Junior Editorial Assistant, Medieval Institute Press
May 2015 - August 2015 Wrote and issued contracts, handled digital file management, performed copy editing during a summer assistantship at MIP.
Associate Web Content Specialist, Independent Publishers Group
March 2012 - August 2013 Technical writing and web content management. Maintain and improve the consumer-facing website for Independent Publishers Group as well as the areas of the website accessible only to publishers and sales staff. Duties include frequent updating of web content through various content management systems, writing and editing of web content including features, blog posts, reviews, etc., creation of documentation and help sheets for typical tasks and processes, and training of others on such tasks.
March 2010 - Present Provided copy editing, proofreading, fact-checking, and writing for a variety of communication needs including academic work, safety manuals, user guides, webpages, books, etc. Past clients include:
Drs. Asa Mittman and Susan Kim, Inconceivable Beasts: Last edit of final proof of scholarly book on the Wonders of the East in the Beowulf manuscript.
Anna Semlyen, Cutting Your Car Use: Fact-checking of the appendix of non-fiction environmental guide to cutting car use.
Hile Group: Technical writing of safety consulting company's website and safety manuals for industrial shipping companies.
Technical Writer/Web Developer, Illinois State University College of Arts and Sciences Web Services
January 2009 - June 2010 Generated and edited content for departmental and faculty websites within the College of Arts and Sciences at Illinois State University; provided developmental and copy editing of online and print materials; wrote and edited user manuals for various software and web processes; built architecture for academic department and student organization websites. Also converted print materials to online resources, such as the Honors Program Newsletter.