technical author - Leeds - £45,000, authoring

£35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
19 Oct 2016
18 Nov 2016
Contract Type
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 or call Danielle on 0117 428 0600.

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