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Sean Maguire - Freelance Proofreading & Content Writing
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I'm a 35 yr-old semi-retired software salesman from Canada. I worked for several years as a technical liaison. I would take creative ideas from meetings with creative and the client for specialized media players and then turn them in to technical documents for production. I was also unofficially adopted by many departments in the company to proof-read presentations and other documents to...
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Lynette Hlongwane - Freelance Editing & Content Writing
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I am a trained English language specialist, teacher and lecturer, with extensive experience of teaching English at high school and university level. I've edited several manuscripts. I have been commissoned by Oprah to research and write an article for her magazine, "O". My academic background is English Language and Literature, with a Ed. M and M.A. in English Education from Columbia...
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Pamela Reitmeier - Freelance Ad Design & Brochure Design
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5.0
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$25
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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY • Performance-driven, results oriented advertising/marketing professional with 25+ years of continuous advancement and expertise in print production and graphic design. • Proactive self-starter, highly creative, problem solver, innovative, able to judge and analyze situations and a proven track record of making things happen. • Strong, supportive mentor and motivator of the creative process; comfortable working and presenting to clients, building strong client relationships. • Passionate and dependable about the work, technology and growth with a proven track record in improving workflows, efficiencies and new procedures resulting in reduced costs and time. • Skilled interpersonal communicator and negotiator; successfully negotiates vendor contracts and interacts with all levels of associates/management within an organization. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Principal & Creative Director, PQR Designs, Leesburg/FL 10/2008 – Present Business owner of small design studio targeting small to medium sized businesses. • Providing quality + highly effective creative services including: Graphic Design (print and web), Branding and marketing communications. • Building brand identity campaigns for current clients and maintaining websites and social media and marketing programs. Design Director, Hernando Star Magazine, Brooksville/FL 10/2013 – 05/2014 Design bi-monthly community publication…website design and maintenance. • Design 40 page print publication, including advertisements. • Designed website and brand identity campaigns. Maintain website and social media and marketing programs. Marketing Production Manager, Bonefish Grill, Tampa/FL 5/2007 – 10/2008 Responsible for marketing production and design of all marketing materials including, direct mail, FSIs, in-store promotions, collateral and menus for 153 restaurants. • Graphic Design: Designed advertisements, FSIs, Direct Mail, in-store collateral and product give-aways, brochures, press-kit folders, menus, banners and emails. Designed new menu and wrote product copy for main, specials menus, Gluten-Free and Braille. • Marketing Production: Schedules/Budgets: Created and revised timelines and budgets for all projects communicating status to agency and internal departments. Updated the Annual Marketing Flowchart to reflect actual costs and schedules. Created and maintained Production process through completion including design, vendor contact, quality control from proofing to press checks. Reconciled all jobs for accounting. Quality Control: Attended all press checks, prepped files for print, proofread all materials. Account Management: Handled store’s issues as they relate to marketing and menus. Created a turnkey New Store Opening process, updated and maintained storelist offline and online with (CMS). Vendor Relations: Selected vendors to fit each project. Prepared print specifications, RFQ’s and quantity/version grids; prepared vendor cost spreadsheets for vendor selection. Reconciled invoices against quotes to update Marketing Flowchart. • Menus: Main, To Go, Gluten-Free–Created and managed the entire menu process of 107 versions. Communicated revisions to vendor, updated spreadsheet for all changes, proofread all revisions. Maintained menu inventory levels for all stores ensuring they receive accurate amounts. Managed inventory of shells for Main menus, inventory of Kid’s Books and to go menus. Provided reports to Operations, Finance and R&D communicating current pricing, versions and revisions. • Project managed all phases of website redesign working with vendor on design, content and scheduling to meet quarterly updates. Previewed staging site and communicated changes as needed. Maintained site revisions on a daily basis. Account Executive, Creative Direct Marketing Group, Inc., Torrance/CA 6/2004 – 6/2006 Responsible for successful execution of targeted marketing campaigns, direct mail and ecommerce. • Schedules/Budgets: Created and revised timelines and budgets for all projects communicating status to clients; conducted weekly status production meetings with Account Services, Production, Creative, List Management and Accounting. • Project Management: Managed workflow and amount of overall workload on projects daily/weekly to ensure