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Enrique Sierra - Freelance Business Development & Business Consulting
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Katherine Kay Weitzel 621 West Main Street Suite 102 ? Lexington, Kentucky 40508 ? (859) 421- 5873 ? katie@conciergegirl.net www.conciergegirl.net Objective: A Position within a Company; Sales, Marketing, Building Business, Regional Position, Non-Profit, National Sales, Management, Director of Sales, Research Development, Retail Management Summary of Qualifications Motivated, creative, passionate with extensive experience in customer service, trouble shooting, and calling on C level executives with an ability to clearly convey a company’s products and services to capture new business. Increase existing sales from 1.6 million to 10 million in 1 ½ years by identifying new markets. My knowledge in sales, marketing and operations enables me to drive sales, reorganize teams to improve sales, and exceed revenue projections. Excel in cultivating new business relationships and creating loyal/long-term customer partnerships. 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RESIDENCE INN (now Marriott) Mountain View, California Account Manager All pre-opening sales and opened property; performed direct sales to major companies in Silicon Valley. • Collaborated with Jack DEBOER (Owner and President to help develop sales strategies for the brand). • The hotel maintained an occupancy rate of 89% YTD and was one of the top hotels in the regions MARRIOTT/AIRPORT Houston, Texas Manager Room Service Manager/Restaurant Manager • Transferred for a short period to fill in for the Room service manager then moved to California MARRIOTT GRIFFENGATE RESORT Lexington, Kentucky Room Service Manager/Restaurant Manager • Opened hotel/worked with Task force to implement standards and assure a smooth opening/ • Supervised all activities associated with hotel suites, restaurant & catering. • Serve as a creative consultant for a variety of large corporate and social functions EDUCATION STEPHENS COLLEGE, WESTERN KENTUCKY, UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY Psychology & Business ADDITIONALPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Four Tony Robbins 3 - 7 day Seminars, Choice Hotels Professional 4 day educations series, 3 day Workshop on Guerrilla Selling, Marriott’s Sales & Marketing training, Marriott Full Service Training, Residence Inn’s Extended Stay Selling, Property Management Training, Goldmine, Sales Pro, Sales Force, Delphi, and Act. Talent plus Training. AFFILIATIONS/VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES Association of Professional Business Women, Arthritis Foundation (Marathon – Dublin Ireland) – received awards for the most effective fundraising campaign, with a group of 50. Church Mission Trip, 4 weeks in Quito, Ecuador, was recognized as the largest fundraiser (money & donations) Volunteer/Board Member of The Farmers Market, Hope Center, Volunteer for Alltech, World Equestrian Events, Spotlight Lexington, on the Board/Volunteer for World of Winner’s, Volunteer for God’s Pantry, 2nd Sunday, Downtown Lexington Corporation, Picnic with the Pops, Ashland The Home of Henry Clay, Certification for Citizens Police Academy, Certified Tourism Ambassador, Lexington Convention Center, The Legacy Trail; Lexington Art League, DLC, was nominated for the Smiley Pete Award Katherine Kay Weitzel 621 West Main Street Suite 102 ? Lexington, Kentucky 40508 ? (859) 421- 5873 ? katie@conciergegirl.net www.conciergegirl.net Objective: A Position within a Company; Sales, Marketing, Building Business, Regional Position, Non-Profit, National Sales, Management, Director of Sales, Research Development, Retail Management Summary of Qualifications Motivated, creative, passionate with extensive experience in customer service, trouble shooting, and calling on C level executives with an ability to clearly convey a company’s products and services to capture new business. Increase existing sales from 1.6 million to 10 million in 1 ½ years by identifying new markets. My knowledge in sales, marketing and operations enables me to drive sales, reorganize teams to improve sales, and exceed revenue projections. Excel in cultivating new business relationships and creating loyal/long-term customer partnerships. Adept at managing large sales portfolios can develop and execute strategic short-term & long-range goals. Skilled in tapping into new client bases, closing, and maintaining a consistent sales effort. Recognized and noted for ability in leadership, teamwork, superior sales skills, building businesses, recruiting, training elevating customer satisfaction and creating an energetic, motivated team. Have experience in fundraising, and campaign management for political and for nonprofits organizations, have experience in selling to wholesale & retail companies. Skills Summary ? Sales ? Marketing ? Management ? Market Expansion ? Brand Awareness ? Guest Relations ? Project Management ? Openings ? Profit Building ? Multi-Tasking ? Contracts ? Positive ? Problem Solving ? Organized ? Fundraising ? Prompt, Follow Deadlines ? Market Analysis ? Customer Satisfaction ? Recruiting ? Training ? Team Building ? Leadership Professional Experience Concierge Girl, LLC Owner We are a professional service provider; to some a personal assistant/concierge, to others an extra pair of hands. Marketing our services to companies/employees, concierge doctors, hospitals, busy executives, seniors, baby boomers, mothers, fathers, we do shopping, errands, driving, senior services, personal home services, downsizing homes, manage buildings, rentals, help to develop new business ideas and execute the marketing plans, helped to develop my own web site. Have been recommended by Angie’s List, and Premiere Corporate Concierge Service out of Atlanta; (been in business 20 years). I am persistent/consistent, have been told that I make the impossible happen and make it look easy, have common sense, people skills and can multi task, I go beyond expectations always. HCBC Wholesale & Retail - Kentucky Proud Products Lexington, Kentucky Director of Business Development Secured over 50 new accounts producing over $250,000 in new sales in 4 ½ months. 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CLS provides clients nationwide assistance with lodging expense control, discounted rates and consolidated billing. I have a track record of achievement working independently in a fast paced multi-tasking environment, possess the ability to establish professional relationships with C level decision makers with fortune 500 companies to capture business. Entrepreneurial culture, creativity, with strong direct selling skills; innovative and service focused. Analyzing prospects and clients needs prescribing appropriated lodging programs • Responsible for pioneering innovative approaches in driving top line revenue, team leader ship and project management training. Processing over 6 million dollars in the first year for this new company. • Developed and maintain 80 new corporate accounts in the first two years, producing a profit for the company. • Help to develop brochures, advertising and marketing materials. • Secured a 5 million dollar account in 2002 (just started company) and an 8 million dollar account in 2004 • Help to grown CLS to a 15 million dollar company in 2006 • Ongoing training for call center CHOICE HOTELS INTERNATIONAL Silver Springs, MD Regional Director of Sales & Franchise Service Director Oversee sales and marketing efforts for fifty hotels. Brands including; Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites, Quality Inns & Suites, Sleep Inns, Mainstay, Econo Lodge, and Suburban. • Conducted Choice fundamental sales and marketing seminars on properties. Classes would include Owners, General Managers, Front Office Managers and Executive Housekeepers resulting in increasing occupancy 20%. • Gained valuable experience on how to effectively work with a quality company at a multi-property corporate level. • Was promoted to Franchise Service Director responsible for a larger territory with the emphasis on operational analysis, consultation services and training. MARRIOTT RESORT Grand Cayman Island, British West Indies Assistant General Manager Managed a staff of 182 in all departments: 550 room resort, developed training, incentive programs all departments assumed the GM’s responsibilities when absent. Oversaw the day to day operations of FB, HK, FD and maintenance • Exceeded food goals of over $4,000,000, beverage over $2,000.000 with a net income over $10,000,000 • Achieved occupancy and ADR goals (89% – $149.00 YTD) MARRIOTT HOTEL Louisville, Kentucky Director of Sales Responsible for helping convert the Radisson hotel into a Marriott - (Waiting for my Cayman Island permit to be approved). • Helped the VP of Operations, Director of Sales & General Manager with a successful conversion, maintaining a high occupancy. COOLFONT RESORT CONFERENCE CENTER & SPA Berkeley Springs, West Virginia Director of Sales Developed and implemented various sales and marketing plans for this 500 room