Technical Writer

JOB-45923

Technical Writer Naperville, IL

Job Ref: JOB-45923

Our client is looking for a technical writer located near Naperville, IL area to update manuals and other documentation.

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the general supervision of the Development manager, the Technical Writer, will produce high-quality coherent User and technical documentation that contributes to the overall success of our products and applications. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Researches, outlines, writes, and edit new and existing content, working closely with various departments to understand project requirements.
  • Independently gathers information from subject matter experts to develop, organize, and write user documentation and technical manuals with a consistent and cohesive voice.
  • Develops a thorough understanding of the audience and the documentation required by meeting with colleagues, and working with managers to discuss technical problems.
  • Researches and builds knowledge about products, services, technology, or concepts to be documented.
  • Determines the clearest and most logical way to present information and instructions for greatest reader comprehension and writes and edits technical information accordingly.
  • Prepares graphics and illustrations to elaborate on or complement technical writing.
  • Creates, adapts, and follows project schedules and deadlines.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Proficient in publishing software and programs such as MS Word, Confluence, Photoshop, Illustrator and MS Visio.

A Technical Writer should also possess these skills:

  • Excellent written skills in English
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Basic familiarity with the SDLC and software development

This is a full-time onsite with contract-to-perm possibilities.

JOB-45923

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