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Matthew Philip Smith - Freelance Screenwriting & Script Writing
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Matthew Philip Smith is a North-east based writer/director. Having worked as a freelance camera operator for more than two years, he has recently branched out into Screenwriting and has earned a place at the NYFA. Previous work has been shortlisted at the RTS Awards.
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

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Colleen Tvorik - Freelance Blog Writing & Content Writing
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I am a freelance copywriter specializing in creating engaging copy for press releases, websites, catalogs, blogs, brochures and all types of collateral material. In addition to beginning my career in Media Relations at Michigan State University, I also have the tremendous experience of working as a National Sales Manager, Event & Meetings Sales Manager, Conference Services Manager and Catering Sales/Wedding Manager for Canyons Resort. My sales and event planning skills add a unique element to my writing and public relations skills, as I have a tremendous understanding of building and cultivating customer relationships. At Canyons, I wrote the majority of published articles for the resort’s Conference Sales Quarterly Newsletter. I’ve also written press releases for PlanningFamily.com, and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) oriented articles for Powderhound Marketing. Powderhound Article: http://naturalmountainhealth.wordpress.com/2009/10/22/fall-allergy-remedies/ Additionally, I am a contributor for UtahOutside.com. Recent UtahOutside.com article: http://www.utahoutside.com/2011/12/learn-to-telemark-in-the-wasatch/ I have absolute confidence in my ability to produce powerful, accurate copy for your organization. My experience allows me to complete projects from concept to the final stages at a quick pace to meet fast paced deadlines. RESUME: EXPERIENCE: Freelance Copywriter 2008 - Present Creator of compelling copy for corporations, magazines and websites including Powderhound Marketing, Backcountry.com, UtahOutside.com, PlanningFamily.com, and Canyons Resort. Canyons Resort, Park City, UT Sales Manager, Executive Meetings September 2009-October 2011 Sold hotel guestrooms, catering services and banquet facilities to groups of under 31 room nights through direct client contact to maximize total room revenues and profit margin for resort’s four hotels Utilized relationships from seven years with Canyons Resort to maintain & increase market share for Northeast Territory as well as Utah Territory Conducted tours of hotel and banquet facilities, entertained prospective clients and sold vision of resort Compiled creative proposals designed to promote resort’s hotels and venues to prospective clients Devised strategies for selling new venues which have opened around the resort in 2010/11 Assisted Director of Marketing, Lodging with writing internal copy for Canyons Conference Sales Department National Sales Manager, June 2008-September 2009 Sold hotel guestrooms, catering services and banquet facilities to groups of greater than 30 room nights by developing and maintaining relationships with key clients in order to maximize total rooms revenues and profits for resort’s four hotels Established client base of organizations, associations, and corporate business for the West Coast Territory through direct outside and inside sales efforts as well as representing the resort at key trade shows and conventions Negotiated guestroom rates, meeting room rental, function space and hotel services within approved conference-booking guidelines Corresponded to clients via customer service letters, sales letters, proposals and contracts Conducted tours of hotel and banquet facilities, entertained prospective clients and sold vision of resort Assisted Director of Sales with implementation of resort’s sales operating plan by achievement of quarterly and yearly room nights/revenue goals Catering Sales Manager August 2006-June 2008 Catering Sales contact for all single-day functions including weddings and social functions Performed sales calls and network with both clients and