Technical Writer

» Technical Writer
Information Technology
in Ft Lauderdale
, FL
Reference: 19-02055

Job Description

The ideal candidate will have a strong technical writing background combined with experience in web and mobile applications as well as documenting APIs.   This position will require strong communication with developers, product/project managers, business analysts and other stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate, edit and improve existing product documentation
  • Develop standard templates for user manuals, specification documents (specs) and user requirement gathering
  • Incorporate graphics, drawings, photographs and screenshots to increase user’s understanding
  • Work with product stakeholders including UX, development, product managers, business analysts and end-users to solicit feedback and enhance documentation suite

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years developing technical documentation for end users preferably for a software development or SaaS company
  • Documentation of RESTful APIs a plus
  • Familiarity with web and mobile applications
  • Knowledge of image editing programs including Adobe Photoshop and Gimp; other toolsets a plus
  • Excellent MS Word and Excel skills
  • Familiarity with documentation packages including Madcap, Robohelp and Acrobat a plus