Technical Writer

Technical Writer

Job Location: Redmond, WA

Job Salary: Contracting Position

Job Description

Technical Writer

Job Description

AAA gaming studio client in Redmond, WA is looking for a technical writer passionate about technology and video games. This is a contracting job.

This position will aid in the maintenance and creation of game development documentation. You will be responsible for applying style guide standards and best practices to the structure and metadata of our existing documentation.

You will also assist in performing audits, archiving and consolidation of content.

You will support the delivery of high-quality technical content to the team in primarily text and video formats.

Client is looking for an organized collaborator with excellent communication skills to work closely with developers, program managers, and artists.

Responsibilities

Support the implementation of improvements to search and readability in our knowledge base.

Audit existing documentation for relevancy and accuracy.

Assemble documentation in an order that promotes efficient learning for end users.

Apply style guide standards to existing documentation and as it is created.

Extract knowledge from subject matter experts and end users.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills

1 or more years’ experience in creating documentation for a technical audience.

Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills.

Demonstrate a clear process for developing written documentation.

Strong focus on delivering a good experience for end users.

Quickly learns new applications and processes while asking questions when blocked.

We require writing samples that demonstrate clarity, accuracy, conciseness, and the ability to write for technical and creative audiences.

Pluses

Ability to create graphics, familiarity with the Adobe suite.

Experience with one or more video editing software (Camtasia, Premiere).

Experience with knowledge base or learning management software, bonus for Confluence experience.