Job Description / Skills Required
GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document while engaged in sports has become a mobile storytelling solution that helps the world capture and share immersive content.
GoPro offers a fun and fast-paced work environment with passionate and motivated people who have a drive to learn, innovate and succeed.
GoPro is seeking a Senior Technical Writer to join the GoPro Studio Team. You’ll be responsible for creating high-quality content for documentation and supporting online documents across all GoPro business lines, communicating complex and technical information in a straight-forward, engaging way. We are looking for someone who can be a key contributor to customers’ success and user experience and to help further the GoPro brand.
What You Will Do
Work closely with cross-functional teams of product management, UX, legal, compliance, and design teams to develop product guides, manuals, warranties and more for online and print use
Leverage user testing feedback to inform materials
Build strong rapport with subject matter experts
Revise documents as updates or new issues arise
Contribute to a comprehensive library of technical terminology
Adhere to the GoPro style guide
Standardize content across platforms and media
Be passionate about the brand and care deeply about creating the best user experience possible
Skills We’re Stoked About
8-10 years of relevant experience as a technical writer, ideally in consumer electronics
Bachelor’s degree in a writing-intensive field
Impeccable written English skills
Strong team player with outstanding communication, organization and interpersonal skills
Experience writing for a global customer base
Ability to learn new technologies quickly, navigate ambiguity, support multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-changing environment
Experience with Adobe InDesign or Adobe FrameMaker, including cross-references and text variables
Familiarity with GoPro cameras and/or the GoPro brand
Fully-stocked kitchen with snacks galore
Live it. Eat it. Love it. –Two dedicated hours during your week to explore your passions and capture it with your GoPro.
Get your very own GoPro (Mounts and accessories included)
Discounted employee stock purchase plan
Discretionary Time Off
12 weeks paid Parental Leave for new Moms and Dads
Medical, dental, and vision insurance –premiums are fully paid for employees
Life insurance and disability benefits
Employee commuter shuttles
Please provide relevant writing samples or a link to your portfolio site along with resume.
GoPro is an Equal Opportunity Employer.