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Senior Technical Writer - (Remote)

Ref: US_EN_6_914738_1458294

Posted on 29 July 2022

Overview

  • Determine the clearest and most logical way to present information to achieve the greatest reader comprehension.
  • Follow verbal directions explicitly, and produce documentation in a quick turn-around environment.
  • Meet virtually & brainstorm with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to derive improvements of older documentation.
  • Independently gather information from SMEs who may have minimal documentation experience, and translate that into new documentation on highly specialized topics that will be read by an audience with a diverse skillset.
  • Review and/or copyedit content developed by SMEs.
  • Analyze information required for the development or update of policy, procedure, and form documentation.
  • Create, or work with designers and analysts to create, attractive and informative Gliffy flow diagrams, charts, and other visual aids, to assist readers in understanding a product or process. 
  • Communicate and collaborate with cross-functional teams of both producers, programmers, artists, and support staff, to plan, develop, and produce high-quality documentation products in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Follow verbal directions explicitly, and produce documentation in a quick turn-around environment.
  • Work simultaneously on multiple projects as assigned, and independently setting priorities to meet changing deadlines and scope-of-work definitions.
  • Perform proofreading of general-audience, administrative, technical, and artistic instructions, and produce mechanical and substantive edits, correcting grammar, technical usage, content, and organizational problems to meet Respawn Documentation Standards and Style Guide Requirements.
  • Generate innovative ideas for content and workflow solutions.
  • Create and use templates and style sheets to ensure product consistency and quality.
  • Record page inventories for vetting and archival procedures as assigned.
  • Ensures projects adhere to schedules and deadlines.
  • You will have...

  • Technical Writing – 5+ years
  • Experience writing for web services and/or software products – 3-5 years
  • Confluence CMS expertise – 5+ years
  • Adobe Photoshop expertise – 5+ years
  • Jira experience – 1-3 years 
  • Prior experience in Entertainment and/or Gaming Industry
  • Experience working in Agile environment – writing User Stories, documenting Sprints, and creating Burn-up and Burn-Down charts.
  • Desired Skills 

    ***C# or Python coding****

  • Experience authoring Confluence Macros
  • Experience working with REST APIs
  • Programming and/or scripting experience
  • Experience developing Directed Acyclic Graphs (DAGs) / Gliffy
  • Jira Certification
  • Experience in Training/Education
  • Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field, such as English, Literature, Communications, and/or Writing 
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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