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26 Nov 2012

Full-Time Technical Writer (San Francisco, CA)

ngmoco:) – Posted by TechWhirl San Francisco, California, United States

Job Description


  • Create user friendly, easy to follow technical documentation for ngmoco’s software platform, ngCore.
  • Work with engineers to gather technical information and produce programming guides, API references and other technical documents used both internally and by the Mobage development community.


  • Familiarity with software development and exposure to C/C++, Java, JavaScript, Python or Ruby.
  • 3-5 years of experience producing technical documents for software development.
  • Experience writing API level documentation.
  • Experience writing development guides for external audiences.
  • Be able switch easily between speaking engineering tech speak, to explaining complex ideas in simple terminology for a non-tech audience.
  • Have the skills to develop code samples for API documentation
  • Be able to validate API documentation by writing test code

Other Key Attributes

  • A passion for social games and social networks.
  • Familiarity with XML markup and DITA an advantage.
  • Comfort working under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Appreciation for being part of a fast-paced startup environment—an interest in working with a small team to document software used by millions of people every day.
  • Strong communication and time management skills—the ability to balance high quality work standards against time constraints.
  • A relentless passion for creating industry leading products and the highest quality user experiences.

Please send writing samples (must include an API documentation sample) with your resume.

Job Categories: Technical Editing and Technical Writer. Job Types: Full-Time.

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