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Franco Miranda - Freelance Book Writing & Fiction Writing
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Allison Hickox - Freelance Event Photography & Press Release Writing
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ALLISON HICKOX OBJECTIVE I am seeking an opportunity which will challenge my educational and technical skills to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the reader. 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Thomas S. Tholen - Freelance Digital Art & Drawing
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Im a very humbled, down to earth, smart, God fearing, ambitious young lady who works hard to achieve whatever she wants to achieve. Im not afraid to dream big..im not afraid to face my everyday challenges and im not afraid to live my dream. My character is what defines me and my personality defines my character...I am a woman of purpose and as long as my eyes are still fixed on the cross im still gonna make it through..
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Determined and communicative, able to work on self initiative as well as part of a successful team but team working suits me the most. ? Eager to learn and to gain professional experience. ? Organized and capable of multitasking. ? Capable of fast adjustments. ? Leadership skills. ? Able to work under pressure. ? Creative, love to find new and more practical ways to achieve more. ? Confident. ? Flexible and adaptable. ? Able to take big decisions when needed. ? Social, able to communicate with different kinds of people. ? Hard working and responsible, with experience in providing administrative support.
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Sarah - Freelance Graphic Design & Cartooning
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Curriculum Vitae Sarah CHIN Chu Yee Email: gde30sarahc@hotmail.com/ sarah.gde30@gmail.com (preferred) Career Objective and Key Strengths I am a responsible, motivated and dynamic teacher with experience in teaching art and Visual Communication to Secondary level students. I have a strong interest in being involved in, and promoting inclusive education, multicultural recognition, and visual art in both secondary and primary area. Summary of skills Qualifications Tertiary 2007 Deakin University, Burwood, Australia Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) Major: Double Visual Art 2006 Monash University, Caulfield, Australia Master of Visual Art 2004 Deakin University, Warrnambool, Australia Bachelor of Art Major: Graphic design and Fine art Graduate with distinction 1999 Saito Academy, Malaysia Diploma of Graphic Design Major: Graphic Design Professional Certificate 2010 Educational Training program for Teacher Mandarin. 2009 Monash University Pharse 1 LOTE Methodology for Teachers in Ethnic Schools Secondary 1996 SM. ST Patrick, Malaysia SPM (SIJIL PELAJARAN MALAYSIA) Academic Achievements Sculpture Symposium - MONASH UNIVERSITY, AUSTRALIA 2006 One wall piece work has been selected to exhibit for the symposium event. National Gallery of Victoria trustees prize 2005 Award for graduating student with high achievement in Graphic Art and outstanding studentship. DUSA Unitext bookshop prize Award for graduate student who has achieved the best folio of work in Graphic Design. Corporate Identity 2004 Design of logo and stationary – (project conducted for the Bachelor of Art and funded by Port Fairy Day Spa Company) Golden Key International Honour Society member For academic achievement Golden Key international Honour Society 2004 Victorian campus exhibition and art competition – Excellent in visual art award 2004 DUSA art exhibition competition (Deakin University) Warrnambool student residency scholarship for academic achievement 2003-2004 Deakin University, Warrnambool campus Deakin learning toolkit design finalist 2003 Deakin University, Warrnambool Campus Metropolitan College T-SHIRT design 2001 (Consolation prize) Metropolitan College, Malaysia Nestle confectionary gift pack design challenge 1999 (Consolation prize) Nestle company, Malaysia Teaching experience Aquinas College: Oct 2009 - 2010 Position: Art teacher for year 7-8, Visual Communication teacher for year 8-10 Highvale Secondary College: October – November 2007 Position: Student teacher for Year 7 art and assisting year 8 textile (3 weeks practicum) Wantirna College: August 2007 Position: Student Teacher for Year 8 and 9 visual communications (3 weeks practicum) Victoria School Of Language: Apr 2009 – On Going Position: Chinese Teacher for Year 1 Mandarin class (weekend School) Chinese Association Of Victoria Inc – Chinese Language School : 2008 – on Going Position: Chinese Teacher for Year 5 and 6 Mandarin class (Weekend School) Private art school Tutoring: 2002 (Malaysia) - During this time I was giving a part time private art tutoring to kids from age 5 to 10 Additional Experience Centek Technology, Melbourne: 2006 – Present (Part time) Position: Sales Assistant Serway Hypermarket, Malaysia: January – February 