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Heather Macneish - Freelance Animal Illustration & Portrait Painting
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I am a self taught artist and have been drawing and painting all my life. I enjoyed my work as a graphic layout artist, but it was always my ambition to become a freelance artist, and in 2002 I did just this. I only exhibit once in a while, as most of my work in commission based and I have only a few paintings of my own personally, most are prints of previous commissions. I also provide...
livingston, West Lothian, United Kingdom
Jeanie McBain - Freelance Blog Writing & Article Writing
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I am a freelance journlist living in Argyll, Scotland. I enjoy writing all kinds of everything. I am working on my first novel. I also enjoy writing children's stories and poetry. I have been writing all of my life and I have a diploma in journalism.
Livingston, West Lothian, United Kingdom

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Jesse Leduc - Freelance Sports Photography & Event Photography
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5.0
2 Skills
$75
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Our life long background in extreme sports help us getting the best capture possible. We have been snowboarding for 28 years ( 1997 to 1999, Sims Snowboards from 1999 to 2004), Skateboarding for 29 years, Surfing for 10 years drag and lapping for 5 years (BF Goodrich, Eibach, Performance Concorde, Momo) Freestyle Motocross from 1997 to 2002 ( DC shoe, Spy optic, SMP clothing.) We worked in the skateboarding and snowboarding industry for 15 years We are freelancers and contibute with: Grindmx Canada MX magazine Inside MX & offraod magazine Insidetrack Inside Motorcycles GrindMXcanada.ca (soon to come) Grindmx.com Ballin on a Budget (Australia) Featured in : Pratical Photography (England) Photo solution
Saint-jérôme, Quebec, Canada
Kenneth Batelman - Freelance Illustration & Digital Art
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Kenneth Batelman is an award winning freelance illustrator with over twenty years experience in commercial art. Using Adobe Illustrator as a medium, Kenneth creates vector illustrations and graphics for print and on-line media. Kenneth received a bachelor's degree in graphic design from School of Visual Arts in New York. In addition, Kenneth serves as an adjunct instructor of art and design at various colleges and is the author of "Adobe Illustrator Paths and Curves", published by John Wiley & Sons.
Milford, Pennsylvania, United States
Siana Pentcheva - Freelance Digital Art & Anime Art
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4.5
2 Skills
$30
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I am an experienced 3D character artist and illustrator with more than 5 years working on 3D models for interactive applications, games, scenic renders, and animations for events and hologram displays. I am interested in creating stylized characters and the worlds they inhabit. My goal is to work on interesting and challenging projects in a creative environment where I can expand and grow my skills.
Virginia, United States
Derek A. Coleman Jr. - Freelance Article Writing & Book Writing
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4.5
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$12
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Derek A. Coleman Jr. Address: 8001 Mandan Rd. Apt. T3 Greenbelt, MD, 20770 Phone: (202)-805-0046-(510)447-4947 Email: d.a.cjr.122@gmail.com To whom it may concern: I am a dedicated writer, editor, and publisher. I think that my writing skills can grow at your company and I would like to have the opportunity to nourish that growth. I am already an accomplished writer and sustain the necessary proficiency to perform deftly any duties assigned to me if employed by your company. I look forward to drafting masterful writing material for your company and hope you feel the same way after reviewing my resume. Writing Sample: The A.C.W.A Legend Vol. By D.A.C Jr. In the not too distant future disaster awaits the people of earth. The cataclysmic event has the potential to put an end to the human race. But will it? Thanks to a few brilliant men and women and the discovery of a new virtually indestructible metal, life will go on. Welcome to A.C.W.A (Aquatic Colony of Westerners and Americans), one of the last safe havens on the planet— a planet comprised entirely of water. The human race survives even thrives deep in the Pacific Ocean, but not everyone is satisfied just to be alive. With a vicious rebel regime threatening the peace of the new aquatic world, and citizens of A.C.W.A having to fight for their lives while learning to adapt to a world submerged, what will reign supreme: good, evil— life, death or all of the above… Skills: Writing, editing, formatting, revising, creative writing, publishing, books Initiative: Author, Professional I am interested in a career as a professional writer. My initial interest is in novels: writing, editing, formatting, and publishing. I also have a keen interest in journalism and all the aspects that the job entails. My main goal is to balance my novel writing with a career in investigative journalism and gain as much experience in the craft of writing as possible. Work Experience: Present Employment: Self Employed: Author Accomplishments: Self- published novel- The A.C.W.A Legend Vol.1 (Published with createspace.com). Derek A. Coleman Jr. responsible for: Idea, writing, editing, formatting, book cover design, publishing, and all other aspects in the contriving and publishing of the novel The A.C.W.A Legend Vol.1. Current: Writing a novel (The Burning Island). Publishing date: 10/28/2013 Former Employment: Us Army: 11c/ Infantry Accomplishments: Field EMT certified, honorable discharge Education: Harpers Ferry Job Corps.: GED Prince Georges community college: 7 credits Additional: Meticulously self- educated Skills Endorsed: Books, Published author, Editing, Creative writing, Publishing Endorsed By: Gaye, Bob: Producer/Director - BJG Media Productions of Atlanta Kelsey Lane: Actor & Production Assistant at Self-Employed Gabriel Jones: Certified Professional Makeup Artist, Circulation Supervisor
United States
Staci Hawkins - Freelance Article Writing & Children's Book Writing
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3.0
2 Skills
$15
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Staci M. Hawkins stacimp@aol.com CAREER OBJECTIVE: I wish to obtain a position in education that will build upon my skills and talents. EDUCATION 2009-2010 Earned National Board Certified Literacy/Language Arts 1998-2000 University of Alabama at Birmingham M.A. in Elementary Ed. 1994-1996 Mississippi University for Women B.S. in Elementary Ed. 1992-1994 Jefferson State Jr. College A.S. Degree TEACHING EXPERIENCE August 2012-13 Warrior Elementary School. (205)379-5450. Lynn Vines, Principal, Reading Coach-planned and facilitated data meetings & Professional development for teachers, completed the Coaching cycle with four teachers. August 1998-present Fultondale Elementary School. (205)379-3450. Reta Hayes, Principal Kindergarten teacher Fourth grade teacher Writing coach/teacher-I taught K-6th grade students writing skills including: grammar, mechanics, style, format. August 1997-98 Springville Elementary School. (205)467-6550. Title I Instructional Aide. This position entailed going into first and third grade classrooms to assist students with writing skills. August 1996-97 Coosa Valley Academy. (205)672-7326. Second grade teacher VOLUNTEER WORK Warrior Elementary School-planned & initiated Field Day. Wrote a local grant for an Attendance program. Served on the CIP Team and Problem Solving Team. Served as the Textbook Coordinator. Served as the Parental Involvement Coordinator. Fultondale Elementary School-Organized & planned the Fultondale Young Author’s Conference (2009-2011) Created school newspaper & managed students working on newspaper (2008-09) Organized a school-wide charity project collecting items for Operation Christmas Child (2007) Assisted with these other extra activities/committees: CIP Team, Budget, Discipline, yearbook, spring fling, fall festival, co-sponsored the CAT CHAT news program. REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
De'Bee Kuzanek - Freelance Book Writing & Digital Art
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5.0
2 Skills
$50
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De'Bee Raatikainen-Kuzanek was born in Leominster, Massachusetts in 1968. She currently resides in North Texas. Being a multi-creative artist, Kuzanek has had success in creative writing. She has numerous publications as author, photographer, artist, and poet as well as receiving various awards and recognitions. Since the early age of four, De'Bee has been artistic with mediums such as: paints (oil, acrylics, and watercolors) and pen/pencils, to merely name a few. The age of twenty-four she highly developed her creative technique in digital graphics, illustrations, photographic manipulation and restorations. At the stylish age of thirty-nine her talents had been most successful and recognized by the famous New York "SoHo" Art District, who had invited De'Bee and her works of genius for presentation in their galleries and museums. Awards & Recognitions 2011-2012 "NAPW" Distinguished Professional Woman Award 2010 “Who’s-Who” Most Achievement in the Least Amount of Time Award, 2010 “Who’s-Who” Award for Most Lifetime Achievements Award, 2010 American Poetry Poet of the Year 2009 Acknowledged Celebrity Artist for “Janet Jackson” 2009 Poet of the Year 2009 Editor's Choice Most Accomplished Published Poet Award, 2009 Best Children Novelist & Illustrator, 2009 Editor's Choice Published Poet Award, 2008 Five Year Honorable Art Dedication Award, 2008 Celebrated Photographer, 2008 Photographer's Hall of Fame Nominee, 2008 Noble House London England, Fellowship, 2008 Shining Star Award in Juvenile Creative Writing, 2008 Editor's Choice Published Poet Award, 2007 "People's Voice" Webby Award Winner, 2007 Photographer's Hall of Fame Nominee, 2007 Society of Poets Distinguished Member Nominee, 2007 Best Children Novelist & Illustrator, 2007 Noble House London England, Fellowship, 2007 The Best Photographer & Photos of the Year, 2007 Fine Arts Award of Excellence, 2007 Crystal Trophy for Outstanding Photography & Medallion, 2006 United States of America Poetry Ambassador, 2006 Crystal Trophy for Outstanding Photography, 2006 Editor's Choice Most Accomplished Published Poet Award, 2006 Poet of The Year, 2006 Silver Bowl Trophy for Outstanding Photography Achievement, 2006 The Shakespeare Award of Excellence, 2005 Editor's Choice Published Photographer Award, 2005 Poet Of The Year, 2005 Editor's Choice Published Photographer Award, 2005 Editor's Choice Award for Outstanding Poet, 2005 World Famous Poet Recognition, 2005 Silver Bowl Trophy for Outstanding Photography Achievement, 2004 The Shakespeare Award of Excellence, 2004 World Famous Poet Recognition, 2003 Best Amateur Photographer Trophy & Medallion, 2003 Outstanding Achievement in Photography, 2003 Silver Bowl Trophy for Best Amateur Photography, 2003 Poet Of The Year
