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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. Muhammad Abdullah

    Muhammad Abdullah

    Software Developer and Web Programmer

    Pakistan - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    I specialize in solutions development using Microsoft Technologies for Windows, .NET, Web & Azure cloud platforms. Experienced in C/C++ (Win32, DirectX) programming, C#, F# & VB.Net development, Asp.NET web development, Windows Server & MS SQL Server Administration and Windows PowerShell Scripting. I provide services for SharePoint, Access, Excel (VBA) development & project management using Visio & MS Project. I'm passionate about exploring Microsoft technologies, solving complex problems; committed to my work & offer prompt communication.

    $30.00 /hr
    11 hours
    4.93
  2. Ray H.

    Ray H.

    Expertise and commitment to your project

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Portfolio: 16

    I am a full time freelancer experienced with: (1) Wordpress, Joomla and HTML Website Design, (2) Graphics Design and (3) Technical Writing. You will find me cooperative, proactive, timely and diligent to detail. I am proficient with adobe photoshop and illustrator to produce all visual products for print and website: graphics, logos, photos, etc. and am proficient with tools to modify website coding as needed for special styling effects.

    $20.00 /hr
    35 hours
    4.82
  3. Regina Clarke

    Regina Clarke

    Professional Editor, Technical Writer, Researcher

    United States - Last active: 12 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    “The freelancer was very knowledgeable and helpful. She did a remarkable job.” — Client My goal is to help you end up with the best book, article, or blog post possible! eBook conversions: Kindle, Nook CreateSpace: formatting and setup Children's books/self-help/memoir/other Substantive edit: --addressing grammar/punctuation --assessment of syntax/organization/flow of text --adjustments for idiomatic phrasing and context Proofreading: --Correcting typos --Correcting spelling and punctuation Writing and editing allow insight into many worlds and give me the opportunity to work with people who want to bring the passion they have for their field into a public venue. I have experience in eBook development, corporate technical writing, formatting academic documents, and creating commercial brochures. I also have publishing credits in fiction and nonfiction, web content, article writing, and ghostwriting. I have a doctorate in English Literature.

    $25.00 /hr
    327 hours
    4.98
  4. Mukesh Kumar

    Mukesh Kumar Agency Contractor

    Expert SharePoint Developer, Technical Writer, Website Programmer

    India - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 5

    I am professional and expert SharePoint Developer, Technical Article Writer and ASP.NET C# Website Programmer. Currently working as a Solution Architect with multinational firm. I am crafting the right architecture to solve software problems at hand and consistently delivering projects on time and under budget. Solutions I Offer - SharePoint Development Solutions - Technical Article Writing Solutions - ASP.NET C# Website Programming Solutions - Office 365, Exchange, Lync and Outlook Web Apps - SharePoint Administration Solutions - SharePoint Designer Solutions - SharePoint 2007/2010/2013 Installation & Configuration Why Choose Me? - I accept offer only when I sure that I am the best match for the job. - Self motivated and committed to on time quality delivery. - I am skilled and have hands on experience in solutions I provide. - Quality, Quantity and Accuracy in delivered work. - Sincere, Managed and Professional. Regards Mukesh Kumar

    Associated with: Patch Consultancy Services

    $40.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.70
  5. Dragan S.

    Java/J2EE Developer, JSF, Struts, Hibernate, JSP, Servlets

    Macedonia - Last active: 11/01/2010 - Tests: 10

    Interests :Artificial Intelligence (neural networks, genetic algorithms, evolutionary programming, knowledge representation, games), problem solving, electronics, telecomincations, networks, wireless networking, crypting and crypting algorithms, Number theory, Mathematical Analysis, 3D Graphics.

    $17.78 /hr
    214 hours
    2.70
  6. Ardit Sulce

    Ardit Sulce

    GIS and Python Expert

    Germany - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

    GIS, Python, Cartography, Remote Sensing, and Technical Writing are the areas I provide services for. I have completed around 20 projects here in oDesk, all with success. Most of them concerned with GIS. Others dealt with technical writing, Python, remote sensing and cartography. Glad to say I am qualified in both GIS and Geodesy at university graduate level, able to crack your spatial problems. In total, I have eight years of experience working in my fields of expertise. Feel free to contact me and explain the problem you want to tackle!

    $28.00 /hr
    493 hours
    4.94
  7. Cheryl Humphreys

    Cheryl Humphreys

    Highly skilled writer and editor

    United Kingdom - Last active: 15 hours ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 14

    Highly skilled editor and technical author. Co-author of "7 Steps to Making Money on oDesk" and "Get the Best - A Guide to Hiring the Best Freelancers on oDesk" Strong writing, editing, planning, administration & organisational abilities across all sectors. Proactive in prioritisation of workloads across several clients alongside solid engagement with stakeholders. Published author of two books on Celiacs Disease as well as ghostwriter for many other books (available on Amazon and other sites under pseudonyms). For the latest updates on my freelance career, http://digitalmined.com/going-from-zero-to-hero/#sthash.WEBezSRR.7s1xmFmH.dpbs

    $33.33 /hr
    346 hours
    4.95
  8. Moon H.

    Moon H.

    WordPress Web Designer and Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 31

    I would prefer to work in the fields of administrative support, web research, WordPress theme designing, graphic & logo design and team management because I know their responsibilities and have undergone various situations so I know how to work in these kind of jobs in different circumstances. I see to it that every project will be done correctly and accurately by triple checking all work and perfecting it over-all and going the extra mile to surpass my clients expectations. Skills: - Years of experience on web related technologies such as HTML, CSS, PHP and Javascript - Proficient user of Microsoft applications, Photoshop - Worked with Wordpress themes, plugin, etc. - Logo, Banner, graphic designing & Image editing - SEO, SMM & social media handling - Article writing - Keyword/online search - Telemarketing/ Cold calling - Calendar Management - Responsible for various other duties as assigned to a Virtual Assitant I seek a position that can drive me to learn and develop in the field of my expertise and able to impart my skills and knowledge to become a part of the company’s growth and development.

    $4.00 /hr
    2,428 hours
    4.71