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Monica Olsen - Freelance Art & Sculpting
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Born 12. June 1979, Norway. EDUCATION 2009 – 2011 Master of Fine Arts, New York Academy of Art 2002 - 2005 The National Academy of the Arts, Bachelor of Visual Arts, Oslo 2000 - 2001 Mølla - Private Art School, Moss 2000 - 2001 Plus- skolen, Private Art School, Fredrikstad 1995 - 1998 Upper Secondary School. Drawing, color and form. Glemmen, Fredrikstad GRANTS/AWARDS 2011 Faculty award for excellence in sculpture, New York Academy of Art 2010 Eckbos Legater, 10 000 NOK 2010 Johan Heimlich Janson og Marcia Jansons legat, 100 000 NOK 2010 Merit based tuition award, 5000 USD New York Academy of Art 2010 Fulbright Grant 50 000 NOK U.S. - Norway Fulbright Foundation for Educational Exchange 2009 LCU Foundation, 5000 USD Housing Grant 2009 Fulbright Grant 100 000 NOK U.S. - Norway Fulbright Foundation for Educational Exchange 2005 Government Grant on completion of Art Studies, Art Council Norway EXHIBITIONS 2011 "Uncharted" MFA Exhibition New York Academy of Art 2011 "Please swipe again" Single- fare 2, Sloan Gallery, New York 2011 CAA MFA Exhibition, Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, New York 2010 "Deck the walls" New York Academy of Art 2010 "Single-fare" New York metrocard show, Williamsburg 2010 Haiti relief, Prince Street Gallery 2010 "Just look at yourself" New York Academy of Art 2009 "Deck the walls" New York Academy of Art 2009 Juni, Clara Gallery, Old Town of Fredrikstad 2008 December, Binggaarden Fredrikstad 2008 July, Binggaarden, Old Town of Fredrikstad 2008 May, Art in the streets, a cultural festival in Fredrikstad 2008 April, Hankø Fjordhotel 2008 January/February, Skaperverket Gallery, Oslo 2008 January Exhibition of Grant Applicants. Oslo City Hall Gallery 2008 January Exhibition of Grant Applicants, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo 2007 July, Binggaarden, Old Town of Fredrikstad 2007 May, Art in the streets, a cultural festival in Fredrikstad 2006 December, Clara Gallery, Old Town of Fredrikstad 2006 May, Art in the streets, a cultural festival in Fredrikstad 2005 May/June, Christiania Seilduksfabrikk, an old sailcloth factory, Bachelor Exhibition Oslo
Fredrikstad, Ostfold, Norway
Gulshan - Freelance Bookkeeping & Accounting
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I have degree in math and I have done diploma in accounting and pursuing my CGA. I have more than 4 years hand on experience in the field. I am using Quickbook pro 2012. I have worked in full cycle accounting. please contact me at 780-463-3728
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Jared Witter - Freelance Video Editing & Audio Editing
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I have done many Viral commercial Projects and Wedding Videos. Mainly Freelance Work. Here are some link to some of my work. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q-LEdCtymxo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbMTeylhiHA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XrDr7jEGzE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xttberd2kqo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOEJNBZbMWs http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZzm-65_hUk I also have my own Music studio so if Original music is something you are looking for I can create it for you.
Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Karim Tamim - Freelance Arabic Translation & Public Relations
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2 Skills
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K A R I M T A M I M karimtmm@yahoo.com 506 North Kenwood Street, #2 Glendale, California 91206 (818) 500- 1059 ˜ (818) 669-5703 Cell OBJECTIVE: Seeking a Linguist/Management position. Dynamic, results-oriented professional with over 10 years linguistic and supervisory experience in government contract and private industry positions with a strong record of accomplishments and recognition for outstanding achievement. QUALIFICATIONS: ! Department of Defense Clearance Level 3 (CAT 3). ! Superior interpersonal communication skills; Diplomatic, able to establish professional relationships, relate well with people from diverse backgrounds and resolve complex cross-cultural issues. ! Fluent in Spanish, Arabic, French and English. ! Intuitive; with the ability to effectively gather and analyze information. ! Knowledgeable in Arabic/Iraqi culture, history and politics as well as business operations. ! Experienced in hiring, training, motivating and supervising managers, sales staff and administrative personnel; identify and utilize individual strengths and talents to build effective teams. ! Strong troubleshooting abilities; with a background in crossdepartmental project management, operational, employee or customer related problem resolutions. ! Proven organizational skills, results-oriented, with the ability to work in high stress environments, volatile situations and see assignments through to a successful completion. RELATED EXPERIENCE: 2006 to Present WORLDWIDE LANGUAGE RESOURCE, INC./ UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Fayetteville, NC Cultural Advisor/Linguist: Embedded with the Navy Seals on combat missions in Iraq as the point of communications for American Forces. Interpreted to the civilian population directions and commands of the US troops. Performed interrogations on suspects and detainees as well as worked closely with American Interrogators to gather intelligence. Translated warrants of arrest in English for SETCOM. Coached American Commanders in the Arabic Language/culture and prepared leaders for meetings with high level Iraqi officials. Interpreted for instructors training Iraqi soldiers. < Received Citation of Professional Achievement from the Commander of Special Operations Task Force West US Navy. < Awarded Certificate of Appreciation from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. < Numerous Awards of Recognition for outstanding performance. K A R I M T A M I M 2002 to 2006 THE MET Los Angeles, CA Loss Prevention Manager: Responsible for hiring, providing on-going staff training, orientation and supervision support for up to 40 employees of this 250 unit housing project. Mentored contracted security associates handling the completion of employee development. Communicated with Corporate Loss Prevention management team on a quarterly basis to discuss security updates and fair housing concerns. Also met with regional manager, property manager and assistant property manager weekly to ensure that security protocols were upheld. Responded to tenant concerns, safety issues and fire alarm calls. Approved standard operation procedures, reviewed/ participated in Life Safety plans and updated post orders as needed. < Created and implemented emergency protocol for natural disasters or other emergency situations. < Promoted from Security Guard to Loss Prevention Manager. 1995 to 2002 TAMIM VENDING Glendale, CA Owner: Established, developed and built the business, including growing clients and maintaining strong relationships with regional business accounts. Identified and developed new long-term key account and carrier partnership opportunities. Made business proposal presentations to new accounts and prepared sales tools for the sales team. Participated in the design and development of new services and solutions to grow the business. Represented the company at trade shows, events and spoke at technical forums. < Consistently met sales, subscriber and customer satisfaction goals. < Successfully built the business from 5 to 50 machines. EDUCATION: MIAMI DADE COLLEGE Miami, FL General Education/Philosophy ALMARI COLLEGE Beirut, Lebanon Bachelor of Science in Business Administration K A R I M T A M I M karimtmm@yahoo.com 506 North Kenwood Street, #2 Glendale, California 91206 (818) 500- 1059 ˜ (818) 669-5703 Cell In appreciation of the time and consideration you have taken to review my resume and qualifications, I want to thank you. I recognize that you are a busy person and that your time is valuable, but I do wish to reiterate that I have valuable skills possess a strong background working with the United States Government=s Department of Defense which would make me well suited for a position with your organization. If there are any further questions, please feel free to call me at the number listed above. I look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely, Karim
Glendale, California, United States
William D Pool - Freelance System Administration & Unix Programming
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5.0
2 Skills
$75
