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UX Standards Writer

16 Jan 2019 1:27 PM | Denise Downing (Administrator)

Location: New York, NY

To apply, please send resumes to melissa@useredge.com OR apply directly on our Web site, www.useredge.com

Are you looking to blend you passion for documentation with your knowledge of User Experience?

The role:

  • The UX Standards Writer owns the writing, maintenance, and production of UX design standards for the Client Products.
  • You will work as part of the Product Documentation and UX teams, collaborating to produce clear, organized, actionable rules and documentation for software and web design.
  • You will interact with designers, programmers, and product owners at all levels of the company and drive the scope and direction of the UX standards and design documentation system.

This includes:

  • Contribute ideas to the design process and clarify rules and standards into clear, actionable guidelines for designer, programmer, and business audiences.
  • Challenge, clarify, and explain design decisions to produce clear, organized, actionable rules and documentation.
  • Work independently to ensure quality deliverables for UX while participating and contributing as part of a larger documentation team.

Required experience:

  • 5+ years of technical or standards writing experience.
  • Strong writing and editing skills, with experience writing for both a developer and end-user audience.
  • Strong content architecture skills to produce useful, streamlined documentation.
  • Ability to quickly learn and use new software applications; previous experience with technical documentation authoring tools, image creation applications, and wireframing tools is a strong plus.
  • Flexibility and the skills to successfully navigate frequent change and ambiguity.
  • Facility for acting quickly on decisions while maintaining attention to accuracy.
  • Strong time management, organization, and self-management skills and the ability to manage multiple projects with variable timeliness.
  • Demonstrated initiative to innovate solutions and to both challenge and encourage ideas.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in UX design, including information architecture, interaction design, or web design.
  • Demonstrated experience testing work, concepts, and documentation with users and interviewing subject matter experts to gain the insight necessary to further content and concepts.
  • Background in product development, including previous experience working closely with designers and programmers.

Samples will be required. Examples of the work we would like to seeā€¦..

  • Documentation of design standards
  • Proficiency in describing and illustrating UI elements
  • Strong procedural writing and explanation of concepts
  • File organization optimized for ease of use

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