Technical Writer

Operations Chicago, Illinois


DDB logoTechnical Writer—Army Account

Chicago, IL – Full Time



Technical Writer—Army Account:


The Technical Writer will support both the client and team members in composing coherent technical information, including proposal writing, government contract writing and editing, and other technical products related to the agency or its clients.



  • Develops a complete understanding of the client/audience and the documentation required by working with managers to discuss all potential technical problems
  • Determines the most logical way to present information to all colleagues and edit information accordingly
  • Prepares graphics and illustrations to complement technical writing
  • Meet often with subject matter experts in order to ensure topics are accurately addressed
  • Works with all colleagues to ensure understanding of technical material
  • Revises and updates contracts, proposals, information, and questions as necessary
  • Creates and follows project schedules and deadlines
  • Remains up-to-date on all developments and universal specifications



  • Bachelor’s degree (business, marketing, or advertising degree strongly preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in technical writing: government contract experience preferred
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work effectively and confidently across departments and at all management levels



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