potential clients in Salt Lake Valley. Worked with incoming leads and prospected potential business as well as drew up proposals and contracts for potential groups Performed site tours with potential and brought potential groups to contracting stage, selling the Grand Summit Hotel & Conference Center, Sundial Lodge and Silverado Lodge Sold mountain activities during both summer and winter seasons. Planned all conference details and catering options and oversaw rooming list and billing details Arranged banquet Information through Delphi Banquet Event Orders and a Group Resume Worked with banquet staff to ensure meetings ran efficiently while group was on property Worked closely with outside vendors Event & Meeting Sales Manager May 2004-August 2006 Worked with incoming leads, prospect potential business and repeat clients west of the Mississippi. Performed sales calls and networked with both clients and potential clients in Salt Lake Valley Performed site tours with potential clients of Grand Summit and Sundial Lodge Brought potential groups to contracting stage, selling the Grand Summit Hotel & Conference Center, Sundial Lodge and Silverado Lodge Sold mountain activities during both summer and winter seasons Drew up proposals and contracts for potential groups. Planned all conference details and catering options, oversaw rooming list and billing details Arranged banquet information through Delphi Banquet Event Orders and a group resume. Worked with banquet staff to ensure meetings ran efficiently and smoothly while group was on property High Mountain Properties, Park City, UT Sales & Marketing Coordinator July 2002-February 2004 Coordinated communication of contracted group material between the National Sales Manager and property/reservation staff Produced group contracts and proposals in absence of the National Sales Manager and Assisted the accounting department with billing of all group reservations Performed site tours with potential group and wholesale clients Designed advertisements and marketing materials for both print and web Worked on several photography projects including individual photographing of each unit in the HMP inventory. Edited and enhanced shots via Adobe Photoshop Assisted Director of Sales and Marketing with management of High Mountain wholesale partners inventory and contracts Michigan State University Sports Information, East Lansing, MI Sports Information Student Assistant 1997-2001 Staffed home events and was contact for day-to-day media relations Wrote press releases, program features and designed and wrote media guides. Updated Fax-on-Demand and the official Michigan State Athletics Web site Statistician for 2000 Michigan State men’s and women’s soccer teams Wrote and designed 1997-98 and 98-99 MSU women’s tennis media guides, 1998-2000 MSU women’s crew media guides Wrote and designed 1999 Big Ten Conference Women’s Tennis Tournament Program; served as primary contact for the Tournament Educational Qualification: Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, May 2001 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI Academic Achievements: Two-time dean’s list honoree and member of the Kappa Tau Alpha, National Honorary Society of Journalism G.P.A.: 3.4/4.0 Emphasis Areas: Public Relations and Environmental Studies Study Abroad: “Reporting in the British Isles” – Studied journalism in Ireland, Scotland, England & Wales from May 11 to June 17, 2000 – Toured newspapers, radio and television stations Wrote extensive magazine articles relating to the experience Activities: Mountain biking, cyclocross, road cycling, triathlons, trail running, equestrian sports, backcountry skiing, telemark skiing. Organizations: Utahmountainbiking.com Race Team, Team Sugar Women’s Mountain Biking Guide, Michigan State Alumni Association, United States Equestrian Federation
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Shiva - Freelance CAD & Engineering
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I am Civil Engineer, with Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering and M.S. in Civil Engineering. I have 5 years of experience working in various field of civil engineering. I am very proficient in CAD work, GIS, Excel VBA and civil engineering analysis and design.
