PROBITY

  • Corporate-commerce editor, technical communications manager, copy editor & writer, technical editor & writer, instructional designer, graphic designer, and published author with multi-domain expertise in producing a wide variety of technical and creative copy, knowledge management systems, and layout and design work for all mediums.

  • Expert in written and visual communications troubleshooting, editing, and writing across all platforms, all genres, and within any industry - delivering clear, concise and effective communication that creates progress and drives results.

  • Specialist in knowledge management, critical communication systems, and process flow - establishing creative systems and solutions that direct critical information to where it needs to be.

  • Immediate and accurate adaptability to the language, tone, and trends of any industry.

  • Verified ability to execute and produce in any global industry/discipline, including: program/project management and quality assurance; leading-edge science and technology research and development; nuclear power, engineering and research; architecture, engineering, design, manufacturing and construction; mass transportation systems; oil, gas and petrochemicals; military systems, aviation and aerospace; academia and education; medicine and pharmaceuticals; banking and finance; government and law; management, communications, marketing and advertising.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
     - Occupational Safety & Health Management / Mathematics
          - 2 years

education

Design Assistant | IT Assistant- Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana, PA, USA
          

  • Layout, design, editing, photo / darkroom contributions on numerous printed materials for IUP Printing & Publications.  
  • Creation of ads, flyers, brochures, mailers, catalogs, and other University-related printing needs.
  • IT Help Desk - assisting faculty, staff, and classrooms with computers, hardware, software, and other technology-related problems, installations, maintenance, etc.

One of the nation's most prolific and well-respected writers.

Communications Coordinator- Vitamin Discount Connection - Indiana, PA, USA
          

  • Writing and layout of weekly newsletter for a global mail order company with over 50,000 products.
  • Writing and layout of annual company catalog, articles, related marketing materials on a variety of products and topics.
  • Writing and creative contributions to company website.
  • Creation of company manuals, employee manuals, various training documents.

Site-wide Lead Technical Editor | Writer- U.S. Department of Energy - Savannah River Site, SC, USA
          

  • Technical editing, regulatory QA / QC, and procedure writing at large nuclear materials processing facility in South Carolina.
  • Responsible for a number of front line procedures and strategies involving assessment, handling, conveying, and transference of nuclear materials, fuel and waste.
  • Responsible for procedures and reports regarding advanced research into solid and liquid waste management, natural gas research and engineering, mixed oxide fuel (MOX) research and engineering, petroleum hydrocarbon research | engineering , and various other chemicals, fuels, and alternative energy research.
  • Key contributions to departmental and site-wide beta-testing | software development.

Clemson University
     - M.C.  Master Certification - Technical Communications
          - System & Process Design / Documentation Quality Management & Design
          - Technical Writing / Editing

Senior Editor- KAUST University - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
          

  • Senior Editor/ Writer for KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology); one of the world's leading engineering and research universities.
  • Coverage and responsibility over university-wide, internal and external communications and public relations.
  • Editing, writing, design - university public relations, web site, blog site, university newspaper, internal and external-facing communications, reports, assorted media.
  • Editing, writing, design of technical reports, studies, administrative protocols, process protocols – including work on organizational efficiency and engineering.

Senior Editor- Savannah River National Laboratory; U.S. Dept. of Energy - Savannah River Site, SC, USA
          

  • Senior Editor / Writer / Designer - Savannah River National Laboratory - U.S. Department of Energy
  • Savannah River National Laboratory has established itself as the Nation’s premier multi-program applied science and technology laboratory, and is internationally recognized for nuclear research - with expertise in hydrogen technology, materials science, environmental research, robotics engineering, analytical chemistry, and hazardous material stabilization - along with technologies for nonproliferation and national security.
  • Coverage includes executive (presidential), congressional, cabinet-level, and federal departmental reports and various media collateral; global-partner and domestic, national lab-liaison reports / collateral; customer-facing and public-facing reports / publications  / collateral.

AFFILIATIONS

Actor | Writer (Film & Television)- SAG | AFTRA | WGA - Los Angeles, CA, USA
          

  • Numerous credits, including work on:
    Catch Me If You Can, Men In Black II, Crazy As Hell, The West Wing, Ally McBeal, ER, 24, Alias, The Practice, The District, Boston Public, Becker, Crossing Jordan, Felicity, Judging Amy, Sabrina-The Teenage Witch, Emeril.

experience

U.S. Army
     - Veteran

  • 22nd QM Battalion
  • Member of Global Disaster Relief Team

Editor | Writer | Designer- WillRITE - Various, USA
          

  • Marketing, website, logo, ad and packaging design / writing for a Colorado brewing company.

  • Database and design work for Eat-n-Park restaurants (large, regional chain).

  • Three time award-winning, published Screenwriter. 

  • Public relations, marketing, research for several legal firms.

  • Video editing / production, graphic design for regional organizations.

  • Technical and copywriting, marketing and promotional materials, website contributions for local medical office group.

  • Public relations, speech writing, press releases for Pennsylvania State Congressional candidate.

  • Copywriter, website banner and logo development for national online retailers.

