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Natalia Vasilkov - Freelance Russian Translation & Children's Book Writing
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The Curriculum Vitae/Resume of Natalia Vasilkov, Freelance Translator from Russian to English and English to Russian. Specializing in literary, document, general, commercial translations, proofreading & editing. Natalia Vasilkov Sacramento CA 95827 U.S.A. natalia27vasilkov@gmail.com Nationality : Russian Native/American Citizen To whom it may concern: I grew up in a family...
sacramento, California, United States
Milinda Kendrick - Freelance Children's Book Writing & Poem Writing
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$20
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Hi my name is Milinda Kendrick and I am 19 years old. I love writing with a passion, especially poems. I love reading books and helping others out. I would love to write a book for children. If you ever need anything just contact me! I am more of a writer, and I have also written scripts for plays at my school. They were very successful! I am also interested in starting my own advice column, I...
sacramento, California, United States

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Michelle Ho - Freelance Illustration & Graphic Design
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Rhode Island School of Design 2006 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration Ewha Womans University 2005 Art and Liberal Art Studies 2009 - 2011 Neowiz Entertainment Lead Artist: Created illustrations, character designs, animations, websites, and ui designs for mobile games. Also designed game logos and print art. Worked under the Creative Director. Titles include Nimp Rider, Pinsanity, Ultimate Duelpoker. 2009 EP Marketing / Creative Director: Communicated with action sport industry clients in developing and branding their surf, snow, and skateboard USB drives while designing graphics and user interface for their content. Also designed product packaging and flyers while working with printers. 2007 - 2009 ACP-EP Graphic Designer: Created original graphic designs for surfboard, skateboard, and snowboard USB flash drives, inserts, flyers, and e-blasts for the company’s products, and assisted the Creative Director in creating web-based images for the website. 2007 DM Label Group Graphic Designer/Production Artist: Designed clothing labels and hangtags for clients while designing inserts, ads, and brochures for the company. Also created layouts and plates for production and printing. 2006 Maui and Sons Freelance Graphic Artist: Worked under the Art Director and created original illustrations and graphics using a “nature” theme for their junior tops.
San Diego, California, United States
Eric burns - Freelance Drafting & CAD
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ERIC BURNS 6419 South Blossom Valley Lane (801) 955-2724 Salt Lake City, Utah 84118 Ebcburns@gmail.com OBJECTIVE: Seeking to obtain a Design/Drafting career within the computer drafting and design industry using SolidWorks EDUCATION: ITT Technical Institute Murray, Utah (9/02 – 9/04) Associate of Applied Science, Computer-Aided Drafting and Design Perfect attendance Highest academic honors, 4.0 GPA Valedictorian. Mechanical Drafting & design Solidworks 2007- 2012 JOB HISTORY: NewTech Drilling Products (Feb 08 - Present) Design Engineer Challenges: Design Drill bits from Customers Designs Modify Exsisting Bits to new standards Prepare Manufacture Data for product to be made Prepare drawings for manufacturing Answer Manufacturing questions Used 2008-20012 Soildworks Actions: Study design and prodceed in a timely manner Make drawings legable so they can be read by manufacturing Have all documents in proper places for manufacturing Have drawings signed off my engineer Results: Product produced in timely manner Drawings done with little or no mistakes Bits produce correctly without mistake Jordan Valley Water Conservancy District (Aug 07- Nov 07) Engineering Technician Challenges: Contact contractors to bid job Pre-pare bid documents Prepare AutoCAD drawing for bids Understand how the water delivery systems works Understand city and state codes Used 2007 Soildworks Used AutoCAD Actions: Meet contractors to go over bid proposals Make sure AutoCAD drawing meet city and state codes Took water Operator Certification test Meet with city and state engineers and city planners Pay contractors for services rendered Results: Reviewed bids and chose winning contractor Job built correctly & on time according to bid documents Had AutoCAD drawing done correctly and on time for contractor and Board members Have updated drawing done correctly Had check produced and contractor paid on time and with correct amount Dynatronics (Nov 07- Feb 08) Drafter Challenges: Update old drawing to current stands Reverse engineer parts Make changes to red lined drawing Used 2007 Soildworks Actions: Updated drawing to new standards Got all red line drawings up to date Correctly reversed engineered parts Results: Made new parts from engineered parts Made correct parts from red lined drawings Dresser Pressure Regulation Group Salt Lake City, Utah (Aug 04-Aug 07) Associate Engineer Challenges: Create Completed Bill of Materials Put Hand drawn drawings into Solidworks Know how the product is used