Our client is looking for a contract Technical Author to assist the in-house Technical Author, in updating the hardware manuals and software user guide for a range of new product releases. These are published as PDFs and printed manuals.
The company sells scanning and imaging equipment. The work involves taking the existing manuals and updating them, using Microsoft Word.
You will need to visit the client near Swindon, Wiltshire, to get hands on experience with hardware and software. Other than that, you would be able to work off site.
The client estimates the project will be around 6 weeks’ work. There may be opportunities further work in the future. The client has not specified a rate.
To apply, please contact Cherryleaf.
We’ve just amended the job description for the contract vacancy #4175 Contract Technical Author, Swindon. This project involves working on Cloud-based applications, rather than enterprise software, which means the content will be written in Markdown rather than DITA.
Ideally, you will have experience in the following areas:
- Developing web-based online Help
- Working in an Agile environment
- Cloud-based solutions
- Video-based instruction (although is less important).
Apologies for any confusion caused.
See #4175 Contract Technical Author, Swindon.
A client of ours is looking for a contract Technical Author who can start in mid-February 2017. The client estimates there will be 6 months work, with the possibility of the contract being extended for 6 months afterwards.
See: #4175 Contract Technical Author, Swindon
A client is looking to recruit two new staff:
“You’ll be working as part of a team that mentors and coaches the developers and user experience specialists to improve their technical writing skills by providing style guidance and feedback. This role requires you to be the proactive subject matter expert for user interface writing and technical documentation, and to be able to introduce new ideas and practices to the company.”
See: #4174 Technical Author Lead, Cambridge, £40-£60K DOE
We’ve added a new contract vacancy onto our website – for an contract Technical Author in Paris. This is for an initial six months, with contract extensions likely.
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:
- Experience of military land vehicles and/or their components, including IT hardware and software.
- 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.
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