Technical Writer

Full Time
Bangalore
Posted 8 months ago

Relevant Experience: 3+ years of Technical Writing experience
Education Qualification: Bachelor’s degree with Technical Writing Certification is must

Job Description

This is an opportunity for a Technical Writer to produce a high quality documentation that will instruct our customers about our product. We are looking out for a person who can take complex ideas and break them down to simple ideas that anyone can understand easily.

Requirements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Hands on experience in creating User Manuals, Installation Guides, Reference pages, Help Manuals.
  • Plan, design, create and deliver information products using a variety of new and traditional technologies.
  • Work with the technical team to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements.
  • Produce high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for our customers.
  • Contribute in the modification / revision of the manuals content.
  • Follow internal style guidelines and apply tagging standards to customer-facing materials, maintaining a consistent look and feel for documents across multiple offerings.
  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable in text and pictures.
  • Analyze and proofread existing content, focusing on opportunities to improvise it.
  • Conducts in-depth interviews with product experts to understand each products functionality and features.
  • Maintains strong working relationships and continual interfacing with core product teams.
  • Revise documents with new releases made.
  • Participate in peer-reviews and follow the review cycles to ensure accuracy of documents.
  • Work with technical team to make the product easier to use and thus need fewer instructions.
  • Be detailed and precise at every step of the user manual so that the instructions can be useful.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Good exposure to Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)/ Documentation Development Life Cycle (DDLC).
  • Good Knowledge on style guides.
  • Strong knowledge of markup language such as HTML or XML.
  • Proficiency in authoring and image capturing tools such as Adobe RoboHelp, Adobe Framemaker, Advance MS Word, Adobe illustrator, and SnagIt.
  • Experience with creating demo/navigational/tutorials videos and proficiency with video editing tool would be preferred.
  • Experience working in an agile content development environment.
  • Previous Technical writing experience with content management systems and SEO Background in IT is a big plus.
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