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Tom Sawyer Software is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Senior Writer. The Senior Writer is responsible for research, writing, and production of technical manuals and release notes for software products, and will assist with production and editing of marketing materials. The successful candidate will be self-directed, yet equally comfortable contributing within a global team environment. A strong editing background, interpersonal skills, time management, and accuracy are required.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Collaborate with the Writing Manager and subject matter experts to create and maintain technical documentation, online content, and help systems

* Create graphics and screen shots for product documentation, the Company’s web site, and marketing collateral

* Lead and direct the work of others, as needed

* Participate in scripting and creating videos to place in product documentation

* Provide writing services to other departments, as needed

* Adhere to the Company’s quality standards and documentation style guidelines

* Coordinate and organize review cycles and maintain schedules

* Apply your attention to detail and analytical skill to guarantee error-free and technically accurate content that is consistent across all product lines

* Edit content across all departments, as needed

* Use DITA-compliant text editors to manipulate document content and structure

* Assist in the training and development of junior level Writing staff, as needed


* Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Writing, Journalism, or English

* Minimum of six years of experience writing and editing technical documentation, with an emphasis on software documentation

* Strong analytical ability and an eye for consistency

* Strong editorial skills

* Excellent communication and interviewing skills

* Experience writing API documentation

* Familiarity with Java programming

* Highly organized and structured work habits

* A proactive attitude and a focus on resolving problems and delivering results

* Patient and friendly when working in a fast-paced, team-oriented, and fast-changing work environment

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