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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. Ruchik C.

    Ruchik C.

    Engineer, MBA, Blogger, International Experience

    India - Portfolio: 2

    An undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering (Purdue University) and an MBA (Babson College). Work experience includes designing and testing control systems for offshore oil rigs, product management, and business development research (potential target companies for acquisition). Additionally, I write a travel blog (phorenyatra.wordpress.com). More recent work experience includes marketing for an education start-up company in India (Chanakya's Chakkravyuh) and due diligence on real estate acquisitions in Mumbai, India. I also have experience in making financial projections.

    $3.00 /hr
    34 hours
    5.00
  2. Samiullah Khan

    Samiullah Khan

    IT Expert | Mobile | Web | Embedded | Avionics Developer

    Pakistan - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 4

    Sami has years of software development experience in C, C++, Qt, Java, C#, WPF, WCF, .Net remoting, Mono, VB, VB.Net, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ASP, ASP.Net, SQL and SQL Server. Since 2007 he has developed wide range of high quality and revenue generating software including real time applications, embedded software, web services, n-tire distributed applications, data acquisition software, database development and management, audio broadcast applications, software integrated electronics products and security software.

    $35.00 /hr
    65 hours
    5.00
  3. Giacomo M.

    Giacomo M.

    Expert Game Designer and Creative Director

    Italy - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 8

    Share with me your vision and I will make it real: a vibrant and breathing reality. An experienced narrative and game designer raised in the world of indie video games and fantasy RPG. Expert in the field of fantasy and sci fi genres. 4+ years as narrative and game designer, developing MMORPG, RPG and city building games, acknowledged by players as rich and memorable experiences. 6+ years as a writer, creating entire world settings, casts of characters, factions and deep story arcs, delivered with visceral impact. My professional experience includes games like Planeshift, HOG, Heroes' Tears and Arakion. My computer science education and familiarity with Unity game engine are bonuses. I will use my creative eye to make your game shine. --------------------- Member of Mensa International, high IQ society, since 2006. Portfolio: http://www.fantasyeydor.com/portfolio

    $25.00 /hr
    1,045 hours
    5.00
  4. 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
  5. Anh N.

    Anh N.

    QA Engineer

    Vietnam - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 10

    My career goal is to become a QA manager or System analyst. To achieve my goal, I need to work on many kinds of related jobs. What I have learned, benefited from my current company are not enough. Thus I would like to do more QC jobs outside my company. I would like to do any tasks such as: website testing, system analysis, create or review user requirement/project specification, technical writer, data entry, data processing, etc.

    $3.33 /hr
    391 hours
    5.00
  6. 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
  7. Mark Bosire

    Mark Bosire

    Expert Writer: Academic, Techinal, Website and Article Writing.

    Kenya - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    To share my writing skills and competently thrive to achieve success for my clients. I have great writing and verbal skills and the experience acquired over the years guarantees my clients quality work, delivered on time and unique. The field scope of writings I can do is wide therefore flexible to fit clients needs. These fields may include article writing, academic writing, technical writing or website content writing emphasizing on SEO articles. I can also adapt to any clients needs without compromising the quality of work that I do. Hire me and you won't regret it. Regards.

    $16.67 /hr
    20 hours
    4.92
  8. Brandon G.

    Brandon G.

    IT Technician, Technical Support, Web Research, Data Entry

    United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a IT professional with a Bachelors in Information Technology. For the past seven years I have mainly worked as a Printer Technician, Desktop Support Technician and I do Network Admin work. Being in the IT field means I have to work in office environments. Working in these office environments has also provided me with a lot of administrative, desktop publishing, and data entry experience. I know the importance of paying close attention to detail while meeting deadlines and providing quality work.

    $5.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.95
  9. Mihaela H.

    Mihaela H. Agency Contractor

    ISQTB Certified Tester, Data Entry, Research, MS Office -Europe

    Romania - Tests: 17

    Gain experience while offer high quality services in testing, data entry and technical writing domains. My skills in the above domains were continuously improved during the last 4+ years, while working as a system integration tester in a big telecommunication company. This job involved the installation and the integration of servers followed by functional testing of the system, keeping an eye on the GUI and the usability aspects. Also, an important role was the test strategy and test cases writing. References available on request.

    Associated with: PFA

    $11.11 /hr
    2,539 hours
    4.97
  10. 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