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Milica Paranosic - Freelance Music Composition & Music Production
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$120
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MILICA PARANOSIC 281 W119 St #5A NY, NY 10026 212.203.6163 milicaparanosic@milicaparanosic.com, www.milicaparanosic.com Current PRODUCTION and Administration Experience and Credits 2011 – present, Paracademia LLC and Paracacademia Center, Inc. Harlem, NYVC Founder/Director Music Services/Events/Products. Lessons and Consultations 2011 – present, Gallery MC; NYC, NY Director of Music Programming and Resident Artist Curates various performance series: MCMOndays, MC Mill, Barzilian Nights, Circuit Bridges (in collaboration with Vox Novus) 2010 – present Composers Concordance, Co-Director Co-Curates and Co-produces over 15 concerts per season, involving over a hundred performers and over 50 composers, serves as a board and a staff member, co-runs record label http://www.composersconcordance.com Current TEACHING Experience and Credits 2013 – present, ParAcademy, NYC, NY - Founder and Director, Present faculty • Teaches composition, film scoring and music technology • Creates curricula and syllabi for each course • Organizes and hosts workshops in various topics www.mparanosic.wix.com/paracademy 1996 – present, The Juilliard School; NYC, NY - Adjunct Professor, Music Technology, Composition, Production and Scoring to Picture • Teaches music technology in college (graduate level) and evening divisions. Topics include composing, recording, editing, notating and performing with technology, music production and film scoring. • Creates curricula and syllabi for each course • Founded Scoring to Picture for Evening Division 2009 – present, Give to Grow, NYC, NY/Ghana - Founder/Director • Creates, develops and implements educational outreach and cultural exchange • Taught computer music at a local Ghanaian school • Produced interdisciplinary performances with participation of students, faculty, and members of the community http://www.give2grow.org 1996 – present, 92nd Street Y; NYC, NY – Music Faculty • Teaches weekly music technology and theory classes to children and adults • Founded of course Composing with Composers, in partnership with Composers Concordance Recent 2013 – FaceArt Music Internations, Shanghai, China - Composition, music technology and music theory professor • Developed curricula in composition and music technology. Taught music theory. Open level. • Current distance learning and visiting faculty 2010 – 2012 American Composers Orchestra/ Brotherhood Sister Sol; NYC NY - Teaching Artist • Taught music technology for children’s, afterschool program. • Created and executed lesson plans using music technology and composing for traditional instrumentation • Implemented end-of-semester live performances with participation of a New York Quartet (Sirius Quartet) playing students works • Created programming reaching inner-city children in Harlem, ages 5 – 9 1996 – 2009 - The Juilliard School; NYC, NY - Music Technology Manager • Duties included: Making department production schedules, organizing research projects and field trips, organizing guest presentations, preparing and leading department meetings 1996 – 2009 - The Juilliard School; NYC, NY - Beyond the Machine Co-founder and Producer • Played key role in deciding and executing festival concept, programming, PR, • Supervising rehearsals, and administering all aspects of the festival • 2007 - 2010 The Juilliard School; NYC, NY - Associate Director, Mentoring Program • Interviewed and partnered students and mentors, identifying students needs and advising on special projects • Programmed and produced professional and social events Past 2003 – 2009 VisionIntoArt Multimedia Collective, NYC, NY Resident Composer • Active partner in projects development; composed and co-produced site-specific projects, implemented technology and multimedia, participated in residency and taught master-classes 1992-94 University of Arts; Belgrade, Serbia, Music Faculty • Taught classes in music theory, harmony, counterpoint and formal analysis MASTER CLASSES, RESIDENCIES • Hartt School, Hartford, CT, Feb 2014, Residency and Interdisciplinary Workshop (together with Choreographer Charlotte Griffin and Video Artist Abigail) • Arterra, Portugal, March 2012, One-month residency to develop a piece Projeto-Mulher • Belgrade Music Academy, Belgrade, Serbia 2010, Residency and Master classes in interdisciplinary Art and Performance • Franklin And Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, 2009, Residency and Master classes in collaborative and interdisciplinary Art and Performance with VisionIntoArt • San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 2008, Master classes in collaborative and interdisciplinary Art and Performance. • Etna Fest, Catania, Italy, 2007, Residency and Master classes in collaborative and interdisciplinary Art and Performance; with VisionIntoArt • Douglas Anderson School of the Arts, Jacksonville, Florida, 2006, Residency and Master Classes in video and sound installation, with Carmen Kordas, visual artist EDUCATION • 1994 -1996 The Juilliard School, New York, MA, composition • 1987 - 1992 University of Arts Belgrade, Serbia, BA, composition MEMBERSHIPS /AFFILIATIONS New Musis World, professional member 2013- present Electronic Music Foundation, member 2009 – present ASCAP, composer and publisher 2000 - present SEAMUS, member 2001 - present UKS (Association of composers of Serbia), composer 1988 - present RECENT AWARDS AND GRANTS FCA Emergency Grants program 2012 American Music Center/CAP grant 2012, 2008 Florence V Burden Foundation Grant 2010, 2011, 2012 Trust for mutual understanding grant 2008 ASCAP PLUS Award 2005-2011 Composer Assistance Program 2007, 2005, 2002 List of works and recent performances available upon request
