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Doug Knutson - Freelance Greeting Card Illustration, Still Life Painting, Cartooning, & Illustration
150
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5.0
4 Skills
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Native Iowan, Doug Knutson, brings to life his Midwest surroundings in his landscapes, still life and wildlife paintings. Even as a youngster growing up in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Knutson knew he would devote his life to his artwork. Following graduation from Omaha Art School, he began his career as an illustrator in the Editorial Art Department of the Omaha World-Herald newspaper. After about...
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
Kevin C Ridler - Freelance Drawing & Illustration
3
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4.0
2 Skills
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Extremely skilled and versatile.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States

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27
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4.5
2 Skills
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Stewart Johnson - Freelance Internet Marketing & Jingle Writing
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4.5
2 Skills
$42
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Jody McKinzie - Freelance Linux Programming & Enterprise Systems
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3.0
2 Skills
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Jody R. McKinzie 5702 Oakton Ct. Sarasota, FL 34233 (941) 928-5639 (Tel.) jmckinzie@fubarsolutions.com OBJECTIVE- To be considered for a Senior Unix/Engineering Position. Over 13 years experience designing, implementing, documenting, monitoring, troubleshooting sophisticated UNIX information systems including HP-UX, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Solaris and Windows environments. Expert knowledge in Red Hat Enterprise Linux troubleshooting, supporting, monitoring, system design and High Available clustering. Proven ability to plan and implement complex UNIX systems leveraging high available clustering technology to ensure that essential business infrastructure support equipment is never down. Over 7 years experience with Network Storage technologies such as SAN and NAS (Typically EMC and Network Appliance). SKILLS AND TECHNOLOGIES- Project Management: Technical Team Leader, Vendor, Relations, Project Relations, Management, Documentation, Budgeting. 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Engaged as subject matter expert in the Southeast and consistently advised senior personnel of project plans, processes and procedures. Senior Systems Analyst Citigroup, Tampa, FL October 2006 – April 2011 Overall responsible for Citigroup Financial Systems and applications spanning the globe which utilizes and MC Service Guard cluster running on HP-UX 11.11 and RHEL. Demonstrated ability to create Group changing policies by implementing scripts and policies to automate tedious processes resulting in increased efficiency and productivity. Created integration systems that enabled audit and data collection to be automated saving 25% man hours per day resulting in improved business process. Worked with the production support and development teams to triage issues, identify defect fixes and deploy releases into the production environments. Collaborate with business customers to document customer service level agreements and effectively organized the production schedule and resources to ensure that SLAs are met or exceed project deadlines. Responsible for all system performance including networking, backups, SAN, NAS, and load balancing using LSF. Experience setting up NPAR/LPARS for virtual instances to reduce overall datacenter footprint. Took over new Red Hat implementation which consisted of building over 300 servers from the ground up and setting them up in various High Available clusters and developed a standard build from which all servers would be held to. Over 5 years developing and documenting UNIX and Linux systems resulting knowledge being shared which ultimately results in less downtime. Developed Contingency of Business plan which utilizes Network Appliance snap-mirroring technology to mirror data from one strategic data center to another. 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Dedicated team member who thrives on learning and rising to challenges with enthusiasm. Demonstrated excellent communication skills while troubleshooting and repairing Storage Area Networks (SAN), resulting in 0% data loss for business critical systems. U.S. Navy, Norfolk, VA June 1998-May 2005 Information Systems Administrator/Manager Managed HP/UX and Solaris Server, clients and overall UNIX and Windows network infrastructure including all Security aspects, Hardware Upgrades, Software Upgrades, and Router and Switch issues. Developed seamless end user relationships by developing a trouble ticket system that streamlined daily activities resulting in over 50% less man hours while also limiting telephone calls for repairs. Provided customer support for various applications such as: Black Berry, Printers, E-mail issues, MS Office Problems, basic computer network support, and standard hardware issues for UNIX workstations, as well as, Windows Workstations. Windows NT/2000/XP, Sybase, and a blown fiber background. Managed security for three entirely different networks all with various security levels by using various network security tools such as: spoofing, password cracking, router analysis, and server port analysis. Managed the design, development, implementation and maintenance of large Local Area Networks (LAN) which contained over 1500 workstations, 20 HPUX UNIX servers, 10 Windows NT servers, 5 Exchange Servers, 7 Cisco Routers, and several switches, which operate using Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) and Gigabit Ethernet. Provided intensive support during system catastrophes, including an issue with the hard drive on a message traffic database, continuing support for close to 60 hours in order to correct the issue with no loss of data. Supervised an entire work center while serving as an E-3, overseeing more senior staff (E-5). Sole supporter of UNIX/Windows servers and network. 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Sarasota, Florida, United States
Kevin Hermosillo - Freelance Spanish Translation & Creative Writing
0
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4.0
2 Skills
$5
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Hi, I'm Kevin, I can help with with Spanish translation and if you are having difficulties with an essay or book just come to me for help. I will also proofread if you think your writing isn't going well. If you need me to test something out I'm your guy.
