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Hhagen20 - Freelance Creative Writing & Fiction Writing
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SUMMARY Writer with 5 years dedicated to designing compelling stories, characters, and worlds for games. Specialises in building narrative content for interactive media, such as storylines branched with meaningful choices, characters with detailed backgrounds, and prose that balances brevity with clarity. Skillset combines an education in game development, training in fiction writing, and an...
Morden, Merton, United Kingdom

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Patricia Johnson - Freelance Travel Writing & Article Writing
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I have been a freelance writer since July 2010 and have written many articles on identity theft, travel articles, reviews and articles about various online dating sites, product reviews and many other various articles. I am currently writing travel articles and product reviews for Starred Reviews. I am also working on my first novel, have written one short story, and a book of short stories to help children that are struggling to read.
Indiana, United States
Pamela Bloom - Freelance Direct Marketing & Copywriting
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I have over 7 yrs experience as a buyer for a major catalog and web retailer. For all product under my jurisdiction I was responsible for the merchandising angle, design and copy concepts. Presently, I am brand marketing for a restorative and cosmetic dental practice through social media and blogging. PAMELA A. BLOOM 39 Cambridge Rd • Hampstead, New Hampshire 03841 • H: 603-329-6805 Mobile: 603-489-9438• pamelabloom6@live.com Strategic Marketing and Product Consultant Creative business professional with deep experience in the catalog and web channels, working with vendors in their product development for entry into specific consumer markets and merchandising into specific market niches. Has proven talent identifying products that will sell, positioning product in the proper channels, and identifying new market trends. Works comfortably in a leadership capacity, has ability to motivate as well as foster teamwork, experienced in start-up, small business and corporate environments. Conversant in PC and Mac, proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe Photoshop. Consistently demonstrates expertise in the following areas: Matching the product with target audience to maximize profitability Communications: oral and written and strong interpersonal skills Strategic Channel Marketing Out of the box thinking Social Media Marketing Product Goods Specialist; housewares, sports, fitness, health, wellness, travel and technical apparel Phase two product development (prototype to final product sample Visual merchandising for print and web PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE HERRINGTON CATAOG INC -Londonderry, NH-Sept 03-Dec 2010 Specialty Retailer: Catalog and Web Lead Merchandise Buyer: for all products related to Fitness, Sports, Health, Wellness, Housewares, Travel and Technical Apparel Successful product placements that marked new market trends Perfect Push-up (Fall 2005) Results for Herrington-Saw this product in prototype and informed the vendor that with a few suggested changes (on my request) that we would sell 6,000 units for Q4. Results for vendor: Exposure in Herrington launched their brand and product went on to sell as a market leader for the next two years. Steripen—Steripen -UV Pen that sterilizes water (Spring 2006) Results for the catalog: Saw UV sterilizing products as an emerging trend- Product layout grossed $10k in profit in first season. Results for the vendor- Suggested that this product should be merchandised as a travel product, this strategy turned their product into a market leader, launched their brand and tripled sales. Violight-UV sterilizer for toothbrushes (Fall 2006) Results for the catalog: Saw UV sterilizing products as an emerging trend-Sold 6,000 units in 4 months Results for the vendor- Herrington put the Violight brand on the map as a market leader in UV sterilizing products., exposure in Herrington launched their brand and product became a market leader. Zeal Optics (Fall 2007) Results for Herrington-Sold 1,000 units in first season (Fall 2007), Zeal wasn’t even 5% of goggle sales in US Results for vendor-By bringing them into Herrington catalog Zeal Optics gained brand recognition in the market for high ticket polarized and polychromatic ski goggle. The Zeal band became a market leader for high-end goggles, #3 in the market following Oakely #1 and Smith. Fall 2010 launched the world’s first GPS goggle at $400. Bamboo Soft Goods Kassatex Bamboo Towels (Summer 2007) Results for Herrington-Recognized bamboo soft goods as an emerging trend, initial two seasons we sold over 50,000 towels, (grossed -$500k) product line continued to be a top seller for two years. Results for vendor-exposure in Herrington established Kassatex as a market leader in specialty soft goods for bed and bath. Heated Apparel Gerbing Heated Apparel-(Fall 09) Results for Herrington- top selling product, grossed $500k in the first season Results for vendor-established their product line as a market leader in the specialty consumer markets, grew their brand outside