Document Control Specialist

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Your Name
Document Control Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2021 - Present
Senior Document Control Specialist
Leveraged SharePoint to streamline document review process, improving information retrieval efficiency by 35%
Spearheaded quality control initiative that reduced documentation errors by 80% within 12 months
Designed new documentation system, driving consistency in GMP procedures, and boosting compliance ratings by 20%
Instituted a risk-based approach to contract management, reducing contractual liabilities by 50%
Managed a team of five junior specialists, driving a culture of continuous quality improvement and surpassing departmental KPIs by 15% June 2017 - December 2020
Document Control Analyst
Implemented software documentation best practices, leading to a reduction of data entry errors by 60%
Collaborated with Engineering department to develop a Project Planning tool, increasing on-time project completion by 20%
Improved document management system, supporting 75 users and ensuring 100% legislative compliance for all stored records
Halliburton March 2015 - June 2017
Junior Document Control Specialist
Liaised with QA department to safeguard adherence to oil and gas industry's documentation standards, reducing audit findings by 25%
Executed major documentation project supporting new construction contract, delivered on schedule and 10% under budget
Resume Worded University June 2017
Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
Specialized in Record Management and Administration
Resume Worded Institute May 2015
Bachelor of Science in Information Sciences
Honors: Summa Cum Laude
Specialization in Data Management
Document Control Software: DocStar, eFileCabinet, Microsoft Sharepoint, Document Locator, Docsvault, PaperTracer, SoftExpert
Data Management: Data Entry, Data Analysis, Database Management, Data Validation, Data Protection
Quality Control: Quality Assurance, ISO 9001, Six Sigma, Process Improvement, Quality Control Systems
Administrative Tools: Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Google Workspace, Adobe Acrobat
Certifications: ISO 15489-1:2016 - Information and documentation - Records management
Projects: Implemented a company-wide digital archiving system which lead to a reduction of physical storage needs by 60%
Leadership & Volunteering: Mentor for Information Professionals New to the Field (2018-Present)
Awards: Employee of The Year - (2019)
Your Name
Quality Assurance Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded May 2018 - Present
Senior Quality Assurance Specialist
Devised and deployed QA procedures, achieving a 30% boost in production efficiency and a 40% reduction in errors
Orchestrated a Quality System overhaul, resulting in 20% improvements of GMP Quality Metrics
Leveraged automation to streamline QA processes, improving cross-functional collaboration by 50%
Underpinned enterprise-wide adherence to FDA regulations, effectively mitigating compliance risk
Developed and executed QA projects, leading to a savings of $2M in unnecessary costs and a 45% increase in productivity October 2014 - May 2018
QA Engineer
Devised and standardized quality inspection procedures for new product development, leading to a 25% decrease in production faults
Seamlessly integrated ISO compliant quality systems, increasing manufacturing outputs by 15%
Reduced non-conformities by 30% by implementing robust QA practices in alignment with global standards
Chevron January 2013 - September 2014
QA Technician
Aided in reducing product defects by 20% by streamlining quality check procedures
Contributed to the development and implementation of a successful quality control program, leading to a 10% increase in customer satisfaction scores
Resume Worded Institute May 2015
Master's Degree in Information Technology with Quality Assurance Specialization
Focus on QA Management Techniques and Automated Testing Methods
Resume Worded University December 2012
Bachelor of Computer Science with a minor in Information Systems
Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
Testing Software: JIRA, Zephyr, qTest, Selenium, LoadRunner, Postman
Programming Languages: Python, Java, SQL, C++, C#
Databases: Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB
Other Skills: Test Case Creation, Quality Assurance Leadership, Software Testing Methodologies
Certifications: Certified Software Tester (CSTE), Certified Quality Improvement Associate (CQIA)
Training: Software Quality Assurance Training - International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB)
Awards: Employee of the Year -, 2017
Your Name
Project Planning Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded February 2019 - Present
Lead Project Planning Specialist
Orchestrated the execution of high-profile projects, reducing delayed project delivery by 40%
Implemented advanced project planning tools, optimizing the team’s working hours by 25% and boosting productivity by 15%
Increased ROI by 30% in YOY analysis by identifying and eliminating inefficiencies in project planning cycle.
