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Rich Giammattei - Freelance Proofreading & Journalistic Writing
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I'm a highly-proficient and dedicated proofreader and writer, with 12 years of experience as a proofreader and proofreading team leader. I take pride in producing accurate work in a timely manner, and thrive in a deadline-driven environment. I hold degrees in Communications, Journalism and English from UConn.
Southington, Connecticut, United States
Tim Rizzo - Freelance Journalistic Writing & Technical Writing
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Durham, Connecticut, United States
Stephen Elsberry - Freelance Article Writing & Journalistic Writing
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Wallingford, Connecticut, United States
Edward Ahern - Freelance Travel Writing & Journalistic Writing
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Wallingford, Connecticut, United States

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Nia Amira - Freelance Book Writing & Article Writing
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Indonesian female, mature having experiences in many fields such as teaching some languages (Indonesian, English, French, Dutch and some local languages), traveling domestic and abroad, writing articles in some Indonesian magazines and leading newspaper (The Jakarta Post, Kompas, Kartini, Wanita Inodnesia, Top Idol) in various subjects: Tourism, Science, Culture, Gastronomy, Education, Fiction and writing motivator for kids, Production Consultant for some period at Internews, National first prize on writing contest, doing some in-house translations in some languages. Like to do a novel or translations for foreign books and writing a tourism object or cultural events. Character: very patient, perfectionist (Virgo zodiac), details.
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Curtis Smith - Freelance Blog Writing & Presentation Design
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Curtis Smith Accomplished Author and Writer with International Experience, Advanced Degrees, and Prestigious Awards Summary Experienced educator with strong skills in multiculturalism, science and technology, curriculum development, leadership, and planning looking for opportunities. Specialties: Curriculum Development, Technical and Scientific Writing, Editing, Presentations, Travel Writing, Global Issues, Environmental Education, Science Education, STEM Fields, K-12 Education, International Education, Faculty Development, Assessment Writing, Thesis and Dissertation Help. Experience Center Dean at DeVry University April 2012 -Present (1 year 1 month) I lead a team of professionals who are committed to helping students achieve their goals. My guiding philosophy is to promote student success and the improvement of our community through higher education while helping our university grow, evolve, and improve in all functional areas. I balance an education and entrepreneurial ethos so that all stakeholders are served. *Supervise admissions, financial aid, academics and operations of the center. *Responsible for overseeing and managing faculty and classroom resources. *Responsible for training staff in all functional areas. *Ensure academic progress, persistence and customer satisfaction of student population. *Responsible for the profit and loss of revenue for the center. *Maintain the campus physical plant. *Search for an promote local marketing opportunities. 4 recommendations available upon request Educator and Curriculum Developer at Marian Baker School August 2010 -August 2011 (1 year 1 month) Taught and developed curriculum for: Advanced Placement Biology Advanced Placement Chemistry Honors Chemistry Middle School Science Educator at International School of Frankfurt August 2009 -June 2010 (11 months) Taught and developed curriculum for: IB Biology IB Chemistry IGCSE Biology IGCSE Chemistry Middle School Science Educator at Brooke Weston Academy August 2008 -May 2009 (10 months) Taught and developed curriculum for: IGCSE Science Director of Education at Kaplan College December 2007 -July 2008 (8 months) Increased enrollment by 50% through marketing, student retention, and school expansion. Oversaw the implementation of new certificate and degree programs. Oversaw the build-out of new campus facilities under time and budget. Achieved re-accreditation by national accreditation agency Recruited, hired, trained and supervised a staff and faculty of over 40 persons. Evaluated and supervised school curriculum. Campus President at Cambridge College June 2006 -December 2007 (1 year 7 months) Increased enrollment by 200% Developed and maintained the annual fiscal budget Oversaw the re-accreditation of the school by a national accreditation agency Recruited, hired, trained and supervised a staff and faculty of over 25 persons. Crafted and delivered weekly, monthly, and annual reports to home office Educator at Washington State Public Schools August 2003 -June 2006 (2 years 11 months) Taught and developed curricula and materials Member of the District's Culminating Project Committee Member of the Healthy School's Committee Washington State Science Fair Judge Educator and Curriculum Developer at California State Public Schools August 1995 -June 2003 (7 years 11 months) Taught and developed curricula and materials California State Science Curriculum Development Team Mentor Teacher for County Mentoring Program Certificated Counselor for adolescents Science Department Chair Member of School's Leadership Team Member of the School Site Council Officer at US Navy August 1988 -June 1995 (6 years 11 months) Various leadership duties around the world. Publications The Wild Smithberrys May 1, 2007 Authors: Curtis Smith Travel Blog Camp Latieze Outdoor Education Camp Shasta County Office of Education August 17, 2000 Authors: Curtis Smith Science Education Curriculum River of Change Amazon January 9, 2013 Authors: Curtis Smith A comprehensive book on the historic, scientific, and cultural aspects of the largest dam removal project in the world near Port Angeles, Washington Certifications State Teaching Certification State of Washington Volunteer Experience Member at Rotary International Member at Bellevue Chamber of Commerce Languages English Spanish French Education Walden University Ph.D., Education, 2007 -2012 Excelsior College M.S., Natural Sciences, 2003 -2006 National University M.Ed., Education, 1995 -1999 State University of New York at Albany B.S., Biology, 1991 -1995 Honors and Awards Certificate of Appreciation from the Mayor of San Bernardino (1998) Graduate of the Simon Wiesenthal Center for Tolerance (1999) Twice Nominated by Rotary Club International for Teaching Ethical Values (1998/1999) Nominated for 'Golden Apple' Award -District Teacher of the Year (1999) Teacher of the Month -Enterprise High School (May 2000) Northern California GATE Teacher of the Year (2001) Shasta County Superintendent's Star Award (2001) U.S. Navy Achievement Medal Member Kappa Delta Pi (National Teachers Honors Society) Who’s Who Among American High School Teachers Interests Kayaking, Hiking, Camping, Motorcycles, Travel, Fishing, Martial Arts "I was the HRBP at DeVry when we were searching for candidates to fill the senior leadership role at our high-potential, high-profile location in Bellevue Washington. Several things made Curtis standout both during the interveiw process and as the head of that location. His passion for education, his professionalism, brainpower, willingness to do whatever needed to be done, and his strong desire to ensure that everyone and everything around him succeeded helped then, and is helping now, to make that location a stand-out in the system. Curtis is the type of professional that all us HR people would like to clone! Rick" — Rick Seter MBA SPHR, HR Business Partner, DeVry University, worked with Curtis at DeVry University "Curtis has demonstrated strong leadership abilities since day one on the job. He is a dedicated, hard working professional who works tirelessly to ensure that his students and staff are supported and encouraged. Curtis is constantly leading and developing new and creative programs, events and outreach activities for DeVry University's Bellevue Center and the Seattle Metro at large. His extensive experience and expertise in domestic and international student affairs shines in his day to day interactions with our various academic departments and Bellevue Center students from all over the world. It has truly been a pleasure to work with Curtis as my colleague and manager." — Sarah Heier, Senior Admissions Advisor, DeVry University, worked indirectly for Curtis at DeVry University "Exceptional leader, Educator and Mentor. Curtis helped me to develope my skills as a leader and educator while at Sanford Brown he was an excellent person to work with and he taught me alot. Now as the Associate Academic Dean at Concorde Career College I was able to put those skills that he taught me about leadership, and striving to be the best into action. He was an outstanding Director at Sanford Brown and I am glad to give him this recommendation." — Troy Best, Adjunct Professor Onground/online, Various Colleges, reported to Curtis at Sanford Brown College "Curtis is a detail oriented leader who has the ability to watch the bottom line without losing sight of whats important. He builds trust and relationships with those around him and makes decisions that will drive production over the long haul. Curtis runs a tight ship, but he knows how to have fun and build a tightly knit high performing team in a very short amount of time." — Brad Trnavsky, MBA, Director of Admissions, DeVry University, reported to Curtis at DeVry University "Curtis was well-known in the Academy as an excellent, caring instructor. He consistently went above expectations and maintained effective, upstanding relationships with students and colleagues alike." — William Kruppa, Mathematics Teacher, Brooke Weston CTC, worked with Curtis at Brooke Weston Academy "Curtis Smith gave me the opportunity to become a program chair for Kaplan College. Within 4 months I was promoted to Director of Education. Curtis was the person that made the campus very successful when it came to retaining students, increased attendance, and selecting quality instructors. With Curtis' initial leadership and guidence, the campus remained on course with great retention of students after his departure. Curtis has a huge passion for education and it shows." — Kurt Ikemeier, Criminal Justice Department Chair, Kaplan College, reported to Curtis at Kaplan College "Curtis is a highly dedicated educator who pays special attention to changes in curriculum in order to provide the highest level of education. He is an adventurous man who constantly seeks out opportunities for fun learning experiences. In my years of studying under and working with Curtis I have seen him do many great things, among them: starting and running Camp Latieze, a science camp for California students taught by high school students under the guidance of Curtis and his wife; pioneer a "science club" at a California high school to foster science education; and take high school students on trips to Catalina Island science camps to learn and just have a good time. He is encouraging, optimistic, and easy to get along with. Being fun and easy to talk to is a valuable asset to any educator, and Curtis is certainly top-notch in both traits. Curtis sees his students' potential and