New York, New York, United States
Dawn Sheridan - Freelance Photo Editing & Admin Support
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Kudos
4.5
2 Skills
$8
Rate/Hr
Objective: Looking to become part of a team in a long term permanent position. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY: Administrative Assistant/ Office Manager 3/2009 – 2/2010 Prime Psych Care, LLC, 331 East Main St, Somerville, NJ 08876. 908-231-7700 Personal assistant to (Medical Director of Somerset Medical Center’s Psychiatric Department) Responsible for scheduling, billing, chart preparations, all duties associated with a small private practice. Implemented credit card machine, office super bills and accounting software for the office. Patient Registrar 4/2008 –2/2009 Medemerge, 1005 N Washington Avenue, Greenbrook NJ 08836. 732-968-8900 Greeted patients in an emergency setting. Data entry of patient demographics. Insurance verifications. Dental Receptionist 2/2008 – 4/2008 PIP Litigation Specialist 4/2006 – 11/2007 Administrative Assistant to Hospital President 2/2005 - 12/2005 John C. Lincoln Hospital - North Mountain, 250 E Dunlap Ave # 25 Phoenix, AZ 85020 602 943-2381 Administrative duties in the office of the President of JCLHN. Telephone/triage. Corporate credit card reconciliation. Department Budget Reconciliation. Board of Director packets assembled & mailed monthly. Tracked attendance & action for all committees. Ordered kitchen supplies and office supplies. Responsible for hospital's telephone directory, editing, correcting, printing and distribution. Executive Administrative Assistant – Medical Litigation 6/2004 - 1/2005 HealthTronics, Inc (formerly Prime Medical Services), 1301 Capital of Texas Hwy - Suite 200B Austin, TX 78746. 512-328-2892 Company manufactured medical specialty vehicles and provided Lithotripsy machines and services to physicians and hospitals internationally. Executive Support to Vice President of Development & General Counsel. Performed as back up assistant for CEO & CFO in absence of personal assistants. Travel arrangements including hotel booking, car rentals. expense reports & Power Point presentations. MPS - Medical Practice Secretary/Receptionist -Gastroenterology 12/2002 – 4/2004 MAYO CLINIC. 13400 East Shea Blvd.Scottsdale, AZ 85259. 480-301-8000 Support for 2 Staff Physicians, 1 Fellow and 2 Medical Residents in the Department of Gastroenterology. Perform a multitude of administrative duties. Calendar Management, Travel arrangements. Prepare summary letters via clinical notes database. Medical Secretary/Reception - Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute. 732-445-0123 x 600. 1/1991 - 12/2002 (11 years) UMDNJ-, 170 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854. Under the direction of the Medical Director, coordinated a wide variety of administrative activities within the clinic programs. Held a multi-faceted position in that I acted as liaison providing support to the medical residents, faculty and staff for all clinical services and programs. Planned and organized day-to-day clinic functions. Computerized much of the work of my own position and the work of others associated with the clinic. Customer Service Representative 12/1989 - 12/1991 CINTAS CORPORATION, Uniform Mfg - Piscataway, New Jersey Under the direction of the General Manager acted as customer service representative and admin support for 5 Salesman, 2 Service Manager and 15 Route men in Secretarial/Administrative functions. Prepared Proposals. Telemarketing. Implemented a Customer Service tracking spreadsheet/database to track customer satisfaction. Education 9/2009 – Current Kaplan University BA in Psychology – Emphasis in Behavioral Analysis 1801 E Kimberly Rd Ste 1, Davenport, Iowa 52807 (866) 522-7747 1993 Middlesex County College, Edison, New Jersey *Certification- MS-Dos course. Microsoft Windows 3.11 1988 Eastern College Of Health Vocations, Metairie, LA– (504) 736-0654 201 Evans Road, Suite 400. New Orleans, LA (Metairie campus) 70123 * Certification- Medical Office Procedures and Medical Terminology 1983 - 1986 East Bay High School, Gibsonton, Florida- (813) 671-5134 7710 Old Big Bend Road, Gibsonton Florida, 33534 * High School Diploma - Business Computer Skills I am proficient at most data processing programs such as Word Perfect, Microsoft Office, Open Office and Word 2013. I am comfortable with Excel and simple formulas and spreadsheet creations. I have compiled Power Point presentations and handouts. I am fluent with Photoshop, scanning, faxing, xerox, printing
Franklin, Indiana, United States
Charles Lund - Freelance Website Design & Article Writing
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Kudos
3.5
2 Skills
$40
Rate/Hr
Charles H. Lund Resume 4281 N River Grove Circle 119 Tucson, Arizona 85719 520-275-6125 email lund@lovingheritage.com Qualifications Summary • Writing reports, articles, books and personal histories • Preparing federal and state income tax returns • Originating mortgage loans for owner occupied properties • Serving in staff and management positions in both not-for-profit and for-profit organizations • Establishing successful marketing, sales and major donor programs • Achieving record levels of income through marketing, sales and annual giving programs • Successfully recruiting, training and supervising marketing, sales and development staff • Developing and maintaining effective systems for donor/customer recognition/retention Experience Summary • Writer • Enrolled Agent – Tax Preparer • Mortgage Loan Officer • Fundraising, marketing, sales and management consultant • Executive director • Development director • Trusts and annuities sales manager What Others Say • … “We have made great strides in Tucson development under Chucks leadership…” Jessica Andrews Managing Director - Arizona Theatre Company • … “Beautifully written, and powerful, The Wedding Was Great, But When Does Chuck Leave? is a love story for our time.” Francesca Adler-Baeder, Ph.D., CFLE Director of Family Life Education Stepfamily Association of America • … “Chuck is very good at maximizing effectiveness of board members.” Roger P. Fruci CPA Past Treasurer, Spokane Opera • … “Chuck set first year sales records..has tireless work ethic..always goes extra mile.” Paul R Mumford Sr. VP Asset Preservation Specialists, Phoenix, AZ • … “Chuck Lund has saved and transformed most of the music groups in his time here.” Verne Windham, Program Director, Spokane Public Radio • … “Under Lund’s leadership, the Spokane Opera has grown into one of Spokane’s major arts organizations.’’ The Spokesman Review December 6, 1998 Charles H. Lund Experience History 2010 – Present Loving Heritage Owner, Personal History Writer 2007 – Present HR Block – Tucson, Arizona Tax Professional/Enrolled Agent 2002 -- 2005 Arizona Theater Company – Tucson, Arizona Development Director - Directed the establishment of gift acceptance and investment policies - Established record levels of underwriting support - Met and exceeded contributed income goals - Initiated and funded facility acquisition - Restructured two-city development department 2000 – 2002 Asset Preservation Specialists – Phoenix, Arizona Manager, Trusts and Annuities Sales - Established company record for first-year annuity sales - Mentored and taught other corporate sales staff - Won frequent awards as trust salesman/manager - Provided exceptional service to clients 1991 – 1999 Spokane Opera – Spokane, Washington Executive Director - Built high profile Board of Directors - Quadrupled contributed income levels - Established marketing programs that substantially increased attendance - Consistently balanced profit/loss while achieving dramatic growth 1985 – Present Management and Fundraising Consulting for numerous organizations, including Interim Executive Director and Fundraiser for Spokane Symphony, Connoisseur Concerts, NW Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic 1970 – 1885 State of Washington, USA Parole Officer, Social Services Planner, Community Affairs Consultant, Mental Health Administrator, Psychiatric Hospital Administrator Education: University of Washington, Seattle Washington Masters in Social Work – Community and Organizational Development Graduate School Fellowship award Central Washington University, Ellensburg, Washington Bachelor of Arts Degree – Anthropology, Music, Psychology Graduation With Distinction University of Washington, Seattle Washington Scholarship in violin performance Undergraduate Honors Program References Available Upon Request
Tucson, Arizona, United States
Gjdodger - Freelance Article Writing & Journalistic Writing
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$40
Rate/Hr
Gary J. DiGiuseppe 20 Hightrail Drive Maumelle, AR 72113 Cel: 501-960-6805 e-mail: gjdodger@gmail.com WORK HISTORY 2001-current Farm Director, Arkansas Radio Network, Little Rock, AR Host and supervise daily news and commodity programs for 36 affiliate stations, cover local, state and national agricultural events, maintain liaison with affiliates, write for in-house publications, determine content and structure of programming. 1999-current Contributing Writer, Heartland Communications, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, Pesticide & Chemical Policy, Ozarks Farm & Neighbor & Others Has written over 600 articles for publications covering general production agriculture, cattle ranching, dairy production, biofuels, aquaculture, the chemicals industry, and country living. 1991-2001 Farm & Promotions Director, KWMT Radio, Ft. Dodge, IA Hosted 90 minutes of agricultural programming daily on second-ranked farm station in Iowa. Reported on futures and cash commodity markets, news and weather. Covered live events in the field, and local, state and national meetings; maintained liaison with local agricultural interests; public speaking; hosted broadcasts at live events (e.g. Iowa State Fair). Purchased promotional goods; planned promotional activities; edited and published a monthly newsletter for listeners and advertisers. 1984-1991 Associate Farm Director, Brownfield Network, Jefferson City, MO Hosted 12-14 farm news and commodity reports daily for 150 affiliated stations in Missouri, Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska; covered live events in the field and state and national meetings. 1980-1984 Reporter and Director of Program Development, Michigan Farm Radio Network, Milan, MI Produced and/or hosted 70 programs weekly on a wide range of commodity information; covered state and national news; added new programs and revamped existing ones. 1980-1981 Newscaster and Reporter, WEMU Radio, Ypsilanti, MI Covered meetings and events and hosted evening news for the public broadcasting station of Eastern Michigan University. EDUCATION 1979-1980 Bachelor of Science, Eastern Michigan University, Major in Speech/Communications, Minor in Journalism 1973-1977 University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Related curricula: Speech, Journalism, Psychology, Sociology, Creative Writing INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES • Music; synthesizers and related keyboard instruments. OTHER INFORMATION • National Association of Farm Broadcasting; Broadcast Council member since 1983. Past chairman, Resolutions Committee (1999), Market News Committee (1992-94) and Farm Safety Committee (1990-92), and past editor of the NAFB members’ newsletter, CHATS (1998). • Awards: Distinguished Service, Iowa FFA Association, 1987; Certificate of Appreciation, Illinois Beef Association, 1988; Plaque of Appreciation, Webster County, IA Farm Bureau, Cattlemen’s Association, Pork Producers Association and Soybean Association, 1994. • Maintained a personal website 1999-2001, targeted toward farm listening audience.
North Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
Vicky Strycharske - Freelance Proposal Writing & Content Writing
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Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
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Rate/Hr
• Over ten years experience as a proposal manager and writer for federal, state and local government agencies for a variety of services, such as Medicaid Management Information Systems Support; Base Operations Support (development of Oral Presentation); Public and Media Relations (including Orals Coaching); Foreign Language Training (including Orals Coaching); and Development of a Pyrotechnic Parachute Release System (including Orals Coaching). • Nearly 20 years of federal contracting experience as a Contracting Officer/Contract Specialist with the DoD • Defense Acquisition University Level III Certified Acquisition Professional
United States
Jenni York - Freelance Technical Writing & Editing
0
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$40
Rate/Hr
Jennifer M. York Technical Publications Writer/Editor/Proposal Manager Education D.B.A., 2012, Columbia Southern University M.B.A., Marketing, 2008, Columbia Southern University B.S., General Studies, 1990, Eastern Oregon State College A.A., Drug and Alcohol Counseling, 1988, Portland Community College (converted to B.S. prior to program completion) Professional Registrations Distinguishing Qualifications • Offers skills in information development, business analysis, project coordination, technical information translation into understandable information for non-technical audiences; and process analysis with the ability to identify data gaps • Possesses a sound understanding of best practices and standards, development and presentation of training materials, ability to troubleshoot, adapt, and deploy software applications • Provides budget oversight and direction to staff of editors, document publishers, graphic designers, and reprographics • Uses expertise in marketing and business development, advertising, branding, and technical writing and more than 30 years of professional experience to produce high-quality deliverables Relevant Experience Sales Process Manager supporting all CH2M HILL Business Groups. In this position, supports sales manager/capture manager in integrating pursuit strategy/win themes. Typically leads the integration of the pursuit strategy/win themes on major/strategic efforts. Directs and integrates graphic design, document processing, and production staff, including oversight of the daily work of the BD support group. Requires organization, management of multiple tasks, and oversight of the work of BD staff concurrently while providing training, guidance, and mentorship, maintaining and upholding group goals. Assists staff in and follow enterprise health and safety policies and procedures, and escalates issues. Consistently builds and maintains internal client network within BD network. Develops content for nontechnical and technical sections with technical input and review including Executive Summary-level sales documents. Provides technical review for others’ pursuits. Strongly insists on ensuring all deliverables implement company image/brand. Worked within CH2M HILL on myriad pursuits from the Ministry of Defence Submarine win in London, UK, to WGB efforts for the Portland, Oregon, office, and ES efforts firmwide producing BD materials and serving as the lead on proposals and SOQs, researching and developing project descriptions and resumes, and serving as an internal consultant to proposal and project teams. This includes managing major, strategic SOQs, proposals, and presentations, and establishing and monitoring proposal budgets, managing proposal process in persuasion activities and strategic implementation; builds, leads, and mentors proposal teams. Actively facilitates proposal planning, strategy, and review sessions; scrutinizes RFP and other procurement client communications to ensure products comply with all proposal and interview requirements; and assembles proposal drafts, circulates reviews, incorporates review comments, resolves conflicting comments, and arranges presentation walkthroughs/ practices to critique presentation content and delivery. Additional experience in marketing, advertising, and public relations developing branding strategies, preparing press releases, creating brochures, planning, negotiating, purchasing, and trafficking media. Work examples in the last 6 months include the following. Co-Lead Magnox Limited & Research Sites Restoration Limited—Parent Body Organisation Competition. The 14-year, £6 billion program involves managing the operations and decommissioning of 10 nuclear power stations and two research reactor sites around the UK. “Demonstrated relentless drive to produce a high-quality, well-edited, and visually appealing proposal. Exceptional ability to identify and manage resources.” Served as lead sales process manager for the Ministry of Defence: Submarine Operating Centre Support Partner (Programme and Project Support) Jeff Holland of the Nuclear BG had this nice praise for Jenni York/PDX: “Jenni's effort on the MOD Submarine Operating Centre tender was well beyond expectations. She mobilized quickly for a foreign assignment, worked tirelessly, and kept a great attitude throughout.” Led the Cliffs Natural Resources: Independent Peer Review Service SOQ; Consulting Services, “Jenni’s performance on the RFI effort led to a successful submission and in an opportunity to bid on work in Australia. Her positive attitude, self starter approach, and resourcefulness were greatly appreciated by not only me, but our over-stretched team.” Global Account Manager, Kathy Arnett. Provided lead management for: San Joaquin Flood Control District: San Joaquin River Flood Control Project Agency SOQ; North Slope Borough, Alaska, North Slope Borough—WWTP for Prudhoe Bay Professional Design Services SOQ; USACE, Omaha District: Small Business Set-Aside Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Multiple Task Award Task Order (MATOC) for Environmental Consulting Services; City of Meridian, Idaho, Purchasing Department Statement of Qualifications for Architectural and Design Services for a New Laboratory Building; Clackamas County, Oregon, Services for System Integrator of Record: Control, Instrumentation, SCADA and Telemetry for Clackamas County Service District No. 1 and the Tri-City Service District; Clark County, Washington, Regional Wastewater District, Discovery Corridor Wastewater Transmission System Phase 1. Provided support for the following: BAE-1; BAE-2; BP Atlas; Dounreay; Fukushima X-6 Penetration Feasibility Study Final Report White Paper; and India Ahmedebad Metro. Representative Projects and