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Jeff Kandyba - Freelance Illustration, Storyboarding, Logo Design, Digital Art, & Cartooning
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Owner of Kandyba Graphics, an illustration/design studio located in Boulder Colorado. Specializes in illustration and graphic design. Collaborates with advertising agencies and marketing groups for illustrations, concept art, storyboards, animations, product conceptualizing, focus groups, cartooning, outdoor promotion, logo and icon development, print, packaging, advertising and marketing...
Boulder, Colorado, United States

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Douglas Lathrop - Freelance Quality Assurance & Software Testing
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DOUGLAS LATHROP, JR. 4 Tower Drive Cell (513) 969-5481 lathropd@bellsouth.net Newport, KY 41071 CAREER SUMMARY Quality Assurance Manager / Engineer: Directed and Managed multimillion dollar national and international quality projects and teams involving various industries for Kroger Co, Ascendum, Humana Inc., DST Health Solutions, Insuresoft/Applied Systems Inc., BellSouth, State of Alabama (DHR), and United States Air Force. EXPERIENCE OVERVIEW Leadership: Set vision and path for large, complex, and parallel projects, using detailed and complex methodologies, and rigorous QA processes. Worked with diverse and dynamic teams (telecommuters, overseas staff, vendors, and system integrators) to provide mentoring, motivation, and training under tight budgets and tough schedules. 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Methodologies, Standards, and Tools: Lotus Notes, MS Outlook, Clarity, MS Project, Project Server, Rational Robot, WinRunner, Quality Center, QTP, TestTrack, Clarify, Jira, McCabe IQ, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, VBScript, CA-Service Desk, SharePoint, MSF, CMM/CMMI, ITIL, Waterfall, Agile, TQM, software metrics. TRAINING • Entry, Mid and Advanced Level Air Force Leadership & Management Courses • Certified Program Manager - Air Force Level 1 Acquisition • Certified DMR Project Manager – “Project Management in a Consulting World” • Clarity – Project Manager & Resource Manager • Certified McCabe IQ Engineer • Total Quality Training - Strategic Planning, Goals, Metrics, Process Analysis • Value Management Training – Benefits Realization (Information Paradox) • Microsoft Visual Basic .NET, Microsoft Solution Framework, MS Project Server • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People • ITIL Implementation Overview • CMM/CMMI Assessment Training • SharePoint 2007 Computer Based Training • Online Trading Academy Mastermind/XLT EXPERIENCE July 2013- CARDOU LLC Newport KY Present Managing Partner • Create company for the purpose of trading currencies, equities, futures, and commodities. • Spent 1.5 years in training on trading concepts and platform tools • Prepared paperwork needed to establish trading accounts with 4 different firms and 6 different platforms. 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Cincinnati, OH July, 2013 Senior QA Lead • Led 4 major QA programs and projects - Rules Based Pricing, Targeted Coupons, Gift Registry, and Master Data Management & Product Lifecycle Management. o Master Data Management: Retail item information management system o Gift Registry: Online event registry and management system o Targeted Coupons: Retail coupon & discount management system o Rules Based Pricing: Retail price management system • Team sizes varied from 3 to 35 testers and values of $3M to $150M • Practiced risk based testing approach – team agreement on level of acceptable risk • Planned & scheduled deliverable compilation tasks – risk analysis, test scenario list, estimates, test plan, test case writing schedule, test case entry, test execution schedule, test results, test data acquisition plan, and traceability matrix • Conducted impact analysis and risk analysis for regression test planning. • Provided effort and duration estimates for all projects and types/phases of testing (System, System Integration, SOA, Performance, Automated, Disaster Recovery, Security, E2E, UAT, regression and data conversion testing). • Built QA project schedules to manage & track QA testing phase and task progress • Wrote and implemented Test Plans for each project - all phase and types of testing • Planned & managed system integration testing- some releases had up to 35 interfaces • Worked with project teams & users to plan and conduct full end to end testing • Coordinated with business/data analysts and end users to provide UAT support • Setup & managed Automated Testing approaches - cut costs and helped contain risks • Worked with teams to build QA processes specific to each program/project • Helped BAs assure high quality requirements and functional design documentation • Helped recruit, train and onboard new QA testers and leads • Spearheaded root cause analysis for high and critical defects – defect prevention • Participated with development teams in Agile Sprint Recap and Planning activities • Daily, Weekly, and Monthly status, issue, risk, and metric reporting • Member of release management team -coordinated code deploys for all environments o Managed concurrent testing for 2 releases and 3 phases of test execution o Accountable for 4 different testing environments that support ongoing release development activities and a production break-fix environment. • Helped