Editor/technical writer Kingwood Resume - Kingwood, TX

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Last Updated: Jan 27, 2012 @ 11:22am

Seeking Job: Editor / Technical Writer
Position Desired: Editor/technical writer

Cover Letter:
I am an editor and writer with years of experience of documenting software. As part of my current position, I coordinate large projects to completion within tight deadlines. I can quickly learn new processes and software, and I am an excellent communicator with many years of teaching experience. I am interested in finding an opportunity with a local company so I can decrease my daily commute and spend more time with my family. I would be an asset to your company. Please let me prove to you what I can do.

Education:
• Bachelor of Arts (Honors) degree in Economics at Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, UK, 1988-1991.

Work History / Experience:
Current Position:

From April : Editor and technical writer for Reynolds & Reynolds, TX; a multinational corporation that develops key control and car dealership software. My duties include:

• Writing software manuals and help messages for US and UK customers
• Writing Program News articles (a monthly publication detailing new software features)
• Translating Program News articles and manuals for the UK market
• Writing release notes for UK software in British English
• Editing manuals and help messages
• Testing software and suggesting improvements/fixes
• Working with subject matter experts to understand new software
• Managing a large number of projects (-) and guiding them to completion
• Coordinating a team to complete manufacturer-specific manuals and online support

I am familiar with standard proofreading marks.

Previous Work Experience:

. Assistant Language Teacher in Kannami Town, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan for Altia Central, –, responsible for:

• Teaching English to Japanese students in state schools (with an emphasis on American English)
• Implementing and developing the curriculum

. Assistant Language Teacher in Ago Town, Mie Prefecture, Japan for the JET program (Japan Exchange & Teaching), –, responsible for:

• Teaching English to Japanese students in state schools
• Creating a curriculum for the evening courses and developing the school curriculum
• Translation work for Ago Town Hall

Previous Work Experience in the UK:

Assistant Management Accountant in the National Health Service (NHS), Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, -, responsible for:

• Advising managers and directors at North Staffordshire’s NHS Health Authority and previously at North Staffordshire’s Combined Healthcare NHS Trust about financial data, i.e. budgets and expenditure
• Designing and distributing reports and financial analyses
• Collecting data from different departments, working with many managers to collate information necessary for the NHS government accounts
• Relief cashier duties, i.e. responsible for money transfers of millions of pounds between NHS departments in an accurate and timely manner


Skills:
• Word processing, spreadsheet, digital image manipulation, and HTML skills
• Extensive experience of seeing complex written projects through to completion
• Japanese language


Desired Compensation / Salary:
40,000




Contact Information
Contact: Michael Morgan
Phone:
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