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Ngobeni Matimba - Freelance 3D Graphic Design & Competitive Analysis
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$60
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I am self driven, hard Lover and enthusiastic and very passionate about learninng and to explore with the new challenges. I have the ability to learn fast Amongst other skills, I have good communication skills,computer literancy skills ,team management skills and excellent numerency counting skills.
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

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Chad tugwell - Freelance Album Design & Logo Design
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I'm a 33 year old male that has been airbrushing for around 6 years. I have a part time airbrushing business that I do but would love to be able to make a living out of it. I would love the opportunity to do freelancing work or sub contacting with some companies that would like to help me do what I love to do
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Olivia Jade Corvett - Freelance Business Consulting & Branding
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SKILLS SUMMARY Consulting - Freelancing and contracting my services to fashion and lingerie/underwear brands within London, UK and Sydney, AUS. - Lending expert advice in design, branding and marketing areas, implementing my industry knowledge and market awareness. - Analyzing the brand's design signature, business model, market, position on the marketplace, competitors and vision. - Working with the brand to guide their business towards their objectives while advising on marketing and design choices. - Experiencing the retail environment and product presentation through the consumer's journey and adjusting the flow. - Directing and strategizing towards seasonal trends, marketing habits, commercial appeal and niche market opportunities. - Developing collections that speak of the brands philosophy while transcending time, trends with a strong and steadfast vision. - Liaising with various fashion companies - boutique/street-wear/lingerie - and connecting them with industry suppliers. Marketing - Overseeing the end-user journey to ensure a reliable, loyal and reciprocal relationship that's rooted in trust and quality.? - Conducting qualitative and quantitative consumer research then analyzing market feedback into reports.?Investigating various markets, cultural studies and consumer behavior to appeal to local and offshore consumers.? - Making commercially driven decisions to appeal to a broader audience and increase business profit margins.?Personalizing the consumer experience through interactive activities, social media and promotional events. - Creating POS materials and displays for online marketing, in-store promotions and outdoor advertising. - Planning and executing events and experiential promotions to enhance brand campaigns and meet business objectives. - Generating monthly, quarterly and yearly budget reports and forecasts to share with management and stake shareholders. Branding - Identifying the brand identity and implementing its vision and mission with innovation and dedication.? - Maintaining the brand integrity through delivering regular communication and consistent quality. - Monitoring brand performance by keeping ahead of competitors and actively pursuing new opportunities. - Building a brand that relates to and speaks to the relevant markets while growing the market needs and demand. - Developing the brand messages that reach the audience while creating sensory stimulation that evokes the brand. Designing - Brainstorming, sketching and designing working drawings for lingerie/underwear, swimwear, loungewear and street-wear. - Preparing specification sheets and production/tech packs for local and offshore suppliers, manufacturers and agents. - Fitting and grading samples, amending patterns, approving fabric swatches, trims, print strike-offs and lab dips. - Following the critical path, overseeing production and assessing quality control while adhering to a timeline and deadlines. - Advising on product design, trends and market directions while evaluating current garment accessories and store environment. Art Direction & Styling - Selecting creative teams, talent and locations for collaboration on photo shoots, catwalk shows, products and promotions.? - Conceiving visual imagery in-line with brand directions for seasonal collections, campaigns, look books and collaborations. - Collating mood boards, storyboards and trend research for clients collections, campaigns, look books and fashion shows. - Conceptualizing photo shoots, advising creative team and talent, directing shoots/shows and involvement in post-production. - Stylist and 'Head of Wardrobe' for