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Shannon Russell - Freelance Technical Writing & Fiction Writing
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EDUCATION Master of Science in Library Science - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Information & Library Science in Chapel Hill, NC Bachelor of Arts in English - St. Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurinburg, NC PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Peak Processing Employee (Scorer), Apr - May 2010 for NCS Pearson, Inc. in Coralville, IA Using my home computer and...
Rockford, Illinois, United States

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Audrey Wallace - Freelance Event Planning & Social Marketing
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Audrey Wallace 23 Romoda Drive, Canton, New York, 13617 afwall07@stlawu.edu ~ 802.681.3713 Qualifications and Capabilities • Passionate about event planning and the ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment • Experience in areas of event planning such as coordinating and executing prior events • Energetic and vibrant personality with an enthusiasm for leading and motivating others • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse audience through both written and verbal skills • Proficient using Internet applications and Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint for research, data collection, retrieval and analysis, writing, and presentation-focused projects • Confidence in research, analysis, presentation, writing, and client contact roles • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and excellent communication and leadership skills Communication Studies Education St. Lawrence University | Canton, New York 2007-Present Bachelor of Arts, Communication Major & Sociology Minor anticipated May 2011 • GPA 3.50 Selected Courses and Concepts Current Trends in News Media Fall 2010 • Produced a collaborative news broadcast with my peers; directed, staged, talked, and edited ourselves • Participated in a collaborative online news journal writing news stories about the 2009 Climate Conference Rhetoric and Public Speaking Fall 2009 • Presented and composed informational, persuasive, entertaining, and demonstrative speeches • Prepared presentations using PowerPoint Related Work Experience Creative Events Inc. | Boston, MA June – August 2010 Events Intern • Assisted CEO and Senior Event Planner with spreadsheets, budgets, research & auction item compilation • Contacted clients, vendors, and venues, via phone and e-mail, for various issues dealing with each event • Ran events alongside CEO and Senior Event Planner through set up of décor & event, registration, and silent/live auction • Aided in the planning of 25th RoxComp Anniversary Gala, NAACP Centennial Gala, and New Years Eve Wedding Toyota Winter Dew Tour Event | Dover, VT. February 2010 & 2011 Toyota Promotional Assistant • Utilized my energetic personality to promote the Toyota dealership to potential customers • Managed the Toyota tent, encouraging people to sign up for a contest and interact with the Toyota car dealers Mount Snow Ski Resort | Dover, VT. May - July 2009 Events & Marketing Intern • Assisted with running events through registration, contacting clients via e-mail and phone, and updating Facebook accounts for events • Marketed and distributed flyers throughout Mount Snow Valley for upcoming events • Contributed thoughts and insights to the planning of Mount Snow’s annual Blues Festival, Jazz Festival, and Oktoberfest College and Community Activities and Leadership Participant, Study Abroad Program in Copenhagen Denmark August - December 2009 • Immersed myself into a different culture to gain skills in global communication • Participated as a global citizen to gain a better understanding of different cultures other than my own Volunteer, Chamber of Commerce May - July 2008 • Volunteered by assisting in several local projects, one being the “Ver-Monster” project
San Francisco, California, United States
Fabio Castro de Oliveira - Freelance Portuguese Translation & Proofreading
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Richard Seger - Freelance Illustration & Graphic Design
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Graduated from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in 1992 and have been a Graphic Artist/ Artist for twenty years. I am able to use most mediums as well as mutimedia. My landscapes are my favorite to do as well as fantasy portraits. If you have pic's of animals, friends, camps, favorite picture, favorite places and would love to cherish them with original artwork I would love to hear from you either by phone or email. Rick.
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Robert Israel - Freelance Writing & Marketing
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Since 1980, Robert Israel has applied his skills as a versatile writer, editor, content manager and media strategist in the areas of medical affairs, biotechnology, technology, and arts, cultural and business reporting. Born and raised in Rhode Island, he received his B.A. in English from Roger Williams University. He received his master's degree in English from the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I. As a journalist, he served as editor of The Jewish Advocate newspaper in Boston from 1990-1993. He has been the recipient of several journalism fellowships, including the Hibakusha Travel Grant to Japan where he reported on the lives of the hibakusha, or atomic bomb survivors. He has also reported from Europe, the Middle East, and India. His feature articles and news reports have appeared in Montreal Gazette, Boston Herald, Providence Journal, Boston Globe, Edge publications, Boston magazine, and in many medical, business, and technology publications. A book of his reportage, Another Country Heard From, will be published in 2012. In the medical communications field, he has worked for the Massachusetts General Hospital, the Lahey Clinic, and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. He wrote a series of articles in 2004 for Mass. General's Sports Medicine division for publication in New England Patriots Football Weekly. He has also worked as a communications specialist at Boston Medical Center and as a web content writer/developer for Lifespan, a group of five hospitals in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts.
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Linda Thomson - Freelance Transcription & Translation
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LINDA THOMSON Mobile: 082 727 0067 Email: thomsonlynda@hotmail.com Work experience Subtitling Freelancer Dec 2010 – Present Cape Town English Lecturer August – November 2010 King Abdul Aziz University Saudi Arabia, Mecca Private tutor August 2009 – August 2011 Production Manager/Subtitler May 2005 – August 2009 See Hear Media, Cape Town ? Managed team projects to deadlines. Was responsible for final quality checks before work was sent to client. ? Trained all new staff on software programme and style guides. ? Subtitled programmes for broadcast and DVD in UK. English Language Instructor Oct 2004 - March 2005 Shane Global Village, Cape Town ???Taught General English courses to intermediate and pre-intermediate international students. May - September 2004 Seoul, South Korea English Language Instructor at the Ministry of Construction and Transportation ? Provided tuition to professionals from various departments within the Aviation Safety offices covering various English skills through conversation classes and articles related to aviation safety issues. ? Worked with the Assistant Minister of Civil Aviation Safety Authority as a personal tutor in preparation for international conferences and meetings with English-speaking clients. English Language Instructor Jan 2002 - Jan 2003 April - September 2004 YBM Si Sa, Seoul; South Korea ? Taught reading, writing, listening and conversation skills to university students and professionals at YBM Language Institute. ? Responsible for level placements of new students at institute. ? Responsible for assessing development of English skills through administration and checking of level tests. ? Taught Business Interview and Presentation Business English to students applying for positions in foreign and domestic companies. Qualifications International Academy of Health and Beauty Jan 2007 – April 2008 ???Completed courses in Swedish Massage and Hot Stone Therapy, Shiatsu. Lifeline ? Life Line Personal Growth and Development Course Jan - August 2006 ? Life Line Counselling Skills Course Shane Global Village; South Africa 2004 ? University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations, CELTA. University of Stellenbosch; South Africa ? Honours Degree (English Research and Criticism) 2003 ? BA Arts (English, Psychology and Philosophy) 1999 - 2001 Bergvliet High School 1994 - 1998 ? Passed with Matric Exemption Interests and Hobbies ? Running, mountain biking, hiking, mosaics, massage. Other achievements ? Member of Interact Society in High School, was responsible for organising and participating in charitable programmes. References for production manager: Please contact Eleni Grammatika at eleni32@hotmail.com Other ESL references please see attached.
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Holli Friedland - Freelance Content Writing & Graphic Design
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While new to this site, I have been a freelance writer and graphic artist for over 23 years. My experience ranges from advertising design, newsletter design and writing, article writing, web content writing and proofreading. I have a master's degree in Publications Design (writing/graphics) from the University of Baltimore. Being a freelancer, I am used to tight deadlines and fast turnaround for my clients. I work seven days a week, whenever there is work to be done.
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Carmen Wampler-Collins - Freelance Grant Writing & Annual Report Writing
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Focused on a mission to help non-profits and other organizations to effectively tell their stories to funders, customers, community members, and other stakeholders, I launched Inkwell Consulting in 2006. I provides services including grant proposal writing, proposal review, funder research, copy writing, development of marketing materials, and strategic planning support. I have raised over $16 million in grant funding for nonprofits since launching the consulting business. Clients have included both large and small nonprofits ranging from affordable housing providers in Appalachia, to private schools, to community arts organizations, among others. Excellent references from current and former clients attest to my ability to communicate clearly on projects and to deliver finished products that meet or exceed expectations. I enjoy helping my clients transform their ideas into fully-formed stories that allow them to connect with those they need to reach. My professional experience prior to my freelancing consultant career is detailed below including formal training and education. References are available once mutual interest has been established. Director of Development and Programs 6/02 to 7/06 Provided day-to-day management of Homeownership Center and supervision of programs and lending staff. Lead the programs team to become Kentucky Housing Corporation outreach lenders, and to open a comprehensive Home Ownership Center providing homebuyer counseling, financial literacy education, lending, and post-purchase counseling. Developed and implemented fundraising plan including fee income, grant awards, and individual and corporate donations. Raised over $15,000,000 in program and operating funds. Submitted multiple successful proposals to a variety of funders including HOME and Affordable Housing Trust Fund through Kentucky Housing Corporation; Rural Home Loan Partnership and Section 523 Technical and Supervisory Assistance Grants through