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Mohammed Milon Miah - Freelance Annual Report Writing & Accounting
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Mohammed Milon Miah Cell: 01199432630, E-mail: mia_milon@yahoo.com Contact Address: House#5/2, Mosjid Lane#01, Solimullah Road, East Shaympur, Dhaka-1204 Experience History Name of Organization: Working Period: Position: Working station: H Responsibilities: • Cash Management • Bank Loan Management • Tax and VAT knowledge and practice • Tender and Performance Security process completed using credit limit. • Letter of Credit opening procedure: Collect PI from exporter o Bank related activities • Contact with logistics and C/F agent to release goods quickly. • Document Collect from Bank and others. o Contact with purchasers and collect Invoice, Bill of • Lading, country of origin, packing list and other documents from bank for receiving goods. • Bill disbursement, Posing Expenditure and Income through Tally Accounts Software • Cash and cheque collection from Collection Department. • Remittance collection from foreign clients and payment to service delivers. • Acting on Preparation of Financial Statement Name of Organization: Concerned Women for Family Development (CWFD) Working Period: 1st April 2003 to 30 June 2006 Position: Programme Officer (M & E) Working station: Eastern Housing Project, Rampura, Dhaka Responsibilities: • Monitoring Field Supervisors of five project areas. • Implement monitoring system among field supervisors. • Data collect and analysis. • Contacted & provided technical assistance to conduct background study, social analysis, base line survey & evaluation. • Reporting including data analysis. • Preparation of weekly, monthly, quarterly & yearly report. • Conduct and facilitating Training, Orientation and workshop for staffs. • Staff Management and Supervision including performance management. • Liaison and Networking with GO/NGO official and other institute at district level. • Conduct Advocacy Workshop with social stakeholders (Journalists, Teachers and other local bodies). • Taken step to publish quarterly newsletters. Name of Organization: Evergreen Textile Mills Ltd Working Period: 1st January 2000 to 30th March 2003 Position: Accounts Officer (Accounts Division) Working station: Factory Shampur, Dhaka Responsibilities: • Maintain Petty Cash Book. • Check and assemble payments with necessary supporting documents/references • Prepare the cheque/payment instructions along with vouchers after necessary deduction (VAT, Tax, advances) • Arrange inter-bank/office fund transfer and dollar endorsement • Review and process cash fund replenishment • Arrange to deposit VAT and tax along with challan to govt. treasury • Print and compare Salary sheets using the salary software and make necessary salary adjustment • Transfer PF deductions with statement to PF accounts. • Calculate Staff Tax (Yearly/as and when required) and prepare tax certificate. • Maintain Stock Registrar. Training • Name of the organization: BDJOBS.COM Name of the training: Customs Procedures & Formalities for Import & Export Duration of the Training: Full Day Date of Training: 3rd July 2009 • Name of the organization: John Snow Inc. (JSI) Name of the training: Commodities Logistics Management (CLM) Duration of the Training: 3 (three) Months Details of Training: • 1st Month: Social Projection Method: Forecasting, Forecasting Models, requiring data, collecting process of data, long-term and short-term forecasting, review actual consumption vs. projected consumption, preparation a projection of contraceptives for next 10 years (2008-2018). • 2nd Month: Procurement Procedure: Meaning of Procurement, Procurement processes/ steps, Preparation of requirement by User Line Directors (LD), Submission of procurement request to Director (L & D) by User LDs, Preparation of Bid packages (ICB & LCB) and obtain MOHFW and World Bank approval, Preparation for Bidding both goods and services, Preparation a Bid document for 20ml pieces of ******, Obtaining World Bank clearance, Invitation for Bid, Obtaining MOHFW and World Bank approval on Bid Evaluation, Notification Award, Contract, Letter of Credit (LC) opening, Pre-shipment Inspection, Insurance and shipping, ICD , C & F and receiving goods, standing Committee, Procurement Tracking Tools, Contraceptive Stock out Project Tool, Preparation of report on Procurement and dissemination. • 3rd Month: Supply Chain Management: Concept of Supply Chain, Warehousing