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Dru Delmonico | Elance
 
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Dru Delmonico

Proofreader, editor, writer
   France
  |   Veigy-Foncenex, Haute Savoie
  |  10:55 pm Local Time

Overview

What's your story? Let me help bring your creation to life with efficient and dependable editing, proofreading and fact checking. I'm a native speaker of American English with 10+ years experience editing and writing for print, web, video, and training/e-learning for a variety of industries.

I have spent the last 1.5 years freelancing for an e-learning company editing courses and creating video demos. Previous to moving to Geneva I was a copy editor for a pharmaceutical company for 2 years. Before that I was with Symantec as a consultant...

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Portfolio

I wrote this weekly music column for the newspaper the Santa Barbara Independent
I wrote this preview for an upcoming concert with Gambian artist Foday Musa Suso and...
I wrote this feature for the e-zine kevchino.com chronicling my experiences at the...
http://www.kevchino.com/news/hippies-twirling-2-tool-spirit-of-bonnaroo/502
I wrote this short help doc aimed at HR personnel to explain the contents and kind of...
I co-wrote this document explaining one of Symantec's products and how to walkthrough a...
I wrote this document (including taking photos and captioning the screens) explaining...

Skills (6)

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Editing
Writing
E-learning
Proposal Writing
Project Management
Technical Writing

Service Description

I'm ready to take on any editing job great or small. Need a second pair of eyes to run through a document? I can turn it around in no time--if you're following a particular style guide, just let me know.

Perhaps you have a larger project requiring more hands-on assistance--I will help you move your content around, make language more precise, and even improve formatting if Word isn't cooperating.

I am also available to create original content for you that's fresh, concise, easy to understand, and engaging to your reader.

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Employment

Freelance
Editior/copy editor
2013 - 2015
Various projects including rewriting and reorganizing course material on MS Word and Excel e-learning courses, proofreading and editing course material, and creating learning activities, video...
Actelion
Copy Editor/Content Manager
2011 - 2013
*Reviewed company's promotional, training and other pieces--including brochures, ads, websites, convention materials, videos, and eLearning modules--for accuracy and style (AMA and Chicago Manuals...
Symantec
Marketing Writer/Technical Writer
2009 - 2010
*Planned and recorded software demonstrations and simulations to use as marketing pieces: Met with subject matter experts to determine scope, direction and content Recorded product demos and...
SweetRush, Inc
Project Manager/Account Manager
2006 - 2009
Client liaison and project team lead for web-based training and blended e-learning solutions--coordinating with instructional designers, engineering, creative, web production and QA, was...
Kaiser Permanente
Proposal Project Manager
2006 - 2006
Directed completion of RFPs by developing timelines, delegating assignments to multidisciplinary team members, managing progress and overseeing the quality of projects Acted as liaison, problem...
Benefit Software, Inc
Project Manager/Account Manager
2001 - 2005
Ownership of online and printed HR communication projects: Managed client relationship Wrote functional specs and site content Coded sites with HTML and HTML/OS Authored and designed print...

Education

Santa Barbara City College
Computer Information Systems Associate of Science
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University of California, Santa Barbara
Classics Bachelor of Arts
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Editing
copy editing
proofreading
writing
content management
documentation
eLearning development and production
systems training
web project management
print project management
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