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Mandy - Freelance Copywriting & Creative Writing
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$60
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I write anything from poetry to management reports and everything in between. I enjoy making something complex and confusing simple. I write for myself and other people and would welcome the opportunity to discuss your writing project with you.
Australia
Tukker Wolfley - Freelance Art & Poster Design
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I'm very good at drawing things from a picture or from real life. I like to work with ink and pencil. I'm not as talented with paint. I Can basically draw anything you need me too i just need a detailed description or a picture or anything of that nature. I do not have any formal education such as a college degree however I do know how to draw and use the tools needed to draw a beautiful piece. I have a lot of talent and just need to opportunity to show it.
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Rob Greaves - Freelance Graphic Design & Medical Illustration
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I prepare silhouette (outlines) from supplied photographes in photoshop. These images can then be overlaid on any background for use in catalogs, brochures or any other printable application. Each image is between $5 and $15 (bulk pricing applies) and each set can be shipped on a CD or e-mailed as a .pdf
Manhasset, New York, United States
Dallas Thomas - Freelance Quality Assurance & Consulting
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Dallas L. Thomas, RAC, MHA, MPA, SSYB, Certified Lead Auditor West Palm Beach Area, Florida, USA Mobile/Work Phone +1 801 613 2601 Email: thomas.regulatory@gmail.com Global Regulatory Affairs & Quality/Compliance/Auditing PROFESSIONAL PROFILE: A focused, driven, and passionate regulatory affairs and quality/compliance/auditing professional with hands-on experience in RA and Quality/Compliance/Auditing associated with activities which lead to, and maintain regulatory approval to ISO 13485, FDA 510(k), EU CE Mark & other international market authorizations of medical device products and conformance/compliance of Quality Management Systems. Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC). Certified Lead Auditor for ISO 13485. Certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt. Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams. Proven organization and time management skills with ability to multi-task under stress. Exposure to national & international regulatory standards such as GMPs, ISO 13485, ISO 9001, QSRs, 21 CFR part 820, Food Drug and Cosmetics Act, RDC 185, and MDD 93/42/EEC, among others. Ability to work well under pressure and handle multiple projects and meet multiple deadlines, while managing priorities accordingly. Prior team building/management and supervisory experience. 2 master’s degrees (Health Administration & Public Administration). Fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. Experience: Chemular (subsequently via Hudson Scientific), Michigan - Quality and Regulatory Consultant (July 2016-Present) ? On Site Quality Management Systems auditing, as lead auditor. ? First time implementation of a QMS ? Prepared client companies for ISO Certification Audits ? Assess for Non-Conformities of Quality Management Systems requirements and propose corrective and preventive actions for compliance. ? Client Training on Management Review, External Audit Preparation, All Employee Training on Quality Management Systems ? Technical File Preparation Axiom Medical, California- Remote Member of UDI Support Team (September 2016) via consulting firm partner company ? Unique Device Identification (UDI) associate consultant ? Assist with Gathering and Uploading data to FDA GUDID before deadline US Ophthalmic, Miami, FL - Quality and Regulatory Consultant (June 2016-Present) ? Unique Device Identification (UDI) general guidance to client ? Quality Management Systems preparation for 13485 Certification ? First time implementation of a QMS ? Revision to QMS for preparation of 13485 Certification Face View Mask, Inc., Virginia - Remote Regulatory Affairs Consultant (December 2015-January 2016) via consulting firm partner company ? Premarket Regulatory Assessments ? Label reviews for conformance to US and EU markets ? New Technical File and first time CE Mark for Radiographic Ophthalmology Device ? Review of Applicable Guidance Documents ? Classification of Devices for FDA submission pathway and using rules from MDD 93/42/EEC Acuderm Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL- Regulatory Affairs Consultant (March 2016-Present) via consulting firm partner company ? Project manager for team of 5 for EU Technical File Updates and Remediation and response to Notified Body major non-conformities, minor non-conformities and observations. ? Remediating various Tech File deficiencies from notified body audit including Risk Management, Essential Requirements Checklist, Post Market Surveillance, and Labeling ? Coordinated remediation of deficiencies with SMEs in Verification and Validation, Design Controls, Clinical Evaluation Zimmer Biomet, Palm Beach Gardens, FL- Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist (January 2016 –Present) ? Preparation and member of ANVISA (Brazilian Agency) GMP Audit Team ? Certified Lead Internal Auditor for ISO 13485 Scope and Internal audits of Quality System ? New Product Development Regulatory Representative responsible for regulatory pathway assessments for FDA 510(k), Letters to File, EU CE Mark Technical Files, Health Canada new applications and amendments. ? Participate as representative in the change control process for proposed changes to product design, supplier and raw material changes, labeling