various models, celebrities, artists, models and 'icons' in fashion shoots and events. - ?Visual merchandising clothing and accessories, devising display units and advising on workable retail spaces and interior. Public Relations - Devising promotional tactics and on-the-ground events for clients to reach consumers and media and gain press coverage. - Media planning and budgeting for print, editorial and advertising with various media outlets and throughout stocked retailers. - Outputting regular communication to media contact lists and holding press showings to present collections and directions.? - Coordinating collection, seasonal and event launches through campaigns, press releases, promotions and press meetings. - ?Writing press articles, collating a network of media, developing relationships, attending events and keeping in constant contact. - Loaning fashion clothing and accessories out for editorial and shows, following up returns and keeping record of activities. Social Media - Regularly updating Twitter, Tumblr, YouTube, Pinterest and Facebook pages to increase online audience and offline customers. - Inform, amuse and interact with audience by posting blog writing, images, videos, audio, links and articles that appeal. - ?Analyzing statistics and analytics relating to interaction and adjusting our activities to increase viewers and gain followers. - Creating and emailing regular e-newsletters and e-flyers to members, customers and suppliers using online and offline methods. Sales - Monitoring brand recognition and sales success while measuring consequent earnings and expenses involved to achieve them.? - Managing budgets, cash flow and project expenditure while planning ahead for monthly, quarterly and yearly forecasts.? - Employing pricing strategies through sales and seasonal promotions, new product trials and testing samples for price structure. - Participating in sales and marketing presentations with media, buyers and selected end-user customers to gain insight. EDUCATION 2010-11 Open Universities Australia Bachelor of Marketing, Media and Communications ?2003 Auckland University of Technology Diploma in Business Studies 2002 Fashion Incubator Certificate in Fashion Business Planning ?2000-01 Auckland University of Technology Certificate in Fashion Technology Intermediate Certificate in Pattern Making and Garment Assembly ? RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE Freelance Work in 2012-13 (New York, US) Gilded Minx Gilded Minx is an emerging online designer vintage fashion website with a movie icon influence, positioning to be the vintage Net-A-Porter. - I researched and priced quality designer vintage garments that had been left as inheritance, assessing their value on the market. - After studying the era of each garment, I wrote creative descriptions of each style in line with the brand image and seasonal directions - I strategized marketing, sales and pr plans to reach consumers and industry while conceptualizing fashion shoot and film ideas to promote. .Reason.And.Disaster .R.A.D is a "new world order" brand of printed slogan t-shirts for modern punks of today's youth, based out of L.A. - I created sales/lines sheets and short-listed potential buyers to sell to, gaining retail outlets in downtown Manhattan and Williamsburg. - I conceptualized the idea and coordinated the spring '13 campaign shoot, selecting the models, creative team and location. - I pitched the brand to various media outlets, pushing the campaign and promoting the retail outlets. RA-NYC RA-NYC is a lifestyle hip-hop, skate and culture brand focusing on digital media artist collaborations, a weekly blog and illustrated t-shirt designs. - I created sales/lines sheets and short-listed potential buyers to sell to, gaining retail outlets in Soho, LES, Midtown, Brooklyn and Queens. - I conceptualized the idea and coordinated the spring '13 campaign shoot, selecting the models, creative team and location. - I pitched the brand to various media outlets, pushing the campaign and promoting the retail outlets. DIAZ Estudio de Moda DIAZ is a custom and couture womenswear fashion brand creating bespoke gowns as well as a high-fashion ready-to-wear line. - I designed the brand logo, business card and set-up the website, writing the copy and Photoshopping the images. - I shortlisted a buyers list, researched into MBFW show registration and developed brand communication material. Abaya Abaya is high-end Muslim womenswear with markets in Dubai and Egypt that was focused on maintaining quality while introducing modern design. - I advised on design for the high-end Muslim womenswear market, producing mood boards, designs and fabrication options for the collection. House of Diehl House of Diehl is a design consultancy firm that is commissioned for designs and campaigns and produces bi-annual