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Location: 

Kortrijk, BE

Date:  Sep 4, 2021
Job ID:  1481

Technical Writer

Barco designs technology that makes everyday life a little better. Seeing beyond the image, we develop sight, sound, and sharing solutions to help you work together, share insights, and wow audiences. Our focus is on three core markets: Enterprise (from meeting and control rooms to corporate spaces), Healthcare (from the radiology department to the operating room), and Entertainment (from movie theaters to live events and attractions). With a team of over 3,300 employees, located all around the globe, we realized sales of 770.01 million euro in 2020. 

As a Technical Writer you will be responsible for providing all user documentation for Barco’s networked digital operating room solution, including: user guides, admin guides, installation manuals, service instructions, in-product help, etc.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • You collect and organize product information from various parties within the company (R&D, product management, service…) .
  • You analyze technical and abstract data and translate it into concise, yet clear and direct instructions and procedures.
  • You develop high-quality self-explaining product illustrations.
  • You test both the product and its documentation on accuracy, consistency and usability. You proactively suggest product improvements.
  • You initiate and follow-up multi-lingual translations of documents.

 

Your profile:

  • You hold a higher degree in a technical field
  • Thanks to your analytical skills, you have the ability to translate complex, technical information into easily understandable and clear user instructions.
  • You are fluent in English (oral & written communication). You have good writing and editing skills. Knowledge of Simplified Technical English is a plus.
  • The following skills are considered an asset but not a must:
    • Knowledge of networking technology is also a plus, but not a necessary prerequisite.
    • Talent in showing ideas graphically. Proficiency with vector illustration and image editing tools is a strong plus.
    • Experience with structured authoring and component content management systems (CCMS) is a plus, yet not mandatory.
  • As a motivated professional, you have the ability to work independently in a structured, organized and planned manner and with an eye for detail.