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Ed Falkowski - Freelance Business Planning, Business Plan Writing, Editing, & Proofreading
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I have 30 years experience as a corporate executive for a Fortune 100 company. My primary skills are in international marketing. I have been a consultant and coach to small businesses and a financial planner working principally with seniors. I recently completed a course in Proofreading and Copyediting with a passing grade of 96%.
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States
Peter Wentworth - Freelance Business Planning & Public Relations
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After receiving my MFA in Film from Columbia University I worked as a script analyst for Warner Brothers, New Line, Nederlander Film & TV, and David Bowie. In 1989 I Produced with Whit Stillman the Academy Award Nominee "Metropolitan." Since then I have Produced, Production Managed, Line Produced, and Production Supervised several feature films, several television remote productions,...
Charleston, South Carolina, United States

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Jess Gibson - Freelance Content Writing & Article Writing
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5.0
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$100
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Jess W. Gibson, ABD, MS 295 Claremont Ave. ? Long Beach, CA 90803 562.265.9240 ? jesswgibson@gmail.com Professional Profile Broadly skilled professional candidate with proven expertise in driving analytical research requirements for multifaceted environments. Particularly adept in the art of group instruction combined with the ability to effectively apply data management principles in support of organization and administrative functions. Confident communicator and outstanding mentor who enjoys supporting others, demonstrating a lead-by-example approach whilst working as a team to ensure a unified effort. Through contributing towards pro-active strategies, earned a reputation as someone who is able to think clearly during times of complex operational activity and is renowned for achieving excellence in results. Formal Education & Training PHD, Psychology, Expected 2012 Capella University, Harold Abel School of Psychology Dissertation Topic: Critical Thinking and Motivation Diversity, Compliance, and Confidentiality Training, 2009 University of Phoenix, Southern California Campus MS Developmental Psychology, 2004 Capella University, Harold Abel School of Psychology California Single Subject Teaching Credential, CLAD, 2002 California State University Dominguez Hills BA, Anthropology-Archeology, 1996 University of California Santa Cruz Notable Achievements Speaker for The Association of San Diego Educators for the Gifted Annual Fall Conference, Experimental Design: Goodbye Scientific Method, Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, University of San Diego, 2004. Published Honey, Because (2007) Tate Publishing, Inc. Co-Presented with Kim Dalton, Kimberly Feely, and Stephanie Heyer at the California Association of the Gifted Conference, Differentiation in a Science Classroom, Anaheim, California, 2004. Presenter at the GATE Summer Institute, Building Inquiry: Experimental Design in a Science Classroom, LBUSD, 2003. Speaker at the GATE Summer Institute, Scientific Design, How to Create 'Real' Science Experiments, LBUSD, 2002. Instructional Technology Trainer for Brainpop.com and Jeopardy, Stanford Middle School, EETT Grant, 2004 Reviewer, UC Berkley Museum of Paleontology Website, 2004, 2005 Teacher of the Year, Stanford Middle School, LBUSD, 2001-2002 Teacher of the Year, Hudson K-8 School, LBUSD, 1999-2000 SCUBA Certified, PADI, 1988 Professional Experience Vice President, Marketing and Operations, PGIS Interpreting Services, LLC 2010 – Present Create service initiatives including sourcing, contracting, and designing business models and break-even analyses. Initiate relations with government and private agencies to secure high quality language interpreters for use in court,education, business, medical or other private and public settings. Direct marketing campaign and closer of national business; develop internal systems for contract employee applications, contracts, and payroll. Train staff to provide industry analysis and U.S. best practice research and analysis of U.S. best practices. Complete and manage annual budgeting and monthly financial reporting. Faculty, Department of Psychology and Social Science, University of Phoenix, SOCAL Campus 2008 – Present Instructor for the following classes: BSHS381 Research and Statistics for the Social Sciences PSY315 Statistical Reasoning in Psychology PSY475 Psychological Tests and Measurements PSY320 Human Motivation PSY250 Psychology of Personality PSY280 Human Growth and Development BSHS451 Program Design and Proposal Writing BSHS351 Integrating Technology