Technical writer sample resume

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Morgan Fisher

102 Document Drive
Smoky Ridge NSW 2999
T: (02) 9999 0000
M: 0400 000 000
E: [email protected]

Professional Profile

Qualified and experienced Technical Writer with expertise in product and instruction manuals. Highly organised, precise and logical, I am confident and capable in researching technologies and disseminating a range of product and process information with clarity and concision. I am seeking a full-time role where I can utilise and further develop my skills.


Graduate Certificate of Communication
Griffith University
Completed: 2008


Bachelor of Liberal Studies
Griffith University
Graduated: 2007

Employment History

November 2009 – Present:
Technical Writer, Bausch Appliances
Lynnewood, NSW


  • Create written content for user manuals, catalogues, product updates, process documentation, training packages and safety data
  • Supply documentation for all projects in a timely and efficient manner
  • Liaise with publishing manager, engineers, designers, manufacturing and retail staff
  • Contribute to documentation and process improvement


  • Identified problem areas and acted as chief writer for a complete re-writing of user manuals for five of Bausch’s most popular products
  • Received commendation for my clear and concise writing and accurate product diagrams
December 2007 – November 2009:
Proofreader/Editor, Holmes Manufacturing Group
Sydney, NSW


  • Performed proofreading and editing functions for Holmes Manufacturing, covering a broad range of their product literature for a diverse selection of products
  • Identified areas for improvement in existing literature and proofread and edited new material
  • Translated technical data into simple, user-friendly language
  • Proofread and edited other forms of written documentation
  • Maintained effective and regular communication with project managers


  • Juggled multiple projects simultaneously and successfully met all deadlines

Technical Skills

  • MS Office – Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Adobe InDesign, Photoshop
  • MS Visio, CAD


Available upon request.

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