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Taylor Micaela Davis - Freelance Blog Writing & Content Writing
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EDUCATION: University of California Santa Barbara Graduation date: June 2012 Major: English Literature Cumulative GPA: 3.69 Minor: Professional Editing Honors Program University of London, King’s College Year-long Study Abroad Program Relevant Coursework • Grammar & Stylistics: focused on style, punctuation, syntax, grammar rules, style manuals, cohesion, coherence, emphasis, and copy editing etiquette • Multimedia Writing: explored the use of graphics as units of creating meaning using Photoshop, infographics, lightboxes, and other digital formats Published Work • “Unbreakable”, Live Poets of Jersey Inside of Me Annual Anthology (2008) • “London: A Crash Course” Walking tour for RAMA app on iPhones and iPads • Various articles and blog postings for Santa Barbara Seasons Magazine, tie-optional.com RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT: Editaylor January 2012-Present Freelance Writer and Copyeditor • Copy write and edit for companies such as the Shand Group, Pacific Dental Services, Sotheby's • Ghost write for occasional authors, currently helping a children’s author out of Montecito Custom Media Group/Santa Barbara Seasons Magazine April 2012-Present Assistant Editor • Write blog posts, edit magazine copy, report on events, and update online Datebook • Worked under Editor-in-Chief, performed first edits of all articles for visitors magazine OTHER EMPLOYMENT HealthWave LLC January 2012-June 2012 Executive Assistant and Receptionist • Assisted CEO with all aspects of developing a small business, including marketing, accounting, web design, etc. • Acted as head receptionist after clinic’s opening, as well as ongoing above duties PROFESSIONAL CAPABILITIES • Proficient in all major Microsoft and Macintosh office software • Skilled in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop software • Proficient in spoken and written French • Trained in Chicago, MLA and APA writing formats • Proficient in WordPress, Blogspot, Tumblr
Santa Barbara, California, United States
Neena - Freelance Presentation Assistance & Fact Checking
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$20
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Ambitious and experienced professional talented and commited towards excellence. Outstanding career as Economist. Successfully concluded more than 15 financial negotiations for Government to finance the national budget. Can undertake difficult mandates and meet deadlines. Personal qualities include good problem solver, good international exposure and adaptability.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
wes Jenkins - Freelance Comedy Writing & Cartooning
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Wrote, performed for local SF comedy radio show for six years (18-40 yr. old audience) ...Wrote/Creative director for major Video games- comedy based (6-12 year olds) comedy based), Have been doing a cartoon a day now (17- 90 year olds audience) and self publishing a monthly booklet and self published co-authored comedy steampunk novel (18- 64) Wes Jenkins PRINT-INTERACTIVE- AND BROADCAST 35 Year Experience As A Happy-Hyphenated-Creative Concept-Collaboration-Proposals-Presentations-Fun and Funny Stories-Game Design-Character Bios-Print Graphics and Illustration-Narrative Design-Design Docs-Voice Over-Director-Team Player-Artist and One Fun Guy To Work With…Comedy writer… (Seriously) Overview: 6 Years with Lego Products 6 Years with Stanford University Projects 6 years with Mindscape, Inc. Games 6 years with Comedy Radio Shows PRESENTLY: Pencil Illustration and Photshop Partial Additional Client List: NASA, Zappa, Disney, PBS, ABC, MCA, IBM, California Academy of Sciences, Critical Mass Interactive… I've held every major position from Production Artist to Creative Director giving me a unique understanding of the process. Awards and Accolades 1998-2009 Smithsonian Institution Award for Innovation Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences Best Kid Title of the Year Family PC Award for Excellence/Top Rated Product of the Year British Association of Toy Retailers Toy of the Century Children's Educational Software/Discovery School Computer Game Developers Spotlight Award The Review Zone Title of the Year International EMMA Title of the Year Education Social Sciences, Art and Management BFA San Francisco Academy of Art University: Advertising, Illustration and Design BA University of Hartford, Connecticut: Social Psychology and Mass Communication Management classes at Stanford University Additional Trade Training Certificates in: Genigraphics, Bosch FGS4000, Symbolics, PageMaker, Director, 3D Studio... Skilled in Traditional Studio and Digital Art/Mac and PC: Photoshop, PowerPoint, Word, Office, Pen, Pencil, Dyes, Markers and... Additionally experienced in Flash MX, Director, 3D Studio, PageMaker, Quark, Streamline, Debabilizer, Quantel/Harry Paint-Box, D-Paint, Ani-Pro, Excel, Project, Bosch FGS 4000, Genigraphics, Symbolics and... Trained in and Directed Production in Broadcast Video, Quicktime, After-Effects, HTML, 3D Studio/Max, audio production ______________________________________________________________ I am presently Self Employed and I freelance in my comfy home studio. Partial client list from 2001-2010 • Lego: Interactive stories/Narrative Design • HopeLabs: Concept/design for Interactive product for hospitalized kids with cancer • Virtual Heroes: Concept Development and Product Proposal to 3rd party Publishers • Critical Mass Interactive: Concept Development and Product Proposals to 3rd party Publishers • Shoot the Moon in Pleasanton, California for Fisher-Price, Inc. East Aurora, NY Interactive Book concept and content design, Rough comps and the creative collaboration. • Delaplaine Creative, Corte Madera, California Creative Director, Writer, Designer for CD ROM/Web based products: WINGS: an age appropriate, skill specific, thoroughly tested, measurably proven, content learning product that is just downright fun for kids. Research indicates that the cognitive and language skills for children ages 3 to 6 increase by 300% after 6 months of product use. Also contributed to the development of TIVY, an E-learning math program K to 12 • Versaly Games: Digital Designs and Photoshop Illustrations for wireless applications and screen savers • David Rapaport, Ph.D. Booklets and brochures design • N2digital: Game Design, Story and Character Development, Design Documents and Storyboards • Kamico Instructional Media: Photoshop- change/enhance B/W art to full color for print activities • IBM/Tivoli Software: Flash MX production for web based training • Fusion Learning Systems: Photoshop screen comps • Tellem Industries: Corporate Imaging and Collateral Design/Production • Merit Industries: Wholesale advertising layout/design • Austin Community College: Occasional guest speaker • Fusion Learning Systems: Photoshop screen comps • Tellem Industries: Corporate Imaging and Collateral Design/Production • Merit Industries: Wholesale advertising layout/design • Austin Community College: Occasional guest speaker _______________________________________________________________________ Product Designer/Core Design Team for IGNITE! LEARNING, Inc. 2000-2001 Start-up Multimedia/on-line courseware product line for Middle Schools. Neil Bush, CEO/ 11044 Research Boulevard, Austin, Texas. Responsibilities included, but were not limited to the concept and content co-development, co-direction of media pieces, collaboration with cross disciplines, creation of a Product Style Guide, presentations, storyboards and the co-design of a compelling, audience appropriate and state-standardized Earth Science E-Learning Courseware. I also provided analysis, evaluation and feedback for the History Courseware followed by suggestions, recommendations and proposals for product improvements and enhancements. Company downsizing made me embrace freelance assignments __________________________________________________________________________ Senior Producer/Creative Lead with LEGO Media International, 1998-2001 Colet Court, 100 Hammersmith Road, London, UK. Additional headquarters in Billund, Denmark and Enfield Connecticut. Concept and Content Development, Character, story and product development, writing, presentations, proposals, Management and mentoring of outside developers and vendors, co-founded the Learning Range, extensive world travel, global focus testing and analysis, meeting and consultations with several LEGO departments, Outside studios/vendors, the BBC and MIT Media Labs, Active member of the global future concept development team. Products included LEGO Island II, My Style Kindergarten and MY Style Pre School and various product proposals, stories and character developments. I loved every moment with LEGO (seriously, I did.) Surgery prevented my pond-hopping. I was made redundant. I telecommuted for several months until flying overseas was critical. Director of Creative Services with Sierra On-Line in Bellevue,WA, 6 month Administrative role with a company and affiliates in flux; emphasis on ROIs, reimaging, reorganizing, 3E trade show and refereeing in-house squabbles. I left due to a much more employee-friendly environment with LEGO Creative Director with Mindscape, Inc, 1992-1998 Novato, California. Concept, content, writing, presentations, proposals, management and mentoring, talent casting, studio talent direction, voice overs, off-line and on-line art, animation and design, client pitches, Focus testing, Design Documents, Style Guides and video demos. Started as an artist in '92, promoted to Art Director/Team Lead and left as a Creative Director in '97-98. Products included: LEGO Island, 20th Century Almanac, Mario's Missing, Mario's Time Machine, Mario's City Deluxe, Star Wars Chess. Thunder in Paradise, Peter Rabbit's Math Garden and several product proposals. In addition wrote a 60 second radio ad for LEGO Island on Disney Radio, collaborated with ad agency on broadcast ads, sell-sheets and roughs for packaging designs and print ads Executive Producer, Director, Writer and AFTRA Performer Radio Shorts, San Francisco, California 1992-1998 A weekly, half-hour comedy radio show. Radio Shorts is an honored inductee in the Museum of Radio and Television, NY. Aired: WCBS in Cleveland, Ohio, KUSF in San Francisco, California. Selected shows have aired in NY (Hofstra University), Dallas, Texas (Hour of Slack), Berkeley and Belgium. I put it together on evenings & weekends with a talent staff of approximately 30. Art Director, Artist/Exhibits California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California Creating posters, merchandise, brochures, banners, Junior Academy Activity Books and exhibit art for 11 departments and the Academy Store plus the management of the print artist staff. Great fun, great people and coffee breaks with penguins was a genuine perk! Creative Director and Business Partner Five Star Ranch, Pescadero, California Entrepreneurial and General Partnership effort. 3D animation, storyboards, slide shows, digital art and concept development. Partial Client List: IBM, Pacific Video, Stanford Medical Center, Hoover Institution, SRI, Disney Productions, Mixed FX, ABC and Frank Zappa's Intercontinental Absurdities. Staff Artist Moonlighting position while managing a start up computer animation and graphics service (Five Star Ranch) Winterland/Bill Graham Presents, San Francisco, California Creating silkscreen art and production for major retail outlets, MCA and Bill Graham Presents.. Art Director/Graphic Artist III Stanford University, Stanford, California 1982 to 1987 Information Technology Services, Video Applications Laboratory, Stanford Medical Center, Hoover Institution, the Stanford Press and many affiliate programs such as NASA, SRI, PBS, The National Commission on Space and the Computer Graphics Consortium. Responsibilities included, but were not limited to, the co-management and co- development of Stanford's computer graphics department in print and in animation. Duties also included Illustrations for over 500 technical journals, brochure designs, slide presentations, exhibit design and production. Partner/ Creative Director/Artist Art Services For Marketing, San Francisco, California A three-person art team providing agency support in design, production, storyboarding, Illustration, concept development and copy writing. Partial Client List: Elektra Asylum, J. Walter Thompson, Ketchum Advertising, Taylor Teevan Advertising, Chevron, USF… Area. > Wes Jenkins provided the concept and content including but certainly not limited to story/narrative design and character development, design documents, style guides, story boards, presentations and character dialog (Narrative Design) as the Creative Director, Designer, Writer and Co-Manager of Lego Island, an international best selling product that earned substantial profits, and accolades as well as the inspiration for sequels, spin-offs, toy products, a restaurant, and a float in a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Wes also wrote Lego Island 2 for CD Rom, GameBoy, and Playstation. Seven Million units sold and still counting! > Wes Directed, produced, designed, wrote and co-managed the development of Wings, a preschool interactive learning product that increases a child's (ages 3 to 7) cognitive and language skills by a measurable 300% that is also just downright fun. There's over 60 activities in this CD Rom web-expansion product > Winner of a design/concept interactive product for hospitalized kids with cancer-HopeLabs > Collaboratively organized the production staff, development process and strategy, which resulted in a 200+% increase in sales, a newly motivated team with an enhanced, focused and intuitively designed product. > Wes directed, storyboarded and co-animated titles, bumpers and headers for prime time network broadcasts including a PBS miniseries "The Great Space Race", an ABC Show and a Disney Special "The 50th Anniversary of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." > Wes created graphics for a socio-cultural music interview periodical, Search and Destroy. Years later, these images appear in Paul Allen's museum in Seattle, Washington, Experience Music Project (EMP) at the standing exhibit about the music scene of the 70's. > Wes has had a high profile, pro-active role in approximately 12 multimedia products including SNES Mario's Time