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Carolyn Basham - Freelance T-Shirt Design & Graphic Design
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I am currently a student in the Graphic Design Program at Ivy Tech Sellersburg, IN. I have a BS in Marketing from the University of Louisville. I have worked as a Marketing Director for a financial institution and have owned my own retail business. I have a wide range of skills using Adobe Creative Suite CS5. I have a creative mind and would love to show you what I have to offer.
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Leighann Posey - Freelance Article Writing & Blog Writing
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I was an English major in college and love writing. I am looking for jobs on the side (as I work full-time) just to keep my writing fresh. Feel free to contact me for samples - I'm working on setting up a portfolio.
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Susan Reid - Freelance Drawing & Illustration
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Highly creative flair with an exceptional eye for detail • Ability to cope with a variety of challenging situations in a calm and sensitive manner • Ability to encourage, persuade and motivate at all levels • Excellent Administration and Organisation skills• • Excellent communication and interpersonal and presentation skills • Excellent work ethic and very willing and eager to learn new things
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Mary Jenkins - Freelance Graphic Design & Presentation Design
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I am seeking a Proofreader, Editing and/or Graphic Design job. I have excellent proofreading and editing skills and know the standard proofreader marks. I've worked in the business world as a graphic designer most of my life, but also worked many years in the newspaper environment as a proofreader and typesetter. I have years of computer experience, along with SW programs, such as MS Word, PowerPoint and Photoshop. I have excellent knowledge of grammar, sentence structure, punctuation and spelling. I have years of experience in time-management and deadline driven environments. I'm presently available to work.
United States
Drew Aldridge - Freelance Video Editing & Videography
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Drew Aldridge Professional Experience "There Are Rules" (music video) Director / Director of Photography / The Gypsy West Editor "Big Tree" (music video) Director of Photography / Editor / Jessica Rotondi dir 2011 Co-Producer "Names, Not Numbers Har Torah Videographer / Editor 2011-2012" (documentary) Namesnotnumbers.org "The Officer Joey Show" (webseries) 1st Camera Operator Kevin Miller dir 2012 "Inner Space" (music video) Director of Photography / Co-Producer Jessica Rotondi dir 2011 "Tuck Davis" (short) Director of Photography / Producer Bleed Truth Productions 2011 "Confession" (short) Grip / 2nd AC Will Barton dir 2010 "Names, Not Numbers" (documentary) Director of Photography / Producer Michael Puro dir 2010 "The Sea is All I Know" (short) 2nd AC Blue Eyed Cherokee Films 2010 "Yesterday is Here" (feature) Grip Intangible Badge 2010 "Restorative Yoga for Healing"(instructional video) Director / Camera Operator / Editor Sundara LLC 2009 Co-Producer "Tales From the Trail" Production Supervisor Paul Sheehan (producer) 2009 Education Future Media Concepts New York, NY Avid Certified User (ACU) program 2008 Certificate of Completion New York Film Academy New York, NY Filmmaking 1 Year 2007 Certificate of Completion SKILLS Six years experience with Final Cut Pro editing narratives, music videos, documentaries, acting reels, and live shows. Trained in Avid. Experienced in shooting with various cameras and formats. WORK EXPERIENCE Freelance Videographer / Editor As a videographer I have filmed and edited web content including sketch comedy, commercials, live shows both standup comedy and music performances, weddings, instructional videos, documentaries, and I have edited acting reels. I am trained in both Final Cut Pro and Avid and have an extensive knowledge of various cameras and lighting equipment. 09/2007 - present New York Film Academy Teaching Assistant Duties include assisting instructors by checking out and managing equipment for use in either the film or acting programs, filming performances from the acting students, and working as crew in school related productions. To date I have worked as 1st AC, 2nd AC, DP, Grip, Gaffer, Camera Op, and Boom Op for over 20 New York Film Academy productions. 03/2008 - present References Available Upon Request
New York, New York, United States
Vatishala Thomas - Freelance Accounting & Accounting Systems
