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Pat Christenson | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 28, 2012

Pat Christenson

FrameMaker and Production Expert
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL
  |  9:04 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $44

A FrameMaker and Document Production specialist with over 20 years' experience.

Expert: FrameMaker, Word, and Acrobat.

Experience: Illustrator, Photoshop, SnagIt, Excel, HTML/XML/CSS, Windows and Macintosh environments

Extensive experience formatting documents that included complex page layouts; table of contents and index; tables; screenshots, photos, and vector graphics; cross-references; charts; and material imported from a variety of sources, including Excel, Word, and numerous graphic formats.

Non-software skills include technical...

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Skills (8)

Tested
Mac OSX Administration
Microsoft Word
Windows XP
Technical Writing
Adobe FrameMaker
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Outlook
Acrobat

Employment

CTS Language Link
Freelance Production Editor
2012 - 2012
Converted documented from PDF to Word and FrameMaker, in preparation for translation.
Advent
Freelance Production Specialist
1994 - 2012
• Designed and built templates for customer-facing documents (reference guides, system requirements documents, training manuals, and quick-reference cards). • Documented procedures for converting...
VMware
Freelance Production Editor
2004 - 2011
• Sole responsibility for rebranding and converting documentation from acquired companies. • Sole responsibility for checking accuracy and formatting during beta testing of FrameMaker to XMetal...
Federal Express
Template Builder
2010 - 2010
• Implemented new document design for internal processes. • Made substantial modifications during several review cycles, improving both functionality and “look and feel,” and meeting the...
Apress
Production Manager/Compositor
2005 - 2006
• Planned and managed all phases of production (from raw manuscripts to final press files) for technical books in the Apress Beginning and Pro Series. Quickly became an expert on both series’...
Peachpit Press
Production Editor
2004 - 2005
• Planned and managed production for 1-, 2-, and 4-color books in the Apple Pro Training, Apple Training, and Visual Quick Start series. Quickly became an expert on all three series’ style and...
Apple
Print Production Manager
2001 - 2004
Managed production of training materials delivered to a diverse customer base of end users, system administrators, and application developers. Supervised two production editors while coordinating...

Education

Hillsdale College
Bachelor of Arts
- 1975

Keywords

FrameMaker
production editor
desktop publisher
Acrobat
PDF
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Design & Multimedia
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