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UX Copywriter

Location: Deerfield, IL

Job Type: Contract to Hire

Job Description

1. CRAFT

You will exhibit empathy for the user and an unwavering belief that words do, in fact, matter. You will have an understanding of UX and its fundamental relationship to language in the digital realm.

 

2. WRITING AND IDEATION

You will write clear, concise user-interface text for products using an appropriate tone across multiple touchpoints and experiences. You will be the subject matter expert (a company “go to") for user experience writing. You will contribute to concepts and working sessions with cross functional teams.

 

3. CONTENT STRATEGY

You will take the responsibility to layout a vision for product content across each touchpoint.

 

4. BRAND AND VOICE

You will motivate those around you with your vision and dedication to brand voice and writing excellence.

 

5. PRACTICE KNOWLEDGE

You will maintain cultural awareness of the design landscape and future trends. Additionally you will proactively consume relevant content on the practice and processes of product design.

 

6. PRODUCT

You will take important product considerations across disciplines into mind and support the larger team.

 

7. DOCUMENTING

You will understand the importance of documenting in a clear, concise, efficient, easy-to-digest manner, making it easy for those who need to approve and build what we’re designing.

 

8. COMMUNICATION

You will regularly demonstrate the ability to communicate in a clear, consistent, and transparent manner. Equally you will listen well and take action on clear direction.

 

9. DETAILS

You will have an eye for detail, and know how important is to make sure we’re designing the best experience possible. In parallel you will provide concise UAT input throughout the process.

 

10. COLLABORATION

You will lay out a vision for product content across each touchpoint. You will collaborate with designers, product managers, and engineers, and will be able to do so in both formal and ad hoc settings.

 

11. OPEN DIALOG

You will take initiative to meet early and often with other disciplines. The best work happens when we have an open dialog and can engage organically.

 

12. FEEDBACK

You will know how to give and get feedback, both positive and negative, in a constructive way, that helps move the work forward and creates the best experience for everyone.


Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 3 years of experience in technical or marketing writing, product documentation or online publishing.
  • Experience working with engineering and product management teams as part of the software development process.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of online technology and related technology and products.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.
  • Enjoys working closely with teammates from a variety of disciplines.
  • Effective writing, editing, and project management skills.

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