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David Shepherd - Freelance Animal Illustration, Children's Book Illustration, Portrait Art, Cartooning, & Illustration
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daveshepherd60@talktalk.net Involved in the art world for too many years to recall, a prolific illustrator with a keen eye for detail, though I might say so myself my graphite representations of pets and other animals are well worth a look-see. Not that it ends with the animal world; I indeed illustrate anything that's asked of me, and do so with limitless gusto. Specialising also in...
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom

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Sharon Digby - Freelance Article Writing & Blog Writing
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I have had 15 years experience as a freelance article writer working from home. Having pitmans elementary and intermediate typewriting certificates and hold a IBM word processing diploma. I have worked with clients in UK and Abroad working on many different projects including baby niche, bodybuilding, weight loss etc., in return I can offer a good working relationship and guarantee you that I can meet deadlines and keep your projects on time and also on budget.
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Sunel Siecker - Freelance Graphic Design & Photography
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Sunél Drowley Australia, QlD (+614) 3349 2632 E-Mail: sunel.drowley@gmail.com DOB: 03-09-1986 EDUCATION TERTIARY SAE Institute International January 2008 – April 2008 Graphic Design Communication Certificate course Zevenwacht Chef School South Africa January 2005 – June 2005 Pastry Chef's course SECONDARY Final Year College Subjects and Results: Afrikaans First Language HG High Grade English Second Language HG High Grade Mathematics SG Standard Grade Biology HG High Grade Accounting SG Standard Grade Geography HG High Grade - HG: A: 80% - SG: A: 70% EMPLOYMENT HISTORY RECENT Meegs Boutique - The Oasis Shopping Centre, Shop 35, Level 1 - Website & Marketing Administrator Industry: Retails Position Held: Website & Marketing Administrator Overall Responsibilities: - Maintaining of website - Assist with marketing events - Develop marketing strategies and assist implementation Specific Tasks: - Updating website with current events and making website more interactive for members. - Assist with the designing and distribution of marketing materials. - Researched new ideas for marketing and developed short term implementation strategies. - Developed eBay store and Bartercard affiliation to sell off of end of season overstocks. 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Specific Tasks: - Answering and directing incoming calls. - Assisting in administrative and financial related tasks. - Supervising seating allocation in the restaurant and provide prompt and courteous service during seating process. - Communicating all necessary information to incoming supervisor and recording all important messages in the restaurant communication log. - Record keeping of the daily training and taste panel forms, section rotations and ensuring this is received by the manager at shifts end. - Follow restaurant opening and closing check-list thoroughly. - Assign specific stations to servers and assign side work in line with work schedules. 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Uvonte - Freelance Illustration & Drawing
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My work consists of illustrations, graphic design, and gallery work. I have designed artwork for night clubs, salons, non-profit organizations, professional athletes. I do surrealism, abstract, caricatures, and pencil work. My mediums consist of oil, acrylic, pastel, colored pencil, pencil, watercolor, etc.
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Siddhartha Olmedo - Freelance 3D Animation & Animation
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I am an animator with 15+ years of production experience and 5+ years of management experience. Technology Skills: Maya -Modeling -Animation -Rigging -Texture Mapping Flash Animation Photoshop After Effects Premiere Illustrator Unity Engine Word Excel Outlook Professional Experience: Art Director Falooz Inc., Torrance •Supervised team of artists, animators, and interface artist •Model, texture, and light cityscape for main webpage •Interface artwork for webpage and mobile app 3D Artist Knowledge Adventure, Torrance •Model, texture, and animate in Maya and Unity game Engine Instructor Art Institute of California, Los Angeles Loyola Marymount University •Game Design, and Beginning Flash Scripting 3D Animator Dreamworks - Division13 productions •Animated characters from film: Flushed Away •Composite 3D to live action for Kohl’s commercial Knowledge Adventure, Los Angeles •Animated 3D characters for CDROM: Math Blaster Vivendi Universal Games, Los Angeles Lead Animator Vivendi Universal Games, Los Angeles •Supervised teams of artists, animators, and animation assistants. •Supervised offsite production teams and contractors. •Created pre-production and production asset lists and schedules. •Design games, storyboard, layout, animation, and bug fixes 2D Animator Knowledge Adventure, Los Angeles •Flash character animation, and effects animation. Vivendi Universal Games, Los Angeles •Character designs, storyboards, layout. •Animation, cleanup, coloring, timing, lip synch, and effects. Education: UCLA - Bachelor of Fine Arts/Animation - Produced/Directed 5 films Associates in Art - Character Design, Storyboarding, Background Layout for Animation Gnomon school - Introduction to Maya Friedman Occupation Center - Maya animation course Academy of Entertainment Technology - Maya modeling, rigging, and animation course
