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Carey Rupp - Freelance Fiction Writing & Song Writing
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3.5
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My name is Carey and I am 21 years old. I guess I'd be considered an amateur writer because I have no schooling experience. But I believe that college is not for everyone it gives my writing a more free outlook. I am a very creative person I'm very passionate about creativity, it's what makes a person an indivitual. I love to write songs the most because I love music and the words just flow...
Buffalo, New York, United States
Christine Murphy - Freelance Fiction Writing & Book Writing
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I’m just beginning to freelance so my experience level is low but I have been writing most of my life. I have written two books, one novella and the other a novel, as well as many poems, short stories, and children stories. My two books were self published which has given me an insight on formatting documents and conversing to PDF. I have helped proofread and edit books by other writers who I...
Buffalo, New York, United States
Jake Baird - Freelance Video Editing & Fiction Writing
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4.0
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$20
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Objective I have a burning desire to learn. I am interested in obtaining a position that allows me to learn new skills while honing my own and lets me utilize my talents, gaining as much experience as possible. Experience Freelance Work ...
Buffalo, New York, United States
John Campbell - Freelance Blog Writing & Fiction Writing
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Buffalo, New York, United States
Alysia Stevenson - Freelance Creative Writing & Fiction Writing
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Buffalo, New York, United States

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Ian Blythe - Freelance Book Writing & Article Writing
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Hi, I m looking to make a portfolio of published writing to help me in getting into a post-grad journalism course. I m very interested in any opportunity and would appreciate a chance. Yours Sincerely Ian
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Jennifer R Davila - Freelance Technical Writing & Proposal Writing
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$37
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A highly motivated, detail-oriented professional with diverse experience in Technical Information Technology, Proposal, Marketing, and Engineering Writing. Classically educated with strong Project Management skills and a track record of streamlining processes and procedures to enhance company goals by maximizing productivity, minimizing costs, and directly contributing to organizational goals. Resourceful in meeting challenges and solving problems. Works well under pressure with efficiency and integrity.
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Khaled - Freelance Database & Database Design
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Khalid Hussain khussain320@gmail.com OBJECTIVE A challenging, activity-packed position in an information technology, where I can apply my skills and experience to make outstanding products that provide value to the customer and company and where I have constant opportunity to learn and to challenge myself. EDUCATION MS(CS)/MPhil Comsats Institute of Information and Technology, Lahore. CGPA 3.59/4.0 Specializing in Databases/DWH BS(CS) September 2002 – April 2007 Allama Iqbal Open University 68% Marks Specialized in Software Engineering. Contributed to team projects & created different applications. ICS Level 11 in Computer Sciences Research Work During MS(CS) Database/Data Warehuse: A Term paper on “OLAP SECURITY MODEL”, solving basic misconceptions and purposing models for small and large enterprises. Advance Algorithm: A Term paper on “Greedy Algorithms”, give a detailed review on greedy algorithms. Database/Data Warehuse: A Research paper on “Sub Table Based Access Security Model (STBAM) for OLAP Tools”, presented in ICIIT 2010. Major Projects BackOffice System (.NET) The Software was developed for Multan Institute of Management and Science (MIMS) College. The software manages all records related to Students, Academics and Accounts etc. The Software was developed in C#.NET and SQL-SERVER 2000 at the back end. Shopping Cart Done this as my BSCS final project, mysql was used as backend for this site. Online payment method was implemented via E-gold; a service similar to Paypal. Developing a Database for a Call Center (Oracle) The project was to develop a database and map the data to database. The project was requiring some revenue reports and other reports. The database was developed by using SqlDeveloper in Oracle 10g. Advance Operating System The project was to develop a small DOS shell (like DOS command prompt) in Linux OS. The DOS SHELL was developed by using C language. Experience DelSofts (May 2009 – Nov 2009) Software Engineer • Responsible for the development of Web projects, their Analysis, Testing, maintenance. • Maximizing every opportunity by promoting the highest standards of customer care and recognizing potential development and training opportunities. • Reviewing and evaluating weekly progress of projects. Wizmen (Nov 2009 – December 2010) Software Engineer • Responsible for the development of Wizmen ERP modules, their Analysis, Testing, maintenance. • Using Oracle 8i, form builder 6i and report builder 6i, Pl/Sql developer (allround automation IDE) • Provide technical architecture input into multiple ERP modules. • Provide key input into project architecture documentation • Review project architecture documentation • Ensure modules are aligned with client requirements. • Ensure modules follow defined ERP architecture principles • Work with partners on estimating activities, and provide a review of partner estimates. • Giving training of Wizmen ERP to fresh employees. BITSoft (December 2010 – Present) Senior Software Engineer • Bitsoft is a USA Based IT solution providing company having a team of professionals from different fields of web development, web designing, database development, network infrastructure designing and software programming. • Responsible for the development of product base projects, their Analysis, Testing, maintenance. • Maximizing every opportunity by promoting the highest standards of customer care and recognizing potential development and training opportunities. References Will be provided on Demand. Skills (i) Web Scripting Server side: PHP Client side: java script Formatting: CSS & Html Jquery, AJAX (ii) Web Authoring Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 Adobe Flash (basic) Microsoft Front page (iii) Databases SQL Server MySql Oracle 8i,10g (iv) Database tools Form builder 6i/9i Report builder 6i/9i Pl/Sql Developer PHPmyadmin SqlYog Navicat SQLGate (v) .Net Environment C# ADO.NET (vi) Programming C/C++ Java (vii) Graphics Adobe Photoshop Fireworks (viii) Operating System Windows 98/ME Windows XP/Vista Linux Fedora RedHat Linux Suse (xi) OOP Codeigniter Drupal (x) Assambla sub versioning TortoiseSVN
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Wonderbrend - Freelance Copywriting & Content Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
$40
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Brenda A. Mari-Rossy Seasoned, fully bilingual writer/editor/translator with a strong digital and magazine background. Experienced in writing for travel, health, music, fashion, food, art, entertainment, culture, technology and design. EXPERIENCE Freelance Senior Digital Copywriter, Editor & Translator Dragonfly Dreams January, 2007 – Present San Juan, PR, now Austin, TX Manage editorial services network specializing in bilingual social media content management and strategy, web copy, magazine editing and high-quality internal communications Spanish/English translations. Subcontract industry professionals. Write, edit, translate, research, conceptualize, brainstorm, advertise myself, attract new business, as well as coordinate projects. Clients include top agencies and institutions in Puerto Rico, New York, Houston and Miami. Senior Digital Copywriter Lopez Negrete Communications February, 2013 – August, 2014 Houston, TX Lead digital copywriter for the Verizon FiOS Hispanic market. Come up with big ideas and creative digital strategy for the U.S. Latino market for Fortune 500 clients, including Verizon Wireless, Walmart and Samsung. Create and write copy for landing pages, social media promos, brand awareness efforts, pages and ads, as well as Rich Media and Flash banners and viral videos. Review social media posts. Write manifestos for concept presentations, present to clients, translate and proof copy. Watch out for brand guidelines and help train new digital resources. Meet with offline team to create and produce 360º campaigns. Partner MARI + VERA January, 2008 – January, 2011 San Juan, PR Run a web and print design studio specializing in boutique Flash sites. Come up with advertising and branding strategy, as well as solutions for small to mid-sized companies looking to grow online. Attract new business, research competitors, brainstorm, write copy for sites, manage projects and accounts, as well as coordinate and estimate project resources. Copywriter/Translation Specialist Nobox Marketing Group August, 2006 – January, 2008 Guaynabo, PR Conceptualize websites, interactive campaigns and online business strategies. Clients included Toyota Puerto Rico, Lexus Puerto Rico, Lexus US (Hispanic Market), Banco Popular de Puerto Rico, Met Life and Firefox. Account for quality assurance, translation and content integration of all agency sites and projects. Copywriter Arteaga Interactivo May, 2005 – August, 2006 Cupey, PR Deliver award-winning concepts for websites, interactive campaigns and online business strategies. Clients included R-G Financial, R-G Mortgage, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Twentieth Century Fox, ATI, Kia Motors, Primera Hora, MCS and Pepsi Americas. Project management and account executive roles: supervision of design and programming resources, guiding projects from brainstorming to implementation, as well as liaison with clients. Copywriting for Creative and Public Relations departments. Special Sections Editor / Reporter The San Juan Star April, 2003 - May, 2005 San Juan, PR Edit and write for English and Spanish versions of Special Sections of Pulitzer-Prize-winning newspaper daily: Real Estate & Home Improvement, Travel & Leisure, Autos, Food & Beverage, Style, Community Corner, Employment, as well as seasonal supplements such as the Star's "Ten Best Dressed List ". Brainstorm, write, report and research section themes