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Lenni Bermudez - Freelance Children's Book Writing & Screenwriting
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Hi! I'm Lenni. I am an 18-year-old college student, who is majoring in screenwriting. I am hoping to publish a book by the end of this year. I will be finishing my first screenplay this summer. I am looking to help people explore their imagination and with that create a New York Times Best Seller!
Upland, California, United States

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Sean Atherley - Freelance Photo Editing & Advertising Photography
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Sean Atherley 1412 E 64TH ST BROOKLYN N.Y 11234 ? (347) 922-5486?SEAN.ATHERLEY@GMAIL.COM WWW.STARR-PHOTOGRAPHY.COM ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Career Objective I am interested in a position where I can develop my skills while contributing to the company’s productivity. I am extremely motivated to build and maintain solid relationships with my colleagues and customers. SKILLS&INTERESTS General Skills: I have a vast knowledge of Photography and studio equipment. More than 4 years of experience in customer service and sales. I am well organized and skilled in inventory control and order processing Computer Knowledge: Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Social Networking, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Photo Retouching In 2011 I opened and operated my own Photography studio in Harlem. Its name is Atelier222 Studios. Interests: Photography, Traveling, Blogging, and Hosting Events EDUCATION Borough of Manhattan Community College 01/2007 to 11/2010 James Madison High School, Regents Diploma 09/2002 to 06/2006 Captain, Varsity Basketball Team: 4 years EMPLOYMENT World Luxury Cars: Brooklyn, NY Sales Manager 06/2007 to 09/2010 • Keep employees motivated and working hard • Supervise, motivate and monitor team performance • Work with vendors concerning price and availability of the products • Increased sales by 15% in small increments during employment Sales Associate • Deliver all documents to shipping carrier at the end of the day • Upkeep lot cleanliness and appearance • Maintain Flow of Cars in and out of lot • Maintain detailed knowledge of the company’s products or services David Boyce Accounting Services: Brooklyn, NY 07/2004 to Present Office Assistant • Scheduled appointments with clients • Answered all phone calls • Faxed paperwork to appropriate recipients • Maintained and filed all paperwork Payless Shoe Source: Brooklyn, NY 04/2006 to 04/2007 Key Carrier/Sales Associate • Open and close store in Manager’s absence • Manage other associates in Manager’s absence • Assist customer in purchasing products • Responsible for maintenance of store Volunteer Experience 2008 – 2009 • Photographed children for parents/family members at dance recitals, reward ceremonies, and graduations 2007 – 2008 • Counseled and supervised elementary Catholic school students
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Esther Dacanay - Freelance Speech Writing & Travel Writing
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Esther Dacanay has nearly 14 years of professional experience in the field of publishing. Prior to entering the world of freelancing, Esther worked as the chief editor of the Torii Newspaper in Japan. In this capacity, she supervised the work of staff writers; chose newsworthy stories and quality photos about soldiers, Department of Defense civilian employees and their family members for newspaper publication; designed newspaper layouts; supervised distribution; approved budget; prepared speeches for senior leadership and emceed major installation events for the command. Currently, Esther is a public affairs specialist and speechwriter for a 2-star commanding general of the U.S. Army Cadet Command (ROTC). She writes speeches for military balls, graduation commencements, educational and corporate conferences, and Army officer commissioning ceremonies nationwide. Examples of her work can be found at http://ScribeWorks.net/works.htm In past experience, Esther worked as a full-time staff writer & Web master for a leading residential & lifestyle magazine, the SAN DIEGAN, located in San Diego. Esther also served as a freelance writer for the SAN DIEGAN during her tenure as a high school guidance counselor and journalism / yearbook adviser at Horizon Jr. & Sr. High School in San Diego. Under her direction, journalism students learned the fundamentals of news writing, copy editing, proofreading and basic photography. Furthermore, they learned basic desktop publishing skills using Adobe InDesign, PageMaker and Photoshop. Under Esther's leadership of four consecutive years, students who had no previous experience in any of the fields above produced a 256-page quality school annual publication which received numerous awards at San Diego's Del Mar Fair. Many of her former high school students have gone on to study journalism, photography and graphic design in college. Some are currently working in entry-level positions as journalists. Esther first began her career in journalism as a features writer for Viewpoints newspaper in Riverside, Calif. She later continued her work as a news reporter for The Daily Aztec in San Diego. Esther's education includes a bachelor's degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Single Subject Teaching from San Diego State University. In addition, she completed a teacher education program at Southern California Christian College. She currently holds a valid secondary teaching credential in English/Journalism from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC). Furthermore, she holds a valid K - 12 pupil personnel services credential, also from the CCTC, which she earned shortly after completing a master's degree in School Guidance Counseling from Azusa Pacific University. Esther's travels include: Japan, S. Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand, the Philippines, B.C. Canada, Baja California and various regions throughout the U.S. Esther's editorial expertise lies within the following areas: press releases, feature articles, news articles, brochures, speechwriting, newsletter writing / layout, SEO Web site content, corporate writing, travel writing, copyediting, and proofreading. For more information, visit http://ScribeWorks.net
Hampton, Virginia, United States
Roel Morillo - Freelance Comic Art & Illustration
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Hello, My name Roel Morillo, A beginner in the field, but well versed in the craft. I've been drawing most of my adult life all the way back since childhood. COMIC BOOK illustration of all genres. Super heroes, Science Fiction, and Fantasy, Moody Noir, Frazetta, Elvgren Pin up Girls, I'm your artist. I lean towards more realistic renditions but can do highly stylized work. If your ideas are in need of CONCEPT ART, PROTOTYPE designs, Illustration, consider my services. If your art needs writing/words to go along with your art count me in. A beginner in the field, but well versed in the craft. Thank you for your time.
