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Phillip Nichols - Freelance Album Design & Digital Art
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My name is Phillip Nichols I graduated from FSU in 2008 with a degree in studio art, I then moved to Austin where I acquired an AAS in Graphic Design. I have an illustration dominant portfolio and currently reside in Nashville until I can make a return to Austin. I draw, paint, and work in the digital realm on both a cintiq tablet and my iPad.
Austin, Texas, United States
Praveen Dave - Freelance Book Illustration & HR Management
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Praveen Dave E-mail: downloaddave.777@gmail.com . ?Mobile: +91-9098367248. CONTACT ADDRESS: 138,mangal nagar,agar Road ,ujjain (M.P.) Professional Objective To get a good knowledge about of work in all organizations by the help of professionals & seniors and get a good job in a repotted company Academic Profile • M.B.A (HR/Finance) from Punjab technical university. (2010-2011) -running • B.C.A. , Makhanlal university Bhopal.(2007-2010) – 63.76%. • Higher secondary education(2006-2007) -54% • High School Education Board. - 56%. Personal Profile Date of Birth : 20-04-1988. Gender : Male. Father’s name : Ashok Dave Mother’s name : Kala Dave Marital status : Single. Languages : Hindi & English Declaration I hereby declare that all the particulars and information given above are true and correct in all respects and to the best of my knowledge. Place: UJJAIN
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Ashley Teets - Freelance Book Illustration & Portrait Art
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Ashley Teets P.O. Box 52 Terra Alta, WV 26764 (304) 789-3001 acteets@mix.wvu.edu RESUME LEADERSHIP POSITIONS AND OFFICES HELD High School Career Secretary/Children’s Event Coordinator, Headline Books & Co. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12) National Honor Society Induction (11, 12) Freshman Orientation (12) Collegiate Career Art Guild President (year 2008- current) Art Director, Headline Books & Co. (2008- current) Art Editor of Influx: The Literary Magazine of Alderson-Broaddus College (2008- current) Track and Cross Country Team Captain (2010- current) MEMBERSHIPS AND OTHER PARTICIPATION High School Career National Honor Society Member (11, 12) Cross Country Team Member (9, 10, 11, 12) Cross Country Camp (9, 10, 11, 12) Capon Ridge Running Camp (10) Track Team Member (9, 10, 11) Member of USATF (United States of America Track and Field Organization) (11, 12) CFC Club (10, 11, 12) Gear-Up Participant (9) Art Classes—Garrett College, Maryland (9, 10, 11) Cheat River Running Club (10) West Virginia Book Festival: Exhibit Design and Workshops (9, 10, 11, 12) First United Methodist Church (9, 10, 11, 12) Collegiate Career Honors Program Member (2009-current) Art Guild Member (2008- current) Cross Country Team Member (2008-current) Track Team Member (2008- current) Presented at the Undergraduate Research Conference of Lindsey-Wilson College (2009) Presented at the Undergraduate Research Conference, West Virginia Wesleyan College(2011) HONORS AND AWARDS High School Career National Honor Society (11, 12) Knights of the Round Table (9, 10, 11, 12) Principal’s Honor Roll (9, 10, 11,12) Faithful Attendance (9, 10, 11, 12) Student of the Month (10, 11) Gear-Up Dean’s List (9) Academic Letter Student Ambassador Nominee (9) Young Writers Qualifier (9) 36 Ribbons for arts and crafts at the Buckwheat Festival (9, 10) 2nd place in the VFW Patriotism Art Contest (10) Collegiate Career Continuous Dean’s List Member (2008-current) College Club Award (2008- 2009) Sophomore Academic Award (2009-2010) Juried artist for the 10th Annual Juried Show entitled “Light Play” of the Nelson Gallery, Lexington VA--Received the Award of Merit (2009) Juried artist for the 18th National Juried show of the Art Center of Northern New Jersey (2009) Juried artist for the 41st Annual Cincinnati Art Club show entitled “Viewpoint” (2009) Juried artist for Art Connections 6 of the George Segal Gallery of Montclair State University (2010) Juried artist for Outrageous Fortune online literary magazine (2010) Junior Academic Award (2010-2011) Silver Key Award (2010-2011) President’s List (2010- 2011) Placed second at the Undergraduate Research Conference of West Virginia Wesleyan College (2011) First Place in the AB Juried Art Show (2011) Accepted to NYCAMS (New York Center for Art & Media