Technical Writer Sample Resume

Jessica Sampsonite
90 Teebury Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 00000
Home: 000-000-0000
Cell: 000-000-0000
Fax: 000-000-0000
Email: jessica.samp@noemailhere.com
Website: www.personalwebsite.com
Blog: www.personalblog.com

Objective
Assume a creatively challenging position as a Technical Writer for a computer software company in Atlanta.

Summary of Qualifications
  • Creative Technical Writer with over 10 years of experience in documenting software programs and mechanical engineering products.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interviewing skills.
  • Project management skills including planning, budgeting, and publishing technical materials.
  • Experience in completing user manuals, frequently asked questions (FAQs) pages, and web content.
  • Extensive knowledge of technical terminology, trends, and processes.
  • Able to produce high quality, clear, and concise instructions in user materials for software users.
  • Manage a small business with two freelance technical clients.
Freelance Client List:
Red Hat Linux Programmers, July 2004 - Dec. 2004
  • User manual
  • FAQ pages
  • Terms and Conditions copy
JKT Information Systems, May 2003 - Jan. 2004
  • User manual
  • FAQ pages
  • Terms and Conditions copy
  • Web content
  • Newsletter
Technical Writing Projects:
  • Phoenix Database Systems, User Manual
  • OpenSource Projects, User Manual
  • Dedicated Servers, Web Content
Work Experience
Technical Writer: Jan. 2006 - Present, Consequential Systems, Atlanta, GA
  • Complete numerous technical manuals for new data systems and procedures.
  • Interview mechanical engineers for technical data and instructions to produce manuals.
  • Manage technical documents including user manuals, newsletter, employee handbooks, terms and conditions copy, and website content.
  • Manage multiple projects including production of user manuals.
Computer Service Technician: March 2002 - Jan. 2006, Microsoft Corporation, New York City, NY
  • Installed, repaired, and upgraded workstations including desktop computers and laptops.
  • Purchased licensing and licensing agreements from organizations.
  • Produced engaging technical documents including user manuals, newsletters, and web copy.
Training/Certifications
  • CompTIA: A+, Network+, Project+
  • Microsoft: Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Systems Certified Engineer
References: Available upon request.