Technical Writer

Technical Writing Experience, Executes graphic projects, coordinates and schedules production
Contract W2, 4+ months
Negotiable
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Please note that this is a 4+ month contract position.

Please include Phone Number in resume. Resumes without a phone number will not be considered.

 

Researches, writes, edits, and proofreads technical data for use in documents or sections of documents such as manuals, procedures, specifications, special reports, and any other customer deliverables and documents. Ensures technical documentation is accurate, complete, meets editorial and specifications and adheres to standards for quality, graphics, coverage, format, and style. Assists in establishing style guidelines and standards for texts and illustrations. Performs graphics design; plans, lays out and illustrates technical or scientific materials in black and white or color. Interfaces with users to determine scope of project and best graphic medium. Executes graphic projects and coordinates and schedules production. Performs production or coordinates production with outside vendors as needed. Operates and sets up computer graphic systems. Familiar with commonly-used art media and commercially available graphics packages. Performs all functional duties independently. Works on high-visibility programs, or mission critical aspects of assigned program(s). Oversees the efforts of direct reporting resources and/or is responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job. 

• A minimum of ten (10) years experience in technical writing, preferably in a software-related field; • A degree from an accredited College/University in English, Technical Writing or related discipline is preferred; • Able to perform all functional duties independently on high-visibility programs, or mission critical aspects of a given program; • Able to oversee the efforts of direct reporting resources and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job; • Experience training/mentoring less experienced personnel; • Extensive experience researching, writing, editing and proofreading technical data for use in technical documentation such as manuals, procedures, specifications, design documentation, and special reports. • Extensive experience with enterprise-level standards for documentation quality, graphics, coverage, format and style and ensuring deliverables comply with such standards; • Able to provide valuable assistance in establishing style guidelines and standards for texts and illustrations; • Extensive experience with graphics design, including layout and illustrations in black and white and color; • Extensive knowledge of commonly-used art media and commercially available graphics packages, and capable of operating and setting up more than one computer graphics systems ; • Extensive experience collaborating with users to complete documentation and/or graphics projects, including coordination of production internally or externally; • Able to obtain Postal clearance; • Excellent written communication skills. 

 

For consideration, please reference job number 2716.

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San Francisco, CA

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