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VATISHALA THOMAS P.O. Box 1501 • Minden, LA 71058 • (318) 426-8482 • vatishalathomas@yahoo.com OBJECTIVE To obtain a position in accounting which provides an opportunity for personal growth and advancement. EDUCATION Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA - Cumulative GPA 2.686 / Accounting GPA 3.17 • Current CPA Candidate (Expected completion date of May 2012) • Bachelor of Science in Finance, 1999 (Graduated with Accounting Concentration-15 hours Accounting) SKILLS • QuickBooks • Peachtree • Microsoft Office • Intergrated Property Management WORK HISTORY: MAJOR PROPERTY MANAGERS 05/05-PRESENT Property Management Company in Shreveport, Louisiana CONTRACT ACCOUNTANT • Responsible for the accounting task of various real estate properties, including the monthly bank reconciliations ranging from three to eight bank accounts per property • Audit and balance monthly cash receipts and cash disbursements • Prepare semi-monthly payroll, quarterly tax reports, monthly accounting reports required by HUD, and monthly financial statements • Previously Employed 01/02-02/03 TRIPLE L MANAGEMENT CORP. 08/08-05/10 Commercial Construction Company in Shreveport, Louisiana ACCOUNTANT • Responsible for general clerical and accounting tasks, including bank reconciliations, accounts receivable, accounts payable, weekly and biweekly payroll, weekly payroll tax deposits, quarterly payroll tax reports, monthly sales tax reports, worker’s compensation reports, and union dues • Previously Employed 07/99-07/01 CROSS COUNTRY MANAGEMENT 01/07-07/08 Property Management Company in Minden, Louisiana BOOKKEEPER • Responsible for the accounting task of various real estate properties, including the monthly bank reconciliations ranging from three to five bank accounts per property • Post deposits and processed A/P for each property • Performed monthly audits of tenant receivables LITTLE UNION BAPTIST CHURCH 08/03-08/04 Church and Child Day Care in Shreveport, Louisiana ACCOUNTANT • Responsible for the accounting tasks of the church and various other entities within the church • Distributed and posted all cash receipts to prepare weekly balance reports, maintained balances for the various mission groups within the church, and prepared contribution statements at the end of the year • Prepared detailed semi-annual and annual income and expense reports REFERENCES E. Jean Hinton, Accounting Manager Major Property Managers 228 Fannin Street, Suite 130 Shreveport, LA 71101 (318) 424-8720 ext. 22 William R. Lott, Supervisor Triple L Management Corp. 1142 Gammon Lane #4 Madison, WI 53719 (318) 286-7275 Patsy Williams, Retired Sales Tax Auditor 1215 McDaniel Drive Shreveport, LA 71107 (318) 424-1930 Jodie Martin, Owner Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio 415 East and West Street Minden, LA 71055 (318) 560-3943 Pamela Harper, Attorney Minifield & Harper Attorney At Law 1306 Sibley Road Minden, LA 71055 (318) 560-0517
Elm Grove, Louisiana, United States
Kevin Becker - Freelance Business Consulting & Operations Management
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Kevin J. Becker BUSINESS OPERATIONS ANALYST I am a trained Black Belt with a Master’s Degree in Operations Research and over 10-years of experience in the high-tech industry where I’ve led technical projects and programs for Executives concerned with the continuous improvement of business operations, product quality, and profitability SKILLS Performance Monitoring Ad hoc reporting, data mining, KPI metrics, dashboard design and development Prediction Modeling Data mining models, business simulations, forecasting Business Process Optimization Decision support application projects, black belt change management, six-sigma quality management PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Brocade Communications Systems 2010—2011 Business Analyst Developed analytics for early warning of stressed customer accounts based on measures of abnormal service interruption frequency and problem resolution duration Developed a set of reports and dashboard for prioritization of service contract renewal workload and visualize contract renewal performance trends Developed analytics and leads for service uplift sales campaigns based on partner service escalation event frequency Hewlett-Packard Company 2002—2009 Internal Consultant Led a global team of subject matter experts and IT developers to author, validate, and implement a common set of sales performance metrics for the Global Services Sales VP Developed reports for the Regional Sales VPs that enabled their timely discovery of warranty conversion rate, retention rate, and sales growth trends Developed an analytical model to help the Global Services Finance VP determine how to best allocate and adjust headcount capacity across regions and service pillars Created a novel text data mining application for identification and recommendation of add-on services based on customer support event frequency and content Provided reporting used by HP Services to determine service partner quarterly payments based on integration of worldwide contracts data Compaq Computer Corporation 1997—2002 Master Black Belt Managed a major Enterprise Data Warehouse BI development project that consolidated all of Compaq’s direct and indirect channel partner service event transaction data—used the Earned Value Analysis project tracking methodology to monitor project schedule and cost which resulted in the successful delivery and completion of the project on time and within budget Developed a simulation model and metrics to predict/validate the ROI of knowledge centered support adoption in the mission-critical call center network that led to a 70% reduction in support cost per incident. Received an award from the Nonstop Engineering VP for my