mountain resort. Worked with owners on special projects to improve the resort; help to create new marketing materials and hiring sales managers. Involved and developed training and incentive programs for employees. Organized and participated in direct sales, blitzes, and shows in the DC market. • Help to change their reservations system from manual to computer based, increasing revenue by tracking reservations to prevent over booking, and achieved 90% occupancy for 4 months. MARRIOTT RESIDENCE INNS: 30 LOCATIONS Mid-Atlantic Regional Field Assignment Manager Responsibilities included traveling to 6 states with 30 hotels: Consulted with general managers, director of sales and staff. Assisted in the organization of hotel sales & helped with operations as well as trouble shooting and hiring new employees. • Mid-Atlantic Region: increased sales by over $600,000.00 - $72,000.00 room nights and created over 1,000 new leads. • Greensboro NC, in 6 months increased ADR and sales revenues each period, increased occupancy rate from 49% to 90% & increased ADR from $54.00 to $71.00 within 4 months. • Columbia, SC., established 41 new accounts/resulting in $400,000.00 new business revenue in 4 months • Flagstaff, Arizona, did all pre opening work; (2 months prior to opening) & opened RI new Mountain Resort, first time in leisure market, maintained occupancy 89% - 90% for 6 months after opening. • Toledo, Ohio, successfully raised the hotel from one of the lowest performing hotels in its market/ region to be #1 in 5 months; Increased occupancy from 30% to 92%, with an extended stay at 60% • For 3 periods the accounts revenue forecast for sales exceeded by 20% GO-FER-IT, LLC Mountain View, California Owner (sold the business) Driving, Shopping, Errands for companies & people, did work for Apple Computer, Syva and Syntex. RESIDENCE INN (now Marriott) Mountain View, California Account Manager All pre-opening sales and opened property; performed direct sales to major companies in Silicon Valley. • Collaborated with Jack DEBOER (Owner and President to help develop sales strategies for the brand). • The hotel maintained an occupancy rate of 89% YTD and was one of the top hotels in the regions MARRIOTT/AIRPORT Houston, Texas Manager Room Service Manager/Restaurant Manager • Transferred for a short period to fill in for the Room service manager then moved to California MARRIOTT GRIFFENGATE RESORT Lexington, Kentucky Room Service Manager/Restaurant Manager • Opened hotel/worked with Task force to implement standards and assure a smooth opening/ • Supervised all activities associated with hotel suites, restaurant & catering. • Serve as a creative consultant for a variety of large corporate and social functions EDUCATION STEPHENS COLLEGE, WESTERN KENTUCKY, UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY Psychology & Business ADDITIONALPROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Four Tony Robbins 3 - 7 day Seminars, Choice Hotels Professional 4 day educations series, 3 day Workshop on Guerrilla Selling, Marriott’s Sales & Marketing training, Marriott Full Service Training, Residence Inn’s Extended Stay Selling, Property Management Training, Goldmine, Sales Pro, Sales Force, Delphi, and Act. 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Pooja Rathod Nayak - Freelance 3D Animation & Graphic Design
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W: www.poojarathod.com E: poojarathod@gmail.com CG Character & Creature Animator Professional Profile: 2 years of animation experience in Maya, Max and XSI, with classical trained knowledge of 2d animation principles. Strong acting and storytelling skills achieved, with years of experience working on group as well as personal projects. Through professional role developed ability to troubleshoot problems, be self- motivated and work to meet tight deadlines. Experience in rigging, modeling, texturing, and lighting. Looking for challenging opportunity to work as a CG Animator. Skills: Art Skills: 2D & 3D Character animation; 3D modeling; Texturing; UV Mapping; Logo Design; Graphic Design; Sound Editing; Video Editing; Compositing; Rotoscoping, Software Skills: • Maya, XSI Soft Image, Motion Builder, Max : Animation/ Modeling/ Rigging • Nuke, Final Cut Pro : Editing/ Compositing • Cortex, Motion builder : Mocap Assets • After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel Draw : 2D Motion Graphics/ Texture/ Illustration • Soundtrack Pro : Sound Editing Education: Sep 2010 Mar 2011 M.A Illustration and Animation. Major Animation Kingston University, UK Feb 2008 Oct 2009 B