Have worked hard to build strong relationships with employees at the manufacturer. Served as a CARE representative for dealership for several years. Projects included raising money for Habit for Humanity, dealership sponsored Christmas parties for local schools, and for 2015 Kid’s Food Basket. Cashier, Delta Imports (Audi, Porsche, Subaru), Grand Rapids, MI 2012 – 2013 Quickly process customer transactions while providing customers with outstanding customer service. Balance previous day’s transactions and post deposit. Maintain all accounting filing as well as all service files. Created remarkable experiences for customers and received acknowledgement through company newsletter. Cashier (part-time while in school), Ric’s Food Center, Rockford, MI 2008 – 2011 Quickly process customer transactions. Provide outstanding customer service while building strong relationships to generate significant repeat business. Recognized for meticulously monitoring the cash drawer and maintaining 99% drawer accuracy over four years. Also recognized as a reliable employee and was the only cashier to still be employed since the store opening. Assistant Customer Service Manager, D&W Fresh Market, Rockford, MI 06/07 – 09/07 Promoted into an assistant manager role at this location after working for another Spartan store. Partnered with other managers to direst daily store and customer service operations. Singlehandedly oversaw store operations and provided leadership to a team of 10+ employees during the evening/night shift. Trained and mentored other store managers. Resolved escalated and complex customer service issues. Monitored store transactions and secured all money in the cash office. Worked with another manager to catch an alcohol thief who had stolen alcohol at several stores. Cashier/Night Manager, Family Fare (Spartan Store), Grand Rapids, MI 01/06 - 06/07 Processed customer transactions and provided excellent customer serviced as a cashier. Took on additional responsibility of overseeing store operations and a team of 4+ employees during the night shift. Trained the new Customer Service Manager on nightly closing procedures. Gained HIPAA certification to help in the pharmacy. Assisted team members in receiving a raise upon promotion and transferred to D&W as an assistant manager. Recognized by corporate headquarters for selling over 500 medallions for the Special Olympics. - EDUCATION - Associate Degree in Business, focus in HR Management – Baker College Online (Graduation: 06/2012) Member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars Coursework included: Securing Human Resources, Developing Human Resources, Compensating Human Resources, and Human Resource Management, Created entire employee handbook (50+ pages) - CERTIFICATIONS - Certified Audi Warranty Administrator – 12/2013 Certified Porsche Warranty Administrator – 09/2013 HIPPA Certification – 06/2006 2005-2013: as an award-winning photographer and Certified Wedding Planner, own and operate Candi’s Perfect Creation, a successful wedding planning and photography business (assess client needs, plan wedding logistics, take client photographs, create and sell wedding planning guides online (40+ pages), ensure client satisfaction.)
Rockford, Michigan, United States
Drew - Freelance Blog Writing & Article Writing
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3.5
2 Skills
$13
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- 22 years old - Born and raise in the Pacific Northwest - Full time cook at a Greek/Italian restaurant and part time student online - Outgoing, hard worker, reliable, and trustworthy to get the job done NOTE: Though I've been writing my whole life this is my first go at freelancing so I would love the chance to prove my worth. Guaranteed, if you hire me for any assignment, you will be more then please with the result.
Oak Harbor, Washington, United States
Leanne Fisher - Freelance Graphic Design & Digital Art
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I'm 28 years old , live in cape town south Africa, I am single , have a son 6 years old , I enjoy song writing, listening to backtracks or instrumentals awakens so much in me I just feel the lyrics flowing and I feel every beat and motion of the song as if it's been composed before. music you need to feel , connect with and it just naturally needs to be felt within you before you can be true song writer. giving me an opportunity would be not only a great opportunity for myself but I'm sure i'll match what you are you looking for if not exceed what you were looking for.