and stories. Meet with editorial team on a weekly basis. Page layout as needed. Membership & Development Coordinator Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico Jan. 2002 - April, 2003 San Juan, PR Conceptualize, plan and coordinate calendar and communications for membership and volunteer program. Web and print ad copy writing. Revamp museum publications. Edit proposals. Devise, implement and administer customized FileMaker Pro contacts database. Fundraising, public relations and marketing research. Identify potential donors. Manage museum store. Copywriter / Research Analyst Digital Form Ltd. Jan. 2000 - Nov. 2001 New York, NY Oversee editorial content for up to six website projects at a time. Clients included Versace, Oscar de la Renta, Emilio Pucci and NYU, among others. Concept development and authoring of presentations, proposals, flowcharts, and scope documents. Identify potential clients and partnership opportunities. Supervise design and programming resources, guiding projects from brainstorming to implementation, as well as liaison with clients on editorial content. Manage quality assurance and testing. Research Editor Time Inc. (The Parenting Group) Aug. 1999 - Nov. 2001 New York, NY Fact-check articles for Parenting, BabyTalk, and Family Life magazines. Account for fairness, accuracy and legality on all assigned features. Heavy phone interviewing with field experts. Additional editing and reporting as needed. Assistant Editor Cherry Lane Magazines, LLC March 1998 - July 1999 New York, NY Interview artists, write and edit articles for Music Alive! and its accompanying Teacher Guide. Research, copy edit and fact-check features for Guitar, Guitar One, Jazz One, Home Recording, Guitar Shop and Music Alive! Manage editorial and art department traffic. Track budgets for editorial, art and copyrights. Administer copyright licensing contracts for printed song transcriptions. Copywriter Biometrics Imagineering, Inc. January, 1997 - January, 1998 San Juan, PR Technical writing: authoring of hardware and software user manuals in English and Spanish. Wrote and edited company website, CD-ROMs, presentations, specification sheets, product guides, packaging, scripts and storyboards for tutorial videos. Contributed to graphic design, including logo. Assistant to Director Museo de las Américas June, 1996 - December, 1996 San Juan, PR • Act as liaison with exhibiting artists and visiting institutions. • Manage museum store and tour guide payroll. • Write and edit museum bulletin. SKILLS • PC and Mac savvy. MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook…) • Print Design: QuarkXpress, Quark Publishing System, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator. • Web Design: Dreamweaver, Flash, BBEdit, HomeSite, Basic HTML. • Project Management: Microsoft Project, Basecamp. • Database Design: Filemaker Pro, Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge. • Completely bilingual: Spanish/English. • Yoga, meditation, getting lost in the forest, rebirthing, snorkeling and creative writing. EDUCATION Academia Perpetuo Socorro 1991 San Juan, PR Sarah Lawrence College 1996 Bronxville, NY BA in Creative Writing & Theater. Concentrated on Playwriting, Directing, and Short Fiction. • Clips, URLs and references furnished upon request. _____________________ LONG TERM FREELANCE GIGS Social Media Content Manager Jan. 2012 – Feb. 2013 San Juan, PR Offsite content manager for Sajo, Garcia y Alcazar, writing posts and blogs, coming up with calendars, and managing content issues for Mercedes Benz Puerto Rico, Liberty Cablevision, Panama Jack PR. Also wrote posts for other agencies, including official local pages like Kellog’s, Maybelline and Frontline. Social Media Content Writer March, 2012- Feb. 2013 Guaynabo, PR Lopito, Ileana & Howie Write Facebook posts for major brands in Puerto Rico, such as Maybelline, Frontline, Doral Bank, and Keystone. Copywriter & Brand Voice Developer Yes Store, El Nuevo Día Oct. 2010 – April, 2011 Guaynabo, PR Develop project's brand voice, tone and manner; set copywriting guidelines and formats; market research; catalog and ad copywriting. Freelance Copywriter/Offsite Translator De La Cruz / Ogilvy March 2008 – Present Guaynabo, PR Translate documents for top 500 clients such as American Express, Kmart, Gillette and Dove. Copywriter for R-G Premier Bank and R-G Mortgage accounts (2007). Contributing Writer San Juan City Magazine Nov. 2006 – Mayo 2010 Cataño, PR Interview, research, write and edit assigned culture, arts and profile articles. Web Copywriter PopuliCom Dec. 2004 - Present San Juan, PR Come up with creative concepts for websites, interactive campaigns and online business strategies. Clients included PRIDCO, Bud Light, Auxilio Mutuo Hospital, and Cingular Wireless, among others. Won Communication Arts Interactive Annual 2004 Award for Rums of Puerto Rico website. Travel Writer & Columnist Sight, Sounds & Tastes of Puerto Rico The Puerto Rico Herald May, 2004 - June, 2005 San Juan, PR Write biweekly local tourism column for online Puerto Rico newspaper in English. Research latest art, cuisine, adventure and entertainment options for island visitors. http://www.puertorico-herald.org/PRSST.html Copy Editor Revista Vive May, 2009 – June 2010 Guaynabo, PR Write titles, headlines, copy edit, translate and proofread health related articles for successful health industry magazine. Fit editorial content to mag design. Correct last proof before printing.
