Technical Writer

Location Mountain View, CA (Hybrid)
Starts Within 2+ weeks
Duration 12+ Months
Status Freelance (40 hours a week)
Rate $55/hr. - $71/hr. (DOE)
The Bay Area's best-known search engine giant is seeking a Technical Writer to assist their team.

This role will be hybrid/onsite 2-3 days a week. Once in consideration for this role, your Creative Circle rep will confirm all available office locations for this client. The client is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for this position.

Top Responsibilities for Technical Writer:
-Work with other technical writers, product managers, software engineers, program managers, and marketing teams to determine the developer features that need documentation.
-Create documentation plans, develop API and UI guides, optionally write sample code, fix documentation bugs, and review content written by engineers, product managers, and other technical writers. The role involves working on the command line and with developer tools to create and organize documentation directories and files.
-Spend time resolving issues with existing documentation to keep it up to date.

Ideal Qualifications for Technical Writer:
-At least 3 years experience as a technical communicator in the software development industry.
-Strong ability to work independently while collaborating and managing documentation projects on a cross-functional team (engineers, product managers, program managers, and other technical writers).
-Solid information architect.
-Demonstrable knowledge of developer technologies, such as APIs, SDKs and software libraries.
-Strong skills in HTML or other markup languages, and an understanding of CSS.
-A willingness to work on the command line (UNIX or OS X).
-The ability to learn and use unfamiliar technologies quickly.


Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to:

About Creative Circle
Creative Circle is a recruiting agency, and we proudly match professionals with companies looking for talented team members. The above listing is for a role with one of our clients. Our connections at top companies get your resume in front of the right people and access to amazing positions that aren't posted anywhere else. If you’re a good fit for this role (or another we're currently working on), a local recruiter will reach out to schedule a screening interview. We present only the top candidates to our clients.

For Creative Circle to represent you for this opportunity, you must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need of employer sponsorship for a non-immigrant visa.