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Ernesto Vicente - Freelance Comic Art, Digital Art, Fantasy Art, Logo Design, & Photo Editing
665
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4.7
12 Skills
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I'm a freelance 2D graphic illustrator, i have a passion for making comics,storyboards,Graphic novels too also a caricature, and also i love traditional and digital arts, blending them up is a treat! try my skills and i can guarantee that your investment shall be in good hands. Email address, ns2vicente@gmail.com
Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Philippines
Rob Emigh - Freelance Proofreading & Editing
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4.0
2 Skills
$20
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My background includes a strong emphasis in the area of writing, proofreading, and editing, database development, report writing/editing and data entry. Additionally, I am a musician with experience in writing/arranging parts for various wind instruments. I also have some experience with web page design, banner design, and business card design. I currently have a full time job. I'm looking for part-time work to supplement my full time income.
Reynoldsburg, Ohio, United States
JD Hickey - Freelance Writing & Technical Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
$55
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Documentia Inc. President: John David Hickey Technical Writer/Editor/Project Manager Montréal, Québec Biography ======================== With over 20 years of experience, John David Hickey has the knowledge and the experience to design and write complete, high-quality, user-friendly documentation (both paper and online) for software and hardware products that can suit any situation or audience. If your project requires a team of writers, Documentia can build a team of qualified writers, manage the documentation team throughout the project, and establish the publication standards that ensure the highest quality documentation possible. Documentia can provide you with a one-stop shop that can cater to all of your documentation needs. Languages ======================== French: Spoken, Read English: Spoken, Read, Written IT Skills ======================== LINUX PC / Microsoft Windows iMac/G4 Adobe Framemaker 10 Adobe Acrobat Pro X RoboHelp 10 Photoshop CS5.1 PaintShop Pro X MS Office Degrees ======================== Bachelor of Arts in English spec. in Professional Writing Université de Sherbrooke, 1992 Work History ======================== ADAM Health Solutions --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec October 2012 – May 2013 August 2014 - ongoing Designed and wrote documentation for a medical research management process for a large pharmaceutical corporation. Miranda Technologies Inc. Grass Valley --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec October 2010 – June 2011 June – August 2013 September 2013 – June 2014 Wrote Installation, User, and Quick Start documentation for a hardware/software product that monitored video and audio broadcast feeds over a network. Restructured other documentation for related products so that they matched the task-based documentation style. Numedia --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec May 2010 – ongoing Wrote User Guides and Process Guides for a media content distribution system for the digital signage industry. Bath Fitter Inc. --------- Process Documentation (C) Ste-Eustache, Québec August 2012 – March 2013 Wrote process documentation for the Payroll department on how they prepare the pay cheques for their Canadian and American employees. Tamaggo Inc. --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec July 2012 – October 2012 Wrote a Getting Started, a User Guide, and Online Help documentation for a handheld camera that could take 360 degree panoramic pictures. Inlynk Software Inc. --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec September 2011 – June 2012 Wrote a Getting Started Guide, User Guide, and Online Help for an inventory, work order, and purchase order processing system. Audisoft Technologies Inc. --------- Technical Documentation (C) Longueuil, Québec August 2011 – September 2011 Rewrote, redesigned, and updated a set of User Guides for a mobile and wireless video-conferencing system. Toon Boom Inc. --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec August – September 2011 Updated an existing User Guide for a 2D animation tool that allowed artists to storyboard animated films. Note: When I returned to Toon Boom on contract in 2011, I noticed that the documentation still used the layout