Understand the different materials strength and weakness Disposition part from quality Used 2004-2006 Soildworks Actions: Help sales Reps with Spec sheets Assist production personal in the building of the product Understand the different machining methods Know each of the vendors and the use of our product Accept or reject part for quality issues Results: Understanding of the product Product built correctly & on time Improve quality from the vendors Have updated drawing done correctly Produce Bill of Materials in a timely manner American Hintech Salt Lake City, Utah (June 04-Aug 04) Drafter/Estimator Challenges: Read architectural plans Design a set of shop drawing for customer approval Create quotes off of shop drawings Actions: Talked to General Contractors to clarify Customers needs Created shop drawing for customer approval Answered Question for customer & contractor Results: Produced approved shop drawing done to customers needs Created shop drawings in a timely manner Produced quotes in a timely manner LoveSac Corporation Salt Lake City, Utah (Aug 03-Mar 04) Drafter/Designer Challenges: Draw complete set of architectural floor plans in a week Design a set of electrical plans Create a complete set of elevation views Ship out architectural plans to tenant coordinator and contractors for approval Set up phone lines for store Actions: Completed six sets of architectural plans for new LoveSac stores Answer questions for contractors and tenant coordinators on designed plans Read and studied architects drawings to improve my own Answered question for electricians on their plans Work with mechanical and electrical engineers on their plans for approval Results: Six sets of architectural plans have been approved with out an architects stamp Nine stores have been opened on time Made construction easier for contractors Discount Tire Company Salt Lake City, Utah (1996-2001) Assistant Manager Challenges: Help customers figure out what was needed for their vehicle Fixed any vehicle repairs and/or problems in the shortest amount of time Make crew schedules on a weekly basis Check tire and wheel inventory on a weekly basis Ship and receive tires, wheels and other product for customers and inventory Purchase vehicle product for customers Ordered Inventory and office supplies Action: Received daily FedEx and called customers Changed inventory if their was a discrepancy Made sure employees were up to date on safety issues and trained properly Made sure schedule worked with employees daily activities Results: Financial transactions up to $20k a day Inventory control of $1 million plus Oversaw a crew of 20 or more employees SKILLS: Dimensioning Blocks Mechanical plans External referencing Auxiliary views Dimensioning Blocks Mechanical plans 3D modeling Isometric views Section views Dimensioning Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel Microsoft PowerPoint Mechanical Skills 3D modeling Lofts Sweeps Assemblies Drawing layout Mechanical call-outs Tolerances Cuts Extrusion Valve assembly Valve testing Production drawings PERSONAL: Self motivated Team player Hard working Willing to learn _ Like to be challenged _ Love to be busy REFERENCES: Upon Request
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Joseph Coco - Freelance Database & Website Architecture
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JOSEPH R COCO 613 Walden Ln. Savannah, GA 31405 225-892-5041 jrcoco@uno.edu PUBLICATIONS -Coco, J. R. (2011) PARSES: A Pipeline for Analysis of RNA-Sequencing Exogenous Sequences. M.S. Thesis. University of New Orleans: U.S. Retrieved from goo.gl/ydIEr. -Coco, J. R., Flemington, E. K., & Taylor, C. M. (2011). PARSES: A Pipeline for Analysis of RNA-Seq Exogenous Sequences. Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (Vol. 7, pp. 196-200). New Orleans, LA. Retrieved from goo.gl/skT1b. EDUCATION -Fall 2009 - Spring 2011. M.S., Computer Science (Bioinformatics), University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, GPA 3.444. -Fall 2005 - Spring 2009. B.S., Computer Science, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, Major GPA 3.445. EXPERIENCE -July 2010 - May 2011, 40 Hours per Week, Research Assistant, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA. Develop PARSES, a pipeline for analysis of exogenous RNA using Perl and Ruby. Publish and present results regularly. Explore best methods to analyze exogenous RNA. -August 2009 - June 2010, 20 Hours per Week, Teacher's Assistant, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA. Teach Java labs. Assist students with lab reports and software development issues. Grade lab reports. -June 2008 - June 2010, 25 Hours per Week, Software Developer, SPAWAR Atlantic New Orleans, New Orleans, LA. Develop web applications in Java and PL/SQL. Develop applications in C#. Write documentation following waterfall and CMMI processes. Procure software for various projects. Handle procurements for four software projects. -January 2008 - April 2008. 