I have been a technical writer for nearly a decade in diverse settings. From data management and report writing, to creating newsletters and maintaining a website, to writing and editing, my experience provides me with a unique perspective on both writing and information management. I would love to be able to freelance full-time, but for now having the opportunity to write is enough.
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May 16, 2010|Ghost Writing|Private|Completed
Apr 20, 2010|Creative Writing|Private|Completed
I have been a technical writer for nearly a decade in several different settings. I learn remarkably quickly and my researching skills are well honed.
The majority of my career has been in environmental remediation working on internal documents, regulatory documents, and public documents.
A couple of years were spent working with a software division for a state Board of Regents, which has certainly been my favorite field. This position had the most variety, from newsletters and website updates, to release and user documents.
I have held two positions working in manufacturing, one for a company that manufactures airplane parts, the other a pharmaceutical company. I created machining manuals and took pictures for the manuals (with occasional modifications to the pictures), as well as creating manuals for the division that worked in the conventional section. I also worked in the QA department and wrote procedures for ASO certification. For the pharmaceutical company, I wrote two years worth of reports for more than 15 APIs, including stability, quantity/quality, QA, recalls, and process issues.
With my current employer, I am teaching myself SQL and am already being asked to research issues with the document tracking system since the conversion to SQL 2008. Sadly, the majority of my current position is editing, which is painful and a large reason why I decided to start freelancing. When I find a job that provides greater job satisfaction I may stop looking for a...
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