2007 (Full time) Position: Artist adz@work Advertising Agency, Warrnambool: 2004 (Work Experience) Position: Graphic Designer Local Accounting Firm, Malaysia: 2002 (Part time) Position: Part timer in secretary department STAR bookstore, Malaysia: 2001 - 2002 (Part time) Position: Bookstore Operator M.2 network communication design, Malaysia: 2001 (Full Time) Position: Trainee Artist VOLUNTARY St. Patrick Church, Malaysia: 2009 – 2010 (freelancing) Position: Designer Oasis cafe: 2003 - 2006 Position: Designer Faith Christian Center, Malaysia: 1998 - 2002 Position: Designer Fun Art Fair, Malaysia: 1997 Position: Designer EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: - Peer Support programme – Assisting to orient new international student university and campus facilities - Swimming – Swim regularly for fitness - Play tennis for fitness - Travel – Have travelled to Australia, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Canada and around Malaysia. - Member of Christian Union Society at Deakin university REFEREES Allison Stott Sandi Van DerNiet Aquinas College, Ringwood Aquinas College, Ringwood (Head Professional Practice) Tel: 9259 3005 Tel: 9259 3005 stottay@aquinas.vic.edu.au Ramona Chua Chinese Association Of Victoria (Chinese Language School) Principle Of CAV yunkara5@hotmail.com
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Juan Zuani - Freelance Audio Editing & Operations Management
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JUAN M. ZUANI San Antonio, TX 210-584-8960 PROFILE Results-driven project and program management professional with 30 years experience and first-rate skills in directing full cycles for complex, multi-site programs and initiatives. Proven ability to deliver substantial revenue, productivity, and quality improvements through well managed, on-time projects. Particularly strong In staff development, including training, coaching and evaluation; and Public Relations professional with several years of relevant media relations experience working as a producer and director in Television and commercial radio and News for major-market stations; bilingual: English/Spanish OBJECTIVE Seeking a position where I can apply my skills to benefit the organization by performing The following: devising, developing and implementing strategic marketing and operational plans; analyzing industry trends and training staff on targeted client base development; implementing new policies and revising processes press or production as needed to improve operational efficiencies; planning press strategy, cultivating media contacts working with media outlets and clients to develop and place news and feature stories and other media materials; and generally get as wide exposure as possible for information content of products, events and services Core competencies include: Cost Reduction & Avoidance • Operations Management • Staff Training & Development Multi-Site Programs • Key Program Management • Strategic Media Planning Client Relations & Negotiations • Quality Assurance • Performance Management PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE LIFE MEDIA WORKS / San Antonio, Texas. 1998-Present An advertising consulting company to serve local and regional customers Business Owner Account management and sales, Director and producer of promotional Campaigns for radio and television Hispanic and General Market, local venues Sport events, production of voice image for media networks and private clients. UNIVISION CHANNEL 45, Houston, TX. 2000-Present A Hispanic Television Station Spokesperson for Image Station • Provide voice production for programing, promotional newscast, including Image Promos, Drops and ID’s for their station and local news. UNIVISION CHANNEL 34, Atlanta, GA. 2009-Present A Hispanic Television Station Spokesperson for Image Station • Deliver voice production for their programing, promotional newscasts, including Image Promos, Drops and ID’s for their station and local news UNIVISION CHANNEL 41, San Antonio, TX. 2008-2010 A Hispanic Television Station Spokesperson for Image Station • Provide voice production for their programing promotional newscasts, including Image Promos, Drops and ID’s for their station and local news. CNN EN ESPAÑOL / Atlanta, Georgia. 2007-2009 A Spanish Radio network with more than 200 affiliates in The United States NEWS Reporter Develop news reports from the State of Texas with stories And information relevant to the Hispanic Community. BMP RADIO, LP. KZDC 1250-AM, La Lupe San Antonio, Texas. 