Long-Term Contract Publications Production Opening
Average 30 hours/week
To start: April 2007   

Job Description:
Need detail oriented, self starter to build and deliver HTML help and
PDF documentation for a software group within Cadence. You'll create
production-ready files from writers' FrameMaker source, and create
WebWorks Help, ASCII Help, and PDF deliverables for releases using
FrameMaker, UNIX scripts, WebWorks Publisher and Automap, and Acrobat.  
As needed, maintain templates and troubleshoot FrameMaker problems for
Depending on your skill set, you might also create figures and
illustrations, update scripts, or assist with writing tasks.  
Later, you'll help convert FrameMaker files to XML-DITA (authoring tool
unknown at this time).

Experience Needed:
- 5+ years as a production editor or equivalent job title
- Thorough knowledge of FrameMaker, including knowledge of MIF, and
FrameMaker utilities and add-ons such as IXgen
- Experience with Adobe Acrobat, including Distiller
- Experience maintaining FrameMaker templates
- Experience creating HTML help using WebWorks products
- Experienced on both PC and UNIX environments
- Able to read and modify UNIX shell scripts
Ability to write scripts from scratch is a plus.
Knowledge of XML and/or experience with XML tools is a plus.
Experience with Photoshop is a plus.

Other Requirements:
- Able to handle multiple tasks and changes to processes at the same
time (stress)
- Able to flex a nearly full-time schedule to meet the needs of the
department, and
  take time off when things aren't so busy

Please contact Amy Witherow at amyw at cadence.com for more information.

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