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- 92%Jobs Completed
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- 12%Repeat Hire Rate
Magazines and journals
e-book design and development
Brochure design and copywriting
“Great work - we'll use her for our other design projects!”lhorne 6 months ago.
Create a Wordpress Template
“Just a wonderful experience dealing with Nic...Will certainly be using her again for the next project soon...”sim5775 9 months ago.
Cool fun interactive infographic needed
“Nic was really easy to work with on our interactive infographic. She understood our brief and delivered it brilliantly. Would definitely work with her again on future projects.”NatSmithCompare 1 year ago.
Finish our Wordpress Site
“Great to work with, and helped us out on things not originally entitled in the project. All around awesome work and will use Nicole much more in the future! Can't go wrong with her work!”bluebit7281 1 year ago.
Rival The Big Telecommunications
“Great work, highly professional while oozing with talent, would hire again.”raifdouthwaite 1 year ago.
Illustration for a scientific project
“Excellent and professional service!”jelundin 1 year ago.
Creative DirectorOct 2012
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Freelance copyeditorAug 2011 - Aug 2012 (1 year)
Freelance app developer, ebook and digital magazine production and designJan 2010
Responsibilities include: o Project management for multiplatform (websites, ebooks and social media) projects for independent vendors involving scheduling of project elements, adhering to budget and juggling additional client requests o Identifying customer needs beyond the brief to add value o iOS application design and development in Xcode o Writing code for native iOS applications using Objective-C o Layout, design and cover art for ebooks and digital magazines in Adobe CS5.5 (InDesign, Illustrator
Senior Production Editor, Nature Reviews journalsAug 2008 - Oct 2012 (4 years)
Responsible for the management of projects, maintenance of workflow systems and quality control across the Nature Reviews clinical titles. Main duties: o Monitoring and developing strategies for improving workflow, enhancing the brand and increasing revenue; generating ideas for new and alternative publishing solutions; tracking and analysing productivity and reporting to senior management; collaborating with other development partners to get ideas off the ground o Developing schedules and monitoring the
Production Editor, Nature Clinical Practice journalsAug 2006 - Aug 2008 (2 years)
Managing production workflow and creating pages for the online and print products for 4 NCP titles. Main duties: o Producing all article and advert layouts in InDesign and creation of artwork in Illustrator and Photoshop o Compiling issues for online and print; production of print PDFs and enhanced PDFs for web o Resolving pre-press quality/production issues for print and web o Checking pre-live advance online publication and issue web sites and liaison with the web team (in India) o Implementing strat
Production Editor, EMBO reportsAug 2005 - Aug 2006 (1 year)
Management of the entire workflow for the production of the society title EMBO reports on behalf of the European Molecular Biology Organization. Main duties: o Project management of articles between Germany, London and India o Copyediting and page layouts in InDesign for front-half articles and coordination of outsourcing for back-half articles o Proofreading and implementation of house style o Compiling issues for print and web; creating print pdfs and enhanced pdfs for web o Resolving any pre-press q
Production CoordinatorJan 2005 - May 2005 (4 months)
Responsible for the editing, design and production of Self-Sustainability and Small Scale Farming, a book detailing the efficient use of land and natural resources for small communities in rural South Africa. The book was translated into Xhosa and Afrikaans and local funding was obtained to cover printing costs and distribution to small South African communities.
Senior Production CoordinatorAug 2004 - Aug 2005 (1 year)
Responsible for producing coursebooks and study materials. Main duties: o Scheduling of projects o Providing cost estimation for projects and sourcing of quotes from suppliers o Creating layouts to house style using QuarkXPress/Adobe InDesign and Adobe illustration software o Liaison with editors, printers and pre-press contractors
Freelance EditorJan 2003 - May 2004 (1 year)
Production EditorSep 2002 - May 2004 (1 year)
Responsible for project management of publications (Australian Dental Journal, ADA News Bulletin and general publications such as annual reports and directories) from receipt of copy to distribution involving: o Mark-up and editing of copy and review and revision of text to the standard and style required o Layout and design using QuarkXPress and Adobe illustration software o Checking and editing of HTML conversion and posting of content to the ADA website o Liaison with writers, reviewers, photographer
Communications OfficerJan 2001 - Sep 2002 (1 year)
Newsletter EditorJan 2000 - Aug 2001 (1 year)
BA1998 - 2001 (3 years)
Fine Arts Photography2000 - 2001 (1 year)
Advanced Adobe Illustrator (2010)Publishing Training Centre, London
Media and Public Relations (2003)University of Sydney
Scientific and Technical Editing (2003)NSW Society of Editors
Advanced Acrobat Professional (2004)Dynamic Web Training
Quark XPress (2002)University of Sydney
Adobe Photoshop (2002)University of Sydney
Adobe Illustrator (2002)University of Sydney
Advanced Adobe Photoshop (2002)University of Sydney
Advanced Adobe InDesign (2005)Publishing Training Centre, London
Nature Reviews Cardiology
Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology
Nature Reviews Endocrinology
Nature Reviews Nephrology
Nature Reviews Rheumatology
Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Nature Reviews Neurology
Nature Reviews Urology
ADA News Bulletin
Australian Dental Journal
US English Level 195%
UK English 175%