Jen Schripsema has an MS in User Centered Design and Engineering from the University of Washington and BA in Biology from the Colorado College. She has experience working as the solo writer at a fast-paced startup and implementing documentation systems that allow for greater collaboration with researchers and engineers. Jen has written and edited content for Windows Embedded about how to build operating systems for embedded devices and led projects to design documentation landing pages, informational posters, and other illustrations. Jen has written science news articles for a variety of publications, including a project on the importance of interdisciplinary research teams. Additionally, she wrote news articles for patients with chronic health conditions. As a senior technical writer for IDM, Jen contributes to software documentation and teaching tools.