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Nancy Gray - Freelance Document Design & Business Writing
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3.0
2 Skills
$20
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Nancy Gray Objective: Seeking a position that will use my communications and design skills. Business and Marketing Communications Experience Computer Skills: Design and Media Courses 2010: XHTML, MCAS (Microsoft Word & Power Point), Adobe PhotoShop CS4, FrontPage, Oracle, Access 2007, Excel 2007, Illustrator CS4, PageMaker, InDesign CS4, Dreamweaver and Blackboard. Operating Systems:...
Austin, Texas, United States
Brenda Ballard - Freelance Technical Writing & Business Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
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Austin, Texas, United States
Patrick Birdsong - Freelance Real Estate Photography & Business Writing
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3.0
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Austin, Texas, United States
Sherry Branson - Freelance Content Writing & Business Writing
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5.0
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Austin, Texas, United States
Sadie Pack - Freelance Writing & Business Writing
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Austin, Texas, United States

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Weird Hyenas - Freelance Digital Art & Animation
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3.5
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Brittany Weir-Payie, a freelance digital artist who graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute with a degree in animation. For my resume, please check out my LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=214939756&trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile_pic For more examples of my artwork and animations, feel free to peek at my website http://weirdhyenas.wordpress.com/
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Steve Vioila - Freelance Grant Writing & Annual Report Writing
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4.5
2 Skills
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Top-performing, result-oriented grant writer with a proven track record of securing nearly $35,000,000 in external funding for educational, health care, and social services organizations QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY Highly motivated grant writer with over twenty years of experience and an exceptionally strong track record of demonstrable success in securing state and federal grants, as well as securing funds from private foundations. Dependable and self-directed individual with a proven ability to win grant awards and solicit major gifts. Enthusiastic team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to easily and effectively interact with individuals at all levels. Consummate professional with very strong written and public-speaking capabilities. CORE COMPETENCIES ? In-depth knowledge of best practices in grant writing and major gift solicitation ? Strong ability to comprehend and author technical documents ? Excellent written communication skills need for the writing of grant proposals, routine reports, and newsletters ? Ability to organize multiple projects to ensure compliance with deadlines ? Excellent research skills needed to write award winning proposals ? Large network of key grant awarding decision makers at local, state, national, and international level ? Proven track record in securing external funding for programs ? Computer savvy and expertise utilizing MS Office, PeopleSoft & other software database-management systems ? Familiarity with submission and reporting requirements of grants.gov ACCOMPLISHMENTS ? Secured over $9,000,000 in external funding for UMSL ? Provided consultation on grant writing to more than 50 profit and non-profit organizations and business helping them to secure more than $25,000,000 in funds ? Wrote and edited more than 130 grant proposals ? Funded rate of 64% ? Successfully managed more than 30 grant funded programs ? Never missed grant submission or reporting deadlines AWARDS • 2007 Leadership Development Program, University of Missouri System • 2005 National Award of Excellence-Credit Programming, University Continuing Education Association • 2002 Carl N. Scheneman Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Missouri • 2001 Award of Excellence, University Continuing Education Association EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND Doctor of Philosophy School Psychology Indiana State University August, 1989-May, 1997 Masters of Education Special Education Indiana State University August, 1988-August, 1989 Bachelor of Science Art Therapy/Psychology University of Evansville August, 1984-May, 1988 PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND Director of Continuing Education-College of Education, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO. January 1999-present. Responsible for coordinating all aspects of various continuing education programs from development, to implementation, and evaluation. Grew enrollments by 1,100% over a ten year time period. Successfully wrote grant