design, topic structure, and most of the content I developed when I was a Documentation Manager (1999-2001). MTO Telecom / Cogeco --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec May 2010 – May 2011 Wrote Process Guides on how the company fulfills client requests for Internet Provider services. Memotec Inc. --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec July 2008 – September 2010 Updated and maintained over 40 software and hardware guides, including online help. In 2008, Memotec absorbed two other companies, so I needed to re-layout, restructure, and maintain the incoming documentation to fit the Memotec design standard (which I redesigned). Autodesk --------- Project Management (FT) Montréal, Québec May 2007 – May 2008 Managed a team of seven writers for the VFX and Finishing project (a Linux-based video/editing suite of tools). Coordinated with other teams (R&D, QA, and PM) to ensure the documentation was accurate and ready for each release (every six months). Engenuity Technologies Inc. --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec October 2003 – June 2004 January 2005 – November 2005 February 2006 – September 2006 Produced technical documentation for their simulation software products (military and industrial simulators). Provided ETI with up to five writers at a time to update their documentation sets, including user's guides, programmer's guides, tutorials, and online help. CGI --------- Business Proposal Writer (C) Montréal, Québec February 2003 – July 2003 Edited and standardized the business cases that CGI used to write the various business proposals that it would send to potential clients. Designed Word templates to standardize the layout of the business proposals that were used to populate a proposal database. Softimage --------- Technical Editing (C) Montréal, Québec August 2002 – October 2002 Edited tutorials, User Guides, and marketing material for the 3.0 release of the SOFTIMAGE|XSI 3D software package. Toon Boom Technologies --------- Senior Technical Writer / Team Leader (FT) Montréal, Québec 1999-2001 Managed, updated, and redesigned documentation for two 2D animation software applications (for both professional and amateur animation studios). Also wrote and proofread articles and marketing copy for the marketing department. “Excellent and readable documentation.” – excerpt from ZDNet review of Toon Boom Studio v1.0 Bell Canada/Bell Sygma --------- Senior Technical Writer (C) Montréal, Québec 1996-1998 Wrote for a number of projects including: * Online Help for a mainframe billing system * Paper and HTML-based publication from a single source * User Guides for an Intranet Web application for the Customer Support personnel Storm Technical Comm. --------- Technical Documentation (C) Montréal, Québec 1995-1996 Wrote, edited, and updated documentation companies such as: * Canadian National (cargo-tracking) * Walsh Automation (inventory database) * STS Systems (POS management) * Virtual Prototypes (military simulator) Other Interests ======================== Storyteller --------- David is an award-winning storyteller, voice actor, and public speaker. He has been telling tales in schools, festivals, and other events across Canada since 1995. He currently hosts a story slam series in Montreal. In 2012 and 2013, he was asked to co-host the National Story Slam during the Storytellers of Canada National Storytelling Conference. Highlights June 2011, 2012: Won 1st place in the Once Upon a Slam storytelling competition for both years (Ottawa, Ontario). June 2010: Published The Bard's New Hat, a CD compilation of stories. February 2005: Published You Don't Know Jack, a book/CD of a collection of folk tales. Voice Actor --------- Loto-Québec, November 2011 English narrator for a training video for the Mise-o-Jeu betting system (lotoquebec.com/mise-o-jeu), released in April 2012. ADAM Health Solutions English narrator for medical training videos for pharmaceutical representatives. For more information on storytelling and voice acting, please visit: johndavidhickey.ca.
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Christina McCalla - Freelance Article Writing & Blog Writing
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4.5
2 Skills
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I am a freelance writer who specializes in health and fitness and personal safety. I have published my own articles and books and write for several web sites. I'm not afraid of writing challenges as they make me a stronger, better writer. I stand behind my work and provide quality content at a reasonable rate. Interested? I'll do my best to meet your needs and remain within your budget.
