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Patrick Siwik - Freelance Children's Book Illustration, Cartooning, Technical Illustration, Illustration, & Photo Editing
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Patrick Siwik Phone: 313- 739-9273 siwikpa77@aol.com Art related Experience: 20 years of General Art experience, both in corporate and freelance assignments. Proficient in the use of industry related software, board, and by hand. . Create custom, speciality designs and branding for personal and corporate laptops. . Design/Layout/Mapping . Creative designer for VHS, CD, DVD,...
Dearborn, Michigan, United States

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Roel Morillo - Freelance Comic Art & Illustration
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$10
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Hello, My name Roel Morillo, A beginner in the field, but well versed in the craft. I've been drawing most of my adult life all the way back since childhood. COMIC BOOK illustration of all genres. Super heroes, Science Fiction, and Fantasy, Moody Noir, Frazetta, Elvgren Pin up Girls, I'm your artist. I lean towards more realistic renditions but can do highly stylized work. If your ideas are in need of CONCEPT ART, PROTOTYPE designs, Illustration, consider my services. If your art needs writing/words to go along with your art count me in. A beginner in the field, but well versed in the craft. Thank you for your time.
San Jose, California, United States
Dalvin espinal - Freelance Graphic Design & Banner Design
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A lo largo de mi vida profesional logre adquirir destrezas y actitudes que hoy forman parte de mi vida, la tolerancia y la adaptación, son algunas de las habilidades obtenidas de trabajar a altas presiones de tiempo e imprevistos de ultimo lugar, el poder analizar y actuar en situaciones de riesgo tanto de la compañía, así como de los clientes, es lo que hoy en día nos ayuda a confiar mas en las capacidades individuales así como de nuestros grupos de trabajo, logrando resultar en un núcleo de eficiencia y responsabilidad en la búsqueda de las soluciones de nuestros clientes y de la optimización de nuestro equipo laboral
Santo Domingo, National District, Dominican Republic
Lisa Eischen - Freelance Graphic Design & Photo Editing
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5.0
2 Skills
$40
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================= SUMMARY ================= Graphic design professional with 16 years of well rounded experience including corporate, management, instructional, small business and freelance. Proficient with all latest design software and Microsoft office software on both PC and Mac platforms. Able to thrive in dynamic atmospheres and successfully balance multiple projects. A strong work ethic, with a strength of paying attention to details while delivering results on time in high-pressure situations. ========================================== MAC AND PC PLATFORM SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE ========================================== • InDesign CS5 • Illustrator CS5 • Photoshop CS5 • Acrobat • PageMaker • CorelDraw • QuarkXPress • iMovie • iLife • Word • Excel • PowerPoint ================================ GRAPHIC DESIGN WORK EXPERIENCE ================================ Graphic Services Manager - Eaton Corporation, Raleigh, North Carolina January 2008 - March 2011 • Managed full-time, in-house designers, freelance writers and designers, and design agencies for Eaton‘s Marketing Communications department • Project managed an average of 690 creative projects per year via phone, e-mail, personal meetings, and a web tracking system, following from design to print, as well as weekly reporting • Initiated and managed a process to back-up over 3K source files to an internal server, which entailed vigilant monthly IT communication, weekly monitoring and updating of files, as well as being the point of contact for all global employee read-only access • Owned a $220K annual budget for Creative Services for creative project outsourcing, photoshoots, and software • Lead all photoshoots, ranging from $3K–$30K, which entailed hiring photographers, models, choosing location, and scheduling product delivery ---------------------------------- Senior Graphic Designer - Eaton Corporation, Raleigh, North Carolina August 2004 - January 2008 • Created designs and layouts for all marketing materials such as product datasheets, brochures, posters, flyers, and magazine advertisements for Eaton‘s Marketing Communications department • Lead all product photoshoots, with products ranging in size from 5”–20‘ long; was the in-house photographer for all smaller products, and hired professional photographers for the larger products • Designed campaigns for product launches and direct mail demand generation needs • Interacted in a team oriented environment with product marketing managers following daily announcement driven schedules and deadlines • Generated publications from beginning to end including hiring outside vendors, proofing, pre-flighting, and printer scheduling ---------------------------------- Graphic Design Instructor - School of Communication Arts, Raleigh, North Carolina May 2001 - November 2002 Taught the following courses: • I. Illustration Techniques/Adobe Illustrator