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Lyndall Gente - Freelance Illustration & Book Illustration
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4.0
2 Skills
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I am currently a High School Visual Art teacher in Cape Town, South Africa. I studied Fine Art at Michaelis, UCT. I am a creative, highly-skilled individual with a passion for Visual Art, Art history, illustration and English.
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Esther Lombardi - Freelance Writing & Blog Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
$20
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Writer chick, childhood-cancer support advocate, avid reader, blogger, book nut, online-media strategist, editor, content-management expert, marketing guru, impassioned pen pusher, literati, content manager, geek @editwriter @bookgeek Content and communications expert with more than 15 years experience in the creation, presentation and publication of online content and print collateral. Specialties: ? Online Content Strategy, Creation, and Presentation (Content Management Systems: Drupal, Plone, Joomla, Ning & Wordpress) ? Email Marketing Campaigns ? Community Engagement via Social Media Marketing ? Direct Marketing ? Print & Online Advertising Campaigns ? Search Engine Marketing (SEO/SEM) ? Integrated Marketing Communications ? Eco-friendly Marketing Approaches ? Brand Identity Development ? Web Analytics Blogger + Website Editor + Content Manager + SEO Specialist (Books & Literature) About.com, part of IAC January 2000 – Present (13 years 4 months) ? Manages content for a highly trafficked, literature website (the network reaches 69MM unique monthly visitors in the United States) ? Consistently grows traffic (year-over-year) through targeted content and strategic promotion; maintains rank in the top 10% of sites on the network (~1000 sites) ? Manages team of Contributing Writers to ensure the consistent, in-depth coverage of all subject matter across the site ? Interviews Content Specialists (professors, authors, book editors) ? Participates in an ever-growing affiliate network; submits reports as applicable; updates promo/coupon codes as necessary ? Networks with bloggers, publishers, authors, & PR professionals--for mutually beneficial growth & success ? Writes & edits blogs, newsletter emails, reviews, news and features for the most comprehensive website in its niche topic area ? Creates and maintains all content via About's proprietary content management system + WordPress + social media Blogger + Publisher Relations Manager + Tech Support + Social Media Escalate Media December 2012 – Present (5 months)Albuquerque, New Mexico Area ? Works with 4,000+ bloggers (the network reaches 10 MM parents monthly in the United States) ? Analyzes & provides technical assistance (troubleshooting for tools, widgets and plugins) to bloggers; provides training solutions via tutorials, one-on-one sessions, Skype, GoToMeeting/GoToWebinar, screen-share and conference calls. Content Manager + Digital Marketing Manager + Social Media + Webmaster Bioneers July 2008 – November 2012 (4 years 5 months)Santa Fe, New Mexico Area ? Migrated all digital content/multimedia assets from Drupal to Plone (2009), & from Plone to WordPress (2012) ? Maintained and successfully optimized site properties on a variety of Content Management platforms: Drupal, Plone, Joomla, Ning & Wordpress ? Coordinated web projects across departments (in support of fundraising, program development, radio & conference-promotional activities) ? Managed a marketing campaign that successfully tripled qualified traffic to bioneers.org in six months (2012) ? Leveraged social media to enhance campaign performance and nurture current prospects (launched social media presence in 2009, & continued to grow online presence to a combined fan/follower base of nearly 30k) ? Analyzed & provided technical assistance (troubleshooting, desktop support, web-content/architecture solutions) to staff & members; provided targeted training solutions via tutorials, one-on-one sessions, Skype, screen-share, conference calls, & all-staff meetings Publications Manager + Techncial Writer Ultramain Systems, Inc. 2005 – 2008 (3 years)Albuquerque, New Mexico Area ? Successfully developed a strategic plan for the Publications Department and implemented solutions to ensure on-time deliverability of all software documentation to customers: Emirates Airlines, Cathay Pacific, and Virgin Atlantic ? Interviewed Subject Matter Experts (trainers and software engineers) to determine functionality and features ? Launched the successful overhaul/facelift of all email and web-marketing solutions ? Managed a team of technical writers and web-technology experts to ensure delivery of all contractually mandated materials (training manuals, online help, user manuals, and administration guides) ? Successfully spearheaded the optimization and streamlining of all documentation (and collateral materials) using existing software as well as new policies/procedures and technology--to achieve ISO 9000 certification Communications Editor K Dunn & Associates 2000 – 2003 (3 years)Eugene, Oregon Area • Developed and produced marketing campaigns and materials (brochures, press releases, and presentations) • Designed and developed web content updates, HTML emails, and promotional mini-sites • Produced training materials and online documentation Education California State University-Sacramento MA, English 1996 – 1998 Staff Tutor in the Writing Center, Graduate Records Exam Workshop Leader California State University-Sacramento BA, English 1994 – 1996 Activities and Societies: English Club; Reporter, State Hornet College of the Siskiyous Associates of Arts, Journalism 1992 – 1994 Activities and Societies: Co-Editor, Siskiyou Eagle Magazine; Assistant Editor and Reporter, Siskiyou Eagle Newspaper
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Amanda George - Freelance Fashion Photography & Advertising Photography
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5.0
2 Skills
$23
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AMANDA GEORGE PROFESSIONAL WORK OF EXPERIENCE Sears Portrait Studio 6/08-12/13 Manager/ DMIT Hired and trained a staff of eight for my studio. Hired and trained associates and studio managers for surrounding areas. I mentored managers in my district to develop them to be great leaders. Worked along side my district manager to get associates and managers hired, trained and developed for studios in my district. I directed and mentored my staff to meet and exceed sales goals. Advertising my studio to bring in new customers, walking around talking to people, cold calling, making flyers ect. I trained two district managers in photography for the company as well. EDUCATION University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ Associates - Business, June 2013. Starting July 2nd I will be working on my BSB/MKT. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND SKILLS Skills: Training, Driving sales, Photography/ Editing(Photoshop and Lightroom), Customer service, Interviewing, Coaching, Marketing, Inventory. I own all my own equiptment as well including a Canon 60D.