that deadlines were met. Hired and trained freelance staff as needed to meet project requirements. • Acted as the liaison between Creative, Editorial, Copy Editing, List Management and Production teams ensuring projects met client specifications on time and budget. Maintained project management software (AdTrak). • Print Vendor Relations: Prepared print specifications, RFQ’s and quantity/version grids; prepared vendor cost spreadsheets for vendor selection. Attended press checks. • Quality Control: Resolved prepress issues by reviewing all final art files prior to release to the printer Reviewed printer proofs ensuring accuracy of final piece; checked all links within websites and email blasts prior to live dates. • Account Management: Managed overall client satisfaction and relationships providing strategic account guidance. Partnered with List Management and creative in designing and executing test objectives, scenarios and analysis aimed at increasing client response and revenue. Account Manager, Baker Brand Communications, Santa Monica/CA 5/2000 – 7/2003 Managed agency projects from inception to completion including: annual reports, both print and web versions, branding and identity systems, print collateral, website design and PowerPoint decks. • Trafficked projects through internal creative departments and vendors from inception to completion. • Prepared and maintained project schedules, budgets and databases. Maintain client and vendor relations, troubleshoot and negotiate contracts based on customer’s budgets. • Prepare proposals and Creative Briefs for initial bids, collaborating with sales, marketing and design addressing customer needs. • Proofread, copy edited and tracked revisions for billing purposes. • Assure consistent high quality by editing all rounds of color corrections and attending press checks. Creative Director, Medical World Communications, Los Angeles/CA 7/1999 – 1/2000 Directed the operations for fourteen medical trade publications. Supervised seven art directors and art directed one monthly tabloid publication. • Facilitated magazine prepress transition to computer-to-plate. • Prepared and maintained production schedules, monthly budgets and department procedures. • Negotiated contracts with outside vendors including printers, prepress, photographers and artists. • Copy edited features and departments. Production Director, Bobit Business Media, Torrance/CA 9/1988 – 7/1999 Directed entire manufacturing process of 20 trade publications. Supervised a staff of eleven. • Prepared/ maintained production schedules for the editorial, production, sales and graphics departments. • Ensured quality and design consistency while maintaining costs in all phases of production and graphics. • Negotiated printer, prepress and paper contracts. Maintained all outside vendor relations for current magazines, startups, acquisitions and internal marketing and promotional projects. • Streamlined procedures as dictated by industry trends and internal workflows. • Prepared marketing, manufacturing cost analysis and monthly budgets for magazine publishers. Tracked all outside vendor costs, compared monthly budget reports and made recommendations for savings. Managed monthly paper inventory for contracted printers. TECHNICAL SKILLS • Operating systems - Mac OS, Windows • Expert: Adobe CC, Microsoft Office, Wordpress EDUCATION • BFA, Printmaking and Graphic Design, University of Massachusetts (Amherst) CONTACT INFORMATION • Pamela Reitmeier | 412 Hartford Court | Spring Hill, FL • Phone: 813-731-3646 | Email: info@pqrdesigns.net | Portfolio Site: pqrdesigns.net
Tampa, Florida, United States
Deffectx - Freelance Comic Art & Book Illustration
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I have been coloring comic books for more than 10 years now with many books published. my name is Teo Gonzalez i am from Venezuela, i started coloring comics around the year 2005 after studying graphic design. im currently looking to expand my list of clients and get busy on the free hours i have available. im loking to work coloring not only comics but also video games backgrounds, card games, or covers and pin ups.
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Elena - Freelance Graphic Design & Magazine Design
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ELENA LAVROVA LAS VEGAS NV lelavrova@yahoo.com +1 702 717 9445 ICQ 208900282 skype: elenalavelavrova My name is Elena Lavrova and I have been overly creative both visually and mentally since I was a small child. I grew up with my artistic abilities, and they have continued to improve with my age and education. I'm a graduate of 1996 from the Art Institute of Russia in Fashion Design. During my 15 years as a graphic designer in the print industry, I have created a wide variety of printed materials such as advertising materials, packaging, catalogs, magazine and book layouts, logos, brochures, business cards, greeting cards, photo enhancement or repair, oil or acrylic paintings and school decorative. During the for the past 8 years that I served as Art Director, I became involved in networked magazines. I am thoroughly prolific with all the tools of the trade (Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw, QuarkXPress, Adobe PageMaker, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat; Adobe ArchiCAD). This portfolio shows examples of my work both professionally and academically. Thank you for taking the time to review my resume. You may also view my portfolio at http://www.weblancer.net/users/lelavrova/portfolio/ I only begin the work in the USA. Excuse for not so good English. My husband helps with it to me. I look forward to hearing from you.
