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Technical Writing and Media Design January 2022 Co-Op

Ottawa, Canada, Canada
Nov 12, 2021


Job Description


At Xilinx, we are leading the industry transformation to build an adaptable, intelligent world. ARE YOU bold, collaborative, and creative? We develop leaders and innovators who want to revolutionize the world of technology. We believe that by embracing diverse ideas, pushing boundaries, and working together as ONEXILINX, anything is possible.

Our culture of innovation began with the invention of the Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), and with the 2018 introduction of our Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP), has made a quantum leap in capability, solidifying our role as the adaptable platform supplier of choice. From the beginning, we have always believed in providing inventors with products and platforms that are infinitely adaptable. From self-driving cars, to world-record genome processing, to AI and big data, to the world's first 5G networks, we empower the world's builders and visionaries whose ideas solve every day problems and improve people's lives.

If you are PASSIONATE, ADAPTABLE, and INNOVATIVE, Xilinx is the right place for you! At Xilinx, we care deeply about creating significant development experiences while building a strong sense of belonging and connection. We champion an environment of empowered learning, wellness, community engagement, and recognition, so you can focus on work that matters - world class technology that improves the way we live and work. We are ONEXILINX.

Technical Writing & Media Design Co-Op 

Are you looking to work with one of the world’s leading semiconductor companies? Do you want to bring the best of your media design & technical writing skills to a world class team? 

Because of our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction, Xilinx Inc has grown into an industry leader. The driving force behind this success is our unwavering belief in clear and effective communication around our products and the tremendous value they offer to customers. We’re searching for an experienced technical writing & Media Design co-op student to join our team and help take our marketing assets to the next level of our journey as a company. As an ideal candidate, you have proven experience in a technical field, such as hardware development, computer science, or engineering, and a recognition of the importance of branding to how our customers make the connection between our company and our products. 

The successful candidate loves technology but also loves to communicate! You will be responsible for maintaining the branding, and sometimes refining, the 'look and feel' of our extensive library of technical and marketing media. This means that a cohesive message and similar design elements are conveyed throughout the various digital assets, publications, and other marketing materials.  

Daily and Monthly responsibilities 

  • Review and maintain branding compliance for new and existing content, working closely with stakeholders from various departments to understand requirements 

  • Help maintain a consistent look & feel across a broad library of technical and marketing content spanning multiple engineering disciplines 

Education Requirements


Skills and Qualifications 

  • Enrolled in either Computer Science, Engineering, or Technical Communications program 

  • Proven ability to quickly learn and understand complex topics, a self-starter 

  • Experience with MS PowerPoint including design and application of templates 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a keen eye for detail 

This position is for four months starting in January 2022, initially telecommute, with potential opportunity for on-site work. 



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