Compton, California, United States
Karl Chvojka - Freelance Website Programming & Website Design
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3.0
2 Skills
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Objective To be in a professional setting where my skills and creativity will be pushed, while growing and expanding my skills with an established company. Qualifications Summary Training: - Graduated with a specialization in Web Design and Development from the Digital Media Production program at Guru Digital Arts College, Edmonton Alberta. Skills: - Interface layout design and development - Website Layout Design in Photoshop - Implementation of that design into a efficient Website Interface. - Image Optimization techniques for web standard formats e.g. .gif, .jpg, & .png. - Form design and server side PHP to make them function properly. - Proper Asset Creation and File Structure Creation. - Content Management System based web sites - Building and customizing themes for different clients usages. - Training Clients on the use of the Content Management System after the site had been implemented. - Implementation of technologies such as jQuery into Content Management Systems. - HTML/CSS hard coded web sites - Valid W3C coding practices - Cross-Browser compliment. (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera.) - Cross-Hardware compliment. (Desktop, Laptop, and Mobile devices.) - Java Script /jQuery - Bringing Java Script/jQuery elements into Websites for a better experience for the viewer. - Customizing previous built jQuery Scripts for use in certain websites. - Custom building of jQuery applications for use in websites. - PHP/MySql/Sql - Creating dynamic websites with the use of PHP integration, while using MySql Databases to Store, retrieve, and edit information via a client side built application for use in websites. - MySQL Database Creation and Management with SQL -Search Engine Optimization practices - Keyword Phrase Research - Competitive analysis of keyword phrases - Development of SEO friendly site structures - Implementation of keyword analysis into HTML titles, meta description tags, link titles, image alt tags, etc. - Benchmarking existing SEO performance. - Tracking & Reporting of SEO performance via Google Analytics. Software: - Advanced training and experience in the following: - Adobe Dreamweaver (CS4/CS5) - HTML/CSS - Reading and working with PHP - Local and remote server interaction - Adobe Photoshop (CS4/CS5) - Image creation for use in websites and Print documents - Photo restoration - Cleaning up Photo’s for Photographers. (From Raw or rasterized images.) - Adobe Illustrator (CS4/CS5) - Creation of Vector images for usage in Websites and Print documents. - Adobe InDesign (CS4/CS5) - Excellent typography practices for Print Documents. - Layout design for Print Documents e.g. Business Cards, Stationary, Posters, Books, etc. - Wordpress - Theme modification through modifying the HTML/CSS/PHP files. - Entering provided content for the client and proper formatting of such. - Training the client for usage of Wordpress after implementation of the website itself. Other skills include print ready logos, business stationary, CD covers, posters, and retail packaging. - Layout design done in InDesign - Proper formatting done on print documents to guarantee easyproduction. - Proven ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies. - Fluent in the Mac OS X and MS Windows operating systems. - Exceptionally well organized; strong work ethic and willingness to work hard and learn to expand personal skills and to achieve employer objectives. - In-depth experience applying design principles to produce innovative and tastefully created web sites and print documents. - Naturally creative talent with a keen eye for quality design in web and document layout. Experience: - Caldwell Creative August 2010-Present -Junior Web Developer - HTML/CSS Development - Content Management System Theme Creation - Wireframing - Training in Manual Creation - Website Maintenance Documentation Creation Education Guru Digital Arts College, Edmonton, AB Digital Media Production Diploma, June 2010 - Excellence in Web Design and Development Professional References: Owen Brierley Executive Director, Guru Digital Arts College Email: owen.brierley@gmail.com Phone: (780)-429-4878 Dave McQueen Instructor, Guru Digital Arts College Email: dave.mcqueen@gurudigitalarts.com Phone: (780)-429-4878
