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Tiffany McNeil

Tiffany McNeil - Editor

Arvada, CO, United States

Editor, proofreader, writer, and researcher

Overview

I'm a writer, copy editor, substantive editor, proofreader, and quality assurance specialist with expertise in online training, promotional and marketing copy, software and systems training, and polishing the work of non-native English speakers. Highly creative, adaptable, results-oriented, and solutions-focused. Skilled at tailoring content to the appropriate audience to ensure superior usability and accessibility.

Services
Languages
English (US)
Fiction
Crime & Mystery Horror Plays & Screenplays Thriller
Non-Fiction
DIY & Crafts Education & Reference Entertainment Self-help & Self-improvement Social & Behavioral Sciences True Crime

Work experience

Editor and Project Manager

Forte Information Resources

June, 2014 – April, 2016 (almost 2 years)

 Copy edited and proofread technical communications products, including digital and print documents and website content
 Polished and refined client copy; authored new content as needed
 Created, updated, and maintained client websites and content, including news features and blog posts
 Conducted quality assurance (QA) and testing of client products, including eReaders, websites, and digital and print documents
 Managed and maintained client relationships and projects
 Ensured that all client requests, including ongoing projects and ad-hoc requests, were received, tracked, and processed within appropriate deadlines

Developmental Editor and Subject Matter Expert--Independent Contractor

Electronic Publishing Services

July, 2013 – May, 2014 (10 months)

 Performed substantive and content editing, evaluation, and feedback on digital program content
 Reviewed and evaluated authored lesson content for accuracy, pedagogical value, and relevancy
 Authored new content when needed

Editor, Writer, and Researcher--Independent contractor

Winnowed Words

November, 2008 – Present (about 8 years)

 Copy edit and proofread non-fiction manuscripts, fliers, brochures, and web content
• Check grammar, spelling, and punctuation; cross-reference source material; verify websites; ensure consistency of formatting and style
 Research and compile online resource information
 Create promotional and marketing copy for brochures, flyers, and website content
Projects/clients:
• Clean, Green, and Lean by Dr. Walter Crinnion, Wiley Publishing
• 100 Heartbeats by Jeff Corwin, Rodale Press
• The Gruntled Employee by Mary Vaughn, Metargy Media
• Windword Literary Services
• Elevation Belly Dance Festival
• Anam Cara Dance Company

eLearning QA Specialist

TeleTech Holdings, Inc.

July, 2005 – February, 2012 (over 6 years)

 Conducted quality assurance (QA), testing, and validation of all eLearning courses throughout the project lifecycle, including:
• Copy editing to ensure that all eLearning content adhered to company and client style guidelines and standards
• Troubleshooting, regression testing, and problem resolution to ensure accuracy, consistency, and quality
• Verifying accuracy and clarity of narration and character audio in all eLearning courses
 Special projects:
• Developed and streamlined a comprehensive defect-tracking tool to manage tasks, facilitate traceability, and enhance feedback throughout the development and QA process
• Designed and administered a concise writing workshop for instructional designers

Portfolio (3 selected works)

Clean, Green, and Lean: Get Rid of the Toxins That Make You Fat

Walter Crinnion

A renowned naturopathic doctor shows you how to get lean and be green while helping to save the planet.Now you can lose weight and be good to the environment, too—without starvation diets, calorie counting, complicated meal plans, or even having to exercise. Dr. Walter Crinnion, a naturopathic doctor and environmental medicine physician, shows you how to clean up your diet and clear out your b... read more

A renowned naturopathic doctor shows you how to get lean and be green while helping to save the planet.Now you can lose weight and be good to the environment, too—without starvation diets, calorie counting, complicated meal plans, or even having to exercise. Dr. Walter Crinnion, a naturopathic doctor and environmental medicine physician, shows you how to clean up your diet and clear out your b... read more

100 Heartbeats: The Race to Save Earth's Most Endangered Species

Jeff Corwin

Popular television host Jeff Corwin takes readers on a gripping journey around the world to meet the animals threatened by extinction.It's no secret that our planet is in crisis. Environmental threats such as climate change, pollution, habitat loss, and land degradation threaten the survival of thousands of plant and animal species. In 100 Heartbeats, Jeff Corwin provides an urgent portrait of... read more

Popular television host Jeff Corwin takes readers on a gripping journey around the world to meet the animals threatened by extinction.It's no secret that our planet is in crisis. Environmental threats such as climate change, pollution, habitat loss, and land degradation threaten the survival of thousands of plant and animal species. In 100 Heartbeats, Jeff Corwin provides an urgent portrait of... read more

The Gruntled Employee: A Holistic Approach to Creating Success and Happiness at Work

Mary Vaughn

Why The Gruntled Employee? “I love my work. I hate my job.” –Disgruntled Employee I believe the workplace can provide a much more pleasant experience than it currently does. Many of us spend the majority of our waking hours at work—five days a week—and have this to look forward to: abusive bosses, in-fighting, back-biting, ego maniacs, impossible demands, unworkable schedules, and inaccessible... read more

Why The Gruntled Employee? “I love my work. I hate my job.” –Disgruntled Employee I believe the workplace can provide a much more pleasant experience than it currently does. Many of us spend the majority of our waking hours at work—five days a week—and have this to look forward to: abusive bosses, in-fighting, back-biting, ego maniacs, impossible demands, unworkable schedules, and inaccessible... read more

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