Contract Technical Authors req’d – Potential 6 month project starting in June

We’ve had an enquiry from someone looking for 1-2 Technical Authors to help out on a potential project which would start in June. The content will be created using Word and FrameMaker, and ideally you will have skills in using both applications.

They are looking for Technical Authors with:

  1. Experience of military land vehicles and/or their components, including IT hardware and software.
  2. Experience of documentation relating to submarines and surface ships.

You need to have a track record of at least 18 months technical authoring. Please send us your CV, plus details on on what your day rates would be if offered a 6-month contract.

The best Documentation Manager vacancy we think we’ve ever had on our books

We’ve been asked to a find candidates for a fabulous permanent vacancy at one of our clients.

You need to lead and develop their vision of the role of User Assistance and content. This means treating content as a function of design (and user experience), with the appropriate information provided to users at all points during the customer journey. Your role will be discover and incorporate the best ideas and practices from other leaders in content creation into your team.

In effect, this means they are looking for someone who is currently:

  • a content strategy manager (media manager/editor) with experience of developing user assistance for software, or
  • a documentation/technical publications manager with experience of content strategy.

You can work in Buckinghamshire or in Cambridge, and you can work part of the week from home if you wish.

For more details, see:

#4144 Documentation Manager/Content Strategy Manager, Bucks/Cambs,£55K-£70K DOE

New Technical Author vacancy – Cambridge, £28K-£40K DOE

One of the most successful software companies in Cambridge is looking to recruit a Technical Author to join its team. The company has grown rapidly over recent years, based on a philosophy of hiring great people, providing an enjoyable working culture and environment, and building great products.

For more information, see #4137 Technical Author, Cambridge, £28K-£40K DOE

New vacancy: Junior Technical Author/API Documentation Writer, City of London, £28K DOE

This is an opportunity to join a technical writing team within a fast-growing, independent software company. Our client develops Web-based financial trading software for the world’s largest financial institutions. They have an immediate vacancy for a Junior Technical Author/API Documentation Writer with a passion for technical communication.

You will developing end-user documentation for a range of products, producing user manuals, online Help and API documentation.

You need to have one years experience working in an IT environment, and some experience of writing technical documentation. You also need to be able to demonstrate you have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and outstanding attention to detail.

You will have:

  • experience of writing technical documentation from scratch
  • familiarity with Agile development approaches
  • some knowledge of Java, C, C# or C++
  • an understanding of Web application development tools and methods: HTML, DOM, CSS

More information: #4134 Junior Technical Author/API Documentation Writer, City of London, £28K DOE

New job vacancy: #4133 Technical Author, City of London, £32K-£37K DOE

This is an opportunity to join a technical writing team within a fast-growing, independent software company. Our client develops Web-based financial trading software for the world’s largest financial institutions. They have an immediate vacancy for a Technical Author with a passion for technical communication.

You will developing end-user documentation for a range of products, producing user manuals, online help and API documentation.

See #4133 Technical Author, City of London, £32K-£37K DOE