Objectives, Projects

How can we help you improve the quality and usability of your printed and web content?

Professional Objectives, Services

Fixed-length or ongoing freelance opportunities; prefer defined projects involving technical, scientific, and historic topics; for example:

  • Content research, analysis, editing
  • Content conversion (for example, unstructured to structured documentation)
  • Controlled vocabularies, taxonomies
  • Website creation and management (using frameworks like WordPress and Drupal)
  • Artifact and archive research, curation, preparation, cataloging, photography

High-quality results at a reasonable price. We work with clients in all geographies; 80% or more of the work must be done offsite.

Experience with typical professional tools/frameworks like XML/DITA, asciidoc, WordPress, Drupal, Microsoft Office, and Photoshop. Strong technical, business, and marketing savvy; creative ideas and efficient implementation techniques.

Sample Projects

  • XML/DITA documentation for DITA and the DITA Open Toolkit
  • XML/DITA documentation for a Drupal 7 module
  • Embedded index for the Drupal 8 User Guide
  • Markdown-language conversion of technical documentation
  • Research on the misuse of a standards organization's proprietary documentation
  • WordPress and Drupal websites for small businesses, nonprofits, communities, and individuals
  • Papers on sociological and historical topics
  • Custom Python scripts that transform content generated through WordPress export to XML/DITA, where it can be further processed to other output formats like PDF
  • Python programming language curriculum for high school students
  • Artifact and archiving projects for the Computer History Museum (Mountain View, California)
  • On-site paleontological, archaeological, and anthropological projects

If any of your current content and communications needs match these descriptions, please contact us to explore how we can help!