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Leo Jose Pila - Freelance Illustration & Painting
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2 Skills
$4
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4D Engineering St. GSIS Village Project 8, Quezon City 0905-816-28-06/ 454-40-43 glorybetogod19@hotmail.com http://lilitus.deviantart.com/gallery/ LEO JOSE H. PILA Illustration/Painting/Design Education: Microcadd Technologies, Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines 3D Animation- 3D Max Animation 2008 University of the East, Caloocan City, Philippines College of Fine Arts Major in Advertising Arts 1999 Skills: Digital and Traditional Painting Illustration and Design Traditional and Digital Printing 2D and 3D Animation Job Experience: Light Black Studios 16 Malambing st. UP Teachers Village Q.C. Philippines Game Illustrator/Designer 2011 Mabuhay Magazine (Eastgate Publishing Corporation) 704 Prestige Tower Condominium Ortigas Center Pasig City, Philippines Freelance Illustrator 2011 Toon City Animation, Inc. 126 Pioneer St. Mandaluyong City, Philippines D.I.P. Painter 2009 P.C.M.C. – North Ave. Quezon City, Philippines Presidential Youth Clerk 2006 Ilocandia Multi-Media, Project 6, Quezon City, Philippines Web Designer/ Magazine Illustrator 2002 PUBLISHED WORKS: “The Coconut Story” illustration Mabuhay Magazine- April 2011 issue Eastgate Publishing- www. eastgatepublishing.com “Philippines’Balangay Expedition” route map Mabuhay Magazine- March 2011 Issue Eastgate Publishing- www. eastgatepublishing.com Character References: Edgar Ariel Ponce Fine Arts Teacher/ Master Professor Contact no. 0905-229-73-16 Julie Ann Cristy Estalilla Quality Assurance Contact no. 0917-863-43-47 Cynthia Leyson Fine Arts Teacher/ Interior Design Professor Contact no. 0905-429-14-56
Quezon City, Manila, Philippines
L Nelson - Freelance HR Management & Office Management
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4.0
2 Skills
$20
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LA RONDA NELSON MANAGEMENT Msg: (323) 792-8239 • nelsonronda78@gmail.com EDUCATION Masters Certification Adult Education Grad date – 05/2014 Walden University Master of Science-Management Grad date -06/2013 Walden University Bachelors of Science-Health Administration Grad date-05/2009 University of Phoenix- Gardena, CA SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS *15 years progressive experience in Human Resources * Healthcare Administration * Social and Community Service * Experienced using ADP Payroll Software and other budgeting and payroll programming* Several years of Compliance & Quality Improvement/Assurance experience and HEDIS Project *Project Rehabilitation & Re-Entry program for the ex-offender population (Special Project) *Excellent communication & interpersonal skills with general public and performing administrative office duties * Goal and Task Oriented * Experience program building and representing agency interests & services during conferences and meetings with partners and potential partners * Proven ability to plan and implement special events & activities * Effective reflective and double-loop skills and systems based thinking EMPLOYMENT HISTORY COVERED CALIFORNIA – Los Angeles, CA Certified Enrollment Counselor - 09/2013- Present Provide in person counseling and assistance to consumers in need of help with applying for Covered California (Affordable Care Act) programs. Provided assistance in culturally and linguistic appropriate manners to consumers throughout California. Maintain expertise in eligibility, enrollment, and program specifications. Provide information and services (Medi-Cal and Children’s Health Insurance Program) in a fair, accurate, and impartial manner. Comply with privacy and security standards established by the Exchange pursuant to 45 C. F. R. § 155-260. Collect and maintain updated information to help understand the composition of the communities in the service area, including individuals with limited English proficiency as required by 45 C.F.R. §§ 155.205(c)(2) and 155.210(e)(5). REFUGE AND STRENGTH OUTREACH – Los Angeles, CA Social and Community Service Manager - 10/2012- Present • Organized and designed a successful Family Support Program to meet the needs of at-risk families in the South Los Angeles. • Successfully created methods of gathering quantitative information about the impact of the program. • Supervise case managers and clerical staff who provide services and resources to our families. • Analyze data to determine the effectiveness of the program. • Successfully implement suggested improvements to program and services. • Developed and manage budgets for programs and organizations. • Established networks to find and develop a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need. PERSONAL INVOLVEMENT CENTER, INC. (P.I.C.)