Job Description

Content Engineer/Technical Writer

Location:

JohnstonRhode Island

Date Posted:

7/1/2021

Employment Type:

Consulting

Recruiter:

Clayton Minnich

Recruiter Email:

clayton.minnich@avidtr.com

Job ID:

JN -072021-14588

Job Description

DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Create, design, and update structured content and component based content models using XML/Dita.
Take a big picture view of large amounts of content, determining the content information model and the best way to simplify the authoring process for this content.
Coordinate with subject matter experts, product owners, business analysts, design team members, and technical operations teams to ensure that the right information is getting to the right people and that the content structure produced is accurate and following clearly defined standards, which may also be created, contributed to, and set forth in practice. Develop structured content for a variety of products and initiatives.

MUST HAVE SKILLS:
  • 5+ years of experience in technical writing with technical writing being your primary job function.
  • Bachelor’s degree in technical writing, journalism, communications, or related field.
  • Aptitude for understanding software products, enterprise content management lifecycle, and content driven experience design.
  • Experience with researching and gathering relevant technical data from subject matter experts such as engineers, business team personnel, software developers, and programmers as well as from internal documents such as word docs, wiki pages, and design documents.
  • Experience using the following applications: Adobe FrameMaker, Visual Studio Code / Notepad ++ (or similar editors), HTML, Markdown.
  • In-depth knowledge of standards and best practices for creating or writing technical documentation.
  • In-depth knowledge of standards and best practices around designing and creating component based content models.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and general business communication skills.
  • Experience working independently as well as in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
TECHNICAL SKILLS:
  • DITA/XML
  • Adobe FrameMaker
  • Visual Studio Code, Notepad ++ (or similar editor)
  • HTML
  • JSON
  • CSS
NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:
  • Microsoft Word
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Oxygen XML Editor (or similar editor)
  • Taxonomy and Ontology Design
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