Technical Copy Editor at Aquent

Remote
Aquent

Technical Copy Editor

  • #166991
  • Location: Remote
  • Job Terms: Temporary
  • Salary: DOE

Job Description:

AQUENT is looking for a Technical Copy Editor to join their team!

The ideal candidate will have the following responsibilities

Editorial:

  • Copy edit and proofread content topics.
  • Correct for grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Edit for adherence to the Writing Style Guide and the Cloud Style Guide.
  • Ensure that text elements are formatted correctly.
  • Ensure that documentation complies with Microsoft legal standards, such as use of fictitious names, product names, and trademarking.
  • Ensure that abbreviations and acronyms are spelled out on first mention, if appropriate, as per style guides.
  • Ensure that content meets minimum publishing criteria

Required qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience editing software product documentation or other public-facing content
  • Outstanding editing skills, including excellent knowledge of grammar, spelling, and style
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and tasks, prioritize competing deadlines, and work independently
  • Strong customer focus, including diplomatically communicating feedback
  • Preference for collaboration and teamwork
  • Aptitude for identifying patterns
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office software
  • Must be able to learn new tools quickly and develop proficiency for problem-solving

Preferred:

  • Functional knowledge and experience creating content in GitHub

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