Worked with 20+ team members to integrate QA strategies into standard project planning workflows for deliverables in the Oil & Gas sector
Oversaw direct report's EPC planning activities and maintained positive relationships with diverse range of clients and suppliers August 2015 - February 2019
Project Coordinator
Streamlined manufacturing operations by introducing efficient delivery schedules, increasing project completion rates by 25%
Participated in business process re-engineering efforts, resulting in 30% improvement in project delivery timelines
Managed vendor contracts leading to a 15% decrease in cost overruns
ExxonMobil May 2012 - July 2015
Planning Assistant
Implemented a document control protocol, reducing misplaced files by 70%
Assisted with data entry and contract management tasks, achieving a 100% accuracy rate in record keeping
Resume Worded Institute February 2019
Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
Acquired project management methodologies as per PMI guidelines
Resume Worded University May 2012
Master of Business Administration - Project Management
Specialization in Project Planning and Coordination
Awards: Dean's List 2012 (Top 5%)
Project Management: PMP methodologies, Risk Management, Budget Planning, Contract Negotiation, SCRUM/Agile, Waterfall
Tools & Software: MS Project, Jira, Asana, Trello, Slack, Basecamp
Data Analysis: SAS, SPSS, MS Excel (Advanced), Tableau
Languages: English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
Certifications: Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate (2020), Certified Scrum Master (2017)
Leadership & Volunteering: PMI Chapter Volunteer (Organized annual conferences), Project Management Mentor at local community center
Awards: Top Project Team Award at (2016), Performance Excellence Award at ExxonMobil (2015)
Continuing Education: Attends regular seminars on project management trends, Member of PMI, Learning Python for Project Managers online course completed
Your Name
Document Control Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2019 - Present
Senior Document Control Specialist
Implemented document management strategies which led to a 20% reduction in misfiled documents.
Directed large-scale project planning, organising and creating a centralised system for document control across 5 departments, which increased efficiency by 30%.
Championed a corrective and preventive action (CAPA) system which resulted in 15% fewer regulatory compliance issues.
Spearheaded records management efforts, introducing a system which led to a 25% increase in document retrieval speed.
Improved quality assurance protocols which led to a 10% increase in positive QA audit scores. June 2016 - December 2018
Document Control Specialist
Revamped the entire SharePoint documentation system, resulting in a 15% boost in overall document accessibility.
Orchestrated successful integration of Adobe Acrobat with our documentation system leading to 20% time saved in editing processes.
Contributed to a decrease in document processing time by 25% through streamlining of validation processes.
Microsoft July 2013 - May 2016
Junior Document Control Specialist
Participated in the transition to a Microsoft Project based document management system, reducing document loss by 10%.
Supported Contract Management efforts, improving document control accuracy by 15%.
Resume Worded Institute December 2013
Master's Degree in Information Systems Management
Concentration in Document Management Systems
Resume Worded University May 2011
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
Minor in Computer Science
Award: Dean's List 2010 & 2011 (Top 10%)
Document Control Systems: Microsoft SharePoint, Documentum, OpenText Content Suite, M-Files, DocStar, DocuWare
Other Tools: MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro, AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revu
Technical Skills: SQL, Python, HTML/CSS, Java, JavaScript
Project Management: Gantt charts, Agile/Scrum methodologies, Flowcharting, Risk management
Certifications: Certified Document Controller (CDC), Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence (CMQ/OE)
Leadership & Volunteering: Project Management Institute (Board Member, Document Management Special Interest Group)
Projects: Led document management implementation for 3 major company projects at Resume Worded, affecting over 5000 documents
Awards: Employee of the Year 2018 at for excellent Document Control practices
Your Name
Records Management Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded June 2020 - Present
Senior Records Management Specialist
Pioneered the use of new records management software resulting in a 30% reduction in record retrieval time.
Collaborated closely with the Engineering department to establish a documentation protocol for new projects, contributing to an 18% efficiency increase.
Safeguarded the company from compliance issues by diligently maintaining adherence to FDA guidelines.