20 Hours per Week, Software Developer, Archon Information Systems, New Orleans, LA. Design GUIs in ASP.NET, C#, and CSS for web applications. Write unit test classes for existing code in C#. Write in house applications for data organization in C# RESEARCH INTERESTS -Etiology of exogenous agents in human cancers using next generation sequencing. -Classification of human viruses via their integration sites using genome annotation information. -Next generation sequencing data visualization. -Metagenomics (human microbiome interrogation against diseases and environmental science community functional potential). -Biological data storage, sanitation, uniqueness and distribution. -Hidden Markov Model bioinformatics data classification optimization. -Computer-human interaction for analysis and research tools for experts. CORE COMPETENCIES BIOINFORMATICS -Nucleic acid and protein sequence analysis. -Eukaryotic and prokaryotic genome analysis/annotation. -Metagenomics (soil, water, and human samples). -Algorithms for gene prediction, motif recognition, sequence alignment. -Cheminformatics, nanopore detectors. -Statistical genetics (linkage analysis, association studies). -Bioinformatics Algorithm implementations, dynamic programming, HMMs, SVMs, dimensionality reduction, feature selection, classification. SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT -Object-Oriented Programming, Java (Spring, TomCat, Beans, JSP, jReport, AspectJ, NetBeans, Eclipse), C# (LINQ, Visual Studio, Crystal Reports), Perl, Ruby, and C++. -Procedural Programming/Scripting, Perl, MATLAB, shell scripting (bash, sed, awk, curl, wget, etc.), Python (SciPy), Galaxy, x86 Assembly, C/C++, Ruby (Rake),Haskell, LISP (Common LISP), and familiarity with R. -Database development, designed PL/SQL database, familiarity with NoSQL and MySQL. -Design patterns, Abstract Factory, Factory Method, Lazy Initialization, Prototype, Singleton, Adapter, Bridge, Composite, Decorator (via aspects), Facade, Chain of Responsibility, Command, Iterator, Mediator, Observer, Template Method, Visitor, Balking, Messaging, Lock, Monitor object, and Read-Write Lock. -Requirements, member and compentency leader of 2 CMMI level 3 teams, specification, use cases, user stories, quality control, configuration management (versioning, tool analysis), risk management, and requirements. -UNIX system administration, Slackware, Ubuntu, Open-SuSE, Solaris, Debian, Fedora, Knoppix, FreeBSD, MacOS, familiarity with Plan 9. BIOLOGY -Gene expression, regulation, pre-mRNA processing/alternative splicing, gene sets. -Virus, structure, reverse transcription, integration, progression, tumor treatment, retroviruses, transmission, XMRV, HTLV-1, vaccines, virophage. -Cancer, etiology, progression. STATISTICS -Sequence alignment, heuristic, global, local, and multiple alignment. -Artificial neural networks, LDA, QDA, SVMs, -Hierarchical clustering, MCMCs, Maximum Likelihood. MAJOR SOFTWARE PROJECTS -PARSES: A Pipeline for Analysis of RNA-Sequencing Exogenous Sequences is a pipeline constructed from existing sequence analysis tools which allows a researcher to interrogate RNA-Sequencing experiments for possible biological contamination or the presence of exogenous sequences that may shed light on other factors influencing an organism's condition. Built upon Rake (Ruby), with some Perl scripts, PARSES allows simple analysis of RNA-Sequencing data in an automated and repeatable fashion. 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The data and information products generated by MEASURE facilitate Fleet maintainers using safe, reliable, calibrated support equipment on aircraft, ships, and weapons systems. -FASOR: Family Advocacy System of Records Suite, a web application to collect and store maltreatment data, patient case details, and treatment and prevention plans. Automatic generation of secure administrative support materials, based on case data entered at Family Advocacy Program field offices and stored on the central FASOR server. Generation of customized statistical reports and data queries. Was in the process of being redesigning with C# 3.5 with a PL/SQL back end and ASP.NET front-end using Crystal Reports for reporting. -TWPAM: Team Work Plan Automation Module, a web application written in Java with hard coded PL/SQL and a JSP front-end for planning personnel, material & logistic requirements, resource allocations, and individual resource assignments across field activities supporting multiple SYSCOMs. It is being redesigned using CMMI level 3 practices in JavaEE with a PL/SQL back end and a JSP and Javascript front end using a five tier web architecture with JReports for reporting. -Civic Source Auctioneer, a web application written in C# 3.5 and ASP.NET to provide an online forum for banks, cities, counties and parishes to sell tax liens and delinquent, foreclosed and adjudicated properties. It was developed using Agile processes. It harnesses a SQL Server spatial database back end using LINQ to display properties to users with information regarding the property harvested from legal documents via advanced OCR techniques and regenerated using Crystal Reports templates. COURSES TAUGHT -CSCI 1581 Software Design and Development I Laboratory (4 sections) Applications, exercises, and explorations in methodologies, software design, and development. Object-Orientation basic premises using Java intended for CS majors. -CSCI 2121 Software Design and Development II Laboratory (2 sections) Two hours of laboratory each week to accompany CSCI 2120. Applications, exercises, and explorations in methodologies for software design and development. A continuation of CSCI 1581. Object-Orientation premises using Java pre-data structures intended for CS majors.
