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Cynthia L. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 19, 2013

Cynthia L.

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   United States
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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

An American-born/American-raised "Jill of All Trades." I posses a broad range of skills in the Entertainment, Technology, and Publishing Fields. I'm open to projects of any scope or depth. Some highlights from my career include:

Writing:
-Two years as a Staff Writer for a national print magazine with a readership of 22,000+. (Online readership is over 100,000+.)
-A minor in English from an accredited US college with a focus on creative nonfiction.
-Over ten years of content writing experience for (Yahoo!) Associated Content, Squidoo,...

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Portfolio

This is a clip from Gothic Beauty Magazine. I've done numerous features and interviews...
http://www.gothicbeauty.com
This is a clip from Gothic Beauty Magazine. I did numerous product, movie, and book...
http://www.gothicbeauty.com
This is a clip of my work from Anicoz Magazine, a cosplay and anime publication.
Lineart by Artgerm; Digital Coloring by me utilizing Photoshop.
Sequential Art by LostonWallace; Digital Coloring by me utilizing Photoshop.
A clip from a feature on the actor Vincent Price for Gothic Beauty Magazine. I did...
http://www.gothicbeauty.com
A clip from Gothic Beauty Magazine. This is one of numerous book reviews I did for the...
Lineart by Nepi; Digital coloring by me utilizing Photoshop.
"Beyond Oz" is a recount of my experiences during Hurricane Katrina.
"The Costumer as the Auteur" is a research paper I did explaining how a...

Skills (10)

Tested
Amazon Web Services
DOS
Ecommerce
Facebook Marketing
Google App Engine
Google Webmaster Central
Internet Security
Shopify
Adobe Photoshop
Photography

Service Description

Technology:
-Computer Repair & Construction training that included placing in both regional and state competitions.
-I am proficient in Word, Photoshop, HTML, CSS, Wordpress, and I'm learning Python.
-OS Knowledge: Android, Windows, & Chrome.
-Software and Video Game Beta Testing.
-Digital coloring including Pin-ups & Sequential Art
-Prior history with social media and community management for a non-profit.
-Currently working as a Product Specialist for a "Fortune-level" tech company that includes training other Specialists.

Regional Historian:
-Licensed Tour Guide with the City of New Orleans.
-Contractor with Ancestory.com for the Greater New Orleans Area.

Entertainment:
-Trade Show and Concert stage technician for three years specializing in electrics/lighting calls.
-Costumes have appeared in both national and international publications.
-Professional wardrobe experience includes "local" work for clients like: Britney Spears, Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, Miley Cyrus, Star Wars: In Concert, and assistant work for the Disneyland Resort.
-Print and Promotional model for over 40 major clients.
-Strong acting background, including formal training and professional experience.
-Principle motion capture for an unreleased video game.

Other:
I also have a strong background in specialty foods (specifically Cheese) and I'm RSVP licensed (bartender's license).

If you have any questions about my work history, portfolio pieces, and/or resumes, please let me know. It's my goal to...

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Employment

The D20Girls Project
Board Member & State Manager
2010 - Present
Assist in regional growth, development, and recruitment. Including: community management and outreach with various local fan groups and conventions. -Administrator of Nat’l Facebook Fanpage with...
Various
Freelance Promotions Specialist
2004 - Present
Brand Ambassador, Product Demonstrator, Sales Assoc., Character Handling/Mascot, Lead Generation, Crowd Gathering, Managerial, Booth Assistance, and more. -Represented over 40 major brands ranging...
Market Star
Tech Sales Specialist
2012 - 2012
Retail Technical Sales and Associate Training, Market Assessment, Quality Assurance, Customer Feedback, and Inventory Control. -1 of 200 selected as an “Launch Team” member. -Both Market and Nat’l...
Gothic Beauty Magazine
Staff Writer
2009 - 2011
Develop relevant articles and reviews for niche audience, including: event follow-ups, celebrity interviews, and fashion centerfolds. -Interacted with fans through Facebook Fanpage with 70k Fans....
Disneyland
Wardrobe Assistant
2010 - 2010
Responsible for costume maintenance, inventory, and dressing at both parks. -Training in mascot, parade, musical/face talent, and show procedures. -Assisted in numerous locations, including hair,...

Education

University of New Orleans
Bachelor's of Arts - Film,Theater,& Communications
2006 - 2011
Cuillier Career Center
Computer Repair & Construction
2002 - 2002

Keywords

editorial
photoshop
etsy
html
css
web development
python
QA
creative writing
photography
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