Job Posting: Toronto Ontario

Subject: Job Posting: Toronto Ontario
From: Heather Searl <heathers -at- ASTOUND -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 1997 14:03:28 -0500

We have 2 Tech Writing positions open. The junior position would be ideal for a new grad or someone with a year or so of experience.

If you are interested in applying, the info is at the bottom of the message, if you want to ask any questions you can e-mail me at heathers -at- astound -dot- com -dot- You can also check out our web site for info about the company and our products at www.astound.com

Heather Searl

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Astound Incorporated specializes in Windows and Macintosh applications for the desktop and the Internet.

We have a Research and Development office in Mississauga Ontario, and a Sales and Marketing office in Palo Alto California. We develop and publish award-winning software that enables the creation (authoring) and presentation (playback) of high-impact multimedia presentations on Windows-based PCs and Apple Macintosh computers.

Astound offers attractive compensation packages and the opportunity to be part of a young, dynamic, and energetic team working on leading-edge products.

We are currently looking for a Senior and a Junior Technical Writer to join the documentation team at our Mississauga location.

SENIOR TECHNICAL WRITER
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The successful candidate will be responsible for:
* Designing printed and on-line documentation systems in conjunction with our marketing and development staff.
* Setting schedules and ensuring deadlines are met
* Interviewing development and marketing staff about new software releases
* Writing and editing on-line and printed documentation
* Coordinating the approval process with other departments
* Preparing documents for print
* Supervising and assigning tasks to junior tech writers, co-op students and contractors

We are looking for:
* 2 to 5 years technical writing experience specializing in user's guides, tutorials, and on-line help for software
* experience with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, and Adobe PageMaker
* experience with Microsoft Help Workshop, Apple Balloon Help or other on-line help creation tools

JUNIOR TECHNICAL WRITER
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The successful candidate will be an integral part of the team and will be responsible for:
* Helping to create tutorials, user's guides, and on-line documentation
* Assist in the design of print and on-line documentation
* Interviewing development and marketing staff about new software releases

We are looking for:
* some previous technical writing experience,
* experience with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word, and Adobe PageMaker,
* experience with Microsoft Help Workshop, Balloon Help or other on-line help creation tools an asset

Please fax your resumé, stating which position you are interested in, to:
Documentation Manager
(905) 602-4001
or e-mail
humanr -at- astound -dot- com

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