Technical Writer/Editor/Proofreader

Technical Writer/Editor/Proofreader


Job Description

We are looking for a Resource that will perform editing, proofreading, optimization for localization, style guide / glossary creation, and any process definitions. The qualifications we are looking for are:

• Native US English speaker bilingual
• Degree in technical writing, IT, or equivalent experience
• 3-5 years’ experience of editing technical content
• Substantial experience editing and proofreading of UI strings and technical documentation
o Proofreading - Check on grammar, punctuation, style, tracking errors
o Editing – Deeper and more extensive review; Improving the English content style against style guides / ensuring proper technical/IT English style, optimizing content for loc
• Expert in data backup and recovery systems
• Experience with customer copywriting style guides and specified formatting
• Expertise in MS Word – commenting and track changes
• Experience in and Ability to work remotely; strong communication skills, responsiveness, independent work-style
• Good eye and attention to detail; ‘Grammar Geek’
• Well versed in style guides (Chicago Manual of Style/Microsoft)
• Awareness of localization/globalization issues and how to optimize for localization
• Ability to Collaborate remotely and closely with client writing teams, R&D, and other stakeholders
• Experience with defining quality processes and standards, quality tracking (LQA)
• Experience with quality control assets and processes (glossary, style guides, instructions for technical writers how to optimize tech writing process)
• Experience in editing content not written by native US Speaker (reviews are done on content written by Russian native tech writers).
• Experience with bug databases, specifically JIRA

This person should be available to work European Eastern time (more specifically, Moscow time)