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Amanda D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 15, 2015

Amanda D.

Writer & editor, storyteller, visual communicator
   Canada
  |   Toronto, ON
  |  6:40 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $38

With nearly a decade of professional communications experience, I am well placed to give your projects a memorable "wow factor."

I have particular experience as a legal editor with a major US firm in Moscow working with various contracts, legal opinions and formal correspondence. This experience extends into the marketing field where I have prepared presentations and letters of introduction as proposals to potential clients.

I have written and designed keynote speeches for audiences of more than 2,000 people.

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Portfolio

Created an infographic timeline of jobs which utilized certain skills for a new CV
Concept, content and execution of visual resume

Skills (6)

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Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft PowerPoint
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English
U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Keynote
Adobe Illustrator
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Service Description

From concept to execution, I'm creative and "big-picture." I believe humans are meaning-making machines and that your message must fit into the world in a useful way, or it is bound to be lost among the thousands of messages we see every day. It has to be memorable. It has to make people stop.

Designers can dress up your PowerPoints beautifully, but I interpret your data visually to tell a cohesive story.

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Employment

Grant Thornton LLP
National proposal manager
2011 - Present
Dechert Russia LLC
Marketing Manager
2009 - Present
On a short term consulting contract, managed marketing production and activities for the newly-opened Moscow branch of the Philadelphia-based law firm, Dechert LLP. This included producing a...
Chadbourne & Parke LLP
Editor/Marketing Coordinator
2007 - 2009
Editing a variety of English language legal documents and correspondence; producing a regular newsletter on CIS and Central Europe legal developments, including working with attorneys to develop,...

Education

Bryn Mawr College
Bachelor of Arts, Russian
2003 - 2007
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storytelling
editing
writing
presentations
communications
business writing
copywriting
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