Technical Writer Resume Example

Technical Writer Resume Sample

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Technical Writer Resume Template (Text Format)

Summary

Collaborative, detail-oriented Technical Writer with 5+ years of experience authoring high-quality software documentation, templates and user guides/manuals to clearly and efficiently explain highly complex systems and processes.

Education

University of Virginia

B.A. in English Literature

Class of 2011

South Florida University

M.A. in English Language

Class of 2016

Skills

  • Ability to write clearly
  • Facility with technology
  • Talent in showing ideas graphically
  • Ability to interact with
  • SMEs
  • Writing clearly, concisely, and precisely

Career Progression & Accomplishments

TECHNICAL WRITER

LKJI, 2013-2016

  • Submitted draft SOPs to management for final approval and processing
  • Gathered pertinent information to draft SOPs
  • Prepared Technical Documentation
  • Contributed ideas and suggestions to the team and the customer for additional policies, processes, and standards

TECHNICAL WRITER

Protocol Link, 2016-2019

  • Designed, created, maintained and updated different types of technical documentation, online help, user guides, white papers, design specifications, presentations, and other documents
  • Created content including white papers, technical bulletins, installation instructions, video scripts, blogs, and social media postings

 

Average Salary for Technical Writer Job

Technical Writer
Salaries
$58,884
National Average

min
max
 
$40k
$86k
 
Salary
$40k – $86k
 
Bonus$517 – $8k
 
Profit Sharing
$495 – $10k
 
Commission$0 – $2k
 
Total Pay
$38k – $89k
 

***Data are taken from payscale.com


 

Good Skills to Include on Technical Writer Resume

  1. Ability to quickly learn and understand complex topics
  2. Writing documentation and procedural materials for multiple audiences
  3. Written and verbal communication skills, with a keen eye for detail
  4. MS Office and other document editing software
  5. Documentation skills with strong attention to detail

 

Resume Action Words for Technical Writer

Authored
Developed
Analyzed
Participated
Managed
Compiled
Provided
Lead
Wrote
Carried out
Designed
Performed
Created
Reviewed
Updated
 

Common Certificates for Technical Writer Resume

  • CPTC certification
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