changes. ? Notification of changes to Global counterparts for regulatory impact assessment of changes in all geographies and providing ? Regulatory affairs projects and submissions for class I and II US FDA 510(k) support and Letters to File, Health Canada Submissions (Class I, II, III, and IV) CE Mark (Class I, II and III) and notified body communications. ? EU Technical File Updates and Maintenance and preparation for notified body audit. ? Internal Auditor of the Quality Management Systems per 21 CFR 820 and associated regulations and auditing of multiple internal departments. ? Participated as company audit scribe and crucial audit team member in multiple external audits (Notified Body, Microbiology, FDA prep) ? Regulatory Affairs Database creation of records and maintenance in Oracle, Discoverer, and Application Express Interface ? Creator of online web interface tracker for global regulatory project and task requests from global and internal contacts for internal prioritization. ? Continued support of Latin America geographies as needed. Zimmer Biomet (after merger), Palm Beach Gardens, FL- Senior International Regulatory Affairs Specialist (January 2015 –January 2016) ? Moved from consultant to employee and continued work on items below, along with additional depth and responsibility in those areas. Biomet, Palm Beach Gardens, FL- Regulatory Affairs Consultant (July 2014 –January 2015) ? Device Registrations and Device Renewals and tracking in Latin America geographies. ? Internal training to applicable SOPs, protocols, and procedures. ? Assist with Product Change Notifications to global geographies as needed. ? Fixing multiple registration errors done by Ministries of Health and prior internal employee generations. ? Set up registration records of current product registrations for future reference and organization. ? Obtained dozens of first time registrations and dozens of renewals/product sustaining work across the entire Latin America geography and a variety of MOH’s. ? Interfacing with regulatory contacts within company subsidiaries and third party contract distributors in Portuguese and Spanish on a daily basis in both written and spoken formats. ? Researched and translated native-language Latin America regulations to implement a compliant regulatory strategy in harmony with COFEPRIS (MX), ANVISA (BR), DNM (El Salvador), INVIMA (Colombia), DIGEMID (Peru), and ANMAT (Argentina) among others. ? Due diligence to in-country standards and regulations for labeling, pre-market authorization and clearance as well as post-market compliance to in-country requirements. C.R. Bard, Inc., Bard Access Systems Division, Salt Lake City, UT-International Regulatory Affairs Specialist (October 2013 –July 2014) ? Obtained RAC-Certification (EU) for the scope of all regulated sectors (Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, IVDs, etc.) after proven self-study and examination of the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS). ? Successfully drove, coordinated, and completed multiple International Dossier Submissions for First Time Registrations of various product families in the markets of Asia, Latin America, EEMEA, and other core geographies. ? Successfully CE-Marked many products according to the Medical Devices Directive 93/42/EEC including direct responsibility for the Essential Requirements Matrix and the Declaration of Conformity. ? Participated in relevant phases of design control activities as needed. ? Maintained updates to CE technical files for compliance purposes. ? Notified global regulatory counterparts on changes to product design, IFUs, labels, sterilization, etc. ? Maintained direct contact with company representatives around the globe in Asia, Latin America, EEMEA, Europe and Australia. ? RA Representative and Portuguese Translator for Brazil Deep Dive Team in Sao Paulo and Curitiba, Brazil ? Portuguese Translator for Brazilian Nurses at Infusion Nurses Society (INS) Event 2014 in Phoenix, AZ. C.R. Bard, Inc., Bard Access Systems Division, Salt Lake City, UT-International Regulatory Affairs Associate (January 2012 – September 2013) ? Trained and acted in Capacity of Internal Auditor including training to 21 CFR 820, FDA Quality System Regulations, and ISO 13485. Revised department procedures. Participated in label audits and audits of other departments as called upon by Lead Auditors. ? Successfully drove and completed multiple International Dossier Submissions for First Time Registrations of various product families in the markets of Asia, Latin America, EEMEA, and other core geographies. ? Successfully CE-Marked products according to the Medical Devices Directive 93/42/EEC including the Essential Requirements Matrix and the sign off of CE Declaration of Conformity by management. ? Dozens of international regulatory submissions and a signatory to reformatting/updating/maintaining EU Technical Files and Design Dossiers including, DOC, ERC, and compilation of additional appendices of supporting documents in areas of QMS, Risk Management, Sterilization, Biocompatibility, Design Verification and Validation, Shelf Life, Labeling, etc. in remediation and preparation for a notified body audits. Utilized GHTF (now IMDRF), Team NB Med, and MDD 93/42EEC guidance documents and templates to feed internal formatting and SOPs. ? Participated in relevant phases of design control activities as needed. ? Maintained updates to CE technical files for compliance purposes. ? Notified global regulatory counterparts on changes to product design, IFUs, labels, sterilization, etc. ? Maintained direct contact with company representatives around the globe in Asia, Latin America, EEMEA, and Australia. ? Efficiently assessed product modifications and updates to labeling and IFUs in order to maintain regulatory compliance and approve allowed changes. ? Worked directly with our