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Jacob Swift - Freelance Travel Writing & Creative Writing
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As a budding freelance writer, I'm afraid I have to approach this site, with all of its opportunities, with humility. Hopefully I'll do enough volunteer work, non-profit or small time, to build a decent portfolio, but for now I'll just keep plugging away to gain jobs where they appear. If there is something you want written, by all means tap me as a resource. Even if the subject is not...
Alexandria, Louisiana, United States
Alycia Angle - Freelance Travel Writing & Marketing
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My name is Alycia, better known as “Leash-Dawg” to friends, family, teachers, co-workers, and acquaintances. Like any typical south Louisiana girl I adore spicy food, sweating profusely at LSU football games, and outdoor activities of any kind. I like to dress up in costume whenever possible – I’d like to think I have perfected the Lady Gaga Poker-Face getup. I love animals, especially dogs...
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Tara Morin - Freelance Travel Writing & Editing
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TARA MORIN tmorin08@gmail.com SUMMARY OF SKILLS ? Strong creative and analytical abilities ? Excellent written and oral communication skills ? Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work independently EDUCATION Bachelor of the Arts, Anthropology, Bridgewater State University, 131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, MA, 02325. Minor, English, May 2007 RELATED COURSEWORK Introduction to...
Leesville, Louisiana, United States

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Mandy Kruger - Freelance Graphic Design & Logo Design
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October 2010 to Date, Mandy has been consulting in her personal capacity until suitable employment can be found within the Telecommunications sector Period May 2007 – September 2010 Company VODACOM Last Position Held Various – See Below Responsibilities: December 2009 – September 2010 VODACOM – Terminals, Financial and On-Line Services - Midrand Senior Commercial Specialist and Mobile Advertising Consultant • Manage Commercial Online Support Requests o Analyse and determine nature of request o Investigate the problem/requirements o Provide information and feedback in accordance to request o Provide support within the allocated time frames • Cost saving on budget o Cost reductions on current contracts/transactions o Spend / ratio of cost to saving • Business Intelligence: Implement Reports/Report Automation o Analyse report request with the relevant role players and ensure that report requirements are determined in accordance with the identified need/request o Liaise with BSG to ensure that report specs are compiled utilising all the inputs o Liaise with BSG to ensure that the final report is compiled once all relevant role players are satisfied with test results o Review to be conducted to ensure that all inputs have been sufficiently addressed o Implementation of process for updating/improvement of existing reports o Ensure that all content partners/3rd Party Suppliers forward weekly & monthly reports • Business Intelligence: Internal Reporting (Weekly Dashboard, Exco Report, CEO Presentation and Board Representation) o Collate, compile and verify report details in accordance with the planned schedule o Ensure that reports are qualitative and approved o Ensure sign off of reports and distribute report to the relevant role players within the allocated time frame (weekly, monthly, quarterlyand on an ad-hoc basis) o Manage the process of archiving reports • Business Intelligence: External Reporting (Vodafone KPI Reports; Content Categorisation and 3rd Party Reports) o Collate, compile and verify report details in accordance with the planned schedule o Ensure that reports are qualitative and approved o Ensure sign off of reports and distribute report to the relevant role players within the allocated time frame (weekly, monthly, annually and on an ad-hoc basis) o Manage the process of archiving reports • Procurement / Budget Management (Opex/Capex) o Compile the Online budget in accordance with policies, procedures and budgetary guidelines (Income, Expenditure) o Conduct validation checks to verify that financial information on information system is correct (allocation of funds, budget transfers) o Monitor the budgetary actions to compare the actual figures against the budgeted figures and report on variances to enable corrective actions o Conduct the budget ‘clean-up’ with regards to savings and/or overspent requests in accordance with standard procedures o Determine and verify if sufficient funds are available with regards to purchase order requests o Movements of transactions from databases are overseen e.g. purchase order, invoices, etc • Risk Management o Identify divisional risk according to product/service or operations o Prioritise, rate and list risk according to Risk Assessment Review o Ensure sign-off of Risk Assessment Review document o Ensure that source documents are validated and accurately capture on the Risk Management (CURA) system • Manage Projects o Receive a Project Management requirement and analyse to determine the project management deliverables; or o Execute deliverables in accordance with the project plan or o Escalate the execution of deliverables to the relevant role players for completion o Monitor progress if possible to ensure that the project is delivered within the allocated time frame. Identify deviances in performance managed and reported to ensure timeous delivery May 2007 – December 2009 VODACOM Mobile Media