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UI / UX Content Writer

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Jun 28, 2019

Austin

Freelance

Agent: Leigha C.

Job #: 149328

Job Description

Title: UI/UX Content Writer

Location: 360, 2222 (On-site)

Hours: 40/hrs a week

Type: Contract 

The mission. 

As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers. 

The team. 

We are a central content strategy/copywriting team partnering very closely with product, design and research teams across Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, and Tokyo offices. Our goal for copywriters is to ensure all the copy on the site — from calls to action to error messages, value promises to tab labels — support the most usable, consistent, inclusive, and delightful experience for both employers and job seekers. Our team is expected to deliver results and be able to demonstrate the impact we have on our users’ success.

What would you be doing? 

In this role, you will write UI text for our products and services across our desktop and mobile sites.

  • Write clear, concise, usable and useful UI text and editorial content.

  • Assist  in establishing, documenting, and socializing writing best practices.

  • Ensure that content supports brand tone and voice, style guidelines, SEO, and follows accessibility requirements, legal compliance, and is consistent across multiple experiences, platforms, and touchpoints.

  • Incorporate learnings from analytics data and usability testing into development of content.

  • Assist with localization efforts to identify and test specific copy changes needed to be relevant and accurate in different locales.

  • Help create and maintain a comprehensive library of technical terminology and documentation.

  • Manage deadlines and deliverables across concurrent projects.

 

About You/Qualifications: 

  • BA in English, journalism, advertising, marketing, or other relevant field or equivalent education and experience.

  • A minimum of 5 years of UI writing experience and web content production.

  • Superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills; can fit a complex idea into a handful of words.

  • Passionate advocate of user-centered writing.

  • Understanding of design principles, web writing best practices, and how content fits into the user experience.

  • Experience collaborating with designers, engineers, and product managers.

  • Able to balance business and marketing needs with user needs for clarity and transparency.

  • Strong technical literacy, with skills in Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, as well as basic HTML.

  • Outside-the-box problem solving capabilities.

  • Knowledge of A/B testing, usability testing, and web analytics.

  • Understanding of SEO principles.

  • Multiple language fluency a plus.

Want more details about this and other opportunities?
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