and Distribution tiers of DGFP, Determination of Storage Capacity and Store Layout Principles, Storage Guidelines, DGFP Min-Max MOS policy, determination, Legends of Stock levels, Supply system, Push vs. Pull, Issuing Commodities (SPR, Invoice/IV), Recording keeping (Bin Card, ICR), WIMS, UIMS, Physical Inventory, Disposal of Unusable, Reporting system, Web-based LMIS, Monthly LMIS & Pipeline reports, Preparation of report on Supply Chain and disseminate, Concept of Contraceptives Security, Pillars or pre-requisites of CS, 20 strategies, Market Segmentation, Private sector involvement, status of CS in Bangladesh, Recommendation for success of CS in Bangladesh, Preparation of report on CS and dissemination Academic Background ICMAB (Session Jul-Dec’10) PL-1 On Study. Masters of Population Sciences (MPS) Session: 2006-2007 Result: GPA 3.34 Subject: Population Sciences Department: Population Sciences University: University of Dhaka Masters of Commerce Session: 1998-1999 Result: 2nd Class Passing year: 2000, but result announced 2003 Subject: Accounting Department: Accounting and Information College: Govt. Jagannth College University: National University Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) Session: 1996-1997 Result: 2nd Class Passing year: 1999, but result announced June, 2001 Subject: Accounting Department: Accounting and Information College: Govt. Jagannth College University: National University Higher Secondary School Certificate (H.S.C) Session: 1993-1994 Result: 1st Division Passing year: 1995 Subject: Commerce College: Dhaka City College Board: Dhaka Board Secondary School Certificate (S.S.C) Session: 1991-1992 Result: 1st Division Passing year: 1993 Subject: Humanities School: East Bangle Institution Board: Dhaka Board Computer Knowledge • MS Office : MS World, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Access, • Tally software, Internet browsing and contact E-mailing & Scanning (Photo, Document etc.) • Transfer MS ward to PDF and PDF to MS ward Language Proficiency Language Speaking Reading Writing Bangle Native Excellent Excellent English Moderate Excellent Excellent Personal Background: Father’s name : Mohammad Tara Miah Mother’s name : Begum Rahmatara Mailing Address : House#5/2, Mosjid Lane # 01, Solimullah Road, East Shaympur, Dhaka-1204 Permanent Address : Do Birth Date : 1st January 1978 Nationality : Bangladeshi Religion : Islam Marital status : Unmarried References: • A K M Nurun Nabi, ph. D Founder, Opening Chairperson & Professor, Department of Population Sciences, University of Dhaka, Cell: 01712221819 • Minhazul Haider SAVP The City Bank Ltd Center Processing Centre Al-Amin Center, 25/A Motijheel, Dhaka-1000 Cell- '01552366134 E-mail: minhaz@thecitybank.com ____________ Signature (Mohammed Milon Miah)
Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Jonathan Benitez - Freelance Banner Design & Book Cover Design
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$12
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I’m a easy going person, organized, multi task, I speak English and Spanish With experience coordinating in house teams and remote personal, im always open to learn more and seeking opportunities for grow up with the company. Personal Experience: Graphic and Web Design, Marketing, Social Media, Email Marketing, Public Relations, Customer Service, online and in store Sales. Technical Skills: Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook Adobe: Acrobat XI, Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, InDesign Web Applications: WordPress, Blogger, Socia Media Apps, Google Analytics, Google Adwords, SEO Profiler. Ecommerce: Turbo lister, CSV Files, Professional Experience: Maskan Realty and Finance: Position: Marketing and Web Design Create Websites and corporative image for multiple division of the business, Real Estate, Financial Solutions, Woman Clothes and Fragrance Online Web and Ebay StoreFront. Nexus Line Inc Position: Marketing and Web Design Create Websites and corporative image for multiple division of the business, Real Estate, Financial Solutions, Investment, Legal Services, Telemarketing Supervisor, and Closer for Deals with local customer. California Perfumes: Position: Customer Service Listing and Customer Service for Online Fragrance store on direct wholesales website, Ebay, Amazon and Overstock, Case Resolution (eBay and PayPal), Shipping International and Domestic, Inventory Control, Complain negotiation with international and domestic clients.
