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Linda S
Writer #50164
Vancouver, WA
Joined 6/9/2020
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4,175 Projects
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Linda is a Technical Writer/Editor with over 22 years experience, working on marketing sales tools and highly technical documents. In the past 17 years, she helped develop sales tools for HP Inc. from marketing brochures to technical product guides and presentations. She also worked on technical reports, procedures, and guides for Willamette Industries, Northwest Natural Gas, Crucial Technology (a Micron company), Weyerhaeuser, Trus Joist, Idaho Power, and Cisco Systems.

Linda is highly skilled in Microsoft Office 365 applications, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. She is also comfortable working in Adobe Acrobat and Adobe InDesign. In previous years, she helped build online help files using RoboHelp.
Legal
Brochure
Marketing
Data Sheet
Presentation
Other

Specialties

Linda is highly organized and analytical. She enjoys tackling complex technical materials and producing clear procedures or communications. She is requested often by project teams because of her pleasant and efficient management style and interviewing skills, quick response time, and polished work product.

Interests

Linda enjoys writing and editing, especially technical tools and guides. She also likes to write procedures and training materials.

For her Master's degree, she wrote a thesis on the writings of Virginia Woolf. She was also a ghostwriter on a memoir, which was published. And she was a vocational instructor at Clark College in the Paralegal program, where she created her own course materials.

Education

Portland State University, Portland, OR

Linda's thesis was published in the PSU library, May 1999. It is titled "Virginia Woolf's Use of Microcosms in her novel, To the Lighthouse, and her essay, The Sun and the Fish."

Marketing

3,000 Projects Completed

Linda has produced and edited marketing tools for several clients, including HP Inc., Trus Joist, Willamette Industries, and others. Marketing materials included brochures, briefs, product guides, PowerPoint presentations, sales playbooks, and more.

Legal

1,000 Projects Completed

As a paralegal in the legal field for over 10 years, Linda wrote and edited numerous briefs and legal documents, and interviewed clients to take their statements or respond to discovery requests.

Data Sheet

50 Projects Completed

Linda helped create data sheets, as well as gather information for others to build them. She edited numerous data sheets to ensure product information was accurate.

Presentation

50 Projects Completed

Linda helped create PowerPoint presentations for HP imaging and printing products. She edited numerous presentations for other writers of these same tools.

Other

50 Projects Completed

Linda helped create briefs for HP Inc. products, solutions, and services. She edited numerous briefs for other writers also working on these tools.

Brochure

25 Projects Completed

Linda helped write and edit several brochures for clients, including HP Inc., Trus Joist, Willamette Industries.

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