• Technical Writer

  • CSOFT International

  • 17K/MTH - 20K/MTH Shenzhen
  • Any education Experience: Mid-Senior Level Full-time
  • December 26, 2016

Job Description

Job Description
CSOFT’s Technical Communications Department is looking for talented writers and editors to work on projects for major Chinese technology companies. The ideal candidate must be a native English speaker, comfortable with explaining complex scientific and technical concepts in simple language, and ready to take on deadline-driven projects. This position will require simultaneous work on different types of documentation for different products, so organization and versatility are a must.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Writing and editing content for:
o Product and feature descriptions
o Installation and configuration guides
o White papers
o Marketing materials and press releases
o Technical Specifications

• Editing legacy content for clarity and usability
• Comparisons with competitor documentation
• Market and product research
• Frequent communication with a diverse map of stakeholders (in both Chinese and English)
• Information architecture, focusing on intuitive structure for a variety of different formats
• Support proposal development and other internal and client-facing documentation


Desired Skill and Experience

Qualifications and Skills:

• Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communication, Computer Science, or relevant experience
• Native English speaker, with a strong grasp of grammar and controlled language
• A strong writing portfolio (please include 1–2 writing samples with your application)
• Able to work independently and under pressure
• Strong communication and conflict resolution skills
• Ability to strictly abide by style guides and write for a specific audience
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office

Preferred Skills:

• 1–2 years of technical writing experience (in-house or agency are both okay)
• Intermediate or higher Chinese speaking and reading skills
• Strong understanding of IT, telecom, and/or consumer technology industries

This position may require occasional travel within mainland China.

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Company Description

CSOFT International Ltd. is a world leader in localization and globalization consulting services, providing turnkey solutions for companies facing the challenges of engaging customers and markets across linguistic and cultural barriers. Recognized as one of the Top Innovative Companies in 2011 by IDC we have an award-winning international team. In 2012, the company’s CEO was named one of Fortune Magazine’s 10 Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs and a Tech Disruptor by CNN Money.