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Voodoodsn - Freelance Package Design & Digital Art
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Portland, Oregon, United States

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Heather Gloria - Freelance Graphic Design & Logo Design
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5.0
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$25
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http:www.heathergloria.com WORK EXPERIENCE: Current: Graphic Designer Disney/ABC Television Group Burbank, CA Art Director / Graphic Designer JJ Apparel (a.k.a. ***** Zebra) [April 2013 - December 2013] Los Angeles, CA • Helped new company launch by advising their branding and marketing approach. • Developed new corporate website design for main fashion line and up-and-coming new fashion lines. • Hired photographers and models and coordinated and directed photo shoots. • Supervised assistants and other members of the web team. • Retouched catalog photos and various web photos from photo shoots, as well as taught assistants how to do so. • Designed various new fashion line logos and tags. • Supervised and participated in social media updates. • Created ad and banner layouts for the web, as well as print ad layouts. • Relied on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals for the web team and entire company. Art Director The Brandon Agency [2005-2012] Myrtle Beach, SC • Performed a variety of tasks in a high-stress, fast-paced advertising agency environment, with intense deadlines. • Managed own accounts and projects, working within budget and scheduling requirements. • Directed photo shoots. • Formulated basic layout design or presentation approach, and specified material details, such as style and size of type, photographs, graphics, animation, video and sound. • Created designs and developed campaigns from conception to completion for agency’s clients • Supervised videographers, photographers, assistants and designers. • Relied on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals for the team. • A wide degree of creativity, latitude, and concepting skills used and expected to perform job. Production / Pre-Press Manager The Georgetown Times [2004-2005] Georgetown, SC • Ensured that the whole newspaper layout looked like and was printed as it was intended. (Responsible for making sure all color separations were going to print correctly and that ads were ready for press.) • Responsible for making sure all scheduled advertising was printed in the paper. • Responsible for outputting the newspaper from computer to film, to plate, each night, before going on the press. Graphic Designer Coastal Printing [2002-2004] Myrtle Beach, SC • Gained experience in a fast-paced commercial printing company. • Created all types of designs and layouts from logo designs and 2-color corporate identities to full-color brochures and rack cards. • Gained useful knowledge of and experience with preparing designs to be printed on the press, such as working with color separations and sending images to the image setter to burn plates. • Learned firsthand how printing presses operate. Graphic Designer Eller Media Outdoor [2000-2002] Myrtle Beach, SC • Gained valuable experience in outdoor billboard design. • Developed a creative plan after determining the message the client wanted to convey and the type of design the client’s customers would find appealing. • Devised catchy and easy-to-understand-quickly ad campaigns using less than ten words. • Turned rough ideas and concepts into full color designs and prepared them for production/print. • Produced work under deadline pressure. • Frequently worked in creative team efforts. • Met with Clientele on a “one-on-one” basis. EDUCATION: North Carolina School of Communication Arts, aka Digital Circus - Raleigh, NC [Graduated in 2000 with a degree in Graphic Design] Coastal Carolina University - Conway, SC [3.8 GPA - Studied English and Art Studio in 1996] Gifted and Talented program at the Academy for Arts, Science & Technology - Myrtle Beach, SC [Studied Art Studio in 1995 and 1996] AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS: • Art Honor Society at Conway High School in Conway, SC [1992-1996] • Essay published in The Schwartz Guide to MLA Documentation by my professor at Coastal Carolina University [1992-1996] • Work published in Outdoor Advertising Magazine [1999] • Addy® Award - outdoor campaign for Hunter’s Ridge Plantation [1999] • Prestigious Regional Best of Show Addy® Award (states of SC ,NC, and VA) - outdoor campaign for House of Blues [2000] • Article Published about my accomplishments as a young professional in Coastal Carolina Business Journal [2000] • Active Member of the American Advertising, Coastal Carolina Club [2005-2012] • Addy® Award - The Brandon Agency’s holiday card [2007] • Addy® Award - The Brandon Agency’s Website Design [2007] • Addy® Award - The Brandon Agency’s holiday card [2008] • Addy® Award - FTC Annual Report [2010] • Addy® Award - Bus Transit Design for Freestyle Music Park [2010] • Six Addy® Awards - March of Dimes Public Service Campaign [2010] • Addy® Award - The Brandon Agency’s holiday card [2010] • Print Award - Annual Report for FTC [2012] • Addy® Award - Outdoor holiday campaign for FTC [2012] • Two Addy® Awards - Driwood print campaign [2012] • Addy® Award - Driwood website [2012]
