Technical Documentation Writer

Rancho Cordova, CA 95655 | Contract

Post Date: 05/16/2018 Job ID: 49788 Industry: Technical Writer

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including but not limited to Subject Matter Experts, Software Development and Quality Assurance teams to develop, accurate, HTML end user documentation.
  • Performs in-depth editing of documentation for clarity, technical accuracy, readability, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and spelling.
  • Ability to adapt to unexpected changes in the project schedule that affect documentation deadlines.
  • Ability to work with extensive electronic file systems and to maintain an organized, logical hierarchy according to department standards.
  • Ability to adhere to existing stylistic conventions
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable, even when standards or processes deviate from individual expectations
  • Ability to support simultaneous documentation assignments
  • Other related duties as assigned by manager

Required Skills:
  • Mastery of the English written language including spelling, composition, and grammar
  • RoboHelp single-sourcing capabilities, with the ability to conditionalize and set up re-usable content (e.g., snippets).
  • Knowledge of graphics and other best practices for working within RoboHelp.
  • Ability to create, adapt, and manage CSS/styles, master pages, page layouts, and templates.
  • Ability to develop and publish different output formats, including responsive HTML 5 help and printed documentation.
  • Understanding and ability to manipulate table behavior for different output formats as well as multi-level lists.
  • High analytical skills with strong organizational skills
  • Strong Microsoft Word skills, including all Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat Professional; and ability to adapt to new, technology-driven tools

Required Experience:
  • B.S. in Computer Science or 3-5 years of relevant Technical Writing experience.
  • Experience in researching and writing end-user documentation and HTML online help modules in RoboHelp.
  • Preferred Experience with RoboHelp, HTML, CSS and JavaScript, XML

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