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Technical Writer Office

Belmont, CA
February 23, 2020

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phone: 650-***-****

OBJECTIVE: Seeking a Technical Writer Position


** ***** ** *********** *** technical writing experience.

International business experience in the Netherlands, Russia.

Multilingual, fluent in Russian, Dutch, German.

Multi-tasking and time management skills.

Advanced user of Windows and Mac Platforms; Adobe Photoshop, MS Office, Visio, GIF Animator, Adobe InDesign, HTML.

Experience with Web & help authoring tools, XML, Adobe FrameMaker,

RoboHelp, MadCap Flare, Agile environment. Familiarity with API.

Strong background in education, M.A. and Online Teaching Certification


Foothill College, Los Altos Hills, CA

ESL and English Instructor 2016-present

SATS, an IT company, San Mateo, CA 2016

Technical Writer

Wrote documentation and worked on the website content (used CMS for

collaboration on the authoring projects)

ItsOn Inc, Redwood City, CA 2013

Technical Writer

Wrote user guides for ItsOn mobile users.

Responsible for FAQ section of the company website (used HTML & CSS)

Involved in QA testing of mobile devices using JIRA.

Edited and wrote copy for the new website of the company.

Ames, NASA, Mountain View, CA

Technical Writer 2010

Wrote and edited articles for Intelligent Systems Division of Ames (they were published in bi-annual Report);

Interacted with project leads, including scientists, software developers, and designers;

Collaborated on the content and design of Intelligent Systems Division posters (used Photoshop and InDesign);

Participated in trainings and workshops organized by the division employees;

Attended conferences held at NASA Ames.

Nektar Therapeutics, San Carlos, CA 2007 to 2008

Technical Writer

Wrote and edited Manufacturing Production and clinical study reports;

Interviewed scientists from R&D department involved in preclinical and clinical experiments.

Researched older studies and documentation, extracted essential qualitative and quantitative data;

Validated data for technical memos and production reports;

Responsible for completion of documentation sets.

Genitope Corporation, Fremont, CA 2006 to 2007

Technical Writer

Wrote and edited internal documentation (Runbooks, SOPs, Installation Guides) for IT department;

Wrote and executed Performance Qualification scripts for manufacturing process of immunotherapy.

Netherlands Business Support Office, San Mateo, CA 2006

Translator & Technical Writer

Worked on the web site content;

Wrote articles on business culture; Performed English-Dutch translation of market scans.

Kerosky & Bradley Law Firm, San Francisco, CA 2000

Translator & Technical Writer

Translated legal documents;

Wrote law related articles for a legal newspaper.

Russian Trade Council (Ministry of Foreign Trade), Amsterdam, Netherlands 1997 to 2000

Translator & Technical Writer

Translated technical, financial, agricultural, marketing documentation (Dutch, German);

Worked with the head of the Trade Council on the preparation of the book Business in the Netherlands.


Teaching Experience:

Foothill College, Los Altos Hills (Currently teaching there)

Notre Dame De Namur University, Belmont, CA

San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

De Anza College, Cupertino, CA

Moscow Academy of Economics, Moscow, Russia

Moscow Technical University, Moscow, Russia


M.A. in TESOL -- San Francisco State University

Certificate, Technical and Professional Writing -- San Francisco State University

Web design coursework -- Foothill College

Certificate in Marketing -- UC Santa Cruz Extension

M.A. in Applied Linguistics (English/German) -- Moscow State Linguistic University

Certificate, Economics and Dutch -- Joke Smith College (Netherlands)

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