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Daniel T. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 27, 2014

Daniel T.

Experienced Tech Writer
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL
  |  4:34 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $35

I am a technical writer based out of Chicago with 14 years of experience. I have worked with some of the biggest companies in Search Advertising, Finance, Insurance, and Industrial Manufacturing. I have completed projects in Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe FrameMaker, RoboHelp, MadCap Flare, Help&Manual, Help Maker, Microsoft PowerPoint, Visio, Photoshop, Quark, Actuate, DreamWeaver, and FrontPage.

Most of my work has focused on End User documentation such as user guides, training materials, on-line help, and system manuals. I have...

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Jan 20, 2014|Technical Writing|$1,778|Completed
Aug 14, 2013|User Guides & Manuals|$438|Completed
Dec 18, 2012|Technical Writing|$0|Working
Dec 17, 2012|Technical Writing|$34,192|Completed

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Portfolio

Quick system reference guide. NOTE: Original diagrams have been replaced for...
System reference manual for XML based messaging system used by financial exchanges.
User Manual for online SEO application.

Skills (8)

Tested
Technical Writing
Microsoft Word
Business Writing
English Grammar
Adobe FrameMaker
Quark Xpress
Adobe InDesign
English

Service Description

I am experienced at creating end user documentation such as User Guides, System Documentation, Online Help, and Training Courses. I am a proficient writer and have been writing web content for the past 14 years.

My ideal projects will involve writing user documentation, creating online help, editing or proofreading documents, or writing content for a web site.

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Employment

Chicago Tech Writing Consultants
Technical Writer
2009 - Present
• Working as a freelance Technical Writer on 1099 contracts. • Used Adobe FrameMaker 9.0 to update existing user guides for an inventory management software company converting their application...
CME Group
Technical Writer
2009 - 2009
• Short-term W-2 contract updating FIXML message specification documents and developer reference guides using Adobe FrameMaker and Microsoft Visio. • Interviewed SMEs to identify changes needed...
Google
Technical Writer
2008 - 2009
• Worked as a Technical Writer for Google's Search Advertising division in Chicago. • Wrote introductory guide, marketing materials, and online help for advertiser networking project based out...
FutureSoft Consulting
Senior Technical Writer/Trainer
2002 - 2008
Worked on a W-2 Contract at the Options Clearing Corporation in downtown Chicago.
Greenbrier & Russel
Technical Writer
2002 - 2002
Worked on a W-2 Contract at the Board of Trade Clearing Corporation in downtown Chicago.
Greenbrier & Russel
Technical Writer
1998 - 2001
Bradford & Galt
Technical Writer
1997 - 1997
Worked as a contract employee at Caterpillar Inc. in East Peoria, IL.

Education

Illinois State University
Bachelor of Arts (English)
1995 - 1997
Elgin Community College
Associates of Arts (Communications)
1993 - 1994

Keywords

writer
documentation
editing
technical writer
online help
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