Shalom Boroda

Technical writer, UX writer, content strategist

Experience

Logz.io (Israel, logz.io)
Technical Writer, UI Writer 2018 – present
Philips Color Kinetics (USA, www.colorkinetics.com)
Technical Writer, Software and Systems 2015 – 2017
  • Simplified complex concepts and wrote concise content.
  • Primary technical writer for software, SaaS, and controls.
  • Authored marketing content for new products.
  • Created clear, concise UI copy.
  • Improved user experience by proposing changes to UI and workflow.
Sovos Compliance (USA, sovos.com)
Operations Trainer 2015 – 2015
  • Created live online training workshops to teach users configuration of Taxware Enterprise tax calculation software.
  • Trained Professional Services and Customer Support departments.
Technical Writer, Software 2013 – 2015
  • Authored online help, API documentation, user guides, and release notes for SaaS and on-premise software.
  • Created technical writing style guide.
Our Best Words (Israel)
Technical Writing Intern 2011 – 2012

    Skills

    Static site generatorsJekyll, Liquid templating, ReDoc
    CodingJavaScript, JQuery, HTML, CSS, JSON, XML
    Developer collaborationGitHub, JIRA, Confluence
    Documentation/helpFrameMaker, RoboHelp, InDesign, Scribus
    Photo/image editingSnagit, Photoshop, GIMP
    Training contentCamtasia
    Vector drawingIllustrator, Visio, Inkscape
    UI mockups & prototypesSketch, Axure, Experience Design

    Communities

    Write the DocsActive Slack community member, Tel Aviv meetups co-organizer. Presented on docs-as-code at Logz.io.
    Content + UXActive Slack community member.

    Awards

    Luminary AwardRecognized for contributions and proactively setting up Color Kinetics team for success. Awarded quarterly at Philips Color Kinetics.

    Training

    LinkedIn LearningBlockchain BasicsBlockchain: Beyond the Basics
    Our Best Words (2012, Israel)Technical Writing/Marcom Workshop
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2011, USA)BA, Early Care and Education