Technical Content Specialist

Festanstellung, Vollzeit · Espoo

Visual components in a nutshell
At Visual Components, we are building 3D simulation tools to plan factories and optimize and program production systems. We believe that 3D simulation is the future of planning and robot programming, and we want to make it easily accessible for everybody.   
Today our solution is trusted by more than 2400 organizations in the manufacturing industry worldwide, from small local manufacturers tolarge automotive corporations. 
Visual Components is an international company. We are headquartered in Espoo, Finland, but we have offices in Tampere Finland, the US and Germany, along with a global network of partners and resellers. TheVisual Components team is truly multinational as we employ people from over 22 countriesandtogetherwe speak at least 12 languages!
The role and the team
We are looking for a Technical Content Specialist to join the Visual Components Simulation Experts team in Espoo, Finland. 
In this role, you will help us educate our customers and partners from around the world, on how to use and take advantage of Visual Components products. You will create both written and video tutorials for the Visual Components Academy website, training materials, and product documentation.You will work closely with other Technical Content specialists and technical product experts and engineers.In our journey, we care for and support each other and are not afraid to ask questions and reach out to others when we need help. 
The position is located at the Visual Components headquarters in Espoo, but we support your decision if you wish to work remotely while residing anywhere in Finland.
You will make an impact by
  • Creating written tutorials with visuals in addition to video tutorials;
  • Creating informative yet interesting video tutorials for Visual Components users all around the world;
  • Editing video tutorials to appear on the Visual Components Academy website as well as on the Visual Components YouTube channel;
  • Writing and maintaining our product documentation;
  • Managing translation or documentation together with an external translation company;
  • Working with the team of Simulation Experts to plan and design the new content.
You will succeed in a role if
  • You are a team player with a curious mind and a self-driven attitude;
  • You are motivated to learn new technologies and tools andacquire new skills;

  • You have hands-on skillsin either technical writing or software tutorial video content creation and are willing to learn the skills to do both. Below you will find our requirements for both parts.   

Video content creation skills: 
Experience in creating video content using screen capture software;Understanding what the structure of an effective software tutorial video should be;Skills in creating scripts used to plan video production;Skills in working with screen capturing software (e.g. OBS or similar);Experience in audio narration using a microphone;Hands-on skills with tools for video editing (Camtasia or similar, e.g.Adobe Premier Pro, Final Cut Pro X, DaVinci Resolve). 
Technical writing skills: 
Ability to write clearly, concisely,and accurately;Ability to organize information in a logical wayand present it in a style appropriate to the audience; Deep understanding of technical terminology and concepts;Experience in writing software documentation;Experience in using Help Authoring Tools (e.g. Adobe RoboHelp or similar)  
Other skills important for the role: 
  • English language skills (written and verbal) at a high professional level (C1 in CEFR framework and higher);
  • Ability to gather information from a variety of sources, including subject matter experts, technical documentation, and the internet;
  • Attention to detail. 

What's in it for you
  • You get to help thousands of Visual Components software users globally;
  • The support of a very international team of experts in the field;
  • Informal and easy-going work culture where your skills are valued;
  • Energetic and motivating working environment;
  • Flexible working times and remote work;
  • An employer who supports in various life situations;
  • Safe and stable workplace;
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive personnel benefits, e.g., learning platforms, extensive occupational health care and health insurance, lunch benefit, sport & cultural benefit vouchers  
We are not only looking for someone to just “do the job”, but to share our values and become a full member of the Visual Components family.At Visual Components, our most valuable assets are our employees. We treat everyone with honesty and transparency and help each other and do our work with passion. We also enjoy spending time together even after work. Pool tournaments, game nights, office breakfasts, afterworks and sports activities are part of our life as a team.

Application and deadlines
Please send your application and link to your portfolio, if you have one, by pressing "Apply..." button. Please, note that according to the GDPR regulation, we cannot accept applicationssent to us via email or personal messages. We will hire the candidate as soon as we find the right person.
What happens next
  • Preliminary screening that takes a maximum of three weeks after the initial application;
  • A phone call with our Talent Sourcer to clarify additional details that were unclear from the application – which is also an opportunity for you to ask any questions;
  • Technical interview;
  • Final interview with the manager and team to introduce you to the team atmosphere and our ways of working.
If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please, contact our Talent Sourcer Elena Bazhenova via phone (+358 45 169 0179) or email
About us

The people of Visual Components

With over 20 years in business, Visual Components is one of the pioneers of the 3D manufacturing simulation industry.

Visual Components is a leading developer of 3D manufacturing simulation software and solutions. Founded in 1999 by a team of simulation experts, we started with a humble goal – to make manufacturing design and simulation technology easy to use and accessible to manufacturing organizations of all sizes.

Today, Visual Components is recognized as a global leader in the manufacturing simulation industry and trusted technology partner to many leading brands. We offer machine builders, system integrators, and manufacturers a simple, quick, and cost-effective solution to design and simulate production lines. 

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