Randstad UX Writer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

UX Writer

job details:

  • location:Cambridge, MA

  • salary:$65.75 - $91.33 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, April 16, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Information Technology

  • reference:614720

job description

Overview

As a User Experience writer, you're an advocate for Google design, working to shape product experiences by creating useful, meaningful text that helps users (both consumers and merchants) complete the task at hand. You help set the vision for content and drive cohesive product narratives across multiple platforms and touchpoints. As a stellar writer, you have a portfolio demonstrating content that simplifies and beautifies the overall user experience. You work with a variety of UX-related roles, including content strategists, researchers, product managers, engineers, and marketing specialists. You strive to establish cohesive language and a unified voice across products and platforms, and regularly use empathy, logic, and hard data to inform content choices.

Top Daily Responsibilities:

  1. Write clear, concise user-interface text for consumer Travel products and merchant experiences.

  2. Define tone of voice for merchant-facing tools; audit existing content to ensure a fit.

  3. Collaborate with designers, researchers, prototypers, product managers, and engineers to define requirements. Manage projects and stakeholders.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Ensure tactical execution to drive cohesive product narratives across all digital touchpoints within the product.

  • Help coordinate translations, improve writing tools and processes, format documents, and generally lend a hand as needed to produce world-class software and hardware products.

Required Qualifications/Skills

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in English, Communications, or related field (e.g. Human Computer Interaction).

  • Professional experience: 5+ years experience in writing and designing product experiences as part of a UX team developing software and/or at a digital agency.

  • Portfolio of demonstrated product and writing work.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including developing presentations and deliverables.

  • Proven ability to drive design thinking through working closely with UX and product teams.

Nice to have skills

  • Advertiser product/B2B experience

  • Familiarity and experience working in the Ads space