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Peter Trout - Freelance HR Management & Project Management
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Peter Trout Project Management IT Systems Procurement and Deployment Project Management Professional Summary A strategic thinker who leads service organizations towards world-class status, achieving company growth while in alignment with overall company strategy and business plans. Outstanding global leadership abilities. Able to coordinate and direct all phases of project-based efforts while managing, motivating and leading project teams. Proven ability to achieve dramatic increases in productivity and cost savings through improved process management efforts and reducing head count. Strong program management skills gained through the responsibilities of leading technology projects using a variety of technology platforms. Effective in the delivery of projects by providing end to end guidance from solution, design and requirements negotiation through the development cycle to final customer acceptance and beyond. Professional Experience P&I Investments 2008-2011 Launched and managed financial trading business to identify trading opportunities in the index futures market. Utilized quantitative analysis skills to identify trading opportunities Monitored and analyzed market conditions and risks Experience in compiling relevant data, utilizing decision making tools and analyzing results Strong analytical skills used to determine trends, minimize risk and maximize gain Chubb Group of Insurance Companies 2000-2009 Human Resources Technology Manager Responsible for sourcing vendors, developing and executing project plans, managing budgets and resources for several enterprise wide applications supporting HR specific requirements and business initiatives. Managed multiple team’s deliverables to achieve successful implementation of major upgrades to critical HR applications. Adhered to Lean Six Sigma processes when leading enterprise level projects through entire life cycle from concept to deployment ensuring all schedules and budgets were Adhering to the “DMAIC” Six Sigma model enabled departmental restructuring that realized $4.1 million savings over three years. Translator of business requirements to charters, service agreements (SLA's) and key performance indicators (KPI's). Oversaw and led all aspects of Six Sigma deployment infrastructure including project selection, tracking and reporting, communications, resources, etc. Influential in reviewing and decisioning of architectural design, system usage and requirements based on business needs and corporate requirements. Partnered with key stakeholders on an ad hoc basis to define opportunities for process improvements. Manage the UAT cycles conducted by business owners to assure product needs are satisfied. Pioneered innovative measurement dashboard that enables senior managers to identify and target opportunities for improvement in process and structure. Employing Lean Six Sigma Methodologies, reduced expenses on external vendors by $1.2 million over three years. Committee member Instrumental in planing and implementing departmental restructuring resulting in savings of $4.2 million over three years Coach, mentor and lead personnel within a technical team environment. Innovative Consulting (I/T Consulting Company) 1997-2000 Responsible for large application deployments at Commpaq Financial and Fordham University. Major contributor on Six Sigma DMAIC initiatives at both Fordham and Compaq Created value stream map with metrics enabling project identification. Responsible and accountable for the coordinated management of the deployment of web based email system impacting 15,000 faculty, staff and students on two campuses. (Fordham) Developed and provided Executive dashboard of project status to all stakeholders and technology leaders (Fordham) Responsible for project plan development and execution supporting the pilot roll and out of an on line document management system. (Compaq) Sourced temporary help desk support for deployment (Compaq) Partnered with client to define scope of pilot (Compaq) Collaborated with vendor and client regarding process, procedures and business rules for electronic filing (Compaq) Determine the effectiveness of existing internal controls and ascertain compliance with and adherence to established internal policies and procedures. (Compaq) Page 2 of 3 Peter Trout, 908-812-7095, trout0922@gmail.com Innovative Consulting, cont. Delivered measurable improvements to workflow processes through implementation of Lean methods and maximization of workspace efficiency. (Compaq) U.S. Air Force 1977-1997 Relevant Responsibilities And Accomplishments 1990-1995 Departmental And Project Manager Project manager for aircrew scheduling program that ultimately impacted approximately 2,000 aviators at multiple global locations Employed TQM project management principles to ensure the needs of all stakeholders were met Participated in roll-out presentations and training Managed a department of 12 enlisted and commissioned aviators. 1995-1997 Aviator Training Manager Responsible for the ground and in-flight training requirements for 150 aviators Collaborated with training department and aircrew schedulers to develop training application to monitor and track all training requirements Developed Kaizen process improvement initiative to ensure all aspects of the training application were constantly reviewed and enhanced Developed and deployed training metrics and reports for senior managers EDUCATION B.A Embry Riddle University, 1983 Page 3 of 3
La Quinta, California, United States
Joyce G. Davis - Freelance HR Management & Staffing
