Versatile program and project manager, proficient and passionate about software development including mobile (native and responsive web app), social, e-learning, travel, and advertising projects. Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Project Management Professional (PMP). Skilled problem solver; confident and experienced in both matrix and functional environments. Excellent communicator with experience in client and executive facing relationships. Dedicated team player; committed to team culture and focused on providing high quality work, on time, to meet and exceed the needs of the customer. Experienced Human Resources generalist with a background in recruiting resources and building teams to bring each project to completion.
Accomplished applications developer and engineer with over 17 years of demonstrated success and experience in the industry seeking the opportunity to utilize extensive experience with Classic ASP, to expand on emerging exposure to the .NET framework, and/or take a passion for data organization coupled with experience in T-SQL to master the SSRS, SSAS and SSIS sides of Microsoft SQL Server
I have my MBA and MSW from Washington University in St. Louis. I pride myself in being a "jack of all trades," having held positions in operations, business development, policy, marketing, and education. I currently work as an operations manager for a leading hospital in Seattle, WA. Freelance has been an exciting avenue to stretch myself and gain exposure to different industries. I take great enjoyment in exceeding clients' expectations and always look forward to to the next new challenge.
Hello! I have a first class English Literature and Creative writing degree and have recently qualified as a secondary school English literature teacher therefore have an excellent understanding of English grammar. I adore the practice of writing and research and recently wrote and published a series of spelling and grammar textbooks aimed at secondary school students. My strongest subjects are literature and philosophy however I consider myself incredibly versatile due to my excellent research skills. I have just returned from an incredible six month trip around South America and am hoping to begin a freelance writing career. Contact me if you'd like any kind of article written! Thanks, Jade
I have 20+ years of experience writing and producing Radio & TV commercials. I have done voice overs for TV stations and Production Houses from coast to coast across the U.S. I provide audio production, voice overs and other creative services. I have also managed sales teams in both radio and newspaper advertising and have experience with placing television advertising and doing online advertising campaigns.
My passion: Helping organizations succeed by marketing effectively. What you should know about me: I am not always gentle, but I am always candid. If your strategy sucks – I’ll tell you. My experience in brief: In the past 10 years, I have gained diverse skills in the areas of marketing, branding and sales; writing and editing; SEO and SEM, as well as Wordpress, landing page anatomy, blogging and much more. I enjoy dissecting organizations’ strategies, assessing their marketing and branding, and making recommendations for improvement. I love being a virtual marketing director! What I can do: - Current marketing/branding/sales assessment - Marketing/Branding plans to correlate with your Strategic Business Plan - Copywriting: brochures, flyers, content, sales letters, sales scripts, sales presentations, e-mail campaigns, Adwords ads - Blog and article writing - Adwords: setup, review, management - Wordpress: installation, updates, customization - On-page SEO - Preparing for trade shows - Building and training sales teams
** For grant writing, I charge $50/hour, plus 5% commission on successful grants, OR $100/hour with no commission. ** "Des, Your articles are very well written and I really look forward to growing our operation into something bigger so I can better compensate you in the future." -Current oDesk Client "We could not have landed that last Capital grant without you. Now our kids will have a new science center with your help to get over this final 'hump' and finish out our campaign with a bang!" -2011 Non-Profit Client (I wrote several grants for them) "Desiree- GREAT job on the article! You really know what you're doing. Thanks for all your hard work!" -Recent oDesk Client "Thanks for your help in editing my eBook. Your ideas really helped to bring everything together. It was great working with you and I'll let you know when I'm done with the next book." -Recent oDesk Client I am down-to-earth and easy to work with. I have the ability to manipulate words in creative, technical, and professional formats. I am intelligent and extremely internet savvy. Even if you just need a little help editing, I'm your girl. YOU tell me what you need and I can do it! A little more... I have successfully worked as a high-level non-profit executive for 13 years with professional writing, grant writing, fundraising, marketing, and sales experience. After being encouraged by many to write professionally, I recently left the executive world and moved west to finish writing my book in Oregon and take a less-stressful fundraising position at a private school. Now I have extra time to contract my writing, marketing, and consulting talents to companies looking for a little extra help. Please find more details in my SKILLS section and please let me know if you have any questions.
First of all check out my portfolio here: www.moreira.ro What is different about me ? I don’t just create cool ideas. I give them birth. I let them grow and invest them with feelings. Then, when they are ready, I let them live their own life into the world. My main purpose is to maintain a perfect balance between aesthetics and ethics, beauty and efficiency, between decency and courage. With more than 13 years of experience in the advertising field, I have been challenged along the path with businesses of all shapes, sizes and industries and I completed my tasks obeying to the same rules: be smart, be creative, be efficient,be courageous, be contagious, respect yourself, client and customer and have fun.
I've been a graphic designer for over 24 years with the past 16 years working more online, multimedia and iPhone App design and development. My experience covers design concepts, branding and id development, POS, packaging, art working for print, online promotions, web site development and web application design and build. My career so far has allowed me to work for Nintendo (packaging and promotional POS), Bacardi (bottle design, packaging and promotions), Formula 1 (world brand guidelines), Coke-a-Cola (printed promotions), major breweries (printed promotions), education (web applications), Internet marking and even organisation. I now live in Valencia and have slowed down from the 80 hours per week I used to work! I'm looking to keep busy as I love design and still have so much to share!
I am a qualifed UK accountant with over 20 years experience in numerous positions spanning various industries including distribution, telecoms & aviation. For the last 10 years worked for US Software conmpanies (small to large corporate). Have extensive experience of US Software recognition under USGAAP. Can provide basic financial acconting support upto complex financial planning. Expert in Excel and have developed Excel based reporting packages. Have implemented Navision Financials into a UK Aviation business with US customers. Good working knowledge of SAP, Oracle, BW warehouse, Business objects, Cognos, Hyperion, Sage, Navision & Sun. KEY HIGHLIGHTS HP Enterprise Services - Managed the stabilisation and change of the financial forecast processes in 2 EDS business units thereby allowing business leaders to better understand the key drivers within their businesses to drive growth and profitability. Assist in the financial reporting integration of 2 EDS contract areas (TCV $6bn) after HP acquisition. Continued to add knowledge of US GAAP software revenue recognition rules. Hertz - Conducted the review of the financial position of their 8 European Operations ensuring compliance with US GAAP and Hertz policies. Also identified processes to move to the European shared service centre in Dublin. Hutchinson 3G Ltd - Management of the financial reporting for Republic of Ireland both to Internal and external. Preparation of detailed management pack to tight deadlines which included key KPI's. Kabira & Portal Software - Gained expert knowledge of US GAAP software revenue recognition rules along with enhancing financial accounting processes and systems within EMEA centers so as to address local subsidiary country regulations. Assist in the implementation of SOX for the EMEA subsidiaries. Airinmar - Re-shaped the accounts department to handle PLC reporting requirements, improved procedures / internal controls, reduced working capital, enhanced the financial systems and developed staff. Project managed the successful formation of two overseas subsidiaries. (USA & Australia). Managed the due-diligence when Airinmar underwent a VC funded management buy-out. First American Airlines supplier to successfully use EDI documents to transact business. Assisted in refinancing project. Systems used SAP, ORACLE, SAGE, NAVISION, HYPERION, COGNOS, Expert Excel Recommendations Giovanni Passeri EMEA Financial Accountant, Portal Software Europe Ltd (colleague) worked directly with you "My observations whilst at Portal Software were that David was professional in his application,and his dealings with colleagues. He was enthusiastic, communicative and a team player. He had a good eye for detail and managed to grasp "the big picture" key drivers of a deal remarkably quickly.I would be happy to work alongside David again." November 20, 2009 Stephen Crehan BA (Econ), ACA European Finance Director, Portal Software Ltd (colleague) managed you "David worked for me at both Airinmar Ltd and also Portal Software Ltd. David is a first class finance manager/controller. He is very commercial in that he can see both the big picture and the detailed in terms of what is good or bad business. He is also not afraid to say when he thinks something is not good business. He is an team player, has strong ethics, is good with systems and is competent in both financial as well as management accounting. I would have no hesitation in hiring David again." April 15, 2008