RE: Occupational title for discussion: Technical Content Developer

Subject: RE: Occupational title for discussion: Technical Content Developer
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 15:21:48 -0500

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Craig Cardimon
> Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 3:13 PM
> To: Victoria Wroblewski; techwrl; Chris Vickery
> Subject: RE: Occupational title for discussion: Technical
> Content Developer
>
> I agree. Tech Writer is much simpler. That's what us tech writers say.
>

No less important, as Gene points out, is what the people who *hire* us
say.

If you've got the skills required for a TCD job posting, that's what you
should call yourself.

Personally, I've been through many job titles, but I was initially hired
each time as a "technical writer."

> I attended a seminar where the presenter touted using
> "Technical Content Developer" rather than Technical Writer or
> Technical Author for reasons that made sense to me.
>

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References:
RE: Occupational title for discussion: Technical Content Developer: From: Chris Vickery
RE: Occupational title for discussion: Technical Content Developer: From: Craig Cardimon

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