fashion design shows. - I coordinated the design and creative teams backstage at a 'reality tv' filmed fashion event and facilitated the show while acting as a point of intermediary communication between the organizers and on-stage hosts, ushering fashion-industry guests and entertainment in between. Sexuences Sexuences is a collection of clothing featuring the photographers of artist Albano Guatti, targeted at 'downtown cool', homosexual and art crowds. - I assessed the wearability of the brand and worked with the artist to define the brand message and marketing strategy, utilizing social media and product placement on models, actors, dancers and performers in downtown New York bars and clubs, developing an 'it' culture around the brand. - Filmed public reaction to collection prints and designs using undercover cameras to cover the downtown New York bars and clubs. Various Freelance Work in 2010-11 (Sydney, AUS) Stretch Mark 1 Stretch Mark 1 is an international performing arts show that has toured world-wide. They develop costumes around conceptual and artistic themes. - I advised on costume and wardrobe concepts to suit the nature of the performance then outsourced manufacture and production to develop them. - The performances were shown at various high-profile corporate and entertainment events and we travelled throughout the country was required. - Developing a PR plan to promote the show to new audiences and bring the image and feel of the performance into the current day, resulting in further clients and modern material to promote future shows. Fountainhead Fountainhead is a high-end womenswear brand that sells in Sydney boutiques and online. They produces many fashion/performance shows. - I developed the concept for Fountainhead's summer 2011 fashion show, enrolling the talent and creative teams and organizing show coverage. - I created press releases, flyers, posters and promotional material to inform and excite customers, buyers and media in anticipation of the show. - The show resulted in significant sales among customers and the addition of retail stockists within Sydney, as well as an increased mailing list. Karen Millen Karen Millen is a leading UK high-street chain with an emphasis on quality and high-end design. They have stores all over the world and hired me to work with their Australian outlets throughout each state, which required traveling and attending various seminars on the brand and business. - I assessed the retail environments of their Australian boutiques and concessions, implementing my visual merchandising and styling guidelines. - I compared the brand activity within Australia to that of their overseas retail spaces and found room to experiment and grow new areas in the market. - I conducted a national press showing of the new collection, hiring highly regarded cosmetic brands and modeling agencies to support the event. Yin Joux Yin Joux creates original macrame jewelry in high-fashion designs, a skill she learnt in Brazil, and sells throughout Australia and France. - I designed a press release and sent to buyers, media and customer database to gain brand - I commissioned Yin to produce a one-of-a-kind garment for The iT. Collective fashion exhibition, resulting in an impressive auction sale. The Other Side The Other Side is a unique collection of reversible denim jeans and semi-precious stones who sell to a street-wear market in Australia and Japan. - I consulted on the current denim and jewelry lines by understanding the market and making improvements to trend directions and design aspects. - I created press releases, e-newsletters and e-flyers for both lines, collating a press and buyer list to gain awareness of the brand, the collections and increase sales, resulting in numerous retail stockists throughout New South Wales. - I designed an advert that was sent to the press, buyer and customer mailing lists, as well as published in a street-culture magazine. Contracted Work Experience The iT. Collective (Sydney, AUS) Marketing & PR Director Sep 2010 - Jan 2011 The iT. Collective is a group of creatives who set-up a multi-media and artist representation company and held an exhibition to showcase their talent and collaborative abilities. They required a temporary marketing director to advise on reaching a wider audience, conduct PR relations, commission talent and entertainment and push the company into the public sphere further through media penetration, both online and off. - I gained Absolut Vodka as the sponsor, which required liaising between both companies and creating material in-line with each brands objectives. - I commissioned photographers, accessory designers, clothing designers, a nail artist, an illustrator and a rock band for the exhibition and opening. - Engaged in relations with press and sponsors and acted as an intermediary point