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Technical Writer II (Bilingual - French)

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Would you like to join a dynamic team that is moving our global eCommerce client toward new technologies for content authoring, management, publishing, and localization? Their Seller Support team seeks a bright, XML-savvy technical writer with content management system (CMS) experience to join their Editorial team in this temporary role.

The role requires professional and efficient handling of large volumes of technical documentation in cooperation with local/global writers/editors. You will be a major player in the migration of content from current systems to XML objects in their newly adopted CMS.

The successful candidate will be self-directed, yet equally comfortable contributing within a global team environment. Strong interpersonal skills, time management, and attention to details are required.
You must be fluent in French, and able to translate content from French to English. You must have a background in technical writing, editing, and information design. Communication and logic skills are also essential, for working with complex content sets involving reviewing editing and translating content produced by others.

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in English, French, technical writing, or related field, or comparable job experience
· A minimum of 5 years in a technical writing, content strategist, or information developer role with a primary focus on platforms, software, and workflow applications
· Ability to demonstrate how you have created high-quality online documentation for a consumer audience
· Experience with content creation for translation and localization from French into English
· Dedication to team success while working independently on multiple projects
· Experience managing content projects, including coordinating with other functional teams

Preferred Qualifications
· Experience with HTML, XML-based (preferably DITA XML-based) content management systems, document tagging, and SEO best practices
· Ability to conceptualize and execute projects, with a strong bias for action and the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
· Experience working as part of a global team with remote colleagues

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