User Experience Writer

Outdoorsy

United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 05/31/2021
  • Website: outdoorsy.com
  • Company Address: 256 Sutter Street 6th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94108

About Outdoorsy

Outdoorsy is largest and most trusted RV rental experiences marketplace on the planet. Powering road trips and RV adventures.

Job Description

Description

Outdoorsy is looking for a User Experience Writer t to join our Product team. If you’re passionate about the outdoors and would like to work in a fast-paced environment, then we want you! Fun fact: Outdoorsy has been recognized on the Forbes list of America’s Best Startup Employers in both 2020 and 2021.

Job Summary

Our team is looking for an experienced UX Writer to join our product design team. In this role, you will be responsible for leading and owning content strategy and ux writing across our renter & owner teams, embedded with product, engineering, data, and marketing to influence product decisions. You will be working closely with designers, product managers, marketers, and researchers to craft a world class user experience.

As our UX writing team grows, you will help establish UX writing as a core discipline on the product design team. You will help create language guidelines, define best practices, and implement simple and concise product copy to enhance the Outdoorsy user experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a key player on a team of designers, researchers, product managers, and marketers
  • Write clear and concise content across product touchpoints and surfaces including product descriptions, names, labels, tutorials, marketing materials, and notifications
  • Make the product language friendly and inviting, empowering people to use Outdoorsy and invited and welcome
  • Enhance the product through a refined content strategy perspective, influencing strategic decisions to improve overall quality of experience
  • Partner across teams to advocate for a better user experience through ux writing in line with our business objectives
  • Establish and maintain our voice and tone guidelines and partner with marketing to evangelize across the organization
  • Develop narratives and cross functional deliverables to help guide recommendations and establish a shared understanding of content strategy practice at Outdoorsy
  • Be a steward of accessible ux copy and designs that delivers a world class experience for all Outdoorsy customers, including international

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of UX writing experience
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Experience writing for in-product communications
  • Experience working on mobile and web products
  • Experience writing long and short-form content
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Collaborative and proactive mentality
  • Consideration of end-to-end user experience and how product copy fits in
  • Experience working in design tools such as Figma
  • Knowledge of accessibility best practices
  • General excitement about the outdoors and travel
  • Bonus – Experience working with a remote team

Benefits & Perks:

  • Opportunity to help build company from early stage
  • Competitive salary
  • Equity in one of the world's fastest growing companies
  • Comprehensive health and welfare benefits
  • 401(k) Match
  • Flexible PTO
  • 2 paid RV rentals per year-- we believe in balance and taking the time to nourish mind, body, and soul.

About us:

Outdoorsy is the most trusted RV rental and outdoor experiences marketplace on the planet. We have grown from a lofty white-board idea in 2015 to over $1B in total transactions. Outdoorsy’s mission is making memorable outdoor experiences accessible to everyone. We are creating jobs and helping individuals, couples, and families realize financially life-changing freedom. With offices worldwide in the US, Canada, Australia, Europe and the UK, we’re mobilizing the 56+ million idle RVs and campervans around the world to ensure everyone has the access, choice, and opportunity to safely spend more time outside.

We're passionate about our customers, collaborative consumption, community, and entrepreneurship. We’ve been motivated by our values from day one: we always put the customer ahead of ourselves. We like winning. We make long-term progress in the world and repay our gratitude in every community interaction.

Outdoorsy has been recognized on the Forbes list of America’s Best Startup Employers in both 2020 and 2021.

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