Oakland, California, United States
James Dormer - Freelance Graphic Design & Illustration
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EDUCATION & ACHIEVEMENTS Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major: Illustration University of Tampa, Tampa, FL Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major: Studio Art ART AND CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCE Boardinker, Freelance Designer, Tampa, FL Created and maintained art for gallery shows and freelance graphic design for promotional material and band promotion, 8/2005 – Current Smith Gallery, Gallery Assistant, Sarasota, Fl Advised customers on the selection of art works and methods of their application, performed opening And closing duties, helped manage wall space. Greeted and assisted customers, Placed and hung works of art as well as installed works of art, performed light graphic design duties, file management, light data entry. 8/2009 – Current Motocross Magazine, Lead Designer, Sarasota, Fl Created and maintained the cover to cover layout and design, Created and maintained monthly ads in creation and updating to keep them current with needs and events, Quality checked and prepared for press. Edited and maintained several websites for customer ease and new ordering. 2/2009 - 12/2009 Bee Printing Freelance Designer, Sarasota, Fl Created Screens and color separations for files for screen-printing process 12/2008 – 12/2008 Invitation Consultants, Graphic Design Consultant, St. Petersburg, Fl Helped create and maintain the creation of web editable invitations color matching, typography, design and creation of invitations. 5/2008 - 10/2008 PBS&J Engineering Consultants, Graphic Designer, Tampa, Fl Created and maintained Graphics for Department of Transportation, created maps and maintained relations with City, County, and statewide departments, Created flyers and promotional materials for current jobs as well as helped create graphics for job bidding. Some light Photography and heavy photo manipulation Banners, CD Covers, Scanning Digital Archive, Archive to off-site storage, (Approximate project values of $5,000,000 - $45,000,000) Depending on the contract 2/2005 - 5/2006 & 8/2006 – 2/2007 Serenity Consultants, Designer, Seattle, WA Helped maintain and create digital documents for Law firms to move to 100% digital file systems. Helped create digital database based on client-to-client documents. 6/2006 - 8/2006 COMPUTER & ART SKILLS/TECHNIQUES Adept at representational and nonrepresentational figurative and landscape painting/drawing, illustration, as well as some printmaking including, but not limited to, screen printing, mono prints and traditional woodblock printing. Well versed in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel Painter X, Word, Excel/ Works, and basic working knowledge of many other common programs. PERSONAL Society of illustrators 2011 Student Scholarship Recipient. Currently an active gallery artist. Recreational Blogger. Contributor to the, special guest curator for TATA GALA breast cancer show. Avid reader of books and video games from all genres, and movie buff. Portfolio and References available upon request
Sarasota, Florida, United States
Christina Morgan - Freelance Sales & Business Development
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$30
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I am the Sales Executive you want or look for but can't find. I'm an organized self starter, excel at working alone with minimal supervision, ambitious, experienced and organized. Consistently exceeds annual quotas - 25 years of experience - trained by NCR, General Electric and TELUS - Specializing in high tech/IT solutions for banking, government and corporate Canada but interested in working from home and open to non-technical sales of all types. Excel at public speaking and presentation with working knowledge of Microsoft office products and adept at working with social media. Responsible for new business development while maintaining existing client base incl. meeting annual revenue and profitability metrics. Languages: fluent in english and french Preference for shorter term contracts.
