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Jr Technical Writer

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Long-term temp assignment for a strong, versatile technical writer who is passionate about technology and video games to work on documentation targeted around our many processes of game development. 

Responsibilities: 
Your primary responsibility will be documenting the tools and pipelines for our game development team. You will be responsible for delivering high-quality technical content to the team in written form, video tutorials and any other formats as needed. In this role you will create a common look and feel for all documentation regarding our game development processes as well as best practices across multiple topics. 

In this Role you will... 
o Create a common look and feel for all documentation regarding technical processes and best practices across many disciplines. 
o Craft and organize documentation that best suit the end users’ needs and expectation. 
o Create documentation for our tools and workflows where they pertain to both the end user (Artists/ Designers/Project Managers etc.). 
o Create tutorials (video and written) for our tools and workflows for on boarding of new members. 
o Assist the team in making the documentation more discoverable utilizing standard search methods. 

Qualifications and Skills 
o BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Art, Technical Communications, or similar field is preferred. 
o We require writing samples that demonstrate clarity, accuracy, conciseness, and the ability to write for technical audiences. 

The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate the following qualifications/qualities: 
o Strong customer focus skills. 
o The ability to think in creative, critical, and innovative ways about content formats, to think strategically about documentation problems, and to take the initiative to prototype new ideas. 
o The communication and collaboration skills needed to work closely with developers, program managers, and artists. 
o Experience with existing documentation software (i.e. SharePoint, Confluence, etc.). 
o Comfortable with reading XML, C#, Python is strongly desired. 
o A working knowledge of the Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications is a plus. 
o Experience: 1-3 years’ experience in in creating software documentation for a technical audience 
o Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills 
o Ability to learn new applications, tools, technologies, and processes quickly and independently

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