of contact between the artists, collective and brands involved. - I assisted the individual artists with their own PR and marketing strategies, overseeing their product and connecting them with industry insiders. - The exhibition was covered through an online blog and press drew many notable industry profiles - We were able to auction two-thirds of the art and wears featured in the exhibition and raised an impressive amount for a bespoke Absolut sculpture, a collaboration by the collective and artists involved and managed by myself. Krites (Sydney, AUS) PR & Marketing Manager Jul - Oct 2010 Krites is a fashion brand management company representing mid-market Australian and British street-wear, swimwear and fashion brands that have a mainstream following and widespread reputation. I was hired during a busy period in which the current PR & Marketing manager was overseas. - I represented Aztec Rose, a well-respected women's swimwear and fashion brand; NRG, a mainstream surf brand; Full Circle, a popular UK street-wear brand; Religion, a UK street-wear brand renowned for their edgy styling; Lipsy, a go-to UK brand for party dresses and occasion wear. - I hired a small team of interns to carry-out the loaning and returning of the product and maintain the relationship between editors, stylists and media. - We pitched the brands through press showings, press articles, style reports, showroom assistance, trade shows, editorial launches and PR lunches. - We monitored weekly and monthly press coverage, collated press clippings and conducted monthly press reports for the company and clients. - I produced the photoshoots for Aztec Rose and NRG's look books and campaigns, advertising within prevalent surf and womens publications. - I designed an Aztec Rose window display that travelled around 144 retail stockists throughout the country to promote the new season. - We increased weekly and monthly press coverage (articles, editorial and 'flat lay') for our brands Aztec Rose, NRG, Full Circle, Religion and Lipsy. - We launched Lipsy into Australia with a consumer-focused event, attracting media and buyer interest and Australian customers to the UK brand. - We attracted fashion editors and stylists from all the leading publications - Shop Till You Drop, Cleo, Cosmopolitan, Oyster, Grazia, Vogue, etc. Nexus (London, UK) Brand Consultant Jul - Sep 2009 Nexus is a designer lifestyle brand that produces exclusive leisure and pleasure wear for men. They required a brand consultant for a new line of women's lingerie and products they were developing and launching, which I conceptualized, designed and had produced through my suppliers. - I evaluated the shop fit and interior of their retail chain throughout England and designed the visual, layout and the shopping experience to suit. - I planned the women's line launch campaign as well as product promotions and events to support the existing mens line and merge the two. - Created artwork, logo, print and website content and assisted with styling and art direction for look books/campaigns. Blaqua (London, UK) Marketing Manager Apr - Sep 2009 Blaqua is an 'English dandy' style men's tailoring and custom-make brand with locations on London's famous 'Saville Row', the go-see street for fine suiting and a boutique off the infamous 'Carnaby Street', the shopping district of the swinging sixties. - We held regular in-store functions and Carnaby Street events, involving ourselves in Carnaby's newsletters and promotions. - I headhunted notable local icons to wear and perform in the clothing and attend our events, including hosts, musicians, models and 'it' kids - Ash Stymest, Jeremy Young, Jodie Harsh, Congo Faith Healers, Graffiti 6, The Cesarians and Chris Evans among them. - I managed look book shoots, runway shows and in-store events, overseeing the talent, creative teams and facilitating the experience. - I collated marketing material for website and blog, promoting 'celebrity' involvement and inviting them to share their experience with Blaqua. Toushe (Auckland, NZ & London, UK) Creative Director Sep 2006 - May 2009 Toushe is a young women's fashion-lingerie brand that offers on-trend design, which I developed from concept through to in-store delivery. - I was invited to launch the brand at New Zealand Fashion Week FW07, in which I produced, coordinated, art directed and styled the show. - I devised press releases and conducted a press circuit with relevant magazines and newspapers, gaining considerable media coverage. - Toushe gained reputable department store, boutique, lingerie shop and online retail stockists throughout leading cities within New Zealand. - In 2007 relocated Toushe to London for the expansive fashion and lingerie industry, which represent current trends and opportunities in Europe. - During 2008-9 I sold into leading high-street chain store, Topshop in London, exposing the brand to approx. 