Technical Writer Job Description

A Technical Writer job description template to hire for your Information Technology department.

About the Technical Writer position

We are looking for a skilled Technical Writer who will produce high-quality documentation that contributes to the overall success of our products. You will work collaboratively with developers٫ quality engineers٫ product managers٫ and usability experts to make our products easier to use.

You should possess outstanding writing and presentational skills and be able to efficiently collaborate with your peers. We also expect you to have decent experience with IT systems and to be interested in learning something new.


Technical Writer responsibilities are:

  • Collaborate with internal teams to obtain an in-depth understanding of the product and the documentation requirements
  • Create high-quality documentation that meets applicable standards and is appropriate for its intended audience
  • Write plainŮ« detailed and straightforward user interface textŮ« online help and developer guides
  • Prepare tutorials to help end-users use a variety of applications
  • Analyze existing and potential contentŮ« focusing on reuse and single-sourcing opportunities
  • Develop and maintain the information architecture


Technical Writer requirements are:

  • 2+ years' experience of working on a Technical Writer or other relevant position
  • Significant experience of creating quality documentation with an attention to detail
  • Strong ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and explain them
  • Excellent written English skills
  • Good practical experience with Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge about the SDLC and software development
  • University degree in Computer ScienceŮ« Engineering or other relevant area

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