- Formby, GB
- £7 /hr
- Available now
Since graduating from university I have worked in the software industry for over four years and have written, proofread and copy-edited technical documents, business plans, marketingmore...Since graduating from university I have worked in the software industry for over four years and have written, proofread and copy-edited technical documents, business plans, marketing material, website content, news articles and CVs. I have also worked on various software development projects as a project manager and as a programmer - roles which demand close attention to detail, clear communication, and a strong grasp of syntactic principles and patterns.
I am looking for writing, proofreading and copy-editing jobs that will engage my passion for accurate and elegant English.
Area Covered: Writing, proofreading, copy-editing
Job Title: Project Director
Company: Jumpwire Limited
Description: I began working for Jumpwire on a contractual basis as a programmer and project manager. I was made a director of the company in 2009. My main responsibilities include distilling inventive features and possibilities from clients" raw concepts, managing agile development projects, designing user interfaces, and conceiving ideas for the company"s own products. I also write business plans, liaise with clients, developers and third parties, and work as a programmer.
Job Title: Technical Support / .NET Developer / Project Manager
Company: Independent Consultant
Description: During this period I was contracted by Crosby Communications to provide technical support and to work on various small software development projects. I gained experience in various technologies and development approaches, including ASP.NET with C#, WCF, SQL Server, extreme programming, test-driven development, and behaviour-driven development.
I also liaised with clients, developers and third parties, and was responsible for proof-reading and ghost-writing correspondence (letter and emails) sent out by the company, website content, marketing material and news articles.
Job Title: Proofreader / editor
Company: Richard Hoare
Description: Editing and proofreading of CV and covering letter.
Job Title: Proofreader / copy-editor
Company: Howell Claxton
Description: Proofread, copy-edited and formatted CV and accompanying documentation for the client's application for Fellowship of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
Field of Study: Computer Science
University / College: University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Degree: A levels: English (A), Computing (A), Maths (C)
Field of Study: -
University / College: Merchant Taylors' School, Crosby