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Technical Writer

Kelly Services
Hopkinton, MA 01748
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**Technical Writer**



**Location** Need to local to Hopkinton, MA, will need to physically see the instruments onsite. Will be remote throughout the pandemic. Will come onsite periodically to review instruments so 90% of the time working from home.

68 Elm Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748

**Duration** Possible Temp to Perm, Possible extensions

**Rate** 50-60/hr depending on experience

**Interviews** 2 Rounds virtual interviews including a Video Interview

**Shift** Standard day shift Monday-Friday



Description:


Responsible for planning and developing a wide range of information products for software, including guides, tutorials, Web-based help systems and specifications. Creates clear, concise, user-oriented documentation. Researches, writes, proofreads, edits and may translate end-user manuals and online help. Creates screen shots and illustrations using graphic tools. Assists in the design of documentation templates and the development of groups tools.


Responsibilities:

Supports the writing of major and complex portions of manuals based on established skill in this form of communication and on a thorough understanding of the technical material that must be communicated. Coordinates the layout, illustrations and reproductions as appropriate.

Observes production, developmental, and experimental activities through product teams to determine operating procedure and detail.

Interviews production and engineering personnel and researches appropriate material to become familiar with product technologies and production methods.

Works collaboratively with the rest of the software team to document the software produced in each sprint.

Works collaboratively with the rest of the software team to identify and design potential usability improvements.

Organizes material and completes writing assignment according to set departmental standards regarding order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology.

Reviews published materials and recommends revisions or changes in scope, format, content, and methods of layout, reproduction and binding. Maintains records and files of new documentation and revisions.

Selects and takes photographs of hardware and computer screen shots of software to illustrate material. Reviews drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts as applicable to illustrate material. Assists in laying out material for publication.

Uses Adobe FrameMaker, RoboHelp, and Microsoft Office to prepare material for publication.

Works with subject matter experts to review documentation. Manages review cycle to keep projects on schedule.

Creates change orders for final documentation and for software releases as needed; controls revisions for documentation.

Works independently managing multiple document flow and project scheduling, with guidance from Manager.

Works with manager to scope, plan, and execute long term projects to enhance documentation for existing and future products.


Qualifications:

Requires a Bachelors degree in a technical discipline with minimum of 3-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge of graphic manipulation and creation in a variety of forms.

Proficiency with Adobe FrameMaker.

Familiarity with RoboHelp.

Strong people skills and must be able to work in a group/team environment.

Commitment to continuous improvement principles.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**



Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.




**About Kelly** ****



At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-01-08 Expires: 2021-02-08

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