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Technical Writer Intern - Video

Company: Altair Engineering
Location: Troy
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Transforming the Future with the Convergence of Simulation and Data

Video Production Intern

Do you like a challenge, are you a complex thinker who likes to solve problems? If so, then you might be the new Altairian we are searching for. At Altair, your curiosity matters. We pride ourselves on a business culture that enables open, creative thinking, and we deeply value our employees and their contributions towards our clients' success, as well as our own.

Job Summary:

Altair Engineering is seeking an engineering video production intern to plan and produce help videos for HyperMesh, our flagship simulation product. We are looking for someone smart, energetic, and self-motivated who can collaborate effectively in a remote working environment. Critical skills for this position include solid technical writing, planning, and video editing capabilities, with an emphasis on following best practices for video production. As part of our Documentation Center for Excellence, you will contribute to the ongoing development and maintenance of our video production and usage standards. You will also have the opportunity to attend meetings and learn about our capability centers for writing standards, publishing, information architecture, localization, in-application text, data analytics, and user experience research.

What You Will Do:

  • Work with subject matter experts to plan video content
  • Edit rough drafts provided by program managers and produce final videos using Camtasia
  • Assist the video capability center in creating training for how to produce help videos
  • Attend meetings and communicate progress using Teams, Outlook, JIRA, and Confluence
  • Learn about Altair's Technical Documentation Center of Excellence and capability centers

    What You Will Need:

    • Working towards a bachelor's degree in engineering, technical communications, or a related field
    • Excellent technical writing and video editing skills, with an eye for detail
    • Effective communication skills and the ability to work to deadlines
    • A natural affinity for organization and the ability to juggle multiple projects
    • Desire to learn new software and technical skills
    • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and communicate with non-native English speakers
    • Initiative-taking and dedicated to accomplishing objectives
    • Domain expertise in mechanical engineering is highly desirable
      How You Will Be Successful:
      • Envision the Future
      • Communicate Honestly and Broadly
      • Seek Technology and Business "Firsts"
      • Embrace Diversity and Take Risks

        What We Offer:
        • Paid Holidays
        • Competitive Salary
        • Outstanding Work/Life Balance
        • Collaborative environment

          Why Work with Us:

          Altair is a global technology company providing software and cloud solutions in the areas of product development, high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI). Altair enables organizations in nearly every industry to compete more effectively in a connected world, while creating a more sustainable future. With more than 3,000 engineers, scientists, and creative thinkers in 25 countries, we help solve our customer's toughest challenges and deliver unparalleled service, helping the innovators innovate, drive better decisions, and turn today's problems into tomorrow's opportunities.

          Our vision is to transform customer decision making with data analytics, simulation, and high-performance computing and artificial intelligence (AI).

          For more than 30 years, we have been helping our customers integrate electronics and controls with mechanical design to expand product value, develop AI, simulation, and data-driven digital twins to drive better decisions, and deliver advanced HPC and cloud solutions to support unlimited idea exploration. To learn more, please visit

          Ready to go? #ONLYFORWARD

          At our core we are explorers; adventurers; pioneers. We are the brains behind some of the world's most revolutionary innovations and are not only comfortable in new and uncharted waters, we dive in headfirst. We are the original trailblazers that make the impossible possible, discovering new solutions to our customer's toughest challenges.

          Altair is an equal opportunity employer. Our backgrounds are diverse, and every member of our global team is critical to our success. Altair's history demonstrates a belief that empowering each individual authentic voice reinforces a culture that thrives because of the uniqueness among our team.

Keywords: Altair Engineering, Troy , Technical Writer Intern - Video, IT / Software / Systems , Troy, Michigan

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