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Terri D. | Elance
 
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Terri D.

Professional Writer & Editor for Your Content
   United States
  |   Austin, TX

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Writer, editor, and project manager who will successfully deliver the content and communications you need, for technical and consumer-oriented audiences.

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Skills (3)

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Content Writing
English
Technical Writing

Service Description

I am a professionally trained and experienced writer and editor who will meet your audience's needs, hit your deadlines, and exceed your expectations.

My work experience includes the following:

- 5 years working offsite for variety of clients (including Microsoft and Adobe). Have produced content for Windows Online, Human Resources, Global Development team, MS Consulting Services, MS Library, Exchange Hosted Services, as well as complex marketing, PR, and video script materials for Adobe Creative Suite 3, Creative Suite 4, and Creative Suite 5 releases.
- 10 years with Microsoft as User Experience manager, Localization manager, Editing manager, and Technical Editor. Produced content for web portals, Windows Help and UI, beginner-intermediate-advanced users, network administrators, technical consultants, software developers, marketing pieces, white papers, How To guides, tools, international documentation, and more. Managed teams from 3 - 60 employees.
- 4 years as Communications Manager for Aldus and Adobe Corp. (desktop publishing), producing a wide variety of developer materials, newsletters, and beta program materials.
- 2 years as Manager Editor in Biomedical Publishing field for Quest Publishing, Brea, CA. Managed all aspects of publishing the Journal of Clinical Engineering. Performed interviews and wrote feature stories for four bi-weekly newsletters - Biomedical Technology, Clinical Lab Letter, Radiology & Imaging, and Biomedical Safety & Standards....

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Employment

Duffyworks
Owner
2009 - Present
Linda Werner & Associates
Vendor - Technical Writer, Technical Editor, Project Manager
2005 - 2009
Ibid Communications
Technical Writer, Technical Editor
2005 - 2009
Microsoft Corporation
Program Manager, User Experience Manager, Group Manager, Editing Manager
1995 - 2005
Adobe Corporation / Aldus Corporation
Communications Manager
1990 - 1994
Quest Publishing
Managing Editor
1988 - 1990
This small publishing company was sold to another company in 1993.
Ford & Radcliffe Graphics
Typesetter - Editor - Production & Graphics
1984 - 1988
Company went out of business in 1989.
Small Farmer's Journal
Editorial Assistant - Typesetter
1982 - 1984

Education

Antioch University
Master of Science - Business Management
1998 - 2000
University of Oregon
Bachelor of Arts - Journalism
1984 - 1988
University of Oregon
Bachelor of Arts - Italian Literature
1984 - 1988

Keywords

Technical Writing
Editing
Copy Editing
web
marketing
PR
medical
biomedical
non-fiction
fiction
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