Stephanie S
Writer #16568
Austin, TX - Texas
Joined 8/18/2016
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Stephanie is a seasoned writer/editor with more than 20 years of experience writing for diverse audiences to inform, instruct, influence, entertain, and sell. While her most extensive experience is in technical writing and editing, she also has experience writing and editing hard news stories, feature articles, blog and opinion pieces, marketing collaterals, and sales proposals. In addition, she has created and managed content for a large, non-profit website, and participated in several web redesign projects. As a freelancer, she has experience writing self-help articles and ghostwriting autobiographical content. Stephanie is gifted with left-brain logic and right-brain creativity. She prides herself in her ability to find and connect readers with the “nugget” of information most valuable to them.
Publishing
High Tech
Web Page
Non Profit

Stephanie S's Web Page Product Experience

201 Projects Completed

Stephanie has experience writing and editing an array of assets. These include but are not limited to: advertisements, articles, banner ads, blog posts, books, brochures, data sheets, direct-mail copy, email copy, Facebook posts, proposals, newsletter content, presentations, product descriptions, web pages, webinars, white papers.

Specialties

technical writing and editing, journalism, features, blogs, opinion pieces, marketing, proposals, web writing and editing

Interests

science, health, medicine, biotechnology, psychology, art, cooking, gardening

Education

Texas A&M University

As a student at Texas A&M, Stephanie was a columnist for the student newspaper, where she wrote a weekly opinion column. She was also on the Dean's List while at A&M and graduated with an overall GPA of 3.25.

High Tech

102 Projects Completed

In the high-tech industry, Stephanie has held the following positions: technical writer, technical editor, team lead, editorial advisor, corporate proposals manager, backup documentation strategist, and committee contributor. As a technical writer and editor in the high-tech arena, Stephanie has written and edited the following: end-user documentation for enterprise hardware and software products, white papers, technical briefs, web-based training content, online help, web-based marketing newsletters, and corporate proposals. As a team lead, she was responsible for leading teams of writers, editors, and illustrators in developing documentation sets for multiple enterprise products. As backup documentation strategist, she assisted in developing strategies for enterprise storage documentation. As an active member of multiple committees, Stephanie contributed to a variety of committees and focus groups dedicated to improving content management, maintaining corporate style, and developing documentation business processes.

Publishing

100 Projects Completed

In the publishing industry, Stephanie has held the following positions: newspaper reporter, photojournalist, features editor, and editor. As reporter and editor for a daily newspaper, she was responsible for covering news events, conducting interviews, writing articles, and taking photographs. As features editor for a daily newspaper, she was responsible for the design, layout, and content of a bi-weekly feature section. She was also responsible for a weekly opinion column.

Non Profit

25 Projects Completed

In the non-profit industry, Stephanie held the position of online editor for the parenting portion of the website. In that role, she was responsible for: creating new web areas and features; editing, maintaining, and refreshing content; ensuring compliance with editorial standards; overseeing navigation, information architecture, and user interface issues; soliciting, editing, and posting content from freelancers; writing web articles; implementing search engine optimization (SEO); moderating discussion boards; working with website audience owners to develop content strategies; and contributing to an organization-wide web redesign effort.

Web Page

201 Projects Completed

Stephanie has experience writing and editing an array of assets. These include but are not limited to: advertisements, articles, banner ads, blog posts, books, brochures, data sheets, direct-mail copy, email copy, Facebook posts, proposals, newsletter content, presentations, product descriptions, web pages, webinars, white papers.

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