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Robert Paul Jr. - Freelance 3D Animation, Animation, Children's Book Illustration, Logo Design, & Business Card Design
891
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4.7
12 Skills
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Portfolio: http://www.steadfast.tv/ Below is a list of my abilities, programs and operating systems used. Proficient in Window, can use Linux and Mac OSX Autodesk Maya- Animation, Texturing , Rigging 3dsmax- Modeling, Animation, Texturing , Rigging After Effects- Animation, Motion Graphics,rigging Photoshop /Sketchbook Pro- Designing Graphics, Painting and illustration Primiere Pro-...
Houston, Texas, United States
Daryl G. Gardner - Freelance Children's Book Illustration & Drawing
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4.0
2 Skills
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I am a God-fearing, laid back, well spoken individual who isn't afraid to break a few eggs to make the proverbial omlette of educating the masses. I pursued my post-secondary education at Hampton University in Hampton, VA, where I majored in Biology/Premedicine. My motivation for writing is I understand and enjoy the power of words and their ability to move and inspire thought processes. My...
Houston, Texas, United States
Kary Kellogg - Freelance Illustration & Children's Book Illustration
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3.5
2 Skills
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Kary Kellogg 10011 Bessemer St. Houston, TX 77034 | 713-943-7755 | kary@karypkellogg.net karypkellogg.weebly.com QUALIFICATIONS: • 3DS Max • Maya • Photoshop • Illustrator • After Effects • Dreamweaver • Quick to learn and master new technology • Successful in both team and self-directed settings EDUCATION: Art Institute of Houston ...
Houston, Texas, United States
Carl Phelps - Freelance Children's Book Illustration & Book Cover Design
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3.0
2 Skills
$75
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my name is Carl phelps and am a professional illustrator. I have worked at hallmark cards and worked on the rain brite and the star stealer movie for hallmark . I also lustrated a rainbow Brite children's book. I worked for determined productions and illustrated children's wildlife books. I am an excellent.t illustrator and could send you some of my illustrations and you would not be...
Houston, Texas, United States
Danica M. DeLeon - Freelance Book Illustration & Children's Book Illustration
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4.0
2 Skills
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2011 Graduate: B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies I have been considered to have a talent for drawing since I was a child. I draw and sketch as a hobby. My specialties are cartoon like figures, fashion sketches, and unique lettering. Knowledge of Corel Draw, Adobe Photo Shop, and Illustrator. I have experience working in elementary schools, corporate america, and for a small newspaper. I am...
Houston, Texas, United States
David Serna - Freelance Children's Book Illustration & Illustration
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5.0
2 Skills
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Houston, Texas, United States

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Jay Couvillon - Freelance Video Editing & Video Production
5
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3.5
2 Skills
$25
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Editor, Videographer, Voiceover Director, Producer * Instructional * Promotional * Educational * Entertaining * * Seven years of experience writing, planning, filming and editing videos for small business, corporations and independent producers. * From instructional videos, promotional spots to reality TV and short films. TECHNICAL & CREATIVE SKILLS VIDEO EDITING: Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, Linear Editing equipment ADDITIONAL SOFTWARE: Photoshop, ScreenFlow, Audacity, Compressor, DVD Studio Pro SCRIPTWRITING: Word, Scrivener for scripts and creative fiction VIDEOGRAPHY & PHOTO: MiniDV, DV, Beta, D-Beta, P2 Card, SLR, DSLR cameras LIGHTING & SOUND: Studio and portable lights & accessories, digital & reel-to-reel audio, blue screen & green screen VIDEO OUTPUT: Video compression software for CD, DVD and web streaming PORTFOLIO www.jaycouvillon.webs.com PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Dailies Screener Technician 2011 Sim Video/Bling Digital, Burnaby BC • Created digital dailies and backups of footage from television productions Video Editor/Videographer Video Links Productions, Victoria BC • Edited a promotional video for the 2011 Victoria International Buskers