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Deborah M. | Elance
 
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Deborah M.

Expert Technical Writer and All-Around Editor
   United States

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

From resumes and reports to manuscripts and manuals, I am the right person for the job. My more than ten years experience in professional technical writing and editing set me apart from the usual applicants. I have a wide variety of writing and editing skills, spanning the medical and software industry to government cyber security for the United States energy grid. Additionally, I have extensive experience in editing ESL documents for those who reside outside of the United States. I take smaller assignments just as seriously as I do the...

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Portfolio

Based on specs provided by a Business Analyst, I composed the entire document,...
Created marketing documentation for potential customers
Created entire document based on specs provided by Business Analyst.

Skills (10)

Tested
Technical Writing
Adobe FrameMaker
English
English Proofreading
Resume Writing
Computer Graphics
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Adobe Photoshop
Photography
Photography
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Service Description

I am knowledgeable in HTML and CS and am well-versed in many relevant computer applications, including MS Office and Adobe products (Acrobat, FrameMaker, RoboHelp, PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Dreamweaver). I am a fast learner and enjoy being exposed to new applications and fresh ways of thinking.

I am willing to use my extensive technical writing and editing background to assist in providing the most dynamic and effective documentation for all users.

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Employment

Facing the Lens Photography
Owner
2013 - Present
Owner and principal photographer. Specializing in weddings and engagements, as well as floral macro photography.
Southern Company
Technical Writer (Contractor)
2012 - 2013
• Maintain policies and procedures for federal cyber security regulations. • Ensure all documentation conforms to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission standards. • Compose training documentation...
Command Alkon
Technical Writer
2008 - 2012
• Extensively research all assignments, meeting with programmers and others involved in product releases, enhancements, and problem issues requiring documentation and instruction. • Continually...
American Society for Reproductive Medicine
Editorial Assistant, Fertility and Sterility
2006 - 2008
• Review all new submissions to determine whether or not they meet editorial requirements. • Edit all submissions for grammar, syntax, and style. • Proofread pre-publication page proofs.
EBSCO Industries
Documentation Specialist
2002 - 2006
• Write, edit, and maintain online help and training manuals for EBSCO products, including websites and mainframe programs. • Consistently proofread coworkers’ assignments for grammar, style, and...

Education

University of Alabama at Birmingham
B.A. in English
1997 - 2001

Keywords

technical writer
editor
documentation specialist
proofreader
resumes
manuscripts
reports
manuals
MS Word
MS Office
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