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UX Writer

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Large tech search firm seeks a user experience writer (UX writer) to shape product experiences by creating useful, meaningful text that helps users complete the task at hand.

You must be a stellar writer. You have a portfolio of work that demonstrates content that simplifies and beautifies the overall experience.
You’ll work with designers, researchers, product managers, engineers, marketing, and customer operations to establish cohesive language and a unified voice across products and platforms. You’ll use empathy, reason, and data to inform content choices. You’ll pursue a deep understanding of your products.
You’ll provide content recommendations that include the right words and, sometimes, complementary data and images.

Responsibilities
Write clear, concise user-interface text (UI text) for products.
Act as a subject matter expert for user experience writing.
Establish language recommendations.
Document standards in messaging frameworks and style guides.
Collaborate with designers, researchers, prototypers, product managers, and engineers to define requirements.
Manage projects and stakeholders.
Develop concepts for early-stage products.
Provide data-informed insights to improve existing experiences.

Minimum qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, HCI, or another writing-related field -- or equivalent practical experience
Experience in developing content strategy and systems for text, photos, and feeds/tools.
Mastery of both basic and advanced design processes, including style guidelines.
5 years experience defining project schedules, scoping work, and managing stakeholders
8 years online writing, editing, and content strategy experience and strong familiarity with content management/publishing tools, spreadsheets, and documents.

Preferred qualifications
Master’s degree in English, Journalism, or HCI
7 years relevant work experience
Experience working closely with UX, product, legal, and marketing partners.
Experience working in agile product development environment; able to adapt quickly and establish solutions independently.
Experience writing for a digital site or technology brand. Expertise designing content for software and speech-based applications
Perform at a high level with minimal guidance. Devise and implement improvements to best practices, tools, and processes team-wide. Make decisions based on credible metrics and communicate according to well-reasoned analysis.
Strong curiosity about users, and how to anticipate their needs by understanding behaviors.

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