Course: teaching the fundamentals of drawing through various exercises, and applying drawing to the computer using Illustrator • II. Digital Print and Production Course: teaching basic design principles and applying them to various design projects using Illustrator and Photoshop • III. Publication Print and Production Course: teaching how to design multiple-page layouts using a basic knowledge of QuarkXpress; and introducing the basics of print production • IV. Publishing/QuarkXpress Course: teaching QuarkXpress at an advanced level through lectures and various design projects; and extensively teaching the process of print production ---------------------------------- Graphic Designer - Duraleigh Printing and Office Supplies, Raleigh, North Carolina December 1999 - October 2000 • Produced all graphic design for the company and their customers including business cards, letterhead, newsletters, brochures and other miscellaneous materials • Communicated with customers directly via phone, e-mail or personal meetings on a daily basis • Responsible for photographing, developing and stripping of camera ready artwork • Manual trapping for 2-color, 3-color and 4-color separations to prepare for the printing press ---------------------------------- Graphic Designer - IBM Worldwide Marketing Group, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina April 1999 - December 1999 • Create designs and layouts of marketing collateral for new IBM products; for worldwide distribution to IBM geographies • Interact in a team oriented environment with writers, editors, product image coordinator and producers following daily announcement driven schedules and deadlines • Preflight final files to commercial printer for IBM‘s North American geography ---------------------------------- Graphic Designer - IBM Graphics and Publication Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina April 1995 - April 1999 • Create designs and layouts for marketing materials such as brochures, booklets, posters, fliers, newsletters and magazine advertisements for IBM internal customers • Generate publications from beginning to end including hiring outside vendors, proofing, pre-flighting, and printer scheduling • Communicate with customers on a daily basis via phone and personal meetings to discuss design options, budgets and deadlines • Designed IBM‘s monthly newsletter, managed its production, and organized its distribution to 50 buildings in the Research Triangle Area ========== EDUCATION ========== University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse December 1994 - Bachelor of Science; Major: Art, Minor: Photography References and portfolio available upon request
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Eric Doan - Freelance Television Ad Sales & Radio Ad Sales
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Media Consulting and Media Buying. I have 22 years in radio and broadcast television sales in Youngstown Ohio. I work with local business owners and national advertising agencies. Experience with media buying, commercial production and marketing promotions. 22 years experience.
Warren, Ohio, United States
Casey Parker - Freelance Blog Writing & Article Writing
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Objective: To gain a challenging freelance writing position that allows for personal and professional growth while utilizing my experience to contribute to the success of the company. Summary of Qualifications: Knowledgeable about wide variety of topics, able to write various types of articles, submits work in timely fashion, always open to review and suggestions on how to improve work. Writing Profile: Proven ability to create informative and insightful articles on any subject, with the ability to adhere to specific client styles and guidelines. Writing Styles: How-To Articles Best-of Articles Top 10 Articles SEO Articles/Blogging Professional Experience: Employed Freelancer for Bright Hub and Suite101 Personal Achievements: Owner and creator of Autism Website www.onlyautism.com, owner of work at home website www.workinmyhouse.com, Published Poet. Skills: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, SEO, Social Media Marketing, Article Marketing Extra Curricular: Website Design, Studying Child Development, Developmental Disorders, Animal Science/Behavior and Communication, and Domain Flipping.
Naperville, Illinois, United States
Gary Gomez - Freelance Mural Painting & Landscape Painting
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G.Go Decorative has provided professional Murals and Faux Finish Painting for Colorado in the Lakewood and Denver areas since 2004. Owned and operated by Gary Gomez, a trained professional decorative artisan with nearly 20 years of design and color experience, and 15 years of mural painting experience. Services include decorative wall painting, venetian plaster, fireplace refinishing, cabinet refinishing, realistic sky and cloud murals, nursery murals, children's murals and underwater murals, to name a few. Plus unmatched faux finishes like realistic painted marble and painted wood. G.Go Decorative eliminates the confusion of choosing color and where it should go in your home. You'll get a free consultation and samples before the project begins. 5-Star rated service professional and Member of the Better Business Bureau. Fully Insured. References Available.
