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---"Hutchings, Christa" <cwhutchings -at- HOMEWIRELESS -dot- COM> wrote:
> Bill Swallow wrote:
> I not only write, but I also design the document, envision the
> online interface, design the interface, build it, create all
> graphics, perform the usability testing, and monitor the
> of the product. Before all that, there's the initial needs
> audience analysis, and other planning steps.
> AND develop documentation plans and sell them to management, AND
> or otherwise obtain illustrations and graphics, AND interview and hire
> contractors and other TWs when needed, AND decide on bindings, print
> shops, etc., AND work with manufacturing to develop a process for
> getting the printed manuals or CDs in the box with the product, etc.
> BTW, when I was negotiating with my current employer, they asked me
> my title was (at my then current position). I told them "Sr. Technical
> Writer, but a better term is Information Designer, since I do far more
> than write." It didn't sink in, and I am a Sr. Technical Writer here
> (actually the only Tech Writer at the moment!), even though, as I
> pointed out above, I do a heck of lot more than just write!
> Chris Welch-Hutchings
> Sr. Technical Writer
> Home Wireless Networks, Inc.
> Norcross GA (USA)
> cwhutchings -at- homewireless -dot- com
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