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Dana Gress - Freelance Music Composition & Music Arrangement
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Dana C. R. Gress (586)420-0921 11411 Delvin Dr., Sterling Heights, MI 48314 danacrgress@earthlink.net Education 2000 | Master of Education (Curriculum and Instructional Design) • Westminster College 1995 | Bachelor of Music in Composition (Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television) • University of Southern California • Studied with Frank Ticheli • Recipient of BMI Scholarship for Film Scoring Professional Experience Composer • Studied with renowned composers Frank Ticheli, Erica Muhl, Buddy Baker, David Raksin, Christopher Young, John Parker, Larry Blank, Alan Silvestri, Elmer Bernstein. • Recipient of BMI Scholarship for Film Scoring • Published by C. L. Barnhouse Co. • Commissioned by • Prevailing Winds Wind Quintet, Salt Lake City, UT • Highland High School, UT • Salt Lake Symphonic Winds, UT • Park City Community Schools. MI • Lakeview Public Schools, MI • L’Anse Creuse Public Schools, MI • Connecticut Chamber Music Association, CT • Tuba Brotherhood, LA, CA • Composer for many short films and independent works Alto Saxophonist I am the lead player and composer for Chill FX, a modern jazz group based in Southfield, MI. I am a recording artist with Chill FX, having released our debut CD on My Heart Records titled “Dawn of the Blu Frog” now available on iTunes and www.cdbaby.com/chillfx. We have performed at such venues as Seldom Blues restaurant and Sterlingfest Jazz and Art Fair. Pianist/Keyboardist I am a professional pianist with excellent sight reading and jazz improvisation skills. I perform as a solo jazz pianist regularly for private social engagements. I have held many positions in which my skills as a pianist or accompanist are desired (see above). Teaching and other Professional Experience 2009 - present | Lead Performing Arts Teacher, Vocal Music Instructor Marvin L. Winans Academy of Performing Arts | Detroit, MI 2008 - 2011 | Accompanist/Assistant Director Roeper Community Choir and Chamber Singers | Birmingham, MI 2005 - present | Adjunct Faculty Saginaw Valley State University | University Center, MI 2006 - 2009 | Instrumental and Vocal Music Nataki Talibah Schoolhouse of Detroit | Detroit, MI 2003 - 2006 | Vocal and Instrumental Jazz Director L’Anse Creuse Public Schools | Harrison Township, MI 2000 - 2003 | Instrumental and Vocal Music Summit Academy | Flat Rock, MI 1995 - 1998 | Band Director Park City School District | Park City, UT Other Positions Held 2010 - present | Music Director, Friendship Baptist Church, Detroit, MI 2010 - present | Private Instructor, Four Star Music, Utica, MI 2008 - 2011 | Director and Accompanist, Oakland Singers, Bloomfield, MI 2007 –2009 | Choir Director, Faith Church, Rochester, MI References Chris Taylor | Band Director, Park City Schools, UT (435)90-0015 Eric Swanson | Former Vocal Music Director, Roeper Schools (517)282-9252 Rev. Dr. Samuel White III | Pastor, Friendship Baptist Church (313)404-5499
Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States
Alex Kavallierou - Freelance Comedy Writing & Screenwriting
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?TELEVISION HISTORY Creator/Writer, ‘Longtermers’, Glassbox Productions, UK Freelance comedy project developing and writing an original idea by Bill Bailey for him to star. Complete full pitch package: • Work closely with Bill Bailey • Write Pilot Script. • Develop Main characters and produce character breakdowns as part of project “Bible”. • Create a series outline of individual story-lines with overall series arc. February 2011 ?HEAD OF DEVELOPMENT, Arbie Productions (part of Fremantle Media), UK 2007-2010 • Commissions included: The Rob Brydon Show, Rob Brydon: live, Phil Nichol: Live, Freddi, Rob Brydon’s Identity Crisis, Lifespam • Managing a team of 4 reporting directly to Arbie’s CEO Miles Ross and Talkback Thames’ CEO Lorraine Heggasy. • Brainstorming new ideas for programs and formats. • Work closely with established talent: Rob Brydon, Bill Bailey, Tom Hardy, Alice Lowe, Lembit Opik, David Wal- liams, Miranda Richardson • Negotiating and maintaining relationships with the UK’s leading talent agents and managers: United Agents, PBJ, Noel Gay • Manage budgets and deadlines