-Los Angeles, CA Quality Improvement Support (Compliance) 01/2012 – 10/2012 Managed the evaluation of service delivery data and progress notes for the organization (Family Preservation, Mental Health, Wrap Around, and Family Support) programs; analyzed data for patterns and trends in service delivery; discovered the root causes for specific service delivery concerns; implemented training and education methodologies for the organization's staff to promote good quality practices and ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations; collaborated with the organization’s Directors and Program Managers to create policies and procedures in response to program audits; retained and disbursed information on all federal and state laws and regulations; and constantly performed follow-up evaluations of data and organizational performance to ensure consistent improvement. Created, designed, and implemented a quality improvement (QI) program that met the goals of the Agency. PERSONAL INVOLVEMENT CENTER, INC. (P.I.C.)-Los Angeles, CA Ex-Offender Re-Entry/Rehabilitation Program Manager 01/2010 – 1/2012 Project Manager for integrating recently paroled individuals back to society to prevent the probability of recidivism; networked with other service providers and represented the Agency’s interests & services during conferences and meetings with partners and potential partners; facilitated recruitment, intake, case management, work readiness and job training and placement, mentoring and parenting classes to reestablish relationship with their children; 6 month follow-up with ex-offenders; provided referrals for housing assistance, legal and medical services, mental health referrals and training; provided individual and group training and mentoring to ex-offenders; maintained consistent contact with probation and parole officers as well as provided reports for probation and parole officers as needed; and provided social support for consumers and families. • Championed the “Welcome Home Re-Entry Resource Meeting” for recently released parolees and juveniles after the closing of the DOC PACT Meeting. • Championed the “Re-Engage Program” for recently released parolees and their children. • Referred ex-offenders to an ongoing treatment programs for drug and alcohol rehabilitation; • Coordinated Warehouse Operation/Green Technology Training Program (Santa Monica College) Resulting in 95% completion, graduation and job placement rate. • Founded the on-site GED program (LA City College) and college admission referral program for ex-offenders and dislocated workers. • Coordinate the Outreach Program for youth of low-income, homeless, and dislocated workers in the South Los Angeles communities. The program is available to at-risk youth who are first and second time juvenile offenders who have not committed a serious crime against a person; are not gang members; and are not on probation. PERSONAL INVOLVEMENT CENTER, INC (P.I.C.)-Los Angeles, CA Non-profit Organization Manager, Human Resources/Compliance 01/2008-01/2010 Manager of the supportive and clinical services for the Human Resources department (staff of 100); monitored the Agency’s policies to ensure compliance with federal regulations (CFRA, OSHA, Wage and Hour laws, Fair Labor Standards Act, Equal Employment regulations, Workers’ Compensation, American with Disabilities Act, FMLA, COBRA); Completed and performed audits on employee records relating to EDD, UI, WC claims; payroll processing; monitored guidelines and coordinated management training relating to employment opportunity, ****** harassment, compensation, labor relations, and employee relations; analyzed internal processes and recommended and implemented procedural or policy changes to improve operations; performed difficult staffing duties, including recruitment, terminating employees, and administering disciplinary procedures; facilitating team building workshops, and conducting new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives; and processed personnel action forms affecting pay in accordance with organization established policies and procedures. ROYAL ACCOMMODATIONS-Los Angeles, CA 09/2006-12/2007 A Mortuary Transportation Service company. Human Resources Specialist Primary duties included assisting and performing a variety of clerical duties as directed by Human Resources Director, for staff of 10. Other duties included maintaining personnel files, scheduling, filing, running classified ads in area newspaper for employment opening; screening applicants, including applicant resumes and applications. Scheduled interviews with applicants, and completed EDD and Workers Compensation files UHP