Content Strategist

Onward Search - Sunnyvale, CA (30+ days ago)3.7


We look to the Content Strategist to envision how to help people save money and live better, and to bring that vision to life. Content Strategists help transform complex information and tasks into easy-to-use designs for our millions of customers around the world. To do this you’ll use your knowledge of the UX process (research, conceptual design, prototyping, testing) in collaboration with other content strategists, architects, designers, researchers, product managers and engineers.

What You’ll Do:
Lead in the creation of business and consumer product experiences
Work without close supervision but seek out and welcome feedback from senior UX leaders and managers
Focus on customer needs and continuously improve content to increase customer comprehension, product adoption and issue resolution
Help users figure out what to do next with perceptive decisions about language and wording choices
Solve complex problems and work with others with the same passion, to collaborate and merge solutions into a larger structure and create a cohesive design ecosystem

What You’ll Need:
Ability to write brief, persuasive, on-task text that keeps users engaged and reduces errors and confusion
Familiarity with accessibility standards and how to write for screen readers
Excellent time management skills and ability to adapt to the ever-changing priorities of the eCommerce business. Work quickly and efficiently while maintaining a high level of attention to detail
A constant drive to stay up-to-date with the latest industry news and developments
Excellent presentation, communication, and negotiation skills
Experience with business requirement gathering, site assessment, competitive analysis, and secondary research
Inclusive design philosophy with a strong editorial sense
You gather feedback judiciously, but know when to adjust your designs and when to follow your initial vision
Bachelor's degree and 5+ years with digital content creation experience

Bonus Points:
Experience creating content strategy for large customer facing properties