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As a writer on our client’s UX team, you’ll be responsible for writing and refining a wide array of text. This includes things like UI messages, onboarding flows, notifications, and error messages. 

Who you are:

You are a stellar writer with an eagle eye and a good ear for natural-sounding prose. You have a portfolio of user-facing content that's crisp, concise, accessible, and friendly. You use empathy, reason, and data to inform content choices. You pursue a deep understanding of your products. 

Key points:

Looking specifically for a UX writer -- someone who has experience writing for product UIs. (The person may have some background in help writing, technical writing, marketing, or journalism, for example, but I would expect someone to have at least a few years specifically writing text that appears within a product.)

Overall Responsibilities

  • Write clear, concise user-interface text for Chrome OS and act as a subject matter expert for user experience writing. 
  • Work collaboratively and closely with designers, researchers, prototypers, product managers, and engineers to define requirements; balance design and business objectives with a strong focus on the user.
  • Develop concepts for early-stage products, and provide data-informed insights to improve existing experiences.
  • Follow Google-wide style as well as any product-specific style guides.
  • Recommend and implement new strategies for communicating product-related information to our users.
  • Develop, document, and maintain writing guidelines for internal stakeholders.

Top Responsibilities

  1. Write clear, concise user-interface text for Chrome OS and act as a subject matter expert for user experience writing. 
  2. Work collaboratively and closely with designers, researchers, prototypers, product managers, and engineers to define requirements; balance design and business objectives with a strong focus on the user.
  3. Develop, document, and maintain writing guidelines for internal stakeholders.

Mandatory Skills

  • 5 years of experience in UX writing, technical writing, user help, copy-writing, or journalism.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Experience working collaboratively with designers, engineers, and product managers as part of the software development process.
  • Experience creating and maintaining style guidelines.
  • Ability to work independently and to proactively communicate with cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Sharp attention to detail. Strong curiosity about users and how to anticipate their needs by understanding behaviors.

Desired Skills

  • BA/BS degree. In lieu of a degree, or 5 years of additional relevant experience. writing for UI.
  • Experience writing for enterprise audiences.
  • Understanding of UX design principles.
  • Experience creating content for a global audience with a good knowledge of localization best practices.
  • Strong teamwork skills and cooperative attitude.
  • Knowledge of online technology and related technology and products. Experience collaborating closely with UX researchers and applying study findings to content to improve usability.

About Our Client  

Our client is one of the largest technology companies in the world. They are looking for the best, brightest talent available and have tasked Akorbi with helping them find it.

About Akorbi  

Akorbi is a group of companies, based in Dallas, Texas, specializing in providing enterprise solutions that empower organizations to achieve success in the global economy. Our customizable solutions include comprehensive workforce solutions, multilingual contact centers with business process outsourcing capabilities, interpretation, and localization services. 

Akorbi is the 13th fastest-growing woman-owned/led company in the world, according to the Women Presidents’ Organization. Our founders have been featured in The American Dreamon the Bloomberg channel, as well as several notable publications, including Forbes, Inc. Magazine, TIME, Fortune and Google+.

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Women-owned and led business enabling human connections through language services, technology, and workforce solutions.
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