Canada
Pankaj Arora - Freelance Brochure Design & Photo Editing
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RESUME PANKAJ ARORA E-mail: a.pankaj60@yahoo.com Contact No: 08950227663, 09355695909 Permanent Address: H.NO.5-A, AMAR PURI, KARDHAN ROAD, AMBALA CANTT DISTT. - AMBALA(133001) STATE - HARYANA Personal Information: Name : PANKAJ ARORA Father Name : Late.Sh.S.S.Arora Date of Birth : 07-10-1991 Gender : Male Nationality : Indian Marital Status : Unmarried Languages : Hindi, English, Known Punjabi Hobbies ? Playing Cricket ? Interacting with People ? Watching movies. Objective: Looking for carrier propectus that constribute to the achievement for organizational objective in an effective manner and that lead to my carrier development. Career vision: To make a career and learn the games of Business World by achieving and completing the responsibilities assigned to me. Academic Qualification: • Senior secondary from Haryana Board of School Education, Bhiwani. • Matric from Haryana Board of School Education, Bhiwani. Experience : • Five months experience AAJ SAMAJ NEWS PAPER as a Team Leader. • Eight months experience DR. I.T CALL CENTRE as a tele-calling (in bond service). • Six months experience AMAR UJALA NEWS PAPER as a Team Leader. • Six months experience THE INDIAN EXPRESS NEWS PAPER as a Marketting executive Computer Skills: ? Basic knowledge of computer as MS OFFICE, DTP (PAGEMAKER, COREL, PHOTOSHOP) ? Internet Strengths: ? Positive attitude ? Responsible Nature ? Friendly & Dedication towards work. ? Honest Declaration: I hereby declare that the information furnished above is true to the best of my knowledge and belief. Date: (PANKAJARORA )
Surat, Gujarat, India
Fred Werquin - Freelance Ad Design & Product Photography
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PACKAGING PROFESSIONAL * Responsible for package development and project management activities to assure timely and cost effective launches of products, promotions, and maintenance of business activities while identifying new and improved methods * Oversaw design of all company brand labels; more than 300 domestically; and hundreds more internationally. Major brands include Louisiana Gold®, Louisiana Brand Hot Sauce, Bruce's Yams®, Bruce’s® products, Casa Fiesta®, Cajun Injector®, Cajun King® and Mexene® * Conceptualized and designed initial packaging directions, then handed over to designers to complete * Collaborated with Engineering, Marketing team and Purchasing to ensure objectives are met within cost, schedule, and retail limitations * Built and maintained relationships with suppliers in Asia * Managed outside freelancers and design agencies * Developed and implemented Quality programs and standards for the Graphics process * Worked with plant staff to solve packaging production issues * Traveled to vendor plants to assure quality assurance of packaging being printed * Managed project work to assure projects were delivered on time * Saved Bruce Foods hundreds of thousands of dollars in production costs for labels, flyers, sales materials and website * Problem solver, out-of-the-box thinker * Coordinated various checks and balances during the entire graphics process from initial private brand customer design to the final graphics product to be produced * Worked best with challenges; driven to provide the very best outcome for projects * Supervised internal and external advertising staff and resources * Know regulatory issues/laws/requirements pertaining to selling goods abroad * Know FDA guidelines for food packaging * Reviewed and approval of designs, concepts and sample layouts * Provided photography for consumer food product packaging vignettes, recipes and hard goods items * Supplied photography, technical drawings for fryers, smokers and grills * Provided bilingual manuals for the French English Canadian hard goods market * Customer service representative for French Speaking customers for Bruce Foods, referred by Philippe Gustin, Le Centre International de Lafayette * Liaison with SDV Paris (distributor) for Bruce Foods Corporation * Know and understand protocol for working with government dignitaries * Passion for the French language * While at CODOFIL, coordinated travel arrangements to Lafayette by the Department of Foreign Affairs for the French ministry, the Congrés Mondial Acadien and the French consul from New Orleans, also creating schedules for appearances, meetings and excursions for said dignitaries * Worked with Sen. Cecil Picard and other state officials, local judges and other local officials such as Jean Robert Frigault, while soliciting donations and memberships for the Fondation CODOFIL (now the Fondation Louisiane) CREATIVITY & INITIATIVE * Directed commercials for Louisiana Brand Hot Sauce and Cajun Injector * Worked with Food Network’s “Unwrapped” programs for Bruce’s Yams (2002) and Cajun Injector (2005), taking professional photography of food products * Took professional photographs for Rick Brown with BBQ America for use as a DVD cover and as images for recipes in a recipe book VISION * Saw the need for an Art Department at Bruce Foods. Materials created by outside agencies were not consistent in color, artwork or design direction. I wanted to bring it in house to improve and then make artwork available to suppliers, our sales force and others in house who might need print-ready materials. I created an action plan and presented it to the CEO to create the company’s art department. * Brought website in house (Bruce Foods) and revamped to fit company’s brand image. Expanded site to provide an Art Center for food brokers and sales people. * Designed tracking system to accommodate printed labels and packaging for easier retrieval * Developed photography skills in stylized photography (for food) and brought photography in house, to both reduce costs and improve quality of visuals. Shots used for web, packaging and advertising at local, state and national levels. Photography also used for on-site food booths and as art for trade/food shows * Created Le Menu Francais™, providing French menus to tourists and providing brochures available in the U.S. and internationally indicating which restaurants accommodated French tourists with French menus AWARDS * Recipient of 7 national design awards (2 in 2009, 2 in 2010 and 3 in 2011), 3 in package design and 4 in graphic design COMPUTER * 16 years knowledge of design programs such as Adobe Suite: Illustrator, Go Live, Photoshop, InDesign; QuarkXPress and Microsoft Office * PC and Macintosh * Social Media – Facebook, LinkedIn, Yahoo Messenger, VOIP EDUCATION Bachelor of Science degree - Marketing University of Louisiana at Lafayette (formerly USL) 1994 Advanced Design Training World Web Design, Seattle, WA; sponsored by Thunder Lizard Dynamic Graphics, Baton Rouge, LA Label Production Seminar, Chicago, IL; sponsored by Fort Dearborn Printing
New Iberia, Louisiana, United States
Andrew Cienski - Freelance Content Writing & Proposal Writing
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ANDREW CIENSKI, MA (Linguistics) 229 Howe Street, Victoria BC V8V 4K7 Telephone: 250-995-2713 E-mail: cienski@telus.net PROFESSIONAL PROFILE An innovative and pragmatic writer, editor, public speaker, researcher, and linguist acknowledged for conducting field, archival, and personal interview research. Exceptional attention to detail resulted in accurate articles on a wide range of topics; including environmental, political, arts, history; and for a variety of disciplines; including technical (such as RFP proposals and project summary reports), academic, journalistic, and online. Andrew has edited two books, countless articles, and works of fiction; has worked with authors and production staff to ensure facts are accurate, style is consistent, logic is strong, and deadlines are met. He has in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Word, Power Point, and all Adobe Creative Suite applications; having employed these to layout of newspapers, features, technical reports, advertisements, and books. He is a self motivated worker and team player with a strong collaborative approach to leadership; having worked together with diverse stakeholder groups to develop programs, procure funding, and develop project-end reports. Expertise collaborating with, and consulting to, the public and private sector (UNBC, RRU, United Church, RCMP, First Nations, International Institute for Child Rights and Development and OXFAM) to promote innovative approaches to resolving often contentious contemporary issues. Worked with teams and independently to develop detailed funding proposals for multiyear projects involving public ministry and private sector stakeholders. Familiar with theory and practice of research ethics and intellectual property. CAREER HIGHLIGHTS AND KEY COMPETENCIES Writing, Communications and Editing ? Edited, prepared images in Photoshop and produced 300 page, nine chapter historical monograph using Adobe In Design (involving two language fonts), and secured a publisher. ? Managed project teams consisting of writers, photographers, production staff, and volunteers for major university newspaper to produce feature articles on environmental and social issues of concern to student and employee readership; the articles appeared in print and online. ? Translated and edited translation of Polish manuscript, A Distinguishing Mark: Memoirs of Grarzyna Bacewicz ISBN 0-9735735-0-3 ? Wrote MA thesis which focused on the recording and translation of oral history in two (2) West Coast Aboriginal languages, and developed innovative approach to formatting which reflected the speaker’s use of tone and pause. ? Presented synopses of historical and linguistic research in articles relating to land use and governance for southern Vancouver Island, used for public education and posted on Esquimalt First Nation Community Development website for community capacity development. ? Prepared applications for funding, wrote funding proposals and developed a research program for linguistic research and language revitalization submitted to the Canada Arts Council and University of Washington for Endangered Languages ($50K). ? Wrote investigative feature articles, published by McGill Daily, Monday Magazine, The University of Victoria Martlet, and recently posted on NativeLanguage.org on environmental and Provincial Heritage Branch policies. ? Researched, wrote, and edited briefing documents for Aboriginal and executive stakeholders for International Institute for Child Rights and Development AGM. Advocacy, Negotiation and Public Education ? Using Power Point, four (4) years experience developing and presenting workshops and a lecture for community and post-secondary institutions on topics of BC history, Aboriginal relations, language documentation, government policy, and application of oral history in areas of art, education, and law. ? Developed a program using translations of a traditional First Nations story to address and compare western and aboriginal value systems. ? Facilitated a public information program for the University of Northern British Columbia to encourage the university to incorporate advice from First Nations Elders of interior communities when developing curriculum for First Nations related programming. ? Developed a program in partnership with International Institute for Child Rights and Development (IICRD) to assist the Ministry of Children and Families to introduce a collaborative approach to policy development with Aboriginal communities. ? Trusted by local First Nations communities for ethical approach to research, project development and execution which has lead to the documentation and validation of unique knowledge held by Elders. ? 15 years liaising between physicians, family members, and health care service providers on behalf of clients with severe cognitive disabilities in group home settings relating to societal integration and health related issues. Leadership & Project Management ? Responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing management of year long research project involving personal interviews, archival and quantitative sources. ? Secured and managed project funding from multiple sources including university, government and private donors; tracked expenditures and prioritized tasks to achieve deliverables. ? Managed research project contractors and volunteer writers for Victoria branch of OXFAM, an international NGO conducting humanitarian work, and the Martlet News; developed action plans to ensure priority deliverables were met on time, created schedule of activities, and located advertisers in local business community to secure revenue. ? Coached graduate student researchers in Best Practices approaches and cross-cultural considerations when conducting linguistic field research for academic and language revitalization initiatives. ? Prepared summary reports for provincial government funders. CAREER SUMMARY Writer/Research Consultant, Esquimalt First Nation, Victoria BC (2009 – present) Accountable for consultation with Hereditary Chief to record and transcribe oral history relating to Douglas Treaty negotiations; Royal BC Museum archival research of traditional land use and place names on Vancouver Island; Wrote articles describing traditional resource harvesting locations and practices relating to treaty commitments (especially reefnet fishing sites, hunting, flora harvesting, and village sites) Project Manager, The Tellings of Samuel Sam OC: A Personal History of Saanich Victoria BC (2006 – present) Responsible for procurement and management of funds ($36,000); developing methodology for conducting field research; writing official consent forms for use of intellectual property—done in collaboration with University of Victoria Law department; following Best Practices in Research; recording and translating four hours of oral history in two Island Coast Salish languages. Research Assistant to Dr. Su Urbanczyk, Professor of Linguistics, University of Victoria (2008, 2010) Worked on two projects with Dr. Urbanczyk, and was responsible for conducting internet and archival literature reviews of academic papers; produced annotated bibliography; collected quantitative data of extant language documentation for Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funding application. Research Assistant for LE,NONET Project, University of Victoria (2005) Researched and wrote curriculum material for cross-cultural professional development program for faculty and employees; collaboratively wrote paper on BC First Nation history for Language Revitalization Program; conducted qualitative and quantitative research on government policy and ramifications of policies on education; researched and assembled reference articles from spectrum of disciplines including psychology, education, law, and history; developed database and searchable index for article library for easy access by students and staff. Teacher's Assistant, University of Victoria, Linguistics from 1st to 4th year (2009) Responsible for guiding and facilitating student participation in class; conduct classes and study sessions; grade papers and provide feedback indicating flaws in arguments and provide suggestions for further exploration. Features Editor, The Martlet University of Victoria’s independent weekly press (2004) Responsible for guiding writers and editors through research and interview process; collaborated with team of photographers, writers, sales, and production staff; edited and proofread final copy; created database of contacts and resources to track progress of forthcoming articles and provide new writers with suggestions and interview options. Project Co-ordinator, OXFAM Victoria (Volunteer) (2000) Accountable for managing volunteer team to research and write articles pertaining to socio-political issues, volunteer related news, and public education regarding fairly traded goods; secured advertisers; created ads; edited and produced monthly newsletter which was subsequently adopted as a model for OXFAM Vancouver’s newsletter. ESL Teacher, William Head Penitentiary (Volunteer) (2003) Accountable for preparation of lesson plans and conducting classes; created and graded assignments to improve conversational ability, literacy, and grammar. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION MA Linguistics, University of Victoria. 2010 Areas of Specialization: ? Collaborating with Elders to record and translate oral history for thesis exploring poetics of Coast Salish oratory. ? Best Practices and research ethics in university policy and language revitalization, First Nations education, and government educational policy. BA Applied Linguistics and Writing, University of Victoria 2005 Double Majors in: ? Writing: involved fiction and journalistic writing, and editing peers’ drafts. ? Applied Linguistics: learned the mechanics of grammar and curriculum design. Certified ESL Instructor (through Applied Linguistics Program) ? Participated in practicums at Camosun College and University of Victoria teaching beginner, intermediate, and advanced students. PUBLISHING HISTORY Books A Distinguishing Mark: Memoirs of Grarzyna Bacewicz ISBN 0-9735735-0-3 Co-translated with Anna Clarke. Published by Krzys Chmiel 2004 Memoirs of Grarzyna Bacewicz, noted Polish violinist and composer. Opowiadania o Historii Mojej Rodziny (Stories of My Family’s History) I laid out this 19 chapter book laid out with Adobe In Design and prepared its 250 images with Photoshop. Printed by Em-Dash Self Published 2005 Academic Papers M’i Tst T’akw’, The Tellings of Dr. Samuel Sam O.C; Text and Coast Salish Oratory MA Thesis, Linguistics May 7, 2010 Towards a Taxonomy of Cowichan Epistemological Roots Proceedings of the 43rd International Conference on Salish and Neighbouring Languages. UBCWPL vol.23 pp 54-83 (June 2009) Role of Sonority in the Prosody of Cowichan Written for Dr. Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins Ling 505 Presented at the Salish/Wakashan round-table 2008 Each Word in Solemn Order Follows Each; Frame and Discourse in the Contextualization of Oral Narrative Written for Dr. Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins Ling 595 Historical Sxwalu (Reefnet) Fishing For Esquimalt First Nation, discusses process of traditional resource use, drawing on archival and interview research, and incorporates First Nation (Lekwungen) language. No, We’re Water People For Esquimalt First Nation, explains context of Douglas Treaty signing and traditional territory designations around southern Vancouver Island Notes on the Swuqwalh, or Coast Salish Nobility Blanket Co-authored with Bill White. Explored the historical, ceremonial, and economic importance of blankets in traditional Coast Salish life. Commissioned by Pauquachin First Nation August 2006 Environmental The Disaster of Climate Change; Depends on Your Definition of Disaster Martlet. Sept 23, 2004 http://www.martlet.ca/old/archives/040923/feature.html Sockeye will be Managed into Extinction Martlet. Nov. 25, 2004 (available upon request) First Nations Issues Off to the Grocery Store; or The Family Works Together. (Circa 1863) Stl’etl’iinep Families Prepare to Host Relatives from the Coast Salish Region. (Circa 1880). Co-authored with Bill White. Published in consecutive issues of Coast Salish News. Spring, 2008 The articles wove the Cowichan language throughout, choosing phrases readers would be able to use in their daily lives. Billy’s Teachings About the Bighouse; With References to the Convention on the Rights of the Child Co-authored with In ‘Child Rights in Practice: Tools for Social Change’ Published by Center of Global Studies, University of Victoria, 2007 Old Bones, New Wounds Involved extensive research of Heritage BC’s Conservation Act as relating to the issue of property development on culturally significant Aboriginal sites—especially burial grounds. Monday Magazine. April 17, 2004 (available upon request) Ancestors Returned to Burial Site Monday Magazine. Aug. 5, 2004 (available upon request) Salish Reburials Spark Calls For Respect Of Dead McGill Daily Sept. 16, 2004 Recently posted on native-language.org/pentlatch.htm Lectures & Workshops Hwiyunem Tseep tthu Sqwal Co-presented with Bill White at Dwight International School’s Aboriginal Day celebrations, outlining the history, language and culture of the Cowichan First Nation. June 2, 2010 Each Word in Solemn Order Follows Each; Frame and Discourse in the Contextualization of Oral Narrative Literatures of the West Coast Symposium held at the University of Victoria. June 5, 2009 Stem ’Alu Kw’amkw’um ’i’ La’lumuthut; What is Being Strong and Being Prepared Co-presented with Bill White as part of the United Church’s Truth and Reconciliation program, this presentation explored traditional Coast Salish values as revealed through a traditional Flood Story. April 19, 2009 Towards a Taxonomy of Epistemological Cowichan Roots. Presented at the 43rd Conference of Salish and Neighbouring Languages, this paper presented results of research conducted with Ruby Peter, Cowichan Elder and linguist. July 26, 2008 Kw’amkw’um tthun Shqwaluwun; The Application of Traditional Values for a Coast Salish Child. Co-presented with Bill White for University of Victoria, Department of Continuing Studies. April 12, 2008 Noble Women, Nobility Blankets; Coast Salish Prestige and Power. Co-presented with Bill White for University of Victoria, Department of Continuing Studies January 26, 2008 There is no Death, Only a Change of Worlds. Co-presented with Bill White for University of Victoria, Department of Continuing Studies October 6, 2006 References Jonathan Gover Manager, Vancouver Island Autistic Homes Society #215-2750 Quadra St. Victoria BC V8T 4E8 (250)-475-2566 Nancy Turner, CM, OBC, PhD, FLS, FRSC Distinguished Professor University of Victoria School of Environmental Studies (250) 721-6124 nturner@uvic.ca Greg Sam Aboriginal Relations Coordinator, Royal Roads University (250)391-2600 ext 4394 greg.1sam@royalroads.ca Kim Recalma-Clutesi Former Council Chief to Qualicum Beach Band (250) 757-9659 kim_recalma-clutesi@shaw.ca
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Suranjan Basu - Freelance Ad Design, Comic Art, Brochure Design, Graphic Novel Art, & Book Cover Design
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I am employed with a mid size advertising agency in New Delhi, primarily working on print ads, brochures, and other print media related jobs. I've been working in advertising for almost two decades now. I am however really passionate about comic books and eventually want to break into the comic book business.
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Sarah Beyer - Freelance Video Production & Screenwriting
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Currently completing my senior year in a Bachelor's of Arts program at The Art Institute of Phoenix, I am passionately seeking opportunities to gain experience in my career. Throughout my time studying Digital Film and Video Production at AI, I have had the opportunity to flex my writing muscles. Creating screenplays for both non-fiction PSA's as well as fictional character pieces I have always enjoyed exploring new subjects and challenging myself as a writer. My ultimate goal is to assist clients in creating a screenplay that is effective, exciting, and memorable. I look forward to growing as a writer and filmmaker, as well as collaborating with other creative and ambitious individuals.
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Asha Nzingha Rahni - Freelance Fiction Writing & Creative Writing
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$25
Rate/Hr
I am a writer. I have worked as a journalist and writer for over twenty years. I have been published by Rueters, AP, Xinhua to name a few. I am also available for ghost writing. I am a musician and songwriter. I love to combine the worlds of journalism and music.
Atlanta, Georgia, United States