Jeremy Garland

Freelance Technical Writer & Writer

1403
Location:Los Angeles, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/jeremygarland
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$35
Rate/Hr
EMPLOYMENT

SELF-EMPLOYED LOS ANGELES, CA
COMMUNICATIONS PROFESSIONAL JUNE 2012 - PRESENT
Providing complete communications services including writing, graphic design,
website and social media management.

THE HONOR SOCIETY OF PHI KAPPA PHI BATON ROUGE, LA
COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST OCTOBER 2008 - MAY 2012
Creating and maintaining printed and online communications as public relations contact, copywriter, graphic designer and webmaster for international non-profit.Highlights include:
? Managing the organization’s website, including all graphic and content updates
? Writing and submitting press releases
? Launching and managing presences on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+
? Delivering communications best practices seminars including brand identity standards
? Designing and developing content for ads, posters, publications, Annual Report, conference materials, and various custom projects

LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY BATON ROUGE, LA
GRAPHIC DESIGNER SEPTEMBER 2006 - OCTOBER 2008
Promoting technology serving a broad and diverse university, highlights include:
? Creating, designing, and developing multi-faceted “Don’t Be a Tad” campaign on posters,
ads, T-shirts, online, and in brochures
? Leading the rebranding of The Louisiana Optical Network Initiative
? Developing and designing various technical how-to’s, ads, posters, and Annual Report
? Writing sections of a successful grant application

APPRO SYSTEMS BATON ROUGE, LA
COMMUNICATIONS & DESIGN MANAGER DECEMBER 2004 - SEPTEMBER 2005
NEW MEDIA DEVELOPER TEAM LEAD JUNE 2000 - NOVEMBER 2004
TECHNICAL WRITER NOVEMBER 1997 - JUNE 2000

COMMUNICATIONS & DESIGN MANAGER
Creating and communicating a consistent story, image, message, and branding, directing and producing content and design of all corporate materials:
? Writing content and designing graphics for website and marketing collateral
? Branding of annual User Conference, reinforcing the theme in posters, screens, programs,
promotional items, T-shirts and more

NEW MEDIA DEVELOPER TEAM LEAD
Instructional design and development of multimedia online learning suite. Led the
project from conception to completion, including:
? Writing scripts for training programs aimed at system administrators, credit lending professionals and data entry personnel
? Building an interface and creating training animations in Flash
? Recording voice narrations for training
? Designing supporting graphics
? Writing technical specifications

TECHNICAL WRITER
Writing and developing online help and printed guides for enterprise credit lending
systems used by banks and credit unions throughout the United States and Canada.

EDUCATION
LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
B.A., English (Creative Writing)
December 1999

SKILLS
WRITING & EDITING
Technical Documentation
Online Help
Training Scripts
Technical Specifications
Magazine Articles
Press Releases
Web Content
Social Media Content
Marketing Collateral
Haikus
ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE
Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
Dreamweaver
Flash
MICROSOFT OFFICE
Word
Outlook
Powerpoint
Excel
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT
Facebook
LinkedIn
Twitter
Google+
Skills (2) Rating
Technical Writing
Writing