Technical Writer/Editor - Menlo Park, CA | Biospace
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Technical Writer/Editor

Bulletproof Documentation, Inc.

Menlo Park, CA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
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Job Description

Scope of work:

Technical editor requested to work at top medical diagnostic and device company in the SF Bay Area. Focus on providing copy-ready documentation associated with end-user documentation and guides. Editor must be comfortable working independently and in a remote setting, while understanding and aligning closely with client styles, requirements, and timelines.
  • Perform structural, comprehensive, copy-edit, proofing.
  • Work may range from organizational to word-level editing of user guides, shorter protocols, and quick references. May expand to include online help and white papers.
  • Minimum 5 y experience with science background or 10 y experience without background.
  • Minimum BS degree in science or BA degree with science background, so a strong familiarity with science, particularly biology. Familiarity with the scientific process and molecular biology a plus.
  • Previous lab experience highly desirable.
  • Sound portfolio of tech editing available for review.
  • Experience with FrameMaker and content management systems a plus but not required.
  • Work demand would vary week-to-week depending on project.
  • 10-30 hours week; primarily working from home.
  • 6-12 month contract.
  • Ability to visit client site for 1:1s, project meetings as needed. Client site in Menlo Park, CA.
  • Candidates must have a portfolio of technical editing projects available for review by Bulletproof and the client.


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