Mobile Media Operations Manager • Strategic o Inventory Management/Forecasting Strategy; Manage campaign planning analytics process; manage campaign reporting and amend processes o Assisting Proposition Manager with New Media Propositions o Key inputs into Mobile Advertising unit budget process o Compiling and presenting management reports o Master data creation and maintenance, including workflow functionality for appropriate support of processes o Annual Strategic Plan and Budget alignment • Advisory o Create, aggregate and disseminate relevant knowledge on the performance criteria for campaigns on each platform for example: Vodacom4Me; Vodafone Vlive!; Please Call Me; The Grid; Player23; Yebo Radio; HomeGround Goal.com • Production o Manage the inventory on all platforms in real time o Manage overall interface to all advertising campaigns o Coordinate the inflow of creative o Ensure that the creative complies with current standard formatting o Plan the go-live and termination of campaigns on the various platforms o Provide support to the Sales Team in terms of updated status of all platform inventory availability and current usage • Reporting o Gather all reports on performance of all media platforms o Gather full reports on all advertising activities on all media platforms o Ensure that reports are audited and verified; coordinate reports for advertisers/clients/Sales Houses (with the Sales Team) • Analytics o Coordinate market research with Market Intelligence Team o Coordinate research with brand/advertisers on an ongoing basis o Compile research criteria o Compile reports o Ensure that the Sales Team and the platform development teams understand the ongoing changes in customer needs o Customer Profiling; Improve and standardise customer segmentation and targeting for campaigns o Standardise and facilitate customer research/case studies o Measure the effects and profitability of Mobile Marketing Campaigns o Create value with our Customer data. • Information Management o Ensure that all group documents are available on shared folders; o Manage SLA terms with the Platform Owners o Standardise and facilitate customer research/case studies • Project Management o Schedule; Budget; Resources, Risk and Changes o Management of all technical requirements for Mobile Advertising including working with external development teams from scoping to testing and implementation • Portfolio Management o Work closely with the Mobile Advertising Portfolio Managers on all their Mobile Media Projects from initial research, needs and requirements to implementation and systems/software/technical development o Management of Mobile Advertising Portfolio once launched • 3rd Party/Supplier/WASP Management o Develop relationships & managed Financials with required 3rd Party for Mobile Advertising o Develop & manage all relationships with Mobile/Media Associations: Admob; InMobi; Mobile Media Association o Online Publishers Association; Direct Marketing Association o Align Mobile Advertising with WASPA regulations o Build relationships with WASP’s as Mobile Advertising Customers o Contractual Agreements • Internal Vodacom/Vodafone Managing Committee o Sat on the SCM CC Forum: Internal Online Management Committee o Mobile Advertising Sales Team o Worked closely with the Mobile Advertising Sales team which included internal Media Consultants, Internal Vodacom Departments & External Sales Houses & Advertising Agencies o Presented regular Sales Workshops o Management of all Sales Reports for Mobile Advertising Sales Team, EHOD Management Reports, ME Management Reports, Exco Board Reports and Vodafone Reports • Procurement o Management of all procurement activities o Completion of all budget requirements at the beginning of each financial fiscal o Management of budget for Mobile Advertising Division o Budget Management reports Salary R 569 190.83 plus management bonus which was R98 000 Reason for Leaving Re-structure of Online department twice within three months. Mobile Advertising moved out of Vodacom into Vodacom Ventures Period June 2003 – 2007 Company AFRICAN LEGAL NETWORKS Last Position Held Head: Marketing, Culture, Administration, Facilities and IT Function Responsibilities: • Plan direct, or co-ordinate the organizational culture, administration, logistics and facilities management and information and technology, including formulating policies, managing daily logistics, and functional area of management or administration, such as personnel, or administration services • Direct and co-ordinate activities establishing the culture of the departments • Manage staff; prepare work schedules and assigning of specific duties • Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives and procedures, conferring with board members, organizational officials, and staff members as necessary • Increase the performance of our organization to create competitive advantage by improving the organizational culture • To build a flexible, change adaptable organization • To identify the factors that can improve the efficiency of the organization and department • Develop an action plan and strategy with positive results • Align the organizations culture with the organization’s strategy • To be the “Building Manager” for the organization, ensuring statutory compliance and being the primary contact in respect of organizational maintenance and development matters, undertaking risk assessments, organizing emergency procedures, liaising with branches eliciting their co-operation or informing them of developments • Undertake space audits and to optimize the utilization of space (departmental; administrative; branch) in the interests of the organization and client groups • Ensure that all the services provided excel in performance