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Scott Larson - Freelance Graphic Novel Art, Drawing, Book Illustration, Art, & Comic Art
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3.0
12 Skills
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I'm a Chicago based illustrator working in advertising and specializing in narrative storytelling art. I work in pencil, pens, paints, inks, digital art. I have worked with comic book publishers Capstone Press, Markosia, AC Comics, Zenescope, Moonstone Books, and Bluewater Publications. Stories worked on include King Kong, Femforce, The Saint, and 1000 Ways To Die, among others.
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Leticia Figueroa - Freelance Illustration & Greeting Card Illustration
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3.5
2 Skills
$18
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I am a freelance illustrator specializing in artwork for children's products, greeting cards and comics. Please visit lfigueroa.com/portfolio to see my illustration work!
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Roquella Preston - Freelance Greeting Card Illustration & Logo Design
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Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Carrie Lee - Freelance Blog Writing & Grant Writing
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3.0
2 Skills
$25
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Carrie A.J. Lee Cal0033@comcast.net Objective To use my marketing, research, translation, and writing skills in a position as a technical writer, grant writer, or copywriter. Skills • Analyze and organize information • Research and write grants • Create content for web sites, newsletters, and emails • Write informational articles • Create ad copy for brochures, print ads, and direct mail • Write scripts for drama or commercials • Create allegories and devotionals • Edit and revise content for others • Record stories and anecdotes • Create and implement social media marketing strategy • Translate technical information into reader-friendly material Education Anderson University 1993 - 1996 • BA Psychology, Christian Ministry Experience Grant Writer, Goodwill Industries of Michiana/ Michigan City Area Schools March 2011- present Research and write grants for program funding. Principal, Wildflower Writing December 2008 – present Maintain blogs for businesses; write web copy, brochures, newsletters Director of Admissions, Golden LivingCenter- Elkhart March 2005 – March 2011 Facilitate admissions process for nursing home residents and families.
Elkhart, Indiana, United States
Stephanie Lakis - Freelance Drawing & Illustration
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4.5
2 Skills
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Stephanie E. Lakis 16 Craig Lane Malvern, PA 19355 (610) 407-9577 stephlakis@verizon.net EDUCATION Millersville University, Millersville, PA 2010 Bachelor of Science Art Education PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Temporary Office Assistant, Wayne, PA Winter 2011 • Input data into the company’s system • Complete several assignments within a given day Substitute Teacher, Substitute Teacher Service, PA Winter 2011 • Required to teach an array of lessons within short notice • Educate students K-12 in all subjects • Must be flexible in going to different locations each day • Substitute Teacher, Great Valley, PA Fall 2010 • Required to teach an array of lessons within short notice • Educate students K-12 in all subjects Sales Associate, Urban Outfitters, King of Prussia, PA Fall 2010 • Interact with costumers on a daily basis • Required to work on multiple tasks at any given time Art Tutor, 17 Clover Mill Lane Malvern, PA Summer 2010 • Tutor 2 grade school girls and 1 middle school age girl in art • Go to their house twice a week and work with them for an hour and a half on their art making skills Camp Counselor, Freedom Valley, Phoenixville, PA Summer 2006-2010 • Head of bike, hike and canoe camp • Worked with a different age group of children every two weeks • Responsible for 20-25 children’s care through out the day • Accompanied by other counselors, AM and PM care required the watch of over 100-200 children each day Before & After School Child Care, Freedom Valley, Phoenixville, PA Winter 2007-2009 • Took care of students who arrived before school with activities and provided breakfast • Provided care for students who stayed after school with different stimulus, along with the completion of their homework ACCOMPLISHMENTS Millersville University, Millersville, PA 2008 & 2009 • Two consecutive years, was one of a select group of students chosen from the art department to exhibit my work in the annual end of year gallery show Millersville University, Millersville, PA 2009 • One of few students selected from the art department to display a painted canvas which was part of a larger mural of paintings that is currently located in the Millersville University