Festiva Scriptwriter/Video Producer 2009 – 2010 The Active Network, Burnaby BC • Produced instructional videos for help system of web-based software o Wrote scripts based on user experience and management directives o Updated video content according to the demands of software development life cycle. o Accepted criticism and requests for change from a variety of internal sources. o Maintained tone of video according to established style guides. o Recorded video and audio elements and prepared them for web streaming o Completed tasks according to a constantly shifting timeline. Video Consultant (Contract) April 2009 Sierra Systems Group Inc., Vancouver BC • Offered recommendations and research into the production of a video series for Sierra Systems. o Researched the cost of production facilities and equipment o Wrote and presented budget, script and visual outline to director of AMS Services Scriptwriter/Camera Operator/Video Editor 2006 – 2008 Masterworks Productions Inc, Coquitlam BC • Produced instructional videos for DSLR and digital video cameras o Contacted camera developers and bench-tested cameras to ensure accuracy of information o Produced scripts to demystify technical details and complex concepts of photography o Conducted peer reviews of my work and the work of other editors o Performed green screen removal to superimpose our host into many of the titles o Assembled all visual and audio elements, including bluescreen removal into final videos o Completed all projects I was given within the required timeframe Video Producer/Video Editor/Client Coordinator 2003 - 2006 Enku Media, Toronto, ON • Co-founded and operated this company, which serviced corporate and non-profit clients o Worked directly with clients to design videos that served their needs o Coordinated client meetings and developed and adhered to production schedules o Developed scripts, recorded elements and compiled them into finished videos Video Editor – Freelance 2006 Ieden Wall Productions/Hiltz Squared Media; Toronto, ON • Assembled episodes of “The Dream Chaser” & “I Now Pronounce You…” o Assembled video, music and graphics into a polished program o Worked with clients to ensure their edited project met with their expectations. Desktop Publisher/Web Designer – Freelance 2006, 2008 Ieden Wall Productions/Best of Canada Film Festival/Bog Productions • Created brochures, posters and websites to showcase a film festival and its participants Video Editor – Freelance 2004-2006 Various Film Production Companies; Toronto ON • Worked with film producers to assemble raw footage into short films o Producers included: Red Halo Productions, Rodriguez Films, Casual X Productions Construction Labour 2003–2005 I.A.T.S.E Local 873; Toronto, ON • Assisted with the tasks of preparing, moving and removing sets for film productions. o Required heavy lifting, following instructions and adhering to production regulations Office Intern - Unpaid 2003 Edge Productions; Toronto, ON • Assisted staff editors and other Post-Production staff in the completion of their duties o Duplicated television commercials and other presentations onto many tape formats o Performed Linear Editing to assemble collections of commercials for clients o Prepared tape-based commercials to be streamed on an web-based catalogue • Re-organized company’s tape-based video library and created a database to catalogue it Scriptwriter/Linear Video Editor – Freelance 1999 Windsor Community Museum; Windsor, ON • Produced a video as an introduction to a walking tour of historic sights in Windsor o Wrote the script and worked with museum staff to ensure historical accuracy o Searched through historical images and music to find elements for the presentation o Directed voice talent as they recorded voiceover elements o Recorded video and took photos of historical sites, and edited using a Linear Editing system EDUCATION Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario 1999-2002 • Diploma in Media Arts, School of Animation and Design University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario 1994-1997 • Bachelor of Arts, Social Science (Communication Studies)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Andrea Barbalich - Freelance Article Writing & Editing
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5.0
2 Skills
