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James C. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Feb 18, 2014

James C.

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

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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...
Redesigned the website to allow easier reading and navigation and viewing/ordering of...
Client is the book publisher wanted a simple website to highlight features of the book....
Client wanted a secure, easily accessible training site to allow self-paced training...
Designed and created the entire website. Website is built and maintained using Site...
This small non-profit needed a website re-design that was easier to maintain and to...
A simple website for a concept client plans to advance in the future. Created in...
Client is a small publisher that wanted a website to highlight the books they have...
Website redesign to allow easier view/reading and navigation. Content was a joint...
Website I designed for my own small company. All design/content provided by me...
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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Technical Writing
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Model Railroad Tunnels
Web designer and webmaster (contract)
2012 - Present
Designed and created the website including all product photography, all content, and setup and operation of the shopping cart program. Ongoing contract to maintain and...
Fairmed, Inc.
2010 - Present
- Designed and created the company website 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 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
Willow Valley Press
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...


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