David Schwartz

  • Kirkland WA

Technical writer with a record of productivity and accomplishment. Successful in carrying out a variety of assignments both as an employee and freelance. Highly analytical and effective in developing documentation by product testing, by reading specifications, and by monitoring documentation requirements through contact with worldwide staff and customers.

Work History

Work History
Nov 2014 - Mar 2015

Copy Editor

Deloitte Digital

Copy editor.  TCG, an agency, has placed me in a Seattle company, Deloitte Digital, to help Deloitte update thousands of content assets for their client (Zebra).  Zebra recently purchased the Motorola Solutions  part of Motorola’s business and Motorola Solutions’ marketing and product documentation must be updated to reflect the new owner.

Jan 1996 - May 2014



Documented Visual C++ compiler front end, back end, linker, CRT, Standard C++ Library, other Visual C++ API.  Documented version one of the Visual C# compiler.  Documented features of the Visual Studio user interface. (9 years)

Documented API for developing an application that connects to a SQL Server database.  Documented some features of the SQL Server database engine. (9 years)

Jan 1990 - Jun 1994

Technical Writer

BRS Software Products

Documented BRS Search, a full-text search database, including the database design guide, system administrator's guide, and command reference.

Sep 1987 - Dec 1989

Technical Writer

various companies, by contract

Performed documentation services for various companies and governments.  

  • New York state government agency for student loans, documented procedures and processes.
  • City of Schenectady, documented financial procedures.
  • Troy-Built, documented maintenance procedures for garden machinery.
  • Documented procedures to use medical machine and a bar code scanner.
  • Documented procedures for a reinsurance company.
Jan 1987 - Sep 1987

Technical Writer


As part of an educational co-op (internship), documented hardware maintenance for IBM digitizers.


Sep 1994 - Dec 1995

Bachelor's of Arts Computer Science

SUNY Plattsburgh
Sep 1986 - Dec 1989

Master's in Technical Communications

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute