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Amy M. San Nicolas - Freelance Writing & Creative Writing
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Amy May Cruse a.m.sannicolas13@gmail.com (530) 708-0682 P.O. Box 161927 Big Sky Mt 59716 CAREER OBJECTIVE: Freelance work in writing or editing, specifically creative writing/editing or feature articles EDUCATION: Point Loma Nazarene University 2009-2013, B.A. degree awarded in May 2013 Major: Writing Related Courses: • Magazine Editing and Concepts • Intro to Journalism • Editing for the Mass Media • Fiction • Advanced Composition • Non-fiction • Business Writing EXPERIENCE: Staff Writer (part-time) 2011-2013, Point Weekly Excelled in Features, Op-Eds, Arts and Entertainment articles. Wrote a few Hard News articles. Developed interesting story ideas, researched topics online with proficiency, conducted interviews with sources, wrote complex articles, edited stories, and collaborated with editors and other journalists. Staff Writer and Assistant Editor (part-time) 2011, Snapshot: Dublin Collaborated with other editors on a unique magazine concept. Customized subject areas for magazine topics. Cultivated good moral within staff by communicating needs between members. Wrote research driven articles on myths, foods and culture of Dublin. Created layout for three different articles in the magazine using Adobe InDesign. Edited articles for the history and literature section. Staff (part-time) 2012-2013, Driftwood Creative Arts Journal Collaborated with other staff in selecting and editing pieces to be included in journal. Procuring advertisement sales from local business that help fund the journal. Dealt in advertising, marketing, and selling the journal upon publication. Assisted in creating themes for journal events. Organized and decorated Driftwood public events. Communicated via email with funders, contributors, and professional writers such as Scott Cairns. Editor, Designer, and Collaborator (part-time) 2012, Writer’s Workshop Wrote creative pieces of poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. Collected, edited, and compiled pieces from all contributors. Designed and created layout for a book that included pieces composed by the writers during the workshop. PR and Communications Intern (part-time) 2012, Eagle Peak Rock and Paving Inc. Designed and formatted project webpage. Communicated with the public on new information from the company. Composed and edited project proposals from multi-million dollar contracts. COMPUTER SKILLS: Proficient at Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Adobe PhotoShop. Basic understanding of Microsoft Excel, Adobe InDesign and html formatting. REFERENCES: References available upon request.
Big Sky, Montana, United States
Saraswati Dewi - Freelance Comic Art & Graphic Design
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i am graphic designer, comic artist and also can make illustration. have 9 years experience with Design, include, banner, flyer promotion, brochure, logo design, company profile, About this 2 years i love to use sketch up program to build house with rendering, and also interior design. i do love my new program, hope you'll love that. you can reach me anytime in my email sara_xiu@hotmail.com if you need to completely your project with any budget you have. i will always give my best.
Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Rheta Whittington - Freelance Graphic Design & Illustration
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I do freelance graphic design and illustration and offer 20+ years of design experience. I'm interested in any creative project -- be it book illustration, poster design or logo/brand identity. Please view my online portfolio at www.whittingtoncreative.com. I work as a graphic artist at the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, illustrating visual materials for the theatre company's productions. I have an associate's degree in graphic design from Guilford Tech and a bachelor's degree in mass communication from UNC-Chapel Hill. I also serve as secretary with the local chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. My resume is below: RHETA WHITTINGTON Graphic Artist North Carolina Shakespeare Festival October 2011 – Present High Point, NC I design and illustrate posters, postcards, brochures, playbills and other materials for the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival and Festival Stage of Winston-Salem, joint theater companies in the Triad area of North Carolina. Freelance Designer Whittington Creative Visit my website at www.whittingtoncreative.com. Contact info@whittingtoncreative.com. Page Designer and Copy Editor News & Record 1994 – October 2011 (17 years) Greensboro/Winston-Salem, North Carolina Area I designed front and inside pages for the paper's Features section for many years. Also served as the Day Copy Desk leader for two years. Also worked on the News Copy Desk, designing news pages and editing stories. Page Designer High Point Enterprise 1992 – 1994 (2 years) ORGANIZATIONS American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), Triad chapter Secretary and Board of Directors Member October 