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Mary S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 4, 2014

Mary S.

Technical Writing and Translation Services
   United States
  |   Colorado Springs, CO
  |  4:08 am Local Time

Overview

Technical Writing Specialist: with a background in both arts and science I can write about your technical topic in easy-to-understand layman’s terms or techno-speak for an engineering or scientific audience. I have a Master of Science degree in Space Operations (Systems Engineering and Engineering Project Management) and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Modern Languages.

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Mar 27, 2013|User Guides & Manuals|$100|Completed
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5.0
Jan 2, 2013|Editing & Proofreading|$118|Completed
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5.0
Mar 1, 2011|Ghost Writing|$1,600|Completed
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4.6
Oct 5, 2010|Article Writing|$150|Completed

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Portfolio

Translation of a Book Review for a French Blogger
Translation of the Minutes of the Board of Directors for a Spanish Company
My translation of original text provided as French PDF
Original input for translation of Olive Oil article
Translation from the Italian for a Hotel Website
Translation of French Blog about MBA challenge
Includes description, shopping list and original recipes
Book Summary
Working out with resistance bands - landing page and articles
Home Repair article
Article on the importance of using social media on your small business website
Driving contract for teens and parents
Sample user manual. I created input from using customer's demo site
User help page about how to use security features for PDF files
Wrote sales copy for entire site
Tunneling Article (uses UK spelling)
The new London Academy for Tunnel training - uses UK English
Marine GPS technology - choosing the right maps
Things to do in Paris / descriptive writing
Things to do in Los Angeles / descriptive writing
Going on Safari / descriptive writing
Great Diving Sites in Australia
Hotels in London

Skills (8)

Tested
Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Technical Writing
Technical Writing Skills Certification
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Web Content
Fench to English Translation
Spanish to English Translation
Prototype Engineering
Requirements Definition
Engineering Lifecycle Management

Service Description

I write on a variety of technical topics spanning engineering architecture, design and development, systems analysis and systems engineering, software and programming topics, late breaking technologies, new equipment and systems, prototype engineering, space systems and space operations, science and scientific breakthroughs. Willing to research and cover most technical topics. Technical translation services include French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic, Farsi, Pashto. I use a partner for some language translation and some technical topics. I also use a partner for Apple iPhone Development (iOS).

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Employment

System Perspectives
Principal Engineer
2011 - Present
Technical Consultant. Engineering project manager for a variety of new and emerging technologies. Research, develop and evaluate new technologies, tools and devices.
BAE Systems
Senior Systems Analyst
2008 - Present

Education

Bath University, England
Bachelor of Arts with Honors French & Spanish
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Webster University
Master of Science Space Operations Management
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Keywords

technical writing
iOS
satellite
research and development
French
Spanish
Italian
Farsi
Arabic
translation
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maryspohn
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