into Human Services Instructor, Los Angeles Education Corps, Youth Opportunities High School 2009 – Present Instrumental in providing an educational foundation designed to enable students to develop confidence, self-direction and a life-long interest in learning. Fostered the development of communication, citizenship, and personal growth in the provision of curriculum through emotional and educational support, and guidance. Established viable working relationships in culturally diverse environments with teachers, administrators, parents, staff, students, and community representatives. Adhered to and ensured compliance with the regulatory guidance, policies and procedures as set forth by the institution, local, state and federal agencies. Counselor, University of Phoenix, SOCAL Campus 2009 Assessed students educational needs, identified barriers to education, developed solutions to provide students access to a college education. Counseled students towards their goals, assisted them with overcoming obstacles to higher education. Conducted daily phone calls and mentor meetings with students, scheduled support intervention strategies for at-risk or struggling students. Partnered with Corporate Education Liaisons to present Educational Opportunities to businesses. Investment Advisor, World Group Securities, Inc., & Investment Advisors International, Anaheim, CA 2007 – 2009 Identified and developed portfolio solutions including customized investment management and strategic alternatives for current assets in addition to qualified plan solutions for clients. Conducted comprehensive portfolio reviews to reevaluate objectives and projected portfolio performance. Successfully built sales teams and developed training programs to educate sales professionals regarding products and programs. Featured speaker at weekly retail and institutional seminars for clients and prospects. Awarded Top Agent in a demanding office January & February 2008. Licenses (expired): Ca Life & Health Insurance, FINRA Series 6, 63, 65, 26 Lecturer, EDP 400, Educational Measurement and Statistics, California State University, Long Beach 2006 – 2008 Instructed graduate and undergraduate students in basic research and statistics concepts in used in education and psychology. Lab based class, utilizing SPSS and other data management programs to analyze hypothetical data situations and project relationships between complicated data sets. Taught students to integrate SPSS analysis and charts into word documents for professional reporting. Instructor, Department Chair, Science, Stanford Middle School, Long Beach Unified School District 2001 –2007 Instructed GATE and regular Science classes, eighth grade. Designed, presented, lessons, labs, and other learning activities. Supervised, instructed, and coached undergraduate education students from CSULB in lesson planning, effective teaching and classroom management strategies. Performed laboratory set up for higher-grade science classes, including, Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, and Earth Science. Created and acted as a Student Success Team (SST) Case Carrier in charge of identifying at risk students, designing implementations with the counselor, psychologist, teachers and parents and monitoring intervention effectiveness. Teachers Association (Union) Representative, support of legal issues concerning contractual language and grievances. Science Teacher, DeMille Middle School, Long Beach Unified School District 2000 – 2001 Teacher, Technology Core Hudson K8 School, Long Beach Unified School District 1999 – 2000 Wilderness Forest Ranger, USDA Forest Service, San Juan and Rio Grande National Forests 1998 Used surveillance technology such as GPS and film to document environmental conditions. Synthesized use reports for managers and other departments. Created maps using quantitative and qualitative data. Worked in wilderness settings for up to 12 days at a time, carrying gear, backpacking equipment, and food. Professional Affiliations American Psychological Association 2002 - Present National Science Teachers Association 2003 - 2007 California Association of the Gifted 2002 - 2007 Teachers Association of Long Beach 1999 - 2007 California Teachers Association 1999 - 2007 National Education Association 1999 - 2007
Los Angeles, California, United States
Jude Morris - Freelance SEM & PPC Marketing
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5.0
2 Skills
$60
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Hello! Google Adwords Guru Here! I am a Google Adwords Certified individual who loves working on the number one search engine in the US. I have been trained and mentored by actual google employees and have managed as many as 70 Adwords accounts at a time. I have handled a wide range of accounts from small cupcake companies to attorney's and large manufacturing companies. I am also proficient in YouTube InVideo and InStream advertising. Extremely familiar with Audience and Topic Targeting. I am also a Remarketing/Retargeting expert. I manage Google Adwords accounts for my clients and provide top notch customer service and ROI. CURRENT SPECIAL: Free Banner Ads (all 9 sizes) For All New Monthly Managed Clients I love what I do and hope that I can help with your project! Jude Morris B1 Industries