Led the transformation of the validation process with constructive automation techniques, saving 20% time on routine checks.
Reduced company expenditure by 10% by innovating in software documentation technology. May 2017 - June 2020
Records Management Officer
Enhanced document retrieval system interface, driving an improvement in ease of use by 20%.
Utilised Adobe Acrobat effectively to expedite document editing, reducing turnaround time by 25%.
Credited with successfully handling the quality assurance aspect of record management, thereby contributing to a 15% hike in positive audit scores.
IBM March 2015 - April 2017
Records Management Assistant
Assisted in the implementation of a construction safety procedure module, reducing safety incidents by 10%.
Played a key role in document contract management which improved document control by 15%.
Partook in the shift to a SharePoint-based system, facilitating a 10% increase in the ease of document access.
Resume Worded Academic Center June 2020
Certified Records Manager (CRM)
Certification focused on comprehensive understanding of records and information management principles
Resume Worded University May 2015
Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)
Specialization in information governance
Achievement: Received Graduate Merit Scholarship for academic performance
Records Management Software: Contentverse, Laserfiche, IBM FileNet, SharePoint (Advanced), RecordPoint, Microsoft Dynamics 365 (Proficient)
Information Systems: Database Management Systems (DBMS), Business Intelligence, Information Security, Systems Analysis
Legislation & Compliance: Data Protection Act, GDPR, HIPAA, ISO 15489: Records Management, Electronic Communications Privacy Act
Technical Skills: Programming in Python & SQL, Web Content Management, Git version control
Conferences Attended: Association of Records Managers and Administrators International (ARMA) conference (2017, 2019, 2021)
Professional Affiliations: Active member of the Institute of Certified Records Managers (ICRM) and Association of Information and Image Management (AIIM)
Awards: Star Performer Award (2018), IBM Rising Star Award (2016)
Volunteering: Digital Records Volunteer, Local Community Library (2015 to present)
Your Name
Quality Systems Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded February 2018 - Present
Senior Quality Systems Specialist
Curated a comprehensive compliance roadmap based on FDA guidelines that led to a 20% decrease in administrative fines.
Deployed an interactive quality system database, enabling faster access to information, leading to a 15% time saving.
Supervised the SharePoint ecosystem used for petroleum documentation, leading to a 25% reduction in document inaccuracies.
Worked on quality assurance accomplishments, leading to a 20% increase in audit scores.
Led a pivotal project on validation, reducing the occurrence of process errors by 15%. December 2014 - January 2018
Quality Systems Officer
Played a key role in Microsoft Project integration, contributing to a 12% increase in project completion rate.
Improved the quality inspection process, resulting in a 10% reduction in resource wastage.
Oversaw the enhancement of the CAPA system, leading to a 15% reduction in quality issues.
Ford August 2011 - November 2014
Quality Systems Assistant
Assisted in the streamlining of the contract management system leading to faster documentation of contracts by 10%.
Contributed to Quality Assurance initiatives, resulting in a 15% increase in QA scores in annual audits.
Resume Worded University May 2019
Master of Science in Quality Management
Specialized in Quality Systems and Compliance
Resume Worded Academic Center June 2014
Certificate in Quality Control for Healthcare
Part-time course focused on learning key Quality Systems core competencies
Quality Assurance Tools: ISO 9001, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, 5S, Kaizen, Muda
Software Knowledge: MS Office Suite, AutoCAD, Minitab, SAP ERP, Quality Center
Auditing: Internal Auditing, External Auditing, Audit planning, Audit report writing
Regulatory Compliance: FDA Regulations, ISO 13485, ISO 14971, 21 CFR Part 820
Certifications: Certified Quality Auditor (CQA), Certified Quality Engineer (CQE)
Professional Development: Continuing education in Quality Assurance and Control Techniques
Projects: Implemented a company-wide quality management system at (2016)
Awards: Recipient of ‘Quality Expert Award’ at Resume Worded (2020)
Your Name
Document Control Coordinator
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE January 2020 - Present
Senior Document Control Coordinator
Facilitated a Lean Manufacturing initiative that resulted in a 30% improvement in efficiency of document processing, enhancing company’s compliance adherence and operational excellence.
