Technical Writing Consultant Resume Samples

A Technical Writing Consultant is a professional writer who has the experience, skills, and abilities to identify the technical writing needs of the industry. The consultant identifies and also takes responsibility for creating paper-based and digital operating instructions, assembly instructions, and help the technical support staff and customers. While actual duties vary based on the employer’s requirements, the following core duties are identified on the Technical Writing Consultant Resume – discussing the needs of the user for technical documentation; studying product samples and talking with product designers and developers; working with the technical staff and making products and instructions easier; editing materials prepared by other writers, and standardizing content across media and platforms.

A well-drafted resume mentions the following core skills – strong editing skills, immense ability to write all sorts of technical documents, manuals, and catalogs; knowledge of using the right medium such as manuals or videos for conveying the message to the audience; and exemplary presentation skills. A degree directly related to the area of writing is commonplace among job applicants.

Technical Writing Consultant Resume example

Technical Writing Consultant Resume

Objective : Seeking a Technical Writing Consultant position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : MS Office, Planning Skills, Writing Skills.

Description :

    1. Included participating in Agile sprints, gathering information from technical architects and developers, authoring content in DITA and FrameMaker source files, and publishing content as PDF documentation and compiled help.
    2. NY-Planned, organized, wrote, and edited new business proposals to provide personal income tax processing.
    3. Worked with senior-level executives and technical staff to develop bids on time and at a competitive cost.
    4. Participated in product development meetings, performed usability testing, and filed bugs using a web-based DevTrack tool.
    5. Also provided feedback on various GUI and web-related issues.
    6. Wrote a User's Guide for an internal project management and dashboard tool used to keep track of corporate projects at project, studio, and world.
    7. Created help system using RoboHelp for windows-based configuration builder software application.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.S. In Technical Writing


Technical Writing Consultant Resume

Summary : Responsible for Managing own real estate business, served as team lead and life coach for 10 enrollment counselors, and strategic success plans for incoming students and counselors.

Skills : Graphic Design, Technical Writer, Photography, Technical Illustrating, Videography.

Description :

    1. Coordinated closely with programmers to ensure proper implementation of program and system specifications.
    2. Served as Quality Assurance Editor for Newport News Shipbuilding.
    3. Utilized strong research, technical, and organizational skills to ensure all SSN688 and SSN21 Class Ship Systems Manuals met technical and contractual requirements.
    4. Developed and/or updated over 30 user and technical manuals for Options Mental Health, and developed a User's Guide and Reference Manual for Riverside Wellness and Fitness Center.
    5. Conducted extensive research and interviews of experts in the field.
    6. Established technical writing editing structure.
    7. Defined documentation types.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS


Technical Writing Consultant Resume

Headline : Technical Writing Consultant help files and content management system for proprietary software at Wireless Ronin Technologies. Many customers, including Starbucks Corporate, were very pleased with the end product. Created end-user guides and help files for software applications in legal technologies (tools used for litigation, regulatory inquiry or investigation) and data recovery environments.

Skills : Communication SKills, Planning Skills, Writing Skills.

Description :

    1. Researched, developed, wrote, and edited technical communications for a variety of consumer and business-to-business software, medical device, biotechnology, and computer hardware companies.
    2. Designed and wrote user guides, quick reference cards, and an online help system for diagnostic testing and programming software to program digital hearing devices.
    3. Redesigned, edited, and updated reference and user guides for network management software on UNIX systems.
    4. Designed and wrote quick reference and user guides for One-Touch diabetes monitoring and management software systems used by healthcare professionals and patients.
    5. Designed and wrote reference and user guides for high-end graphics workstations and collaboration software.
    6. Rewrote and updated guides for Windows-based OpenView network management software.
    7. Designed and wrote installation, reference, configuration, and user guides for ATM networking software and hardware on UNIX systems.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor In History

Technical Writing Consultant Resume

Objective : Designed, co-wrote, edited, and co-coordinated successful $25 million dollars technical training proposal to the United States Army for training on Apache helicopters (McDonnell Douglas) Researched, designed, and wrote Los Alamos National Laboratories (LANL) division's qualifications standards, courses, and procedures, which included achievement as first in the entire Lab to satisfy DOE requirements for the implementation of conduct of training.

Skills : Technical Writing, Technical Editing, Technical Documentation.

Description :

    1. Created first-edition documentation deliverables for Linux/Windows-based risk management software.
    2. Designed and developed standards and templates for all documentation materials.
    3. Created a training curriculum and supporting documents for system development and deployment.
    4. Developed system administration guide with introductory, theoretical, and preparatory terminology.
    5. Assisted with GUI design and overall program usability to enhance user experience.
    6. Established templates for new documentation materials.
    7. Designed and implemented SOPs, operating agreements, business plans, organizational charts, network file structures, forms, databases, performing process analysis, and creating reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
G.E.D

Technical Writing Consultant Resume

Objective : Passionate writer/editor with an interest in writing technical documentation, web content, and grants/proposals. A keen eye for detail, consistency, accuracy, and clarity. Excellent communicator, creative problem solver, and fast learner.

Skills : Framemaker, Word, Acrobat, Madcap Flare, XMetaL Author.