Studies) (2011) Solo Art Exhibition “Where There’s Fire,” Alderson-Broaddus College (2011) Alderson-Broaddus College Solo Student Artist Exhibition, the Daywood Gallery (2011) Forrest G. Clark Award (Highest GPA of a Senior Athlete) (2012) Graduating Senior Academic Award (Highest GPA of the Graduating Senior Class) (2012) Humanities Academic Award (2012) Visual Art Award (2012) Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges (2012) Outstanding Senior of the Year Award (2012) Cumulative GPA 4.0 Baccalaureate Speaker 2012 Cross Country Awards: High School Career Ranked 7th in the state in Cross Country AAA Girls (10) 6th in the Region AAA Girls (10) 6th in the Conference AAA Girls (all-conference) (10) Ranked 11th in the state AAA Girls (9) 11th in the Conference AAA Girls (9) Invitation to be member of the U.S Cross Country Team (high school) and go to Australia (9) 2005 Cross Country All State AAA Girls Team Member, Tenth Place (10) Member 2005 AAA Girls Runner Up Cross Country Team (10) 2006 All-state Cross Country athlete, Fifth Place (11) Member 2004 AAA Girls Runner Up Cross Country Team (9) 2007 All-state Cross Country athlete, Seventh Place (12) Member 2007 AAA Girls Second-Runner Up Cross Country Team (12) Collegiate Career Rookie of the Year (2008) WVIAC Freshman of the Year (2008) 6th in the Conference (2008) 4th in the Conference (2009) All- Atlantic Region (2009) 3rd in the Conference (2010) Academic All-American (2008, 2009, 2010) WVAIC Individual Conference Champion (2011) WVIAC Runner of the Year (2011) Track Awards: High School Career Member of the State-Champion 4x800 meter relay team AAA Girls (11) Member of the State Record holding 4x800 meter relay team AAA Girls (11) State Runner-Up in the 3200 meter (2 miles) AAA Girls (11) Member of the 2007 AAA Girls Track State Champion Team (11) PHS High School record for the 3000 meters (9) Participant in the Nike Indoor National Track mete (4x1600 meter relay) (11) State qualifier in the 3200 meter (2 miles) AAA Girls (10) State qualifier in the 4 x 800 meter relay AAA Girls (10) All-state track member in the 4 x 800 meter relay AAA Girls (10) 10th in the state in the 3200 meter (2 miles) AAA Girls (9) 6th in the region in the 3200 meter (2 miles) AAA Girls (9) 4th in the Conference 3200 meter (2 miles) (all- conference team) AAA Girls (9) Collegiate Career 6th in the Conference 1500 meter run (2010) School Record Holder in the 5,000 meter run, 1600 meter run, 4 x 400 meter relay (2012) COMMUNITY SERVICE High School Career Face Art for Book Fairs and Festivals (9, 10, 11, 12) Fund Raising for Church at 4th of July booth (9, 10, 11, 12) Served Buckwheat Cakes at First United Methodist Church (9, 10, 11) Participant in the “Toys for Tots Program” with National Honor Society (12) Collegiate Career Painted a four-story biological mural in the stairwell of the Kemper-Redd Natural Science Building at Alderson-Broaddus College (2011) Battler Guide (2009- current) Face Painter for Deep Creek Lake Festival (2009- current) Spanish Tutor (2009-current) Admissions Ambassador (2011) EMPLOYMENT Author/Illustrator West Virginia State Government: A Kid’s View Cat Tales—Story One: Lost & Found Cat Tales—Story Two: Hide & Seek Illustrator: “What did you do THAT for?” Conflict Resolution by Tod Faller How to Give a Cat a Pill complied by Patti Wood Inky and the Missing Gold by Don Stansberry Stickyman Movements by Rustona McQuade Season of Play by Debbie Benedetti Sticky Man Movements by Rustona McCuade-- Lily and Nana (Creator of Nana) by Lily Hamilton and Barbara Myers Jake Learns All 8 Parts of Speech by Drema McNeal Commissioned Portrait Artist Art Director of Headline Books & Co. Illustration Awards: Lily and Nana- Silver Mom’s Choice Award, Finalist International Book Awards- Jake Learns All 8 Parts of Speech- Mom’s Choice Award Silver Honoree, Finalist International Book Awards, Indie Excellence Award Finalist Sticky Man Movements- Finalist USA News Best Book Awards Season of Play- Silver Mom’s Choice Award GENERAL INTERESTS Travel Drawing Running Writing Fashion
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Sarah Steiner - Freelance Painting & Office Management
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From Switzerland, degree in Business Administration, passion to paint people, started to paint as a 5 years old, created own comic books, love for arts and workings in details. My father has been a great influence and teacher for me.