United Kingdom
SmartEnrg - Freelance Embedded System Programming & Energy Management
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Core Competencies: * Hands-on development and Management of Product Development of Smart-Energy Solutions: from Requirements capturing, System Architecture, H/w + S/w (System) Co-design, to Testing, Deployment. Project design/ bidding to field application/ tech support. Entire life-cycle needs… * Auto-DR (OpenADR), Sub-metering platform design and BAS/ EMS/ Web integration. * M2M IPv6-WSN (H/w+S/w) development; M2M Apps, Web/Enterprise Integration platforms. * Selection, planning, and management of outsourced/ offshore contract development resources. * Build, Manage Partner-Ecosystem/Consortia - delivering complex technical/business solutions. * Market development+ Solutions/Deployment support for Smart-Energy projects in India market. Disciplines Practiced: * Managed/Lead: Product Development, Marketing & Eng. Requirements and Specifications, User-Interface/-Experience studies, Systems Engineering/Architecture, Outsourced/ offshore product development efforts, Product/ portfolio updates through refactoring/ reengineering. * Supported: Product Management, Mechanical/ Industrial Design, Project-bidding/ Business- development, Long-range planning. * Evaluate/select per client goals – development resources and standardized, OpenSource/ COTS hardware, software components, tools appropriate for specific project, architecture, scope. * Design validation and multi-stage test planning, Productionizing, deployment/ issue-tracking. Technology Domains: * Keil MDK-ARM, IAR-EWARM, NETOS, FreeRTOS, Contiki-OS, Embedded-Linux (Debian, OpenWRT, OpenMesh), WinCE/XP-Embedded, OSGi-R4.x, LonWorks, BACnet, 6LoWPAN. * Embedded Systems Programming: Application, System/ BSP/ drivers, M2M, Networking. * IPv6 WSN, 1-Wire, Modbus, NXP LPC21xx/23xx/17xx, 8051, PSoC, AVR, MSP, MC13224 * W3C compliant RESTful web-services for resource-constrained battery powered WSN nodes. * Web portal, messaging, proxy-server, web-app server based/ aware application development.
San Diego, California, United States
Olivia Jade Corvett - Freelance Business Consulting & Branding
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4.5
2 Skills
$75
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SKILLS SUMMARY Consulting - Freelancing and contracting my services to fashion and lingerie/underwear brands within London, UK and Sydney, AUS. - Lending expert advice in design, branding and marketing areas, implementing my industry knowledge and market awareness. - Analyzing the brand's design signature, business model, market, position on the marketplace, competitors and vision. - Working with the brand to guide their business towards their objectives while advising on marketing and design choices. - Experiencing the retail environment and product presentation through the consumer's journey and adjusting the flow. - Directing and strategizing towards seasonal trends, marketing habits, commercial appeal and niche market opportunities. - Developing collections that speak of the brands philosophy while transcending time, trends with a strong and steadfast vision. - Liaising with various fashion companies - boutique/street-wear/lingerie - and connecting them with industry suppliers. Marketing - Overseeing the end-user journey to ensure a reliable, loyal and reciprocal relationship that's rooted in trust and quality.? - Conducting qualitative and quantitative consumer research then analyzing market feedback into reports.?Investigating various markets, cultural studies and consumer behavior to appeal to local and offshore consumers.? - Making commercially driven decisions to appeal to a broader audience and increase business profit margins.?Personalizing the consumer experience through interactive activities, social media and promotional events. - Creating POS materials and displays for online marketing, in-store promotions and outdoor advertising. - Planning and executing events and experiential promotions to enhance brand campaigns and meet business objectives. - Generating monthly, quarterly and yearly budget reports and forecasts to share with management and stake shareholders. Branding - Identifying the brand identity and implementing its vision and mission with innovation and dedication.? - Maintaining the brand integrity through delivering regular communication and consistent quality. - Monitoring brand performance by keeping ahead of competitors and actively pursuing new opportunities. - Building a brand that relates to and speaks to the relevant markets while growing the market needs and demand. - Developing the brand messages that reach the audience while creating sensory stimulation that evokes the brand. Designing - Brainstorming, sketching and designing working drawings for lingerie/underwear, swimwear, loungewear and street-wear. - Preparing specification sheets and production/tech packs for local and offshore suppliers, manufacturers and agents. - Fitting and grading samples, amending patterns, approving fabric swatches, trims, print strike-offs and lab dips. - Following the critical path, overseeing production and assessing quality control while adhering to a timeline and deadlines. - Advising on product design, trends and market directions while evaluating current garment accessories and store environment. Art Direction & Styling - Selecting creative teams, talent and locations for collaboration on photo shoots, catwalk shows, products and promotions.? - Conceiving visual imagery in-line with brand directions for seasonal collections, campaigns, look books and collaborations. - Collating mood boards, storyboards and trend research for clients collections, campaigns, look books and fashion shows. - Conceptualizing photo shoots, advising creative team and talent, directing shoots/shows and involvement in post-production. - Stylist and 'Head of Wardrobe' for various models, celebrities, artists, models and 'icons' in fashion shoots and events. - ?Visual merchandising clothing and accessories, devising display units and advising on workable retail spaces and interior. Public Relations - Devising promotional tactics and on-the-ground events for clients to reach consumers and media and gain press coverage. - Media planning and budgeting for print, editorial and advertising with various media outlets and throughout stocked retailers. - Outputting regular communication to media contact lists and holding press showings to present collections and directions.? - Coordinating collection, seasonal and event launches through campaigns, press releases, promotions and press meetings. - ?Writing press articles, collating a network of media, developing relationships, attending events and keeping in constant contact. - Loaning fashion clothing and accessories out for editorial and shows, following up returns and keeping record of activities. Social Media - Regularly updating Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, Pinterest and Facebook pages to increase online audience and offline customers. - Inform, amuse and interact with audience by posting blog writing, images, videos, audio, links and articles that appeal. - ?Analyzing statistics and analytics relating to interaction and adjusting our activities to increase viewers and gain followers. - Creating and emailing regular e-newsletters and e-flyers to members, customers and suppliers using online and offline methods. Sales - Monitoring brand recognition and sales success while measuring consequent earnings and expenses involved to achieve them.? - Managing budgets, cash flow and project expenditure while planning ahead for monthly, quarterly and yearly forecasts.? - Employing pricing strategies through sales and seasonal promotions, new product trials and testing samples for price structure. - Participating in sales and marketing presentations with media, buyers and selected end-user customers to gain insight. EDUCATION 2010-11 Open Universities Australia Bachelor of Marketing, Media and Communications ?2003 Auckland University of Technology Diploma in Business Studies 2002 Fashion Incubator Certificate in Fashion Business Planning ?2000-01 Auckland University of Technology Certificate in Fashion Technology Intermediate Certificate in Pattern Making and Garment Assembly ? RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE Freelance Work in 2012-13 (New York, US) Gilded Minx Gilded Minx is an emerging online designer vintage fashion website with a movie icon influence, positioning to be the vintage Net-A-Porter. - I researched and priced quality designer vintage garments that had been left as inheritance, assessing their value on the market. - After studying the era of each garment, I wrote creative descriptions of each style in line with the brand image and seasonal directions - I strategized marketing, sales and pr plans to reach consumers and industry while conceptualizing fashion shoot and film ideas to promote. .Reason.And.Disaster .R.A.D is a "new world order" brand of printed slogan t-shirts for modern punks of today's youth, based out of L.A. - I created sales/lines sheets and short-listed potential buyers to sell to, gaining retail outlets in downtown Manhattan and Williamsburg. - I conceptualized the idea and coordinated the spring '13 campaign shoot, selecting the models, creative team and location. - I pitched the brand to various media outlets, pushing the campaign and promoting the retail outlets. RA-NYC RA-NYC is a lifestyle hip-hop, skate and culture brand focusing on digital media artist collaborations, a weekly blog and illustrated t-shirt designs. - I created sales/lines sheets and short-listed potential buyers to sell to, gaining retail outlets in Soho, LES, Midtown, Brooklyn and Queens. - I conceptualized the idea and coordinated the spring '13 campaign shoot, selecting the models, creative team and location. - I pitched the brand to various media outlets, pushing the campaign and promoting the retail outlets. DIAZ Estudio de Moda DIAZ is a custom and couture womenswear fashion brand creating bespoke gowns as well as a high-fashion ready-to-wear line. - I designed the brand logo, business card and set-up the website, writing the copy and Photoshopping the images. - I shortlisted a buyers list, researched into MBFW show registration and developed brand communication material. Abaya Abaya is high-end Muslim womenswear with markets in Dubai and Egypt that was focused on maintaining quality while introducing modern design. - I advised on design for the high-end Muslim womenswear market, producing mood boards, designs and fabrication options for the collection. House of Diehl House of Diehl is a design consultancy firm that is commissioned for designs and campaigns and produces bi-annual fashion design shows. - I coordinated the design and creative teams backstage at a 'reality tv' filmed fashion event and facilitated the show while acting as a point of intermediary communication between the organizers and on-stage hosts, ushering fashion-industry guests and entertainment in between. Sexuences Sexuences is a collection of clothing featuring the photographers of artist Albano Guatti, targeted at 'downtown cool', homosexual and art crowds. - I assessed the wearability of the brand and worked with the artist to define the brand message and marketing strategy, utilizing social media and product placement on models, actors, dancers and performers in downtown New York bars and clubs, developing an 'it' culture around the brand. - Filmed public reaction to collection prints and designs using undercover cameras to cover the downtown New York bars and clubs. Various Freelance Work in 2010-11 (Sydney, AUS) Stretch Mark 1 Stretch Mark 1 is an international performing arts show that has toured world-wide. They develop costumes around conceptual and artistic themes. - I advised on costume and wardrobe concepts to suit the nature of the performance then outsourced manufacture and production to develop them. - The performances were shown at various high-profile corporate and entertainment events and we travelled throughout the country was required. - Developing a PR plan to promote the show to new audiences and bring the image and feel of the performance into the current day, resulting in further clients and modern material to promote future shows. Fountainhead Fountainhead is a high-end womenswear brand that sells in Sydney boutiques and online. They produces many fashion/performance shows. - I developed the concept for Fountainhead's summer 2011 fashion show, enrolling the talent and creative teams and organizing show coverage. - I created press releases, flyers, posters and promotional material to inform and excite customers, buyers and media in anticipation of the show. - The show resulted in significant sales among customers and the addition of retail stockists within Sydney, as well as an increased mailing list. Karen Millen Karen Millen is a leading UK high-street chain with an emphasis on quality and high-end design. They have stores all over the world and hired me to work with their Australian outlets throughout each state, which required traveling and attending various seminars on the brand and business. - I assessed the retail environments of their Australian boutiques and concessions, implementing my visual merchandising and styling guidelines. - I compared the brand activity within Australia to that of their overseas retail spaces and found room to experiment and grow new areas in the market. - I conducted a national press showing of the new collection, hiring highly regarded cosmetic brands and modeling agencies to support the event. Yin Joux Yin Joux creates original macrame jewelry in high-fashion designs, a skill she learnt in Brazil, and sells throughout Australia and France. - I designed a press release and sent to buyers, media and customer database to gain brand - I commissioned Yin to produce a one-of-a-kind garment for The iT. Collective fashion exhibition, resulting in an impressive auction sale. The Other Side The Other Side is a unique collection of reversible denim jeans and semi-precious stones who sell to a street-wear market in Australia and Japan. - I consulted on the current denim and jewelry lines by understanding the market and making improvements to trend directions and design aspects. - I created press releases, e-newsletters and e-flyers for both lines, collating a press and buyer list to gain awareness of the brand, the collections and increase sales, resulting in numerous retail stockists throughout New South Wales. - I designed an advert that was sent to the press, buyer and customer mailing lists, as well as published in a street-culture magazine. Contracted Work Experience The iT. Collective (Sydney, AUS) Marketing & PR Director Sep 2010 - Jan 2011 The iT. Collective is a group of creatives who set-up a multi-media and artist representation company and held an