Job #: 1646

Title: Technical Writer – Colorado

Region:

  • Other
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 1 year ago
    • This position has been filled

    ​The Technical Writer is responsible for developing and maintaining product and process documentation that helps our customers and employees understand and successfully use and support our products and systems.
    Responsibilities:
    • Plans, develops, and maintains documentation including technical materials, reports, operations and maintenance manuals, training materials, change management communication, detailed technical procedures, and other publications for internal and external audiences.
    • Applies journalistic interviewing techniques to develop content for written materials including conducting interviews with various users and technical staff to gather data for documentation.
    • Acquires subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, observing performance of production methods, referring to technical specifications, blueprints, engineering illustrations, and trade journals.
    • Follows appropriate workflows and collaborates with various departments to ensure all external facing products meet company standards.
    • Edits written material and assists in layout process by suggesting charts, illustrations, photographs, drawings, sketches, and diagrams that best illustrate the material.
    • Reviews, edits, or re-writes material prepared by other writers.
    • Participates in content and materials development presentations and training.
    Requirements:
    • 5+ years of experience writing documentation for software or other technical products
    • Bachelor’s degree or Associate degree in a related field or equivalent experience
    • Experience in writing for different audiences; highly technical to non-technical
    • Creation and utilization of various communication methods including writing, graphics, charts, diagrams, etc.
    • Strong collaboration skills and the ability to demonstrate a sense of urgency in completing tasks and resolving issues in order to deliver quality projects on time and within budget.
    • Strong problem solving, time management and organizational skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral, listening and writing) skills are required; Results oriented individual who exhibits high energy, strategic thinking and global collaborative approach. ​