Technical Communication Job Summary December 30, 2012

Farewell to the end of 2012 and another successful year of networking and career progression within the technical communication community. Congratulations to those who have found new opportunities.

Kick off 2013 by reflecting on what you accomplished in 2012.  Was the year a success or would you like to have achieved more? Would you like to change into a different industry or role?  Keep an eye on the listings at the TechWhirls Job site for more opportunities. And if you have any technical communication jobs in your company, why not post them – it is free and targeted to the kind of professionals you’re seeking.

Here are the technical communication openings in the non-profit, retail, software, medical, educational, oil and gas industries:

Technical Communication Featured Job

  • Director Global Documentation (Location Independent): The Director Global Documentation will manage global DTP teams, lead by example and hands on DTP on larger complex FrameMaker related opportunities and coordinate and source FM, XML training engagements through subcontractor trainer resources or internal as well as other elements.

Latest Technical Communication Jobs

Technical Writer

  • Technical Writer (New York, NY): The Technical Writer will require strong writing, communication and analytical skills. They will also need to write technical materials, including engineering reports, technical proposals, technical articles for industry publication, newsletters, among others.
  • Technical Writer (Elkridge, Maryland): The Technical Writer will work with a group of technical writers and instructional designers to document system changes for state applications and systems. Responsible for interviewing subject matter experts and system developers to gain understanding of system changes and modifications.
  • Technical Writer (Houston, TX): The Technical Writer will produce technical training for an industry leading temporary power and cooling company supporting a wide range of industries.  Be a mechanically minded writer who enjoys large power, heating and cooling equipment and thrives in a fast paced high energy environment.
  • Technical Writer (Miamisburg, OH): The Technical Writer will compose or revise procedure documentation using an MS Word template and a writing style guide. Procedures must be concise, consistent and easy-to-read. Existing procedure documents are at varying levels of detail and in a variety of formats.
  • Technical Writer (Seattle, WA): The Technical Writer will help us add to and improve our technical documentation for our existing system. The technology we use is PHP, Perl, MySQL and some C++. You will also schedule and conduct interviews with Subject Matter Experts to gain knowledge of systems.
  • Technical Writer (Folsom, CA): The Technical Writer will need to be proficient in testing and bugging complex JavaScript applications and well as the ability to analyze XML and XHTML data files for problems affecting the applications.

Content Management

  • Visual Content Manager (Boston, MA): The Visual Content Manager is responsible for creating and managing visual assets that support the business and reputation growth strategies of the College of Professional Studies. This includes videos, infographics, photographs and other visual assets, as needed, with a focus on highly sharable content that results in promotion of CPS and a greater understanding of the field of online higher education.
  • Executive Content Producer (Evanston, IL): The Executive Content Producer will be responsible for managing and developing the content strategy and management for consumer-facing websites, including content development, web writing, information architecture, taxonomies, SEO, document management, and content management systems (CMS).
  • Practice Manager – Content Services (San Francisco, CA): The Content Services Practice Manager will be responsible for overseeing all aspect of production and delivery of our 2D/3D floor plans as well as photography services.
  • Web Content Developer (Chicago, IL): The Web Content Developer will be responsible for minor development and maintenance of all websites including coding site updates and fixing problems that may arise. They will also work collaboratively with our graphic designers and managers on email blasts and other digital marketing efforts.

Instructional Designer

  • Instructional Designer (Blacksburg, VA): Reporting to the Director, Continuing and Professional Education with matrix reporting to the Assistant Director, Institute for Distance and Distributed Learning, the Instructional Designer provides support to faculty, students, and staff engaged in primarily noncredit distance and distributed eLearning at Virginia Tech.
  • e-Learning Instructional Designer (Dallas, TX): As the e-Learning Instructional Designer/Developer you will be responsible for review, quality assurance and recommending interactive design elements for use in online training courses.
  • Instructional Designer (Vancouver, WA): The Instructional Designer will include corresponding with clients, compiling data and developing summary reports on findings. Additionally, the person will be responsible for training design and developing a curriculum and web-based modules, including classroom delivery.

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