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ANDREA BARBALICH SUMMARY • Media executive with strong track record in print and digital strategy and content creation • Strategic thinker, smart packager, and experienced marketer and brand manager • Seasoned media spokesperson • Editor and writer known for excellence, versatility, and integrity • Superb manager of staff and resources MEDIA MANAGEMENT • President, Andrea Barbalich Consulting Founder of firm providing editorial and marketing expertise to media, nonprofit, and corporate clients. Services include managing, launching, and repositioning publications across all platforms, managing and packaging print and digital projects and products, writing and editing content in a wide variety of subject areas, staff management and coaching, media training, event planning, and media promotion and placement. Recent clients include Health Monitor Network, Scholastic, and Meredith. February 2013 to present. • Executive Editor, First for Women For women’s magazine selling 1 million newsstand copies every three weeks, developed editorial staff while top-editing and overseeing visuals for all FOB, BOB, and feature-well content from idea stage through galleys. This included cutting-edge natural-health and nutrition content, a 20-page cookbook in each issue, and lifestyle coverage of décor, travel, gardening, beauty, fashion, personal finance, and celebrities. In a ferociously competitive media landscape, maintained relentless focus on quality and meeting consumers’ needs in order to differentiate First from other women’s titles and drive single-copy sales. Also managed Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest content and worked directly in Drupal to oversee beauty, home décor, food, and nutrition blogs. January 2011 to February 2013. • Deputy Editor, Reader’s Digest For winner of the 2009 National Magazine Award for General Excellence, generated ideas for, edited, and wrote cover packages and features. Oversaw content that consistently received the highest ratings in reader satisfaction and generated PR and web traffic. Other responsibilities included top editing, overseeing cover tests (with a resulting 8% increase in newsstand sales), writing coverlines, collaborating with art and photo on visuals, bringing in and maintaining excellent relationships with writers, working closely with the digital team on web features and social-media initiatives, and developing brand extensions for cellphone and iPad. March 2008 to June 2010. • Executive Editor, Westchester Weddings magazine Oversaw every aspect of regional bridal magazine, including idea generation, assigning, editing, writing, and packaging. Also handled market work for beauty products, bridal gowns, home accessories, and more. Worked closely with art department on photography and design. Hired and supervised freelance writers. Managed budget. 2007 • Executive Editor, Child Worked hand-in-hand with editor in chief to reposition title as a lifestyle brand with 1 million circulation. Magazine won 30+ awards and increased 48% in revenue and pages following redesign. Oversaw all assignments, planned all issue lineups, top-edited magazine singlehandedly, and approved art concepts and layouts. Supervised and trained editors and managed budget. Collaborated on events, partnerships, and publicity initiatives with marketing staff and PR firm. Accompanied publisher and sales staff on ad calls. Represented magazine on television an average of once a week. Simultaneously launched and managed the magazine’s website, which included overseeing updates, developing new tools, planning special features, and creating videos and slideshows. 2000 to April 2007. Promoted from deputy editor. • Executive Editor, iVillage Co-created and managed pregnancy and parenting content. Conceived of cutting-edge digital ideas; wrote, edited, and approved a broad range of interactive content; and worked with design and technical staff to launch channel. Simultaneously edited two print magazines: Lamaze Parents, with a circulation of 2.5 million expectant parents, and Lamaze Baby, read by 3 million new parents. July 1999 to 2000. • Executive Editor, Lamaze Family Generated ideas and assigned, edited, and wrote articles for new magazine for parents. Worked with art, production, marketing, and advertising teams to launch title. Magazine was named one of the year’s most notable startups by Media Industry Newsletter; circulation of 750,000 grew to more than 1 million. Simultaneously edited Lamaze Parents and Lamaze Baby. April 1998 to July 1999. • Executive Editor, Parent & Child and Early Childhood Today, Scholastic Inc. Oversaw editorial for two magazines, one with a circulation of 1.2 million parents and the other with a circulation of 60,000 teachers. Supervised staff. Approved story ideas, issue lineups, final copy, and layouts. Assigned, wrote, and edited articles. Improved editorial quality and creativity, on-time record, interaction with readers, and relationships with authors. Launched two websites, ahead of schedule and under budget. July 1996 to April 1998. • Managing Editor, Currents, Council for Advancement and Support of Education Managed editorial, design, and production of monthly education magazine for nonprofit organization. Managed art and production staff. Set and maintained schedule. Planned each issue’s page configuration. Researched, assigned, and edited a high volume of articles. Wrote stories, headlines, captions, and coverlines. 