From: "Anita Anandraj" <Anita -dot- Anandraj -at- wipro -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 5 Nov 2003 08:38:43 +0530

Hi Anna,
We're currently looking for a full time editor and the job description is as

* Editing highly technical, complex software documentation (including
manuals, online help, glossaries, indexes)

* Writing or maintaining a style guide and researching the latest trends
in information development (e.g., minimizing, single-sourcing)

* Performing developmental, substantive, and copy edits of technical
manuals and online help produced by writers

* Applying product knowledge, related-documentation knowledge, and
audience understanding to help writers validate information in their

* Playing a lead role in task forces and committees to develop and improve
editorial standards, processes, and the quality of information products

* Writing or updating internal standards and training documents as needed

The candidate should have a desire to acquire technical product knowledge
and learn new publishing tools.

This position requires a working knowledge of FrameMaker and Windows NT, and
a familiarity with art tools (such as MS Visio) and HTML.
Hope this is of some help to you.

alangley -at- ts -dot- checkpoint -dot- com wrote on Wednesday, November 05, 2003 5:47 AM

Would you have a
couple of minutes to just jot down what you feel an editor's duties should

I'm working up a list of things I feel
an editor needs to do, but I'm also asking for help from my colleagues.


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