Portuguese and Spanish speaking counterparts in Brazil and Mexico in order to ensure efficient and productive product submissions, renewals, and sustaining of currently registered products. Lead conference calls with Latin America Regulatory contacts in Portuguese and Spanish. ? Worked directly with multi-disciplinary teams in order to provide regulatory assessment on product modifications, upgrades, label changes, IFU modifications, etc. ? Interfaced directly with cross-functional departments in order to acquire relevant regulatory information from R&D, Quality, Biocompatibility, and Sterilization Departments in order to supply to company business centers worldwide. ? Trained all immediate team members on International Product Submission Dossiers per appropriate corporate and division-level protocol, as I was a founding member of the International RA team. ? Responded to registration deficiencies from ANVISA (Brazil), COFEPRIS (Mexico), CFDA (China), MHLW (Japan), and various competent authorities in Europe. ? Supported hospital tender/contract requests for regulatory information globally. ? Received, prioritized, and concluded hundreds of International Regulatory requests related to implantable port-catheter products such as document requests, hospital tenders, and additional registration activities. ? Supervised and trained two intern staff members who reported directly to me for their projects and workload. ? Participant on corporate-wide committee to update the corporate international dossier protocol. C.R. Bard, Inc., Bard Access Systems Division, Salt Lake City, UT-Domestic U.S. Regulatory Affairs Intern (April 2011 – December 2011) ? Regulatory representative on US domestic team for Implantable Ports and Catheters for both power-injectable and non-power injectable ports, port kit components and accessories, as well as assisting with regulatory device labeling and packaging requirements for Corporate-level, FDA 510(k) submission support, and compliance to the Food Drug and Cosmetics Act, and 21 CFR 820. ? Regulatory support for both new product development (NPD) and sustaining existing products with their respective modifications (notes to file/notification of change). ? Assisting in determination of the appropriate regulatory submission requirements and strategies for new or modified products. Prepared required documentation as needed. ? Supporting coordination and review of FDA submissions and test protocols with Corporate Regulatory, Medical and Legal Departments, and respond to any questions posed by these departments or the FDA. ? Confirming translations of international regulatory/labeling/marketing documents in the Portuguese and Spanish languages prior to submission. ? Supporting the review of proposals for new product development as well as modification of current medical devices in order to meet regulatory submissions. ? Representing regulatory affairs on product development teams to provide assistance with respect to regulatory requirements and strategy. ? Assisting in development of new product instructions for use/promotional and advertising material including labels and labeling. Reviewing product labeling for compliance with medical device regulations and Division/Corporate Policies. ? Providing marketed product regulatory support for change management activities, product registrations, and business improvement activities. ? Drafting and submitting notifications of change to notified bodies/authorized representatives for international regulatory submissions to BSI, Medicon, and corporate-level international business centers. Compiling support documentation for said notifications of change. ? Verified and updated hundreds of data points for product-line specific regulatory database in order to maintain current and accurate regulatory data from the past and present. ? Acting as support in tracking engineering change notices (modifications to products) in order to verify appropriate regulatory implications in relevant domestic and international markets. Deseret Industries, West Valley City, UT- Department Manager/Job Coach Trainer (June 2008 – Jan 2012) ? Supervised up to 21 associates concurrently, across 3 departments to reach production and sales goals. ? Coordinated and collaborated on associate hours budgeting to reach Total Budgeted Operations goals. ? Ensured quality standards and policy alignment in production areas. ? Resolved customer issues and concerns and provided 100% customer satisfaction. ? Completed several key company goals regarding new pilot program implementation. ? Utilized MS Office Suite for company operations, forms, schedules, tracking goals, and evaluating product sales. EDUCATION: University of Utah-Salt Lake City, UT ? Masters of Health Administration, David Eccles School of Business, 2010-2013 (Emphasis in device regulatory affairs) ? Masters of Public Administration, Center For Public Policy and Administration, 2010-2013 (Emphasis in device regulatory affairs) Brigham Young University-Provo, UT ? Bachelors of Science in Human Development, 2005-2008 Utah State University-Logan, UT ? General Education Coursework, 2004-2005 (Portuguese Coursework) (Spanish Coursework) ADDITIONAL TRAINING: ? FDA Design Controls, Palm Beach Gardens, FL, 2014 ? BSI Medical Device CE Marking Seminar, San Diego, CA, 2012 ? FDLI Brazil Conference on Medical Device Registration, São Paulo Brazil, 2012 ? Latin America Life Science Regulatory Affairs, New Orleans, LA 2013 ? Crucial Confrontations Leadership Training, Salt Lake City, UT 2014 ? Bard Brazil Deep Dive, RA & Portuguese Translator, 2014, São Paulo & Curitiba, Brazil. ? RAC, Regulatory Affairs Certification—RAPS (Regulatory Affairs Professionals Soc) May 2014 ? ADVAMED 2015, International Committee Member, San Diego, CA October 2015 ? Lead Auditor Certificate (ISO 13485) issued by BSI, Palm Beach Gardens, FL July 2016 ? Internal Auditor Certificate (ISO 13485) issued by BSI, Palm Beach Gardens, FL July 2016 ? ISO 13485 Training Certificate issued by BSI, Palm Beach Gardens, FL July 2016 ? Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certificate issued October 2016 COMPUTER SKILLS: ? PC & Mac literate ? Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access Database) ? PDF Manipulation, editing, and data extraction in Adobe Acrobat ? Additional Software Experience: MFG Pro, Qumas, Docushare, Final Cut Pro, Master Control, SharePoint, Oracle Database, ETQ Reliance, TipQA, InfoPath, Application Express and Oracle Discoverer. LANGUAGES: ? Speaks, reads, writes & translates Professional level Portuguese fluently with on the Job Translation Experience. ? Speaks, reads, writes and translates Spanish with high professional fluency. LIVING ABROAD: ? Lived abroad in Sao Paulo, Brazil for 2 years, establishing Portuguese fluency and leveraging to subsequent Spanish fluency. REFERENCES: Additional References Available Upon Request
Jupiter, Florida, United States
Julie Crawley - Freelance Fashion Illustration & Branding
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4.0
2 Skills
$60
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Julie Crawley 74 Hopkinton Road 508.333.8829 Upton, MA 01568 teamcrawley@gmail.com Objective To utilize my 23 years of experience in the fashion industry, working with a creative team that allows me to contribute my talents through design, product development and marketing. Qualifications Excellent communication and organizational skills Impeccably detail and deadline oriented Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Power Point, MS Word, Excel Experience Newbury College, Brookline, MA December 2012 to present Adjunct Professor, School of Business and Management Teach History of Costume and Clothing and Society courses for the Fashion Merchandising Program New England Institute of Art, Brookline, MA August 2011 to present Adjunct Professor, Fashion and Retail Management Department Teach Apparel Evaluation, Fashion Digital Imagery, Trends and Forecasting, Merchandise Management, Product Development Work with Admissions, participate in Open House and Day In the Life sessions for prospective students Barrel Sportswear, New York, NY December 2010 to Present Design and Merchandise Manager Work with sales and manufacturing team to design and manufacture private label programs for department stores and retail chains such as Lord & Taylor, Buy Buy Baby, TJ Maxx, BJs Wholesale Club and PetCo Globaltex, LLC, Hudson, MA July 1999 to December 2010 Head Designer and Merchandise Manager Responsible for all labels and divisions within company including CR Kids, CR Sport, Minibamba, Tangerine Sky, Flying Barracuda, Plaid Fish, Bamba Kids, Planet Cotton and all private label offerings. Responsibilities include color palette development, trend forecasting, design, print and artwork design, merchandising, presentation boards, technical fit and paperwork and coordinating freelance help. Work closely with CEO, patternmaker, factories, production manager, warehouse manager, customer service, sales force, buyers and customers. PA Company, Needham Heights, MA July 1997 to July 1999 Associate Designer Worked with Head Designer to develop color palette and trends, sketched knit, woven and sweater line by hand and executed technical packs for Boston factories and Fall River factories and dye houses. Worked closely with owner to develop new product lines and artwork for packaging. Worked closely with Retail Store Manager to create new signage and sale promotions for stores. Northern Isles, Brockton, MA February 1995 to July 1997 Associate Designer Worked in all categories and divisions within the Northern Isle Brands, including men’s sweaters, children’s knits and wovens, ladies sportswear including sweaters, knits and wovens and Private Label Designed and executed all artwork for embroideries, screen prints, allover prints and hand knit sweaters Eagle’s Eye, Boys Sportswear Designer, Conshohocken, PA February 1990 to February 1995 Responsible for all artwork design and execution as well as fit and technical design specs Education University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA, B.A. in Fashion Merchandising, May 1989 Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, M.S. in Fashion Design, June 1993
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Chris Ziegenhagel - Freelance Video Editing & Audio Editing
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5.0
2 Skills
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Christopher C Ziegenhagel 7097 Alvern St, APT D322 Los Angeles, CA 90045 573-855-4948 chrisziegenhagel@yahoo.com http://www.youtube.com/user/Ziegenbagel OBJECTIVE To use my hard work, creativity and dedication in an editing position for film and television Industries. WORK EXPERIENCE Not Without My Brothers (Short), Los Angeles, CA Producer/Director/Editor 11/2010 - 09/2011 The Day I've Lived a Thousand Times (Short), Los Angeles, CA Writer/Director/Editor 12/2009 - 09/2010 Winner of the first place award at the Salem Film Festival 2010 for Amateurs ages 20-24. US Army Intelligence Analyst 07/2006 - 09/2009 While in the US Army I received my Top Secret clearence as an Intelligence Analyst including reaching the rank of Specialist before being Medically Retired. ? Awarded two Army Acheivement Medels True Heroes, Salem, OR Actor/Editor 03/2007 - 04/2007 Winner Salem Film Fesitval 72 hour Project 2007. TNT Finale, Salem, OR Actor/Editor/VFX 03/2006 - 06/2006 Salem Keizer School District, Salem, OR Sports Videographer 09/2004 - 04/2006 For the first year worked as a videographer for both the schools football team and girls basketball team to create a professions game footage to help better the teams progress and success. The