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Sue Rann - Freelance Illustration & Writing
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I am a writer/illustrator working from the North-East of the UK. I am a published author ("Looking For Mr Nobody" by Sue Rann, pub. 2003 No Exit Press), but also write and edit for others. I have worked as a "book doctor" for different publishers and agencies. I draw cartoons, often with a humorous slant, and also maps - fantastical or accurate, humorous or straight. I illustrate in black...
Northumberland, United Kingdom
Jeremy Sanford - Freelance UX Design & Icon Design
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$50
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Jeremy Sanford EXPERIENCE UX Designer II | Amazon - Talent Management December 2016 - Present Working with agile development teams designing the future of talent management at Amazon, as experienced by hundreds of thousands of employees. UX Designer II | Microsoft - Band & Microsoft Health April 2014 - November 2016 Shipped the Microsoft Band 1 & 2, delivering a cross platform...
Berwick-upon-tweed, Northumberland, United Kingdom
Jen Green - Freelance Proofreading & Writing
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- University graduate with a degree in English Literature. - Particularly strong subject knowledge of Gothic Fictions and Shakespeare. - Excellent typing skills (90wpm). - Meticulous in spelling and grammatical style. - Help offered proofreading documents including web pages, essays, dissertations, brochures and more.
Northumberland, United Kingdom
Sylwia Bak - Freelance Art & Portrait Art
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I've got a lot of skills, but I don't know where should I try to find a job. I love traditional art and I want to do that, not like now, when my job is completely different... I'm still a student, just o train my hand and to have space and possibilities to do what I love...
Prudhoe, Northumberland, United Kingdom
John Craggs - Freelance Mural Painting & Painting
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newcastle, Northumberland, United Kingdom

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Susan Zolkowski-Kirk - Freelance Graphic Design & Digital Art
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Susan Zolkowski-Kirk Education Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, January 1999 Work History 2011-Present – Office Manager, Sturtevant & Associates, LLC 2010-2011 - Designer, EnvisionInk Design and Print sales, advertising and promotional materials and signs; design digital proofs; customer service; design and apply vehicle graphics; shipping and receiving; General Manager, Pixels In Places Oversee daily operations of business; design promotional materials and web catalog; design digital proofs, provide images and content for the 3 websites; correspondence with clients and publishers; design, print and assemble plaques; general book keeping, shipping, receiving, ordering, and inventory; training and managing assistants and interns; creating and implementing work flow processes. 2007-2010 - Director of Graphic Design, Orizon Ingenuity Customer Service for promotional products sales; Print and assemble at shelf ad prototypes Design promotional materials and catalog; design digital proofs, update product pricing on websites; Design, Print and assemble plaques; Email correspondence with clients and publishers for reprints; Shipping, receiving, ordering and inventory; Training and managing graphic assistant; creating and implementing work flow processes 2006-2007 - Jewelry Designer/ Sales Rep., J. Anthony Jewelers Custom design jewelry pieces, Sales, customer service, merchandise display, shipping and receiving. 2006-2006 - Manager/Customer Service Rep., FastSigns Oversee CSR, Graphics and Production Department daily responsibilities, set daily production board, take customer orders, answer incoming calls, coordinate with outside vendors to research and order sign/display materials to best suit customer image/needs and wants, quality control, marketing research and mail to existing and potential sign customers 1999-2006 - Display and Sign Coordinator, EAA Responsibilities: Project manager of printed and vinyl signage, inventory signs and signage supplies, produce artwork and coordinate with outside vendors for the production of signage and display needs, billing and book keeping for the Display and Sign Department; Design and produce signs, banners and decals (for convention, museum, buildings, vehicles and aircraft), reproduce art and/or graphics on repainted or restored aircraft, produce and apply graphics to museum displays, produce signage for museum events and activities, do concept drawings and computer generated designs for new exhibits, update informational displays as needed, frame and hang art, certificates and awards, hang photo and art exhibits, order all non-printed signage materials, document and bill departments for signage requested, supervise interns and volunteers for convention, assist staff photographers on shoots when needed. Skills Computer: P.C., some Mac, Quick Books, Microsoft word, Microsoft Excel, Solomon, Adobe Photoshop CS4, Illustrator CS4, some Indesign CS4, Vinyl express sign, some Quark software, Quickbooks, Roland 3000 Cutter/Plotter, HP 2500, 8850 and 3500, Canon IPf8100, Xerox 700 Color Laser, software/large format printers, Digital Goldsmith software, Polaroid 35mm slide/neg. scanner, Lexpro Laminator, CD burner Artistic skills and training: Illustration - business cards, flyers, t-shirt designs, book cover, book illustrations and technical drawings 3-D medium: plaster, bondo, clay sculpting and ceramics, wood and woodshop machinery/equipment (prep and finishing) Frame shop: matting, framing, frame assembly and repair, ordering, receiving, employee training and management Free lance work: computer generated concept drawings, murals, ink, oil paints, pencil, pastel, charcoal, acrylic paints, watercolor, gouache and acrylic leather dyes Personal skills: Good problem solver Quick learner Good with measurements and numbers Can work well with others as well as independently Excellent customer service and phone skills Detail oriented Great organizational skills Great eye for color and design Training Supervisory and management Portfolio 2 available upon request References: available upon request
Neenah, Wisconsin, United States
Abnormal Design - Freelance Graphic Design & Illustration
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I am an Illustrator and Graphic Designer with Signage Design and install experience for over 20 years. I can work in both traditional and digital mediums. I can draw rendered art to scale for landscapers and architects, plus can be more creative in your desired design. Fell free to contact me for your design needs.
