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Chris Davis - Freelance Industrial Design & Graphic Design
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5.0
2 Skills
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Chris Davis provides his clients with Total Brand Identity. From logo to print to web to product to packaging, he works with you to create the entire brand experience for your customers. A brand’s identity stretches far beyond the cool logo and twitter account. It is the embodiment of your brand through the eyes of consumers. They are looking for a relationship with a brand they can have...
San Jose, California, United States
Julie Armenta - Freelance Industrial Design & Portrait Art
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4.5
2 Skills
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Adelanto, California, United States
Lou Niquet - Freelance Mechanical Engineering & Industrial Design
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4.0
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Los Angeles, California, United States
Stephanie Unson - Freelance Sculpting & Industrial Design
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4.0
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Los Angeles, California, United States

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Peter Lovejoy - Freelance Fiction Writing & Writing
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4.5
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I am a writer and attorney. I have written and edited a number of publications, including legal articles and journals, and other professional papers. I have also written numerous short stories and novels as well as other technical writings such as instruction manuals, rule books, and other more "niche" products.
Dayton, Ohio, United States
Fritz Franke - Freelance Creative Writing & Book Writing
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4.5
2 Skills
$25
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FRITZ R. FRANKE PROFILE - Currently writing a second novel, the second book in a six book series. Continually take classes to improve my writing. Looking to fulfill my passion for writing by pursuing a full time writing/editing position. - Highly motivated management professional with 14 years experience in managing private and public sector organizations. Recognized for strong leadership, communications and negotiation abilities. TECHNICAL SKILLS - Proficient with MS Office products, WORD: track changes, markups, comments, layouts, etc., PUBLISHER: brochures, pamphlets, cards, etc., and EXCEL: programming. - Proficient in network hardware and software, financial software, and other desktop and support software. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Writer/Author, Palmyra, VA 06/06 – present • Presently writing the second book of a six book series. • Member & Chair of the Heros Writers group. This group guides and edits the work of new writers and advises, edits, and critiques the members own work. Edited hundreds of chapters, papers, & articles using MS Word. • Coursework taken in Creative Writing, University of Virginia classes and Charlottesville Writing Center workshops, to further develop writing skills, and to enhance journalistic endeavors. Reference books of first choice include The Elements of Style by Strunk and White, The Essential Writer's Companion by Houghton Mifflin Company, The Chicago Manual of Style, The Art of Fiction by John Gardner, and the Dictionary of Word Origins by Jordon Almond. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA – Milton Facilities Coordinator 03/97 – present • Coordinate support for various users of the Milton facilities. (20 – 30 hours per week) General Dynamics Inc., Charlottesville, VA – Station Operator (contractor) 02/02 – present • Contract as a Radionuclide Aerosol Sampler Analyzer (RASA UNIT) Station Technician. ( 5 hours per week) Gravitys Edge LLC, Palmyra, VA – IT/Network Help Desk Mgr (contractor) 11/11 – 06/13 • Contracted level 2 help desk phone support for residential and some business clients. (10-15 hours per week) University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA – Business Mgr- Dept. of Dentistry 03/10 – 11/11 • Direct and maintain the Business Operations of the department University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA – Systems Engineer-Dept of Med. 10/05 – 03/10 • LSP for the Department of Medicine’s help desk, supporting end users in all divisions with hardware, software, and network issues. • Researched, developed, and edited policies and procedures for the department. • Developed, documented, and implemented the QA program for the Dept’s IBI Financial Enterprise Reporting System for finance, clinical billing, and final report compilation. Wrote and edited Quality Assurance documentation