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Peter Szabo | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 15, 2008

Peter Szabo

15 years experience as a writer and editor.
   Canada
  |   Guelph, Ontario

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $30

- 15 years of experience writing, researching, and editing a variety of effective documents for many industries.

-Very thorough but efficient in researching topics to develop compelling, informative, and easy-to-read materials.

- Thorough and attentive to detail.

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Portfolio

This is a white paper that I wrote to describe to potential buyers the procedures for...
This is the introductory chapter of a small booklet I wrote to help families understand...

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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Adobe FrameMaker (unstructured.structured)

Service Description

For the past 15 years, I have been offering writing, researching, and editing services to a range of industries, including banking and finance, insurance, medical, health care, software, theater, event entertainment, personal development and psychotherapy.

I have written promotional brochures and newsletters for an event entertainment company, a national Canadian bank, a health care agency, chiropractors and psychotherapists.

I have written technical documents such as user manuals, complex installation procedures, and policies and procedures for software companies, a major Canadian insurance company and a major Canadian mortgage company.

I have written training materials, both classroom- and online-based, for a national Canadian bank and leading software companies.

I have also written press releases and media kits to successfully promote a media arts organization, an independent theater company, a karate dojo, and a national singer-songwriter.

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Employment

Heterodox Communication + Design
Partner, Senior Technical Writer
2005 - Present
Developed the following effective communication pieces for clients: technical documents, online policies, processes, and procedures, online and classroom training materials, online help systems,...
CheckFree Corporation
Documentation Manager
1999 - 2005
Designed, wrote, and edited a complex library of software manuals for integrated software solutions in the e-commerce industry. Managed a team of four technical writers. Responsible for ongoing...
Creative Writes
Owner, Senior Writer
1992 - 1999
Developed effective communication pieces for clients including technical documents, online help systems, Web site content, promotional, and sales and marketing materials, such as sales scripts,...

Education

University of Toronto
Bachelor of Arts, English - Honors
1981 - 1985
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