A technical content writer needs to be able describe complex, technical information and ideas clearly and concisely so that it can be easily understood by a reader. They are essential in helping businesses in the technology space to sell and implement their products to customers.

Technical writers need to be able to understand technical concepts relatively quickly and may often come from a science or computing background. They usually interact with subject matter experts in the area they are writing about to gain information quickly and to transform these details into easily understood user guides, administration, programming and technical documents.

A good technical writer will help to create a variety of documents that help individuals to use and manage specific technologies effectively. They need to have that rare combination of technical know-how and excellent communication skills as well as the ability to write clearly for a wide range of audiences.