Technical Author

Ref No. EMP461028
Salary £35 - £40/hour
Location Worthing, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 months)
Job Status Applicants Required


A highly reputable Energy & Electricity solutions provider is requiring a Technical Author to join them on an initial 6 months contract based in Worthing.


Technical Author

The Job

A highly reputable Energy & Electricity solutions provider is requiring a Technical Author to join them on an initial 6 months contract based in Worthing.

The organisation currently has a small group of Technical Writers who develop customer-based information to help the user navigate complex equipment. The successful applicant will be responsible for creating clear and concise customer information to explain complex information that is easily understood, working alongside the R&D department to ensure accuracy of product descriptions.

The successful applicant will have the following responsibilities:

  • Plan, organise and develop product description, procedures and task-based information in order to best explain how to use our products
  • Produce electronic documentation in a variety of formats, best-suited to the specific product, intended audience, and specific task
  • Maintain a comprehensive library of existing technical literature, manage updates and revisions to technical literature
  • Analyse documents to maintain continuity of style of content, and bring this style to new and exciting delivery methodologies
  • Meet with subject matter experts in order to ensure that specialised topics are appropriately addressed and discussed
  • Help to roll out a company-wide initiative to ensure our products are as safe as possible and easily understood

The successful applicant will possess and be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Skilled at prioritisation and multi-tasking when necessary
  • Create, adapt, and follow project schedules and deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as an active part of a team
  • A natural flare or interest in technology
  • A high proficiency in one of more of the following tools, with a willingness to learn other tools as required: DITA authoring tools, Adobe Creative Suite applications (such as Photoshop, Illustrator or Dreamweaver), Adobe FrameMaker, Adobe Captivate and Madcap Flare
  • A working knowledge of HTML and CSS would be beneficial but not essential
  • Open and receptive to new innovative methods of delivering end-user information, and passionate about devising delivery formats which best suit our customers

Contract for an initial 6 months, to start remotely but will be required on site in Worthing once able to. Rates available up to £40 per hour LTD/Umbrella (based on an 8 hour day) depending on experience.

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