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Doug Knutson - Freelance Greeting Card Illustration, Still Life Painting, Cartooning, & Illustration
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5.0
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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
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Extremely skilled and versatile.
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States

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Cameron Parker - Freelance Multimedia & Video Editing
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Cameron D. Parker Education University of Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Masters in Media Communication, May 2012 (Thesis requirement left for graduation) Master Thesis: Images of Masculinity in the Jersey Shore – Director Jack Banks University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina Bachelors in Communications, December 2003 Areas of Interest Sports Journalism Popular Culture Sports Media Gender issues in Media Issues in New Media Politics/Current Events Critical Race Studies Media Criticism Cultural Studies Qualitative Research Methods Professional Experience Production, ESPN, Bristol, CT, 2004 – present •Produce highlights, montages and teases, analysis video, features and SOT’s. Executed many high level projects. Super Bowl highlights, MLB Playoff highlights, NBA Playoff highlights, ESPN Top Plays. Strengthened production on remote/travel NBA productions by interviewing professional players for show needs and features. Helped successfully launch SportsNation through creative ideas and segment production. Experience with using social media to enhance production value. Manage multiple rundowns. Coordinate with various Producers needs for daily studio shows. Initiate and complete projects that enhance programming. Skills Summary MS Office Teleprompter Professional Presentations SAP Quantel Font/Graphic support Final Cut Pro ENPS Computer Savvy Interviewing Conference Presentations Mendez, J. and Parker, C. (2011, February). Waiting for the “Fantastic 4”: The reality behind television’s new reality series School Pride, paper presented at the Southeastern Association of Educational Studies Conference, UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Parker, C. (2011, April). Women in power and sexuality re-presented through the voice of Glee: Different perspectives or more of the same, poster presentation at the Eastern Communication Association Conference, Arlington, Virginia. Parker, C. (2011, April). Money, power, revenge: Gossip Girl’s shopping guide to happiness, paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Conference, Arlington, Virginia. Parker, C. (2011, April). Race, nationality, and cultural representations of new television shows: Who has the power? Paper presented at the Eastern Communication Association Conference, Arlington, Virginia. Mendez, J. and Parker, C. (2011, November). “The problems are complex, but the steps are simple. “Critically examining the (mis) representation of school reform in media and popular culture, paper presented at the American Educational Studies Association in St. Louis, Missouri Parker, C. (2011 November). Masculinity and police dramas. Hegemonic vs. counter hegemonic representations, paper accepted at National Communication Association Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Memberships Eastern Communication Association (ECA) National Communication Association (NCA) National Society of Leadership and Success Awards 2004 Emmy Award Winner for SportsCenter production References Available upon request
United States
Ranu Mukherjee - Freelance Marketing & Branding
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE DREAMWEAR INC, New York NY Oct 2008 - Present MARKETING MANAGER Revamped Dreamwear website resulting in significant industry presence Conceptualized and marketed websites for in-house brands Mission Control, B.Luxe, Miss Behavin by Love Affair Research and negotiate new licensing and branding opportunities Secured licenses with XOXO, ******* and Skinnygirl by Bethenny Frankel Manage all magazine and editorial inquiries Established relationships with editors and media reps resulting in product placement in People Stylewatch, US Weekly, InStyle, Wall Street Journal Interviewed and quoted by Forbes Magazine for 6/6/11 Cover story on Bethenny Frankel titled, The Celebrity 100 Entrepreneurs Act as legal liaison and partner with CEO on contract negotiations, trademark protection and registration, and other licensure issues Compose the text for Dreamwear’s marketing materials including company overview, garment hangtags, look books, etc. Assist the Art Director in organizing our photo shoots and personally select the models Determine and coordinate annual trade show participation Oversee and respond to all customer and consumer feedback received from our websites for all brands EARTHBOUND LLC, New York