Austin, Texas, United States
Yaneek Smith - Freelance Writing & Proofreading
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5.0
2 Skills
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Yaneek A. Smith EDUCATION Miami (Ohio) University -- Graduated in August, 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in Geography (with an emphasis on Environmental Studies); Senior Thesis: Solar Thermal Energy Oak Harbor (Ohio) High School – Graduated in May, 2002 with a 3.65 GPA, an Honors Diploma and as a member of The National Honor Society EMPLOYMENT HISTORY WRITING JOBS Contributing Sportswriter, The Suburban Press, Milbury, OH [September 2010 – present; Supervisor: Pat Eaken, 419-836-2221, ext. 20] – Wrote in-depth, human-interest stories about local sporting teams and athletes; occasionally wrote non-sports articles about local businesses in the area. Head Sportswriter, The Ottawa County Exponent, Oak Harbor, OH [August 2011 -- present; Supervisor: Christine Dials, 419-898-5361] -- Used interviews with coaches and game information to write stories about local sporting events. Sportswriter/Correspondent, The Port Clinton News Herald, Port Clinton, OH [September 2011 -- present; Supervisor: Vince Guerrieri, 419-332-5511] -- Used interviews with coaches and game information to write stories about local sporting events. Sportswriter/Correspondent, The Sandusky Register, Sandusky, OH [April 2009 – September 2011]; Supervisor: Anthony Moujaes, 419-625-5500, ext. 6] – Wrote stories covering accounts of local sporting events, interviewed coaches for game and statistical analysis, published statistics on the newspaper’s website and answered phones, where I took information from coaches about the sporting events. Contributing Sportswriter, Bleacher Report, www.bleacherreport.com [December 2010 – June 2011] – Wrote in-depth stories and constructed rankings about sports (football, basketball, baseball) for a national sports website. TOURISM/SEASONAL WORK Front Desk Assistant – Grand Islander/Islander Inn, Put-In-Bay, OH [July – September 2010; Supervisor: Annette Luecke, 419-285-5555; Reason for leaving: The season was ending] -- Worked the front desk at a summer resort hotel, answering phones, registering customers, checking people in and out their rooms, answering clients’ inquiries, running a nightly audit and preparing the following day’s paperwork. Boat Assistant – Put-In-Bay Parasail, Put-In-Bay, OH [June 2009 -- August 2009; Supervisor: Jason Hall, 239-272-0231; Reason for leaving: The season ended] -- Sold tickets in the booth for a parasailing operation, answering any questions the customers may have had; also, worked on the boat and assisted the captain with passengers, helping to harness them and prepare them for the ride. Ticket Salesman – Island Rocket, Sandusky, OH [May 2003 – August 2003; Supervisor: Bill Annand, 812-941-9990; Reason for leaving: Went back to college] – Sold tickets for a boat company from a booth and helped to keep passengers in the waiting area. Front Desk Assistant – Best Western Hotels, Port Clinton, OH [June 2002 – August 2002; Supervisor: Hotel is currently under new management; Reason for leaving: Began attending college] – Answered phones, checked people in and out of their rooms, dealt with customers’ inquiries, handled money, used a credit card machine and helped to maintain a general “up-keep” of the lobby. CUSTOMER SERVICE WORK Field Enumerator, U.S. Census Bureau, Oak Harbor, OH [March 2010 – April 2010; Reason for leaving: The job only last for several weeks.] – Conducted interviews with residents in assigned areas by following guidelines and complying with confidentiality laws. Also, I explained the purpose of the census interview, answered residents’ questions, elicited information from a script, and record necessary census data. Residential Assistant, Riverview Industries, Oak Harbor, OH [January 2010 – March 2010; Supervisor(s): Barb Lajti, Dawn Jennings, 419-898-5250; Reason for leaving: Twice injured on the job] – Worked with