in support of program testing. Gravitys Edge LLC, Palmyra, VA – IT/Network company – Consultant 01/02 – 10/05 • Responsible for business to business service plan clients, directing network implementation team. Broadslate Networks, Inc., Charlottesville, VA - Marketing Manager 10/00 – 01/02 • Edited marketing materials and assisted the Marketing Director in the design of the materials for use in satellite offices using Microsoft products. Managed and coordinated telemarketing campaigns. VCU, Richmond, VA – Environmental Conservation Mgr 09/99 – 10/00 • Successfully revitalized and managed institutional environmental programs, staff of 12, budget of $750,000. Environmental Systems of America, Inc., Charlottesville, VA - GM 03/97 – 09/99 • Designed, authored, and edited for final production all environmental educational materials for clients to educate their organizational populations on their various environmental programs available for use. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA - Environmental Conservation Mgr. 09/91 – 03/97 • Created and managed a new division with a staff of 22, developed and managed a budget of $1,000,000, to meet state-mandated environmental programs. • Designed, authored, and edited environmental educational materials using Microsoft products. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA - Programmer (ACS) 08/88 – 09/91 • Designed, authored SAS and C programs to graph resources for Capacity Planning. • Designed, authored, tested, installed, and maintained COBOL and BASIC programs. Blue Cross-Blue Shield, Richmond VA - App Programmer/Newsletter Editor 09/86 – 08/88 • Wrote, edited, and produced company-staff newsletter. • Designed, authored, tested, installed, and maintained COBOL and BASIC programs. Word Merchants Inc., Charlottesville, VA - Marketing Manager/Editor 03/80 – 08/86 • Managed the design, layout, and production of marketing, promotion, and educational materials in the form of posters, brochures, pamphlets, and mailings. • Authored, edited, and produced all marketing and business documentation for final production. • Designed and implemented marketing strategies and advertising campaigns for three expanding businesses that were subsidiaries of this company. Only free-hand graphic artist on staff. UVaa - Student Columnist:- University Journal Daily Newspaper 08/81 – 05/83 • Authored and edited weekly column about the music scene of UVa and Charlottesville including critiques of musical acts and venues. EDUCATION • Bachelor of Science in Commerce, University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce, Charlottesville, VA. May 1983. Double Concentrations: Management Information Systems & Human Resource Management. Relevant Coursework: Accounting, Finance, Human Resources Management, Statistics, and Management Information Systems. Extensive coursework in psychology and sociology. • Coursework completed towards a Masters Degree in Management Information Systems, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1986 - 1987. • Further coursework taken in Creative Writing: o The Writers Craft: Charlottesville Writing Center - Workshops for Writers - classes during January 2010. Improving your Writers Craft: Positive writing techniques, breaking through writers block, workshop and critique other writers along with your own submissions work-shopped and critiqued. o Writing - Making a Better Hero: UVa. - School of Continuing Education - Spring semester 2008. 36053 NCLE 017 The Nature of the Hero and How to Create One: How to develop the Hero of your story. o Publishing - The Business of Writing: UVa. - School of Continuing Education – Fall semester 2008. 36050 NCPD 018 Book Publishing: Understanding Traditional Book Publishing & the business behind it. o Workshop for Fiction Writers: UVa. - School of Continuing Education - Spring semester 2008. 16081 NCLE 018 Fiction Writing Workshop: Techniques for improving the depth, texture, and emotion of your writing by using writing workshop methodology. o Art of Creative Writing: UVa. - School of Continuing Education - Fall semester 2007. 96014 NCLE 016 Introduction to Creative Writing: Elements and techniques of creative writing: style and plot, develop characters and setting, point of view, dialogue, and metaphors. PUBLIC SERVICE • Chair of the Charlottesville VA Heroes Writers group. • Current member of the UVa LSPs (Local Support Partners – UVa IT Professional Group) current LSP/Pro in the program. Former Steering Committee member. • Founder, past Chairman, and former member of the Board of Directors for Earth Systems Inc. (501-C3). • Former member of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Recycling Association. • UVa Alumni Association, Civil Air Patrol of the USAF (2LT inactive), Youth baseball and basketball coach, former commissioner of Fluvanna County Adult Softball League.
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
David Delbianco - Freelance Portrait Art & Book Illustration
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4.0
2 Skills
$35
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I have been a freelance illustrator/fine artist for over 10 years. I love new projects and taking on the challenges that are involved from the beginning concept to the end piece. Realism and impressionistic are a few styles that i use. I cover several types of mediums including pencil, oil, gouache and mixed media.
los angeles, California, United States
Aral McMillian - Freelance Book Illustration & Children's Book Illustration
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4.0
2 Skills
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Professional illustrator with years of experiences in Oil, Acrylic painting and watercolor. My works are mostly hand drawn illustrations although I have expert skill in software such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Art related Experience: . Creative designer for CD, DVD, Book covers and Posters. . Design illustrations . Create book covers . Children's book Illustrations . Cartooning . Greeting Card Illustrations . Murals and Signs . Paintings, Oil and Acrylic- Still Life, Portraits, Animal and Landscape -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Education: Atelier du passage Paris, France Painting course, Mahe-Mehr Art Institute Tehran, Iran Advanced painting course Université Paris Descartes Paris, France M.S.c degree in Neuroscience
atlanta, Georgia, United States
Jules Buckley - Freelance Event Planning & Office Management
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4.5
2 Skills
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An experienced event planner that will help you create a successful and unforgettable event. Corporate events, nonprofit galas, private celebrations. During my 8+ years as an event planner, my portfolio includes all types and sizes of events from backyard BBQs for 50 to over the top themed galas for 1,200; elegant dinners to multi-day corporate programs. Whatever the occasion, let me take care of all the details so you can focus on your presentation, tickets sales or guest list - and enjoy the event.
Branford, Connecticut, United States
VPinette - Freelance Business Management & Operations Management
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3.0
2 Skills
$20
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Success- and results-driven professional, with 15 year’s progressive experience, including ten at the management level. Professional committed to developing a cohesive workforce with high morale and productivity. Highly respected leader, communicator and team-builder, adept in solving problems, gaining consensus and driving strong contributions in productivity, efficiency and cost reductions. Experience in a union environment. —Key Areas of Leadership & Expertise— Training & Supervision ~ Employee Development ~ Teambuilding & Leadership ~ Labor & Employee Relations Morale Building ~ Disciplinary Procedures ~ Dispute Resolution ~ Legal Compliance ~ Diversity Safety & Emergency Preparedness ~ Customer Relations ~ Efficiency Improvements ~ Strategic Planning Productivity Optimization ~ Cost Containment ~ Quality Administration ~ Project Management Coaching & Mentoring ~ Verbal & Written Communications ~ Problem Solving PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Core Competencies LLC, VT Business Relationship Manager – Recruiter & Business Development (12/2012 – Present) Start-up and large company placements, to service the unique needs of creative companies in the green and alternative energy industry. Executive search for construction, building product sales, all disciplines of engineering (electrical, mechanical, civil, process, biochemical, environmental, chemical) curtain wall, road construction, asphalt, aggregate, mining, roofing, concrete, cement and some manufacturing sectors. Specialized in Renewable / Alternative Energy, Power and R&D, with detailed focus on wind, solar, biomass and emerging technologies. FAIRPOINT COMMUNICATIONS ~ VERIZON/ BELL ATLANTIC ? 1997 to 2012 Advanced from entry-level position through positions of increasing challenge and complexity for leading telecommunications provider serving Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. Took on progressively increased responsibility for HR related functions. Adapted to, and managed change, during periods of transition to new corporate ownership and cultures. FAIRPOINT COMMUNICATIONS, VT Supervisor – Installation & Maintenance (8/2010 – 11/2012) Direct team of 11 installation and maintenance technicians and 3 customer service representatives responsible for 4600 payphones across three states. Responsible for internal safeguarding practices. Provide continuing support on transition resolutions with the development of job aids and departmental agreements. Selected Accomplishments / Contributions • Analyze specific payphone data and quarterly file regulatory reports with the state public service boards. • Process all per call compensation (PCC) data