Spearheaded the restructuring of the Quality System, incorporating ISO 9001 regulations and ensuring 100% compliance with industry standards.
Led a team of Document Control Specialists, fostering a culture of Continuous Improvement and GMP adherance, resulting in a 15% boost in productivity.
Implemented a SharePoint-based Document Management system, improving data retrieval times by 40%.
Mitigated risk for the organization by driving a Quality Assurance initiative that saved $300,000 in potential regulatory fines.
Johnson & Johnson July 2017 - December 2019
Document Control Coordinator
Applied law librarianship principles to enhance document archival process, reducing retrieval times by 25%.
Maintained compliance with FDA regulations, and oversaw a 10% reduction in quality control issues in the manufacturing process.
Conducted training in ISO standards and Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for a team of 10, improving overall team compliance.
Resume Worded April 2014 - June 2017
Document Control Analyst
Played a key role in document digitization process that led to a 20% reduction in paperwork and storage costs.
Managed engineering project documentation, ensuring timely and accurate iterations.
Resume Worded University January 2017
Master of Business Administration - Project Management
Emphasis on Document Control Systems, Record Management and Quality Assurance
Resume Worded Institute May 2014
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Information Systems
Minor in Computer Science
Achievements: Awarded Resume Worded Academic Merit Scholarship
Document Control Packages: Documentum, OpenText, BlueCielo ECM, SharePoint, Analyst's Notebook, PTC Windchill
Compliance Systems: ISO 9001, FDA, ICH QC Guidelines, CGMP, CAPA (Corrective and Preventive Action)
Software Tools: Microsoft Office Suite (Expert), Adobe Acrobat Pro (Expert), AutoCAD (Competent)
Business Applications: ERP Systems (SAP, Oracle), Visio, JIRA
Certifications: Certified Document Control Professional (CDCP, 2021), Associate's Certificate in Project Management (George Washington University, 2017)
Leadership & Volunteering: Chair, Resume Worded Community Outreach Program (2017-Present), Mentor, Business Administration Students Association (2014-2016)
Projects: Designed and implemented a comprehensive Document Control System at, resulting in a 30% increase in operational efficiency
Professional Development: Regular attendee of the Annual Conference for Document Control Specialists, participant in continual learning opportunities related to Document Control Best Practices
Your Name
Document Control Specialist
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE February 2019 - Present
Senior Document Control Specialist
Propagated a culture of 5S and continuous improvement across organization, resulting in 15% improvement in document accuracy and a 28% reduction in errors.
Led digital transition of medical devices documentation while ensuring compliance with FDA and other industry standards, netting in a 45% efficiency gain.
Managed quality control processes, contributing to an advancement of 20% in overall manufacturing quality.
Spearheaded SharePoint migration for entire document repository, saving 25 hours of retrieval time weekly.
ExxonMobil May 2015 - January 2019
Document Control Specialist
Implemented robust SOPs for document management within the Oil & Gas sector, improving institutional regulatory adherence by 18%.
Initiated a Quality Assurance audit that led to a reduction in non-compliance issues by 15%.
Contributed to the improvement of ISO Standards adherence by conducting regular training sessions for team members.
Resume Worded University December 2014
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Operations Management
Focus on Process Improvement, Six Sigma and Lean Management
Resume Worded Institute May 2011
Bachelor of Science - Information Systems
Minor in Business Management
Awards: Resume Worded Scholar (Top 10% in the class)
Software & Systems: MS Office (Advanced), Adobe Acrobat Pro, SAP, SharePoint, JIRA, Oracle Applications
Management Systems: Quality Management System (QMS), ISO 9001, ISO 13485, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
Methodologies: Project Management, Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, Agile Methodologies
Certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification, Certified Document Control Professional (CDCP)
Leadership & Volunteering: MS Office Trainer for the local community center, Event Coordinator for ExxonMobil Annual Charity Run 2017
Courses: Advanced SharePoint Training, Oracle User Productivity Kit (UPK) course
Awards: Employee of the Year 2019 -, Outstanding Team Player Award 2016 - ExxonMobil
Your Name
Document Control Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded March 2018 - Present
Document Control Manager
Pioneered Lean Manufacturing practices, leading to a 35% increase in operational efficiency in document handling processes.