2012 – Present Additional Organizations Phi Theta Kappa, Guilford Tech EDUCATION Guilford Technical Community College Associate of Applied Science, Graphic Design 2008 – 2011 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Mass Communication 1986 – 1990 Sawtooth School for Visual Art Acrylic Painting HONORS & AWARDS Silver Medal National Winner, Graphic Design Skills USA National Competition in Kansas City, Mo. June 2011 State Winner, Graphic Design Skills USA North Carolina Competition March 2011 Scholarship recipient, Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation March 2011 COURSES Guilford Technical Community College Drawing Illustration Graphic Design I Computer Graphics I Graphic Design II Computer Graphics II Typography Product Illustration Graphic Design III Computer Graphics III Graphic Design IV Computer Graphics IV Photography I Studio Photography Graphic Design V -- Portfolio Independent Coursework Intro and Intermediate Acrylic Painting, Sawtooth School for Visual Art
High Point, North Carolina, United States
Sian Thomas - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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CURRICULUM VITAE: Sian Thomas Personal Details Address: 89 Hill Street Manchester M20 3FY Mobile Tel: 07912294097 Email: siancarolynthomas@hotmail.co.uk Personal Profile I have recently left my full time job and career to date in hospitality operations, in order to renovate a house whilst considering future career possibilities. I am now seeking a position which will allow me to use my current skills as much as possible, as well as offering opportunites for learning and development. As well as business acumen and organisational skills, I have a flair for recruitment and development, including a particular interest in training and an in depth knowledge of employment law. I am a logical individual, able to perform well under pressure. I also have a sense of creativity and initiative – having designed and implemented various projects over the years, utilising all available resources for maximum impact. I have proven ability as a team player – as a leader or otherwise, but am also effective when working alone. I am used to working at pace and always bring energy to the table. I thrive on a challenge, and would like a position which will offer me this. Career History 08/08/09 – 04/05/2011 General Manager – Pitcher & Piano, Deansgate Locks, Manchester (Marstons PLC) • DPS of 560 capacity restaurant, cocktail bar and nightclub • Took over troubled business: increased turnover by 50-100% year on year by implementing consistent standards, forging key business contacts within the city and identifying opportunities for maximising revenue / local marketing campaigns • Average increase in ‘licensee’ profit across first 12 months - 200%, through effective cost control, labour management and stock control • Implemented consistency in business and customer service standards through specific and ongoing team development, goal setting and regular, structured meetings • Champion of brand standards through various stages of company evolution • Ensuring compliance with all aspects of health & safety, fire, food hygiene and licensing policy and legislation • Planned and implemented various successful events, including NYE event, involving local radio and charity and gaining sponsorship from key suppliers, resulting in 400% LFL revenue increase • Developed Saturday nights, resulting in average 250% revenue increase 01/04/08 – 07/08/09 General Manager – Pitcher & Piano, Didsbury, Manchester (Marstons PLC) • DPS of 350 capacity late night cocktail bar & restaurant • Regained contacts within local community, holding regular events and developing customer loyalty • Increased dry revenue by 15%, having stabilised the kitchen team (including 3 months of kitchen management in absence of Head Chef) • Identified opportunities for, and held regular topical events to boost revenue • Planned and implemented Summer Charity Ball, resulting in 200% LFL revenue increase 03/06/07 – 24/10/07 General Manager – The Pearl Lounge, Aberdeen (The Epic Group) (Short term contract) • Licensee and DPS of 1000 capacity cocktail bar and nightclub • Turnover between 30 and 45k per week • Recruitment, management and development of 2 Assistant managers, 1 PR manager, 5 supervisors, 30 bar and floor staff and management of an 11 strong team of door supervisors • Worked closely with licensing authorities and police to provide a safe and enjoyable late night entertainment environment • Responsible for research, booking and promotion of all specialist and regular entertainment • Achievements include ; writing and implementing a management development programme for assistant managers and supervisors; improving stock results from a consistent deficit to a consistent surplus; increasing profitability by incorporating high margin products into promotions; stabilising the venue and the team after a period of management changeover since the opening in December 2006 27/08/06 – 22/02/07 General Manager – Babel, Clapham Junction (Faucet Inns) • Licensee and DPS of approx 200 capacity late night bar and food operation • Turnover between 15 and 