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Samba Saidy - Freelance Document Design & Business Card Design
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EDUCATION 2006-2009 Mohamed V University, Agdal-Rabat, Morocco Masters Degree in International Law and International Relations 2004-2006 Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fes, Morocco Bachelor’s Degree in Public Law: Political Science 2002-2004 Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fes, Morocco Associate Degree in General Law 2001-2002 Mohamed V University, Souissi-Rabat, Morocco Diploma, French Language studies 2001-2002 Center for Languages and Techniques of Communication, Rabat Certificate, Intensive French Language studies May 2000 Gambia Senior Secondary School, Banjul, The Gambia West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) WORK EXPERIENCE • May –August 2011 Embassy of the United States of America, Banjul, The Gambia • Protocol / Executive Assistant • Managed all office activities on a day-to-day basis. • Responsible for fast-paced diary scheduling. • Handled confidential diplomatic level correspondence. • Coordinated time sensitive assignments. • Managed planning and prioritization of workload. • Compiled monthly executive program reports. • Responsible for the sourcing and purchase of office consumables and office equipment, generating savings through research and purchase of the most cost-effective equipment. • Handled event management related issues. • Jan.2010-May 2011 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad Protocol Officer My responsibilities includes the following: Provide protocol services for State Guests, Conferences and Meetings coordination, facilitate the issuance of over flights and landing clearances for the President’s overseas travels, Facilitate the issuance of Diplomatic and Consular Identity cards • Facilitate the issue of duty wavers, Provide legal advice on the preparation, application and interpretation of legal documents, Translation and Interpretation of Legal documents from and/or to French, etc., and the general administrative work of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. • Oct. – December 2009 Self Employed Dealer in IT products • March- Oct.2009 Association de Lutte Contre le Sida (ALCS) Health Educator Essential Job Functions: • Educating and sensitizing migrants about the prevention of AIDS and other ******** Transmitted Diseases (STDs) • Orientation of beneficiaries to Centres where they can do the AIDS test and benefit from STD consultation • Entailed report writing and data collection in connection with the project • Prepare and coordinate a weekly program for a staff of 5 Health Educators • Perform general administrative offices duties as assigned (Photo copying, faxing, etc.); • Assume additional responsibilities as assigned by the President of the NGO. April 2008- October United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Rabat, Morocco, Intern at Programs and Community Services Essential Job Functions: • Assist in preparation, review, and editing of reports, scopes of work, papers, manuals and presentations; • Schedule and coordinate meetings and prepare necessary meeting materials; • Maintain organization of electronic and paper files of Refugee Associations for Community Services department; • Work with community leaders for site visits and meetings; • Serve as a liaison with the refugee communities for information gathering, sharing, in the bid to reinforce dialogue between UNHCR and the refugees; • Provide research, writing and editorial support during proposal development processes; • Perform general administrative offices duties as assigned (copying, faxing, mail distribution etc.); • Assume additional responsibilities as assigned. June 2002 Canadian Embassy in Morocco, Agdal General Entrepreneur 2001-2002 (Jan) West African Examinations Council, Banjul, The Gambia Examinations Clerk
Lansing, Michigan, United States
Patrick Addison - Freelance Comic Art, Manga Art, Graphic Novel Art, Cartooning, & Illustration
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Have published work in comic books. Was hired as an Inbetweener Artist for Hanna Barbera, Caricature Artist for Six Flags,attended a portfolio review for a up-and-coming comic book company and was assigned the flagship title, have done storyboarding for films, have scripted screenplays and comic stories and a 1200 page western epic mini-series(some work appeared in a scene in an award-winning film) Education includes art classes all throughout my schooling, have attended classes at LTU and St. Thomas Aquinas University.
