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Sr. UX Writer
Ref No.: 17-01501
Location: Mountain View, California
Start Date / End Date: 01/03/2018 to 07/03/2018
Samsung is looking for a Sr. UX Writer who is passionate about working on content creation, validation, and refinement for fast-paced production projects like Samsung Pay, Samsung Health, and Secure Folder. You will work closely with the UX writing and design teams from South Korea and lead the local UX writing team in Mountain View.
The Sr. UX writer has three major roles:
Write and edit the UI text for multiple apps and services.
Train and manage members of the local UX writing team.
Act as a liason between local UX writers and the UX writing team from South Korea.
You should have experience working closely with UX Designers and app developers. You should also have experience working with wireframes and design specifications. You should be self-directed and will seek out anyone to get the answers you need. You must be able to write and edit text quickly and accurately without supervision.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
Familiarize yourself with our content creation and validation system and train yourself and your team members with the help of UX writing team from South Korea
Contribute to medium-term team planning regarding personnel, projects, and process improvements
Create original copy, meta descriptions, and title tags to fit our information architecture structure and brand voice
Refine and validate content (text and voice) created by UX designers based on UI specifications and UX writing guidelines
Research and stay abreast of copywriting and technical communication best practices and trends

5-7 years of professional experience writing in English. UX writing experience preferred
Korean laungage skill (in particular reading) is a huge plus as many of UX design guideline documents are in Korean
Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Design, or a related field
Understanding of how to write for mobile apps with communication skills effective for various audiences
Understanding of mobile usability and web best practices
Strong writing and editing skills with an eye for detail and a style that maximizes usability and accessibility
Experience with ambitious deadlines while leading 2-3 staff members on multiple simultaneous projects
Ability to adapt your writing style to an established brand voice
Portfolio that includes print and/or digital samples
Comfort asking questions and tracking down answers
Familiar with Android and Samsung Galaxy, Note, and Gear
Strong sense of initiative, ownership, and follow-through
Strong communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook