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Oct 05, 2018

Greater Seattle Area

Freelance

Agent: Joe M.

Job #: 139068

Salary: DOE

Job Description

Tech client is looking for a contract Technical Editor to support technical documentation development efforts.The technical editor will review and edit specifications and other content deliverables that define the next generation of Client’s technology. The technical editor will integrate specification and test specification errata and apply editorial style standards to specifications as necessary. The technical editor will also collaborate with the Specification Management team and working group members as required.

This position focuses on applying research guidelines to specifications and doing errata integration.

The position can start ASAP (October 2018) and will run through December 2019. 

 

Role and responsibilities

Edit and standardize content drafted by both SME contributors and technical writers in support of new technology features

Ensure standardization of company specifications and other company content via the Technical Publications Style Guide

Integrate specification and test specification errata

Work on editorial research projects as needed

 

Skills and Experience

5+ years experience editing technical content for a technical audience

Exceptional English communication skills, both verbal and written

Excellent grammar and proofreading skills

Meticulous attention to detail

Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with subject matter experts

Highly motivated and a self-starter

Experience producing content in Microsoft Word, Adobe FrameMaker, and Adobe Acrobat Professional

Bachelor’s degree in Technical Communications, English, or equivalent experience

 

 

Client Description:

Tech company

Requirements:

TYPOS ON RESUMES will disqualify candidates for this role

Samples of work is strongly preferred 

Must be able to work onsite on Eastside

​Background Check is Required before starting 

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