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Technical Writer (9620963)

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

Facebook Design System is looking for a Technical Writer to partner with a team of Facebook designers, content strategists, researchers and product managers to plan and document the features and tools we've developed that support our internal creative teams, including our design system made of components, patterns, and guidelines. Your work may be a continuation of documentation already started, a revamp of existing documentation or brand new documentation.

You're perfect for this role if you are versatile, you’re able to plan and write content for technical design documentation, including definitions, best practices, interaction flows, product tours, and education materials, as well as apply consistent standards and elevate the overall quality of our work; understand design thinking and user experience and thrive in a flat, fast-moving organization that uses light-weight process to have a huge impact.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan, write and edit documentation for features within our design tools covering screenshots, video, layouts and guidelines
  • Help apply and maintain consistency with FDS content standards
  • Collaborate with product designers, content strategists, researchers, product managers, and design program managers
  • Share your work and give feedback to teammates


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years writing documentation for web or mobile documentation
  • Please include a link to samples of your work that show an experience across different content types. You may show us content you’ve created for technical documentation, style guides or brand guidelines.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with design tool documentation
  • Information architecture or responsive content experience
  • Please also share your portfolio or examples of your writing.

 

HIRING CRITERIA

  • Demonstrate strong the ability to communicate design education in a concise, compelling way
  • Experience with documenting systems at scale
  • Drive a project from concept to completion, with a strong POV
  • Ability to work in close collaboration with XFN partners
  • Ability to work with non-professional writers to shape ideas and create clear, concise education

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