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Rose Freeland - Freelance Book Design, Illustration, Website Design, Graphic Design, & Logo Design
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5.0
12 Skills
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Thank you for viewing some of the examples of my work. I am a highly creative Illustrator, Designer, Author, and Creative Director of Big Concepts. I produce design projects extending to development and marketing strategies for major entertainment brands and Fortune 500 corporations. I am a dependable problem solver and happy to work on a variable flat rate to create impressive illustration,...
Pasadena, California, United States

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Olivia Healy-Mirkovich - Freelance Illustration & Animal Illustration
36
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5.0
2 Skills
$10
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I am a graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz with a BA of fine art and I am first and foremost a dedicated illustrator! I have been providing private commissioners with traditional and digital media illustrations since 2007, and my specialties include animal illustration, storybook illustration, fantasy and science fiction. My professional experience includes concept art, character design, storyboarding and digital art production for independent video games and film. I am dedicated to superior customer service and accustomed to working on tight deadlines. I look forward to being a part of your projects!
Los Angeles, California, United States
Kerryn - Freelance Creative Writing & Book Writing
0
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4.0
2 Skills
$18
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I am an Australian writer who has studied English and Extension English in High School and English and Creative Writing at University with above average results. I also have some experience in engineering and the sciences. At the moment I am waiting on my first novel (fiction) to be published. I have an understanding of most of the spelling differences between Australian English and American English.
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Zak Carson - Freelance Videography & Nature Videography
0
Kudos
3.0
2 Skills
$11
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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS • Proficient with Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere • Adept at operating professional video cameras, DSLRs and audio equipment • Comprehensive knowledge of Photoshop, After Effects and other production software • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Team player with a great attitude • Thorough understanding of Macintosh OSX • Maintains well organized electronic files • Responsible and reliable • Creative thinker and designer • VBrick streaming broadcast operator EDUCATION University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA Graduated Major: Communication and Film GPA: 3.526 Deans List Auburn High School, Auburn MA Graduated with Honors: May 2010 EXPERIENCE The Hanover Insurance Group, Worcester, MA – May 2014 Freelance Production Assistant Audio engineer, streaming video tech, and editor on a PSA for Ataxia. University of Massachusetts Athletics, Amherst, MA – October 2013-April 2014 Worked as a camera operator, graphics operator, and live production assistant for many UMass Athletics sports games. Amherst Media, Amherst, MA – Internship, 2013 Utilized Final Cut Pro X to edit various video projects, along with operating studio cameras for in-studio talk shows. Camera operator for many events, including a presentation by childrens book author Mo Willems at the Eric Carle childrens museum and a Special Olympics torch run. TJX Companies, Incorporated, Framingham, MA – July-August, 2012 Assisted with organizing the digital asset management system by tagging images with keywords and identifying images in need of touch up. Organized marketing and advertising assets into several digitally accessible projects. Lapriore Videography, Worcester, MA – Internship, 2012 Utilized Final Cut Pro 7 to edit various video projects, including patient testimonials for a local doctor. Camera operator for several informational videos for their sub-company, Flick Forward. ACHIEVEMENTS • Four years of Perfect Attendance at Auburn High School • Selected by AHS faculty to receive Graphic Arts award • AHS Science award • 2nd degree martial arts black belt
Auburn, Massachusetts, United States
Niyah Moore - Freelance Creative Writing & Fiction Writing
0
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5.0
2 Skills
$25
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I am a published author of three novels, Guilty Pleasures, Major Jazz, and Bittersweet Exes. I am in a total of ten anthologies, including anthologies Zane's Chocolate Flava 4, Mocha Chocolate, Souls of my Young Sisters, and Anna J's Lies Told in the Bedroom.
