UX Writer, Yahoo Products

Remote (United States)

Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900M people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love—from finance and sports, to shopping, gaming and news—with the trusted products, content and tech that fuel their day. For partners, we provide a full-stack platform for businesses to amplify growth and drive more meaningful connections across advertising, search and media.


A little bit about us


Yahoo is a global media and tech company that connects people to their passions. We reach nearly 900 million people around the world, bringing them closer to what they love—from finance and sports, to shopping and news—with the trusted products, content, and tech that fuel their day. No one product or team works on its own.


We consider the entire ecosystem when creating new features, content, immersive experiences, and platforms. When all of our products and teams work in unison to serve customer needs, passions, and pain points, we bring more value to their lives and our own. Each Yahoo plays a part in our success.


Who we’re looking for


The Yahoo Product Design team is evolving our portfolio of user experiences and we’re searching for a UX writer to help drive an effective, cohesive narrative across our products. In this role, you will write for future and current feature sets and collaborate with product, design, and user research to develop optimal experiences that advocate for the customer.


Responsibilities


  • Craft clear, concise, and consistent copy throughout product experiences on desktop and mobile
  • Collaborate with Product Managers, UX designers, UX researchers, and other stakeholders to create useful and engaging messaging in all stages of product development
  • Ensure all copy follows usability and accessibility standards, with consideration for internationalization
  • Develop, maintain, and gain adoption of UX copy guidelines for style and usage and oversee that those standards are implemented throughout the experience and across products
  • Participate in the development of UX team members to improve UX writing skills and best practices


Qualifications


  • 3+ years experience as a UX writer 
  • An understanding of and appreciation for the user journey, a passion for usability, a working knowledge of the product design process and general UX principles
  • Ability to be a storyteller and a detailed thinker
  • Comfortable prioritizing and managing multiple projects and deadlines with minimal supervision. 
  • Effective communication and listening skills
  • Diligence and meticulousness when it comes to final copy, editing, and proofreading
  • Prior experience working on financial products a plus, but not required
  • Available UX writing samples, preferably a web-based portfolio including problems you helped solve and impacts you made to the consumer experience and business


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Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.


Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409.


Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

At Yahoo, we know that diversity makes us stronger.


We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion (www.yahooinc.com/diversity/) page to learn more.


US Only: Please be aware that Yahoo requires all employees entering a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events) are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. 


This position will require the successful candidate to obtain and show proof of a vaccination to enter a U.S. Yahoo office and/or attending a company event (including client events).  Yahoo is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.


If hired for this position in Colorado, the compensation range for this position is between $130,875.00 - $218,125.00. The compensation may vary depending on your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include additional incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, plus equity incentives.


Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, retirement, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act.


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