Montclair, California, United States
Chris Lakics - Freelance Proposal Writing & Grant Writing
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Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$20
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CHRIS LAKICS Experience Overview Chris Lakics has over 10 years of professional proposal and technical writing experience specializing in Federal and local Government opportunity lead analysis, capture management, RFP analysis, and proposal planning development. He has been the lead for competitive task order proposal management, past performance repository development and management, and proposal section lead. He has over 11 years of experience in computer services and has an in-depth working knowledge of systems and databases, so is adept at translating information gained from technical interviews into comprehensive, clear content. His specialized industry knowledge and direct experience in systems development, information technology, SDLC services, database management, and the integration of ship’s navigation equipment and computer systems gives him the ability to ask and understand technical questions of Subject Matter Experts at any level. He has an active DoD Secret clearance and has strong organization, communication and presentation skills. Education MBA, Concentration in Business Operations, The College of William and Mary. B.S., Computer Science, minor study in Engineering, Texas A&M University Skills Overview ? Capture Management and Planning (Opportunity Identification, Analysis, Information Gathering, and Tracking, Past Performance Capability Analysis, and Competitor Research) ? RFP Analysis and Proposal Plan Development ? Proposal Scheduling and Project Management ? Storyboard Development and Processing ? Research and Information Gathering from Subject Matter Experts ? Proposal and Technical Writing and Editing ? Graphics Brainstorming and Development ? Past Performance and Technical Volume Writing ? Pink and Red Team Participation and Coordination ? Document/ Presentation Design and Formatting to Meet Visual Impact Objectives ? Presentation Development for Orals ? SharePoint Portal Team Coordination ? Hard and Soft Copy Document Production ? Hardware: IBM-compatible computers. Software: Microsoft ® Office Suite 2003 and 2010 – Word, Excel, PowerPoint (including high-impact custom animation), Access, Outlook, and Project, Visio, SharePoint (MOSS 2007), Microsoft CRM, SalesForce, Privia, Go-to-Meeting Webinar Facilitation, Adobe Photoshop, In Design. Functional Experience Proposal Writing and Management – Uses the Shipley method for proposal development and has been responsible for full opportunity life cycle development, tracking and reporting, including mining for Federal opportunities via Input.com and FedBizOps.com; identifying and analyzing opportunities and researching government strategic plans; maintaining the business development pipeline in SalesForce or Privia; tracking opportunities through capture planning and proposal development phases; using MS Project to develop long-range proposal plans; performing all proposal development activities. Activities include development of Government proposals for information technology and telecommunication engineering services. Work requires exceptional skills in organization, multi-tasking under tight deadlines, time management, interpersonal communication, technical writing and editing. Duties and tasks included: ? Analyzing RFPs and proposal content for responsiveness and compliance with RFP requirements and instructions to offerors; ? Capturing proposal win strategies and themes and company discriminators, and ensuring that these are incorporated into storyboards, annotated outlines, proposal narrative and graphics; ? Supporting opportunity capture efforts, to include researching competitor and potential teammate capabilities and prices; ? Developing compliant proposal outlines and compliance matrices; ? Facilitating and leading proposal Kick-Off, Technical and Management Solution, Pricing Review, Pink Team, Red Team, and Executive review meetings; ? Analyzing opportunity requirements against corporate experience and past performance to respond to internal and external data calls to support bid/no-bid decisions; ? Performing resume analysis and coordinating with recruiters to secure qualified contingent hires; ? Developing proposal plans, assigning tasks; ? Developing and implementing past performance and resume repository processes and procedures; ? Identifying and coordinating opportunities with capture managers, technical subject matter experts, program and project managers, business development managers; ? Writing corporate capabilities overviews, past performance, resumes, and technical and management approach drafts; ? Editing and proofreading proposal volume narratives; ? Facilitating team SharePoint (MOSS 2007) access, coordination for proposal communication, file sharing, and document version control; ? Creating standard reference repositories (past performance, resumes, technical SOPs, and corporate capabilities text). Past Performance Repository Development – In charge of writing and managing a past performance and resume