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Copy editor/proofreader

United States
September 16, 2008

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Ayesha Maqsood

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San Ramon, CA 94582



To find a work place where I can use my excellent communication skills and vast experience of working with people from all walks of life.


Senior Online Help Developer

Yahoo! Inc., Santa Clara, California

I was the chief online help developer for Geocities, a Yahoo! web service.

I was the chief coordinator for the editing and proofreading part of the People web page.

Senior Technical Writer

Intel Santa Clara, California

I was one of the senior technical writers for Intel Online Services. There were three of us and we were responsible for documenting Intel’s web-based services.

I was responsible for three-fold brochures that were to be distributed to potential Intel customers.

Principal Online Help Editor and Proofreader

Hewlett-Packard Cupertino, California

I was responsible for editing and proofreading HP’s Online Customer Service web site.

I was also managing the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) web page.

Technical Writer

Cabletron Systems Santa Clara, California

I started my technical writing career with this corporation. Cabletron was Cisco Systems’ biggest rival and so was the second largest networking corporation in the world.

I was creating user manuals and installation booklets for Cabletron’s LAN (Local Area Network) and WAN (Wide Area Network) software.


Bachelors in Arts, Kinnaird College, Lahore, Pakistan

Masters in English Literature, Government College, Lahore, Pakistan

Certificate in Professional and Technical Communication, San Jose State University, San Jose, California

Certificate in Mutli-Media and Production, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California

Certificate in Editing and Proofreading, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California


I am very comfortable in dealing with all kinds of people.

I have always had great rapport with my colleagues and I am very easy to work with.

I am familiar with a variety of software and I can learn unfamiliar things quickly.

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