Career outlook for technical author
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Currently employed in Scotland
What's it like?
You would use your specialist knowledge to make guides for users of products and systems.
You could work on projects such as instruction manuals, business guidelines, online help pages and more.
- Write new documents
- Update old documents
- Collect information
- Present complex information in the simplest way
- Commission photographs or illustrations
- Produce digital media, such as blogs and podcasts
- Carry out user testing
- Work closely with technical, marketing, printing and design staff
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- Verbal communication
- Written communication
- Attention to detail
- Developing a plan
- Time management
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