Uptake is a platform of answers built for industry, with industry. We are looking for smart, curious and insanely talented people who can help us break into new territory, take on massive problems and build fast. If that sounds like you, we’d like to hear from you.

Content Strategist/UX Writer at Uptake

What We Do:

Uptake harnesses the power of underutilized data to empower businesses to make informed decisions. We partner with industry leaders to build a predictive analytics software that grows smarter in one industry because of what we learn in another. The result is a powerful platform that identifies problems before they happen, ultimately saving money, time and lives.

Our team drives this success by connecting customers and partners to the value of the Internet of Things, business-centric architectures, and key technology transitions.

 What You Do:

The Content Strategist/UX Writer is responsible for developing the strategy and the execution of content across digital channels. S/he is a member of the User Experience (UX) team, a multi-disciplinary group of UX researchers, interaction designers, visual designers and writers/editors who collaborate closely with each other and the larger organization to create compelling, user-friendly and informative customer experiences for a variety of audiences. Throughout the project lifecycle, writers work closely with members of the UX team, Project Managers, Product Managers and Technical Leads in creating and maintaining the product vision.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Partner with product managers, internal business stakeholders and functional teams to define content requirements and strategy that best achieve business goals
  • Provide leadership on UX project team efforts to ensure that content meets business objectives and user needs
  • Write and edit digital content that meets product goals and end user needs
  • Develop clear, consistent nomenclature for tools and applications; collaborate on the creation of new systems to tag and organize new and existing content and site navigation.
  • Partner with UX team to define user models and interfaces for new/updated features and functionality.
  • Work with other departments as needed to ensure the content strategy is effectively implemented across channels.
  • Ensure online content complies with corporate (and partner, if needed) brand standards, web style guide, legal and compliance
  • Develop content style guides, content and messaging strategies, best practices and processes
  • Partner with other writers within the organization to leverage and share ideas and make recommendations that apply broadly across multiple channels
  • Collaborate on the evaluation of the usability of new and existing products, and make constructive suggestions for change
  • Support content strategy team projects as needed

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EDUCATION

  • BA or MA in English, Journalism, Technical Writing or equivalent experience
  • 3-5+ years creating online/digital content
  • Superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Excellent leadership, communication and teamwork skills
  • Experience in creating and executing on a content strategy within the interactive space
  • Must have a diverse portfolio of work to demonstrate authored and edited web content
  • Experience working on network of sites and creating/editing content for multiple channels and interrelated products
  • A proven track record collaborating on projects to translate complex concepts into easy-to-understand interactive experiences
  • Experience planning for and developing useful, usable content including instructional text, error and confirmation messages, taxonomy and nomenclature
  • Passion for creating great user experiences with actionable knowledge of the digital landscape including current industry and user trends, emerging technologies, and standards
  • Understanding of interaction design and information architecture with regards to content strategy
  • Ability to scope, organize and execute multiple projects with interrelated and even conflicting goals

 

Company Reviews

It’s inspiring to see, in real time, how our collaborative work is impacting people for the better.
Jess Sattell
Writer
at Uptake
What binds us is a passion for tackling hard problems and having a lot of fun along the way.
Nick Singh
UX Researcher
at Uptake
I love it here because I get to lead by example. I believe in our vision and our mission, and I get to share it everyday, both internally and externally.
Nusreth Baig
Business Development Manager
at Uptake
We have access to resources the moment we need them, and we can tap into an amazing talent pool at a moment’s notice.
Brad Nicholas
Lead Innovation Architect
at Uptake
I loving being the first person who welcomes new employees to the team and answer any and all of their immediate questions.
Bridget McInerney
Office Manager
at Uptake
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Health/dental/vision coverage
401(k) match
Open PTO policy
Parental leave
Commuter benefits
Philosophy class
Speaker series
Lunch stipend
Catered Friday lunch
Winter party
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