Irving, Texas, United States
Andrew Hirt - Freelance Manual Writing & Annual Report Writing
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Andrew Hirt Objective To undertake a challenging career opportunity as a Technical Writer in an industry where I can utilize my relevant qualifications and experience gained over fifteen years. Having acquired a high level of competency in teaching, professional writing, document control, and editing, I am positive that I would make a great addition to your company. Education and Training University of Otago Dunedin, New Zealand Ph.D. in progress (ABD) 2013 Hobart College Geneva, New York Bachelor of Science: Physics and Mathematics 1985 St. Francis Xavier University Antigonish, Nova Scotia Bachelor and Master of Arts 2004/2008 Binghamton University Binghamton, NY Master of Music 1997 WHMIS, OH&S, H2S, TDG, ATV Awareness Certificates of Training 23Jul, 2013 Officer Candidate School (navigation, ship handling, administration) Navy Surface Warfare Officer School Navy Engineering Officer of the Watch (1200 lbs. Steam) Navy Advanced Red Cross/BSA Lifesaving (swimming, canoe, boat) Red Cross/Boy Scouts Advanced First Aid/CPR/Radio Operator/Helicopter Control Officer Red Cross/Navy Demonstrated Skills ?For a major oil refinery, created technical instructions (NDE, Integrity Operating Windows, reporting procedures, welding procedures, etc.) for Mechanical Integrity Group ?For an Industrial Controls company, created technical documents for multi-hundred-thousand dollar process control projects: HVAC, D.I. Water, Primary/Secondary Hot Water, Public Utilities, and electronic chip making machines. Expert in shifting language registers/styles to meet clients’ needs ?Using SCADA application packages (Fix32, Citect, Wonderware), created HMI for automated production lines and environmental systems at large manufacturing facilities. Created GUI pages, navigation, database/tags for up to 20,000 points. Created web site tutorial using MS Visual Studio ?Wrote SOPs for a printing company. Organized all administration documents, set documentation standards, and proof-read/edited 100,000+ page documents for mathematical/formatting errors ?Expert in shifting to meet selected departmental methodologies ?Designed Panel layouts (PLCs, Terminal Blocks, Power Supplies, etc.) and created complete electrical designs using AutoCADD for process control systems; assigned analog/digital I/O ?Published author and editor. Skilled at image naming conventions and insertion ?Am fluent in Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel, InDesign, AutoCADD, TurboCAD, DraftSight, Adobe Professional, OnTime, ABBYY FineReader, MatLab, Fix32, Citect, etc. Some experience with GMC (Inspire Design), Scribus, and FrameMaker. Work with Windows and Mac Relevant Experience Irving Oil Refining | http://www.irvingoil.com/Irving Oil: Feb 2014 – present Free-lance: Mar 2013 – Jan 2014 Senior Technical Writer (contract) Organizational Profile: One of the largest Canadian-owned companies in Canada, Irving Oil is now the leading regional energy company in Eastern Canada and New England. Key Duties: •Create instructions for the Asset Integrity Group at the refinery in St. John, New Brunswick, Canada •Instructions include: Inspection Progress, NDE Performance Verification, Integrity Operating Windows, NDE Procedures, Welding Procedures, Process Valve Inspection Procedures, Inspection Reporting, etc. IMS, Inc. | http://imsdirect.com Jun 2012 – Feb 2013 Technical Writer/Document Control Specialist Organizational Profile: An aggressive, up-and-coming printing company focused on providing critical communications for credit unions and banks; processes an enormous amount of data for personal bank statements. Key Duties: •Created entire Policy and Procedure instructions from scratch. Included: OSHA Lockout/Tagout, PCI (computer/server security) compliance, facility security, and Emergency/Disaster Recovery •Defined and documented interfaces of company manual to automated operations within application subsystems, to external systems, and between new and existing systems; created solution database •Designated to edit/create important documents, web pages; proofed 100,000 page documents for formatting, numerical accuracy. Created online tutorials and programmed web sites using MS Visual Studio. Created, managed, and maintained the electronic database for document control •Created on-line web site tutorial using MS Visual Studio •Performed business analyses of functional requirements to identify information, procedures, and decision flows •Wrote SOPs. Organized all administration documents, set documentation standards, and proof-read/edited 100,000+ page documents for mathematical/formatting errors •Expert in shifting to meet selected departmental methodologies University of Otago | www.otago.ac.nz Sep 2008 – Jun 2012 Ph.D. Candidate (ABD) Key Duties: Conducted research on pitch and rhythm developments in western European art music using computer applications and mathematical algorithms. Wrote papers in a technical/scientific style including: • Was the editor for The Celtic Lyre (reprint 1898), published by Sìol Cultural Enterprises in May, 2012; is a complete re-setting. ISBN: 978-0-9869659-6-8. As Music Editor, used InDesign to import eighty PDFs made from the Sibelius application to create book. Created each sheet and edited it. Preface and examples can be seen here: http://www.academia.edu/1536150/The_Celtic_Lyre-Preface •“The Connection Between Fenian Lays, Liturgical Chant, Recitative, and Dán Díreach: a Pre-Medieval Narrative Song Tradition,” Proceedings from the Seventh Australian Conference of Celtic Studies. The University of Sydney, September–October 2010. ISBN: 978-1-74210-234-4 (http://www.academia. edu/715967/The_Connection_Between_Fenian_Lays_Liturgical_Chant_Recitative_and_Dan_Direach_a_Pre-Medieval_Narrative_Song_Tradition) • Published: “The Origin of the European Folk Music Scale: A New theory” in Ethnomusicology Review (http://ethnomusicologyreview.ucla.edu/content/origin-european-folk-music-scale-new-theory). This juxtaposes he exponential diatonic scale with the more logarithmic natural scale St. Francis Xavier University | www.stfx.ca Sep 2002 – Sep 2008 Student/Instructor While attending St. Francis Xavier University, tutored Students with Learning Disabilities to write documents for IT, physics, mathematics, chemistry, etc. courses; also taught English as a Second Language (ESL) to Russian, Mexican, and Chinese immigrants at The Writing Centre in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. Wrote Masters thesis as a technical manual Navy | www.navy.mil Mar 85 – Feb 92, Nov 01 – Sep 02 (full-time) Feb 1993 – Nov 2001 (part-time) Naval Surface Warfare Officer Organizational Profile: Guided Missile Destroyer. 350’, 4,700 tonne; 4, 1200 lbs. boilers, 2 tracked 5” guns. Military Sealift Command: Transport military goods to sea assets and in port via shipping. Mobile Inshore Undersea Warfare Unit 214: Elite 80-member shore watcher unit operating in the field. Engineering Officer (Auxiliaries and Electrical Officer/EOOW) and Deck Officer (Gunnery Officer/SWO): •Ran the engineering plant. Designated as Electrical Safety Officer-trained all crew monthly •Planned Maintenance, repair, replacement, and trained 35 personnel for all HVAC units, chillers, compressors (HP/LP), electric motors and controllers, diesel engines/MG sets, large firewater pumps, dehydrators, hotel services, winches, small boats, etc. •As Gunnery Officer, led 25 personnel, maintained, repaired, and fired two tracked, 5” diameter guns in anti-air/surface and NGFS (placing rounds on land co-ordinates). Trained personnel in fire fighting and bridge watch standing. Trained crew in security tactics Administration Department Head/Document Control: •Monitored/created Planned Maintenance for heavy vehicles, medical fitness, clearances, evaluations, etc. Prepared unit for deployment to Afghanistan. Ran Welfare and Recreation Program •Port Liaison Officer in Benelux, Netherlands, and Italy. Conducted ship surveys, damage reports, port suitability inspections, husbanding, CasRep runs, etc. •Created command instructions and technical publications for vehicle operation, health and safety, security clearance documentation, postal operations, passport and visa applications, medical records, postal office, personal appearance inspections, etc. Smartech Systems, Inc. | www.S2iEng.com Sep 1997 – Nov 2001Document Support/Controls Engineer Organizational Profile: Industrial Controls Integrator providing SCADA control for large HVAC, De-ionized water, hot water, secondary hot water, water treatment, etc. environmental systems for large manufacturing facilities. Key Duties: •Created technical documents for multi-hundred-thousand dollar process control projects for four years. These included User Manuals and Operating Procedures for HVAC, D.I. Water, Primary/Secondary Hot Water, Public Utilities, and electronic chip making machines. Expert in shifting language registers/styles to meet clients’ needs on any continent •Using SCADA application packages (Fix32, Citect, Wonderware), created HMI for automated production lines and environmental systems at large manufacturing facilities. Created GUI pages, navigation, database/tags for up to 20,000 points •Designed Panel layouts (PLCs, Terminal Blocks, Power Supplies, etc.) and created complete electrical schematics using AutoCADD; assigned analog/digital I/O. Created Databases. Purchased equipment •Designed internet web pages for Industrial applications. Converted DOS to Windows NT applications References Available Upon Request
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
George Tamata Opunga - Freelance Graphic Design & Flash Design
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A graduate of Busoga University, Uganda. Very creative and experienced in graphic design and Fine art. Just want to explode with my talent. Name: George Tamata Opunga Date of birth: 13/01/1978 ***: Male Marital status: Married and blessed with a son and daughter. Mobile No: +254711667882 email: gopunga@gmail.com University: Busoga University (Bachelor of Industrial and Fine Arts) 2011 The Kenya Polytechnic University (Diploma in Graphic Design and Communication Studies) 1999
Kenya
Jan Smith - Freelance Book Illustration & Children's Book Illustration
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I am a professional illustrator and have worked freelance for over 20 years! I have done many books that feature multi cultural stories and characters. I like to create characters and add humour where I can. I am happy to take on any kind of project and always do as many pencils as necessary before starting the final art.
