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Daniel Warner - Freelance Music Production & Jingle Production
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I am a hard working and ambitious individual seeking employment in a creative office environment. I believe that my experiences in creative, business and customer service atmospheres, have allowed me to be flexible in my approach and communicate on all levels. I’m able to work as part of a team and use my own initiative. Skills & Attributes Excellent Communication Skills Planning and organisation Great telephone Manner Administrative Skills Passionate Musician Customer Service skills Very reliable and hardworking Computer Literate and efficient Qualifications & Training 2011: Email College - An Introduction to Project Management - Practical Project Management - Writing Screenplays - Script Writing - Film Technology 2007 - 09: South Trafford College - A Level Film Studies, Sociology and Psychology Work Experience Dec 2010 To May 2011: Paramount Media & TV Productions Ltd - PPM As Programme Project Manager, I was responsible for new television programme planning, execution and maintenance gaining an invaluable insight into the television production process and hands on experience in a creative office environment. I was the initial point of contact for everyone involved in, or wanting to be involved, in the productions. I established professional relationships with useful industry contacts and I have, to date, overseen four local television pilot programmes. I worked closely with the company director performing general PA duties and managed a small media team. My main duties included planning meetings, managing applications, recruitment, project management, task delegation, researching, updating the client database, general administrative tasks, marketing, producing reports such as employee performance reviews and KPI’s, diary management and overseeing every aspect of production ensuring success. Oct 2010 To May 2011: Whitemoss Youth Club - Volunteer As a Voluntary Music Studio Youth Worker I taught children how to play the guitar and encouraged all aspects of creativity. This was very rewarding and I mastered a lot of new skills such as conflict resolving and teaching techniques. 2003 - 2010: Self-Employed - Musician With eight years of studio recording, performance, business development, artist promotion and management experience, I have extensive knowledge of the music industry. I have always been very creative, musically inclined and often liaise with the mass media and establishments. My originality has been praised and I have performed in a number of festivals, competitions and establishments around Greater Manchester including; Moston Day festival, Midsummer Madness Festival, Party in The Park, The Willows, Make It Break It Awards, The Derby Arms, Poynton Folk Club and others 2006 – 2008 Britannia Airport Hotel - Senior Waitress As Senior Waitress, a post I held for three years whilst also attending college, my duties included Serving food/beverages, handling complaints, meeting and greeting, bookings, taking orders, setting up/catering for functions. It was also my responsibility to submit the restaurants daily intake and stock usage at the end of each night on the computer. Excellent references are available on request.
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I am a forty-something professional with a Master's Degree in Health Studies from the University of Alabama. My work experience includes 10 years of administrative work and 10 years of professional work. Principle Investigator for 3 small grants in the past 12 months netting more than 100k in funding.
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MICHAEL A. EVENS Concord, California 94519 1.925.435.4321 mobile / message michael_evens@unforgettable.com TECHNICAL WRITING – User/Admin, Training/Instruction, Engineering/Technical, Online/Help Over 15 years of corporate success and entrepreneurial experience in concise, comprehensive and effective writing and presentation; process and methodology analysis; complex business and information systems analysis; change and configuration management; strategic, logistical and tactical planning; national and international industry standards and best practices compliance and implementation. 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BANK OF AMERICA – Los Angeles, California Technical Writing / Process Analysis · Retained by Ajilon Consulting to developed Business Requirement, High Level Design and Low Level Design Documents for the Fleet-Boston integration/merger and Check 21 initiatives. · Implemented the process framework from Six Sigma methodologies. · Worked on Project Management issues supporting the development of multiple project threads. SBC (AT&T) – San Ramon, California Technical Writing / Business, Systems, and Process Analysis · Contracted by Collins Consulting to research and analyze the inputs (DARWIN, DAPRE, ILECapp, and CLECapp) to the antiquated Directory Assistance System. · Provided processes maps, system flow diagrams and narratives for the design of the FALCON System (new input for Directory Assistance) developed in Java. · Created the data dictionary and other design documentation. 