standards and meet all customer expectations • The guidelines for all standards to be set in accordance with the customer service department • Ensure that all legislative requirements are met • To take ownership for the business and suggest improvements which will result in increase income and/or reduced costs • Liaise, report and maintain standards on specialize areas such as maintenance, functions, catering and cleaning • Liaise with internal and external providers to obtain the best level of service for organization • Actively seek to determine internal and external customer requirements • To meet, and whenever possible, exceed their needs • Take full responsibility for general supervision and control of organized events, paying particular attention to legislative compliance, including the health and safety and welfare of people, the safety of the organization’s assets and licensing requirements • Is an active participant in all management and working groups as required by top management • Communicate and drive ideas and culture • Receive training and use the knowledge for the benefit of the organization and for personal development • Follow the purchasing and stock procedures as prescribed by the organization • To develop employees to their maximum potential • Sales & Marketing duties o Manage efficient and effective communications projects o Compile and develop the Annual Report, Quarterly reports o Engage with Business Units and Support Units for various marketing requirements: Advertising, Internal Marketing, Event Branding, and Marketing Collateral. o Develop effective and customized marketing strategies for Internal and External marketing o Review creative development for alignment with the marketing goals o Manage projects end-to-end from the business brief to the final delivery working alongside the business teams, and internal delivery teams o Manage and collaborate with external advertising agencies, production houses, direct marketing agencies and other suppliers and vendors o Supervise production of Print and Audiovisual collateral o Be accountable for adherence of SLAs, timelines and quality of output o Build and Develop relationships with the other units of company for a better understanding of their marketing imperatives o Should invest effort and time in creative problem solving to resolve issues, timeline crunches and other negotiable scenarios o Arrange and co-ordinate sales events/promotions o Developing Sales Targets o Track progress of Sales Targets o Sales Agent Incentives o Agent Recruitment, Agent Commission Structure, Agent Incentive Programs and Agent Training Manuals o Targeting and promoting of the brand to current and new members o Maintaining of good and constant relationships with local and international branches o Facilitating and coordinating the Internal Staff Growth and Development Program o Internal Communication o Produced, design and distribute Internal Newsletter o Managed editorial panel o Provided staff with concise update of all relevant product information o Develop Marketing Plan o Strategic planning: Short and Long Term o Monitoring Budgets o Company Expansion o Media; Television; Editorials o New product development o Fleet sign writing o Marketing Materials o Sourcing Suppliers o Website Advertising and promotion strategy o Researching target markets • CRM Management o Design Brief o Project Management o Implementation o Report Development o Training of all staff, directors, etc • Operational Management duties o Organise and supervise all of the administrative activities that facilitate the smooth running of the office o Design and implementation of internal process systems o Daily running of office o Catering, Event and Driver Management o Travel Arrangements and traveling to International branch on a monthly basis o Delegating work and workload planning o Writing reports o Liaising with members of the management teams and shareholders o Controlling the office budget o Dealing with complex queries and complaints – internal and external o Meeting with senior managers to review office performance o Devising and conducting induction programmes o Organising office maintenance and repair work o Supervising the implementation of new office systems o Arranging for health and safety equipment to be tested on a regular basis o Reviewing and updating health and safety policies o Take initiative in the CEO’s absence o Filling and backup systems implementation o Take initiative in manager’s absence o Project, Data and Database Management • IT duties o Setting up of the computers and network for the entire office and branches o Content Guidelines o Intranet Design: Site Structure o Site Control & Maintenance o Manage backups, security and user-help systems o Consult with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements o Direct daily operations of department, analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards and setting deadlines o Assign and review the work of computer-related workers o Stay abreast of advances in technology o Provide for data security and control, strategic computing, and disaster recovery o Review and submit for approval all systems charts and programs prior to their implementation o Evaluate the organization’s technology use and needs and recommend improvements, such as hardware and software upgrades o Control budget and expenditure o Meet the department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and other, to solicit co-operation and resolve problems o Installation of hardware and software of computers o Installation of hardware and software of server o Maintain and update of all computer systems o Staff training on systems and software • Logistics and Facilities Management o Consult with