Freelance Copywriter

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.

DESCRIPTION


Currently we are looking for a Freelance Copywriter for our Philadelphia, PA office to make the team even stronger.

EPAM, recently named the #3 best small company in the US by Forbes, is looking to add a copywriter to its content team in the Philadelphia area. The copywriter will be a key position in supporting the overall content strategy for our client projects across multiple verticals.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with content strategy team to translate business goals and user needs into meaningful content;
  • Partner with content strategy, UX, and design to translate content strategy into interface design and functionality;
  • Partner with client to enhance, edit and reformat legacy and identify new content for creation;
  • Develop marketing and lifestyle copy, naming conventions, instructional copy, and other interface textual elements;
  • Assist in the interpretation/construction of creative briefs;
  • Work effectively as part of a collaborative, cross-functional team to meet deadlines;
  • Thrive on continuous learning and problem solving around emerging solutions like responsive web design;
  • Become an expert of our clients’ business, project objectives, audience needs and competitive landscape;
  • Ensure content conforms to SEO best practices;
  • Report to the Director of Content Strategy.

Requirements

  • 5+ years’ professional experience in creative writing;
  • Bachelor’s degree in related area;
  • Strong conceptual thinker with experience collaborating across disciplines;
  • Ability to write within brand guidelines/bring brand voice to life in a consistent, ongoing manner across platforms;
  • Voracious communicator who excels at writing clear, persuasive, original copy;
  • Exceptional proofreading skills with attention to spelling, grammar, and editorial guidelines;
  • Experience working with a broad array of clients in multiple industry verticals;
  • Experience working within multiple channels (web content, mobile apps, video, advertising, whitepapers, interaction copy, etc.);
  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines;
  • Basic knowledge of common CMS platforms;
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks without supervision;
  • Adept at collaborating with business strategists, content strategists, UX and visual designers;
  • Ability to work productively and collegially under multiple deadlines.