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Technical Author - Part time

Deadline: 30 September 2017
Location: Oxford
Type Permanent
Salary: £35,000-£40,000 (pro-rata) - depending on level of experience
Source: IC Creative
Website: www.ic-creative.co.uk
Submitted by:
Matt Andrews

Growing tech company in Oxford is looking to hire an experienced Technical Author.

The position is envisaged as being part time and flexible at around 2-3 days per week.

You will be responsible for the delivery and ongoing maintenance of the company's product / user assistance documentation,

The main duties of the Technical Author will be: 

  • Delivering accurate and high quality, technical end-user publications either as modern hypertext online web documents or discrete files. 
  • Ensuring key API documents are created either manually or by augmenting auto-extraction tools. These are for use by the Development team and external partners.
  • Developing company documentation guidelines and standards. 
  • Contributing proposals and solutions to raise the quality of the documentation and continuously developing standards and best practices. 
  • Proof reading and peer reviewing.

Essential Skills & Experience 

  • Proven ability to design and develop high quality technical materials. 
  • Good knowledge of IT and software. 
  • Adobe RoboHelp for future development of web based help. 
  • Adobe Acrobat 
  • Microsoft Office 
  • A knowledge of GIS and mapping technologies is an asset. 
  • Degree/HND in a technical, communications or English discipline.

If you are interested and have the required skills, please send your CV to Matt Andrews at IC Creative