Rockwall, Texas, United States
Ashita Sethi - Freelance Website Design & Website Programming
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5.0
2 Skills
$25
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I, along with a group of passionate of software development experts provide independent consulting and development solutions. Our strength is our technically equipped and able staff that has a varied experience of the market and good knowledge in serving the customers to their satisfaction. Our team comprises of skilled engineers, professionalized developers and solution providers with minimum qualification of B. Tech, MCA, MBA. I have gone through your requirements and what you are looking for. We have worked upon similar projects and are sure we can help you with your requirements. Request you to please provide us an opportunity to discuss these requirements further. Looking forward for a quick and positive response. Regards Ashita Sethi
Australia
Manasi Padhi - Freelance Software Testing & Quality Assurance
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Objective To obtain a challenging position within organization that utilises my skills and experience in software quality assurance design and implementation. Summary • Having 8+ Years of experience of Manual testing, hands on experience of testing projects on functional testing, Web Based, Pega Testing, Mainframes, Vision, ACBS applications with respect to front end and back end check points. • Worked for IGATE Global Solutions for the Union Bank of California client as a Project Lead. • Worked with the Office of Information Management Team (e-learning portal) - Deloitte as a Senior Analyst. • Worked with CapGemini (CMMI 5 level Company) as Associate Consultant and Applabs Hyderabad (CMMI 5 level Company) as a Senior Software Engineer. • Worked at the Client Site of Societe Generale, Consumer Finance in Paris for understanding the business requirements of Consumer Finance. • Estimate and obtain management support for the time, resources and budget required to perform the testing. • Define SOW, Test Plan and Test Strategy. • Build a testing team of professionals with appropriate skills, attitudes and motivation. • Develop the test plan for the tasks, dependencies and participants required to mitigate the risks to system quality and obtain stakeholder support for this plan. • Ensure content and structure of all Testing documents / artifacts is documented and maintained appropriate reviews and walkthroughs. • Involved in leading, guiding and monitoring the analysis, design, implementation and execution of the test cases. • Involved in tracking and reporting of Test results using Dashboards. • ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) certified. • HP Quality Centre 9.2 Certified. • Very proficient in Functional and Regression testing. • Worked on Management tools like Quality Center/ALM, RQM, Clear Quest and Mantis bug tracking tool. • B. E in Electronics and telecommunications. Work Profile • Worked for IGATE Global Solutions for the Union Bank of California client as a Project Lead. • Worked on Commercial Lending Application – ACBS. • Worked extensively on the Banking and Insurance domain related applications. • Extensively worked on Project initiation activities such as Resource Loading, Test Planning and Effort & Cost Estimation. • Functional walkthrough of test scenarios with offshore, client, team members, senior testers and Developers. • Analysis of functional specifications and business requirement documents. • Designing and Executing Test Cases, Defect reporting and tracking. • Assisting the colleagues during all the phases of STLC. • Involved in the Review of the test scripts / test cases designed by other team members. • Involved in functional / regression testing of the applications. • Extensively worked on different Test Management tools like Quality Center/ALM, Rational Quality Manager and Mantis bug tracking tool. Work Experience : #1 Organization : IGATE Global Solutions Designation : Project Lead Client : Union Bank of California Duration : December 2013 to February 2015. Project : Speech IVR SIL to AFS Leones1a – Multicurrency and Syndication (ACBS) Responsibilities:- 1. Understand the testing effort by analyzing the requirements of project. 2. Estimate and obtain management support for the time, resources and budget required to perform the testing. 3. Define Test Plan and Test Strategy. 4. Build a testing team of professionals with appropriate skills, attitudes and motivation. 5. Develop the test plan for the tasks, dependencies and participants required to mitigate the risks to system quality and obtain stakeholder support for this plan. 6. Ensure content and structure of all Testing documents / artifacts is documented and maintained appropriate reviews and walkthroughs. 7. Document, implement, monitor, and enforce all processes for testing as per standards defined by the organization. 