proposals securing more than $9,000,000 in external funding. Managed multiple grants and completed all reporting requirements. Secured more funding than any other continuing education administrator in the 40 year history of the university. Affiliate Assistant Professor, University of Missouri-St. Louis, College of Education, January 1999-present. Teaching courses in educational leadership, consultation, advocacy, policy, special education, educational psychology, curriculum design, educational technology, and research. Director of Grant Services, Gateway Futurekids, St. Louis, MO. March 1999-September 2001. Secured more than $8,000,000 in local, state, and national funds to purchase and implement the Gateway Futurekids program in more than 50 schools. School Psychologist/Administrator, Port Huron, MI. August 1992-December 1998. Provided contracted school psychological and administrative services to multiple school districts. Maintained a private clinical practice. Developed and implemented cost saving strategies for districts will improving academic outcomes for students with disabilities. GRANT WRITING CONSULTING ACTIVITIES Educational Organizations ? Missouri Special Education Advisory Board ? International Association of Special Education ? BRAVO Association for Children with Special Needs (Slovenia) ? IDEM (Croatia) ? Teach for America ? Quality Schools International ? Slava Raskja School (Croatia) ? Special School District of St. Louis County ? St. Louis Public Schools ? Normandy Public Schools ? Parents as Teachers ? American Montessori Association Colleges and Universities ? Yaroslavl Regional Distance Learning Center (Russia) ? Institute of Psychology and Pedagogy (Russia) ? University of Wroclaw, Institute of Pedagogy (Poland) ? Lower Silesian University, College of Education (Poland) ? Kenyatta University (Kenya) ? Indiana State University ? Buena Vista University ? St. Mary of the Woods College ? Rockhurst University ? University of Denver ? Colorado Mountain College ? Florida Southern College State Agencies (for federal grants) ? Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education ? Florida Department of Education Federal Agencies (for UNESCO funds) ? U.S. Department of State ? Ministry of Education Botswana ? Ministry of Education South Africa ? Ministry of Education Brunei Darussalam ? Ministry of Labor and Social Development Russia ? Ministry of Education Kenya ? Ministry of Science, Education, and Sport Croatia ? Ministry of Education and Sport Slovenia ? Ministry of Science and Higher Education Poland
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
John Yates - Freelance Nature Photography & 3D Animation
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1.5
2 Skills
$15
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Associates of Arts in General Studies 2003-1006 Houston Community College Bachelors of Arts in Animation In Progress Regent University – Virginia Beach, VA COMPUTER SKILLS Scripting Languages: HTML and CSS Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Premier, The Gimp, Blender, Inkskape, modeling and basic rendering in Autodesk Maya OS: Mac OSX, Windows XP and older, Linux EXPERIENCE Production Technician October 2010-Present Underground Student Ministries, Katy, Texas Set up and operate cameras for the weekly main event Produce promotional videos Assist with setting up and breaking down of production Executive Assistant April 2013-Present Ace My Course, Katy, Texas Generate reports Create brochures and business cards Invoice clients using email Junior Administrator April 2012- April 2013 Hostgator.com, Houston, Texas Customer service Answer questions regarding hosting services Troubleshoot and repair issues with hosting services GA-Animation Department Sept. 2008- Dec 2008 Regent University, Virginia Beach, Virginia Assisted with general office duties Responsible for voice mails Ran errands for office Basic research
Katy, Texas, United States
Todd Wold - Freelance Search Engine Programming & SEM
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5.0
2 Skills
$85
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Todd Wold 92 E Stony End Pl The Woodlands, Texas 77381 971-409-0012 I am a professional internet marketing consultant and freelancer. My core competency is search engine marketing, but I am very experienced in most internet marketing channels, as well as website development and web project management. As described in further detail below, my skill set includes project management (website development, etc…), SEO, pay-per-click advertising, competitive and industry research, information architecture, social media marketing, email marketing, webinar development and promotion, link development and more. Throughout my Internet marketing career, I have provided services for over 100+ various small-to-large, start-ups and established, B2B and B2C companies around the globe. By working with so many different clients, each having their own unique and specific goals and challenges, I have had the opportunity to learn, understand and develop a very wide range of strategies and tactics that I can now apply efficiently and confidently. Some of my more recent and recognizable clients and projects are: www.MyFoodMyHealth.com (created