Technical Writer

$40 - $50 hourly

Job Category:Technology

Position Type:Contract / Temporary

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Chicago, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:133093

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Job Description

Lasalle Network has partnered with a Chicago based retirement system and they are looking to hire a Technical Writer. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Technical Communication, Computer Science, or a related field. This person will conduct user feedback sessions related to HTML and CSS documentation along with other daily operations. 

 

Technical Writer Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and maintain comprehensive technical documentation, including user manuals, API documentation and guides, with a focus on HTML and CSS topics 

  • Collaborate closely with software developers, UX/UI designers and product managers to gather information and translate technical concepts into user-friendly documentation 

  • Utilize in-depth knowledge of HTML and CSS to create documentation that effectively guides users in implementing and customizing the products 

  • Provide clear examples and code snippets to assist developers in understanding and implementing software features 

  • Regularly update and enhance existing documentation to reflect changes in product features, releases and industry best practices 

  • Ensure documentation aligns with HTML and CSS standards and follows established style guides 

  • Conduct user feedback sessions specifically related to HTML and CSS documentation 

  • Collaborate with customer support teams to address user queries related to HTML and CSS integration 

  • Conduct rigorous reviews of documentation to ensure accuracy, completeness and consistency 

  • Collaborate with quality assurance teams to align documentation with product specifications 

Technical Writer Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technical Communication, Computer Science, or a related field 

  • Proven experience as a technical writer with a strong focus on HTML and CSS documentation 

  • Familiarity with web development technologies and practices 

  • Proficient in HTML and CSS with the ability to create and explain code examples effectively 

  • Exceptional writing and editing skills, ensuring technical concepts are communicated clearly to various audiences 

  • Experience using documentation tools and platforms (e.g., Markdown, Confluence) 

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams 

  • Comfortable seeking input and feedback from subject matter experts in HTML and CSS 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities 

  • Proactive approach to problem-solving and troubleshooting 

 

If you have the experience listed above, possess a great attitude and are looking for an opportunity with a stable and established employer, this is the role for you! If you are interested in learning more, please apply today! 

 

Thank you, 

Riley Tear 

Team Lead, Technology Services 

LaSalle Network 

 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.