Objective

To have a challenging and rewarding position as a copywriter by writing in a interesting way to keep the readers intact and also by writing in a optimized efficient manner to draw search engine traffic.

Summary

Creative versatile Copywriter, experienced in drafting contents for web, developed creative ideas for magazines, proof-read final documents. In addition to having vast experience in creating new content, I have also taken part in writing content for press releases. I have written contents in different kinds of media.  I also have a great deal of experience using search engines to facilitate an infinite variety of research.  As well, I have many years of experience in theater, film, and television production, including operating cameras, switch, graphics generator, editing equipment, directing, producing, lighting, etc.

Skills

Skills

Customer Service

I have many years of experience doing retail customer service as well as customer service related to theater groups and other business organizations.

Training / Education

I've designed, developed, and implimented training in area as diverse as theater and computer software usage, and for all skill levels.

Writing / Editing

I have been writing fiction and non-fiction basically all of my life and editing fiction and non-fiction nearly all of my life.  I've written and edited for most media.

Analysis

I have more than a decade of analysis experience in many settings, from theater, broadcasting, and writing, to computer hardware troubleshooting and software development, and training design, development, and implimentation.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2008 - Present

Blog Writer / Writer & Editor

Self-employed / Freelance

I began blogging this past summer.  I find it interesting.  Mostly because I like to express my opinion on almost any subject.  I've been writing fiction and non-fiction (and occasionally publishing) since I was 8, and editing the fiction and non-fiction of others since I was 14. 

Jul 2007 - Present

Application Developer

Self-employed / Freelance

I've been writing computer programs since I was 13. I've recently begun learning Java, Javascript, HTML, and Ruby.

Feb 2008 - Aug 2008

Telephone Interviewer

Research House (Evironics Research Group)

Cold-called prospective interviewees, interviewed interviewees with scripted questions.

Sep 1974 - Feb 2001

Writer / Editor (volunteer / freelance)

Various Student and other Publications / Various Independent Writers

I wrote and edited articles, poetry, short stories, and editorials.

Nov 1995 - Dec 1995

Cashier (seasonal)

KMart Canada

I handled cash and credit transactions, 'faced' shelves, ans assisted customers in located their desired items.

Jul 1993 - Jun 1995

Computer Room Support (volunteer)

Ralph Thornton Community Centre

I handled tech-related questions from users, supported the technology of the room, sourced, purchased, and set-up new computers, scheduled printer usage.

Sep 1992 - Aug 1993

Production Crew (volunteer)

Rogers Cable Channel 10

Camera operations, control-room equipment operation, director, floor director, producer, lighting, etc.

Nov 1975 - Oct 1986

Trainer / Educator (volunteer & freelance)

Self - Employed/ Freelance

Designed, createed, and implemented training programs related to every job involved in theater production, (including creating training manuals) and usage of computer software I, and others, created (including creating training manuals).

Sep 1974 - Mar 1986

Systems Analyst & Programmer, Information Retrieval Analyst, Security Analyst.

Selfemployed / Freelance

These programs were for large-scale systems.  I coded in WatFIV (Waterloo Fortran v.4.0), Cobol, and Snobol, for Unix and VMS / VAX platforms.  The programs were for access control, printer control, accounting, etc.  I also did Data Mining, Analysis, and Reporting

Sep 1969 - May 1984

Cast & Crew (volunteer)

Various Theatre and related groups

I have performed every function in theater from actor to writer,producer, and director, from lighting, set, and costume design to crew chief and technical director and stage manager.

Education

Education
May 2008 - Nov 2008

Computers - Application Development

Online - HP Learning Center

Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft ASP.NET, Computer Programming: Introduction, How to build your first website, JavaScript: web programming basics

Apr 2007 - Dec 2007

Diploma

CDI (now Everest) College

I learned many aspects of planning and implementing Windows Server 2003 and Linux-based networks.

Aug 1997 - Feb 1998

Novell Network Administration

Ontario March of Dimes

I learned the complete Novell Network OS, including reports.

Nov 1993 - May 1994

Oracle RDMS

University of Toronto

I learned to design, build, and administer Oracle databases in many settings, on various types of platforms.