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SHAKLEE CORPORATION – Pleasanton, California Technical Writing / Project Management / Process and Business Analysis · Contracted by Ajilon Consulting to manage the information turnover (documentation) and process in a data-center relocation project that facilitated synergism across the parent company and its subsidiaries. · Directed and managed project and personnel requirements · Established procedures, schedules, and checklists. · Facilitated research, analysis and diagramming of system integration, process, and data flow for the financials, manufacturing, sales/distribution, and payroll/accounting systems. · Prepared and initiated rollback procedures based on disaster recovery and business continuity plans. RED HOT WEB – Concord, California Management / Operations / Marketing / Consulting / Strategic Planning · Joined with management of Red Hot Web to establish web design concepts, processes, strategies, and marketing and development tools. · Developed a sales qualification system that targeted specific markets and increased the contact to purchase ratio. · Realigned focus on product to customer requirements. · Doubled the size of the company's consumer base and asserted controls on product quality (QA), content management and marketability. 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Employee Positions: 03/98 – 02/99 PEOPLESOFT – Pleasanton, California Performance Reporting Management / Analysis / Strategic Planning · Managed performance reporting for Strategic Technical Services that provided developers, customers, and marketing with the information that supported PeopleSoft applications on various configurations of databases, hardware, and operating system platforms. · Organized and facilitated a Lab Reporting Workshop (training/instruction) for engineers and vendors to consistently, cooperatively, and uniformly present findings that could be certified and published. · Worked with engineers and vendors (IBM, Oracle, Sun, Sybase, Hewlett Packard, Compaq, etc.) accumulated, analyzed, organized, and presented information regarding application performance. Provided feedback to engineers regarding potential processing problems, provided vendors with certified processing results, provided Marketing with published "Performance Reports" and provided information directly to customers regarding performance of specific applications, database, and hardware configurations. · Worked with Audit and QA to facilitate the effort that enabled the company's first ISO 9000 certification enabling international marketability. · Designed, developed and implemented the departmental intranet site. 05/95 – 03/98 WESTERN STAFF SERVICES (Corporate Headquarters) – Walnut Creek, California Technical Publications Management / Senior Business Analysis · Managed a staff of writers that produced a suite of documentation, curriculum, online help, and training material for a GUI front-end that interfaced with over 300 offices worldwide. The system provided payroll, employee tracking, applicant tracking, customer tracking, and other HR system functionality. · Worked closely with the developer on a strategic prototype system that incorporated easier and faster production of payroll, "Search and Retrieval," and capabilities for more rapidly filling jobs. Acted as the functional expert representing the company's products with customers and drive implementation decisions. · Managed publications regarding the Oracle Financial back-end. · Evaluated, recommended, documented and implemented a Configuration/Change Management (SDLC/CM) product (PVCS). · Designed, developed, and implemented the company’s first intranet and prototyped the World Wide Internet presence. · Traveled throughout the United States, implemented upgrades to the system, trained staff, and devised improvements to business strategies and pioneered customer relationship management (CRM). AREAS OF EXPERTISE Technical Writing / Information Architecture / Information Mapping - Proposals, Presentations, RFI, and RFQ - Marketing Strategies and Copy - Diagrams (Technical, Process, System, Workflow and Relationship) - User Guides, Instructional Design, Online Help, Administrative and Reference Guides - White Papers and Research Reporting, Requirements, and Use Cases - Content Development and Management / Web Design Business Analysis and Consulting - Requirements Gathering, Definitions, Functional Specifications, and Test Cases - Software Evaluation, API, Performance Analysis and QA Information - Development and Engineering Specifications - Use Case Design - Business Process Modeling (BPM) Program / Project / Process Management - Standards and Best Practices Implementations and Communication - Change Management / Configuration Management - Implementation / Rollout Planning and Communication EDUCATION Bachelor of Arts in English Literature Master of Business Administration CERTIFICATIONS Project Management Professional (PMP) – Pending Certified Business Analyst Professional (CBAP) – Pending CREDITS Listed in "International Who's Who of Professionals" Member of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) Association of Professional Business Writers Friends of Bill W.
Concord, California, United States