Technical Author

Recruiter
Edissero Ltd
Location
Kent
Posted
11 Nov 2017
Closes
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Technical Author Our global, innovative manufacturing client is looking for a technical author to design, write and maintain mainly hardware but also software documentation for the company's products, including user guides, installation leaflets, datasheets and marketing literature. This is an interesting and varied role where you'll be responsible for documenting both new and existing products; taking the lead on documentation concept and layout design; working with other EU offices and translation agencies to ensure content availability in a range of languages for customers. As the sole technical author, you'll have the opportunity to work with a wide range of interesting technologies, collaborate with different teams and business areas, and set the strategy and direction of technical documentation. You will have: Good technical writing experience in a hardware environment, including creating/updating illustrations and technical diagrams. Experience using help authoring tools (preferably MadCap Flare). Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to understand highly complex technical ideas and explain them in simple, clear and concise terms. Experience working with technical experts in a variety of fields at all business levels. This role is based in their office in Kent, with the possibility of working one or two days a week from home. - provided by Dice