Resume of Tricia Spicer Bekey

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Seattle, WA
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Writing & Editing Experience

Amazon, Seattle, WA 2011–2019
Technical Writer, Managed Publisher Operations (2017–2019)
Guided publishers, authors, and conversion houses in building better Kindle eBooks with Amazon tools.

Program Manager, Conversion QA (2011–2017)
Created technical and editorial solutions to eBook challenges on the Kindle Special Conversions team.

Wicresoft at Microsoft, Redmond, WA, 2010–2011
Technical Editor
Delivered copyediting, substantive editing, and indexing of third-party developer documentation in XML.

Aquent at Microsoft, Redmond, WA, 2009–2010
Technical Editor
Delivered copyediting, substantive editing, and indexing of third-party developer documentation in XML.

Volt at Microsoft, Redmond, WA, 2008–2009
Technical Editor
Performed copyediting and substantive editing of help topics and user interface text in XML.

ERG Transit Systems, Seattle, WA, 2007–2008
Technical Writer/Editor
Delivered online copyediting and substantive editing of technical documentation for the ORCA smart card.

Comprehensive Health Education Foundation, Des Moines, WA, 2004–2006
Writer/Editor
Wrote copy and performed a full range of online editing services (developmental, substantive, and copyediting) on health education products, marketing materials, and e-commerce websites.

Northrop Grumman Information Technology, Lakewood, WA, 2002–2004
Technical Editor
Performed a full range of hard copy and online editing services (developmental, substantive, and copyediting) on technical documentation for a weather forecasting system and a mobile wireless network.

Seattle Great Date, Seattle, WA, 2002–2003
Website Designer/Writer/Webmaster
Designed, built, wrote, and maintained an e-commerce website for a speed-dating service.

Book Publishing Company [Lexis-Nexis], Seattle, WA, 1994–2002
Editor/Indexer (1996–2002)
Delivered hard copy and online copyediting and indexing of city and county codes.

Proofreader (1994–1996)
Proofread manuscripts and assisted in word processing department as needed.


Computer Skills

Advanced User
Average User

Style Guides


Education & Training