Current vacancies – Technical Author and similar jobs

Here is a list of the current vacancies:

#4190 Contract Technical Author, Cambridge

Job description

Our client is a software company in Cambridge that is developing a new database tool. It is looking for a Technical Author on a short term contract.

The work is to:

  • Explain the concepts behind the tool
  • Write Help topics on how to use the software
  • Write microcopy text to guide the user inside the application

As a point of reference, they like the approach used by Atlassian:

Getting started with JIRA Software

In fact, they use the Atlassian Confluence wiki platform as their authoring tool.

You’ll be working closely with the Product Manager and the product design team, which means you’ll need to work onsite.

Skills and experience

You need to be someone with the skills and experience of working closely and collaboratively with a product design team. Ideally, you will have an understanding of UX.

You also need to have experience of writing microcopy/UI text that will appear inside the software, and Help pages that will appear on their documentation website.

Rate

The client has not specified a rate, so you’ll need to tell us the rate you would be looking for

Project duration

The project is for one month. Start ASAP.

#4186 Contract Technical Author, Cannes, France

Job Information

Our French partner is currently seeking an experienced contract Technical Author for a position in Cannes, France. This requires someone with a proven track record of documenting technical documentation in English.

These include user guides, technical instructions, and online Help, which will be used by engineers. This role will be within the client’s Technical Documentation team.

You must be an EU citizen or hold a regular work permit for France.

In addition, you must also have:

  • A strong background in technical documentation
  • Knowledge of structured XML (such as FrameMaker or Epic)
  • Excellent English language writing skills.

This vacancy is via our recruitment partner in France.

#4185 Contract Technical Author, Grenoble, France

Job Information

Our client is looking to recruit a Technical Author to document electrical distribution products, in English. These include user guides, technical instructions, and online Help, which will be used by engineers.

You must be an EU citizen or hold a regular work permit for France.

In addition, you must also have:

  • A strong background in technical documentation
  • An understanding of electromechanical engineering
  • Knowledge of structured XML (such as FrameMaker or Epic)
  • Excellent English language writing skills

This vacancy is via our recruitment partner in France.