technical writer editor graphic artist resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary
Obtain a challenging leadership position applying creative problem solving and lean management skills with a growing company (organization) to achieve optimum utilization of its resources and maximum profits. Twenty-six years experience in the U.S. Army and civilian employment field as a Chief Editor/Technical Writer, Manager of personnel, Computer Operator, Graphic Artist, and Supply Technician with a reputation for meeting the most challenging organizational goals and objectives. Proficient in planning, organizing, conducting, analyzing, and reporting results of field office studies. Possess strong research and analytical skills. Reviews and analyzes collected data to compare and project quantifiable data for plans, reports, field manuals, and government standing operating procedures. Coordinate with subject matter experts and suggests immediate and long term solutions to compliance issues. Interprets data, draws conclusion and makes recommendations as to the most appropriate course of action based on results of analysis and application of accepted principles for final production. Prepares and presents findings, orally and in writing, to higher-level management personnel; screening subject matter experts to obtain data necessary to complete documentation. Highly skillful with Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Bridge, and Adobe Illustrator), PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint, Excel, Pure Edge, and CD recording software. Create original documents, posters, and programs collaborating in-depth with various subject matter experts and document owners. Write and edit material for reports related to technical and administrative publications. Highly skillful in graphics, photos, video, posters, and slide presentations. Experienced Editor/Technical Writer with demonstrated expertise in writing and editing a variety of plans, reports, and articles collaborating with subject matter experts. Produce various productions of audio-visual presentations with music backgrounds and sound effects. Knowledge of organizational structure, mission objectives, functions, procedures, and policies. Highly skillful in decision process, extensive public relations, customer service, and administrative skills. Skillful in researching important regulations, policies, and guidelines. Knowledgeable in warehouse shipping, receiving, and distribution procedures. Responsible for ordering supplies and assisting with Property Book Management.
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Work History
Technical Writer/Editor/Graphic Artist, 02/2001 - Current
Aes Corporation Wayside, VA,
  • Edit plans and reports of operational and user tests of Airborne and Special Operations equipment (force development tests and experimentation, joint combined tests, and training development tests) conducted by U.S.
  • Army Operational Test Command (USAOTC), Airborne and Special Operations Test Directorate (ABNSOTD).
  • Review documentation to determine if contents answer the purpose of the test and that all stated issues and criteria are proved/disproved by supporting data.
  • Findings, conclusions, and recommendations are based on factual foundations, logical development and are supported by conclusive data.
  • Ensure that data presented in different parts of reports and/or in more than one format are consistent, that data are significant or extraneous to findings, and that all discussions specifically related to a stated criteria or finding and text is portrayed in appropriate manner, e.g., discussions, table, graph, etc.
  • Ensure that no gaps exist in methodology and that the tables, graphs and illustrations conform with text.
  • Ensure consistency and continuity of text; logical and meaningful presentation; style and use of language; formats; grammar, punctuation, spelling, etc.
  • Reports are written in a prescribed report or letter format and frequently have multiple authors.
  • Make minor deviations to format to accommodate specific reports.
  • Rewrite or recommend rewrites of portions of text to improve clarity and style.
  • Edit reports to ensure correction of discrepancies noted.
  • Monitor desktop publishing and publication of plans and reports to meet milestone dates and provides quality control of all test documents.
  • Provide assistance to test report authors, explaining requirements of published guidelines and inadequacies or errors in reports.
  • Advise on proper treatment of data and facts within the report, construction of graphics, how to treat questionable data, exclusion of extraneous data, inconsistency of data, proper organization of text, proper treatment of deviations from standard format, etc.
  • Question discrepancies in statistical information.
  • Tactfully discusses and obtains approval of changes from author or test officer.
  • Orient newly assigned test officers/authors on what test reports should contain, published guidelines, and significant matters to Maintain and files test documents in accordance with the ARIMS.