  • Copywriter – promotional and product copywriting for national online retailers.

  • Sports writer - local, regional and national copy for newspaper.

Proposal Manager - Technical Writer | Designer- Land Design Innovations Architecture - Orlando, FL, USA
          

  • Technical writing, copywriting, graphic design and website writing with award-winning architecture and engineering firm.
  • Preparation/production of proposals, projects and quotes - all company published materials.
  • Responsible for marketing-related materials, flyers, handouts and mailers.
  • Developed in-house training program - from top to bottom.

Copyright ©  2004 - 2017  Will Clark


Senior Technical Editor | Writer- GE-Hitachi Nuclear - Wilmington, NC, USA
          

  • Technical editing, regulatory research QA / QC, and procedure writing duties (Q-Clearance Project) at large nuclear engineering, research and technology facility in North Carolina.
  • Responsible for operational, maintenance and administrative procedures | protocols - and for review, editing, quality control, and reformatting of procedures for site-wide use.
  • Regulatory compliance investigation, research, and practices.
  • Regulatory coverage includes: NQA-1; 10CFR 50, Appendix B; 10CFR 71, Subpart H; ASME CODE - Section III; ASME CODE - Section VIII; ISO 9001-2000; NEDO 11209; SNT-TC-1A.

Lead Technical Editor | Writer - Instructional Designer - Metavante Banking Software (FIS) -Orlando, FL, USA
          

  • Technical writing, training & education, and graphic design with multi-billion dollar banking and financial software corporation.
  • Preparation | production of client-based training and educational materials, user manuals and related software training materials, help menus, etc.
  • Marketing, copywriting, graphic design responsibilities for enhancement of the above. Significant contributions to various multi-media instructional | training applications – DVD, Internet, Classroom-based.
  • SAG/AFTRA (Screen Actor's Guild)
  • Editorial Freelancer's Association
  • Documentation & Technical Writing Management
  • Senior Technical Writers
  • Technical Writers Association
  • The Kiski School Alumni

CV|RESUME

MILITARY

Managing Editor- WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
                

  • Managing Editor/ Writer with WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff's various Middle East interests; including management oversight of the Makkah (Mecca) Mass Transportation Program - which will include metro rail lines and an extensive, supporting bus network.
  • QA QC/ editing / writing /  - responsibility includes corporate, regional, program and project-level website/ intranet content, external and internal communications, proposals, bids, contracts (English & Arabic), legal reviews and reports, financial reports, pre-qualifications, evaluations, assessments, RFPs, RFQs, summaries and briefs.
  • Scope and work interface covers complete program management services; supervision of consultants and contractors; development of project controls; procurement management; contract administration; third party management; technical management; quality management; health, safety, and environmental management; and systems requirements management.

The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State)
     - Engineering / Mathematics
          - 2 years


Technical Communications Manager - Senior Editor | Writer- Smurfit-Stone (WestRock) - Orlando, FL, USA
          

  • Management of Documentation Department, technical communications, full related marketing.
  • Technical writing, copywriting, instructional design, marketing, and graphic design with Fortune 500 corporation that designs and manufactures custom assembly-line machinery.
  • Preparation and production of user manuals, technical support materials, marketing materials.
  • Reformation and advancement of entire series (70+ machines) of custom machine manuals (ranging from 200 to 1000+ pages) – including installation, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, changeover, and service.
  • Creation and design of full line of technical and marketing support materials – including marketing and sales brochures, quick guides, machine labeling, introduction packets, industry-based glossary, company-wide network library, DVD jackets, and CD labels.
  • Logo and tagline development, increased visual and technical impact, elevated marketing and sales impact.
  • Website design and development, enhanced photo | video, multi-media impact, overall improvement of product | company presence.
  • Creation, design of multi-media based instructional design elements – slideshows, video, audio, handbooks, and tests.
  • Numerous and significant contributions to in-house training, departmental & employee software knowledge, organizational efficiency, quality control, and inter-corporate transfer of critical knowledge, support and materials.

Kiskiminetas Springs School (The Kiski School)
       - AP Mathematics, Sciences, Classical Language & Literature

AWARDS

  • WGA (Writers Guild of America)
  • ATD (Association for Talent Development)
  • NAGC (National Association of Government Communicators)
  • STC (Society for Technical Communication)
  • NWA (National Writer's Association)
  • Clemson University Alumni Association
Over two decades of comprehensive international experience, spanning virtually every industry and discipline...
  • 2013 Beverly Hills Film Festival
  • 2012 NexTV Screenplay Competition
  • 2012 Los Angeles Movie Awards

Clearance
     - Q Clearance
(Top Secret)eligible

  • TS, CNWDI equivalent
  • 3X full-scope 7-year clear check

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
     - B.S.  Bachelor of Science - Technical Communications
          - Communications / Applied Media / Instructional Technology & Design
          - Technical Writing / Editing

PUBLICATIONS

Copyright © Will Clark

summation

WATER

Feature-length, science-fiction screenplay

  • 120 pgs, 1:55 estimated runtime
  • ® Writer's Guild of America, 2012
  • © Will Clark, 2012