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Rachel Metzger, PMP

PMI-Certified Project Manager (PMP)

$50.00/hr

Marietta, United States


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I'm a friendly and easy-to-work-with PMI-certified Project Management Professional. My ... morestrengths include technical and creative writing, graphic design, and book/document layout. I learn new systems and ideas quickly, and will always represent you to your clients professionally. I enjoy working on a wide variety of PM, documentation, editing, and print and web design projects, keeping my skills sharp and ever expanding. Presenting 15+ years of experience in: * project management of software/website development * product management beyond the development stage * product development * functional requirements documentation development * interactive prototypes of websites and desktop / BI / SaaS apps * training manuals, user guides as well as delivering the training and support to go with them * scriptwriting and video production * sales and marketing materials * graphic design and book layout APPLICATION / WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MANAGEMENT Certified Project Management Professional (PMI - Project Management Institute) with seven years of experience managing proprietary B2B business and client-facing applications and website development projects. Efficient at managing developers and QA professionals within the US and in India, gathering and providing clear direction for delivering quality projects on-time and within budget. Oversee specifications gathering and documentation, development stage, test case development and QA. Coordinate UAT activities with clients, and support implementation and training processes. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT With a special focus on the design stage, I excel at helping clients define their needs upfront, for the most efficient product development cycle. After project closure, I help maintain the product as well as support the client in rollout efforts, including training users. PROTOTYPING / DOCUMENTATION Defining functional requirements up front saves time, money, frustration, and headache in the development stage - especially in virtual teams. Without a clear road map, it's too easy for costly misunderstandings to cause developers to get lost chasing the wrong "rabbit holes". Keep all your Alices on the path to wonderland with clear requirements documentation and interactive prototypes. I'll work with you to get every detail of your site or application pinned down exactly the way you want it. The rest is easy as pie! * system requirements * functional requirements * interactive prototypes * START-UP SERVICES Need help defining your vision? Whether you have a well-formulated plan and just need some fine-tuning, or you have a spark of an idea and don't know where to start, I can help you corral your thoughts into a well-defined, workable plan of action. * product/service development * pricing plans * market plans * TRAINING MATERIALS and USER GUIDES Expertly constructed training materials mean your users can start using your product or service right away - with minimal support needed from you. Let me create the clear and concise materials that let your users hit the ground running. * training manuals * help files * getting started guides * user manuals * SALES & MARKETING MATERIALS Great sales and marketing materials don't just tell - they sell. And that happens best when both writing and design work hand in hand to elicit the response you want. * brochures * posters * sales sheets * product descriptions * PROOFREADING & EDITING Whether you need a quick polish, a heavy edit, or a complete re-write, I'll help you make your writing perfectly professional - without losing your unique tone. * business communications * manuscripts * anything with words! * less

Overview

I'm a friendly and easy-to-work-with PMI-certified Project Management Professional. My strengths include technical and creative writing, graphic design, and book/document layout. I learn new systems and ideas quickly, and will always represent you to your clients professionally. I enjoy working on a wide variety of PM, documentation, editing, and print and web design projects, keeping my skills sharp and ever expanding. Presenting 15+ years of experience in: * project management of software/website development * product management beyond the development stage * product development * functional requirements documentation development * interactive prototypes of websites and desktop / BI / SaaS apps * training manuals, user guides as well as ... moredelivering the training and support to go with them * scriptwriting and video production * sales and marketing materials * graphic design and book layout APPLICATION / WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MANAGEMENT Certified Project Management Professional (PMI - Project Management Institute) with seven years of experience managing proprietary B2B business and client-facing applications and website development projects. Efficient at managing developers and QA professionals within the US and in India, gathering and providing clear direction for delivering quality projects on-time and within budget. Oversee specifications gathering and documentation, development stage, test case development and QA. Coordinate UAT activities with clients, and support implementation and training processes. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT With a special focus on the design stage, I excel at helping clients define their needs upfront, for the most efficient product development cycle. After project closure, I help maintain the product as well as support the client in rollout efforts, including training users. PROTOTYPING / DOCUMENTATION Defining functional requirements up front saves time, money, frustration, and headache in the development stage - especially in virtual teams. Without a clear road map, it's too easy for costly misunderstandings to cause developers to get lost chasing the wrong "rabbit holes". Keep all your Alices on the path to wonderland with clear requirements documentation and interactive prototypes. I'll work with you to get every detail of your site or application pinned down exactly the way you want it. The rest is easy as pie! * system requirements * functional requirements * interactive prototypes * START-UP SERVICES Need help defining your vision? Whether you have a well-formulated plan and just need some fine-tuning, or you have a spark of an idea and don't know where to start, I can help you corral your thoughts into a well-defined, workable plan of action. * product/service development * pricing plans * market plans * TRAINING MATERIALS and USER GUIDES Expertly constructed training materials mean your users can start using your product or service right away - with minimal support needed from you. Let me create the clear and concise materials that let your users hit the ground running. * training manuals * help files * getting started guides * user manuals * SALES & MARKETING MATERIALS Great sales and marketing materials don't just tell - they sell. And that happens best when both writing and design work hand in hand to elicit the response you want. * brochures * posters * sales sheets * product descriptions * PROOFREADING & EDITING Whether you need a quick polish, a heavy edit, or a complete re-write, I'll help you make your writing perfectly professional - without losing your unique tone. * business communications * manuscripts * anything with words! * less

