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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. Sourabh Aryabhatta

    Sourabh Aryabhatta

    5+ Years Experienced Upwork-certified Top Rated IT Consultant

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 30

    ★ Certified EPUB & Kindle Expert (top 10% in CSS Test & top 20% in HTML Test) ★ Certified JIRA Expert (top 30% in HelpDesk & Software Testing Test) ★ Invite me, if you are serious about your project. I offer the following exclusive services. ✔ Formatting & Conversion (eBook interior) Service ✔ Publishing (over Online eBook Stores) Service ✔ Atlassian JIRA Consultancy Service ✔ Web Design, Web Development & Publishing Service ✔ Graphics Design (eBook cover) Service Here is the details information. ► Formatting & Conversion (eBook interior) Service is offered for the following stores. - Amazon CreateSpace - Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Store - Apple iTunes Store - Barnes & Noble - BookBaby - Smashwords (Premium Catalog) *** For paperback version, it is mandatory to maintain the print quality & platform standard. So I need to take care of the following features. ✔ Inside & outside margin and bleed ✔ Table of Contents ✔ Header, footer & page-number ✔ Print Quality image ✔ Interior formatting (with correct spacing & styles) ✔ Fully illustrated children picture book (full bleed) *** For electronic (mobile-friendly) versions, automated tools can never deliver great results that we expect. That's why I always use hand-written HTML & CSS to develop 100% error-free epub and mobi format that cover all the online eBook stores successfully. I can work with any digital format (doc, docx, odt, pdf, ppt, indd, .pages), though I do prefer word document format among them. Additionally I can take care of the following features. ✔ "Look Inside" (first 10% visibility over Amazon KDP Store) feature ✔ Clickable Table of Contents (linked to titles) support ✔ Navigation Progress Bar (NCX View) support ✔ 100% reflowability with advanced Interior formatting (styled paragraph, list, table, text-box, hyperlink, dropcap) support ✔ Full screen image support for any kind of mobile device ✔ Panel View support for comic / manga book (KF8 format) ✔ HD Quality Image (text-wrapped) with caption support ✔ Custom font (font-family, size, color) support ✔ Multimedia (audio, video) support for KF8 format ✔ "Text-to-Speech" feature ✔ Delivery cost minimization support ✔ Orientation-Lock (portrait / landscape) support ► Publishing (over Online eBook Stores) Service is offered for the following stores. - Amazon CreateSpace (Amazon Paperback version) - Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Store - Barnes & Noble - BookBaby - Smashwords (Premium Catalog) *** Regarding publishing, all you need to do is to provide me some basic information of your book (title, author name, book description, category, keywords, price, ISBN etc) along with the target store's credential. It is a complete publishing package including the following services: ✔ Publishing and Monitoring until the book goes LIVE ✔ Fixing technical issues (if any) ✔ Promotional Consultancy (if needed) ► Atlassian JIRA Consultancy Service is offered for software development companies who want to use Atlassian JIRA (or already using Atlassian JIRA). *** Being a Certified HelpDesk Professional (scored top 20% in Help Desk Certification Test, Management Skills Test and Technical Writing Test), I have been working with Atlassian JIRA (Cloud Version) successfully since last 5+ years. I am very much able to configure Agile Boards (Scrum or Kanban), grooming backlogs, planning Sprint releases, tracking time-sheets (using Tempo plugin), explaining burn-down chart etc. Additionally I can take care of the following administrative actions. ✔ JIRA Project Access ✔ JIRA Permission Scheme ✔ JIRA Issue-Security ✔ JIRA Workflow ✔ JIRA Agile Board ✔ JIRA Issue Screen, Fields, Components, Versions etc. ✔ JIRA Report (using JIRA Issue Filters) ✔ JIRA Plugin Consultancy ✔ JIRA Training for freshers ✔ JIRA Documentation I can help in doing some third-party integration as well, like email-to-ticket creation, Zendesk-JIRA integration, Salesforce-JIRA integration. I have basic knowledge in using Atlassian OnDemand (Confluence) as well. I have received Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from Upwork too. Overall, I am always ready to provide effective consultancy on Atlassian OnDemand products. ► Web Design, Web Development & Publishing Service is offered for the following areas. - Static Website Template Customization - Wordpress, Joomla etc (PHP, MySQL based) Installation & Customization - Opencart, Zencart, Woocommerce etc (eCommerce platform) Installation & Customization ► Graphics Design (eBook cover) Service is offered for the following stores. - Amazon CreateSpace - Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Store - Apple iTunes Store - Barnes & Noble - BookBaby - Smashwords (Premium Catalog) *** Additionally I can design attractive 3d cover for you, so that you can use it for promotional purpose. ► I am looking for opportunities to build long-term relationship with my future employers and to build myself a good reputation through my diligence, hard work and top quality service.

    $15.00 /hr
    2,429 hours
    4.73
  2. RC Victorino

    RC Victorino

    Senior Level Copywriter | Videographer | Designer

    United States - Last active: 4 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 32

    First impressions last a lifetime. What impression do you make on people who stumble your way? As a senior-level copywriter, I offer a complete solution to help you connect to your audience. TESTIMONIALS “As in every job to date, RC demonstrated a terrific combination of creativity, diligence and responsiveness while adhering to budget. Will definitely work with him again and again.” “As always, RC has delivered high quality content with a fast turnaround. Highly recommended!” “Probably the best content writer we have ever come across on Elance. Jobs are completed fast and the results are outstanding” ------------------------------------- I am a content creator for the 21st century. I help clients reach their target audience, convert that audience into loyal customers (donors, subscribers, etc.) and help broaden each client's overall reach. Let's get to work.

    $40.00 /hr
    859 hours
    4.95
  3. Josh M.

    Josh M.

    SQA/Testing/Security/Networks/Development/Technical Writing(Canada)

    Canada - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 9

    Over my career I have been handed a great many challenges and I have throughly enjoyed finding solutions for my clients problems. I have not limited myself specifically to one area but many, and have enjoy a diverse technical career. I am a skilled, hard working, dedicated IT professional with over 10 years of experience. I have development experince in numerous languages and specialize in PHP/MySql web development and Linux/Windows scripts and applications. I have excellent communication skills and am available at your need.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $55.00 /hr
    8,385 hours
    4.98
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Mukesh Kumar

    Mukesh Kumar Agency Contractor

    Expert SharePoint Developer, Technical Writer, Website Programmer

    India - Last active: 4 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
  8. 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