Pay Rate: $0
Location: Vancouver BC
Job Type: Contract

Title: Technical Writer 

Location: Downtown Vancouver 

Duration: 18 month contract 

 

Our client, a renowned video game franchise is looking for a strong, versatile technical writer that is passionate about technology and video games.

Your primary responsibility will be:

  • Documenting the tools, workflows and pipelines for our client's game development team
  • You will be responsible for delivering and organizing high-quality technical content to the team in written form, video tutorials and other formats as needed.
  • In this role you will create a common look and feel for all documentation, within our client's Confluence environment, regarding our client's game development processes and best practices across multiple topics.
  • You will need to think in creative, critical, and innovative ways about content formats, to think strategically about documentation problems, searchability, and to take the initiative to prototype new ideas.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills will be needed to work closely with developers, program managers, and artists.
  • Create documentation for our client's tools and workflows for the end users (Artists/Designers/Project Managers/Engineers/etc.)
  • Craft and organize documentation that enables end users to learn efficiently
  • Create tutorials (video and written) for our client's tools and workflows for on boarding of new members
  • Create and apply common standards for all documentation
  • Help organize other documentation within the studio on Confluence.
  • Ensure the documentation is organized and discoverable within Confluence and other documentation frameworks
  • Aid in the transfer of tribal knowledge to shared knowledge

 

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience in creating software documentation for a technical audience
  • Excellent writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Demonstrate a clear process for developing written documentation
  • Strong focus on delivering for the customer
  • Experience creating training modules, videos and tutorials strongly desired
  • Ability to learn new applications, tools, technologies, and processes quickly and independently
  • Recent and relevant work experience within the games/tech industry
  • Confluence experience strongly preferred but will consider other documentation tools

 

For consideration please email your resume in MS word format to Eileen@ifgpr.com with "Technical Writer" in the subject line.