Bakersfield, California, United States
Melissa Edwards - Freelance Paralegal & Sales
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Melissa A. Edwards 211 Jackson Farm Lane Deltaville, Virginia 23043 (804) 776-0041(Home) (804) 832-4252 (Cell) Career Objective Obtain a challenging administrative career in the law field with the utilization of obtained executive and professional expertise. Professional Background: 1992–1993 Spotswood Law Offices Gloucester, VA Legal Assistant Assisting Mr. Spotswood in a variety of matters such as real estate, estate planning and litigation matters. This was part time employment. 1993-1995 Byron Adams, Esq. Newport News, VA Legal Assistant Personal injury litigation and workers compensation claims. 1995–1999 Richard L. West, P.C. Gloucester, VA Paralegal Office Manager Litigation, real estate litigation and closings, personal injury, domestic law and criminal law. Supervise secretarial staff and student interns from Rappahannock Community College paralegal program. Research. 2000-2005 William E. Johnson, P.C. Mathews, VA Paralegal Office Manager Civil and criminal litigation, Real Estate, title insurance agent. All aspects of a real estate transaction, including post closing, title underwriting and at table closer. Performed a variety of legal research. Supervise secretarial staff. 2006 to present Freelance Paralegal for William E. Johnson Education: 1995-1998 Bryant and Stratton College Newport News, VA Associate Degree in Paralegal Studies. Extra Curricular Activities: Committee Chair - American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Gloucester 2010 to Present Licenses: Title Insurance Agent- Currently appointed through Old Republic Title Insurance Company Realtor 2006- Present Certificates Virginia Notary Public, Westlaw Certification
Gloucester, Virginia, United States
Kristin Link - Freelance Illustration & Animal Illustration
120
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5.0
2 Skills
$30
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I am a scientific illustrator, with a graduate degree from California State University. I specialize in illustrating aspects of natural and cultural history. I will create images in black and white media, watercolor, acrylic, colored pencil, and digital media (Photoshop and Illustrator). I can work with a short turn around time and am reliable. You can learn more about me and see my work on my website.
Anchorage, Alaska, United States
Teressa Gehrke - Freelance Technical Writing & Business Consulting
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5.0
2 Skills
$60
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MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE & LEADERSHIP SKILLS • Manage, supervise, and train a group of 30 or more • Collaborate with C-level executives • Manage projects between customer and employer • Consult, develop, and implement strategies for company and individual success • Focused experience in cyber security, engineering, manufacturing, biotechnology, and telecommunications • Lead project management teams; scrum experience • Superior organizational skills developing filing and database systems • Generate innovative ideas for technical and creative collaborations • Recruit, interview, and hire staff • Streamline processes to improve productivity and savings • Self-directed and independent; able to work remotely/telecommute full time ANTHROPOLOGICAL - CULTURAL KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE • Master of Arts, Anthropology & International Development • Passionate about people and places, willing to experience other cultures • Travel to Guatemala, England, France, Germany, Canada, Mexico, Haiti, Denmark, and Sweden • Experience working with culturally diverse staff and communities • Utilize quantitative/qualitative research methods to analyze problem statement • Basic foreign language skills (French, German, Spanish, Haitian Creole, Danish) • 10 years of experience collaborating with team members internationally • Travel for business and educational purposes • Intellectual curiosity; flexible; adaptable • Desire to travel globally supporting organization’s business mission COMPUTER SKILLS Accelrys Inventory Management; Biovia (Accelrys) Laboratory Execution System; Act Database; Adobe FrameMaker; Adobe Illustrator; Adobe Photoshop; Audacity; C#; Citrix; Clarity; Consumable Inventory Management System; Corel Draw; Deltek GCS Premiere; Dynamics; Enterprise Document Management System; Fast JV; Google Apps; HTML; INCA; IXRF; JavaScript; JD Edwards; JMP; Just Basic; Lotus; MethodBuilder; Monument; Motic Images; MS Office; MS Visio; Oracle; PVI; Quadra Chek; Quark Xpress; Quartz PCI; Remedy; SharePoint; Siebel, SmartLab; SnagIt; TFCompanion; Thermo