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Randstad UX Writer in Mountain View, California

UX Writer

job details:

  • location:Mountain View, CA

  • salary:$65 - $98 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, May 4, 2021

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Information

  • reference:838271

job description

UX Writer

job summary:

Project Overview:

Looker is a Business Intelligence software tool within Google Cloud, empowering business users to make decisions based on their company data.

As a UX Writer on the Looker team you will author a wide array of content including UI text, error messages, and writing guidelines for ongoing quality and maintenance of the product.

Responsibilities:

  • Work as an integral part of the Looker EPD team (Engineering, Product and Design), collaborating closely and effectively both with designers and the extended product team, including managers, engineers, researchers, product managers, and marketing.

  • Decipher complex information and communicate it clearly, concisely, and accurately to Looker's end users.

Top 3 Responsibilities:

  • Conduct an audit of the Looker UI and error messages, and drive changes in the product to benefit our users.

  • Help develop and promote writing guidelines and standards for Looker that compliment Google Cloud's guidelines.

Skill/Experience/Education

Mandatory

  • BA/BS degree; or equivalent work experience.

  • Minimum of 4 years of relevant work experience.

  • Editing, writing, and project management skills for a broad range of audiences, including but not limited to UX writing and longer-form technical or design documentation.

  • Proven ability to take the initiative and see complex projects through to completion with minimal direction.

  • Able to manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

  • Comfortable learning about and discussing technical issues, ranging from engineering details to animation or design minutiae.

  • Experience with Enterprise software writing for computing platforms.

  • Familiarity with localization practices and issues, including the ability to spot potential translation issues and the kinds of information translators need about a particular string to translate it effectively.

Desired

  • Familiarity with Business Intelligence or Cloud.

  • Basic knowledge of a few typical design tools like Figma or Sketch; for example, for editing text in mocks or preparing screenshots.

location: Mountain View, California

job type: Contract

salary: $65 - 98 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

  • Conduct an audit of the Looker UI and error messages, and drive changes in the product to benefit our users.

  • Help develop and promote writing guidelines and standards for Looker that compliment Google Cloud's guidelines.

  • Help coordinate translations, improve writing tools and processes, format documents, and generally lend a hand as needed to produce world-class Enterprise products.

qualifications:

  • Experience level:

  • Education: Bachelors

skills:

  • Technical Writing

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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