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I have a quick question for you. How many of you have a say on the
fonctionality and/or the design of the interface, as a techwriter?
I am discovering numerous inconsistencies in the software I write the
documentation for and I use that as an opportunity to suggest better
ways of designing the interface.
My goal is to be become in charge of the design of the interface AND
also be responsible for the documentation. I studied in Human Factors
Engineering and had a hard time finding a job in that field so I got a
job as a techwriter and was promised that I would be part of the design
of the software.