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?Objective: I am a passionate and dedicated information technology engineer who has been working with all things Solaris/Linux/OpenSource since 1995. I enjoy discovering new tools and techniques in the field. My experience focuses on strong documentation, stability, performance, high-availability, optimization, migration, security, virtualization, and site architecture. I’m seeking a position that would utilize my skill-sets. I have a disability, so prefer flex-hours or telecommuting. Rock it. TECHNICAL EXPERTISE Certifications: SANS GIAC Security Essentials GOLD Certificate (GSEC)2001-2010 Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Solaris 8 System Administrator Oracle Certified Professional, Oracle Solaris 10 System Administrator Reviews/Papers: http://lnkd.in/nhNycR http://www.giac.org/certified-professional/william-pool/101220 Operating Systems: Oracle Solaris 2.5-2.10, 5.11.1 (including SysV package building) Oracle Linux 6.x Redhat Linux 7.i, ES3.0, ES4.0, 5.x, 6.x CentOS Linux 3.x, 4.x, 5.x, 6.x Mac OSX 10.3, 10.4, 10.5, 10.6, 10.7 Programming Languages: ksh, bash, php, sql, perl Version Control: svn, git Configuration Management: puppet ???? ?Service Layer Applications: Application Servers: JBoss, Tomcat, Resin Databases: MySQL 4.x, 5.x, 6.x in single, slave, and bi-directional master-master setups, PostgreSQL 7.3.x 8.x, Oracle 9i, 10g, 11gR2 Infrastructure: ISC DNS BIND, ZFS, rsync, mrepo, nmap, pca, dtrace, strace, jumpstart, kickstart Mail: Postfix, Sendmail, SASL, ClamAV, SpamAssassin Monitoring: BigBrother, HypericHQ, Nagios, Cacti, A.C.I.D Web-Servers: Apache 1.3.x, 2.x Virtualization: Oracle VM3.x x86 Server Solaris x86 Containers Solaris SPARC Containers & LDOMs VMWare VSphere 5.5 VM support Hardware: Network: F5 BIG IP LTM-1600, LTM-3400, Palo Alto Firewall PA-500, Cisco PIX 501, Cisco Catalyst 29xx & 3750G switches, Checkpoint FW1 firewall Oracle/Sun: SunFire V210, V240, V440, V480R, V880, V40z, X4100, X4150, X4500, X6220, Sun Enterprise E250, E450, E3000, E4000, E4500, E10K Intel/AMD: Opteron, i386/x86, Dell 1850, 2650, 2850, 2950; HP DL360, DL380, DL580; Cisco UCS C460m4 NAS/SAN/Tape: NetApp Storage Filers 37xx, NEXSAN, IBM FastT storage, Sun T3 storage units, Sun StorageTek 3510 FC shelves, MTI DLT7000 Tape libraries US Technical Services. Systems Administrator Huntington Beach, CA Jan 2014 - present PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE One of three UNIX/Linux systems administrators supporting two client sites. Primary duties currently involve; documenting my projects heavily, providing LAMP application support, supporting AIX 6.5 with LPARs with Oracle 10g databases, CentOS/RedHat/ Oracle Linux 6 administration on bare-metal and on VMWare, Oracle 10g on AIX migration to Oracle Linux on OVM 3.3.x. I’ve also implemented mrepo for Linux patch ?management as also puppet 3 for configuration management. The Secret Language LLC. North Hollywood, CA Contractor IT Engineer Dec 2011 - Jan 2014 My contract duties involved total absorption of the companies infrastructure. I presented the company with various migration options from their existing Linux VPS to a company managed rack in Century Link in Burbank. I provided on-site and remote work migrating the companies web-application from the Linux VPS shared-hosting provider to company managed hosted solution with high-availability and redundancy. I also maintained all infrastructure duties hosting the web-application. This involved presenting business cost analysis reports and various project related options to the company and starting the infrastructure design stage. After the design phase I physically implemented and maintained the network layer (switches/load-balancers), the UNIX virtual machines (Solaris 10 containers), the MySQL databases, the nagios monitoring solution, the cacti trending solution, the JIRA issue tracking, the company wiki, the subversion repository for developers, optimized the software stack on the Solaris OS, created internal DNS servers, and provided support for site related issues with performance. In these various projects I also maintained a clear and concise documentation source for all work done while providing routine backups. JPL NASA Pasadena, CA Sr. Systems Administrator Nov 2008 - May 2012 One of two system engineers for the MGSS and MMO projects. I provided UNIX & Linux server support during NASA JUNO spacecraft launch. In addition, I architected a virtualized Apache website infrastructure running Solaris 10 Container virtual machines which was automated when new MGSS and MMO projects requested a new site for development, testing, and production branches. This also included any custom JPL specific software which was rolled out to each virtualized server upon creation. I documented all code and implementation strategies created or maintained by myself. I worked with web-site developers (PHP/Java) on resolving website performance issues, code development issues, and helped train them on various web- technologies as helped provided best practices on web-site development. I was also the resident MySQL DBA for the project that included setup of Bi-Directional Replication MySQL database servers. I also provided system administration on various Redhat / CentOS Linux web-servers. Los Angeles Times latimes.com Los Angeles, CA Sr. Systems Engineer Jan 2008–Nov 2008 One of three engineers at Los Angeles Times. I collaborated with other engineering team ?members regarding the architecture and direction of Los Angeles UNIX (Solaris) and Linux system infrastructure. I worked towards streamlining processes, standards to build a solid scaleable system architecture. I provided heavy documentation on system, application, and development processes. I worked closely with web-application developers for resolving site performance issues, and I helped introduce new ways to improve the infrastructure. ATT YELLOWPAGES.COM Glendale, CA Sr. UNIX Systems Administrator May 2007–Dec 2007 An integral member of a five administrator team overseeing the operation and availability of over 800 Linux and two dozen Solaris servers in a complex, multi-tier