What’s a UX writer? Let’s explore this by looking how “the greats” define it; look at the job descriptions from the technology leaders of today. I pulled this one from Apple’s LinkedIn job page.
Imagine what you could make at Apple. Great ideas have a way of becoming innovative products, services, and customer experiences. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there’s no telling what you could accomplish.The Apple Human Interface Design team conceptualizes, designs and creates the user experience for all Apple products and services. Your ideas can impact the interaction, graphic, sound, and haptic experiences used by millions of people across the world.
Write to ensure language is clear and consistent throughout our software. Contribute to broader discussions about style and voice while representing language as an important element of design.Actively participate in all phases of the design process. Deliver on challenging details working alongside designers and engineers while absorbing feedback, questioning assumptions, and articulating your point of view.
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Five years experience writing for user interfaces and/or user documentation preferred
Comfortable managing multiple projects at once
Fastidious about deadlines and committed to working through the details
A portfolio including examples of your work in user interaction, content strategy, and technical writing
Ability to work in a high paced environment while collaborating closely with a group of cross functional designers