Technical Writer

Job Category: Technical Writer
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Seattle


At Athena, our international team of research scientists and engineers is dedicated to solving product-inspired problems with cutting-edge solutions.

From everyday challenges to creative pursuits, we strive to complement, empower, and inspire people through our work in algorithms, machine learning, language understanding, and more.

Our breakthroughs in efficiency, privacy, and user engagement have a profound impact on diverse fields, including climate science, journalism, and microeconomics.

📝 Overall Responsibilities: As a Content Strategist and Writer at Athena, you will play a pivotal role in bringing our data and research to life. Crafting compelling narratives and frameworks, you will effectively communicate technological breakthroughs to various target audiences across multiple channels. Your responsibilities will include writing short articles about technology and innovation for internal channels, tracking trends in culture, media, and technology, and identifying stories that elevate our perception as a world-class facility for discovery and invention.

🔝 Top 5 Daily Responsibilities:

  1. Drive the vision for a creative roadmap, showcasing the benefits of our discoveries for leadership, product partners, and the tech-interested public.
  2. Collaborate with Program Managers, Product Managers, and Operations to create engaging content around areas and technologies.
  3. Develop innovative marketing strategies to articulate the impact of our discoveries for internal and external audiences.
  4. Establish a foundational and deployable creative narrative for Athena, highlighting our unique brand identity.
  5. Manage multiple projects with clear communication, ensuring timely delivery.

👩‍💻 Skill/Experience/Education: 🔹 Mandatory:

  • Proven experience making sophisticated technology accessible to a wide audience.
  • Minimum of 4 years of audience-focused writing, including hardware, software (apps), or journalism.
  • Ability to work independently and communicate proactively with cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, scrappy atmosphere, handling multiple projects.

🔹 Desired:

  • Advanced degree in writing, engineering, HCI, or scientific-related field.
  • Published technical writing experience on advanced computer science or machine learning topics.

📊 Skill Matrix:

Skill Name Level (1-5, 5 being the highest) Years Mandatory (Yes/No)
Digital content creation 4 4-5 Years YES
Content management 3 0-3 Years YES
Copy-editing 4 0-3 Years YES
Content design 2 0-3 Years NO

Why Join Athena? Join our dynamic team and contribute to transformative innovations that impact the world positively. Enjoy the flexibility to work remotely while collaborating with talented professionals from diverse backgrounds. With exciting challenges and room for personal growth, your contributions at Athena will make a difference and shape the future.

🎓 Apply Now! If you have a passion for technology, excellent communication skills, and a talent for crafting compelling content, we encourage you to apply! Submit your application online, including a letter detailing your qualifications for this role. Let’s work together to empower innovation and create a better world at Athena! 🌟

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