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Tish Grant - Freelance Animal Illustration & Drawing
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Hi there, I have worked with and studied Mammals and animals all my life with a passion. I was working as a Researcher/Biologist for a Private Reserve and spent my spare time drawing and photographing all the great species I came across. I was selling my artwork in Africa and am now based in the United Kingdom and would like to continue my passion for Fine Art.
London, London, United Kingdom
Gary Cooper - Freelance Digital Art & Illustration
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GARY COOPER 11845 Harvest Lane Apt 27 Eden Prairie MN 55347 cooperstudios@yahoo.co 952.466.6469 EDUCATION 1975 Humber College, Toronto, Ontario 3 year Film & Television Program 1973-1975 Sheridan College of Applied Arts and Technology, Oakville, Ontario 3 year Animation Program ANIMATION 2011 Lightsource Studios San Jose CA Illustrator (Playdom Games: Agent of Shield/Secret Agent X) 2009-2010 March Entertainment Sudbury Ontario Background Artist (Dex Hamiltion Online Game) 2005-2008 March Entertainment Sudbury Ontario Lead Key Artist (Dex Hamiltion) Facelift Vancouver Background Artist (Monstories) Pileated Pictures New York NY Background Artist (Planet Cazmo) 2004 Cosgrove Hall Manchester UK Senior Background Key Artist (Likaballs) 2000-2003 Nelvana Animation Studio Toronto Ontario Senior Background Key Artist (George Shrinks, Cyberchase,Braceface) 1995-1998 Fox Feature Animation Studio Phoenix AZ Senior Computer Background Artist (Anastasia, TitanAE)
Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States
David Collins - Freelance DVD Design & Flyer Design
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5 Star Repair Service Inc. specializes in air conditioning, heating, refrigerator, appliance, and 24 hour emergency repair services. 5 Star Repair Service Inc. is a full service ac service company with over 25 years of elite technical and customer service experience. No matter how big or small the job happens to be, we are here to help make sure your heating and air conditioning units are working efficiently.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Maria Arshad - Freelance Fashion Photography & Illustration
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MARIA ARSHAD Address Residence House#13, St# 26, Korang Town Islamabad. Mobile +92 336 0151527 E-mail Personal mariaarshad1989@gmail.com mariyawaqas@hotmail.com OBJECTIVES ? Looking for a position of Design to use my strong passion for creativity, together with skills and experience that will enable me to make a significant difference to fully utilize my artistic skills to the professional level of art. ? To build a long-term career as a designer with opportunities for career growth and to keep up with the cutting edge of the designing technologies creativity and want to be a part of creativity world. EDUCATION ? B.S in Textile & Apparel Design (honors) CGPA: 3.07/4.0 from National Textile University Faisalabad. ? HSSC (2005 to 2007): I.C.S (Mathematics, stats, Computer Science). ? SSC (2003 to 2005) AWARDS ? Got Distinction & first position in Thesis. Made a full look of Fashion collection. TECHNICAL SKILLS ? Certifications: Certificate in Graphic Designing from NCA (Rawalpindi) Participated in Workshop of Calligraphy ? Software’s: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe illustrator, Coral Draw. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE ? Yahiya’s apparel Worked as an junior designer. April 12th 2012 to December 15th ? Worked as an illustrator free lancer in Sahil’s magazine on Child Prosecution stories June 1st 2012 December 12th 2012 ? Conduct one week Workshop at COMSATS (Design department) about Silk painting and screen printing. November 12th 2012 November 16th 2012 ? Working as a teacher of Textile & Fashion designing in NTI (National Textile Institute of Sarhad University) March 1st 2013 ? PROJECTS Textile Oriented: Print making techniques (Silk painting, Block printing leno block printing and wooden block printing, Screen printing, Batik dye technique, Weaving On loom & off loom, Stenciling technique) Fashion Oriented: Free hand drawing, Illustrator , Pattern maker, Draping and Accessory designing.