San Jose, California, United States
L Jayaraman - Freelance Magazine Design & Book Design
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L. JAYARAMAN ljayaraman@yahoo.com No.40, 5th Main Road, New Colony, Chromepet, Chennai 600 044 Phone: 9884716388 Ph:22388496 OBJECTIVE 15 + years of experience (7 years in BPO Quark, Indesign, Graphic and Prepress) in Pre-press Operations - Leading a team of 50 excellent pre-press professionals – Book Work. Expertise in Creation and execution of job plans, resource planning, capacity utilization and overseeing projects from start to completion - strong knowledge of print production, Prepress, Typesetting, DTP, Premedia work, PDF Edition, print production including output generation, color separating and four-color printer techniques - high proficiency in digital graphic technology - strong interpersonal and leadership skills - seeking Team Leader position in Printing/ Pre-press divisions of reputed companies. Work Profile 1. Quark and Indesign Template creation 2. Chart and Graphic work (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator) 3. Knowledge in Imagesetter, CTP and Impose software Pixel Stream. 4. Color correction 5. Advertising Layout, Book Work, Brochure, Financial Report, Annual Report, Leaflet 6. Cover page creation 7. Brochure, Newsletter, Weekly and Monthly Magazine 8. Job Estimate Planning for team members, job allegation 9. Preflight (Premedia) work 10. Trainer in fresh candidate. 11. Job Quality check as per client requirement. 12. Troubleshooting 13. . Responsible for all aspects of production: format and page design, galleys and page proofs, page checks, photos and figures, check copy, cover/case design. Maintains records of all volumes in production CORE SKILL ? Hands on designing ? A solid understanding of User Interface design. ? Experience in Pre press in MAC & PC environment ? Ability to coordinate a design team and help them come to a consensus. ? Ability to work with others to come up with a set of artistic paradigms ? Ability to work with and improve on an artistic paradigm that was created by other graphic designers. ? Expertise in pagination and template creation in Quark and Indesign ? Experienced in Adobe Page Maker, QuarkExpress, Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat & Pitshop Professional. ? Well versed in Preps imposing software work for Pixel Stream, Imagesetter, RIP Software. ? 2 years of experience in Training people in QuarkXpress, Indesign, DTP, Graphic and Pre-press work PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 1. Senior Creative Specialist (Team Leader) June.2007 to 2010 Williams Lea (Corporate Information solutions), Chennai • Monitor departmental quantitative quality goals and measures • Coordinate execution of production and project plan • Help establish and communicate performance goals, objectives, and standards • Appraise performance and recommend compensation actions • Ensure adequate staffing resources in keeping with departmental strategies and projections • Troubleshoot capacity/resource issues. Make recommendations for corrective action • Develop and maintain strong customer and team relationship: advice customers of resource (cost/time) implications of production decisions • Make judgment calls on escalated issues involving staff, customers, and/or production scheduling conflicts 2. Lead Graphic Designer (Project Co-ordinator) Dec.2003 to May 2007 Office Tiger Database Systems India Pvt. Ltd. Chennai Crucial Responsibilities: ? Responsible for creation and execution of job plans, resource planning, capacity utilization and overseeing projects from start to completion. ? Troubleshooting and rectifying of technical issues as and when necessary. ? Responsible for administering training for new graphic designers. and Proof Readers ? Coordinating training requirement of all production staff, keeping them informed of all new developments and initiatives. ? Ensuring 100% quality adherence of all projects worked as per correct templates in QuarkXpress and Indesign, standards and client specifications. ? Maintain open communication with Admin and proactively informs the latter of any production updates, as and when pages flow through proofreading. ? Monitors flow of job into DS and QC and ensures that any QC bottlenecks that are slowing down the job are flagged to the Client Managers. ? Ensure that one-on-one feedback reaches individual Leads on any client supplied and/or internal feedback. Reporting Responsibilities. ? Ensures that all relevant Checklists are signed at every stage of proofreading. ? Conducts spot checks and periodic audits on all reporting and process to ensure 100% compliance. ? Ensures universal communication is generated via the EMS and that all DS and QCs are using the EMS. ? Ensures that DS/QCs are accurately filing out