repository for over 350 task orders and 200 resumes by rewriting information and interviewing subject matter experts for additional content. Took the initiative to create a searchable relational database in Microsoft Access to store and retrieve past performance for future proposals. The database cut response time for data calls in half. Technical Writing - Work in the IT services industry involved developing systems and creating subsequent system and testing documents, creating solution and process details, system auditing reports, and writing narrative to address statement of work (SOW) requirements from systems. Work also involved technical writing for manufacturing automation systems, creating system test scenarios and documentation, maintaining system life cycle development (SDLC) documentation, and a comprehensive set of thirteen documents in MIL-STD-498 format to completely document a data distribution system for navigation sensors. The customer wrote in his kudos that it was the best documentation he had seen in his twenty-five years in the Coast Guard. Activities involved gathering information from subject matter experts and systems engineers to develop functional requirements specifications, user acceptance testing plans, system validation reports, and system configuration management plans. Duties also required electronic file configuration management for version and quality control. Special Accomplishment: Managed projects for, and co-wrote, the Company’s first Marketing Plan, the Company’s first Strategic Plan, and single-handedly wrote the Company’s first Disaster Recovery Plan and complete set of Company Policies and Procedures. Tasks required graphics design and production of tables, charts, and special illustrations, as well as design and layout of document pages, covers, tabs, and spines. Duties required organization, version control, conducting technical interviews across all departments, and production coordination. Published Works ? An Overview of Digital Imaging Systems; 1994. Auerbach Publications - Warren, Gorham and Lamont, NY ? Auditing the Digital Imaging System; 1994. Auerbach Publications - Warren, Gorham and Lamont, NY ? A Little Twisted (fiction); 2006. American Publishing International, Williamsburg, VA Awards and Honors ? Award for strategic win on JWAC proposal. Truestone, 2010. ? Bonus for successful on-time completion of enterprise computer conversion, Bayport Credit Union, 1998 ? Excellence Award, Lockheed Martin, 2007 Professional Work History ? Proposal Coordinator, SNAP, Inc., Newport News, VA, 07/2011 to Present ? Proposal Writer, Truestone, Inc, Maritime Business Unit, Suffolk, VA, 02/2008 to 07/2011 ? Proposal Writer, Lockheed Martin, Norfolk, VA, 06/2006 to 01/2008 ? Owner, American Services International Corporation, Newport News, VA, 05/1999 – 05/2006 ? Owner, The Sporting Horse, LLC, Toano, VA, 12/1998 – 11/2003 ? District Manager, Automatic Data Processing (ADP), Richmond, VA, 07/1998 – 05/1999 ? Manager of Card Services, Virginia Credit Union, Richmond, VA, 01/1997 – 07/1998 ? Project Manager, Bayport Credit Union, Newport News, VA, 02/1992 – 01/1997 ? Project Manager, Northrop Grumman / Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Newport News, VA, 03/1986 – 02/1992 Corporate Education ? Quality Team Leadership Certification ? Effective Presentations (3 courses) ? MERIT Customer Service Management Training
Williamsburg, Virginia, United States
Mike Kabala - Freelance Website Programming & Ecommerce Programming
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4.0
2 Skills
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Michael R. Kabala 1402 22,d St. Sioux City, IA 51104 Home Phone: 712-258-9366 Cell Phone: 712-204-3990 Email: mike.kabala@gmail.com Summary: Over 15 years experience designing and implementing database-driven web applications. Experienced with XML, ASP, and Perl/CGI. Proven ability to complete projects on time and on budget with minimal supervision. Track record of early defect detection through continuous software testing. Technical Skills: Hardware Platforms – Windows Personal computers, Apple Macintosh Operating Systems -- Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, Unix/Linux Web Technologies – PHP, ASP, Dynamic HTML, Cascading Style Sheets, XML, HTTP, SOAP, LAMP Experience: Employer 1: Stream Global Services, Inc. Address: 102 Sergeant Square Drive Sergeant Bluff, Iowa From: 11/2010 To: 4/2011 Temporary Position: Telephone Technical Support Wage: $10.50/hour Supervisor: Jason Brunz Employer 2: Total Card, Inc. Job Description: Provided technical assistance over the telephone to accountants using professional tax preparation software. Address: 5109 S Broadband Ln Sioux Falls, SD From: 9/2006 To: 9/2010 Starting Position: Web Developer Ending Position: Web Developer Starting Salary: $60,000/year Ending Salary: $62,000/year Supervisor: Lisa Doppenberg Job Description: Developed Credit Card application websites. Integrated web applications with a back-end MS-SQL database. Reformatted Photoshop graphic files for display on web pages. Implemented AJAX controls. Employer 3: Graffix, Inc. Address: 1501 Zentih Dr. Sioux City, IA 51103 Phone: (712) 293-2000 From: 5/2004 To: 7/2006 Starting Position: Web Site Manager Ending Position: Web Site Manager Starting