Machine, Mario's Missing, Star Wars Chess to name but a few. > Finally, he, well, me really, learned a lot from a lot of smart people met that I met along the way. People like Frank Zappa, Rick Griffin, June Foray (Rocky of Rocky and Bullwinkle), David Landers (Squiggy from Lavern and Shirley), Bill Graham...to name but a few. Professional Strengths in Creative Direction, Concept and Content Development, Graphics, Illustration, Color Logic, Proposals, Presentations, Procedures, Strategy, Focus Testing and Marketing Data Analysis, Team Building and Mentoring, Collaboration and Cooperation, Intuitive Interface Design and Navigation, Flow Charts, Storyboarding, Story and Character Development, Sound FX, Voice-Over, Humor and Humanism, Scheduling and Budget, ROI, Review and Critiquing, Talent Casting and Studio Direction, Audience Empathy, Verbal, Written, Visual and Leadership Skills, Enthusiasm and Dedication, a Sense of Fun and Passion, Appreciation for and Respectful of Talent, Diversity, the Creative Process, User Centered Usability, Serendipity and Planning, Transferable Skills with the ability to see the Big Picture and a genuine commitment to excellence with loyalty to the team, the product and most importantly, the audience.
Austin, Texas, United States
Jessica Udelle - Freelance Digital Art & Voiceovers
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Jessica Udelle (known as Puddle and DivReel online) is a comic artist, illustrator, voiceover artist, and video editor from southwest Florida. Having just graduated from high school in 2012, she has been drawing for her entire life and pursuing voice-work and video editing since 2006. She works primarily in Photoshop CS5 and Paint Tool SAI for illustration and comic work. For video editing and mixing, she is proficient in Final Cut Pro, Sony Vegas, Garageband, and Adobe After Effects. Jessica is taking commissions and prints can be purchased as well on her website.
Pt. Charlotte, Florida, United States
Fofoli Eglo - Freelance French Translation & Electrical Engineering
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Fofoli A. Eglo ‘’The man who has the largest capacity for work and thought is the man who is bound to succeed.’’ - HENRY FORD, My Life and Word Objective Seeking a CSR position with a company which will require me to utilize my multilingual skills, abilities and experience in the customer service/sales field to ensure the company's success. Professional Experience ? Cleveland Clinic Environmental Service February, 2011– Present Follow scripting, policies and procedures on patient isolation and all Environmental Services technical and procedural standard operating procedures. Ensure and adhere to all hospital wide and departmental safety requirements. Attend to patients by assisting with any needs alongside nursing staff. ? Tradex International Warehouse Associate May,2009 – January As an associate, duties and responsibilities were to utilize hand-held computerized system to verify shipments and identify loads for re-packing and distribution. Loaded, bound, and arranged pallets, labeled, and transport into trucks or warehouse, whilst implementing time management skill in a high volume atmosphere. ? OSS Inc. Security Officer October, 2008 - November2010 Complete and execute security essentials including such as receptionist and entry security, Sign in/out authorized personnel, Issue passes/badges, Property patrol, Log in/out of visitor/inventory, Common area lock up including door, windows and gates. Also required to be CPR certified. ? Help Foundation Inc. Patient Care February, 2007 – October, 2008 Based on patient’s needs, focus on daily activities such as field trips to parks, movies and special events. Escort patients to medical appointments and document any changes made in medications. Education ? Bachelor’s Degree Cleveland State University January 2007 - Present Engineering Electrical Science. Skills ? Adapt to multi-tasking in a pressurized environment. ? Exceptional communication and customer service skills. ? Multilingual in English, French, Togolese, Ewe, Mina, Watchi
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Summer - Freelance Graphic Design & Photo Editing
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I L O V E T O C R E A T E! I have been in the graphic design field for over 20 years. I attended the Ontario College of Art and Design and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design. For 15 years I specialized in website and email marketing and now focus on graphic designs for stationary and illustration. I'm super-duper dedicated to any project that I am a part of, I'm a people person and I look for fun in all that I do. You can feel confident working with me. Together we will produce superior results in a timely and positive fashion. Looking forward to creating your something special.
Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
Soraia Fonseca - Freelance Billboard Design & Graphic Design
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Objective My goal is to continue and enhance my career as a graphic designer. I am pretty flexible and adapt well to different areas of work. Profile I am a very organized, creative and detail oriented individual, I am looking to utilize my skills acquired in Portugal and bring them to Canada, to expand on my success. I am eager for new challenges and eager to learn more. I'm used to working under pressure and deadlines. I am very team-oriented, and participate actively with colleagues. I have a sense of humor and am friendly. I like to interact with people. I'm versatile and easily adapt to new situations. Skills Summary • Implementation of the championship trophies for Ripcurl at white sand beach, • Art exhibitions • Layouts for clothing in Vnyl / Flock / Flex. • Long experience in Outdoor publicity, during 9 years, • Working with various materials, Acrylic, Vinyl etc.. • Branding and Graphic design. • In my spare time I like to paint and work with ceramic pieces. • I work with Adobe CS and CorelDraw X4 • Artwork and file preparation for digital printing such as graphics or cutting plotter. • Computer knowledge level of the user's Windows environment, Microsoft Office. Professional Experience Derel, Lda. | May 2010 – now | part-time • Graphic designer • I create or refresh the layout/ concept of a new or existing brand or client. this can be in various formats from Stationary / Branding Flyers, Paging, Posters, Invitations, layouts for websites, banners. • Elaborate demo and photo collage digital outdoor advertising (moppi, totems, outdoors, light visors, car decoration. • I prepare the artwork for various media (paper, canvas, Fabric) Preparing files for cutting and drawing plotter. Wear Fun Alternative, Lda. - May 2008 – June 2009 Clothes Shop with an alternative / recycling concept. Also sold books, magazines, music in vinyl. • Responsibilities were to be assistant store manager, responsible for marketing and image branding of the store, as well as promoting events and workshops. Reclameoeste, Lda | May 2003 – May 2008 Graphic Designer • Work closely with clients to plan and execute marketing and image campaigns. • After presenting various mock-ups to clients on ideas previously discussed, I start the actual design work in a digital form. • I am involved in the whole process from conception to realization. Working closely with welding shop workers I present them with plans necessary to construct advertising outdoors. • Most tools used: Corel Draw, Photoshop, AutoCAD 2005. Nazaré Silicone/plaster molder / handmade candle factory • I was given the responsibility of researching and creating new trends in candle design. I contributed to achieving excellent results and growth with regard to sales. Uliarts, unipessoal. • Opened and managed own arts and crafts decoration and fabrication store. Responsibilities included, marketing, accounting, • Office management, as well as modifying furniture.
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Cindy Sharp - Freelance Creative Writing & Project Management
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I have a BA in English/Secondary Education with a minor in communications and love the written word. Several of my short stories and poems have been published already and enough content for many lengthy novels left. My passion is reading, writing & teaching others to pull their creativeness into a unique professional piece free of errors.
Seattle, Washington, United States
Varsha - Freelance Art & Drawing
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I am an artist who prides herself for having pure and brilliant color palette. I have complete my BFA and my major was painting.I can paint in all mediums .And can paint variety of subjects like landscapes ,sea scape ,floral ,still life and creative art work as well. For further information and examples you can check my website at . www.varshart.weebly.com
Katy, Texas, United States
Carol Smith - Freelance Blog Writing & Article Writing
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Native English Writer for blogs, tech jobs, social media, proposals, manuals, & research. BA Phil, MS CS, 20+ yrs exp writing. Would love to write about Health, Gardening, Antiques, Green Housing, Small Town Living, and Social Commentary.
Blacksburg, Virginia, United States