Ireland
Lavanya - Freelance Software Testing & Manual Writing
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? Over 5+ years of diverse experience in Quality Assurance possessing expertise in Health Care, Retail, Banking & Financial Domain. ? Lead a team of QA Engineers, ensured efficient delivery through Onsite-Offshore execution model. ? Developed and implemented Test Plans, Test Cases, Requirements Traceability, Test Scripts, Test scenarios, Test Data and Test Completion Report. ? Developed and implemented Software QA Processes and have been involved in all stages of STLC model & the business involved in banking domain. ? Gathered Test Requirement from client or from onsite team, Designed Test Approach document, Coordinated with onsite, developed Test cases and Executed. ? Involved in developing Test result Reports, Metrics presentation and Test result presentation for Business Approvals. ? Experienced in performing System/Functional, Integration/Acceptance, Smoke and Regression Testing ? Proficiency in Test Management, Defect management, including Defect creation, Modification, tracking, reporting using Industry standard Tools like HP Quality Center, FILE-AID and XPEDITOR. ? Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Collin poole - Freelance Editing & Writing
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Writer and Editor for freelance work Fiction and non-fiction Copywriting for yoga and health Writer and contributor for Yoga Wanderer.com, Women's Health Magazine, Lovingearth.com and Livestrong.com
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Connie Hutson - Freelance Photo Editing & Photography
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I am looking to do some work-at-home projects. I am particularly interested in any kind of photo editing projects, but can also build spreadsheets, forms, etc., using Excel. I also type more than 60 wpm.
Frederick, Maryland, United States
Dawn Pontrelli - Freelance Nature Photography & Outdoor Photography
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My interests are broad and my tastes are eclectic, with preferences revolving around my family that include my best friend/husband of 20+ years, our 12 yr old daughter, a quintet of Miniature Dachshunds, and a Miniature Horse to name a few, amongst several others :) DaiIy, I try to make every effort to enjoy Life's offerings, especially those that occur in our natural world. Living within the unique landscapes of northern Nevada provides great fodder for my creative outlets of jewelry design and photography!
