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Documentation Lead, Platforms

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Documentation Lead, Platforms in United Kingdom

  • Unity
  • Full time
  • Intermediate
  • Email
  • United Kingdom
  • 29/03/2021
  • Report

Join Unity’s global Documentation team and help us take our award-winning docs to the next level for millions of Unity users worldwide. We’re looking for an experienced documentation lead or a talented technical writer ready to take the next step into a leadership role. You’ll need passion and drive, a technical aptitude, and excellent writing and editing skills. 

Unity’s growing Platforms team is distributed across several UK sites and works with colleagues across the world. You’ll join a talented, dynamic group of technical writers, content managers and information architects working across countries and timezones to support a passionate, growing community of developers and artists (around 1M Docs visitors per month).

We are open to this role being based in Brighton, Stratford or remotely in the UK.

Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of talented writers, and contribute as a senior technical writer
  • Prioritise work, balance workload across the team, and identify resource and tooling requirements based on user needs
  • Empower and mentor writers to be autonomous and self-driven
  • Collaborate closely with key stakeholders across the company to deliver the right content to the right user at the right time
  • Understand user needs within Platforms, and ensure this is captured and reflected within the overall documentation vision and strategy
  • Help recruit, support and develop technical writers and supporting roles
  • Champion the role and importance of documentation within the organization and community

Requirements

  • Experience leading a team of technical writers, content managers, and/or editors
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience writing and publishing different types of user-facing documentation such as API guides, programmer guides, installation guides, and user manuals for an international audience
  • Impeccable standard of written and spoken English
  • Structured and autonomous approach to working, with experience delivering results within tight deadlines

Bonus Points

  • Experience producing documentation using Markdown, Flare, XML, or XMLDoc
  • Solid understanding of source control tools (github, Mercurial) and techniques
  • Experience using issue trackers such as JIRA to track project tasks
  • Knowledge or experience of programming languages, especially C#
  • Comfortable making presentations, or guiding developers and technical writers

About Unity Technologies

Unity is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

The company’s 1,400+ person research and development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Apps developed by Unity creators were downloaded more than three billion times per month in 2019 on more than two billion unique devices. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.   


Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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