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Maddie West | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Aug 2, 2014

Maddie West

Professional Communications & Graphic Design +
   Canada
  |   Fredericton, New Brunswick

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

GRAPHIC DESIGN & DESKTOP PUBLISHING
WRITING, EDITING, & RESEARCH
INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

I'm a versatile young professional with a MA degree in International Development, international experience in the development sector and extensive experience in project coordination and communications. My skills are diverse, ranging from academic research to graphic design, and I work in both English and Spanish.

I currently work as an independent consultant for various clients, and I will be available for new full-time international...

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Portfolio

Coordinated development, wrote and completed graphic design for a 50 page publication...
Designed various ads for CBC NL
Coordinated development, wrote and completed graphic design for a 50 page publication...
Coordinated development, wrote and completed graphic design for a 50 page publication...

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GRAPHIC DESIGN & DESKTOP PUBLISHING
Offering full-service graphic design, I do everything from branding to annual reports. I offer highly competitive pricing, quick turnaround, and quality results!

RESEARCH, WRITING & EDITING
Creating clear and accurate written content is a skill that I apply to every task I undertake. I am able to quickly grasp new subject matter and effectively articulate knowledge to the target audience. I have won several awards in recognition of my writing and research, and have experience writing in a wide variety of formats for diverse clients and audiences.

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
I am experienced in capturing, organizing and interpreting organizational knowledge in order to facilitate effective transfer and exchange, through in-person, online and print mediums.

SOCIAL MEDIA & WEBSITE CONTENT MANAGEMENT
Social Media and website management is a crucial part of community engagement. I work to tailor content to your needs, building your audience organically. I have experience with various CMS including Joomla, Dreamweaver and Wordpress, along with many other online platforms and tools for monitoring reach, managing interactions and connecting with target audiences.

PROJECT COORDINATION
I have experience implementing complex international development projects, working in collaboration with diverse stakeholders in multiple countries at all administrative levels. I am a skilled multi-tasker and work in a highly organized and results-focused manner to...

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Employment

United Nations Development Programme
Communications Consultant
2014 - 2014
Developing an online toolkit for the transfer of the Cuban DRR model, and coordinating, writing and designing a case study publication outlining lessons learned in a regional development project...
University of Ottawa
Research Coordinator
2013 - 2013
Coordinated research in Cochabamba, Bolivia, for Dr. Susan Sponkís SSHRC-funded study 'Water, Power and Citizenship: Participatory Governance in Urban Water Supply Management in Bolivia and...
Chalmers Regional Hospital Foundation
Event Coordinator
2012 - 2012
Responsible for the planning and execution of all fundraising events and campaigns, maintaining the Foundationís website and social media presence, and graphic design work for promotional materials...

Education

University of Ottawa
MA Globalization and International Development
2012 - 2014
University of New Brunswick
BA Joint Honours International Development
2008 - 2011
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graphic design
desktop publishing
research
editing
writing
monitoring and evaluation
project coordination
knowledge management
international development
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