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Irena Anna Walczak - Freelance Digital Art & Art
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My name is Irena Anna Walczak. I am a photographer, digital retoucher and graphic designer. Currently I am looking for opportunities to work in my area of interests. I am very creative person with huge imagination. My ideas of graphics and photos were always seem by other people as something unusual and unique. I put my whole heart into my work and I am a perfectionist. People who I worked with perceived me as reliable and enthusiastic. Before and while studying for Bachelor`s degree in photography I worked as a press photographer for “County Newspaper” in Pabianice (Poland) and music magazines “DJ`s for DJ`s”. I taught photography to children and young people in Pabianice Community Centre. I was the director assistant in Polish Fashion House in Lodz, organizing meetings, managing news fashion collections and directing them to shops, taking photos for fashion bulletins and magazines. During this time and after higher education I cooperated as a photographer, graphic designer and retoucher with different agencies as well. I made art graphics and photos and I was well-known artist in Poland. My graphics were presented in “Fluid”, “Pozytyw” and different art magazines. I won an award in Pozytyw`s Great Competition in the “Fashion” category. I received an honourable mention in the competition called “Photographic Script” organized during the International Festival of Photography in Lodz. If you are interested to see my works please see my portfolio at: www.irka.co.uk and https://sites.google.com/site/boszkaphoto/
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Dex - Freelance Drawing & Painting
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Hi (: I'm a writer and artist, (sketching, drawing, abstract.) I am also good with interior design and color coordination.Sorting money and budgeting is another thing I can be very helpful with. I can help with advice on your pets, kids, relationships, writing, friends, and family.
Albrightsville, Pennsylvania, United States
Gregory D. Putnam - Freelance Songwriting & Business Writing
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Gregory Putnam Towanda, IL g.putnam@hotmail.com 309-533-3330 Cover I am a certified, practicing Six Sigma Black Belt who has over two decades of experience in project management, process improvement, change management, and instructional design. Seeking challenging opportunity to utilize my vast experience with business processes, including process mapping, VOC plans, and other continuous process-improvement activities. Notable Activities & Accomplishments • Leading major department for implementation of new compliance tool for Asset Risk Management (ARM) tool, focused on Non-Public Personal Information (NPI). o Supporting effort to strengthen a Fortune 50 enterprise’s cyber security. o Created compelling visuals fortifying knowledge transfer. o Mapped semi-annual recertification process for applications, business services, and business processes. o Serving as advisor for development of program’s effective, sustainable governance strategy. • Gained consensus & guided process improvement for gathering critical data among areas across enterprise in one of world’s largest IT departments. o Improvement “calms down” situation where one small team needs to convince diverse areas and departments to take time out from demanding schedules to meet program goals and objectives. o Developed handbook, in support of process improvement, to help business partners more clearly and concretely understand work needed to satisfy ARM Program. o Designed set of 4 integrated processes: • Business process inventory • Application inventory • Application validation process • Application reconciliation process • Increasing process quality & velocity for Chairmen’s Council-sponsored risk-management initiative, while garnering tremendous cost reductions through internal VOC program. o Strengthened top-down strategy by providing core materials. • Led three major (change) projects for Campus Information Technologies and Educational Services (CITES) at the University of Illinois, including three-part VOC plan (student, faculty, staff): o Defined Processes for student IT support: • Employed Lean Six Sigma-based strategy (DFLSS) to design Lync implementation. • Incorporated Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) implementation. • Introduced Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF). • CITES Attribute Creation Process. • Wrote CITES IT Service Lifecycle. • Devised CITES Services Authoritative Data Flow diagram. • Developed CITES Continuously-Improving Process Flow, as a model. o Created Lync Activation Process in Unified Communications Implementation Program for provisioning and activating Lync users. • Non-Person Account Activation Process. • Wrote Process Performance Model for CEO. • Telephone Use Case diagrams. • Developed