second year moved on to making actual highlight reals of all the best moments of the season to leave a legacy of the growth and progress of the sports teams. Titan News Television, Salem, OR Chief Editor/Anchor 09/2003 - 06/2006 Started working on my daily High School news program at the beginning of my Sophomore year of High school. Within the first 6 months quickly became proficient with Final Cut Pro and was moved up to the chief editor. My Junior year i began working with a more set team for our daily show along with pushing for more programing and having actual news stories not just announcements. By the beginning of my Senior year I pushed for the show to be a weekly show in which there could be more opportunities for stories, along with sports, movies and world news. Much of the foundation in which Titan News Television became was due in large part to my dedication to the job. Working most nights late at night to fulfill deadlines and work with the Schools administration to push for better opportunities for the schools film program in general. EDUCATION New York Film Academy- Universal Studios Burbank, CA New York Film Academy- Universal Studios Associates of Fine Arts in Film making 2009 - 2011 While attending Directed and edited over a dozen films. Including the first year thesis film The Day I've Lived a Thousand Times and Second Year Thesis, Not Without My Brothers. West Salem High School Salem, OR High School Diploma 2002 - 2006 Awarded the Video Production Student of the year in 2006. Member of the Student Council senior year. SKILLS 8 years experience in Final Cut Pro 17 Years Computer Experience Some Eperience with Adobe After Effects Experience with RED Digital Cinema Workflow for the RED Camera.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Dave Rochon - Freelance Video Editing & Graphic Design
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4.5
2 Skills
$35
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I offer over 15 years experience in all aspects of video production, with a strong focus on editing and post-production. I've had years of experience editing everything from high-end composited network spots to music videos, weddings and event videos, corporate projects, promos, product and service demos and sports. I'm an expert on Adobe CS6, Final Cut 7, After Effects, Photoshop, as well as all AVID systems, including DS Nitris.
Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States
Ryan Brown - Freelance Copywriting & Technical Writing
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4.5
2 Skills
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I am a Corporate Attorney for a major corporation and provide technical writing, content development, and general business consulting and valuation services. I am a published academic author, a Certified HR Director, and have a substantial academic and real world background in business and finance. Please contact me for more details and to discover how I can add value to your enterprise at a very reasonable rate!
Reston, Virginia, United States
Robert Pipkin - Freelance Technical Writing & Article Writing
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3.5
2 Skills
$40
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Robert Pipkin Technical and marketing communications management professional with 15 years of experience. Technical communicator, marketing communicator, manager. Worked for startups and large corporations. Senior member of the Society for Technical communication (STC). Very experienced with user documentation and web content. Most recently managed teams of technical writers, illustrators, and web developers. Specialty Disciplines Technical communications, marketing communications, team management, social media, translation and localization project management, mobile app development management. Specialty Deliverables Data sheets, manufacturing notes, product selection guides, brochures, web content, media alerts, email blasts, press releases, product video content. Significant Projects and Accomplishments Technical Publications for Aviation While at TIMCO Aerosystems, oversaw revision for customer-specific Component Maintenance Manual (CMM), as well as in-house user guide for highly customized engineering document control system. Localization of Company Web Site to Simplified Chinese Lead effort to research localization needs, identify a vendor, establish contract, and implement final deliverables for RF Micro Devices (RFMD) web site, RFMD.com. Product Selection Guides Coordinated data collection, supervised content development, contributed to design decisions for multiple RFMD product selection guides. Corporate Web Site Ownership and Maintenance Achievements include supervision of two major site redesigns for RFMD.com, product comparison grids, product detail pages, marketing content landing pages, search enhancements, user experience upgrades, and more. Social Media Researched and coordinated multiple social media channels for RFMD, including Google+, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Wrote and published posts for each channel. Executed implementation of AddThis sharing feature on RFMD.com. Experience Freelance Writer, Pace Communications, 2013 Writes consumer-oriented web articles for cellular service clients in a voice easily accessible by the average user. Topics have included the Facebook social graph, science apps for kids, portable WiFi hardware options, and more. Supervisor, Technical Publications at TIMCO Aerosystems, 2013 Supervised team of writers/illustrators developing aircraft documentation such as Component Maintenance Manuals (CMMs), Aircraft Maintenance Manuals (AMMs), Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICAs), and in-house manuals, all governed by FAA and ATA. Team also maintained content on technical intranets. Projects