Fremont, California, United States
Alex Miller - Freelance Animation & Cartooning
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4.5
2 Skills
$35
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Alex Miller is a 2D Artist. He has experience with Graphic Design, Concept Art, UI/UX Design, and children's Illustration. He is always looking for engaging and challenging projects to be a part of. Specialties Illustration Character Design Layout Design Storyboards Animation Graphic Design UI Design Adobe Products: Photoshop Indesign After Effects Illustraor Flash Autodesk Maya Photography
Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
Bob Hendricks - Freelance Animal Illustration, Mural Painting, Painting, & Portrait Painting
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4.8
4 Skills
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Robert Hendricks. Vista, CA 92083 RED AINU CREATIONS.COM Shows Southwestern College Gallery 655 G St. Gallery Better World Galleria Del Mar Expo Gallery 204 Honors and Awards Best of Show (acrylic painting) Del Mar Expo Best of Show San Diego Art Institute Honorable Mention San Diego Art Institute First Place East County Art Association Third Place East County Art Association Work Experience Southwestern College, collaborative mural Allensworth, Known as the Town that Refused to Die, Dee Hayes; complete illustration Life Goes on Drunk or Sober, Chaney Allen; complete illustration “Uncle Bob”, the face painting clown, Balboa Park South San Diego Continuation School; collaborative mural with teenagers Private party; bedroom murals San Diego County Health, Coronado Room; mural Private parties; paintings Creative Arts Consortium; art teacher San Diego Museum of Art; art teacher Vista Community Church; mural Private party; detail painting on car Java Express; logo Affiliations San Diego Art Institute San Diego Art Walk Creative Arts Consortium A.R.T.S. Education Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art (Painting), San Diego State University
Vista, California, United States
Mike Kuhlman - Freelance Videography & Photography
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4.5
2 Skills
$50
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I am a multimedia artist and technician with a wide variety of skills! I do videography and photography for a wide variety of venues including family event, commercial, sports, how-to/instructional, music videos and feature films. I work primarily with Sony cameras for video and Canon cameras for stills. I use Adobe Premiere for video editing. I do sound sweetening, mixing and editing using Adobe Premiere and Sonic Foundry Sound Forge. I write blog articles on art & technology for Videomaker magazine and IADT and Western Digital through skyword.com.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Manish Rai - Freelance Article Writing & Editing
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2.0
2 Skills
$15
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MANISH KUMAR RAI E: manishraiva@gmail.com Career Objective A competent Journalist and researcher with a reporting experience in war, conflict, and geo-political news. To seek challenging assignment and responsibility in journalism with an opportunity for growth and career advancement as successful achievements. Capabilities Results-driven and passionate Journalist with six plus years of experience and demonstrated success in the field of Journalism, research, and academics. Proven ability to lead and motivate the team with high accuracy and productivity, consistently meeting critical targets while maintaining high degree of professional ethics. Summary of Work Experience • June 30, 2013 till date Working with Views Around (VA) (www.viewsaround.com) Role: Working as Editor of geo-political news agency and columnist for Middle East and Af-Pak region. • December 2013 to July 2014 Staff Member, Faculty of Finance, Asian Business School (www.abs.edu.in), New Delhi, India Role: Teaching both undergraduate and post-graduate students a number of subjects including Financial Management, Accounting for Managers, Merger and Acquisition, Capital Management and International Financial Management. • April 2008 to December 2013 Research Associate (Grade II), Capital Market Transaction, Standard & Poor (S&P) Capital IQ Role: Starting as a Probationary Officer, I worked on tracking private placement funding transactions. On being promoted to a Grade I position, my work involved tracking private placement transactions and sourcing relevant information about the private placement transactions. At the time of leaving S&P, I was in a Grade II level undertaking more complex analysis including doing quality analysis of other researchers. Highlights: • Suggested the company about Google sourcing alerts for getting articles thereby reducing the time of research • Suggested QA reports should be run equally for all the process within the team. Education • 2008- Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Management (2 year program in Finance & Marketing equivalent to MBA) from Jagan Institute of Management Studies (www.jimsindia.org ) New Delhi- INDIA • 2005-B.Com.(Honours-Course) from Shyam Lal College (http://www.shyamlal.du.ac.in) Delhi University, New Delhi- INDIA • 2002-Year-12 Certificate from Greenfields Public School( http://www.greenfieldspublicschool.com), Central Board of Secondary Education, NewDelhi-INDIA IT Skills Conversant with MS Office (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) and Internet Applications Key Skills Feature Writing, Columns/Op Ed Pieces, Proofreading/ Editing, Research & Fact-Checking and News Writing. Other Projects Working on Columnist for Middle East and Af-Pak region for various newspapers including- The Frontier Post, Outlook Afghanistan, Afghanistan Times, Kashmir Times, Gulf Daily News and Rising Kashmir. Special Achievements and Awards • Covered the Afghanistan Presidential election in July, 2014 in Kabul on an assignment. • Took the interview of Ex-Foreign Minister of Taliban Mr. Wakeel Ahmad Muttawakeel (http://www.khaama.com/ex-taliban-foreign-minister-prepare-to-mediate-peace-talks-in-afghanistan-6181) • Interview of Afghanistan Deputy Chief of the Mission Mr. M. Ashraf Haidari (http://www.indepthnews.info/index.php/global-issues/1749-afghanistan-ensuring-security-through-regional-cooperation) • Got letter of Appreciation from Syrian Ambassador to India Dr Riad Kamel Abbas for columns on Syrian refugees. Other Details Driving License: Hold international driving license Other Languages: English, Hindi and Sanskrit Referees Will be provided on request.