application stack consisting of both critical production, critical internal, and non-production systems across multiple managed hosting data centers and local server rooms. I also provided heavy documentation on system, application, and development processes. Performed the migration Oracle 9i on SPARC to Oracle 10G on Solaris SPARC & x86 systems. I provided application support for Mongrel/Rails/Ruby, Apache, and Tomcat. Nations Info Corporation Westlake Village, CA Information Systems Architect January 2007 - May 2007 I was the companies primary systems architect. I migrated their Linux VPS managed server to a dedicated in-house UNIX server. I created virtual machines to reduce physical server costs, maintained their network/firewall, SMTP Postfix servers, created a redundant MySQL database, and provided PHP & JAVA web-application support. SNAP.com Pasadena, CA Sr. UNIX Engineer November 2006–January 2007 I was one of two systems Administrator of 600 CentOS Linux machines using GigaBlast Search Engine software. I implemented a Sun Solaris 10 x86 ZFS NFS server, wrote custom scripts to perform various application specific tasks, and racked SuperMicro servers Internet Brands El Segundo, CA Sr. UNIX Administrator September 2005–November 2006 I was one of three systems administrator of 400 servers consisting a mix of Sun Solaris 8-10 on SPARC and x86 hardware, CentOS 4.0 Linux, Redhat ES3.0-ES4.0 Linux, and S.u.S.E. 9.x Linux. I introduced Solaris containers into the development network to consolidate physical hardware limitations, and centralize administration of similar projects. I was the technical lead on the project to introduce an IDS (Intrusion Detection System) within the external network ?using snort with A.C.I.D web management interface to determine outside intruders. I architected the email virus and spam prevention project using Postfix, ClamAV, and Spam Assassin in a redundant server layout in front of the corporate Exchange server. The server filtered roughly between 80K-130K messages a day. The spam layout was broken by 15 domains all with different spam rule-sets. Performed the migration of RedHat Linux to Solaris 10 x86 to reduce the paid support cost of RedHat. I was a technical lead on integrating WikiTravel.org, realestateabc.com, vacationhomes.com from their previous properties to our in-house servers. I migrated a Solaris 2.6 E450 running Lawson Financials to a V240 running Solaris 10, and also the migration of Oracle 9i on SPARC to Oracle 10G on Solaris SPARC & x86 systems. In addition, I provided application support for PHP, Tomcat, and JBoss websites. FlipMotion Pasadena, CA Sr. Network Architect February 2004–September 2005 I was the single IT engineer for the company. I provided heavy documentation on system, application, and development processes. I designed and implemented the companies infrastructure and managed development of the application. I was the systems administrator of Solaris x86 servers with various zones for development, QA, staging, and production. I migrated the previous application from MSQL to MySQL and then to PostgreSQL. In addition, I performed various DBA work from Database optimization to SQL query optimization. I implemented and maintained the security within the company with host based protection and as well as creating an IDS snort A.C.I.D server for external network analysis. I architected the companies PBX system using CentOS Linux and Astrix to develop a customer support help-line. I developed and maintained a company centralized package management system for the Solaris hosts. This involved building custom Solaris SysV packages for Solaris 10 based on company needs. Peabody Energy St. Louis, MO Network Specialist II June 2000–July 2002 One of three systems administrators managing 100 servers and 500 workstations around the United States running Sun Solaris 2.5.1-2.9. I provided heavy documentation on system, application, development processes. I architected and implemented the companies IT backup infrastructure using Legato Networker backing up 600 machines at roughly 3TB of data. In addition, I worked with Sun-Guard facilities for disaster-recovery scenarios. I configured and Administered the companies Checkpoint FW1 firewall, and snort IDS with A.C.I.D. to keep an eye on external users hitting the site. I performed MySQL and PostgreSQL DBA functions. I also, architected the companies website and DNS server. Then brought it in-house from a web- hosting company. Nextgen Information Services St. Louis, MO UNIX Analyst November 1999–March 2000 ?I wrote ksh scripts that used SQL to do corrections to corrupt data and perform modifications of account records in the Oracle database. In such work, I implemented automation of the modification process to speed the process and lowered the time to resolve the account problems. I performed logging and notification of ksh and sh scripts of account records involved notifying the proper persons via E-mail and pager. I performed porting of shell scripts for the SNS Application from Sun Solaris 2.5.1 on an Enterprise 10K and E450 to a new acquired IBM AIX machine. Primary Networks St. Louis, MO UNIX Systems Administrator February 1999–November 1999 One of three administrators of various server architectures including Sun Solaris 2.5.1, S.u.S.E Linux 5.4, SGI IRIX, NetBSDi, and FreeBSD. I performed migration of various platform (Linux/ FreeBSD/OpenBSD/NetBSD/Solaris) user bases from multiple acquisitions and integrated into the companies IT infrastructure. Lewis & Clark Career Center St. Charles, MO UNIX Systems Administrator 1997–November 1999 I was a student who was in a course at the vocation school for electrical engineering. I had worked with Solaris and Linux at home personally since fifteen (1995). The vocational school was looking to get online and provide internet to all their classmates. As the quotes given were expensive they had no idea how to proceed. I offered my services as a student for free which appealed to them. I custom built a Solaris 2.6 machine running ipfilter running NAT to all the clients over a ISDN line. I later setup the school’s website from this server running apache. Apprentice @ FoobarLabs.net St. Charles, MO Script Monkey 1995–1996 I made connections on IRC at a library. One such connection was an IT Admin at Scott AFB in Illinois. I was mentored in Solaris 2.5.1, Slackware Linux, *NIX CLI, ksh scripting, and building my own Linux & Solaris x86 server as a web-server using Apache.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Ashley Cummings - Freelance Drawing & Painting