Manassas, Virginia, United States
Andrea Barbalich - Freelance Article Writing & Editing
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ANDREA BARBALICH SUMMARY • Media executive with strong track record in print and digital strategy and content creation • Strategic thinker, smart packager, and experienced marketer and brand manager • Seasoned media spokesperson • Editor and writer known for excellence, versatility, and integrity • Superb manager of staff and resources MEDIA MANAGEMENT • President, Andrea Barbalich Consulting Founder of firm providing editorial and marketing expertise to media, nonprofit, and corporate clients. Services include managing, launching, and repositioning publications across all platforms, managing and packaging print and digital projects and products, writing and editing content in a wide variety of subject areas, staff management and coaching, media training, event planning, and media promotion and placement. Recent clients include Health Monitor Network, Scholastic, and Meredith. February 2013 to present. • Executive Editor, First for Women For women’s magazine selling 1 million newsstand copies every three weeks, developed editorial staff while top-editing and overseeing visuals for all FOB, BOB, and feature-well content from idea stage through galleys. This included cutting-edge natural-health and nutrition content, a 20-page cookbook in each issue, and lifestyle coverage of décor, travel, gardening, beauty, fashion, personal finance, and celebrities. In a ferociously competitive media landscape, maintained relentless focus on quality and meeting consumers’ needs in order to differentiate First from other women’s titles and drive single-copy sales. Also managed Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest content and worked directly in Drupal to oversee beauty, home décor, food, and nutrition blogs. January 2011 to February 2013. • Deputy Editor, Reader’s Digest For winner of the 2009 National Magazine Award for General Excellence, generated ideas for, edited, and wrote cover packages and features. Oversaw content that consistently received the highest ratings in reader satisfaction and generated PR and web traffic. Other responsibilities included top editing, overseeing cover tests (with a resulting 8% increase in newsstand sales), writing coverlines, collaborating with art and photo on visuals, bringing in and maintaining excellent relationships with writers, working closely with the digital team on web features and social-media initiatives, and developing brand extensions for cellphone and iPad. March 2008 to June 2010. • Executive Editor, Westchester Weddings magazine Oversaw every aspect of regional bridal magazine, including idea generation, assigning, editing, writing, and packaging. Also handled market work for beauty products, bridal gowns, home accessories, and more. Worked closely with art department on photography and design. Hired and supervised freelance writers. Managed budget. 2007 • Executive Editor, Child Worked hand-in-hand with editor in chief to reposition title as a lifestyle brand with 1 million circulation. Magazine won 30+ awards and increased 48% in revenue and pages following redesign. Oversaw all assignments, planned all issue lineups, top-edited magazine singlehandedly, and approved art concepts and layouts. Supervised and trained editors and managed budget. Collaborated on events, partnerships, and publicity initiatives with marketing staff and PR firm. Accompanied publisher and sales staff on ad calls. Represented magazine on television an average of once a week. Simultaneously launched and managed the magazine’s website, which included overseeing updates, developing new tools, planning special features, and creating videos and slideshows. 2000 to April 2007. Promoted from deputy editor. • Executive Editor, iVillage Co-created and managed pregnancy and parenting content. Conceived of cutting-edge digital ideas; wrote, edited, and approved a broad range of interactive content; and worked with design and technical staff to launch channel. Simultaneously edited two print magazines: Lamaze Parents, with a circulation of 2.5 million expectant parents, and Lamaze Baby, read by 3 million new parents. July 1999 to 2000. • Executive Editor, Lamaze Family Generated ideas and assigned, edited, and wrote articles for new magazine for parents. Worked with art, production, marketing, and advertising teams to launch title. Magazine was named one of the year’s most notable startups by Media Industry Newsletter; circulation of 750,000 grew to more than 1 million. Simultaneously edited Lamaze Parents and Lamaze Baby. April 1998 to July 1999. • Executive Editor, Parent & Child and Early Childhood Today, Scholastic Inc. Oversaw editorial for two magazines, one with a circulation of 1.2 million parents and the other with a circulation of 60,000 teachers. Supervised staff. Approved story ideas, issue lineups, final copy, and layouts. Assigned, wrote, and edited articles. Improved editorial quality and creativity, on-time record, interaction with readers, and relationships with authors. Launched two websites, ahead of schedule and under budget. July 1996 to April 1998. • Managing Editor, Currents, Council for Advancement and Support of Education Managed editorial, design, and production of monthly education magazine for nonprofit organization. Managed art and production staff. Set and maintained schedule. Planned each issue’s page configuration. Researched, assigned, and edited a high volume of articles. Wrote stories, headlines, captions, and coverlines. 