30,000 customers per day. - Created the Topshop launch campaign, shooting with supermodel Melissa Tammerijn and holding promotional events within Topshop and around London's prime shopping district, Oxford Circus, reaching consumers, interacting with our target market and growing brand awareness. Pumpkin Patch (Auckland, NZ) Merchandise Assistant Jun 2006 - Jan 2007 - Pumpkin Patch is Australasia's leading children's wear company.I assisted with the brand and design development of tween girl brand, Urban Angel, specializing in design, garment technology and production for swimwear, nightwear, underwear and outerwear garments. - We analyzed and interacted with tween-girl market focus groups to design and supply on-trend yet age-appropriate fashion garments. - We held in-store functions to gain feedback on designs, stylings and visual imagery in-store while gaining insight into market demands. - The brand featured in various teenage magazines and we held an event in association with Girlfriend Magazine to celebrate 'girl power'. Early Work Experience Various Fashion Styling and Production Jobs (Auckland, NZ) 2002 - 2005 - In-house styling and visual merchandising for boutique Kingan Jones in 2005, dressing local celebrities, styling fashion shows and in-store events. - Editorials for Style Magazine in 2004; Fashion Quarterly in 2003; Sunday Star Times in 2003; Women's Day in 2003; Cleo Magazine in 2002 - Head of Wardrobe and Styling for the Deutz Fashion Ambassador Awards judging ceremony and runway show 2004 - Assistant Producer for Ponsonby Fringe Festival in 2004 - Wardrobe for Stellar* video clip shoot in 2003
New York, New York, United States
Frankie Guerrero - Freelance Poem Writing & Speech Writing
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3.5
2 Skills
$12
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Hello, I am Frankie, and I am currently offering services for anyone who wants a ghostwriter or any form of writer or Spanish translator of some sort. I have experience only within two college English classes and a high school advanced English education (however, I have written my large share in these classes of essays, poems, musings, etc. that have been A+ material). I was also raised in a Spanish-speaking household and have volunteered at my school and university as a translator many times before.
Aurora, Colorado, United States
Kathern D Ware - Freelance Book Cover Design & Ad Design
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4.0
2 Skills
$25
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Experienced and Published Writer, and Editor for both factual and fictional subjects. JOB RELATED SKILL INVENTORY: Experienced on most current graphics and word processing programs: (Microsoft Office, QuarkExpress, Pagemaker, Freehand, Photoshop, CorelDraw, Scanner) General Writing Graphic Layout & Design Photography Technical Writing Editing Illustration Copy & Ad Writing Management Experience Caricatures Editorial Research Word Processing Oil & Acrylic Art Camera Ready Copy Typesetting Several Graphics Programs Medical/Legal Terminology Nursing Education Freelance Photography Freelance Medical Photography in Columbus, Ohio WORK EXPERIENCE: Owned & Operated Photography Studio: 8 years, in Columbus, Ohio Ongoing art sketches & Co-authoring of current book: Safety in the Work Place: with author, Dr. Frank R. Spellman Wrote Song for Eastern Shore, VA Tourism: Come to the Eastern Shore Writing and Editing: Elance.com, jobs for various clients. Contributing Editor for Suite 101; Weekly Column for two years: Women's Health & Herbs Course Author for notHARVARD: How to Redecorate Your Kitchen VIRTUAL BOOKS PUBLISHING INC., P.O. Box 9949, College Station, TX 77842 -Editor RICH PHOTOGRAPHS: (1970-1978) Owner-Photographer of my own studio in Columbus, Ohio. Weddings, portraits, real estate, insurance, pets, product, children and event photography. WORLD HARVEST CHURCH - BREAKTHROUGH TV MINISTRIES, 4595 Gender Road, Col., OH: Graphic Designer/Writer, Photographer; Computerized graphic design of in-house material, audio and video labels and covers; book covers, brochures and promotional materials. All types of design, (6/95 to 97) EDUCATION / LICENSES: Columbus School of Art & Design: Photography & Art Certified: Editing & Proofing-Chicago Specialist; Written English Professional; Keyboard Typist Certificate of Nutrition & Health: Natural Health School Online Hollywood Scriptwriters Institute: Diploma, 1995 Riverside School of Nursing, Columbus International Correspondence School, Scranton, PA: Commercial Art & Design Carnegie Sales Courses, Sears Trend Board Model Acquired Driving Instructor’s License - Insurance Licenses: Life, Property & Casualty plus Health Insurance Hopewell High School, Hopewell, Ohio