iRobot Corporation

  • UX Content Writer

    Job Locations US-MA-Bedford
    Category Product Development/Engineering
    Requisition ID
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(5/4/2018 3:02 PM)
  • Summary

    iRobot Corporation, with a mission of “empowering people to do more” is at the forefront of the development of robotics and artificial intelligence technologies. iRobot has become one of the world’s preeminent specialist designers and builders of consumer robots. iRobot invests in the development and growth of its people, in a culture of empowerment, innovation and fun. Come work with some of the most talented and influential people in the robotics field utilizing cutting edge technologies, in an exciting, fast-growing industry!


    As a UX Writer/Strategist, you will balance tactical writing and editing with high-level strategy. You will craft straightforward and meaningful text in addition to help define and evolve an iRobot tone and voice. You will develop a firm and defensible stance on the Oxford comma and the use of emoji in product. This is an opportunity to join a growing design team that is creating new robotic products and experiences inside and outside homes around the world.

    Essential Functions/ Job Duties

    • Plan, draft, and edit text for user interfaces, microcopy, notifications, onboarding, and user education.
    • Collaborate with designers, researches, product managers, engineers, marketers, and external partners.
    • Help define and evolve an iRobot tone and voice.
    • Contribute to naming and terminology.
    • Maintain consistent language, style, and brand narrative across a variety of new and existing products, touch points, and channels.
    • Help define/organize user research to understand needs and opportunities, evaluate concepts, and measure the impact of content.
    • Develop and optimize content creation tools and processes.
    • Act as subject matter expert and proactively find partners across the organization.


    • Up to 3 years of experience in UX, technical writing, marketing, product documentation, and/or publishing
    • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in writing and/or design
    • Exceptional writing and editing skills
    • Effectively manage a variety of products and diverse stakeholders
    • Ability to present and defend your work


    Desired Qualifications

    • Participated in user research and testing
    • Experience with internationalization or localization
    • Created or managed style guides
    • Passion for understanding other cultures
    • Interest in robotics and related technology/products

    About Us

    We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. Founded by MIT roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. To date, we have sold over 20 million robots and globally employ more than 600 of the robot industry’s best and brightest. iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.


    iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, accessible by our corporate shuttle directly from Alewife Station. We also have offices in California, Europe, Japan, China & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer! Check out #LifeAtiRobot and follow us on Instagram: @irobotcareers


    iRobot is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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