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Cassandra Scott - Freelance Creative Writing & Content Writing
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I am currently writing a trilogy that is a bestseller right out of the gate. All I need are my words to be read and this contest will be won by ME! The story of the Calloways is a story that not only must be told, but experienced. "Relentless" is just that...relentless. "Relentless Pursuit" and "Relentless Love" complete the trilogy...and are only a prelude to the book series that was given...
Davenport, Iowa, United States
Roy Davison - Freelance Creative Writing & Proofreading
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I am a go-getter, and good at remembering basic story lines as well as fleshing out existing manuscripts. also do proof-reading. Really can do the work mentioned, and I can do some forms of art as well.
davenport, Iowa, United States
Dyman Moraga - Freelance Creative Writing & Writing
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Davenport, Iowa, United States
Joshua - Freelance Creative Writing & Article Writing
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Davenport, Iowa, United States

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Steven Reilly - Freelance Editing & Project Management
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Steven Reilly - Electrical Engineer Certified EIT by Texas Board of Professional Engineers Electrical Engineer that has worked for a local consulting engineering firm under the direct supervision of Jake White, PE, Bill Norris, PE, and Jesus Leal, PE. Gained experience and was able to learn about different water treatment systems from conventional filter, brackish water RO, and seawater MF/RO. Pursuing Professional Engineer status in the state of Texas as soon as all qualifications are met. Education University of Texas – Pan American: BS in Electrical Engineering, May 2008 Technology Summary Security Technologies: Anti-Virus Tools (Norton, Symantec, etc.) Systems: Windows (all), Lotus Notes Networking: LANs, WANs, VPNs, Routers, Firewalls, TCP/IP Software: MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint) Work Experience NRS Consulting Engineers: Engineer – Project Manager, June 2008 - July 2011 Became an expert in consulting municipal construction and maintenance projects for multiple clients and employers while coordinating with different vendors. Recent Project Highlights with NRS: NAWSC Donna RO WTP Design – Helped organize drawings with lead engineer Jake White, PE. Worked directly under Electrical PE Willard Jordan. Main project responsibility was control panel design for the RO and chemical buildings. BPUB Seawater RO pilot – Worked under Jake White, finishing up the last of RO stages required by TCEQ. LMWD Seawater RO pilot – Helped manage this project from start to finish, maintaining equipment operation, water quality sampling, and TCEQ reports. BPUB Southmost Arsenic Pilot – Worked with Pall engineers on TCEQ reports and data analysis. LMWD MF Pilot at WTP #2 – Worked with Pall engineer Luis Escobar – Ferrand maintaining the pilot unit, troubleshooting any technical errors, and performing all chemical cleans. Current Certifications BSEE – 2008 EIT – 2008 Key Skills Network & System Security (SCADA) Risk Management Project Monitoring Regulatory Compliance with State of Texas Project Planning RO Troubleshooting MF/RO Chemical Cleans MF/RO System Design Professional References Available upon Request Available for Full-Time & Contract Assignments
Brownsville, Texas, United States
Michelle Levy - Freelance Creative Writing & Editing
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OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position that will utilize my strong editing and writing skills. EXPERIENCE: June 2012 to present Book reviewer on personal website/blog: Shellybeansbookreviews.blogspot.com Reviewed contemporary fiction and non-fiction including: - Zoo by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge, - The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern - The Dreams of Perpetual Motion by Dexter Palmer - The Art of Giving Flowers by Callie Craumer 875 page views to date September 2010 to present 50Plus magazine - Intern - Edited/proofread various columns September 2010 to December 2010 MusicPlayers.com - Intern - Wrote reviews of new CDs for online musical magazine - Wrote feature articles on new bands and performers - Transcribed interviews - Posted news releases using WordPress EDUCATION: Bachelors of Art in Literature from Ramapo College of New Jersey, 2012 OTHER EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: - Graduate of North Jersey School of Dog Grooming, 2009 - Dog Groomer - four years ADDITIONAL SKILLS: Proficient in APA, MLA, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, WordPress.