the military and motorcycle niches. Negotiated all terms of business Results-Raised over three quarters of a million dollars in advertising revenue for ad placements New business Results-Developed over three hundred new vendor relationships Additional Responsibilities Instrumental in all aspects of the creative for product under my management-layout angle: art and copy Merchandising strategies for all catalog and web layouts: selecting artwork (in-house or provided by vendor) All THINGS SCILIAN-Sept 02-April 2003 Specialty Retailer: Store and Web for foods from Sicily Web Consultant Goal-grow the web site sales Results-Developed a reciprocal linking system that optimized their web site and increased web sales by 30% IVESIA SOLUTIONS, Salem, NH –Sept 01-June 2002 Software Development Company Director of Sales for outside software development projects Goal-Bring in outside accounts for software solutions Results-Closed deal for customized software application for the Biotech units of Pfizer and Merck Pharmaceutical All leads were generated by cold calls to senior executives. MOTHERNATURE.COM-Concord, MA Mar-Sept 2000 Online Retailer of Health and Natural products Business Development Consultant Goal-Increase membership of “The Wellness Network” (subscription-based membership for alternative health practitioners) Results-Developed “TWN” into a viable B2B business unit, bringing in 200 alternative health practitioners. All business was generated by cold calls to warm leads. ENTREPRENEUR JUNE 2005 TO PRESENT IBIZASOUNDCARDS.COM CREATOR AND CO-FOUNDER E-COMMERECE E-CARD WEB SITE (SUBSCRIPTION-BASED): ARTISTIC E-CARDS SET TO MUSIC Education Masters of Business Administration with Concentration in Leadership-Franklin Pierce University
hampstead, New Hampshire, United States
Tenique - Freelance DVD Design & Art
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I have been painting and sketching for as long as I can remember. I took art classes throughout my childhood and took art as a major in high school. I would love to do illustrating as well as comissions. I love music and am taking screen-writing courses at uni.
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Roberto Alfonso - Freelance Article Writing & Creative Writing
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Roberto Anthony Alfonso 1360 Rue Ridgewood Laval, Quebec H7W 1L3 Tel. (home): 450-688-0525 - Tel. (mobile): 514-578-4353 E-mail: roberto.a@sympatico.ca Personal Data: Fluent in English, French and Italian Personal characteristics: Reliable, practical, highly adaptable, hard-working, quick-minded, motivated. Education: • Riverside Park Technology Center – DEP in professional pastry making. • Concordia University – English Literature major, incomplete. • Dawson College – DEC completed Work History: G&K Services -Delivery driver (May 2009 to present) -Clothing inspector Canbec Courrier Service -Courrier driver (April 2008 to January 2009) Pastificio Da Eva -Owner/operator (May 2007 to April 2008) Delorme Primeau Inc. - Purchasing (April 2002 to April 2007) - Customer Service Representative - Sales Representative - Order Taking - Invoicing - Data Entry - Inventory Control & Shipping - Marketing & Special Projects - Excel Data Reports - Personal Relations i.e. Letters to public and clientele Symcor Services Inc. - Data Entry (December 2000 to - U.S. Currency Conversion April 2002; July 1998 - Merchant Stub Preparation To March 2000) - Customer Service - Stub Image Capture (NCR7780) - Funds Balancing and Reconciliation Clinique Source Unique - Internal courier (May 2000 to August - Package and mail delivery between clinics and hospitals 2000) - Delivery of documents to personal homes Bistro A.L. Van Houte - Counter Service (May 1997 to July 1998) - Food Preparation - Cashier - Baker Sunshine Summer Camp - Camp Monitor (July to August 1997) - Activities Director Other Skills/Assets: • Impeccable English • Knowledge of various restaurant equipments. • Quick study with any type of machinery • Organized and systematic • Able to work as a team or on my own • Enjoy problem solving and challenges • Deal well with the public Computer Skills: • Windows O/S • Office XP – Strong in Word, Excel and Outlook • ACCPAC • Adobe PhotoShop • Extremely computer literate Hobbies/Interests • Musician • Cooking and baking • Reading and writing • Biking • Enjoying free time with friends and family
Laval, Quebec, Canada
Cornisha Ray - Freelance Editing & Writing
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Objective - A challenging position in the management field using current knowledge and increasing experience through hard work and dedication. The position should allow opportunity to use leadership skills, achieve superior service, and accomplish goals through teamwork. Career History & Accomplishments Managing Partner, Sonic Drive-In -Maintained a 1.33 million dollar store to perform all service levels -Prepared yearly budget projections for store -Prepared monthly P&L projections for the store -Prepared schedule weekly for crew and assistant managers -Trained future partners and co managers for the company -Certified training store for the company -Paid all bills for store weekly -Achieved all goal standards set by the company -Motivated crew to perform at the highest level Financial Service Representative, Verizon Wireless 2007-2009 -Responsible for placing outbound calls as well as receiving inbound calls from customers in collections stats -Motive others on team to perform at highest level -Research and resolve billing enquiries -Assist in training of new representatives through mentoring and shadowing - Evaluate and resolve any customer concerns to the satisfaction of the customer and with Verizon Wireless guidelines. -Focusing on customer retention and churn reductions for existing customer base -Reconcile accounts in dispute and authorize adjustments when appropriate (OCC’S) -Maintain frequent customer contact and interface to ensure that the customer as providing timely follow-up and response perceives Verizon Wireless. General Manager, Sonic Drive-In 2005-2007 - Maintained a 1.35 million dollar store to perform at service levels -Supervised a crew of 35-45 employees on daily basis - Prepared schedule weekly for crew and managers within labor guidelines - Developed assistant managers and future general managers to promote within the company - Attended Labor Law classes to ensure employees profiles were complete -Held monthly crew meetings to inform crew of changes within the company -Prepared budget based on yearly projections of sales -Motivated crew to perform at expected service levels -Managed labor and food cost for bottom line budget monthly Assistant Manager, Sonic Drive-In 1998-2007 -Managed shifts with 8-12 employees weekly -Assisted with crew training programs with new employees - Made store deposits daily to ensure cash was followed -Prepared daily agenda for crew -Provided customer service to guest -Headed employee training programs for new employees Education B.B.A. Degree in Business Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN Concentration in Management Master of Business Administration University of Phoenix, Nashville, TN
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
T Thuan - Freelance Photo Editing & Art
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$15
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Thuan T Toronto, ON, Canada Seeking a position photographer Knowledge/Skills I can use my creative skills and experience for uploading photos on internet by computer and server. Exceptional in photo shoots for studio setting and landscape. Excellent knowledge equipment of photography. Strong editing digital photography in many files (PDF, HTML,XML...) Proficient Color Digital photography by Photoshop (JPG, BMP,GIF.....) EDUCATION High School Reference http://www.bluemelon.com/torontophotos
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Taje Williams - Freelance Audio Editing & Creative Writing
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Taje M. Williams 64 Elizabeth Street West Haven, CT (203) 589-4444 Tajewilliams22@gmail.com Objective: To obtain an entry position in the retail or business industry to utilize my education and training to gain work experience Education: Hamden High School, Hamden, CT Class of 2011 GPA-3.6 Hill Regional Career High School, New Haven, CT 2007-2009 Honor Roll 2007-2009 St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY Class of 2015 Major: Finance GPA: 3.2 Experience: New Haven Public Schools, New Haven CT 6/2012-8/2012 Human Resources Assistant: Responsibilities included assisting staff with hiring paperwork, answering phones, handling public inquiries, entering payroll date, filing. Green Dragon Enterprises-Student Store, Hamden High School 9/2010-6/2011 Staff Member: Responsibilities included assisting customers, operating the point- of-sale system, preparing food and beverages, stocking shelves, and store maintenance. Popeyes, New Haven, CT 5/2010-8/2011 Crew Member: Responsibilities included washing dishes, preparing food and food beverages, bagging orders, and cleaning. Jamaica Neighborhood Center, Jamaica, NY 10/2011-12/2011 Volunteer: Responsibilities included making copies, creating informational brochures for the community as an aide to Mrs. Sylvia Walker. Extracurricular: Hamden DECA 2010-2011 Special Olympics Fundraiser-Participant 2011 FBLA-Hill Regional Career High School 2008-2010 Jazz Ensemble 2007-2008 References: Cheronica Gardner Supervisor Popeyes, New Haven, CT (203) 562-7674 Sylvia Walker Supervisor Jamaica Neighborhood Center, Jamaica, NY (718) 739-2060 Maria Houser Human Resources Consultant, New Haven Public Schools (860) 406-1889
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Becky Rolnick - Freelance Video Production & Video Editing
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EDUCATION University Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, MFA, Film Production, May 2000 Boston University London Internship Programme, Film & Media Studies, Dec. 1995 Rutgers College, Rutgers University, BA, Double Major Political Science/Journalism, May 1994 RELEVANT EXPERIENCE (2006 – 2011) Blink, Life on Film Founder and Owner, January 2006 to present Boston, MA Perform all aspects of running small independent media company, including client outreach; crafting pitches, proposals, budgets; locating, hiring, supervising freelance crew; producing, directing and editing content; researching equipment, locations, special needs, etc. http://www.blinklifeonfilm.com/ Current Project in Production: The Beauty that Remains (Feature Documentary) http://www.thebeautythatremains.com/ WGBH Educational