Randstad Technical Writers Wanted in Framingham, Massachusetts

Technical Writers Wanted

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job details:

  • location:Framingham, MA

  • salary:$29 - $36 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, September 18, 2017

  • job type:Temporary

  • reference:S_569623

  • questions:chelsea.ventura@randstadusa.com508/766-6267

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Randstad in partnership with The Bose Corporation are looking for a Technical Writer to join Bose's Interaction design team on a 12-month contract basis in Framingham, MA. The Bose Corporation is obsessed with what matters most - the little details that make a big difference and the big details that astonish and innovate.

In this role, you will be the Technical Writer for a diverse set of audiences. User-facing writing will be essential for the Bose customers, and having the ability to follow Bose branding guidelines while also drawing consumers in is a priority. Additionally, you will work closely with the design team honing in on the new 2018 products and being the interpreter between designers and the engineers. The Tech Writer would provide detailed specs to software developers regarding how the design team would require product design be implemented by the engineers. You would also be required to write specific features for products, and contributing to the higher level product documentation to outline how all the products integrate effortlessly together.

Working hours: Standard Business Hours

Skills:

--BS/BA degree in English, Tech Writing degree a plus

--Organized, detail oriented writing, self-directed, takes initiative to solve problems.

--Eager, curious to learn and grow

--Independent and work with minimal oversight.

--Writes for internal (i.e. engineers) and external audiences (i.e. customers).

--Writing with localization in mind.

--Customer-facing content to be seen by millions of people daily.

--Management of multiple projects at once.

--Creation of from-scratch documentation.- Development of documentation strategies, style guidelines, with guidelines for others to follow.

--Produces final-draft quality writing with limited support.- Adapts prescribed rules for production of written documentation to meet quality and technical standards.

--Revises and documents existing styles in collaboration with senior staff and management.

--Expert understanding of print production (cost, color, timelines, page flow, etc.) and digital production (PDFs, file sizes, distribution methods, etc.)

--Creates new layouts and formats to support new project needs.

--Expert in tools of the trade (Jama, Adobe Creative Suite, Sharepoint).

--Creates plans and timetables for simple products

--Understands product development process

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.