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Joyce G. Davis, M.S. Ed., Ed.D. Candidate 10265 Braddock Road; Fairfax, VA 22032 (703) 585-3517 cellular joyced21@hotmail.com ______________________________________________________________________ PROFILE • Excellent stand-up classroom training experience • Certified online instructor and facilitator • Adjunct college professor/academic advisor/course developer • Extensive Federal Government contracting experience • Experienced with military environment, cultural diversity, and reorganization • Conducted soft-skills and technical training sessions • Excellent knowledge and experience in design, development and delivery of various training programs • Experienced in adult learning methodologies and curriculum development; multicultural environments • Proficient in Microsoft applications, eCollege & Blackboard Learning Management Systems • Excellent communication skills EDUCATION University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, Doctoral Candidate: Educational Leadership/ Curriculum & Instruction Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, Ph.D. course: Advanced Curriculum Development George Washington University, Washington, DC, Ph.D. course: Intro. To Industrial/Organizational Psychology Troy State University, Norfolk, VA, MS Degree; Major: Foundations of Education, Concentration in Management Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, M.A. Program; Major: Educational Psychology (completed all course work) Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA, BA Degree; Major: Psychology PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Alexandria City Public Schools, Adult & Community Education, Alexandria, VA; (01/02-08/11) Program Manager –(03/07-08/11) oversaw daily operation/management of several adult education programs; recruited, hired, trained, and monitored approximately 75 teachers and administrative staff; prepared and maintained administrative records and reports; conducted stand-up classroom training on various topics; monitored allocated budget; maintained/monitored inventories for equipment and supplies; created policies and procedures; conducted needs assessments; created training aids; catalogs, fliers and other marketing tools; promoted development of new courses; met with various community and professional organizations to publicize programs; analyzed enrollment trends; evaluated effectiveness of programs and recommended improvements or changes; supervised course registration and problem solving; actively participated in long-range planning; managed strategic planning. Asst. to Program Manager – (08/04-03/07) Under direction of Program Manager, administered human resources operations for program; interviewed, evaluated and placed students in appropriate course level; created various HR reports; maintained electronic student and staff personnel files; created marketing strategies; prepared payroll statements; conducted and/or supervised on-site administration programs, including registration and problem solving; collected fees; managed office in absence of manager. ESL Instructor -(01/02-06/04) Taught English as a Second Language to adult students from various foreign countries; administered placement and progress tests; provided instruction in English language, conversation, reading and writing, Page 2 (Joyce G. Davis) Strayer University, Alexandria, VA (03/03-present) Adjunct Professor – Conduct stand-up classroom and online training in psychology and business courses; create lectures, develop syllabi, and create Powerpoint presentations; evaluate students; prepare and submit reports; attend staff meetings. Course Developer - Created online graduate course titled "Adult Education and Cultural Diversity; incorporated adult education principles and experiential learning techniques in course; designed, produced and developed the necessary instructional materials for course; designed the curriculum, modules, and defined training objectives and generated mastery tests; created audiovisual and other training aides; created faculty and student manuals; formatted, edited, and prepared learning content and materials as directed by Instructional Designer; worked with the Instructional Designer to create, maintain, and improve the visual design of e-learning materials and objects. DHS/TSA (TSA Recruitment Center-AR Services, Arlington, VA; 08/08-12/08) Sr. Human Resource Specialist (part-time contractor) – Performed full range of human resources services involving staffing; served as point of contact for internal and external customers regarding employment and core compensation; prepared vacancy announcements; rated and ranked applications utilizing Quickhire & 52 Recruit; reviewed applications to determine best qualified and referral for further consideration; certified eligible applicants to management for consideration and selection; communicated with airports on status of positions; researched and resolved issues to improve customer service; prepared daily and weekly statistical reports. FAA/Dept. of Commerce/ Digital TV and Telecommunications; part-time contractor (STG International, Alexandria, VA; 07/06-03/08) Team Supervisor (10/07-03/08)-managed staff of 10 human resource analyst for FAA audit of eOPFs; conducted quality control; interviewed, selected and trained auditors; developed job aids; maintained time and attendance records; created and generated various statistical reports. Staffing Specialist (07/06-11/06) – Dept. of Commerce/Digital TV/Telecommunications; Capitol Hill Police- Provided full range staffing for excepted service positions; posted vacancies; screened applications; developed job analysis; created and submitted certificates of eligibility; worked closely