library Rita’s Water Ice, Malvern, PA 2008 • Commissioned by the local Rita’s water ice to provide a painting that currently resides in the store window GVBL Recreation Center, Malvern, PA 2007 • The director of the community recreation center requested that I paint the large wall logos that would represent the league in their gymnasiums East Whiteland Township Hall, Malvern, PA 2006 • Won first place in a contest to supply the East Whiteland township building with a graphite drawing of a local historic landmark Personal, Malvern, PA 2005-Present • Sold custom art work (paintings, Christmas ornaments) requested by customers EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Women’s Basketball League 2010-2011 • Participate in a women’s basketball league in the gym that I was asked to paint the logo for Women’s & Co-ed Soccer League 2006-2010 • Participated in two woman’s soccer leagues and two co-ed soccer leagues at the Red Rose Indoor Arena in Lancaster while attending Millersville University Millersville University Intramural 2005-2009 • Basketball, Volleyball, Softball and Indoor/Outdoor Soccer REFERENCES Available upon request
Paoli, Pennsylvania, United States
Melisha Maraj - Freelance Public Relations & Press Release Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
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03/10/2012 - Current Development and Engineering Consultants (DEC), Fourways Engineering Consultancy Business Development & Marketing Coordinator ? Manage the Bid / Tender process from Inception to Close-out ? Editing and Proofreading of all Communication - technical proposals, presentations, etc ? Marketing for all company branding purposes – website, marketing and branding material ? Event Management – Client and Staff events ? Client Relationship Management – maintaining and retaining client base 14/06/2011 – 30/09/2012 Avanti Security and Investigations ( Division of Zonkizizwe Holdings) VIP Body Guarding and Security Bid and Communications Coordinator ? Bid Coordination (Manage the Tender Process from Inception to Close ? Client Relationship Management ? Project Coordination – Proposals, Presentations, Writing. Proofreading. ? Event management. ? All administrative functions within Avanti ? VIP Security personnel database management. Head-hunted by DEC 11/04/2011-10/06/2011 Child Trace – NPO (Sisonke Strategiks Holdings) Marketing Assistant ? Project Coordination ? Event planning: Baba Indaba Expo, Bramley Children’s Home, Youth day, Nelson Mandela Day, etc. ? PR Function ? Editorial – writing press releases, newsletters, brochures, etc ? Press and Media management ? Marketing function ? Marketing and Advertising materials ? Coordinate and manage meetings and presentations with stakeholders and ambassadors like Miss SA Teen (Mikhaela Oosthuizen), Matthew and Sonia Booth, YO-TV’s Karabo, etc. ? Budget Control ? Identifying and developing Child Trace’s markets ? Developing business partnerships and contacts with the various ministries: Home Affairs, Social Development, Ministry of Education, etc. ? Developing and maintaining contacts with entities in various countries that deal with child identification, tracking and tracing missing or trafficked children and border management 14/11/2009– 08/11/2010 Magnet Communications, Johannesburg Research and Media, Employer Branding Editorial Assistant/Project Coordinator/Writer ? Project coordination ? Writing (articles, newsletters, brochures, website, press releases, etc) ? Production ? Proofreading and Editing ? PR and Communications function ? Management of Press / Media ? Web Content Development ? Write monthly on-line newsletter for student portal ? Event Management ? Client Relationship Management ? Costing, layout and selling advertising space
Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
Kimberly Martin - Freelance Art & Presentation Design
0
Kudos
3.0
2 Skills
$20
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KIMBERLY R. MARTIN 143 Darwin Lane Phone: (732)599-7339 North Brunswick, NJ 08902 Email: Martinique_k05@yahoo.com SUMMARY Strategy | Detail Focus | Performance Over 7 years of marketing and business support experience with a track record of producing extraordinary results for more than 6 national and community based organization. A commitment to human development and community service, earned a Master of Science in psychology with a specialization in applied behavior analysis, studied the history and contemporary applications of psychology. Gained an understanding of special populations in psychology such as the autistic, individuals with traumatic brain injury, and the developmentally disabled. In completing a master's-level coursework and specialization courses, had the opportunity to develop comprehensive knowledge of psychology practice and theory as well as critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Energetic self-starter with excellent analytical, organizational, and creative skills. Implements expertise in the