included user guide for customized version of Epicor Pro.File, evaluating xwiki to replace technical intranets, hiring employees and interns, identifying multiple ways to improve team performance. Manager, Technical Communications Services at RFMD, 2010 - 2013 Managed writers, documentation specialists, multimedia specialists, and web developers supporting the marketing communications team at RFMD. Produced data sheets, manufacturing notes, email blasts, web sites, media alerts, press releases, mobile apps, catalogs, brochures, ads, graphics, and more. Projects included localization of RFMD.com to Simplified Chinese, CMS systems, selection guides, all social media, productivity tracking tools, and many more. Responsibilities: coaching, enforcing discipline, reviewing employee performance, interviewing and hiring, budgeting, editing Marcom content, safeguarding RFMD's public marketing collateral, and acting as team technical liaison with all other departments. Senior Technical Writer at RFMD, 2007 - 2010 Data sheets, application notes, white papers, other manufacturing-related deliverables. Lead team in procedure, style, and logistical issues. Served as acting manager for the department from April 2009 to May 2010. Lead Technical Writer at LiveCargo, 2006 - 2007 Wrote and developed customer-focused Help systems and related documentation for small startup specializing in remote online storage. Technical Writing Contractor at Tek Systems, 2004 - 2006 SOX and operations-related documentation for Polo Ralph Lauren. Senior Technical Writer at BCE Emergis, 2001 - 2004 Developed Help systems for application service provider of B2B billing systems. Lead team in dealing with procedure, style, and logistical issues. Technical Writer, Webmaster at Noregon Systems, 1999 - 2001 Maintained internal and external web sites. Developed Help systems and technical content such as user guides and reference materials. Technical Writer at Vanguard Cellular, 1997 - 1999 Developed technical content for in-house billing system: user guides, admin guides, operations guides, web resources, report references, table references, and more. Helped convert content from print-only to print and web. Volunteer Experience Vice-President of Communications at Southwest Elementary School (SWE) PTA, High Point, 2012 - Present Assists and advises SWE PTA with communications concerns. Created and maintains SWE Facebook page. Posts on behalf of SWE PTA. Worked with principal and external resource to create new school logo in use throughout the school and on school materials. Worked with principal on marketing campaign to help SWE compete with private schools. Newsletter Editor at SWE PTA, High Point, 2010 - Present Duties: Collects information for articles, designs and executes layout, proofreads, writes, makes all editorial decisions, creates PDF file, delivers to printer, and distributes final print jobs. Education BA, Humanities/Liberal Studies. UNC Greensboro. Skills and Expertise Aviation Marketing Communications Software Development Content Management Mobile Devices Software Documentation Content Strategy Online Help Team Management Copywriting Online Marketing Technical Communication Corporate Communications Product Management Technical Documentation Editing Product Marketing Usability Testing Email Marketing Project Management User Experience FrameMaker SEO Visio Google Analytics SharePoint Web Content HTML Social Media Web Content Management Manuals Social Media Marketing Web Project Management White Papers
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
Robnicolo - Freelance Windows Programming & Programming
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5.0
2 Skills
$50
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Robert L. Nicolo Burlington, Vermont Mobile: (609) 790-0367 Email: robnicolo@gmail.com OBJECTIVE My objective is to acquire a Microsoft .Net development, architectural and/or leadership position in a team oriented environment. The environment perferrably should include in a full life cycle development process that includes detailed designs, code development, deployment and maintenance. My strongest technical qualities are applications utilizing Silverlight/WPF, XAML and SQL Server in C# and VB.Net environments. PRIMARY TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE Technology Group Technology Experience Level (Years) Programming and Scripting Languages C# 7 Visual Basic .Net 9 Oracle PL/SQL 6 SQL Server T-SQL 5 Visual Basic 6.0, VBA 7 Java 1.5 / 1.6 2 .Net Frameworks and IDE’s Visual Studio, .Net (all versions) 11 Visual Studio 2010, .Net 4.0 2 Visual Studio 2008, .Net 3.5 3 Visual Studio 2005, .Net 2.0 3 Visual Studio 2003, .Net 1.0, 1.1 3 .Net Technologies XMAL 9 Silverlight 4.0 2 WPF 4.0 2 WCF 2 Telerik Rad Controls for Silverlight 1 Infragistics NetAdvantage for Silverlight 1 .Net Winforms / .Net Webforms 9 ASP.Net / XML Web services 6 ADO.Net, ODP.Net 9 AJAX Toolkit Library 2 Crystal Report for .Net 2 Database Oracle 9i, 10g, 11g 8 SQL Server 2008 R2, 2000, 7 4 Access 2000, 97 4 Sybase / SQL Anywhere 2 Other Microsoft Team Foundation Server 1 Microsoft Visual Source Safe 7 ACADEMIC BACKGROUND Bachelors of Science, 1998 Information Systems Management The College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College) Ewing, New Jersey CERTIFICATIONS Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) EMPLOYMENT / PROJECT EXPERIENCE SUMMARY Position: Senior Software Engineer Company: MIK Fund Solutions – New York City, New York Industry: Finance / Hedge Fund Solution Provider Time span: March 2011 to April 2012 • York Capital Management: Designed, developed and launched the MIK Data Warehouse, Price Master and Security Master applications. These .Net 4.0 applications managed the Hedge Fund’s portfolio of investments, provided price auditing and history, and reported