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Company Name Clarity Consultants
Location Virtual, **
Date Posted 23, Wednesday 2013
Category Copywriter
Listing Type Hourly Rate

Description

We are working with our client in identifying a Technical Writer to develop a comprehensive end-user technical manual to support new software implementation. In this role, you will translate technical procedures for non-technical audiences; ensure material is clear, complete, and concise and collaborate with Training, Operations, and IT departments to ensure project success.



You will:

Compile, edit, proofread, and analyze existing technical documentation.
Write step-by-step instructions for system tasks to fill gaps.
Work with SMEs to identify gaps in documentation.
Create job aids and quick-reference guides.
Update documentation based on system changes and feedback from beta/pilot groups.
Format all materials, including visuals, and prepare for publication.
Conduct quality evaluation for readability and usability of final product and make changes accordingly.




Start Date: ASAP

Duration: 2 months with possible extension

Location: Springdale, AR. Local candidates preferred for 100% on site but client will consider 100% virtual candidates.



Experience Required:

3+ years of technical writing experience
Bachelor’s degree
Experience designing and developing end-user technical documentation for software systems
Experience documenting step-by-step procedures by conducting research and working with subject matter experts
Knowledge of documentation development processes and best practices
Experience using Microsoft Word, screen capture software (e.g., SnagIt), and Adobe Acrobat
Strong attention to detail and passion for accuracy
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to learn new software quickly and ability to adapt to changes in priorities, direction, and timeline
Preferred Skills:

Experience with documentation for new system implementations
Transportation industry knowledge
Adult learning theory knowledge




To be considered for this project, please send an email to [email protected] with the following:

1) Your resume

2) Respond to each bullet point listed under “Experience Requirements” with your relevant skills and experience.

Please include reference#6898 in the subject line.

How To Apply

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