Me (Rachael) at home in Boise, Idaho

Hi, I’m Rachael – a technical writer, consultant, lifelong learner, and communication nerd. Some of my interests include:

  • Web and mobile app development
  • UX research and design
  • Content development and production
  • Copywriting
  • Social media management

In short, my interests cover a (really) wide range of topics. It’s difficult to point to any one practice and call that my focus. I want to learn it all and practice new things every day.

I’m driven to create meaningful work by the things I care about most: humans, new technology, communication, and the intersection of these three things.

I have both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Technical Communication from Boise State University, adding up to over six years of dedicated study of related topics and skills. Through the Master of Arts, Technical Communication (MATC) program, I was able to take advantage of opportunities outside of the classroom that gave me additional hands-on experience with specific areas that I care about, such as usability, social media, and public speaking.

By day, I’m a technical writer/information developer at Aquent Studios. My work includes writing, editing, and managing user and service content for commercial HP products. I usually have one or two side projects going at any given time.

During my down time, I dabble in digital and film photography, collect houseplants, parent four pet rats and two kittens, and dream of one day becoming a certified Cicerone.

 Want to connect?

You can visit me on LinkedIn or Twitter.

I’m also known to blog occasionally at Tech Quixotic.