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Angela Meek

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Freelance Communications & Technical Writing

About Me

With a solid background in IT and communications, I offer a variety of writing and communication services from freelance articles to technical writing and editing.

Throughout my technical career, I have accumulated a wealth of writing experience including SOPs, requirements documents, social media management, corporate intranet copy and email communications, policy guidelines, and user guides. I have meticulous documentation skills and enjoy utilizing these skills to help others.

In addition, I have advanced training with my interdisciplinary Master of Arts in Writing, English, and Psychology.

Writing Competencies:

• Blogging

• Corporate communications

• Intranet copywriting

• Job descriptions and resumes

• Manuscript and story editing

• Marketing signage

• Newsletters

• Policy & procedure manuals/SOPs

• Product descriptions

• PowerPoint presentations

• Researched articles

• Social media communications

• Software guides / user guides

Technical skills:

• Adobe Professional, Dia, HelpNDoc, Microsoft Office 2016 and over 40 other software products

• AP, APA, Chicago, and MLA styles

• Business and risk analysis

• Database diagrams and file layouts

• CSS, HTML, PML, RPG, SQL, XML

• Joomla, WordPress, and Weebly

• MCTS and MCITP DBA certifications

• SLAs and contract management

• SDLC and Scrum

Industries I Write About

Health & Wellness

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My Writing Samples

3 Things to Do Before You Lose Your Job

Business article on keeping your skills and resume up-to-date .

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/3-things-do-before-you-lose-your-job-angela-meek

4 Work Resolutions You Should Be Making This Year

Article for employees on finding balance at and away from work.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/4-work-resolutions-you-should-making-year-angela-meek-mcitp-dba

Gift Guide for the Writer

Blog post on some Christmas ideas for the writer in your life.

http://www.authorangelameek.com/blog/gift-guide-for-the-writer

Edify Fiction Magazine website

Entire website build with content for upcoming literary magazine.

http://www.edifyfiction.com

Two samples of corporate technical papers

A couple of samples of corporate business documents - a business process analysis paper and a technical requirements document.

https://www.flipsnack.com/9DC7DBD569B/technical-documents-ftc8ym9md.html

Three samples of flow diagrams and layouts

Samples of diagrams and layout documents. These span across several years, so keep that in mind when looking at the age of the aesthetics.

https://www.flipsnack.com/9DC7DBD569B/business-diagrams-designs.html

Gluten Free U.S. Restaurant Menus for 2017

Blog entry that I researched and created in February. It garnered over 3,000 views in less than a month.

https://allergyfree.quora.com/Gluten-Free-U-S-Restaurant-Menus-for-2017

Gluten Free Bakery List by State for 2017

Blog entry I researched and created in March. It snagged over 700 views in less than a week.

https://allergyfree.quora.com/Gluten-Free-Bakery-List-by-State-for-2017

Experience

Editor

Review, critique, and edit submitted short stories, poetry, flash fiction, and digital artwork. Layout and formatting of digital copy.

Company: Edify Publications, LLC

I worked there from 1/2017 until now

IT Manager & Sr. Systems Analyst

• Budgeting, ROI, strategic analysis • IT Steering Committee organization, management, and presentation • SDLC process management and adherence • All facets of team management – direct staff of 13 • Database administration and oversight • Business, system, and process analysis • Vendor and contract management / SaaS • ERP system implementation including process analysis and data migration • Help desk management and support Key Projects and Achievements: • Evaluation and installation of VOIP • Implementation of managed print services • Disaster Recovery evaluation and design • Development / enforcement of Sarbanes-Oxley compliant policy and procedure (First perfect IT audit in 93 year history) • Development and maintenance of company web portal

Company: Golden Flake Snack Foods

I worked there from 5/2012 until 12/2016

Business Analyst

• Created a number of user guides and self-help documents during application roll outs. • Created and maintained corporate intranet copy for Human Resources. • Prepared corporate communications including HR benefits packages and company-wide emails. • Researched, designed, and automated corporate PowerPoint presentations for Finance and Operations departments. • Evaluated and edited SOWs during vendor negotiations. • Managed and maintained Finance systems. • Provided IT support and backup to HR and Payroll. • Managed direct staff of 2. • Performed business and process analysis. • Provided technical writing / documentation. • Managed vendor relationships and contracts. • Provided help desk support and management. • Programmed custom solution for top tier client – BOA. • Evaluated and designed Payroll disaster recovery processes.

Company: ACS Dataline dba Black Box Network Services

I worked there from 6/2007 until 4/2012

Business Analyst

• Created a number of user guides and self-help documents for Benefits, Compensation, and HRIS departments. • Reviewed SOWs and made recommendations on changes to meet company policy. • Documented business processes during merger activities. • Created and maintained interdepartmental SLAs. • Managed and maintained HRIS systems. • Performed business process analysis and database migration for merger-related initiatives. • Managed direct staff of 2. • Documented and provided technical writing services for HRIS, Compensation, and Benefits departments.

Company: Amsouth Bank / Regions Corporation

I worked there from 5/2006 until 5/2007

HR Web Administrator / Programmer Analyst

• Created a number of user guides, self-help documents, and product manuals. • Created and maintained corporate intranet copy for Human Resources. • Prepared corporate communications including HR benefits packages and company-wide emails. • Researched, designed, and automated corporate PowerPoint presentations for Compensation department. • Created product descriptions and copy for online training application. • Managed and maintained HRIS systems. • Provided project leadership and support for enterprise-level initiatives. • Managed direct staff of 3. • Documented and provided technical writing services for HRIS, Compensation, and Benefits departments. • Programmed custom solutions and web packages including compensation management system, United Way enrollment site, and training portal. • Installed and upgraded server and desktop software. • Led HR Quality Services committee. • Designed, deployed and supported reports. • Maintained organizational help documentation.

Company: SouthTrust Bank

I worked there from 11/1997 until 4/2006

Content writer

Write product descriptions, blog posts, and articles on assignement

Company: Crowd Content

I worked there from 1/2017 until now

Content I Write