exhibition to showcase their talent and collaborative abilities. They required a temporary marketing director to advise on reaching a wider audience, conduct PR relations, commission talent and entertainment and push the company into the public sphere further through media penetration, both online and off. - I gained Absolut Vodka as the sponsor, which required liaising between both companies and creating material in-line with each brands objectives. - I commissioned photographers, accessory designers, clothing designers, a nail artist, an illustrator and a rock band for the exhibition and opening. - Engaged in relations with press and sponsors and acted as an intermediary point of contact between the artists, collective and brands involved. - I assisted the individual artists with their own PR and marketing strategies, overseeing their product and connecting them with industry insiders. - The exhibition was covered through an online blog and press drew many notable industry profiles - We were able to auction two-thirds of the art and wears featured in the exhibition and raised an impressive amount for a bespoke Absolut sculpture, a collaboration by the collective and artists involved and managed by myself. Krites (Sydney, AUS) PR & Marketing Manager Jul - Oct 2010 Krites is a fashion brand management company representing mid-market Australian and British street-wear, swimwear and fashion brands that have a mainstream following and widespread reputation. I was hired during a busy period in which the current PR & Marketing manager was overseas. - I represented Aztec Rose, a well-respected women's swimwear and fashion brand; NRG, a mainstream surf brand; Full Circle, a popular UK street-wear brand; Religion, a UK street-wear brand renowned for their edgy styling; Lipsy, a go-to UK brand for party dresses and occasion wear. - I hired a small team of interns to carry-out the loaning and returning of the product and maintain the relationship between editors, stylists and media. - We pitched the brands through press showings, press articles, style reports, showroom assistance, trade shows, editorial launches and PR lunches. - We monitored weekly and monthly press coverage, collated press clippings and conducted monthly press reports for the company and clients. - I produced the photoshoots for Aztec Rose and NRG's look books and campaigns, advertising within prevalent surf and womens publications. - I designed an Aztec Rose window display that travelled around 144 retail stockists throughout the country to promote the new season. - We increased weekly and monthly press coverage (articles, editorial and 'flat lay') for our brands Aztec Rose, NRG, Full Circle, Religion and Lipsy. - We launched Lipsy into Australia with a consumer-focused event, attracting media and buyer interest and Australian customers to the UK brand. - We attracted fashion editors and stylists from all the leading publications - Shop Till You Drop, Cleo, Cosmopolitan, Oyster, Grazia, Vogue, etc. Nexus (London, UK) Brand Consultant Jul - Sep 2009 Nexus is a designer lifestyle brand that produces exclusive leisure and pleasure wear for men. They required a brand consultant for a new line of women's lingerie and products they were developing and launching, which I conceptualized, designed and had produced through my suppliers. - I evaluated the shop fit and interior of their retail chain throughout England and designed the visual, layout and the shopping experience to suit. - I planned the women's line launch campaign as well as product promotions and events to support the existing mens line and merge the two. - Created artwork, logo, print and website content and assisted with styling and art direction for look books/campaigns. Blaqua (London, UK) Marketing Manager Apr - Sep 2009 Blaqua is an 'English dandy' style men's tailoring and custom-make brand with locations on London's famous 'Saville Row', the go-see street for fine suiting and a boutique off the infamous 'Carnaby Street', the shopping district of the swinging sixties. - We held regular in-store functions and Carnaby Street events, involving ourselves in Carnaby's newsletters and promotions. - I headhunted notable local icons to wear and perform in the clothing and attend our events, including hosts, musicians, models and 'it' kids - Ash Stymest, Jeremy Young, Jodie Harsh, Congo Faith Healers, Graffiti 6, The Cesarians and Chris Evans among them. - I managed look book shoots, runway shows and in-store events, overseeing the talent, creative teams and facilitating the experience. - I collated marketing material for website and blog, promoting 'celebrity' involvement and inviting them to share their experience with Blaqua. Toushe (Auckland, NZ & London, UK) Creative Director Sep 2006 - May 2009 Toushe is a young women's fashion-lingerie brand that offers on-trend design, which I developed from concept through to in-store delivery. - I was invited to launch the brand at New Zealand Fashion Week FW07, in which I produced, coordinated, art directed and styled the show. - I devised press releases and conducted a press circuit with relevant magazines and newspapers, gaining considerable media coverage. - Toushe gained reputable department store, boutique, lingerie shop and online retail stockists throughout leading cities within New Zealand. - In 2007 relocated Toushe to London for the expansive fashion and lingerie industry, which represent current trends and opportunities in Europe. - During 2008-9 I sold into leading high-street chain store, Topshop in London, exposing the brand to approx. 