20k per week in Winter/Summer respectively • Recruitment, management and development of approximately 15 bar tenders, waiters, chefs and managers • Achieving consistent 48% profit conversion • Consistent food gp% of 65%+ • Consistent liquor gp% of 77%+ • Have taken the business from offering ‘freezer to fryer’ menu items, to a much fresher, tastier menu – breaking the kitchen down completely and starting again to ensure high quality and smooth changeover • Wrote, planned and implemented sales and marketing initiatives, including a NYE event – the format for which was rolled out across several venues within the company 10/08/06 – 25/08/06 Notice period as Assistant General Manager at Warwick Bar, Soho 26/06/06 – 09/08/06 Acting General Manager – Novus Leisure (Oxygen, Leicester Square) • I was asked to ‘hold’ Oxygen for a period of time after the General Manager had left suddenly. My brief was to do as much as possible for the time that I was there, and I did this through implementation of various marketing initiatives to help grow the sales - which had been in rapid decline for the previous quarter. I also injected enthusiasm and spark back into a de-motivated and dejected team of staff, as well as bringing the stocks back into line and carrying out maintenance works to lift the appearance of Oxygen bar. I was moved from Oxygen as it was about to be sold, but there was no GM position available elsewhere (within the company) at the time, and so I felt that it was time for me to move on. 25/08/04 – 25/06/06 Assistant General Manager – Urbium/Novus Leisure (The Boardwalk, Soho) • 211 capacity late night bar (over 3 floors), with a high volume 80 cover restaurant. • Turnover approximately 25k per week, increasing to 65k per week over the Christmas period (majority of uptake in restaurant part of business) • Recruitment, management and development of approximately 25 bar, restaurant and kitchen staff and managers • Labour management and sales forecasting • Focus on liquor and food gp% • Cellar management and stock control • Driving sales through local marketing initiatives and service excellence training • Dedicated Christmas co-ordinator for 2004 and 2005; achieved 600 cover increase year on year both years • Responsible for the organisation and development of a strong Student night, bringing 3k additional revenue to the venue per week • Responsible for overseeing ‘offer change’ within the venue, whereby we closed for refurbishment, retrained our team, and re-opened the venue implementing all service/product excellence training 03/11/2003 – 26/07/2004 Permanents Consultant – Reed Hospitality, London • Business development and candidate attraction through company and in-house marketing • Building relationships and communicating via telephone, email and mail • Client visits and business consultancy • Candidate interviews and skill assessments • Maintaining and promoting reputation for service excellence at all times 01/11/2002 – 01/11/2003 Deputy Manager – SFI Group (Litten Tree), Croydon • 400 capacity, late night bar/club - with food led daytime operations • Turnover approximately £20k per week. • Ensuring excellent levels of customer service at all times • Management and training of approximately 15 staff, chefs and junior managers • Ensuring representation of brand standards and company policy at all times • Cellar management and stock control • Merchandising and promotional activity • Housekeeping and maintenance issues • Cost control • Liasing with suppliers, local authorities and security. 10/09/2000 – 20/09/2002 Assistant Manager – Swansea University Students Union, Swansea • Liquor Licensee of 400 capacity bar/club with late night license • Management and training of approximately 35 staff • Stock and cash control • Staff rotas • Implementing new customer service standards, including writing a staff manual • Liason with local authorities and university as well as contractors and suppliers • Cellar management • Marketing, promotions and merchandising • Working in close conjunction with entertainments manager to create successful business within Students Union, as well as developing good relationships with city centre bars and clubs 01/04/1999 – 20/08/2000 Bars Team Leader – Butlins Family Entertainment Resort 1996 – 1999 Various Bar and Restaurant positions Education Further Education 1996 - 1998 – Lancaster University – BA English Lit, Sociology & Culture/Communications Left due to family bereavement School/College 01/09/1989 – 20/07/1996 Caistor Grammar School, Caistor / Franklin College, Grimsby 10 GCSE’s grades A-C 4 A levels grades B - E Professional Qualifications and Training Personal license holder National licensee's certificate National entertainment licensee's certificate SIA Cellar management and draught dispense Talkdown and breakaway training National drugs certificate Basic financial management Intermediate food hygiene Basic health & safety and first aid Fire safety training Sales and local marketing training Staff and service – train to train Service excellence training References References available on request. CURRICULUM VITAE: Sian Thomas Personal Details Address: 89 Hill Street Manchester M20 3FY Mobile Tel: 07912294097 Email: siancarolynthomas@hotmail.co.uk Personal Profile I have recently left my full time job and career to date in hospitality operations, in order to renovate a house whilst considering future career possibilities. I am now seeking a position which will allow me to use my current skills as much as possible, as well as offering opportunites for learning and development. As well as business acumen and organisational skills, I have a flair for recruitment and development, including a particular interest in training and an in depth knowledge of employment law. I am a logical individual, able to perform well under pressure. I also have a sense of creativity and initiative – having designed and implemented various projects over the years, utilising all available resources for maximum impact. I have proven ability as a team player – as a leader or otherwise, but am also effective when working alone. I am used to working at pace and always bring energy to the table. I thrive on a challenge, and would like a position which will offer me this. Career History 08/08/09 – 04/05/2011 General Manager – Pitcher & Piano, Deansgate Locks, Manchester (Marstons PLC) • DPS of 560 capacity restaurant, cocktail bar and nightclub • Took over troubled business: increased turnover by 50-100% year on year by implementing consistent standards, forging key business contacts within the city and identifying opportunities for maximising revenue / local marketing campaigns • Average increase in ‘licensee’ profit across first 12 months - 200%, through effective cost control, labour management and stock control • Implemented consistency in business and customer service standards through specific and ongoing team development, goal setting and regular, structured meetings • Champion of brand standards through various stages of company evolution • Ensuring compliance with all aspects of health & safety, fire, food hygiene and licensing policy and legislation • Planned and implemented various successful events, including NYE event, involving local radio and charity and gaining sponsorship from key suppliers, resulting in 400% LFL revenue increase • Developed Saturday nights, resulting in average 250% revenue increase 01/04/08 – 07/08/09 General Manager – Pitcher & Piano, Didsbury, Manchester (Marstons PLC) • DPS of 350 capacity late night cocktail bar & restaurant • Regained contacts within local community, holding regular events and developing customer loyalty • Increased dry revenue by 15%, having stabilised the kitchen team (including 3 months of kitchen management in absence of Head Chef) • Identified opportunities for, and held regular topical events to boost revenue • Planned and implemented Summer Charity Ball, resulting in 200% LFL revenue increase 03/06/07 – 24/10/07 General Manager – The Pearl Lounge, Aberdeen (The Epic Group) (Short term contract) • Licensee and DPS of 1000 capacity cocktail bar and nightclub • Turnover between 30 and 45k per week • Recruitment, management and development of 2 Assistant managers, 1 PR manager, 5 supervisors, 30 bar and floor staff and management of an 11 strong team of door supervisors • Worked closely with licensing authorities and police to provide a safe and enjoyable late night entertainment environment • Responsible for research, booking and promotion of all specialist and regular entertainment • Achievements include ; writing and implementing a management development programme for assistant managers and supervisors; improving stock results from a consistent deficit to a consistent surplus; increasing profitability by incorporating high margin products into promotions; stabilising the venue and the team after a period of management changeover since the opening in December 2006 27/08/06 – 22/02/07 General Manager – Babel, Clapham Junction (Faucet Inns) • Licensee and DPS of approx 200 capacity late night bar and food operation • Turnover between 15 and 20k per week in Winter/Summer respectively • Recruitment, management and development of approximately 15 bar tenders, waiters, chefs and managers • Achieving consistent 48% profit conversion • Consistent food gp% of 65%+ • Consistent liquor gp% of 77%+ • Have taken the business from offering ‘freezer to fryer’ menu items, to a much fresher, tastier menu – breaking the kitchen down completely and starting again to ensure high quality and smooth changeover • Wrote, planned and implemented sales and marketing initiatives, including a NYE event – the format for which was rolled out across several venues within the company 10/08/06 – 25/08/06 Notice period as Assistant General Manager at Warwick Bar, Soho 26/06/06 – 09/08/06 Acting General Manager – Novus Leisure (Oxygen, Leicester Square) • I was asked to ‘hold’ Oxygen for a period of time after the General Manager had left suddenly. My brief was to do as much as possible for the time that I was there, and I did this through implementation of various marketing initiatives to help grow the sales - which had been in rapid decline for the previous quarter. I also injected enthusiasm and spark back into a de-motivated and dejected team of staff, as well as bringing the stocks back into line and carrying out maintenance