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Gillian C. | Elance
 
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Gillian C.

Writing, Editing & Communication Services
   United States
  |   Santa Barbara, CA
  |  7:29 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I have a strong background in written communication. I aim to assist individuals get their ideas across more clearly by providing editing and formatting services, including application materials and website content.

As a professional in technical editing and communications, I have extensive experience in writing and editing manuscripts, including designing figures in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator and formatting the references to comply with specific guidelines.

I excel at editing your skills, qualifications and experiences to help you...

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Jun 22, 2013|Web Content|Private|Working

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Portfolio

Revised graduate thesis for successful publication
http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2011.0458
Revision of existing project for publication
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0485.2011.00458.x
Research/Writing/Editing of report of novel behavior
http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S175526721100056X

Skills (8)

Tested
Resume Writing
Academic Writing
Microsoft Word
Grant Writing
Adobe Photoshop
Photography
Computer Skills
Adobe Illustrator

Service Description

Resume / Cover Letters
I aim to assist you in your job hunt, ensuring that the completed work communicates the intended message as clearly and accurately as possible. I can work with or without feedback, and am not finished with the job until you are completely satisfied.

Resume/ Cover Letter Development includes:
Flexibility and client assistance throughout the project, from beginning to completion.

Research of applicable terminology to ensure clear and concise communication.

Formatting/Design of resume and cover letter, to ensure it will stand out even further from the competition.

Reviewing and proofreading the completed work to ensure that it will exceed your expectations, and that you are happy with the final product.

Suggestions/edits for experience and skills on LinkedIn profiles.


Editing -
I am familiar with the formatting and conventions in academic writing and scientific journals. I have a keen eye for detail, and provide the following proofreading, copyediting, and formatting services:

Proofreading: Detailed check of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and tense and plurality agreement.

Copyediting: Flow, clarity and conciseness, including transitions within and between paragraphs; consistency in units, figure legends and text references.

Formatting: Revising format to comply with a specific journal style, including section headers and references.

I also provide assistance in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to help communicate your...

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Employment

Wyatt Technology
Marketing Technical Writer
2014 - Present
University of California, Santa Barbara
Program Assistant
2013 - 2013
University of California, Santa Barbara
Research Technician
2011 - 2013
Stags' Leap Winery
Laboratory Technician Intern
2010 - 2010
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Research Assistant
2009 - 2010
Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii
Optical Mapping Specialist
2007 - 2008

Education

Santa Barbara City College
Graphic Design Basics
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University of Queensland, Australia
Bachelor of Science Honours, Marine Biology
2008 - 2009
Willamette University
Bachelor of Arts, Biology
2003 - 2007

Keywords

Editing
Academic Writing
Resume Writing
Cover letters
Formatting
Word Processing
Adobe Photoshop CS4
Adobe Illustrator CS4
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Writing & Translation
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