Over the last 15+ years, I have written and illustrated literally hundreds of wide-ranging publications for leading technology manufacturers. Such a large body of work demonstrates proven skills in providing clear and polished text, illustrations, graphics and imaginative design. It also speaks to my high energy level and commitment to smooth project management.
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A natural self-starter, I welcome the hands-on research and usability testing often required to truly absorb and explain new products, applications and/or processes. This extra...
Oct 27, 2015|Viral Marketing|Private|Completed
Oct 27, 2015|Other - Sales & Marketing|Private|Completed
Sep 3, 2015|User Guides & Manuals|Private|Completed
Jul 10, 2015|Product Marketing |Private|Completed
I crystalize multiple perspectives and concepts into concise, well-illustrated and compelling communications all done meticulously, and with style and originality. Products breathe and gain life, users are happier.
Typical deliverables might include book-length user's manuals, web content, quick-start guides, training materials, illustrated service instructions, presentations, marketing literature, product labeling/graphics/ID, and more (especially more...!). I plan and work efficiently, utilizing the tools best suited to the necessary research, writing, doc design, illustration, graphics and other tasks at hand.
With my proven expertise in both engineering and marketing realms, I have served as a diplomatic liaison between these sometimes contrasting disciplines. Having a foot firmly in two worlds the technical and the creative has provided valuable perspective on countless projects over the years, and is fundamental to my approach to problem-solving.
Rare combination of writer and skilled illustrator
15+ years full-time experience, all as writer for leading global manufacturers
Quickly grasps new concepts in new fields
Focused and analytical, expert at designing/managing large content projects
Excellent learn by discovery researcher specializing in product usability
Passionate about end-users perspective and their need to know
Comprehensive understanding of publishing process, print or online
Adept at working with new software...
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Christie Digital Systems, Inc.
Lead Technical Writer / Illustrator
1996 - 2006
Created comprehensive and wide-ranging product documentation for end users, field application engineers and service technicians. Merged multiple technical perspectiveshardware, software, optics,...