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Lynda Patterson - Freelance Article Writing & Speech Writing
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Oxford-educated professional writer - fast and flexible, with satisfaction guaranteed. I am an accomplished professional writer who excels when time is short and deadlines are looming. I'm based in New Zealand, so your night is my day. I promise a speedy turnaround of your work, with guaranteed satisfaction. My professional qualifications: BA (First Class Honours) from Oxford...
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand

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Fabian - Freelance Photo Editing & Wedding Videography
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3.0
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$30
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Video Editing is my passion, I know I am capable of delivering a finished product in a timely and professional manner. I have over 8 years’ experience in video editing and have achieved certificates of achievement in this field. Over this 8-year period, my skills have developed tremendously giving me the opportunity of managing my own small company (RamZ Video Productions). I realized over a period of time that just about everyone had a video camera. This is what caused me to direct my focus more on video editing, and now my main aim is to provide my skills to people who seek a professional, certified and creative video editor. On this note, I know I am the perfect person for the job listed above, and I am sure I will be an asset to your company.
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James Jonathan Phoenix Harte - Freelance Cartooning & Comic Art
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James Jonathan Phoenix Harte 299 17th Street * San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 234-3041 duane_tremaine@hotmail.com JOB OBJECTIVE To obtain a career in graphic arts or computer animation HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS Formatted and laid out graphics for informational flyers for SalWorks career development center (volunteer basis) Extensive studio education in life drawing and related sketch and painting skills PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS KEY SKILL Formatted and laid out graphics for informational flyers for SalWorks career development center (volunteer basis) Extensive studio education in life drawing and related sketch and painting skills KEY SKILL Formatted and laid out graphics for informational flyers for SalWorks career development center (volunteer basis) Extensive studio education in life drawing and related sketch and painting skills WORK HISTORY 2004 Sketch artist Seaport Village, SD, CA 92101 EDUCATION BA in English, Minor in Studio Art 1983 Northern Illinois University * DeKalb, IL Certificate of Completion Art Instruction Schools 1979 Minneapolis, MN COMMUNITY SERVICE Formatted and laid out graphics for informational flyers for SalWorks career development center (volunteer basis)
San Diego, California, United States
Jane Colwell - Freelance Grant Writing & Proposal Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
$75
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Jane Colwell, PhD. 98 Hearn Avenue, Guelph, Ontario, N1H 5Y5 A professional with demonstrated excellence as a Senior Research Administrator, Grants Facilitator, Special Project Manager and Researcher. Proactive and adaptive to meet the needs of all stakeholders. Experience in the academic, cultural and international sectors. Experience 2008 - 2012 Manager Strategic Programs & Infrastructure Grants, University of Guelph • Responsible for institutional submissions to Canada Foundation for Innovation and for MRI/MEDI / Ministry of Economic Development and Innovation/ Ministry of Research and Innovation • Institutional reporting to funding bodies • Coordination and crafting of submissions to Research Excellence, Early Researcher and Infrastructure programs at MRI (now MEDI) • Coordination and crafting of submissions to the Leader’s Opportunity Fund, Leading Edge and New Initiatives Funds from CFI • Preparation of CFI Outcome Measurement Report for University of Guelph • Other responsibilities as assigned by VP Research and Associate VP Research 2007 - 2008 Managing Director Cultural Support Services Independent Grants Facilitation, University of Waterloo • Worked with faculty members at the University of Waterloo on their submissions to SSHRC, including standard research grants, various strategic grants and coordination of research team submissions • Consultant to individuals and organizations in public and private sector • Collaborated with Centre for Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CBET) Chair on successful submission to SSHRC Knowledge Cluster program, and American Linkages Grant for “Knowledge Into Opportunities” International Roundtable 2006-2007 (1 year maternity leave contract) Grants Coordinator Social Sciences, Humanities, Arts and Culture Research Office, University of Waterloo Responsible for administration of pre and post award research grants from SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council), Canada Council, federal and provincial government programs, and internal granting programs in the arts, social sciences and humanities • Facilitation of grant applications and development of funding strategies • Liaison with Federal and Provincial government agencies and private foundations • Coordination of UW/SSHRC Grants Committee and policy implementation • UW/SSHRC Seed and Travel Grant Administration • Interaction with Deans and Associate Deans Research on policies and procedures 1986 – 2006 Director - Colwell Arts Management Founder and chief administrator of artists management firm specializing in classical vocal and instrumental soloists. • Contract administration with venues, presenters and sponsors. • Project planning and budgeting, individual career development strategies, marketing materials development and contract negotiation. • Grant administration, monitoring of deliverables, eligibility and reporting • Successful public and private fundraising activities for tours, management initiatives, recordings, and individual career development activities. • Evaluation and Modification to internal programs and funding strategies 1993 – 2003 National Coordinator – Piano Six Design and implementation of special project touring classical pianists and instrumental soloists to small towns throughout Canada. Coordination of over 200 concerts, master classes and educational performances annually. • Liaison with government agencies, the public, performing artists, and community presenters. • Fundraising with national and provincial government departments, private foundations (Outreach Grant and startup funds Ontario Arts Council, Outreach Grants. Recording Grants and Canada Council. • Evaluation and Modification of touring objectives and post-tour evaluation • Financial planning, fundraising and reporting 1986 - 1991 Wilfrid Laurier University Executive Assistant to Dean of Graduate Studies and Director of Research Grant administration and communication of policies and research procedures. • Facilitation of grant submissions • Coordination of ethics committee and approvals • Projects as directed by the Dean or Vice-President • Preparation of Research Office reports for Senior Executive Executive Assistant to VP Planning, Finance and Information Services Assisted with the research and reporting for the development of the Ten-Year Plan for Wilfrid Laurier University. • Coordinated and conducted strategic plan consultations • Gathering and analysis of statistics • Compilation of departmental budget summaries Independent Research Consultant – Research Office (WLU) Independent Consultant - Centre for Social Welfare Studies (WLU) Independent Grants Facilitator – University of Waterloo - ES Provision of research grant services to associated faculty members, and preparation of institutional submissions for designated Research Centres. • Liaison with SSHRC, MRC, NSERC and other granting bodies; facilitated the development of research strategies, grant applications and research • Assisted Social Work Faculty with the design and development of research projects, grant applications, editing of journal and conference articles, and assistance with development of research strategies 1982 - 1985 Secretary Manager - Canadian Goat Society Coordination of National Competitions, Responsible for National Dairy Herd ROP and Canadian National Livestock Registration. • Served as Executive Assistant to Board of Directors and responsible for ongoing activities and liaison with membership, press and public. • Design, production and distribution of society journal, production of annual yearbook and membership newsletters. 1977 - 1978 International Goodwill Ambassador - Rotary International A full-fellowship year in Australia to undertake graduate studies. Awarded to individuals with superior academic skills and personal traits and communication skills to serve as an Ambassador for their sponsoring country. • Extensive public-speaking engagements at Rotary Clubs throughout Australia • Resident at International House, University of Queensland • Completion of Master’s Degree (MHMS) 1974 - 1976 Olympic Organizing Committee COJO Kingston Director of Press Centre (1976) Responsible for design and implementation of standard operating procedures for the Olympic Press Centre – Yachting • Development and implementation of procedures and protocols for international press, support personnel, television crews, national team coordinators • Hiring and training of Press Centre Staff including special services and hospitality, international VIP protocols, press support services • Responsible for al Press Services, Information packages and Press Releases, • Liaison with International Press. National Committee Members. Assistant to Vice President of Information, Hosting and Special Services. Olympic Organizing Committee (COJO Kingston) (1975) Public Relations and Information Officer (1974) • Production of informational brochures, press releases and bulletins. • Presentations to team officials and public. • Liaison with organizing committee members and other public relations functions for Olympic Games. • Promotional activities at lnternational Trade Shows and Congresses Teaching Experience 1988 - 1991 Wilfrid Laurier University Part-time Faculty • Graduate course in Research Design and Analysis for Masters Students in Faculty of Social Work • Undergraduate courses in Biodynamic aspects of Sport and Physical Activity, Socio-cultural aspects of Sport and Physical Activity, and Health Issues 1982-1984 University of Western Ontario (now Department of Kinesiology) SSHRC Post-Doctoral Fellowships (1982; 1983) • Extended Doctoral