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Computer Science and Information Technology Faculty

Call for Technical Writer

22/07/2019

Terms of Reference -ToR

 

Technical Writer to Prepare Reference Document in Game Development

 

Introduction:

Gaza University (GU) has received a grant from the Quality Improvement Fund (QIF) - Education to Work Transition Project - Ministry of Education and Higher Education and funded by the World Bank for the project entitled: Enhancing the Quality of Multimedia Program to Get Engaged in Game Industry (EMPEG); The project aims to develop the multimedia program at Gaza University towards game development to enhance graduates employability and open a new market for them locally and internationally. Accordingly, Gaza University seeks to recruit a qualified technical writer to prepare a reference document for Game Development.



Assignment Objective:

Gaza University is considering the selection of a qualified technical writer to be part of the consultation team, who will be responsible for preparing a reference document for the game production according to the knowledge and training that project team acquired during their study tour.

 

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

The technical writer will be responsible for the following tasks:

  1. Meet the project team who attended the training of the study tour and conduct deep discussion regarding the training content.
  2. Review the training materials provided by the hosted organizations of the study tour to benefit from the information provided.
  3. Prepare a reference document (a booklet) for Games production including the following main topics:
    • Games Production Process.
    • Main roles in game production process.
    • Courses to be included in any game development degree.
    • Games development Engines.  
    • Types of games.
    • Example of successful games in the market.
    • Examples of game design templates.

 

Qualifications & Skills:

Qualified  should possess the following:

  • At least a bachelor degree in Information Technology, Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering or any related discipline from an accredited university.
  • Proven experience in conducting similar tasks in preparing reference documents
  • At least two year of experience in technical writing in English.
  • Good knowledge in game development
  • Excellent English writing and listening skills.

 

Deliverables:

  • A well written and comprehensive reference document for game development (20 pages in English).

 

Time Frame: The expected level of effort for preparing the reference document is estimated as 10 working days within the period from 30th July to 21st Aug 2019.

 

Start Date:  As soon as possible.

 

Contract Type: Lump Sum Contract.

 

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit their CV along with relevant competencies and comprehensive experience record by email to empeg@gu.edu.ps no later than July 27, 2019.

                                                                                                             

The selection process follows World Bank recruiting policies and procedures. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.