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Job Number: 2166254

Project Overview:

Looking for a Technical Writer in the Bay Area.

Overall Responsibilities:

As a technical writer, your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Write documentation for a developer audience, including launch blogs, API how-to guides, best-practice guidance, samples, and technical concept guides.
  • Edit, clarify, and proofread documents written by others.
  • Collaborate with the team in shaping a great narrative for our users.

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

  • Update API documents to reflect Manifest v3 (vs current Manifest v2 platform)
  • Update developer-facing guidance related to the Web Store
  • Meet with PM and Engineering to discuss developer needs and content strategy for dev docs
  • Write developer facing blog posts and edit writing drafted by others for a developer audience


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience as a technical writer for product documentation or online publishing.
  • Ability to read and understand source code written in JavaScript.
  • 2 years+ experience writing developer facing documentation.

Nice to Have:

  • 4 years of relevant work experience, including experience researching and writing excellent documentation for developers (APIs, SDKs, web technologies).
  • Experience building Extensions or building for the web. Proficiency with HTML and CSS; proficiency in a UNIX environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment.


About Nelson Connects:

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