Description :

    1. Created a robust online help system using RoboHelp X5.
    2. Serves as a context-sensitive help system for ProSoft's windows-based Configuration Builder.
    3. Created installation, configuration, implementation, API, and user manuals for inRAX, ProLinx, RadioLinx, and ProTalk product lines.
    4. Provided web content and product pages for the corporate website using EZ Publish.
    5. Created and updated protocol driver manuals for the ProLinx Communication Gateway product line.
    6. Contracted by 454 Life Sciences to propose and execute updates, reorganization, and new content writing of the Genome Sequencer Software Data Analysis Manuals for a product launch.
    7. Worked with health care companies, corporations, and non-profits.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Technical Writing Consultant Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Account Management Specialist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Copy Editing, Communications, Website content development, Technical writing, Presentations, Administrative support, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe CS4 software: Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Gimp.

Description :

    1. Worked with the Energy Efficiency group to write the Energy Efficiency program plan.
    2. Assisted with proposal review for renewable energy purchase.
    3. Gathered technical data from eight PNM departments to prepare an Integrated Resources Plan (IRP) for the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission.
    4. Ensured the IRP met regulatory requirements.
    5. Participated in IRP public meetings to reflect public working group input.
    6. Participated in IRP review meetings with executives and legal counsel.
    7. Created documentation for a new product offering on an extremely tight budget, completing the project within budget.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
BS

Technical Writing Consultant Resume

Objective : A professional technical writer with extensive experience researching, planning, and delivering documentation and online help solutions for complex, highly technical products and systems on a variety of delivery platforms. A self-starter and hands-on team player, my strengths include exceptional organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail, and a demonstrated history of finishing projects on time.

Skills : Instructional Design, Training & Development, Trainer, Technical Writing.

Description :

    1. Identified and mitigated project risk to avoid issues that would prevent meeting completion dates.
    2. Created a new print layout and design work for the client.
    3. Conducted analysis of existing product handbook to diagnose progress and challenges in creating a workflow system that was fully aligned with branding and manufacturing.
    4. Trained staff on how to use Adobe FrameMaker.
    5. Designed a new layout for installation, operation, and maintenance handbook for Tempered Water Systems.
    6. Created and modified variables, conditional text, master, body pages for consistency.
    7. Updated the Software and Operating Manuals to reflect new software release enhancements.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
MS

Technical Writing Consultant Resume

Objective : An educational technology trainer, web designer, and technical writer with 17 years of experience combined in both the business and educational fields. Working as a consultant as well as an employee has allowed the ability to work well with others and adapt easily to new environments. Many years spent training teachers on various technology applications has become a specialty and a joy.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Planning Skills, Creative Skills.

Description :

    1. Designed internal project and department Websites for Hewlett-Packard, GSL IT, and Business departments using FrontPage, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, HTML, and some Javascript.
    2. Wrote, edited, and formatted software and database manuals, as well as business processes for Hewlett-Packard using Microsoft Word and Photoshop.
    3. Created online survey forms for business retrospectives; compiled data into comprehensive and attractive-looking reports.
    4. Various Clients Created and edited operating system guides, user guides, marketing presentations, and company newsletters for various clients such as TechProse, WriteSource, and KASL Consulting Engineers.
    5. Created Websites for clients such as KASL Consulting Engineers, Jodie Wood Photography, Western States Realty, and Shearwater Air.
    6. Led group training sessions for software programs such as Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Word.
    7. Overhaul of an outdated Operating Manual to match the company's new document layout standards and content requirement.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA

Technical Writing Consultant Resume

Objective : Author, publisher, and advocate for writers. A former technical and copywriter with years of customer service experience and the self-drive required to oversee any project to its conclusion. I have managed non-profit organizations, a shop of technicians, and numerous interns which demonstrate leadership, but it is my friendly demeanor and dedicated nature that has allowed me to succeed in my career.

Skills : Software Developer, Technical Writer.

Description :

    1. Created a documentation set consisting of a User Guide and System Administration Manual for the company's network element management system (EMS).
    2. Performed QA testing of the EMS GUI, returned valuable feedback to the design team, and entered defect reports via the Bugzilla bug tracking system.
    3. Researched, wrote & edited academic articles for physicians & graduate school faculty.
    4. Edited end-user documentation for software developers.
    5. Designed and wrote user guides, administrator guides, quick reference cards, and an online help system for a custom Web authoring application used by.
    6. Wrote and developed content for Web site and quarterly newsletter.
    7. Assisted in the product design, including software features and user interface elements.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              MS

              Technical Writing Consultant Resume

              Objective : Able to research and compile reference data and analyze all types of literature available to achieve the highest possible content quality. Effectively communicate technical or specialized concepts to a wide range of audiences, regardless of complexity.

              Skills : Training, Technical Writing, Communication Skills.

              Description :

                1. Created procedural documentation for the Software Development Department processes.
                2. Documented the companies IS Disaster Recovery Guide.
                3. Created dynamic interactive forms for the IS Help Desk using Adobe LiveCycle Designer and Microsoft InfoPath and then posting on SharePoint.
                4. Created a New Employee Handbook with basic how-to informational documents and flyers (phones, meetings, etc.) Created Help Desk eLearning modules.
                5. Applied strong technical communication skills to develop customer and operations focused content.
                6. Developed operating manuals for high volume photographic instrumentation.
                7. Collaborated as a Technical Writer documenting next-generation prototype for the data mining component of DB2, IBM Database software.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                Diploma