with hiring managers to determine best qualified candidates. Dept. of Defense/Defense Threat Reduction Agency/Washington Headquarters Services (SERCO, Vienna, VA; 10/05-7/06) Sr. Human Resource Specialist (contract) - Provided full range of staffing and operational support in support of DTRA transitioning from GS scale to pay-banding; provided recruitment and placement services to include writing job opportunity announcements, determining position requirements, performing qualifications analysis and issuing selection certificates; worked with managers and supervisors to develop skills and rating criteria to evaluate candidates; utilized Resumix (automated staffing tool) to conduct case examining; cleared Priority Placement Program; provided advice and assistance in situations that require extensive analysis; conducted research and analysis on various subject matters such as pay setting, veteran’s preference issues, reduction in force, and other staffing issues; coded actions for processing. Dept. of Homeland Security/Transportation Security Administration; Arlington, VA (FPMI Solutions, Arlington, VA; 08/03-10/05) Sr. Human Resource Specialist (contract) – Performed full range of human resources services involving staffing; served as point of contact for internal and external customers regarding employment and core compensation; prepared vacancy announcements; rated and ranked applications utilizing automated systems; reviewed applications to determine minimum qualifications and referral for further consideration; certified eligible applicants to management for consideration and selection; reviewed qualifications of TSA employees under consideration for non-competitive actions; communicated with airports on status of positions; researched and resolved issues to improve customer service; prepared and submitted SF-52s to TSA headquarters; prepared daily and weekly statistical reports. Page 3 (Joyce G. Davis) Department of Homeland Security/Transportation Security Administration; Arlington, VA (Accenture HR Services/Placement Pros, Reston, VA; 01/03-08/03 Team Lead, Onboarding Team (contract) -Supervised staff of 12 caseworkers providing expert guidance and personnel advisory services in the area of staffing; verified SF-52s and offer letters for accuracy in coding, salary computation, and personnel action; verified that pay calculations were accurate; anticipated and identified emerging issues and their resolution; designed business solutions, processed improvements and standard procedures; planned and organized work, set team goals, assigned work deadlines, established priorities, assured compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements; created and disseminated various reports; liaison between headquarters and sub-contractors; attended weekly meetings with client and other key personnel officials. Department of Homeland Security/Transportation Security Administration; Arlington, VA; NCS Pearson; 09/02-01/03 Senior Trainer (contract)- Provided stand-up classroom training and development for HR field representatives at airports throughout the country and headquarters staff; designed, delivered, implemented and evaluated soft skills and technical training; analyzed training needs; developed documentation formats and procedural manuals for standardization throughout the company; created and maintained monthly training calendar. HR Generalist (contract) –Served as liaison between TSA headquarters and field operations; provided employee relations services to 72,000 HR representatives, airport officials, and employees to include but not limited to application process, Federal benefits, compensation, staffing, policy interpretation; researched policies and procedures in order to provide solutions/recommendations; delivered customer service to maintain customer satisfaction; served as a resource to command center with regard to assessments, orientation, re-scoring, benefits and other TSA matters; prepared and submitted daily reports. The Society for Human Resource Management, Alexandria, VA (06/01-11/01) Sr. Human Resources Generalist (contract)– Provided assistance to Director in researching, compiling and managing special projects, i.e., budget, forecast, 5500 reports, compensation; proposed staffing, etc.; managed full life-cycle recruiting functions; conducted background and reference checks; negotiated salaries for new hires and employees; liaison to various temporary agencies; filled temporary and full-time regular positions; developed, revised, administered and facilitated new hire orientation; developed and revised policies; created and distributed reports on recruitment and selection, training and development and other reports as assigned. Union Labor Life Insurance Company, Washington, DC (09/00-06/01) Corporate Trainer (contract) - Managed nationwide eLearning program; developed and implemented pilot program for "ULLICO University" e-Learning project; created and managed budget; consulted with and selected vendors, courses, and participants; created marketing and communication materials; developed, delivered, administered, and evaluated in-house training and leadership development; conducted needs assessments, collected data, evaluated results & conferred with management and staff to identify specific skill/knowledge gaps, training objectives, work situations, and changes in policies and procedures; supervised development of corporate training tracking system; served as information clearinghouse for training and career development resources; assessed the effectiveness of company training through defined metrics and participant feedback; assisted Training Manager in securing and managing subject matter experts, instructors and other resources (internal or external) as needed; coordinated training schedule and formulated teaching outline and determined instructional methods such as individual training, group instruction, lectures, demonstrations, conferences, meetings and workshops; coordinated, implemented and evaluated e-learning project; conducted stand-up classroom training sessions; provided assistance to organizational alignment committees. Page 4 (Joyce G. Davis) Atlantic Shores Retirement Community, Virginia Beach, VA (09/98-08/00) Director of Human Resources –Developed and implemented all HR activities for start-up operation; administered benefit programs; negotiated benefit contracts; provided troubleshooting for benefit and payroll issues; served as consultant and advisor to department heads on staffing needs, hiring decisions, employee relations, disciplinary, and personnel policies; developed and revised personnel policies and procedures; coordinated transfer of employees; monitored unemployment compensation claims and represented company in appeals hearings; developed and managed safety committee; investigated and mediated employee grievances; counseled employees; established procedures for orientation and exit interviews; processed FMLA, STD and workers compensation requests; developed and facilitated training programs for supervisory and non-supervisory personnel. ASI/General Electric Call Center, Norfolk, VA (05/97-09/98) Training Manager Developed and implemented curricula and programs for all employees; supervised and coached trainers; identified core competencies and developed programs; consulted with supervisor to identify ongoing training required; recommended delivery systems; administered database for tracking programs; maintained course materials and employee training records; managed budget; interviewed and selected trainers; coordinated out source training; developed and implemented measures to monitor training effectiveness. Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM), Virginia Beach, VA (07/93-05/97) Employee Development Specialist – Traveled extensively to Navy Exchanges throughout the country to deliver stand-up classroom training on various topics; designed, customized, and developed curriculum; facilitated various soft skills training courses including customer service, 7-Habits of Highly Effective People, leadership development, performance management, supervisory skills, change management, ****** harassment, etc.; interfaced with all levels of management & military officials; worked with department managers to identify training needs and deliver training products and services; monitored effectiveness of training programs; conducted need assessments; designed training tools and developed performance measurements; maintained course materials and employee training records; designed training tools and developed performance measurements. Advance Auto Parts, Virginia Beach, VA, (09/91-06/93) Regional Staffing Manager - Managed staffing and recruiting functions for multi unit (220 stores) retailer; conducted reference checks; consultant to store managers on HR issues; developed and implemented various recruitment and staffing procedures that enhanced workforce diversity; composed and placed recruitment advertisements; conducted wage and salary surveys; participated in job fairs; coordinated, organized, and conducted orientation; counseled employees on benefits; advised management and supervisors on all employee relations issues including EEO law and corporate policies/practices; reviewed and analyzed trends to develop or refine diversity, work-life, or other HR programs; advise partners and management on adverse actions; conduct adverse impact analyses; investigate EEO concerns; make recommendations and implement solutions based on issues investigation process, attend unemployment hearings, prepare summary report of employee relations issues.
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Amy du Plessis - Freelance Graphic Design & Flyer Design
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Curriculum Vitae of Amy Lee Chrissy du Plessis ***QUALIFICATIONS*** * National Orientation Certificate (NCOR) 2000 National School of the Arts Vocal Training, Performance, Theory of Music, Form of music, History of music, Harmony & Counterpoint, Composition, Keyboard Technique, Aural (Ear Training), Improvisation, Ensemble / band work, Computers. * National Intermediate Certificate (NIC) 2001 National School of the Arts Business Afrikaans, Business English, Vocal Training, Performance, Theory of Music, Form of Music, History of Music, Harmony & Counterpoint, Composition, Keyboard Technique, Aural (Ear Training), Improvisation, Ensemble / band work, Computers. * National Senior Certificate (NSC) National School of the Arts (Matric equivalent) Business Afrikaans, Business English, Vocal Training, Performance, Theory of Music, Form of Music, History of Music, Harmony & Counterpoint, Composition, Keyboard Technique, Aural (Ear Training), Improvisation, Ensemble / band work, Computers. ***PERSONAL INVOLVEMENT & INTERESTS*** * Teaching Children’s Dance Classes * Leader of the Dance team at Bethel Church (Alberton) * Youth Leader * Member of the worship team; keyboardist, lead vocalist and Vocal trainer ***CURRENT STUDIES*** * Interior Design Diploma (The Interior Design Institute – Correspondence) * Teacher’s Diploma (Dance With me Studio) * Adobe Creative Suite (Total Training – Correspondence) ***COMPUTOR KNOWLEDGE*** * Microsoft Office Suite * Coltech 2000 (Registration, Attendance, and Accounts software for schools) * Microsoft Access * Outlook express * Corel Draw 14 * Adobe Creative suite * Roland Versaworks Print and rip Management * Apple Mac ***COURSES ATTENDED*** * Bodyline Fitness 2000 - Aerobics Instructor * Microsoft Access - 2004 * Scratch Nail Course - 2004 * ABC Event Management - 2005 * Latin American & Ballroom Dance teachers - 2008 ***WORK EXPERIENCE*** * Personal Assistant January 2003 - February 2004 TO: Mr. J. Green, Head of Department, Music Department National School of the Arts Duties: Computer Work e.g. Registrations, timetables, student chords Typing e.g. general correspondence, minutes of meetings, Function and events co-ordinator; Invitations, catering, Program Planning and co-ordination E.g. Mr and Miss NSA, Awards evenings General office administration; developing systems; service calls. Examination Invidulation * Freelance work (daytime) Sales Executive (Servicing all East Rand Clients) May and June 2004 Company = Nails & All Selling and promoting of products; service calls, client care * Nails Technician June 2004 - October 2004 Companies: Nails & All, BeDazzled * Freelance employment (Evenings) Performer: Dancing & Singing For the Performing Arts / N-Course Music Performer: Dancing & Singing Company = GSF Productions Contractual work only i.e. short-running shows and events Performer: Dancing & Singing Company: Da’mya (own company) Corporate theme shows, events and functions e.g. SPCA fund raiser * Creative Administrator and Function Co-ordinator Dynamic Organisers October 2004 - October 2005 Duties: General office duties: developing systems, office co-ordination Computer work (Microsoft Access, word, excel, outlook express), Registration data-base Catering arrangements for functions and events, including ordering, Cooking and waitressing Entertainer for Corporate themed events: develop and perform item (dance or song) OR source appropriate entertainment Equipment sourcing and hire Design and manufacture Corporate gifts and/or decor for themed Events and functions Theme dancer/entertainer * Clothing Graphic Designer Panda Sportswear May 2006 - January 2008 Duties: Designing Re-Drawing logos Set up artwork for digital and litho printing Putting together of litho possies Final artwork from conceptual to repro ready Ensuring client requirements are met Liaison with printing companies, Layout and design for various print projects * Graphic Designer & Receptionist Sign Wonder June 2008 - March 2009 Duties: Designing Re-Drawing & Creating logos Liaison with / assisting clients both telephonically & Walk in Conceptual artwork: Mock ups for client presentation to assist in the sales process layout and design of various print projects Administration Filing Invoicing Quotations Liaison with printing companies and suppliers Operating PABX system and other reception duties Maintaining and cleaning of Roland Digital Printer * Graphic Designer Freelance work (Self Employment) March 2009 - February 2010 Duties: Branding Company’s Corporate Identity Designing logos Designing of flyers, business cards and brochures Conceptual artwork: Mock ups for clients presentations Liaison with printing companies and suppliers * Graphic Designer / Print room Co-ordinator March 2010 - Present Duties: Graphic Designing and Origination Overseeing the “job box” system Job scheduling and shop management Attending to the clients at the counter Answering the telephone Filing Collating, binding and numbering Guillotine work Packaging Quality control Photocopying, spiral binding Equipment maintenance Assisting / Training junior operators Re-Drawing & Creating logos / company profiles liaison with / assisting clients both telephonically & walk in Overseeing Conceptual artwork: Mock ups for client presentations to assist in the sales process Layout and design of various print projects Liaison with supplier companies Designing and Printing of flyers, brochures, pamphlets, Business Cards, Booklets, Calendars, Manuals, Invoice books, quotation books, Thank you cards, Compliment slips, etc. ***REFERENCES*** GSF Productions / Performing Arts Mr. Garth Farrant 082 923 4191 National School of the Arts Mr. J. Green 082 898 7892 Nails & All Mrs. G. Harmse 083 259 8136 Dynamic Organisers Mrs. L. Lopez 083 669 4440 Panda Sportswear Mr. R. Gnudi 083 229 5062 Sign Wonder Mr. J. Robert 082 855 0952
Halfway House, Gauteng, South Africa
Graham Green - Freelance Blog Writing & Editing
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I am a recent graduate in Literature. I have a deep rooted passion for creative writing, storytelling, editing and literature. I am a hard worker, good team player, strong ability to work independently with little supervision.
Chandler, Arizona, United States
Jason Owens - Freelance Electrical Engineering & Embedded System Programming
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I am a Research and Development Engineer working with Resonance Group. My core competencies are in power management and embedded systems, wireless sensors, and software design. My scope of work ranges from design consulting to full implementation, prototyping, and manufacturing. I am happy to provide assistance from the design concept to full end-to-end solutions. Application Areas • Energy Harvesting/Alternative Energy Applications • Power & Battery Management Systems • IoT devices and Wireless communications • Automated Test Equipment • Sensors and Data collection systems • New Product Design Core Competencies Hardware Design • Printed circuit board (PCB) design and layout • Microcontroller programming --? Atmel (ATMega Series, ATTiny Series, etc.) --? Microchip (PIC16/18 series, dsPIC devices) --? Silicon Labs (Gecko Series Arm M4/M0+ controllers) --? Cypress (PSOC6) --? ST (STM32 series) --? Expressif (ESP32/8266 series) --? Nordic Semiconductor (nRF24L01+) • 3D Modeling (SOLIDWORKS) – CSWA Certified • 3D Printing (Using on-site Airwolf3D AXOIM Dual Printers) Software Design • Programming languages --? C, C++, C# --? Visual Basic 6.0, Visual Basic.NET --? Lua & VB Script --? VBA Macro programming for MS Office --? Java • Desktop application development (Windows & Linux) • Mobile app development (Android & iOS) • Raspberry Pi development Simulation • Circuit simulation / optimization using SPICE (LTSpice) • Electromagnetic FEA analysis using FEMM (Finite Element Method Magnetics) Prototyping • Full-service electronics lab for building and testing hardware • Access to local contract manufacturer for small batch production runs • On-site 3D printers for mechanical prototyping
