Simply the Best, Bar None

Welcome to the Bar-Nun Productions Web site!

Bar-Nun offers diversified writing, editing, and marketing services for high-tech companies.

Bar-Nun specializes in providing clear, concise, documentation. We can translate complex instructions and concepts into understandable terms, targeted for any level of technical proficiency.

For audiences from novice/consumer to technical/expert, let Bar-Nun create or edit your next:

Bar-Nun accepts short term and long term assignments. Whether you need to outsource a major project, or add resources to complement your in-house talent, contact me today at Bar-Nun Productions for a free estimate.

Karl Schmidtmann
President

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Clientele

Adobe Systems, Inc.

Adobe Systems

Project Leader

  • Technical Writer / Editor: Portable Document Format (PDF) Reference Manual Version 1.3 update
  • Technical Writer / Editor: OEM PostScript Printer Driver Plug-in Kit Developer Guide for Windows 95 and Windows 98
  • Technical Writer / Editor: OEM PostScript Printer Driver Plug-in Kit Developer Guide for NT

Advanced Fibre Communications / Tellabs

Principal Technical Writer, Editor, Production Coordinator

  • Technical Writer / Editor: Created and edited Installation and User Guides for hardware and software systems
  • Production Coordinator: Created and edited content, produced CD-ROMs

Ambia Corporation

Ambia Corporation

Director of Marketing

  • Designed, wrote, edited, software User's Guides
  • Designed, created, executed, direct mailing campaigns
  • Produced copy for brochures, fliers, handouts
  • Designed, created, and maintained corporate Web site

Calix

calix

Senior Technical Writer

  • Designed and created complete set of planning, installation, and configuration guides for new Ethernet series of products
  • Created and maintained other telecom installation and configuration guides
  • Created and maintained other telecom installation and configuration guides
  • Wrote, edited, and project managed business proposals
  • Created and maintained documentation templates and style guide
  • Trained new users of the AuthorIT content management authoring systems

Ensemble Solutions

Ensemble Solutions

Corporate Consultant

  • Created Corporate White Paper
  • Researched, designed, and project managed 7-volume Ethernet product series document set
  • Created and maintained element management system (EMS) and network management system user guides, online help, and CD-ROMs for optical networking product

Ericsson

Senior Technical Writer

  • As team lead, designed and created documentation for a new series of Fiber to the Node (FTTN) access products
  • Created and maintained other telecom hardware installation, software configuration, alarm, planning, maintenance, turn-up and pocket reference guides; release notes; and training videos

Frederick E. Davis, Inc.

Fred Davis

Technical Editor

  • Windows 98 Bible
  • Windows 3.1 Bible

Mahi Networks

mahi networks

Project Manager, Technical Writer, Product Marketing Writer, Editor

  • Created and maintained documentation templates and style guide
  • Researched, designed, and project managed 9-volume document set
  • Recruited, qualified, and trained writers in a seven-member department
  • Created and maintained element management system (EMS) and network management system (NMS) user guides, online help, and CD-ROMs for optical networking product
  • Copy edited and maintained general system description and installation guide for optical networking product
  • Collated, wrote, edited, and project managed corporate RFP responses
  • Architected and wrote functional design specifications for corporate digital asset management system and corporate RFP library
  • Created and maintained department Intranet Web site

Netscape Communications

Principal Technical Writer

  • Technical Writer / Editor: E-Commerce Marketing White Paper
  • Technical Writer / Editor: E-Commerce Technical White Paper
  • Technical Writer / Editor: E-Commerce Reviewer's Guide

Red  Condor

red condor

Manager of Documentation and Training

  • Architected and created administrator and end-user documentation and online help for e-mail filtering products
  • Created administrator and end-user training videos
  • Created corporate overview video
  • Created and maintained documentation templates and style guide
  • Created internal process documentation and MOPs

RSA Data Security

RSA Data Security

Technical Writer

  • Technical Writer / Editor: Tested software, documented processes, and created diagrams for Systems Administrator, Departmental Manager, and End User electronic security software systems manuals

Synopsys, Inc.

Synopsys

Project Leader

  • Designed and created HTML online help system
  • Technical Editor: Online help system

Taseon, Inc.

taseon

Senior Technical Writer

  • Created planning, administrator, installation, and end-user training videos
  • Created, edited, and maintained optical networking documentation set
  • Created Flash-based knowledge base including videos
  • Created Java-based online help

VeriSign

Principal Technical Writer

  • Technical Writer / Editor: Created and edited manuals, created diagrams and HTML online help for Administrators and End Users of electronic security software systems

 

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Resume (PDF Format)

Resume (Text Format)

 

San Jose, CA
408 412 3888
karl@barnun.com