Freelance Technical Writer & Content Writer

Location:Palo Alto, California, United States
2 Skills
RAGHUPATHY K P #338, 8th cross, 11 main,
RBI Layout, J P Nagar 7TH Phase, Bangalore-560078
Mobile: +91 9972761000

• To associate with progressive organization that gives me scope to update my knowledge and skills according to latest trends in technologies.
• To be part of a team that dynamically works towards growth of the organization and gain satisfaction thereof.

Strengths and Capabilities:

• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Proficient at writing/proofing/editing

Total Experience:
Around 7.5 years of experience in print media and IT. Over 5.5 years of experience in technical writing.

Work Experience:

McAfee July-2010
Working as a Senior Technical Writer
Responsibilities and Work:
• Developing and editing user manuals.
• Developing content for MIKI (Wikipedia based)

Honeywell Technology Solutions December-2007 (Worked as a contractor from Ness Technologies for 1.6 years)
Worked as a Lead Technical Writer

Responsibilities and Work:
• Developing and editing user manuals.
• Developing and editing installation guides.
• Developing Commissioning manual.
• Developing online help.
• Developing release notes, known issues Bulletin and troubleshooting guides.
• Creating Frame Maker Templates.
• Creating demo movies.


• Six Sigma Green Belt certified on “Improving Document Usability”
• Excellence in Innovation Award.
• Star Performer of the Quarter Award (Ness Technologies)

Wipro Technologies October-2006

Technical Writer from October 2006 to November 2007

Responsibilities and Work:
• Developed and edited user manuals, installation guides, and read-me notes.
• Pre-XML conversion of technical modules.

Onsite assignments:
Worked for the client EMC2 at Westboro, Massachusetts
• Updated a product guide and worked on the release notes for the same.
• Interacted with Subject Matter Experts (SME) for knowledge gathering and transferred the same to offshore team.

Tally Solutions Private Limited September-2005

Documentation Executive from September 2006 to October 2006

Responsibilities and Work:
• Wrote and edited workbooks, education materials, and other Product related documents.
• Developed and edited user manuals, release notes, installation guides, and read-me notes.

Deccan Herald Newspaper November-2003

Sub-Editor/Reporter from November 2003 to September 2005

Responsibilities and Work:
• Proofread and edited copies.
• Made news pages using Quark Express.
• Interviewed personalities.
• Wrote articles for supplements.

Technical Skills:

Software Packages Used –
o Documentation Tools: MS Word, Adobe PageMaker, Adobe FrameMaker, RoboHelp, Captivate, Camtasia, Madcap Flare, and Madcap Lingo.
o Image Editors: SnagIt, Paint Shop Pro, Madcap Capture
o Presentation Tools: MS Power Point
o Spreadsheet: MS Excel
o Operating Systems: Windows 98 and above

Educational Qualification:

• Master of Arts (M.A.) in Communication and Journalism from Mysore University. (2003)
Specialisation: Advertising, public relations, TV and Radio Journalism, and Print media.
• Bachelor of Arts (B.A) from Mahajana College, Mysore University. (2001)
Subjects: Economics, English Literature and Journalism.

• Pre-University (P.U.C) from Sharadavilas College. (1998)
Subjects: Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology.

Personal Details:

• Date of Birth: 30th April 1980
• Nationality: Indian
• Marital Status: Married
• Languages – English (RWS), Kannada (RWS), and Hindi (RWS)
• Interests - Reading and watching movies

Place – Bangalore, India
Date –
Raghupathy K P