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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: 5 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: 9 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. Mukesh Kumar

    Mukesh Kumar Agency Contractor

    Expert SharePoint Developer, Technical Writer, Website Programmer

    India - Last active: 1 day 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
  4. Ardit Sulce

    Ardit Sulce

    GIS Expert

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

    GIS, Cartography, Remote Sensing, Python, 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
  5. Cheryl Humphreys

    Cheryl Humphreys

    Highly skilled writer and editor

    United Kingdom - Last active: 23 days 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
  6. Subhash Dawgotra

    Subhash Dawgotra

    Full Time Article Writer & Product Reviewer

    India - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

    I am an experienced writer who will get it done right the first time. With years of industry and online experience, I am skilled in writing SEO-friendly content. To date, I have written content on different niche websites and blogs and have a long list of clientele ready to vouch and recommend my work. I am very comfortable writing about topics in a variety of niches. My work is high quality, well researched, and original. Some of my content specialties include article writing, website content, ebook writing, and review writing.

    $3.33 /hr
    0 hours
    4.92
  7. Zaheer T.

    Zaheer T. Agency Contractor

    Transcription Pro, Proofreader/Editor & Subtitle Creator

    United Arab Emirates - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 9

    I am a Senior Editor and a freelancer for English transcription services with 8 years of experience in transcription and proofreading. I do transcription/proofreading/editing. I have done transcriptions of highly-accented English speakers i.e. Italian, Greek, Swiss to Canadian.I proofread my work carefully and eye for detail for typos and grammatical mistakes and errors. I have also worked on accounts of business, media, legal, general and technical transcription, business transcription being my favorite. I enjoy my work and do it as soon as humanly possible and take up any work with a great deal of responsiblity. I have a good reputation in places I have worked for. Areas that I cover Audio Transcription Business Transcription Conference Transcription Conference Call Transcription Court Transcription Education Transcription Focus Group Transcription General Transcription Insurance Transcription Interview Transcription Legal Transcription Market Research Transcription Meeting Transcription Movie Transcription MP3 Transcription Podcast Transcription Research Transcription Sermon Transcription Speech Transcription TV Transcription Verbatim Transcription Video Transcription Voice Mail Transcription Voice Transcription * Rates: For Clear Audio 24-48 hours TAT 1 Speaker Clear Audio = $25/audio hour 2 Speakers Clear Audio = $35/audio hour 3 Speakers And Above = $40/audio hour For Difficult Audios 48-60 hours TAT 1 Speaker Diff. Audio = $40/audio hour 2 Speakers and Above = $50/audio hour

    Associated with: ATLAS Agency

    $7.78 /hr
    1,021 hours
    4.80
  8. Pablo Varela

    Pablo Varela

    Documentation Expert / Technical Writer / Translator

    Argentina - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 2

    Based on my 8 year's experience in the translation and technical documentation industries, I can: * develop your technical and non-technical guides, reference material, and website technical copy. * design a tailored process to produce your documentation, based on agile methodologies. * design and develop your content strategy and manage your documentation life-cycle. * develop tools for your documentation process. * write content. * translate English into Spanish. Mantra: single sourcing, minimalist documentation.

    $27.78 /hr
    155 hours
    5.00
  9. Russell E.

    Russell E. Agency Contractor

    Technical Support Engineer, Virtual Assistant, Adobe Photoshop Expert

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    OBJECTIVE:To secure a position in a company that offers challenging assignments, the opportunity to increase individual responsibility which require a career path for advancement. JOB EXPERIENCE: PSR Media and Publishing Travelling Photographer Travel blogger-writer Graphic Artist Munchweb Technical Support Officer Web Admin-Content Writer Video Rendering and Recording Graphic Artist Data-mining SEO Great Image Services Inc. - Studio Professional Photographer Photo Retouch-er Photoshop Instructor ADOBE Sytems Technical Support Engineer Customer Support Officer Technical Writer Other relevant experiences: Pinoy Sound Radio - Web Admin MISMO Magazine – Graphic Artist JHMMT Org. (Non-profit) - Desktop Publishing Sacred Heart College - ABcomm. Art director for mock advertising projects.

    Associated with: Staff Outsource Agency

    $10.99 /hr
    0 hours
    4.76