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Carolyn W. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 28, 2011

Carolyn W.

Degreed writer with over 13 years experience
   United States

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $35

Although I am new to Elance, I have over 13 years experience as a self-employed technical writer. Past/current clients include companies such as Prudential, Baskin-Robbins USA, Dunkin' Donuts, Space Photonics, Inc., & Leitch, Inc. Industry experience includes retail, QSR, broadcast electronics, computer hardware/software, military/NASA, internet/web, academic, agriculture, financial and more.

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Skills (5)

Tested
Technical Writing
Adobe Dreamweaver
Corel Ventura 10
Microsoft Word
Adobe FrameMaker

Service Description

I hold a bachelor's degree in English, and have formal education & training (6 years) in aviation electronics theory and practice. My university education also includes significant coursework and practice in Secondary Education and Teaching. I have also formally studied Spanish in an overseas environment, and am completely fluent (read/write/speak).

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Employment

Self-employed
Technical writer/project manager
1995 - Present
Self-employed writer specializing in communications services and technical writing for client corporations in the United States and Canada. Managed long-term documentation and presentation...
United States Naval Reserve
Public Relations Support, Pentagon
2001 - 2001
Performed daily nationwide searches for relevant news articles, compiled lists and databases of articles, summarized findings, and prepared for use by Public Relations officers for briefings....
Leitch, Inc.
Staff technical writer
1995 - 1996
Wrote user's manuals and technical reference manuals for broadcast electronics equipment. Created computer graphics for use in manuals. Worked closely with R & D and sales teams to create...
United States Navy
Aviation Electronics Technician Supervisor/Training Manager
1986 - 1992
Maintained and repaired communications, navigation and other electronic systems on both fixed and rotary wing naval aircraft. Assisted field service representatives from defense contractors with...

Education

St. Mary's College of Maryland
Bachelor of Arts in English
1988 - 1992
Naval Air Technical Training Center
Associate of Science (equiv) in Electronics
1987 - 1988

Keywords

technical writer
electronics
software
military
Framemaker
training
manuals
feasibility studies
SBIR
agriculture
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