NY Jan 2007 – May 2008 BRAND MANAGER/ XOXO Reported to Creative Director; assisted in managing daily aspects of the XOXO brand Promoted after six months to oversee all creative and brand management Directed product approvals for 21 domestic and international licensees Partnered with internal marketing team to develop new product initiatives and packaging/display concepts Briefed new licensees with brand procedures, brand identity and brand collateral. Organized brand presentations and events including showroom workshops and brand strategy meetings Conceptualized, coordinated and executed seasonal licensee trend direction Monitored and followed up on licensee sales and performance Evaluated brand marketing plans to ensure brand image consistency and competitive edge within our markets Coordinated all PR events including seasonal editor event and look book Assisted in planning and execution of seasonal advertising campaign photo shoots Developed media plans for each season. Maintained XOXO.com web site for content, appearance and ease of use. GOLDEN STATE INTERNATIONAL, Alameda CA Oct 2004 – Dec 2006 PRODUCT MANAGER/ MERCHANDISER Brand Manger and Lead Designer for XOXO watches Product Manager for XOXO, Wal-Mart Canada, Target, Marshall Fields and other private label department store brand accounts Designed product and managed accounts in accordance to the guidelines of each brand and the current industry trends Developed new programs and concepts for key accounts Created and presented programs, products and trends to accounts Collaborated on design concepts with international vendors and manufacturers Created in-store display and packaging ideas based on retailer directives Managed licensing approvals for Coleman, Isaac Mizrahi, Marvel, Sanrio, XOXO and other brand accounts. ADVANCED SOFTWARE DESIGN, San Francisco CA Sept 2003 – Oct 2004 MARKETING ASSISTANT Assisted in marketing projects focusing on company exposure in the IT industry Company representative for industry conferences and special events EDUCATION THE FASHION INSTITUTE OF DESIGN & MERCHANDISING, Los Angeles, CA Associate of Arts: Visual Communications, September 2003 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE Bachelor of Arts: Political Science, September 2001
San Francisco, California, United States
Jon Jackson - Freelance Article Writing & Copywriting
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Jon C. Jackson Professional Experience: PureSafety, Franklin, Tennessee 2010 - Present Technical Support and Training Specialist *Assist clients with web-based OSHA training and certification questions by troubleshooting a variety of operating systems, browsers and security suites. *Mentor new-hires in system orientation and training, monitor employee/customer interaction and provide constructive feedback to improve customer experience. *Collaborate with product development to improve customer satisfaction based on daily feedback. Clearwire, Milton, Florida 2009 – 2010 Technical Support Manager *Lead a team of 30 Technical Call Center representatives in troubleshooting all aspects of personal and commercial wireless internet including home, mobile, and VOIP applications. *Administer performance management by diagnosing improvement opportunities, providing effective feedback, coaching, training, professional development, and corrective action plans. *Monitor interaction between customers and representatives to insure quality standards, providing feedback to employees to improve customer satisfaction. *Recruit and interview applicants on a weekly basis, utilizing job fairs, local institutions, and government career counselors. ForeFront Group, Brentwood, TN 2008 – 2009 Director, Customer Support and Inside Sales *Lead a team of Customer Service representatives in all aspects of inside wholesale sales, including order entry, product management, inventory control, warehousing, and warranty/return issues. *Developed and implemented departmental metrics program resulting in a dramatic reduction in workforce, reduced expenses, increased productivity, and greater customer satisfaction. *Measure, record and report departmental progress directly to President and C.O.O. *Designed Customer Satisfaction Survey and worked with executive sales manager to implement. *Utilized 360 degree review process and progressive discipline policy to manage, coach and counsel a team of 12 Dealerskins, Nashville, TN 2006 - 2008 Manager, Dealer Support *Manage a team of 18 Customer and Technical Support Representatives in all aspects of website support. *Developed and implemented continuing education programs for existing employees, and coordinate new hire training, including overviews of HTML, SQL, Flash, Photoshop, and Cold Fusion. *Implemented departmental metrics to measure and reward partner performance. *Assisted with development of Customer Satisfaction Survey and increased average departmental score from below 80% to a consistent 90%+. * Respond to and resolve escalated