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Blizzard Entertainment’s Story and Franchise Development department seeks a Technical Writer to contribute to our ever-growing documentation on processes and technologies. The tech writer will partner with our technology and production teams to author, organize, and advise on the creation of documentation on our Confluence wiki. They will also work closely with our Engineering department to advise on user activations and deactivations, permissions, plug-ins, and license availability.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a champion for our wiki space, encouraging consistency, organization, maintenance, search engine optimization, and the authoring of content.

  • Guide the future of our documentation through collaboration in our wiki steering committee meetings.

  • For our larger tech initiatives, act as a resource for authoring clear user documentation and detailed developer documentation.

  • Refine documentation provided by others from Technology and from production departments to ensure maximal effectiveness.

  • Function as an authority on wiki technology including templates, plugin usage, shortcuts, themes, and capabilities of Confluence.

Required Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Atlassian Confluence.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex concepts in an effective manner.

  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and be open to feedback.

Pluses:

  • Familiarity with animated film production.

  • Understanding of SEO.

  • Computer Science degree or equivalent.

  • Familiarity with 508 Compliance / accessibility.

  • UI/UX experience.

  • HTML / XML / DITA familiarity.

  • Familiarity with Python.

  • Familiarity with Git

Thank you for your interest. This role is anticipated to be assigned to work on-site at an Activision Blizzard office. However, we understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to [email protected]. General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics .

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