Skills

  • Designing and writing online help and printed manuals.
  • Documenting APIs, use cases, training materials.
  • Writing microcopy: UI labels and customer-facing messages.
  • Defining writing practices, standards and procedures.
  • Translating user guides, GUIs and whatever I find interesting/challenging/helpful
  • Subtitling

Tools

  • Documentation: XML documentation add-on for Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe FrameMaker, MadCap Flare, DoctoHelp, Microsoft Office, Confluence.
  • Images/Graphics/Video: Visio, SnagIt, Camtasia, Vyond, WalkMe.
  • Version control: GIT, SVN, P4.
  • CI/CD Tools: TeamCity, Jenkins, Bamboo
  • Subtitling: Amara
  • Other tools: JIRA

Experience

  • Nov 2019 – Present – Senior Technical writer at Broadcom (Vienna, Austria).
  • Aug 2019 – Present – Season of Docs (Google Developers) Technical writer at Open Food Facts.
  • Mar 2016 – Nov 2019 – Technical writer at Broadcom (Vienna, Austria).
  • Apr 2014 – Feb 2016 – Technical writer & Spanish translator at SmartStream Technologies (Vienna, Austria).
  • Jan 2015 – Mar 2016 – Proofreader for the Spanish Matura (school-leaving examination) at BIFIE – Austrian Federal Institute for Education Research (Vienna, Austria).
  • Sept 2013 – Mar 2014 – Spanish language assistant at Education Board Upper Austria (Freistadt, Austria).
  • Jul 2010 – Sep 2010 – Internship at the Spanish Translation Service of the United Nations (HQ) (New York, USA)
  • Oct 2007 – Jun 2008 – Collaboration Grant with the Translation Department.  University of Salamanca (Salamanca, Spain). Spanish Ministry of Education.
  • Jul 2006 – Jun 2007 – Internship at the SAP Language Services Department
  • Additional experience includes:
    • Director of the Internship & Career Office at UCAV (Avila, Spain).
    • Secretary at the Conference and Events Department at UCAV (Avila, Spain)
    • Foreign Trade Technician at ADE International EXCAL (Lisbon, Portugal)
    • Executive Secretary at the Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (Madrid, Spain)

Education

  • Masters in Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language (Universidad Pablo Olavide, Spain)
  • Degree in Translation and Interpreting (Universidad de Salamanca, Spain)
  • Exchange Student under the Erasmus scholarship program (Universität Heidelberg, Germany)
  • MSc in International Trade (ESIC, Spain)

Certificates

  • 2018 – SAFe 4 Practitioner Certificate
  • 2018 – DevOps Foundation Certificate – DevOps Institute
  • 2012 – Negotiations Program – UCLA Anderson School of Management

Courses

  • 2019 – Introduction to Cybersecurity – Cisco Academy
  • 2019 – Introduction to DITA – LearningDita
  • 2018 – API Documentation: Basic Programming – Udemy
  • 2018 – Learn API Technical Writing: REST for Writers – Udemy
  • 2018 – Learn API Technical Writing: JSON and XML for Writers – Udemy
  • 2017 – Localization Essentials – Udacity
  • 2008 – Business German Course – Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf

To learn more about my work experience, visit my LinkedIn profile: https://at.linkedin.com/in/marinahernandezgarcia