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Technical Writer (Hopkinton)

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Location: Hopkinton, Massachusetts
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

Contract Length: 6+ months with likelihood of becoming a full-time permanent employee

Job Summary: Responsible for planning and developing a wide range of information products for software, including guides, tutorials, Web-based help systems and specifications. Creates clear, concise, user-oriented documentation. Researches, writes, proofreads, edits and may translate end-user manuals and online help. Creates screen shots and illustrations using graphic tools. Assists in the design of documentation templates and the development of group’s tools.


  • Support the writing of major and complex portions of manuals based on established skill in this form of communication and on a thorough understanding of the technical material that must be communicated.
  • Coordinate the layout, illustrations and reproductions as appropriate.
  • Observe production, developmental, and experimental activities through product teams to determine operating procedure and detail.
  • Use Adobe FrameMaker, RoboHelp, and Microsoft Office to prepare material for publication.


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline with minimum of 3-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of graphic manipulation and creation in a variety of forms.
  • Proficiency with Adobe FrameMaker.
  • Familiarity with RoboHelp.

Trevor Hoffman

Technical Recruiter

Trevor recruits for JVT's Life Sciences and Technology Practices where he specializes in finding, screening, and placing top-tier industry innovators at companies across multiple markets and verticals.

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