Denver Lakewood, Colorado, United States
A Khatri - Freelance System Administration & Technical Support
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A KHATRI Email: akhatri0290@gmail.com PROFILE Ten years of experience in enterprise IT infrastructure design and implementation, Unix System Administration, Storage Area Network design and implementation. Expertise in HA, backup/restore, DR solutions, Oracle, IBM, SUN STATUS/LOCATION/TYPE US Citizen, Part-time and Telecommuting only OVERVIEW Experience in Deployment of different SAN/Server Virtualization technologies Currently working with Storage Engineering to qualify and test FCOE on CISCO MDS Nexus switches Storage Infrastructure Deployment of Enterprise Class storage SANs in multiple DataCenters Develop process and procedures for Disaster Recovery of Data using EMC SRDF, Openreplicator, SAN Copy, VERITAS VVR technology Team leadership, planning and client interfacing skills, as well as providing technical support Experience in evaluating, testing, planning and implementing new technologies from EMC, Cisco, Microsoft and various other technology vendors Solutions experience in Data Mirroring and Data Replication using EMC TimeFinder(BCVs), Clones, Snaps and SRDF Solutions in an Open System Environments State-of-the-art SAN internetworking and design experience using technologies and products from, Cisco Experience in UNIX system administration, Vertias cluster manager, Veritas volume manager and netbckup backup and recover software Worked in Large datacenter environment supporting SUN/Linux/AIX servers in a storage environment (EMC, SUN, Hitachi) Experience with virtualization technologies such Solaris Zones/LDOMS/LPAR and VMware Experience in clustering technologies including Veritas and sun Cluster Experience with Linux system administration on Red Hat 3,4,5 Experience with IBM AIX 5.3 and AIX 6.1 System administration Experience in Scripting (k Shell) Experience with backup softwares (Legato Networker, Veritas Netbackup) and maintenance of various StorageTek tapes libraries and disaster recovery process Proficient in the diagnosis and resolution of problems (hardware, software, operating system and network) Professional Experience UBS, NJ 01/2011-present SAN engineer (employee) Part of UBS Investment banking team for implementation and deployment Storage team for Equities/Prime Brokerage group Global Storage Engineering and Operation for SAN/Backup team Implement and manage EMC Celera virtualization switches globally SAN Administration duties included all aspects of zoning, lun masking, HBA replacement, problem resolution Project Managed, Data Center Power Down for all Manage Storage Equipment, Storage Refreshes & Migrations, Datacenter roll-outs Manage Global Veritas Netbackup environment Manage and Implement SAN DMX, Clarrion environment Perform Host side troubleshooting for UNIX/VERITAS/NIS/WINDOWS/AD for SAN related issues JP Morgan Chase, NY 06/2010-01/2011 System engineer (Contract) Part of JPMorgan Chase Investment banking team for implementation and deployment Server team for Equities/Prime Brokerage/ and Futures & option group Server migration/builds projects for various datacenters in NA Solaris to Linux server migration related activities Server hardware: HP DL585,DL380,BL460c, BL685c, SUN M4000, M5000, T5520, T5440, 15k, 6800, V440/880 Server OS: Linux Red Hat 4.x,5.x. SUN OS 5.8, 10 Responsibilities include O/S build, install Applications and databases Build/Configure n+1 VCS cluster for sybase farm Build/configure Oracle RAC systems Build/configure VCS cluster for Application Work on storage allocation and configuration of volumes using LVM, VERITAS volume manager and ZFS Support all pre/post Application go live activities Configure all server with tools such as Tivoli, Best1, Netbackup, Opsware and Audit tools Work with Application Architects and DBA’s with performance issue before application goes live in production Citi Warren, NJ 12/2006 – 06/2010 SAN engineer (Employee) Dedicated storage/Server admin aligned to the Equity line of business to provide custom storage solutions and fine tune the storage performance to support IO sensitive trading applications. Designed and implemented Datacenter storage migrations using SRDF, Open Replicator, SAN Copy, Veritas VXVM etc Performance troubleshooting and storage capacity planning for application hosted on Sybase and Oracle environments Designed and Implemented ESX migrations across datacenters Storage provisioning on DMX, CX and HDS arrays as part of daily storage allocation process Perl Scripting to automate some of the daily storage reporting and provisioning tasks Participate in quarterly BCP exercises which involved SRDF failovers for SAN. (BCP failovers involved simulation of site isolation) Writing project documentation and presenting them