30,000 customers per day. - Created the Topshop launch campaign, shooting with supermodel Melissa Tammerijn and holding promotional events within Topshop and around London's prime shopping district, Oxford Circus, reaching consumers, interacting with our target market and growing brand awareness. Pumpkin Patch (Auckland, NZ) Merchandise Assistant Jun 2006 - Jan 2007 - Pumpkin Patch is Australasia's leading children's wear company.I assisted with the brand and design development of tween girl brand, Urban Angel, specializing in design, garment technology and production for swimwear, nightwear, underwear and outerwear garments. - We analyzed and interacted with tween-girl market focus groups to design and supply on-trend yet age-appropriate fashion garments. - We held in-store functions to gain feedback on designs, stylings and visual imagery in-store while gaining insight into market demands. - The brand featured in various teenage magazines and we held an event in association with Girlfriend Magazine to celebrate 'girl power'. Early Work Experience Various Fashion Styling and Production Jobs (Auckland, NZ) 2002 - 2005 - In-house styling and visual merchandising for boutique Kingan Jones in 2005, dressing local celebrities, styling fashion shows and in-store events. - Editorials for Style Magazine in 2004; Fashion Quarterly in 2003; Sunday Star Times in 2003; Women's Day in 2003; Cleo Magazine in 2002 - Head of Wardrobe and Styling for the Deutz Fashion Ambassador Awards judging ceremony and runway show 2004 - Assistant Producer for Ponsonby Fringe Festival in 2004 - Wardrobe for Stellar* video clip shoot in 2003
New York, New York, United States
R. VIncent Riccio - Freelance Ad Design & Book Writing
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4.5
2 Skills
$40
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Resume: Richard Vincent Riccio Education: Holy Cross College, BA Psychology & English; SCSU: Masters, Psychology Work Experience: 1985-95 - Copy writer, writer, PR & Advertising Director, marketing: - ABC Radio & TV Stations, nationwide, including Triangle Publications, Blair TV 1995-2004 - VP Sales, Marketing, Advertising, PR - EFR Associates, Inc (Real Estate & Land development company) 2004-present - Freelance Copywriting & Graphic Design, wrote & published 15 books. - All available online & several in hard copies. Interests: Beach, boating, cars, racing, cooking, photography, family
Branford, Connecticut, United States
Ralph Perrott - Freelance Sculpting & Portrait Art
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5.0
2 Skills
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I work in a range of scale from 54mm to life size based on client specifications, photos ,illustrations, or perspnal research. The most resent being a life size bust of E A poe unveiled by Steven Berkoff wich can be seen at www the flicker club.com
London, London, United Kingdom
Siyan Hou - Freelance Chinese Translation & Translation
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3.5
2 Skills
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Hi! My name is Siyan. I am a Chinese. I have just graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with a Master's degree in TESOL/Applied Linguistics. I have had several years of experience in language teaching, and also some experience as a translator/interpreter.
Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States
Daijah Holt - Freelance Copywriting & Data Entry
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5.0
2 Skills
$10
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I can be your virtual assistant, and I can do web research, transcription, and data entry too. Able to learn quickly. Proficient in using MS Word, Photoshop, MS Powerpoint, and MS Excel. Can work with or without a team. Can work well even under pressure. A good leader, responsible, resourceful, organized, and trustworthy. Also, I'm fluent in multiple languages that listed on my profile, such as French, Spanish, Chinese, etc. I am good at writing, typing, grammar, etc. I am reliable and honest, and I have excellent communication skills. You should hire me over other freelancers because I will get the job done the right way. Quality work is my priority. My personality is easygoing, and timelines don't make me fret. I will always be professional about every job.
West Palm Beach, Florida, United States