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Nautilia Clerc - Freelance Children's Book Illustration & Art
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3.0
2 Skills
$30
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Contact me at ntaclc@gmail.com. I am a artist with professional skills and strong aesthetic taste. I have experience in illustration, portraits, medical illustration and landscape drawing. I paint in oil as well and am enthusiastic about almost every form of art. I am speaking French as a mother tongue and have studied Spanish and Latin. I have achieved two years of ballet. I enjoy reading...
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Tisia - Freelance Drawing & Children's Book Illustration
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3.5
2 Skills
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Hello, my specialty relates to being creative. I love to draw/sketch and write. Have interest in working with other writers in children's books and poetry. Anyone hiring here or looking to collaborate please contact me.
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Cathy Kurchinski - Freelance Public Relations & Children's Book Illustration
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4.0
2 Skills
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I have more than 25 years of experience writing everything from brochure copy and press releases to personality profiles, news stories, annual reports, and website content. I am a children's book author/illustrator ("Hurray for the Yoder Barn!"), an award-winning artist, and former newspaper reporter/editor.
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
Lauren Elkins - Freelance Children's Book Illustration & Greeting Card Illustration
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Kudos
4.5
2 Skills
$20
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I am a classical history teacher and private artist. I have over twenty years of experience creating art for private homes. My watercolor work is primarily in studies of children and scenes of Appalachia and Italy. In oils my focus broadens to also incude abstract concept art as well.
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States

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Lisa New - Freelance Editing & Copywriting
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5.0
2 Skills
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My name is Lisa New and I am a senior at Brigham Young University working towards a major in English and a minor in editing. My resume follows: Objective I am currently a student at Brigham Young University and would like to gain experience in the publishing industry. Experience Internship with Don Norton: Transcriber and Editor Fall 2010 Interview Latter-day Saint World War II Veterans Transcribe and edit the interviews for the “Saints at War” archive located in the Harold B. Lee Library Stance for the Family Student Journal: Associate Editor Winter 2009 Preliminary reading and sorting through submissions Editing manuscripts and final format of the journal Education Brigham Young University 2007-present Senior year in the English major with editing minor Relevant classes: COMMS 211 News Writing ELANG 223 Intro to English Language ELANG 322 Modern American Usage ELANG 325 Grammar of English ELANG 350 Basic Editing Skills ELANG 410 Genre & Substantive Editing CHUM 230 Print Publishing Gig Harbor High School 2003-2007 High school diploma Skills I have a passion for the English language and am eager to put my knowledge to use. I have a good grip on the basic rules of grammar and syntax. I am very comfortable working with computers and enjoy learning about new programs. When faced with a problem I don’t know about, I know exactly where to find the answer to it. I am very resourceful and work well in a team and individually.
Orem, Utah, United States
Stacia Jensen - Freelance Business Writing & Editing
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Kudos
4.0
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$35
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At a Glance… -Self-Starter -Business Education -Military Training - USAF -Management Experience -Organization and Planning -Customer Service Background -Proficiency in Microsoft Office -Data Processing -Document Preparation Education BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION June 2012 University of Phoenix Employment History Fidelity Bank Wichita, KS DEFAULT OPERATIONS PROPERTY ADMINISTRATOR July 2011 to Present Manage all vacant properties throughout the foreclosure process—including the coordination of monthly inspections; working with insurance companies to perform any needed repairs; and preparing the properties for foreclosure sale. Additionally, I am responsible for selling post-sale properties. Fidelity Bank Wichita, KS RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE CUSTOMER SERIVCE July 2007 to April 2010 My responsibilities included ASSISTING CUSTOMERS via phone, email, and written correspondence, as well as PROCESSING required DOCUMENTATION pertaining to paid-in-full mortgages using Microsoft Word and Excel. Attention to detail and knowledge of federal, state, and local mortgage laws was essential. Lowe's Home Improvement East Wichita, KS HEAD CASHIER October 2003 to September 2006 MANAGED 20 to 30 individuals on a daily basis, providing them coaching and training as needed. All sales/returns were completed properly to promote 100% customer satisfaction. I OVERLOOKED OPERATIONS of all cash registers, customer service, and the returns counter. Cardinal Health Dixon, CA RECEPTIONIST/PAYROLL CLERK April 2002 to March 2003 My receptionist duties included; ANSWERING multi-line phones, GREETING walk-ins, ASSISTING the HRM with SCHEDULING interviews, distributing the mail, and other office duties. As the PAYROLL CLERK, I was responsible for ENTERING AND SUBMITTING weekly hours worked for approximately 200 employees to the general office for processing. Providian Financial Fairfield, CA CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE November 1999 to January 2001 In a call center environment, I took incoming calls from credit card customers. I addressed the customer's questions and concerns with their accounts. United States Air Force Travis AFB, CA 60th AMXS AIRCRAFT GUIDANCE AND CONTROL SYSTEMS APPRENTICE September 1996 to October 1999 My role in the Air Force was to MAINTAIN the C-5A/B aircraft's guidance and control systems. This included, but was not limited to; Auto Pilot systems, flight instrumentation, aircraft fuel systems, and engine instrumentation. I used various specialized TROUBLESHOOTING devices, detailed technical data, and precise schematics. These duties were performed daily to ensure the readiness of aircraft for their assigned missions.