Dates of Involvement Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) Lead, Doha, Qatar, 2011-2012. Developed and led a core team of 11 remote staff to support client project plans and procedures. This project resulted in follow-on work for up to 5 years to fulfill contract requirements. This project demanded consistent, timely responses to authors from more than 10 different countries in five time zones. This project involved presenting the 20+ in-house authors and client with highly technical information and options for delivering work on order to meet cost- and time-effective ways to meet deadlines. This project also involved creating more than 80 flow charts and working directly with the client on numerous text and graphic revisions. In addition to the project work, workshops were held with technical staff with instructions in creating flow charts, using SharePoint, and linking documents for a fully electronic deliverable. Decontamination and Decommissioning Technical Lead, CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company, Richland, WA, 2008-2011. Provided project management, technical writing, editing, document management services, and served as liaison for a demolition and decontamination documents for work performed at the Hanford Site for the U.S. Department of Energy. Managed the production of these complex and sensitive client documents and served as a work products coordinator for long-term projects, interacting directly with clients, federal, state, and local agencies, and participates in external client and comment resolution meetings. Routinely managed technical reports and coordinated multiple production projects simultaneously. Brought added dimension to the environmental writing with knowledge gained from performing field work at a broad range of RCRA and CERCLA hazardous waste sites. Between May and October 2012, more than 100 key documents were prepared, edited, and managed; many for public review and comment. Operations Lead, Publications Group, California Central Valley Geographic Area 2005-2008. Led and managed a staff of 25 for CH2M HILL's Central Valley, California, Geographic Area operations. Coordinated authors, document processors, graphic designers, reprographics, and editorial staff to produce technical documents required to support and present the work of the consulting staff. These technical documents included engineering studies, technical reports, and technical memorandums encompassing a broad spectrum of engineering and science disciplines, ranging from reports of several pages to multi-volume works that include hundreds of pages of text, tables, and graphics. These documents are prepared for local, state, and federal government agencies, corporations, military institutions, and private organizations. Many of these documents were prepared for public review and comment. In addition, produced business development materials and served as the lead on proposals and statements of qualification, researched and developed project descriptions and resumes, and served as an internal consultant to proposal teams and project teams. This included managing major, strategic SOQs, proposals, and presentations in concert with client service managers, sales managers, subcontractors, project managers, proposal staff, and regional and firm-wide publications staff. Assisted in establishing and monitoring proposal budgets, managed proposal process in persuasion activities and strategic implementation; builds, leads, and mentors proposal teams. Facilitated proposal planning, strategy, and review sessions. Scrutinized RFPs and other procurement client communications to ensure that products were in compliance with all proposal and interview requirements. Assembled proposal drafts and circulated reviews, incorporated review comments, resolved conflicting comments, and arranged presentation walkthroughs/ practices to critique presentation content and delivery. Additional experience in marketing, advertising, and public relations developing branding strategies, preparing press releases, creating brochures, planning, negotiating, purchasing, and trafficking media. Project Deliverables Manager, 2000 to present. Manages technical documents, including project plans and procedures, engineering studies, technical reports, and technical memoranda comprising a broad range of engineering and science disciplines, from small letter deliverables to multivolume deliverables with hundreds of pages of text, tables, and graphics. These project deliverables are prepared for corporations, military institutions, local, state, and federal government agencies, and private organizations. These deliverables often involve extensive coordination across disciplines and time zones with document processors, reprographics specialists, graphic designers, and technical writers to produce information targeted to a broad range of readers. Creates client-specific style guides and QC processes for consistency across multiple deliverables. Proposal Management Specialist, 2000 to present. Managed major and strategic SOQs, proposals, and presentations in concert with client service managers, sales managers, subcontractors, project managers, proposal staff, and regional and firmwide publications staff. Assists in establishing and monitoring proposal budgets, in implementing the CH2M HILL proposal process in persuasion activities and strategic implementation, builds, leads, and mentors proposal teams. Facilitates proposal planning, strategy, and review sessions. Scrutinizes RFP and other procurement client communications to ensure that products are in compliance with all proposal and interview requirements. Assembles proposal drafts and circulates reviews, incorporates review comments, resolves conflicting comments, and arranges presentation walkthroughs/practices to critique presentation content and delivery. Lead Technical Writer, Various Clients, 2000 to present. Provided technical writing, editing, document management services, and served as liaison for a variety of clients, including Union Pacific Railroad, Beale Air Force Base, Frontier Fertilizer, Travis Air Force Base, Idaho Power Company, Oregon Department of Transportation, Hidden Hollow Landfill, and the Idaho Transportation Department. Lead Technical Writer/Editor/Document Manager, Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) and Environmental Assessments (EA), Various Locations, 2000 to 2005. Lead technical writer, editor, and document manager for the Salmon-Challis Noxious Weeds EIS from the initial draft through the printing of the Final EIS. In addition, provided services as an editor, writer, or document manager for the Rockvale to Laurel EIS, Montana; Menan-Lorenzo EA, Idaho; South Fork Salmon River Subbasin Noxious Weed Management EIS, Payette