Vectorworks, Inc. is looking for an individual to join a team of writers to produce complex, translation-friendly, highly graphical online help for multi-platform CAD software.
It’s an exciting time to join the Vectorworks family, and if you are looking for an opportunity to have a lasting impact on a growing team, we hope you’ll take the time to learn more about this opportunity!
In this role, you should expect to:
Independently research tasks to be documented, write documentation, and implement edits while conforming to departmental style guidelines in a fast-paced environment
Research and plan documentation updates, use information gathered from software design documents, interview subject matter experts, and perform direct software testing
Write clear, concise, technically accurate end-user documentation that conforms to departmental writing style
Perform desktop publishing, take screen captures, and create illustrations
Prepare help files and PDFs for release
Prepare documentation for translation into other languages, and prepare translated documentation for release
Develop and implement departmental procedures, styles, standards, and best practices
Provide editing services to internal clients and support for international distributors
Why do you want this job? Because you are:
Looking for an opportunity to make an impact on a global technology company
A passionate writer with an eye for detail
Able to manage multiple writing assignments under tight deadlines and work both alone and as part of a team
Why do we want you? Because you have:
A bachelor’s degree, preferably in English or Communication
5+ years technical writing, design, and production experience in a documentation environment
Excellent writing, research, and time management skills
Proficiency in word processing software such as FrameMaker, InDesign, MS Word
Proficiency in SnagIt or other image-capture software
Experience with Adobe Technical Communication Suite (primarily FrameMaker and RoboHelp)
Experience with vector-based drawing software
CSS and HTML (HTML5 desirable)
Vectorworks Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
About Vectorworks, Inc.
Vectorworks cares about design. Since 1985, we have served the architecture, landscape, and entertainment industries, drawing inspiration from the world around us and encouraging the more than 650,000 designers who use our software to create experiences that transform the world.
Our commitment to develop the world’s best cross-platform CAD and BIM software has taught us a simple truth: great design begins with the inspiration of the designer. Vectorworks supports that inspiration by guiding the exploration of discovery and finding creative solutions. We provide powerful tools to help designers capture ideas, nurture innovation, communicate effectively, and realize their vision.