Cummins Allison is the leading innovator and provider of check, currency and coin handling solutions, as well as full-function ATMs. Our world-class sales and service network includes hundreds of local representatives in more than 50 offices in North America, 6 wholly-owned subsidiaries, and is represented in more than 70 countries around the world.
We currently have an opportunity for a localFreelance Technical Writer.
Freelance assignments pay on a per project basis and may require some on-site work at our Mt. Prospect, IL, corporate headquarters.
Create and format new user guides with InDesign and operating instructions with Word for hardware and software.
Interview SME to write content or edit content provided by SME.
Work with SME and capture product screen shots at our Mt. Prospect, IL, headquarters.
Maximize the use of images and screen shots to illustrate instructions.
Follow established design, brand and style guidelines.
Manage document development process, including draft reviews, from start to finish.
Deliver PDFs for digital release and print production.
Bachelor’s degree in technical writing, journalism or English OR associate’s degree and equivalent experience.
5+ years of experience in creating and managing technical documentation.
Proficiency in InDesign, Word, Snagit, Photoshop or Photoshop Elements, and Acrobat required.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong attention to detail, consistency and quality.
Excellent project management and organizational skills.
Ability to consistently meet deadlines.
Experience in working with B2B technology firms helpful.
Please send us your resume and 3-4 work samples.
An Equal Opportunity Employer / Disabled / Veteran
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Cummins Allison
Cummins Allison is a global leader in developing solutions for counting, sorting and authenticating currency, coins and other media The company also distributes ATMs and serves the global financial institutions market, as well as leading organizations in retail, gaming, law enforcement, and government.
Cummins Allison is headquartered near Chicago, IL, with development centers near San Diego, CA. and Philadelphia, PA. and wholly owned subsidiaries in Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany and France. The company also has an extensive sales and service network with more than 50 offices in North America and is represented in over 70 countries.