Technical Author/MS Word/Excel/Adobe Photoshop

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25000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
20 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017
IT, Internet
Contract Type
Full Time

Technical Author/MS Word/Excel/Adobe Photoshop

Technical Author required to join a global software company based in Hull.

The ideal candidate should have at least 2 years or more experience as a professional technical author. The individual should be qualified to a higher education level in subjects relevant to the role. Experience producing technical materials for Customers, Managers and Directors preferable.

Basic Skills Required

  • Ability to communicate effectively with development, production and management staff.
  • Ability to create and maintain high quality, presentable, accurate documentation and media.
  • Ability to work well within a team to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to manage your own time.
  • An understanding of the software development life cycle.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Photoshop and other tools for all documentation and media creation.

Accountability & Activities

  • Create and maintain accurate software related documentation and media for business systems.
  • Manage the production and supply of documentation and media to tight deadlines.
  • Communicate with development and test teams, business managers and staff to understand requirements and provide high standard of output.
  • Collecting information and verifying understanding, ensuring at all times that produced documentation and media is correct.
  • Clearly articulate meaning within documentation and media with a good clear sense of narrative.
  • Create meaningful images and media that contributes to the understanding of complex systems using simple techniques.
  • Monitor and sustain inventory of documentation and media produces and publish availability to others in line with the development life cycle.
  • Provide documentation and media to support education for all customer account teams during the use of software systems.
  • Maintain company health and safety policy at all times.

GBP25000-GBP35000 depending on experience