2003-2007 BMP RADIO, LP. KSAH 720 Norteño On-Air talent BMP is a new company in the city of San Antonio with a total of nine Radio stations in the market, BMP is a Hispanic owned Network Production Manager / Program Director • La Lupe 1250-AM Programmed music aspects of the station and coordinated new formats. Formulated music and marketing strategies which were sent from Austin and the Valley markets in a daily basis. • Coordinated news, special events and programs that aired on our station during regular programming. • Conducted On-Air talent and live broadcast for special programs and promotions. GYSOT HOLDINGS, CLOUD NINE ENTERTAINMENT, Dallas, TX 2002-2003 An Entertainment Company Director/Producer for Sports Instructional Videos • Directed and produced different sports projects such as Soccer Secrets with Mia Hamm, Tiffany Milbret and other female USA Soccer Champions. • Also sports training projects for the Dallas Cowboys. CASA CREATIVA, LLC., Dallas, TX 2002-2002 A Commercial Television Production Company Director of Operations Commercials, Industrial s, Legal Campaigns, Documentaries and Film • Directed and produced commercial campaigns for local car dealers in the Dallas, TX. area and others cities in the US, hired talent and production personnel for every project, directed castings and commercials. • Scout locations and purchased special equipment for production and logistics. • Trained on camera personalities and directed staff for high quality control product. CABALLERO TELEVISION Dallas, Texas. 2000-2002 Caballero a Spanish music video network in Dallas, Texas. With a total of eleven LPT- Stations in the California and Texas markets. Operations Manager • Directed and managed all programming aspects of the network • Directed all On-Air talent and programming • Directed all studio interviews for special guest programing presentations • Directed all commercials and final product • Program and merge all Music Videos, Commercials and Special futures for all markets. Dallas, TX. Austin, TX. San Antonio, TX. and the State of California region. EDUCATION Computer Learning Center Houston, Texas. 1988-1989 Graduate - Computer Mainframe Operating Systems Data Processing Management San Jacinto College, Pasadena, TX 1987-1987 International Aviation Fraternity Commercial Pilot Graduate - FAA License GED State of Texas Certificate of High School Equivalency 1987-1987 SKILLS Art and Design, Software’s; Pro-Tools, Vegas, Wave Lab, Cubase SX, Nuendo, Adobe Premier 2.0 Pro, Scott Studios, Selector, Music Master and Windows 7 and XP Professional. AFFILIATIONS Delta Delta Chapter, Alpha Eta Rho International Pilots Association 1987
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Rosalia Piscopo - Freelance Document Design & Business Writing
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FORMAL EDUCATION • Communication degree, University of Technology, Sydney – 1988 (complete). • Arts degree, University of Tasmania – 1978 (incomplete - majored in English Literature). • Economics degree, University of Tasmania - 2000/01 (incomplete). • Volunteer Adult Literacy tutoring course • Certificate IV: Workplace Assessment and Training Citizenship: Australian WORK EXPERIENCE (in reverse chronological order) Nov 2013 – June 2014 Technical Editor Thales Australia Pty Ltd Duties • Edit all documents written for the Defence Next Generation Desktop Project. • Implement a process, in alignment with company policy, for the creation, management, quality assurance and delivery of documents. • Re-design the generic template. • Liaise with project management staff. Achievements • Improved the presentation of documents delivered to the client. • Established tighter control over document management and in doing so reduced errors in document identification and management. March – June 2013 Technical Writer/BA DEEWR Duties • Write the online help text for the Tertiary Protection Service (TPS), a system designed to assist overseas students when educational providers default on the delivery of courses. • Liaise with business analysts within DEEWR and the TPS business subject matter experts at Innovation. Nov 2012 – Feb 2013 Technical Writer Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation Duties • Write the Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) and a range of quick reference guides as the need arose. • Liaise with system engineer (consultant) and other IT administration staff. • Search databases and networks to source existing documentation for the DRP. • Analyse disaser recovery procedures with regard to off-site storage of back-up tapes. Achievements • Opened up the communication between the IT staff and other units within the organization and an external organisation, encouraging collaboration and informing them of the IT unit’s activities. Dec 2011 – June 2012 Writer DEEWR Duties • Collate the information required to complete the Security templates for a number of systems. • Interview personnel to obtain the relevant technical information. • Search databases and networks to source existing documentation for the purpose of extracting information for legacy systems security documentation. Achievements • A good rapport with staff, facilitating collaboration. • Provided advice on the structure, pitch and content of security templates. May 2011 – Nov 2011 Writer/Editor DEEWR Duties • Edit all documentation produced by the Enterprise Architecture Office (EAO). • Advise EAO staff on the presentation, expression and grammar of content. • Collaborate with EAO staff to determine the correct content for the EAO Corporate and Service web pages. Collate