users, management, vendors, and landlords to assess logistical needs and requirements o Developing business by gaining new contracts, analyzing logistical problems and producing new solutions o Analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards and setting deadlines o Assign and review the work of facilities workers o Provide for security and access control, and disaster recovery o Evaluate the organization’s facilities usage and needs and recommend improvements, such as routine maintenance o Control budget and expenditure o Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit co-operation and resolve problems o Review and submit for approval all initiatives prior to their implementation o Co-ordinate processes to ensure customer satisfaction o An awareness of and strategic response to external influences, such as legislation, FIAS, etc is vital o Monitor the quality, cost and efficiency of the service, processes. o Co-ordinate and control the process cycle and associated information systems o Analyze data to monitor performance and plan improvements o Allocate and Manage staff resources according to changing needs o Liaising and negotiating with customers and suppliers o Planning projects • Human Recourses duties o Performance Management, Staff Contracts, New Staff Induction Program, Training on all systems and processes, Writing of Job Profiles for staff and managers, Monitoring Staff Leave, Keeping personnel records Conducting appraisals and maintaining appraisal records, Organising the recruitment of new staff and Dealing with a wide range of human resource issues i.e. Labour relations • Administrative duties o Determine staffing requirements, train new employees, or oversee those personnel processes o Monitor businesses and agencies to ensure that they efficiently and effectively provide needed services while staying within budgetary limits o Manage the movements of goods into and out of production facilities o Review and submit for approval all initiatives prior to their implementation o Management of office environment o Gathering, adapting, storing and distributing information with the company o Using information systems o Providing specialist support to other departments and managers o Providing document and telecommunications management o Managing quality and cost control o Rendering service to other functions within the organization o Providing training and development for my own staff o Ensuring that human and material resources are correctly utilized o Meeting with other members of management and planning for the future • Risk Management o Identify & manage risk in area of responsibility Reason for Leaving Career growth and advancement Period June 2003 – Present Company VUKA GROUP OF COMPANIES Last Position Held Marketing Manager Responsibilities: • Vuka Group of Companies consists of Vuka Properties, Vuka Water Projects, Sebenza ISP and Vuka Computing • Corporate Identity • Market Research • Media Buying • Newspaper Advertising • Staff Training • Human Resources duties Reason for Leaving Career growth Period January 2000 – May 2003 Company BLU HORIZON COMMUNICATIONS Last Position Held Director / Owner Responsibilities: • Creative and Graphic Design • Brochures, Adverts, packaging, Posters, Corporate Identities, Annual Reports, Monthly Newsletters and Annual Newspapers • Multi-media and Presentations • Photographic Shoots • Copy Writing and Editing • Media Buying and Planning • Web Design • Event Management • Business Plans and Strategies • Accounts worked on • Magalies Meander, Absa, Standard Bank Insurance Brokers, Fourways Mall, Village Walk, Simmons SA, Singer/ Pfaff, Pratleys, Place Direct, Interact Promotions, Harry’s Food Store, The Hat-Trick Restaurant, Kaya Rock Shopping Centre, The Book Place, GTV, Ken Hamilton Advertising and Paul Bosworth Consortium Reason for Leaving Business closed Period January 1998 – December 1999 Company TAYLOR MADE ADVERTISING Last Position Held Personal Assistant to Managing Director Responsibilities: • Office Management • Putting in place of all systems • All confidential correspondence and tender documents • Client Liaison and Meeting • Liaising between the Creative Department and Clients • Staff Management • Company and Client Function • Travel Arrangements • All PowerPoint Presentations from design to execution • Bookkeeping up and until Balance Sheet including Creditors and Debtors • Cash Flows and Future Forecasts Reason for Leaving Started own consulting company Period January 1994 – December 1997 Company CELL COMMUNICATIONS Last Position Held Office Manager Responsibilities: • General Office Duties • Staff Management • Sales and Stock Control • Bookkeeping up and until Balance Sheet including Creditors and Debtors • Cash Flows and Future Forecasts • After Sale Service and New Contracts • Liaison with Head Office / Franchise Reason for Leaving Relocated to Johannesburg PROFESSIONAL STRENGTHS / SKILLS • Finance & Administration [+10 years Intermediate Experience] • Drafting business unit and project budgets • Monitoring and controlling budgets of approximately R8m [SA Rand] • Assessing risk in products and services • Analyzing process flows • Cost accounting • General office administration • Basic bookkeeping • Invoicing / Banking • On-site quotations • Ensuring that all clients’ accounts are paid promptly • Compiling statements for clients, allocating payments to clients’ accounts, debt collection and working out interest on outstanding accounts • Management[+10 years Expert Experience] • Independent strategic thinking person • Functional, quality and operational management skills • Liaising with Senior Management and Directors • Chairing, conducting and attending meetings • Attending board meetings, developing