8. Keep track of the new requirements / change in requirements of the Project. 9. Involved in requirements gathering, Test planning, Test case creation, end to end test case execution and Defect Management. 10. Involved in ensuring proper configuration management of the test ware produced and traceability of the tests to the test basis. 11. Scheduling of the tests for execution and monitoring, measuring, controlling and reporting on the test progress, the product quality status and the test results, adapting the test plan and compensating as needed to adjust to evolving conditions. 12. Ensure the timely delivery of different testing milestones. 13. Prepares / updates the metrics dashboard at the end of a phase or at the completion of project. 14. Test Management using ALM. #2 Organization : Deloitte Designation : Senior Analyst Project : Office of Information Management Duration : October 2010 to July 2012 Project : Talent Program – Deloitte Learning Platform (Office of Information Management) Project description: - The Deloitte Learning Platform (DLP) integrates products and services to support learning for all of Deloitte's member firms. The platform includes an extensive global catalog of learning resources, ranging from traditional e-learning to podcasts. The DLP offers the ability to both create and manage country-specific learning in a variety of formats, to track and report on learning initiatives, and to store learning history for member firm professionals. Responsibilities:- 1. Identifying scenarios based on business requirements & functional specifications. 2. Effort estimation, sending updates, attending the functional and scenario walkthroughs with client and participating in Gap Analysis with developers. 3. Preparing the Test Plan, Scenario matrix, test cases and other deliverables. 4. Executing test scenarios and tracking the execution in Rational Quality Manager. Defect tracking and Defect reporting in Clear Quest. #2 Organization : Applabs CMMI 5 level Company Designation : Senior Software Engineer Client : Zurich North America Insurance Environment : Pega System Duration : April 2010 to September 2010 Project : RAD (Risk Analysis and Documentation) Project description: - The RAD application is an underwriting tool used to evaluate the risks involved with the potential clients. This product aims at financial underwriting, risk assessment and quote generation. Responsibilities:- 1. Identifying scenarios based on business requirements & functional specifications for the localization and globalization of the requirements of the different products. 2. Effort estimation, sending updates, attending the functional and scenario walkthroughs with client and participating in Gap Analysis with developers. 3. Preparing the Test Plan, Scenario matrix, test cases and other deliverables. 4. Executing test scenarios and tracking the execution in Mercury Quality Center. Defect tracking and Defect reporting in Mercury Quality Center. #3 Organization : Capgemini CMMI 5 level Company Designation : Associate Consultant Client : Societe Generale, Consumer Finance Environment : Consumer Finance Web application with AS400 as backend. Duration : December 2008 to March 2010 Project : Webfinance Project description: - The Webfinance application is used to generate loans at the merchant side. This product provides real estate pricing with PHL underwriting guidelines, when the SUB on US merchant code is used. Project : 2PM Product and Partner Management Project description: - The primary goal of this project is to implement a solution for the merchant management, creation of authorizations and users to originate consumer loans for all the subsidiaries. Responsibilities:- 1. Identifying scenarios based on business requirements & functional specifications for the localization and globalization of the requirements of the different subsidiaries. 2. Allocating Tasks, Sending updates, attending the functional and scenario walkthroughs with client and participating in Gap Analysis with developers. 3. Preparing the Qualification file, test plan and other deliverables. 4. Executing test scenarios and tracking the execution in Mercury Quality Center. Defect tracking and Defect reporting in Mantis bug tracking tool. Worked at the Client Site in Paris for understanding the business requirements of Consumer Finance. #4 Organization : Capgemini CMMI 5 level Company Designation : Associate Consultant Client : HSBC Environment : Vision system with front end of Power Builder and mainframe as a backend. Duration : April 2007 to November 2008 Project : Sub liens on US Project description: - The Sub on US product is that which is available to customers that have an internal first lien mortgage. This product provides real estate pricing with PHL underwriting guidelines, when the SUB on US merchant code is used. Project : Firewall, Sales Engine, and HOLP in HSBC-CC Project description: - The primary goal of this project is to implement a solution for the Clearing Firewall to remove the hard coding that is currently in place on Guaranteed and Pre-select Offers for HSBC Credit Center. Project : GSE Sales and Underwriting Project description : This project will introduce new set of program codes for CONFORMING PRODUCT which will have specific set of qualification and other functionalities related to interim interest, PLTV, Loan amounts in whole dollar amount with 1003 