the necessary documents and information for the Web Graphic Designer. • Rearrange the electronic filing (Sharepoint) in accordance with the Records and Information Management guidelines. Achievements • A good rapport with staff which facilitates easy collaboration. • A filing system which enables staff to filter records so as to find documents more easily. • Clear, readable documentation. November 2010 – April 2011 Web Writer/Editor University of Canberra Duties • Work with the Business Analyst (BA) and Web Designer to determine the content and structure of the new staff website. • Research, collate and rewrite information as instructed by the BA. • Create new content when needed. • Liaise with university staff to ascertain their requirements, i.e. complete revisions of the website according to final feedback from administrative staff. • Edit all aspects of the staff website. Achievements • A website with meaningful, relevant and easily understood information that realistically serves the needs of the University staff. July 2010 - August Technical Writer/Trainer Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA) Duties • Write an on-line user guide, facilitator guide, quick reference guides, PowerPoint presentation and exercises for DEWHA’s Water Entitlement Purchasing System (WEPS). WEPS was built with SAP technology. • Conduct training on the general navigation and use of WEPS. Achievements • Documentation and training for a system during testing and enhancements of WEPS. July 2006 – June 2010 Quality Review System Specialist DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT CAPABILITY, DEFENCE Duties • Write the content and content treatment of an eLearning course on grammar and Defence writing standards. This is a small introductory part of a suite of courses. • Review all hard copy and on-line training materials and associated documents in accordance with set quality review standards and project schedules. Achievements • An overall improvement in the standard of writing of documents and on-line modules pertaining to training. • Fewer complaints in quality review feedback forms after training sessions. May - September 2007 Technical Writer AUSTRALIAN GREENHOUSE OFFICE Dept of Environment & Water Resources Duties • Write a user manual for the Online System for Comprehensive Activity Reporting (OSCAR). Though the user manual was largely based on an existing manual, I was required to liaise with staff to obtain further information regarding the final system developments. I worked at home to complete this task as I was also contracted to Defence (detailed in the next position description above). Achievements • I completed the manual within a limited (self-inflicted) timeframe. • On completing the user manual, I continued with the administrator manual, completing the first draft. December 05 Bid Editor DIMENSION DATA AUSTRALIA PTY LTD Duties • Analyse each tender emailed by AusTender to determine whether it falls within the scope of Dimension Data Australia’s skill sets. Deliver those tender notices, which show potential to the relevant SME and Account Manager. Assist the SMEs and Account Managers, where necessary, to write their contributions and ensure that the tender is responded to correctly and contains all the information requested. Monitor the progress of the response to ensure that it is completed on time and copy edit the final version. Achievements • Prior to my appointment tenders were being lost because of their late lodgement. The directive given by the Branch Manager was to increase the number of on-time lodgements and to motivate staff to submit information in a timely manner. This involved close collaboration with others and persistence when all seemed futile. By the end of my period of employment at Dimension Data, the tenders were being lodged on time. September-October 2005 Technical Writer AUSTRALIAN NURSING FEDERATION (ANF) Duties • Write the policies and procedures of all staff in the ANF. This involved interviewing each staff member, analysing the information collected, assembling that information into a comprehensive set of duties and formatting the content into easily referenced text. Achievements • Prior to taking on the contract I determined a shorter timeframe to completion, which I assessed from the initial description of the position. • Acted as a catalyst for change within the office and addressed the discrepancy between the perceived and actual role of each employee within the organisation. July-September 2005 Technical Writer DEFENCE HOUSING AUSTRALIA (DHA) Duties Write profiles of reports created in COGNOS. The profiles were initially used for training purposes. At a later date they will be placed on-line as reference material for users of the reports. Achievements • The contract was for three months but staff training was to take place six weeks from the beginning of my contract. In response to a request from the Systems Manager, I worked weekends and extended office hours during the week to complete the profiles in time for the training sessions. I was able