Production 100%, quality 100% report at the end of every shift. EXPERIENCE SUMMARY Press Press Operator *** Shift Supervisor Nagaraj & Company Pvt. Limited (An ISO Company) (Amra Press) Jan.2001 to Nov.2003 DTP Operator *** Supervisor C.L.S Press (Formerly Diocesan Press) Aug. 1992 to Dec.2000 EDUCATION ? B.Com (Academic Year 1986-1989) University of Madras Passed 1991 OTHER SKILLS ? Government of Tamil Nadu certification in English Typewriting - Higher Grade (May 1984) ? Government of Tamil Nadu certification in Tamil Typewriting - Junior Grade (Dec 1992) ? Diploma in Computer Application (Sep 1992 to June 1993) PERSONAL PROFILE Father's Name : S. Laximanan Reddiar (Late) Date of Birth : 10th May 1967 *** : Male Nationality : Indian Languages Known : English, Tamil and Telugu L. JAYARAMAN Date : 01.4.11
Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
Charlie Hines - Freelance Audio Editing & Voiceovers
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Charles David Hines 604 W. 38th Street (410) 235-5592 Baltimore, MD 21211 (410) 310-8772 chaparker@aol.com ________________________________________________________________________ Career Summary Established high quality prompt, results-driven, and proficient customer service and assist to inspire confidence in a technical suggestion and management environment. Work Experience OYIVO Radio Silver Spring, MD Manager, production director 2011-present Launched online radio station targeting international audience. ? Wrote, voiced, and produced commercials, promotions, and imaging. ? Interviewed politicians, spokespersons, business owners, and musicians. ? Produced and engineered in-studio and live phone interviews Insight Global Hanover, MD Help Desk/installer 2/ 2010-3/2011 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD Producer/editor 2010-present Edited podcast interviews dealing with complicated medical issues related by surgeons. ? Line edited audio to eliminate all pops, clicks, and pauses, ? Used editorial skill to arrange content to fit time requirements. ? Boosted and enhanced levels to create improved listening experience. WCBM Baltimore, MD Account Executive/production assistant 2009-2010 Prospected, qualified, and developed selling relationships with advertising clients. . • Worked with other departments to ensure successful execution of campaigns. ? Wrote, produced, and voiced creative commercials for clients. ? Submitted detailed productions and traffic instructions. Arbitron Inc., Columbia, MD Senior Customer Services Consultant 2005- 2009 Provided support to over 600 clients per month in support of 20 software applications. ? Updated phone menu prompts to inform clients of products and training. ? Made proactive calls to ensure customer satisfaction and retention. ? Gathered and prepared daily, weekly and monthly metrics for department report. Other Work Experience (prior to 2005) WFUV New York, NY-on air host, studio engineer WNYC Radio New York, NY-underwriting account executive CBS Radio Group New York, NY- NTR account executive KYNG Dallas, TX-air personality, production director TM Century Dallas, TX- sales representative KXXY Oklahoma City, OK- program director, music director, production director KOMA, Oklahoma City, OK-air personality EDUCATION: Oklahoma State University Bachelor of Arts, Radio and Television University of Oklahoma
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Brandylane Publishers, Inc - Freelance Book Design & Book Cover Design
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Brandylane offers what most publishers do not: an accessible publishing house where author and publisher work cooperatively for success. It is this spirit of partnership that has made Brandylane so appealing to new and established writers for three decades. Since its founding, Brandylane’s mission has been to help previously unpublished and talented writers and poets break into print. As a veteran teacher of English, creative writing, journalism, literature, and cultural mythology for more than twenty-five years, publisher Robert Pruett’s love of teaching and working with writers has merged into his passion for publishing, and he continues to nurture new and professional authors. His own experience as a published poet and essayist gives him a sensitive understanding of the writing and publishing process, and he has assembled a team that shares his love for crafting and publishing quality books. In 2010, Brandylane launched Belle Isle Books, a new imprint of Brandylane created to offer cooperative publishing, self-publishing services, publishing guidance, and book packaging, including editing, interior and cover design, and printing to budding writers. Both Brandylane and Belle Isle Books continue to exercise a commitment to quality, customer service, and helping authors tell their stories.
