Technical Writer Job Description

Technical Writer Job Description

February 24th, 2020

Also known as Technical Communicators, Technical Writers create articles and guides to explain technical concepts in a way that is easier for end-users to understand.

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We are looking for a technical-minded writer to create guides and articles for end-users in a way that is informative but easy to understand. The Technical Writer's responsibilities include researching terminology and building a glossary, creating digital and hard copy materials, and working with various departments to gauge their content needs.

To be successful as a Technical Writer you must have excellent written communication skills as well as a sound understanding of the content you will write about.

Technical Writer Responsibilities:

  • Research technical terminology and concepts.
  • Adhere to the company's style guide.
  • Edit outdated or inaccurate articles.
  • Keep abreast of industry changes.

Technical Writer Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in English, Communication or another relevant field.
  • Prior experience as a technical writer.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Great interpersonal skills.

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