Research – extended predictive model to Third World Nations • Undergraduate courses in Sociology of Sport and History of Sport • Committee Member for Masters Student Research (3) • External Reviewer for Masters Thesis (2) 1981-1982 University of Waterloo (Human Kinetics and Leisure Studies) During Doctoral Studies • Sessional Instructor - Undergraduate course - History of Sport Volunteer Positions International Representative, International Arts Manager Association National Representative to United Nations Panel on Culture Advisory Council Canada Council for the Arts and Ontario Arts Council Peer Review Committee, Ontario Arts Council Puppy Raiser, National Service Dogs Continuing Education Senior Research Administrators Certificate Society of Research Administrators Webinar series (SRA) Education University of Waterloo, Canada Faculty of Human Kinetics and Leisure Studies Ph. D - Doctoral degree Kinesiology (1981) Dissertation research was an international cross-cultural comparative study. Socio-cultural Determinants of International Sporting Success University of Queensland, Australia MHMS - Masters of Human Movement Studies (1980) Masters thesis, Socio-cultural Historical Comparative Study The British Sporting Heritage in Colonial Australia and Canada University of Western Ontario, Canada Faculty of Physical Education Honors BA (1974) Academic Distinctions Young Scholar of the Year, Awarded by World Congress of Sociology (1982) SSHRC Post-Doctoral Fellowships, University of Western Ontario (1982, 1983) Ontario Graduate Scholarships (1979, 1980, 1981) Dean’s Honor List, University of Waterloo, Doctoral Program (1980) Rotary International Goodwill Ambassador Graduate Fellowship, Masters (1977) Membership Society of Research Administrators (SRA) National Council University Research Administrators (NCURA) International Association of Artists Managers (IAMA) North American Performing Arts Managers Association (NAPAMA) International Committee of Sport Sociology CAURA Canadian University Research Association Multiple cultural organizations and discipline specific associations Skills Senior administrative experience in cultural, sports and academic sectors Proven organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills Proven leadership skills and supervision of staff Excellent oral and written communication skills Public relations and promotional facility Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment Research; Statistical Analysis; Evaluation Reporting Experienced fundraiser for Piano Six Project and Colwell Arts Management International project coordination References Susanne O’Hara, Scientific Operations Manager G360 Centre for Applied Groundwater Research skohara@sympatico.ca 519-830-7855 Geosyntec Consultants Senior Hydrogeologist sohara@geosyntec.com Jan Sargeant, Director CPHAZ Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses University of Guelph Guelph, ON N1G 2W1 519-824-4120 x54076 cphaz@uoguelph.ca Dr Glen Van der Kraak, Associate Dean Research College of Biological Sciences University of Guelph 519-824-4120 gvander@uoguelph.ca Interests Travel, music, theatre, ballroom dance, gardening, horseback riding, sailing
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Allen Schopp - Freelance Copywriting & Content Writing
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I'm a writer with experience in all facets of advertising. I have written retail, direct marketing and web campaigns for a wide range of products and services. I know how to write ad copy that successfully builds brands and gets results. I am fast, professional, and passionate about doing good work. I love the daily challenge of coming up with unique and innovative marketing solutions.
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
Michele Bolton - Freelance Proofreading & Editing
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5.0
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I'm a professional writer and editor, proofreader and blogger. I am a ghost-writer, writing coach, and cheerleader/compiler for people looking for help sorting out non-fiction and fiction manuscripts. I can help suggest ways to flesh out characters and figure out what is needed to make a story come alive. I am a daily news reporter and have worked at a range of news outlets from upstate New York's largest daily newspaper to The New York Times and The Boston Globe. I know what sells newspapers and I know what will sell your book, and can help you get there.
Middleborough, Massachusetts, United States
Jessica - Freelance Anime Art & Book Illustration
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3.0
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$7
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I am a very creative and full of ideas. I draw comics and when I was in Italy for four years I was part of a fanzine produced self-production by a group of artists like me. Then I detached from this team to create one with my other friends, where I worked for three years before leaving the group for familari problems. Using well enough watercolors, gouache, pencils and crayons, but I prefer the use of brushes. In addition, I also deal with home decoration, paint and create special designs freehand or using stencils created by me. He painted decoration and old furniture to make new and modern and adapt them to your tastes using different types of material. I'm Italian mother tongue.
