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Hire a technical writer today to write content for a variety of technical fields including aerospace, computer hardware, software and finance. Technical writers often create user guides, instruction manuals and professional reports, in addition to performing research on technical topics.

Technical writing is a form of precise communication seen in a variety of fields like finance, consumer electronics and software. It is the type of language seen in instruction manuals and professional reports. Technical writers are often familiar with a variety of industry-specific software, or may utilize a writing program like LaTeX to input mathematical equations and graphs into a report. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, hire a technical writer today to write reports, manuals, publications and other technical documents.

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Technical writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.75.

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  1. Jared N.

    Jared N.

    PHD in HRM & Leadership, Expert Academic Writer (APA, HARVARD, MLA)

    Kenya - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    Skype: jarred.nyachae Are you tired of switching contractors? Do you need the services of a reliable, swift and professional writer? Then, worry NO MORE! You have landed at the RIGHT contractor. I am an expert Academic/technical writer with 10+ years of experience in writing scholarly research papers & highly conversant with all major academic referencing styles (APA, Chicago, MLA & Harvard). I specialize in delivering A grade Academic/Technical Projects, Essays and Research papers for my clients. Am also exceptionally skilled in proofreading projects and Thesis papers using MS Word Track Changing option. My strength lies in the Arts, Communication, Marketing, Management, History, Business and Humanities and other fields in general. As a current PHD candidate, you can trust me with your academic projects, and expect A grade papers. Please take a moment and review the wonderful feed backs from my delighted clients. Delivering 0% plagiarized papers, high quality work, client satisfaction and 0% lateness are my top priorities. See my portfolio for a sample of my A grade academic papers. As a fluent English speaker, i have excellent communication skills, hence the quality of my work is guaranteed. Hire me first, get WOW-ed second. Why? Because as my client, I make sure to dedicate my time and all my resources to you. Besides, "Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten" – Gucci Family Motto. Thank You for reading my profile. Hope we will establish a long term commitment. Happy oDesking!

    $9.00 /hr
    135 hours
    4.95
  2. Bilal R.

    Bilal R.

    Internet Researcher - Lead Generation - Virtual Assistant - Data Entry

    Pakistan - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 6

    Hi! I am Bilal. I am dynamic, enthusiastic, reliable and quick learner. I always strive for quality working, I believe that can only be achieved with focused attitude and detail oriented approach. I tend to have a clear and prompt communication with my clients. I had developed the range of skills with Admin Support and Sales & Marketing. My favorite and strongest zone is Internet research. I have efficient web researching skills with the proper set of tools like Reportive, Ark, guesser.email, Data.com, ZoomInfo, Hoovers and whois.com with the proper manipulation of Social Media i.e. LinkedIn, Twitter, Google Plus and Facebook. These tools are very handy for lead generation, contacts list building and finding accurate email addresses. I am experienced in website management; I have worked on WordPress, Joomla and many other CMS platforms. I have good foundations with content developing, creative writing and technical writing. In E-commerce platforms, I have experienced with Shopify, Magneto, Bigcommerce, WooCommerce, OScommerce and some other. I am an expert in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), MS Visio, Google Docs, and Photoshop. Considering my academic background, I have good experience with IBM SPSS, MATLAB, Mathematica, KiCad, LibreCAD and C++. I also have good experience with photo manipulation, graphics designing and Logo creation using Canva and some other software. I am always eager to explore new software, applications and ideas. I am also competent with Social Media Accounts management and Social Media Marketing (SMM). I have complete understanding of LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. I have also worked with software like TweetAdder and TweetDeck. I can also write professional emails, cover letters, press release and can perform email handling at best. I am also skillful with financial management. I have complete understanding of financial statements, i.e. Balance Sheets, Cash Flow Statements and Income Statements. I am also familiar with some accounting, bookkeeping software like Xero and QuickBooks. Thanks for visiting my profile and taking time to read my skills overview. Please feel free to contact me anytime. Cheers!

    $5.56 /hr
    1,585 hours
    4.99
  3. Diego San Miguel

    Diego San Miguel Agency Contractor

    Administrator / Project Manager / Researcher

    Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 15

    Over the last 10 years, I have worked as a chief operations officer and a project manager, leading teams in website development, home development, research analysis, and helicopter operations. I am a team leader, with the work experience to not only lead teams, but to add creative insight into the work being done. In addition to project management, my work history includes: web design, web development, community management, research analysis, news editing, technical writing, game design, customer service, promotions, sales, construction, risk management, technical drawing, emergency response (utility), and commercial fishing. As an individual, I am driven to exceed expectations and provide the best quality support, communication, and work in every task I undertake. I look forward to working with you, and helping you reach your goals.

