194099 - Writer Editor 4
Industry
PRO
Region
MD-Maryland
City
Germantown
State
MD
Rate
$DOE
Duration
12 Months
Description


Chipton-Ross is seeking a Writer Editor 4 for an opening in Germantown, MD.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position requires the ability to product documentation such as datasheets, manuals and help files. Analyzes, interprets and develops new, innovative communications solutions for customers. Develops or modifies existing content and configuration management systems and processes. Leads writing and editing production. Determines approaches to content structure and design. Leads critical projects. Defines content organization, nomenclature and navigation systems for multifaceted projects. Resolves issues regarding regulatory and legal requirements. Defines new standards and guidelines. Provides expertise related to emerging trends and technology in the writing industry.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
Create original user documentation and data sheets for telecommunications equipment in hard and soft copy.
Use Help-generation program such as RoboHelp to create online Help files for inclusion in client software products.
Assist with printing and binding of client manuals and client equipment data sheets as needed.
Use Adobe Suite of graphics programs (Illustrator, Photoshop) and MS Visio to create graphic illustrations.
Use digital camera to take of photos of client equipment.
Use RoboHelp, MS Office applications, and Adobe Acrobat to create documents.
Operate printers when needed.

REQUIRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Information Science or English
10+ years of experience in Technical Writing
10+ years of experience with Power Point, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

DESIRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
Familiarity with HTML or XML.
Familiarity with SW repository systems, such as, SVN
Telecommunications or military experience helpful
Oral communications capability (to elicit information from engineers)
Experience with single-source documentation programs, such as RoboHelp
Knowledge of image and document compression issues

EDUCATION:
Accredited education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 10 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Master+8 years' related work experience, 14 years' related work experience, etc.).

FULL TIME/FIRST SHIFT
WORK HOURS: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Rochelle Anderson
randerson@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x280 or (800) 927-9318 x280

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.