with Talkback’s Head of Production. • Discover and develop new and up and coming comedy talent. • Give notes on scripts, ideas and taster reels. • Hire writers to develop specific projects. • Writing and editing treatments. • Pitch to broadcasters: BBC, Channel 4, ITV, Sky, Channel 5. • Produce, write and direct taster reels. Content Producer (Supervising Producer), ‘The Rob Brydon Show’ BBC2, UK ***BAFTA NOMINATED 2011*** January 2010 • Developed the format of the show as head of development with Rob Brydon and CEO Miles Ross. • Hiring Writers (and negotiating with their agents). • Heading writing sessions. • Designing the tone of the show with Rob Brydon, Miles Ross and Series Producer Dave Morley: including set de- sign. • Overseeing booking of guests. • Brief the talent on the day: Rob Brydon, Jamie Callum, Miranda Richardson, warm up artist • Script edit: sketches, stand up and interview questions. The show was commissioned for a 7 part series and in 2011 it was nominated for a BAFTA (UK TV’s highest accolade). A second series has been commissioned and broadcast. ?Director and Producer (‘Showrunner’), ‘Freddi’ BBC4, UK January 2009 Sitcom about a Russian Oligarch living in London. As the producer (showrunner) I was responsible for the day to day running of the program across all departments. • Directed and produced the pilot with a <$300,000 budget. • Developed, produced and directed the original taster tape $800 budget. • Script edited. • Cast the main parts. • Worked closely with the line producer keeping under budget. • Liaising with the BBC’s executive producer: Janice Hadlow Reference: Miles Ross Executive Producer, please call for his contact details. ?page 2 Producer, ‘Identity Crisis’ BBC4, UK January 2008 Documentary in which comedian Rob Brydon searches for his inner identity and tie with his homeland, Wales. He builds stand-up material in various gigs heading towards a final, hour long one man show. I was responsible for the day to day running of the documentary, across all departments. Including: • Provide notes on Rob Brydon’s Stand up • Develop the overall story of the show with Rob Brydon and director: Andrew Gillman • Oversee the interview bookings: including: Chris Corcoran, Manic Street Preachers, Ruth Jones, Rhys Ifans, Griff Rhys Jones • Hire and liaise with camera and sound crew. • Write interview questions and interview some of the contributors on camera. • Oversee the organisation of the show with the production manager including: budget, insurance. • Design the narrative in the edit • Provide extensive notes on rough cuts and manage the overall post production process. ?DEVELOPMENT PRODUCER, Jones the Film, UK 2003-2007 After 4 years With a promising slate and successful output, Jones the Film was purchased by Fremantle Media to form Arbie Productions. • Brainstorming new ideas for formats and programs • Directing taster reels and in house pilots • Editing taster reels and in house pilots on Final Cut Pro and rendering them on DVD Studio pro or exporting to the web with best practice video codecs. • Producing taster reels. • Writing and formatting Treatments and pitch documents. • Discovering new and up and coming talent. • Edit showreels for clients of sister Talent management company. Producer, ‘Rob Brydon’s Annually Retentive’ Series 1 and 2 BBC3/BBC2, UK December 2006 A sitcom, both scripted and improvised, this show is about the making of a panel show fronted by host Rob Brydon. I produced a real studio panel show and made shooting scripted scenes to play off it. I was the story editor for both series. Featuring: Elton John, Russell Brand, Jonathan Ross, David Walliams. • Produce real Studio Panel Show • Brief actors and contributors • Story editor • Provide Extensive notes on rough cuts and manage post production process • Manage talent on set - including: Russell Brand, Rob Brydon, Griff Rhys Jones, James Corden, Dave Gorman, Ruth Jones, • Hire and manage technical crew • Hire and brief all departments, including: Make up, Costume, Technical crew, Art director. • Oversee the organisation of the show with the production manager including: budget, insurance. Other shows as Associate Producer: Annually Retentive series 1 BBC2 - included music clearance, Directors Commentary ITV1 2004 (Sitcom - story edi- tor) included extensive archive footage research and clearance, The Happy Couple, BBC1 Pilot January 2006. Keith Barret Live in Cardiff July 2005. The Keith Barret show for BBC2 2004. TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES •Final Cut Pro •Photoshop •Full US work authorization •Camera Operation •DVD Studio Pro •Filemaker Pro •Microsoft Word and Excel •Clean Drivers license ?AWARDS Broadcast Magazine (UK’s leading Broadcast Industry Weekly) ‘Hot Shot‘ EDUCATION B.A. Film and Broadcast Production London Guildhall University A-Levels: Computer Science, Mathematics, Politics (A/S), Theatre Studies 2006 2003 2000 page 3
