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Emily Vaughan de Bordes - Freelance Children's Book Illustration & Art
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I am a freelance student Illustrator desperate for work experience in the field. For my portfolio please visit my Behance page. http://www.behance.net/emilydebordes
Utica, New York, United States

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Linda Schlosser - Freelance Ad Design & Logo Design
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Organized and efficient self-starter that believes if something is worth doing at all, it’s worth doing well and right the first time around. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS - Extensive experience in planning, organizing, successfully completing and evaluating a variety of concurrent projects in fast-paced, deadline driven environments. - Proficient at meeting or exceeding deadlines and budgets. - Expert ability in creative design, layout & production of all types of collateral (information, education, instruction, display, demonstration, marketing). - Comprehensive copy writing, grammar, proofreading and editing skills; thorough and precise in attention to detail. - Extensive experience with planning & execution of executive level events (conferences, exhibit halls, annual meetings) including: marketing and advertisement, registration, entertainment, education, speakers, exhibits, hotel contracts, staffing, food & beverage, golf tournaments, press receptions, etc. for up to 500 people. - Proficient at developing and maintaining excellent relationships with customers, vendors, resource personnel, works well alone or with a team. CURRENT WORK EXPERIENCE: Serving as second in command to the Executive Director of an international nonprofit professional association. Responsible for planning and execution of all phases of annual meeting/conference and exhibit show including: development and production of internal & external marketing material and advertising; design, development and production of conference collateral (programs/guides, advertising, display signage, attendee packet materials and give-aways, awards, etc.); administration (planning, sales and service) of 50 booth exhibit hall; 40+ conference financial sponsorships; planning and management of press and VIP receptions, new member events and charity golf tournament; train, monitor and supervise several part-time workers prior to and during the convention. Manage organization-wide communications including design, editing, production and distribution of newsletters, prospect and new member information kits and conference promotional materials as well as website updates and e-newsletter development and distribution. PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE: Developed a membership program promoting community service and financial support for a new community Nature Center. Planning and production of many community-wide events. Developed (design, edit, write) manuals and training courses of all types for all age groups. Experienced with design, development and presentation of all types of documentation including management of electronic, web-based and physical library. Responsible for editing and production of 40 page monthly newsletter, increased advertising revenue of from -$3K to over $77K in first 2 years. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Inter-Company Marketing Group, Ashburn, VA, Director of Member Services August 2006 - Present Innovative Technologies, Inc., Chantilly, VA, Sr. Technical Writer (both Full& Part-time work on contract basis) Oct. 2002-July 2008 Broadlands Association, Ashburn, VA, Nature Center Director and Newsletter Editor Oct. 2003-March 2006 Verisign Global Registry Services (formerly Network Solutions Inc.), Dulles, VA, Sr. Technical Writer July 2000-July 2001 Orbcomm Inc., Herndon, VA, Documentation Coordinator May 1999-July 2000 VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE Girl Scouts of the USA - Experienced Adult Educator, 2005-present. Various capacities 1994 to present include Service Unit Manager, Troop Consultant, Troop Organizer and Troop Leader. Currently Leader and Outdoor Event Planner for Multi-level Troop of 62 girls. Boy Scouts of America – Active Committee member for troop of over 160 members, Merit Badge Councilor and Troop Webmaster 2004-2010; Awards Chairperson and Outdoor Event Coordinator 2001-10. Keep Loudoun Beautiful – County-wide anti-litter and environmental education. Stream and roadside litter clean up coordinator for Ashburn area 2003 – present. BOD Member 2003 – 2006, President 2006-2009, VP 2010-present. Loudoun Environmental Stewardship Alliance – Community Event Director 2004-present. Responsible for planning and production of Family Stream Day event (annual environmental watershed education and activity event for approx. 400 people), Research Team Editor; design, write, and edit bi-annual report to state and county environmental authorities, 2005 – present. Laboratory assistant and report editor for VA Dept of Environmental Quality stream quality assessment program, 2005-2008. EDUCATION AND SKILLS Bachelor of Science – Health Education. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1981. Motorola Marketing University 1984. Various job specific training programs. Proficient with all Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and Adobe CS4.