Designed and implemented a Quality System basis ISO 9001, reflecting in 100% internal audit success rate.
Leveraged SharePoint to transform document management system, thereby reducing data loss incidents by 60%.
Presided over a team responsible for ensuring FDA compliance, facilitating an uptick in adherence by 20%.
Implemented GMP practices leading to a remarkable 30% improvement in manufacturing process validation and quality control. June 2014 - February 2018
Document Control Supervisor
Played a critical role in organizing Engineering documentation following strict compliance guidelines, leading to 20% reduction in information access time.
Instrumental in refining SOPs to improve document archival process, reducing document retrieval time by 25%.
Boosted adherence to ISO Standards by 15% through routine team trainings.
Resume Worded Institute February 2018
Master of Business Administration - Leadership and Management
Emphasis on Organizational Behavior and Operations Management
Resume Worded University May 2014
Bachelor of Science - Information Management
Member of the College Professional Development Committee
Winner of the Senior Year Project Showcase
Document Management Systems: AdeptFile, Box, Google Drive, OpenKM, Dokmee, DROPitTOme, eQuorum, IBM Navigator
Quality Control Software: Accupoint, ACI, Airdesk, Autodesk Navisworks
Data Management: Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, MariaDB
Programming: Python, Java, C#, XML, SQL, Ruby
Certifications: Certified Document Controller (2020), Certified Records Manager (2019)
Leadership & Volunteering: American Red Cross Volunteer (2015-present), Chairperson - Document Control Professionals Network (2019-present)
Projects: Led the development and implementation of a new document control system at Resume Worded, leading to a 35% increase in efficiency.
Awards: Resume Worded Employee of the Year (2019), Top Performer (2015, 2016, 2017)
Your Name
Documentation Manager
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded March 2018 - Present
Senior Documentation Specialist
Implemented content management strategies to increase online help accessibility, leading to 80% improvement in user satisfaction
Led a cross-functional team to drive document control improvements, resulting in consistent 30% reduction in content duplication
Streamlined technical documentation practices through Agile methodologies, boosting department efficiency by 60%
Instituted Continuous Improvement practices, improving documentation accuracy by 50% and reducing annual audit findings by 70%
Brought Trizetto Facets and Healthx knowledge to develop software documentation methods, reducing customer service calls by 35%
Medtronic June 2015 - February 2018
Documentation Specialist
Spearheaded quality assurance process for medical devices documentation, reducing potential risk reports by 25%
Scrutinized document lifecycles to guarantee accuracy, quality and compliance, reducing deviation incidents by 40%
Employed FrameMaker for technical communication needs, improving processing time by 30% March 2012 - May 2015
Technical Writer
Converted detailed technical data into easily understandable guides, enhancing user experience by 60%
Engaged HTML and Visio for creating complex technical manuals, reducing preparation time by 20%
Oversaw all stages of document management, improving archival efficiency by 35%
Resume Worded University December 2014
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Corporate Communication
Specialization in Documentation Management
Resume Worded Institute March 2012
Certificate in Technical Writing
Emphasized in-depth research and comprehensive technical documentation
Documentation Tools: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe FrameMaker, RoboHelp, Quark
Content Management Systems: WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, SharePoint, Contentful, Typo3
Graphic Design Software: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, CorelDRAW, Sketch, Canva
Protocols & Markup Languages: XML, HTML, DITA, SGML
Certifications: Certified Professional Technical Communicator (CPTC) - Foundation Level (2017)
Awards: Medtronic's Quality Champion Award for excellent documentation quality (2016)
Leadership & Volunteering: Toastmasters International Club - Vice President of Public Relations (2013-2015)
Projects: Led the process improvement project that led to 20% reduction in documentation time at Resume Worded
Your Name
Documentation Leader
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
Resume Worded January 2019 - Present
Senior Documentation Coordinator
Optimized documentation procedures by spearheading the implementation of content management systems, resulting in a 45% reduction in resource allocation