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Angelasong - Freelance Illustration & Animation
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4.5
2 Skills
$16
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I work with visual development for digital art, games and Entertainment .I am also moderately versed in 2D &3DAnimation. I am fluent in Photoshop and TVPaint, as well as knowledgeable in programs like After Effects, ToobBoom,Illustrator, Maya, and multiple other programs. I am able to work well with others and I am good with deadlines. I enjoy what I do and hope to work for a company that enjoys this field as well. Specialties: Environment Design,Character & concept Designer Character Animation, Composting,Matte Painting
Flushing, New York, United States
Keith Berner - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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EXPERIENCE Takoma Tech, Takoma Park, MD Proprietor, 2018-present Consultant to small business, organizations, homes, and individuals – sample client work: • Developed IT policies and cybersecurity protocols; analyzed telephony platforms; provided end-user training – 2018-19 • Developed Office 365 user guides; managed SharePoint migration projects - 2018 Freedom House, Washington, DC Director, Information Technology, 2013-2017 Served as IT leader for international human-rights NGO • Conducted strategic planning • Aligned technology with mission and culture • Developed IT policies and standards • Created budget and managed finances • Created and managed Knowledge Management Initiative • Solicited and managed outsourced vendors for network management, helpdesk, security, web, telephony • Managed procurement • Managed IT field operations • Managed technology projects, from requirements definition through change management • Oversaw digital security, including enterprise architecture, staff training, email encryption, and resources for field staff in hazardous environments • Selected software • Created user manuals and conducted end-user training • Managed office relocation University of Maryland/University College, Adelphi, MD Teaching Assistant, 2012-2013 • “Information Technology, the CIO, and Organizational Transformation” – Prof. John Nicolay WolfeReiter, Washington, DC Subcontractor, 2012 • IT strategy and governance study for Management Sciences for Health IREX, Washington, DC IT Projects Manager, 2007-2011 Managed IT operations for international-development NGO • Developed and managed technology strategy, policies, and budgets • Created and project-managed custom application suite • Selected and managed outsourced vendors • Selected software • Managed procurement • Provided training and end-user support Consultant, Takoma Park, MD 2006 • ITF Consulting: QuickBooks implementation; project-management software implementation • Track Marketing Group: Social-media research • Jamie Raskin for Maryland Senate: Copywriting, field operations, infrastructure management Community IT Innovators, Washington, DC Director of Marketing & Client Relations, 2004-2006 Served in leadership of socially responsible firm specializing in service to nonprofit organizations • Managed sales and client intake • Created marketing collateral • Managed contracting, including revision of contract vehicles • Conducted seminars on technology management for nonprofit organizations Gartner, McLean, VA Federal Account Manager, 2000-2003 Represented world’s largest IT research and advisory firm • Winner’s Circle, 2001-2002 • Top public-sector client retention, 2002 • Developed new sales CRM system • Created marketing collateral Potomac Area Council of Hostelling International, Washington, DC Executive Director, 1996-2000 Directed $2.5-million nonprofit travel/cultural organization, including four sites and 45 staff Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs, Washington, DC Assistant Director for Programs, 1995-1996 IREX, Washington, DC Public Information Officer (writer/editor) 1994-1995 Congressional Research Service, Washington, DC Research Analyst for Foreign Affairs and National Defense, 1991-1994 Congressman Louis Stokes (D-OH), Washington, DC LBJ Intern, 1988 Physicians for Social Responsibility, Chicago, IL Assistant Director, 1986-1987 MoMing Dance & Arts Center, Chicago, IL Business Manager, 1983-1985 EDUCATION University of Maryland/University College, Adelphi, MD MS in Technology Management, August 2012 Coursework in strategic organizational management and information systems & services • GPA: 4.0 Project Management Professional (PMP) certification received, May 2012; currently lapsed University of Stockholm, Sweden Fulbright Scholar, 1989-1990 • Conducted research on Swedish and Finnish neutrality policies The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Washington, DC MA in International Relations (with distinction), 1989 • Studied US foreign policy, security studies, and international economics • Awarded Olmsted Fellowship for leadership and academic