Technical Writer

Cambridge, MA
Product – Product Management
Q1 - What is the job title for this role?
Technical Writer

Q2 - What is the job title for the manager of this role?
Manager, Product Management Suites

Q3 - What location(s) are we open to hiring this role in?
Cambridge, MA

Q4 - What would you consider the charter of this role (why is this role important to the organization)?
To express and align the technical nomenclature for iZotope products across the organization. Additionally, the work produced by the Tech Writer is a critical piece for our customers' knowledge about our products.

Q5 - What are the primary activities that this person will do on a frequent basis (takes up more than 50% of their time or is the sole provider of this activity)?
Write, organize, format, edit and review documentation for upcoming product launches.

Q6 - How seasoned does this person need to be to accomplish those primary activities (how many years of experience)?
Minimum of 3 years

Q7 - What are the activities that you would consider important and impactful, but occurs episodically, only certain times on the calendar, or more infrequently than the primary activities?
Be a liaison to language translators for localization.

Q8 - What are the elements that you would consider as nice-to-have's for this role?
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, worked in a software-driven environment, worked in a start-up-like environment, have an affinity music.

Q9 - How often does this person truly work independently, potentially with a lot of ambiguity?

Q10 - Does this role have any educational or professional certification requirements?
Yes, 2-4 years college experience

Q11 - What departments will this person be working with on a regular basis?
• R&D
• Product Management
• Marketing

Q12 - Generally, how would you describe the decision making of this role?
• Provides Input on Department-level Activities
• Provides Subject-Matter Expertise to Final Decision Maker

Q13 - Does this person manage or lead anyone?

Q14 - What does success look like for this role?
At any given moment this person has the ability to translate any technical and complex material into digestible and accessible reading material for iZotope’s customers and the organization.
What’s it like to work at iZotope? 
We’re the leaders in intelligent audio production and you’ll see that all iZotopians have a passion for what we do.  Our company, our market and our customers are growing fast.  This means all iZotope employees are engaged in interesting and challenging work.  We have the opportunity to try new and different things and lots of room for career enrichment.  We work with exceptional colleagues and foster an environment that empowers those closest to the work to make decisions and provide each other the support to move quickly and learn as we go. iZotope combines the excitement and pace of a startup with the stability and work/life balance of a market leader.  Plus, it’s really cool to work for a company in the music and film industry!