the entire front end of website, manage all aspects of development & perform all ongoing internet marketing functions: including SEO, PPC, social media promotion, email marketing, and more). www.damorelaw.com (created the entire front end of website & perform all internet marketing functions: including SEO, PPC, social media promotion, email marketing, and more). www.borland.com (SEO, PPC, and other Internet marketing channels) www.sharpmicroelectronics.com (SEO, pay-per-click advertising (PPC), link development) www.sharptechnologyventures.com (SEO and website information architecture - also built the site with my designer partner) www.tumbleweed.com (SEO, PPC, website information architecture, other Internet marketing channels - also built the site with my designer partner) www.captaris.com (SEO, PPC, and other Internet marketing channels, website information architecture) www.phoseon.com (SEO, PPC, website information architecture, other Internet marketing channels - also built the site with my designer partner) www.ipfabrics.com (SEO and website information architecture - also built the site with my designer partner) www.tenasys.com (in the process of SEO, website information architecture - also built the site with my designer partner) Career Summary: Having true excitement about what I do, I have quickly worked my way up - from an assistant, to an account executive, to an Internet services department head, and now to a freelance professional Internet marketing consultant. My career has remained focused on Internet marketing now for 10+ years, which is a testament to my dedication and love for the Internet and all of its great capabilities, as well as its pitfalls. I enjoy helping companies, agencies and web development firms expand their Internet marketing programs to include comprehensive services – including search marketing. I am also working towards becoming a well-known voice in the Internet marketing industry by participating as a keynote speaker at select events concerning Internet marketing. Skills Summary: Solid understanding of the website development process and solid project management experience Expert knowledge of SEO techniques and methods High proficiency with site structure, information architecture and wireframe development Expert level using standard SEO/SEM research and reporting tools (Google Analytics, WebTrends, Omniture, WebPositions, etc..) Direct C-level consulting experience with measurable SEO success Expert knowledge of PPC channels (Google AdWords, Yahoo Site Marketing, Bing, etc.) Expert knowledge of other Internet-based marketing channels (white paper marketing, eDM, link development, etc...) Outstanding verbal and written communication skills Experience: Id Est Internet Strategies Owner - Internet Strategies Consultant - 02/04 - Present As a professional consultant, I am responsible for business development and client acquisition, vender management, development and implementation of client Internet programs and marketing strategies - and simply consulting on all levels of client’s online activity. I also provide project management for all Internet-based projects, such as website design/redesigns, Flash presentations development, e-Newsletter and email programs, and more. Partial client list includes: Borland, Vesta, PacStar, PV Powered, Concept Systems, Digital Fountain, Captaris, Tumbleweed Communications, IP Fabrics, Phoseon Technology, Sharp Technology Ventures, D’Amore & Associates, Performance Mobility, Sundeleaf Painting, Missing Manuals, Pacific Biodiesel, Teamplate, Movaris, CBIZ (San Jose), MKTX, Wallop Design, Libby Communications, and more. Young and Roehr Group Internet Strategies Department Head - 07/00 - 02/04 As department head, I was responsible for growing YRG’s Internet Strategies Department into a leading provider of Internet marketing services in the Northwest. This included performing cost-of-doing-business analysis and reporting, employee management, business development, as well as developing client’s Internet marketing programs and marketing strategy. Past client list at YRG included: Medialinq, Pearson NCS, CallXpress, RightFax, CyberOptics, PerkinElmer Optoelectronics, Transitions for Health, Oregon 3-D, Portland Oregon Visitors Association, Sharp Microelectronics, and more. Eyescream Interactive Advertising Agency Account Associate - 07/98 - 06/00 Ended my stay at Eyescream as an account manager responsible for managing client website marketing and internet advertising programs. Started as administration level, generating client contracts, researching and producing reports on our client's competition, generating campaign results reports, developing critical paths, developing client briefs, proofing weekly client banner campaign reports, generating ideas for banners and other projects, taking notes from meetings and conference calls with clients, general research, developing graphs and excel spreadsheets, and writing scripts for Eyescream's executable named "Zthing." Skills in Detail: All aspects of Internet and SEO research and discovery, search engine optimization (including - writing web copy, search engine optimization-based text changes, keyword research, source code alterations), major and second tier search engine submission, pay-for-performance campaign development and ongoing management (Yahoo Site Marketing, Google, FindWhat, LookSmart, Ask Jeeves, and more), log file analysis, search engine positioning analysis, website usability analysis, link popularity development, online media coverage monitoring, direct email campaigns (collateral creative development, deployment, and tracking), offline-to-online campaign development, CRM and CMS management, eNewsletter development (including creating, deploying, and promoting), affiliate marketing program creation, web project management, and more... Spotlighted SEO Project: Captaris (formerly AVT Corporation) is a leading provider of business information delivery solutions. An ongoing challenge for Captaris has been generating brand awareness and sales with the target market (line-of-business managers, IT administrators, and marketing executives) amid a series of mergers, acquisitions and changes in corporate strategy. Before beginning site promotional efforts, Id Est recommended in-depth research and analysis of Captaris’ current site performance, both internally and externally. From an internal perspective, Id Est looked at their Web presence for marketability and usability issues that might impact overall success. From an external perspective, a snapshot was taken of the business information delivery industry online, comparing Captaris and key competitors overall visibility. A series of recommendations were made in the form of summary documents. Based on the recommendations, Captaris made the recommended site modifications and Id Est began marketing the website to top tier search engines, directories and industry resource sites. In a twelve month period of time, Id Est generated the following results for Captaris: Inbound links increased from 222 to 597 Google monthly visits increased from 6,439 to 11,001 Yahoo monthly visits increased from 1,378 to 3,034 Total monthly search engine visits increased from 13,800 to 21,214 Education/Training: BA Marketing, San Jose State University References: Caroline Nation MyFoodMyHealth Founder 917-328-8243 RELATIONSHIP: current direct client. Caroline Rennard MKTX Director of Business Development 503-490-3706 RELATIONSHIP: I do work for this agency Brion McDonough Owner Woodshed SF 408-482-7907 RELATIONSHIP: current direct client D’Amore & Associates Tom D’Amore 503-222-6333 RELATIONSHIP: current direct client Scott McKeel Strateja-XL President 503-639-2727 RELATIONSHIP: I do work for this agency Brooke Spilberg B-Line Marketing President 619-994-5037 RELATIONSHIP: I do work for this agency
Spring, Texas, United States
Mike Wilson - Freelance Graphic Design & Illustration
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4.5
2 Skills
$25
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Skillful and dedicated graphic designer/ illustrator, with extensive experience in organizational skills, design, and meeting strict deadlines, available to become an integral part of a team that shares a true passion and enthusiasm for the design industry SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS : • Strong communications and client relation skills both within the workplace and through client interactions. • Proficient knowledge and skill set of Macintosh and PC computers and applications. • Masters new concepts quickly and proven ability to multi-task. • Self-motivated and detail oriented professional with an excellent work ethic. RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE : Wilson Graphic Design Bel Air, MD Graphic Designer August 2003 - Present • Concept and design advertisements, booklets, brochures, corporate identities, logos, posters,and various other collateral and marketing materials. • Prepare client approved layouts for press, preflight final digital files, and work with print vendors to ensure quality output. • Manage fast-paced workflow and aggressive deadlines to fulfill client expectations. • Sustain relationships with existing clientele while continually pursuing new business. • Ability to create computer vector / raster based images and illustrations for any vehicle, and storyboards for television production. Doner Advertising Baltimore, MD Senior Production Specialist November 1985 - August 2003 • Met with internal department heads, organized, and coordinated all digital production and studio design projects to completion. • Logged, reviewed and distributed all graphic projects in agency to digital production and studio. • Maintained daily workflow schedule and was responsible for quality control. • Designed and implemented all client presentations through Account Services and Traffic departments. • Supervised personnel, developed staff scheduling, and reviewed job performance of all department employees. • Obtained and coordinated freelance and outside vendor support and quotes. • Processed billing and maintained supply inventory for entire department. • Rendered computer vector based illustrations and storyboards for television production. SOFTWARE Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop; Adobe Fireworks, Dreamweaver, and Flash; QuarkXpress, Adobe Streamline and Acrobat, Extensis Preflight Designer, Epson Perfection Scan and Microsoft Office.
Bel Air, Maryland, United States