achievement Northwestern University, Evanston, IL BS in Speech/Theatre, 1982 PRESENTATIONS IT Security An Outsourced Model of IT Management, Build it in Pieces: An alternative approach to enterprise data and document management Getting to Vendor Love: Developing and maintaining win-win vendor relationships Technology Management for Nonprofit Organizations MEDIA Left-Hand View political blog, 2008-present Washington Post “All Opinions Are Local,” contributor on local politics, 2010-2011 SKILLS • Full-charge bookkeeping • QuickBooks (financial management software) PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS NGO-ISAC (nonprofit focused on security) Secretary, 2017 CIOs for Good Member, 2013-2017 Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) Member, 2006-present • NTEN Superstar Award, 2011 Inside NGO Technology Advisory Council Member, 2011 COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS Progressive Neighbors, Maryland Steering Committee member, 2017-2018 City Manager Citizens Selection Committee, Takoma Park, MD Member, 2012-2013 Washington Adventist Hospital Land-Use Committee, Takoma Park, MD Member, 2008-2010 Tax & Service Duplication Issues Committee, Takoma Park, MD Member, 2004-2005 City Manager Citizens Selection Committee, Takoma Park, MD Member, 2004 Between the Creeks Neighborhood Association, Takoma Park, MD President, 2003-2008 Maryland Democratic Party Precinct Chair, 2002-2006 INTERNATIONAL Languages: German (fluent), Swedish (fluent), French (adequate), Spanish (novice) Residence/Travel: Sweden (2 years), Germany (1 year), France (2 months); additional travel in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America
Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
Maegan Sundin - Freelance Flyer Design & Editing
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4.0
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Personal Skills motivated and hard worker learns fast strong multitasking punctual self starter works well alone and in a team environment optimistic attitude Education Dr. E.P Scarlett High School (Calgary) - Graduated June 2006 with AP Honors Mt. Royal College (Calgary) - 2006 - 2008 Contemporary Music Performance Program Siddha Yoga Center (Sao Paulo, Brazil) - Yoga teacher training completed August 2008 Psyrenity Harm Reduction (Nanaimo) - harm reduction program and sanctuary training completed June 2008 Body - Mind - Love (Victoria/Vancouver) - harm reduction/sanctuary workshop June 2010 Awards: Mt. Royal President's Scholarship 2006 (full scholarship plus the cost of books) Student of the Year Award 2006 Lancer Bar Award 2006 Excellence in Music - Jazz and Orchestra Programs - 2004 - 2006 Work History April 2011 - June 2011 Highlander wine and spirits - wine and spirits sales - calgary, AB well rounded knowledge of fine wine, scotch and Cognac/Armagnac in stock Wine tasting etiquette Serving at tasting events sales, customer service, cashier duties putting together large orders for customers key-holder opening/closing duties (including cash in/out, deposits and store maintenance) stocking and inventory May 2010 - Present Maitreya's Haven - Partner/Sanctuary Management - Mobile in Ab/BC writing contracts, liability waivers and employment agreements advertising the services offered bookings basic graphic design for signs and business cards organizing sanctuary materials and logistics coordinating and training volunteers compiling and distributing harm-reduction information for festival patrons assessing festival patrons' need for sanctuary vs. first aid care September 2008 - July 2010 (please note: this work ended because of the recovery process I am still undergoing from a head on collision I was in, in early July ‘10) Self Employed - Private Yoga Coaching - Calgary/Edmonton, AB Hatha yoga Kundalini yoga Specialty prenatal yoga yoga for kids/one on one coaching January 2010 - May 2010 Sound Advice Nightlife - Decor Design and Environment Manager- Calgary, AB lycra design co-ordination of weekly deco installation and tear-down stage design for music festivals creation and co-ordination of deco installations for special events face to face promotions for events and club dates making the best out of an initially nonexistent/very small budget June 2006 - December 2010 Self Employed - Private Music Instruction - Calgary, Ab saxophone voice basic music theory August 2008 - October 2008 Rouge Restaurant - Hostess - Calgary, Ab knowledge of "fine dining etiquette" reception and booking reservations seating guests bar tending polishing glassware and silverware basic knowledge of wines and french food preparation of linens and table settings bussing tables assisting the Sommelier July 2007 - September 2007 Rustic Sourdough Bakery - Bakery and Deli Counter/ Baker'’s helper - Calgary, Ab slicing and presentation of bread and baked goods preparation of outbound and customer orders baking and pastry making and preparation of ingredients display opening/closing cashier duties