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Technical Editor

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Technology company on Eastside is looking for Technical Editor for 6 month contract. Main responsibility will be to help develop a technical style guide. (One is already in place, but needs to be revamped).

This position is 40 hours per week and onsite. 

Start Date: 1/3/18 (possibly sooner)


Role and responsibilities

  • Research technical style issues, present discoveries, and make recommendations towards the development of a style guide

  • Edit and standardize content drafted by both SME contributors and technical writers in support of company's new technology features

  • Ensure standardization of company specifications and other company content via the Technical Publications Style Guide

  • Integrate specification errata


Skills and Experience

  • 7+ years experience editing technical content for a technical audience

  • Exceptional English communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Excellent grammar and proofreading skills

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Experience creating and contributing to technical style guides, best practices, and templates

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with subject matter experts

  • Highly motivated and a self-starter

  • Experience producing content in Microsoft Word, Adobe FrameMaker, and Adobe Acrobat Professional

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technical Communications, English, or equivalent experience

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