Ashburn, Virginia, United States
Pam Aughey - Freelance Ad Design & Magazine Design
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Pam Aughey Seeking freelance jobs utilizing my experience and skills in graphic design, magazine/newspaper, and powerpoint presentations EDUCATION University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point Bachelor of Science Degree MAJOR: Communications/Marketing MINOR: Art RELATED COURSES Computers, Public Relations, Marketing, Graphic Design, Advanced Art Additional Related Courses (and on-the-job training) All QuarkXpress, Photoshop and Illustrator Seminars, Microsoft Word and Excel EXPERIENCE Current: OWNER, A2Z DESIGNS, INK - Graphic Designer/ Marketing Consultant 10 Years: SENIOR MARKERTING DESIGNER - Copps Food Center Corporate Headquarters, Stevens Point, WI 5 Years: GRAPHIC DESIGNER /ARTIST - City Outdoor Advertising, Wisconsin Rapids, WI RELATED PROJECTS 1999 to Present: Marketing Consultant /Graphic Designer I meet with local business owners to discuss their marketing and advertising needs. I am responsible for a turnkey operation, from concept to completion. I work closely with my clients to develop creative marketing promotions via direct mail pieces, flyers, postcards, booklets, catalogs and brochures. I have designed billboards and have created effective print and Powerpoint presentations for many area businesses and organizations. I have had a separate internet mail order gift business since 2004, have been doing internet marketing since April 2009, and have recently designed my own magazine. Marketing and Publicity Director for American Cancer Society Cancer Fundraiser – “The Finish Line” I was in charge of creating effective promotional pieces for the event, with a goal of increasing public awareness and participation, and increasing our fundraising dollars on an annual basis. 10 Years - Copps Food Center Senior Marketing Designer Responsible for all marketing pieces for 36 IGA Stores (Independent Grocers Assoc.), including weekly eight page flyers. I worked with an area photographer laying out the advertised food products, with a goal of creating enticing photos that introduced our sale items for the week in this flyer. Also accountable for designing the final eight-page piece, incorporating the photos, writing and editing the copy, and proofreading. Developed weekly newspaper ads and designed many of the Copps in-store promotional handouts and point-of-purchase items. SPECIAL SKILLS Self Starter – works well with minimal supervision 20+ Years – Marketing and Graphic Design experience MacIntosh/PC / QuarkXpress / Photoshop / Powerpoint Presentations Well developed oral, written, organizational and interpersonal skills Above average knowledge of marketing and design concepts Familiar with deadlines and priorities Creative, flexible, quick, eager learner, able to exercise good judgment Confident, outgoing, with advance public contact skills Enjoy working independently or as part of a team SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS: Designed a Powerpoint presentation that examined the roles of River Cities Development Corporation, a city paid organization that concentrated on the economic development of our area. It was presented to the business/public at a local high-end hotel. Local professionals were sent invites for a breakfast, the RCDC presentation (given by myself and a local CEO, who was also President of RCDC), and an overall economic view of our country, given by nationally acclaimed writer and author, Brian Westbury. Brian also sold his latest book at this event. Hired by Copps Food Centers to design a presentation for Supermarket Manager of the Year. After leaving the company, they called me to work for them with another photographer and writer, to create presentation for IGA headquarters. In the spring of 2000, I was notified that Julie Schulfer, had won the competition, again among 1000’s of competitors. I was honored to be a part of the presentation team, to say the least. Copps Corporation: Created a presentation that encompassed the career of IGA Retailer, Bernie Enkro (Wisconsin Rapids native and owner of seven IGA stores.) I worked with an area writer and photographer to design a history book of Bernie’s accomplishments. This was submitted to IGA headquarters in Chicago for judging in June, 1998. In October, I was asked to accompany Bernie & his wife to Orlando, Florida, where he was awarded International Retailer of the Year. (Competition was between thousands of Independent Grocers Internationally.)
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Sean Bridle - Freelance Sculpting & T-Shirt Design
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OVERVIEW I am an out-going, enthusiastic individual who enjoys working in a positive and creative environment. I enjoy working as part of a team or equally left to my own devices to perform individual activities. I enjoy tasks which require an eye for detail and a creative flair. SKILLS PROFILE • Make up Design • Character Make up • Prosthetic Fabrication • Display Pieces • Sculpture • Life Casting • Creatures • Blood Effects • Custom Props • Animatronics (Basic) • Mold Making • Air Brushing EDUCATION • Morris County College, New Jersey • Courses completed - Drawing 1&2, Film, Art History, Painting • Complections International - Canada Ltd. Toronto • Radio Journalism and Media Broadcasting • Assessment Against Standards (Teaching) • SPFX Trainer Achievement (Teaching) • Qualified Tattoo Artist EXTRA INFORMATION • Has current working visa WORK EXPERIENCE (NZ) COMMERCIALS • 2011 Steinlager ‘Unconditional’ “ Robbers Dog” • 2011 Soverign Insurance Corporate • 2011 Wrigley’s Eclipse Creatures (Mermaid, Yeti).”The Sweet Shop” • “No Brainer” Awarded the gold medal at the London, U.K. International Ad Awards. ‘Saatchi And Saatchi’ • Silk Air Airlines ‘The Sweet Shop’ • Peugeot Automobiles • Local Tire Store • Whiskey Commercial for an Indian Company ‘The Girl’ • Local Water Taxi Company • Crash Test Dummies MUSIC VIDEOS FOR NZ BANDS • Golden Horse ‘Golden Dawn’ • Skuldom ‘Orgiastic Blasphemy’ Small town films • Bad Olive ‘Flame’ Small Town Films • Anti Form ‘Alone’ Small Town Films • Bolbox Rex NZ TV PROGRAMMES • Shortland Street ‘South Pacific Pictures’ • Goober Brothers ‘TV NZ’ • Squirt TV • Space TV • Pet Detectives ‘Screen Time’ FILMS MOTION/SHORT • 2011 Slugs and Snails (short) • 2011 Runaways (short) • Far from Credence ‘Small Town Films’ • Treasure Island Kids ‘Day Break Pacific Films’ • Red Head The Lucille Ball Film ‘Film Factory’ • Hercules ‘Coote Hayes Productions’ • Lion Witch and Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia) ‘Lamp Post Productions’ • Alien Autopsy ‘Independent production’ SPECIAL EVENTS/EXPOS • The Incredible Strange Film Fest • The Armageddon Pulp Culture Festivals • Sony Playstation 2 (Primal Video Game) • Coca cola expo THEATRE • 2010 Eulogy
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Windsor Pediford - Freelance Music Production & Song Writing
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L am a multi-instumentalist playing all percussions, keyboards, and bass. I am a song writer and arranger. I graduated with a BFA in music from City college of New York, attended Julliard school for string bass. I have over 40 years of experience as a performer
Fairhaven, Massachusetts, United States
Stefanie Frisby - Freelance Writing & Market Research
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Stefanie Frisby Objective: To obtain a management position with a company located in Lexington, KY, allowing me relocate near aging family members while continuing to progress professionally. Summary: Proactive, performance-driven professional with over 12 years of progressive expertise in leadership and problem solving through upward movement within construction, insurance, and retail operations. Experience: Store Manager, Plato’s Closet, San Antonio, TX — January 2013 - May 2013 1. Recruited, hired and trained staff members for a brand new store, opened in February of 2013, and continued to recruit and hire while developing existing staff by coaching, training and role modeling acceptable practices. 2. Created a schedule each week for 30+ staff members, accounting for availability and time-off requests, and completed company payroll bi-weekly. 3. Evaluated the local market, styles and trends, and demands, and gave specific direction to our Buyers, ensuring that our staff purchased excellent product for our customers. 4. Created, monitored and maintained all creative merchandising displays and store visual presentations. 5. Supported shortage-awareness culture through an understanding of how operational procedures impact profitability and by promoting theft and fraud prevention through guest service and training. Senior Team Leader, Target, San Antonio, TX — November 2011 - January 2013 1. Directly supervised two team leaders and 20+/- team members, ensuring maximum work center efficiency by scheduling and assigning responsibilities within the Hardlines Department. 2. Acted as Leader (Manager) On Duty and a key carrier for the store, performing additional responsibilities including overseeing total store operations, responding to guest service requests, prioritizing and delegating team member workloads and responding to staffing concerns and call-ins. Associate Claims Adjuster, United Services Automobile Association (USAA), San Antonio, TX — June 2010 - September 2011 1. Licensed Claims Adjuster in all 50 states that negotiated settlement offers with USAA members who experienced total vehicular losses. 2. Selected to be a member of the Catastrophe Team to assist members impacted by Hurricane Irene in August and September of 2011. Accounts Receivable Manager/Job Review Specialist, Red Dot Buildings, Athens, TX — October 2006 - April 2009 1. As the Accounts Receivable Manager, I designed a computer-based database and automated invoicing program and utilized them to collect over $3 million on accounts labeled “uncollectable” by the previous manager. 2. Promoted to Job Review Specialist, responsible for examining every aspect of buildings ordered and resolving complications before delivery by coordinating with internal departments as well as vendors, contractors and customers to create and initiate creative solutions to issues found. Education: University of Texas at Tyler, MBA — Summer 2007 - Fall 2008 1. 27 credits completed (36 required for program completion) with a 3.556 Cumulative GPA. Trinity University, Bachelor of Philosophy — Fall 2002 - Summer 2006
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Annmarie Roberts - Freelance Script Writing & Writing
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ANNMARIE MICHELLE ROBERTS Employment Objective / Position To maintain a freelance or contract position as a writer in the area of advertising / marketing creating scripts for video ads, commercial ads, tag lines, company content and/or marketing campaigns. To maintain a freelance or contract position, as a writer on a television show or series. Professional Freelance Writer- 20+ years in writing experience: scripts for commercials and video ads, advertising scripts and tag lines, articles, marketing promos, short stories, poems and currently in final edit of personal fiction book manuscript.