documents for board meetings and directors meetings • Troubleshooting and problem solving • Strong delegating abilities • Public Relations & Communication [+10 years Expert Experience] • Dealing with clients, and resolving problems, this may arise • Ensuring efficient running of office area at all times • Very good verbal and written abilities • Well-mannered, approachable person • Research [+10 years Expert / Intermediate / Limited Experience] • Work and study related research, covering areas such as training, development and training tools • Revenue protection practices • Sales & Marketing[+15 years Expert Experience] • Build customer base – Identify new business opportunities and gain new or expand business on a national level • Build customer relations • Detailing – Utilize promotional material during each sales call to ensure call effectiveness • Budget planning – ensure appropriate expenditure to maintain cost effectiveness • Develop level of product-, market- and industry knowledge necessary to represent and sell products effectively • Promote products in accordance with company marketing policies and sales strategy • Plan each working cycle and weekly activity • Maintain proper written records of all customers’ ordering habits and my specific sales objective for that customer • Setting effective long- and short-term goals and objectives • Cold canvassing • Compose presentations of new products • Demonstrations of new products • Achieving sales targets • Service existing client database • Penetrating proposals, quotations and presentations • Keep abreast of new products, technology and competitor activities • Staff Management & Human Resources[10 years Expert / Intermediate / Limited Experience] • Recruitment of new employees • Job analysis and job descriptions, profiles • Performance evaluation, management and motivation • Training, development, mentoring and coaching • Change management • Attending to issues around discipline and grievance • Negotiating for salaries & wages • Technical [IT] [+10 years Expert / Intermediate / Limited Experience] • Needs-analysis in consultation with the end-user and technical specialists [programmers] • Implementation of information systems and related procedures [these include software, hardware and networks] • Evaluation and amendment in consultation with programmers of systems where necessary • Training of end-users • Ongoing support and maintenance of database structures and internal filing systems to ensure optimal functioning of the system • Database and data cleanup where necessary in consultation with data base administrators [DBA’s] • Liaising with current and future clients with regards to specific systems needs • Building and installation of hardware • Server installation and setup • Technical [+10 years Expert / Intermediate / Limited Experience] • Production management techniques • Work-study • Quality Assurance • Operations research • Work Scheduling • Preparing report concerning violations, which have to be corrected [Worked with professionals] • Interpreting legal requirements and recommend compliance procedures to contractors, craft workers and owners [Worked with professionals] • Process planning • Liaising with current and future clients with regards to specific systems needs • Monitor drafting responsibilities, products and drawings [Worked with professionals] • Coordinate all aspects of detailing with schematic capture, wiring, harnessing, cable drawings and sand casting [Worked with professionals] • Responsible for drawings development and detailing from conceptualization stage through final release – [Worked with professionals] • Analyzing client specification and aided in initial design development. • Architectural renderings and presentation of graphics. [Worked with professionals] • Programming [10 years Expert / Intermediate / Limited Experience] • Service process control • Evaluating test/process procedures and documentation • Service test process to new computer technologies and customer specifications • Developing hardware control software and computer interface circuitry • Designing and implementation of new system enhancements • Programming and design on a portfolio management system [In service industry not manufacturing] • Competencies • Assertive Leadership • Decisiveness and assertiveness • Quality and high service oriented • Able to communicate with purpose and clarity • Cross-functional • Team oriented and motivating • Planning & Development • Creative, focused and Out-of-box thinker • Able to interact at a high level with top executives • Strategic and analytical thinker • Strong negotiating and influencing skills • Delivery and results orientated • Perform well under high-pressure environment • Good presentation and business networking skills • Able to interact at a high level with top executives • Have dealt with high profile business men/woman and dignitaries • Adaptability, strong client focus, trustworthiness, willingness to stretch, openness to feedback and learning opportunities • Very strong project management skills: scoping, planning, reviewing, negotiating, delivering and internal client engagement
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Nicole Yazzie - Freelance Graphic Design & Portrait Art
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I am a graphic designer with experience using design software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, and After Effects. I currently work as a graphic designer at Ho-Chunk Gaming Wisconsin Dells. I am also earning my bachelor's degree in Graphic Design. I also enjoy drawing portraits using pastels, colored pencils, pencil and charcoal. I enjoy art and would love to take on any job that inquires me to be creative.
