Distinguishing Qualifications & Accomplishments

  • Technical Writing
    Wrote and maintained procedural manuals, reference guides, and job aids for employees. Developed documentation by interviewing subject-matter experts and followed edit/review process from draft to finalized version. Submitted completed projects in PDF format for printing and posting to the company intranet.
    Software applications: Adobe FrameMaker, Microsoft Word
  • Graphic Design
    Designed book covers, documentation illustrations, pamphlets, posters, logos, DVD case covers, and cards. Edited and modified photos for various projects.
    Software applications: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
  • Instructional Design
    Designed and conducted classes and student materials for training associates how to use the corporate internal web content management system and Adobe Photoshop.
    Software applications: Adobe FrameMaker, Adobe Photoshop
  • Member of the STC (Society for Technical Communication).
    • Helped the Willamette Valley Chapter (WVC) develop an online survey form to gather information about chapter membership.
    • Received STC WVC Distinguished Technical Communication – Online Tutorial/Training award for the Fred Meyer Payroll Check Cashing Tutorial.
  • BS in Laser Electro-Optics Technology.
    Courses in electronics (analog and digital), optics, lasers, and advanced technical writing. Senior project involved designing, constructing, testing, and documenting a portable holographic system..