Reno, Nevada, United States
Venkat - Freelance Database Programming & Mainframe Programming
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Venkat Srinivasan 2502, Parkcrest Drive, BENTONVILLE, AR, 72712 (609) 707-2080 Objective A contractual position as a DB2 DBA / Systems Programmer / Performance specialist Qualifications • Over 20 years of DB2 Database and System administration experience with special expertise in sub system Performance tuning, monitoring, Buffer Pool tuning, I/O management and data sharing. Also experienced in developing system wide standards, creating application development environment / setting up production environment, establishing Backup / Recovery procedures and disaster recovery procedures for DB2 databases. • A well-recognized, internationally known DB2 Performance consultant for tuning ERP applications. • Very strong experience in product installation / migration / subsystem maintenance by applying APARs / PTFs using SMP/E, maintaining System catalogs and directory and full system restore. • Experienced in Data modeling, Physical and logical database design using CASE tools such as ERWIN / IEF products. • Significant experience in very large Data warehouse design, administration and performance tuning. • Special expertise in Physical database design for very large databases. • Strong Proficiency in coding zArchitecture Assembler, CLIST, REXX,COBOL, JAVA, IEF, CICS, PERL, UNIX Shell, SQL, online / offline DB2 utilities and Datastudio. • Knowledge of MVS – OS internals, zOS Control blocks, administration and significant experience in advanced procedures in coding MVS operating system exit programs, SRB and PC routines. • Very strong expertise in Workload manager GOAL / policy setup, Coupling Facility (CF) sizing. • Proficient in using tools such as DB2PM, RMF, OMEGAMON, PLATINUM, BMC Mainview and CA Detector etc. Proficient in coding in-house tools to read SMF, GTF and DB2 IFI data facilities. • Very strong expertise in SQL performance tuning, DB2 performance traces and IFCID analysis. • Very strong expertise in DB2 subsystem tuning in DB2 z/OS Data sharing mode. • Very strong expertise in performance tuning and troubleshooting potential system bottlenecks in PeopleSoft / SAP implementations. • Very strong expertise in architecture planning, assessment, administration, maintenance and performance tuning of DB2 and DB2 Connect. • Very strong knowledge in coding SLIP, analyzing SVC Dumps and Standalone Dumps using IPCS. • Strong expertise in DFDSS ADRDSSU utility and HSM Flash backup and Flash recovery. • Strong familiarity with most flavors of UNIX including AIX, SOLARIS, and LINUX etc. • Significant Experience in Disaster Recovery (DR) planning and setup for very large data centers. Professional Experience Exxon Mobil April, 2013 – Current Houston • Current role is that of a senior consultant in systems programming team supporting a large data sharing infrastructure comprising of 60 SAP DB2 subsystems and 20 Legacy DB2 systems. Day-to-day responsibilities include performance evaluations at application / sub system level, monitoring the health of various subsystems and applying periodic product maintenance. Installed the required software to support IBM Data analytics accelerator product and evaluated the feasibility of deploying accelerator in DB2V10 zOS environment. Installed DB2 Recovery Expert tool and customized the tool. Championed the setup efforts for setting up System Level Backup (Flash copy) environment for backing up SAP databases. Wal-Mart Stores August, 2005 – February 2013 Bentonville • Although much of the experience in Wal-Mart was in the role of a consultant, total experience includes a brief role (six months) as the enterprise technical expert as an associate. • Functioned as a technical lead for the corporation leading a 15 member DB2 Systems Programming team to assist in architectural assessment, sub system planning, troubleshooting performance bottlenecks in SQL statements / DB2 subsystem and leading the efforts of maintenance and availability for one of the largest Parallel Sysplex setup in the world comprising of 250+ DB2 sub systems including 150+ DB2 systems hosting SAP environment. Setup tuning methodologies for the enterprise by building in-house routines, to gather Performance metrics from SMF data. • Invented several automation tools to facilitate DB2 sub system level backup and recovery using Flashcopy technology and wrote automated tasks for identifying long running tasks, analyzing bottlenecks using SAP performance tools and CA detector. • Designed solutions for catalog REORG, problems involving complicated recovery procedures and cloning of sub systems such as inter sysplex system cloning for SAP from flash backup. • Wrote several performance reporting tools using DB2 Instrumentation Facility (IFI), SMF records, Assembler and REXX. Designed and developed automation scripts to monitor DB2 Connect gateway operation and performance. • Researched PTFs and APARs, reviewed SMP/E error sysmods, positioned RSU maintenance on legacy systems and PUT maintenance on SAP systems and worked with IBM Level-2 on PMRs. As a lead member of the team, played a pivotal role in charting customer specific product feature requirements in DB2, z/OS and DFHSM to IBM design team. • Conducted numerous internal training on DB2 internals, Performance tuning, administration, automation and operations. In addition, day to day experience includes troubleshooting operational and performance issues in applications and DB2 subsystems. • Wrote numerous playbooks for troubleshooting and resolving operational issues for DBA team. Designed and authored an automation tool to help eliminate Private Protocol. • Tuned SQL statements by analyzing access path, creating indexes, tuning bufferpool and lock structures for SAP, distributed applications and Legacy applications using MAINVIEW, CA Detector, Subsystem analyzer, RMF, Data studio and native SMF performance records. • Guided the DBA team, to deploy automated process for REORG / RUNSTATS / BACKUP operations. • Presented operational workload trends for management and interacted with the large systems capacity planning team to forecast CPU, Memory and CF Memory utilization. Target Corporation Dec, 2004 – May, 2005 Minneapolis • Provided services by leading the efforts of database administration and operations of a typical PeopleSoft implementation and performed performance tuning of PeopleSoft HR and Workbrain implementation. • As one of the recognized experts in the field, helped characterization of workloads for WLM. Provided assistance in sizing of DB2, DB2 Connect and Coupling Facility (CF). Provided expertise in the design and performance tuning of Web server (WebSphere) and Tuxedo application server. Assumed the overall responsibility of stress testing of online interactive workload, decision support queries and analyzing the results using DB2 accounting report and RMF workload manager service class period report. • Captured and tuned poor performing SQL statements using DB2PM, CA INSIGHT and PeopleSoft application trace facilities and identified tuning opportunities using SQL EXPLAIN facility. Helped the installation DBA team by performing database maintenance activities such as REORG and RUNSTATS. • Worked with the installation systems programmers to review ZPARMs and customize active logs and archive pool. Yum Brands May, 2004 – December, 2004 Louisville • Provided services in performance tuning PeopleSoft Financial implementation and supported performance tuning of Batch, Online and Reporting workload. Responsibility included Web server (WebSphere) and Tuxedo application server design and performance tuning. Reviewed the load test results from load runner and identified tuning opportunities. In addition supported the DBA team by providing DBA support for the PeopleSoft databases in development and Production environments. IBM Almaden March, 2003 – April, 2004 Sanjose • Performed a sabbatical assignment at IBM to author a Redbook, on DB2 performance expert. PNC Bank June, 2003 – Feb, 2004 Pittsburgh • Provided Performance tuning services by monitoring and tuning SQL performance and overall sub system performance in PeopleSoft Financial implementation Established guidelines for Database change methodology and helped automate DB2 maintenance utilities for the customer. PeopleSoft Inc January, 2000 – May, 2003 Pleasanton • Worked on engagements throughout US and Europe and delivered many architecture assessments and database System audits for various Customers. Wrote the first PeopleSoft white paper on UNIX Systems Services to provide PeopleSoft customers with very good basic information on the proper usage and configuration of USS for a PeopleSoft 8.x configuration. Authored the red paper titled ‘Implementing Unix system services for PeopleTools 8. • Provided customers with focused expertise in tuning General Ledger Journal Edit & Post, Allocations and Journal generator batch processes in DB2 zOS systems. Helped customers meet adequate throughput utilizing less resources by tuning SQLs, processes and doing routine DBA maintenance. • Assisted customers by being at the forefront of tuning massive batch processes in Pay cycle manager, Time Admin, Paycalc and Payconfirm processes. • In addition to helping customers with DBA activities, provided SMP/E installation and customization of DB2 Version 7 for PeopleSoft internal DB2 systems. • Clients include many large installations such as Verizon, State Farm, Caterpillar, Swiss Re, Citigroup, Bearing Point and UPS. Cap Gemini January, 1997 – July, 1999 Philadelphia • Worked as a DBA Consultant for a large banking company in New York mainly to improve the performance and throughput of batch