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Jr. Production Editor

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About Rivian

Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract.

As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations.

Role Summary

Rivian is seeking a production editor to support and optimize our use of MadCap Flare and related products, enhance our content reuse strategy, and support documentation translation and publishing processes.


  • Perform print and online documentation publishing processes using MadCap Flare templates in HTML and PDF formats
  • Assist the Technical Publications team in applying content reuse via MadCap features, including projects, conditions, variables, and snippets
  • Work with the entire team to continually improve documentation processes, quality and usability
  • Perform QA on documents to ensure consistent and accurate published output across documents and product lines
  • Uphold and foster a positive work environment and a culture of collaboration


  • 2+ years of experience as a technical writer or production editor supporting documentation for hardware or software products
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent job experience
  • Exceptional proficiency in verbal and written English
  • Experience in HTML or XML authoring tools such as MadCap Flare or Oxygen (experience specifically in MadCap Flare a plus)
  • Experience using style sheets for PDF and HTML output a plus
  • Understanding of topic-based authoring and content management: single sourcing, content reuse, global projects, conditional text, and variables
  • Experience with localization and/or managing files for multi-language output a plus
  • Experience in managing print inventory a plus
  • PC proficiency in MS Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Jira, Confluence, or similar project management tools a plus
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently while meeting tight deadlines
  • Self-starter with an emphasis on teamwork skills
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging work environment

Pay Disclosure

Salary Range/Hourly Rate for California Based Applicants: $85k – $100k (actual compensation will be determined based on experience, location, and other factors permitted by law).

Benefits Summary: Rivian provides robust medical/Rx, dental and vision insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Rivian covers most of the premiums

Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at candidateaccommodations@rivian.com .

Candidate Data Privacy

Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law.

Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian’s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services.

Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.

Please note that we are currently not accepting applications from third party application services.

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