Laboratory Information Management System; Varian; Vision; Visual Basic; Win FTM; WorkShare TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Hitachi S3400N Scanning Electron Microscope, JEOL JSM-6480LV low vacuum Scanning Electron Microscope, XRD/XRF, Electron Dispersal Spectrometer x-ray system, Acu-Gage, CNC design, optical profilometer, spectrophotometer, MProbe spectrometer, optical microscope, Fluke multimeter, Hummer sputtering machine, infrared camera, Oriel Solar Simulator, NPC Solar Simulator, quantum efficiency instrument, soldering, laboratory experience. RELEVANT EXPERIENCE Project Manager – Customer Experience Consultant - Process Improvement Consultant - Senior Technical Writer, [Real Soft Inc. June 2015-Jan. 2017] NCR Feb. 2017-Present • Consultant for Polycom, Inc. – Professional Services • Project Manager for video/voice conferencing Solution Design and Envisioning Services • Consult, interpret, and analyze use case experiences into a cohesive narrative to determine best solution for the customer • Integral team member in WorkSpace Design Services • Support the creation and improvement of processes and procedures • Author and revise technical documents, such as solution designs, run books, workflow diagrams, How-To Guides, On boarding, Consulting Reports, Technical Assessments, White Papers, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and templates • Utilize qualitative and quantitative methodologies, including questionnaires, surveys, individual/group interviews, and statistical analysis to determine use cases • Design and implement a two-day training curriculum on how to deliver and write a solution design for Project Managers, Solution Consultants, and Field Engineers • Lead training classes to advance the skills and capabilities of project managers, solution design consultants, and technical writers about changes to workflow processes and authoring systems resulting from the projects the team manages • Develop marketing campaigns for internal sales and management use • Published author of marketing "Success Stories" for Polycom • Manage, organize and ensure current versions are available for use on SharePoint site • Lead and participate in team meetings nationally and internationally • Maintain processes to ensure project management deliverables are relevant, accurate and complete upon submission to customer. • Distribute information to Polycom Professional Services and other stakeholders in the enterprise who are or will be affected by the Professional Services projects and documentation • Track and communicate project status and reporting Senior Technical Writer, Quality Staffing of America: Aug. 2014-Nov. 2014 • Consultant for the State of Colorado-Governor's Office of Information Technology • Authored technical documentation such as remediation plans, standard operating procedures, and security policies to resolve IRS audit security findings • Collaborated with CISO, directors, managers, analysts, and administrators to remediate findings • Attended daily monitoring meetings to advance Security Audit Remediation project • Created procedures and policies, such as Firewall Security; Risk Assessment; Access Control; Secure System Development Life Cycle; Mobile Code and VoIP technology; and Compliance • Scrum and project management experience • Knowledge of NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) and IRS security guidelines and policies Senior Technical Writer, KForce Technology: Jan. 2014-June 2014 • Consultant for Catholic Health Initiatives - Security Engineering • Authored and revised standard operating procedures, reference documents, and knowledge base documents for Help Desk staff in accordance with CHI requirements and guidelines • Designed Microsoft Visio diagrams and workflows • Analyzed gap assessments between national standards and health facility site SOPs • Analyzed technical literature, created descriptive copy, and verified documentation • Collaborated with security engineers, managers, and application analysts to establish technical specifications for SSO (Single Sign On) authentication • Ensured clarity of technical content for knowledge base documents, especially for outsourced help desk managers and support staff, including culturally sensitive language Quality Control Analyst – Method Builder, Aerotek Scientific: 2012-2013 • Consultant for Amgen • Managed, created, and modified electronic scientific procedures • Authored, reviewed, edited and qualified process documentation • Created Online Help documents for Method Builders • Operated Thermo LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System), Accelrys Inventory Management, Accelrys Laboratory Execution System, and Enterprise Document Management System software • Collaborated with