GE SUPERABRASIVES; SEBASTIAN's INC.; MARK ROOT’S KITCHEN & BATH CO., Col., OH Adm. Asst., Office Manager, Photographer, Freelance Graphic Designer; General writing, design and correspondence; AC/AR, Payroll; Placement of Orders from vendors; Report Generation. Print matter from concept to production. (3/92-5/95) KINKO's COPY CENTER; Brice Road, Columbus, OH: Special Services Manager; Handled all printing jobs which could not be done on in-house copiers. Interacted with vendors, bid on printing jobs, and did illustration and design. (1991-1992) VAL-PAK of CENTRAL OHIO; and S.M. FLICKINGER CO., Columbus, OH Assistant Art Director and Freelance; Layout and design; typesetting; copy-writing; illustration; color searation and negative stripping. Responsible for dealing with printers, meeting production schedules, etc. (1978-1992) Did work for: Cardinal Builders, Burger King, Kentucky Fried Chicken, Lazarus, Central Ohio Lung Assoc., Action Group, Hunter Chiropractic, Century 21, Miss Ohio Teen U.S.A., Ohio State University, Action Group, etc. 1994-1996 Had own TV Show: Words of Hope, Columbus, OH Christian TV Station I read poetry which God had given to me. I prayed for people, and learned that God really does inspire your thoughts and words when you trust Him to do so. A prayer before recording, and no fear, then God takes over your tongue. An amazing experience! AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS: Poetry Contest ...................Publication and Award International Library of Poetry...Publication and Award Contemporary American Theater Co.; CATCO's play writers group, Writer American Song Festival............Award for Lyrics Literary Contest..................Award for Poetry American Poetry Anthology.........Award for Poetry Sears & Eastland Mall............ Served as fashion model Vice President of Women's church organization-Wrote, produced and directed three plays in California PUBLISHED WORK: The DARK SIDE of SURGERY: True story about post-surgery complications- 2013 Recipe to Raise RESPONSIBLE TEENS By Age 5: book; 1988: 1/2002 – Smashwords & Kobo: 2013 KISSING FROGS: Poetry book about the many aspects of Love: Smashwords & Kobo-2013 Poetry Anthology; Poetry, June, 2001 True Story Magazine: story; Secrets of a Dead Hero, 1994 Secret Thoughts & Broken Dreams: poetry booklet, Possibilities Pub. 1992 A Life To Choose: booklet of poetry; 1991, 2011 Exclusive Magazine: Editor/Writer/Photographer; 1990 Million Dollar Driver: Bobby Rahall article; Fashion Plus Mag. 1988 Poetry Collection: poetry; Fashion Plus Magazine, 1987-89 The Unseen Gift: short story; Fashion Plus Magazine, 1988 Hunter Chiropractic Clinic: Newsletter, 1987 Ages and Faces: booklet of poetry; 1987 Worthington Magazine: Editor/Writer; 1983 True Story Magazine: story; He Wanted to Get Rid of Me, June 1983 American Poetry Anthology: two poems, 1978 New Albany News: five articles on women facing divorce; 1974 Ohio Police Magazine: poem; 1973 Portfolio and References available upon request.
Virginia Beach, VA, Virginia, United States
Christopher Cheer - Freelance Animation & Digital Art
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3.0
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My name is Chris Cheer, and i am currently nearing the completion of a three year course in classical animation at Freelance Animation School in Auckland. I currently have a diploma in applied character animation and am about to receive a diploma in digital media. I have studied in depth not only the skills necessary to create an industry standard animation production but also the pre production thought processes in which are needed to produce an original and innovative animation package. I also have a passion for comic book illustration and currently in the process of pencilling and writing an independent comic book project. I have skills in both storyboarding, writing, and drawing comic books in a variety of styles and genres. I'm very eager to gain work experience.
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Karen Kharasch - Freelance Annual Report Writing & Grant Writing
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Strategic Leader accomplished in building effective organizations and improving operational, grant writing and financial performance in major academic, research and healthcare environments. Successful in and strong track record in promoting novel and expansive grant writing, funding and operation paradigms. Knowledgeable in federal and private funding sources, customer service, business needs analysis, financial stability, compliance, systems and procedures evaluation and evolution, complex matrix management, budget negotiations. Proven ability to achieve organizational integration, assimilate efficiencies, motivate teams, introduce and implement new concepts and methods.
