Our client is looking to recruit a Technical Author to join its team.
This could be an ideal first step on the ladder in your career as a Technical Author, working for a successful, well respected software company.
They are part of a large global information service company providing data quality and analytical tools that help companies when they are making financial decisions.
You’ll be working within the product development team to update and create content to assist people when they are using their products. This team includes a small team of Technical Authors, who are passionate about what they do and are supportive of each other.
Being a Technical Author requires you to be able communicate clearly and have the documentation ready on time. This means you also need to have strong communication skills, excellent attention to detail, time management skills and the ability to manage conflicting priorities.
Our client does not require previous experience of technical authoring. However, you must be able to demonstrate an interest, passion even, for the English language, and an interest in software technology.
- Be a graduate, or be of graduate calibre. You should have a minimum 2:1 degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent qualifications
- Be able to demonstrate an interest in technical communications
Ideally, you will also have:
- Experience of writing end user documentation
- Experience of working in a software development environment
- Knowledge of MadCap Flare
- Experience of HTML, CSS and/or Web design
The company offers a structured career path as well as one-to-one mentoring, and there will be support available from colleagues to grow into this role.
The company has a strong corporate culture aimed at creating an enjoyable working environment. Benefits include 25 days holiday, pension scheme, medical insurance, childcare vouchers and season ticket loans. The company also funds a weekly lunchtime social event for staff.