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Candice Wilson - Freelance Cartooning & Children's Book Illustration
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$20
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Thanks for taking the time to visit. I'm Candice Wilson, a freelance artist / graphic designer based in South Wales. I'm here to provide you with great design work. My background is illustration, creating art work for children's books, corporate Christmas cards and original animal caricatures, which have been inspired by my constant companion Douglas the dog. My design work shows my...
Cardiff, Bridgend, United Kingdom
Chloe Osborn - Freelance Illustration & Children's Book Illustration
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$10
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Hi, my name is Chloe Osborn. I've been doing illustration since I started in school, illustrating my own children's books and even making my own at university. As well as children's book illustration, I am happy to illustrate anything in my style. I have designed both social media banners and icons so I am more than happy to do this as well. If you'd like to see examples of my work, visit...
Bridgend, United Kingdom

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Mojave, California, United States
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Shirley Sesler - Freelance Song Writing & Website Design
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SHIRLEY A. SESLER 793 Banyan Court, Morganville, New Jersey 07751 (C) 732-470-1863 Ssesler@verizon.net MUSIC OBJECTIVE To obtain rewarding positions in the following; a fill in organist/choir director for a church/congregational setting; a music therapy position, preferably working with children, but can work with adults as well; a music/vocal teacher position in an educational setting; an A & R staff member; a songwriter for other artist; trainee for producer and studio engineer; a composer who writes music, writing music for a publishing company or can freelance, a specific person, for a group of people, for a movie, for video games, television jingles, and other mediums. PROFESSIONAL OBJECTIVE To secure a challenging and rewarding position in Higher Education in the area of Enrollment Management/Recruitment Academic Affairs or Counseling Service’s. 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Premium for Workgroups EDUCATION Masters of Arts –Education, Specialization in Enrollment Management and Diversity Studies -Anticipated Graduation 2012—Capella University Bachelor of Arts – Sociology – December 2000 – Kean University, Union, NJ Associate in Arts – English – May 1997 – Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, NJ Associate in Arts – Social Science May 1996 Brookdale Community College, Lincroft Notary Public of New Jersey – Expires 2016 MUSIC BACKGROUND 2002-Present Calvary Baptist Church Red Bank, NJ Organist/Director Organist/Director over 20 voice male chorus Play and teach songs to the praise team, working with their voices. Also, lead praise and worship when needed. Prepare songs, including typing, recording, and distributing them to all or selective leaders. Teach voice, play the music, and outline the choral selections for the service. Assist pastor with fill in music while preaching, and play fill in music throughout the entire service. Take part in special occasion events (Christmas concert, women’s day, mass choir), and assist whenever needed. Travel with church when they have outside engagements Play and sing as a soloist for weddings and funerals, as well as Organist, when the choir is asked to sing. Work with the youth choir when needed, teaching them songs, work with their voices. 1987-2010 Macedonia Baptist Church Neptune, NJ Music Ministry Overseer - Organist/Director – Now Retired • Ministry of Music over a 30- voice adult choir, male & female. • Prepare songs, including typing, recording, and distributing them to all or selected leaders. • Teach voice and harmony, play organ/piano/keyboard, and outline the choral selections for the service. • Assist pastor with fill in music while preaching, fill in with music throughout the entire service. • Also play and work with the praise team, teaching them praise and worship songs, and working with their voices. • Take part in special occasion events (Christmas concert, women’s day, mass choir), and assist whenever needed • Travel with church when they have outside engagements • Play for funerals and weddings. Also, I am ask to solo for some these occasions • Oversee the entire Music Ministry including the Mass Choir, Senior Choir, Gospel Choir, all praise teams and musicians • Hold monthly meetings with the Music Committee. • Work closely with Pastor in discussing and resoling music ministry concerns 2007 – 2008 St. Stevens AME Zion Asbury Park, NJ Organist/Director • Organist and director for praise & worship team • Lead Praise and Worship whenever needed • Organist and director over a 30 voice mass choir • Organist and director over a 40- 60 voice children’s choir. • Travel with church when they have outside engagements • Organist for funerals and wedding PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE Higher Education Assistant - Brookdale Community College, Western Monmouth Branch, Freehold, NJ 07728 September 2008 – Present Reports to Dean of Higher Education Center performing duties as data entry operator, processing applications, registrations, add/drop forms, Rutgers Exchange, and other transactions as needed. 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Corresponded with the Director of Ecuador, informing the party of any changes in course curriculums, credit changes, and, student files; provided counselors with regular updates regarding student’s academic status; assisted in processing transcript request forms, indicating Ecuador Affiliations. Performed complex paraprofessional tasks relating to enrollment verification, and charge back certifications for in/out of county students. Handles heavy phone duty, providing information and assistance to students, faculty, and community regarding admissions, and records; performed all other duties as assigned. MISCELLANEOUS Play as a fill-in musician for various churches and choirs when needed. I play and teach by ear only. I am the Artist/Songwriter of We Need your Healing, release in 2005, www.songsofhealing.com. With this ministry, I do concerts, or minister during revivals or services, when called upon In addition, Have songwriting skills that God has gifted me with. Also I write poetry. Love working with individuals one on one, and in groups. I love helping individuals turn an “I can’t” into “I can”. In my music experience, children and adults gravitate to the encouraging personality that God has given me. I love to help anyone that I can. Music is my life, and although God has blessed me with so many gifts, I have no knowledge of reading musical notes. Everything comes from God. I hear the music, and then I play it. I only play by ear. References will be furnished upon request
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Loretta Thompson - Freelance Art & Drawing
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