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Jb - Freelance Project Management & Technical Project Management
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SUMMARY SKILLS 10+ years experience in end to end Product development (in Agile), Product Management & Strategy, Business Analysis, Requirement Analysis, Market Research, Project management, Competitive Analysis, Web Applications and Integration. I have worked as a strategic product and project manager in multiple domains including internet security, corporate housing, insurance and education with a passion to solve critical business problems . I successfully managed the redesigning and delivery of endpoint security software products in a fast paced, change oriented environment. I am strong at managing and collaborating with cross sectional and remote teams of a broad range of senior leaders from Sales, Marketing, Operations, Business Planning, Finance, Analytics as well as IT, BI/reporting and external 3rd party partners. I was responsible to ensure successful product launches and optimization of the experience in the SaaS model (for endpoint security management). Direct report to CEO and VP. Ability to contribute at the executive level, solution design level and mentor at the code level. Agile and Waterfall Methodologies, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, Microsoft .NET technologies, Microsoft Sharepoint, Microsoft Biztalk, Microsoft SQL Server, Sprint Planning, SCRUM, Third Party Vendor Management, Cross - functional team leadership. EXPERIENCE Jan ‘14 - date Allcity Global, Product Manager Jersey City The Internal Reservation System (IRS) is developed with a vision to enable the corporate housing and vacation rental business to make and manage secure reservations online. • Own the Internal Reservation System, supervise teams for enforcing software security across platforms. • Define the product roadmap with market research, reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and product changes. • Prioritize and define Product Backlog items based on inputs from various cross functional teams - including Market Research, Sales, Guest Services and User experience. Reporting to the clients and partners on the progress of the Project on a weekly basis. Sep ’09-Dec ‘10 COMODO, Product Manager Comodo is a market leader in bringing out innovative Software security products to the consumers at Enterprise and home levels. It has various products like Endpoint protection, Antivirus, SSL Certificates etc. • Owned the product roadmap for Endpoint Security Manager (ESM) based on strategy and vision; converged ideas into Agile development plans, managed prioritization and trade-offs among customer experience, product performance and operational support load. • Analyzed the competitors in the market to identify the gap in the current product, defined and prioritized directly with the CEO and Director the sprint product backlog items. • Redefined the user experience and interface with the Ux designer. Test ran this with 20 internal customers with A/B testing leading to increase in sales by 100 % of this product. • Launched 100% on time consecutive sprints successfully for Endpoint Protection increasing customer satisfaction to 90%. Mentored two Project Managers and QA team. • Enabled the Sales and Marketing teams ride the technical curve on the product. • Worked closely with Pre-Sales and prepared RFPs. • Integrated usability studies, user research, market insights, and member feedback into product requirements with A/B testing to ensure products satisfy user needs as well as wants. Dec ’06-Jan ’09 Microsoft Corporation – Redmond, WA, Business Analyst/Project Lead MAJESCO The Business Ignition portal was developed with a vision to help Global Foundation Services (GFS) improve client satisfaction and client efficiency. GFS supports MSN and Windows Live branded services, Microsoft communication and collaboration services as well as 200 additional Microsoft services worldwide. • Accomplished three consecutive Customer Satisfaction ratings of 7/7 over a period of 18 months. • Led group to achieve 15+ successful project launches, steering several programs into production roll-out. Guided team of ~20 from various departments and worked jointly with business owners to address issues. • Modified timeline for program planning period from 6-7 weeks to include Project Initiation phase. • Received the prestigious ‘Flock of the Geese’ award in the organization for meeting client expectations within timelines while facing multiple challenges. • Directed, managed and mentored a multi-vendor team of 11 members (onshore and offshore) toward the project milestones and their career aspirations in a high pressure environment. • Successfully performed various tasks such as creating the production timetable; status reporting; client/project team coordination; business analysis and quality assurance resulting in on time delivery. Sep ’04 - Nov ’06 MASTEK (Pacific Life Insurance Company), Project Lead The goal was to implement a web based portal referred as Virtual Office (VO) to be used by the Reps belonging to various broker dealers. The overall vision was to allow this portal to serve as a single platform for the Reps to manage their entire business in a better and efficient manner. • Built and motivated a new 7+ member team to understand a new integration technology and deliver a successful product in a timely fashion. Created the architecture design with the Solution Architect. • Provided integration across various third party COTS applications by migration of the existing EAI application from BizTalk Server 2002 to BizTalk Server 2004. • Leveraged negotiation skills to include training. Developed comprehensive training programs for all projects that led to overall improved team capabilities. • Acted as a Project Lead and Senior Developer in a team of 20 during the entire product lifecycle. Dec ’03-Aug ’04 MASTEK, Sr. Developer SIMS (Schools Information Management Systems) is a product that helps raise pupil achievement by giving school leaders, teachers, pupils and parents the information needed to make the right decisions about pupils’ learning through various modules. Used by 21000+ schools in UK. •Developed various modules using C#.Net, ASP.Net and VB6. •Wrote and reviewed the functional specifications. •Designed and developed the database. May ’00 - Nov ’03 MASCOT CONSULTANCY SERVICES LIMITED, Team Lead • Led a team of 10 members through the product life cycle that developed various applications including Inventory Management System and Educational Portal. • Interacted with the client and gathered requirements based on the interactions with various stakeholders and provided training to the clients to use the software. • Directed a team of 25 educationists and copywriters for content management. Provided consultation on various educational techniques, which could be implemented for online education. Enhanced the client’s delivery by providing career specialists and counselors to integrate with the services offered by the portal. EDUCATION 1997-1999 UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI, Masters in Physics & Electronics 2 year full time with specialization in Microcontrollers & Microprocessors. •Awarded Ratan Tata Scholarship for ranking amongst top 5% of the class 1994-1997 UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI, Bachelor in Physics •Awarded prize for Science fest in Vedic Mathematics
Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Clare Kitt - Freelance Article Writing & Blog Writing
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3.0
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$12
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As a librarian and ex-financial services worker, I am a customer service professional, as well as a skilled writer and information finder. I blog and write daily on the BBC, CNN, Guardian, New York Times, Reuters, NZ Herald and The Age online pages.I am writing a young adult novel. As a perfectionist I will do my utmost to make sure that you are thrilled and pleased with my work. Thank you for considering me, regards Clare Kitt
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Crystal Macmillan - Freelance Book Illustration & Illustration
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Trained in fine art - painting at Pratt Institute. I have shown my work at the Zenith Gallery and a charity show for PAAR in Pittsburgh. I am a juried member of the Chaffee Art Center in Rutland, Vermont and am currently showing at Carol's Hungry Mind Cafe in Middlebury, Vermont. I have also been the colorist for two comics, a student publication at Pratt, named Static Fish, and a soon to be published comic called, Necropolis, through Ardden Entertainment.
Middlebury, Vermont, United States
Doctor Moloi - Freelance Creative Writing & Poem Writing
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Doctor is a young vibrant adult who puts his heart and mind to everything he does. I am an extrovert. I am a very understanding person because my listening skills are very good. I am an analytical person.
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa