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Creative Writer (Freelance)

Creative Writer (Freelance)

Job Location 
US-CA-Burbank

More information about this job:

Overview:

Founded in 2000, Applied Minds draws on the talents of nearly 150 employees and a network of subject matter experts to innovate by melding art, design, science, and engineering. We help organizations ask the right questions and then provide unexpected, yet powerful solutions. With a passion for inventing the future for our clients, we bring together brilliant and creative people from numerous disciplines into multidisciplinary teams to work on projects such as autonomous systems, command centers, modeling and simulation systems, robotics, spacecraft, UAVs, user experiences, vehicles, and more.

 

Equipped with outstanding tools and technology, collaborative spaces, an art department, and advanced fabrication and prototyping facilities, we work in an informal, creative environment that blurs the lines between disciplines.

 

If you have exceptional talent and passion, join Applied Minds and help us create for the ages.

 

The Creative Writer (Freelance) acts as a key member of a multi-disciplinary project team with the focus of creating compelling written documentation of the work, business concepts and ideas that will be used for a variety of internal and external applications.  They will work collaboratively with creative and technical teams to develop a variety of written formulations that articulate project stories and innovation ideas.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Analyze, strategize, plan, coordinate, author, and oversee the completion of a major document
  • Create high-quality written content that engages and resonates with our audience and matches our intended voice and style
  • Attend executive level and project meetings to capture and develop compelling documents, messaging, and project-related copy
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary creative and technical team
  • Write new creative and persuasive content
  • Take on ad-hoc writing, marketing, and creative tasks
  • Contribute ideas on improving existing messaging and content
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment and be self-directed while collaborating closely with a very diverse team.  Key qualifications include:

 

  • 5+ years experience in writing and editing
  • BS/BA in Advertising, Marketing, English, Public Relations or other relevant field preferred
  • Proven excellence in writing, editing, and research skills
  • Proven ability to develop compelling written content
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Demonstrated ability to write in-depth, analytical articles and effective marketing materials
  • Ability to produce high-quality work on deadline while managing multiple projects, priorities and deadlines
  • Must be flexible and able to accept rapid changes
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Must be able to provide portfolio or samples of previous writing

 Preferred: 

  • Experience in fields dealing with Design and/or Technology
  • Knowledge of Adobe InDesign

This is a short-term project position through the end of November.