always strives to help them meet it. When I was in Curtis's class I was honored to have been nominated by him to attend the National Young Leaders Conference in Washington D.C. He took the time to see my potential as a leader and went out of his way to encourage me. I am proud to have had the opportunity to work with Curtis, and to learn from him. In my many years of school, he remains my most influential teacher." — Tara Larcade, Student, University of California, Davis, was with another company when working with Curtis at California State Public Schools "Curtis is an extremely hard working, student-oriented, innovative educator who always strives to do his best in every situation in which he works. I have no hesitation in recommending Curtis and would gladly hire him should a suitable position arise within any organization with which I was working.”" — Mishele Newkirk-Smith, Science Instructor/Department Coach, Insight Schools, managed Curtis at California State Public Schools "I have known Curtis for many years. He is the hardest working, most dependable person I have ever met. While in the Navy, Curtis was frequently recognized for his outstanding character, work ethic, military bearing, and intellect. After serving in the Navy, Curtis focused his talents towards education of others. He has a natural ability to inspire those around him to achieve their goals. Curtis is able to see an individual's potential and help them become more than they realized possible. Curtis can and will be a great success in any endeavor he undertakes." — Obie Powell, LCDR, US Navy, worked directly with Curtis at US Navy Contact Curtis on LinkedIn
United States
Kyle Kerns - Freelance 3D Animation & Animation
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Kyle Kerns Character Animation kkerns.bunnimation@gmail.com http://bunnimation.com Skills/Abilities: Programs •After Effects, Maya, Photoshop, Illustrator, Painter, Flash, Team Player, Hard Worker Experience/Job Experience Cupcake and Juice- Freelance 2-D Animator, Storyboard artist December2011- present -Character and environmental rigging and animation in Adobe After Effects -Creating Storyboards from a script and using them to make timed animatics -Working with an entire team to help with story and pitch storyboards -Consulting with the artist to show what elements need to be done to be ready for animation Animatic Media- 2-D and 3-D Character Animator Sesame Street’s “The Adventures of Kami and Big Bird to be aired in Nigeria Various Animatics for commercials July 2010- September 2011/ Freelance October 2011 -Working with Ad Agencies to materialize their vision on commercial spots through animation as well as art and reference for animated storyboards -Character and Environmental / Object Blocking / Animation in Maya -Drawing storyboard frames when needed, and making timing edits from given storyboards -Instrumental in creating a more efficient standardized pipeline for animation and composite edits -Character and Environmental Rendering in Maya using Mental Ray and Maya Software -Character Compositing in After Effects -Rigging and animation for various commercials and animatics in After Effects -Photoshop coloring, and cutting up assets for animation -Animatic timing, editing, and compositing -Working with both in-house and foreign teams Pixofactor 2-D Animator, 3-D modeler, Digital Painter “Hunter” the motion comic On and off November 2009- July 2010 - 3-D Modeling in Maya -Character and object Animation/ Rigging in After Effects -Digital Painting in Photoshop Kinetic Post 2-D Animator, Concept Artist, Storyboard Artist Little Airplane’s “The Wonderpets!” aired on Nickelodeon Little Airplane’s “3rd & Bird” aired on CBeebies and Disney Jr. November 2007-October 2009 & January 2010- February 2010 -Working with an ad agency to produce concept art, storyboards, and animation for a commercial -Blocking Scenes with characters and objects and then animating them in After Effects -Using dialogue and storyboards to animate scenes to director specifications -Using Flash to clean up preexisting storyboards and create new ones -Working with a team to complete episodes by a designated date Education: Bachelor of Fine Arts at College for Creative Studies, Detroit Major: Character Animation Graduated: May 2007 with honors
Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
Ana Lia Schiariti - Freelance Children's Book Illustration & Illustration
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Ana Lia Schiariti 15 Countryman Lane Wallkill NY, 12589 Phone: 845-926-5625 Cell: 917-854-3941 Email:croci.usa@earthlink.net Career Profile: Seeking a job as Illustrator where I can use my creative artistic skills. Summary of Work History: Patio del Sol Buenos Aires Argentina 1997-2000 Art Teacher • Help children learn about the world though creative activities such as collage, painting, drawing and sculpture. Encouraging expression, and integrating creative learning strategies in the classroom. • Constantly motivate children in the learning process and establish a stable and consistent relationship with them • Responsible for maintaining and managing art supplies at school. • Responsible for maintaining clear records of curriculum planning and co-ordinate systems to keep up to date profiles of the development and progress of children Independent Illustrator of children book “Harry the Caterpillar” by Michelle Birkenstock. 2010. Illustrator of children book “ Baxter’s Hibernation” by Michelle Birkenstock to be released by December 2011. Educational Summary: E.C.E.A. Buenos Aires Argentina 1990 Achieved High School Diploma Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes Ernesto de la Carcova Set Design for 3 semesters. Private Art Classes and Art Workshops for 3 years.
