Technical Writer

  • location: Redmond, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $34 per hour
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Technical Writer

job summary:
Technical Writer needed for Contract Opportunity with Randstad Technologies client in Redmond, WA

Job Description

Strong, versatile technical writer who is passionate about technology and video games to work on documentation targeted around our many processes of game development.



Responsibilities


Your primary responsibility will be documenting the tools and pipelines for our game development team. You will be responsible for delivering high-quality technical content to the team in written form, video tutorials and any other formats as needed. In this role you will create a common look and feel for all documentation regarding our game development processes as well as best practices across multiple topics.

In this Role you will:

  • Create a common look and feel for all documentation regarding technical processes and best practices across many disciplines.
  • Craft and organize documentation that best suit the end users' needs and expectation.
  • Create documentation for our tools and workflows where they pertain to both the end user (Artists/ Designers/Project Managers etc.).
  • Create tutorials (video and written) for our tools and workflows for on boarding of new members.
  • Assist the team in making the documentation more discoverable utilizing standard search methods.
Qualifications & Skills

  • A B.A./B.S degree in Computer Science, Computer Art, Technical Communications, or similar field is preferred.
  • We require writing samples that demonstrate clarity, accuracy, conciseness, and the ability to write for technical audiences.
The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate the following qualifications/qualities:

  • Strong customer focus skills.
  • The ability to think in creative, critical, and innovative ways about content formats, to think strategically about documentation problems, and to take the initiative to prototype new ideas.
  • The communication and collaboration skills needed to work closely with developers, program managers, and artists.
  • Experience with existing documentation software (i.e. SharePoint, Confluence, etc.).
  • Comfortable with reading XML, C#, Python is strongly desired.
  • A working knowledge of the Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications is a plus.
  • Experience: 1-3 years' experience in in creating software documentation for a technical audience
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Ability to learn new applications, tools, technologies, and processes quickly and independently
 
location: Redmond, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $30 - 34 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:


Responsibilities


Your primary responsibility will be documenting the tools and pipelines for our game development team. You will be responsible for delivering high-quality technical content to the team in written form, video tutorials and any other formats as needed. In this role you will create a common look and feel for all documentation regarding our game development processes as well as best practices across multiple topics.

In this Role you will:

  • Create a common look and feel for all documentation regarding technical processes and best practices across many disciplines.
  • Craft and organize documentation that best suit the end users' needs and expectation.
  • Create documentation for our tools and workflows where they pertain to both the end user (Artists/ Designers/Project Managers etc.).
  • Create tutorials (video and written) for our tools and workflows for on boarding of new members.
  • Assist the team in making the documentation more discoverable utilizing standard search methods.
 
qualifications:
Qualifications & Skills

  • A B.A./B.S degree in Computer Science, Computer Art, Technical Communications, or similar field is preferred.
  • We require writing samples that demonstrate clarity, accuracy, conciseness, and the ability to write for technical audiences.
The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate the following qualifications/qualities:

  • Strong customer focus skills.
  • The ability to think in creative, critical, and innovative ways about content formats, to think strategically about documentation problems, and to take the initiative to prototype new ideas.
  • The communication and collaboration skills needed to work closely with developers, program managers, and artists.
  • Experience with existing documentation software (i.e. SharePoint, Confluence, etc.).
  • Comfortable with reading XML, C#, Python is strongly desired.
  • A working knowledge of the Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications is a plus.
  • Experience: 1-3 years' experience in in creating software documentation for a technical audience
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Ability to learn new applications, tools, technologies, and processes quickly and independently
 
skills: Qualifications & Skills

  • A B.A./B.S degree in Computer Science, Computer Art, Technical Communications, or similar field is preferred.
  • We require writing samples that demonstrate clarity, accuracy, conciseness, and the ability to write for technical audiences.
The ideal candidate for this position will demonstrate the following qualifications/qualities:

  • Strong customer focus skills.
  • The ability to think in creative, critical, and innovative ways about content formats, to think strategically about documentation problems, and to take the initiative to prototype new ideas.
  • The communication and collaboration skills needed to work closely with developers, program managers, and artists.
  • Experience with existing documentation software (i.e. SharePoint, Confluence, etc.).
  • Comfortable with reading XML, C#, Python is strongly desired.
  • A working knowledge of the Microsoft Manual of Style for Technical Publications is a plus.
  • Experience: 1-3 years' experience in in creating software documentation for a technical audience
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Ability to learn new applications, tools, technologies, and processes quickly and independently

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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