Technical Writer - Victoria, BC | Latitude Geographics | | 08/10/15
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Technical Writer Full-Time

Location: Victoria, BC
Company Name: Latitude Geographics ()
Category: Copywriting / Writing

We are searching for an experienced technical writer to create and maintain a variety of technical documentation for web applications. You will work closely with our product development team and a small team of technical writers.


  • Write technical documentation about web-based software applications for a variety of audiences with different levels of technical ability.
  • Work independently to research, collate, structure, organize, and produce technical documentation that is web and print-based.
  • Work collaboratively within the development and technical writing teams to produce clear, accurate, and comprehensive documents that meet the needs of each audience.


  • Experience with Madcap Flare or other single-sourcing authoring tools.
  • 2-3 years of experience as a technical writer in the software industry.
  • Familiarity with writing single-sourced content for multiple output types using topic-based authoring.
  • Sound knowledge of HTML, CSS, and XML.
  • Skilled in information design, organization, and chunking.
  • The ability to simplify and communicate complex ideas in an understandable format.
  • The capacity to work, troubleshoot, and solve problems independently.

Would love to see:

  • Diploma/certificate in technical writing.
  • Knowledge of source control and issue-tracking software.
  • Experience in an agile software development environment.
  • Knowledge of web development, networking, and web-server configuration.
  • Familiarity with documenting APIs and SDKs.


Samples of technical documents that you have created personally.

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