Pasadena, California, United States
Katherine Ainsworth - Freelance Blog Writing & Article Writing
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Katherine Ainsworth Auburn, WA, 98092 runzbikezswimz@yahoo.com Writer/Editor responsibilities with a magazine, PR firm, book publisher, or newspaper. • Experienced in copywriting, essays, academic writing, creative writing, blogging, content writing, magazine/journal writing, interviews, politics and transcription. • Well versed in writing, copyediting, transcription/editing of interviews, and proofreading. • Strong command of the English language; familiarity with APA/MLA/Chicago Styles; serious commitment to excellence in the printed and published word. • Competent, experienced researcher, interviewer, and reporter. • Copyscape, WordPress, Pub Tool, SugarCRM, Word B.S., Biology, California Baptist University, minors in Psychology and English 2000 Medical transcription certification, PCDI 2003 Staff Writer, Veterans Today • Writing about military and veterans current issues • Interviewing veterans • Wordpress 2013-Present Staff Writer, The Examiner, Dogs, Fitness, Veterinary • Writing about canine and veterinary issues • Writing about fitness and health issues • Proofreading and editing • Pub Tool 2012-Present Copywriter, Search Influence • Copywriting for major companies and organizations • Writing informational articles for websites • Content writer • Sugar CRM 2013-Present Freelance Writer – Proseware, Inc., Long Beach, CA 2011-Present • Authored multiple featured and front page articles • Published in multiple national magazines and journals • Thousands of articles for various outlets and companies • Biography coming out in 2014 about Vietnam veteran • Blogging experience • Content writing • SAT Vocabulary section – extensive experience • Interviewing skills • Reporting • Investigating Veterinary Medicine, CA, WA, TX 2003-Present • Nursing care • Medications • Surgery • Emergency care Dog Training and Showing, WA, OR, CA 1990-Present Horse Training and Showing, WA, CA, TX 1993-Present WordPerfect • Microsoft Word • Copyscape • WordPress • IBM and Macintosh Systems Writing Samples & References Available Staff Writer Links: www.veteranstoday.com/author/ainsworth, www.examiner.com/dogs-in-seattle/katherine-ainsworth, www.examiner.com/fitness-in-seattle/katherine-ainsworth
Auburn, Washington, United States
Shannon Burritt - Freelance Fantasy Art & Caricature Art
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Education: Lehigh Valley College 2809 East Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley, PA18034 Associate in Specialized Technology Degree Visual Communications March 2005 3.6 GPA Skills: • Photoshop • Illustrator • Director • Microsoft Word • Microsoft Excel • Microsoft PowerPoint • HTML/ Dreamweaver • Managerial Experience • Customer Oriented • Positive Attitude Work Experience: • Dollar Tree Bethlehem, PA Associate: May 2005-March 2006; Manager: March 2006-April 2007 Requirements: provide assistance to customers on the sales floor, oversee associates, inventory and stock merchandise, and maintain a clean and neat store appearance. • Kaman’s Art Shoppe’s/ Dorney Park Allentown, PA Caricature Artist: Summer 2006 Requirements: Draw full color caricature of customer in between 10 and 15 minutes. Be friendly and offer matting and framing services. • Portrait Innovations Center Valley, PA Photographer: August 2007-February 2009 Requirements: Maintain a positive atmosphere and cleanly store appearance; photograph the client and sell the photographs in a timely manner. • Mars Inc Hackettstown, NJ Graphic Specialist: August 2009- Present Requirements: Manipulate customer photos and convert the document into a file that the printer can read so that it can be printed on to the candy
bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
Paul Browning - Freelance Digital Art & Logo Design
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You can see some of my work at www.montgomeryq.com. I'm a hardworking and well-respected designer/illustrator with experience in both web and print design.An effective and productive worker that works well under pressure.A positive team player that embraces good design theory and ethics. I am also an effective listener/communicator and fast learner hungry for knowledge. EDUCATION: Degree in Computer Graphic Design - Utah Valley University, 3 years training at Brigham Young University, 10 Skillpath Seminars focusing in Illustrator and Photoshop, and 2 HOW Design Conferences AWARDS/HONORS Logoworks Award of Excellence - Logo Design Trim Tab Award Quarterly honor given out one outstanding employee Featured in Typography and Enclosures LogoLounge Master Library Series, Book 4 Featured in LogoLounge, Book 6 TECHNICAL SKILLS Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Word, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft PowerPoint EXPERIENCE Logoworks by HP - Design Team Lead/Trainer Design logos, stationery and websites in a high-speed but professional environment. Hold weekly training for designers and other departments in design and Adobe software. Utah Valley University Community Education - Teacher-Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop Hold night classes for students of college age and up. Create curriculum and implement techniques to help encourage students to practice and have fun while learning how to create beautiful and useable design. Unicity Network - Designer Work with an inhouse design team to create catalogs, websites and product design. Help promote different health brands and ad campaigns. Vox Promotions - Contract-based Designer/Creative Consultant Create promotional design for clients which include Costco, Target, Melaleuca, Josten, Paual Abdul, QVC, Novell, and BYU. Design custom wearable products from client sketches and work with factories to finalize products. Created screenprintable art for t-shirts, caps and hoodies. AlphaGraphics - Designer Design print pieces in high-pressure environment. Meet with clients to solve design problems and troubleshoot print projects. Create branding collateral for companies. Teach other designers about process, spot color and screenprinting. Host - www.logodesign.com Popular podcast focusing on logo design and critique.
United States
Lori Batcheller - Freelance Content Writing & Article Writing
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I am a professional writer who has published hundreds of articles in magazines, trade journals, newspapers, newsletters, and on-line. My specialties include health and wellness, yoga, disabilities, seniors, and personal profiles. With a master’s in journalism and mass communication from the University of Colorado and in physical therapy from Hahnemann University (now Drexel), I am well versed in writing articles that inspire, entertain, and educate. Thank you for contacting me about your needs.
Denver, Colorado, United States
Jennifer Young - Freelance Article Writing & Blog Writing
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Work-at-Home Mom with experience in customer service, retail management, online sales, blogging, journalism, poetry and short story writing, office administration and personal assisting. I work hard and accomplish anything I put my mind to.
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Shaniqua Robinson - Freelance Creative Writing & Book Writing
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4.5
2 Skills
$10
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I am a freelance writer and i have published article at sites on line such as Yahoo contributer, hub pages, and many more. I have also just published my first two book "As time passes by in my life" which is a poetry book. "Recreated Basics " which is a cookbook with a little bit of everything. I am currently in the progress of my next two, i am a very creative writer and can write in about every style.When i write i am very focus and dedicated in what i am writing at that time that why it comes out the best that it can. I type 40 words per minutes and have a home computer.