following software programs such as MS word, MS Excel, MS Power point, Auto Cad and MS Outlook systems. AREAS OF EXPERTISE ? Discrete Trial Training ? Communication Skills ? ABA psychology MS ? Written Correspondence ? Technology Utilization ? Two years ABA training ? Problem Solving ? Conducted ABA Interventions ? Collaborative Teamwork ? Organization and Time Management ? Computer Savvy PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Ross University, School of Medicine-North Brunswick, NJ 7/2012-Present Registrar Coordinator ? Manages office operations and budget, develops and implements the department's short and long-term plans for achieving best practices and processes for providing excellent service to students and faculty, and recruits and manages staff within the department to maximize the scope and quality of the unit's service capabilities. ? Assisted and reports to the University Director of Student Finance, in completing admin. duties. ? Serves as a liaison with other areas of the School and University to ensure proper application of policies and procedures and is responsible for directing all administrative and operational activities, including registration; maintaining academic records for students and alumni; evaluating transcripts; certifying graduates; publishing course offerings and the Handbook for Students; and providing enrollment data for institutional reports. ? Serves as a principal source of information on administrative, academic, and procedural matters to students, faculty, and staff. Core Force LLC – Edison, NJ Freelance Production Manager 3/2012-5/2012 ? Sourcing production for costume jewelry merchandise sold in retail stores such as Payless, Burlington Coat Factory and Wet Seal brands. ? Using envision software program in tracking shipment of goods from the warehouse to the distribution center. KIMBERLY R. MARTIN – PAGE 2 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE CONT. ? Providing concierge service & operates as a liaison between clothing manufacturer & the apparel fashion company. ? Customer service focused proven experience with listening and eliciting information effectively. ? Distributed purchase orders to vendors overseas, once all has been approved and confirmed by our customer agent. ? Reviewed and signed approved Performa invoice for the factory to start production of goods. ? Gained knowledge of how the showroom functions as our agents all have their personal showrooms. ? Worked with overseas vendors in tracking shipment of the merchandise, and monitoring shipped goods before the cancel date of the item Kaplan University– Davenport, IA ABA Psychology Graduate Student 10/2010-4/2012 ? Apply contemporary psychological theories to real-world situations, and engage in research. ? Critically evaluate and employ psychological theories and concepts in varied environments. ? Analyze and apply psychological theories and concepts to arrive at appropriate professional-practice strategies. ? Evaluate ethical, legal, individual, and sociocultural implications of decisions within the field of psychology ? focus on the processes that underlie the individual human experience and behavior, as well as core knowledge, theories, and research in the field ? Conducted both group and individual intervention treatment plans for clients in need of treatment. ? Worked with both adults and adolescence who suffered from depression, ADD and other mental illnesses Interaxis Sourcing, Inc. – East New York, NY Production Manager 8/2007-7/2010 ? Conducting comprehensive sourcing production for Armani Exchange and DKNY/ Calvin Klein. ? Specialized in Latin American sourcing with an emphasis in Peru for apparel. Manages all shipment and production delays of garments. Made sure all internal documentation is reviewed and accurately present to US Customs prior to shipment of goods. ? Used Microsoft outlook for all daily communication with both our customer agent and Peru vendor. ? Conducted weekly meetings with both our Production and Production development team in reviewing all of the possible and delayed shipments. Limited Brands, Inc. – New York, NY 5/2007-7/2007 Freelance Production Assistant ? Assisted production coordinator and execution manager in communicating w/ overseas venders such as (Li and Fung, Korea and MAST Sri Lanka/Peru) in the development of online and Victoria’s Secret catalog book. ? Organized costing of apparel items on Share Point documents Microsoft excels charts. Researched item information through VSC Mainframe, viewed apparel items that where on hold for various reasons on Microsoft Access. EDUCATION Kaplan University, 2012 Applied Behavior Analyst Psychology, Master Science Alpha Beta Kappa Honors Society Member: Delta Zeta Chapter SUNY College at Oneonta, 2005 Business Economics, Bachelor of Science
Somerset, New Jersey, United States
Michael Young - Freelance Video Editing & Book Writing
1
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4.5
2 Skills
$20
