Technical Writer

Technical Writer – (Help Docs)
Direct Hire
New York, NY

Note: Once permissible, all work will be on-site in NYC. Relocations will be considered

If you are an energetic technical writer with a passion for Client Facing – Benefit Focused – Financial Software Documentation, who enjoys working on a team where your input and idea generation is valued, this is a great opportunity for you.

You will work in a fast-paced environment, interacting with product managers and programmers at all levels of the company, and driving the scope and direction of documentation deliverables.

This includes:

  • Research, write, and produce a high volume of client-facing documentation for a dynamic product.
  • Build engaging benefit-focused material with excellent attention to detail and strong content organization.
  • Generate creative ideas while working both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Manage a high volume of projects and priorities independently, in close collaboration with multiple stakeholders.

Required:

  • 3 or more years of technical writing experience or related discipline.
  • Strong writing skills appropriate for an end-user client audience.
  • Confirmed experience taking a creative approach to engaging, benefit-based content.
  • The ability to analyze and transform custom financial tools and analytics into accurate, user-friendly documentation.
  • Tested project management skills, including strength in managing and organizing multiple projects with variable timelines.
  • A proven track record of success interacting with all levels of staff and management, including business specialists, development teams, and senior management.
  • The ability to quickly learn and use new software applications.
  • Editing experience.
  • Demonstrated initiative in innovating and implementing workflow, process, and technical solutions.
  • Experience in a role which required a working understanding of financial markets.
  • Aptitude for strong visual display of information and image production as part of effective content design.
  • Experience with DITA, HTML, or online authoring tools.

Please answer below questions upon submittal:
Please provide your address (City/State/Zip)
Have you written User Facing Documentation for complex software (i.e. User Guides, On-line Help?)
How many years’ experience do you have in Technical Writing?
Do you have experience with Financial Software (FinTech)?
Can you provide writing samples?

  • Accepted file types: doc, pdf, txt, docx.