Unified Communications Major Outage process. • Mapped Changing Lync Account Process. o Led development of ITIL-based Service Management Environment. • Used Fundamentals Version 3. • Designed processes for all ITIL areas. • Defined Executive-Level New Request Workflow. • CITES Service Desk Incident, Problem, Release, Change Management processes. • Captured Change Management Best Practices. • Worked with executives to create new, $12,000,000 IT Quality Department consisting of three components, process management, quality assurance, and quality control. • Consulted directly with leadership, leading process definition and improvement efforts for SDLC in 7,000+ employee Systems Department. • Managed several IT improvement projects, including Payout Annuity Underwriting, Web Segmentation, Systems Information Retrieval Process, (SDLC) Exception Review Process, Test Center Information Management, Executive Support, Workstation Support, and others. o Savings total roughly $1,670,000 collectively. • Wrote enterprise white paper, titled Developing Effective Standards in a Corporate Environment. • Designed end-to-end process maps and workflows for several major business components. • Ran one of nation’s largest IT department’s first ever Six-Sigma process-definition project (DMEDI) with CEO focus: o Ushered multi-million savings and prevented further outages. • Served as project manager for major manufacturer’s global initiative project, the Quality Initiative, taking international dealers from green-screen technology (AS400) to GUI in Unix environment. o Same project team tackled the Y2K challenge simultaneously. • Led as pre-release manager for major telecommunications company’s $600,000,000, cutting-edge technology project, navigating through two major, cutting-edge, corporate environments simultaneously. o Introduced world’s 1st 4G-Network platform. • Devised process evaluation system based on CMMI and risk mitigation for major insurance company. • Helped write custom CMMi strategy for major insurance company’s IT Department. • Drove Change (process) among major resistance for two global manufacturers. • Co-wrote, directed, and produced business video introducing viewers to Six Sigma methodology by using common pizza-making process. o Easy to follow. o Sold in 4 countries on 2 continents. Project Experience Artech Information Systems 01/2017 to 06/2017 Consulting for Wells Fargo – Chicago, IL Continuous-Improvement Program Lead • Guided all Operations departments through Process Program with executive-level leadership. • Served as ScumMaster for 3 project teams. • Led SAFe activities for 3 project teams. • Attend weekly Leadership Strategy meetings to develop direction and policy. • Oversaw CMMi & ITIL efforts in conjunction with Process Design activities. • Reviewed metrics program for strengthening and improvement. • Designed future-state processes, based off current-state. • Analyzed and assessing metrics and measures. • Reviewed corporate, IT policies. • Managed process mapping teams. HTC Global 07/2013 to 12/2016 Consulting at State Farm Insurance – Bloomington, IL Program Manager/Process Analyst/Technical Coordinator • Guided all departments through Asset Risk Management (ARM) Program. Work with executive-level leadership on daily basis. • Developed inventory business processes & applications. • Determined risk for processes & applications exposed to Non-Public Personal Information (NPI). • Linked NPI processes with their associated applications. • Guided mapping infrastructure of related processes & applications (with other relevant Configuration Items. • Risk-rank all processes & applications, in regards to NPI. • Re-engineered implementation process for improved process velocity and accuracy. • Worked with business partners to design more effective strategy: • Reduced meeting hours and frequencies. • Put expert work directly into hands of exerts. • Focused specific training for specific users. • Employed work sessions, rather than individual, repetitive sessions. • Working with business partners and System’s application owners: • TROUX • Rally • uCMDB • MEGA • ROVR • Mingle • Visual Studio • Team Services • JIRA • WSSR • ID Generator • Archer • HPAM • Held facilitated sessions with area leadership and Business/Systems (subject-matter experts) SMEs. • Created Application Checklist as a tool to help SMEs determine status as application. • Identified gaps in processes & training. Diversified Crop Insurance Services 07/2012-12/2012 National Training Manager • Started with 1 report and ended up with 3 reports, amidst resistance from analysts & experts who had been with the company from its beginning in the mid-90s. • Wrote a future-state white paper, outline steps to be taken to create a customer-focused, process-centric organization. o Gained consensus from directors of corporate departments for regional buy-in. • Developed training guide for insurance new account & claims processing. o Devised training for regions to align for consistency and to