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Kathryn McNain - Freelance Children's Book Illustration & Political Cartooning
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Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada

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North Hollywood, California, United States
Carrie Beach - Freelance Graphic Design & Photo Editing
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EDUCATION School of Advertising Art (2005-2007) Kettering, Ohio Associate’s Degree of Applied Business in Advertising Art New Bremen High School (2001-2005) New Bremen, Ohio SOFTWARE PROFICIENCY Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe InDesign Cinema 4D Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) CAREER HISTORY Mead Childrens Workbooks | Graphic Designer / Illustrator (November 2010 - Present) Worked with a team of editors and designers to complete production process of nine children’s workbooks. Followed strict style guide to develop layouts for workbook pages. Created new illustrations to match the style of preexisting Mead art. BTAS, Inc. | Graphic Designer II (May 2007 - Present) Completed projects such as promotional displays, logos, company presentations, banners, flyers, tri-fold brochures, invitations, postcards, displays, proposal covers, charts, corporate newsletter, and created web pages on SharePoint for information to be easily stored. Demonstrated expertise in programs such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point. Pentagon-level Should Cost Review | Support Analyst / Graphic Designer (May - November 2010) Demonstrated the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining emphasis on quality. Managed and maintained multiple SCR databases in SharePoint to make finding information more efficient. Designed charts, covers for reports, and the SCR Logo which was featured on every piece of SCR work. Worked with a team of presentation writers to develop effective powerpoint presentations and reports which were presented to the Executive Advisory Group at the Pentagon. EPA Contract | NRMRL / NHSRC | Graphic Designer (2008 - 2009) Provided support for two government contracts for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Cincinnati. Support includes developing and formatting materials that describe EPA water management, health and safety, and homeland security research programs. All products meet Federal Agency guidelines for multiple projects and communication materials used to promote EPA scientific research to both public and internal users. Sample projects include: tri-fold brochures, posters, flyers, displays, and formatted reports in both digital and hard copy formats. FREELANCE Brent Bertke, Senior Photos, Photo editing, Skin Touch-up, Light Correcting Afro-Latin Culture Exchange, Logo and business cards (2010) DTXX, Logo (2010) Habitat for Humanity Fund Raiser, Logo, tickets, banner, flyers, and stickers (2007) Mrs. Angela Carte, Banner (2005) Mrs. Nichole Glover, Posters (2005) Mr. Tom Doorley, Illustration (2009)
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Doug Reynolds - Freelance Screenwriting & Writing
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Doug Reynolds is an expert in the field of entertainment. I have over ten years of experience, including as an independent film director/producer and professional screenwriter/producer. My interests lie solely in the entertainment industry and I seek opportunities to involve myself in more media production activities. My skills and experiences include: Audio Editing, Audio Engineering, Audio Production, Creative Writing, Fiction Writing, Film Production, Screenwriting, Script Writing, Video Editing, Video Production. and much more. Needing some side gigs to supplement my income. I'm looking to help people seeking to express their individuality and creativity finish their scripts at professional quality.
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Naga Krishna Kumari - Freelance Programming & Quality Assurance
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Naga Krishna Kumari 425 457 2971 nagkrikum@hotmail.com ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Summary: Over 6 Years of extensive experience in .NET Framework, Web based application development using Microsoft.NET technologies including ASP.NET 1.1, 2.0, 3.0, 3.5,4.0 C#, ADO.NET, Server Controls and Web services. • Experienced in all phases of software development life cycle (SDLC) - Project Analysis, Requirements, Design, Development, Testing, Documentation and Deployment. • Expert in designing and developing web based and windows based applications using ASP.Net, C#.Net, VB.Net, ADO.Net, Web Services, ASP, IIS, VB Script, JAVA Script, ActiveX, HTML, DHTML, XML and XSL. • Experienced in ADO.NET Entity Framework abstracts the relational (logical) schema of the data that is stored in a database and presents its conceptual schema to the application • Diverse Experience in Client/Server development architecture on Microsoft .NET Technologies, Distributed Computing Architecture, Agile Methodologies. • Proficient in Object oriented analysis and design practices (object modeling, use cases, activity diagrams, UML). • Expertise in developing GUI (Graphical User Interfaces) using C# Win Forms and ASP.Net Web Forms. 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Environment: VisualStudio2008, C#, ASP.NET 3.5, WebServices,TFS, XML, AJAX, ADO.NET, JQuery, VS Test, SQL Server, Windows Server 2003. IA Team, USA Sep 2009 till Jan 2010 Senior Developer Project: Portal/client server Application Description: HMS DMS is the service provided by IA-Team to US Department of Commerce, National Marine Fisheries Service. The Application is used to manage the Highly Migratory Species which includes tunas, sharks, swordfish and billfish. Project involved maintain and support the existing system with doing bug fix and new enhancement. Responsibilities: • Involved in full life-cycle of the project from requirements gathering to transition using Agile Methodology. • Extensively involved in Developing Components for Business Layer and Data Layer. • Implemented and extensively used the Object Oriented programming concepts in C# and ASP. Net. • Developed the Classes, Objects, Dataset Classes, and Methods depending upon the business requirements. • Developed Custom Controls which provides flexibility, reusability better deign time experience. • Implemented Data access layer using ADO.NET to connect and retrieve or manipulate database information. • Utilized ADO.Net technology extensively for data retrieving, querying, storage and manipulation using LINQ. • Used Grid View, Data List and Repeater controls with Paging and Sorting for displaying various data on to the page • Developed many PL-SQL queries to fetch data as per the business requirements with proper tuning techniques. • Used XML intensively to bind the data to the web controls, data manipulation and to store data and sent as parameter to the stored procedures. • Implemented Serialization and Deseralization of objects. • Design responsive and intuitive user interface for the web using XHTML/CSS and both custom AJAX scripts as well as MS AJAX for ASP.NET library. • Used AJAX enabled grid to display the data to display the data fetched and also used AJAX Toolkit to develop the controls. • Developed light-weight rich UI via extensive usage of JQuery • Intensive use of CSS and XHTML to design look and feel of the web pages. • Worked on SQL stored procedures and Tables. • Used TFS for version control of the source code along with the maintenance of the builds and the relevant documents of the same. • Involved in unit testing, integration testing and deployment of the application. Environment: ASP.NET 3.5, C#, ADO.NET, XML, Web Services, HTML, JavaScript, IIS 6.0, CSS, Ajax Toolkit, TFS, Visual Studio 2008, SQL VKC, Chennai, India Dec 2005 till Feb 2008 .Net Developer Project: TRIAD.NET Description: This Product Developed and executed with the Title “TRIAD.NETTM “and mainly caters various corporate’s for their Treasury Risk Management which comprises of Investments, Derivatives and Forex. TRIAD.NETTM is a tailor made product and has been developed at M/s. VKC Software Solutions P Ltd. TRIAD.NETTM is a fully integrated and sophisticated state-of-art Corporate Treasury Management application, which can handle all complexities of the modern treasury. TRIAD.NETTM is a multi-currency and multi-entity treasury management system, with complete front, middle and back office functionality integrated with each other. TRIAD.NETTM is designed on the concept of a Corporate Treasury Balance Sheet. Responsibilities: • Designed and developed the web application in ASP.NET2.0, C#. • Designed tables in back end database in SQL Server 2000 • Involved in designing Front-end User Interface screens in Asp.Net • Involved in coding of modules to meet the generated functional requirements using C#. • Used ADO.NET objects such as Data Reader, Data Adapter and Data Set to fetch and handle user data. • Employed: Forms authentication for User Authentication • Created common functions, methods to apply globalization in whole project. • Involved in writing Stored Procedures & Functions for retrieving & persisting data in the database. • Worked on Master Pages. • Involved in Functionality testing of the system • Documentation and Creating Help system • Devised and designed various management reports. • Involved in fixing bugs by debugging the application Environment: ASP.NET 2.0, C#, ADO.NET, SQL Server 2000, XML, HTML, Java Script, AJAX, IIS, VSS VKC, Chennai, India Feb 2004 till Nov 2005 Developer Project: EForex Description: This is an project developed and executed with the Title “EForexTM “ and broadly classified into FFMCM, TFM, FRM, HRM and two environments one for branches / employees and the other for Corporate Admin & HR Team. FFMCM mainly caters the company in handling daily FFMC operations like Currency, TC and Travel Cards Purchase/Sale, marinating of stock and inventory management whereas TFM helps the company in managing resources and Task Force analysis at various levels, workloads and performance. FRM gives the company various tools to crystallize the Forex Risk and system for business profitability and settlement procedures. HRM deals with various HR needs of the company right from joining till termination of an employee and other activities like PF, Loan, IT etc., and Plans are there to break the project in the respective modules and convert them into product. This is being developed by M/s. VKC Software Solutions P Ltd. for the whole VKC Group. This system is multi-currency, multi-entity ERP system, with complete front, middle and back office functionality integrated with each other. Responsibilities: • Designed and developed the web application in ASP.NET2.0, C#. • Designed tables in back end database in SQL Server 2000 • Involved in designing Front-end User Interface screens in Asp.Net • Involved in coding of modules to meet the generated functional requirements using C#. • Used ADO.NET objects such as Data Reader, Data Adapter and Data Set to fetch and handle user data. • Employed: Forms authentication for User Authentication • Created common functions, methods to apply globalization in whole project. • Involved in writing Stored Procedures & Functions for retrieving & persisting data in the database. • Worked on Master Pages. • Involved in Functionality testing of the system • Documentation and Creating Help system • Devised and designed various management reports. • Involved in fixing bugs by debugging the application Environment: ASP.NET 2.0, C#, ADO.NET, SQL Server 2000, XML, HTML, Java Script, AJAX, IIS, VSS VKC, Chennai, India April 2002 till Jan 2004 Programmer Project: TRIAD Description: This Product Developed and executed with the Title “TRIADTM “and mainly caters various corporate’s for their Currency Risk which arises of their Imports & Exports transactions. TRIADTM is a tailor made product and has been developed in the software division of M/s. VKC Financial Services P Ltd. TRIADTM is a multi-currency management system, with complete front, middle and back office functionality integrated with each other. TRIADTM is designed on the concept of a Corporate Forex Balance Sheet. Responsibilities • Designed and developed the web application in ASP. • Designed tables in back end database in SQL Server 2000 • Involved in designing Front-end User Interface screens in Asp. • Involved in coding of modules to meet the generated functional requirements using VB. • Used ADO objects to fetch and handle user data. • Involved in Functionality testing of the system • Documentation and Creating Help system • Involved in fixing bugs by debugging the application.
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Edmund Gabriel - Freelance Animation & Album Design
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EXPERIENCE- South Park Studios Storyboard/Character Design/Background Design Walt Disney Feature Animation In-Betweener (rough and clean-up)/ Visual Development Warner Bros. Classics In-betweener Chiodo Bros. Studio Design Renegade Animation Design/In-betweener
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Sampath Prahlad - Freelance Technical Marketing & Business Development
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Mechanical Engineer, Entrepreneur and project manager I have had over 8 years of experience running an engineering business. I have a Bachelors in Mech Engg with 2 masters in Aerospace and Mechanical engineering. Very familiar with several industry verticals such as Automotive, Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Off Highway vehicles. Excellent business strategy, business development, program management and HR Legal skills. US citizen.
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Jodi Laginski - Freelance Data Entry & Admin Support
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I am currently a Realtor / Stay at home Mom looking to supplement my income. I have a great deal of experience with computers, writing and data entry. RELATIVE EXPERIENCE Research, Development and Writing • Research, development and writing of national sales operational manual. • Sales report and analysis writing. • Development and writing of supporting material, and software training guide for a CRM (Contact Management System). • Content development and implementation of training program for staffing firm including all facilitator’s slide presentations and participant workbook. • Newsletter and marketing material writing and editing. • Writing coaching reviews and team reports. • Freelance writing and editing for various projects. • Writing of sales proposals. CAREER HISTORY REMAX REALTY SPECIALISTS REALTOR May 2006 – Present As a Realtor, I am a Sole Proprietor responsible for all sales, marketing and client interaction. Accomplishments: • Provide high level of customer services in all home sales and purchases. • Successfully achieved President's Club Sales Levels for five years. QUANTUM MANAGEMENT SERVICES SALES TRAINING MANAGER December 2003 – May 2006 As Sales Training Manager, responsible for all training, development, design, facilitation and program implementation to all new and existing Sales and Recruiting Staff. Accomplishments: • Redeveloped sales and recruitment training program - identifying past relative material, researching new material, writing, and content design and implementation of new program. • In-class facilitation of an ongoing 3 week sales program to all new sales and recruitment staff; providing individual assessment for management follow up post-training. • Provide one-on-one coaching and support to all sales teams across the Region. • Write individual and team reports and analysis. INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT December 2002 – December 2003 (and ongoing) Consulted for small/medium businesses on a variety of projects including improving operational efficiencies and back-office re-organization; managing the research and development of a new product; various event planning projects; recruitment and resume re-writing and consulting services; coaching and facilitation; creation and facilitation of workshops. CIBC (BizSmart) MANAGER - SALES OPERATIONS AND EFFECTIVENESS April 2000 – Dec 2002 Reporting to the National Sales Director, I was responsible for all aspects of sales communications, operational efficiencies, and sales effectiveness for the in-store sales team which included 200+ Business Associates and 7 Regional Sales Managers. Accomplishments: • Designed and implemented a technology based sales tool used nationally to forecast sales goals, track all sales activities, and providing reports and analysis on sales trends. • Facilitated and trained client relationship standards and operational components to all Associates and Sales Managers. • Managed the development, customization and implementation of a nationally networked Contact Management System (CRM) designed for effective management of sales leads. • Designed, implemented, and facilitated the National Sales Operations Manual to improve sales and client interfacing, operational standards and efficiencies at all levels of the sales and front line operations. CIBC (President’s Choice Financial) REGIONAL SALES MANAGER (RSM) – GREATER TORONTO WEST Dec 1999 – April 2000 Reporting to the Vice President of Sales, I was temporarily appointed the Regional Sales Manager for the region during business restructuring. Accomplishments: • Provided strong leadership to a team of 50+ Customer Sales Associates during a business transition. • Facilitated regular meetings with client partners (Loblaws), conducted conferences and sales rallies. • Successfully increased overall morale of the region, retention of employees, and employee satisfaction. • Provided input into regional and national sales strategies, revenue retention and identifying new product/service opportunities. CIBC (President’s Choice Financial) REGIONAL CO-ORDINATOR – GREATER TORONTO WEST Jan 1999 – Dec 1999 Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager, I was primarily responsible for all coaching and training of team of 50+ Customer Sales throughout the Region. Accomplishments: • Facilitated regular coaching and training sessions with both groups and individuals in the areas of sales, new products/service launches, and superior customer service techniques. • Produced a weekly newsletter as a medium to communicate sales results and initiatives. CIBC (President’s Choice Financial) CUSTOMER SALES ASSOCIATE 1998 – 1999 • Generated sales through prospecting and clientele referral base. • Appointed as area leader to liaison between the Market Manager, area locations, and client partner. • Provided client solutions with focus on delivering high quality sales customer service. Other Employment: ARMADILLO STEAKHOUSE (SIR Corp) SERVICE MANAGER 1997 - 1998 RONDAR INC. SALES CO-ORDINATOR 1995 - 1997 CASUAL LIVING - THE PATIO WAREHOUSE GENERAL MANAGER – 5 RETAIL LOCATIONS 1993 - 1995 EDUCATION Wilfrid Laurier University - BA (Majors: Communications Studies and English) graduated 1996 Queens University - International Studies Centre, Great Britain (Communications, International Studies) 1995 OTHER Youth Director for the CBIAS (Canadian Baltic Immigration Aid Society) – Volunteer • Organize camps and youth events for kids 2-18 years; brought participation for 0 to 50+ active members across Southwestern Ontario • Plan fundraisers; participate in executive meetings, master of ceremonies. Freelance Editing / Consulting • Independent writing, editing, proofreading, desktop publishing, data entry, and resume consulting for individuals and small business.
Burlington, Ontario, Canada