Nelson Technology is currently seeking a Technical Writer for our client in Redwood City, CA. This is a part time, contract opportunity.
Compensation: Up to $33.75 per hour
Has written user interface guidelines and design patterns documents or websites
Writes a variety of technical articles, reports, brochures, and/or manuals for documentation for a wide range of uses
May be responsible for coordinating the display of graphics and the production of the document
May require a bachelor's degree in a related area and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area
Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field
Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Performs a variety of tasks
Works under general supervision; typically reports to a supervisor or manager
A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required
10+ years Technical Writing experience
At least 1 year of writing design documents
Experience working with graphics (i.e. editing and placing not creating)
Advanced to Expert level knowledge of Word
Writing websites/html experience a plus
Candidate must be flexible. This is a part time job and this company is flexible on what the candidate's schedule is. Can be 4 hours a day or 3 days a week, etc. Candidate can be located anywhere in the US and will work remotely BUT must be able to accommodate both West Coast hours and India hours (late evening or early morning). The candidate will not be working with India on a daily basis but will need to attend meetings with the India team as the project lead is located in India.
Founded in 1970 with locations throughout California and into Texas, Nelson ranks among the largest independent staffing companies in the United States. Regularly recognized as one of the “Top 10 Best Staffing Firms to Work For,” in 2012, Nelson was also honored as one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and the San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal. Comprised of three major business units focused on specific industries, Nelson has the capacity to place job candidates quickly in a number of fields in full-time, executive, consultative, and temporary positions. Nelson & Associates is the finance and accounting arm of the organization, situating professionals in jobs in the financial arena, while Nelson Technology is plugged into the tech community, filling openings rapidly from their vast social network. Nelson Staffing offers the broad spectrum of career areas, including winery operations, technology, game software testing, legal, engineering, office administration, hospitality, production, customer service, marketing, non-profit, human resources, business development and sales. To learn more about the company, visit http://www.nelsonhr.com.