Salary: $21,000/year Ending Salary: $23,000/year Supervisor: Brad Graff Job Description: Managed a e-commers website for www.sportssanta.com. Developed and maintained back-end SQL Server Database. Improved web traffic by developing targeted keywords for improved search engine ranking. Employer 4: MCI Communications, Inc. Address: 1020Sergeant Square Drive Sergeant Bluff,IS 51054 Phone: (712) 943-1000 From: 11/2003 To: 5/2004 Starting Position: Inbound Customer Service Ending Position: Inbound Customer Service Starting Salary: $26,000/year Ending Salary: $26,000/year Supervisor: No longer working there Job Description: Provided inbound telecommunications customer support to MCI customers who called in. Employer 5: Gateway, Inc. Address: 610 Gateway Drive North Sioux City, SD 57049 Phone: (605) 232-2000 From: 4/1995 To: 3/2003 Starting Position: Software Engineer 1995 - 1999 Ending Position: Senior Software Engineer Starting Salary: $40,000/year Ending Salary: $54,000/year Supervisor: Dave Jacobson Job Description: Designed and implemented a web application using ASP and client-side JavaScript to query a database and calculate gross margin on quoted systems. This allowed over 1000 sales reps to accurately perform calculations that had previously been done using an Excel spreadsheet. Designed an ASP class library to support navigation between web pages via skinable tabs similar to those on a multi-page Excel worksheet. This reduced the time required by developers within the organization to design complex web applications by up to 25%. Organized and taught a class on basic HTML. This gave other programmers within the organization the skills necessary to enable them to design Dynamic HTML web pages Developed and implemented an ASP web application to retrieve XML signature tracking data from UPS web service. This enabled users to print proof-of-delivery letters for up to 10 tracking numbers at once Installed web server software, designed and implemented an XML database driven ASP web application to collect prospect information at a trade show with a fixed project delivery deadline of less than one month Designed and implemented a web application that allowed managers to directly update product discount schedules. This reduced update time from over two weeks to less than 1/2 hour. Designed and implemented a web application that allowed over 1000 sales reps to fax or email quotes to customers using current cost and configuration data. Employer 6: M. A. Ford, Mfg. Co., Inc. Address: 7737 Northwest Blvd Davenport, IA 52806 Phone: (563) 391-6220 From: 9/1989 To: 4/1995 Starting Position: Software Engineer Ending Position: Software Engineer Starting Salary: $28,000/year Ending Salary: $30,000/year Supervisor: Robert Hill Job Description: Designed, tested, and implemented real-time PC software in C to control industrial cutting tools and robotic loading machine producing precision drill bits. Designed PC graphing software in C to plot cross-sectional drill bit profiles using algorithms derived from a mechanical engineering technical paper and translating existing FORTRAN code to C. Employer 7: Mehta Tech, Inc. Address: 208 N. 12th Ave. Eldridge, IA 52748 Phone: (563) 285-9151 From: 6/1986 To: 9/1989 Starting Position: Software Engineer Ending Position: Software Engineer Starting Salary: $26,000/year Ending Salary: $28,000/year Supervisor: Harish Mehta Job Description: Programmed, tested, and documented real-time software for digital gault/event recorders used by the electric power industry. Programmed in Microsoft C and Assembly Language on IBM PC compatible hardware. Wrote and edited software User Manuals using Microsoft Word on a Macintosh computer. Performed final hardware checkout prior to customer delivery and designed procedures for the same. Provided telephone technical support to customers and training to Mehta Tech personnel. Employer 8: Sperry Corporation (Unisys) Address: 2276 Highcrest Blvd. Roseville, MN 55113 Phone: (800) 338-3501 From: 6/1983 To: 10/1985 Starting Position: Associate Logician Ending Position: Associate Logician Starting Salary: $24,000/year Ending Salary: $26,000/year Supervisor: Leroy Larsen Job Description: Performed detailed logic circuit design for Sperry 1100 series processor. Verified correct logical operation of designed circuits using a software simulator. Assisted with generation and debugging of board-level hardware tests for use by field service personnel. Assisted with verification of hardware simulators and prototype hardware. Generated microcode and documentation for the same. Education: College: Iowa State University Location: Ames, IA Years: 4 Degree: BS Major: Computer Engineering GPA: 3.5 College: Drake University Location: Des Moines, IA Years: 4 Degree: BA Major: Journalism (Graphic Arts), GPA: 2.8 High School: West High School Location: Davenport, IA Years: 3 Graduated: HS Diploma GPA: 3.0
Pascagoula, Mississippi, United States
Lachlan - Freelance Article Writing & Business Management
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3.5
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I am an excellent writer, looking for freelance writing, either article writing, content creation for websites/blogs. I am knowledgeable in marketing, internet marketing, seo and general business practices.