operations. Contributed to the company’s cost saving measures, with various suggestions to improve the performance of a number of applications, which resulted in savings of over a million dollars annually. Streamlined the procedures to convert the databases from old obsolete design to better performing databases. Upgraded the DB2 sub system from Version 4 to Version 5.1.2. Provided DBA support for the corporation to design and build database backup, Runstats and Reorg Processes. Functioned as a member of the core systems programming team. • Worked as a consultant for a large insurance company to redesign the batch interfaces for better performance and throughput. As a member of the key data model team, suggested remedies in data model to improve performance. Worked as a DB2 DBA for the application and set up the recovery procedures for the database. By SQL tuning, brought down the batch processing time from 14 hours to 2 hours of elapsed time. • During the tenure as a warehouse DBA/Systems Programmer, developed design changes to enhance the existing Data Warehouse system and also provided DBA/Systems Programming support to PROD database. Designed and developed a Copy procedure, which accepts various parameters, to copy Production data to Test environment while maintaining the referential integrity, resulting in huge space savings. Designed a simple Assembler based data encryption technique that eliminated the need for massive data storage of over 100GB. Wipro Systems January, 1993 – December, 1996 Bangalore • Worked as a Consultant for a large medical systems company in Milwaukee to maintain their DB2 sub systems and provide DBA support. Served as a Lead DB2 Strategist for the organization. Upgraded the sub system from version 2.3 to version 4.0. • During the early days of DB2 V 2.3, when the number of toolsets available was fairly limited, wrote an Assembler program that invoked DFHSM to migrate the DB2 Archive log in DASD to TAPE as soon as the archival is complete. This eliminated frequent system outages due to unavailable space in archive volume. • Additional roles include design and development of automation tools to increase DBA productivity, facilitate discovery of potential problems, thereby maintaining an installation wide standard. • Started very early as a Systems Programmer to perform DB2 database and system administration, Capacity planning, and disk space management. Functioned as a Backup MVS administrator. In this capacity he has been responsible for DB2 installation, migration and upgrades. Designed and developed a Database Request System using ISPF Dialog services that simplified and streamlined the procedures for maintenance requests made to DBAs and System Programmers. The unique experience gained in this assignment involving REXX, CLISTS and Assembler programming actually helped my systems programming career. • Worked as a software developer working as part of the team that coded & tested the Order Management Module in CICS, VSAM and DB2 for one of Wipro’s customers. Presentations Nov – 2007, IDUG Europe 2007, Athens, Greece Resource Measurement Facility (RMF) for DB2 DBA/Systems Programmer May – 2007, IDUG 2007, SanJose-CA Resource Measurement Facility (RMF) for DB2 DBA/Systems Programmer May – 2004, IDUG 2004, Orlando-FL Tips for managing PeopleSoft online performance Aug – 2003, Share 2003, Washington-DC Achieving peak performance with PeopleSoft applications for DB2/Z-OS May – 2003, IDUG 2003, Las Vegas Fundamentals of PeopleSoft performance for DB2/Z-OS Feb – 2003, Share 2003, Dallas Achieving peak performance with PeopleSoft applications for DB2/Z-OS July – 2002, PeopleSoft advisor live web cast Fundamentals of performance tuning for PeopleSoft applications on DB2/OS-390 Feb – 2002, PeopleSoft advisor live web cast Achieving high performance and high availability with PeopleSoft 8 applications Winter – 2001, PeopleSoft North East regional user groups Introduction to PeopleSoft Internet architecture Publications DB2 Performance Expert V 2.0, An IBM Redbook published on June 2004, SG24-6867-01 An Optimal approach to adaptive buffer management for large database systems, ACM Transactions on Computer Systems, (9), 2001
Houston, Texas, United States
Celeste Reyes - Freelance Digital Art & Icon Design
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With almost three years of experience in the realm of art, most of which is digital, I've become engrossed with the manga style. I specialize in drawing chibis and have done a fair share of full body illustrations. Elementary school marked my journey in art. For more details on hiring me, please send a message. I use Paint Tool SAI for illustrating along with Photoshop for my pixel art. -+-+ACHIEVEMENTS+-+- .Part of a class design team .Middle school bookmark contest winner (1ST PLACE) .Over 20 commissions done via Deviantart
New Jersey, United States