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Douglas S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 1, 2012

Douglas S.

Technical Communication Leads Success
   United States
  |   Macomb, MI
  |  3:24 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $16

With an English degree from the University of Michigan and a Masters in creative writing from the University of Alaska, I have spent the last 15 years working as a technical communicator. The past 10 years have been spent as a researcher and writer for an energy company. I have been involved with documenting rocket research for NASA and JPL and been the editor for multi-million dollar Department of Energy grant proposals. I currently teach professional and technical writing courses for Ashford University and research writing courses for the...

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Service Description

I provide editing and writing services as required, but approach projects with a clear and defined planned project approach. As part of a job estimate, I establish with my clients a clear requirements definition, delivery project milestones and project completion timeline. Every project is managed to the plan so my client's expectations are met.

I provide the following services:
Technical writing
Professional writing
Proofreading (helping correct existing content)
Editing (combining work from disparate sources into a manuscript with a single voice)
Research and report development services
Business process design and documentation
Instructional documents
Procedural documents

I also have graphic design, photographic and illustrator resources available for projects.

I will work on projects as simple as manuscript proofreading to full publication projects.

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Employment

Universty of Phoenix
Online Instructor
2010 - Present
I teach writing and literature courses: ENG315 - Business & Professional Writing COM340 - Technical Writing COM200 - Interpersonal Communication COM360 - Advanced Communications in Society...
University of Phoenix
Instructor
2008 - Present
I teach research writing, which focuses on how to complete research from diverse sources, not just the Web, and how to properly craft a paper to present the research using APA or MLA formatting rules.
DTE Energy
Business Systems Analyst / Technical Writer
1999 - Present
Responsible for analyzing and documenting business process flows, documenting IT solution needs and building estimated business cases for solution deployment.

Education

University of Alaska
Masters of Fine Arts - Creative Writing
- 2006
University of Michigan
Bachelors of Arts - English Literature
- 1990
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editor
writer
technical writing
professional writing
busines process flow
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