Sc in computer Animation. Major CG Animation Full Sail University, U.S.A Professional Experience: Oct 2012- Present Character Animator - LFTV, London, UK • Animating lead characters and trouble shooting rigs if required. • Responsible for coordinating with modeling and rigging team. • Taking daily feedback and critique from the director. • Working under pressure to meet tight deadlines. Feb 2012 - Sep 2012 VT Operator - Re:fine, London, UK Clients : BBC World Wide and BBC Active • Ensuring contents of tapes meet the correct technical specifications. • Responsible for quality control of output media, conversions, digitisation, transfers, and duplication of video and audio materials. • Labelling every frame of each project, using roll numbers and time-codes. • Menu ripping and editing adverts from diffrent programs. Dec 2009 May 2010 CGArtist/Animator - ADA Sports. Inc, Los Angeles, USA • Animated all characters for an animation short. • Created props and rigs for the environment using Maya. • Trouble shot rigs of characters, to suite requirements of the scene. • Edited and composited clips using Final Cut Pro, After Effects and Nuke. • Worked closely with the animation director, took feedback and critiques. • Successfully worked under tight dead lines and restrictions. Achievement: • Animation Course representative at Kingston University, UK. • Best Student Advance Achievement Award from Full Sail University, USA. • Lab Assistant/ Monitor at Full Sail University, USA. • Certified Advance Acting course from Arena Multimedia, India. • Won an Award for Best Radio Jingle for the competition hosted by Sydenham College. Referees: References available upon request. poojarathod@gmail.com
Mumbai, India
Syed Raza - Freelance Video Editing & Audio Editing
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3.0
2 Skills
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SYED T RAZA 186-Pressed Brick Drive BRAMPTON L6V 4K7 CANADA saraza95@hotmail.com Academic Background • Accomplish Associate Degree in technical electronics engineering from the GCT Poly Technique College, in the year of 1983 at broadcast and Information System as the major. • Acquire Bachelor Degree from the Punjab University, Pakistan in the year of 1989. Computer Skills • Practiced Operating Systems: Windows9X, Windows2000, Windows ME, Windows XP, Windows Vista, MS DOS • Practiced Office Package: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook Express, adobe premier, pinnacle ver10,sound forge, • photo shop, illustrator, Final cut pro • Computer hardware / software trouble shooting • Circuit board assembling of computers, copiers, audio / video amplifiers • Microwave FPU satellite Dishes Installation and operations • Practiced Hardware Tools: configuration LAN and Networking Obtained Certificates • Obtained Certificate in networking –Novell 4.0 • A+ PC hardware Certificate from Cyber City Computer College Canada • Obtained TV Engineering/Multimedia production Certificate • On job Non-leaner editing training. • Security Training diploma from Iron Horse Security Academy Canada Professional background Sep, 1984 – 1998 PTV Corporation • Position: Television tech • ENG News coverage, Outdoor broadcast coverage, studio recordings. • Master Control Room transmissions and Prog-editings. Jan.1998 - April 2oo6 Video Effect Canada Brampton, Ontario • POSITION: Technical • Mar, 2006 – Nov, 2009 GEO TV NETWORK POSITION: Technical : Work as the Technical supervisor at the GEO TV NETWORK with the following job responsibilities • Provide necessary planning, coordinating and Network installation with configuring and maintaining several operations for adequate service contract information. • Provide essential hardware and software for the same reason. • Formulate valuable service schedules and programs for ensuring quality delivery and cost effective technical jobs. • Deliver necessary monitoring and maintenance for cost efficient tools, materials and supplies. • Provide various testing and investigating procedures and formulate improvement measures to all accessible procedures. • Provide proper analytical methods for various client equipments and determining service and supply requirements. • Provide proper time management and tasks to work under tough deadline with quantity routine standard. • TV-Asia London studio equipment installation & start first Transmission in 1992. • NTM Studio installation & start first transmission from Islamabad. • IPT installation, satellite up link Equipment involved: • Video switchers (Gross valley, schulmberger, bosh, etc.) • Audio