HEALTHCARE- Inglewood, CA 12/1999 –08/2006 UHP is a Regional health maintenance organization (HMO) with $180M in annual revenues. The 150 UHP employees provide Denti-Cal, MediCal, Medicare and Commercial health insurance products to 80,000 Californians. Delegated Provider Analyst 02/2005-05/2006 Responsible for providing specialized analytical support to Provider Network Services with regard to the credentialing, reviewing, maintenance and improvement of the Organization’s contracted and non-contracted provider records and database. Identified problem areas in provider database and assisted in structuring a process to eliminate the number of errors that are uploaded to LA Care and member transfer between providers. Delegated Credentialing Specialist/HEDIS PROJECT 06/1999-02/2005 Primarily responsible for processing and oversight of the provider credentialing documents in a timely and efficient manner; including an initial thorough, review and evaluation of application and provider profiles, in order to ensure that applications were complete and accurate, verification of credentials from a variety of primary sources, obtaining results of provider/site review and provider performance information and assisting in preparing the file for presentation to Committee for approval and review; conducting audits of provider profiles from delegated networks and evaluated and monitored the delegated functions of delegated contracted network for compliance; utilized company database to produce reports, and rosters of providers, in order to update provider profiles, as applicable; assisted the Quality and Operations Manager with the maintenance of PMG required report files; conducted research to locate members medical records used to update the statistical data of members participating in the HEDIS Project. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS WESTERN BAPTIST STATE CONVENTION 2001-present A statewide organization of Missionary Baptist Churches (237) that fosters the work of Christian Mission, Christian education and Christian ministry. Operations and Event Coordinator-Board Meetings and Christian Education Events during Mid-Winter and Annual Sessions Plan, direct, coordinate and monitor event activities to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and laws, satisfaction of participants, including resolving any problems; confer with staff at each event site to synchronize details; inspect event facilities to ensure that they conform to customer requirements; manage services for events: accommodation and transportation for participants, facilities, catering, signage, displays, special needs requirements, printing and event security.
Washington, United States
Violet Knight - Freelance Transcription & Editing
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3.0
2 Skills
$15
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I am a virtual assistant and a writer. I can assist you with transcribing, admin assistance, editing, research and more! As a writer I can write articles or blog posts, copy write, script write, and write reviews or comments.
Winona Lake, Indiana, United States
Joseph Peabody - Freelance Article Writing & Report Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
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I've written numerous articles for my college newspaper and alumni magazine. I've also written three articles on the topic of Catholic Social Teachings and the Catholic Worker Movement for the Houston Catholic Worker. I teach English at a junior high school. I can produce excellent prose and poetry at reasonable rates--guaranteed accurate, original, interesting. Free samples available on request.
Houston, Texas, United States
OK Real Estate Photography - Freelance Real Estate Photography & Advertising Videography
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4.0
2 Skills
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Professional Photographer, Videographer and Graphic Designer Specialties Include: Real Estate Photography Advanced Video Showcases Video Production & Editing Graphic Design Logo Design Brochure Design Ad Design
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Neil Thomson - Freelance Cartooning & Caricature Art
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5.0
2 Skills
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I have extensive experience caricaturing at weddings, parties and company events mingling with the guests, sketching quick 5 minute caricatures on A4 paper during the drinks reception and dinner. I can caricature between 25-30 guests over a 2 hour period to help get the laughs going and provide the perfect 'icebreaker' to help friends and family relax! I also accept commissions for caricatures and cartoons.
