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Frostbite is EA’s proprietary game engine that comes equipped with tons of tools and technologies designed to build incredible games. Our in-house engine offers the unique ability to adapt to each game while working hand-in-hand to prioritize what to build. Our goal is to empower creators all over the world to bring their best ideas to life by creating an engine that amplifies innovation across every discipline.

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As a Technical Writer, you will report to the Managing Editor of the Frostbite Documentation Team. You will be part of a distributed team that's responsible for empowering game creators to bring their ideas to life and unleash the power of the Frostbite game engine. You will do this by organizing, writing, and editing learning resources and documentation. Your user-centric approach will help new and experienced game creators learn how to use the Frostbite engine. You will work side-by-side with game engine engineers and experts to help them share their knowledge.

Responsibilities

  • Work with distributed teams (product management, engineering, content, and experience design) to organize and sustain the Frostbite engine conceptual and how to documentation, UI text, and tutorials.

  • Work with experts to learn about engine features, write documentation, and consult on best practices for conveying technical information.

  • Employ creative approaches and accountability when managing projects that address game creator concerns.

  • Provide guidance and participate in creating and maintaining documentation standards, such as consistency, reuse, voice and tone.

  • Provide feedback on documentation tooling and process improvement across multiple, concurrent projects and systems.

  • Contribute to content management practices to enable reuse and ease to maintain documentation.

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of software or online technical writing experience within a technology organization

  • 2+ years of project management experience, with the ability to organize tasks

  • Experience working in a collaborative, Agile development environment

  • Experience using a content management system (CMS) or similar knowledge management systems to organize and create documentation

  • Experience creating and organizing technical documentation that is concise and accurate

  • Experience translating technical concepts into written and visual formats

BC COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

The base salary ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these locations. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the base salary range and benefits for your specific location. EA has listed the base salary ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.

BASE SALARY RANGES

British Columbia (depending on location e.g. Vancouver vs. Victoria): º $63,350 - $98,800 CAN Annually

Base salary is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including vacation (3 weeks per year to start), 10 days per year of sick time, and after 3 months of service - extended health/dental/vision coverage and basic life insurance.

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.