Technical Writer


Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill a Technical Writer job in Lafayette, IN. This is a temp to hire opportunity. If you meet the qualifications below please click the blue tab to the right "Apply with Adecco." Once completed, call our office at (765) 423-1798 to schedule your personal interview.

Pay is $20.00-$25.00/hr. depending on experience, Monday through Friday may be some overtime.

Responsibilities for this Technical Writer positions include:

- Design, write, and edit user guides, install guides, online help, and training material.

- Generate screen-captured / video tutorials for web-based applications.

- Develop company-wide technical documentation templates and help to ensure that the templates are used appropriately and consistently.

- Perform the duties of technical writer on one or more projects

- Review and ensure quality, technical correctness and instructional soundness of draft/final interactive multimedia lesson segments

- Participate in all phases of project execution (Analysis, Design, Development, and Deployment)

- Select photographs and take photographs, select drawings, diagrams, and charts to illustrate material

- Develop diagrams, charts and graphics, for review and approval by technical specialists and project management ensuring that final documents comply with corresponding standards and style guides.

- Proactively identify documentation areas that need to be updated based on requirement changes.

- Coordinate and participate in project meetings, as well as testing and validation/verification events and document results, meeting minutes and action items, as required

- Work closely with project team to ensure data and documents are archived in a timely manner.

- Study blueprints, sketches, drawings, parts lists, specifications, mock-ups, and product samples to integrate and delineate technology, operating procedure, production and assembly sequence and detail.


- Understanding of graphic design and layout principles

- Ability to work well within a collaborative team environment including project manager, courseware developers, multimedia developers, graphics artists, and technical editors

- Ability to work independently and ensure performance to deadlines and milestones

- Strong verbal and written communication skills.

- Demonstrated ability to effectively deliver a complex message - either written or verbal

- General knowledge of using web-based training applications.

- Strong working knowledge of the following productivity software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator

- Proven experience in writing, editing and typing of reports, studies, and presentation materials of technical information for technical/non-technical audiences

- Experience in interpreting technical documentation standards and has prepared documentation against such standards

- Experience in proofreading documents and ensuring accuracy in spelling and grammar

- Experience in instructional design a plus

To apply click the blue tab to the right "Apply with Adecco." Once completed, call our office at (765) 423-1798 to schedule your personal interview

Adecco is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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