SEO Student/ Technical Editor

Vaughn Aubuchon

Vaughn Aubuchon

PO Box 172,
Soquel, CA 95073

(831) 464 - 8684


Objectives:

Search Engine Optimization
     Recent - Internet SEO Practitioner
     
LinkedIn Profile

Technical Editor
     Previously -
ASIC Semiconductors
     Unsurpassed Proofreading Skills
     Semi-Retired - Telecommute Only

SEO - Auditing and Analysis,
           On Page - Appearance, usability, links out, parameters
           Off-page - Keyword rank, Links in
           Eternal SEO student -
                 Daily study of SEO Articles,
Experts, Forums

                      - Perturbations -
Barry Schwartz, Brett Tabke
.

Not finding the expertise that you require? Test me, for free.

DOCUMENT ANALYSIS -

Send me a document, any document, technical or medical*,
and I will work it over, and return it to you.
If you like what you see, we can move forward from there,
on a cost per word, per page, or per document basis, depending
upon complexity, length and expertise required.
.

Rates

Medium
Expertise
Required
High
Expertise
Required

All rates set by
individual
document,
prior to job
acceptance.


Checks (alpha):
Capitalization
fact consistency
grammar
horse sense
idiom usage
meaning variation
spelling
style consistency

per Word

by Page (single-space)

by 100 Pages (doc.)

20 ¢

$ 40

$ 2,000

40 ¢

$ 80

$ 4,000

Per Hour

$ 30
$ 60

My actual rate is 1/2 that, since I only bill for 1/2 of hours spent - The bane of raging perfectionism.


SUMMARY:

SEO Webmaster - Search Engine Optimization - 18 years

Applications Engineer/ Tech Writer         -  4 years

Applications Engineer/ Tech Writer         -  4 years

Marketing Engineer - Semiconductor         -  8 years

Design Engineer - CMOS Integrated Circuits -  4 years

Test Engineer - Integrated Circuits        -  5 years

Electronic Technician - Logic Test         -  5 years

      Total Overlapping Experience         -  Plenty

Bachelor of Science Degree - CSUSJ - 1981

Outstanding grasp of technical specifications.

Highly skilled at obtaining, assembling, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting technical data.

Excellent communication and illustration skills.

Prefer Intaglio - Excel, Word - Mac/PC fluent.

References - throughout



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WORK EXPERIENCE: Webmaster (20 years)


Nov. 2000-  
Present
WEBMASTER - Search Engine Optimization Specialist
            100% telecommute from Soquel, CA 95073   
            (831)464-8684

· Created, maintained content on 100's of commercial web pages
· Studied and practiced SEO daily - visited SEO forums daily
· Google SERP rank of #1 for a 3 million result search terms
  Reference:

    Google Ranking Factors - How to Rank High



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Applications Eng./ Tech. Writer (4 years)


Jun. 2000-  
Nov. 2001

TECHNICAL WRITER - Network ASIC Standard Cell ICs
3Com, 5400 Bayfront Plaza, Santa Clara, CA 95054  
(408)326-2000

· Wrote, maintained datasheets for PCI 10/100/1G Ethernet chips
· Wrote for OEM account network design engineer audience
· FrameMaker application on MS Windows 2000, Visio, Lotus, etc.
  References:  David Garcia, Gary Preston, Tony George
               Wayne Pesuit


Aug. 1999-  
Nov. 1999

CONSULTANT - TECHNICAL WRITER - TCP/IP Network SOCs
Hotrail Inc.,  Santa Clara, CA         (408)467-4451

· Wrote datasheet for Simultaneous Multi-Processing chipset
· Worked with 4 engineers to learn functionality and parameters 
· MS Office 2000, Windows NT, Outlook
  References:  Dr.Joy Shetler, Dr.Daniel Fu


1998-2003

WEBMASTER - Website Creation - Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
· Created and maintained commercial website for 4 years
· Point your browser to: http://www.shorelinesurf.com
· Emphasis on content, organization, added-value and ease-of-use


1997-1998

   Took extended sabbatical/ vacation.  Studied software, HTML,
search engine dynamics, graphics applications, etc.
Learned HTML, Homepage, Illustrator, Photoshop, Pagemaker


Jan. 1997-  
Jun. 1997

CONSULTANT - TECHNICAL WRITER - Chip Design Hardware
Simpod Inc.,  Santa Clara, CA           (408)330-9300

· Wrote marketing brochure, application notes for Simpod, Inc.
· Simpod provides programmable hardware modeling capability
  Reference:  Yiftach Tzori


May  1995-  
Jan. 1997

FIELD APPLICATIONS ENGINEER - Semiconductor Distribution
Nu Horizons Electronics Distribution,  San Jose, CA
(408)434-0800

· Made calls with outside sales reps   Buddy visits with reps
· Supported inside salespeople         Trained outside sales
· Drove technical-vendor relations     Introduced new products
· Secured design registrations         Attended suppl. trainings
· Drove supplier promotions            Researched customer base
· Completed Xilinx FPGA design course
· Macintosh:   Extensively used Microsoft Excel and Word
  References:  Frank Reynolds, Mel Kutzin, Gray Wong,
               Aaron Mount, Mary Ann Finucane, Bob McCauley,
               Bill Schneider, Christine Vetrano


Oct. 1994-  
Dec. 1994

CONSULTANT - TECHNICAL WRITER - ASICs
Chip Express,  Santa Clara, CA         (408)988-2445

· Wrote first design manual for Chip Express (110 pages)
· Laser-programmable gate arrays and conventional gate arrays
  References:  Udi Yuhjtman, Jerry Dempsky, Edwin Lugo


May  1993-  
Jan. 1994

FIELD APPLICATIONS ENGINEER - Semiconductor Distribution
Bell Industries, Distribution Division, Sunnyvale, CA 
(408)734-8570

· (same as above at Nu Horizons)
  References:  Kate Collins, Jim Paterson, Ted Smith, Dan Blair




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Marketing Engineer (8 years)


May  1990-  
May  1993

SENIOR APPLICATIONS ENGINEER - E2 Memories
Exel Microlectronics, a division of Rohm (Japan)
San Jose, CA

Simultaneously held two positions and used two business cards
· Wrote 16 application notes (45pp), reviewed customer circuits
· Handled all incoming technical-problem calls
· Interfaced smoothly with customers, solved problems
· Macintosh:  Extensively used Microsoft Excel and Word

SENIOR PRODUCT MARKETING ENGINEER - E2 Memories
· Analyzed all competitive parts, defined products
· Provided market forecasting and analyzed pricing
· Interfaced effectively with customers and editors
· Reviewed and corrected 2 full revs. of databook (504 pages)
  References:  Richard Nedinsky, Chris Pope, Reggie Huff,
               John Chang


May  1988-  
Jan. 1990

PRODUCT MARKETING ENGINEER - Complex Logic
IDT (Integrated Device Technology), 
Santa Clara, CA

· Supported sales on technical issues
· Efficiently quoted, tracked and expedited business
· Prepared winning, detailed sales presentations
· Created IDT49C465 16-bit Error Detection and Correction DS
· Became power-user of Excel, Word, MacDraw, Powerpoint
  References:  Frank Toth, Mike Converse, Danh Le Ngoc,
               Yuping Chung


Sept.1986-  
Nov. 1987

PRODUCT MARKETING ENGINEER - ASIC Products
GE/RCA Solid State,  San Jose, CA

· Provided customer interface and support for the western U.S.
· Analyzed circuits, performed gate counts
· Generated all quotations for the western United States
· Conducted seminars, trained salesmen and representatives
· Evaluated and approved circuit feasibility
  References:  Craig Silver, Hillol Sarkar, Jerry Brown,
               Phil Shasker


Jun. 1985-  
Jul. 1986

SENIOR APPLICATIONS ENGINEER - CMOS Gate Arrays
HMSI, Hitachi MicroSystems International,  San Jose, CA

· Introduced Hitachi CMOS gate arrays to the U.S. market
· Made technical presentations to major customers (DEC, Apollo)
· Wrote English version of workstation design manual for U.S.
· Performed capture and logic simulations on Daisy workstation
· Performed extensive technical interface with customers
  References:  Tom Yu, K. Nomiya


June 1986

· Granted U.S. patent #4,595,913 - Capacitive Switching System
 Patented a touch-activated joystick for computer games


Sept.1984-  
May  1985

APPLICATIONS MARKETING ENGINEER - CMOS Gate Arrays
IMI (International Microcircuits) Santa Clara, CA (now in Milpitas)

· Circuit evaluation, feasibility, partitioning and approval
· Converted macrocell databook from Suwa Seiko to IMI format
· Performed extensive technical interface with customers
  References:  Frank Deverse, Alan Tregidga, Ding Bui,
               David Harmon, Os Viva


Dec. 1980-  
June 1981

PRODUCT MARKETING ENGINEER - CMOS Gate Arrays
NEC Electron, Inc.,  Sunnyvale, CA

· Introduced NEC CMOS gate arrays to the U.S. market
· Created and presented 30 page white paper in Tokyo, Japan
  References:  Brian Elliot, Jason Stewart,
               Takagaki-san, Tachibana-san