on the company’s current positions and holdings. A summary of technology highlights: o PDF generation of WPF UI based server side reports that contained rich graphs and charts. These reports were emailed to upper management and were used to make business investment and trade related business decisions. o Code sharing logic allowed reports to be generated on both server side (emailed reports) and client side (dynamic charts and grids) o Advanced Silverlight based UI Grid editing capabilities that included templated in-grid comboboxes and complete CRUD capabilities wired directly to WCF/RIA services. o Rich Silverlight based UI’s were created using Telerik Rad Controls and Infragistics Net Advantage components. o SQL Server 2008 R2 stored procedures and functions were used for all data updates and retrievals. • Samlyn Capital: Implemented a daily holdings extraction process by extending the currently deployed Integration Server Process. This new process queried the company’s current positions, saved each individual position in CSV format and FTP’ed the files to a designated server. This data was used downstream for reporting and archival purposes. The files were tested through a thorough reconciliation process wereby the data was aggregated and matched against other summary reports. Technologies used were: o Visual Studio 2010 and .Net 4.0 o WCF Position: Senior Software Engineer Company: One Call Medical - Parsippany New Jersey Industry: Health Time span: August 2009 to March 2011 • Web Reporting Tool System: Developed and designed a reporting web application tool for the Executive Management Team using C# and ASP.Net WebForms. The web site consisted of multiple reports / pages that allowed management to dynamically query for new reports using date and time as inputs. Technologies used were: o The nightly cache of resultsets from slow running queries o AJAX Toolkit library (Calendar Extender, Validator Controls). o Microsoft ReportViewer o Microsoft Enterprise Library o AJAX Toolkit library (Calendar Extender, Validator Controls). • Feature Enhancement / Production Support: Developed features and resolved issues related to the company’s varied systems and applications. Technologies used were: o Oracle PL/SQL o Oracle Stored Functions and Stored Procedure development o .Net Framework Winforms using C# and VB.Net Position: Team Lead / Systems Engineer / Software Developer Company: Comverse (Intelligent Networks Division) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey Industry: Telecommunications Time span: August 2001 to August 2009 • Customization Team – Auditing Feature (ASP.Net Web Services): Designed with the support from the database team a customer auditing feature that records every method request and field modification of all incoming messages within the .Net 2.0 CCWS Web Services API. • Maintenance Cycle (ASP.Net Web Services and .net Winforms): Worked on a 1½-year maintenance cycle project with Support Team (Tier 4) for the CCWS (C# / VB.Net API Web Service), CCC (.Net Winforms ClickOnce Client) and SAW (.Net Thick Client). Project demanded quick turnaround solutions for a variety of onsite real-time issues. These solutions included: o New database health monitoring thread that monitored all SQL queries on all threads o Fixes for threading issues which included tighter isolation of data between threads o Variety of solutions for issues that included fixes for memory leaks (data readers not disposing) to high CPU utilization (caching). • Product Catalog Application (Java 1.6, Netbeans IDE): Developed and designed business components and screens for the Product Catalog client application. The application was used to manage the products service data and used AWT GUI components, hibernation for the business objects and the spring framework. • CC Batch – Batch Load (Design and Team Lead role): Lead a group of 5 developers in the development of a data loading application (C# / VB.Net based CC Batch) that gave batch loading capabilities for the creation, modification and deletion of subscribers and other data. Lead the full life cycle of this application from design analysis, document creation, coding, unit testing and the PQA testing cycle. Held status sessions, created the development timeline and coordinated issues with the PQA group. • Kenan FX and Comverse RTBS Integration (CCBS 2.0) (ASP.Net and .Net Winforms): Developed a set of integration API’s in both C# and VB.Net that allowed the convergence of two separate systems. The API’s allowed the management of data from two different systems. Both systems use Oracle backends, however, the FX system uses Java / AIX front end and middleware and Comverse uses a mix of Windows 2003 Server, Unix and Microsoft .Net. The integration API’s were written in VB.Net. • AllTel Customer (ASP.Net and .Net Winforms): Developed a rich feature set for the AllTel client in an aggressive project schedule. Drafted a Detailed Designed Document (DDD) for the CCC (Customer Care Client) and CCWS (Customer Care Web Service). Updated and restructured the ASP.Net CCWS, .Net Winforms CCC and SAW (Service Administrative Workstation). Feature updates included enhancements to the periodic charge CRUD functionality. Deployed the CCWS using SSL technology. The majority of development used VB.Net and ASP.Net. The CCC (Customer Care Client) .Net Winforms Smart Client application was redesigned to accommodate the new customizations for the Alltel client. This redesigned included changing screen layouts, building new forms, parsing of XML for the datagrids, and creating new forms inheritance infrastructure. • Group Accounts Web API (ASP.Net and .Net Winforms): Designed, constructed, and unit tested the new Group Accounts feature for the CCWS (Customer Care Web Service) and SAW (Service Administrative Workstation). The CCWS is a .Net Web Service API and the