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Technical Writer

United States

Technical Writer

  • United States
Lionbridge enables more than 800 world-leading brands to increase international market share, speed adoption of products and effectively engage their customers in local markets worldwide. Using our innovative cloud technology platforms and our global crowd of more than 100,000 professional cloud workers, we provide translation, digital marketing, global content management and application testing solutions that ensure global brand consistency, local relevancy and technical usability across all touch points of the customer lifecycle. Based in Waltham, Mass., Lionbridge maintains solution centers in 28 countries.

Employee Sub-Group: Temp FT Hourly
Work Schedule:
Location: Work from Home , Any
Position Title: Technical Writer

Req: 34007

W e are looking for an hourly technical writer to work off-site to support a Lionbridge medical technology customer.

As a technical writer, this person is an expert in many industry-standard technologies and understands industry initiatives such as content management, single-sourcing, XML, controlled English, etc.


Drafts, reviews, and edits documentation deliverables, training materials, and other textual communications. Interviews subject-matter experts, attend project meetings as needed, and manages his /her project hours.

As needed, ensures deliverables are written for localization and reviewed by localization at the designated time according to the project schedule.

Communicates/collaborates with other staff writers, client subject matter experts (SMEs), and project managers.

• Exhibits an excellent customer service attitude at all times.

• Develops, writes, and edits outlines, drafts, and final deliverables for review by the customer

• Follows style sheet guidelines and customer and industry style guides.

• Researches information about the product by interviewing subject-matter experts.

• Aligns with the goals, strategies, and objectives of customers.

• Will be the "information expert" on the product and provides recommendations and ideas to the customer on presentation, structure, and organization of the materials.

• Delivers every component according to schedule.

• Conducts internal and customer project and review meetings.

• Proactively informs the Program Manager about project status, issues, or concerns.


• 6+ years' experience as a technical writer recommended.

• Experience with DITA/Schema.

• Understanding ophthalmology and microsurgery a plus.

• Experience with the following applications: XML, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, and FrameMaker.

• Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.).

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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