Budd Lake, New Jersey, United States
Tanya Besmehn - Freelance Article Writing & Screenwriting
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Tanya Besmehn Full Length Feature Screenplays: Heartbroke Three college graduates determined to kick tail in the business world are blindsided when reality lands the first punch. (Comedy) Friday’s Child A woman dedicated to finding adoptive homes for older kids seems destined to lose everything else in the process. (Thriller) MerryXmas (previously optioned) An estranged couple on the threshold of divorce must reunite with their unsuspecting family at Christmas time. (Dramedy) Bad Habits Two young nuns with conflicting personalities are dispatched on a mission to bring hope to wayward young women. All hell’s gonna break loose. (Dramedy) King of Beasts A motley crew of beasts, including a lion whom has clearly lost his royal mojo - duke it out on reality TV for the coveted title of “King of Beasts.” (Animation, family) Easy Street A tangle of love, life, and career strands derail four thirty-somethings. It’s anything but easy! (Comedy) Spin A syndicate debt forces an A-list Hollywood director to sacrifice his career to save his skin. (Comedy) Whack the Dog A lily white Irish kid from Hoboken pursues his dream to grow up and become a Mafia hit man. (Comedy) Family Outing A couple must rethink their conservative ways when the love of their daughter’s life, Michael, turns out to be Michelle. (Comedy) Glampfire Girls Two sisters in need of quick cash transform their rundown summer camp into a glamp. (Comedy) A Gold Mended Life (adaptation: A Gold Mended Life by: Carolyn Stegman) A woman on the brink of her golden years discovers cracks in the foundation of her life, and finds the only way to repair it is to start over. (Drama) Shorts Becoming John Doe The Waiting Room Ms. Besmehn was recently optioned by Make It Happen Productions for her TV Pilot/Cable Miniseries SUNDOWN. Television Pilots Midtown* Three attractive women find there is new life after 40. (Dramedy) *Midtown was recognized as a quarter-finalist by Scriptapalooza, a national screenwriting contest. Sundown A gaggle of grumpy gramps and hot grannies while away the golden years in the halls of Sundown with a promise of Retirement In Paradise. (Comedy) Bad Habits Two novice nuns – an oil and holy water combination – live life, or something like it, in a New England convent. (Dramedy) Ms. Besmehn is an experienced media contributor with press appearances that include and numerous national and local market TV and radio spots including: • Good Morning San Francisco • News Channel Eight – Washington, D.C. • WJLA – Washington, D.C. Print articles written by, or about, the writing team have appeared in: • Entrepreneurial Magazine • Washington Post • Washington Business Journal Co-Writer of the book Money Making Moms: How Work at Home Can Work for You (1997, 1998 Citadel Press – Carol Publishing). Tanya Besmehn has studied extensively under the direction of Yale University Film Studies Program lecturer, Marc Lapadula.
Dana Point, California, United States
Linsie Snyder - Freelance Graphic Novel Art & Comic Writing
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3.0
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$15
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This is to serve as a resume for lettering, preferable for comics. Books may be considered upon request. Most comics I have done work for are still in the making and may not be mentioned at this time. I have done work for Toni Dwiggins, in her Science Fiction book Bad Water. I will do one page of your requested work at no cost so that you may get a feel of what I have to offer. I am looking forward to working with you!
Draper, Utah, United States
Jimmy Ettele - Freelance Blog Writing & Children's Book Writing
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I am a husband, a father of two girls, and a pet owner. I am a featured online blogger for the republicanherald.com, thirtymag.com, and berksmontnews.com. I write as a father, a kid, a son, a brother, a friend, and a husband trying to maintain lucidity in a crazy world.
Boyertown, Pennsylvania, United States
Erika Wilson - Freelance Proofreading, Manual Writing, Admin Support, & Data Entry
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4 Skills
$8
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I have spent my working life building a career in financial services and have enjoyed it and excelled at it. I have specialized in training and compliance, however have a natural knack for process engineering and have dabbled in a bit of system development. Now, with my focus remaining on financial services as far as possible, I am expanding my talents to include professional proofreading and copy-editing. This has been an informal part of my job for many years and now I have taken it to a professional level. Please refer to my CV below for more details. You will note the parts of my project work that focuses directly on wordsmithing (such as writing training manuals and redesigning applications forms) and in general the work I did in training, which requires an ability to communicate properly the material being taught. __________________________________________________________________________ |CURRICULUM VITAE| SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS 2012: Registered as a Certified Financial Planner with the FPI South Africa, non- practicing. EDUCATION DETAILS POSTGRADUATE STUDIES: Degree: Diploma in Financial Planning Institution: University of the Free State, Bloemfontein Year obtained: 2011 Degree: Bachelor of Commerce Honours Institution: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth Year obtained: 2007 TERTIARY EDUCATION: Degree: Bachelor of Commerce Institution: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth Year obtained: 2006 SECONDARY EDUCATION/ HIGH SCHOOL: Schools attended: St. Dominic’s Priory High School (1999-2003) Year matriculated: 2003 PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENTS Springbok Scout 2003 Algoa Sea Scouts EMPLOYMENT HISTORY ? Sabbatical Period: July 2017 to May 2018 After a life-changing move from Johannesburg, South Africa to Kingston, Jamaica in July 