customer support issues. Progeny Marketing Innovations Inc., Nashville, TN 2000 - 2006 Manager, Customer Relations *Coach and supervise team of 15 Customer Relations Representatives for one of the largest direct marketing companies in the insurance industry. *Headed process improvement team within the department, which resulted in a reduction in man hours, a reduction in cost per form processed, and increased quality of outgoing correspondence. *Collaborated with diverse teams from all levels of the organization to develop correspondence related to new products and campaigns, to anticipate common inquiries, and to measurably improve customer satisfaction. *Maintained, edited and updated all existing template letters and forms. Created, tested and implemented all new correspondence in an AS400 environment. *Tracked and recorded departmental production and distributed workload according to company and departmental metrics. Federated Insurance, Nashville, TN 1997 - 2000 Claims Specialist *Part of 2-man Auto Dealer Claims Team which handled all Southeastern U.S. liability claims. *Certified and proficient in Property, Liability, and Environmental claims. *Prioritized workload and routinely managed a portfolio of 120 to 150 open claims. *Negotiated claim settlements with customers and/or their legal representative. *Completed intensive 4-week Customer Service training seminar, focusing on written and verbal communication skills. David Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN 1993 - 1997 Second Shift Maintenance Supervisor *Supervised second-shift campus janitorial crew of 10 and responded to all after-hours maintenance emergencies. *Responded to and logged all evening maintenance requests. *Scheduled and assigned all evening janitorial needs. *Supervised and trained largely non-English speaking janitorial staff. Education B.A. English, David Lipscomb University, 1997
United States
Darin Clarke - Freelance Website Design & Flash Design
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5.0
2 Skills
$20
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Darin Clarke 3116 Boright Dr. Knoxville , TN 37917 Home 865-384-5908 blackj3sus@comcast.net FREELANCE WORK Game Designer - (12/2008 – 01/2011) Spartacus Blood and Sand Card Game Original Card Game Design pitched to STARZ Entertainment, LLC http://home.comcast.net/~romulus88/sbs/game2.html Web Designer / Site Administrator - (03/2010) US Classic Archives Derek Parker Designed Joomla website. Silver Spring , MD 20912 301-949-4945 contactmrparker@gmail.com http://www.usclassicarchives.com Game Designer - (08/2010) Sillysoft Games Dustin Sacks Commissioned to design maps for the game Castle Vox. British Columbia Corporation 778-899-3040 dustin@sillysoft.net http://sillysoft.net/vox Web Designer / Site Administrator - (04/2010) ISO Seniors Frank Silnicky Designed Flash website. Silver Spring , MD 20906 301-758-9348 fsilnicky@aol.com http://home.comcast.net/~blackj3sus/isoseniors/isoflash22.html Web Designer / Site Administrator - (01/2010) ISO Seniors Frank Silnicky Designed basic HTML website. Silver Spring , MD 20906 301-758-9348 fsilnicky@aol.com http://home.comcast.net/~blackj3sus/seniors/indexnews.html Web Designer / Site Administrator - (09/2009 - present) Geneva Galleries Inc., Fine Art Studio W. James Taylor Designed gallery store and maintain it. Silver Spring , MD 20906 240-455-8230 wjamestaylor@comcast.net http://genevapencilandink.mybisi.com Web Designer / Site Administrator - (12/2008 - present) Geneva Galleries Inc., Fine Art Studio W. James Taylor Designed gallery website and maintain it. Silver Spring , MD 20906 240-455-8230 wjamestaylor@comcast.net http://genevagalleries.com Expansion Designer - (05/2006 - commission) Sillysoft Games Commissioned to design an expansion pack for the game LuxDelux. Dustin Sacks British Columbia Corporation 778-899-3040 dustin@sillysoft.net http://sillysoft.net/roman-battles ONLINE PORTFOLIO www.blackj3sus.com My online portfolio shows work I’ve done in Web Design, Music Production, and Game Creation using Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Game Maker 7, Fruity Loops 6, Audacity, and other software programs. EDUCATION Fountainhead College of Technology, Knoxville, TN Computer Programming from 2009-2010 http://www.fountainheadcollege.edu Inter-American University, Cupey, PR General studies from 1989-1990. http://www.metro.inter.edu
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Francesca LaManna - Freelance Illustration & Painting
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4.0
2 Skills
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I recently received my BFA from Pratt Institute in Communications Design with a concentration in Illustration. Having just moved to Oregon from Brooklyn, I am open to all types of freelance work and projects at the moment. With inspiration from strangers, cities, modern society, and the natural world I am striving to build and expand my portfolio in every way.