analytical support of a warranty cost reduction program initiative that achieved the lowest warranty cost as a percentage of revenue in the company Co-authored a seminal research paper on how best to dynamically allocate tasks to intelligent processors in various service settings as published in the European Journal of Operations Research Tandem Computers, Inc. 1994—1997 Quality Manager Architected the hardware and software quality metrics that were utilized by Tandem to manufacture commercial online transaction processing systems with the highest availability in computing industry Designed and managed the implementation a decision support application used by Engineering to more intelligently triage software change requests that resulted in the reduction of customer escalations to Senior Management Provided the Customer Support VP with accurate forecasts of annual workload based on installed base growth dynamics and corrective maintenance rates that were instrumental in achieving optimal customer support agent headcount EDUCATION M.S., Operations Research, 1986, Naval Postgraduate School B.S., Operations Research, 1979, United States Naval Academy METHODS & TOOLS Data Mining (Classification, Clustering, Prediction, RFM Analysis), Decision Analysis (Influence Diagrams, Decision Trees, Mathematical Programs & Optimization, System Dynamics), Earned Value Analysis (Project Management), Quality Improvement (Six-Sigma, Statistical Process Control) SQL Server 2008, T-SQL, Oracle OBIEE (10g Client), Business Objects (Web Intelligence User), GQL, Tableau (Professional Ed.), MS Access (data flows, macros, reports), MS Excel (Pivot Tables, Solver Optimization Models), MS Visio (ER Data Modeling), Analytica (Influence Diagrams, Decision Models, Monte-Carlo Simulations), Minitab (predictive analytics)
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Chris Davis - Freelance Industrial Design & Graphic Design
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Chris Davis provides his clients with Total Brand Identity. From logo to print to web to product to packaging, he works with you to create the entire brand experience for your customers. A brand’s identity stretches far beyond the cool logo and twitter account. It is the embodiment of your brand through the eyes of consumers. They are looking for a relationship with a brand they can have confidence in, one they can believe in, to represent themselves and their values. That kind of commitment requires consistent, high quality messages provided at every step. That is what Chris Davis brings to your brand. Brands that have trusted me with their reputations include Yamaha Motor Corporation, Kingfisher Designs, Fox Racing, CREDO at Stanford University, and Alexandria Investments, among others.
San Jose, California, United States
Jennifer Johnson - Freelance Ad Design & Animation
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I write children's stories and draw/illustrate characters. I have many of my own that I would love to see become something. I can do many different voiceover voices, dialects, and creatures, people too.
Kissimmee, Florida, United States
Nancy Gordon-Brooks - Freelance Proposal Writing & Technical Writing
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EDUCATION: • MBA with Marketing Emphasis, Strayer University, 2005 • LSBA-English, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1994 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Marketing Director, Company Confidential, 2009-present Charged with all marketing communications within $350M+ electrical engineering and construction firm. Marketing communication deliverables include: • On-demand copy writing, editing, and competitive intelligence research support for eight separate companies with distinct horizontal markets • Researching and writing regular e-mail blasts announcing new hires, receipt of third party credentials, etc. • Copywriting and art direction for new web sites for four separately-branded companies within enterprise • Oversight or direct authorship of 300 bid, proposal, and prequalification packages per year, with 40% annual win rate • Copywriting and art direction for trade publication advertising programs • Authorship of press releases • Development and maintenance of resume bank, boilerplate directory, and project summary compendium Key Accomplishments • Definition of value proposition, discriminators, and key vertical markets • Responsible for the development of technical proposals that led to the largest backlog in the company’s 97-year history--equivalent to 2.5 times the current annual revenue of the company • Developed collateral sets specific to each vertical market • Completed master brand web site that had been in development for 13 years and was left undeveloped by two predecessor Marketing Directors; took project from sitemap stage to completion and performed all copywriting • Re-designed display advertising look and feel to reflect value proposition rather than mere presence as a member of building community • Led selection, configuration, and implementation of automated opportunity management and client relationship management system (Deltek CostPoint) • Implementation of Twitter as a marketing tool • Scripting and development of sales videos • Designed and developed program and accompanying automated system to manage the collection of client feedback surveys and letters of commendation for each contract completed • Directed development and internal promotion of vendor-hosted web site for self-service employee access to branded apparel, promotional items, stationery, and business cards • Development of new display booths for enterprise • Development and delivery of Federal marketing training for electrical construction industry consortium Marketing Director, M.C. Dean, Inc., 2003-2009 Responsible for all marketing communications within $450M+ electrical engineering and systems integration firm. Marketing communication deliverables include: • Writing and editing quarterly employee newsletter • Writing and editing monthly press releases • Oversight or direct authorship of 400+ bid, proposal, and prequalification packages per year, with 31% annual win rate • Collection of opportunity-specific customer surveys • Copywriting and art direction for 20+ brochures annually • Ghost writing 2-5 trade press articles annually • Scripting television and radio commercials as well as “on hold” message • Daily, on-demand copy writing, editing, and competitive intelligence research support for four operating divisions • Authorship of documentation and cut sheets for IMMS software product • Hiring and direct supervision of a staff of 14 Key Accomplishments • Created cradle to grave proposal management process and supporting tools • Formulated company discriminators for use throughout sales cycle • Developed budgeting/cost structure for marketing activities in accordance with zero cost model for administrative operations • Implemented processes and procedures for collection of customer feedback through U.S. Navy Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) • Authorship of 10+ technical manuals for use by U.S. military customer in operation of Partnership for Peace Information Systems subportals in North Africa • Created electronic templates to ensure consistent format across proposal management staff • Directed the selection and customization of COTS product (Deltek GovWin) for opportunity tracking • Directed development of vendor-hosted web sites for self-service employee access to branded apparel, promotional items, marketing literature, stationery, and business cards • Established Supplier Diversity program • Managed the proposal for a $500M+ IDIQ contract with the U.S. Navy, which was the largest contract ever awarded to M.C. Dean, Inc. Senior Proposal Manager, MAXIMUS, Inc., 2001-2003 Responsible for authorship of business to government proposals and management of cradle to grave proposal development process. Key accomplishments included: • Development of templates for “boilerplate” business proposals to support business to business marketing of pre-packaged service offerings • Creation and delivery of PowerPoint-based employee training programs in the use of software applications employed in proposal development process • Piloting and implementation of QuickPlace to support virtual proposal teams • Management of the proposal for the largest contract ever awarded to MAXIMUS Project Administration Coordinator, MAXIMUS, Inc., 1998-2001 Responsible for all marketing communications for $26M operations project. Marketing communication deliverables included: • Monthly employee newsletter • Quarterly operations plan • Development of proposal for contract renewal • Responses to legislator, advocacy group, and citizen inquiries • 10 department operational manuals • Numerous brochures, flyers, and other client marketing materials • Two PowerPoint-based employee training programs in corporate document format and basic business writing • Contributed to official response and media relations related to unfavorable audit by Legislative Audit Bureau Team Lead, 4C of Greater Milwaukee, 1996-1998 Responsible for all marketing communications for non-profit agency. Marketing communication deliverables included: • Client tip sheets and consumer information on child care quality • Presentations on child care quality • All marketing collateral for three new lines of business • Design, implementation, and management of customer feedback survey program • Configuration of CareFinder 2.0 automated case management system • Media spokesperson role • Monthly press releases • Educational seminars for corporate clients and child care providers PUBLICATIONS AND SPEECHES: • “Optimizing Electronic Security System Investments” (submitted as Rhett L. Wade, PSP), Design-Build Dateline, 2006 • “History of the Dodge Mansion, Georgetown Ministry Newsletter, 2006 • “Design-Build Approach Delivers Enhanced Security for Atlanta’s Mass Transit System, Decreased Risk for Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority” (submitted as Robert M. Bertuca, PMP), Design-Build Dateline, 2007 • “Securing the Future at Emory University”, Modern Security Magazine, 2008 • “A Safe and Secure Harbor”, Modern Security Magazine, 2008 • “Pursuit and Capture of Work in the Federal Market,” educational seminar, Federated Electrical Contractors, 2011 SOFTWARE PROGRAMS: • MS Office Suite • Adobe Illustrator • Adobe Photoshop • MS Visio • MS Project REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
Northern VA, Virginia, United States