for billing and payment. • Introduced policy that more accurately tracks monetary payments and provides further protection for both the employee and the company. • Gathered data on 4600 payphones, specific to location, to develop cost analysis for potential sale. • Responsible for ensuring more productive work hours are utilized with the observation of GPS. • Held several sessions with employees across operations to identify the top 10 reasons contributing to poor productivity and efficiency within their department and how to gain cost control over operations. Supervisor— Network Operations Supervisor (1/2010–7/2010) Direct team of 10 responsible for maintaining communications network across 350 sites serving a customer base of 8M. Ensure timely and accurate dispatch of 4K installations and 500 repairs on monthly basis. Train, coach, discipline and terminate employees as required; serve as information point person regarding employee policy and benefits; participate with internal labor relations and union representative on dispute resolution, termination and other matters. Work closely with internal labor relations team to ensure compliance with union contracts. Selected Accomplishments / Contributions • Introduced new proactive maintenance procedures to avert downtime. • Participated in focus group to provide cost-cutting recommendations for organization. • Engaged and empowered direct reports to work with minimum direction and supervision. • Single point of contact and departmental subject matter expert on systems, processes and procedures. • Instituted teambuilding activities that elevated team morale. Support Supervisor—Network Operations Staff (2008–2010) Selected to orchestrate transition to new operating / software system following divestiture from Verizon. Served as single point of contact for 3 internal departments and external providers on all matters impacting building and roll out of new systems and databases that impacted entire organization. Selected Accomplishments / Contributions • Collaborated with CapGemini on transitioning from Verizon proprietary software; built new system from the ground up and executed data transfer and input • Worked with outside provider on developing training curriculum and materials and delivering training to 150 employees across 3 states (Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine) • Built cross-functional team comprised of members from support center and network center to devise workaround systems while bugs were worked out. • Created business case for ISO 9000 implementation • Developed job aids, processes and procedures to align with new organization. VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS Supervisor—Network Operations Supervisor (2003–2008) Held similar role in field environment. Directed activities of 14 team members in 3 workgroups across 40 buildings to ensure maintenance of massive network of communications. Ensured compliance with environmental standards (OSHA and state). Resolved customer related problems involving network. Selected Accomplishments • Increased productivity 15%. • Eliminated spare equipment inventory, recapturing $700K in capital costs and exceeded expectations. • Partnered with 3 co-workers in envisioning, devising and instituting new procedure which became a corporate-wide initiative which elevated efficiency of 30,000 team members. Received nominations for 3 awards and became a finalist for one under the Verizon Excellence Program. • Collaborated with State of Vermont Department of Emergency Management to ensure Nuclear Power Plants telecommunications met federal mandates for customer safety. • Sat on New England Diversity Council for Verizon representing district for VT, NH, ME, RI & MA Supervisor—Network Operations Supervisor (2001–2003) Managed 3 work groups—dispatchers, translations administrators and central office technicians—that provided direct customer support in test center environment. Ensured functionality of network including oversight for team handling maintenance and repairs. Selected Accomplishments • Reduced overtime and non wage expenses by fostering a proactive, rather than a reactive, approach to possible network issues; • Participated in AFOR (alternative form of regulation) from the Vermont Public Service Board to provide high speed connectivity to customers across the state. • Forged a cohesive workforce, with zero union grievances. Administrative Assistant—Bell Atlantic / Verizon Communications (1997–2001) EDUCATION CORNELL UNIVERSITY, Ithaca, NY HR Directors Certification; October 2011 AMERICAN INTERCONTINENTAL UNIVERSITY, Atlanta, GA Masters in Human Resources; 2010 Graduated online program Magna *** Laude COLORADO TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, Colorado Springs, CO Bachelors in Business Management; 2008 Graduated online program *** Laude Computer Skills Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) Lotus Notes, SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Service Suite WFM (DA, SA, MA & WA), Remedy, Metasolv, Fair Share, Telecordia Tirks & WFA, Cognos, Business Objects, Maxhire
Manchester, New Hampshire, United States