Bilingual Technical Writer and Research Assistant English / German
Last active: 10/02/2014
I am an expert technical writer, researcher, public relations specialist, and customer service agent with a solid academic background. I hold a BA in Biology, with a Marine Concentration, a BS in Recreation Management, and an AS in Business Technology (US) as well as the German Abitur (Biology, Chemistry, and Mathematics focus). I have experience conducting original biological research, and writing technical and educational (K-college), and newspaper / magazine articles in biological and marine sciences. I have created technical documents for legislative and rulemaking purposes, public outreach and stakeholder relations, and legal purposes, and written grants, grant applications, contracts, financial / performance reports, and news releases. I have also created recreational and resource maps combining electronic mapping, GIS, and graphic design. Specific areas of interest / expertise include: biology, chemistry, genetics, environmental toxicology, herpetology, marine biology, law (environmental and disability), marine technology, emergency medicine, emergency services, tourism, outdoor recreation, mapping. I speak fluent German and can translate German (documents and spoken) to English instantaneously. I can also conduct bilingual customer service activities.
I have extensive computer experience including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, and GIS / electronic mapping software.