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Brian Garrett - Freelance Fiction Writing & Creative Writing
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The name is Greggles, I am a multimedia artist from Grand Rapids, MI. I am a musician, a writer, an artist, a video game developer and most importantly a thinker. I don't like to be tied down to one media to work on, I'm a huge fan of creative geniuses who too work not just in the strange, experimental, and often times dark styles of work but also those who are not just artists but musicians...
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Marianna Campbell - Freelance Fiction Writing & Writing
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I have been writing for well over 10 years, and enjoy it very much. My grandmother is a published author, and has influanced me greatly over the years. I am currently an English History Major and hope to one day complete, as well as publish my own book. I have been researching both mine and many other individuals family history for the past 6 years. There have been many achivements during this...
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Jameskochel2012 - Freelance Fiction Writing & Writing
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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
AJ Johnson - Freelance Creative Writing & Fiction Writing
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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

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marchell Thomas - Freelance Creative Writing & Fiction Writing
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I love to write. I have lived a long horrific life as well, filled with trials, tribulation, humiliation, and abuse. Writng i n a dramatic, passionate, raw form allows me to RELEASE and teach, encourage and inspire. GODS NOT done yet!!!! Id love to write your story
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Robert Callaghan - Freelance Ad Design & Banner Design
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Dominic Easter - Freelance Videography & Video Production
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Hello! My name is Dominic Easter and I'm a Cinematographer(DP), Director & Editor in both Florida & the Maryland/D.C. areas. I have 9 years of freelance production experience and I have filmed and worked on projects all over the United States. I own and have intimate access to a wide variety of production equipment, from Red Cameras to DSLRs, lighting and sound gear. My rates are flexible and they vary from gig to gig all the time, if you can give me info on the production I can make approximations on what kind of gear is needed and therefore be able to give you a more accurate estimate. Below are links to my website and pages containing my work. Please feel free to reach me at this email address: redredeight@yahoo.com http://www.dominiceaster.com/ http://askmediaproductions.com http://vimeo.com/dominic/videos http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3892350/ http://www.facebook.com/dominic.easter1 alternate email: redredeight@yahoo.com
Miami, Florida, United States
Maria Teresa Bonfatti - Freelance Italian Translation & Language Translation
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Professional Experience Translation experiences • Costumer service representative for the videogame company SleepyGiant, forum moderator, translator Italian/English and English/Italian on a daily basis. (2/2012-7/2012) • Translation from English into Italian of historical research paper for professor E. Muir, Department of History, Northwestern University. • Translation from English into Italian of: birth certificate documents, school transcripts of high school, college and graduate schools. • Translation from English into Italian of subtitles for the movies Highlights, and Taco Mary written and directed by Mary Novak, for the Salento International film festival. • Translation from Italian into English of private letters from family members and contracts. Oakton Community College, Skokie, Illinois September 2007-present • Planning and developing syllabi as well as lesson plans. • Participating in the interviewing and hiring process of Italian instructors with the chair of the Modern Languages Department to • Teaching beginner and intermediate Italian language classes during the school year as well as during summer time • Advising the students Italian club in organizing activities and events. • Presenting at the annual International Film festival for the Italian section. University of Cà Foscari, Venice, Italy March 2010 -present • Taught as Online instructor for the Graduate School ITALS (Teaching and Promoting Italian as second language). Subject of teaching: Introduction to Linguistics. • Mastered the online platform of the school, planning lessons, activities, resources for students • Developed specific handouts to be shared and used by different instructors employed by the school. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 2006-2011 • Taught beginner classes of Italian as full time lecturer for the French and Italian Department • Researched on second language acquisition, applied linguistics, intercultural communicative skills. • Presented at annual conferences nationally and internationally • Translation of historical research paper for the Department of History, Northwestern University. Other translations jobs include: birth certificate documents, private letters, school transcripts as well as Translation of subtitles for the movies Highlights, and Taco Mary written and directed by Mary Novak, for the Salento International film festival • Researched for the Art History Department, collecting data from Latin books. • Coached for the Italian language in the play Light in the Piazza, directed by Joe Leonardi, at the Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire Drive, Lincolnshire, IL 60069 Ohio University, Athens, OH 2005-2005 • Taught classes of beginner and intermediate Italian as full time lecturer for the Modern Languages Department. • Taught classes of beginner Latin for the Classics Department. Language Stars School, Chicago, IL 2004-2005 • Taught Italian as a foreign language to kids from 1 to 10 years • Prepared and organized materials for daily classes • Contributed to develop lesson plan and cultural activities • Advised families on Italian language and culture Concordia Language Villages, Bemidji, Minnesota Summer 2003 • Developed the syllabus and curriculum for the first year of the Italian camp as curriculum Facilitator • Coordinated and advised the group of language