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Joel B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 21, 2012

Joel B.

Very experienced (senior) Technical Writer
   Canada
  |   langley, british columbia
  |  1:57 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $27

I am an accomplished senior Technical Writer with over 12 years experience with various industries. I specialize in writing for Technology companies but have done Marketing writing and some Travel writing as well. I also graduated from BCIT in Computer Systems Technology so have a programming background as well as a writing background (from SFU). I have done a lot of print writing but am now focusing on more of the Online Help, Media and Training aspects of my profession and spent a lot of time creating videos or Webinars for customers and...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Adobe FrameMaker
PageMaker 7.0
Adobe Photoshop
Microsoft Visio
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Business Writing
Content Writing
HTML5
Computer Skills
adobe captivate 6

Employment

Vivonet Inc.
Technical Communicator
2010 - Present
Current full-time position
Wolf Medical Systems
Technical Writer
2008 - 2010
Worked as the sole Technical Writer on various projects including an ongoing Installation Guide and Implementation Guide that was used by on-site installers for the hardware and network setup, and...
AeroInfo Systems
Technical Writer (contract)
2008 - 2008
6 month contract. Worked with a small team of writers at our local office to produce documentation for aircraft maintenance software. We focused primarily on putting out Online Help, along with...
Eclipsys Corporation
Technical Writer
2005 - 2008
Worked with a large team (approximately 34), both local and remote, to produce both print and Online Help documentation, along with Release and Hotfix guides. I was responsible for 4 full-time...
Televiewer Systems
Technical Writer
2003 - 2005
Worked with TLV Systems multiple times since November 2003, creating a new Installation and User product manual for three products and then updating these manuals as the products expanded or were...
INETCO Systems
Technical Writer
1999 - 2005
Worked as the sole Technical Writer designing and writing software manuals for financial products. Over the six years I was promoted from a junior position (Technical Writer I) to a project...

Education

Simon Fraser University
Technical Communications Program
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British Columbia Institute of Technology
Computer Systems Technology
- 1999

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