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  • Date posted
    May 3, 2024
  • Location
    Onsite
  • Apply before
    June 2, 2024
  • Career Level
    Mid-Level

Job Description

Job Description

About the role

We are seeking a talented and experienced Lead UX Writer to join our design team. As the Lead UX Writer at Freshworks, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the user experience through compelling and user-centered content. Your expertise in crafting clear, concise, and impactful messaging will contribute to the success of our products, ensuring seamless interactions for our users….

What does a UX writer do?

UX writers write copy that users see within Freshmarketer. “Copy” includes loading screen messages, error messages, onboarding copy, tooltips, placeholders, field labels, popups—essentially every word that goes into Freshmarketer….

We’re looking for someone who

  • Puts user experience first

  • Thinks in terms of use cases

  • Can turn complex features into a simple experience using words that speak the user’s language

  • Prioritizes simplicity, clarity and brevity in language over creativity

  • Is keen on user research and not fatigued by copy iterations

  • Has the temperament to work within constraints in design and engineering

  • Can multitask between features without missing out on context and agility

  • Can write for web and mobile interfaces

  • Writes English copy that lends itself well to translation

  • Ensures a consistent brand voice across the product with the help of our Style Guide

  • Can document content decisions and create/keep track of content documents for the team’s reference

  • Can mentor entry-level UX writers

  • Can conduct awareness sessions about UX writing within and outside the team

  • Can periodically review the Style Guide and make it better with relevant updates

  • Can periodically audit the product and make suggestions to improve copy

What you must have:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in English, Journalism, or Mass Communication

  • At least 4 years of experience in UX writing

  • Strong English writing skills

  • Strong communication skills

  • Obsessive attention to detail

You have an added advantage if:

  • You’re familiar with design tools like Figma

  • You’re familiar with Google Docs and Google Sheets

  • You know how marketing software and marketers work

  • You’ve worked in a B2B SaaS company before

What a day’s work looks like:

  • Work with product managers and product designers to write copy for new features

  • Coordinate with software engineers and QA to deliver copy within agreed timelines

  • Review delivered copy in test accounts before a feature goes live

  • Help entry-level UX writers improve by reviewing their work and offering feedback

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a UX writer or similar role, with a strong portfolio showcasing impactful and user-focused content.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team.
  • Understanding of design principles and the ability to collaborate with designers to create a cohesive user experience.
  • Experience with user research and usability testing to inform content decisions.
  • Familiarity with accessibility standards and guidelines.
  • Previous leadership or mentorship experience is a plus.

Additional Information

At Freshworks, we are creating a global workplace that enables everyone to find their true potential, purpose, and passion irrespective of their background, gender, race, sexual orientation, religion and ethnicity. We are committed to providing equal opportunity for all and believe that diversity in the workplace creates a more vibrant, richer work environment that advances the goals of our employees, communities and the business.