counselors. State Archive in Piacenza – Italy 2003-2004 • Responsible for reordering and selecting XVI-XVIII century manuscripts, in particular, the ones related to one of the eldest families of the Ducato di Piacenza, (i.e. the medieval citadel of Piacenza.) • Archival duties of old hand written manuscripts such: reading and transcribing, labeling, reordering, filing, and inserting data into digital programs. Archive of the Cathedral in Piacenza – Italy 2002-2004 • Responsible for handling and archiving XVI-XVIII century manuscripts of the Cathedral. • Archival duties of old hand written manuscripts such: reading and transcribing, labeling, reordering, filing, and inserting data into digital programs Education PhD candidate, Linguistics, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI. MA Linguistics - Northeastern Illinois University- Graduation by December 2011 MA ITALS-Teaching and promoting Italian language an culture- University of Ca’ Foscari-Venice, Italy-(2007) Certificate of Completion: Italian 397, Special Topics in Italian Teaching with Technology and Media. – De Paul University – Chicago (2006) Diploma in Archivistica -Institute of Paleography, (2003) Primary field: Archivist Sciences and Diplomatic – State Archive of Parma Laurea in Storia dell’Arte Medievale-Università degli studi di Pavia, Italy. (2001) (Evaluation by WES World Education Service as Master Degree) Publications Booklet of language exercises based on Italian movies, as part of the Collection Quaderni di Cinema, by Guerra Edizioni- La famiglia, (E.Scola) ISBN: 978-88-557-0261-4, No. of pages 32, Language level: intermediate/advanced (B1/C1 European portfolio). http://www.guerraedizioni.com/cerca.cfm?autore=Bonfatti%20Sabbioni,Maria%20Teresa Il cinema in Versione interculturale nella classe di Italiano (Cinema in intercultural perspective in Italian language class), Italica, Journal of Italian language and literature studies. Volume 86, Number 1, Spring 09. Pg. 105-122. 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Mahootian Professor of Linguistics Northeastern Illinois University, s-mahootian@neiu.edu 847-442-5875 Molly Morrison Associate professor of Italian, Dept. of Modern Languages - Gordy Hall Ohio University, Athens, 45701 morrisom@ohio.edu 740-594-9938 Marguerite Solari Chair of the Modern Languages department Oakton Community College, IL solari@oakton.edu Judy Kaplan Professor,Coordinator,GraduateAdvisor Office: LWH-3070, Northeastern Illinois University Phone: 773-442-5877, Fax: 773-442-5674, email address: J-Kaplan1@neiu.edu
Evanston, Illinois, United States
Angela Santos - Freelance Industrial Engineering & Business Consulting
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4.5
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$28
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EDUCATION University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, May 2010 GPA 3.6, Provost Honor Roll and Dean’s List EXPERIENCE Tracfone Wireless, Inc., Miami, Florida June 2013-January 2014 Demand Planning Analyst Reviewed internal orders and approved or modified orders by analyzing month to date shipment reports, company's inventory and company's product forecast models Updated and distributed weekly and monthly shipments reports, sales reports and ad-hoc reports to the Finance Department and suppliers by utilizing Oracle and Noetix Created and released purchase orders to manufacturers based on company's forecasts by using Oracle and Microsoft Excel Met with sales department to review company's product forecast model and made adjustments on a monthly basis Compared forecast models to shipments and sales reports and made necessary adjustments, resulting in improving the company's forecast accuracy by 25 percent Auxis, Inc., Plantation, Florida January 2013-March 2013 Engineering Consultant Supported a team of consultants in a re-engineering project in the area of Research and Development by interviewing the client, developing questionnaires, collecting and analyzing data, and presenting the results and improvement suggestions to the client in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint; resulting in 30 percent more efficient department Performed research on networking events in the areas of Supply Chain and Outsourcing, attended such events and increased the client base by 20 percent Beckman Coulter, Inc., Miami, Florida November 2011-December 2012 Industrial Engineer Inspected statistical process control reports for events meeting out of control trigger levels and ensured appropriate corrective records were opened to document investigation and correction of internal issues Evaluated failure events encountered in manufacturing for CAPA (Corrective and Preventive Action) eligibility by querying databases in Microsoft Access and SAP Business Objects Organized and coordinated CAPA Eligibility Review Board meetings and processed instrument manufacturing worksheets reviewed during the meeting Applied process improvement tools to instrument manufacturing worksheets and CAPA (Corrective and Preventive Action) evaluation of failure events; resulting in 70 percent more efficient department Managed a group of 10 technicians, trained them to the Statistical Process Control Department procedures and evaluated their following of the procedures Goode Consulting International, Inc., Doral, Florida October 2010-June 2011 Engineering Consultant Supported engineers in a supplier quality project by eliminating quality issues associated with supplied components resulting in 25 percent in savings for the company Prepared the client’s documentation for an audit by updating Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and identifying high risk indexes and eliminating undesirable risks Cordis Corporation, a Johnson and Johnson Company, Miami Lakes, Florida May 2008-August 2008 Engineering Intern Investigated the root cause of defects in products using the statistical process control software Infinity QS, resulting in 35 percent decrease of recurring failure events Performed weekly yields by analyzing the production in Infinity QS and presenting reports using Minitab Developed an internal document on root cause investigation based on Kepner-Tregoe method for Problem Solving and Decision Making, resulting in 30 percent more efficient process SKILLS/LANGUAGES Fluent in English and Spanish Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, Project, Visio, SharePoint, SAP Business Objects, SQL Programming Language, Visual Basic for Applications, MATLAB, Minitab, SolidWorks, Arena Simulation Software, AutoCAD, Oracle E-Business Suite, Noetix WebQuery
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