Update documentation for Geosonix Music App & Create Examples

Ditulis tanggal 18 August 2012 didalam kategori Jobs for Web Designer dengan tag Graphic Design, Javascript, Music, Technical Writing, Testing / QA

Update documentation for Geosonix Music App & Create Examples

I would like to hire someone to update the documentation for GeoSonix which is an open source graphical music sequencer I am developing. My website is here: www.geosonix.com .

You can download and run the previous version, GeoSonix 0.83 from:

The html based help/documentation for this version are available from the question mark button on the toolbar.

And the new version, GeoSonix 0.9 Beta from:

The 0.9 version help, also available from the question mark button on the toolbar includes an addendum describing the many new features although not in a lot of detail.

What I need you to do is get familiar enough with GeoSonix to intelligently update the html based documentation to seamlessly integrate the changes and new features. I also need you to review the existing documentation for omissions, errors or things that arean’t as clear as they could be. As part of the project I’d like to have an updated improved text for the web site and the read me file. The best way to document some things will be to refer to example script and scores (see the software to understand by this), so you will need to know JavaScript. Needless to say, you need to be fluent in English, and be able to write at a level that is no more technical than necessary.

It’s important that you have some familiarity (and preferably enthusiasm about) electronic music as this is the essence of the project, and it’s important that the documentation be in a form that middle-level to advanced electronic music creators can relate to.

You will see that in the existing documentation I’ve started on a series of small example scripts that illustrate various features and I think it would be desirable to continue this approach where appropriate. There are also many more advanced examples scripts and scores illustrating techniques and complete compositions, that it may be desirable to refer to from the documentation as as examples of various topics.

Also I’ve included testing in the list of responsibilities, although full scale testing is not needed. However you may encounter bugs as you work through documenting the features and you will need to alert me to them with a description of the cause and behavior of the problem so that I can deal with it.

The software is cross platform Mac/Win, the beta is currently Mac only so you will need to work on a Mac with OS X 10.6 or above.

You may be wondering why I’m hiring a writer on a free open source project. The answer is that I can afford to hire a writer and I like writing code more than I like writing. :) I think it would be better documented by someone who did not carry out the original design & development. However I will be readily available on email & Skype to discuss and explain things as needed.

I’ve set a budget of up to $1,500 but I don’t really know if this is enough. In your proposal, I’m open to comments on approaches and what you might do for various levels of budget. The contract won’t necessarily go to the lowest bidder, but to the person who I am convinced will produce an excellent product at a fair price.

I’m also not sure what would be an appropriate schedule. The software is almost ready to release so I’d like to have the documentation as soon as possible, but I’m flexible on this. The job might be done in a series of stages allowing me to release with partial documentation. The software includes a “web help” facility that allows documentation to be updated on the fly by putting it on my web site. Users are informed of the availability of an updated documentation, tutorials or other news by the web help button changing to an orange background.

If I am happy with the work there may be a continuing series of other projects as I would like to have more tutorials written, and even instructional videos (if that is in your range of skills).

Periods: 18 August 2012 – 25 August 2012
Jobs: Graphic Design, Javascript, Music, Technical Writing, Testing / QA
Budget: $750 – $1500
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