Glasgow City, United Kingdom
Joyce G. Davis - Freelance HR Management & Staffing
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4.0
2 Skills
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Joyce G. Davis, M.S. Ed., Ed.D. Candidate 10265 Braddock Road; Fairfax, VA 22032 (703) 585-3517 cellular joyced21@hotmail.com ______________________________________________________________________ PROFILE • Excellent stand-up classroom training experience • Certified online instructor and facilitator • Adjunct college professor/academic advisor/course developer • Extensive Federal Government contracting experience • Experienced with military environment, cultural diversity, and reorganization • Conducted soft-skills and technical training sessions • Excellent knowledge and experience in design, development and delivery of various training programs • Experienced in adult learning methodologies and curriculum development; multicultural environments • Proficient in Microsoft applications, eCollege & Blackboard Learning Management Systems • Excellent communication skills EDUCATION University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, Doctoral Candidate: Educational Leadership/ Curriculum & Instruction Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, Ph.D. course: Advanced Curriculum Development George Washington University, Washington, DC, Ph.D. course: Intro. To Industrial/Organizational Psychology Troy State University, Norfolk, VA, MS Degree; Major: Foundations of Education, Concentration in Management Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, M.A. Program; Major: Educational Psychology (completed all course work) Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA, BA Degree; Major: Psychology PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Alexandria City Public Schools, Adult & Community Education, Alexandria, VA; (01/02-08/11) Program Manager –(03/07-08/11) oversaw daily operation/management of several adult education programs; recruited, hired, trained, and monitored approximately 75 teachers and administrative staff; prepared and maintained administrative records and reports; conducted stand-up classroom training on various topics; monitored allocated budget; maintained/monitored inventories for equipment and supplies; created policies and procedures; conducted needs assessments; created training aids; catalogs, fliers and other marketing tools; promoted development of new courses; met with various community and professional organizations to publicize programs; analyzed enrollment trends; evaluated effectiveness of programs and recommended improvements or changes; supervised course registration and problem solving; actively participated in long-range planning; managed strategic planning. Asst. to Program Manager – (08/04-03/07) Under direction of Program Manager, administered human resources operations for program; interviewed, evaluated and placed students in appropriate course level; created various HR reports; maintained electronic student and staff personnel files; created marketing strategies; prepared payroll statements; conducted and/or supervised on-site administration programs, including registration and problem solving; collected fees; managed office in absence of manager. ESL Instructor -(01/02-06/04) Taught English as a Second Language to adult students from various foreign countries; administered placement and progress tests; provided instruction in English language, conversation, reading and writing, Page 2 (Joyce G. Davis) Strayer University, Alexandria, VA (03/03-present) Adjunct Professor – Conduct stand-up classroom and online training in psychology and business courses; create lectures, develop syllabi, and create Powerpoint presentations; evaluate students; prepare and submit reports; attend staff meetings. Course Developer - Created online graduate course titled "Adult Education and Cultural Diversity; incorporated adult education principles and experiential learning techniques in course; designed, produced and developed the necessary instructional materials for course; designed the curriculum, modules, and defined training objectives and generated mastery tests; created audiovisual and other training aides; created faculty and student manuals; formatted, edited, and prepared learning content and materials as directed by Instructional Designer; worked with the Instructional Designer to create, maintain, and improve the visual design of e-learning materials and objects. DHS/TSA (TSA Recruitment Center-AR Services, Arlington, VA; 08/08-12/08) Sr. Human Resource Specialist (part-time contractor) – Performed full range of human resources services involving staffing; served as point of contact for internal and external customers regarding employment and core compensation; prepared vacancy announcements; rated and ranked applications utilizing Quickhire & 52 Recruit; reviewed applications to determine best qualified and referral for further consideration; certified eligible applicants to management for consideration and selection; communicated with airports on status of positions; researched and resolved issues to improve customer service; prepared daily and weekly statistical reports. FAA/Dept. of Commerce/ Digital TV and Telecommunications; part-time contractor (STG International, Alexandria, VA; 07/06-03/08) Team Supervisor (10/07-03/08)-managed staff of 10 human resource analyst for FAA audit of eOPFs; conducted quality control; interviewed, selected and trained auditors; developed job aids; maintained time and attendance records; created and generated various statistical reports. Staffing