Remote | Freelance | Part-time
Vitamin T

Technical Copy Editor

Freelance

Job #: 150544

Job Description

We are looking for a Technical Copy Editor for one of our managed service engagements with a global tech giant. As Technical Copy Editor, you will be reviewing developer-facing content around a variety of enterprise software products. This is a fully remote part time role (20-40 hours per week), and the right candidate can sit anywhere in the United States.

Responsibilities

  • Copy edit and proofread content topics.
  • Correct for grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Edit for adherence to the company 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
  • 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

Preferred:
Functional knowledge and experience creating content in GitHub

Primary shifts (PST)
Monday – Friday
7:00am – 5:00pm and 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Looking for afternoon & evening availability

Secondary shifts (PST)
Sunday (occasional)
6:00am – 9:00am or 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Work will be 20- 40 hours week with a variable schedule. Flexibility is key!