Oregon, United States
Matthew Raidbard - Freelance Writing & Creative Writing
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I am a College Basketball Coach who writes a popular blog called "My Life & College Coaching" where I write about my life - including stories, thoughts, opinions and feelings. I have always been an avid sports fan and have written many op-ed blogs about past and current professional teams and athletes.
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Max Coutard - Freelance Illustration & Graphic Novel Art
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3.5
2 Skills
$20
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Montreal-born, Toronto-based freelance illustrator with a penchant for problem-solving. I’d rather get my hands dirty and tinker about. I love dabbling in many different things to inspire myself, from animation, technology, textile arts, comics, books, music. A bit of everything, really! These influences come up in my work in character design and in the of building fantastic worlds in a playful and animated manner. You can follow me on instagram, tumblr or email me for commissions, gigs, questions or to receive a PDF portfolio.
Canada
Dana Pastore - Freelance Fashion Photography & Creative Writing
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4.0
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dcp Dana Christine Pastore 505 COURT ST APT. 7E E-MAIL: dana.pastore@gmail.com BROOKLYN, NY 11231 BLOG: http://flaxentawny.wordpress.com (860)716-1084 ONLINE GALLERY: http://flaxentawnygallery.tumblr.com/ Overview Stylist with 10 years of professional experience in ready to wear, fashion and fine jewelry, consulting, jewelry design, modeling, event planning, service and sales, which will prove invaluable and bring the end consumer into a style all of their own. Work Experience Flaxen Tawny, LLC, Brooklyn, NY May 2010- Present Co-Owner, Image Consultant, Makeup and Fashion Stylist and Blogger Created Flaxen Tawny, a styling agency specializing in hair, makeup, editorial and photographic styling, weddings and events, image consulting and wardrobe analysis, as well as personal makeovers. Our goal is to help each client define his or her unique challenges and together create a tangible path toward change that they can take beyond their personal session with us, something that can help them maintain the change in their lives. We travel the eastern seaboard for our clientele – from Canada to Florida. We also write a daily blog providing advice and guidance on what’s hot in the fashion industry and often partner with Brooklyn-born salons and specialty stores to offer special discounts to our readers. Winner of “best women bloggers of the month contest” sponsored by Blogging Women. Fashionmongers, LLC, West Hartford, CT May 2006 - Present Co-Owner, Fashion Jewelry Designer and Buyer Founded Fashionmongers, LLC, a virtual boutique specializing in affordable apparel and accessories for women. Our trunk shows featuring both new fashion and vintage accessories, bring a unique New York style to the suburbs. Styling by example is often necessary, so customers are shown a variety of ways in which to wear and layer jewelry. We also provide on the spot color and shape analysis determining the types of jewelry and accessories that would suit them best individually. Vendor associates include Hobo, Yochi, CC Skye, Sheila Fajl and Ettika. Saks Fifth Avenue, New York, NY March 2007 - May 2010 Assistant Buyer Supported the buyer in obtaining over $100 million of sales in fine jewelry. Chose both vendors and the product selection, creating look books advertising ideas, and vitrines for the stores. Worked closely with vendors in designing and styling exclusively created gift set items. Assisted marketing team and vendors in developing and designing in-store display vitrines and signage for all 52 stores. Teamed up with director of visual to merchandise all new seasonal product for the stores. Developed key holiday and giftable visual strategies each quarter. Vendor partners included Roberto Coin, Gucci, Marco Bicego, Faraone Mennella, Gurhan and Lorenz Baumer. Lord & Taylor, New York, NY March 2006 - May 2007 Assistant Planner Played a key role increasing sales by changing product category in 12 doors, initiating transfers and changing visual appearance. Participated in best/worst seller weekly meetings with DMM and GMM highlighting successes and failures. Responsible for prom dress seasonal recap to track sales and relay to stores how dresses should be merchandised. Nordstrom, Farmington, CT July 1997 - May 1998 Associate Drove sales in the Contemporary wear department by developing key client relations and providing stylist consultation. Previous Experience Fulbright and Jaworski L.L.P, A October 2004 - December 2005 CIGNA, Contracts Specialist June 2000 - July 2001 Education The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY October 2004 - May 2006 Image Consulting Certificate Program Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, NY August 2001 - May 2004 Juris Doctor St. Joseph College, West Hartford, CT September 1996 - December 1999 Bachelors Degree in English/Creative Writing
Canada