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Consumer Technical Editor

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The Consumer Content Team seeks a talented and creative editor who can represent the voice of our products and who is excited about the potential for devices and technology to improve and enrich people’s lives.

This editing role is a critical component of the team that creates the core experiences on our devices and in our online platforms. You’ll have an eye for details and an ear for how a consumer device should speak to its user. You’ll edit engaging content on our websites and in other content delivery systems that helps people discover our products, use them confidently, and learn about new things that they didn’t know they could do.


Responsibilities:
• Provide editorial support for all consumer content, and ensure the content is consistent across a large content set and reflects the overall design and voice principles
• Review UI text .
• Contribute in the development and maintenance of style guidelines and terminology.
• Protect the overall voice for the products.

Qualifications:
• 3-5 years editing consumer web content.
• Experience writing or editing UI text for a consumer product.
• Effective problem solving skills.
• Ability to work without supervision across multiple teams and disciplines.
• Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously.
• Comfortable working in several different tools and authoring systems, and with different processes.

Software Requirements
• Knowledge of how to work effectively in HTML and XML environments.
• Experience using an XML editor such as XMetaL or similar.
• Experience working with Adobe Acrobat, Word, and Excel.
• Close familiarity with Microsoft Style for Technical Communications.
Candidates should submit a resume and writing/editing samples.

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