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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. 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
  2. Charudatta M.

    Charudatta M. Agency Contractor

    Brainbench Certified Technical Writer/ Documentation Expert

    India - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 14

    Over the last 13 years, I created various user guides, administration guides, reference guides, troubleshooting guides, installation manuals, and Web help systems for a various engineering and software products and projects. My core competency lies in managing end-to-end documentation for software projects. But, I also work on improving and maintaining the existing documentation or create printed guides for a product. After working on different documentation projects, I developed professional expertise in using various documentation tools, such as Confluence, HelpGizmo, Wordpress, Help & Manual, Adobe RoboHelp, Adobe FrameMaker, Microsoft Visio, MS Office, and technologies, such as single sourcing, DITA, and content management system. In addition to documentation tools, I have good understanding of the software languages, such as C/C++, Java, PHP, CSS, HTML, and databases, such as MS Access, MY SQL, and so on. I am seeking opportunities to develop documentation from the ground up for your business.

    Associated with: Charudatta M.

    $20.00 /hr
    1,903 hours
    4.91
  3. Joseph Jansen

    Joseph Jansen

    Sr. Application Engineer

    United States

    23 years experience in industrial automation. I've worked most aspects of the industry including plant engineer, designer and engineer for several integration companies, and support engineer for automation distributors. Strong in ladder logic, Red Lion / Crimson 2 & 3 design work, Wago PLC programming, industrial networks including Modbus RTU, ASCII and TCP. Profibus, Devicenet, Ethernet/IP, and have developed custom protocols for specific applications that include checksum verification, automatic retries on delivery failures, FIFO queueing of datagrams, etc.

    $50.00 /hr
    1 hours
    4.45
  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. Ben F.

    Ben F.

    Ben FitzSimons, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

    United States - Tests: 3

    I deliver consistent, concise, high quality HR support to a broad array of clients. I have a Master's degree in Public Administration and a strong customer service background. I have extensive experience writing strong, defensible policy analyses and professional reports, creating and conducting engaging presentations/training, recruiting, working through employee relations issues, crafting job descriptions, etc. I am a strong strategic partner, focused on providing the service you need to be as successful as possible.

    $25.00 /hr
    9 hours
    0.00
  7. Ronda S.

    Ronda S.

    Business Consultant

    United States - Tests: 3

    I have 20+ years of experience in Systems and Business Analysis, which includes writing technical and functional specifications, performing requirements gathering and supporting documentation and performing QA testing on finished software programs. I also have several years of experience as an Administrative Assistant and doing clerical work. I can type 70+ WPM with 100% accuracy (I double-check all work to ensure no errors) and am interested in supplementing my current full-time job with additional part-time work in the evenings and on the weekends. I am very thorough in every project that I work on, and check/double-check all of my work before turning in a finished product. I hope that you find my skills and professional experience suitable for your needs.

    $13.33 /hr
    682 hours
    3.99
  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