Savannah, Georgia, United States
Sylvia Akushie - Freelance Video Production & Voiceovers
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Sylvia Akushie New Jersey sakushie25@yahoo.com OBJECTIVE: To contribute my skills, experience and creativity to your company. WORK EXPERIENCE: THE CELEBRITY APPRENTICE SEASON 7,8, 9 & 11/ NBC Field Clearance PA :-10/07-11/10 ? Assisted the field producers and camera operators on various shoots. ? Organized image releases and photographed talent. ? Assisted on boardroom and task delivery shoots. PISCATAWAY TOWNSHIP SCHOOLS- BOARD OF EDUCATION Substitute Teacher :-9/2007-6/2009 ? Ensured the adequate supervision to assure health, welfare, and safety of all students. ? Implemented lesson plans, while ensuring the integrity of academic time and in a manner which motivates students to learn to participate. ? Performed other related duties as assigned by building administrator. DANCING WITH THE STARS SEASON 4/ WABC TV Story Writer :-2/07-5/07 ? Assisted the field producer on creating synopsis & selecting sound bites. ? Shot talent with 24p video camera at dance rehearsals & took notes on set daily. ? Organized and maintained various issues of pre-production. AMERICAN IDOL SEASON 6 Production assistant :-8/2006 ? Assisted the executive producer and production coordinator on shoots for the NY & NJ locations. ? Organized and updated contestant on-deck number tags for the judges and producers. ? Registered contestants and distributed credentials to the production crew. SHOWTIME NETWORKS Control room assistant :-7/06-8/06 ? Logged the live comedy show ? Assisted the AD and Director on time code, audio and clearance fixes. ? Selected b-roll shots from iso camera for the director. NOLA FILMS Production coordinator :-2/06-5/06 ? Assisted the clients and directors with commercials for Wendy’s, Pier1,Century 21,Crest white strips, Dirt devil, Centrum, & Gerber ? Created production books for sales rep and executives ? Secured signatures on license and mailed cue sheets to vendors. MTV2 NETWORKS / SUCKER FREE POWER PLAYERS Post production assistant :-11/05-12/05 ? Created music videos reels and show dubs from beta SP and mini dv tapes. ? Digitized footage, organized master tape list and show logs. ? Selected video clips, sound bites and screen tapes ? Researched copyright information online & updated r &c list of music videos, interviews and audio clips. EDUCATION NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Bachelor of Fine Arts, Communication Master of Arts, Communication Arts with Academic Honors: Deans List distinction :-5/2003
Woodbridge, New Jersey, United States
Ana le Roux - Freelance Magazine Photography & Graphic Design
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3.5
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$50
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I am a graphic designer, photographer and web designer. Currently writing e-books for children and working on my food photography and food culture book. I teach IT part-time.I have been the editor of several school publications. Have run a printing business. I love designing and photo manipulation. My first career job was as a technical illustrator and draughtsperson. I am looking to expand my knowledge as an editorial food photographer.
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Amanda Kliegl - Freelance Children's Book Illustration & Fantasy Art
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Education Western Connecticut State University, Danbury, CT Bachelor of Arts Degree 2009 Major: Art, GPA 3.76 Concentration: Illustration Relevant Course Experience • Drawing 1-2, Advanced Figure Drawing, Illustration 1-3, Typography, Printmaking and Production Processes. • Concrete foundation in various media: digital, pastels, charcoal, graphite, colored pencils, sculpture, and mixed media. • Strong understanding of composition, proportion, lighting, and color. • General knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator, as well as other digital art programs. • Minimal knowledge of 3d modeling and animation. Related Job Experience Freelance Illustration Commissions November 2009-Present For the few years I have taken Commissions in my free time to make a little extra money. This entails working with the client, asking what they want and making sure I deliver the best I can. We negotiate the price and I make sure I get it done on time, or as soon as possible, if there isn’t a specific due date. Other Job Experience Macy’s October 2011-January 2012 Working over the holiday season in a Macy’s department store gave me the opportunity to give great customer service to all our customers. Most of my time was spent behind a cash register, especially during the hectic times close to the holidays. But I also spent time putting clothes back on the racks and keeping my department clean. AMC Theaters September 2006-January 2007 Ticket taker, often dealing face to face with the customers, directing them to the correct theater, and if necessary checking ids. Ushers keep the main lobby clean, as well as cleaning the theaters after the customers have left. On some occasions ushers would work at the concession stand selling popcorn and other food to the customers. At this position it is necessary to get the customers what they want as quickly as possible. Honors Dean’s List at Western Connecticut State University, Every Semester Sept. 2005- Aug. 2009 Ethel Appel Memorial Award for Excellence in Printmaking, May 7, 2007 School of Visual and Performing Arts Excellence in Illustration Award, May 24, 2009 References and transcripts available on request
Connecticut, United States
Annabel Middleton - Freelance Editing & Book Design
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5.0
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$35
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I am an experienced copy editor with a knack for editorial excellence and am highly meticulous about details down to a tee. Experienced in both magazine and book editing, with an interest in women's lifestyle and travel. Able to work fast and juggle several projects simultaneously. As a designer as well, I combine both artwork and editorial to create custom publications for clients -- from flyers and brochures to coffee-table commemorative books and magazines.
