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Technical Editor

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Day to day activites:
• Edits for organization, content, technical accuracy, and style.
• Exercises good judgment in assessing the level of edit a piece of documentation requires at every stage of the process.
• Edits multiple pieces at various levels of development.
• Creates an internal style guide and word lists for group use.
• Determines schedule and work flow for the team, as needed.
• Develops and executes internal and external review processes of documentation as needed.
• Reviews corporate style guide for accuracy, as needed.
• Ensures that the overall documentation set is comprehensive and meets the requirements of users, as well as requirements set by product marketing, testing, and program management.
• Gathers multiple sources of content into a cohesive document.

Skills:
• 3-5 years of work related experience is required.
• Demonstrated ability to oversee projects is required.
• Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously are required.
• Must have the ability to work closely with documentation managers, writers, production teams, program managers, and developers on issues affecting the quality of documentation.
• Must possess a strong understanding of the technology being documented or its equivalent.
• Knowledge of the editing requirements for a wide variety of documentation deliverables is required.
• Familiarity with HTML, XML, and XML authoring tools (e.g. XMetal).
• Bachelor's degree in Technical Communications, English Literature, Journalism or related field is preferred.

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