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Technical Writer/editor Resume

SUMMARY:

A Consultant providing analytical and problem solving expertise—ability to go “beyond the bottom line;” highly skilled in preparation of RFP, RFI, and RFQ from start to finish: coordinating/attending kickoff meetings; formatting proposals based on company brand guidelines, and the section L of the RFP. Good understanding of Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program ( Confidential ) security control baselines/ Confidential guidelines. Familiar with eMaryland marketplace and Fed Biz Ops. Portfolio can be reviewed at: www.linkedin.com/in/melbafedwards

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Adobe Suite: Photoshop, FrameMaker, InDesign, Adobe Reader/Distiller, and Illustrator.

MS Office Suite: Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, Publisher, Outlook and Excel

Other tools: Camtasia Studio 7, Pinnacle Studio 12, Quark, SharePoint, PageMaker and CorelDraw

Environment: MAC, PC. HP, IBM, JHTML, Windows, Windows NT

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Technical Writer/Editor

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewed and edited data codebooks, presentation, and user manuals, then converting documents in PDF per Section 508 compliances using Health and Human Services’ standards.

Technical Writer/Editor/Graphic Design Consultant

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Created Web pages for a local Housing Inspector.
  • Created an animated slide presentation for a Government retiree.
  • Prepared graphics for the Confidential Proposal

Technical Writer/Editor

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Rewrote, proofed documentation for the proposed Concept of Operations ( Confidential ) envisioned for the reengineered 2020 Decennial Census field operations as a result of the ongoing work of the Reorganized Census with Integrated Technology (ROCkIT) team.

Confidential, Reston, VA

Technical Writer

Responsibilities:

  • Attended weekly Regional Information Assurance Manager and Cyber security group meetings in order to understand the terminology, and kept updated on PO&AMs that were scanned and completed.
  • Performed quality assurance, proofreading, technical writing, and editing (some documents based on the National Institute of Standards and Technology ( Confidential ) Special Publication guidelines/ISO 9001 Quality Management for the following type documentation:
  • Interconnection Security Agreements ( Confidential Renewals and Addendums) between the Department of Homeland Security and County Sheriff’s Offices throughout the U.S.; and
  • Cyber security Standard, Contract Security Language Catalog that provided security policies, requirements, and implementation details applicable to network - attached printers, and digital sender technologies (ex: network scanners) for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ICE.
  • Proofed and made corrections to OCONUS/Network and High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area facility drawings.
  • Designed cyber security posters, Intel Newsletters, and Privilege User presentations.

Confidential, Beltsville, MD

Technical Illustrator

Responsibilities:

  • Planed, laid out, produced a variety of technical and promotional illustrations for publications, posters, proposals, and advertising matter
  • Created logo, as well as handouts, and posters for Confidential.
  • Captured video, edited, and uploaded final video to the company site for their Hi-Potential employees, monthly Brown Bag meetings and Professional Women’s Group meetings.

Confidential, Bethesda, MD

Desktop Publisher

Responsibilities:

  • Worked remotely for Confidential providing graphics and desktop support for Confidential Rebid proposal.

Graphic Artist

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided graphics for several projects during the absence of their graphics person.

Desktop Publisher/Technical Writer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Rewrote Past Performances, created templates, graphics for Confidential and Confidential proposals.

Desktop Publisher

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Formatted, created style sheets, and edited proposals for the VA and Confidential .

Confidential, Washington, DC

Technical Writer/Editor/Graphic Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Created brochures for the Information Technology Security Program Plan based on Confidential guidelines.
  • Edited and formatted Arc Sight, Proventia, Sensage and Sourcefire documents for Confidential ’ management and employee ; captured diagrams/icons using SnagIt.
  • Also create graphics for proposals; edit, format, and rewrite proposals, reports, and presentation; set up SharePoint 2007 site that housed information/resources for the business development
  • Created monthly graphics for the POA&Ms analysis executive briefings; and edited/rewrote Federal Information Security Management Act ( Confidential ) reports to the Confidential .

Confidential, Washington, DC

Desktop Publisher

Responsibilities:

  • Developed, formatted, converted, as well as revised, documents to include participant workbooks, trainer guides, collateral materials that supported exercises and activities, multimedia presentations, and other supporting documentation.
  • Updated both the Participant Guide and Trainer Guides for LE204 and LE203, making them consistent with all other program books, and created the Contracting Officer’s Representative ( Confidential ) presentation.
  • Work was uploaded and retrieved.

Desktop Publisher

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Provided desktop publishing and proofreading services on Confidential 's Engagement Economics Management Guide and Global Portal Sector manual.
  • Coordinated slide presentations for several sessions; responsible for course registration(s); and room set-up for the Confidential Knowledge Fair at the Confidential Country Club.

Desktop Publisher

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Set up Word template for the Confidential -rebid proposal and Confidential material; created graphics for Confidential 's proposals and oral presentations.

Confidential, Greenbelt, MD

Desktop Publisher

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared the graphics for an interactive InDesign CS3 class for staff members; created slides that showed toolbar overviews, and document.
  • Setup; produced employment ads for the Rocketeer and Lighthouse newspapers (in California).
  • Created posters, postcards, fliers, company newsletter for public relation groups and human resources, testing documents and reports, presentations, and white papers.

Confidential, Reston, VA

Desktop Publisher/Graphic Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed templates for country and post pages of this manual.
  • Coordinated with staff member which photos would be best to use for each post write up; checked the resolution and made to appropriate sizes and CMYK format.
  • Formatted charts linked from Excel to InDesign.
  • Demonstrated and trained several staff members’ procedures on the linking of charts, maps, and photos, as well as indexing subjects in InDesign.

Confidential, Hyattsville, MD

Desktop Publisher

Responsibilities:

  • Followed Section 508 guidelines for the GAO bluebook, testimonies, briefing slides; designed posters, created graphics, formatted text, formatted photos; preflight;
  • Prepared comps for the 2004 Performance and Accountability Report, as well as the inside page layout.

Confidential, Vienna, VA

Desktop Publisher

Responsibilities:

  • Provided graphic design and enhancement, desktop publishing, scanning and documentation dissemination for the company’s proposals and presentations.
  • Also responsible for information needed for 254/255 forms.

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