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Design Engineer, CMOS I. C. (4 years)


Jan. 1982-  
Aug. 1984

SENIOR DESIGN ENGINEER - ASIC CMOS Gate Arrays
SPI, (Semi Processes Incorporated),  San Jose, CA

· Performed logic design and layout of 28 CMOS gate arrays
· Performed logic and physical design of various macrocells
· Analyzed critical paths, performed logic reduction
· Performed extensive technical interface with customers
  References:  Dr.Charlie Allen, Tom Cauge, Jeff Woo,
               Mike Converse


Jun. 1981-  
Jan. 1982

DESIGN CONSULTANT - CMOS Gate Arrays
G.A.T.E. (Gate Array Technology Engineering),
Sunnyvale, CA

· Designed and layed-out 6 CMOS gate arrays, various macrocells
· Critical path analysis, reduced logic, created macrocells
  References:  Dr.Charlie Allen, Tom Cauge, Mike Converse


Sept.1979-  
Aug. 1980

DESIGN ENGINEER - CMOS Integration - ASIC
Ferranti Interdesign, Inc.,  Sunnyvale, CA

· Logic design and layout of 12 CMOS gate array ICs
· Wrote test programs, tested parts, determined failure modes
  References:  Ed Albers, Todd Goldsmith, Clair Hardesty,
               Mohammed Taher


:

College
June 1981

B.S.B.A. Degree   California State University    San Jose, CA

· Received B.S. degree - Business Administration with
  Management Concentration
· All classes were taken at night while working full time.
· An MBA requires 2 years of management study - I have 4 years.




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Test Engineer, Integ. Cir. (5 years)


Aug. 1980-  
Nov. 1980

SENIOR PRODUCT ENGINEER - Bipolar Memories
Fairchild Semiconductor,  Mountain View, CA

· Performed bipolar RAM yield improvement
  References:  Dr.Silas Kung (supervisor), A.J. Beers


Jan. 1979-  
Sept.1979

TEST ENGINEER - Bipolar TTL Logic
Raytheon Company,  Mountain View, CA

· Programmed Fairchild Sentry for bipolar ICs (FACTOR language)
· Military Program Administrator - Military Specification 38510
  References:  Max Rabadon, Clair Hardesty, Brent Schusheim


Dec. 1978

TEST ENGINEER - Microprocessor Products
National Semiconductor Corporation, 
Santa Clara, CA

· Wrote test program (FACTOR) for the NSC820 interface chip
  References:  Richard Sachs (supervisor)


Dec. 1975-  
Sept.1978

ASSOCIATE ENGINEER - Bipolar Memories, PALs, PLDs
MMI (Monolithic Memories - Advanced Micro Devices), 
Sunnyvale, CA

· DESIGNED, built and maintained 4 AC testers
· Designed and built two 2901 bit-slice functional testers
· Reverse-engineered AMD2910 controller (etch, photo, trace)
  References:  Bill Moss, Ury Priel, Zelimir Diel, Jaime Martín,
               Les Gardinier, Mike Allen, Todd Goldsmith,
               Clair Hardesty, Greg Feigian




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Electronic Tech., Logic Test (5 years)         


College:
June 1974

A.A. Degree    De Anza College    Cupertino, CA     (408)864-5678

· Associate of Arts degree - Quality Control/ Transfer major
· Completed all classes required for a Quality Control degree.
· All classes were taken at night while working full time.


Oct. 1971-  
Dec. 1975

SENIOR TECHNICIAN - Bipolar Memory Design
National Semiconductor,  Santa Clara, CA 
(408)721-5000

· Designed and built AC and functional testers for RAMs and ROMs
· Performed delay measurements using Tektronix sampling system
· Constructed numerous test fixtures, recorded and analyzed data
· Performed extensive R&D failure analysis
  References:  Ury Priel, Phil Holland (supervisor),
               Jerry Baker, Lawrence Siquig, Max Rabadon
               Al Brilliot



 Amateur Radio Enthusiast:
· As a pre-teenager, studied amateur radio theory, antennas,
  wave propagation, transmitters, receivers, RF spectrum, etc.
· Built transmitters up to 100 Watts RF power, double-conversion
  superheterodyne receivers, high-voltage power supplies, and
  RF converters.
· Studied capacitance, inductance, reactance, impedance,
  resonance and Q.
· Repaired many radio receivers and TVs, built field strength
  meters and metal detectors.



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