#125660

UX Content Writer

Location:
Palo Alto
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
posted by:
Cecilia Krepelka
Date:
11/17/2017

Job Description:


The UX Content Writer will be heavily involved in the content development process from initial strategy, content development and quality assurance through project launches. Examples of the types of content to be produced include taxonomy and categorization of advisory content, labels, help text, field names, UI strings, etc. This person in this role will also be involved in the development and coordination of content for a user experience blog.
 

The UX Content Writer will report to the Senior UX Content Strategist to help ensure communication with customers is clear, consistent and of the highest quality. This person will also work collaboratively across multiple product teams including UX researchers, visual designers, marketing, technical writers, product managers, developers, quality engineers, and others to deliver world-class content.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Content Development Research: Work collaboratively across cross-functional teams, including product managers, marketing, UX designers and quality engineers to research and understand key workflows and appropriate messaging points following a user-centered methodology. Support content decisions with solid rationale and effective communication skills. Seek out and give feedback.

Content Creation: Write, edit, proof, and document UX content as necessary for projects. Provide insight on site navigation and content organization and labels.

Content Quality Control: Help to create, apply and promote internal and external UI/UX standards and best practices by monitoring, applying and maintaining a comprehensive set of UX content guidelines.

Discipline: Create exceptional content deliverables, meet deadlines, and manage expectations with stakeholders.

Curiosity for Complex Systems: Strong desire to understand and bring clarity to users by describing complex systems, tasks and concepts.

Industry Awareness: Monitor and apply relevant digital best-practices, techniques, and tools.

Requirements:

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
3+ years of relevant industry experience working with collaborative teams in interactive design environments as a content coordinator, copywriter or related position
Familiarity with user-centered design principles and information architecture
Work samples to highlight relevant experience
Experience with web apps or transactional web sites
Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills
Knowledge of writing fundamentals
Attention to detail

PREFERRED SKILLS
A degree in library science, journalism, communications, English or a related field
Experience working in an Agile team environment