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Technical Author

CV-Library

Posted on Oct 26, 2021 by CV-Library

Shropshire, United Kingdom
Engineering
Immediate Start
£25k - £30k Annual
Full-Time
As technical author, you will be responsible for writing specialist information about products and services, and how they work. You will need to explain how things are used in a way that is easy to understand. The information may be presented in the form of user guides for software applications, reference and instruction manuals for appliances, training guides, instructional videos or online help incorporated into software and operating guides.

As a technical author, you'll need to understand the product or applications and then design and write documentation to explain it to users. You may also provide this information in various other forms including software demos and interactive tutorials, wikis, blogs and podcasts, using video, illustrations and graphics.

A large part of your job will be spent researching and gathering the information required. You'll need to:

* use the product or service in question to understand the technology and applications for which documentation is being prepared.

* gather and analyse the information needs of the user

* organise information according to your user's needs

* commission, coordinate or prepare illustrations

* use a variety of software applications to present the information

* index and catalogue material.

* working on and managing multiple projects simultaneously

* creating work schedules

Reference: 215003892

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