Ruth S.
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Ruth S.

Experienced Technical Writer, Business Writer and Copywriter


Rayton, South Africa


Talented, detail-oriented technical writing professional with over 7 years of experience communicating technical information clearly and effectively. I have written numerous user manuals, software system guides, administration guides and configuration guides. For the last 6 years I have produced technical documentation for a Java-based CMS. I can write in almost any environment and have experience with Jira, Confluence (Wiki), SVN, Git and more. My writing is backed by more than 20 years of varied commercial, legal and technical experience. I own and run two successful websites and keep current on new SEO and web strategies and advancements.

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Work History and Feedback

  • Mar 2014 - Apr 2014

    Website Pages Content needed
    Excellent communication about the job, honest feedback.
    5 hours
    $66.67 / hr
    $355.58 earned

  • Nov 2008 - Mar 2009

    API Documentation writing
    Good writer. Recommended.
    21 hours
    $22.22 / hr
    $455.51 earned

  • Sep 2008

    Technical Writer to Create Software User Guide
    Ruth was a great asset. I would recommend her for any technical writing requirements.
    24 hours
    $17.78 / hr
    $429.74 earned

  • Jun 2008 - Jul 2008

    Web Content Writer
    Ruth was great to work with. Very friendly and responsive. I hope to be able to work with her again
    34 hours
    $16.67 / hr
    $575.12 earned

  • May 2008 - Jun 2008

    website - professional writing
    Good job
    4 hours
    $20.00 / hr
    $95.62 earned

  • May 2008

    Technical Documentation Editor
    Ruth did a very good job on a complex documentation project.  She took initiative to really understand the project and provide her own input.  She worked quickly and took direction well.
    59 hours
    $13.33 / hr
    $761.71 earned

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Name Score (out of 5) Time to Complete
Technical Writing Skills Certification 4.60 Top 10% 26 mins
PBwiki Test 3.75 Top 10% 12 mins
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals) 4.40 Top 10% 30 mins
U.S. English Basic Skills Test 4.75 Top 10% 18 mins
Office Skills Test 3.75 Above Average 26 mins

Work History

100% Job Success
10,603 hours worked
31 jobs


Less than 30 hrs/week


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