teams implement Change Management process – manage change impact o Member of change control board responsible for providing QA impact analysis - responsible for adjusting plans, staying on schedule, within budget • Led daily defect triage meetings – Effectively evaluated and prioritize defect fixes • Conducted team meetings, project QA kick off meetings, & project status meetings • Wrote standard QA engagement language for master service agreements and statements of work. Helped negotiate statement of work language with each vendor. • Responsible for developing, implementing, and enforcing Program QA Governance. • Implemented a virtual QA support team - included business analysts, data modelers and profilers, interface support people, data analysts, and legacy application analysts. • Mixed waterfall and Agile development and delivery model. • Member of program process improvement team - responsible for improving release over release delivery as well as defect root cause analysis to help defect prevention August 2006 – Humana Inc. 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May 2005 – DST Health Solutions Birmingham, AL August 2006 QA/Design Manager • Directed Design team that consisted of 11 designers performing in various roles; Designer, Architect, Developer, QA Analyst. Responsible for requirements gathering, solution creation, technical design delivery, test planning. • Managed software design work for mainframe COBOL/DB2 PowerMHS HMO s/w. • Refined Architecture, Design, and Module Testing portion of SDLC processes – Cut design and testing effort by 20% while cutting defects by 35% • Implemented automated test management tool (Test Director) to document requirement traceability and provide SDLC team approach to test planning. • Maintained and improved work estimation algorithms. Created templates that allowed accurate custom estimates based on client type and release criteria. • Primary interface for software modification proposals, estimates, and sales support. • Accountable for progress, status reporting, risk identification, & issue escalation for continuous pipeline of 10-15 simultaneous and distinct projects at a time. • Created a repeatable process for data conversion design projects to support custom release upgrades, respond to government mandates, and fix data corruption problems. • Team designed 3rd party product interfaces using custom Application Programming Interfaces and XML technology – allowed quick expansion of product functionality. • Managed 100 person budget - revenue of $8m and expenses of $6m. • Responsible for weekly expense, revenue, & capacity forecast updates & projections. • Maintained release content forecasts – used information to manage resource leveling. • Performed root cause analysis for design defects, poor estimates, & quality problems. • Led effort to prepare for CMMI Level II – created/executed level III action plan. May 2003 – Insuresoft LLC (formerly Applied Systems Inc.) Northport, AL April 2005 Development/QA Manager • Directed and managed development activity for Diamond Policy Management System for Auto and Life Insurance Carriers. • Managed 28 person staff, five distinct teams; Production Support, Quality Assurance, Special Projects, Database Development, & Account Implementation. • Responsible for automated testing (Rational & Mercury); software metrics; quality management tool evaluations, selection, and implementation • Managed VB6 to .NET code conversion, N-tier development, custom development, database design/architecture, multi office coordination, data conversions. • Implemented Architecture team, matrix staffing model, & spiral development model. • Created and presented product vision to staff and various client executives, implemented resource management tool, PM practices, defect management teams. • Justified acquisition and implementation of McCabe IQ quality measurement tool. o Created product offering from tool’s capabilities resulted in major sale. o Presented strategy of use to clients – enhanced client “good will”. • Leader of software process re-engineering efforts; source code management, version control, build management, testing prioritization, development process integration. September 2001- Competent Staffing Resources, Inc.: Client - BellSouth Birmingham, AL April 2003 Program Manager/Senior QA Consultant • Integrated Testing & Analysis System (INTAS) implementation consists of several hundred mid-range servers housed in Data Centers and tens of thousands of clients. • Managed development and implementation projects for INTAS application. • Led response to best practices audit – Presented successful out brief to executives. • Responsible for QA standards; disaster recovery, defect and code management. • Led design, testing, installation, and implementation team during $2m h/w upgrade. • Wrote Quality Assurance plan-standards compliance & minimized defects resulted. • Performed impact analysis of vendor application upgrades and BellSouth IT infrastructure modifications to determine timing of system upgrades. • Managed capital investment and expense budgets totaling more than $3.5m. • Maintained relationship with enterprise development teams to oversee migration and integration with other applications. All milestones ahead of schedule, under budget! • Managed relationship between project team, five vendors, IT infrastructure organization and company wide customer base. April 2000- Comforce, Inc.: Client – BellSouth, Accenture