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Heather Jones - Freelance Book Illustration & Drawing
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4.0
2 Skills
$15
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Heather L. Jones 2110 North Tyler Street Tacoma, WA 98406 Phone: (253) 514-1669 Email: heatherjones.hlj@gmail.com Graphic Designer Multitalented graphic designer seeking internship, contract work, or entry-level position. Foundation in painting illustration, graphite rendering, branding, mural design/production, and sculpture. Skills Summary • Eight years Customer Service – Hospitality Industry. • Fine Art Drawing, Pencil Rendering, Gouache Painting, Sculpture. • Computer Skills on the Windows & Mac platforms: Illustrator CS3/CS4/CS5 - Photoshop CS3/CS4/CS5 - Dreamweaver CS5 Education Illustration/Drawing/Painting & Design Fundamentals, IADT-Seattle 2007 – 2011 Course Related Skills & Experience Illustration & Rendering • Created a series of six cartoon characters [three line drawings & three in color] for a fictitious skateboarding company for a course in Design Fundamentals. The purpose of the assignment was to exhibit creative line drawing as well as technical painting skill. • Created a series of nine high-quality graphite renderings of various subjects including still life [such as glass, metal, water, and fabric] and portrait photography for an Introduction to Drawing course. • Using calligraphy ink, created a series of three high-contrast images of famous people including one image of Elvis Presley and two images of Marilyn Monroe with John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy optically blended into them for a course in Design Fundamentals. • Rendered drawings, illustrations and sketches of characters, photographs, models, and manufactured products, working from sketches, schematics, memory, models, and reference materials. • Produced finished artwork as a decoration or to elucidate or substitute for spoken or written messages. Design & Communication • Designed a business package for a designated classmate/client for a course in Design Fundamentals which included a logo, business card, letterhead, and envelope. This project was assigned to exhibit the student’s ability to confer with a client regarding the nature and content of artwork to be produced. The preliminary artwork was submitted for the client’s approval and revisions were incorporated as necessary. Successful completion of the product required interpersonal and communication skills as well as cognitive and intuitive thinking. • Designed a logo, stamp, coin, and poster for the Summer 2012 Olympics for a course in Color Theory. Successful completion of the project required ongoing communication with the instructor, research in specific subject areas, and monitoring of events, trends, and other circumstances. • Integrated and developed visual elements such as point, line, space, mass, shape, movement, color, pattern, texture, contrast, and perspective in order to produce desired effects such as the illustration of ideas, emotions, or moods. • Developed complex problem solving and troubleshooting skills by identifying a problem [or potential problem], reviewing the options, and implementing a solution. (continued) Heather L. Jones Page Two ________________________________________ Course Related Skills & Experience (continued) Computer Imaging • Created vector graphics straight from photographs by layering shapes of the appropriate size, color, and opacity to precisely mimic the silhouettes and shadows that made up the original photograph, creating a whimsical spin on an image with true-to-life proportions. • Created raster/vector graphics from sketches and renderings. • Digitally enhanced hand-drawn and painted imagery in Illustrator and Photoshop. • Using Illustrator and Photoshop, created website layouts, buttons, logos, graphics, as well as two-dimensional animations and incorporated them into Adobe Dreamweaver for two courses in Web Design. Self-Taught Skills and Experience Sculpture • Used Polymer Clay to create sculptures of miniatures [ranging in size, from ¼” – 6”] including but not limited to: Human & Animal Figurines, Background Scenery, Candies/Desserts, Foods & Utensils, Flowers, Doll Furniture, Faux Stones, and Beads (using the caning technique). • Used the clay-like medium known as Model Magic to create light-weight sculptures [ranging in size, from ¼” – 2 feet], including: Facial Busts, Jewelry Elements, Flowers, Background Scenery, Figurines, and three-dimensional accent elements for murals. • Created sculptures and other three-dimensional artwork by using abrasives and tools to shape, carve, and fabricate materials such as polymer, air-dry, or heat-curing clays. Jewelry • Designed and created various jewelry and jewelry-elements including: Centerpieces, Metal Chains [for necklaces, bracelets, and artistic accents], Chain Maille, Earrings, Closures, Faux Stones, Caning Beads, and Celtic Knots. Management of Financial Resources • Determined the types of tools and equipment required to create and/or produce specific designs. • Developed a basic understanding of project-management fundamentals by estimating project scope, timelines, and material costs. ART MEDIA EXPERIENCE: Gouache Paint, Acrylic Paint, Watercolor Paint, Graphite, Tortillons, Water-Based or Latex Interior & Exterior Paint, Spray Paint, Calligraphy Pens & Ink, Hard & Soft Wire, Wire Sculpting Tools, Polymer Clay, Heat Curing Clay, Self-Curing Clay, Clay Sculpting Tools, Cold Pressed Bristol Paper, Sketching Paper, Drawing Paper, Flat Canvas, Raised Canvas [pre-made & hand-stretched], Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop. Employment History ? HLJ Designs 2011 Freelance graphic arts, short-term project contractor ? CSbH, Cleaning Services by Heather 2010 – Present Self-employed, Provide Commercial and Residential Cleaning Services ? The Keg Restaurant & Lounge 2002 – 2009 Eight year engagement of increasing responsibilities and job growth. Awards and Achievements ? Education Dean’s List International Academy of Design & Technology – Dean’s List Spring Quarter 2007 International Academy of Design & Technology – Dean’s List Spring Quarter 2010 ? Employment Achievements Keg Restaurant & Lounge - Outstanding Performance Award December, 2002 Keg Restaurant & Lounge – Promotion 2003 Keg Restaurant & Lounge – Promotion 2008
Tacoma, Washington, United States
Jason Gray - Freelance Accounting & Auditing
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$100
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Employment Managing Member 2009 to present JG CPAs, LLC Boise, Idaho • Provide accounting, auditing, business consulting, and tax services for various businesses and individuals • Maintain quality control systems in the firm • Technical reviewer of firm working papers Senior Auditor 2005 to 2009 KPMG, LLP Boise, ID • Audited and reviewed clients in the following industries/sectors: basic materials, manufactured goods, services, retail, and technology. • Audited SOX compliant businesses, analyzed financial statements, and planned attestation services according to financial risks. • Performed audits in accordance to GAAS, ERISA, GAAP, PCAOB, and other regulators Professional Summary Audit experience ranges from SEC filings, carve-out financial statements, acquisitions, and pension plans to the successful coordination of large multi-location audits. Responsible for a broad range of business clients with complex business and tax matters. Provided attestation services for private and publicly traded businesses. Prior engagements have included Bering Straits Native Corporation, Boise Cascade Holdings, Building Material Holding Company, CradlePoint, Rangen, Simmisco, Simplot, SuperValu/Alberton’s, Western Aircraft, and Yukon Kuskokwin Health Corporation. Education MBA, EMPHASIS IN ACCOUNTING 2005 Idaho State University – Pocatello, ID B.S., HUMAN RESOURCES AND MANAGEMENT 2001 Utah State University – Logan, UT A.S., GENERAL BUSINESS 1999 Brigham Young University – Idaho – Rexburg, Idaho Professional Associations & Licenses • Member of Idaho State Board of Accountancy (ISBA) • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – licensed in Idaho • SCORE volunteer counselor to small businesses
Boise, Idaho, United States
MIssy Cherice - Freelance Paralegal & Event Planning
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Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$25
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I am currently looking to do freelance work as an administrative support professional and/or paralegal. My high level of attentiveness combined with my excellent communication and organizational skills have helped me attaining a strong background as an effective paralegal in the family law arena. Moreover, I have also developed strong research skills through my education, internship, and current work experience. I have developed a sense of accountability, good interpersonal skills and the aptitude to perform well in my work. Working with me, as a freelance professional can be a great cost-effective solution for your organization or firm, as I would be available to assist with one project or several projects - whatever you require. My hourly rate is very reasonable and I am open to negotiation. Additionally, I recently completed Family Mediation Skills Training through Minnesota State University – Mankato. Following completion of the training, I co-founded Family Dispute Solutions, LLP. Please visit www.familydisputesolutions.org for more information. I am certain that given the opportunity, I can make an insightful contribution to your company. I look forward to meeting with you soon! Please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience for a complete copy of my resume.
Hastings, Minnesota, United States