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Maria Strange - Freelance Spanish Translation & Proofreading
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CURRICULUM VITAE: M. M. Strange PERSONAL INFORMATION Name: María del Mar Strange Nationality: Spanish Telephone: 01373 823442 Email: mariastrange@aol.com Web site: www.maria-strange.co.uk UNIVERSITY STUDIES “Licenciada en Filología” – equivalent to Master-Honours Degree in Linguistics Complutense University, Madrid, 1984-1989 Postgraduate Diploma in European Business Administration University of The West of England, Bristol 1995-1996 MEMBERSHIP Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIoL), www.iol.org.uk UK Member of the American Translators Association (ATA), www.atanet.org USA WORK EXPERIENCE 1986-1989: Translations Assistant CONSTRUCCIONES AERONAÚTICAS – C.A.S.A (Aircraft Building Company) (Dep. Quality Assurance) Main Offices, Madrid 1989-1990: Editorial Assistant CREATIVE PUBLISHING (Publisher) Bath, UK 1990-1993: Translations Coordinator and Translator RICARDO GROUP (Technical Publications) Yate, Bristol, UK 1993-1996: Freelance Linguist (English-Spanish) Collaborations: BBC (Publishing Division), London Spanish Tutor: Bristol University (Dep. for Continuing Education) Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Robertson Languages, (Translation Agency) Reading, Communiqué, (Translation Agency) Bristol, Etc… 1996-1998: Translator and Developer for Spanish Division CAREER TRACK (Trainers and Publishers of management courses and seminars) Milton Keynes, London 1998- to Date: Freelance Translator Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, Birmingham Lingua UK (Translation &Language Training) Gloucester Sally Walker (Trans. Agency), Bristol European Translations (Trans. Agency), Christchurch Language Express (Trans. Agency), Oxfordshire Language Is Everything (Trans. Company), Howden Communiqué (Trans. Agency), Bristol Absolute Translations (Trans. Agency), Hammersmith Spectra Translation (Murgitroyd & Company) Glasgow TEACHING 1998 to date: Spanish to adults Industry and Colleges in Bristol/Bath area. In-Company teaching (i.e. British Aerospace, Filton) TRANSLATION EXPERTISE Management, General and Technical Business, Marketing and Advertising IT and Telecommunications, Legal, Economics, Finance, etc. Medical proofreading of marketing questionnaires Education, Linguistics, Psychology etc. Web pages, Brochures, labels, etc INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCE Word Processing, Data Base, Spread Sheets Desktop Publishing and Presentations (Quark Express, Powerpoint) Translation Memory sofware (Wordfast) and Electronic Dictionaries Internet broadband wireless, etc. LANGUAGES Bilingual: English-Spanish (mother tongue: Spanish) GSCE Level: French
Warminster, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Sarah Gardiner - Freelance Fiction Writing & Article Writing
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$20
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I am an excellent writer, my specialities being fiction, short stories and poems, yet I write reports, articles essays and reviews. I sub-edit, copy-edit, write and proof. I paint and draw and use my design skills for graphics and for staging events. I have professional qualifications in Science, Architecture and Professional Communication.
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Celeste Mack - Freelance Legal Translation & Translation
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I have been a freelance court reporter for over 20 years. I would like to find something to do at home in between depositions. Celeste M. Mack EXPERIENCE 2010 to present Tom Crites & Associates Savannah GA (912) 233-1883 FREELANCE COURT REPORTER • Depositions for Various Law Firms • Governmental EEOC Hearings and Investigations 2010 Advanced Verbatim Reporting Brunswick GA FREELANCE COURT REPORTER • Depositions for Various Law Firms • Verbatim Record of Various Court Proceedings 2005 to 2010 State of Nebraska Omaha NE (402) 444-7371 OFFICIAL COURT REPORTER • Verbatim Record of all Court Proceedings, i.e., Criminal and Civil Jury and Bench Trials; Pleas and Sentences; Motions for Summary Judgment. • Depositions for County Attorneys and Public Defenders. 2003 to 2004 Coker Court Reporting Bartow, FL (863) 533-1170 OFFICIAL/FREELANCE COURT REPORTER • Verbatim Record of Court Proceedings, i.e., Criminal and Civil Trials; Eminent Domain Trials; Termination of Parental Rights. • Depositions for County Attorneys and Public Defenders and Various Law Firms. 1993 TO 2003 Ace Court Reporting, Inc. Weatherly, PA (570) 427-5075 OWNER OF FREELANCE COURT REPORTING FIRM • Depositions for Civil and Criminal Law Firms. • Workers Compensation Depositions and Hearings. • Arbitration Hearings. • Official Court Proceedings, i.e., Civil Trials. • Administrative Duties as 50% Owner, i.e., Hiring of Potential Court Reporters, Accounts Payable/Receivable. EDUCATION 2003 Bellevue University Bellevue, NE • Bachelors Degree in Security Management 1993 Lincoln School of Commerce Lincoln, NE • Associates Degree in Court Reporting. REFERENCES Available upon request. *E-Mail cm7803@gmail.com 460 Moss Creek Lane, Brunswick, Georgia 31520 (402) 690-9422
Savannah, Georgia, United States