2017, I took time off to adjust myself and my family to our new situation. The sabbatical has proven to be a healthy break from my career and allowed me to reinvent myself. ? PSG Wealth Highest position held: Training and Compliance Manager Period of service: January 2016 to June 2017 • Compliance Responsibilities: o Random sample checking to determine level of compliance to policy and procedure, and to determine training needs at individual and group level o Produce various regular and once-off reports as required by higher management o Assist with query and complaint resolution by checking completion of tasks being queried and providing relevant reports and feedback o Complete specific investigations requested by management and provide relevant feedback o Determine where there are gaps in policies and procedures and suggest possible solutions o Provided reports to Legal Department related to high-risk issues and errors, regardless of complaints having been received or simply internal abuse/misuse of policy and procedure • Training Responsibilities: o Provide training to teams in bulk to ensure general upgrade and updating of knowledge of business and industry o Conduct testing on training provided o Provide individual induction training for new staff. This included system training, policy and procedure training, training for general knowledge of the industry and business o Design training programs for individuals to ‘graduate’ through the business and consequently develop their careers o Design and implement annualised training program to enable refresher training for all staff o Produce training material o Produce and maintain policy and procedure guide for Client Service Department o Submit regular reports about progress of training to higher management • Projects: o IT Development: design and implement updated workflows onto our system. I was one of three staff members who had knowledge of the system, and the only person who had knowledge of the system and the workflows. Implementation between January and June 2017 o IT Development: design and implement updated controls throughout various parts of the existing and new workflows based on policy and procedure. Implementation was continuous o Legal: Assisted with redesign of application forms with updated terminology, plain-language emphasis and generally easier readability. Submitted input March 2017 Previous position held: Quality Control Team Leader Period of service: September 2012 to December 2015 • Team Leader Responsibilities: o Checking instructions received from clients and ensuring that instructions meet legislative and business requirements o Managing daily deadlines and business cut-offs while maintaining a high level of quality control o Reporting on workloads, error rates within our department, and client error rates for feedback to our sales team o Providing training to new team members, and other staff as required o System development and process development input o Compiling and maintaining policy and procedure guides (aka. training manuals) • Projects: o Operational Restructure: assisted with planning and implementation of restructure implemented January 2016. My work included system changes, workflow changes, extensive training and updating all procedure guides o IT Department: design and implementation of upgraded workflow systems (ongoing) o Operational Restructure: Panning and integration of Quality Control and Client Services for our sister company, PSG Securities, into our own teams in PSG Wealth. Implementation was April 2015 o Operational Restructure: Integration of Administration for PSG Securities into the Quality Control Team in PSG Wealth. Implementation was August 2015 ? PSG Asset Management Administration Services Highest position held: Client Services Consultant Period of service: March 2010 to August 2012 • Responsibilities: o Preparing instructions received from clients and resolving related queries o Attending to and resolving general administration queries o Corresponding with clients in an efficient and effective way to ensure the smooth execution of instructions o Assisting the sales team with resolving queries and providing feedback to clients o Assisting with resolving internal queries from colleagues regarding procedures, processes and product information • Projects o Operational Restructure: assisted with design and implementation of Quality Control department in 2012. With the implementation of this new department was the changeover from manual paper-based processing, to electronic-based paperless processing o IT Department: design and implementation of new workflow systems in lieu of the implementation of the Quality Control department. My work included massive system clean-ups, training for new workflow and systems, working closely with the system developers and learning to do system maintenance. ? South City Employee Benefit Consultants Highest position held: Administration Clerk Period of service: January 2008 to February 2010 • Responsibilities: o Updating of monthly pension fund contributions for a book of clients, performing reconciliations of contributions and resolving queries o Managing withdrawals, death claims and retirements of members; managing new-member applications o Direct contact with clients regarding all general queries related to their pension funds o Drafting monthly investment and finance reports for various clients o Updating pricing for portfolios on monthly basis • Projects o Assisted with data clean-ups and workload catch-ups ? Beach Bums Hiring CC Highest position held: Operations Manager Period of service: summers of 2004—2006 • Responsibilities: o Opening and closing operations each day, ensuring signage is correctly place for advertising o Managing cashflows and other resources; o Managing staff, as required; o Managing relationships with customers. COMPUTER SOFTWARE COMPETENCIES Microsoft Office: o Word - Intermediate o Excel - Advanced o Outlook - Intermediate Operating Systems: o JIRA (Externally owned workflow system) o TAU (Externally owned account management system) o PIA & BDA (Internal account management system and externally owned Johannesburg Stock Exchange account management system)
Kingston 6, Saint Andrew, Jamaica