Technical Writer II in Las Vegas, NV at Scientific Games

Date Posted: 1/31/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Job Summary:

The person in this hybrid marketing position will be responsible for researching, planning, writing, and editing game release collateral materials and end-user documentation for Scientific Games products. This position acquires and organizes basic source material, including raw video game footage for imagery, editing, and composing for Sales training purposes and production of printed materials. Additionally, this position uses internal databases to create web pages for products. This candidate must be a responsible, accurate, and supportive team player.

Essential Job Functions:
• Prepares documents and video footage using input and guidance provided by subject matter experts
• Gathers, extracts, and researches technical information
• Communicates with game designers and other personnel to become familiar with product features and technology
• Maintains existing user, reference, technical documentation, and game information for gaming product release and distribution
• Understands the development cycle of technical documentation

Job Requirements



Qualifications:

Education:
College degree in English, Communications, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Required Experience: 3-5 years of Technical Writing/Documentation or Information Management experience

Preferred Experience:

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
• Excellent working skills in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign, AfterEffects, and Microsoft Office Suite
• Attention to detail and the ability to work on several projects at once under changing deadlines while maintaining a focus on accuracy and consistency are necessary
• Command of the English language and grammar is essential
• Experience in proofreading and editing is a plus
• Ability to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience in a coherent manner
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with strong interpersonal skills
• Aptitude for quickly learning new software applications and computer video processes
• A strong attention to department and company standards is a must
• A team player with an adaptable and responsive attitude
• Leadership qualities would be a definite plus

Physical Requirements, Office environment
Work Conditions:
 
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Scientific Games Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, “SG”) are engaged in highly regulated gaming and lottery businesses.   As a result, certain SG employees may, among other things, be required to obtain a gaming or other license(s), undergo background investigations or security checks, or meet certain standards dictated by law, regulation or contracts.   In order to ensure SG complies with its regulatory and contractual commitments, as a condition to hiring and continuing to employ its employees, SG requires all of its employees to meet those requirements that are necessary to fulfill their individual roles.  As a prerequisite to employment with SG (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to SG conducting a due diligence/background investigation on you.

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above.  

SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here: EEOC Poster.
SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here EEOC Poster.

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