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Tracy Herrmann - Freelance Animal Illustration, Children's Book Illustration, Nature Illustration, & Greeting Card Illustration
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Tracy Ann's art conveys sensitivity, whimsy with a nip of humor and heart. She brings over 25 years experience in animal and nature art which transcends genre and trends. Hourly rate starts at 35 and depending on complexity. Tracy Ann's love of animals is the largest part of her inspiration. Tracy was a staff artist with Hallmark cards and various gift, screenprint and collectibles companies....
Sacramento, California, United States

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Lisa New - Freelance Editing & Copywriting
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My name is Lisa New and I am a senior at Brigham Young University working towards a major in English and a minor in editing. My resume follows: Objective I am currently a student at Brigham Young University and would like to gain experience in the publishing industry. Experience Internship with Don Norton: Transcriber and Editor Fall 2010 Interview Latter-day Saint World War II Veterans Transcribe and edit the interviews for the “Saints at War” archive located in the Harold B. Lee Library Stance for the Family Student Journal: Associate Editor Winter 2009 Preliminary reading and sorting through submissions Editing manuscripts and final format of the journal Education Brigham Young University 2007-present Senior year in the English major with editing minor Relevant classes: COMMS 211 News Writing ELANG 223 Intro to English Language ELANG 322 Modern American Usage ELANG 325 Grammar of English ELANG 350 Basic Editing Skills ELANG 410 Genre & Substantive Editing CHUM 230 Print Publishing Gig Harbor High School 2003-2007 High school diploma Skills I have a passion for the English language and am eager to put my knowledge to use. I have a good grip on the basic rules of grammar and syntax. I am very comfortable working with computers and enjoy learning about new programs. When faced with a problem I don’t know about, I know exactly where to find the answer to it. I am very resourceful and work well in a team and individually.
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Adam Carnegie - Freelance Illustration & Children's Book Illustration
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Thanks for taking an interest in my work. You can see more work on my website: www.adamcarnegie.co.za. Or Adam Carnegie on Behance. I'm a passionate Children's illustrator – but I also do loads of Advertising and Education Illustrations. 1985-1987 – Graphic Design Diploma from the Natal Technikon. 1989 - 1991 – Art Director at Ogilvy and Mather in Cape Town. As an art director worked on many Blue Chip clients: Audi, VW, Woolworths, Board of Executors, Dunlop and Lion Match. 1992 - 1993 – Freelance Graphic Design in Edinburgh, Scotland. 1993 - 1996 – Art Director and principle illustrator for the leading Children’s magazine "Ta Sainia" and campaigned extensively for the Sea Turtle Protection Society of Greece. 1997 - 2003 – Art Director for Debeers Marine. And serviced the Advertising industry in Cape Town as an illustrator, cartoonist. My illustrations won a local Loerie Award for Ceres Junior Juice. 2003 - 2010 – Focussed on environmental awareness, education, Local Agenda 21 and Sustainable Livelihoods. Developed campaigns for the Save Our Seas Foundation and the City of Cape Town. 5 x Childrens books. 4 x Handbooks and 5 x Activity books. In 2008 I started KELP – a Section 21 company that creates hand painted organic vuvuzelas. We have gifted the Western Cape with a new craft star. Social upliftment and environmental awareness. Maximizing a carefully thought out strategy. We created 15 jobs and more than 8000 kelp vuvuzelas and they have carried the “Proudly South African” message to all the corners of the globe. 2011 – Focussing of children's educational illustration. In 6 months have illustrated 15 short education stories for the South African Education Publishers. Oxford University Press, Cambridge University Press, Macmillan and Via Africa.
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Ms. Reality - Freelance Creative Writing & Children's Book Writing
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I have been a writer half of my life. I have performed at different places being a music artist. I have also been on the HBO documentary movie call Life on Christopher Street. I have also been on different cable networks in NY. I have also been on the radio when Wendy Williams played a song I featured on with an artist who I did A song with. I also have children and most of my ideas comes from my children they range from the ages of 5 yrs old to 1 yrs old. I'm also in the process of finishing up my book. I believe in positive not the negative, love and happiness. laughter is the key to life.
Kissimmee, Florida, United States
Elizabeth Sellers - Freelance Report Writing & Proofreading
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I am an experienced professional with a diverse background in technical writing, advertising, marketing, sales, customer service and event planning. SKILLSETS • Computer savvy (Mac and PC, 70+ WPM, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access, QuickBooks, ProTools, SmartPlus, TapScan, et al.) • Semi-fluent in Spanish, French and Latin • Technical writing expertise • Excellent phone and interpersonal skills • Knowledge of Accounting and Contract Law EDUCATION University of South Florida, Saint Petersburg, FL 8/2011 – Bachelor of Arts (pending) in Technical & Professional Writing Chatfield College, Cincinnati, OH 5/2003 – Associate of Arts in English PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Communications Specialist, East of Eden Enterprises 05/1996 - present As a freelance technical writer, I have experience writing grant proposals, end user assistance manuals, annual reports, white papers, catalogs, brochures, ad copy, press releases and marketing materials. Project Coordinator, Downtown Residents’ Civic Association 01/2010 - present, Saint Petersburg, FL This position includes project research and implementation, technical writing and general assistance to the President and Vice President of the Board. Teaching Assistant, University of South Florida 1/2010-5/2010, Saint Petersburg, FL As a teaching assistant in an upper level Environmental Politics and Policy course, I oversaw three civic engagement projects: a student philanthropy board, a volunteer group, and a legal research study. This was a temporary position funded by federal grant money as part of the Lead-Learn-Serve initiative. Advertising Assistant, Bonnie K. White & Associates 1/2000 - 8/2004, Cincinnati, OH Working directly under the owner of an advertising agency, I learned about every aspect of advertising and public relations, including media buying, demographic analysis, technical writing, and production of television and radio commercials. I also managed client relations, payroll and accounts payable and receivable. I worked with clients in the industrial, retail, medical, real estate, non-profit and political sectors; I also worked closely with sales representatives and editors at production houses and other boutique agencies. Telemarketing Sales Representative, RDI Marketing 4/1994 – 2/1999, Cincinnati, OH I handled sales, customer service and market research in a state-of-the-art call center. I was a consistent top performer, with the highest sales figures and commissions. I was eventually promoted to a salaried position as a trainer and script writer. Customer Service Representative, Matrixx Marketing 3/1995 – 2/1996, Cincinnati, OH As a CSR, I handled inbound customer service for DirecTV customers, including sales, billing, new account activation, technical troubleshooting and complaints.
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