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Vimeo // platform for watching, uploading & sharing videos
 
Media, Full Time    New York City or US - Remote    Posted: Friday, September 24, 2021
 
   
 
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At Vimeo, we build the best in video technology, which our (global) developer community loves us for. Our tech writers are the facilitators of this beautiful relationship. We work closely with our engineers to take the technology that they create & break it down for other technical users public app developers, strategic partners, our own in-house programming & user support talent, & so on  through resources like developer.vimeo.com. And thats just for starters when you make a career with us.

Were a small team that cares about collaboration, encourages curiosity, celebrates technical excellence, & is driven by careful attention to detail & planning for the future. We believe diversity of perspective & experience are key to building great technology & believe that the best way to iterate towards success is by taking care of ourselves, our families, our users, & one another.

What youll do:

  • Write engaging, clear user guides, partner guides, reference material, & other technical content for internal & external developer audiences according to established standards
  • Review technical documentation produced by our engineers for consistency, accuracy, & clarity according to our technical style guide
  • Work closely with the support team to identify gaps in current technical documentation coverage & create actionable plans to address these gaps in a timely manner
  • Interface directly with code owners & stakeholders to communicate progress, resolve questions, & ensure the success of documentation projects
  • Contribute to the development of the style & voice of our technical content
  • Communicate & collaborate with writers in different departments to ensure that all written materials adhere to a common set of goals
  • Grow technically & professionally in a collaborative & inclusive environment with opportunities to learn & share with others

Skills & knowledge you should possess:

  • Experience documenting APIs & writing specifically for a developer audience
  • Experience working with markup languages such as HTML5, XML, & Markdown
  • Ability to read annotations & comments in PHP & JavaScript code & work directly in our codebase without a CMS
  • Willingness to coordinate with a variety of partners & adapt technical content accordingly
  • Ability to thrive in a self-directed, detail-oriented, goal-focused environment with other creative & hardworking people
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities & meet hard deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate & communicate respectfully with people from a diverse set of backgrounds, with different language requirements, scheduling needs, areas of expertise, & work styles
  • Three samples of your very best work

About us:

Vimeo (NASDAQ: VMEO) is the worlds leading all-in-one video software solution. Our platform enables any professional, team, & organization to unlock the power of video to create, collaborate & communicate. We proudly serve our growing community of over 230 million users from creatives to entrepreneurs to the worlds largest companies.

Vimeo is headquartered in New York City with offices around the world. At Vimeo, we believe our impact is greatest when our workforce of passionate, dedicated people, represents our diverse & global community. Were proud to be an equal opportunity employer where diversity, equity & inclusion is championed in how we build our products, develop our leaders, & strengthen our culture.

Learn more at www.vimeo.com 
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