subject matter experts (SMEs) internationally in designing electronic lab notebook (eNotebook/ELN) methods ensuring quality control, workflow efficiency, and standards • Knowledge of lab operations and techniques, as well as commercialization • Understanding and design of workflow and process mapping Quality Assurance/Quality Control Engineer, Ascent Solar Technologies: 2009-2011 • Authored standard operating procedures, out-of-control-action plans (OCAPs), defect atlas, low yield analysis, workflow charts, and a daily QAQC monitoring policy • Documented an installation manual which received IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) certification • Managed, monitored, and revised documentation and adhered to stringent document control processes • Created descriptions of products for company database and documentation • Developed presentations, charts, graphs, and other visual aids to improve process development • Photographed products to analyze quality control parameters • Tested various parameters of product to ensure quality control standards • Managed, operated, maintained, and calibrated a scanning electron microscope and various optical instruments • Designed, modified, and tested two-dimensional programs on an Acu-Gage (CNC machine) measuring and inspecting features of interest • Participated in task force operation meetings and informed engineering and manufacturing management about process development and quality control improvements • Established and organized internal filing system for products EDUCATION & ACHIEVEMENTS Master of Arts, Colorado State University - Genetic Anthropology and International Development, 2007 • Interned at Wings of Hope, a residential facility for children and adults with disabilities in Haiti. University of Colorado-Denver (2003-2004): Algebra, Biology, Chemistry, Geology, and Spanish studies Bachelor of Arts, University of Denver - Art History and Anthropology, 1999 • Department of Anthropology, Ruth Underhill Award: Best Senior thesis • Alpha Gamma Delta Women's Fraternity: Kay Kavalec Algire Award • Rho Lambda Women’s Honor Society ACADEMIC WRITING Deaf Culture research paper, Colorado State University graduate course work • Conducted research regarding conceptions of Deaf/deaf culture, identity and disability • Utilized qualitative methodology, including interviews • Researched beliefs about deafness and cochlear implants utilizing quantitative methods • Analyzed data and constructed a cultural model of deafness based on research Disability Strategies in Chile research paper, Colorado State University graduate course work • Examined the marginalized population of individuals with disabilities in Chile • Defined disability in Chile within a historical context • Researched strategies and policies implemented by the Chilean government as well as non-government agencies, which include non-profit organizations, health care facilities and educational institutions, which address the rights and services of disabled people • Researched the issue of social inclusion in Chile of individuals with disabilities Analysis of Disability in Haiti, Colorado State University graduate thesis • Examined individuals with genetic disorders and disabilities in Haiti • Defined disability within a Haitian context • Researched strategies and policies implemented by the Haitian government, as well as non-government agencies, which included non-profit organizations and health care facilities • Researched the issue of social inclusion in Haiti of individuals with disabilities • Utilized qualitative methodology, particularly, one-on-one interviews and participant observation • Conducted research regarding cultural conceptions of disability in Haiti • Examined the relationship between Haitian culture, disability, and political economy theory RELOCATION PREFERENCES (Nashville, Tennessee); (Vancouver, Canada); (Seattle, Washington); (Copenhagen, Denmark); (Malmö, Sweden); (Zurich, Switzerland); (Sydney, Australia); (Stockholm, Sweden) CERTIFICATIONS Technical Writing, HTML, Grammar, Just Basic, Visual Basic, C#, JavaScript
Westminster, Colorado, United States
Melony Farrar - Freelance Photo Editing & Advertising Photography
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3.5
2 Skills
$15
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I am a pin up style photographer, photo editor for various photographers who practice in newborns, weddings, seniors, etc. I manage a young contemporary fashion line through an online venue, hosts talent casting calls for campaigns, designs and provides all post photo manipulation to including resizing, virtual makeup, colorization, cloning, glamour, by using and creating preset actions.
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States