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Daniel Kondiwa - Freelance Blog Writing & Article Writing
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4.5
2 Skills
$200
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Daniel Kondiwa has authored several motivational and inspirational articles, and yet to be released inspirational book Programming your Success: How to Plan for a successful tomorrow. Daniel is also a columnist for several publications. Part of His motivational and inspirational book “Programming Your Success” appears in Newspaper publications, and has written several articles on personal...
Klerksdorp, North West, South Africa
Olybekee - Freelance Article Writing & Research
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3.5
2 Skills
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I research on every subject. I write academic articles, thesis projects and research findings in any desired format.My academic background and experience in research makes me a good choice for your researches.
Klerksdorp, North West, South Africa
Pieter - Freelance 3D Graphic Design & Graphic Design
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4.0
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I'm a photographer with a media licence doing motorsport and newly doing photoshoots on models(fashion photography) as well as weddings I also studied media and graphic designing
Klerksdorp, North West, South Africa
frances Jacobs - Freelance Consulting & Operations Management
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3.0
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I would like to introduce myself. My name is Frances Jacobs. I recieved Higer Diploma in Education and Development and also Postgraduate certificate in Public Health at University of Western Cape. I have a flexible attitude and can work well in a team or independently with more that 20 years experience I gain a lot of experience in Goverment, Private, NGO environment and on levels.
Klerksdorp, North West, South Africa
Gail Christen - Freelance Animal Illustration & Drawing
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Freelance illustrator and textile designer / artist
Klerksdorp, North West, South Africa

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Deon - Freelance Digital Art & Package Design
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5.0
2 Skills
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Deon L. Nuckols www.dnuckols.com Seasoned graphic and concept designer with hands-on experience in consumer product/branding and business innovation. Creative and result-oriented with traditional and digital skills with a strong desire for excellence and developing relationships with internal teams and customer accounts. Objective: To have the freedom to design, create & illustrate cool intellectual properties for animation, video games, film and Television. Skills • Art direction • Creative direction and story development • Brand development • Concept art and illustration • Traditional media • Graphic design • Photoshop CS 5 • Illustrator CS 5 • InDesign CS 5 • Painter • Microsoft word • Power point • Some Excel • GoLive • 3D Studio Max Professional Experience and Accomplishments • Owner and Chairman of a Strateia Entertainment creating intellectual properties for children • Youth leader with local and urban youth groups mentoring, teaching and administrating out of town events • Art instructor for local high school programs teaching art to children in the urban community • Motivational speaker for adults and young people, holding seminars in schools nationwide in person and/or via video conferences • Winner of the 2001 Marvel talent search contest Rhode Island 2009 – Present Freelance/Contractor – Concept Designer – Lions Gate, Smith and Tinker, Microsoft, Hasbro toy group /Packaging and others • Designing DVD and Blu-ray covers for main stream movie company • Created consumer packaging using PMS and four-color processing, prepared designs for photo shoots • Produced ad campaign strategies for a variety of products and services • Designed thumbnails, roughs, and final comps for toy packaging and print advertising • Communicated corporate identity through design branding & logos • Used a wide range of typography to appeal to specific audiences • Participate in brainstorms to identify toy concepts for the boys action lines • Designed multiple characters for video games • Arranged meetings for comp reviews • Supervised photo shoots for main stream products such as Marvels Wolverine and the X-men, Transformers and Marvel Universe line • Creating presentation boards utilizing Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. • Designing packages using photos and typography to create national and international packages • Ability to do quick sketches to try out various designs and ideas • Finish drawings or paintings for marketing use or for internal use • Create finished art assets for in-game use • Proficient in the use of Photoshop/Painter in rendering techniques. • Strong traditional fine art skills, training and production experience (illustration, painting, human anatomy, organic forms, perspective & 2D design) • Undertakes research and information gathering prior to the commencement of a new task to ensure game design needs, reference materials, artistic direction and technological considerations are effectively managed to meet defined goals • Maintains the artistic goals and vision through all phases of the game, toy, and TV development cycle from pre-production through final product release. This entails ensuring visual development assets are of the highest artistic quality and uphold the integrity of the game, toy, TV design and artistic vision as a whole Top Clients Have Been • Mattel Toys • Hasbro toy group • Marvel / Toy Biz • Blizzard Entertainment • Wizards of the Coast • Marvel comics • Image comics • Disney • Dreamworks Animation • Lions Gate Entertainment • Smith and Tinker • Spin Master Strateia Entertainment, Rhode Island 2007 - 2009 Founder, Chairman and CVO? Strateia Entertainment LLC. (Television) • Develop company vision, company objectives, operating structure, and implementation strategy. • Develop strategic business initiatives, creative development initiatives, and visual direction for multiple company owned IP. • Direct animation development with external contractors for Strateia Entertainment for TV property. • Developing and designing ground breaking illustrations for novels, comics, toys, video games for (evergreen) world wide development. • Create screenplay treatments, pitch bibles and presentation adaptations for company owned IP. • Develop business relationships to support internal and external growth. • Initiating brainstorms to identify new IP’s • Chairing the meetings of the board. • Organizing and coordinating the board's activities, such as by setting its annual agenda • Ensure effective operation of the Board and its committees in conformity with the highest standards of corporate governance. • Ensure that the performance of the Board, its main committees and individual directors is formally evaluated on an annual basis. • Develop and maintain an effective framework of internal controls over risk in relation to all business activities. • Meeting with Chief Executive officer regularly to review issues, opportunities and problems. • Coordinate the activities of writers, directors, managers, and other personnel throughout the production process. • Monitor post-production processes in order to ensure accurate completion of all details. • Conduct meetings with staff to discuss production progress and to ensure production objectives are attained. • Negotiate contracts with artistic personnel, often in accordance with collective bargaining agreements. • Resolve personnel problems that arise during the production process by acting as liaisons between dissenting parties when necessary. Rhode Island 2005 - 2007 Freelance – Concept designer, Marvel / Toy Biz, Blizzard and Hasbro toy group and others • Participate in brainstorms to identify toy concepts • Actively generate creative product concepts per strategic criteria determined by management or customers • Conceptualize and clearly communicate toy functions to client, management and stakeholders • Create sketches and renderings of concepts for internal team meetings and presentations to management or clients • Preparing drawings with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator taking engineering requirements and manufacturing into consideration • Continue to support the on going development of the product as necessary from approvals through production Hasbro toy group, Cincinnati Ohio and Rhode Island 1995 - 2004 Art director/Lead designer (Toys and Entertainment) • Adapt consumer trends to toy production opportunities. • Several years of experience in toy design and production, and knowledge of safety concepts and practices for toys. ?? • Involve overall toy production from concept to completion. • Work within budget guidelines and work collaboratively with functional teams who are involved with toy production and profitability. • Communicate with company executives, toy production designers, and marketing people to make final decisions before the final product goes into production. • Arrange the production process in a cost-effective manner. ?? • Art director managing skills • Scouting and selected new talent for designated intellectual properties • Managing multiple projects and people. • Understanding of budgets & bringing it in under the designated amount. • Responsible for connecting with and managing outside resources • Completing projects from start to finish • Unify the vision and style solidifying the over all vision of a toy or television show • Making sure the over all collection of art work conveys the correct visual direction • Understanding the appeal for the target audience • Building rapport with management and cross functional teams • Generating cutting edge designs • Worked on multi-million dollar television shows, movies and toy lines, such as Star Wars, Wolverine, X-men the Animated Series, Spider-man and Transformers. Illustrated weapons, vehicles, environments, as well as having a strong grasp on the human anatomy. • Actively generate creative product concepts per strategic criteria determined by management • Conceptualize and clearly communicate toy functions to client, management and stakeholders • Create sketches and renderings of concepts for internal team meetings and presentations to management, client and stakeholders • Prepare drawings with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator taking engineering requirements and manufacturing into consideration • Continue to support the on going development of the product as necessary from approvals through production • Traveling to certain cities to manage projects or intellectual properties. Education • Rhode Island School of Design for 3D modeling in 3D Studio Max 2004 - 2004 • The University of Cincinnati for material and process in the areas of plastics and molding processes 1995 - 1995 • ACA College of Art and Design majoring in animation and commercial art 1987 - 1988
Pasadena, California, United States
Suzhu Mei - Freelance Business Card Design & Chinese Translation
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3.0
2 Skills
$40
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• Work with Business Partner to develop yearly budget for the restaurant • Assist invoicing with various functions including invoice generation, checking, and revenue reconciliations. • Serve as a resource to sponsors in the event of questions surrounding invoicing or payments. • Collaborate with the CPA to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting for the Month, Quarter, and Fiscal year. • Investigate root causes of deviations from budget and propose action plans. • Independently recognize and pursue improvements in both financial controls and processes • Provide various forms of analysis to groups such as Project management and sales to support operational decision making . • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential. • Performs various other functions to ensure financial success of the organization. • Demonstrated numeracy and analytical skills: able to rapidly collect, organize, analyze and present data from different sources, make conclusions and recommendations on findings and takes actions to resolve gaps.
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Stefan Olivier - Freelance Logo Design & Website Design
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5.0
2 Skills
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I'm a highly experienced designer and strategist specialising in the Online & Digital Realm. I have worked at Creative Director level and owned a small studio. I specialise in conceptualising, branding, web and digital design and social media. Experience/Specialisms/Strengths - 9 years in online Industry - Owned and managed small studio - Highly successful Pitch results - Worked with major international brands - Created and Launched successful Brands - Special Attention to conversion through design and usability Achievements: - Design & Conceptual work on brands such as: - Vodacom - Sun International - BMW - SA Tourism (Ogilvy JHB) - Ladbrokes - 888 - Foxy Bingo - Caesars Palace - SAB - Planet Fitness - Dial Direct - GQ - Coca-Cola - Quiksilver - Joined Dream Out Loud as partner and Creative Director in 2006 - Won several Pitches against large agencies including - Transnet - African Bank - Nike/MTV BASE - Global Regenesis - Old Mutual - Joined Vegas Kings as Creative Director in 2008 - Created and Launched various successful gaming brands - Increased conversions by up to 50% on existing brands - Certified Quirk Emarketer
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Brooke Brown - Freelance Multimedia & Creative Writing
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3.5
2 Skills
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SUMMARY: Excellent writing skills, very familiar with facebook, blogger and other social media outlets; computer/Word and Power Point proficient; outstanding organizational skills, takes direction well, recognized by co-workers for versatile creative writing and editing ability; amateur graphic designer, team player, strong self advocate, completed 2011 Partners in Policymaking training through Pilot Parents of Tucson; motivational speaker; Actor, writer and audio/visual designer for Improbable Theatre Company; self-published Christian author. EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts: Journalism 2006 Magna *** Laude Graduation speaker, Recipient of Walter Cronkite Outstanding Student Award Arizona State University Honors Graduate 1998 to 2002 Scottsdale Christian Academy EXPERIENCE: Scottsdale Community College February 2012 to Present Freelance Writer for Public Relations Department Content writer for "Momentum," alumni and community partners newsletter Yakkit.org October 2008 to December 2010 Creative Content Editor Funded by the Set Yourself Free Project grant for Southwest Institute for Families and Children, Editor of quarterly newsletter, Review and write/create content for Yakkit website, Current President of Youth Action Council of Arizona Get Out Magazine/East Valley Tribune January to May 2006 Intern Write various articles with interviews and briefs regarding upcoming events in east valley locations and submit to editors for weekly publication. ASU Underground (campus newspaper) December 2004 to April 2005 Staff writer Meet weekly to discuss story ideas for upcoming issues, write feature articles with interviews, submit to editor for approval, and distribute current issues on campus. Arizona Republic Newspaper August 2001 to May 2002 ALT Correspondent/Movie Reviewer Meet monthly to plan ALT page with team of correspondents and editor. Submit movie reviews, story ideas and completed articles to ALT editor in consideration for publication.
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Lake Riley - Freelance Cartooning & Comic Art
131
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5.0
2 Skills
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My work can be viewed at john riley cartoons.com. I have had over 7000 cartoons published and have received over 40 awards for my editorial cartooning.I have been doing voiceovers for radio,tv and websites for over 20 years.I am results oriented and work diligently with clients.
Union, Maine, United States