Richmond, Virginia, United States
Amanda Haehl - Freelance Travel Writing & Writing
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I am a travel writer currently exploring New Zealand and looking for freelance writing jobs to share my experiences abroad. I specialize in food, wine, music and other cultural aspects of each country I visit and am able to tailor my writing to travel on a budget, solo female travel or general backpacking. I have traveled through much of Europe, Australia and New Zealand, some of South East Asia and have an upcoming trip to India later this year. I am also an aspiring photographer and have numerous photographs displaying the culture and cuisine of locations I have explored. In addition, I am a registered Dietitian and competent to write health and nutrition related content in a creative manner. I am also fluent in Spanish. Please feel free to contact me about any relevant freelance position at amanda.haehl@gmail.com. I look forward to hearing from you. AMANDA HAEHL, RD EDUCATION: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN: Bachelor of Science in Dietetics, Minor in Spanish PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Vinpro Winery: Cromwell, New Zealand (2011) CELLAR HAND -Participated in all steps of processing 650 tons of fruit from destemmer and press operation to punch downs and barrel transfers. -Completed daily ferment rounds including juice and fruit chemical analysis and subsequent yeast and nutrient additions. Monk Brewery and Restaurant: Fremantle, Australia (2010) SERVER -Encouraged guests to explore the unique beer range, suggesting styles to fit individual preferences and meal choices. -Achieved top sales award for the month of December. Fringe Cafe: Melbourne, Australia (2010) SERVER -Provided excellent service to diverse clientele at a busy beachside café, preparing coffee, basic cocktails and serving food. Naturaliste Vintners: Margaret River, Australia (2010) WINEMAKING INTERN -Monitored fruit weigh in while operating winery equipment including destemmer, crusher, press and pumps -Promoted winery cleanliness and sanitation of all tanks, processing equipment and storage containers Maker’s Mark Bourbon House and Lounge: Shelbyville, IN (2009) SERVER’S ASSISTANT -Managed banquet logistics for parties of up to 500 guests while coordinating food and beverage service United Package Liquors: Greenwood, IN (2009) SALES ASSOCIATE -Specialized in wine and craft beer sales, assisting customers in diversifying selections and expanding their palate Coordinated Program in Dietetics: Purdue University (2008-2009) COMMUNITY NUTRITION, FOODSERVICE MANAGEMENT, CLINICAL INTERN -Designed marketing kits including bulletin board, brochures and resources for athletic clients desiring muscle gain -Managed large-scale foodservice production and coordinated holiday meal event for 1,500 students Enology Laboratory – Food Science Department: Purdue University (2006-2008) RESEARCH ASSISTANT & TEACHING ASSISTANT -Participated in fall crush, barreling and bottling as well as sensory and chemical wine analysis -Edited and published wine sensory analysis manual for continued use for Wine Appreciation students each semester Indy International Wine Competition – Indiana Wine Grape Council: Purdue University (2008) CUSTOMER SERVICE & DATA ENTRY SPECIALIST -Organized over 3,200 wine entries, ensuring appropriate varietal categorization and flight assignment -Corresponded with international commercial and amateur participants to resolve entry questions and concerns Westwood Catering-Hospitality & Tourism Management: Purdue University (2005-2008) ASSISTANT TO THE PURDUE PRESIDENT’S PERSONAL CATERING CHEF -Created intricate appetizers and gourmet entrées, applying skills acquired through personalized culinary training National Association of College Foodservice – Cal Dining: UC Berkeley, CA (2007) FOODSERVICE MANAGEMENT INTERN -Supervised 24-hour waste audit, initiating green and organic innovations, trans-fat elimination and healthy menu alternatives INTERNATIONAL TRAINING -Wine Processing and Production: Naturalist Vintners, Margaret River, West Australia -Spanish Language & Culture Semester Study Abroad: Universidad de Sevilla, Spain -Community Nutrition Practicum: Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland -Culture & Cuisine of Switzerland Excursion: Purdue Hospitality & Tourism, Switzerland PUBLICATIONS -Wine Aroma Descriptor Manual: Purdue Wine Appreciation -Sevilla Sundays: Purdue Study Abroad Essay Winner -The Culture & Cuisine of Switzerland: Boiler Plate Magazine -8am: CIEE Spanish Culture Essay Winner
Otago, New Zealand
Martine Finucane - Freelance Illustration & Children's Book Illustration
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Hi,I am a very versitile illustrator I have over ten years experience in animation ,starting as an Inker,EFX,artist,and then Background Artist,I design greeting cards and illustrate childerns books.I love to paint and draw and have a slight comic feel to my work,although I can turn my hand to most illustration projects.Please check out my website,
Ireland
George Fleites - Freelance 3D Animation & Illustration
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Character Animator. Illustrator. Designer. Feel free to check out my website to see my demo reel: www.georgefleites.com or follow me on Instagram to see more of my work: gf_characteranimation
Savannah, Georgia, United States