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Tamara Becker - Freelance Video Editing & Photo Editing
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Resume Objective I am enthusiastic and professional person, who enjoys being part of a successful and productive team. I am quick to grasp new ideas and concepts. I work well on my own initiative and can demonstrate the high levels of motivation required meeting the tightest of deadlines even under significant pressure; I possess a strong ability to perform effectively. I’ve completed my advance diploma in post-production, were I was pick as one of the top four people in this field. My dream is to one day work as an editor in New York on television series, my passion grows stronger every day and I know I won’t let anyone down. Employment History Current- Freelance Editor Ingesting and Exporting Footage Organizing Files Sub clipping Syncing Video with Audio Cutting and trimming Basic effects Colour grading Editing a sequence together Filming and Editing; Puppet Theatre and Blue room for Kerry Bowden Avid editor Micachino’s Gateways Shopping Centre- 2011 Serving customers Cleaning duties Sales clerk Making Coffee’s and food Waitress Curves Fremantle- 2011 Greeting and meeting people Customer service Handling customer complaints and inquires Selling memberships and products/ Cash handling General reception duties IGO program Taking phone calls and booking in appointments Opening and Closing Working on my own supervising club Filing Subway Southlake’s-Sandwich Artist-2010-2011 Preparing food. Serving customers Making sandwiches Cleaning duties Sales clerk D & G Lawn care & Services- Customer Service- 2006-2009 Filing Receipts Answering phones Cash handling Helping with landscaping tasks. Data entry Child Minding- Baby Sitting 2009-2010 Supervising Children Activities/ Organizing food Phone and Message taking Helping with Homework Work Experience Channel 7-2011 Ingest Footage Quantel Editing system Filing Footage Editing old stories Productions Harmony of Twists (2011) Continuity and Editor Starman (2011) Colour Grading Deliver Us from Evil (2011) Post Supervisor A Guilty Witness (2011) Titles Bio Hazard Optus One80 (2011) Continuity and Editor Ego Optus One80 (2011) Post Supervisor The Brow Horn Orchestra Music video (2010) Continuity and Editor Personal Skills Great Team player Active people Person Outgoing and approachable Punctual and reliable Organised, Efficient, Prompt and diligent Focused and always uses initiative Passion for excellence and quality Educational Background 2004-2008, Emmanuel Catholic College-Beeliar-Perth Graduation diploma and Western Australian certificate of education. • Media Production and Analysis 3A/3B (Year 12) • Media Production and Analysis 2A/2B (Year 11) Feb 2009-June 2009, Central Institute of Technology-Northbridge;Perth Certificate 3 in Media (Film & Television) • Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills • Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context • Work effectively with diversity • Participate in OHS processes • Shoot material for screen productions • Work effectively in the screen and media industries • Apply a general knowledge of lighting to work activities • Perform basic vision and sound editing • Write simple stories • Record sound • Produce drawings to represent and communicate the concept July 2009- dec2009, Central Institute of Technology-Northbridge; Perth Certificate 4 in screen and media (Film & Television) • Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills • Explore the history and social impact of creativity • Generate design solutions • Work effectively with diversity • Participate in OHS processes • Apply art finishing • Shoot a wide range of television content • Shoot television content in a multi-camera environment • Work effectively in the screen and media industries • Edit screen content for fast turnaround • Produce programs and program segments • Organize production locations • Editing sound using computerised digital equipment/systems Feb 2010-Dec 2010, Central Institute of Technology-Northbridge; Perth Diploma in Screen and Media (Film and Television) Feb 2011-Dec 2011, Central Institute of Technology- Northbridge; Perth Advance Diploma in Screen and Media (Picture Post Production) Reference available upon request.
Perth, Western Australia, Australia