Valerie Mills

Summary

Looking for an experienced and skilled professional with corporate, consulting, and freelance experience whose primary roles include Technical Writing, Copyrighting/Design, IT Auditing, and Training? If this is the case, please review the following summary of information:

As a corporate employee in the telecommunications industry, I performed a wide variety of analyst and management roles as an IT Internal Auditor and Manager and as a Programmer Analyst.

As a consultant for the past ten years, I acquired Information Technology experience across several industries, including the pharmaceutical, healthcare, utility, and education fields. During this period, primary roles included the following: Technical Writer, Project Coordinator, and IT Trainer.

Additionally, for several years I have freelanced as a copywriter/designer. In this role, I created web sites and web copy, ebooks, brochures, direct response letters, newsletters, articles, product sheets, and postcards for finance, healthcare, and creative clients.

Work History

Work History

Copywriter/Designer

Freelance

Freelance Copywriting/Design Experience – Recent Projects

Blogging: http://www.designerpuppys.blogspot.com

Created and executed a marketing plan for a local photography business. Designed and produced business cards, postcards, posters, price sheets, and a consumer guide.

Researched, wrote, and designed an eletter promoting an ebook for a local speaker. Shot and touched up digital photos for the speaker’s web site.

Worked remotely with an ad firm to develop promotional material for a cancer-fighting supplement called Ave (Avemar). This material included ads, a brochure, and a series of direct mail letters to introduce the product to consumers.

Jan 2011 - Apr 2011

Technical Writer

Edge Technology Services

Note that this work effort was completed for 2009 thru 2011. Compiled and analyzed engineering reliability information for Electric System reports slated for submission to the CT Department of Public Utility Commission. Delivered report information on time for review and submission.

Jan 2008 - Jul 2008

Technical Writer/Training Manager

Edge Technology Services

Compiled and analyzed engineering reliability information for Electric System reports slated for submission to the CT Department of Public Utility Commission. Delivered report information on time for review and submission.

Planned, developed, and delivered 12 training classes for 100 Electric System employees. This effort was completed on time within an aggressive schedule.

Education

Education

B.S.

Central Connecticut State University

M.S.

University of New Haven

Skills

Skills

Digital Photography

Copywriting

HTML

Adobe Photoshop

Microsoft Office

Word, Excel, Access,PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, Visio