1990 to 1996. Promoted from assistant editor and associate editor. • Editorial Assistant, Stratton/Petersen Publishing & Public Relations Assisted managing editors in generating PR for clients, as well as editing, writing, and production of magazines, newsletters, brochures, and surveys. 1988 to 1989. MARKETING & EVENTS • Launched and managed successful brand extensions, including Child magazine’s Children’s Champion Awards, Children’s Book of the Year Awards, Mother’s Day half-marathon in Central Park, and first-ever children’s fashion show during Fashion Week at Bryant Park • Have worked with numerous celebrities and agents • Extensive contacts across multiple categories, including parenthood, education, health, beauty, home, bridal, food, and children’s literature • Successful appearances on the Today show, the CBS Early Show, CNN, Weekend Today, and many other national and local programs • Speaker at events and conferences BOOKS Editor of the following titles: • Feeling Safe: Talking to Children About War and Terrorism • School Leadership for the Future: Leading an Independent School • The Handbook of Marketing Independent Schools • Penny-Wise: A Guide for Independent School Families • Penny-Wise: Paying for Your Child’s Independent School Education • Stories of Excellence: Case Studies of Exemplary Teaching and Learning with Technology AUTHOR • Writer for numerous magazines and websites, including ivillage.com, match.com, whattoexpect.com, Modern Bride, Westchester Magazine, and Westchester Home. • Author of breakthrough magazine features, including a story for the November 2011 issue of Parents magazine that received a merit award from the Health Information Resource Center • Creator of a microsite about diabetes for family.com, which involved generating ideas for and writing dozens of articles to drive traffic to content sponsored by Eli Lilly • Essayist for babble.com, Child magazine, and Southwest Airlines’ Spirit magazine • Essayist for the LIFE book, The American Spirit, published to commemorate the one-year anniversary of September 11 • Author of the foreword to Dorling Kindersley’s Guide to Baby & Child Care • Weekly columnist for gethatched.com EDUCATION S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University Magazine Journalism AWARDS National Magazine Award for General Excellence (Reader’s Digest), numerous editorial excellence awards from Folio: and Matrix (Child and Currents magazines), MIN award for most notable startup (Lamaze Family), merit award from the Health Information Resource Center (for writing “Moms on Drugs,” Parents magazine) COMMUNITY Advocate for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Room to Read, and Midnight Run
Larchmont, New York, United States
Francesca Giamona - Freelance Art & Illustration
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Personal Profile - Online Portfolio - http://www.behance.net/francescagiamona -Sketch Blog - http://francescagiamona.blogspot.com/ - University Honors, Fall 2010 - Blowout IV, Print Show December 2010 – January 2011 - Untitled Art Show 2011, Untitled Art Show 2012 - Senior Art and Visual Studies Exhibition 2012 - Flood Gallery 2011, Flood Gallery 2012 - Oils, Watercolors, Pen and Ink, Intaglio Printmaking, Sculpture with Polymer Clay - HTML, CAD, Photoshop, Rhino, Illustrator, After Effects, Final Cut - Computer Programming including C++, Java, and Python Education University of Texas – Austin, TX B.F.A Studio Art, May 2012 G.P.A. ~ 3.36 Experience Professional Experience Frankie’s Artwork on Etsy.com, 2010 - Present - Self-employed at FrankiesArtwork.Etsy.com - Manage my own online gallery of handmade art, jewelry, etc. - Maintain customer satisfaction - Mail out orders in an orderly fashion and on time Professional Experience Amazon Seller Account, 2010 - Present - Self-employed at Amazon seller account of Frankie’s Artwork - Manage my inventory of used or new items such as books, video games, movies, etc. - Maintain customer satisfaction and maintain the most inexpensive price - Mail out orders in an orderly fashion and on time Professional Experience Six Flags Fiesta Texas, June 2006 – August 2007 - Ride Operator, Leader in Training, Service Superstar - Maintain customer satisfaction and organize customers through the rides - Make sure customer safety is priority - Providing a festive atmosphere for customers to enjoy Volunteer Experience Saint John Neumann Church, September 2004 – May 2008 - Religious Education Teacher for Preschool Age 3 and Younger - Provide children with an environment conducive to learning - Interact with parents to keep them informed and allay their fears - Supervises 2 teaching assistants
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Tania Sosiak - Freelance Graphic Design & UX Design
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Tania Sosiak 705 Kipling Dr. Newberry, SC 29108 (803) 597-0836 Email: tania.sosiak@gmail.com taniasosiak.com PROFILE UX Designer, Social Media, Graphic Designer, Industrial Designer, Illustrator, Professor, User interface design, Integrated multiplatform mobile application, Work flows for advance mobile applications, Marketing and Branding EDUCATION UCLA UX Design 2014 N.C. State University M.I.D. - Industrial Design 1996 N.C. State University Graduate Studies in Textile/Apparel Manufacturing 1993-94 Syracuse University B.F.A. - Advertising Design 1988 EMPLOYMENT Creative Director 1/03 - Present CREATIVE THINKTANK – Newberry, SC •Design and develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, detailed visual mockups, click-throughs, and prototypes for UX design •Fluency in best practices for web-based information architecture and design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques •Expert in branding and identity, product development, packaging, visual collateral and web design • Developed marketing and publicity strategy including press releases, media kits, fundraising collateral, and event planning • Designed social media strategy for social media outposts such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and WordPress •Fluency in best practices for web-based information architecture and design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques Associate Professor of Graphic Design and Social Media 8/03 - present NEWBERRY COLLEGE – Newberry, SC • Developed entire curriculum for new social media and graphic design major • Fielded media interviews for new Social Media major including Huffington Post, USATODAY and NPR • Taught varied courses including all levels of graphic and web design, branding, social media, mobile marketing and UX design Creative Director 1/02 - 12/02 UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS – Irving, TX • Oversaw all creative direction of all University collateral, alumni magazine, annual report, University web site and $35 million capital campaign material. • Instituted new protocols and graphic standards for the University • Maintained all departmental budgets • Hired and evaluated all departmental staff • Instituted and developed internship program Creative Director 4/00 - 12/01 TWO DOG STUDIOS – Dallas, TX • Restructured departmental productivity flow and schedule • Developed branding, identity, visual collateral, event planning, and photo shoots • Developed a long-term plan of action to improve moral, productivity and retention Creative Services Manager 10/98 - 4/00 UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS – Irving, TX • Managed all university print production • Oversaw all development of promotional and marquis collateral Contract Art Director 2/98 - 10/98 BLANFORD AIKENS ADVERTISING AGENCY – Dallas, TX • Created entire advertising campaigns. • Repositioned companies in the marketplace using print, billboard, website, and direct mail. • Launched new product to market through press releases, and marketing development • Developed brand and identity through interpretation of demographic studies Exhibit Designer 7/96 - 2/98 FREEMAN EXHIBIT COMPANY – Dallas, TX • Designed custom trade show exhibits and corporate training facilities through CAD and 3-D drawing and rendering programs. • Developed multimedia and marketing literature for corporate sales department. Freelance Graphic and Industrial Designer 1/96 - 5/88 Designer – Raleigh, NC • Designed housing for surgical sterilization unit used in operating rooms • Designed corporate identity, graphics and packaging for microbrewery concept • Created identity, menu design, and overall branding for new restaurant concept • Sourced all manufacturing processes and costs Research Scholar 5/93 - 1/94 [TC]2 NATIONAL APPAREL RESEARCH CENTER – Cary, NC • Participated in joint project with The National Labs to develop a fabric defect detection system • Led seminars on manufacturing plant design, site planning and National Labs related project • Conducted manufacturing time studies SOFTWARE Adobe Creative Suite Prototyper Pro Axure WordPress Form-Z Strata Microsoft Office HTML CSS LANGUAGES Ukrainian (fluent)
United States
Tyler Chan - Freelance Animation & Digital Art
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$30
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Skills and Experience Profile: • Flexible; will try anything with enthusiasm • Quiet but approachable; prepared to give advice should others require it • Keeps open mind; appreciates constructive criticism • Calm under pressure; creative problem-solving skills Proficient in software: • Microsoft Office • Adobe Creative Suite • GraphicsGale • Corel Painter • TVP Animation • Toon Boom Animate Some experience in software: • Autodesk Maya • Blender • Game Maker • Unity Skilled in a variety of animation techniques, from best to worst: • 2D traditional, puppet, or pixel animation • Stop motion (plasticine and sand) • 3D animation Employment Emagist Entertainment (Director: Boniface Lee) May 2013 – July 2016 Worked on animation for ‘Ninja Saga’, a game for Facebook and iOS. • Animator • Storyboards • Graphic Design • Character Designer • Tutor • Used Adobe Flash • Learned Unity Speedwell (Manager: Chad Renando) March-July 2012 Worked on advertising suited for iOS. • Animator • Used Adobe Flash Eminent Music Resources (Director: Brendan Hogan) May 2011 – July 2011 Worked on ‘Musiah’, an educational program. • Character Designer • Backgrounds • Layout • Animator • Used Adobe Flash and Photoshop Work Experience Short film: BlindBot Jul 2016 – Sep 2016 • Writer • Director • Character Designer • Storyboards • Modeler • Textures • Environment • Animator • Used Photoshop, Autodesk Maya, Adobe After Effects and Premiere Short film: Attention Aug 2012 – Oct 2012 • Writer • Director • Producer • Character Designer • Storyboards • Backgrounds • Layout • Animator • Used TVP Animation Short film: A Failure to Communicate Feb 2010 – Oct 2011 • By far my most popular animated work, with currently over 500,000 views on Youtube; has been screened twice at CINEDEAF (international deaf film festival). • Writer • Director • Producer • Character Designer • Storyboards • Backgrounds • Layout • Animator • Used Toon Boom Animate Pro and Corel Painter Documentary feature: My America (directed by Peter Hegedus; premiered in Sydney Film Festival) Mar - May 2010 • Worked as an intern on animated scenes; puppet animation in After Effects • Long distance correspondence – i.e. using Skype and Google Docs (Australia to Hungary) Short film: Snarg (directed by Ian Browning) July - Nov 2009 • Character Designer • Animator • Used Adobe Flash and After Effects Education Academy of Interactive Entertainment, Canberra ACT Certificate II in Creative Industries (Media), 3D Animation Foundations Sep 2016 Queensland College of Art, Griffith University, Brisbane QLD Bachelor of Animation with Honours, First Class Dec 2010 • Grade Point Average: 6.000
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Sonny Chana - Freelance Landscape Painting & Portrait Art
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I have been a artist for 25 years painting in watercolors , acrylics oils and pastels. My art qualifications are from London ..I have painted in Scotland, Australia, Spain, Africa, Italy and USA Website http://sonny-chana.artistwebsites.com
West Sussex, United Kingdom
Paul1956 - Freelance Software Design & Mainframe Programming
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PAUL ALLEN 1203 Timber Lane Jacksonville Florida 32277 904-631-6121 – Cell 904-371-4215 - Home SUMMARY Over Thirty years of experience in Information Technology including full life cycle. TECHNICAL HIGHLIGHTS Assembler (30yrs), Cobol, VSAM, Life/70, Life-Comm, Auto Issue, Expediter, Endeavor, File-Aid, OS Utilities, JCL, Word, Excel, IBM SCLM, IBM DEBUG, Exposure to CICS, LOMA, Automated Correspondence Processing, Variable UL Fund enhancements, Automated Government Allotment development process. Various Policy Administration, New Business, Underwriting and Issue, Online Policy Service Modifications and Enhancements. Interfaces with DMS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Aviva Insurance October 2012 – September 2013 Life/70 Mainframe developer - Consultant Working to support two Life Insurance releases of a product called Life/70. Life/70 is a third party Assembler based product for life Insurance administration from New Business application submission through Policy Administration. Billing, Accounting and Agent compensation. I was responsible for 1) analysis of business requirements, 2) creating Technical Specifications of the changes being made 3) generating modifications to Life/70 programs 4) Unit testing the changes and assisting in Full parallel of production Quality Cycles. Allstate Insurance January 2005 – October 2012 Life/70 Mainframe developer I worked on The Third Party Life/70 Assembler software. My involvement was in the following areas: 1) New Business 2) Policy Administration 3) Billing and Collections 4) I wrote interfaces with home grown and third party vendor software (DMS) Major accomplishments included: 1) Taking over a homegrown system to apply rerates to uncapped cancer products. Enhanced the process to include Disability and ‘Shop’ products. 2) Developed the ability to link cases using a Master Case/Child case scenario. This interface involved changes to CICS SALD transactions and involved changes to Billing and collections to combine billing based on the Master Child relationships. 