VIZIO

Senior Technical Writer

Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
ID
2021-1735
Category
Other
Type
Full Time

About the Team

The Senior Technical Writer will consult with engineering and technical staff to prepare technical and end-user TV/Audio documentation. This position is responsible for documentation production as well as other related instructional marketing writing/design. Prepare, review, revise, and maintain technical documents. Mentor and cross-train junior staff. This position will report to the Senior Creative Services Manager.

What You Will Do

  • Perform any of the duties of Technical Writer in addition to the below.
  • Design and write instructional documents, reviewer’s guide, product one-sheet, and other collaterals.
  • Advise project requestors on what constitutes good writing.
  • Assist junior designers in communicating writing and design decisions.
  • Seek ways to streamline work using advanced production techniques.
  • Complete responsibilities in a professional manner, always with the Company’s mission and goals in mind
  • Mentor and cross-train junior staff on intermediate/advanced writing techniques.
  • Proof work of junior staff, ensuring output meets the department's standards and that it follows Company branding guidelines.

About You

  • Possess an Associate's or Bachelor's degree with a focus in English or Technical Communication with 4-7 years work experience.
  • You have demonstrated the ability to lead a team.
  • Solid understanding of consumer electronics documentation, both online and in print
  • Demonstrated consistent attention to detail and quality of work.
  • Professional communication, interpersonal skills, and collaborative team spirit
  • Excellent project management skills; able to juggle multiple projects and timelines in collaboration with both internal and external teams
  • Able to craft convincing and stylish marketing copy.
  • Must be familiar with writing and designing content for localization.
  • Energetic and driven with a strong sense of urgency
  • Organized and process-oriented, with the ability to work independently and to manage multiple projects.

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign.
    Ability to work with graphics in Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator
  • HTML, CSS, and XML skills.

About VIZIO

We are Beautifully Simple.

Headquartered in Irvine, California, VIZIO is a leading HDTV brand in America and the #1 Sound Bar Brand in America. VIZIO's mission is to deliver high performance, smarter products with the latest innovations at a significant savings that we can pass along to our consumers. Our loyal following and industry-wide praise continues to grow as we redefine what it means to be smart.

 

VIZIO, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. We will not pay fees to any third-party agency, outside recruiter or firm without a mutually agreed-upon contract and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.

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