Technical Content Writers are using the interactive technologies of the Web to blend text, graphics, multidimensional images, sound, and video. Technical contents writers prepare instruction as well as supporting documents for communicates complex and technical software information more easily.
Technical writers typically working with technical staff to make products easier to use and thus need fewer instructions. They also working for the standardize content across platforms and media. Technical writers create operating instructions, how-to manuals, assembly instructions, and “frequently asked questions” pages to help technical support staff, consumers, and other users within a company or an industry. Technical writers may conduct research on their topics through personal observation, library and Internet research, and discussions with technical specialists.
Technical writers must be able to understand and then explain highly technical information. Many technical writers need a background in engineering or computer science in order to do this.