Jr. Tech Writer Role in Fremont, CA- 6 month contract

We’re looking for Technical Writer-Contract to join the User Assistance group.  This is a 6 mo contract

Job Description:

This position is part of a team responsible for developing documentation for our Fiery product line and associated products. As a member of this team you will:

  • Plan, organize, develop, and maintain customer-facing documentation for hardware and software applications.
  • Verify content accuracy through hands-on testing.
  • Participate in product design and status meetings as a member of agile development teams.
  • Take an active role in the definition and evolution of departmental practices and procedures.
  • Participate in corporate initiatives.

 

Job Requirements:

 

  • A degree in a related field such as English, Technical Communications, or Computer Science.
  • Minimum 2-5 years experience as a technical writer developing software and/or hardware documentation.

 

Research, writing, and teamwork skills

  • Excellent research, analysis, and writing skills.
  • Proven ability to write conceptual, task-oriented, and reference information.
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely using industry-accepted grammar, spelling, and punctuation rules.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative group setting.
  • Ability to work well with cross-functional teams, including remote team members. Experience with Agile/Scrum teams a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within tight deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal communications skills.

 

Technology and tools

  • Experience writing both hardware and software documentation a plus.
  • Excellent command of FrameMaker.
  • Knowledge of WebWorks, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro, and Photoshop desired.
  • Familiarity with XML authoring tools and topic-based information development/DITA concepts a plus.
  • Familiarity with print and color technologies a definite plus.

Pay-$35/hr.

kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

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