Birmingham, AL August 2001 QA Program Manager/Senior Consultant • Managed many diverse system development projects - Demonstrating risk, issue, action item, deliverable, budget, vendor, client, project, communication, jeopardy, quality and cost/schedule management skills. • Employed BellSouth SAMR2 & Accenture Method/1 system development methods. • Developed Quality Assurance plans for all projects and facilitated compliance. • Managed human resource, capital equipment, and expense budgets totaling $2.9m. • Contributed strong CMM knowledge and experience to CMM Level II certification. • Produced high quality IT development life-cycle cost and schedule proposals. July 1999- DMR Consulting Group, Inc.: Client - State of Alabama, DHR Montgomery, AL March 2000 Technology Assessment Manager • Managed technology assessment for purchasing & supply chain management project. • Participated in an integrated consultant and customer team responsible for performing technology, process, organization, and culture analysis. • Prepared and delivered technology architecture schematics, product and vendor evaluations for short-term/long-term technology improvements to DHR Executives. • Performed QC duties for internal and external deliverables at engagement gates. • Expertly prepared and delivered engagement progress presentations and deliverables. • Identified previously unknown technical and functional capabilities to management - demonstrated how current environment could be improved using existing resources. • Wrote proposal to develop and implement Procurement S/W Acquisition program. • Hand-selected as Project Management Career Path Manager - Developed training plans, mentoring guidelines and Project Management career counseling program. November 1997- DMR Consulting Group, Inc.: Client - BellSouth/Andersen Birmingham, AL June 1999 Team Lead/Senior Project Manager • Contributed to two Strategic Plans for Year 2000 testing and led creation and tasking of Y2K Environment Team. Largest project awarded to business unit, $10 million. • Mapped complete and detailed Y2K testing process - used as risk assessment tool. • Provided direct support to top-level Program Manager and Business Unit Director. • Spearheaded McCabe V2000 (Application Testing Specialty Tool) justification, acquisition, training, setup, configuration, technical support, tool upgrades. • Managed team of six McCabe specialists - developed task plans, processes, deliverables, project schedules, and custom tools. July 1993- USAF, Software Design Center Montgomery, AL October 1997 Chief, Implementations & Development & Superintendent, Operations Support • Responsible for Air Force Space Command Defense Messaging System (DMS) • Supervised and led eight hardware and software site survey and installation teams. • Participated in negotiation of four major contracts totaling - $21m. • Developed model to predict required equipment quantities for over 300 sites. • Led teams that performed six site equipment installation surveys in two months. • Presented DMS briefings to senior leaders throughout Air Force and DOD. • Resource advisor for team of seventy - Increased moral and quality of deliverables. • Managed development, maintenance life-cycle and technical support activities for sixty developers impacting 195 sites, 14500 users and $4.2m annual budget. • Directed sustainment program for 2,000 COBOL programs - 1.8m lines of code. • Participated in Level II and III CMM assessment of software development processes. • Contract Quality Assurance Evaluator responsible for $18m in development tasks. EDUCATION • 1991 - Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery, AL A.A.S, Information Systems Technology • 1989 - Community College of the Air Force, Montgomery, AL A.A.S., Computer Science Technology ADDITIONAL INFORMATION • Retired from the U.S. Air Force with rank of Senior Master Sergeant (E-8). • Top Secret Clearance while in U.S. Air Force. • Owned Stop-A-Minute convenience stoar • Started and operated Automation and Information Technologies Consulting • Started and Operated CarDou LLC Trading company • Senior, Wright State University, B.S., Computer Science (210 qtr hours)
Newport, Kentucky, United States
Siphiwe - Freelance Retailing & Database
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$20
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I am enthusiastic, self-motivated, committed and willing to get involved. I am well organized and motivated to accept responsibility. I am easy going. My open-minded and friendly personality allows me to interact well with people. I am a good listener, reliable and have good communication skills.
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Wes Yard - Freelance Audio Editing & Commercial Videography
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$50
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Experienced audio and video producer, editor, film composer, and studio musician. Classically trained w/ excellent credentials and strong background in a wide range of styles. Photoshop and Premiere experience, with recent implementation of CS6. Strong design skills, web development and commercial videography experience, open to traditional and experimental projects. Available for consultation. Pro Tools recording system (experience with a wide range of applications & analog equipment), extensive score editing experience, open to collaborative projects.
Bellingham, Washington, United States