physically- and developmentally-challenged adults, helping to feed them, clean them and do some light exercise work with them. Patient Account Specialist, Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers, Greenwood Village, CO [March 2008 – August 2008; Supervisor(s): Mindy Jarembo & Mona Olson, 888-259-7622; Reason for leaving: Moved back to Ohio] – Reviewed patient medical accounts to determine if refunds were due to patients or if outstanding balances should be transferred to pay off other patient debts. Cashier, Bassett’s Market, Catawba Island, OH [August 2007 – September 2007; Supervisor: Sue (head cashier) 419-734-6505; Reason for leaving: Moved to Colorado] – Worked at a cash register and attended to customers’ needs. Library Assistant, Miami (Ohio) University, Oxford, OH [January 2007 – April 2007; Supervisor: Jennifer Hautau-Witt, 513-529-7900; Reason for leaving: The semester ended] – Worked at the university’s main library, helping students check out books, organized books onto the shelves and assigned study rooms to students. Grocery Store Assistant, Bassett’s Market, Catawba Island, OH [June 2006 – August 2006; Supervisor: Brenda Rose, 419-734-6506; Reason for leaving: Went back to college] – Worked in the deli, helping to organize and price food and attend to customers’ needs; also worked in the wine dept. where I helped to load and organize shipments of wine onto the display shelves. Fundraiser, Miami (Ohio) University Annual Fund, Oxford, OH [September 2004 – April 2006; Supervisor: Tracy Meckstroth, 904-620-2590 ; Reason for leaving: School year ended] – Selected and trained as an Annual Fund representative in Sept. 2004. Since then, I successfully raised over $32,000 for Miami University. I was responsible for contacting alumni by phone in order to strengthen ties to the university, provide information on university programs and solicit donations. Customer Service Assistant, Lowe’s Department Store, Fremont, OH [June 2005 – July 2005; Supervisor: Floyd, head of the Lawn & Garden Dept., 419-355-0221; Reason for leaving: I was laid off] – Made sales, assisted customers with questions about gardening supplies and helped load heavy materials to people’s automobiles. MANUAL LABOR WORK Housekeeper, Holiday Inn, Catawba Island, OH [July 2008 – September 2008; Supervisor: Kim Moffit, 419-707-0995; Reason for leaving: Moved to Colorado] – Cleaned hotel rooms and dealt with customers’ inquiries. Manufacturing Assistant, Nelson Mfg., Oak Harbor, OH [I’ve worked there several times – July 2005 – August 2005; May 2004 – August 2004; June 2001 – August 2001; June 2000 – August 2000; Supervisor: Jesse Portales; Reasons for leaving: Went back to school] – Operated equipment, made deliveries, performed regular janitorial duties and tracked inventory using Microsoft Excel for a company that manufactures ice cream freezers. SPECIAL SKILLS I can type approximately 65-70 words per minute (wpm), am familiar with Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint and Word and have plenty of customer-service experience. VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES Benton-Carroll-Salem Schools, Oak Harbor, OH [January 2009 – May 2009] St. Charles Hospital, Oregon, OH [December 2008] Salvation Army, Toledo, OH [December 2008] New Orleans Spring Break Trip [March 2007] Dean’s Student Advisory Council [September 2003 – April 2007] Habitat for Humanity, Miami University Chapter, Oxford, OH [September 2003 – March 2006] REFERNCES Tracy Meckstroth, assistant director of development, Univ. of North Florida, Coggin College of Business, 904-620-2590, t.meckstroth@gmail.com Anthony Moujaes, sports editor, Sandusky Register, 419-625-5500, ext. 6 Mike Bassett, owner, Bassett’s Market, 419-734-6506. Bill Annand, vice president, Hornblower Marine Services, 812-941-9990 Joe Miller, principal, Danbury Middle School, 419-798-2258 Judy Peters, principal, Carroll Elementary School, 419-898-6215 Paul Lockwood, treasurer Gibsonburg Schools, 419-898-0079
Avon, Ohio, United States