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David D. | Elance
 
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David D.

Experienced Writer/Editor/Designer
   United States
  |   Santa Fe, NM
  |  5:33 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

Over twenty years experience in technical and non-technical writing and editing and publication design and production.

Author of three third-party computer books and numerous user manual

Proficient with the leading graphics and publication design software, including Illustrator, InDesign, FrameMaker, PageMaker, and MS Office applicaitons.

Familiar with the Chicago Manual of Style

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Portfolio

A music theory journal that I designed, edited, and produced Tools used: Word,...
A high-tech corporate magazine that I designed, illustrated, copyedited, and produced...
A sample chapter from a third-party computer book I wrote about a leading...
An essay I wrote for the music theory journal 1/1 (academic writing)
An essay I wrote for the music theory journal 1/1 (academic writing)
a music-theory book I wrote, designed, illustrated, and produced. Tools used: Word,...

Skills (6)

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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Adobe Photoshop
Technical Writing
Publication Design and Production
Adobe Illustrator

Service Description

* Wrote user manuals and supporting documentation for a variety of hardware and software products, including video display adapters, network adapters, programming libraries, color printers, Windows utility programs, and circuit-design CAD programs
* Author of three computer books released by major publishers and a respected music-theory text
* Created thousands of technical illustrations for electronic engineering publications: schematics, block diagrams, performance graphs and tables
* Single-handedly produced a quarterly magazine for a high-tech corporation, performing all tasks except the writing of copy, including copyediting, illustration, layout/design/typography, and editorial coordination
* Copyedited the work of a large team of electronic engineers, many of whom were not native speakers of English, transforming their heterogeneous prose into a product that was consistent with standard English grammar and usage and with the company's house style


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Keywords

writer
tech writer
copyeditor
proofreader
technical illustrator
production editor
production designer
InDesign
FrameMaker
Adobe Acrobat
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