Technical Writer Intern at Unity Technologies

| Greater Boston Area
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Join Unity’s global Documentation team and help us take our award-winning docs to the next level for millions of Unity users worldwide. We’re looking for a talented student with passion and drive, technical aptitude, and excellent writing and editing skills.

There is no set path to becoming a good technical author, which is why we’re less concerned about your specific university degree or experience.

We’re looking for someone ready to put their writing skills to the test, who has enthusiasm and a genuine interest in documentation and technical content. We will support you in forming good working relationships with developers across the globe, and working collaboratively with a talented Docs team to produce great documentation that simplifies, explains, and empowers users to get the most from Unity products. 

As part of Unity’s Engineering division, our growing Docs team works with colleagues across the world, from development teams through to Support, Community, QA, Marketing, and User Experience. You’ll join a talented, dynamic team of technical writers, content managers, and information architects working across countries and timezones to support a passionate, growing community of developers and artists.

This position is an 11 month paid internship, starting in summer 2020 and based in Brighton.

Responsibilities

  • Writing, updating and maintaining User Manual and Scripting API content
  • Using a custom-built content management system to write, manage and publish modularised content
  • Writing specific code examples to complement existing and new content
  • Planning, scheduling, and delivering technical documentation to support software releases
  • Gathering, editing, and publishing subject-specific knowledge 
  • Collaborating with internal subject matter experts across multiple locations and timezones
  • Using internal templates, standards and our in-house style guide (based on the Microsoft Writing Style Guide) to develop clear, reusable content

Requirements

  • You are currently studying at university and looking for a placement year
  • Excellent computing skills, with an understanding of programming
  • Very high standard of written and spoken English 
  • Ability to deliver results under tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent interpersonal skills

Bonus points

  • Passion for games and any experience of Unity or 3D game development
  • Knowledge or experience of programming languages, especially C#
  • Experience producing documentation using HTML/CSS or Markdown
  • Any Slack, Twitter, forum, or community management skills

Who We Are

Unity is the creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users the most powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology, operate using resources that maximize ease-of-use, and monetize, so that they can find success with their creations.

The company’s 1,000 person development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners such as Google, Facebook, Oculus, Autodesk, and Microsoft to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Made with Unity experiences reach nearly 3 billion devices worldwide and have been installed more than 34 billion times in the last 12 months. For more information, please visit www.unity.com

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.

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Location

492 Old Connecticut Path Suite #102, , Framingham, MA 01701

What are Unity Technologies Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in Local Community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends Outside of Work
Intracompany Committees
Daily Stand-up
Open Door Policy
Team-Owned Deliverables
Team-Based Strategic Planning
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Open Office Floor Plan
Diversity
Documented Equal Pay Policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly Diverse Management Team
Unconscious Bias Training
Someone's Primary Function is Managing the Company's Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team Workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-Work Program Post Parental Leave
Company-Sponsored Family Events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and Learns
Cross-Functional Training Encouraged
Promote from Within
Continuing Education Stipend
Time Allotted for Learning
Online Course Subscriptions Available
Customized Development Tracks
Paid Industry Certifications
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