New Technical Writer

Recruiter
Flair4recruitment
Location
Easton
Posted
15 Jun 2018
Closes
05 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An established, innovative, international gaming Technology company based in central Bristol are recruiting for a Technical Writer to join their vibrant team.

You will

  • Create technical materials from scratch, organising and prioritising content to meet audience needs.
  • You will work from tool and feature specifications, prototype versions of tools and features, Sample code and audience understanding
  • Edit technical materials developed by engineering groups, in order to determine the appropriate audience for the material and then ensure it meets the needs of that audience
  • Ensure technical accuracy by working closely with subject matter experts
  • Improve overall structure and organisation, choosing the proper content type for the material
  • Ensure its basic grammatical coherence and integrity
  • Supports and contributes to the wider Documentation set
  • Cooperate and collaborate with the external Production department to help produce the final output for technical material.

Your Skills and Qualities

  • At least 5 years' experience creating technical documentation for software, consumer electronics, or networking products
  • Ability to read C, C++, C#, or Java code and write original API reference documentation
  • Must be experienced with industry-standard structured writing principles
  • Must be able to interact skillfully and professionally with subject matter experts and other colleagues
  • Competent user of industry standard content authoring software and accepted documentation formats, including MS Word, XML, HTML, PDF, and CHM
  • Strong organisational, communications, research, and time management skills
  • Able to work with code-commenting tools and processes (Doxygen, Doc-O-Matic, JavaDoc)
  • Familiar with content management and version control systems. Knowledge of component content management systems (CCMS's) is desirable
  • Ability to work independently or with minimal oversight

For further information please get in touch today

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