cultivate best practices. o Traveled to all 5 regions to establish team identity and set foundation for partnership in future work. • Worked with Processing Team and Underwriting Team to capture and baseline processes among regions. o Based training on common processes. • Created training videos for new Outlook distribution list policies. • Initiated inventory control practices for training room and materials, including monitors, projectors, laptops, video cameras, etc. • Worked with industry vendors to purchase yearly safety training for 200+ employees. • Used blend of tools, including Visio, Word, Captiva, Articulate, Excel, Mind Map. Photoshop. Pro Tech Consulting Services 04/2011-06/2012 Consulting at the University of Illinois - CITES– Urbana Business Analyst/Project Manager • Managed Unified Communication (UC) project - Service Management Process Design (UC-20). o Created a process-definition process, based on Design for Lean Six Sigma (DFLSS). • Designed processes for ITIL Service Management-Based service center. o Incorporated Six Sigma, ITIL, and Microsoft Operations Framework. o Led newly formed team on steps to define this new process. • Designed workflow for Lync provisioning for Unified Communication migration. o Outcomes include development of a baseline provisioning process, to serve as foundation for future UC Services implementation. • Mapped workflow for future-state Lync provisioning. • Mapped workflow for impending Exchange migration. o Map includes preparatory steps based on best practices captured from pilot migration. • Mapped workflow for CITES Service Desk Knowledge Base Process. • Advanced strategy to standardize implementation to diverse, numerable departments: o Designed guide to help users in determining phone line options for types & functions. o Included visuals of pre-set functionality. o Constructed detailed steps that allowed users to configure phone service. o Documented UC Lync-optimized phone devices. • Captured technical data course ownership & flow. • Captured Attribution Creation process, current- and future-states. Access Process Solutions, LLC -- Independent Consultant 2001-2011 Project Work Cybersearch LTD. Business Performance Analyst 09/2009-03/2011 • Managed vendor contracts. • Helping to convert to an outsourcing operation. • Designed standard processes. Inventory Control Specialist 11/2008 –09/2009 Case IH • Brought in for Black Belt and to lead process transition: • Mapped inventory & operations processes. • Collected VOC from customers for process-improvement planning. • Established metrics for effective Just-in-Time (JIT) inventory process. • Conducted Kaizen events • Helped design Kanban system for steel inventory • Improved use of ERP systems. • Worked with executives to determine strategy. • Responsible for improving inventory accuracy. • Guided Change in processes among all manufacturing departments amidst strong resistance. Amdocs 12/2007-09/2008 Release Manager • Served as pre-production Release Manager for Sprint account to deliver $600,000,000 4G telecommunications software for Sprint/Nextel. • Utilized statistics and statistical analysis for overall process evaluation and improvement. • Supported team developing VOC-based standards for ease of use. • Managed any changes to the scope of a release following a formal Change process and obtained necessary approval. • Managed vendor contracts for optimal resource utilization. • Developed strategic partnerships with other teams to effectively communicate, coordinate and execute assigned releases. • Documented and communicated status of the software to stakeholders as needed throughout the release life cycle. • Conducted pre-release meetings with stakeholders to communicate risks and reviewed the deployment schedule and special instructions (back-out procedures and dependencies). • Implemented solid, consistent development and release tactics and executed these tactics consistently over time to ensure successful software releases. • Represented and acted as liaison for the release management team in discussions on release timing, process and strategy with various groups including senior management. • Articulated and presented release management’s process requirements and related strategic goals. • Drove the release planning process and defined best practices and processes for the IT organization to efficiently support major, minor, emergency and off-cycle releases. • Worked closely with Change Control Team to schedule releases. • Determined the readiness of each release based on release criteria provided by the development organization (quality of release, production environment readiness, training and support plans, rollout and back-out plans and risk management plan). • Shaped release strategy and process and drove the implementation plan. • Re-defined and then managed the release process end-to-end, from the planning of release content through to actual release deployment to production. • Presented impact assessment requirements (knowledge