Society for Technical Communication (STC): Member – Professional & Academic
BA (mod) Natural Science, MSc Science Communication
Training and professional development
Adobe InDesign and Adobe Illustrator (IACT, Dublin, 2018); Copy-Editing (ELE) by Distance Learning (Publishing Training Centre, London, 2015); Train the Trainer, FETAC Level 6 (Kingstown College, Dublin, 2012); Online help development (Armada, Bromsgrove, Worcs.,2009); Information Mapping (Rédacteurs Ltd, Dublin, 2001); Designing and Writing Online Information (digitext, Thame, Oxfordshire, 2000).
Documentation design, content production, copy-editing, proofreading and publishing (hardcopy and online). Copy-editing and proofreading corporate and academic publications.
Technical writing, editing, proofreading
Documents (hardcopy and online). Corporate and academic publications.
Hardware, software, IT, finance, security, education, e-learning and telecommunications.
Corporate: Cape Technologies, Guardeonic Solutions, Information Mosaic (now HIS Markit), Mobile Travel Technologies (now Travelport), Openet, Openmind, Prime Carrier, Royal Irish Academy, Vanderbilt Industries, WBT Systems.
Private: academic authors in maths, science and humanities.
Examples of work undertaken
Copy-editing/proofreading: papers for Royal Irish Academy journals (Mathematical Proceedings and Irish Journal of Earth Sciences); DHL Express IT Architecture Manual, 2014; Hyland, O’Hare and Bermingham, Beginner’s Guide to the Investor Services Industry, IMPress, 2012; Leitrim Design House, Into Leitrim, 2007; Munnelly and Holden, ECDL Advanced Word Processing, 2006; Murphy and Malone, IPv6 Network Administration, O’Reilly, 2005.
Writing: Murphy and Holden, ECDL Advanced Spreadsheets, Prentice Hall/Gill & Macmillan, 2002 and 2007; developer, administrator and user documentation and training material for corporate clients.