Sacramento, California, United States
Jacquelyn Hewitt - Freelance Art & Mural Painting
4
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4.0
2 Skills
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Jacquelyn Hewitt http://jacquelynhewittart.wordpress.com Education Post Graduate Degree in Fine Art Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare, Ireland, 2004 BA Fine Art & BA English Writing Pacific Union College, Angwin, Ca, 2003 Representation Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, Ca. Glass Fire Gallery, Fort Bragg, Ca. Icons, Mendocino, Ca. Glendeven Inn and Wine Bar, Little River, Ca. Andrea Luna's, Fort Bragg, Ca Solis Blue, Mendocino, Ca. Exhibitions “Get Lucky: A Culture of Change” Human Tarot Deck, SOMARTS, San Fransisco, Ca, Jan 6, 2012. “Up & Down” Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, Ca, Oct-Nov, 2011. “Art in The Gardens” Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg, Ca, August 2011. “Marine Wildlife Exhibit” Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, Ca, March 2011. “Whale Festival Art Show & Sale” Plein Air Painters of Mendocino, Odd Fellows Hall, Mendocino, Ca March 2011. “Members Juried Exhibit” Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, Ca, January- February 2011 “Art in the Gardens”Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Fort Bragg, Ca, August 2010. “Members Juried Exhibit” Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, Ca, February, 2010. “Made in Mendo” Odd Fellow Hall, Mendocino, Ca January 2010. “Featured Artist” Artist’s Coop of Mendocino, Mendocino, Ca, January 2010. “Local Images by Jacquelyn Hewitt” Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, Ca, September, 2009. “Members Juried Exhibit” Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, Ca, August 2009. “Flower” The World of Suzi Long, Mendocino, Ca, August 2009. “The Road To . . .” The World of Suzi Long, Mendocino, Ca, July 2009. “Honor the Past, Celebrate the Future” Fellows Hall, Mendocino, Ca, June 2009. “Shadow” The World of Suzi Long, Mendocino, Ca, June 2009. “Reflections” The World of Suzi Long, Mendocino, Ca, May 2009. “Lost and Found” Partners Gallery, Fort Bragg, Ca, April 2009. “The Wild California North Coast” Odd Fellows Hall, Mendocino, Ca, March 2009. “Members Exhibition” Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, Ca, January-February 2009 “Paintings by Jacquelyn Hewitt” Toto Zaida, Fort Bragg, Ca, November 2008. “15th annual Toledo Art Walk” Briseno Gallery, Toledo, Or, September 2008. “Boat” The World of Suzi Long, Mendocino, Ca. July 2008. “Cat” The World of Suzi Long, Mendocino, Ca, June 2008. “Shoe” The World of Suzi Long, Mendocino, Ca, May 2008. “Chair” the World of Suzi Long, Mendocino, Ca, April 2008. “2wear” The Briseno Gallery, Toledo, Or, March 2008. “YAA members Exhibition” Runyan Gallery, Newport, Or, February 2008. “Tuscany and the Alps” The Briseno Gallery, Toledo Or, December 2007-January 2008. “The Pushpin Show” Runyan Gallery, Newport, Or, December 2007. “Art To Go” Upstairs Gallery, Visual Art Center, Newport Or, November-December 2007. “Art Calls” Runyan Gallery, Newport, Or, October 2007. “14th Annual Toledo Art Walk” The Briseno Gallery, Toledo Or, September 2007. “2nd Annual Mendocino Whale Festival Show” Odd Fellows Hall, Mendocino, Ca, March 2007 “We’re Coming!” Upstairs Gallery, Visual Arts Center, Newport, Or, February 2007. “Wild Women” The River Gallery, Independence Or, February 2007. “Members’ Juried Exhibit” Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, Ca, January 2007. “Print Show” The Briseno Gallery, Toledo Or, December 2006. “The Pushpin Show” Runyan Gallery, Newport. Or, December 2006. "Small Paintings" The World of Suzi Long, Mendocino, Ca, December 2006. "13th Annual Toledo Art Walk" The Briseno Gallery, Toledo Or, September 2006. "Members' Juried Exhibit" Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, Ca, June - July 2006. "The Working Spirit" Preston Hall, Mendocino, Ca, May 2006. "12th Annual Toledo Art Walk" Justice of the Peace Building, Toledo, Or, September 2005. "I Thought" Installation at Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN, April 2005. "The Pushpin Show" Runyan Gallery, Newport, Or, 2004. "Konocti Plein Air Painters Annual Art Show and Chocolate Celebration" Friendship Hall, Kellseyville, Ca, 2004. "The Burren College of Art Spring Exhibition" Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare, Ireland, 2004. "Drawn From The Burren" National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland, 2004. "Generations: A Family of Artists" Rasmussen Art Gallery, Angwin, Ca, 2003 "Pacific Union College Student Art Exhibition", Rasmussen Art Gallery, Angwin, Ca 2002. “Think Again” Southern Exposure, San Francisco, Ca. 2001. "Pacific Union College Student Art Exhibition", Rasmussen Art Gallery, Angwin, Ca. 2001. "Pacific Union College Student Art Exhibition", Rasmussen art Gallery, Angwin, Ca. 2000. "Blossom Trail Art Show", Fresno, Ca. 1999. “The Best of The Best Student Art Show” The Gallery at Stevenson Union, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Or. 1998. Awards Best of Show, “Members’ Juried Exhibit” Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, Ca, 2009 Second Place, “Art Calls” Runyan Gallery, Newport, Or, 2007. Honorable Mention, “Members’ Juried Exhibit” Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, Ca, 2007. First place sculpture, drawing and watercolour, Honorable Mention opaque painting, Pacific Union College Student Art Exhibition, 2002. First place opaque painting, sculpture and watercolour, Pacific Union College Student Art Exhibition, 2001. Third place ceramics, Honorable Mention opaque painting, Pacific Union College Student Art Exhibition, 2000. Institutional Collections Hatfield Marine Science Center, South Beach, Or, painting purchased by library, 2007. Two paintings commissioned and purchased by Campus Center, Pacific Union College, Angwin, Ca. 2002. National University of Ireland Galway, Galway, Ireland, sculpture purchased by library, 2004. Organizations Oregon Coast Council for the Arts, Newport, Or 2007-2008 Yaquina Art Association, Newport, Or, 2005-2008. Mendocino Plein Air Painters, Mendocino, Ca, 2006-present. Mendocino Art Center, Mendocino, Ca, 2005-present. President, Society of Fine Arts, Pacific Union College, 2001-2003. Editor, “Quicksilver” Pacific Union College Art and Literary Magazine, 2002. PR Vice-President, Society of Fine Arts, Pacific Union College, 2000-2001. Published Works “Across Ireland” Illustrated book of poetry, self-published, 2010. “Cormorant Night” Illustrated book of poetry, self-published, 2005. “The Tide That Binds” Illustrated short story, self-published, 2003. “Quicksilver” Pacific Union College Art and Literary Magazine, 2001, 2002, & 2003. Other Creative Endeavors “Enchanted Forest Party” Designed and created décor, Navarro, Ca. July 2011.
Mendocino, California, United States
Katie Wand - Freelance Article Writing & Writing
0
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$32
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Professional Overview With over 5 years of experience in communications spanning diverse industries, I am seeking to enhance and expand my skillset in a challenging and rewarding environment. In London I worked for a political communications consultancy, writing opinion pieces, speeches and campaign strategies for politicians and INGOs. In Australia I have worked across a range of state and federal government departments, with a focus on digital communications. Most recently I gained invaluable experience in internal corporate communications while at PwC Australia, and as a Client Manager at a communications agency. Achievements March 2015 - Led emergency communications for a local NGO in earthquake-stricken Nepal, enabling the organisation to raise tens of thousands of pounds in aid of the relief effort May 2016 - March 2018 - Successfully drafted and pitched opinion pieces to mainstream media outlets in London including The Guardian, The Financial Times and The Council on Foreign Relations - Drafted a high-level policy report on solar power in the developing world to target the private sector - Organised a journalist from Reuters to visit projects for an INGO in Zambia, resulting in 3 mainstream media hits July 2018 - Supported communications for a state-wide project at the Department of Premier and Cabinet for the state of Victoria March 2019 - Strategically rewrote the content for a government department’s digital channels in line with its transformation June – September 2019 - Led nationwide communications around the implementation of a technological and behavioural shift at PwC Australia (Salesforce) Core Competencies • Delivering strategic communications: Targeting audiences across the corporate, public and third sectors • Identifying and cascading key messages: Structuring the delivery and timing of activities to maximise effect • Writing and content creation: Writing opinion pieces, policy reports, briefings, press releases and newsletters for diverse audiences ranging from the general public and medical professionals to government officials • Digital: Developing online content; managing and creating content for websites; EDMs • Social media: Managing social media platforms; orchestrating campaigns; conducting social audits • Pitching: Engaging with media outlets; establishing effective relationships in the industry • Journalism: Using interviews to gather information for written summaries in a journalistic style • Research: Conducting desk-based and field research; analysis of findings • ICT Literacy: Microsoft packages, CMS, SEO, Google packages, marketing software • Knowledge of current affairs and global issues: Researching and monitoring issues relevant to clients Professional Experience Client Manager, SenateSHJ (January 2020 – March 2020) (Contract) SenateSHJ is a trans-Tasman communications agency, specialising in digital communication, change management, media relations and strategy. • Coordinating media through the creation of media releases and messaging • Assisting in the facilitation of change management workshops • Analysing the implications of policies on reputation • Collaborating with clients to solve problems within an organisation • Designing and creating presentations for clients, including follow-up reports • Aligning and revising campaigns to reflect unforeseen events such as coronavirus and the Australian bushfires; crisis communications Senior Communications Consultant, Consulting, Pricewaterhouse Coopers Australia, Melbourne (June 2019 – January 2020) (Contract) PwC Australia is one of Australia’s leading professional service providers. • Leading firm-wide communications for a programme targeting 3,000 people • Refining the overarching communications strategy to maximise impact • Delivering and structuring the communications plan in line with changing requirements and conflicting priorities • Working with a broader team to drive new ways of working to accompany a technological shift • Creating tangible communications outputs: o Tailored FAQs and glossary o One-pagers o Presentations/decks using Google Slides with speaking notes o Ownership and delivery of microsite (or E-hub) o Newsletter articles o EDMs to and from different areas of the business o Content for digital banners to broadcast the program around the firm Content Writer, Environment Protection Authority Victoria, Melbourne (February 2019 – June 2019) (Contract) Environment Protection Authority Victoria regulates the environment and is an authority on environmental matters in Victoria. • Developing and uploading content for the new website: o Researching topics included on the current website and developing writing plans accordingly o Liaising with subject matter experts for approval o Drafting new pages and uploading them to the beta site using Sitecore CMS o Peer reviewing the work of colleagues o Reconciling final feedback from the subject matter experts to ensure complete accuracy before finally publishing the pages • Partaking in scrum and agile methodology to improve our way of working. This included daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, sprint retrospectives and the use of Microsoft Planner as a Kanban board • Developing EDMs using Vision 6 based on briefs provided to the writing team by the wider organisation. The process involved digesting specific and often scientific information to be conveyed to targeted audiences. The challenge lay in finding simple and succinct language that retained the necessary information while stripping out tangential detail • Creating newsletters for community, local government and business • Creating fact sheets on topics from scientific studies to public guidelines and health and safety advice Communications Officer, Agriculture Victoria, Victorian State Government, Melbourne (September 2018 – November 2018) (Contract) Agriculture Victoria is the agricultural body of Victoria’s Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, and works for and with the Minister of Agriculture to improve the lives and livelihoods of Victorian farmers. • Creating social media content to promote projects from across the department using Canva • Working with policy areas to develop and communicate messages specific to their individual objectives • Organising key events such as the Agriculture Victoria’s contribution to the Royal Melbourne Show • Drafting media releases and speaking notes for the Minister’s office Communications Advisor, Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victorian State Government, Melbourne (July 2018 – September 2018) (Contract) The Department of Premier and Cabinet of Victoria supports the Premier as head of Government and Cabinet, and implements state-wide initiatives that serve the citizens of Victoria. • Working on the ‘Pick my Project’ competition that amassed over 2,000 applications from across the state competing for state funding for community-based projects • Creating EDMs; developing copy for marketing collateral; managing web copy; ensuring that all applications are of an acceptable standard to be shared online • Providing general support to the Media and Communications Lead in line with the agreed communications plan to meet strict deadlines Creative Copywriter, Consulting, Pricewaterhouse Coopers Australia, Melbourne (April 2018 – July 2018) (Contract) PwC Australia is one of Australia’s leading professional services firms. I worked on 2 consecutive contracts: at Telstra; and the Department of Veteran Affairs. Telstra: • Interviewing employees to capture their stories via digital mediums in the style of a journalist • Using the captured information to inform written summaries that concisely express the key desired messages in a simple and digestible way • Creating eye-catching copy for the website in line with key messages • Drafting scripts for explainer videos that outline specific concepts through the use of analogies • Brainstorming on potential communications interventions with the broader communications team • Quickly adapting to a challenging and entirely new brief to drive deliverables within a short timeframe Federal Department of Veteran Affairs: • Digesting information derived from an internal competition and converting it in to feedback for contestants • The competition was designed to improve the way in which the organisation is run and this was reflected in the tone of the feedback • Drafting scripts to convey desired messages Communications Consultant, Aequitas Consulting, London, UK (May 2016 – March 2018) Aequitas Global is a political communications consultancy that provides services in communications, policy and international media engagement. • Devising innovative content in line with key messages • Brainstorming ambitious political campaigns, including presidential campaigns in Nigeria and Sierra Leone • Engaging in policy documents to inform campaign strategies • Proactive communications: Drafting opinion pieces, newsletters, speeches; media and stakeholder outreach • Reactive communications: Drafting press releases, briefing notes; raising profile of clients at high-level events • Managing social media; drafting and implementing social media plans; launching multiplatform campaigns • Establishing effective relationships with clients and stakeholders Communications Officer and Researcher at Nepal Peacebuilding Initiative, Kathmandu (November 2014 - March 2016) Nepal Peacebuilding Initiative is a charitable organisation that conducts research on public policy in South Asia, focusing on peacebuilding and state-building. • Creating core communications outputs such as press releases, fundraising proposals and newsletters • Leading a research project addressing the disproportionate risk to women in natural disasters • Engaging with key donors and stakeholders • Research on a wide range of issues towards projects • Partaking in logistical relief work after a magnitude 7.9 earthquake hit in April 2015 killing 9,000 people Corporate Fundraising Intern at Amnesty International UK, London, UK (September 2013 - March 2014) Amnesty International is the world’s largest human rights charity. • Engaging corporate donors in fundraising ideas; securing sponsors through outreach and events Education and Qualifications SOAS, University of London, UK (September 2013- September 2014) • MSc Development Studies • Modules included: o The Political Economy of Development o Problems with Development in the Middle East o Theory, Practice and Policy of Development o Contested Natural Resources, Globalisation and Rural Livelihoods Newcastle University, UK (September 2008 – September 2012) • BA (Hons) in Combined Studies; Psychology, Spanish and French with Upper Second-Class degree The Cheltenham Ladies’ College, UK (September 2001- June 2008) • A levels French (A), Economics (A), Philosophy and Ethics (A), • AS levels History (A) • GCSEs 6A*s, 4As (Mathematics, English x 2, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, French, IT, History, Greek)
Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Barry Jenkins - Freelance Illustration & Children's Book Illustration
16
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4.0
2 Skills
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I am a Glasgow based Artist/Illustrator with a passion for nature, folk lore, urban art and history. I work in a wide range of media and also work in a wide range of styles. Whether it is a digital design or a traditional painting, I will create the finished piece to suit your needs.
Glasgow, Glasgow City, United Kingdom
Joseph Grillo - Freelance Internet Marketing & Website Design
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4.0
2 Skills
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Summary • Founder JNG Associates performing Email Marketing for SMB’s, • Constant Contact Partner • 6 yrs experience as an Advanced Customer Support Representative for Constant Contact. • Graduate Program in Internet Studies Harvard University EDUCATION • BS Mathematics, Syracuse University • MS Meteorology, New York University • Graduate Program in Internet Studies at Harvard University Website: http://www.jngassociates.com PROFESSIONAL HISTORY JNG Associates 2009-present • Performs email marketing consulting for small businesses. Constant Contact Partner and completed their Expert Training Course. • Integrates content and images into customized templates and interfaces email campaigns with social media such as Face Book, Twitter and LinkedIn. • Works with customers to develop both short term and long term marketing strategies. • Issues reports to customers on campaigns to provide feedback for the customers marketing program. • Attains open rates and click-throughs for customers that are 20-25% above industry averages. Note: The open rate is the percentage of subscribers that open a campaign. Constant Contact 2003-2009 Tech Support Representative -Tier 2 • Technical support to Tier 1 Support Representatives for Constant Contact®. • Performed advanced modifications using HTML in email marketing templates to meet customer needs. • Resolved technical issues with template software. • Trained Tier 1 Support Representatives and Sales personnel on Email Marketing templates. Tech Support Representative -Tier 1 • Direct customer support and resolved issues via telephone and email. • Processed spam complaints and recommended appropriates actions to customers to reduce spam complaints. ABBCCA Freelancer 2002 - 2003 • Designed websites for small to medium-sized businesses. • Developed sites in HTML, CSS, Perl and JavaScript • Used Dreamweaver and Fireworks as editors. HNT 1998 - 2002 Website Technician 2 2001 - 2002 • Design and developed over 50 micro-web sites containing financial information and business headlines using HTML, Perl, JavaScript, PhotoShop and Dreamweaver. • Mentored and trained 4 website technicians for Customer Support. • Developed file generating scripts in CGI/Perl reducing time to produce micro websites by 40%. . Website Technician 1 1998 - 2001 • Supported customers of a major Oracle based e-Commerce site in a UNIX environment. • Directly interfaced with clients, client’s end-users, and in-house personnel via email and telephone. • Initiated the design and development of a web based Knowledge Management System for support applications, which has become a valuable company tool on personnel time.. • Used MySQL and PHP to develop a database for documenting tips and shortcuts. Stream International. 1996 - 1998 Customer Support Representative • Level 1 Customer Support of MS Visual InterDev, Active Server Pages (ASP), and ODBC. • Won Peer-to-Peer Award for Customer Service and contributions to the department. • Mentored Customer Support Representatives
Lynnfield, Massachusetts, United States
Janina Lawrence - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
0
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$35
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Creative, results-oriented copy editor with over 15 years of experience working in business-to-consumer and business-to-business environments including, small, mid-sized and Fortune 500 companies. Proven skills as a strategic, resourceful, efficient and organized team player. Expertise Areas • Copy Editing • Proofreading • Marketing • Brand & Communications Standards • Consumer Products • Direct Mail • AP/Chicago Manual of Style • Customer Relations Industries Pharmaceutical, Financial Services, Utility, Publishing, Retail, Investment Management Experience Copy Right Editorial Services Freelance Editorial & Brand Consultant October 2011–present • Provide strategic copy development and branding insight for a broad base of clients ranging from major educational institutions to small business startups. • Proofread and edit internal and external communications including ads, brochures, RFPs, newsletters, bios, websites, pitch decks, blogs, etc. Xcel Energy Copy Editor & Brand Consultant March 2012–March 2016 • Copy edited all marketing communications for Advertising and Brand Strategy department. • Proofread, edited and consulted on brand standards for ads, bill inserts, electronic newsletters, Web pages, emails, etc. • Negotiated copy and design standards by working closely with internal teams to ensure proper brand compliance of all Xcel Energy product information. Facilitated and managed the appropriate use of Xcel Energy’s digital assets with internal and external clients. • Managed and updated internal trademark usage by collaborating with Xcel Energy legal department and intellectual property attorneys. Served as a liaison between internal clients and outside counsel—conducting research on trademarks, communicating U.S. Patent and Trademark Office deadlines, etc. • Maintained the corporate communications and brand guidelines. • Launched the MOOD (Marketing Operations on Demand) project management tool by conducting new user training and customizing the online tool to address the needs of Xcel Energy. Managed the day-to-day administration and maintenance of the tool, providing one-on-one assistance to individual users. • Collaborated with Web content manager and communications consultants to complete xcelenergy.com updates with the Vignette (OpenText) content management tool. Janus Capital Group (contract) Proofreader January 2012–February 2012 and July 2011–August 2011 • Proofread and copy edited marketing material and performance communications, including asset management fact sheets, brochures and pitch/review books. The Sports Authority (contract) Proofreader & Copywriter September 2011–December 2011 and July 2010–December 2010 • Proofread advertising and marketing collateral for weekly inserts. • Wrote headline and technical copy for weekly circulars. • Consulted with marketing, merchandising and traffic partners to obtain accurate, production-ready pricing and product descriptions. Sopris West/Cambium Learning Group (contract) Project Editor January 2011–July 2011 • Edited interactive educational materials (SMART Notebook & ActivInspire—Promethean software). • Edited traditional classroom lesson plans and online storyboards in a Web-based environment. Discover Financial Services Senior Associate Proofreader/Copy Editor 2004–July 2010 • In a fast paced, full-service internal marketing and communications operation of financial services firm, provided copy editing, proofreading and brand consultation on communications best practices and standards. • Copy edited collateral in all mediums including online, direct mail and internal/external communications for Corporate Branding Creative Services department. • Applied expert-level discretion to ensure high-quality product on multiple dimensions, including accuracy, consistency and sales impact of collateral. • Evaluated layouts and proofs for clarity, organization, brand adherence, legal compliance, grammar/usage, punctuation, spelling, style and format. • Utilized a consultative approach to develop strong working relationships with internal customers, team members and partners. • Educated team members, internal business partners and new staff on the proper use of service marks, legal disclosure, copy standards and branding guidelines. • Collaborated with legal department to ensure all collateral adhered to legal standards. • Maintained and updated the corporate style guidelines. Abbott Laboratories (contract) Senior Proofreader 2002–2003 • Proofread labeling copy to assure 100% accuracy. • Tracked labeling orders to confirm artwork and document translations. • Initiated and implemented new quality control procedures to ensure FDA regulations were met. Education Bachelor of Arts, Psychology – University of Virginia Certificate in Professional Cookery – Kendall College Professional Development Leadership Training; Negotiate to Win; Dialogue Smarts; Salesforce Copy Editing: Your Role in the Editorial Process Interests Human rights, child welfare, travel, anything food related
Aurora, Colorado, United States