111 Fillmore ~ San Francisco,
Phone / Fax: 415-555-1212,
Meticulous, accomplished Technical Editor with comprehensive
experience in writing, editing, and proofreading
healthcare-related documents, including those for hospitals,
insurers, and pharmaceutical concerns. Skilled in print and
online editing; technically proficient in Adobe PageMaker,
Photoshop, Acrobat, Illustrator, QuarkXpress, FrameMaker, MS
Image Composer, Paint Shop Pro, Macintosh OS 8& 9, Windows
95/98, NT 4.0, 2000, XP, MS Office and WordPerfect Suites, HTML,
DreamWeaver, and MS FrontPage. Fluent in Japanese and English,
Certified Writing and Editing.
GOLD COAST HEAL TH, San Francisco,
California, 1997 - Present
Senior Technical Editor
Perform comprehensive editing
services on strategic, financial, actuarial, clinical,
operational, and analytic reports for hospitals, IDSs, PHOs,
IPAs, HMOs, insurers, and pharmaceutical companies.
Provided in-house and client
technical support by writing and editing manuals,
installation guides, and help files on a multitude of
custom-developed software and system packages.
Produced company's quarterly
newsletter, including writing, editing, and proofreading
Compiled, edited, and proofread
articles, case studies, managed care market profiles, and
Composed and edited web pages and
scientific, technical, and medical materials.
Wrote and edited acceptance / test
procedures and qualifications test procedures for SAS and
other custom-developed programs and packages.
Contributed to the editing, writing,
and design of company Internet and Extranet websites.
Designed in-house and sponsor online
Created multimedia instruction
materials, including illustrations for technical and
FRANCISCO INSTITUTE, San Francisco, California, 1996 - 1997
Culture Coordinator /
Instructed students in introductory
and advanced Japanese.
Organized the culture training
program assisted foreign and national exchange students;
developed marketing material for exchange courses and
Assisted in establishing two exchange
programs with Japanese universities.
Composed and edited advertising
material in the Japanese language.
Coordinated the editing and
production of an English and Japanese information video.
LITERATURE ASSOCIATES, London, United Kingdom, 1992 - 1995
Developed English and Japanese tour
books, including writing, editing, and proofreading.
Planned, edited, and supervised the
design and production of more than 20 annual publications.
Oversaw the content, design, and
production of promotional publications.
Scheduled production of materials
with the printing service, including selecting papers and
Hired, trained, and evaluated staff,
including proofreaders, editors, and translators; made
purchasing decision on reference materials; planned budgets;
revised copy; determined book and magazine content, keeping
audience tastes and preferences in mind.
Additional experience as an
Editor & Translator for the Toyo Language Company in Tokyo,
SAN FRANCISCO, California, Certificate, Technical Writing &
COAST UNIVERSITY, San Francisco,
California, Bachelor of Arts in Communication & Mass Media, 1991
LANGUAGE ARTS INSTITUTE, Nagoya,
Japan, Associate Degree in English, 1988