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Technical Writer

Location:
Apex, North Carolina, United States
Posted:
October 05, 2016

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Julia Margaret Davis

919-***-**** (H) 919-***-**** (C)

https://www.linkedin.com/in/julia-davis-83521a19

Email: acwxb3@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

Technical Writer skilled in creating content for general education and IT-related training industries.

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

10+ years of writing and editing experience in a variety of contexts: research, composition, and refinement of technological, literary, historical, or topical reference articles for the scholastic community; creation, development, and refinement of college-level instructional materials; revision of existing documents in a variety of formats, including user manuals, annual reports, presentations, tutorials, and Web content.

Excel at topical research to gather information, identify relevant data and audiences, and write documents that are clear and user friendly. Comfortable with reading technological jargon and adept at adapting industry-specific language to a more general audience.

Thorough knowledge of Chicago Manual of Style, AP Stylebook, and MLA Stylebook.

Superior communication and presentation abilities. Maintain web pages through LinkedIn and WordPress.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

LANGUAGES: XML, HTML

PROGRAMS: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, OneNote); Adobe Acrobat Pro; Adobe FrameMaker, Illustrator, Photoshop, GIMP; Reaper, Audacity.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2009-2016. Adjunct Instructor, ITT-Technical Institute.

1996-2012. Contributor, Salem Press, Pasadena, CA.

1999-2000. Teaching Assistant, English Department, Duquesne University,

Pittsburgh, PA.

1997-1999. Editorial Assistant, English Department, Duquesne University,

Pittsburgh, PA.

1992-1997. Teaching Assistant, English Department, NCSU, Raleigh, NC.

EDUCATION

M.A. in English. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.

B.A. (cum laude) North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Meyers, J. (2013). Computer-aided design and manufacturing. In D. R. Franceschetti (Ed.), Applied Science: Technology. Pasadena: Salem Press.

Meyers, J. (2013). Magnetic Storage. In D. R. Franceschetti (Ed.), Applied Science: Technology. Pasadena: Salem Press.

Meyers, J. (2011). Benjamin Franklin. In A. K. Benson, (Ed.), Great Lives from History: The Incredibly Wealthy. Pasadena: Salem Press.

Meyers, J. (2011). Andrew Carnegie. In A. K. Benson, (Ed.), Great Lives from History: The Incredibly Wealthy. Pasadena: Salem Press.

Meyers, J. (2010). Dual Citizenship. Encyclopedia of American Immigration. Pasadena: Salem Press.

Meyers, J. (2010). Credit Ticket System. Encyclopedia of American Immigration. Pasadena: Salem Press.

Meyers J. (2009). Babbage, Charles. In A. K. Benson, (Ed.), Great Lives from History: Inventors and Inventions. Pasadena: Salem Press.

Meyers J. (2009). Tesla, Nikola. In A. K. Benson, (Ed.), Great Lives from History: Inventors and Inventions. Pasadena: Salem Press.



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