Toledo, Ohio, United States
Irma Katherine Bustos - Freelance CAD & Digital Art
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452 West 57th St.#3W (212)-977-5813 nytextiledesign@gmx.com Irma Katherine Designs since 1980 Summary Accomplished international textile designer with a unique, broad and in depth blend of corporate and private partnership experience, in global textile arena. Appraised and proven ability in creating and trouble-shooting technical solutions of weaving, in the systematic coordination of all elements of color, texture, pattern, and style. Illustrated, by hand or by computer-aided design. Initiated strategic markets, targeting converters, and showing marked increase in sales by implementing effective cost controls. Introduced, consolidated and launched abstract concept for new textile products, for mass and specialty markets, in new fiber promotions. Experience 1997 - Present Menphis Cad -Tex-in.com Biella, Italy & New York, NY Software & Textile Design Consultant / Adjunct FIT Professor of Point Carre CAD Installations, Demonstrations and Design services on Textile Cad. Monarch- Point Carre and Solias. Warshow swim wear / Berkley Shirt mens wear / Angelique Juniors tops / Crazy Cats import shirts. Cowtan & Tout home furnishings 1994 - 1996 CMI Industries New York, NY Director of Technical Design Market research and analysis, combined with market-driven product development enhanced profits for company 30% to 40% in 1997. Conceptualized and implemented designs for lycra yarns as wovens. Researched and provided analysis / creative design services sheer woven fabrics. 1994 Frank IX & Sons / Valtex International / DUA s.r.l. Italy / Antique Textiles New York, NY Textile Design Consulting / Presentations & Merchandising Implementing creative design concepts and market strategies to commercialize market trends, assuring large volume sales by 20%. 1991 - 1993 Miss India – Shalini India / New York, NY Technical Weave Developer and Textile Cad / Caipo Systems Operator Responsible for lab dips, strike-offs, quality control and ordering sample yardage. Implemented Textile Cad / Caipo Systems for designing yarns, colors and weaves. Involved in making recommendations on accessories like buttons and zippers. Gave final approval on garment fittings. Sparked increase sales of sportswear for men's, women's and juniors in major accounts. 1990 – 1991 Bluebird Silk Fabrics Corporation New York, NY Associate Jacquard Technical Designer / Troubleshooter Creation of Jacquard textiles for Dupont's Micromatique promotion. Utilized new technology to evaluate yarns and antique textiles. Orchestrated complex lay-outs and weaves to create home furnishing fabrics. Maximized the creative process in production facilities. 1989 -1990 Symtech Swiss Systems & Technology South Carolina / New York, NY Textile Cad -Caipo Promoter / CAD Demo-Trainer and Woven Design Specialist Demonstrations to major New York accounts. Trained design staffs and provided technical support on Textile Cad- Caipo software. 1988 -1989 Victor Woollen Products Saint Victor, Quebec, Canada & New York Director of Woven Design & Director of USA Marketing Directed all phases of high quality, multi-functional, new product development in a state-of-the-art- facitity for contract upholstery and office paneling sector, both USA and Canadian markets. Responsible for supremely high quality control in color lab-dips, in hand looms and strike-offs, and in sample and production yardage which resulted in 45% increase in sales. 1987 Trans Designs Austin – New York, NY Interior Decorator and Commercial Interior Planner Planned and designed interiors for ten to twenty private clients. 1983 – 1986 Anju-Woodridge Corp. / Anglo Fabrics Corp. / International Textiles New York, NY Consultant Wovens Designer Knowledge of special handling of a variety of textiles, both natural fibers and polyester/rayon blends, as well as wool and silk. Organized and developed concepts, communicating specifications to all divisions of manufacturing and management. Liason & Consulting Textile Designer / Stylist / Colorist Styled and developed internationally distributed high end textiles for contract, aircraft, banks, furniture, office paneling, architects, cruise liners, jobbers, decorators, theaters, hotels, interior design firms, and upholstery contract seating market globally. 1980 – 1982 Saint Andrew's Corp. / Adam Watt Fabrics Company UK & New York, NY Abbotsford Fabrics, Ltd. England A. Elliot Fine Fabrics, Co. Scotland Malcolm Campbell, Scotland Holywell Textile Mills, Wales Salts of Saltaire, England Laidlaws, Ltd., Scotland John Orr, Ltd., Ireland A & J MacNaughton, Ltd., Scotland Brook Walker & Co., England T.M. Hunter, Ltd., Scotland Dartington Hall Tweeds, England Scottish Crofters-Weavers, Scotland Abraham Moon's & Sons Ltd., England The Illington Mills Group, West Yorshire, England 1979 – 1980 Casa Bella Italy / New York, NY Consultant Textile Designer Developed mohair double cloths and woven leather upholsteries. Communicated the specification to production mills.