to senior management for business case approvals Work with engineering to test and qualify new SAN OS, DMX Microcodes, Flare code upgrade etc Implemented CFS services like TACACS, DPVM, IVR and Enhanced zoning while expanding and interconnecting CISCO fabrics across NA Datacenters Primary product owner for CISO MDS switches across North America Worked on datacenter migration projects & server consolidation and virtualization projects Work on all phases of Server builds that includes hardware planning, network configuration, storage allocation, DNS, server monitoring, application installs, documentation for Solaris 8/10, Linux Red Hat (3,4,5), AIX operating system Support Junior L1 and L2 administrators Work with Unix Engineering group and vendors to resolve Application issue Worked on various Application Migration from Solaris 8 to Solaris 10 Build and manage virtualization solaris 8 servers to Solaris 10 environment with Zones and LDOMS Build Linux (Red Hat 5) server on VMware ESX Clusters Build LPAR running AIX 5.3, 6.1 O/S Managed servers in cluster environment (VCS and SUN cluster) Proficient with Volume managers like VxVM, LVM and ZFS file system EDS (client Federal Reserve Bank of NY), East Rutherford, NJ 10/2004 – 12/2006 SAN engineer (Employee) Distributed Storage Operations support for the implementation and deployment Storage team. Level 2 Support for over two Petabytes of usable storage. Provide project mgmt for storage refreshes, datacenter powerdowns and migrations Implemented and managed the installation of 70+ EMC DMX/Symmetrix 8830 storage frames at five FED’s Production and Disaster recovery Datacenters Configured, implemented and supported a redundant, Core Edge Design Brocade 12000, 24000 & 48000 Silkworm Enterprise Storage SAN installation Configured, implemented and supported a redundant, Core Edge Design Cisco MDS 9509 Enterprise Storage SAN installation Managed and delployed of EMC Clariion (CX-700) storage frames. Implemented Mirrorview for storage replication Developed strategy to improve SAN/Fabric stability Deployed EMC’s Control Center software for Storage monitoring, management, and to increase productivity of the Managed Storage Services Team Developed performance reports based on data captured from EMC Work Load Analyzer to predict possible bottlenecks prior to activation of SRDF Synchronous Mode Supported yearly mandatory Disaster Recovery test using SRDF. Develop process to improve command execution to reduce recovery window Managed Provisioning requests using EDS’s Developed Software for automated Storage provisioning. Included creation of meta devices, mapping, RDF conversion, masking, & zoning Implemented and supported DWDM SAN Fabrics using Cisco MDS 9509. Included architecting multi VSAN and IVR for inter VSAN migrations SAN Administration duties included all aspects of zoning, lun masking, HBA replacement, problem resolution, and storage placement using EMC Symconfigure, Volume Logix, Solutions Enabler 6.0,x and ECC software Project Managed, Data Center Power Down for all Manage Storage Equipment, Storage Refreshes & Migrations, DataCenter roll-outs Provide day to day support to end users for storage issues and outages GE IT Solutions (Client Pfizer), Morris Plains, NJ 04/2003 – 10/2004 Unix System Administrator (Employee) Part of a systems administration team supporting Pfizer’s Datacenter. Primary responsibilities includes Solaris systems administration in a 500+ SUN servers in production and development environment SUN Hardware: Sun Fire 15k, 12k, 6800 - Sun Enterprise 220R, 420R, 450, 3500,5500, SF V880, V480 SUN O/S: 9,8,7 & 2.6 Resolve high priority and standard tickets in Unix queue with includes accounts creation, file system creation/maintenance (VxVM, VFS), backup/restores, hardware/software installs, performance issues, upgrades, configuration of network protocols, scripting Monitoring & Resolving HP Openview ITO alerts Identify server crashes and work with DBA and Application support group to restore services on Production servers Rebuild systems from backups for crashed servers Experience with Veritas Volume Manager and Veritas Cluster Server Troubleshoot and fix Cold backup failures and BCV backup job failures on EMC disks Assists operators monitoring Maestro/AutoSys application in BCV backup job failure and resolving it Identify Storage issue and work with storage team to resolve it Support and maintenance of backup systems running Legato Networker on STK L700 tape libraries Designed and implemented new backup schedules and groups Responsibilities include scheduling of backups and necessary restores, monitoring of backups Install server using recommended jumpstart configuration Implement shell scripts to automate operational tasks and reporting Sprint, Winter Park, FL 01/2002 – 01/2003 Unix System Administrator (Contract) Part of Systems administration team supporting Sprint’s Data Center and Network Operation Center (NOC). System administration of over 300+ Sun server/workstation environment involving: users accounts, nis+, nfs, backup, patches, O/S install, hardware troubleshooting, scripting (K shell, Perl, expect), web-server (Apache), MySQL database administration, web applications, Network management applications and Element Management Systems (EMS) support SUN Hardware: Sun Enterprise 220R, 420R, 450, 3500,5500, SunFire 280R and V880, Netra t1, Sun Blade 100 and Ultra 2,5, 80, SPARC 5 and Sun Ray 1, 100, 150. Sun arrays T3, A5200 Responsible for On-Call team pager Alerts and trouble tickets to resolve hardware/System/application related problems Level II support for NOC administrators for OS/Hardware/Application related issues Supported user applications using Veritas Volume Manager to create, mirror and Resize disk partitions Perform daily, weekly and monthly backups and restores using Veritas netbackup and responsible for on-site tape library (SUN StorEdge L11000) Configured Media sever using Veritas Netbackup on Sun StorEdge L11000 Tape Library Responsible for Daily, weekly, quarterly and yearly backups and offsite storage for disaster recovery Implemented Solaris Jumpstart with custom installation profiles and site-specific post-installation configuration Installing Solaris O/S on SUN workstations using custom Jumpstart/Flash method Maintain and update Jumpstart image for Solaris 8 baseline configuration on all servers and allowing custom configurations Developed scripts for custom jumpstart installations and scripts to check the latest security and recommend patches Install, setup and configure Big Brother application for monitoring 100+ Sun servers Installation and configuration of iplanet and apache web servers Configure and support NFS, NIS+, CDE, ftp, tftp, DNS related issues Users support for 200+ onsite SUN workstation users and offsite users using EMS systems like Alcatel’s AWS, Advanced Fibre Communications EMS, AqueView, Marconi's ServiceOn Foundation Installation and customization of Mailing list software (Majordomo and Mojo) Create bandwidth utilization reports Maintenance of the local Intranet sites using php, Java scripts and MySQL Telcordia Technologies , Piscataway , NJ 11/2000 to 11/2001 Systems Administrator (Contract) Part of a system administration/Change Management team involved in development of the VoIP softswitch software supporting 200+ developers/users for CM Synergy Application and administration of SUN server Installing Solaris O/S on SUN workstations using custom jumpstart method Monitoring System performance, adding new disks, memory upgrades, and software upgrades (Sun Enterprise 450 servers and Sun Ultra 80 workstations) Configure NFS to support the client-server environment Responsible for backup and recovery of databases Using Veritas Netbackup Set up build environment on Build machines for new release and maintenance release Monitor nighly cron jobs for nighly build and on demand patches builds Debug cron logs and in case of failure identify responsible team for build failure Developed shell/Perl scripts to automate the configuration management process shell scripting ( C Shell, Borne Shell and K Shell ) for Build/Patch process. Developed scripts to provide defect reports for project management and directors Developed scripts to automate the process of daily defects web reports Customizing System startup scripts Scripts to create new releases and perform nightly builds Administartion and support of CM Synergy and ChangeSynergy applications to Build managers and developers (200+ user) Responsible for maintenance and configuration of Telelogic CM Synergy (Change Management tool) databases Responsible for Installation, configuration and customization of web based problem tracking Application (Telelogic’s ChangeSynergy) using Java scripts and XML Create new release and maintenance release using CM Synergy tool Manage build promotion process and ongoing maintenance, development, planning, and recommendation of configuration management System tools Working with Project management to help improve and streamline overall release process Coordinate and coach the engineering teams development configuration activities Product builds and release planning with product management. Support Exceed front end terminal emulation software Verizon Communications, Arlington, VA 02/2000 to 11/2000 Systems Administrator(Employee) Installing Solaris O/S and Patches Upgrade of Hardware and software for Sun workstation and enterprise servers( E4000, E4500) Configuration of servers, workstations and I/O devices. Installed the Solaris OS and upgrade the software according the requirement. and patch administration Maintenance of Hard disks (formatting and setup, restore from crashes). Configuring LAN for Internal Networks. Configuring DNS / NIS / Send Mail. Responsible for all aspects of administration on Solaris/Sun Enterprise Servers with emphasis on the client-server relationship (NFS, NIS, automounter, JumpStart, DNS) Developed shell scripts to automate the day to day maintenance of databases Monitor and troubleshoot live databases and servers related issues Support database server in production environment Certification Sun Certified Systems administrator (I&II) 8.0 Education New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ B.S. Computer Engineering, Minor in Computer Science Graduated – December 1999 Cumulative GPA - 3.5
