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What Does a Technical Writer Do? (Infographic)

Successful organizations are fortunate enough to have some of the best technology professionals who can create entire systems, develop extremely complex codes, and make computers do almost anything. Let’s face it, though, regardless of how talented these IT professionals are, many of them are terrible at communicating and explaining to non-technical people how to use the solution they just created.

That’s where Technical Writers come in. They understand how the technology works, but also have superior writing skills with an ability to break instructions down so even a 5 year old can get it. If this sounds like you and you’re the type who likes to correct other people’s grammar on Facebook, take a look at this infographic created by Kathleen Kowal for Udemy, and perhaps consider a career change.

What Does a Technical Writer Do? (Infographic)

One thought on “What Does a Technical Writer Do? (Infographic)

  1. My wife loves writing. She has been looking for careers that use writing a lot, and I’ve been helping her with that search. I didn’t realize that technical writing takes complex information and simplifies it into terms and procedures that anybody can understand. I’ll be sure to let my wife know about this information.

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