Elliott C. Evans


Address:

US Mail:
1105 Shady Avenue; Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Phone:
412-596-2204 (mobile)
Electronic Mail:
resume@ee0r.com
WWW:
http://www.ee0r.com/resume.html
http://www.linkedin.com/in/elliottcevans

Description

Technical writer and trainer, with experience documenting both hardware and software. Highly skilled in web technology for the Internet and intranets. FrameMaker expert. Also knowledgeable regarding multimedia design, digital video, and digital image editing. Some light programming experience. B. A. in Professional Writing from Carnegie Mellon University, with more than 20 years of experience.

Education:

Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)

B.A. in Professional Writing, 1995,
with a minor in Visual Communication

Computer Proficiency:

Platforms: UNIX, Microsoft Windows, Android, Linux, FreeBSD, MacOS, PalmOS
Document: Adobe FrameMaker, Microsoft Word, OpenOffice.org, Microsoft PowerPoint, LibreOffice, Adobe Acrobat
Online: MadCap Flare, Acrobat, Blogger, RoboHelp, Google Suite
Markup: HTML, XML, SGML, Wiki text, MML,
Graphics: PhotoShop, Corel DRAW, Corel PHOTO-PAINT, MadCap Capture, Visio
Video: Pinnacle Studio, Roxio VideoWave, Adobe Premiere
Misc: Emacs, C Shell, Perforce, Microsoft Excel, SharePoint

Professional Experience:

Seegrid Corporation

Technical Writer (October 2015 - November 2016)

Siemens Industry, Inc. (was Invensys Rail)

Technical Training Specialist II (March 2013 - October 2015)

Contract Technical Writer

Dick's Sporting Goods (November 2012 - January 2013)

Panasas (April 2011 - July 2012)

NetApp (April 2010 - March 2011)

Dick's Sporting Goods (via Oxford Global Resources) (January 2010 - March 2010)

CoreStar International (May 2008 - October 2008)

ECI Telecom Data Networking Division (September 2007 - April 2008)

Vocollect, Inc. (now part of Intermec and Honeywell) (via Sapphire Technologies) (November 2006 - March 2007)

UPMC Information Security Group (via A.C.Coy) (February 2006 - July 2006)

Acclamation Systems, Inc. (now Ebix Health, part of Ebix, Inc.)

Documentation Specialist (August 2004 - August 2005)

Novar Controls Corporation (now part of Honeywell International Inc)

Technical Writer (July 2001 - March 2004)

PHW INC. (now Siemens Industry, Inc.)

Technical Communications (December 1998 - March 2001)

Computer Tech / International Academy of Design and Technology (now closed)

Evening Instructor, Internetworking 454 (September 1998 - June 2000)

Tollgrade Communications

Contract Online Help Specialist (March 1999)

Learning Research & Development Center, University of Pittsburgh

Contract Technical Writer & Web Designer (November 1998 - December 1998)

ASE Limited (now ASE Edge Inc.)

Technical Writer / Personnel Development & Training (April 1997 - November 1997)

Omniview Design, Inc.

Technical Documentation Specialist (October 1996 - Feb. 1997)

Algor, Inc. (now part of Autodesk, Inc.)

Science Writer (August 1995 - April 1996)

Ansoft Corporation (now part of Ansys, Inc.)

Technical Writer (May 1993 - August 1995)

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