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Whitney Detar - Freelance Editing & Writing
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Master's in Education Doctoral student in Education Specialization in Special Education, Disabilities, and Developmental Risk
Santa Barbara, California, United States

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Grace Kelley - Freelance Multimedia & Magazine Design
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At this time, I have a bachelor's degree in English; however, I studied journalism at Northeastern University in Boston, Ma. My experience had started in television script writing for a small daily news program in boston at PBS, and expanded to a daily talk show for the Christian Science Monitor. These are but a few examples of my writing and reporting experiences.
Allston, Massachusetts, United States
Steve Feuerbacher - Freelance Article Writing & Business Consulting
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Steve Feuerbacher 2930 Commerce Street Dallas, TX 75226 Home: 214-693-2234••••Mobile: 214-693-2234 Steveteltx@yahoo.com Professional Qualifications Seasoned senior management consultant with over 25 years experience operating at the Enterprise level of Fortune 500 companies such as Lucent, IBM, SBC, MCI, Citizens, STMicroelectronics, CVS/PharmaCare, ATMOS Energy, Fina and Best Buy. Primary focus on Telecommunications with LEC, CLEC, IXC Operational Support Systems (OSS) identifying, designing and implementing Business Process Improvements methodologies that impact bottom line profitability. A dynamic leader with proven organizational abilities, facilitation skills, team-building and networking resources to bring top-level productivity to the core competency of the enterprise. A solid track record with proven communications skills capable of working with and delivering value at all levels of both large and small organizations. Areas of Expertise • Telecom Manager, Project Manager, Information Architect, Knowledge Engineer, Requirements Manager, Process Engineering/Reengineer, Business Analyst • Process analysis and documentation of the Current, Interim and Future State • Process Design, Modeling and Simulation using third and fourth generation CASE engineering tools • Using formal methodologies and CASE engineering tools to manage and optimize the Requirements Management process and the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). • Documentation and integration of business and system requirements to bridge the gap between business user and technical development communities • Developing and documenting business case for investing in technology as a tool for process improvement and reengineering business processes at the Enterprise Level • Change Management and the impact of both social and technical change on the Enterprise • Leading cross-functional and Joint Application Development (JAD) teams in the design, documentation and implementation of Enterprise Level technologies and processes • Designing and managing projects that deliver solutions on time and within budget • Delivering information, including process models, in both printed or on-line, interactive, web based formats. Technical Summary Other Skills and Expertise BPR, CMM, CRM, ISO, PMI, PDLC, OSS, QA, SAS, SDLC, TQM, UML, Use Case, WBS Benchmarking, Metrics & Performance Measurement Analysis, Process Analysis, Process Modeling, Project Management, Process Simulation, Traffic Analysis, Traffic Engineering Professional Experience inTelesystems Nov 03 – May 07 Sr. Project Manager InTelesystems operates in the Telecommunications Management arena providing Sr. Telecom professionals to Fortune 500 companies interested in outsourcing the management of the telecommunications function. Primary focus is on cost reduction via Telecom Expense Management (TEM) and BPI (Business Process Improvement). Responsible for all aspects of the telecom expense management and telecom service delivery for STMicroelectronics/Americas Region…over forty locations in North and South America. Professional Experience, continued Delivered the following services and benefits to STMicroelectronics: • Vendor Contract Negotiation of Wireline, Wireless Voice and Data…negotiated contracts that reduced cost from $275k per month to $190k per month by third year of contract. Booked average of $966,833.86 dollars in recurring savings per year. • Credit Recovery –Recovered $837,416.81 from vendors due to billing errors • With one FTE…besides PM…processed all telecom invoices for payment. • Total savings and credits for life of contract $3,567,668.87 against total expense of $11,722,657.47 • Generated over $970,000 dollars in revenues for inTelesystems CCSI -Verizon Aug 02 – Nov 03 Requirements Manager Worked as a Requirements Manager with the Verizon On Line (VOL) IT Requirements Management Group (RMG) to create High Level Designs (HLD) for a number of applications. Verizon was implementing a new design and development process in an effort to move to a more controlled design methodology as opposed to the legacy “prototyping” Software Design Life Cycle (SDLC). Paul & Turner Nov 99 – Jun-02 Sr. Technical Consultant As a Senior Consultant with Paul & Turner, a Dallas management consulting firm, responsible for the technical aspects of client reengineering engagements. Tenure at Paul & Turner included the following accomplishments: Best Buy - Minneapolis, MN • Reengineered Best Buy’s Consumer Parts and Warranty Operation outsourcing an internal organization of 300 employees to a network of five independent vendors with bottom line savings and ROI of over 1.8 million in first year. Sterling Commerce - Columbus, OH...London, UK • Designed Enterprise Process Model to transform five diverse, independent operating units into one integrated 3.5 billion dollar SBU. • Designed and Delivered Revenue Generation Process that reduced operating cost by 69 Million dollars over two year project life cycle. Lucent Technologies, Carrollton, TX Feb 96 – Oct 99 Sr. Process Analyst Engaged by VP of Engineering & CTO of Network Managed Services (NMS) division to work with a variety of internal organizations to identify opportunities for process improvement and reengineering. • Introduced and implemented Information Mapping…a process development methodology developed by Bell Labs…as the standard process methodology throughout the division. • Reengineered Customer Service organization of over 300 agents that delivered following benefits: o Replaced over 100 individual processes & documents with a single on-line knowledge repository and interactive website. o Reduced CSR training time by 33% saving approximately $2.8 million over two years. o Reduced Trouble Ticket hand off to Tier Two Technical Service Organization by 62%...resulting in organizations ability to meet customer SLA (Service Level Agreement) requirements previously unattainable. o Awarded Presidents Gold Medal Award for Leadership Excellence in September of 1999. Professional Experience, continued MCI, Richardson, TX Aug 95 - Jan 97 Sr. Process Analyst Engaged by British Telecom via six-month engagement to design and document multi-functional processes for implementation of MCI’s new Order Activity Tracking System OATS. OATS was the Order Management element of the Destiny Operational Support System (OSS) project scheduled to role out in first quarter of 98. The Management Network Group (TMNG), NY, NY May 94 - Aug 96 Sr. Consultant TMNG is the premiere consulting firm in the telecommunications industry with both carrier and enterprise clients. Worked on two projects with TMNG: • Connetco: Business analyst with consulting team reengineering back-office operation of Connetco, a 1 Plus and debit card re-seller in New York, NY. • Citizens Communications: Process Analyst assigned to SME team working on Citizens Communications billing project in Albany, NY, and Dallas, TX. TeleMax Voice Systems Dec 86 – Jan 94 President Founded software and hardware development team that created TeleMax, an Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system designed exclusively for the Radio and Television broadcast industry. Personally sold over 8.5 million dollars worth of IVR systems. Company sold to VC firm in January 1996 Designed and installed systems for clients such as ABC Cap Cities, CBS Radio, Gannett, Westinghouse, Infinity, Noble and Summit. Consulted with hundreds of stations from coast to coast creating customized software and on-air programming. National Telemanagement Corporation (NTC), Dallas, TX Dec 85-Dec 87 Account Manager Manage and deliver telecom-consulting services to Fortune 500 accounts such as Fina, TGIF, Pillsbury, and SBS RealCom. Education University of Dallas, Irving TX, 3 years majoring in English and Psychology IMI (Information Mapping) Certification in Process and Procedure Development CASE engineering Certification - Casewise A variety of additional professional training and certifications
Dallas, Texas, United States
Peter Palmer - Freelance Marketing & SEO
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Digital marketing professional with over 4 years experience in developing strategies for local, national and international businesses. Experienced people manager. Specialisms in SEO, Social Media, Content Marketing, Link Building, Conversion Rate Optimization, Data Analysis.
Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
Besnik Rama - Freelance Flash Programming & Game Programming
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I'm Besnik Rama from Kosovo(Europe). I'm 29 years old and a profesionnal programmer with more than a 9 years experience. I'v been worked in many languages such: - C++ - Visual Studio (Vb.net, C#, XNA) - ASPX - PHP - SQL Server - MySQL - Flash (Action Script)
Albania
Carrie Thompson - Freelance Editing & Proofreading
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I am certified through the state of Florida in 3 areas of teaching (Reading, English 6-12 and Middle Grade Curriculum). I have taught Reading/English for 5 years. I also have a background in editorial work. I worked for an independent book publishing company out of Ft. Myers, Florida as an assistant and then an assistant editor. I am credited in works published by this company. Also, I have worked as a contract editor for an internationally known timeshare company in editing websites for the company and buyers. My teaching certification and writing courses have provided me knowledge in the field of editing and writing.
