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Technical Writer (CRYENGINE)

Crytek is looking for an additional Technical Writer to join a small team that develops and maintains CRYENGINE documentation at its studio in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. 
*Along with a resume, applicants are requested to submit a cover letter explaining their motivations for the role, prior experience that lends itself to the job, and why they consider themselves a good fit. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.*

Responsibilities

  • Writing new and updating existing technical documentation for CRYENGINE.
  • Independently investigating and tracking development of new CRYENGINE features, and managing their documentation strategy accordingly.
  • Ensuring that all written documentation produced is of a high professional standard in terms of technical accuracy, attention to detail, English usage and presentation.
  • Safeguarding all company assets including source code, art work, tools, game design information and technical knowhow.
  • Undertaking any additional tasks expected of a Technical Writer.
  • Requirements

  • At least 2 years of professional technical writing or related experience, for e.g. programming, business correspondence, journalism or other writing role.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.
  • Ability to gather information via different means (one-on-one communication, workshops, video demonstrations etc.) and distill it into written form.
  • Ability to write clear technical documentation that can be understood by an international audience of varying experience – from brand new CRYENGINE users to seasoned professionals – whose first language may not be English.
  • Ability to work and stay organized in a sometimes chaotic and unstructured work environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Confidence in leading team meetings, presentations, and the ability to clearly articulate and express ideas/opinions.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proactive, self-motivated and able to work alone using own initiative.
  • Competent with the Microsoft Office suite, especially Word.
  • An interest in game development and technology.
  • Willing to relocate to the Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.
  • Pluses

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or other for e.g. English, Journalism etc. (provided a strong interest in Computer/Gaming Technology can be demonstrated).
  • Experience in working with Confluence, Wikis or other web-based documentation systems.
  • Experience in using CRYENGINE or any other leading Game Engine(s).
  • Experience in using image editing tools such as Photoshop, Snagit etc.
  • Experience in using third party DCC tools such as Maya, 3ds Max etc.
  • Experience in using JIRA, Perforce, GitHub etc.
  • Experience working in an Agile Software Development environment.
  • Basic knowledge of modern programming/scripting languages, for e.g., C++, C#, HTML/CSS, Python, etc.
  • Games industry experience.
  • Basic knowledge of markup.
  • What you can expect from us

  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team. 
  • Working with cutting edge technology 
  • Flexible work time. 
  • FUN. 
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7. 
  • Free German lessons
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement. 
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities. 
  • Relocation support. 
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment. 
  • ...and much more! 
  • Technical Writer (CRYENGINE)

    Frankfurt
    Full time

    Published on 09/23/2021

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