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Andrew Pruden - Freelance Blog Writing & Book Writing
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3.0
2 Skills
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Andrew Pruden Objective: To write and publish my work in a variety of publications. Experience: Substitute teacher Prairie Spirit School Division: Manitoba Sept. 2011 - Present ? Substituted grades 1-12. ? Helped organize and run Remembrance Day ceremonies. ? Coach of the junior varsity boy’s basket-ball team. Teacher- Grade 6 Clifford International School: Guangzhou, China 2008-2011 ? Taught the North American school curriculum to students from all over Asia. ? Wrote and made several speeches to the school on a variety of topics. ? Co-taught with teachers from the U.S.A, Iran, Canada, Scotland, Australia and New Zealand. Life care worker Association Community Living: Selkirk, Mb 2004-2008 ? Provided twenty four hour care to a gentleman with severe disabilities. ? Organized field trips, work days and trips to the supermarket. ? Organized and participated in a day program including jobs, journal writing, reading, exercise and socialization. Education: • B.Ed. Major/Minor: History/English Senior Years, University of Winnipeg, 2006 • B.A. (Integrated Program with Department of Education), University of Winnipeg, 2006 • Senior Matriculation, Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School, 2001 Achievements: • Class elected Valedictorian, University of Winnipeg, 2006 • Scholarship Winner, Aboriginal Business Council, 2002, 2003, 2004 • Millennium Scholarship Winner, Royal Sea Cadets of Canada , 2000 Interests: Reading, writing, camping, history, current events, restoring my vintage car Notes: I have been published several times. The first published writing was a classic car article in the automotive magazine “Winnipeg Cruise”. I submitted and published several articles in a community newspaper “Clifford Times” during my time as a teacher in China. Most recently “Recon Rag”, an international magazine based out of England, will be publishing my article on Eugene Stoner in the January issue. Having recently completed my first novel I am now looking to expand my portfolio and write for a variety of publications and areas of interest. I am fully capable in last minute situations and I have many hobbies giving me a base of knowledge of a wide variety of subjects. Thank you for your interest.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Janeisha Rather - Freelance Proofreading & Blog Writing
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4.0
2 Skills
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My name is Janeisha. I am 19 years old. I have read many books in my spare time and I always seem to come across spelling and grammar errors that others seem to skip over. That alone has lead me to believe that I could try some proofreading jobs, which lead me to this site.
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Unique Graphics - Freelance Banner Design & Billboard Design
0
Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$10
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Welcome, My name is Anton, and I provide Graphic Design work for various companies and private interest I have 6 years of experience The work I produce are ; LOGOS | WEDDING INVITATIONS | BUSINESS CARDS | CD COVERS | PHOTO EDITS | BILLBOARD ARTWORK | ADVERTISEMENTS | FLYERS | BROCHURES | MAGAZINES | CLOTHING GRAPHIC DESIGNS, ETC. If your looking for any listed, please contact me with full information and I will get back at you
Gardena, California, United States