Technical Writer (f/m) based in Munich

  

The Global Customer Experience Team at NavVis is an interdisciplinary group of engineers, designers, and content developers. Our mission is to design and provide an outstanding service experience, to collect and analyze user insights, and to put these insights into practice together with our product development teams. As a technical writer, you will help us maintain our technical documentation portfolio and support us in taking our content and workflows to the next level.

You will work on:

  • Writing and editing user documentation in English for NavVis hardware and software
  • Analyze, propose, and align stakeholders around a content management system and a topic-based authoring workflow for our user documentation, building strongly on our existing framework
  • Implementing a translation management workflow
  • Establishing authoring guidelines for the technical writing team
  • Collaborating internally with project teams to share and gather information and to ensure high-quality content

You have:

  • A degree in English, Translation Studies, Technical Communication, E-Learning Systems,     Information Design, or similar
  • 2+ years of experience in a technical writing or instructional design role
  • Knowledge of topic-based authoring using DITA, “Funktionsdesign”, Information Mapping or similar
  • Experience of markup/markdown languages such as XML, HTML or similar

You are:

  • A team player and a good listener with strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Fluent in English (native speaker or equivalent)
  • Interested in concepts such as information design, single-sourcing and content reuse
  • Flexible and keen to learn new technologies
  • Motivated to try new things and to share your insights with others

We will be thrilled if you have:

  • Experience with content management systems such as ST4, Author-It or similar
  • Knowledge of tools such as InDesign, PhotoShop, FrameMaker or similar
  • Experience documenting web APIs (tutorials, how-to guides, etc.)
  • Experience with XML editors such as XMetaL or Oxygen or similar

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Take the chance to build & influence the performance of our high tech products instead of “only” running analyses or of doing “plain” software development
  • Use top notch IT equipment, including your own Bose headphones
  • Work closely with passionate, international & highly talented colleagues in a casual environment with flexible working hours
  • Find us in the heart of Munich, close to Stiglmaierplatz with great cafes, shops and subway around
  • Join your NavVis colleagues and continuously grow your biz/tech skills with courses from our internal “NavVis University” which brings you topics from expert internal & external trainers
  • Strong teams are built on strong bonds. Join us for bi-weekly BrownBag lunches, regularly team-building activities, self-organized employee activities (sky is the limit on these!) and annual team off-sites
  • Take care of your well-being at work and enjoy our fully stocked kitchen with an original Italian coffee machine & all kinds of cereals and fruits

Sounds interesting?

Apply now online at www.navvis.com/company/careers or send your complete documents (cover letter, CV, references) to position@navvis.com

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