Full Time Job

Technical Writer

Electronic Arts

Remote / Virtual 11-04-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
TECHNICAL WRITER - FROSTBITE

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in interactive entertainment. We develop games, content and online services across platforms. We have a broad portfolio of brands that span the most popular genres.

Frostbite is EA's state-of-the-art multi-platform game development engine. Our global team empowers game creators to shape the future of gaming by developing creative engine features and outstanding tools. We are honored to have thousands of game developers all over the world using Frostbite to create some of the most amazing games and player experiences in the industry.

As a Technical Writer, you will report to the Managing Editor of the Frostbite Documentation Team. You will be part of a distributed team that's responsible for empowering game creators to bring their ideas to life and unleash the power of the Frostbite game engine. You will do this by organizing, writing, and editing learning resources and documentation. Your user-centric approach will help new and experienced game creators learn how to use the Frostbite engine. You will work side-by-side with game engine developers and experts to help them share their knowledge.

Responsibilities
• Work with distributed teams (product management, engineering, content, experience design) to organize and sustain the Frostbite engine conceptual and how to documentation, UI text, and tutorials.
• Work with experts to learn about engine features, write documentation, and consult on best practices for conveying technical information.
• Employ a diplomatic approach and accountability when managing projects that address game creator concerns.
• Provide guidance on documentation standards, such as consistency and reuse, while delivering learning solutions.
• Guide documentation tooling and process improvement across multiple, concurrent projects and systems.
• Collaborate across EA teams (such as video, interactive demos, in-application help) to create or reuse learning materials.
• Contribute to enterprise content management practices to build a foundation for future documentation processes.

Who You Are
• 5+ years of software or online technical writing experience within a technology organization
• 2+ years of project management experience, with the ability to work through ambiguity and manage competing priorities
• Experienced at working in a collaborative, Agile development environment
• Experience using a content management system (CMS) or similar knowledge management systems to organize and create documentation
• Experience creating and organizing technical documentation that is detail-oriented, concise, and accurate
• Skilled at translating technical concepts into written and visual formats

To be considered for this position, be prepared to provide writing samples.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1pwm0-54-165-57-161-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.