Technical Editor

Interview Questions

What guidelines or materials are you typically given to begin a project?

How do you know when a project is complete?

How do you define success?

What interests you about being a technical editor?

What measures do you take to improve your technical editing expertise?

Describe a recent technical editing project you worked on.

What software tools do you typically use?

How quickly can you learn to use a new tool?

What’s your role in developing project timelines?

How much experience do you have with interviewing subject matter experts?

How do you find talented technical writers?

How do you provide constructive criticism?

How do you motivate your team?

How do you handle negative feedback?