UX Writer at Dropbox (Job Description)

And here’s another relevant job description from Dropbox. It’s interesting that these jobs are popping up all over the place since I started looking. UX writing is alive and thriving!

(Consider also the job descriptions collected from Google, Apple, Spotify, Netflix, and Amazon).

Job description

Your role and impact

The Dropbox design team is looking for a UX writer to create copy that’s straightforward, helpful, and human. You’ll join our small group of UX writers and add to each stage of the product development process—from exploration through implementation. On a typical day, you’ll give and get feedback in design and content critiques, observe user research, and iterate on interface copy. Writers at Dropbox are always asking “could this be clearer?” and “could this be shorter?” We love working through complex problems and finding a way to get to simple. We’re constantly refining our craft and our process too, shaping the way we work together across disciplines to create a wonderful user experience.

Responsibilities

  • Write and edit UX copy in the Dropbox voice and tone
  • Advocate for users while understanding product and business goals
  • Provide feedback on writing and design
  • Maintain and develop Dropbox style guides
  • Build and scale editorial processes

Requirements

  • 8 years as a professional writer and at least 2 years of UX/UI writing work
  • A portfolio of relevant writing work ( *please attach samples as a cover letter, or provide a link to your portfolio)
  • Experience working with designers, engineers, and product managers
  • A gift for giving and receiving feedback with clarity and empathy
  • Demonstrated ability to write in a company’s voice in different contexts
  • Comfortable juggling multiple projects at the same time
  • Passionate about punctuation and partial to puns (affection for alliteration is optional)

Benefits And Perks

  • 100% company paid individual medical, dental, & vision insurance coverage
  • 401k + company match
  • Market competitive total compensation package
  • Free Dropbox space for your friends and family
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Generous vacation policy
  • 10 company paid holidays
  • Volunteer time off
  • Company sponsored tech talks (technology and other relevant professional topics)

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