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Ellen M. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 23, 2012

Ellen M.

Technical and Freelance Writer
   Canada
  |   Burlington, Ontario

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

I am a writing professional with over 12 years of experience software and banking documentation. I have well-developed communication and organizational skills, and have authored numerous technical and non-technical articles and edited a book.

I am strongly detail oriented, with experience researching and analyzing business and technical procedures. I am used to working independently, and am self-motivated.

I am familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel, HTML, and DITA, and am in the process of learning JavaScript.

I also have my own blog...

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Skills (4)

Tested
Technical Writing
Technical Writing Skills Certification
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Financial Writing

Service Description

- Guest blog posts
- Article writing
- Technical writing
- Freelance writing
- Editing/Proofreading

I have written blog posts, online articles (technical and non-technical), and edited a boo.

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Employment

CIBC
Business Specialist
2011 - Present
- Creating business requirements, project management plans, and project charters
CIBC
Senior Technical Writer
2009 - 2011
Senior documentation writer for INTRIA, a company which processes cash and cheques for a variety of financial institutions. Dealt with clients over the phone and in person. Worked with...
IBM
Technical Writer
1999 - 2008
Created documentation for several different products. Created every kind of documentation: Installation guides, Getting Started Guides, readme files, concept, task, and reference files, and F1...

Education

University of Waterloo
B.A., Honours -Rhetorical and Professional Writing
1994 - 1999

Keywords

documentation
financial writing
technical writing
freelance
editing
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