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5.0
2 Skills
$20
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5.0
2 Skills
$60
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Valarie Blaes - Freelance Proposal Writing & Marketing
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5.0
2 Skills
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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY: Ms. Blaes is an accomplished professional with marketing, business development and corporate communications experience in a variety of professional services industries including engineering, architecture and construction. Specialized experience includes website development, redesign and updates; social media management; copywriting; proofreading; editing; coordinating and managing RFP responses; arranging proposal teams; lead tracking; research; advertisements; public relations; designing, writing and distributing email blasts; producing internal and external newsletters and press releases; and meeting and beating deadlines. Valarie is an award-winning writer and an Adobe Certified Associate in Web Communication – Dreamweaver CS3. 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Komen Race for the Cure. • Ensured vendors’ deliverables were on time, within budget and met quality standards. SR. MARKETING COORDINATOR, HANKINS & ANDERSON CONSULTING ENGINEERS, GLEN ALLEN, VA 2006-2007 • Assisted in production of design/build proposals and rewrote project profiles. • Coordinated award submission for American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) VA Engineering Excellence Award. Firm won 2007 VA Honor Award. • Designed ads for publication in newspapers and trade publications. • Contributed and edited copy for Life Safety Department’s direct-mail marketing piece. • Held interim Secret security clearance. MARKETING COORDINATOR, HVC-CHENAULT ARCHITECTURAL CORP., RICHMOND, VA 1999-2006 • Coordinated proposals for state and local government clients. Successful proposals included, among others: o City of Richmond Fourth Police Precinct, Richmond, VA o Annual Contract for Architectural Services, James City County, VA o Space Needs Study, Town of West Point, VA o Professional Architectural and Engineering Services for Stafford County, VA • Organized teaming arrangements and investigated/tracked prospective leads through Internet sources and relationships/contacts. • Developed Power Point presentations, boards and leave-behind documents for client interviews, and coached principals prior to presentations. • Developed reports for government clients including: o Virginia Department of Transportation Culpeper District Office Addition Basis of Design Document o Stafford County Space Needs Assessment and Strategy Report o Town of West Point Space Needs Study o Prince George County New Office Building Program, Building Design and Cost Estimate Report • Developed concept for and produced Wavelengths, a quarterly newsletter to keep pertinent City of Richmond and design team personnel updated on the construction of the E911 Communications Center. • Wrote copy for press releases and designed advertisements. • Maintained marketing database. MARKETING COORDINATOR, HDR ARCHITECTURE, ALEXANDRIA, VA 1998-1999 • Communicated capabilities to existing and prospective federal government, justice, health care, university and science and technology clients via proposals and qualifications booklets. • Created Power Point presentations, boards and handouts for client interviews. • Developed and maintained project histories, resumes, databases, spreadsheets, client files, brochures and photography. • Collaborated with key staff to develop materials for design award submissions, periodicals and speaking engagements. BUS. DEVELOP. COORD., DELON HAMPTON & ASSOCIATES, CHARTERED, WASHINGTON, DC 1997-1998 • Assisted in the production of proposals for federal government contracts. • Designed advertisements, project descriptions and firm overview sheets. • Developed presentations for American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) events and client interviews. • Produced DHA Dateline, internal company newsletter. • Coordinated and produced weekly business development report and presided over weekly marketing meetings. • Developed and managed four databases which tracked proposals, project descriptions, resumes and client descriptions. TECH. WRITER/DESKTOP PUB./NEWSLETTER EDITOR, ACQUISITION PLANNING CORP., NORFOLK, VA 1993-1996 • Edited Total Combat System Information Newsletter (TOCSIN), a quarterly newsletter providing technical data support to the Navy submarine fleet. Solicited, wrote and edited articles from the submarine community. Produced newsletter drafts for electronic, technical review cycles. Developed newsletter production schedules using MS Project scheduling software. Coordinated newsletter printing and distribution. Managed newsletter subscription database. • Designed and managed two databases, used by employees and government clients, to track technical manual illustrations. • Proofread technical manuals, converted from various media into Interleaf desktop publishing software, to ensure consistency in content and format. • Held Secret security clearance. EDUCATION: B.A., English/Journalism; Minor: Speech Communication, Old Dominion University SOFTWARE AND CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM PROFICIENCIES: In Design Illustrator Photoshop Adobe Acrobat Pro MS Office Suite 2016 MS Project SharePoint Basecamp Constant Contact Mail Chimp Skype Gotomeeting.com Inkscape (Open Source) Scribus (Open Source) Impress (Open Source) GIMP (Open Source) Write (Open Source) Calc (Open Source) Word Press Dreamweaver Joomla File Maker Pro Zipbooks PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP), American Marketing Association (AMA) Virginia Society of Healthcare Engineers (VSHE) International Facilities Management Association (IFMA), Richmond Chapter Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)
Richmond, Virginia, United States
PlatinuMedusa - Freelance Illustration & Drawing
0
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$100
Rate/Hr
My name is Victoria aka PlatinuMedusa. I am an Osage Indian Tulsa native, traveling the earth with a pencil in my right hand and a paintbrush in the left since i escaped my mother's womb. I live, crave & breathe creativity. The world is my canvas and it's elements my media. I am a natural born artist, gifted with every essential feature of artistic ability of which i utilize and share with the world through design and illustration. I am happily willing to collaborate and work with any ideas or projects. I am open to and very experienced in all types of media and projects. For example: painted murals, logo/flyer/business design, apparel design, handmade jewelry, portrait drawings, fantasy/sci-fi drawings, custom painted clothing, tattoo design, illustration,etc. I have event planning experience, for I have been managing & employing my self/art showcases for the past 10 years. I am particularly interested in becoming involved in the book illustration industry. I currently manage Oklahoma's first legal tattoo shop & have been for the past 3 years. *View my full portfolio at www.vtaylor.tumblr.com Thank you for taking the time to view my portfolio & read my biography. I look forward to working with you :] Your Freelance Artist, -Victoria
st.petersburg, Florida, United States