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James C. | Elance
 
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James C.

Technical writing and editing plus web design
   United States
  |   Modesto, CA
  |  4:23 am Local Time

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Minimum Hourly Rate $35

With an extensive background as a technician, manager, and writer, I provide exceptional technical writing and editing services at reasonable rates. Since the world is now more net- oriented, I also provide services in the related fields of web design and SEO..

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The client sells merchant processing (credit card) services and wanted a website to...
http://www.fairmed.com
Redesigned the website to allow easier reading and navigation and viewing/ordering of...
http://www.blackbirdvision.com
Client is the book publisher wanted a simple website to highlight features of the book....
http://willowvalleypress.com/et/index.html
Client wanted a secure, easily accessible training site to allow self-paced training...
http://isrtraining.com
Designed and created the entire website. Website is built and maintained using Site...
http://www.modelrailroadtunnels.com
This small non-profit needed a website re-design that was easier to maintain and to...
http://www.norcalpa.org
A simple website for a concept client plans to advance in the future. Created in...
http://www.stirlingarray.com
Client is a small publisher that wanted a website to highlight the books they have...
http://www.willowvalleypress.com
Website redesign to allow easier view/reading and navigation. Content was a joint...
http://www.wvswrite.com
Website I designed for my own small company. All design/content provided by me...
http://www.jcwrite.com
Sample of my first foray into producing a newsletter. A small newsletter at the...
Managing editor of The Capital Letter, the newsletter for the Sacramento chapter of The...
A quick reference guide I created to help technicians at a food processing plant easily...
A quick reference guide I created to help technicians at a food processing plant easily...
A maintenance guide I developed for technicians at a food processing plant. This is for...
The RAID Manager Guide was one of 17 software user, installation, and operating system...
A System Administration Guide developed/written for Indian Health Services...
A portion of one of several complex technical/scientific reports edited for the...
A portion of one of several complex technical/scientific reports edited for the...
A portion of one of several complex technical/scientific reports edited for the...
This is a portion of the PPT developed to teach adminstrative, management, and...
This is a portion of the PPT on how to write clear/succinct technical and scientific...
This is a portion of the PPT developed to teach how to write press releases clearly and...
I provided the book layout and page design for this award-winning book, "Dandelion...
I did all the page and book layout and design work for this book, "Breaking the...

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Employment

Model Railroad Tunnels
Web designer and webmaster (contract)
2012 - Present
Designed and created the website www.modelrailroadtunnels.com including all product photography, all content, and setup and operation of the shopping cart program. Ongoing contract to maintain and...
Fairmed, Inc.
Webmaster
2010 - Present
- Designed and created the company website www.fairmed.com and continue to maintain/update as the webmaster. - Developed a business plan for the client. - Created two other websites and maintain...
Northern California Publishers and Authors
Webmaster (contract)
2010 - Present
Designed, created, and maintain the organization's website www.norcalpa.org. Recently added shopping cart function for online membership renewal and other items. Designed and created a special...
GID Development Corporation
Technical writing (contract)
2013 - 2013
Wrote content for various marketing documents and content for the website with concentration on SEO.
Ecology and Environment, Inc.
Technical Editor (contract)
2013 - 2013
Edited a complex addendum to a CA Final Environmental Impact Report with several attachments. The project manager said the work was "very good" and he would "recommend me to others, for sure."
WVS-The Technical Writing Company
Technical Writer (contract)
2013 - 2013
As a subcontractor, created a comprehensive, 100+ page System Administration Manual for the Indian Health Services California Area Data Center within a very short time period.
Professional Tax Contracting Services
Technical writer/editor
2010 - 2013
Developed and/or edited technical research and development summaries based on diverse sources, including patent applications, subject matter expert interview summaries, and client-developed drafts....
IA Ideas
Technical writer/webmaster
2010 - 2012
Created/edited a variety of different content including: - Business plan - Training (online training for a live chat program) - Websites - Other business documents
WVS-The Technical Writing Company
Technical writer/editor (contract)
2011 - 2011
Created/edited a user guide for the online program/website www.clickberry.com.
Willow Valley Press
Editor/designer
2010 - 2011
Designed the layout including typography and then edited the book "Breaking the Silence: A Caregiver's Voice" by Francis Kakugawa.
PASCO Scientific, Inc.
Technical Editor (contract)
2009 - 2009
Edited over 100 high school, advanced placement, and middle school science laboratory workbooks and associated front and end matter documents. Subjects included biology, chemistry, physics, and...
WVS-The Technical Writing Company
Senior Technical Writer
2005 - 2008
Accomplishments included: - Maintained and updated 17 software user, installation, and operating system guides for the HP XP disk array system. - Created one new operating system guide (NonStop...
Foster Farms Poultry
Lead person; scale technician
1996 - 2005
- Maintained a variety of electronic, electro-mechanical equipment. - Lead person (shift supervisor) for 5-8 technicians. - Developed a master calibration manual for scales. Rewrote and combined...

Education

UCLA Extension
Certificate
2003 - 2006
University of Phoenix
Associate of Arts
1997 - 1998
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