Intern – Axciom: Technical Writer – 31084

Description

Technical Writer Intern will learn assigned Acxiom solutions and procedures. The individual will be expected to create, develop, plan, write and edit operational, instructional, maintenance or test procedures for paper, multimedia or web-based publication. Conducts interviews with various users and technical staff to gather data for documentation. Researches and translates technical information into manuals and/or web-based documents for nontechnical and technical users. May document engineering processes and specifications. Recommends formats responsive to technical and customer requirements. Produces products that conform to the company documentation and quality assurance standards. May be required to conduct usability test and create user stories in the product backlog representing the end user needs.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Planning, analysis, design, and creation of internal and external documentation
  • Working with Technical Specs and designs to produce project documentation
  • Writing and editing technical documentation.

Work Hours:

  • 15-20 hours during the school year and summer. Flexible work schedule.

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Ability to understand and break down complex solutions to business problems and solutions
  • Self-Starter
  • Strong grammar and editing skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong MS Word and Excel skills
  • Proven Team working skills

Nice to Have Skills:

  • Visio
  • SQL
  • HTML
  • Database (browsing and querying) exposure/experience
  • Previous technical writing experience

Preferred Educational Requirements:

Bachelor or Masters students pursuing a degree in MIS, Business-related degree (specifically Marketing), Computer Science and Technical Writing, English, Communication, or related areas of study. GPA: 2.75 or above.  Seeking December 2013 or May 2014 or December 2014 graduates.

If you are interested in joining the Acxiom team, apply online a thttp://www.acxiom.com/. Search for Job Number 31084 and apply.

For help with your resume or other job placement advice, contact Katie Young, EIT Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs, at kcyoung@ualr.edu or 569-3226.

About Acxiom 

With a proven 40-year history, a clientele list that includes all of the top advertisers, and a market cap north of $1B, Acxiom Corporation is the clear leader in the marketing services and technology space. The world of marketing has changed dramatically with the proliferation of advanced mobile devices, tablets, cable television channels, infinite array of display internet sites, search, and digital billboards. Consumers are exposed to marketing content at every turn and marketers need to tell them a targeted, sequenced and serialized story to most effectively drive consumer action. The common denominator and necessary tool for every marketer is data. Acxiom’s cutting edge technologies enable the marketer to mine data in a way that allows for a synchronized message that reaches the consumer at the most crucial touch points.

Acxiom has an impressive senior executive team dedicated to leading Acxiom to record performance results as well as returning the company to a “best place to work” status. Executives include CEO/President Scott Howe (former Microsoft executive with an economics degree from Princeton and a Harvard MBA), CFO Warren Jenson (former CFO of Electronic Arts, Amazon.com and NBC), Chief Revenue Officer Nada Stirratt (former CRO of MySpace and executive at MTV) and Chief Product and Engineering Officer Phil Mui (former strategy leader at Google who holds a Ph.D. and M.Eng. from MIT).

Founded in 1969, Acxiom is headquartered in Little Rock, AR, and serves clients around the world from locations in the United States (Little Rock and Conway, AR; Foster City, CA; New York, NY; Chicago, IL; Nashville, TN) as well as multiple locations in Europe, Asia-Pacific and South America. Acxiom is an EEO/AA employer.

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