SAW is a VB.Net and VB 6.0 Windows application. Several new screens were added to the CCC (.Net Winforms Smart Client) using custom dynamic control binding to business objects. In addition, new inherited custom grids were added to the new screens along with other inherited controls (textboxes, comboboxes) that provided additional enhanced features for data binding and validation. The feature also included a refactoring of the 2nd generation CCWS code. The refactoring consisted of rebuilding the business and data access components to aid in SQL string creation, data caching and the usage of the MS Data Access Block. • VPN (CUG) Web Services API (ASP.Net Web Services): Designed and constructed a Web Services API and WebForms UI for the company’s Prepaid Service platform. The Web Service was developed using VB.NET, ASP.Net WebForms, ADO.Net, Visual SourceSafe, IIS and Oracle. Remote Java and .Net clients can access the Web Service using SOAP over HTTP or HTTPS. The code was organized into three logical layers: presentation, business, and data access. • HIA Performance Enhancement (VB. 6.0 Windows application): Created the Detailed Design Document and developed a new object model for the Host Interface Application (HIA). The new development was done to increase the overall performance and scalability of the existing application. The improvements included a new data caching mechanism, connection logic for Oracle's dual node system and a stored procedure that returned multiple recordsets. The tools and technologies used in the development were Visual Basic 6.0, Oracle's PL/SQL, Oracle's OLEDB provider, Oracle's 8.1.7 Client, Visual Source Safe, and Microsoft Visio v10. • SAW Feature Development and Maintenance (VB6.0 and .Net Winforms): Through the use of code sharing and component based development the SAW’s connection management and business logic were rebuilt and shared with the HIA. The SAW is written in Visual Basic 6.0 and contains over 250,000 lines of code. Position: Independent Contractor – Part time contract project Company: Dorfner Family Medicine, Willingboro NJ Industry: Health Industry Time span: November 2001 to March 2004 - Part Time Contract • Patient Visit 1.5 (.Net Winforms and SQL Server): Gathered requirements, designed and developed an application to manage the doctor’s patients at nursing home sites. Patients are stored in a SQL Server database that is accessed by a total Winforms C# application. The application is segmented into 5 components. Each component represents the UI, Business, Reporting, Data Accessing, and Tracing logic of the application. Form and control inheritance was used extensively to share common functionality across all screens. Controls used on the Winforms included Datagrids, Treeviews, ListViews and an extensive use of inherited user controls, comboboxes and textboxes. To satisfy the reporting requirements Crystal Reports was embedded into the forms and was used to display lists of patients and patient visits. .Net datasets and Crystal Report templates were the approaches used to generate the reports. Position: Systems Design and Engineer Consultant Company: Ciber – Berwyn, Pennsylvania Industry: Software Consulting Time span: Sept 2000 to July 2001 • SEI Investments Report Management System: Developed the Screen Definition Document and co-developed the Detail Design Document for a report application that managed settings for the company’s investment portfolio reports. The user interface contained the ability to dynamically create COM controls (text boxes, labels) at runtime. Technologies used were: o VB 6.0 / COM o SQL Server 7.0 o DBTrueGrid o ActiveX • AstraZeneca, Intranet Website Prototype: Developed a prototype Intranet website for AstraZeneca. Technologies used were: o JavaScript o Microsoft FrontPage o Macromedia Flash Position: Systems Engineer Consultant Company: Arris Systems – Berwyn, Pennsylvania Industry: Software Consulting Time span: August 1999 - June 2000 • Caliper Corporation Projects: Designed and developed a multitude of applications for the Caliper customer. A summary of these projects are: o Commission System: Designed, developed, and tested Caliper’s employee based commission system. Utilizing VB 6.0 and SQL Server 7.0, the Automated Commission System (ACS) calculated employee commissions based upon a given time period and predetermined business rules. o Mail-In Client Application: Developed a VBA Mail Client built within Outlook 2000. Application contained database verification, mailing and file parsing capabilities. o SQL Server Migration Project: Developed Visual Basic 6.0 applications that provided data migrations integration between the new SQL Server 7.0 system and the FoxPro legacy system. Technologies used were ADO, DAO, Pivotal Relationship Data Access OCX, SQL Server stored procedures, MAPI and CDO. • Solomon Software, Web Order Entry System (ASP and VB 6.0): Created and upgraded Solomon's Order Entry Web pages using Visual Interdev and ASP technology. Integrated and co-developed the middle tier Visual Basic 6.0 applications that dealt with the system’s business logic. Position: Associate Consultant Company: Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) – Berwyn, Pennsylvania Industry: Software Consulting Time span: January 1999 to August 1999 • CSC, Company Scheduling and Tracking System (VB 5.0): Developed a company scheduling and tracking system used to maintain product inventory and employee work availability. Technologies utilized were Visual Basic 5.0. • Genesis Health Venture Issue Tracking Database (VB 5.0): Developed a database tool for Genesis Health Venture’s Netlink computer systems. The database was used to track and maintain the Year 2000 compliancy issues for each mission critical application. Technologies utilized were Visual Basic 5.0.
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