Tempe, Arizona, United States
R Growden - Freelance Recruiting & Business Development
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Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$25
Rate/Hr
A professional, self-starting, Sr. Executive Recruiter and independent business development agent, with an entrepreneurial spirit and successive years of proven experience in recruiting, consultative sales, business development/management, consulting, and relationship building in a multi-industry and business-to-business environments. A top producer and performer, comfortable working with all levels, including "C" suite. Professional Experience Sales & Marketing Solutions Senior Executive Recruiter/Business Development, (Principal) July 2007 –present Achievements/Translatable Skills A top recruiting producer "Headhunter" with over one thousand qualified candidates submitted, to date. Representing various firms with varying requirements. Proactive follow up with candidates and management to keep prospects moving through the hiring process. Cold calling expert, selected to help new recruiters improve their approach. Successful business development agent, “Rainmaker”, succeeding with challenging projects. Utilizing cold calling, relationship building and sales management skills. Expert with recruiting and business development databases. Advanced Commercial Roofing Sales Manager, (Consultant) July 2006-October 2006 Achievements/Translatable Skills: Recruited, hired, trained and mentored sales people for a 4-state region. Increased sales 100% in first 90 days by recruiting, training and hiring qualified sales people and lead generation. Analyzed and verified sales commission data for sales people. Reviewed and coordinated job data for each job sold. Managed equitable distribution of leads by territories. Developed a realistic sales forecast for going into the winter (slow) season. Grand-Craft, Corporation Sales Executive, (Consultant) November 2005-April 2006 Achievements /Translatable Skills: Selected to organize sales department and increase sales to make the company more attractive for a sale. Increased sales by 65% in five months. Increased profits by 15% in five months. Developed a prospect database, lead follow up and tracking system. Sales and lead reporting to the President and CEO. P&L reporting and responsibility to the President and CEO. Pyramid Metallizing, Inc. Partner and Executive Vice President, August 1997-August 2005 Achievements/Translatable Skills: Researched customer base, competition, and market share for the new, start-up firm. Developed a business plan for the start-up company to secure financing. Negotiated with local banks for start-up funding. Implemented a sales and marketing strategy and forecast. Prepared pricing formulas to keep pricing competitive and maintain margins. Developed relationships with customer base to secure long-term customers and connections. Developed and implemented credit procedures and policies for customers including credit checks and D&B reports Grew the company’s sales in excess of $1.5MM/yr. in first two years. P&L responsibilities and reporting to shareholders. Created sales literature and procedure policies and manuals. Grew and expanded a customer base to over four hundred customers in the first two years. Coordinated on-time delivery and quality control efforts with the plant. Identified qualified sources for sub-contracting of work beyond our capabilities. Education and Affiliations Governors State University - Bachelor of Arts-Business Prairie State College- Mechanical Technology/Pre-Engineering Past President American Society of Materials (Calumet Chapter) U.S. Navy – Honorable Discharge
Crown Point, Indiana, United States
Glenn "Woody" Woodrome - Freelance Children's Book Illustration & Fantasy Art
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3.5
2 Skills
$25
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Glenn “Woody” Woodrome is a freelance illustrator from the enchanted land of New Mexico. He currently resides in the beautiful city of Rio Rancho with his loving wife of 10 years. Woody has nine years’ experience in illustrations, logo design and painting on canvas and wood mediums. He had begun his career in San Antonio, Texas, during a short stay there years earlier, but felt that New Mexico was much more inspirational and environmentally beneficial for an artist. Woody is very eager for new challenges. Using a wide variety of mediums; pencil, ink, watercolors and digital media, Woody is able to create an even wider variety of works. He has worked with local authors for book covers, illustrations and cover art. He has created logos, murals and portraits. He is currently writing and illustrating for his own work, a comic book and a children’s book for young readers. Check out his work today and be pleasantly surprised by what this very hard working up-and-coming artist can achieve. See what he can deliver to your business, creative writing work or what he can add to your personal life.
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
Brittany Smith - Freelance Digital Art & Anime Art
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5.0
2 Skills
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Brittany Smith 6212 Regency Dr, Aliquippa, PA, 15001 Objective To obtain a position with your company using my skills and education. Skills and Qualifications • A decision maker, well organized, and resourceful • Great communication skills • Thorough in handling of details • Skilled in all artistic media’s Education High School: Attended Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School from 2004 and graduated in June of 2008. College: Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts at Savannah Collage of Art and Design, majoring in Sequential Art attended from the fall of 2008 and will graduate on June 2nd 2012. Awards and Honors • Deans list for the fall semester 2011 • Deans list for winter semester 2012 • 1st place in the Sacred Heart High School art show 2005 • 1st place at the Sweetwater Art show summer 2009 Skills • Experienced in Photoshop, Corel Painter, and Paint Tools Sai. • Proficient in Illustrator. • Skilled in traditional mediums such as charcoal, pastel and Pan Pastel. • Knowledge of human and animal anatomy. Experience • Internship at Toonseaum (Comic , and cartoon museum where I did gallery tours, classed and interacted with professional artists.) • Teaches manga classes for Zoe Shutka ( Students ages 6-14) • Concept artist for working title “The Last Odyssey” • Illustration for poem called “My Life” (to be published) Work Experience Brighton Hot Dog Shoppe, Moon TWP, PA. August 2006 until August 2011 Cashier/Cook: I worked as a cashier handling the orders and responsible for keeping a balanced cash register. We were often busy so I had experience working under time constraints. If I was not the cashier then I was a cook who was responsible for getting orders out in a timely fashion. Volunteer/Community Activities • Alter Server at Our Lady of Fatima Church • Assistant girls basketball coach at Our Lady of Fatima school 2004 thru 2006 • Volunteered during the summers while in high school at Heritage Valley Health systems doing whatever was needed filing, assisting with wheel chair patients as an example.
Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, United States
Lines - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$30
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lauralie lines 2606 E. Carmel Ct. ? Nampa, ID, 83687 ? 208.550.4373 ? onceuponalineediting@gmail.com http://www.linkedin.com/pub/lauralie-k-lines/4b/b15/438 FREELANCE EDITOR May 2011 – present Once Upon a Line Editing • Copyedit and proofread various manuscripts including novels and short stories for content, grammar, punctuation, etc. • Provide clients with comments using the “Track Changes” feature on Microsoft Word • Conduct consultations with clients as needed TRANSCRIPTIONIST/ COPY EDITOR Jan 2011 – May 2011 Steve Burk; Idaho Falls, ID • Transcribed novel as verbalized • Edited for content, grammar, punctuation • Efficient in Microsoft Word WELLNESS REPRESENTATIVE Dec 2009 – Dec 2010 Melaleuca; Rexburg, ID • Assisted with customer care calls NANNY/ CHILD CARE PROVIDER Aug 2000 – May 2007 Yuma, AZ • Completed child-care and household duties for multiple families • Experience with newborn – teenaged children • Created structural environment and age-appropriate activities to enhance development and maximize learning VOLUNTEER REPRESENTATIVE Jun 2007 – Nov 2008 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Argentina • Served 18-month mission • Fluent in Spanish • Responsible for leading and training other representatives • Taught principles of self-improvement ORPHANAGE VOLUNTEER Nov 2005 – Jan 2006 Orphanage Support Services Organization (OSSO); Quito Ecuador • Worked day/night shifts in orphanages including baby orphanage and special needs orphanage • Organized and carried out constructive and learning activities for orphans • Helped improve child growth-development for orphan babies and toddlers • Trained new volunteers
Boise, Idaho, United States
Hugh J McNichol - Freelance Biography Writing & Editing
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3.0
2 Skills
$50
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American Academy of Religion American Catholic Historical Society Pi Lambda Theta International Phi Delta Kappa International Honors: Knight, KHS of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem Other Pertinent Skills and Information: • Author, http://verbumcarofactumest.blogspot.com , • Regular contributor to BBC, Irish Catholic and other religious periodicals • Writing • Teaching • Liturgical Arts
Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Morgan Smith - Freelance Article Writing & Creative Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
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I posses a doctorate degree in English. Have good experience in Article writing , SEO Article writing, Blog Writing and web content writing. All my contents were unique, Key word rich and Copyscape passed. As a full time writer, i can submit the projects within the targets.
Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Hilary Mwenda - Freelance Video Editing & Photography
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5.0
2 Skills
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HILARY MWENDA My Career Aspirations: -To seek a challenging position in an enabling corporate environment, where my current qualifications, abilities and experience would be an asset to the organization. This position will offer an opportunity for personal growth, skills acquisition and job enrichment while being productive. Knowledge & skills -Ability to work independently without or under minimum supervision -Ability to deal and interact with people in a positive and enthusiastic manner -Guidance and counseling skills -Communication skills
Kenya