Bronx, New York, United States
Veeramany - Freelance Drawing & Digital Art
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VEERAMANY S. Email : veeraa_ramany@yahoo.com 20, St. Francis Xavier street Nethaji nagar I, Ouppalam, PONDICHERRY-605001 INDIA HP : (+91) 98941 41144 PERSONAL INFORMATION Date of Birth 18-09-1956 Place of Birth PONDICHERRY Nationality INDIAN Gender MALE Marital Status MARRIED OBJECTIVE To obtain a responsible and challenging position where my knowledge and work experience will have a valuable application that will utilize my ideas , talents and expertise in serving people, and simultaneously gain knowledge and skills. Hope to become one amongst the best in service if given the opportunity. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION 1973 – Pre University Course Pondicherry Tagore Arts College TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE MS. Office, Page Maker 7, Corel Draw 12, Illustrator CS4, Photo Shop CS4, Flash CS4, 3D Max 10, Premier Pro, Sound Forge, and Morphing (Multimedia) WORK EXPERIENCE ATELIER, Pondicherry – Chief Artist (1980 – 2002) MAXEM, Pondicherry – Graphic Designer (2004 Feb- Nov) PLUGPRESS, Pondicherry (French Add Agency) - Creative Artist (Jan 2005-Oct 2007) DIACRITECH, E-Publishing, Chennai – Creative Artist (April 2008 - May 2011) OTHER QUALIFICATION Free hand Outline and Model Drawing (Higher- Govt Exam), Painting (Higher- Govt Exam) Fabric Painting, Craft and Screen Printing (Above 40 years of experience in drawing) ABOUT MYSELF LINGUISTIC ABLITIES - TAMIL and ENGLISH (oral and written) ? I am a pro- active, dedicated and hard working, efficient in working, good grasping power, broad minded, keen in gaining knowledge in graphics field, interested in gaining exposure to various people and interacting with them, able to work independently as well as in team, energetic to work. ? Interested in Artwork, Creative designing and Photography and am looking for an apt opportunity to explore my skills. Date : Yours sincerely Place: (Veeramany)
Kochi, Kerala, India
Lidia del Puerto - Freelance Spanish Translation & Medical Translation
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Re: English/Spanish Telephonic Interpreter Dear Sirs: In reference to your telephonic interpreter job posting on "Getbilingualjobs.net", below please find copy of my resume. I am very interested in this opportunity and would like to learn more about it, as I feel that the experience gained as an independent contractor coupled with my English/Spanish telephonic and face-to-face interpretation skills would match your openings. Thank you for your time and consideration, and I hope to be able to further discuss possible work with your company. Sincerely, Lidia del Puerto-Prats Miami, FL USA Lidia del Puerto Prats 842 SW 12 Ct Miami, Fl 33135 US 305-858-2209 (landline) 305-720-3013 (cellular / message) OBJECTIVE: Telecommuting position as telephonic English/Spanish Interpreter. Relevant Experience: Interpretation (English/Spanish, consecutive and simultaneous modes). * Performed face-to-face interpretations as independent contractor for patients at hospitals and other local healthcare facilities, government offices and business seminars/meetings between S. American owners and U.S. vendors. * Carried out telephonic interpretations as on-call independent contractor as well as for large interpretation agency in various fields. Highest volumes were from government agencies providing social, education and medical services (Social Security Administration, Health and Rehabilitation Services, County Health Departments, Correctional Facilities, Police Departments, Emergency-911 and School Boards), private hospitals, medical offices, insurance and banking/finance, among others. Calls were received from the U.S. and Great Britain, and LEP's were from a wide range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Instruction: * Taught ESL, Spanish and elementary French, including total immersion courses, to iindividuals and groups of adults and children from a wide range of nationalities Assessed students' language skills for class-level placement. * Taught English Proficiency skills required to pass the TOEIC and SAT tests to international students. * Programmed daily teacher/student schedules in conjunction with two other local schools. * Monitored lessons periodically with school Director. Translations: * Translated certifications and various documents for walk-in clients in School. * Translated documents written in a variety of subjects including medical. Work Experience Language Line / Online Interpreters, April, 2009 - December, 2010 Independent Contractor; English/Spanish Instructor/Interpreter 2003-2004, 2005-2010 Telelangue/World Speaking, 2005-present Foremost Investments, Miami, FL, 1993-1998; 2002-2003 (p/t) Private ESL and reading/math Tutor, 1990-1995 (p/t) Execucentre International; Eng/Spa/Port Translations, Document Confidentiality Management, Miami, FL, 1986-1990 Berlitz International Language Centers, Inc.; Instructor & Translator Miami, FL, 1980-1985 Education: A.A., Miami-Dade Community College, Miami, FL Liberal Arts Major coursework in Foreign Languages, FIU, Miami, FL 1990 Currently in enrollment process geared towards the National Medical Interpreters Certification, "Cultural Advantage".
Miami, Florida, United States