New York, New York, United States
Rai Jean - Freelance Drawing & Poem Writing
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Regine Jean Cell- 561-255-0430 4216 Leo Lane 5G Palm Beach Gardens, Fl 33410 Raiijean@yahoo.com Professional Profile: • Medical Assistant • CPR- AED certified BLS provider • Knowledgeable in Computer Programs (MS,PP,& Wd) Professional Accomplishments: McDonalds Restaurant Duties include West Palm Beach, FL 07-2007-8/2008 ? Handling cash daily – cashier ? Enter customer order accurately ? Assistant fellow workers with job functions ? Clean work area and help others ? Ensure that all customers were treated with great customer satisfaction Educational Background: High School Diploma- Mandarin High School- June 2008 Medical Assistant Diploma Medvance 2011 Achievements/ Activities: ? Certificate in HIV/AIDS, Domestic Violence, OSHA and HIPAA References ? Anthony Makins, LMT Licensed Massage Therapist/ Office Manager ? Evelnyn Jean , CNA, LPN ? Linda Westgate, RN
United States
Adam Zuehlke - Freelance Video Production & Videography
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EXPERIENCE: Back to 1 Media LLC Director/Camera Op/Editor/Writer/Project Manager/Producer -Planned, coordinated, filmed, edited and directed films, marketing and music videos, live shows, TV and commercials. Delegated and controlled all aspects of the filming and organization of film/video productions. Dealt with issues and concerns of the cast and crew. Ensured all productions moved along according to the timeline so production deadlines are met. Troubleshooted issues that came up on set regarding equipment and services. -Randy to the Rescue (TLC) -America's Supernanny (Lifetime Network --ISN (Industry Shopping Network) Camera Operator --Mondo Voodoo Video Game for iPhone & iPad: live action cutscenes Director, Producer, Casting --Johnsonville Brats EPK Commercial Camera Operator, Editor, Casting --The Ultimate Redemption Feature length film - Camera Operator --Delta Airlines Employee Commercial Camera Operator --The Pros Wedding Company Wedding Videos – Videographer --Sigma Beauty Makerting videos and makeup tutorials Director, Producer, Editor, Camera Operator --Clatter & Din Camera Operator, Editor Commercials for Minnesota area businesses *Clients: Cahill Financial, Capitol Advisory, Salon Professional Academy, Metro Kids --Music Videos: Band: Matt Dodge & The Lobsters Currency, Raincloud, My Life, Wood Jeux Merry Mi?, Bumble Bee Yourself Director, Editor, Producer, Writer --Lament Short Film - Director, Editor, Producer, Writer *Official Selection: Solstice Int. Film Fest, Minneapolis Underground Film Festival --The Pale Horse Short Film – Director, Editor, Producer, Story *48 Hour Film Festival – Nominated for Best Cinematography & Best Costume Design --A&E Casting Technical Support, Camera Operator, Editor *Clients: Target, Best Buy, Dunwoody, United Health Care, Time Warner Cable --Anita Baker Concert / Mystic Lake Casino Camera Operator --Telemasters, Inc. 36 min. training video Camera Operator, Editor --New Generation Fitness 13 min. instructional fitness video Director, Editor, Producer, Camera Operator --Yes Media Productions Video tour, company overview, sales presentations Camera Operator, Editor, Lighting, Sound Education Brown College (Mar. ’05) Associates Degree of Applied Science: Television Production Special Skills Cameras: Panasonic: HPX500, HVX200, DVX100 - Canon: XL1, GL2 Computer Software: Final Cut Pro (8yrs) Adobe Photoshop Movie Magic Screenwriter DVD Studio Pro
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Sue Kobuki - Freelance HR Management & Customer Response
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Accomplished Human Resources professional with proven ability to perform in service-driven HR Functions. Comfortable with multi-faceted projects while directing day-to-day activities. Excellent communicator with exceptional problem solving abilities. Areas of expertise include: Design/Facilitation of HR Training Programs Vendor Management Benefit Communication Design Project Management Legal Compliance Contract Negotiations HR SOLUTIONS – Newport Beach, CA 9/2011 – 9/2011 Contract assignment as a Benefits Consultant at Young's Market in Tustin. Worked with Broker to design Open Enrollment communications. Managed 401(k) and Pension Plan Audits. Assisted employees with benefit enrollments, leave of absence inquiries and processed vendor bills. BAKER ENTERPRISES – Irvine, CA 4/2011 – 9/2011 Contract assignment as a Human Resources Manager for an international distributor. Administer all HR functions for the local office. Developed employee handbook and implemented several benefit programs at no cost to Company. HR ONLY – Irvine, CA 8/2010- 12/2010 Contract assignment as a Benefits Specialist at Veterinary Pet Insurance in Brea. Created efficiencies around entire LOA process including an employee informational packet. Organized and streamlined processes for open enrollment, assisted employees with benefit enrollments, entered data and ran reports in the ADP HR/Benefits system. Processed vendor bills. JAMES HARDIE BUILDING PRODUCTS – Mission Viejo, CA 8/2003 – 2/2010 (Worldwide manufacturer of fiber cement building materials) Benefits Manager Responsible for designing, developing, and implementing employee benefit plans for 2000 employees in the US and Canada. Provided guidance and assistance to the HR Team of 25 people in 10 manufacturing plants and three Regional