Delhi, Delhi, India
Megan Lester - Freelance Business Writing & Writing
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4.0
2 Skills
$8
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I studied professional and creative writing at Appalachian State University. I have worked for a variety of clients, including McFarland Publishing and the International Music Coalition. I have experience with social networking, writing Wikipedia articles, creating newsletters, usability testing, and producing manuals. To view my resume in HTML or PDF format please use the following link, [http://meganelester.wordpress.com/57-2/]. Please feel free to view my E-Portfolio [http://meganelester.wordpress.com/] for additional samples of writing and to learn more about me.
Connellys Springs, North Carolina, United States
Jim Healy - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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5.0
2 Skills
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JAMES P. HEALY I'm a sharp-eyed, time-tested editor with an ear for language. My experience includes writing and editing hard news and features, reviewing albums and concerts, taking and editing photographs, and coaching new writers for an online Web-content provider. Under tight deadlines, I've supervised teams of editors in the daily production of general, local and business news at a Pulitzer-winning newspaper. I also have copy-edited one published novel. Currently I am editing the English translation of the autobiography of a Tai Chi master whom China has named one of the Top 10 living Chinese martial artists. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE DEMAND MEDIA STUDIOS, Santa Monica, CA 2009-present Copy Editor, Senior Editor • Edit articles online for Demand Studios, which provides media content for such Web sites as eHow, Livestrong.com and Trails.com. Was promoted to a Senior Editor position with chief responsibility of coaching new writers. SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, San Diego, CA 1989-2009 News Slot, Point Person 1990-2009 • Supervised the work (editing, headlines, captions) of seven to 15 copy editors per shift for four sections (general news, metro news, business and sports). • Participated as copy editor and slot in editing stories about a congressional corruption case, a series that earned the newsroom staff a Pulitzer Prize for national reporting in 2006. • Led the Copy Desk as "point person" from 2003 to 2004 by supervising the daily news, business and zoning operations and the editing of all special projects, following the departure of the Copy Desk Chief. Zoned News Slot, Business Slot 1998-2002 • Oversaw the work of seven to 15 copy editors, and guided the daily production of four North County zoned editions whose deadlines were just 15 minutes apart. • Shepherded the editing and makeup of daily Business section. Supervised the editing and headline writing each week for Sunday Business section. Copy Editor 1989-2009 • Developed reputation for quick, quality work. Wrote headlines and captions. Edited and revised stories. Checked facts. Proofed pages. Worked closely with Metro and News Desks on story updates and revisions. A stickler for accuracy, clarity and detail. Music Writer, Reviewer 1995-2009 • Wrote stories of 15 to 30 inches based on interviews with prominent musicians visiting San Diego. Penned new-album reviews ranging from one paragraph to 20 inches. OMAHA WORLD-HERALD, Omaha, NE 1979-1989 Copy Editor, Reporter, Reviewer • Slotted general, state and local news and business stories. Covered police and general-assignment beats as a reporter. Wrote music stories and reviews for the World-Herald's Entertainment magazine. EDUCATION Creighton University, Omaha, NE Bachelor of Arts, Journalism
Alhambra, California, United States