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Technical Editor - (Remote)

Ref: US_EN_6_971575_1465352

Posted on 15 September 2022

Title: Technical Editor

Summary:

Join the editorial team that helps writers and engineers create documentation used by millions of developers worldwide. As a technical editor, you’ll help ensure and uphold the quality of content and style and educate writers and content teams about developer documentation.

Key Qualifications:

  1. Creativity in communicating complex topics in approachable, engaging, and technically accurate ways
  2. Outstanding developmental editing and copyediting skills and remarkable attention to detail
  3. Eagerness to work collaboratively with writers to hone their skills throughout the editorial life cycle
  4. Experience editing PDF using Acrobat Pro, and Markdown and source files in an SCM environment, such as Git Description Leverage your passion for technology products by editing developer-focused documentation on our team.
  5. Collaborate with amazing editors, writers, and designers, and discuss technical topics like SwiftUI, class hierarchies, and view controllers.

An average work day may include, but is not limited to:

  1. Meeting with writers individually to develop topics and organize text
  2. Performing developmental edits; structural, content, and style reviews; and copyedits
  3. Developing and maintaining project style sheets and authoring guidelines
  4. Writing clear, persuasive comments to accompany edits and proposals to resolve style issues

Education and Experience

  1. Undergraduate or postgraduate degree in English, Instructional Design, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Architecture, Juris Doctor (with emphasis on legal writing), or a related discipline.
  2. At least 5 years of experience as a developmental editor and copyeditor of technical documentation.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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