TRAVIDIA, the leader in Internet marketing services for newspapers and advertisers throughout North America and Europe, is looking for a Technical Writer / Product Analyst. This is a unique position which functions as the nexus between developers, technology, product management, production, marketing, and sales. Visit Travidia.com to learn more about us. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a growing company, living in the vitality of the university town Chico, CA with the beauty of the Sierra Mountains and affordable living.

Key Responsibilities include:
Designs, develops, and edits product documentation including product release bulletins, user guides, online help, functional specifications, and technical specifications for a variety of technical and non-technical audiences.
Develop on-line training materials for end users, sales, and marketing.
Coordinates graphics for all documentation
Work closely with a cross-functional team (UI design, developers, marketing, and product management), eliciting business requirements, drafting functional specifications, aiding in design documentation and UI mock-ups.
Maintains version control on documents.
Thoroughly understand products through product use, interviewing developers, marketing and sales team members.
Recommends content, fixes, improvements, functionality, and features for products.
Apply an understanding of the inherent limitations of existing tools and technologies and, when faced with conflicting or impractical business requirements suggests appropriate trade-offs consistent with the overall business strategy.
The ability to collaborate with peers in engineering and marketing as part of a development team, and to thrive in a challenging, fast-paced environment.
Management of assigned software development projects.

The ideal candidate for this position should have the following:
Able to recognize and implement documentation needs as they arise and to quickly assimilate new technologies.
Ability to write clearly and succinctly about technical concepts.
Develop technically accurate documentation that is consistent across subject areas.
Understanding of the software development cycle and ability to coordinate and manage projects.
3+ years experience with the software development cycle: product specification, design, implementation, qa, release.
Experience working with product management in creating intuitive and cutting edge Web 2.0 interfaces.
Must be experienced user of MS Word, Visio, PowerPoint, Excel, and SnagIt (or other screen capture / image edit program)
Knowledge of HTML and XML a plus.
Bachelors in a related field, or equivalent experience.
Perform all tasks with an awareness of business requirements and timelines.


Interested candidates should e-mail their resumes in Word format to Developer_jobs@travidia.com.
All resumes must include salary history.
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