Sr. Technical Writer
YuMe - Redwood City, CA

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YuMe is seeking an experienced Technical Writer to document and translate all internal manuals and notes into forms that can be used company-wide. In this role you will work very closely with both the Training department and the Technical Support team. Liaising also with Product, Engineering and QA to ensure that all new release notes are accurately documented and all communications from team to team are seamless. Working with the training department to ensure that the correct information is passed along to the correct people in the correct way. We are looking for a tech writer that has interacted with software developers and demonstrated ability to deliver high quality technical documentation.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Candidates would be responsible for creating new docs and edit existing docs for our file-transfer server and client products.

You would work independently to set up products, test new features, interview developers, and review existing user guides.

Capture screenshots and prepare them for use in manuals and training guides as well as support hubs

General editing/proofreading

Create release notes and write Whitepapers

Software development background

Relationship Management:
Provide World Class Client Service by communicating to clients in a proactive, consistent and informative manner

Develop ongoing relationships with YuMe’s internal teams company-wide

Excellent documenting, training and presentation skills

Active part of technical writing groups and communities

Work Experience:
Candidate 8+ years of experience as a technical writer in a development environment

Has experience in writing modular, single-source documentation and release notes

Have experience working directly with Product and Engineering teams

Experience in the advertising arena

Experience with source control

Other languages a plus.

4 year university (written and spoken English is required)

YuMe is a leading independent provider of digital video brand advertising solutions. Its proprietary data-science driven technologies and large audience footprint drive inventory monetization and enable advertisers to reach targeted, brand receptive audiences across a wide range of Internet-connected devices. Designed to serve the specific needs of brand advertising, YuMe’s technology platform simplifies the complexities associated with delivering effective digital video advertising campaigns in today’s highly-fragmented market. YuMe (NYSE: YUME) is headquartered in Redwood City, CA with European headquarters in London and eight additional offices worldwide. This is a rare opportunity to be part of an organization that driving the shift of TV brand advertising to digital.


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