form. Project : Conforming Product Phase II Project description : Objective of this project is to provide enhancements to existing Conforming Loan Product functionalities along with National rollout of Conforming Product. It includes enhancement to attributes sent to Decision Engine (SMG3), Prism and Pricing enhancements, Solution Builder- Rate update. Project : DART Project description : DART stands for Dynamically Assembled and Readable text and is Consumer Lending’s replacement for the EFS (Electronic Filling System) system. The product meets consumer’s Lending business needs of high volume, real-time dynamic centralized assembled forms. With Dart technology, forms will be designed and created on the users desktop us. Project : FACT ACT Project description : The project aims at being in compliance with the FCRA guidelines for sharing of Customer data. All Credit Bureau data for the customer should not be shared with an affiliate without the customer consent. Also products that will be made available to the customer will be filtered out if the customer does not opt for Affiliate sharing. Responsibilities:- 1. Identifying scenarios based on business requirements & functional specifications. 2. Allocating Tasks, Sending updates, attending the functional and scenario walkthroughs with client and participating in Gap Analysis with developers. 3. Preparing the Analysis document, Scenario matrix with detailed scenarios maintained in Quality Center. 4. Executing test scenarios and tracking the execution in Mercury Quality Center. 5. Defect tracking and Defect reporting in Mercury Quality Center. #5 Organization : Capgemini CMMI 5 level Company Designation : Associate Consultant Client : 21C Auto Insurance Environment : Java and Mainframes Duration : October 2006 to March 2007 Project: Legacy Replatform Project description : The objective of 21st Century is to roll-out existing applications to new states viz.AZ, IL, IN, OH, TX and NY. 21st Century wants to expand their business to these states and hence states specific changes were done to Enterprise Billing, Repview and New Business applications Project : Universal Login Project description : This project aligns with business objective which drives more customers to online self service, decreasing calls and costs in the call center, decreases calls and frustrations due to poor customer experience when they forget their password and protects the company from potential liability due to the security hole in our current process. Project : Billing Enhancements Project description : This project is combining several New Customer and Existing Customer Billing Enhancement initiatives and service requests in order to meet the requests of our customer base to provide easy payment methods. The objective of this is to retain checking information from the New Business applicant and use this data to initiate enrollment in Auto Pay, eliminating the need for the applicant to provide a voided check or complete a cumbersome enrollment package. Project : Wave II Project description : 21C is an Auto Insurance company based in California, US. This project is a one-stop site for all automobile insurance needs in certain states in US. The system has been developed for CA, FL, GA, PA, NJ, CO, MO, MN, WI, NV, OR and WA states. The project includes Policy, Billing and Reporting systems along with two internet based applications accessible to the end-users. Worked extensively on Siebel application. Siebel Financial Services is a powerful front office automation application specifically designed for the financial services industry. The product is designed primarily to support finance, banking and insurance professionals. Responsibilities:- 1. Understanding whole system. 2. Involved in Execution of Test cases. 3. GUI, Functional and Regression Testing. 4. Analyzing Test Results, Bug reporting and Tracking. 5. Authoring the test cases. Technical Skills: • Operating System: Windows 2000 • Environment: Client server • Database: DB2 • Internet Tools: HTML • Languages: C • Testing tools: Manual Testing, QTP, Test Director, Quality centre, Mantis bug Tracking Tool. • Other: SDLC concepts Professional qualification: Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and telecommunications) in May 2006 From Utkal University. Educational Qualifications: Qualification Year of Completion Institution Board/University Aggregate % of Marks 10th 1998 Delhi Public School CBSE 80% 12th 2000 Delhi Public School CBSE 78% B.Tech(EN & TC) 2006 Krupajal Engineering College Utkal University 76% Certifications: • Diploma in Software quality testing course from MindQ Systems Hyderabad. • ISTQB Foundation Level under Indian Testing Board. • HP Quality Centre 9.2 Certification. Achievements: • Personal appreciation note received from client (HSBC) for GSE Sales and Underwriting Project March 08 Release Project. • Personal appreciation note received from client (HSBC) for FACT ACT Project August 08 Release. • Got team d Excellence award in Dec 07. • Best Team award for Deloitte Learning Platform enhancements in 2011. • Client Appreciation for successful implementation of Speech IVR and SIL to AFS for UBOC client in 2014. Extracurricular Activities: • National level Classical dancer and participated in various National and state level festivals. • Worked as stage anchor and have given background voice for many documentary films on Classical dance.
United States