I strive to provide superior illustration and design services to clients through good communication and effective use of digital media. My specialties are: Freeland Drawing, Portrature, Vector Drawing (Adobe Illustrator), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Google SketchUp, PowerPoint. With 37 years of illustration and design experience and as an active contractor on oDesk since 2009 you can be confident when hiring me for your next project, large or small.
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I am experienced in resolving: - Email deliverability issues - Setting up Cpanel/DNS - Removing domains/IPs from blacklists - Email handling I'm currently employed at a huge US email company and I have a strong background in managing email deliverability and relationship with ISPs
I am a skilled Draftsman in both 2D drafting and 3D modelling and certified in Building Construction and have spent over 6 years in this field owning my skills. I am an expert customer care specialist who have excelled in providing an amazing care experience to customers of fortune 500 companies in the United and Canada for the past 6 years. I am also skilled in appointment setting, Data Entry, Technical Support and gives my best at all times while paying special attention to detail. I am dedicated to providing the highest quality service at an affordable price as well as ensuring that the highest level of communication is maintained so clients can realize their desires.
I have over 15 years experience working with Apple computers and am fluent in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and also Flexi Expert. I also studied for 3 years in Graphic Design achieving a National Diploma. Over the years I have perfected my skills allowing me to submit highly detailed and realistic photo editing, image manipulation, vector and design work. Over the years I have worked for companies including Disney, Coca Cola, Heineken and Nintendo just to name a few.
Create visual images for businesses and organizations, able to implement design styles to meet the goals of a client. Softwares Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe Indesign Sketchup (3D) Adobe Premiere CorelDraw Microsoft Office Acrobat Reader Microsoft Office (Publisher,Word, Powerpoint) ProShow Skills: Image Resizing Image Cropping Photo Enhancement Photo Manipulation Photo Restoration Product cutouts onto white backgrounds Deep Etch Photo Merge 2 or more photos Add person/remove person (or object) Clipping Path Watermark Removal House Perspective Structural Perspective Magazine Layout Business Card Flyers / Catalogue Posters Logo
"Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten" – Gucci Family Motto. Although my translation abilities include Dutch, Afrikaans, Germanic, French and Welsh language pairs, these are not principally promoted as my primary function and objective is to transform formal and academic English into a globally understandable, readable, taut, grammatically correct, and acceptable style of English while maintaining an understanding of the need and place for using of localized vernacular. Make your literary task easier by taking advantage of the skills of a TRUE Native English specialist (born, bred, and educated in the homeland of the English language – perhaps the reason it is called English because it was invented (developed) in England), who has spent a lifetime developing, cultivating and updating his literary competence in many far-flung parts of globe becoming familiar with the language in all its flavours (including US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, East Africa, and points between) and developing skills in editing and proofreading (Chicago / Oxford / MLA / APA 5 / APA 6 / AMS / IEEE / Harvard / Vancouver / Elsevier styles, and plain, old-fashioned Queens English, among others). Corrected output can be returned in MS Word format (with "track changes", sidebar comments and advice) for all changes, or in Latex typeset format with native raw code and PDF output depending on the client's choice. All house style requirements are strictly adhered to in either case. Citing and language are in accordance with accepted modern style standards. My core competence lies in taking a literary product or service then polishing until it shines so you can see your reflection, and these services are offered to help clients effectively and efficiently produce an ideal "final product". I am currently seeking opportunities where my high competence in written / spoken English (all varieties), multifaceted business skills, and extensive experience with current communication facilities could be used for mutual benefit. "It is the quality of our work which will please God and not the quantity" – Mohandas Gandhi.
Multifaceted, efficient & reliable manager of projects, accounts and escalations with extraordinary interactive people skills, intuitive customer service and 100% resolution via management or coordinator roles across consumer and B2B entities. Cultivate, fortify and validate multiple technical skills including SEO, SEM, webmaster, web analytics, data analysis and a wide range of technical support topics. Consistently and creatively, execute strong leadership abilities within diverse groups as well as facilitate all affairs cross-functionally & cohesively.
Over the last 7 years i have studied architecture. And I also have 3 years of work experience at a great architecture firm. But along the way, in the last 3 years i also discovered a passion for website development and since then i am seeking opportunities to grow. I have some experience with: Market Samurai Keyword Analysis Tool, Google Analytics, Google Adwards, Drupal and WordPress. I also work with Illustrator and Photoshop for web design and Sketchup for 3D models.
* Online business strategy development for increasing the online presence, acquiring new and nurturing existing customers, for different niches and industries and both for established businesses and start ups. - Improvement of existing and development of new sales channels, funnels and post-sale customers interaction and relationship management. - Developing business KPIs, setting up measurable goals and understandable reports and analysis. * Developing new and optimization of the existing paid sales channels including Google Adwords (PPC and Shopping), Bing/Yahoo ads network, Retargeting, RTB and Social Ads. * SEO – onsite optimization and offsite promotion guidance, both for commercial and informative websites. - SEO research and analyzing of: current online presence and optimization level of the business, traffic data, competition research, phrase (keyword) research and analysis etc. - SEO promotion: content generation guidance, strategy for obtaining relevant and authority links, listings submission, press releases, social media promotion, PPC promotion, etc. both for local and non-local brands and businesses. - Google penalties audit and recovery guidance both from bad link portfolios (Penguin) and low content quality (Panda). * SMM – Social media business pages creation, verification, administration, promotion, etc. * Reputation Management – Profile creation and/or claiming and verification in selected directories, Reputation tracking and monitoring, Creation of systems and policies for generating positive reviews, Managing negative reviews including suppressing negative results in SERPs from Ripoff Reports. *Leads and Customers generation – setting up a system for leads acquisition and interaction, turning leads into customers. *Wordpress.org websites creation – Wordpress installation, theme installation, plugins installation (complete list of free essential: security, SEO, media, social and other plugins), pages and/or posts creation, etc.
I have a Bachelor of Design, majoring in Industrial design with honors. My final project at University was a hands free Diver propulsion vehicle, which exhibited at the Annual Royal New Zealand Navy's technology expo (I received a commendation for this from the Royal New Zealand Navy). Coming from one of the top Industrial design schools in the world for conceptual design, I have excellent skills in forward thinking design. I have had the privilege to have attended lectures by Tom Dixon, James Dyson and top Apple Designers. I have hands on model making experience and know the importance of Ergonomics, research and development pertaining to focus groups, product testing and user demographics. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a graphic design projects, and I am seeking opportunities to manage your next successful design project from the ground up for you or your business. I have completed a wide range of graphic design, logo design, and branding projects using Adobe CS6: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign + Google SketchUp and Google Earth Pro.