Rachel Metzger, PMP
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Rachel Metzger, PMP

$50.00 /hr

PMI-Certified Project Manager (PMP)

Marietta, United States

Overview

I'm a friendly and easy-to-work-with PMI-certified Project Management Professional. My strengths include technical and creative writing, graphic design, and book/document layout. I learn new systems and ideas quickly, and will always represent you to your clients professionally. I enjoy working on a wide variety of PM, documentation, editing, and print and web design projects, keeping my skills sharp and ever expanding. Presenting 15+ years of experience in: * project management of software/website development * product management beyond the development stage * product development * functional requirements ... moredocumentation development * interactive prototypes of websites and desktop / BI / SaaS apps * training manuals, user guides as well as delivering the training and support to go with them * scriptwriting and video production * sales and marketing materials * graphic design and book layout APPLICATION / WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT MANAGEMENT Certified Project Management Professional (PMI - Project Management Institute) with seven years of experience managing proprietary B2B business and client-facing applications and website development projects. Efficient at managing developers and QA professionals within the US and in India, gathering and providing clear direction for delivering quality projects on-time and within budget. Oversee specifications gathering and documentation, development stage, test case development and QA. Coordinate UAT activities with clients, and support implementation and training processes. PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT With a special focus on the design stage, I excel at helping clients define their needs upfront, for the most efficient product development cycle. After project closure, I help maintain the product as well as support the client in rollout efforts, including training users. PROTOTYPING / DOCUMENTATION Defining functional requirements up front saves time, money, frustration, and headache in the development stage - especially in virtual teams. Without a clear road map, it's too easy for costly misunderstandings to cause developers to get lost chasing the wrong "rabbit holes". Keep all your Alices on the path to wonderland with clear requirements documentation and interactive prototypes. I'll work with you to get every detail of your site or application pinned down exactly the way you want it. The rest is easy as pie! * system requirements * functional requirements * interactive prototypes * START-UP SERVICES Need help defining your vision? Whether you have a well-formulated plan and just need some fine-tuning, or you have a spark of an idea and don't know where to start, I can help you corral your thoughts into a well-defined, workable plan of action. * product/service development * pricing plans * market plans * TRAINING MATERIALS and USER GUIDES Expertly constructed training materials mean your users can start using your product or service right away - with minimal support needed from you. Let me create the clear and concise materials that let your users hit the ground running. * training manuals * help files * getting started guides * user manuals * SALES & MARKETING MATERIALS Great sales and marketing materials don't just tell - they sell. And that happens best when both writing and design work hand in hand to elicit the response you want. * brochures * posters * sales sheets * product descriptions * PROOFREADING & EDITING Whether you need a quick polish, a heavy edit, or a complete re-write, I'll help you make your writing perfectly professional - without losing your unique tone. * business communications * manuscripts * anything with words! * less

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Work History and Feedback

  • Writer wanted to develop a training program on Meth Lab Cleanup using existing materials

    Sep 2015 - Mar 2016
    3.30
    The assignment went over budget by at least $1,000 and we have still yet to receive the fully completed assignment (PowerPoints were only 25% completed). When we tried to contact her to finish the project, there was no response. What she did complete was professional and looked good.

    104 hours

    $40.00 / hr
    $4,146.67 earned

  • Marketing / Proposal Copywriter - Friendly, Concise & Informative Tone

    Feb 2008 - Aug 2015
    No feedback given

    51 hours

    $20.00 / hr
    $1,020.00 earned

  • Edit and Improve Author's Productivity Article/Website/Newlsetter

    May 2009 - Apr 2013
    No feedback given

    102 hours

    $33.33 / hr
    $3,410.70 earned

  • Proofread our sales brochure and selected webpages

    Apr 2008 - Oct 2012
    No feedback given

    57 hours

    $22.22 / hr
    $1,262.99 earned

  • Expert Technical Writer / Editor

    Oct 2009 - Apr 2010
    No feedback given

    37 hours

    $27.78 / hr
    $1,018.69 earned

  • Web Content Proof Reading & Editing

    Dec 2009 - Jan 2010
    5.00
    Rachel impressed me with her very first email onwards. Her work has been highly commendable and I really enjoyed working with her. She has a great sense of responsibility and has a very fast work-rate without compromising on the standard of work. Thanks for your effort!

    12 hours

    $27.78 / hr
    $338.08 earned

  • Getting Started Manual for online application.

    Jan 2009 - Jul 2009
    4.00

    44 hours

    $33.33 / hr
    $1,460.84 earned

  • editor/book formatting

    Apr 2009 - Jun 2009
    5.00
    Rachel was very cooperative and added great insight to my project.

    11 hours

    $35.56 / hr
    $373.38 earned

  • Technical Writer / Help Material

    Mar 2008 - Jun 2009
    5.00

    104 hours

    $20.00 / hr
    $2,073.40 earned

  • Editor

    Mar 2008 - Dec 2008
    No feedback given
    $3,333.34 earned
    Fixed Price

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Tests

NameScore (out of 5)Time to Complete
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)4.40Top 10%18 mins
Adobe InDesign CS3 Test3.50Top 30%16 mins
Adobe Illustrator Test3.25Top 30%28 mins
Technical Writing Skills Certification3.75Top 20%18 mins
U.S. English Basic Skills Test4.90Top 10%10 mins
Email Etiquette Certification4.30Top 20%10 mins
Management Skills Test2.60Above Average22 mins
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)4.50Above Average9 mins
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