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• THE CANTICLE PRELUDE, YA Fantasy novel, Big World Network, 2012 • DARK STARS, contributor, Earthbound Fiction, 2012 • CHECKIN’ IT TWICE, contributor, Rosehaven Press, 2012 • SING WE NOW OF CHRISTMAS, Anthology, Klingenberg Press, 2012 • PARABLES FOR TODAY, contributor, Sweetwater Books, 2012 • THE LAST ARCHANGEL, YA Fantasy novel, Bonneville Books, 2011 • PORTRAIT OF A MOTHER, Inspirational pamphlet, Cedar Fort, 2011 • THE CANTICLE KINGDOM, YA Fantasy novel, Bonneville Books, 2010
Eagle Mountain, Utah, United States
Therese Nolan - Freelance Writing & Editing
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4.0
2 Skills
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THERESE NOLAN 1906 W. CULLOM #1, CHICAGO, IL • HOME: 773-832-1948 • CELL: 773-853-4509 • TNOLAN37@COMCAST.NET SUMMARY A creative editorial professional with extensive experience writing, researching and editing content for print and the web. Strong collaborative and problem-solving skills. Flexible and capable of working under stress in a changing environment. Technically savvy and able to quickly master new processes and software tools. Proven ability to work quickly and accurately using a Web-based content management system. A perfect record meeting press deadlines. TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE Operating Systems: Windows 7, XP & Vista, Mac OSX Application Tools and Technology: NetBeans 6.9.1, TextWrangler, Cyberduck, WinSCP 4.3.2, Firefox Firebug 1.7.2, Balsamiq, Adobe Dreamweaver CS5, Adobe Fireworks CS5, Adobe InDesign CS5, Google Analytics, Google Keywords Scripting Languages: HTML4/5, CSS3, PHP (novice), jQuery (novice) Content Management Systems: WordPress, Drupal Office Tools: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Google Docs, Google BaseCamp PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Freelance Web Developer Chicago, IL, 2010–2011 Chicago Career Tech Chicago, IL, 2010–2011 Jasculca Terman & Associates Chicago, IL New Media Team * Developed and implemented strategic social networking campaigns *Conducted usability testing before the launch of clients’ websites *Proofread and edited web content and fixed broken links using Drupal *Utilized various social media outlets–Facebook and Twitter–to drive client business goals The Women’s Treatment Center Chicago, IL Development Team *Managed website redesign utilizing web development, design and editorial skills * Advised team in brainstorming sessions on site content, design, SEO & functionality *Researched, revised and prepared new content for launch of the website Antiques & Collecting Magazine Chicago, IL, 1999–2009 Editor Managed and modernized editorial direction, content, graphics, and design for Antiques & Collecting Magazine and provided editorial assistance for Antique Toy World Magazine. *Coordinated art direction, graphic design and content to create a cohesive publication *Solicited, edited and enhanced 60+ articles per year *Wrote monthly column and prepared compilation of national and international arts and museum happenings *Partnered with book publishers, collectors, museums and auction houses to acquire photo reproduction rights and pricing information on an as-needed basis *Researched and analyzed industry trend reports and attended an annual summit for media professionals EDUCATION Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL, 2011 Master Certificate in Web Design & Application Development Michigan State University East Lansing, MI B.A. in Journalism Lansing Community College Lansing, MI A.A. in Photography
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Kimberlyblaker - Freelance Article Writing & Blog Writing
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4.5
2 Skills
$35
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I'm a published author, award-winning research writer, freelance writer, and former columnist. My articles, content, and editorials have appeared in nearly 250 magazines, newspapers, and websites. I’ve also written company and professional profiles, done non-profit writing, and worked as a newspaper journalist. I’m a versatile non-fiction writer with a broad range of interests. I write light articles on family fun, relationships, and home decorating. I also write serious, well-researched articles and content on health/mental health, safety issues, parenting, social problems, and more. Not to mention, I’ve passionately penned editorials on controversial social and political issues. While attending college, I was awarded first-place winner in a statewide 2-year college research writing competition. Faculty also selected me to serve as a college writing tutor. I’m reliable, insightful, and easy to work with. Most importantly, I have the experience, skills, and resourcefulness to effectively complete your project. You can learn more about my writing background by requesting my resume or by visiting my portfolio at http://kimberlyblaker.com/about-htm/
Farmington, Michigan, United States