Technical writer 
If you’ve always had a passion for writing and you love tech too, here’s your niche! You’ll be like a translator, taking complex techie info and translating it into something everyone can understand. You'll work on projects with IT experts who'll provide the info for you to turn into clear, concise documents — like user guides for electronics manufacturers or instructions for healthcare professionals working with medical software.
Career outlook...

Writing assistant
Content developer
Senior technical
Where do I start?

Get better acquainted with the world of product development by studying our Practitioner Certificate in Digital Product Management

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Top 3 skills
  • Writing: a flair for the written word is essential for getting a complicated message across succinctly
  • Research: you'll deep-dive into subjects to gather all the info for creating comprehensive and accurate material
  • Sector knowledge: you need to be well-informed yourself to explain technology to people who know little about it