Greer, South Carolina, United States
Solomon - Freelance Logo Design & Article Writing
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Subject Matter Expert, Consecutive Interpreter and Cultural Advisor. 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Defense Training Systems; Bellows AFB Oahu; Fort Hawthorne, NV; Camp Lejeune NC; Camp Shelby, MS. 2007 – 2009 – Wrote a protocol for Marine Officers who would participate in key leader engagements in Afghanistan. (Camp Lejeune 2008) – Interpreted bilateral engagements for Marine Officers with key Afghan leaders as part of training for Operation Desert Viper at Ft.Hawthorne, Nevada 2007. – Conducted minor administrative duties for a roster of over 80 employees: travel itinerary, personnel management, scheduling, daily roll call, casting. (Camp Lejeune 2009) – Conducted Afghan culture classes for Marines: history, geography, religion, traditions, and language. (Bellows AFB and Camp Lejeune 2008-2009) ----------------------------------------------------------- Self-employed Tutor and Educational Consultant, Atlanta GA. 09/2005 – 9/2007 - Tutored high school students in the subjects of English, algebra, geometry, biology & chemistry. _ Made an assesment of the students strengths and weaknesses and tailored a system to maximize their potential and improve test scores. - Advised students on proper study habits for improving their grades. - Consulted adults who were returning to school, or continuing their education. ----------------------------------------------------------- Carpenter. for Roy’s Rustics, Franklin, NC. 09/1995 – 11/2004 Carpenter. Furniture and Cabinet builder for Carolina Builder Services, 7/2007 – 9/2007 - Built custom kitchen and bathroom cabinets for historic (c.1927) home in Asheville, NC. - Built rustic, solid oak and pine furniture; maintained wood shop tools. - Assisted in the construction of shop: site prep, forms, footings, concrete pour, roofing, insulation, minor wiring. Maintained equipment. (Roy’s Rustics) ----------------------------------------------------------- General Manager. Vativa Jewelry. Decatur, GA. 10/1990 – 06/1995 - Designed, manufactured, marketed and sold hand crafted, costume jewelry. - Established practices for material usage, safety, quality control and shipping. – Determined inventory needs, yearly expenditures and budget. - Scheduled sales presentations; built displays and planned itineraries for art shows. Civil Engineering Technician. Hill-Fister Engineers. Clarkston, GA. 09/1987 – 05/1988 - Performed quantitative tests established by the American Society for Testing and Measurement on materials used in the construction industry: concrete, soil, asphalt and fiberglass. - Wrote daily reports based on field tests which were reviewed by project engineers; made recommendations based upon qualitative and quantitative analysis of materials. - Consulted with project engineers and craftsmen regarding technical issues or factors related to materials and affecting the progress and safety of construction projects. -------------------------------------------------------------- Assistant Editor for Afghanistan Voice, a bimonthly publication of SCAFOA, the Solidarity Council of Afghan Freedom Organizations of America, an umbrella organization of Afghans apposed to the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan and the subsequent rule of the Taliban. 1985 – 2000. - Edited articles submitted for publication: checked for grammatical and punctuation errors. - Assured cohesiveness of content and quality of final print. - Distributed publications and solicited advertisement. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Education Bachelor of Arts in Political Science: June 1987 Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia. Skills I have a balanced combination of practical, intellectual, artistic and organizational skills that allow me to adapt quickly and confidently to the demands of my employers. I have excellent communication skills, written and verbal. I have good problem solving and research abilities. I have good analytic skills that allow me to understand complex social, political, cultural and economic information and distill it into concise and comprehensive reviews and reports. I have a keen interest in our nation’s foreign and energy policy. I have the ability to organise, lead and manage personnel to bring a project to successful and timely completion. I work well within organisations that require cooperative and collaborative efforts. I am adept at the use of tools used in the manufacture of homes and furniture. I have a keen interest in agriculture, apiary arts and industrial design, and I am capable of invention.
United States
Bradley Kroll - Freelance Photo Editing & Logo Design
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4.0
2 Skills
$25
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I'm a young, spontaneous, energetic and intensely creative graphic artist who has been working with musicians and entertainers for two years and working the marketing department for an international corporation for about a year. While the marketing department has taught me a lot along the way, I still am very interested in working in the music industry in any way, shape and form by incorporating my skills in graphic design with my passion for music, playing drums in bands and entertainment overall. I've got a portfolio of design work of everything from band media to an international trade show.
Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
Asuka Hazuki - Freelance Manga Art, Digital Art, Book Illustration, Animal Illustration, & Fantasy Art
6740
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4.6
11 Skills
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I am a self-taught Japanese manga artist. My cultural back ground is Japanese. *-*-* I can offer.... *-*-* Illustrations in format of PDF/PSD/PNG/JPEG Character designs for games/manga/novels/mascot Portraits (turn yourself into anime character) Portraits for pets Fan arts Teaching anime/manga art * Both black&white and full colour art is available digitaly *-*-*Program I use*-*-* Clip Studio Paint EX Photoshop CS6 Facebook> https://www.facebook.com/StudioHazuki
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada