A professional, diligent, multi-talented writer with a proven track record in producing documentation across many industries. A native Brit with over 18 years' experience of working in IT as a Technical Author, and possessing superb Microsoft Office skills, in particular Microsoft Word: a Word user since 1993; an expert with Word 2007, 2010, and 2013; a registered Word expert on AllExperts.com; and a designer of solid, workable, professional Microsoft Word templates since 1999 - every organisation worked at has assimilated their documentation practices, recommendations and templates to my own. An ISO9001 expert, with a number of years working in Quality Assurance and in Quality Control, I am also a qualified English language teacher with first-class editing and proof-reading skills - as one client wrote on their feedback, [Russ has an...] 'Exceptional eye-to-detail...and 'Exceptional literacy skills' - you will be hard-pushed to find better. VBA code and functionality can help to improve the look-and-feel of all your documentation. Built-in naming conventions and version control can, improve accuracy, reduce editing time, and minimise user-error; and, code of this nature helps ensures consistency throughout your organisation's suite of documents - all this can be incorporated. Check out www.wordwords.net and www.1clickbookcreation.com for further information.
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Over the last 14 years I have produced 30 eLearning courses, authored 15,000 pages of telecommunications user manuals (print and help), and designed the information architecture for 6 telecommunications firms technical publications and learning environments including converting classroom led training into eLearning, virtual classroom, and virtual lab/simulations. I also designed and ran a 3 implementations of single sourcing authoring for user manuals and training using DITA 1.2 XML. I have also participated and designed information architectures for intranets primarily in the SharePoint 2007/2010/O365 environment. I am conversant in creating ontologies/taxonomies for metadata management and converting these into information models and operationalizing the ontology into content. For the purpose of developing 4 new information development tools, I have participated in the gathering of user requirements/task analysis, created software design mockups and use cases, and providing testing and design feedback to the developers. I also designed the information development environment for technical publications for these 4 software products. As a university lecturer in military history and politics, I have taught over 1500 students, edited at least 3,000 papers and designed 2 courses. I have taught live in the classroom, virtually (webinar) and via asynchronous LMS (TopClass, Desire2Learn, and Blackboard).
1. Total experience of 9+ years as a Technical Writer 2. Recently worked for a client in oDesk for preparing How-to tutorials and User Guides (using WordPress). Previously worked company was ABB Global Industries and Services Ltd (Bangalore, India). 3. Ability to deliver results within budget and timelines. 4. Good verbal and written skills in English. 5. Known Documentation Tools - WordPress (basics), Adobe FrameMaker, MS Office, Adobe Professional, and AuthorIT Cloud 6. Online Help Tools - Web Works ePublisher, HTML Help Workshop
I specialize in writing variety of user help documents, administrator manuals, technical manuals, test plan and test cases documents. I carry more than 9 years of diverse experience in software testing, technical writing and article writing (on topics related environment and health). During my work with corporates, I led telecom software testing/QA projects with reputed corporates such as Wipro, Aricent and Reliance. As a Test Lead in my company for the QA team, I have independently written a variety of technical documents and training documents. Besides this, I also took up a professional certification course in technical writing. Self-learning is one of the key advantage that I offer to my clients as I have been able to document complex software user guides with minimal help. My writing samples can be found in my portfolio as well as at my blog - http://sejswhirlpool.wordpress.com/. A list of my published articles can be found here: http://sejswhirlpool.wordpress.com/about/my-writings/
Charudatta M. Agency Contractor
Over the last 13 years, I created various user guides, administration guides, reference guides, troubleshooting guides, installation manuals, and Web help systems for a various engineering and software products and projects. My core competency lies in managing end-to-end documentation for software projects. But, I also work on improving and maintaining the existing documentation or create printed guides for a product. After working on different documentation projects, I developed professional expertise in using various documentation tools, such as Confluence, HelpGizmo, Wordpress, Help & Manual, Adobe RoboHelp, Adobe FrameMaker, Microsoft Visio, MS Office, and technologies, such as single sourcing, DITA, and content management system. In addition to documentation tools, I have good understanding of the software languages, such as C/C++, Java, PHP, CSS, HTML, and databases, such as MS Access, MY SQL, and so on. I am seeking opportunities to develop documentation from the ground up for your business.
Fagaras Codrut Sebastian Agency Contractor
In the latest four years of freelancing activity as well as in the last 10 years of activity in the field, I have delivered outstanding Desktop Publishing services for corporations, translation agencies, publishing houses and independent authors. I have created remarkable layouts in a wide range of languages: European languages, Slavic languages, Right to Left languages such as: Hebrew, Arabian and Farsi, as well as Asian languages, too. My professional services cover book layouts, corporate documents, product sheets and catalogs, technical documentations, user manuals and, also, any design matters. I can turn any book into a digital book for Kindle, iPad, Nook etc. I am offering service on both platforms: MAC OS X 10.8: Adobe CS6 Design Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), OpenOffice, iWork09, QuarkXPress 8.5 Windows 7: FrameMaker10, CoreDraw X6, Adobe CS 6 Design Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), MS Office 2010 Daily schedule Monday to Friday from 07.00 AM to 11.00 AM GMT/UTC and 01.00 PM to 09.00 PM GMT/UTC.
Innovative professional with progressive experience in diverse education, learning & development arenas with demonstrated initiative, creativity and success. A proactive leader/manager with experience in global environments. Expertise in identifying training needs, providing solutions through blended e-Learning, instructor led, consulting, facilitating, coaching and measuring training effectiveness for multiple locations worldwide. Highly skilled in program pricing strategies, competitor and market analysis, legal compliance, staffing, purchasing and vendor relations, department re-organization, new product roll out, and targeted learning.
I've been writing in the high-tech industry for 20 years, creating a variety of deliverables including technical manuals, marketing collateral, and sales material. I have impeccable writing and editing skills. I am highly proficient in all the standard desktop office and authoring applications, including Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, InDesign, FrameMaker, PhotoShop, PageMaker, Acrobat, QuarkXPress, and various HTML editors and Web layout applications.
Based in the US, I'm looking to expand my current clientele and broaden the categories of business and writing services I typically provide. My experience includes technical management, project management, product management, marketing, and technical/creative writing. I have significant experience in creating/modifying/editing technical documentation (user guides, case studies, white papers, etc.) for software and hardware companies as well as writing/ghostwriting small business and corporate blogs. I am skilled in all Adobe products (particularly FrameMaker and Robohelp) in addition to the obvious Microsoft Office products. I frequently work in WordPress and have some experience with MadCap Flare as well.
I'm a versatile writer and editor whose experience includes technical communication, technical marketing, and more. I also edit dissertations and other materials, in addition to teaching privately. I welcome the opportunity to work with writers whose native language is not English and who seek help with U.S. English. I am based near Washington DC. I'm open to long- and short-term contracts and project work.