Rio, Wisconsin, United States
Pia Basansky - Freelance Proofreading & Business Consulting
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30 years of English language proofreading experience ; spelling, grammar, punctuation, content, etc. Manuscripts, business plans, web content, medical transcripts, legal briefs, financial packages, technical journals......and so on. Fast, efficient, organized, professional, punctual and courteous. References supplied upon request.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ryan GHOST Bowser - Freelance Song Writing & Audio Production
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RYAN BOWSER Phone: (678) 428-2872 e-mail: musicproducerryanbowser@gmail.com Seeking position in… WRITER RELATIONS/ ARTIST & REPERTOIRE/ MUSIC DIRECTOR Director / Vice President / Senior Management Artist Development / A&R / Writer Relations “Grammy Winning Producer and C.E.O.” Over fifteen years experience in music production. Expertise in relationship building, knowledge and working relationships within the music community, knowledge of music industry dynamics and an ability to hear hit tunes. AREAS OF EXPERTISE ? 15yrs experience in the music industry ? Achieved record breaking success including a Grammy ? Business Alliances ? Identify and affiliate new songwriters and artist KEY CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS ? Achieved Multi-Platinum Selling success as a Music Producer. ? Dilemma grossed to #1 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Singles & Tracks, Hot Rap Tracks and on the Hot 100 as the first rap song to hold the #1 spot for 12 consecutive weeks. ? Earned a Grammy for Best R&B and Rap Collaboration and Nominations for Record of the Year and Album of the Year. ? Dilemma now sits at #64 on Billboard’s Greatest Songs Of All Time ? Produced Soundtrack and Score for Independent Film, 4 Minutes EMPLOYEE TRAINING ? Knowledge and working relationships within the songwriter community, music publishing professional managers, record producers, recording studios, producer/writer management and A&R executives, and the music industry. ? Solid understanding of music industry dynamics and an ability to identify hit records. ? Knowledge of copyright and music publishing. ? Analyzes new trends in music, including Billboard chart activity. CAREER HISTORY President Ghost Music, LLC (Atlanta, GA) 2005 - Present Executive Producer OKBYME (St. Louis, MO) 2001-Present EDUCATION Riverview High School, St. Louis, MO DISCOGRAPHY SONG ARTIST SONG ARTIST You Know Q. Parker Take It Slow O’Ryan, O’Ryan You Got Me Camile Valesco Go To Bed Mad Monica, After The Storm Give You Good Love London You Aint Gotta Go Home Monica, After The Storm A-Town JR You Aint Gotta Go Home DMX f/ Monica Grand Champ Leave It All Up to You Pretty Ricky, Late Night Special I Got Y’all Bow Wow, Unleashed Like It Like That 2XL My Baby Bow Wow, Unleashed All I Know Blak Jak, Place Your Bets Dilemma Nelly, Nellyville Ball Out Blak Jak, Place Your Bets Dilemma Kelly Rowland, Simply Deep Bobbin My Head Blak Jak, Place Your Bets I Do! Toya, Toya Sunglasses KD Aubert How Can I Be Down Toya, Toya Louie Louie Penelope Jones Don’t Make Me Toya, Toya My Shoes Penelope Jones Book Of Love Toya, Toya Dat Boy Chevy Noah (ATL Soundtrack) I Messed Up Toya, Toya Closing The Club 112, Pleasure & Pain Bounce Toya, Toya RYAN BOWSER 4439 S. Spring Ave St. Louis, MO 63116 Phone: (678) 646.7267 e-mail: musicproducerryanbowser@gmail.com Seeking position in… WRITER RELATIONS/ ARTIST & REPERTOIRE/ MUSIC DIRECTOR Director / Vice President / Senior Management Artist Development / A&R / Writer Relations “Grammy Winning Producer and C.E.O.” Over fifteen years experience in music production. Expertise in relationship building, knowledge and working relationships within the music community, knowledge of music industry dynamics and an ability to hear hit tunes. AREAS OF EXPERTISE ? 15yrs experience in the music industry ? Achieved record breaking success including a Grammy ? Business Alliances ? Identify and affiliate new songwriters and artist KEY CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS ? Achieved Multi-Platinum Selling success as a Music Producer. ? Dilemma grossed to #1 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip Hop Singles & Tracks, Hot Rap Tracks and on the Hot 100 as the first rap song to hold the #1 spot for 12 consecutive weeks. ? Earned a Grammy for Best R&B and Rap Collaboration and Nominations for Record of the Year and Album of the Year. ? Dilemma now sits at #64 on Billboard’s Greatest Songs Of All Time ? Produced Soundtrack and Score for Independent Film, 4 Minutes EMPLOYEE TRAINING ? Knowledge and working relationships within the songwriter community, music publishing professional managers, record producers, recording studios, producer/writer management and A&R executives, and the music industry. ? Solid understanding of music industry dynamics and an ability to identify hit records. ? Knowledge of copyright and music publishing. ? Analyzes