Australia
Sara Ross - Freelance Sculpting & Art
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Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$35
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I am a professional sculptor and painter, I have been sculpting and painting for commission's now for 6 years. I used to work in the film industry in London, now I mainly work on my own creative work in my studio. I can create portrait, figurative, animals, creatures, sci fi creatures with many different effects from bronze resin, plaster, silcon, soft foams to bronze.
St Ives, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Shreya - Freelance Proofreading & Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
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English language skills (includes translation, oral & writing vocabulary, spelling, punctuation, grammar & sentence structure) Experienced in ideation for print and digital media Strong presentation skills and experience with internal and external creative presentations Meticulous approach to work and an eye for detail Works under pressure and long hours as needed. Comfortable using MAC, be proficient in and possess a thorough knowledge of the following software application: MS word, PowerPoint, Excel and Acrobat. Love and sensitivity towards language A polyglot and can adapt in different socio-cultural and professional environment which require different dealings with convictions. Post graduate in Applied Linguistics with M. Phil in Translation Studies. Research experience on audio-visual media. Proficiency with publication cycle viz. aquiring manuscripts and files, analyzing, keying, converting, merging, coding, compiling rendering, proofreading and copy editing the content. Also proficient with loading and validation of data, troubleshooting system and data issues and quality control. Selection and cropping of photographs and illustrative materials to conform to space and subject matter requirements. Preparation of page layouts to position and space articles and illustrations.
United States
Elizabeth Kapustka - Freelance Children's Book Writing & Billboard Design
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$50
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I am a mother of eight and have 11 siblings. I have a BA in english and I have had some publications. I love to write and it just comes natural. I have some great ideas in mind and perhaps we could share. My resume is as follows. A business and a education referenced resume. I believe it is our experiences that makes an awesome writer. My life has been a whirl wind of events yet many stories tangled into one. Although, I do have original ideas I am willing to introduce some aspiring ideas regarding your great idea of a theme. (210)392-3255 ELIZABETH KAPUSTKA eakapustka@yahoo.com Detail-oriented and motivated individual seeks employment within an educational environment, an institution who embraces serving the community, especially children and young adults. One who is adept at providing superior, effective public service with excellent verbal and written communication skills in a professional and compassionate manner. Additional highlights are as follows: ? Classroom Organization & Time Management ? Excellent Student/Teacher Skills ? Classroom Problem Solving & Decision Making ? Mastering Special Education at GCU Professional Experience ST. THERESE LITTLE FLOWERS HOMESCHOOLING GROUP • Organized curriculum and activities for girls ages 3 years old to 15. • Organized field trips and monitored students on trips. • Tutored students in reading, writing and math. ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON HOMESCHOOLING • Set up homeschooling curriculum and lesson plans. • Teaching students pre-K to 10th grade. • Participated and organized field trips Leadership Provided care for the elderly and dying patients as a Hospice volunteer. Assisted with transportation, meals, hygiene and family support. Worked with clergy, nursing staff and doctors. Published writer, Pecan Grove Magazine, 2011. Spanish speaking. • Accomplished Stephen Minister providing help, counseling and care for those in crisis. Handling divorce, death and trauma. • Scheduled events and coordinated meetings for Cub Scouts, Little Flower Girls Home Schooling Group, church and charity groups in the surrounding community. Education BA, English, St. Mary’s University, San Antonio, TX—2011 Pursuing Masters of Education in Special Education, Grand Canyon University Accomplished Stephen Minister Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point Other Related Experience STATE FARM, LICENSED EXPRESS CLAIMS REP; PRESENT • Organized and scheduled property inspections based upon severity of loss and property location to ensure an efficient workflow. • Contacted policyholders to obtain a summary of property damage • Property inspections. Investigations and settle claims. • Determines repair parts, time and labor required to complete repair or determine if vehicle is a total loss • Maintains accurate documentation regarding repairs, estimates, supplements, and inspections. • Coordinates the disposal process of salvaged vehicles/parts • Accompanied Claims Representative and provided: replacement cost, estimates, and contact information. Reported and summarized property damage. Research/Media/Public Relations and Communications Trainee Trained by Publicist and Media Public Relations Specialist, Wendy Bailey, Associated Press Award-winning TV/ Radio News Reporter and Producer; WB Productions and more. Pitching and research. Economics’ Department Assistant, St. Mary’s University Work Study Program for college students. Librarian and faculty assistance provided the follow services: research, shelving, student assistance, printing, faxing, date entry and miscellaneous office duties.