3) Activated and enhanced the Life/70 Accident and Health rerate capability. This included the development of the Insured notification process and well as the ability to generate 0 accounting designed to advance the Paid to dates at the case level. 4) Also enhanced the New Business subsystem to automatically access the correct rates from Rate book. Development was in both Assembler and COBOL. 5) I successfully installed over 300 enhancements and fixes into production with zero defects. The project sizes ranged from 10 hours to over 300 hours. I worked with both business analysts as well as independently. All of the work described above involved 1) Requirement Analysis 2) Generating Technical specifications with some projects requiring ‘Peer’ reviews 3) Making both batch and CICS related changes depending on the project 4) Testing the modifications using programmer productivity testing tools 5) Migrating the fixes/enhancements to a Pre-Production Quality Assurance environment and resolving issues in a timely manner when needed. 6) Staging the changes into production and verifying the completeness of the installation Jefferson Pilot June 04 – January 2005 LifeComm Sr Applications Developer My Major Accomplishments involved fixing and enhancing a third Party Assembler based (90%) software package called LifeComm. All of the work described above involved 1) Requirement Analysis 2) Generating Technical specifications with some projects requiring ‘Peer’ reviews 3) Making batch changes to the programs identified that needed to be modified 4) Testing the modifications using programmer productivity testing tools 5) Migrating the fixes/enhancements to a Pre-Production Quality Assurance environment and resolving issues in a timely manner when needed. 6) Staging the changes into production and verifying the completeness of the installation The specifics of the work impacted the following areas of LifeComm 1) Modification to Grace/Lapse processing based on business specifications 2) Enhancing LifeComm software based on business requirements impacting several Jefferson Pilot specific products and verifying the results with the business areas and Actuaries Thrivent Financial / NIIT (USA) May 03 – June 04 LifeComm Team Lead / Contractor I was a Technical Team Lead for a Indian Software company named NIIT. I was n responsible for directing LifeComm team effort in providing offshore support for a Major Insurance Company. Tasks include All of the work described above involved 1) 'Developing Knowledge' transfer templates for knowledge portal. 2) Developing plan for team to gain system support and testing knowledge. 3) Coordinating activities between onshore and offshore teammates. 4) Reporting on team progress and goals 5) Attending project strategy meetings and directing a LifeComm team of four that was onshore and eight offshore resources 6) Interfacing with client Subject Matter Experts and transferring specific knowledge to my LifeComm teammates. AFLAC, Columbus, GA Nov 02 – Jan 03 Life/70 / Contractor Worked on a telecommuting basis doing modifications, enhancements, and maintenance on the Life/70 system. AEGON EQUITY GROUP, St Petersburg, FL March 00 - Oct 01 Programmer/Analyst Major Work completed included 1) Installed Automatic Correspondence Enhancement to automate Letters for Life/70. Modified system to use an orphan agent as servicing agent instead of the C-Trailer Writing Agent. 2) Worked on Created way to Automatically Generate Payment transactions to Life/70 from an EFT file containing Government Allotment payments. 3) Modified Life/70 to handle payment transactions that came from a Vantage-One Interface program and to pass additional data to the MSA interface program help reconcile the payments. 4) Modified Life/70 to not allow a currently available VUL Fund to be issued after a fund cutoff date. However allowed re-issues and Policy Administration Maintenance. 5) Installed code to support an Accelerated Term Insurance Rider and Accelerated Death Benefit Rider. 6) Fixed a problem in CPASTMT that caused SOCA decimal overflow. 7) Performed on-call responsibilities and worked on System Service Requests. Most of the work described above involved 1) Requirement Analysis 2) Generating Technical specifications with some projects requiring ‘Peer’ reviews 3) Making batch changes to the programs identified that needed to be modified 4) Testing the modifications using programmer productivity testing tools 5) Migrating the fixes/enhancements to a Pre-Production Quality Assurance environment and resolving issues in a timely manner when needed. 6) Staging the changes into production and verifying the completeness of the installation LIBERTY LIFE INSURANCE, Greenville, SC Jan 96 - Sept 99 Consultant Major Successes included 1) Helped install Lifecomm95 from a 1986 version of the software. This included identifying the code needed to retrofit to the new release. 