works to lift the appearance of Oxygen bar. I was moved from Oxygen as it was about to be sold, but there was no GM position available elsewhere (within the company) at the time, and so I felt that it was time for me to move on. 25/08/04 – 25/06/06 Assistant General Manager – Urbium/Novus Leisure (The Boardwalk, Soho) • 211 capacity late night bar (over 3 floors), with a high volume 80 cover restaurant. • Turnover approximately 25k per week, increasing to 65k per week over the Christmas period (majority of uptake in restaurant part of business) • Recruitment, management and development of approximately 25 bar, restaurant and kitchen staff and managers • Labour management and sales forecasting • Focus on liquor and food gp% • Cellar management and stock control • Driving sales through local marketing initiatives and service excellence training • Dedicated Christmas co-ordinator for 2004 and 2005; achieved 600 cover increase year on year both years • Responsible for the organisation and development of a strong Student night, bringing 3k additional revenue to the venue per week • Responsible for overseeing ‘offer change’ within the venue, whereby we closed for refurbishment, retrained our team, and re-opened the venue implementing all service/product excellence training 03/11/2003 – 26/07/2004 Permanents Consultant – Reed Hospitality, London • Business development and candidate attraction through company and in-house marketing • Building relationships and communicating via telephone, email and mail • Client visits and business consultancy • Candidate interviews and skill assessments • Maintaining and promoting reputation for service excellence at all times 01/11/2002 – 01/11/2003 Deputy Manager – SFI Group (Litten Tree), Croydon • 400 capacity, late night bar/club - with food led daytime operations • Turnover approximately £20k per week. • Ensuring excellent levels of customer service at all times • Management and training of approximately 15 staff, chefs and junior managers • Ensuring representation of brand standards and company policy at all times • Cellar management and stock control • Merchandising and promotional activity • Housekeeping and maintenance issues • Cost control • Liasing with suppliers, local authorities and security. 10/09/2000 – 20/09/2002 Assistant Manager – Swansea University Students Union, Swansea • Liquor Licensee of 400 capacity bar/club with late night license • Management and training of approximately 35 staff • Stock and cash control • Staff rotas • Implementing new customer service standards, including writing a staff manual • Liason with local authorities and university as well as contractors and suppliers • Cellar management • Marketing, promotions and merchandising • Working in close conjunction with entertainments manager to create successful business within Students Union, as well as developing good relationships with city centre bars and clubs 01/04/1999 – 20/08/2000 Bars Team Leader – Butlins Family Entertainment Resort 1996 – 1999 Various Bar and Restaurant positions Education Further Education 1996 - 1998 – Lancaster University – BA English Lit, Sociology & Culture/Communications Left due to family bereavement School/College 01/09/1989 – 20/07/1996 Caistor Grammar School, Caistor / Franklin College, Grimsby 10 GCSE’s grades A-C 4 A levels grades B - E Professional Qualifications and Training Personal license holder National licensee's certificate National entertainment licensee's certificate SIA Cellar management and draught dispense Talkdown and breakaway training National drugs certificate Basic financial management Intermediate food hygiene Basic health & safety and first aid Fire safety training Sales and local marketing training Staff and service – train to train Service excellence training References References available on request. 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Camberley, Surrey, United Kingdom
Francine - Freelance Admin Support & Event Planning
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Objective My goal in life is to be the best role model that I can be and set a positive guide for my family and community and to pursue my career goals. Abilities Interview, hire, train, coach, counsel, team build, performance evaluations, ongoing performance feedback, disciplinary actions and Osha requirements of the head start program. Prepare billing statements, bank deposits, invoices, computer skills, typing skills, maintain inventory, office records, enter time sheet information, forms, take messages, use spread sheet software, Human Resource Experience Ordering food, Making food menus, Cooking skills, Clean Driving Record , Presentations, Computer Accounting , Legal Terminology , Print Shop Computer Literate , Manager Experience, QuickBooks Pro Microsoft Word , Recruitment , Supervisor Experience Training in CPR and First Aide Skills, General Office Experience
Glasgow, Montana, United States
Leslie Berliant - Freelance Content Writing & Editing
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Editor, Celsias, www.celsias.com, New Zealand, June 2008 – December 2008 Blog specializing in environment and climate change issues, it is rated third by Technorati for blogs on climate change and a must read by the Times of London. Oversaw all content on the blog, managing the writing staff and expanding the reach of the blog. Contributing Writer, 2007 - Present Jewish Journal, Tribe Magazine Sustainablog, Celsias, DesmogBlog, EnegyBoom, The LOHAS Journal, Personal News Network, Divorce 360, The Santa Monica Mirror Partner, BLU MOON Group, Santa Monica, CA 2003 – present Consulting firm specializing in cause marketing and public outreach campaigns. Past and present clients include RADD; the Entertainment Industry’s Voice for Road Safety, the TEAM Coalition, City of Manhattan Beach, The Jagriti Foundation, The Independent Cities Association, Illinois Department of Transportation, The LOHAS Forum, The Eco Gift Expo, Variety – the Children’s Charity and others. Manage daily operations, client accounts and client external relationships. Deputy Director, Communications, SEIU Local 434b, Los Angeles, CA 2003 Acted as interim Communications Director for the Health Care Workers Union, the largest local of the largest union in the country. Responsibilities included managing all communications, including press releases, speech writing, internal communications, external communications, writing of congressional testimony, as well as management of all communication staff. Consultant, Gary Wexler + Associates Passion Marketing for Issues and Causes, Los Angeles, CA 2002 - 2003 Provide business development, proposal writing, account services, facilitation, creative input and management services for a communications and marketing firm working exclusively in the non-profit sector. Work with a wide range of client accounts in a breadth of capacities including developing the communications platform and strategic plan for People First of California, helping to win and manage a 3-year contract with Cedars-Sinai Hospital Fundraising Department, creating presentation materials for Americans for Peace Now and helping to develop concepts for the New Israel Fund advertising campaign focused on democracy.
Santa Monica, California, United States
Neville Diony - Freelance Video Production & Videography
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I am a film and video production specialist. I have a BS degree in Filmmaking and Video production, with major concentration in Directing. I have extensive knowledge in all aspects of production, to include; DP, editing, sound mixing, color correction. I have a variety of software plarforms such Adobe CS5, FCP, and have extensive knowlege in all them.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Bedrelddin Ahmed - Freelance Translation & Arabic Translation
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BEDERELDDIN OTHMAN AHMED 1440 KODIAK COURT Telephone: 319-333-4710 CORALVILLE, IA 52241 bederelddin@yahoo.com ARABIC TEACHING/TUTORING/ TRANSLATION/EDITING AND INTERPRETING Expertise: linguistics … instruction…interpretation …translation…. and text editing Throughout my career as an Arabic/English linguist, Editor and Arabic language instructor and tutor, for a span of over thirty years, I exemplified the highest levels of performance through the various positions I filled in support of important clients such as the Department of Defense, or otherwise contractors on their behalf, and other clients such as the BBC in London, England. I am currently finalizing the draft of a comprehensive over 400 pages book to teach the Arabic language to non-speakers. The most prominent abilities and linguistic skills I developed, gained and illustrated include, but are not limited to: • All types of Arabic Teaching, Translation, Revision, Editing and Interpretation assignments at the various levels of operations, including interrogations, direct conference and simultaneous interpretations during general meetings as well interviews. • Arabic language instruction, tutoring to non-Arabic speakers. • Strong experience in translation for tactical and strategic interrogation and document exploitation to include full and summary translations. In transcribing / translating advanced level graphic and/or voice language material into modern American English in either verbatim or any other format. Drafting Intelligence reports and providing quality control of reports of more junior personnel. • Provide quality control of transcripts and translations of junior linguists. Prepared and presented technical briefings to customer and upper management. Excellent value Arabic language translations using a wide range of experienced. Part of my job description as a linguist is to Prepare and perform training for the new linguist. CAREER PROGRESSION May 2012 –April 2013, Arabic Consecutive Linguist, SAIC, Mclean, VA Mission Support Business Unit Through my position as consecutive linguist Language Professional, in support of the Department of Defense, Office of Military Commissions, under the authority of the Secretary of Defense, my responsibilities include: • Translation of legal material ranging from Trial Summaries • Official letters to Military Commission's Legal Guide. • Precision in accurate legal terms translation is key to my success and in meeting mission requirements. • My job also involved conducting consecutive and accurate translation, transcription, and interpretation services of on-going conversations and intelligence collection activities into, from and between the Arabic and English. • Providing accurate idiomatic translations of non-technical material using correct syntax and expression from Arabic to English or vice versa, as well as the linguist ability to interpret/translate using colloquial and slang words and phrases. • Ability to accurately provide the cultural and ethnic context of translations and interpretations and provide advice on the cultural and ethnic significance of statements, conversations, situations, documents, etc. • Ability to accurately perform document exploitation (scan, research, and analyze foreign language documents for intelligence information). The end product is highly visible and completed according to standard outputs per client's mandate. May 2008 - October 2011 Global Linguists Solutions, GLS Coldwell FOB Arabic Linguist - International Zone, Baghdad, Iraq • As Arabic Linguist supporting the US Army mission in Iraq with regard in all types of Arabic/English Translation and Interpretation assignments at the various levels of operations, including interrogations, direct conference and simultaneous interpretations during general meetings as well interviews. • My work assignments included the translation of all types of written and multi-media material to and from the Arabic and English languages. The documents covered all the different issues of religious, political legal, medical and technical concerns, which came in all the forms of written as well as audio, and video documents. • Local and Regional Media Outlet. May 2005 –May 2008, Aegis MEP 1ST ID Southern Iraq Linguist Camp Abu Ghriab and Cropper • As Arabic Linguist supporting the US Army mission in Iraq translated and interpreted highly classified Arabic documents required by military superiors at a very high level of performance. I translated (from English into Arabic) military press releases for publication by Iraqi daily newspapers and broadcasting through other media channels – such as radio and television. • My work assignments included all types of Arabic/English translation and interpretation assignments at the various levels of operations, including interrogations, direct conference and simultaneous interpretations during general meetings as well interviews. My work assignments included direct interpretations during hundreds of interrogations of detainees covering religious, political legal, medical and technical issues. • Simultaneous interpretations on high value Iraqi government officials meetings • Drafted Intelligence reports and provide quality control of reports, • Prepare and presented technical briefings. • Developed excellent rapport with local KLE within area of Operations. May 31, 2003 - April 3, 2004 - Titan Corporation. 1st Infantry Div. Camp Slayer,Baghdad, Iraq Linguist • Assigned to the Military Intelligence & the Iraqi Survey Group, ISG – CMPC in Baghdad, Iraq and later in Doha, Qatar, I initiated a major project for compiling the most accurate and comprehensive data base of over five thousand names transliterated according to Intelligence Community Standardized for the transliteration of Arabic names, (ICS), using my expertise and academic training as a linguist. • I headed a team of four CAT II linguists which produced the guidelines for the transliteration of Iraqi names according to ICS rules. Trained a number of other linguists, specially CAT I linguists, on how to apply the ICS guidelines. This in turn led to achieving uniformity in the translation and transliteration of sensitive documents. Translated and/or revised the translation of sensitive documents of high intelligence value - in CMPC • I prepared a handy transliterated list of over 1700 of the most common Iraqi names to be used by linguists who had difficulty in identifying, understanding and applying the ICS guidelines. • Translating official correspondences, • Providing insightful open source intelligence, • Translating advanced level graphic and/or voice language material into modern American English in either verbatim or any other format. Draft Intelligence reports. • Prepared and presented technical briefings. 2003 - May 2003: United Nations Monitoring, Observation, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) January - Baghdad and Mosul, Iraq. • I accompanied UN Weapons Inspectors on daily visits to Iraqi sites and facilitated communication between Iraqi officials and UN Weapons Inspectors. I translated and interpreted highly classified Arabic documents required by military superiors at a very high level of performance. I accompanied convoys as an interpreter during the searching teams of experts, providing accurate and direct interpretation during the formal meeting with Iraqi officials and investigations all around Baghdad. 