Chuck Cooley

Technical Communicator /\ Software Guru /\ Web Guy

SUMMARY:

Technical Writer with over 15 years' experience in both start-up and established companies. Skills include DITA, HTML, Perl, PHP, SQL, UNIX, long document production, and editing. A self-starter who approaches every project as an opportunity.

OBJECTIVES:

IDEAL JOB:

Creating and developing a lively product documentation web site, with some colleague training for variety.
Tell me the project objectives, stand back, and let me get the job done ahead of schedule.

IDEAL COMPANY:

A small, tightly-knit, technology company (or group) where I can contribute for five years or more.

SKILLS:

Web site development (PERL, ASP, PHP, SQL, XML, Javascript)
Expert - Currently used (10 years)
HTML (with and without DreamWeaver)
Expert - Currently used (10 years)
Technical Writing and Editing (using FrameMaker, DITA, CorelDraw, Acrobat and just about anything else)
Expert - Currently used (18 years)
Computer operations (Windows, UNIX, Linux, DOS, TACL, Lotus Notes, Norton diagnostics, Office suites)
Expert - Currently used (18 years)
It's not about the tools, it's about my ability learn and use them.

EXPERIENCE:

Lead Technical Communicator ◊ 1999 - Present ADP/SIS Wheat Ridge Colorado

Accomplishments:

Webmaster ◊ 1996 - 1999 Insession Inc. Boulder Colorado

Contract Technical Writer ◊ 1994 - 1996 StorageTek, USWest, and other companies Denver Colorado

Documentation Technician ◊ 1991 - 1994 International Language Engineering Boulder Colorado

Computer Systems Manager ◊ 1989 - 1991 Sceptor Inc. Boulder Colorado

EDUCATION:

Bachelor's Degree - Journalism - University of Colorado - 1987
  Studies in physics, philosophy, and English literature

Freshman Studies - Physics/EE - Rose Hulman Institute of Technology - 1984
  Calculus, PASCAL, Mechanical Drawing

PARTICULARS

Desired Salary: $75k
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Date of Availability: Within one month
Work Status: I am authorized to work in this country for any employer.
Target Job Titles: Technical Communicator, Application Support Specialist, Web Guy
Desired Status: Full-Time
Location: Northwest Denver (north of US-6 and west of I-25, downtown OK)
References: John Lahr (current co-worker - 2MB PDF)
Ivy Dodd (previous boss - 4MB PDF)

CONTACT:



Resume available for download in RTF, PDF, and TXT formats.

cooley.chuck@gmail.com
303 410 1083 (Evenings)
303 590 6138 (Daytime)
10437 Nelson Court
Westminster, CO 80021

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