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Amy Palmer - Freelance Research & Paralegal
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E X P E R I E N C E The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 2010 - Current Program Assistant in College of Education and Human Ecology o Conduct research for Ohio Department of Job and Family Services on licensed child care programs and Department of Defense. o Coordinate site visits and communicate with child care facilities. o Administer child assessments to children 48-60 months. o Create and maintain research databases for entire project. o Draft and coordinate tracking of informed consents. o Assist in the analysis of datasets for project, as well as report results to IRB. The Strategy Network, Columbus, Ohio 2009 - Current Quality Control o Verify and enter collected campaign data. o Review and update employee files. o Monitor performance of employees. o Conduct HR audits of four offices. Attorney Lisa Burleson, Columbus, Ohio 2010 - 2011 Legal Researcher/Assistant o Gathered and analyzed research data for education law cases—using such resources as statutes, past court decisions, legal articles, codes, and documents. o Investigated facts and case law to determine causes of action. o Assisted in preparation of cases. Attorney Mark Herder, Columbus, Ohio Spring 2009 Paralegal o Conducted new client intake. o Assisted attorney in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 case preparation and filing. Ohio Community Development Finance Fund, Columbus, Ohio 2004-2008 Quality Assurance/Program Assistant o Assisted in review and administering of grants developed out of Jobs and Family Services, USDA and Department of Development. o Worked with Federal contracts and guidelines for Federal programs. o Facilitated communication between client, attorney, and financial institution to assist closing of loan projects. o Acted as part of team that presented each community development loan for committee approval. o Assisted organizations in creating project budgets for Federal grant and loan money. o Oversaw the due diligence and title work process for community loan project. NON-PROFIT VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE Global Gallery, Columbus, Ohio 2010 - Current Board Member, Chair of Personnel Committee o Organized Midwest Fair Trade Fest 2011. o Developing Women’s Training Program with Columbus immigrant population. Spore Print Community Center, Columbus, Ohio 2007 - Current Board Member and Volunteer o Member of finance committee. o Organized weekly community meals for neighborhood. o Organized monthly Free Store for neighborhood. o Developed and organized events and volunteers for the lending library. E D U C A T I O N Capital University School of Law, Juris Doctorate May 2004, Columbus, Ohio Washington College of Law, Summer 2002, Washington, D.C - Academy of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law Summer Program Miami University, Bachelor of Philosophy, May 2001, Oxford, Ohio University of Pittsburgh - Fall 1999 - Semester at Sea S K I L L S • CITI Trained • Proficient in Access Database • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, as well as in LexisNexis and Westlaw research programs • Grant making and approval process •Networking and fundraising skills for small nonprofit organizations • Starting and running a lending library and community space
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Erniebert - Freelance Creative Writing & Fiction Writing
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3.0
2 Skills
$20
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• In-depth research into major literary influences covering the 17th century to the present. Main concentration on British writers of the 18th and 19th century. Comprehension, editing, and clarity of topic were covered extensively. • Research the history of a particular country or region, or of a specific time period. • Gather historical data from sources such as archives, court records, diaries, news files, and photographs, as well as collect data sources such as books, pamphlets, and periodicals. • Prepare, rewrite, and edit copy to improve readability, or supervise others who do this work. • Verify facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources. • Read, copy, or proof to detect and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and syntax. • Organize material and complete writing assignment according to set standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology. • Develop story or content ideas while varying language and tone of messages based on project, medium, and audience. • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite including Power Point and Microsoft Word.