Offices. Managed a corporate benefit budget of $50M. • LOA Management. In addition to processing leaves, trained staff on current HIPAA and FMLA laws. Ensured all forms and communications were current and in compliance current state and federal laws. • Reviewed and negotiated contract provisions with insurance carriers, administrators and service providers. • Led the Company’s implementation process of auto enrollment for the 401k plan resulting in a 28% increase in participation. • Coordinated the execution of plan documents and service agreements with the Legal Department. • Assured all company-sponsored plans, including their design and changes, were in compliance with all relevant ERISA, DOL, and IRS requirements. • Developed and recommended new, improved and/or changes to benefit programs. • Coordinated internal/external benefit audits. • With Benefit Broker, served as a liaison with insurance carriers to obtain renewals, settlements, claims and utilization data as well as enrollment information. • Utilized ADP Application to solve daily HR/Payroll/Benefit inquiries. HR SOLUTIONS – Irvine, CA 1/2003 – 8/2003 Contract assignment in the Orange County Market for a Fortune 500 company specializing in automotive services. Organized and streamlined processes for open enrollment, workers compensation, vendor billing and employee communications. ALLIANCE IMAGING, INC. – Anaheim, CA 1/2001 – 12/2002 (National diagnostic imaging company) Benefits Manager Responsible for planning, developing and administering employee benefit programs. Provided guidance and assistance to nine regions on various benefit plans (self-insured, fully-insured, PPO and HMO). Directed multiple vendors and brokers to specification keeping within budget. Effectively motivated and managed a benefits team consisting of three benefit coordinators for a healthcare company of 2400 employees operating in 43 states. • Reviewed and negotiated health and welfare contracts and performance guarantees resulting in a $180,000 cost savings. • Designed a 401(k) education training which resulted in a 10% increase in participation. • Analyzed plan experience information, current trends and competitive benchmarking resulting in plan design improvements. • Developed loss-sensitive workers compensation strategies resulting in increased employee return to work ratios. • Developed benefit policies and procedures while ensuring compliance with State and Federal regulations. HR ONLY – Irvine, CA 3/2000 – 12/2001 Contract assignment for the County of Orange Corporate Office. Responsible for managing all aspects of benefit plans for the positions of Executive, Judge and Attorney. BAXTER HEALTHCARE, CARDIOVASCULAR GROUP – Irvine, CA 3/1979 – 3/2000 (National manufacturer of medical devices) Provided HR support for a division of 1500 employees with primary focus directed towards the administration and design of communications for compensation and benefit administration. Supervised two benefits coordinators and provided support to three coordinators in off-site locations. Senior Human Resources Specialist (1998-2000) • Developed and implemented quarterly employee benefit communications and training programs which increased employee awareness. • Led the open enrollment process and developed a new employee orientation program. • Successfully served as an internal consultant and resource to leadership teams with the purpose of ensuring appropriate administration and implementation of policies, procedures and programs. • Provided technical interpretation while ensuring compliance of health and welfare plans, retirement plans and work/life programs (including FMLA). • Implemented wellness programs such as an annual health faire, quarterly benefit fairs, on-site massage and health screenings, etc. Human Resources Specialist (1993-1998) • Managed a staff of three in the benefits department with a budgetary accountability of $100,000. • Partnered with management by providing guidance to successfully resolve employee relations and communications issues. • Developed a policies and procedures manual as well as an employee handbook. • Participated in the facilitation of three major organizational restructures through mid-1996 by integrating three separate company benefit programs into one. Previously held positions of Benefits Coordinator and Employment Coordinator. OTHER SKILLS/CERTIFICATIONS/MEMBERSHIPS • Current Member of Orange County Compensation & Benefits Association (OCCABA). • Member of Linked In: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/sue-kobuki/2/642/b39. • Certificate in Human Resources Management. • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. • Working knowledge gained with daily exposure of ADP-Reporting Software. • In-depth knowledge of benefit policies, practices, common exclusions and imitations and applicable laws.
Rancho Santa Margarita, California, United States
Thomas Schneider - Freelance Graphic Design & Illustration
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Owner of TS concepts, a graphic arts design company. Over 30 years in the graphic design world. This includes logos, posters, brochures, illustrations, photo retouching, etc. Worked in the printing industry for 20 years. Expert knowledge of Adobe Design products, Quark Xpress, Corel Painter. If it needs to be done....it WILL and on time. Work in the comic book field, graphic novels, sci-fi genres as writer/artist/colorist. Side hobby: Make 3-D clocks.
Parksville, New York, United States