Technical Writer

Location: Perth CBD, Western Australia
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Contact: Lisa Williams
Reference: 199247_1573107427

Technical Writer

  • Initial 4-month contract
  • An opportunity to work in the mining sector
  • Perth CBD location

An award-winning global IT consultancy that is expanding at a rapid rate is seeking an experienced Technical Writer to help drive a key engagement for a major mining client.

Responsibilities include:

  • Determine the needs of end users of technical documentation;
  • Work with technical staff to make products easier to use and thus need fewer instructions;
  • Organize and write supporting documents for products;
  • Use photographs, drawings, diagrams, animation and charts that increase users' understanding;
  • Select appropriate medium for message or audience, such as manuals or online videos;
  • Standardize content across platforms and media;
  • Gather usability feedback from customers, designers and manufacturers;
  • Revise documents as new issues arise.

Key Skills:

  • Strong, recent, commercial experience as a Technical Writer;
  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, English or communications;
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal);
  • The ability to write clear and concise copy;
  • End user empathy - ability to develop insight into end user needs and translate this into writing;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Strong ability to identify subject matter experts, build relationships and acquire knowledge on the business process and technology product/solution.

If you have the required experience for this position, please apply now with a resume in MS Word Format detailing all relevant experience. Suitable candidate will be contacted for a confidential discussion.

Contact: Kate Ellis (08) 9423 1422 (Job reference: 199247)