Technical Writer

Palo Alto, CA
Job Terms:
Posted By:
Emily Peel

Job Description:

Our client a major technology and entertainment company, is seeking a Technical Writer to join their team in a contract role. This will be a 3 month contract with possibility for extension into 2020! Please make sure to upload your most recent resume to your Aquent Profile for application!


  • Write and QA all of the text for the new console.
  • Update the existing user-facing console documentation, to reflect all of the console changes in the docs.
  • Write user-facing text for approximately 100 product error messages.

The ideal candidate should be comfortable working with software engineers, development managers, and program managers - and be proactive about gathering requirements from them.
The candidate will also be expected to offer suggestions on how to improve existing text, on the screen and in the documentation.

Required Skills:

  • Experience designing and delivering documentation for software developers.
  • Experience working directly with development teams.
  • Experience with XML-based publishing systems.

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous experience working with database products, especially SQL solutions (such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, or SQL Server).
  • Experience with web services and related technologies.