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Aquent’s Fortune 500 Technology client in Redwood Shores is seeking a Technical Writer for a 1-year on-site contract.

Job description:
You will design, develop, and publish new user assistance content for Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Procurement software products with minimal management direction. Deliverables include, but are not limited to: documentation plans, schedules, functional end-user or functional implementation guides, FAQs, online help, and videos. Some of our content is printed, but most of it is available on the web or embedded as online help with the product. Web formats include PDF, HTML, and ePub. You might also help your peers by reviewing their content for clarity and accuracy.

Qualifications:
• Minimum of 8+ years of experience in technical writing.
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to prepare written communication and convey information clearly, accurately, and concisely, within reasonable time frames and with little oversight.
• Thorough experience with DITA, minimalism, single-sourcing, and topic-based writing. Experience using Arbortext Editor is a plus.
• Well-versed in writing for the web, with a less formal, approachable, active voice.
• Knowledge of user analysis, such as end users, business analysts, and implementers.
• Ability to grasp and communicate technical and functional concepts quickly and effectively.
• Ability to prioritize, schedule, and meet aggressive deadlines across several projects. Provide timely and accurate status about your projects.
• Organized, professional, and motivated.
• Ability to work independently and within a team. A sense of humor is a plus.
• Proven skills in effective visual information design.
• Flexibility and willingness to work with team members in several time zones, and at various levels of experience in technical writing.
• B.S. degree or higher or 8+ years of relevant experience.

You must be authorized to work in the U.S.; we are unable to pay for sponsorship or relocation

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