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Technical Editor 10/18/2019

Esri Redlands, CA

Company
Esri
Location
Redlands, CA
AJE Ref #
585208769
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
2019-11526
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job ID

2019-11526

OVERVIEW

Use your experience as a technical editor to help create effective training materials for Esri customers. Join the innovative team responsible for designing, authoring, and updating training courses that teach GIS concepts, skills, and workflows.

The ideal candidate must have experience identifying and eliminating errors in text, illustrations, and tables; consulting with writers on content and style; establishing, monitoring, and reinforcing editorial standards; and editing at an advanced level.

Responsibilities:

* Edit and publish educational content that meets high quality standards

* Evaluate content in relation to instructional objectives, internal conventions, and approved style guides

* Provide constructive feedback to course authors to help them improve their writing skills

* Edit text and graphics to improve clarity and effectiveness and to ensure they conform to quality standards

* Manage file and folder structures, storage, and permissions to ensure the integrity of the content for assigned projects

* Conduct usability testing of the student exercises

REQUIREMENTS

* 2+ years of professional experience working as an editor in collaboration with authors

* Experience working with industry standard style guides (e.g., Chicago Manual of Style and Microsoft Manual of Style)

* Experience using content management systems, including managing file and folder structures, storage, and permissions

* Superb interpersonal communication skills with an ability to convey complex ideas clearly and directly

* Superior command of the English language, including rules and usage

* Strong critical thinking, analytical, organizational, and time management skills

* Proficiency in the Microsoft Windows environment and with Microsoft Office applications

* Experience working in a network environment

* General familiarity with graphics software

* Collaborative, team-oriented work style paired with the ability to work independently, troubleshoot, and problem solve

* Comfortable learning new technologies

* Bachelor s in English or related field

Recommended Qualifications:

* Experience editing documentation for a technical audience

* Experience modifying content for global English considerations

* Knowledge of GIS and Esri software

* Knowledge of instructional design or pedagogy

THE COMPANY

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email humanresources@esri.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

Additional Benefits

Tuition Reimbursement and fabulous work environment

Overview

At Esri, we bring meaning to maps. We pioneer problem solving using geographic information systems (GIS) and believe The Science of Where© can transform the world by unlocking data's full potential in every organization. Using our powerful mapping and analytics software, ArcGIS, Esri customers around the globe are creating the maps that run the world.
The Esri culture encourages creativity, conversation, and collaboration. Our 4,100 employees come from all corners of the world, working in small teams to make big ideas happen. We learn from each other and from our customers as we work to build and share solutions to global problems. Join us, and maybe our next big idea will be yours.

Company Size:
1,001-5,000 Employees
Industry
Technology
Founded:
1969
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Headquarters:
380 New York Street
Redlands, CA 92373

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