Newburgh, New York, United States
Jo Sommers - Freelance Photography & Nature Photography
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JO SOMMERS 7714 Rolling Grove Dr E Lakeland, FL 33810 813-625-1457 jasdreams@msn.com SUMMARY Strong employment history, demonstrating hard work and dedication. Works well with others, with strong independent work habits. Quick learner and enjoys challenges and learning new things. Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, utilize Access and Lotus Notes databases. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE SELF EMPLOYED 2007 – Present After 28 years with the same company a business decision was made to relocate my to another state. At that time I made a personal decision to find an opportunity that I could find interesting, profitable and would provide a service that people could benefit from. With my background in insurance and interest in photography I decided to start a home inventory business. This has benefited me in several ways such as what is required to start and run a business, a new way to networking with people to build professional relationships and the personal satisfaction and pride in my accomplishments. Virtual Tours of Central Florida LLC This grew from my Home Inventory business which expanded the services I could provide to my customers. Virtual Tour Photography is a tool used for property marketing whether it be for sales of a product or marketing a service on the internet. Home Inventory Specialist of Central Florida LLC Utilizing Digital Photography and Video I work with customers to compile an inventory of personal property for documentation in the event of a loss or damage or any other reason for customers peace of mind. Set up business as an LLC with all the necessary state requirements, created website, advertising, joined Lakeland Chamber of Commerce. Jo’s Treasures Set up business as a sole proprietorship with a fictitious name with all the necessary state requirements. Sales are through local shows, a website www.jostreasures.com, E-bay and other sites for home décor and hand crafted items. Both of these positions helped grow my passion for photography. I have added photography to several stock photography sites along with my own website and other internet sites to promote and sell my photography. My decision to follow my passions has led me on a path to grow as a person professionally and personally. TRAVELERS OF FLORIDA/FIRST FLORIDIAN, Tampa, FL 1998 - 2007 Senior Quality Assurance Specialist (2005-2007) Maintained similar responsibilities of Quality Assurance Specialist. I was promoted to this position in recognition that my responsibilities exceeding the expectations of the Quality Assurance Specialist. Quality Assurance Specialist (2003-2005) • Coordinated and oversaw the auditing process of New Business policies issued by agents utilizing an interface system. • Identified agents and policies requiring an audit and deliver the information to Marketing, Underwriting and Agents. • Facilitated a quarterly meeting to communicate the results and any training needs identified. • Audited transactions processed internally by employees in the Underwriting and Processing departments, • Call monitoring for our customer service department • Privacy Coordinator - Responded to customers requests for information within our files including insurance score requests. • Document Retention –Project leader for countrywide initiative to implement consistent record retention schedules across all business units. • Disaster Plan & Business Continuity – Coordinated the update of the disaster plan and business continuity to ensure all information was current. • Complaint handling – coordinated complaints received from customers through various channels to ensure they are handled according to our timelines and procedures. Customer Service (1998-2003) • Responsible for providing complete and accurate information to customers and appropriate agents while complying with the company guidelines and state requirements. • Developed and responsible for call monitoring audit to ensure the customer service representatives handled phone calls in compliance with the guidelines and standards set. AETNA / TRAVELERS, Syracuse, NY 1979 - 1998 Customer Service: Handled calls from customers to make policy changes or answered their questions or agents looking for answers to complicated underwriting questions. This was a new service being developed for the company, I was part of the team to develop the process and procedures. Underwriter: Evaluated assigned agents book of business, handled daily transactions referred and answered calls from agents along with visiting the agents when warranted. Associate Underwriter: Similar functions as the underwriter, with limited authority. Processing Team Manager: Managed eight people in the processing department Processing: Prepared transactions for input in the processing system. Safari Input: Typed transactions including New Business and Policy Changes. Policy Assembly: Attached endorsements to policies to prepare for mailing to the customer. LICENSES Prior: Florida 440 license New York Broker/Agent License
Lakeland, Florida, United States
Deepak Seth - Freelance Mural Painting & Portrait Art
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I am Deepak Seth from New Delhi of India. I am an artist specialized in paintings. I have been serving my talent too many reputed organizations and individuals since 1980 in India and abroad like Al Rasheed Hotel-Bagdad, Crowne Plaza-Dubai, Oberoi Hotels-Iraq, Shemrock Schools-India, Kidzee Schools-India, Roots to Wings Schools-India, Royal Concord Schools-India, Holiday Inn Hotels-U.A.E., etc. I am specialized in oil paintings, acrylic paintings, water color paintings, calligraphy, portraits, beautify by theme creation, etc. I would like it if I would get a chance to share my artistic talent with you. It would be a pleasure for me to clear your queries. Contacts: +91-9818771666,+91-9811388401 Email: wetcolors@gmail.com Website: www.deepakseth.cabanova.com Blog: www.deepartservice.blogspot.com Thank you!!
New Delhi, Delhi, India