consoles (Tamura, schulmberger, Tiesco, Jvc etc.) • Experience in handling with variety of master formats including: Beta cam, Beta SP, ¾” U-Matic, Dvcpro, Dvcam, MiniDV, Svhs, Hi-8, vhs C, 8mm. • Time Base Correctors JVC,SONY,HITACHI • Digital Video effects (ACT.1) DME 100 • Sync generators for GEN Locking • Video DA’s, Audio distribution Amplifiers (ADA) • Patch panels(Electronic and Manual patch Bays) • Camera handling as full skilled camera operator • Beat-SP Camcorders • Calibration of waveform monitors for broadcast quality control • IPT (Internet protocol transmission) satellite up linking • Bgan Video phone References: AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST 2 OF 2
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Jessica Fife - Freelance Art & Painting
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4.0
2 Skills
$30
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Experience Highly experience in Fine Art. Specialize in painting and drawing. Know various art mediums from oil paint to graphic design. Ten years of schooling plus a vast gallery history of personal artwork. Influenced by all forms of art styles and history, from Renaissance to Modern. Current with present artists and their work, what’s fresh in the art scene and the styles and ideas emerging. Attend shows in LA and Orange County frequently. Also take into account today’s culture and politics, fashion and design and outside influences on art trends. Current Art direction for Kawasaki Motors advertising. Set Design and wardrobe. Education CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY FULLERTON 2007-2011 Master of Fine Arts in Drawing and Painting. Emphasis on figurative symbolic art. Taught for three semesters Life Drawing and Painting. Also took classes in metal casting and mold making. CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH 2003-2007 Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art. Studied Painting, Drawing, Ceramics, Sculpture and Screen-printing. FULLERTON COLLEGE 2000-2003 Associate of Arts in Fine Art. Studied Drawing and Painting. Skills Highly skilled Fine Artist. Knowledgeable in Art History and the current art scene. Competent in handling construction power tools. Extremely communicative with customers as well as fellow coworkers. Former College Art Teacher; experience with Urban Outfitters customer age group and their interests. Teaching students Art History, techniques and how to create them visually. Worked as a Video Producer and also set design for Kawasaki motors. Extremely versatile in creating multiple art forms.
Long Beach, California, United States
mally Lopez - Freelance Fashion Illustration & Drawing
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3.5
2 Skills
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Mally H. Lopez Design Assistant | Fashion Illustrator MallyHenneLopez@gmail.com | 917 631 3011 Education The Art Institute of New York City AAS, Fashion Design | Sep 2014 Skills - Office: Word; Excel; PowerPoint & Outlook - Adobe: Photoshop and Illustrator Cs6 - Gerber Technology: Accumark and Pattern - Fluent in English and Spanish - Knowledge of garment construction, concept board sourcing textiles, hand sketching and digital fashion rendering. Experience Send2print and Higher Level tattoo | New York City | Feb 07 - Present Freelance Artist - Designed flyers, business cards and websites - Worked with clients in conceptual phase - Created artwork (oil on canvas) Emerge | Soho NY | Sep 11 - Present Stylist & Assistant - Personal Make up artist - Assists with closet management and organization - Assists with styling and edited with showroom selection Guess, Inc. | New York City | Feb 2012 - March 2013 Sales Associate - Organized sales floor - Assisted customers in the fitting room - Accessories personal shopper specialized in accessories Forever21 | Soho NY | Dec 2010 - Feb 2012 Manager - Supported the company vision by visually merchandising store according to corporate standards - Drove associates to execute their job duties - Organized and delegated job duties to sale associates
New York, New York, United States
Tina C. - Freelance Business Card Design & Writing
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4.5
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I am an upcoming freelance writer, looking to make a couple extra bucks. I am not brand new, but I am new enough. I have been writing for many years, so I know the ups and downs of writing. I also work on business card design and website design. I also love photography.
United States