Specialist (07/06-11/06) – Dept. of Commerce/Digital TV/Telecommunications; Capitol Hill Police- Provided full range staffing for excepted service positions; posted vacancies; screened applications; developed job analysis; created and submitted certificates of eligibility; worked closely with hiring managers to determine best qualified candidates. Dept. of Defense/Defense Threat Reduction Agency/Washington Headquarters Services (SERCO, Vienna, VA; 10/05-7/06) Sr. Human Resource Specialist (contract) - Provided full range of staffing and operational support in support of DTRA transitioning from GS scale to pay-banding; provided recruitment and placement services to include writing job opportunity announcements, determining position requirements, performing qualifications analysis and issuing selection certificates; worked with managers and supervisors to develop skills and rating criteria to evaluate candidates; utilized Resumix (automated staffing tool) to conduct case examining; cleared Priority Placement Program; provided advice and assistance in situations that require extensive analysis; conducted research and analysis on various subject matters such as pay setting, veteran’s preference issues, reduction in force, and other staffing issues; coded actions for processing. Dept. of Homeland Security/Transportation Security Administration; Arlington, VA (FPMI Solutions, Arlington, VA; 08/03-10/05) Sr. Human Resource Specialist (contract) – Performed full range of human resources services involving staffing; served as point of contact for internal and external customers regarding employment and core compensation; prepared vacancy announcements; rated and ranked applications utilizing automated systems; reviewed applications to determine minimum qualifications and referral for further consideration; certified eligible applicants to management for consideration and selection; reviewed qualifications of TSA employees under consideration for non-competitive actions; communicated with airports on status of positions; researched and resolved issues to improve customer service; prepared and submitted SF-52s to TSA headquarters; prepared daily and weekly statistical reports. Page 3 (Joyce G. Davis) Department of Homeland Security/Transportation Security Administration; Arlington, VA (Accenture HR Services/Placement Pros, Reston, VA; 01/03-08/03 Team Lead, Onboarding Team (contract) -Supervised staff of 12 caseworkers providing expert guidance and personnel advisory services in the area of staffing; verified SF-52s and offer letters for accuracy in coding, salary computation, and personnel action; verified that pay calculations were accurate; anticipated and identified emerging issues and their resolution; designed business solutions, processed improvements and standard procedures; planned and organized work, set team goals, assigned work deadlines, established priorities, assured compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements; created and disseminated various reports; liaison between headquarters and sub-contractors; attended weekly meetings with client and other key personnel officials. Department of Homeland Security/Transportation Security Administration; Arlington, VA; NCS Pearson; 09/02-01/03 Senior Trainer (contract)- Provided stand-up classroom training and development for HR field representatives at airports throughout the country and headquarters staff; designed, delivered, implemented and evaluated soft skills and technical training; analyzed training needs; developed documentation formats and procedural manuals for standardization throughout the company; created and maintained monthly training calendar. HR Generalist (contract) –Served as liaison between TSA headquarters and field operations; provided employee relations services to 72,000 HR representatives, airport officials, and employees to include but not limited to application process, Federal benefits, compensation, staffing, policy interpretation; researched policies and procedures in order to provide solutions/recommendations; delivered customer service to maintain customer satisfaction; served as a resource to command center with regard to assessments, orientation, re-scoring, benefits and other TSA matters; prepared and submitted daily reports. The Society for Human Resource Management, Alexandria, VA (06/01-11/01) Sr. Human Resources Generalist (contract)– Provided assistance to Director in researching, compiling and managing special projects, i.e., budget, forecast, 5500 reports, compensation; proposed staffing, etc.; managed full life-cycle recruiting functions; conducted background and reference checks; negotiated salaries for new hires and employees; liaison to various temporary agencies; filled temporary and full-time regular positions; developed, revised, administered and facilitated new hire orientation; developed and revised policies; created and distributed reports on recruitment and selection, training and development and other reports as assigned. Union Labor Life Insurance Company, Washington, DC (09/00-06/01) Corporate Trainer (contract) - Managed nationwide eLearning program; developed and implemented pilot program for "ULLICO University" e-Learning project; created and managed budget; consulted with and selected vendors, courses, and participants; created marketing and communication materials; developed, delivered, administered, and evaluated in-house training and leadership development; conducted needs assessments, collected data, evaluated results & conferred with management and staff to identify specific skill/knowledge gaps, training