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Carrie Hoffman - Freelance Secretarial & Transcription
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5.0
2 Skills
$5
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CARRIE A. HOFFMAN 800 Hillside Court Lowell, MI 49331 (616) 987-3473 carrieh4486@gmail.com OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position within an administrative environment where I can use my prior clerical and secretarial experience and broaden my knowledge through educational hands-on training and employment. EDUCATION: GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY, Allendale, MI 2002-2012. Continued my education attending various courses in the Legal Studies program. DAVENPORT COLLEGE, Grand Rapids, MI 1998-2001. Received an Associates Degree in Legal Studies. PRIOR LEGAL EXPERIENCE: CARRIE HOFFMAN (1099), Lowell, MI 06/13-Present via PreciseScript Transcript LLC, Legal Transcriber Working from my home office via 1099, I received weekly dictation from PreciseScript Transcription. All of my assignments were uploaded from ANP Transcription and consisted of legal hearings from either the New York Unemployment Insurance Appeals Court or the New York Division of Human Rights. The majority of the dictation assignments had a time range from a half hour to two to three hours or more. The turnaround completion time ranged from 24 to 48 hours to a week or more depending on the length of the assignment. Assignments ranged from 50 to 100 pages or more upon completion. Accuracy for each assignment was imperative. Prior to turning assignments in, I would review and re-listen to each dictation confirming and comparing the audio to the typed transcript. In addition to editing, reviewing and careful listening, I was also required to follow a set of guidelines and requests, received via ANP Transcription, that the court set-forth to follow for the completion of their transcripts. CLARK HILL PLC, Grand Rapids, MI 08/10-04/12 Legal Secretary I maintained a legal secretary position to three or four attorneys, and other attorneys as needed. Primary focus of law was in the following fields: Employment and Labor Law, Educational and Municipal Law, and Corporation and Nonprofit Governance Law. My responsibilities included transcribing dictation, proof reading and editing documents, drafting legal documents and communicating with several organizations including multiple nonprofit organizations, municipal cities and counties, schools, unions and the National Labor Relations Board. I managed the attorneys’ calendars, billed time and corresponded and made appointments with clients. In addition, I filled in for other secretaries and the receptionist as needed. CARDELLI, LANFEAR & BUIKEMA, Grand Rapids, MI 02/07-02/10 Lead Legal Secretary As a Legal Secretary to three litigation attorneys, I typed and transcribed dictation; proof read and edited documents; drafted legal documents including pleadings, correspondence, briefs, motions, notices and memorandums; managed attorneys’ calendars and billable hours; specialized in appellate process and procedure including filing documents with the Michigan State Courts, Federal Courts, Court of Appeals and the Michigan Supreme Court; corresponded with various clients, attorneys and courts throughout the process of each case and managed the incoming and outgoing documentation and workload of other staff secretaries in the Grand Rapids office while keeping the office formality and process professional and organized. STEELCASE INC., Grand Rapids, MI (temporary) 02/06-02/07 Legal Administrator As a Legal Administrator I assisted several attorneys, paralegals and other legal staff in the company’s legal department; created and maintained files and pleadings indexes; processed invoices; typed and transcribed dictation while proof reading and editing documents; prepared PowerPoint presentations and other substantive reports including Board of Director reports, quarterly legal reports, and quarterly analysis reports; coordinated travel arrangements; and trained other employees on litigation terminology and case process and procedure. (This was a temporary position through Adecco Employment). WESSELING & BRACKMANN, P.C., Hudsonville, MI 01/03-01/04 Paralegal As a Paralegal I performed substantive legal work in the area of Trust & Estates law; drafted trusts, wills, deeds and powers of attorney; corresponded frequently with the Probate Court; worked one-on-one with trustees, clients and family members during the process of probate proceedings; obtained knowledge in corporate law by creating limited liability companies, incorporations, and merged multiple organizations. WARNER, NORCROSS, & JUDD, Grand Rapids, MI (Internship) 08/00-02/01 Immigration Clerk As an Immigration Clerk I received extensive experience in immigration law, forms, databases, and legal guidelines for the Immigration and Naturalization Service; corresponded directly with the Immigration and Naturalization Service as well as other government associations; docketed follow-up dates and calendared important deadlines; filed court documents and followed-up with clients concerning confidential problems and legal questions. (This was a paid internship.) OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: WATERFIELD FINANCIAL, Grand Rapids, MI (temporary to permanent) 01/04, 04/04-10/05 Customer Service Representative As a Customer Service Representative I worked with various loan officers for a large mortgage company. Served as a direct point of contact for all customers while ensuring they receive an adequate level of service or help with their questions and concerns; answered multi-line phone system; pulled credit reports, mortgage rates, and loan status reports; maintained the office budget and financial transactions; organized a customer database and taught classes on the use and benefits of this database through a PowerPoint presentation to other loan officers and administrative support at multiple branches; followed up with customers through mail, phone, email, and fax; and worked directly with the District Manager in managing office structure. (This was a temporary to permanent position through 4-Point Staffing.) MERRILL LYNCH INC., Grand Rapids, MI 09/01-10/02 Client Associate As a Client Associate I worked in connection with a team of stock brokers and corresponded with official from the New York Stock Exchange; provided clients account information and research assistance along with information regarding new products and services; handled check requests from clients; assisted with fund transfer inquiries and stock sales and buys; provided investment performance information and expedite trade requests from brokers; managed several financial accounts including trust, retirement, annuities, and Client Management Accounts (CMA); corresponded with the Securities Exchange Commission; traded, sold, and bought securities, mutual funds, and bonds directed from brokers; calculated yearly cost basis information, minimum retirement distributions, and gave market quotes upon request; experienced with margin accounts and estimated security buys and sells upon trading requests. SPECIAL SKILLS: • Notary Public for Kent County • Experienced with several software programs including: Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and other programs like WordPerfect and QuickBooks). • Experienced with multi-line phone systems. • Able to successfully plan projects by organizing time, details, and materials. • Successful in setting and meeting goals. • Eager to learn. HOBBIES: Volunteering within the community, running marathons, participating in triathlons, and creating stained glass art. REFERENCES: References available upon request.
Lowell, Michigan, United States
Michelle Chance - Freelance Article Writing & Content Writing
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4.0
2 Skills
$10
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Qualifications: Writing: Professional writer experienced in news, feature, and opinions article writing. Editing: Opinions editor for newspaper. Experienced in copyediting, content editing, proofreading, and meeting deadlines. Internet Publishing: Web editor for newspaper. Experienced in College Publisher and InDesign programs. Work History: Editor/Writer – August 2012 to January 2012 Mesa, Az Web Editor and Opinions Editor for Mesa Legend Newspaper. Duties included submitting articles, copyediting and proofreading content, and publishing articles to the internet. Managed social media websites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.) Education: A.A., Mesa Community College- Degree expected December 2013- Journalism and Mass Communication Published Articles: News: http://www.mesalegend.com/small-businesses-surviving-despite-recession-1.2973641#.Ud2whazfWuI http://www.mesalegend.com/nostalgia-s-influence-on-politics-1.2951751#.Ud2wo6zfWuI http://www.mesalegend.com/banned-books-find-home-with-human-rights-group-1.2892956#.Ud2xhqzfWuI Feature: http://www.mesalegend.com/when-the-weather-cools-down-fashion-heats-up-1.2939691#.Ud2xFKzfWuI http://www.mesalegend.com/what-it-really-takes-to-survive-college-1.2951730#.Ud2w4qzfWuI http://www.mesalegend.com/jobs-scam-unsuspecting-students-1.2927665 Opinion: http://www.mesalegend.com/morbid-fascination-with-apocalypse-1.2903056 http://www.mesalegend.com/d-i-y-halloween-saves-big-bucks-1.2927624
Mesa, Arizona, United States