Altamonte Springs, Florida, United States
Claire Alai - Freelance Painting & Drawing
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Education St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY ¬Bachelor of Arts, Received May 2012 ¬Major: Anthropology and Fine Arts Work Experience St. Lawrence University Education Department, Canton NY September 2013-Present Graduate Assistant • Serves as a full-time graduate student and support staff member to the education department • Actively draws from educational technology, bibliographic research, writing, and editing skill set • Maintains commitment to professionalism and responsibilities assigned St. Lawrence University Libraries, Canton, NY September 2013- Present Part-time Building Supervisor Substitute • Duties include supervisory and security responsibilities in ODY and the Science Library during evenings and weekends • Includes assuring desk coverage in public services areas; supervising student workers; interacting with the public; circulation and interlibrary loan activity; and maintenance of computer and photocopy equipment in the library. • The opportunity exists on a limited basis for voluntary participation in a range of library operations through project-specific assignments in other library departments. St. Lawrence County Arts Council Potsdam, NY June 2013- September 2013 Summer and Fall Course Instructor • Teaches two courses including an introduction to drawing and mosaic class • Includes both beginner and adult-level course material St. Lawrence University Admissions Canton, NY July 2012- May 2013 Temporary Part-time Interviewer and Application Reader • Performs informative and evaluative admissions interviews with prospective students and their families • Provides support to members of the counseling and clerical admissions staff • Demonstrates solid oral and written communication skills, as well as experience with assessment, analysis, and written evaluation Youth Advocate Programs, INC. Canton, NY September 2012- January 2013 Youth Advocate • Serves as a positive role model for St. Lawrence County youth and their families in community, school, and home settings • Work with child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, and education systems to develop and offer community-based alternatives for the highest risk children, young people, young adults, and families • Upholds YAP mission to engage human service systems so that they rely less on institutional care and invest more in supporting families and neighborhoods Residence Life Canton, NY August 2010-May 2012 http://www.stlawu.edu/reslife ¬Community Assistant • ¬Facilitate an environment for residents conducive to academic mission and University policy • Complete administrative duties including building rounds, work orders, documenting incidents • Meet bi-weekly with Residential Coordinator, attend weekly staff meetings, participate in CBL Leadership course • Foster and sustain a non-judgmental, culturally aware community, and inform residents of community concerns • Served as the Summer Term Community Assistant for 2010-2011 Academic Advising Canton, NY September 2011-May 2012 Peer Tutor • ¬Advises students in strategies for success in art history and anthropology coursework ¬ Anthropology Department Canton, NY September 2011-December 2011 Teaching Assistant • ¬Serves as an academic liaison between professor and students for intro to linguistics course ¬ Anthropology Department Canton, NY September 2011- December 2011 Department Assistant • ¬Completes office duties for the anthropology, sociology, history and philosophy offices Awards and Honors • Dean's List: Spring 2008/2009, Fall 2009/2010, Spring 2009/ 2010, Fall 2010/ 2011, Fall 2011/ 2012 • Merit Scholar (Maintain 3.0 GPA) • Accepted into Art and Lambda Alpha Anthropology Honor Society • Recipient of the Richard J. Perry Anthropology Award (2011) and the Clayton V. Fowler Art History Paper Prize (2011, 2012) • Published in The Underground peer-reviewed journal (2012) • Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society (2012) • Graduated magna *** laude ¬ Skills Language: French (Proficient) ¬Computer: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint Programs: Linguistic Toolbox Certified Mandated Reporter through New York State Office of Children & Family Services
New York, United States
Cherrill Randle - Freelance Songwriting & Writing
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I am a songwriter. I have been writing songs for quite some time now. I write R&B, country, pop and hip hop music. I am willing to work with someone is truly a music lover and takes it as serious as i do. I love music and look forward to doing business with anyone interested.
Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
Liz Zappa - Freelance Editing & Creative Writing
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Graduated Summa *** Laude from Northern State University with a B.A. in English specializing in Desktop Publishing and Creative Writing, minoring in History. Editor for three years of the campus newspaper and editor of the campus's online Fine Arts magazine. Excelled in creative writing, news editing, basic journalism, modern grammar, graphic design, advertising design, and webpage design and am familiar with Adobe Illustrator, PhotoShop, DreamWeaver, and Indesign, as well as Microsoft Expression Web, Word, and PowerPoint. One of the three original founders and the layout designer for A-Town Magazine, a young adult magazine for Aberdeen, S.D. Work well with any kind of deadline, have strong communication skills, and am very resourceful. I have a wide range of skills and talents and am eager to share these with employers. Message me here on Freelanced and/or Twitter @LizZappa89 Check out my creative writing blog: http://fromthecreativemindofliz.blogspot.com/
South Dakota, United States
Latasha Wilson - Freelance Song Writing & Poem Writing
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Singer Songwriter / Arranger Tosh from North Hills California Began her writing Career in the late 90s. Latasha Wilson has been Published in IIiad Press in book Horizons Poem ' Listen To My Heart"and "Promises " in year 2000. Also , book Bridges Poem "Angel On My Mind in year 2002 and Angel On My Shoulders in year 2001. Lakai Larson Latasha's other pen name Poem "King Of Hearts" in year 2001. The International Library Of Poetry published Poems "Exhale" and Beautiful" in the book The Blush Of Morning. In September 2003 Latasha was Awarded Editors Choice Award. The Amherst Society published Poem "Keep Your Mind On Me" in year 1999 and "Provisions in year 2000. American Poets published in the book Inspirations Poems " A Well Of Conversions" Midwest Publishers Poems "A World Of Deception" in the book Time Pieces. Famous Poets Society Poem "Where Were You" in year 1999. JMW Publishing Company Poem "Seasons Of Change" Famous Poets Poems "Spill' in year 2004. Latasha continues to use gift and talent writing for up and coming recording Artist seeking new original material 2011.
California, United States