Job Category:Marketing and Product Documentation Division:Software and Technology Services Class: Full-time, Permanent
UDA Technologies is seeking individuals for Technical and Market Writing positions in the Auburn office. This unique opportunity allows writers to collaborate with presales engineering, marketing, and software development professionals on a variety of interesting projects for a growing software company. Selected individuals will create marketing materials and technical documentation for a suite of integrated project management software applications.
Ideal candidates will have a Bachelor's or Master's in an appropriate field, have strong writing skills and an interest in user-centered, customer-focused writing, plus have an interest in software and computer technology. Both part-time and full-time positions are available. Positions are competitive and candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Applications for entry-level full-time positions are accepted as early as one year before graduation.
Benefits include excellent salary, 401K, profit-sharing, BlueCross BlueShield health and dental coverage, vacation, holidays and sick leave, discounted health club membership, opportunities for career advancement, and friendly office environment.
Pursue, manage, and complete a variety of different projects based on skill set and interest
Determine and implement creative solutions designed to best reach identified markets
Participate in planning and implementing marketing campaigns for new software releases
Write copy for print and online advertising, promotional materials, and product packaging
Analyze market and organize, write, and update copy for company web site
Write user-centered software documentation, including user guides, tutorials, and online help
Design and implement advanced web-based help systems
Interview and consult software engineers throughout the entire development cycle to ensure accuracy in documentation
Write clear, instructional text for user interface components
Assist in developing and refining the "company voice" to best appeal to audience
Develop and follow style guides and maintain consistency
Project management - plan projects, maintain schedules, and meet deadlines
Analyze audience through sales and technical support calls and continually use audience analysis to improve documentation and marketing materials
Maintain a customer focus and suggest new product features, marketing strategies, and other solutions
Participate in analyzing and planning new opportunities and markets for software
Bachelor's or Master's in Technical Communication, English, Journalism, Communications, or related field
Strong writing skills for a variety of project types (writing samples/portfolio required)
Strong editorial skills
Strong project management skills
Must have experience using Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel, and Outlook
Must be self-motivated, willing to learn and adapt to new situations, and focused on customer needs
Experience with desktop publishing software, HTML/web publishing software, RoboHelp, RoboDemo, and Pocket PCs a plus
Knowledge of the Chicago Manual of Style and Microsoft Manual of Style a plus
Experience with publishers/printers a plus
UDA Technologies is a leading provider of construction technologies, software, application development, and architectural services for construction professionals in the United States, Canada, and 75 countries worldwide.