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Technical Writer Intern

PlayStation, San Diego, CA

A gaming brand


PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

This internship is for Summer 2020.

Technical Writer Intern

San Diego, CA

Are you interested in crafting technical documentation for software? Do you have outstanding interpersonal, communication, research, and time management skills? Do you excel at drafting and prioritizing content to meet audience needs? Do you easily shift from working independently to collaborating with a team?

As a Technical Writer Intern, you are responsible for writing and editing technical material used by PlayStation staff and partners. Would you like to join the team who builds extraordinary goal-based, end-user guides with a dedication to innovation in structured writing? We craft content for users of internally developed software products used to build the PlayStation ecosystem, and we are looking for someone just like you!

Responsibilities:

  • You will be joining hardworking writers who are adept at:

    • Single sourcing
    • Structured authoring
    • Terminology development
    • Content management
  • Together with domain specialists, you will:

    • Ensure technical accuracy, grammatical coherence, and technical integrity
    • Improve overall structure and architecture of content
    • Use your analytical skills to understand and develop a framework for authoring comprehensive user guides for complex software products
    • Adapt the above efforts to meet project goals
    • Mitigate schedule constraints to ensure you complete project on time

Qualifications: 

We use industry-standard content development software and accepted documentation formats, and we use the following standards and tools:

  • XML, (Oxygen preferred)
  • HTML
  • Google Drive
  • GIT/Git Hub
  • Confluence
  • JIRA

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category. 

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond. 

We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.

About PlayStation

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, PlayStation has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan in 1994. 

Want to learn more about PlayStation? Visit PlayStation's website.