Technical Writer Intern

12 month Fixed Term Contract (£20,000pa)

Location: Dundee, Wroclaw, Oslo or Remote.

Join us to help shape the future of game development with GameMaker!

About the role:

For our Technical Writer Intern position we need a skilled and knowledgeable person who is able to effectively document the features of the GameMaker product in a clear and concise way. You should be self motivated and comfortable as part of a rapid development team with a keen eye for technical details.

Responsibilities:

  • Writing and proofreading technical content
  • Documentation writing for the latest GameMaker releases
  • GameMaker Manual upkeep
  • Creating written content for technical blogs
  • Ensuring effective communication between product team and technical writers
  • Assisting in maintaining and growing technical writing standards, policies, and practices

Requirements:

  • A relevant graduate degree OR relevant previous work experience
  • Experience using software, such as RoboHelp, and Atlassian Confluence, to produce technical documentation
  • A strong work ethic and ability to balance multiple projects
  • A proactive nature and willingness to self-motivate
  • Native level oral and written communication skills in English
  • Prior knowledge of GameMaker preferred but not required

Interested?

We will review applications on a rolling basis, apply now! Your application should contain attachments or links to technical writing samples, ideally covering a range of understanding.

About us

We believe in an open, relaxed and fun environment where creativity and talent thrive and is encouraged every day. From our humble beginnings, we have always ensured that GameMaker was built and developed with usability and efficiency in mind – and that’s no different today. A single code base and a low barrier to entry coupled with a very high skill ceiling mean we accommodate all levels of user, from the hobbyists to the seasoned developers. We then allow all games to run natively across a multitude of platforms including PS4, Xbox One, Android, iOS, OS X, HTML5, Linux, Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Windows RT.

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