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Antoine Henri Giraud


  • Produced user documentation, instructions, manuals, marketing materials, and research reports for various clients using clear, concise language
  • Developed, organized and wrote Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) instructional textbooks
  • Published newspaper and magazine articles, article abstracts, reviews and poetry


  • Demonstrated copy editing and substantive editing skills through work experience and through Print Futures coursework
  • Ensured author submissions adhered to in-house style guide and was appropriate to magazine audience
  • Converted dense academic jargon into plain English for instructional purposes


  • Trained in qualitative and quantitative research methodologies
  • Conducted in-depth research into complex subject areas in order to present a simplified and representative overview of the field
  • Compiled relevant information from interviews and by using library, archival and Internet databases


  • Collaborated with editorial department and liaised with authors to produce content to deadline
  • Developed inter-cultural communication skills by working one-on-one with foreign students abroad
  • Trained in interpersonal communication through Print Futures coursework and group work


  • Adobe Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Robohelp, Framemaker
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio


  • Print Futures Professional Writing Diploma
  • Teaching English as a Second Language Diploma
  • Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Anthropology from UBC


  • Recipient of the Award for Student Educational Excellence and Achievement from Douglas College
  • Recipient of the Sentinel Prize in Anthropology from UBC
  • Member of the Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Recipient of the Undergraduate Scholar Program Scholarship

Recent Employment History:

Assistant Editor
alive magazine, Richmond, BC

Curriculum Developer
Transglobal Human Resources, Vancouver, BC

Writing Instructor
Transglobal Prep. School, Surrey, BC

ESL Teacher
Wonderland, Paju, South Korea

Essay Editor
Self-Employed, Vancouver, BC

References available upon request