June 2005 - September 2005 Steeps Teahouse - Tea Tender - Calgary, Ab serving and preparing various teas, hot drinks and food opening/closing knowledge of the 200 varieties of tea offered customer service cashier general upkeep (cleaning, stocking etc.) June 2004 - September 2005 Fiasco Gelato - Junior Supervisor - Calgary, Ab general upkeep opening/closing (key-holder) customer service serving gelato with a nicely aesthetic presentation supervising shifts when a manager was not present December 2004 - June 2005 Parisian Fashions and Bridal - Bridal and Ladies wear Sales - Calgary, Ab October 2000 - February 2005 High River Times - Office Assistant and Bi-weekly columnist - High River, Ab October 2000 - December 2002 Sun Valley Music - Reception and Cashier - High River, Ab Volunteer Experience Sanctuary coordination and management - Astral Harvest (program director) Stage Setup (Wakah Chan) - Astral Harvest 2010 General volunteering at: Entheos (2007, 2009, 2010), Burningman (2007,2008), Intention Alberta 2009, Bassfest (2010), Hidden Music Festival (2010) SADD Member and High River Chapter Executive 2002-2006, SADD Alberta Membership 2004-2005 Student Council Executive 2002-2005 Youth Liaison and Sunday School Teacher at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, High River, AB 2003 - 2005 Jr. High Music Program Mentor-ship 2005-2007 Scarlett Lancer Senior Arts Editor 2005-2006 References available upon request
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Sarah Kienzle - Freelance Copywriting & Secretarial
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3.5
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$12
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Sarah M. Kienzle A detail-oriented individual who combines strong interpersonal and communication skills with experience in computers, customer service, warehousing and training to be the best in whatever field she is in. Education St. Louis Community College – Meramec, Kirkwood, MO • Attended 1999 - 2006 • Focus in field of Business Administration Work History Senior Warehouse Clerk (2008-2011) Jacobson Companies, St. Louis, MO • Ship and confirm orders, file shipped order paperwork • Process orders – for both LTL and Truck Loads • Fix short orders • Print bills • Track orders in MS Excel • Operate and resolve minor issues with office equipment ie. Canon Xerox machine, HP printers, fax machine, zebra label printer, PC, etc. • Answer phones and route calls appropriately • Schedule inbound appointments (using MS Excel) • Run reports • Check drivers in and out • Show and instruct drivers bill signing procedures Temp - Warehouse Employee (2006-2008) Kelly Services @ Maritz, Fenton, MO • Pull product from shelved locations • Verify product vs. order • Prepare product for shipment • Clean work space Technical Support Representative (2004-2006) Convergys, Hazelwood, MO • Answered incoming calls on a multi-line phone system at a 24 hour call center • Enter and track access requests, maintaining documentation through resolution • Troubleshooting and support over LAN, ipconfig, release/renew procedures, setup and configuration of hardware/software (modems, pc, routers), cable modem provisioning • Problem resolution of third party email clients (Outlook Express, etc.) • Troubleshooting and problem resolution. Phone Representative (2000-2002) Royal Prestige, St. Louis, MO • Answered incoming calls and transferred to appropriate representative • Placed outgoing calls to make appointments • Kept track of clientele in Microsoft Access • Attended bridal shows to increase clientele • Cleaned office Guest Relations Clerk (1999-2000) Six Flags, Eureka, MO • Started as Ticket Salesperson, promoted to Guest Relations Clerk • Trained as PBX Operator • Solve customer problems and ensure good customer relations • Wrote reports for each problem (what the problem was, and how it was resolved) Secretary (1996-1999) Edward C. Kienzle Agency, Inc., Sunset Hills, MO • Answered incoming calls and directed to appropriate department • Maintained filing system • Operated office equipment (Xerox machine, fax, computers, multi-line phone system) • In charge of collections and Accounts Receivable • Maintained most of the bookkeeping for the company Community Service • Boy Scouts of America: Den Leader of Tiger Pack 426 • Angels Arms’: organized and took charge of fundraising. • Lindbergh Spirit Festival: in charge of fundraising for 3 years.
Festus, Missouri, United States
Wendi Allen - Freelance Flyer Design & Blog Marketing
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4.0
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$40
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Over 20 years experience in writing training curriculum. Currently Director of marketing which includes website management and writing, brochures, lead generation. Over 25 years experience in call center management including IVR, CRM, Quality Assurance programs.
Trussville, Alabama, United States