2001 - June 2002: Special Tutor of Arabic Language (College of Education) at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA - • I provided my students with direct one- to-one instruction and helped them in gaining a working verbal and written comprehension of Arabic language through one-on-one instruction sessions. I maintained students’ focus on the subject matter through extensive study periods. Some sessions lasted for more than six continuous hours. May 2000 - Aug 2000 the International Programs, the University of Iowa. Iowa, USA Journalist / Reporter • I conducted interviews, wrote and edited press reports for The University of Iowa publications and local media outlets. August 1995 - July 2000 Owner and Operator of Bawad Touch Company Alexandria, Virginia, US • As an independent contractor I assisted clients with Arabic/English translation, editing and research assignments with assignments needing the expertise of Arabic language and cultural background. I also provided tuition and instruction for individual and group learners of Arabic as a Second Language in classroom settings and on one-on-one basis. November 1988 - June 1995 Founding Partner, of Midlight Ltd. Cairo, Egypt General Executive Manager • I was the founder of private publishing company that produced and distributed Arabic-language books throughout the Middle East and London, England. I supervised book production and negotiated contracts with writers and illustrators. I supervised and coordinated distribution operations, prepared financial statements and budget proposals, organized and lead meetings with partners and conducted negotiations and supervised dealings with Sudanese officials regarding customs’ clearance of published materials, as well as distribution and publishing concerns. June 1986 – October 1988 Helen Keller International, Khartoum, Sudan Project Administrator • As the Project Administrator of (Helen Keller International branch office in Khartoum, Sudan, I prepared monthly financial statements to ensure project operation within specified budget frame. I have written reports, and filed correspondences from head office in New York, USA. I conducted all business negotiations with the Sudanese government officials and private aid recipients. I obtained necessary licenses for agency, from government offices, i.e. traffic permits. I negotiated daily arrangements with Sudanese officials with regard to all agency customs clearances. August 1984 – June 1986 - Arabic –English Translator, Interpreter, Journalist and Reporter • London, England, at the British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC, The International Press Center and Jamahiriya News Agency, JANA – simultaneously I translated and edited material for the BBC’s Arabic Radio Service’s “Trade and Industry” radio program. Translated, wrote and edited news reports in both English and Arabic_ both Sudan and Egypt as I was involved in continuous negotiations and Jamahiriya News Agency (JANA), International Press Center. September 1982 – July 1984 the Sudanese Ministry of Education, Khartoum, Sudan English Language Teacher • I taught English as a second language for higher secondary school students to prepare them for entering university. During that time I created and published my own teaching materials due to the lack of proper textbooks which later led me to and establish my own publishing company, to publish and distribute the teaching materials throughout Sudan. TECHNICAL SKILLS • Voice language in word documents -Official correspondence letters - Agreements - Reports- Manuals – training materials –power point briefs. Verbal Interpretation • Computer : MS Office – Power point –Excel .Typing in Arabic • Lecturer , English language and Arabic • Editing, proofreading, reporting and revision of translated texts in both the Arabic and English languages. • Conducting research assignments whenever required. EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS • Final year PhD. Candidate, the Social Foundations of Education. • The University of Iowa, Iowa, USA, 2002 – present (Current GPA: 3.7 on a 4.0 scale). • Master of Arts, Third World Development Support, The University of Iowa, Iowa, USA, May 2001: (GPA: 3.7 on a 4.0 scale). • Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics. University of Khartoum, Sudan, May 1980 (GPA: 3.6 on a 4.0 scale). CLEARANCE Active Secret Clearance REFERENCE Available upon request
Iowa City, Iowa, United States
lizeth Wallace - Freelance Book Design & Document Design
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My name is Liz and I currently work as a Graphic Designer in Dallas, Texas. I would love to continue working on Illustration and Marketing. Currently I work at ModernGreetings LLC. My current website is www.WallaceLiz.com My resume is posted on that website but does not include my most recent job (ex: Freelance, Modern Greetings)
Irving, Texas, United States
William Watson - Freelance Book Design & Audio Editing
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I have written and published 15 books. They are as follows 68 ways to ask a girl to marry you... A Heavenly Cloth, A Love Story, Family and Friends, Love and War, My First Love, Pink Diamonds, The art of living, The best poems of William watson, The Fall, The Homeless Christain Poet, The Walgreen's Girl, Will U be my Valentine, will u marry me aubry? and You take my breath away. My email address is mbabsbillwatson2000@yahoo.
Winder, Georgia, United States