    Associated with: The Vision Quest Team Agency

    $10.00 /hr
    42 hours
    5.00
  4. Rowan V.

    Rowan V.

    Data Scientist

    United States - Tests: 7

    I am passionate about quantitative investigative methods and data analysis. I have experience utilizing a variety of methodologies and tools, including R, Python, and Tableau in order to answer data-related questions. Currently @Twitter, formerly at Spartz, Inter-American Development Bank, and Cambridge Energy Labs. I have a B.S. from MIT, and have a strong background in experimental design, statistical analysis, data visualization, and machine learning techniques. With over 10 years of programming experience and a strong statistical background, I can help you make sense of your data. I am able to provide writing and coding samples of my past work, for a few of my past projects, please check out https://github.com/rowanv .

    $80.00 /hr
    9 hours
    5.00
  5. Shawn V.

    Shawn V.

    Creator//Exceler

    United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 15

    Columbia MBA. US Army veteran. Ranked in top 0.02%. Tested top 1% in multiple skill areas. I am the founder, owner and sole operator of Red Nov Consulting, a firm that specializes in Excel consulting and financial analysis. I help businesses and individuals optimize their spreadsheets and create user-friendly, efficient, dynamic and unique solutions for their needs. I am fluent in visual basic (VBA) and have 15+ years experience working with Excel's advanced functions and features. I am a freelancer you can trust. I have performed 60+ jobs and received a perfect 5-star rating with multiple repeat clients. What clients are saying: - "Extremely responsive and knowledgeable." - "I can wholeheartedly recommend him." - "Went above and beyond." - "Shawn rocked!" - "Best you are going to find...period." - "One of a kind." - "Fast and professional." I hope to help you today.

    $50.00 /hr
    1,341 hours
    4.96
  6. Ahsia lie I.

    Ahsia lie I.

    Data Entry Specialist. Bookkeeper. Writer. Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    A very competent freelancer from the Philippines. Hire me and you will never regret. I have experiences at Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Social Media Marketing (SMM),Writing (Article, Blog, Web Content, and Technical writing), Photography, Data entry, Email Marketing and Bookkeeping. I can also read and speak English and Filipino! I'm very accurate and responsible in the job you'll give me. HIRE ME NOW!

    $4.44 /hr
    1,707 hours
    4.84
  7. Fretzel Maquiling

    Fretzel Maquiling

    Data Entry Operator I Web Researcher I Blogger I Technical Writer

    Philippines - Tests: 7

    Determine to provide utmost quality to task given. I am an Entrepreneurial Marketing graduate with more than 5 years of writing and editing experience in a certain publishing firm in the Philippines. I was also engaged in a diagnostic laboratory for more than two years and was then associated in real estate for a couple of months.

    $3.33 /hr
    1,631 hours
    5.00
  8. Daniel M.

    Daniel M.

    Expert technical support

    Kenya - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    A talented professional with over 5 years of experience in service oriented positions. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Solution oriented with an emphasis in developing and simplifying procedures. I have experience working alongside Executives, Business Managers, Engineers and fashion designers which has allowed me the opportunity to manage increasing workloads with tight deadlines. I take time to carefully review each project before bidding, and I only accept projects that are a good match for my skills to ensure that you receive outstanding professional service. An experienced professional who is ready and able to assist with your projects so that you can focus on generating revenue. Please reach out to me, to discuss how we can work together to free up your time and help you achieve your goals. HIGHLIGHTED SKILLS - Project Management - Brand Creation & Management - Problem Solving - Business Development - Internet Marketing - Team Building & Management - Marketing Campaigns - Administrative Support - Creation of Excel Spreadsheets, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word - Listing management on BigCommerce, eBay and Amazon SERVICES OFFERED - Virtual Assistant - Customer Service - Executive Support - Project and Virtual Team Management - Brand Creation & Management - oDesk Recruiter / Hiring Manager - Mobile app development through the BiznessApps platform

    $11.11 /hr
    8,026 hours
    4.77