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Tim McCarthy | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Sep 8, 2009

Tim McCarthy

Feeling Overwhelmed?
   United States
  |   Austin, TX

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $17

I can help. Not only am I an experienced technical and business writer, but I'm also a professional business analyst. I can give you simple and elegant prose that is, above all else, accurate and thorough.

Before I strike the first key for your paper, I will know the product or service I describe. I will ensure that your customers know and understand your product, as well.

My prose is simple and easy to understand. In fact, if the reader notices the prose rather than the subject, I consider the work a failure. I want the reader to...

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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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Service Description

I've been writing about technical topics for the insurance and information technology industries for over seven years. I also have five years of experience performing business analysis and publishing business and functional requirements documents.

I graduated cum laude with a degree in English, and I am a certified technical writer.

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Employment

Mercury Insurance
Business Systems Analyst II
2007 - 2009
Elicited requirements for projects and developed use-cases, use-case diagrams, process flows and business rules documents. Managed sub-project level service requests from business stakeholders....
Mercury Insurance
Business Systems Analyst I
2005 - 2007
Performed analysis on business requests to assess the viability of a technical solution.  Wrote formal functional specifications outlining the business and technical requirements necessary to meet...
Mercury Insurance
Forms Analyst
2004 - 2005
Identified and inventoried all existing company forms and documented their appearance, content and business logic in preparation for development into an on-line, XML-based, format. Developed and...
Mercury Insurance
Property Casualty Underwriter
2001 - 2004
Reviewed auto insurance applications, renewals and mid-term policy changes, and then assessed the risk, assigned rates and calculated commensurate premiums. Worked closely with agents to help them...

Education

California State University, Fullerton
English Literature and Composition
1999 - 2001
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press releases
web content
use case
functional requirements
business requirements
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