Our client, a developer of desktop and cloud-based financial software, is looking for a contract Technical Author to work in its Technical Publications team. The contract is for up to 6 months (with possible 6 month extension), working primarily on site in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
On a day-to-day basis, you will be working with the development team to create new documentation (PDFs and HTML5-based Help) for their existing software products.
You must have experience of creating user documentation in a software environment, and experience of using Madcap Flare (or a similar HAT). You must also have experience of writing single-source content that will be used across different documents and published to differing mediums and for different types of user.
Ideally, you will have experience of writing user documentation for accounting or financial systems, using Adobe Captivate and Cascading Style Sheets.
The client wants to see samples of your work alongside your CV.
The client has not set a daily rate, so please state the rate you are looking for.