objectives, work situations, and changes in policies and procedures; supervised development of corporate training tracking system; served as information clearinghouse for training and career development resources; assessed the effectiveness of company training through defined metrics and participant feedback; assisted Training Manager in securing and managing subject matter experts, instructors and other resources (internal or external) as needed; coordinated training schedule and formulated teaching outline and determined instructional methods such as individual training, group instruction, lectures, demonstrations, conferences, meetings and workshops; coordinated, implemented and evaluated e-learning project; conducted stand-up classroom training sessions; provided assistance to organizational alignment committees. Page 4 (Joyce G. Davis) Atlantic Shores Retirement Community, Virginia Beach, VA (09/98-08/00) Director of Human Resources –Developed and implemented all HR activities for start-up operation; administered benefit programs; negotiated benefit contracts; provided troubleshooting for benefit and payroll issues; served as consultant and advisor to department heads on staffing needs, hiring decisions, employee relations, disciplinary, and personnel policies; developed and revised personnel policies and procedures; coordinated transfer of employees; monitored unemployment compensation claims and represented company in appeals hearings; developed and managed safety committee; investigated and mediated employee grievances; counseled employees; established procedures for orientation and exit interviews; processed FMLA, STD and workers compensation requests; developed and facilitated training programs for supervisory and non-supervisory personnel. ASI/General Electric Call Center, Norfolk, VA (05/97-09/98) Training Manager Developed and implemented curricula and programs for all employees; supervised and coached trainers; identified core competencies and developed programs; consulted with supervisor to identify ongoing training required; recommended delivery systems; administered database for tracking programs; maintained course materials and employee training records; managed budget; interviewed and selected trainers; coordinated out source training; developed and implemented measures to monitor training effectiveness. Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM), Virginia Beach, VA (07/93-05/97) Employee Development Specialist – Traveled extensively to Navy Exchanges throughout the country to deliver stand-up classroom training on various topics; designed, customized, and developed curriculum; facilitated various soft skills training courses including customer service, 7-Habits of Highly Effective People, leadership development, performance management, supervisory skills, change management, ****** harassment, etc.; interfaced with all levels of management & military officials; worked with department managers to identify training needs and deliver training products and services; monitored effectiveness of training programs; conducted need assessments; designed training tools and developed performance measurements; maintained course materials and employee training records; designed training tools and developed performance measurements. Advance Auto Parts, Virginia Beach, VA, (09/91-06/93) Regional Staffing Manager - Managed staffing and recruiting functions for multi unit (220 stores) retailer; conducted reference checks; consultant to store managers on HR issues; developed and implemented various recruitment and staffing procedures that enhanced workforce diversity; composed and placed recruitment advertisements; conducted wage and salary surveys; participated in job fairs; coordinated, organized, and conducted orientation; counseled employees on benefits; advised management and supervisors on all employee relations issues including EEO law and corporate policies/practices; reviewed and analyzed trends to develop or refine diversity, work-life, or other HR programs; advise partners and management on adverse actions; conduct adverse impact analyses; investigate EEO concerns; make recommendations and implement solutions based on issues investigation process, attend unemployment hearings, prepare summary report of employee relations issues.
Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Sandy - Freelance Children's Book Writing & Poem Writing
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5.0
2 Skills
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My name is Sandy and I'm from small town Louisiana. I am looking for someone to hire me for my work I'm always free so you can contact me at anytime. I write poems, children's book and I love to take photos and capture the unthinkable on a camera. I have my own blog I had recently started. My poem COME WALK WITH ME won an international competition and not to mention a company wanted my poem for a song. I also write short stories which I recently started and I have a few. A magazine company has just interviewed me. So basically I hope you consider me.
Darrow, Louisiana, United States
Charles Ibitamuno - Freelance CAD & Drafting
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3.0
2 Skills
$13
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I'm very good with Auto CAD drawings: especially when it comes to drafting existing drawings or prototypes from PDF to DWG drawings. I'm also familiar with the terms of Mechanical and structural engineering. I specialize in drafting of Aircraft drawings particularly; so it means I'm good in Aeronautical engineering drawings.
Columbus, Ohio, United States
Sequoia Cougar - Freelance Cartooning & Children's Book Illustration
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5.0
2 Skills
$25
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HELLO, My name is SEQUOIA COUGAR MY EXPERTISE AND STYLES I am a realistic illustrator and a cartoonist by choice, but, I am quite proficient doing most any type of graphic designs which include logo designs, brochure designs, card designs, children’s book designs, graphic novel illustrations, and many other projects that deals with visual concepts. I am very versatile in the many types of styles from, cartooning to realistic, abstract or any other type of style needed to get your point across to your target audiences. ?I am very prolific with ideas, and can visualize very quickly what you are trying to ask me to do. I usually can sketch up your thoughts rapidly, which captures the essence of your feelings .Then, I like to work together to develop them into a winning and profitable market strategy. MEDIUMS USED ?I have over 18 years experiences working in all the updated versions of Works, Print Shop,Corel Draw, in Print Photo Shop,Illustrator ,Page Maker, work some in Quark XPress and Grafix.- ?I mainly use computer Photoshop for all my finished work, but I am also very proficient use pencil, color pencils, watercolor, and air brush, and mixed media, and pen and ink. EXPERIENCES ?40 years of experience in MOST facets of art ?Running GRAPHIC CAT SCHOOL OF ILLUSTRATION AND CARTOONING for 12 years which included: teaching realistic art, cartooning, comic book, graphic book illustration, teaching 3-d clay anatomy classes, graphic art, fine art, tole painting, realistic/cartooning human and animal portrait drawing, creative advertising, and marketing techniques, POP displaying, directing art projects for students/clients. buying,/selling art materials, consulting with customers on printing, layout, and Illustrative techniques. Script writing. Hiring teachers to teach their specialties, as well as teaching interested and talented students how to become successful art teachers. ?I have been a ghost writer for over 5 years, have taught students and hopeful writers and comic book script writers how organize their thoughts, plots, character development, helped them navigate through the dizzying world of publishing, and teaching them how to find editors, and agents. ?I am currently writing several of my books, which I am hoping to publish. But,my current project is an art book called “WHY CAN’T I DRAW THIS RIGHT?”“ Illustrated and written by me to help art students that have no idea why their work looks so flat. ?I have worked for many clients on their logos, and advertisement layouts, as well as when I owned a restaurant I did all my own graphics, menu layouts, and newspaper articles. HOW I CAN HELP MY CLIENTS WITH ADVERTISING. ?I am imaginative in getting your target audiences to notice what you are selling. My design ability is unique and different and I am very successful with my ideas for selling or writing about your products. ?I have also had schooling in advertising, both in class and 40 years in the real world. ?I am quite good at selling an idea to you, and getting your target audiences to sit up and pay attention to what you are advertising. ?My design ability is unique and different. I don’t like to follow the crowd, but I am not “WAY OUT THERE” either. I watch what I think is a great ad, learn from it, and find out what makes it good, present these ideas to you, we discuss them, and try and come up with a winning combination to be competitive in this almost over stimulated world. ?Common sense is what I base a lot of my thinking from, and I am extremely well versed in people’s psyche, and how they think, after I question them, or see their reactions to a product. I then can ask the right questions, and usually am able to get the answers that will get me to my goals. EDUCATION: 1965-1967 American Academy of Art Chicago, Illinois 1980-1982- 2 years of correspondence courses with “Draw Me” Art instructional Schools. 1984- Received a year’s scholarship from the Edda McCormick art foundation from Clark College 1981-1984 –Associates in Arts, Associate in Applied Science in Graphic Design- Clark College, 1981-1983_ Writing classes in Clark College, which included, how to write a novel, short stories, and Journalism. Late 1988 early 1989 New Horizons, Mac training in Page Maker , Photoshop, Word -Portland, Oregon 1989-2000-Real life experience managing my own art store which included, teaching art, hiring, firing, advertisement, marketing, budgeting, displaying , buying, selling art materials, shrink wrapping, packaging, selling to customers, inventory, scheduling classes, working with outside clients as a free lance artist. 2001-A summer training on Cartooning at Portland School of Art 2002- to present- Portland Community College- Psychology, and typing
Ariel, Washington, United States