1990 to 1996. Promoted from assistant editor and associate editor. • Editorial Assistant, Stratton/Petersen Publishing & Public Relations Assisted managing editors in generating PR for clients, as well as editing, writing, and production of magazines, newsletters, brochures, and surveys. 1988 to 1989. MARKETING & EVENTS • Launched and managed successful brand extensions, including Child magazine’s Children’s Champion Awards, Children’s Book of the Year Awards, Mother’s Day half-marathon in Central Park, and first-ever children’s fashion show during Fashion Week at Bryant Park • Have worked with numerous celebrities and agents • Extensive contacts across multiple categories, including parenthood, education, health, beauty, home, bridal, food, and children’s literature • Successful appearances on the Today show, the CBS Early Show, CNN, Weekend Today, and many other national and local programs • Speaker at events and conferences BOOKS Editor of the following titles: • Feeling Safe: Talking to Children About War and Terrorism • School Leadership for the Future: Leading an Independent School • The Handbook of Marketing Independent Schools • Penny-Wise: A Guide for Independent School Families • Penny-Wise: Paying for Your Child’s Independent School Education • Stories of Excellence: Case Studies of Exemplary Teaching and Learning with Technology AUTHOR • Writer for numerous magazines and websites, including ivillage.com, match.com, whattoexpect.com, Modern Bride, Westchester Magazine, and Westchester Home. • Author of breakthrough magazine features, including a story for the November 2011 issue of Parents magazine that received a merit award from the Health Information Resource Center • Creator of a microsite about diabetes for family.com, which involved generating ideas for and writing dozens of articles to drive traffic to content sponsored by Eli Lilly • Essayist for babble.com, Child magazine, and Southwest Airlines’ Spirit magazine • Essayist for the LIFE book, The American Spirit, published to commemorate the one-year anniversary of September 11 • Author of the foreword to Dorling Kindersley’s Guide to Baby & Child Care • Weekly columnist for gethatched.com EDUCATION S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University Magazine Journalism AWARDS National Magazine Award for General Excellence (Reader’s Digest), numerous editorial excellence awards from Folio: and Matrix (Child and Currents magazines), MIN award for most notable startup (Lamaze Family), merit award from the Health Information Resource Center (for writing “Moms on Drugs,” Parents magazine) COMMUNITY Advocate for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Room to Read, and Midnight Run
Larchmont, New York, United States
Kevin McDonough - Freelance Comic Art & Illustration
110
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4.0
2 Skills
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I am a visual artist with a wide range of talents ranging from stylized cartooning to realistic illustrations; I am capable of working quickly and can shift styles as needed from project to project. Dramatically lit drawings are a particular strong suit of mine. Most recently, I have done some contract illustration for a company producing fantasy role playing game materials, and produced a cover for a fantasy novel.
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Gail Benson - Freelance Graphic Design & Advertising
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4.5
2 Skills
$50
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I am dedicated to providing clever and dynamic creative services in the areas of graphic design, print advertising, brand development, and illustration. I have 20 years of experience working in the industry and have received several ADDY (American Advertising Federation) awards. My client list includes Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Brighton, Hartmann Luggage, Robbins Bros., Nevada Division of Wildlife, and even Governor Kenny Guinn (NV). My focus is on creating long-lasting business partnerships based on a thorough understanding of my client’s needs. I strive to help my clients build and sustain a competitive advantage. So whether you are an individual looking to have an amazing invitation designed; a small or start-up business in need of a logo, brochure, or direct mail piece; or a large company in need of an updated corporate identity, branding, catalogs, packaging, advertising campaign and signage; I am committed to providing cost-effective solutions that deliver maximum profits.
Corona, California, United States