new trends in music, including Billboard chart activity. CAREER HISTORY President Ghost Music, LLC (Atlanta, GA) 2005 - Present Executive Producer OKBYME (St. Louis, MO) 2001-Present EDUCATION Riverview High School, St. Louis, MO DISCOGRAPHY SONG ARTIST SONG ARTIST You Know Q. Parker Take It Slow O’Ryan, O’Ryan You Got Me Camile Valesco Go To Bed Mad Monica, After The Storm Give You Good Love London You Aint Gotta Go Home Monica, After The Storm A-Town JR You Aint Gotta Go Home DMX f/ Monica Grand Champ Leave It All Up to You Pretty Ricky, Late Night Special I Got Y’all Bow Wow, Unleashed Like It Like That 2XL My Baby Bow Wow, Unleashed All I Know Blak Jak, Place Your Bets Dilemma Nelly, Nellyville Ball Out Blak Jak, Place Your Bets Dilemma Kelly Rowland, Simply Deep Bobbin My Head Blak Jak, Place Your Bets I Do! Toya, Toya Sunglasses KD Aubert How Can I Be Down Toya, Toya Louie Louie Penelope Jones Don’t Make Me Toya, Toya My Shoes Penelope Jones Book Of Love Toya, Toya Dat Boy Chevy Noah (ATL Soundtrack) I Messed Up Toya, Toya C
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
Amy Hedrick - Freelance Writing & Newsletter Writing
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Amy R. Hedrick Harrisonburg, Virginia Experience: Pharmacy Technician, CVS Pharmacy October 2011 • Greeting and assisting customers • Pulling completed prescription medications and completing the sale to the patient • Running the cash register • Updating patient profiles in the master computer system • Pulling medication stock bottles and filling prescriptions Externship, Medicap Pharmacy March 2010 – April 2010 • Checked in inventory, stocked shelves • Received prescriptions from patients • Filled prescriptions • Reconstituted antibiotic suspensions • Performed monthly count of Schedule II medications • Checked stock expiration dates Telephone Operator, Rockingham Memorial Hospital March 2007 – November 2008 • Answered incoming calls on a multi-line switchboard • Connected callers to patient’s rooms • Paged on-call physicians for emergency and non-emergency calls • Made overhead announcements as needed Records Clerk, City of Harrisonburg Police Department September 2004 – August 2005 • Entered police officers incident reports and accident reports into computer database • Entered warrant information into the State and National databases • Checked serial numbers on firearms to ensure they were not stolen or used in a crime • Assisted citizens needing records checks and fingerprinting for employment 911 Dispatcher, City of Harrisonburg Police Department: January 2004 – August 2004 Fire and Rescue: September 1992 – January 2004 • Answered all incoming 911 calls for Harrisonburg and Rockingham County • Dispatched necessary units to the scene of incidents to aid the public • Monitored multi-channel radio • Gave life saving medical instructions over the phone prior to arrival of emergency personnel • Voluntarily worked numerous high stress events including hurricanes, floods, and blizzards • Prioritized incidents in a constantly changing field of emergency and non-emergency calls Volunteer Coordinator, Rockingham County Department of Fire and Rescue August 2001 – December 2003 • Responsible for recruitment and retention of volunteer fire and rescue personnel • Planned a local Memorial Service for the victims of September 11, 2001 • Began an awards ceremony to honor our local fire and rescue personnel • Put together a Volunteer Appreciation Day for local fire and rescue personnel • Organized fire and rescue participation in Massanutten’s Autumn Peak each fall * Wrote and edited a monthly newsletter for area emergency personnel: volunteer and career Interests: Research: World War II, medicine (past and present) Reading, writing, creating art, education at all levels Education: National College, April 2009 – May 2010 Pharmacy Technician Diploma with high honors James Madison University, August 1988 – May 1992 BA in Communications Arts, minor in Criminal Justice, *** laude
Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
Dan Buksa - Freelance Album Design & CD Design
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OBJECTIVE: to obtain a position as an illustrator or cartoonist. SUMMARY: Talented young artist with experience in self publishing comic books and creating artwork for use as album covers and merchandise for the music industry. QUALIFICATIONS Excellent drawing skills. Ability to create art in a variety of styles and mediums. Proficient in Adobe Photoshop. Capable of working as part of a team or alone. Exceptional ability to generate ideas and translate those ideas into artwork. ART EXPERIENCE NumbSkull "skullhawk" t-shirt November 2013 Coorsborough “Tour Kickoff” poster April 2013 Coorsborough “K.H.O.M.A.” album cover April 2013 Parkdale “Watching//Waiting” album cover March 2013 Bellwether “Weather-vane” T-shirt and Hoodie November 2012 Parkdale “Grim Reaper” print October 2012 Parkdale “Dog” T-shirt August 2012 Bellwether “Planes” T-shirt June 2012 The B-List “Long Island” T-shirt May 2012 Parkdale “Here's to Hoping” album cover April 2012 Meadowbrook Records “Logo” August 2012 Downtime “Vomit” T-shirt October 2011 For Those Who Know “Long Drive Home E.P.” album cover March 2011 For Those Who Know “Established” T- shirt August 2010 For Those Who Know “Wrecksauce E.P.” album cover April 2010 For Those Who Know “100 %” T-shirt April 2010 EDUCATION School of Visual Arts Bachelor's Degree in Cartooning May 2013 Major Art Courses: Ink Drawing Story Telling Principles of Cartooning Anatomy Digital Coloring North Babylon High School Regents Diploma June 2008 Art Department Scholarship Huntington Arts Council exhibition Town of Babylon Annual District Wide Art Show
Deer Park, New York, United States
Suhasini Suresh - Freelance Ecommerce Programming & Website Programming
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Suhasini Suresh E-mail: suhasini_v@lycos.com Career Objectives: An accomplished software programmer with demonstrated success designing and implementing database solutions that improve business functionality. Process diversified technical background with corporate system solutions. Proven ability to implement technologies that decrease expenses, increase performance and positively affect the outcome. Technical Skills: Operating System: Windows Environment. Programming Language: C, C++, Java, ASP, VB, JavaScript and J2EE Technologies. Development Language: JSP, HTML, XML, HTML and VB Script, ASP, ADO Application Server: IBM WebSphere Application Server Development Database: IBM DB2 Platform: Unix & Windows (Ver.9.0), J2EE Application Tools: Eclipse, Quest Central Database: SQL, IBM DB2, MS-Access Software: Crystal Report XI/Business Objects, Abbyy Form Reader/Fine Reader/ FlexiForm Capture Professional Experience March 04 ~ October 07 Tech. Team Coach Medusind Solutions. Roles: Design, Development & Deployment of J2EE and Web Applications. Responsibilities: Design, Deployment & development of application and database. Installing DB2 server on AIX Platform. Creating, tuning of DB2 databases. Object Oriented development Design and execution of the scripts. Involve in development of automated applications as per the client requirement. Debugging and testing of the applications and fixing bugs. Troubleshooting of the scripts, application to enhance the Automations. Strong problem solver Maintaining Reports for summaries of daily process. Education: B.E Electrical and Electronics University of Madras – Chennai : Jun, 98 to May, 02 Projects: Project-1 Project Objectives: To automate the manual entry into client software using scripts. Technology Used: Medic 7.1 Database: N/A Project description: A script was written that would replace the manual entry of data into the client software and thus increase the productivity rate. Responsibilities: Designing and execution of the script Troubleshooting the same if any error occurs from user side. Developing the same design / Script to enhance automation. Project-2 Project Objectives: To Capture the time taken for various activities in the calling process through web applications. Technology Used: HTML, JavaScript and ASP and ADO Database: MS Access Project description: A system generated timer was given in front end to the users on their login page, which would capture the time taken for various activities that are done during a calling process in a BPO. Manual entry of time in an excel was eliminated. Reports in various formats based on the client request were given by triggering the database with the appropriate queries. Responsibilities: Involved in designing and completing of the application. Maintenance / Support for the same. Developing the same under request. Project-3 Project Objectives: Automation of billing projects using 'The Augment' Technology Used: HTML, JavaScript, JSP, XML, VB and Java Database: DB2 Project description: With Augment BPO Workflow automation including dynamic skills and business rule driven work allocation, comprehensive QA mechanism including CTQs definition and their subsequent tracking, integration with mainframe, uniform work environment across processes, employee performance management, customer reporting are no longer a challenge. It records all the critical production, quality and performance data for analysis and continues process improvement. Responsibilities: Implementing this for clients across the company. Redesigning the workflow according to the client requirement. Troubleshooting errors. Project-4 Project Objective: Extract data from Insurance carrier Web Sites. Technology Used: Visual Basic Database: N/A Project Description: Created an application that will do the analysis part and download the details that are required from the website. Responsibilities: Involved in developing the application. Maintenance / Support for the same. Language Known: English, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. Interest: Reading, Writing, Learning and exploring innovative concepts. Reference: On request.
Madras, Tamil Nadu, India