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UX Writer/Doc Designer

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Aquent's client, a large tech company headquartered in Mountain View, CA, is seeking a UX Writer/Doc Designer for a 6–month assignment at their Kirkland, WA location.

We're looking for a self-starter UX Writer/Doc Designer driven to identify top priorities for UX Guideline needs. In conjunction with UX and PM leads you will outline drafts and review with Tech Writers or other UX writers as needed, setup and organize regular reviews with UX Guide team, report issues like UX guidance blockers or bugs, publish weekly status reports for the UX Guide status, etc.

In short, you will be responsible for:
- Creating a detailed design and delivery plan for the UX Guide
- Articulating clear, concise, actionable UI guidelines for Android Studio - writing, sketching, putting up the UX Guide webpages, reviewing and iteratively updating, publishing to spec site, and all other steps in the editorial process for the UX Guide.
- Partnering with UX designer to deliver visual guidance components components such as layout redlines, color palette, icon style guide, etc.
- Overall responsibilities include documentation design and writing with strong project management skills. Ideal candidates will have worked on UX guidance documentation, demonstrated experience creating visual assets for guidelines and a keen collaborative sensibility for working cross-functionally and potentially in geo-dispersed teams.

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
1. Design/Update design guidance materials for Android Studio features in partnership with designers/researchers/PM
2. Deliver visual guidelines (with oversight from FTE staff) including redlines which will be included in the UX Guide
3. Design/Iterate through icons and other visual assets for Android Studio tools

Required Skills:
- BA or BS in design, communication design, computer science, or a related field
- 2+ years working in a user experience design role with a strong focus on design guidance
- Adept at design software and prototyping tools
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills
- Experience creating icons
- 2+ years experience working with Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator

Nice to have Skills
- Experience developing apps on Android, iOS, or both and familiarity with development environments like Android Studio would be an added bonus.

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