technical author - Leeds - ??45,000, authoring

ISL Recruitment
35000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + Benefits
17 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Opportunity: Technical Author
Location: Leeds
Salary: ??35,000 - ??45,000

Are you an experienced Technical Author seeking a new role? This current company are looking for someone to join them to assist with their new projects.

Your job will include:

*Writing & updating Build instructions (including Photography) for Production personnel
*Writing & updating Product Inventory "Checklists" with associated BoMs & Price Lists within the
*Business Management ERP software
*Writing & updating User Guides for external and internal customers
*Production and editing of video material for external and internal customers
*Liaising with Evaluation, R&D and Production personnel on documentation requirements & issues
*Attending design meetings and liaising with the Engineering team to gain an understanding of the technology to be presented
*Acting as a representative for the R&D Team in Operational Meetings as necessary
*Supporting other authoring requirements when required
*Any other duties as required to fulfil company requirements

What we would like:

*2x years in technical authoring
*Extensive experience using Microsoft Word, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
*Good photography skills and experience with graphic and video editing software
*Basic understanding of Mechanical/Electrical design.
*Knowledge of essential information required for document types listed above.
*Knowledge of international standards and government specifications would be beneficial.
*Accuracy and attention to detail is important along with version control experience.

Nice to have or keen to learn:

*Experience with Adobe In-Design or similar DTP package
*Experience with Adobe Premiere, Techsmith Camtasia or similar

Sounds good?

Email your up to date CV to (see below) or call Danielle