Technical Author

Job description

Technical Author

£28,000 to £35,000 DOE + benefits


Are you an experienced Content Designer or Technical Author within a software development environment with experience of documentation tools and creating user guides or online help?


Do you want to be part of a growing company where you can make your mark: where you will have the opportunity to significantly contribute to an exceptional business and help shape its future?


Join the Automotive team in Warwick and become immersed in creating, updating and reviewing a variety of materials for our industry leading Automotive products. 


This is an autonomous role, reporting into and working closely with the Product Owner and client teams to plan and create technical documentation such as; user guides, installation guides, release notes, training material, online help, and video tutorials for the product


Editing and publishing user material via our own and third-party content management systems, you’ll need to understand technology and applications for which documentation is to be prepared.


About You

A knowledgeable Content Designer or Technical Author, with experience in software development, who can work well within a commercial and fast paced delivery focused environment:  You will need:


  • An exemplary command of the English language and the creative flair to create, adapt and iterate copy for all digital channels
  • Experience in at least one of the following documentation tools: Advanced Microsoft Word, FrameMaker, RoboHelp, Madcap Flare or similar
  • A flair for turning technical subjects and jargon into easily understood content
  • General working knowledge of the documentation process – from concept to release.
  • Experience in writing user guides or online help or processes independently.
  • Good attention to detail, time management and ability to work independently
  • Experience of Automotive or passion for motoring an advantage
  • Working knowledge of agile project methodology an advantage, but not essential

If you’re interested in finding out more and becoming a changemaker we look forward to hearing from you.  Applications will be actioned as soon as they are received.  Successful candidates must have and be able to evidence their right to work in the UK.   No speculative agency CVs please. 

About Us   

Summit are changemakers in Automotive ecommerce. We are deeply involved in the transformation that ecommerce is creating in automotive, bringing our 18 years of expertise in retail to an exciting market. We don’t behave like system integrators or consultancies, we are practitioners. Manufacturers and Dealers trust us to help them on their automotive journey. We empower our clients to be best in class ecommerce and digital revolutionaries, making it more likely that people will buy from them, than anyone else.