Revamped software documentation process through Agile methodologies, helping team to meet project deadlines 90% of the time
Reduced documentation errors by infusing Quality Assurance strategies, improving output quality by 70%
Supervised a cross-functional team of writers, editors and graphic designers, documenting over 200 projects within a year
Leveraged Visio and FrameMaker in manual production, improving user readability by 60%
Microsoft September 2015 - December 2018
Documentation Coordinator
Contributed to the development of software project management strategies, leading to 30% increase in productivity
Utilized Lean methodologies for continuous improvement in document management, increasing efficiency by 35%
Produced and edited technical documentation and manuals, leading to 25% improvement in customer comprehension
Amazon June 2012 - August 2015
Technical Writer
Developed effective online help documentation, resulting in 80% positive response from end-users
Led logistics management technical documentation, improving warehouse operational efficiency by 20%
Empowered cross-functional team communication with clear, precise technical communication, thereby boosting project completion rate by 30%
Resume Worded University May 2012
Master of Science - Technical Communication
Specialization in Documentation Management
Resume Worded Institute August 2011
Certification - Microsoft Office Specialist: Word Expert
Gained proficiency in creating, editing, and managing Word documents and templates
Documentation Tools: Microsoft Word, GoogleDocs, Adobe Acrobat, MadCap Flare, Atlassian Confluence
Programming: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python
Project Management: Agile methodologies, Scrum, Kanban
Certifications: Certified Professional Technical Communicator (CPTC) by the Society for Technical Communication
Leadership & Volunteering: Documentation Lead for Open-Source Project ABC, Responsible for coordinating and creating project's technical documents
Awards: Distinguished Technical Communication Award by Resume Worded, 2020
Projects: Led the technical writing team for software product XYZ, ensuring its global user base could easily understand and use the product
Your Name
Documentation Executive
City, Country  •  (123) 456-789  •  [email protected]  •
EXPERIENCE February 2019 - Present
Lead Documentation Administrator
Directed authoring and maintenance of technical documentation, boosting content quality by 50%
Infused manufacturing recommendations into production manuals, enhancing production efficiency by 35%
Implemented software project management strategies and Agile methodologies, improving project completion rate by 40%
Innovated manual creation with FrameMaker, reducing production time by 25%
Introduced an online help initiative, resolving 60% of user issues without intervention from the support team
IBM July 2015 - January 2019
Documentation Administrator
Constructed and edited technical manuals, resulting in increased comprehension among 70% of users
Employed robust document control procedures, reducing document retrieval time by 40%
Relayed technical information to non-technical audience with clarity, leading to a 25% decrease in support tickets
Johnson & Johnson April 2012 - June 2015
Junior Technical Writer
Collaborated on the production of readable, accessible software documentation, decreasing user error rates by 30%
Contributed to medical device documentation, reducing quality-related incidents by 15%
Synchronized technical communication within a cross-functional team, fostering a 35% improvement in project turnaround times
Resume Worded Academic Center June 2012
Master of Technical Writing
Focus on clarity, grammatical precision, and document design
Resume Worded University April 2008
Bachelor of Arts - English Literature
Minors in Information Technology and Psychology
Awards: Resume Worded Scholar, Dean's List 2006, 2007
Documentation Tools: Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe FrameMaker, MadCap Flare, Snagit
Content Management Systems: WordPress, SharePoint, Drupal, Confluence, GitHub
Design & Graphics: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Snagit, Visio
Programming: HTML, CSS, JavaScript (Basic), SQL (Basic), XML, DITA
Certifications: Microsoft Certified: Azure AI Engineer Associate (2021), Certified Professional Technical Communicator (2019)
Leadership & Volunteering: Documentation Special Interest Group (Vice President), Lettered Creative Writing Club (Faculty Advisor)
Awards: Star Performer Award - (2020), IBM Award of Excellence (2017)
Projects: Developed an online Technical Writing course, Consistently contributed to the 'Tech Writers' blog

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