Technical Writer - WFH Flexible

Starts Within a Couple Weeks
Duration 12+ Months
Status Freelance
Rate Up to $52/hr (DOE)
Our social media giant client seeks a Technical Writer to join their team in this 12+ month freelance role!

The Technical Writer will be responsible for the following:
- Determine the needs of the users of the documentation. Users could range from internal partners to external consumers
- Work closely with technical experts to understand the system, prototype, or product to be documented. Focus on making systems easier to use by planning, organizing, writing, editing and publishing technical documentation
- Create documentation that is concise, easy to read and grammatically correct
- Utilize text, photographs, drawings, diagrams, graphics, charts, sample code, and/or sample scripts that improve comprehension, selecting the appropriate medium for both the message and audience
- Develop, generate, review and edit technical content.
- Publish and distribute content to the appropriate audience, making the content easily accessible to the people that need it most
- Evaluate whether the content is serving its desired purpose, and revise content as issues arise.
- Provide feedback to engineering teams on how systems, prototypes and products can be improved in order to improve documentation
- Follow existing standards, guidelines and best practices for documentation. Where appropriate, propose and establish new guidelines

The ideal Technical Writer should possess the following:
- 5+ years of relevant experience in technical writing, product documentation, and online publishing
- Strong technical writing skills regardless of the subject or audience
- Portfolio that shows a practical knowledge of modern content
- Experience with building SDKs and developer facing documentation
- Proven ability to ramp up quickly with deep technical subject matter and work independently
- Experience documenting complex systems, leading teams, and establishing style guides, and reviewing/editing others’ writing
- Independent worker who needs minimum oversight but knows when to escalate issues
- Experience using customer data to improve the customer experience

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