UX Writer

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Chris Woodbridge

Job Description:

We are looking for a UX Writer to create the UX content, instructional copy, and all written aspects of the user experience of our new trading application. If you have experience creating product and web content, particularly financial services and trading applications, we’d like to meet you. Along with your application, please submit a portfolio or links to your published work.

The UX writer will join a fast-moving and small UX and development team creating an advanced trading app for a new platform. They will work in a highly collaborative atmosphere with a start-up-like part of the organization, and will therefore be able to have high accountability for and control of their work.

Job brief
Responsibilities include writing original copy for the trading app and all related aspects, which may include marketing and communications support.

Collaborate with the designers, researchers and developers to understand the goal and direction of the product
Establish the voice of the product
Create a content strategy tailored for our users
Be responsible for a content structure and a content management solution for the product, including taxonomy and labelling.
Creating an educational library to support the product
Experience writing for the financial industry (preferably fintechs)
Trading knowledge is a must
Shape language and tone
On occasion, Interview clients, industry experts and internal teams
Proven work experience as a UX Writer
Portfolio of published sites or applications, or other online content
Previous experience with financial services and technology with a particular emphasis on FinTechs
Excellent writing and editing skills, with a keen eye for detail
Solid time-management skills
BSc in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field

Dynamic Working – Post Pandemic
Our aim is to combine the best of working offsite with coming together in person. For most teams this means a consistent balance of working from home and office that supports the needs of your role, experience level, and working style.

Your success and growth is important to us, so you’ll want to enjoy the benefits of coming together in person – face to face learning and training, quality time with your manager and teammates, building your career network, making friends, and taking full advantage of cultural and social experiences the Client provides for you.

Special Instructions:
This project is at the stage where it needs writing and content strategy for its applications, particularly the algorithmic trading app. We cannot move forward without instructional and explanatory text in the app. This is a 6 month contract with the budget to extend. *SENIOR LEVEL ROLE. MINIMUM 8 YEARS OF TRUE UX WRITING.*

Ideally looking for someone who has a lot of UX writing experience. Will be the only UX writer for the group so must be a lead. They are used to writing for the web and people who are using software as opposed to technical writer. This associate will help lead someone though an experience and telling them what they need to know at each stage, so they know what to do. Not looking for technical writers. Looking for someone who has worked on complex systems before (Doesn’t matter if they haven’t been UX writer for Financial services but if they have done UX writing for healthcare.)