#183693

Technical Writer

Location:
Mountain View, CA
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
Start date:
09/26/2022
Posted By:
Mindy Totaro
Date:
09/13/2022

Job Description:

This company's mission is to strike the best balance between competing forces like legal compliance, company values and policies, and users' rights and freedoms, in order to improve the law, reduce risk, and keep the company running.

Top Responsibilities:

  • Use working knowledge of the domain and work with subject matter experts to create and deliver content based on project goals and user needs. 
  • Use appropriate information architecture, format, voice, and style based on the audience and relevant guidelines. 
  • Prepare drafts for review via relevant tools and ensure quality of content through iteration with minimal guidance.
  • Update content based on product or program changes and user feedback, and update or delete irrelevant or outdated content, with minimal guidance.
  • Plan and research content and/or information architecture for medium-sized projects that are of moderate to high complexity. 
  • Participate in planning and prioritization meetings with relevant stakeholders (e.g., policy specialists,, program managers, marketing, legal, customers) to identify user needs and product/program goals and align content accordingly. 
  • Organize information in an easily discoverable, coherent, and intuitive fashion.
  • Quickly ramp up and learn complex technical information and create well-written technical documentation
  • Use a suite of internal tools to draft, develop, and publish content.

Skill/Experience/Education:

Mandatory:

  • Strong writing and editing ability.
  • Ability to write according to our internal style guide.
  • Distill highly complex concepts and instructions into easily digestible and user-friendly content.
  • User experience / user studies. Strong communication skills.
  • Project management skills.
  • Customer service.

Desired:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communication Studies, Software Development, Law, or a comparable subject is preferred but not required.
  • 4+ years of technical writing experience (writing SOPs, engineering or legal documentation)
  • 1+ year using HTML in a professional capacity.

Client Description:

A giant in the Tech Industry, this company's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. This company is committed to continuing to make diversity, equity, and inclusion part of everything they do—from how they build their products to how they build their workforce. Consistently named one of Forbes top employers, this company works hard to attract, retain and progress the best Talent.

A career here gives you the opportunity to be part of something bigger:

  • Expanding Opportunity - Providing people with information, tools and services to help them build knowledge, fuel curiosity, and unlock opportunity.

  • Protecting Users - Keeping billions of people safer online.

  • Including all Voices - Building a world where progress, equitable outcomes, diversity, and inclusion can be realities both inside and outside our workplace.

  • Responding to Crisis - Helping those affected by crisis through products, people and partners.

  • Advancing Sustainability - Unifying practices, partnerships, and products around a single mission — to foster sustainability at scale.

Are you ready to join the journey?

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.