Foundation (PBS Boston) Independent Contractor, May 2007 – June 2011 Boston, MA Auction Showcases 2009, 2010 and 2011 - Producer/Writer/Director/Editor February to June 2009, 2010 and 2011 Innovated, developed and created 6 half-hour broadcast episodes, instituting completely new show format; Wrote, produced, directed and edited on-air and internet broadcast elements, executing 97 per cent of the creative and logistical workload from script to screen; Expertly navigated challenges of extreme multi-tasking in an under-budgeted project with tremendous time constraints and limited resources; Negotiated with clients and donors to address key messaging in scripts; Tackled new technology workflow as a key player navigating untested editing, shooting and storage systems; Developed, produced, shot, directed and edited series of video profiles exploring unique expertise of contributing artists; Directed adult and youth talent on-location and in-studio; Managed and coordinated teams of freelance staffers both directly and through internal departments; Directed processing of deliverables through to broadcast; Produced/edited roll-ins for live broadcast day; Crewed as AD for live broadcast Teachers’ Domain: Engaging Alaska Natives in Geoscience - Associate Producer October 2007 to May 2008 Designed video and interactive elements for thematic collection on award-winning educational website; Created resources for website accessed by millions of teachers and students worldwide; Worked with a staff of media experts and a team of Alaskan Natives to translate complex ideas of global warming and make them interesting and accessible for audiences of all ages and backgrounds (www.teachersdomain.org) FETCH! With Ruff Ruffman, Season 3 (Emmy award-winning) - Associate Producer Also Writer/Director for one segment – “When Home is a House of Cards” May 2007 to August 2007 Responsible for all pre-production and production logistics, including: script break-down and budget review; location scouting; all releases; organizing cast and crew; acquiring and overseeing props, schedules, travel, etc. HONORS & AWARDS Krupp Leadership Award, awarded by the Anti-Defamation League, New England, January 2010 ideablob.com December Finalist, December 2007 On the Lot, Top 200 Directors for Spielberg/Burnett Reality Program (over 12,000 applicants), March 2007 Project Greenlight Director’s Competition 2002, Top 250 Filmmakers Mary Pickford Scholarship for Excellence in Editing & Distinguished Scholarship, 1999-2000 (Full list of credits available at your request.)
Natick, Massachusetts, United States
Melissa Sprouse - Freelance Proofreading & Document Design
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Qualifications • Management experience, including direct supervision of staff • Able to work effectively independently • Project management experience: highly organized, detail-oriented, able to meet quick deadlines • Mac fluent, including troubleshooting, system configuration, software installation, system optimization. • Windows proficient, including troubleshooting, software installation, and some system configuration • Quick learner, with ability to research and troubleshoot on the spot Education BFA: Ceramics, 2009. Northern Michigan University; Marquette, Michigan Professional Experience Country Inn & Suites: July 2006 - current Promoted from entry-level housekeeping position to Assistant Executive Housekeeper to Executive Housekeeper to Assistant Front Desk Manager within 3 years. Current position as Director of Marketing. • Executive Housekeeper: January 2007 – January 2009 o Recruited, trained and managed staff of up to 15 employees o Wrote and updated Procedures book, which increased efficiency of training and communication of expectations o Streamlined supplies inventory and ordering process through organization and Excel spreadsheets o Created & updated cost and labor analysis reports o Kept OSHA Material Safety Data Sheets up-to-date and available for employees • Assistant Front Desk Manager: January 2009 – May 2011 o Train and manage staff of 6 employees o Resolve guest issues o Group sales & marketing • Director of Marketing: Jun 2010 – current o Print & online ad design using Photoshop o Website updates o Develop and implement online marketing strategy o Track and present marketing data- spreadsheets & oral presentations o Online reputation maintenance o Negotiate corporate/group rate bids o Ad sales for in-room guest directories o Assist GM in coordinating large projects (new breakfast program, replace computer system, replace TVs) o Intermediary between GM & 906 Technologies o Day-to-day maintenance, updates & troubleshooting on hotel computer systems Volunteer Experience Arts & Cultures Advisory Committee Member: City of Marquette, 4/2011 - current Currently serving an appointed term as an advisory committee member. Help to promote arts in the City of Marquette. Volunteer Art Teacher: Marquette Alternative High School, 8/2007 – 5/2009 Volunteered at the Marquette Alternative High School so that they would have an art program, something that would have been unlikely otherwise due to budget constraints. Introduced students to a variety of media including sculpture, painting and ceramics. Touched on art history. Worked closely with MAHS teachers to promote a positive, creative environment.
Gwinn, Michigan, United States