  • Incumbent independently prioritize work to meet deadlines for simultaneous documentation requirements and within the framework of established policies, procedures and priorities, and controlling published guidelines.
  • U.S.
  • Army Operational Test Command, Airborne and.
Test Special Operations Directorate Supply Technician, 12/1998 - 03/2001
La Porte, TX,
  • Responsible for researching of employment programs, implementing organizational structure, mission objectives, functions, procedures, and policies.
  • Research important regulations, policies, and guidelines.
  • Maintain records and processes transactions involving nonexpendable and controlled expendable items.
  • Compile necessary data and prepare reports, transactions, documents, etc., utilizing a substantive knowledge of the various source materials and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain files, assist customers and generate daily, weekly, and monthly reports.
  • Maintain document register and hand-receipts.
  • Review authorization documents and hand-receipts and equipment to various officers.
  • Generate correspondence reports and memorandums using word processing software and printing equipment.
  • Assist Property Book Officer with lateral transfers, credit card purchases, and contracting request.
Distribution Operator, 03/1998 - 11/1998
Harris County City, STATE,
  • Supervise and train new personnel.
  • Process all incoming shipments and produced documents for out-going shipments.
  • Operate several types of forklifts.
  • Responsible for auditing and packaging many types of rubber products.
  • Utilize the computer for inventory, ordering supplies, and misc distribution projects.
  • Responsible for receiving and putting away products.
Computer Operator, 11/1988 - 11/1996
Purolator Distribution Mark IV Manpower City, STATE,
  • Provide outstanding leadership and superb knowledge in the U.S.
  • Army and civilian employment field as a Manager of personnel and Computer Operator.
  • Perform extensive public relation duties, customer service, and administrative skills.
  • Responsible for civilian and military personnel management.
  • Process and coordinated performance evaluation and incentive awards.
  • Utilized PowerPoint, Word, and Excel programs.
  • Responsible for employee relations and employee benefits/entitlements.
  • Knowledge of employment programs, organizational structure, mission objectives, functions, procedures, and policies.
  • Research important regulations, policies, and guidelines.
  • Provide assistance to employees on personnel issues.
  • Responsible for record keeping and finalizing actions regarding civilian personnel employment matters, promotions, assignments, and awards.
  • Schedule all classes for safety and security.
  • Implement and enforce all policies regarding safety and security.
  • Supervise individual and group training and conduct performance evaluations.
  • Plan and coordinate daily office activities.
  • Responsible for the accountability of all military personnel records.
  • Process personnel actions, maintain up-to-date senior rater profile on all officers rated by the Director, advise on processes such as time cards, leave control, physical fitness test, reenlistment procedures, promotions, assignments, discharges, disciplinary actions, and awards.
  • Prepare letters, memorandums, notes, briefing slides and other office documentation and presentations using various types of software and programs.
  • Coordinate calendars and schedules meetings.
  • Plan, train, and schedule all personnel.
  • Coordinate typing and produce several types of documents.
  • Primary advisor to commanding officer on all logistical matters.
  • Assist Property Book Officer with nonexpendable property.
  • Provide instructions to personnel regarding inventory and shipping procedures.
  • Assist customers with any questions concerning their request for supplies and order status.
  • Prepare all documents for turn-ins and shipments.
  • Produce daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports.
  • Maintain records and assist in processing all out-going and incoming shipments.
Bachelor of Arts: , Expected in 1 2008
Ashworth College - ,
Status - Computer Information Technology
: , Expected in 1 1998
Dental Assistance, Fayetteville Technical Community College - ,
Status -
: General Studies, Expected in 1 1997
Fayetteville Technical Community College - ,
Status - General Studies
: General Studies, Expected in 1 1991
University of Maryland - ,
Status - General Studies
: General Studies, Expected in 1 1991
Campbell University - ,
Status - General Studies
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School Attended

  • Ashworth College
  • Dental Assistance, Fayetteville Technical Community College
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College
  • University of Maryland
  • Campbell University

Job Titles Held:

  • Technical Writer/Editor/Graphic Artist
  • Test Special Operations Directorate Supply Technician
  • Distribution Operator
  • Computer Operator


  • Bachelor of Arts

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