Work Experience

Some of the companies I have worked for:

  • Graphcore: Writing user guides for software development tools. Implementing tool flow for generation of HTML and PDF documents from reStructuredText, Python docstrings and Doxygen.
  • Publitek: Writing articles and other technical content.
  • An-Airidh: Web design and hosting for this holiday rental.
  • SOMNIUM Technologies: Web content, customer documentation and videos describing product features for embedded software development tools.
  • Paola Moore: Designed business cards, stationery, marketing material and website for this professional celebrant.
  • Graphix Asset: Worked with Graphix Asset to develop the initial specification for the eMAR digital record sheet app.
  • Infineon Technologies: Wrote project proposal for VeTeSS, a €20M European research project for improving automotive safety verification with 24 partners across 8 countries. Assisted with project management and quality management of the project. Designed project logo. Collated and edited content for project deliverables. Wrote several research reports for the VeTeSS and Pollux projects.
  • Red Oak Consulting: Contributed to a report on the current state of the art and the future roadmap for semiconductor technology.
  • ZiiLabs Ltd (part of Creative Labs): Defined documentation requirements and wrote user documents for embedded media processors and associated software development systems.
  • Cloudbase Paragliding: Created first website and designed the logo for this paragliding school.
  • XMOS: Microcontroller development system user guides.
  • ClearSpeed / PixelFusion: Created marketing collateral, maintained web sites and wrote product documentation for ClearSpeed parallel processing hardware and software. Managed team of technical authors. Assisted with successful installation and upgrade of the Tsubame supercomputer at Tokyo Institute of Technology. Implemented web-based database of inventions and patents.
  • INMOS / STMicroelectronics: Worked as a software engineer for applications and embedded tools. Responsible for the verification of several application-specific microcontrollers. Managed the development of a GPS chip for a major Japanese OEM. Worked in customer support in Japan. Wrote datasheets, instruction set reference and several application notes.