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Technical Writer Software

Location:
Parker, CO
Posted:
October 22, 2018

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Andrea Boyette

ac7grw@r.postjobfree.com

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Murdochs – May 2016 - July 2017

Started part-time as a clothing associate, moved to "shop-a-tron" - filling on-line orders, and then to full-time receiver.

Stay at home mom to two sons – 1999 - 2016

ManPower, Core Staff Services – Alpharetta, GA 1995 - 1999

Worked as a contract technical writer for a variety of companies. My job consisted of “interviewing” engineers, programmers, hard-side in order to write, rewrite and edit user guides, reference guides, programmer’s manuals, technical manuals and computer help panels. Many assignments involved hands on experience with the hardware. (Had to physically see, touch and manipulate the hardware in order to learn how the product worked.)

ManPower – Tucson, AZ 1993 - 1995

Worked as a contract technical writer for IBM. My job consisted of writing, rewriting and editing user guides, reference guides, technical manuals and computer help panels.

ManPower, Olsten Temporary Agency, Kelly Services, Volt Technical Services – Raleigh, NC 1987 - 1993

Worked as a contract technical writer for a variety of companies. My jobs consisted of “interviewing” engineers, programmers, hard-side in order to write, rewrite and edit user guides, reference guides, programmer’s manuals, technical manuals and computer help panels. Many assignments involved hands on experience with the hardware. (Had to physically see, touch and manipulate the hardware in order to learn how the product worked.) On several assignments I worked in Research and Development (R&D). I wrote various test plans to validate new software products, a video script, and presentations for teaching new software (including a televised presentation). I also rewrote product and design specifications and began the foundation work of writing and designing a manual for a new Computer Aided Design (CAD) software product.

ManPower – Raleigh, NC 1981 - 1987

Worked as a secretary, receptionist, and word processor for a variety of temporary assignments. While my duties consisted of all phases of secretarial work, I also incorporated my writing skills into each assignment. I developed a fire evacuation pland and edited numerous pamphlets and procedures. And for each organization I designed and wrote a pamphlet to provide future secretaries with instructions on office procedures. During this time period I also went back to college to complete my BA in English at NS State University.

Education:

North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC – BA in English (Language, Writing and Editing)



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