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Bethany Caskey - Freelance Illustration, Animal Illustration, Medical Illustration, Nature Illustration, & Article Writing
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BETHANY A CASKEY 52000 215th Ave, Chariton IA 50049 | (H) 641-799-5508 | b@caskeystudios.com Professional Summary Free-lance illustrator, designer and writer with the tools, techniques, time, imagination, attitude and knowledge to complete assignments on time and within budget. Creative, hands-on professional with expertise in graphic design, art direction and project...
Chariton, Iowa, United States
Cynthia Jacobsma - Freelance Photo Editing & Nature Illustration
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$180
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CYNTHIA JACOBSMA FIELD OF INTEREST: MUSEUM WORK AND HISTORICAL RECORDS Dynamic professional pursuing an opportunity to illustrate the relevance of the past in within present day settings. I am motivated to work with historical institutions and individuals with a need for restoration of photos and/or to be involved in digitizing photogs and artifact collections into modern computeried...
Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States

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Tamara Seabrook - Freelance Writing & Proposal Writing
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Lutfulla - Freelance Field Sales & Arabic Translation
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My name is Khabibullaev Lutfulla Khayrullaevich. I was born in 31 January 1990 year in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. My height is 180 centimeters, my weight is 75 kilograms. My heir is black. . I am an optimist, my character is mild. I am a friendly person, very workaholic, can work as in the group as alone. The positive side of my character is I am responsible and cleanly person. About negative side of my character I can say next I always finished the work which I started, some times I work very hard that I don’t sleep before I wouldn’t the work which I started . I live in Tashkent with my family. My family consist of father, mother, brother, wife and me. In 1996 I entered to the first class. In 2004 year I graduated three month intensive English courses at the Republican Language Learning Centre attached to Uzbekistan State World Languages University and received the Certificate. In 2007 year I finished 11 year study in the school and entered to the Tashkent State Institute of Oriental Study to the philology faulted. In the institute I learn English and Arabic languages. During my study I went to the driving course. After my study in the driving course I passed exam and took driving license. In the institute I was the leader in the group, and had excellent marks in English and Arabic. I speak in Russian, English and Arabic fluency. Also I advanced user of computer technology. My work practice consist of next. From February 2005 to September 2007 I work in the shop as seller. In this job I learn to polite. In 2007 I leaved the service because I entered to the Institute. From April 2009 to April 2011 I work in the restaurant “Ofarin” in the guest service. In this job I learn to be responsible.
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Christa Shively - Freelance Creative Writing & Content Writing
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I graduated in 2009 from Colorado State University with a BA in English. My concentration was in creative writing, but I have since branched out into other avenues of writing in pursuit of a more balanced approach to the craft. I have been writing professionally for the last four years. I currently reside in Fort Collins, Colorado. My hobbies include travel and general adventure seeking. My passion is all things written and I look forward to collaborating with you on your next project.
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Pranav Agarwal - Freelance Market Research & Direct Marketing
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