Valerie Bean uses her extensive experience in managing
projects to keep assignments on-track and meet timelines whether working within a team, or flying solo.
She knows first-hand that priorities change (but project strategy must be preserved), that process
is important, and that metrics make valuable tools for analysis.
Valerie understands the difference between online and print design and knows which to use when.
She has experience creating online content and writing straight-up print documentation using tools
of the trade—Framemaker, RoboHelp, Snagit, MS Word, Visio, SharePoint, PowerPoint, and then some.
Valerie at Work
Valerie is currently putting her technical writing skills and project management skills to use an information
designer with a computer security firm where she documents processes, edits technical knowledgebase
articles, and writes online content and print material.
Valerie Bean brings more than two decades of
experience in corporate environments to all her writing assignments.
She has written magazine and newspaper articles; her work has been published in national, regional,
and community print publications, as well as online.
In the recent past,Valerie blogged for a TorStar digital property for three years, maintained a
minor hockey team's website, wrote a travel blog for the team's European exhibition/tournament tour, and
created a team website to promote its OHL draft-eligible players. Valerie also contributes and edits
articles to Minor.Hockey.Life.
|Valerie brings her creativity to the office applying it to find solutions to improve documentation.
Whether it is to improve design, clarify content, or create interest, Valerie finds interesting ways of
catching the audience's attention with visual cues and insightful messaging.
Her creative work—&poetry, creative non-fiction,and artwork—has been internationally published in print and online.
Valerie works with WordPress, Blogger, and Typepad, and practises coding HTML and CSS
in her free time.
Read Valerie's corporate profile.
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