Technical Writer Resume Samples

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Ebony Moore

San Jose CA(123) 456-7891
emoore@email.com

SUMMARY


Collaborative, detail-oriented Technical Writer with 3+ years of experience authoring high-quality software documentation, templates and user guides/manuals to clearly and efficiently explain highly complex systems and processes.

EDUCATION


GREEN VALLEY STATE
Aug '10 - Dec '14

Bachelor of Arts in English/Computer Science

EXPERIENCE


RETAIL OCEAN, Technical Writer
Current - Current
  • Single-handedly authored comprehensive 60-page user guide for video conferencing product
  • Documented new release of a cloud-based webinar app, including reference guides, operational workflows and customer-facing knowledge base
  • Edited mobile conferencing application release notes to prepare for beta release
  • Write and regularly update standard operating procedures (SOPs) to provide a centralized repository for the company's internal processes
CLOUD CLEARWATER, Technical Writer
Current - Current
  • Completely rewrote 10+ software installation guides in MS Publisher and Adobe PDF
  • Cut the size of an outdated 1,000+ page reference guide in half by removing duplicate information, editing content for relevancy and overhauling the formatting
  • Created templates and layouts for structuring new technical documentation with Adobe FrameMaker

SKILLS


  • Microsoft Office & Google Docs
  • FrameMaker

Ivy Haddington

Lehi UT(123) 456-7891
ihaddington@email.com

SUMMARY


Highly organized and innovative Technical Writer with 15+ years of experience crafting both internal and user-facing support/learning documentation. Leverages background in computer science to write for highly technical audiences.

EDUCATION


CORAL SPRINGS UNIVERSITY
Aug '03 - May '05

Master of Science in Technical Communication

EXPERIENCE


TRADELOT, Staff Technical Writer
Current - Current
  • Led a team of 3 Technical Writers in creating 4 new user guides (200+ pages each) for a suite of property management software products
  • Co-authored the company's first official technical publication style guide to maintain a consistent, reliable document lifecycle
  • Develop end-user product documentation in an agile environment while meeting 100% of team deadlines
CRANE & JENKINS, Senior Technical Writer
Current - Current
  • Created and edited product release documentation for 3 global engineering teams, adhering to different processes and timelines
  • Built a knowledge base from the ground up, including 200+ how-to articles for end-users
  • Worked with SMEs to develop 100+ standard operating procedures (SOPs) for different departments, including the IT help desk and network operations team

SKILLS


  • Microsoft Office (expert level)

Common Skills

  • Illustrator
  • Microsoft Office
  • InDesign
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Photography
  • HTML
  • Customer Service

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  • Adobe Certified Associate
  • CompTIA A+