Rural Development; Rural Housing and Economic Development through HUD; Affordable Housing Program through Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati; Fannie Mae Foundation; Fannie Mae Corporation; Steele-Reese Foundation; E.O. Robinson Mountain Fund; “Let’s Just Play” through Nickelodeon; and others. Developed and marketed new programs to clients and funders. Planned and coordinated public relations events. Evaluated and reported on status of programs. Development Assistant 01/01 to 6/02 Assisted Executive Director in developing grant proposals. Submitted financial reports to funders. Designed and produced client and donor newsletters. Marketed programs to clients and funders. Site Manager 6/97 to 3/98 Responsible for all day to day operations of 200 unit Section 8 property. Oversaw resident income recertification process and submitted monthly reports to HUD. Tracked family statistics and income information for tenants qualified for Low Income Housing Tax Credits program. Tracked expenses and managed a $970,000 annual budget. Assistant Property Manager, Administrative Assistant 5/92 to 1/96 Developed and distributed monthly newsletter. Marketed and leased available apartments. Prepared leases, deposit agreements and other legal documents. Generated and submitted to the home office weekly marketing, monthly accounts receivable, and monthly accounting close out reports. Processed and tracked incoming traffic and applications. Coordinated resident social functions. Assisted in the preparation of yearly budgets, prepared and submitted monthly budget variance reports, maintained budget control books, and prepared invoices for accounts payable. Developed an advertising and marketing program. Assisted Senior Property Manager in preparing action plans and property summaries. EDUCATION: Smith College Major: Theater / Minor: Art TRAINING: Fundamentals of Fundraising Center on Philanthropy, IUPUI
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Josh Durham - Freelance Sci Fi Art & Book Illustration
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EDUCATION: Savannah College of Art and Design: Atlanta, GA Bachelors of Fine Arts – Illustration, B.F.A. Minor-Painting Aug 2006 - May 2011 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Scales of the Cosmos (Non-Profit Art Exhibit) Co-Curator Atlanta, GA Feb 2011 – Aug 2011 • Co-founded the principals, doctrine, and mission of Scales of the Cosmos (SOTC) • Responsible for contact and recruitment of unrecognized and acclaimed artist relative to the mission of SOTC • Communicated with private and large businesses concerning sponsors and donations for funding of exhibit and incorporated artists • Conducted research regarding what artwork to accept, and shared that research with SOTC board members prior to making final decisions • Responsible for the acquisition and care of chosen artwork • Provided advertisement and networking through illustration, mural painting, logo design, and sculpture HBH Intellectual Property Law Firm Technical Illustrator Atlanta, GA Jan 2008 – Jan 2011 • Digitally generated images that effectively conveyed certain information about property patents through conventional line drawings, exploded view drawings, and cutaway drawings • Created accurate imagery in terms of dimensions and proportions provided by clients and/or defined by attorneys • Provided an overall impression of what the client’s object(s) is or does to enhance interest and understanding for patent(s) Cherrylion Sculpture Studios Freelance Sculpting & Casting Atlanta, GA Feb 2010 – May 2010 • Aided/apprenticed in sculpting with owner and master sculptor’s commissioned work • Introduced to large scale sculpture bracing and casting techniques • Participated in three-dimensional sculpture classes and instruction SUMMARY OF SKILLS, ABILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS: Interpersonal Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills; Public speaking and program development experience; Able to work well in a team environment as well as independently Computer Skills: (Mac/PC proficient) • Microsoft Office • Microsoft Visio • Adobe Creative Suite Creative Skills & Experience: • 2-Dimentional color theory, design, drawing, & painting • Digital painting & conceptual design • Logo Design & fabrication • Digital photography & documentation • 3-Dimentional design, sculpting, & painting • Mold making & casting • Stop-motion armature engineering • Stop-motion puppet construction • Theatrical set design, construction, & lighting • Costume design & fabrication • Wood working, hanging, & framing • Metal soldering, welding, & bracing Medium & Material Expertise: • Adobe Photoshop CS3 (digital painting) • Charcoal • Pen and ink • Graphite • Pastel • Acrylic • Oil • Watercolor • Mixed media • Wood and metal sculpture • Found object collage • Various natural and polymer clays • Silicone and polyurethane rubbers, foams, and resins RECOGNITIONS & EXHIBITS: • Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Program, Group III, 1st Place, 2001 • Special Congressional Recognition from the U.S. House of Representatives, 2nd Place, 2003 • Metro Atlanta high schools exhibit at the High Museum of Art, 2002, 2004 • Scholastic Art and Writing Award, silver keys, 2003, 2004 • Monroe Art Guild Gallery, Monroe Georgia, People and Portraits, 1st Place, 2005 • Berry College Moon Gallery, Rome Georgia, Student Honors Show, “Best in Show” 2006 • Studioplex Galleries, Atlanta Georgia, Face to Face, 2007 • Eyedrum Galleries, Atlanta Georgia, The Monster Show, 2008 • Studioplex, Atlanta Georgia, The Head Show, 2010
Chicago, Illinois, United States