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Kristen - Freelance Editing & Copywriting
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5.0
2 Skills
$40
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SUMMARY Seeking a position where proven skills in publishing and project management will add value. Creative, highly motivated and deadline-savvy. Superior work habits, energetic team player, proven skills in project management and uncompromised integrity. Confidential (Level 1) DOE clearance. PROFESSIONAL PROFILE Firsthand knowledge of publishing process. Nearly ten years of project management experience; Superior verbal, writing and communication skills. Developed DuVivier/Your Strategic Future, winner of the Golden Lamp Award for Distinguished Achievement; Skilled at adapting to and overcoming changing conditions. Met $5.7M signing goals while transitioning team in the development of the Professional Business Unit and acquisition of Chilton and AutoData products; and Superior work ethic and uncompromised integrity. Achieve results independently, with teams and able to establish effective rapport with vendors and clients. Exceeded expectations as a new editor and, in under one year, transitioned to cognizant editor for Reactor Plant Manuals in support of the largest fleet of naval nuclear submarines. EXPERIENCE Freelance Editor (2006 – present) Liaison between authors, reviewers and publishing company; edited, wrote and developed content; contract positions. Cengage Learning*: Coordinated reviews of firefighter textbook; prepared check requests and files; assigned and monitored reviews; High Stakes Writing, LLC: Reviewed and edited computer software textbook for ITT Technical Institute; and Jones and Bartlett Publishing: Developed PowerPoint presentations and lesson plans for EMS textbooks; edited, wrote, and developed content for firefighter textbooks. Project Coordinator, Sr.: Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation**/Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL), West Milton, NY (2011-2012) Improve the quality and delivery of electronic information and develop creative IT solutions to meet and exceed business needs. Member of the Information Management and Support Services team (IMSS). Work side-by-side with engineers to modify data; Perform editorial changes in several formats including XML, SGML, HTML, FrameMaker, Adobe and Microsoft suite of products; Member of a team who led the migration of the Site from our Intranet model to Microsoft SharePoint; SharePoint council member; and Microsoft InfoPath lead for IMSS. Publishing Coordinator, Sr.: Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corporation**/Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL), Schenectady, NY (2007 – 2011) Coordinate, manage and publish editorial changes to naval nuclear submarine manuals. Member of the Technical Manuals team under Fleet Support Operation, Power Plant Projects. Worked side-by-side with engineers to modify data; Performed editorial changes in several formats including XML, SGML, HTML, FrameMaker, Adobe and Microsoft suite of products; Designed and taught training sessions for new editors; Single-handedly reduced work item backlog to historic lows; Recognized and identified as a High Potential Employee by Executive Management Team – after an unusually short history with the company; Project lead for Reactor Plant Manuals (RPM) to Common Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (IETM); and Project lead for revision to the Technical Manuals Users Guide (TMUG) - the governing document for Technical Manuals. Managing Editor: National Trade Publications, Inc., Latham, NY (2006 – 2007) Responsible for the development of the carwashing and detailing industry’s leading trade magazine, Professional Carwashing and Detailing™. Generated editorial content of an especially current and timely nature for the magazine and electronic media; Researched and wrote articles in accordance with company standards, including editorial integrity, accuracy, composition, usefulness, currency, fairness, and readability; Ensured all deadlines are met for editorial and production schedules; Monitored and participated in industry-specific listserv, website, bulletin board commentary to search for story ideas and responded as a representative of the company; Identified articles requiring follow-up and provide appropriate updates; Maintained currency in industry through training and frequent interaction with industry professionals; Responded to reader comments and concerns; Attended reader visits and industry trade shows; Worked with advertising personnel and freelance authors to develop articles; Edited freelance material as needed; Worked with research personnel to prepare relevant surveys and utilize reader responses as fuel for articles, assess reader interest and need for articles on particular subjects; Worked with production department to suggest appropriate visuals to illustrate articles; and Liaison to magazine advisory board to solicit comments and feedback. Editor: Lexis Nexis Matthew Bender, Albany, NY (2006) Contract editorial position. Implemented data modifications/enhancements to editorial master files via scripting in XML and SGML including performance quality checks and troubleshooting. Technical Writer: MillWest Engineering and Landscape Architecture, PLLC, Averill Park, NY (2005 – 2006) Strategic contributor to a professional engineering firm. Wrote, edited, published and distributed technical documentation; Created, updated and maintained division manuals and reports; Collaborated on documentation plans and schedules. Developed and updated projects via MicroStation; and Worked side by side with teams and clients to successfully communicate efforts of project managers. Developmental Editor/Project Manager: Cengage Learning*, Clifton Park, NY (2004 – 2005) Responsible for the development of highly competitive projects from contract stage through the final stages of production and beyond. Member of the Career Education Business Unit. Simultaneously managed a project list worth over $10M; Trained Editorial staff for promotion and quoted by colleagues stating, “thank you for taking the time to always lend a helping hand and [for your] exceptional guidance in development;” Communicated to authors about Delmar's expectations and requirements for art, permissions and deadlines; Resolved problems that arose in the writing/revising process. Coined as “the negotiator” by team Editor; Contracted and supervised copyediting, proofreading, and other freelance services; Negotiated changes and compromises to ensure that complete, competitive, and production-ready material was submitted within all deadlines and budgets. Known for delivering projects ahead of schedule and budget, cited by supervisor as “amazing” in project turn-around; and Member of the Charitable Contributions Committee. Editorial Assistant: Cengage Learning*, Clifton Park, NY (2002 – 2004) Funded, researched, planned and developed a combined $5.7M product list for the Automotive and Trucking Product Development Manager and Chilton Editor on Technology and Trades Professional Business Unit. Developed automotive and trucking products over $1M. Established and managed author’s schedules to ensure delivery of first and final manuscripts, commissioned reviewers and monitored turnaround of project reviews on a fast-cycle schedule; Funded 133 percent of the entire revision goal totaling $3.5M, developed 59 percent of the entire new signings goal resulting in the addition of 25 new titles to the team’s catalog; Cited for “doing the right thing, the impossible, whatever it takes everyday,” by Production Manager, who added: “because of her hard work and determination, we are able to meet our team deadlines;” Described by supervisor as, “gracious, focused, dedicated, relentless and competent;” and Gained market knowledge of automotive and trucking industry by communicating with authors, reviewers, instructors, automotive shop owners/technicians, and conducting internet research. EDUCATION / TRAINING / ASSOCIATIONS Academic Consultant to The Sage Evening College English Department (2006 – present); Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women 2006/2007 “Honors Edition” Registry; Ongoing professional training courses including, but not limited to, management, leadership, finance, presentation skills, quality and computer skills. (2002 – present); Bachelor of Arts: English/Writing, Russell Sage College, Troy, NY (2001); and Computer training at Russell Sage College, Troy, NY. (1999) Studied computer operations, programming (XML, HTML, C, C++). *Formerly Thomson Delmar Learning **Formerly under contract by Lockheed Martin, Martin Marietta, and GE.
Schenectady, New York, United States
Jessica Dodge - Freelance Book Writing & Fiction Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
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715 56th Street (515)277-8764 Des Moines, IA 50312 Jessica.dodge@grandview.edu Jessica Dodge Objective: To find a career or job in the writing field Work Info: August 2009-December 2011 Grand View University Des Moines, IA Bachelor’s Degree for English-Writing May 2009-August 2009 Polk County Housing Trust Fund Des Moines, IA Receptionist’s Assistant Odd-and-end jobs included writing summer brochure, faxing, filing, ext. June 2005-November 2006 Petco West Des Moines, IA Cashier/dog groomer June 2004-June 2005 Great Midwestern Café Clive, IA Dishwasher Volunteer work: Volunteer at Grand View University. Tasks include playing Bingo at Luther Park, passing Halloween candy out at women’s shelter, ext. Hobbies: Reading, writing, working on computer References: Peggy Drilling (515)943-0682 Rich Glenn (515)225-0893 Sheila Lumley (515)282-3233 Languages I know: Some Spanish, some American Sign Language
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Dewayne hunter - Freelance Digital Art & Graphic Design
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3.0
2 Skills
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Hi my name is Dewayne Hunter and i currently attend at the Academy of art University in San Francisco i am in my fourth year and i major in the illustration department. i have much experience in prospective color theory and character design. i hope that my skills can be of some interest to you and your company.
San Jose, California, United States
Sarah McKinnon - Freelance Package Design & Graphic Design
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Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$25
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SKILLS & SOFTWARE: Adobe Creative Suite CS5/CS6: Illustrator (Ai), In Design (ID), Photo Shop (Ps), Dreamweaver (Dw), Lightroom 4 (Lr), Adobe Reader, Creative Cloud, Flash (Fl), Quark XPress 8/9, Power Point, Excel... Comfort and experience with both Mac & PC operating systems, software and applications Photo retouching/manipulation, Web-design/Development/Wire frames/Prototypes/User Interface Designs/Drawings, Logo Design, Editorial, Advertising, Package Design, Print Production, Graphic Illustration, Typography... and much more! ADDITIONAL ASSETS: Drawing, illustration/graphic illustration, painting, sculpting, and photography. In using my various abilities, I am able to design and create unique, one of a kind, visually appealing solutions in a variety of areas and art forms. I have always held a strong desire for Art, Graphic Design, Photography, and Package Design. I have the innate ability to deconstruct problems and turn them into creative aesthetically pleasing creative solutions, marketing and business enhancements. Additionally, my many years of experience in business, management, marketing and sales has allowed me to effectively communicate with clients, while overseeing large corporate accounts, sensitive client files, as well as organize effective and profitable business strategies. My many diverse skills, maturity, drive and passion, have given me a comfortable aptitude with a professional inclination towards any challenge I am ever faced with. INTERESTS: Graphic Design, Drawing, Illustration, Photography, Typography Package Design*, Art History, Construction, Architecture, Interior Design... As well as having a great love and respect for animals, wildlife, the great outdoors, gardening, and all outdoor activities.
Orillia/Gravenhurst Ontario, Ontario, Canada
Diana Bracken - Freelance German Translation & Blog Writing
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4.5
2 Skills
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Native German Speaking Translator I have a Bachelors Degree in international Business and Foreign Languages and several years of experience in translating websites, ebooks, customer and client related communication, newsletters and manuals from English into German. I am currently full-time employed as a translator with a well known online retail store. I have experience with working in wordpress and also html. Please do not hesitate to contact me for a translation example. Thank you and have a great day!
Boise, Idaho, United States
Ashton Mertens - Freelance Graphic Design & Brochure Design
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$30
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PROGRAM SKILLS Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Microsoft Office, Dreamweaver, Flash, Quark EDUCATION Bachelor of Science (Graphic Design Emphasis) - University of Southern Indiana EXPERIENCE 2012 - 2012 Central States Media *Part-time Freelancer (mostly overload design pieces) 2011 - Present Tucker Publishing Group *Graphic Design Intern (May–December) Current Freelancer (worked on advertisements, layouts, photography and custom publishing)
Morton, Illinois, United States
Carol Adler - Freelance Writing & Ghostwriting
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$30
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I have had over 35 years of experience as a professional ghostwriter, book doctor and editor and I am also a publisher. My 12-year-old publishing company, Dandelion Books, LLC, has produced over 90 titles; I edited most of these works. I have ghostwritten over 40 non-fiction (self-help, technical, juvenile, biographical, autobiographical) and fiction (juvenile, pre-teen, teen and adult) works. I am also a published author. Deepak Chopra endorsed my book on holistic addiction recovery published by McGraw-Hill in 1992. In addition to ghostwriting, book doctoring and editing, I have also taught college level writing courses and served as a writing coach for a large number of people. My two websites are www.write-to-publish-for-profit.com and www.dandelion-books.com. I developed all the SEO keyword specific 200+ pages for these websites. They have their own blogs and Dandelion has an ezine; I write the copy for these pages as well. In 2008 I was the SelfGrowth.com writing and publishing expert. at that time I posted a large number of articles on the site with my byline (Carol Adler). My writing manuals, Writers, Author & Dreamweavers: I Heard Your Call For Help! and Do You Really Need To Write A Book? Tips & Techniques On Writing, Publishing, Marketing & Promoting YOUR BOOK! are available in hard copy and ebook at all major online hard copy book and ebook retailers.
Mesa, Arizona, United States
Elizabeth Brewer - Freelance Blog Writing & Screenwriting
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Kudos
3.5
2 Skills
$15
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I am a writer on commission, for just about anything that needs to be written. Fictional stories, non-fiction articles, and everything in between. I write fast and accurate and have an emergency editor who can get my stuff scrubbed clean and ready for print in just a few hours. I have specialized programs and work processes to get work done fast and easily. I excel in a chameleon-like writing style that can change on demand. I have a high school diploma. My work is high quality and gets done fast.
Aumsville, Oregon, United States
Deborah Bosi - Freelance Article Writing & Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
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Professional educator, writer, researcher and producer. I have experience writing in several areas including product services and descriptions, how-to guides, interviews, editorials, employee guides and tutorials. I develop compelling, interesting and fun-to-read material that matches an organization's unique voice and style.
New Jersey, United States
Johnny Garcia - Freelance Logo Design & Ad Design
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4.0
2 Skills
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JOHNNY R. GARCIA g r a p h i c -design- a r t i s t p r I n t p r o d u c t i o n s o l u t I o n s Riverside, CA RESUME INFORMATION To whom this may concern; I am an energetic individual who likes new challenges. Always have been a self starter and require minimal supervision. You will find my practice to be professional in demeanor with 110% dedication. A Hands-on performer “roll-up-sleeves” with a can-do attitude. I seek results. I look forward to hearing from you. Best Regards; Johnny Garcia . EXPERIENCE • Operations Management (i.e. Customer Handling, Production Time and Material Reviews, Job Scheduling, Job Costing, Production Scheduling and Purchasing. • Product Branding & Labeling, Print Advertising Collateral & Specialties, Print Media Inserts, Instructional Guides, Corporate Catalogs and Competition Marketing Review for Product Placement, Photographic Art Direct and more… • Print Media Design/Production Artist with strong working skills in layout and conceptual design methods. IBM platform applications. Pagemaker, CorelDraw, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark Xpress, Scanning and other software driven devices. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY HEWilliams Carthage, Missouri 2007 to 2010 Design Engineer Outdoor Division HEWilliams Acquired a California based outdoor lighting company to expand to their existing product line. Working for the California based company, I relocated to Missouri and aided in the launch of their new division. AREA LIGHTS ? DECORATIVE ? POST TOP ? BOLLARDS ? STEP LIGHTS ? POLES • Worked with committee to develop production line requirements • Established material vendor contacts and distribution of tooling • Member of review committee and engineering product development • Evaluate material take-offs and order entry for accuracy • Assisted with production of newly launched products • Involved in marketing collateral. Spec. Sheets, Install Guides, Catalog and Product Guides • Involved in all aspects of product expansion EMPLOYMENT HISTORY continued…. Delta Lighting Company, Inc. Corona, California 2001 to 2007 Graphic Artist – Engineering Assistant As a consulting Graphic Artist and later employed, my position consisted of the production, design and development of their product catalogs, presentational and engineering submittal cut sheets. Aware of my previous studies and experience in architectural and mechanical drafting I soon became involved, working along side the Engineering department. • Enhanced order entry nomenclature • Computer based generated graphics – Body copy and Product Illustrations • Photography Set-up and image fusion – Cover designs • Working with Architectural and Engineering departments for product specifications • Client cut-sheet & engineering drawing submittals • Implement lighting product and manufacturing improvements • Research industry product development and marketing trends Ad-Venture Graphics Alta Loma, California 1994-2003 Self Employed Graphics Artists – Print Media Brokerage Portfolio Available Design/Production Artist of various advertising collateral and product literature. Client base consisted of Trade Printers, Retail - Wholesale Businesses, Corporate and Industrial Manufacturing organizations throughout the States. Previous owner of a mid-sized trade and retail printing business. PRODUCT PACKAGING ? CORP. BRANDING ? ADVERTISING ? BUSINESS LITERATURE • Designer / Production Artist using computer generated graphics • Consultant for Printing, Advertising and Pre-Press system solutions • Provide Graphic Art services for the Trade and End-Users (Wide product base knowledge) • Service bureau file preparation for multiple output medias • Photography studio set-up and direct. • Customer handling, Job costing, Scheduling and Vendor Liaison PREVIOUS EMPLOYEMENT OUTLINE • InkTech – Art Director & Graphics Arts Production / Riverside, CA 1990-1994 • Cal Spas – Print Dept. Director & Graphic Arts Production / Pomona, CA 1988-1990 • Jatco Printing & Graphics – Business Owner & Graphic Artist / Pasadena, CA 1981-1988 • Boyle Engineering – Civil Draftsman and Presentational Artist / Irvine, CA
Los Angeles, California, United States