transfer) for all release/builds to various internal stakeholders and created detailed implementation/rollout plan along with swim lane for managing deliverables during go-live and dress rehearsal drills. Country Companies 11/2006-05/2007 Business Analyst • Led development of use cases, process flows, & models. • Served as liaison with offshore developers. • Developed software requirements for DRIVE. • Worked with SMEs to develop training. • Created instructor-led training and e-learning sessions. • Gathered customer requirements for internal/external procurement application development. • Led facilitated sessions for User Groups. Allstate 05/2005-10/2006 Instructional Designer/Process Analyst • Worked with executives to determine strategy. • Took over project manager responsibilities in midstream. o Took over team lead role for marketing software implementation in PMI environment. • Led in development use cases, sequence flows and process models in RUP. • Oversaw development of test scenarios using UML. • Guided implementation of internal marketing processes following established scope and timelines. • Introduced Six Sigma tools and techniques. • Utilized statistics and statistical analysis for overall process evaluation and improvement. • Oversaw data collection to ensure quality and timely delivery of accurate data. • Facilitated requirement sessions for specific marketing areas. • Worked as liaison for contractors/vendors. • Developed and designed SDLC bookend process training. • Designed basis for web-based training. State Farm 02/2001-04/2005 Process Trainer/Change Agent • Led/coordinated organizational Change plans for transition to process focus. • Facilitated individual & team understanding of how Process focus benefited customer needs. • Helped roles redefine values and direction. • Communicated appropriate information to appropriate stakeholders at appropriate times. • Used variety of tools & techniques to help guide Change. • Consulted with leadership, leading process definition and improvement efforts for SDLC. • Introduced Six Sigma tools and control charts. • Delivered process training, including process, procedures, standards, policies, and tools. • Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for Six Sigma Interest Group. • Captured current-state processes for executive support activities • Trained analysts on Voice-of-Customer strategies. • Held facilitated sessions for specific Systems areas • Created Web Based Training (WBT) training for same (e-learning & instructor-led). Caterpillar Inc. Trainer/Technical Writer (Consultant 1995-1997 -- Permanent 1997-2001) 05/1995 – 01/2001 • Technical writer for enterprise Quality Initiative, which took worldwide dealers from green-screen to GUI technology in UNIX environment. • Coordinated Quality Initiative effort with Y2K solutions. • Responsible for developing and publishing processes for internal and external publications. • Defined processes for global dealership call center. • Created and designed corporate training for over 2,000 mechanical engineers-turned-authors, Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML) to meet ISO standards, AIX Workstation, Arbortext (authoring software) and Controlled English. • Developed installation process documentation and delivery for new-release software. • Tested documents on site at worldwide end-user locations. Student 08/1989-05/1995 • Took full-time classes, while working. • Earned bachelors and masters degrees. (Actually received masters in 05/1999) • Taught variety of classes at Heartland Community College. Newman & Ullman, Inc. 02/1975—07/1989 Warehouse Supervisor, Sales Representative • Supervised warehouse operations for paper, food, fountain, chemical distributor. • Redesigned warehouse schematics for conversion to computer. Certifications Six Sigma Black Belt; ITIL Foundations; Agile Coach; Change Management; Daryl Sink Needs Analysis, Instructional Design; Train the Trainer; Power Point Advanced Education Bachelor degree in technical writing, Master degree in teaching technical writing, Illinois State University Technologies Client Server, Host Platforms, Macintosh, IBM, Unix, AS400, AIX,SAN, LAN, WebSphere, Java, Lync, Exchange, EDE, Minitab, SmartTerm, Crystal Reports, ERP, SAP, MRP, Cognos, Microsoft Project, Primavera, Access, Sequel, Office Suite, PageMaker, Word, Arbortext, Excel, Acrobat, Word Perfect, Power Point, Outlook, Windows NT, Notes, SGML, HTML, XML, DreamWeaver, Rally, Hypercard, Front Page, Doc-to-Help, Visio, Paint Shop Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, Photo Impact, Que Tip, Rational Rose, Clear Quest, TROUX, Archer, uCMDB, WSSR, MEGA, ROVR, HPAM, Articulate, Captivate Structured Methodologies Six Sigma: DMAIC, DMADV, DMEDI; RUP; RAD; ITIL; PMI (PMBoK); Agile; JSD/JSP; CMMi; Project Office (PMO/PMP); ITAR; SCRUM; IEEE Process Framework; Waterfall; ICIS, Black Box, ERP; KanBan; Kaizen; Piaget Stages of Development; Adult Learning Theories; ADDIE; SAM.
Normal, Illinois, United States