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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 - 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. Melissa Jones

    Melissa Jones

    I am a ONE STOP SHOP! Writer, Designer, Publisher

    United States - Portfolio: 20

    www.mpagejones.com Native English speaker. I provide a unique set of proven skills in both writing and graphic design. For over 23 years, I have been a "one-stop-shop" saving my freelance clients time and money by being able to create package deals. Imagine only having one person to contact for an entire project instead of a designer, writer, editor and etc. I have a B.A. in Creative Writing/English and am a published author in several magazines, as well as, a published author of a memoir (available at Amazon.com). My biggest assets are my work ethic (if I promise something and you don't get it on the agreed upon time...someone call 911!!) and my insatiable curiosity when it comes to my craft. I believe that any day that you get to wake up and create something is a great day!

    $22.00 /hr
    22 hours
    5.00
  3. Abdul Basit Ali

    Abdul Basit Ali

    Expert Software Engineer Mobile|Web|Desktop

    Pakistan - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 9

    I am software engineer with 4+ years of experience in desktop, web & mobile applications development. Punctuality and dedication to work is my habit.I am open to work on all kinds of projects on convenient rates. Here is a detail of my skills: Languages: Java (web|mobile|desktop) ,Android Java, C#, C++, PHP Tools Used: MS VS, Netbeans, Eclipse, Android Studio, MS Visio, StarUML Databases: MySql db, MS Sql Server, MS Access, BaseX Reporting: Technical writing, Creative writing, Article writing. Documentation Research: Proofreading, Literature Review, Academic Writing Looking forward to work with you . . .

    $6.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Richard Whelchel

    Richard Whelchel

    Freelance Writer, Videographer, and Producer

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 11

    I am a highly motivated and creative individual with a blend of skills and experience including: excellent written and verbal communication, dependability and team oriented attitude, and a strong client focus. I am seeking to apply my education and skills where my experience can be fully utilized to contribute to the success of your project. I specialize in: article writing, SEO, blogging, creative writing, copywriting, video editing, and video production.

    $14.00 /hr
    1 hours
    5.00
  5. Emily S.

    Emily S.

    Academic, Technical, and Creative Writer

    United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a freelance writer experienced in academic, blog, technical, and science writing, as well as research related to popular science. I enjoy projects in my degree and minor, although I am always open to new projects (variety is always appreciated). An experienced writing tutor, I take pleasure in proofreading and editing, and also helping to format a writing project. When I am given a project, I strive to complete it before the deadline. I pride myself on my ability to research topics and deliver more than promised. I am also proficient in the use of social media, Google docs, and Microsoft Office.

    $11.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Professional 5.

    Professional 5.

    Technical Writer / Content Writer / Editor

    India

    Hi there!, I am an accomplished technical / content writer with 8+ years of experience in providing end-to-end documentation services. I can help you on your projects which may require you develop User Manuals, Online Help, WebHelp, SRS, TPS, Design specifications, Product descriptions, web content, Product documents, video walk through for web and mobile applications (iPhone, Android, Apple, etc) in addition to editing, proofreading and formatting Delivery of services on par with excellence, every time in time. :) Proficient in MS Word 2013, Dita XML, Adobe RoboHelp, Help 'n' Manual, Camtasia, SnagIt, Dreamweaver, PhotoShop, WordPress, Twiki, etc. I have also developed content for more than a dozen websites (IT and Non-IT based) I am proficient in translating content across English, Hindi, and Telugu languages. I am open to any project that requires writing, editing, proof-reading, and formatting services. I can execute the projects within a stipulated time at a cost-effective rate. I am located in Hyderabad, India. Feel free to ping me for a free quote. :)

    $7.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Ardit Sulce

    Ardit Sulce

    GIS and Python Expert

    Germany - 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
  8. Cheryl Humphreys

    Cheryl Humphreys

    Highly skilled writer and editor

    United Kingdom - 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