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Senior Technical Writer - Unreal Engine

Epic Games

Cary, NC 11-18-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Documentation At Epic

What We Do

Unreal Engine is constantly evolving its toolset, releasing new technologies to meet the needs of various industries including gaming, virtual production, automotive and engineering, and more. We on the documentation team are responsible for keeping our documentation up to date. This includes improving existing documentation, documenting new features, and identifying gaps to fill to improve our depth and completeness.

Technical Writers at Epic really get a chance to dive into the technology, learning our areas of expertise. We work closely with engineers and developers to produce the best final product.

What You'll Do

We're looking for a Technical Writer with a passion for technology. You will learn one particular area of the Unreal Engine, becoming an integrated part of the development process. You'll work with others on the documentation team to help edit each other's work, ensuring we all maintain our styles and standards across the team.

In This Role You Will
• Identify and meet customer needs for technical documentation, best practices, and other instructional content
• Own the quality of the documentation for assigned areas of the product
• Acquire in-depth knowledge of your domain, and share it freely with colleagues and customers
• Foster an environment of continuous improvement through peer reviews
• Collaborate with development, support, and QA engineers to enhance the documentation
• Help shape the user experience by suggesting improvements to new features and workflows
• Plan future documentation in your domain, organizing your plans in Jira and then tracking progress of tasks towards completion

What We're Looking For
• Demonstrated aptitude for quickly learning and understanding new technologies
• Keen technical curiosity, with outstanding research and problem-solving skills
• Ability to break down complex technical subjects and present them in an approachable way
• Clear and concise writing, with the ability to tailor style and vocabulary to the audience
• Strong drive to succeed and hunger for interesting challenges
• Commitment to following and improving team processes and style standard

Nice To Have Skills
• 3+ years of professional experience as a writer or content manager
• Familiarity with web technologies and web-based content creation tools
• Programming skills in any language
• An eye for visuals and graphic design, and familiarity with image editing tools
• Experience with other methods of presenting learning content, such as recorded video tutorials, live video streams, or instructor-led training
• Experience with 3D content in the game industry, or in another setting like design visualization, simulation training, or film production

Got a mix of the skills and qualifications listed above? We'd love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and we'll be in touch!

This position is open in multiple locations across North America and Europe including: Toronto, Cary, Edinburgh, Guildford and Bellevue.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dyozy3-52-205-167-104-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.