New Technical Writer

15 Jun 2018
05 Jul 2018
Contract Type
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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