2) Installation and testing the code with business analysts to insure correctness of the retrofit 3) Installed Lifecomm Turbo enhancement. This enhancement streamlined policy Administration processing All of the work described above involved 1) Requirement Analysis 2) Generating Technical specifications with some projects requiring ‘Peer’ reviews 3) Making batch changes to the programs identified that needed to be modified 4) Testing the modifications using programmer productivity testing tools 5) Migrating the fixes/enhancements to a Pre-Production Quality Assurance environment and resolving issues in a timely manner when needed. 6) Staging the changes into production and verifying the completeness of the installation LIFE INVESTORS, Cedar Rapids, IA Jan 94 - Dec 95 Sr. Programmer/Analyst Major successes were 1) Installed Lifecomm Online security tables in Online Support Program 2) Modified process to use the CICS Terminal ID to go against modified Lifecomm Security Tables. 3) Made several modifications that involved the LUR6600 (Lifecomm Guideline Calculation) Modules. 4) Provided on-call Support. 5) Resolved Complex Technical Problems. Was instrumental in having Xpediter Programmer productivity tool introduced. All of the work except 4& 5 described above involved 1) Requirement Analysis 2) Generating Technical specifications with some projects requiring ‘Peer’ reviews 3) Making both batch and CICS related changes depending on the project 4) Testing the modifications using programmer productivity testing tools 5) Migrating the fixes/enhancements to a Pre-Production Quality Assurance environment and resolving issues in a timely manner when needed. 6) Staging the changes into production and verifying the completeness of the installation TIME INSURANCE, Milwaukee, WI April 90 - Dec 93 Sr. Programmer/Analyst 1) Installed 8904 and 9201 release of Life/70. 2) Installed TURBO Enhancement. 3) Project Leader for a product called UL92. This product contained both traditional UL and Joint Life Features. 4) Managed a project team of 3 programmers, ran project meetings, and on-call responsibilities. 5) Various technical enhancements were coded and installed in Policy Administration & New Business. All of the work except 4 described above involved 1) Requirement Analysis 2) Generating Technical specifications with some projects requiring ‘Peer’ reviews 3) Making batch changes to the programs identified that needed to be modified 4) Testing the modifications using programmer productivity testing tools 5) Migrating the fixes/enhancements to a Pre-Production Quality Assurance environment and resolving issues in a timely manner when needed. 6) Staging the changes into production and verifying the completeness of the installation FIRST CAPITAL LIFE, San Diego CA Feb 86 - Jan 88 Sr. Programmer/Analyst 1) Worked on Auto Issue portion of CK4. 2) Developed an interface to create Issue Transactions that processed through the Batch CICS Process from input downloaded from Agents for Shearson Lieman Brothers. 3) Had on-call responsibilities. 4) Debugged abends and resolved technical problems. NORTH CAROLINA MUTUAL, Durham, NC Oct 85 - Jan 86 Consultant 1) Converted Life/70 BDAM Alpha Inquiry System to VSAM. 2) Preformed system enhancements in Policy Administration and New Business for the Life/70 Insurance software system. 3) Implemented various business generated Enhancements All of the work described above involved 1) Requirement Analysis 2) Generating Technical specifications with some projects requiring ‘Peer’ reviews 3) Making batch changes to the programs identified that needed to be modified 4) Testing the modifications using programmer productivity testing tools 5) Migrating the fixes/enhancements to a Pre-Production Quality Assurance environment and resolving issues in a timely manner when needed. 6) Staging the changes into production and verifying the completeness of the installation THE CONTINUUM COMPANY, Austin, TX April 82 - Sept 85 Technical Consultant This company was the third Vendor that developed the LIFE/70 Software used in just about all of the companies described above. This is where I was educated on the various subsystems that make up the Life/70 Policy Administration system. I was a Technical Consultant providing both Austin based and Onsite Consulting for Life/70 New Business, Policy Administration TDSG, and Agency. I Taught the 2-day accelerated Technical Education Class for an onsite client. I also learned the importance of documenting modifications as well as structured programming. EDUCATION St Joseph’s University, Philadelphia (1974 – 1976) Major: Marketing management No degree conferred Certificate with Honors in Computer Programming in Information Systems from Computer Learning Center, GPA: 3.85, Philadelphia PA (1981) Courses involved Introduction to computers. Binary and Hexadecimal Numbering Systems. Assembler (including explicit addressing). COBOL, RPG II, and Dump Analysis and Debugging PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS Data Processing Management Association
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