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recently graduated with an art degree, 2013. looking for projects and would be interested in your offer Ashley Cummings ssschematics16@live.ca Personal Qualifications • Over 4 years’ experience as a residential/commercial painter • Work experience in construction, customer service, landscaping and short order cooking • Personable, friendly and courteous in dealing with the public • Extremely dedicated employee who enjoys learning many different skills and abilities • Strong team player who can work well individually • Available immediately with a valid driver’s license, a reliable vehicle and a flexible schedule Skills & Abilities Painter • Painting for commercial and residential buildings • Highly skilled in preparing surfaces and finishing them by scraping, wire brushing, or sanding to a smooth finish • Able to calculate accurate estimates the area to be painted and the quantity of paint required • Putting up scaffolding and setting up ladders • Basic maintenance and patching , cracks, holes, drywall etc. • Applying paint or other finishes by means of hand brushes, rollers and sprayers • Operating and maintaining various power and manual tools • Proficient in adhering to safety precautions associated with using paints and thinners. • Finishing moldings and trim. Renovations/Construction • Repairing drywall, performing other prep work, sanding, patching, priming, mudding and taping • Installing hard wood flooring, roofs, cupboards and counters, sinks and trimming. • Responsible site demolition and site clean at the beginning and end of each shift • Constructing decks, porches, fences and sheds with direction from site supervisor • Performing several landscaping duties as well as painting exterior and interior surfaces Work Experience Private Contracts, Brockville/Kingston, ON Residential/Commercial Painter 2011-present Lam Properties, Kingston, ON Painter/Renovator 2014 Karl J. Jenson Co., Kingston, ON General Labour 2004-2006 Other Work Experience Brown’s Fine Food Services, Brockville, ON Line Cook/ Cashier 2007-2008 Second to None, Sydenham, ON Customer Service Clerk 2003-2005 Scott’s, Westport, ON Customer Service Clerk 2003-2004 Education T.R. Leger Alternative School, Brockville, Ontario Ontario Secondary School Diploma 2010 Fine art degree, St. Lawrence College, Brockville Ontario 2013 References Available Upon Request
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Stephen Leaver - Freelance Book Illustration & Logo Design
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3.0
2 Skills
$15
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My studies include a Associate of Occupational Studies Degree in Commercial Art, Stratford Career Institute Art Diploma and a 90 hour study course from Art Academy Online. I know that I am getting paid to do a job that needs to be done on time and in the best way it can be. Every job that I do will be looked at as if I was the person paying. Your looking for a artist that and I'm looking for work. Lets get started!
Columbia, Tennessee, United States
Joel Litvin - Freelance Sculpting & Painting
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4.0
2 Skills
$55
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I have been sculpting in ceramic and polymer clay for over 25 years. I am passionate about the art of creation through clay. Taking something from this earth and molding it into something that brings joy to others is rewarding and cathartic. I love to create, entertain, tell stories, and express myself through my clay sculpture creations. All my life, I found this form of art to be extremely therapeutic and invigorating. It's a joy to share this form of art with you. So, work with me to create a sculpture that will add value and joy to your life, a sculpture that when finished, will immortalize your precious memories in clay. Check out my site at: www.Clayxpressions.com.
San Francisco, California, United States
Brittney - Freelance Photo Editing & Event Photography
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4.0
2 Skills
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7+ Years of photography and photo editing for calendars,models,events and more. Photo editing is not just a job for me but a passion, I am always advancing and never staying still in my work. There is always more to be learned.
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Ja'von Hawkins - Freelance Digital Art & Animation
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4.5
2 Skills
$10
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I have undergone a variety of experiences in media, art and video. My creativity, professionalism and work ethic allow my skill to breach the peaks of artistic greatness. My goal is to transition into an animator and work as a mangaka.
Newport, Kentucky, United States