United States
Andrew Schenker - Freelance Writing & Blog Writing
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Veteran film critic with editing experience whose writings have appeared in a wide range of highly-regarded publications. Formerly worked as a reference librarian. Experience: 2008-present Staff film critic, Slant Magazine Contributes reviews on a weekly basis to well-regarded film and music review website. Participates in special feature projects. 2008-present Freelance film writer and editor Contributes reviews and profiles to a range of publications including the Village Voice, Time Out New York, Variety, Artforum, Cineaste Magazine, Film Comment, and the L Magazine. Edits special projects for the website In Review Online. 2004-2009 Reference Librarian, Queens Library, Jamaica, New York Assisted customers with reference needs in the Literature and Languages division of Queens Library. Developed the library’s collection with a specific focus on African-American literature and fiction best-sellers. Worked on special projects, including presentations familiarizing staff with reference databases. Education: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Master of Library and Information Science, 2004 Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa Bachelor of Arts, 2002
New York, New York, United States
Tiandra Callaway - Freelance Creative Writing & Poem Writing
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Tiandra M. Callaway 2624 Scott St. Apt. B Little Rock, AR 72206 Phone: 859 433 0124 E-mail: tmc279@hotmail.com Summary of Qualifications *Thirteen (14)+ years of writing experience, established through personal interest *Literature and journalism influence while acquiring B.A. degree *Five (6)+ years of proofreading for peer development Summary of Publications *Multiple www.poetry.com submissions under my name, no pseudonyms *Nature’s Echoes anthology submission, 2002 *Various articles for the Kentucky State University newspaper, The Thoroughbred News, 2002-2003 *Kentucky State University’s annual literary magazine, The Kentucky River, 2004 Work Experience *Faculty, Arkansas Baptist College, Little Rock, AR - current *Former teacher of English for Fayette County Public Schools, Lexington, KY *Organizer of 7th grade portfolios at Scott County Middle School for CATS, Kentucky *Proofreader for a University of Kentucky doctorate student in Educational Administration *Administrative Assistant II for the Kentucky State University Department of Social Work and Criminal Justice where dictation, proofreading, and typing were a few duties given to perform by the immediate supervisor *Co-editor of Kentucky State University’s literary magazine, The Kentucky River *Teacher’s aide and student teacher positions for classroom experience Writing Skills *Ability to write multiple pages of original, cohesive, and genre-specific material *Ability to create, artistically and technically, many forms of poetry, prose, articles, speeches, agendas, proposals, etc. *Ability to proofread multiple pages of familiar and unfamiliar texts *Ability to meet deadlines when dealing with any number of pages and topics *Apprentice skills in copyediting, gaining knowledge Education Bachelor of Arts, English with literature concentration, 2004 GPA: 3.52/4.0 – Magna *** Laude graduate, Departmental Honors Kentucky State University, Frankfort Master of Arts, Education with Secondary English concentration, 2007 GPA: 3.91/4.0 – Summa *** Laude graduate University of Kentucky, Lexington Activities/Interests *Community service for various organizations including, but not limited to, the Sickle-Cell Anemia Foundation, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, and the March of Dimes *Participation in youth development and care, especially concerning media influence *Development of writing techniques and maturity *Host and participant in several open-microphone poetry sessions *In the process of writing three (3) books: a children’s book, fiction, a tribute to fathers *Writer of poetry and short stories *Music, comedy, and media studies
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States