Wichita, Kansas, United States
Gary Pierce - Freelance Drawing & Illustration
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2 Skills
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SUMMARY SQL Programmer possesses strong T-SQL, SSRS, analytical and report writing skills and meets/exceeds customer expectations by delivering high quality products. Extensive experience writing T-SQL and Stored Procedures in a SQL Server environment. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Outcomes Health Information Services Nov 2010 - Present SQL Programmer/SSRS Reports Developer Developing SQL Stored Procedures and SSRS reports per customer specifications. • Developing many reports for internal customers in a team environment. The team consists of a Project Manager, Business Analyst and internal customer representatives. All reports are created using SSRS 2008 and SQL Server 2005. 90% of the reports require stored procedures to be written while the remaining 10% come from existing code. Computer Resource Center, Cumming GA May 2010 – July 2010 Consultant Developing SQL Stored Procedures and SSRS reports. • Worked from customer specifications to generate SQL stored procedures and SSRS reports using SQL Server Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server Management Studio against a SQL Server 2005 database. Responsibilities included mapping data from database to desired reports to meet the customer’s needs. Successfully completed 35 reports in a nine week period. Reed Construction Data, Norcross GA Oct 1999 – Dec 2009 SQL Programmer (2006 – 2009) Participated in a small, highly effective development team that worked with internal customers and management to generated reports using SSRS and MS SQL Server 2000/2005. Generated SharePoint sites for various departments. • Worked closely with management and users to generate reports and graphs using SSRS and MS Visual Studio and subsequently deployed reports to SharePoint report libraries. Many of these new reports allowed legacy systems and servers to be retired. • Successfully completed a project ahead of schedule converting over 60 reports from Hummingbird BI reports to SSRS. This project allowed the company to move away from Hummingbird BI software saving the department $30K a year. • Generated new SharePoint sites and report libraries as well as created/maintained User Groups as required. • Created new SSRS reports and supplied ad-hoc data via SQL queries for users and management upon request. Financial Programmer (1999 – 2006) Involved in the full life cycle maintenance of the company's Order Entry / Collections software. • Maintained the company's Order Entry and Collections legacy software which was written using Ingres Application By Forms (ABF). Primary task was to make all required modifications and additions as business requirements changed. Generated all necessary canned and ad-hoc financial reports. In 2006 when the financial software was migrated to PeopleSoft, responsibilities included writing ETL scripts and collaborated with the PeopleSoft developers to migrate all financial data from the Ingres relational database into PeopleSoft. Financial Programmer (1999 – 2006) - Continued • Worked closely with the Order Entry manager on special projects to gather data for analysis. This would include generating database views, UNIX scripts and ABF applications to allow the manager to select the specified data as needed. • Developed and administered Hummingbird BI Query data models that enabled users to create ad-hoc queries and reports. These data models connected to Ingres, Postgres and MS SQL Server 2005 databases. Also responsible for the BI repository and communicating with Hummingbird Technical Support and working with system engineers to install new releases. IBM, Greensboro NC Jul 1998 – Jun 1999 Contractor Maintain and improve UNIX legacy reporting scripts. • Generated new UNIX scripts that would automatically run and log existing reports that were previously run manually. • Wrote PL/SQL packages to migrate data from an Ingres database into Oracle. Harris Semiconductor, Melbourne FL Jan 1984 – Jul 1998 Software Engineer Participated in a highly motivated, tight knit software development team supporting the Product Engineering department. • Created a GUI application that tracked Product Engineering assignments significantly reducing the time for internal and external customers to quickly identify and contact the responsible Product Engineer(s). The application allowed Product Engineers to maintain their personal contact information and product lists. • Successfully generated a Product Engineering web site using UNIX scripts that created HTML pages which allowed Engineers quick access to product data. SKILLS • MS SQL Server Reporting Services 2005 / MS Visual Studio 2005/2008 / MS Management Studio 2000/2005/2008 • SQL; T-SQL • ETL – Using SQL and UNIX scripts • 4GL Application Development • SharePoint 2007 • Relational Database Design • UNIX Bourne Shell, C-Shell and Korn Shell Scripting; AWK; SED • Ingres ABF Development / Ingres report writer • Hummingbird BI Software • Visual Basic (very limited) • MS Word / Excel • HTML EDUCATION/TRAINING • AS Electronics Technology, Pasco-Hernando Community College • Advanced Ingres ABF Application Development • Advanced FrameMaker • Introduction to SharePoint Development • Introduction to Statistical Analysis
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