Engineering | Mountain View, CA

DigitalFish has an immediate need for a Technical Writer. This is a contract position.

You’ll begin by working on a cutting-edge Google ATAP project. Initially you will be located at Google’s main campus in Mountain View with your permanent DigitalFish office located on the mid-Peninsula.  Some of our other partners include Facebook, Pixar, DreamWorks, Activision, LEGO, Disney/ESPN, NASA and you can expect to intersect with these other projects over time.

Ideal candidates will have 3-5 years work experience, but if you think you’re right for this position, contact us; we’ll listen.


Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with development, product management and design teams to establish technical specifications, determine material to be developed and provide documentation
  • Organize material, maintain records and files of work and revisions
  • Analyze developments to determine the need for revisions in previously published materials and development of new material
  • Own the layout and design of the documents

Minimum Requirements

  • BS/BA in English, communications or journalism
  • Excellent writing and communication skills to work with distributed teams
  • Experience in a customer-facing role, particularly if involving creative or other non-technical users
  • Ability to think holistically, in a user-centric fashion, with a sharp eye for detail and consistency
  • Practical knowledge of programming languages to clarify, translate and articulate into end-user documentation
  • Knowledge of word processing software suitable for creating and updating Web-based documents
  • Ability to describe and document complex process to end-users
  • Ability to produce documents and meet deadlines on time
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated with experience in working with teams and working independently

Location

This is a contract position on-site in Mountain View, with free transportation available from much of the Bay Area.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are hiring immediately. We look forward to hearing from you via the Apply button below.




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