• Technical Writer Sr

    Location US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/8/2018 12:11 PM)
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  • Overview

    If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard (www.standard.com). Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.


    Use information graphic design concepts to create effective messaging to internal and external audiences. Design and maintain  business process and project documentation, supporting the development and maintenance of process and project documents to enhance productivity and effectiveness.


    Design informational graphics that combine text and graphical elements in a way that is innately understandable by multiple types of audiences.  Create conceptual communications that deliver a variety of important messages.  Responsible for the direct and indirect production of materials for internal and external customers.

    Generate documentation in accordance with appropriate standards and conventions through observation, interviews, written materials, vendor documentation and regulatory materials to support the management, analysis and improvement of business processes and ongoing projects.

    Capture and record data needed to model, simulate and analyze business processes; ensure data is complete and accurate.

    Provide business and technical writing support to all division projects and processes.  Understand business processes and documentation standards and conventions in order to effectively analyze, identify errors and omissions, and suggest process improvements.

    Identify and create process documentation needed by partners such as functional training departments to produce end-user training materials, IT for use in requirements and HR for organization/job design.


    Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Education, Graphic Design or related field.

    Experience: 4 years experience in Insurance Services Group; 5 years experience creating, writing and interpreting technical documents; demonstrated experience using PCs, including desktop publishing, graphic design, word processing and spreadsheet applications; experience working in a Web-based environment or the equivalent combination of education and/or relevant experience. 

    Professional certification required: None.



    Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.


    For more information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity applicant rights, click  here.


    Individuals with disabilities who need assistance or accommodation with the application process should contact HR Direct at 971-321-7871.  This number is only for the use of individuals with disabilities who need accommodation with the application process.  General inquiries about application status will not be addressed.


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