to forecast my activities whenever this was requested and I always delivered the profiles on time. June-July 2005 Proof-reader AUSTRALIAN SCIENCE TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION (ASTA) Duties • Ensure consistency in the language and formatting of a final report, which was a collation of smaller reports submitted by schools around Australia. ASTA had invited schools to participate in a science project that required them to collaborate with their local community. The individual school reports outlined the process and outcomes of the project. Achievements • Although contracted to proofread the document, I was able to assess the content and perform a more comprehensive edit of the text. October 2004 -January 2005 Certificate IV : Workplace Assessment & Training TAFE Tasmania. June-August 2004 Volunteer Adult Literacy Tutor Course Student TAFE Tasmania. January - March 2003 Writer/Researcher IMBUE MARKETING Duties • Write business documentation, copy-edit marketing reports, research competitors on the internet. Achievements • Researched competitor companies and products of Imbue Marketing’s clients in order to understand market trends. • Copy-edited proposals, marketing reports and promotional material. October - November 2002 Writer/graphics editor COCA-COLA AMATIL Duties • Create two Powerpoint presentations for training sessions. Achievements • Created two Occupation Health & Safety Induction slide presentations using Powerpoint. There were a total of forty slides for each presentation. • The work was carried out in my home office in Hobart, for Coca-Cola’s Sydney head office. April 2001 – June 2001 Writer TASMANIA FIRE SERVICE Duties • Write a brochure, newspaper advertisement and reference manual on Fire Safety Standards in public and commercial buildings. Achievements • Liaised with the head of Fire Services, Tasmania and manager of building safety for discussions on content and graphics. • Sourced the graphic artist for the artwork. • Took over supervision of artwork after a breakdown in communication between the artist and the manager. The artwork was not progressing as scheduled. • Liaised with the manager and printer regarding the final artwork. • Completed all tasks within the set timeframe. January 2001- January 2002 Writer/Editor IMBUE MARKETING Duties • Review all Imbue Marketing’s business documentation. Achievements • Ensured that all documentation for Imbue Marketing was appropriate and clear. • Wrote the promotional material for Paula Szabo (Imbue Marketing) in response to her nomination for the Clarence Council Business Woman of the Year award. She was awarded the title for 2001 as a result. 18th April – 31st Sept. 2001 Web Conversion Officer/tester Corporate Section DEPARTMENT OF PRIMARY INDUSTRIES, WATER AND ENVIRONMENT Duties • Test the department’s new website. Transfer data from the old website to the new resource database. Achievements • Completed testing the new “Water” website’s reporting structure on Lotus Notes. I had limited previous knowledge of Lotus Notes and testing methods. • Migrated website pages from the old website to the new site. This was achieved by a strict deadline after which the site was to be publicly launched. 31st July – 13th Sept., 2000 Editor/proof-reader SONARDATA PTY LTD Duties • Edit an on-line user manual written for scientific software. Achievements • Edited on-line help files for a commercial product marketed internationally. Learnt how to use Robohelp for editing the text. • Edited a hard-copy instructional manual at short notice and within a two-hour timeframe. March – August 1998 Graphics and text editor COCA-COLA AMATIL Duties • Edit a set of training manuals for managers. Achievements • Plagued by technical difficulties, such as the slowness of emailing large documents from the home office in Turramurra to CCA, and the non-compatibilities between Word95 and Word98 (Microsoft had just introduced Word97, Word95 was no longer available in the shops and my hired computer had the Word97 while CCA stayed with Word95), the work had its complexities. However, the upgrading of the training manuals was completed on time. 22nd September 1997 – 28th February 1998 Writer ARISTOCRAT LEISURE INDUSTRIES Duties • Document the Security Gaming Machines (SGM) system, designed to manage financial transactions, security, memberships, and information on the players and staff of gaming venues. I was one of six writers and responsible for the ‘security module’. Achievements • Entered into an Access database, all the field names displayed in the Security module, together with their definitions. • Interviewed SMEs, and consulted the other 5 technical writers, to obtain information on the software’s functions. • On completion of the first draft of the manuals (at the end of the contract), I was asked to extend my contract so as to help produce the second draft. • Together with the project leader, I revised the definitions for the fields of all 6 modules and my contract was extended a second time.
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia