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Shelley Horwitz

S J Communications
Technical Writing

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Sparks, NV 89432
United States

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I'm seeking clients that are looking for Technical Writing consultants and writers.

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Twenty five years experience in the computer industry: programmer, systems analyst, market support representative, manager, consultant, business owner, and university professor. Specialist in IBM operating systems, database management systems, and transaction processing systems; workstations, software development and software development methodologies; the man-machine interface (graphic user interfaces). Developed and managed development of systems for several companies. Authored more than 250 major reports spanning the entire data processing spectrum: operating system functions, capabilities, selection, and use; market requirements for hardware and software; workstation requirements, capabilities, design, and development; software development tools (CASE) design, suitability for particular environments, quality, and marketability. Co-authored and contributed to hundreds of other technical and non-technical reports. Served as lead writer and editor for several reports of more than 250 pages and coordinated the writing efforts for as many as 18 individual and independent contributors on technical projects. Prepared technical and business manuals and documentation from a few pages to more than 250 pages. Publications have been prepared for professional printing or desktop publishing. Documentation has included complex software system user manuals; in-depth business reports, and technical studies for major domestic and international clients. Used WinHELP, RoboHELP, and RoboHELP HTML to prepare online help, context sensitive help, and tutorial help systems. Converted formatted and markup hardcopy manuals up to 800 pages to help format. Prepared business and technical graphics, including diagrams and illustrations developed in Adobe Illustrator and Aldus FreeHand, scanned images, and screen captured images.

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