My name is Steph and I'm a freelance copyeditor, copywriter and proofreader. I have a Certificate IV in Professional Writing and Editing and a Bachelor of Veterinary Science. I edit almost anything, but specialise in scientific and technical writing. I also enjoy content writing for the web. My rates are very reasonable and I always give you the opportunity to see some of my work before committing to hiring me. You can find my Melbourne-based business, Ayres Copyediting, at www.ayrescopyediting.com.au.
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Seasoned enterprise level Microsoft infrastructure architect and technical project manager specializing in global deployment, transitions, and migrations to the latest versions of Active Directory, Exchange, and Windows. Extensive experience with Exchange, Active Directory, SharePoint and SharePoint online and scripting projects from ranging several 100 to over 50,000 users. Veteran project manager, presenter, public speaker, and writer with seventeen years of in-depth, hands on experience with some of the most complex environments in the world. Microsoft Exchange and Active Directory project architect. experience Cloud solutions My experience includes research, design, development and the ensuing implementation of differing platforms, especially Microsoft Exchange Office 365, VMware, Hyper-V, Expert experience with Office 365 Deployments and completed many complex domains with Microsoft Office 365 Cloud,Dir Synchronization (Dir sync /AAD sync) Active Directory migrations. Expert in Microsoft Services like O365, Exchange, AD and network infrastructure. My experience includes research, design, development and the ensuing implementation of differing platforms, especially Microsoft Exchange, Office 365 AWS and Hyper-V. Skills Microsoft Office 365 - Microsoft Online Portal Windows PowerShell Scripting Microsoft Azure Online Backup Microsoft Azure (IAAS) - Cloud Service, Virtual Machines, Virtual Networks. Microsoft Azure Site-to-Site Connectivity Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SBS, 2008 R2, 2012 R2 Active Directory Domain Services Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS 2.0, 2.1, 3.0) Internet Information Services (IIS 7 & IIS 8) Single Sign-On (SSO) for Office 365 On-Premise Directory Synchronization with Azure Active Directory on Cloud (DirSync) Existing Office 365 (wave 14) Tenant Upgrade to Office 365 (wave 15) SSL Certificates Microsoft Exchange Hybrid Deployment On-Premise Mailboxes migration to Office 365 Cloud Microsoft Exchange 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013 Microsoft in Lync Hybrid Deployment Move User from Microsoft Lync 2013 to Lync Online
I am interested in utilizing my experience and knowledge in the Public Relations fields of material creation and writing, press release drafting and distribution, event planning, media relations, brand expansion and management and if needed crisis communications. I have 10 years experience working at public relations firms small and large. My last position was Vice President at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide in Sacramento California. My responsibilities included managing the work on two of the largest infrastructure projects in the United States, the California High Speed Rail project, and a new state agency created to solve the states water problems the Delta Stewardship Council. For the California High-Speed Rail Authority, I managed 10 regional project segments and 72 regional consultants statewide. I was responsible for the review of all public materials to ensure consistency in messaging and presentations made publicly at various meetings taking place each week. Additionally, I managed the education and partnership outreach statewide for the High-Speed Rail project to ensure that the Authority was reaching all communities throughout the state and not just those associated along the project line. Prior to Ogilvy, I worked at KP Public Affairs the largest lobbying firm in California, where in the communications division, I handled the day-to-day operations of several major clients. This included the strategic oversight and program implementation for a statewide coalition "Alliance for a 21st Century Water System" to build consensus around the need for new water storage. In addition to coalition coordination and outreach, I also handled the statewide media outreach on behalf of the coalition and Westlands Water District. Additionally, I served as client leader for a renewable energy company siting projects throughout California, Invenergy LLC and provided media relations support and business and brand communications strategies for clients such as the California Small Business Association and PETCO. In shaping public policy in California, Mrs. Ratcliff was responsible for the statewide communications outreach on behalf of the California Mortgage Bankers Association when the housing crisis began to spur legislative actions against the industry. Prior to my work at KP, I worked for almost five years at Burson-Marsteller starting as an intern. I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Journalism from California State University, Sacramento.
I run a tech consultancy and I'm working from Bali, Indonesia (UTC +8). I use Python and Django for backend and APIs, Objective-C for native iPhone apps, Vagrant for setting up dev environments. I also have some experience with front-end (JS, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap) and data analysis/machine learning. I’m a quick study problem solver, I do what’s necessary to accomplish tasks. 8+ years commercial experience in tech as a developer, ux and graphic designer. Summary: - Python, Django, Flask, Tornado, Django-Rest-Framework, SQLAlchemy, py-test, factoryboy - iOS 7, Objective-C, ReactiveCocoa, AFNetworking, RestKit, CocoaPods - HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JS (jQuery, Backbone) - LAMP, Heroku, AWS, MySQL, PosgreSQL, Redis - architecture, design patterns, best practices - git, mercurial, svn - continuous integration - lean, agile
I have an uncanny ability to spot unnecessary and unproductive procedures as well as internal control gaps where losses may occur. I love helping small and medium sized companies grow to the next level using strategic plans, mission statements, and other key communication tools to keep everyone focused on the right goals. My experience includes: Banking Internal Audit Fraud Investigation Federal Regulation Implementation Process Improvement Human Resource Management Project Management System Development Lifecycle Training Manager Budget Preparation Policy/Procedure Development
Over 10 years experience as a designer. Graduated from LMU with a degree in graphic design. I have been working in the print/design industry for just over 10 years. Currently I work part time for a printing company where I do their marketing while also designing labels for the wine, food, automotive, cosmetic, and many other industries. I also handle the creation of business cards, tradebooth design, brochures, flyers and other marketing collateral. I'm easy to work with, fast and efficient. Live and work in Southern California. I look forward to hearing from you. :)
Computer Engineer, Master in Quantitative Finance and curruntly studing a master in Data Mining and Knowledge discovery. I've been developing backend software, tools and plugins to international companies for the last 10 years. I code in Python, Perl, Java and C. All my developments run on Linux and Unix environment. I manage Linux servers, DB Engines, Tomcat/apaches servers and most well known Linux tools and services. For statistical analysis I work with R, SPSS and MatLab.