and Boise National Forests, Idaho; Morgan Creek/Eddy Creek Grazing Allotments EIS, Salmon-Challis National Forest, Idaho; Lost River/Lemhi Grazing Allotments EIS, Salmon-Challis National Forest, Idaho; Powder River EIS, Bureau of Land Management, Montana, and the Bison and Elk Management Plan and EIS for Bridger-Teton National Forests for the National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Provided writing support for the Upper Snake Province Assessment for the Northwest Power and Conservation Council, Idaho; the Lake Spokane Use Attainability Analysis, Washington; and the Environmental Assessment, Additions and Changes to U.S. 95, Sandpoint North and South, Bonner County, Idaho; and Environmental Studies for the North Ontario Interchange for the Oregon Department of Transportation. Lead Technical Writer, CH2M HILL Global Construction Management Division, 2004 to 2006. Assisted CH2M HILL's Construction Management Division in developing and revising more than 400 in-house resumes for inclusion in CH2M HILL's firmwide database. Lead Technical Writer, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, 2002 to 2006. Lead technical writer and in-house liaison with consulting staff for a variety of ongoing Mountain Home Air Force Base projects including the Integrated Natural Resources Management Plan, Environmental Assessment, Habitat Conservation Plan, Slickspot Peppergrass inventories, Air Emissions report, and General Plan. Project Writing Support, ICDF Remedial Action Work Plan (RAWP), CH2M HILL, 2002. Provided project writing and support and document management when the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) awarded the ICDF RAWP to CH2M HILL as a follow-on project to the Construction Work Plan. The scope of work entailed the two-volume parent RAWP, 17 stand-alone reports (including the Operations and Maintenance Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Waste Management Plan, Waste Tracking Plan, and Sampling and Analysis Plan) that served as appendixes to the RAWP, and 2 engineering design reports. Lead Technical Writer, Phase I and Phase II Environmental Assessments, Intermountain Gas Company, Various Locations, November 2001 to February 2002. Lead technical writer for numerous Phase I Property Transfer Assessment reports for an area covering seven states in the intermountain and northwestern U.S. The Phase I Assessments were completed in an extremely short time frame. The reports were written and delivered in less than 2.5 months, allowing the client to make a decision not to purchase the properties because several potential previously unidentified environmental liabilities we identified. Project Writing Support, INEEL CERCLA Disposal Facility (ICDF) Design and Construction Project, CH2M HILL, 2000 to 2002. Provided writing and editing support for this 20-month, $13 million project, which encompassed 28 separate technical reports, engineering design files, and plans; drawings; and specifications for the ICDF final 2,100-page remedial design and construction work plan. The project involved 40 different authors contributing to drafts that were published at 30-, 60-, and 90-percent completion for client and regulatory review—an iterative process involving 12 deliveries, of 28 separate reports, in 16 months. Field Technician, Various Environmental Remediation Projects, Idaho, Utah, and Washington, January 1995 to March 1997. Field technician, collected, and analyzed soil and water samples for the Truck Refueling Facility, Heinz Frozen Food Company, Ontario, Oregon; Twin Falls Canal Company, Twin Falls, Idaho; DART Industries, Jerome, Idaho; Hill Air Force Base, Ogden, Utah; Fearless Farris, Twin Falls, Bliss, Buhl, Fruitland, Boise, Nampa, and Caldwell, Idaho. For Blount Industries (a munitions manufacturing plant) in Lewiston, Idaho, assisted in a RCRA facility investigation, collected more than 800 soil samples and analyzed them to determine the nature and extent of contamination resulting from past disposal practices. Editor/Technical Writer, CH2M HILL, Boise, Idaho, May 1993 to March 1997. Wrote material involving original research and technical information, performed copy editing, detailed editing, revision, and rewriting of text from different authors, scheduled document processing, graphics, and reprographics, coordinated the assembly and production of formal reports and proposals, monitored quality control of all aspects of publication, and ensured that available resources were used effectively to complete projects in a timely manner. Provided technical support for numerous EISs and EAs from initial research and writing through the comment response period, Record of Decision, and preparation of the Administrative Record. Business Development/Marketing Specialist/Document Processing Supervisor, CH2M HILL, Portland, Oregon, 1983 to 1990. Provided overall support to coordinate the marketing efforts of the regional office, served as a firmwide resource for marketing, prepared monthly business development reports, directed the related activities of staff, and supervised and coordinated document processing center staff and production workload. Additional Experience Public Involvement, Community Relations, City of Sunnyvale, California, December 2001 to June 2002. Assisted the City of Sunnyvale in compiling, analyzing, evaluating, and quantifying resident responses from its External Customer (Resident) Satisfaction survey. The survey was developed to assist the Sunnyvale City Council in identifying community issues and community-generated ideas for improving City responsiveness; assist the City Manager in identifying issues impacting process management, strategic and business planning, and budget development; assist department directors in making improvements to existing City programs and processes, and assist program managers in reporting program outcomes. The key findings were identified and organized into the following categories: Quality of Life and Neighborhood Issues, Public Safety, Quality Ratings for City Services, Customer Service, Fiscal Stewardship, and Emerging Issues. The survey results were quantified and edited to be understood at a high school grade level and published on the City of Sunnyvale Web site. Editor/Technical Writer, ProClarity (Microsoft), Boise, Idaho, June 2000 to June 2001. Provided writing and editing services for user documentation for ProClarity's development platform—a software system for building custom analytic solutions. The writing involved work in an environment that involved documenting software simultaneously with development of the product. Documentation Development Specialist, Hewlett-Packard Company, Various Locations, June 1999 to 2004. Provided extensive coordination and rewriting of technical information from a broad range of sources for creation of multimedia training/sales tools for Hewlett-Packard Company. Researched and developed "how to guides/learn mores" for the small business site on the HP Web site. Developed HP's Try HP User Manual, which was targeted to the emerging small/medium business market. Provided writing/QA/copy editing for user documentation for new printer product rollouts for HP, as well as software rollouts. Created print media documentation for product packaging for more than 40 retail products. For HP's printer division, worked closely with hardware and software engineers worldwide to create consumer user guides and repair guides for printers, plotters, and multi-function devices from the initial development and testing phase through localization in 37 languages. Documentation Management Specialist, Bechtel Corporation/U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Yucca Mountain Project, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 1999 to June 1999, July 2004 to November 2005. Liaison and task management representative between the program information management organization and authoring organizations, prepared initial project schedules for DOE deliverables to meet all development activities and appropriate timeframes, identified, established, and maintained communication with authoring organizations and support organizations to communicate general and detailed information about organizational and federal requirements. Coordinated appropriate activities in development of projects including word processing, cited references support, technical publications management, reproduction, graphics, and Web deployment. Participated in EIS comment/response coordination/documentation, identified areas needing improvement in processes, and coordinated with appropriate management to find solutions. For the public comment/response document on the Yucca Mountain Site Suitability Report, assisted with the input of more than 16,000 comments into the central database for the site suitability report, working with the comment response team composed of DOE staff, project contractor, and consultants. Production Manager/Project Manager/Account Coordinator, Oliver, Russell & Associates, March 1997 to January 1999. Facilitated and maintained communication with clients, performed planning, negotiation, purchasing, and trafficking of media, developed detailed production schedules and project estimates, facilitated and maintained communication with vendors, managed a variety of projects (i.e., brochures, annual reports, retail catalogs, and Web sites) from concept to copywriting/design to completion, and tracked budget and production schedules through final review of client invoices for accuracy.
Portland, Oregon, United States
Adrienne Suursaar - Freelance Article Writing & Editing
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Bachelor of Arts (Honours) University of Adelaide Diploma of Education University of Adelaide English, History, Politics 22 Years teaching experience Pilates Teacher, Diploma in Pilates Member of Complimentary Therapists Australia
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Erich Fischer - Freelance Graphic Design & Website Design
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5.0
2 Skills
$18
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Professional Profile • Websites, SEO, e-commerce and social. • Print, billboards and sales materials. • Graphics, video, copy and audio editing. • Management of creative and technical projects. • Extensive experience with Adobe Suite, Microsoft Suite, CMS, mobile, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Flash, XML, Windows, Mac and mySQL. Employment History Self-Employed, Lake Charles, LA Websites, Graphics, Videos, 2011-Current Complete small to medium company services and large company contracts. Pinnacle Entertainment, Las Vegas, NV L'auberge Casino Resort, Lake Charles, LA Videos and Adverting Producer, 2010-2011 Advanced to Video Producer after a contract for graphic promotions and marketing covering 5 Pinnacle properties, introduced video production in-house for all Pinnacle properties, produced the L'auberge Party By The Pool videos and assisted in website graphics, presentations and marketing. Jump Lab, Dallas, TX Internet Development, Graphics, Videos, Copywriting, 2006-2010 A marketing company specializing in corporate identity, websites, video, print, presentation, product launch and promotion. Work includes marketing campaigns, websites and videos for portable devices. Responsibilities • Website design, graphics, coding and management • Print design, artwork and photography • Video production • Copywriting and editing • Creative and technical consultant • Search engine optimization • Social campaigns • Email campaigns • Windows, Mac • Troubleshooter • Travel and presentations More Employment History and References Available on Request Education Bachelor of Science in Marketing/Management from the accredited Business College of McNeese State University with minor study in Psychology. Examples erichjfischer.com Current Projects - swlabd.com cajunredhead.com
Troy, Michigan, United States
Kim Peterson - Freelance Illustration & Children's Book Illustration
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5.0
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$50
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Freelance Illustrator/Graphic Designer Over 20 years experience. I have a high proficiency in Adobe CS Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop; a proficiency in Adobe Dreamweaver, Flash, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point; fluent with HTML, CSS and CMS’s Joomla, Word Press and Moodle. List of skills and design service activities: Creative and critical thinking skills to design compositional strategies, that target and fulfill the requirement of design projects that meet the clients business objectives. Prepare original artwork using drawing and illustration skills for branding, editorial, data, packaging and children book illustrations. Utilize design, layout and photo editing skills to produce publishing, advertising, promotional and corporate communication designs. Prepare press-ready artwork for commercial printers, advertising media and optimize artwork destine for the web. Conduct research and assist clients with special projects. Use effective communications and knowledge of the design, print and web industry to liaison; articulate design rationale, budget, track, and schedule design projects. Assist clients with online communications from web development, SEO to social media strategies. Create user friendly web sites, increase search engine page rank, share social messages to cement customer relationships and create new ones.
Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
Noah Geisert - Freelance Proofreading & Editing
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Qualifications 3.83 Graduate GPA/4.0 Undergraduate UNT GPA Writing (25+ years experience)/Editing/Proofreading/Researching/Web Design/Technical Writing Teaching/Training/Lesson Planning/Grading/Plagiarism Resolution/Policies and Procedures Presentations Experience (both private classroom and public auditorium) Administration/Managed 25 Employees (1995–2000)/Wrote 200–Page Training Manual for All 3 Shifts Skills: MS Office/WordPerfect/Snagit/Website Tonight/SEO/Xerox/IBM/Infoprint/Banctec/HP Reading Fluency: Old English/Middle English/Latin/Spanish Education Master of Arts in English Literature: December 2009; University of North Texas Bachelor of Arts in English: May 1991; Augustana College (Illinois) Recent/Current Employment English Oxygen: 2011–present Tutoring of and Proofreading for ESL Students; Fridays, Language Building, Room 113; UNT Campus www.Write–With.Com: 2010–present Created and Developed, Designed and Composed, Proofread, and Managed Educational Web Content. Composition and Calculation Proofreader of Finance Textbooks: 2010–present Extended Markets and Intermediaries 2011 Liquidity and Working Capital 2011 Modular Finance 2011 Dr. Foster Peyton Roden; University of North Texas School of Business University Instructor: 2008–2010 University of North Texas English Department/Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science Editor and Proofreader of Faculty–Authored Research Essays and Grant Proposals: 2008 University of North Texas School of Library and Information Sciences Proofreading Work in Publication Under Western Eyes by Joseph Conrad, edited by John Peters; Broadview Editions, 2009 Conrad in the Public Eye, edited by John Peters; Rodopi, 2008 Teaching/Editing/Proofreading Effectiveness “I wanted to thank you for writing a letter for me and for being hands down one of the best English teachers I have ever had and, most likely, ever will have.” Ryan Alexander, UNT TAMS Student. “I wanted to thank you again for your help in editing my essay last fall. I’ve finally made the decision to attend ________ University School of Law and thanks in part to your assistance I also received an extremely large scholarship.” Stacy Cole, UNT Alumna, 2005. “Noah. Thank you. You have no idea how much I appreciate your help. I’m embarrassed that I made five million typos (and I’m supposed to be a writing tutor? Dang!) but with your corrections I think I can turn in a solid, polished project. You’re amazing.” UNT Writing Lab Coworker. “Hello Noah. I really really appreciate that. I can’t express my thanks too much. The paper you have taught me must be invaluable to my writing ability. I am never gonna forget your being nice to me. Sincerely yours, Charlie.” UNT ESL Doctoral Student. “Dear Professor Noah. I would like to sit in your class this summer. Please let me know what section and time. I learn a ton of knowledge from your class. Maybe, I will go back to Thailand. Do you want to go with me? You are a good friend to me. I remember you forever. Best wishes, Peemasak.” UNT ESL Doctoral Student. “You are the best writing teacher I have ever met.” Songjin Yang, UNT ESL Masters Student. “Thanks for the proofed essay. You did an excellent job.” Dr. John Peters, UNT Associate Professor of English. “Hello Noah. Would you do me a favor? Could you check this attachment for me? My primary concerns involve the use of singular/plural nouns, verb tense, improper use of prepositions, and a host of grammatical errors. There are punctuation problems as well. Please can you do? This is grant writing. Thank you so much. Bye.” UNT ESL Doctoral Student. “Hello Noah. How have you been? I have two articles to be proofread by you. Could you check and modify these readings? Thanks a lot. Sincerely yours.” UNT ESL Doctoral Student. Past Employment Writing Tutor/Proofreader: UNT Student Writing Lab: 2007–2008 Final Defense Proofreader: Dr. John Peters; UNT: 2007–2008 Scanner, Binder, Proofreader: Pearson Education; Iowa City: 2000–2006 Manager: Bo James Food and Drink; Iowa City: 1995–2000 Employee: Bo James Food and Drink; Iowa City: 1991–1995 Overtime Overtime Leader, 2nd shift: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 Scanning Operations; Pearson Education; Iowa City, Iowa Volunteering Community Proofreader: 2007–present Clients include ESL and NES students and 1 ESL faculty member Memberships NCTE–CCCC/English Club/English Oxygen/UNT Alumni Association
Denton, Texas, United States