These job descriptions are examples. Looking for work?

Find JobsFind Jobs

Technical Writer

0 people like this description

Vitamin T has an amazing client in the Chicago downtown area looking for their next technical writer. Job description below - apply today!

Responsibilities:
• Develop documentation project plans and timelines.
• Plan, design, research, write, and edit a range of documents, including user guides and manuals, technical specifications, training materials, user policies, and proposals
• Edit written documentation of development and other IT staff to create unified and consistent support documents.
• Establish, communicate, and maintain documentation standards, and provide training where required.
• Maintain currency and accuracy of all documentation.
• Liaise with department heads and end users to define identify business procedures and establish documentation needs for hardware and software.
• Analyze IT project requirements to determine types of documents needed.
• Collaborate with systems and development staff to collect and interpret technical information.
• Research, evaluate, and recommend new documentation tools and methods in support of documentation improvement efforts.

Qualifications:
• You are a creative thinker and solid team player with strong interpersonal skills.
• In particular you should possess the following qualifications:
• Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
• Superior attention to detail.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening, and interviewing skills.
• Ability to conduct research into a wide range of computing issues as required.
• Ability to absorb and retain information quickly, specifically complex technical information.
• Ability to analyze target audience and to present ideas in user-friendly language.
• Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
• Highly self motivated and directed.
• Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
• Exceptional customer service orientation.
• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
• At least 4 years equivalent work experience
• Hands-on technical writing and editing experience, with specific experience in documenting information technology software and systems.
• Knowledge of information gathering, planning, and organizing methods and principles.
• Experience with desktop publishing tools.
• Strong understanding of document formatting and presentation techniques.

These job descriptions are examples. Looking for work?

Find JobsFind Jobs