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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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  1. Catherine P.

    Catherine P.

    Expert in transcription, Word, Excel & Powerpoint

    United Kingdom - Portfolio: 2

    Looking for customisation in Excel or Word? Need a worksheet built? An interview transcribed? PDF retyped to Word? A document proof-reader? Data entry tasks? I have extensive experience with MS Office and Excel. I can use advanced features of both programs, can type accurately at 60wpm. I am a member of the MS Word and MS Excel Expert groups. I have significant experience of researching, writing and proof reading essays, papers and reports through my studies and work.

    $12.00 /hr
    20 hours
    4.85
  2. 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
  3. Mahesh R.

    Mahesh R.

    Project Manager, Business/Technical Analyst with 5+ year of Experience

    India - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

    ***100 Odesk hours in first 2 months*** It is easy to develop a software when you know precisely what to build and how to build. A structured documented method of entire SDLC can reduce a person's effort to a great extent and help in builduing a solid and stable software. According to statistics, following are the benefits of clear software requirements: ► Reduces cost as much as 60% on time and budget. ► 3 times less project failures. ► Reduces 70% to 85% of the rework costs. ► Project overruns can be reduced by as much as 20% by reducing the number of inaccurate, incomplete and omitted requirements. ► If a defect is found during the requirements phase costs one unit to fix, the same would cost more than 100 units if found after it is released. Objective: To produce a properly sturctured requirement for my employer which can help reduce the efforts and amounts needed to develop the entire software. Summary: Business Analyst/Requirement Analyst/Technical Analyst with total experience of 4+ years. Professional strengths: ► Possess good oral and written communication skills ► Possess worldwide communication skill (Ability to summarize and slow down when somebody does not understand) ► Have experience in interacting directly with key business users and geographically dispersed stakeholders ► Extract, analyze and understand business requirements, gap analysis between goals and existing business processes ► Experienced in logical and use-case modeling ► Experienced in business modeling ► GUI wire framing ► Experienced in creating excellent documentation on business and functional requirements ► Experienced to act as a bridge between customer and implementation team ► Experienced in performing functional verification of requirements before customer delivery. ► Well organized and structured ► Quick learner, analytical mind ► Have good trouble shooting skill ► Experienced working in multiple time zones ► Extensively experienced in working from home office remotely for almost 4+ years with no monitoring ► Specialized in eliciting business and functional requirements with out a single voice call with clients. Technical Skills: ► Possess knowledge of UML, Waterfall and Agile ► Familiar with programming Pro *C, C, PL/SQL, SHELLSCRIPT, UNIX, HTML, PHP, CSS, JAVASCRIPT. ► Familiar with Microsoft Office (Visio, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word) ► Have knowledge on SQL and databases ► Familiar with Filezilla, Borland Together, Tortoise SVN, GENEVA, IRB. Specific Domain Skills: ► Insurance ► Admin & Billing ► Healthcare ► Telecom ► E-commerce ► Mobile (Iphone, Android, Corona) Do you have an idea for a business system, and need a business analyst who is good in communication? I can help you realize it using following services: Primary Services: Initiation Phase ► Interact with business stakeholders ► Elicit and gather business requirement through one to one discussions or JRD's ► Document business requirements (BRD)/ Project vision document Analysis Phase ► High level wireframing ► Translate business requirements into functional specs ► Use case analysis using UML, use case diagrams ► Document software functional requirements specifications (SRS) Design Phase ► Class diagrams ► Use case diagrams ► System interaction diagrams ► Sequence diagrams Secondary Services: Design and Testing Phases ► Functional Testing/ requirements verification ► Usability testing ► UAT (User Acceptance Testing) My profile suits for analysis and design phases of SDLC for following roles: ► Technical Business Analyst ► Requirements Analyst ► IT Business Analyst

    $33.33 /hr
    124 hours
    4.45
  4. 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
  5. Shannon J.

    Shannon J.

    Experienced photographer, skilled editor/retoucher

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 17

    With over ten years of experience as a photographer, shooting everything from newborns to business executives, commercial venues , pageant girls, glassware and more. I have been published multiple times and have been nationally recognized by professional trade organizations for my portrait photography of babies and children. I am a skilled at retouching and editing and work in Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom. My biggest strengths in editing is providing clean, natural looking results and having a quick turnaround time. I hold a bachelor's degree in journalism and photographic arts and have also worked as a technical writer. Having skills with both the written word and visual arts has given me a well rounded background that helps me make your project the best that is can be.

    $27.78 /hr
    0 hours
    4.00
  6. Kajal S.

    Business Analyst, Software document writer, UX

    India - Portfolio: 1

    In my career of 4 years as Analyst I have designed number of Wire frames for projects related to Entertainment, Education, Law, HealthCare, Travel, Hospitality, eCommerce websites and web applications. I have prepared UML diagrams, Use Cases and System Requirement Specification, Scope documents within given time frame with minimum iterations. I have worked on challenging requirements where with minimum details I have prepared scope document and wireframe. My core competency lies in visualizing features during discussions and pen them into documents. Would love to work in open sky. I have knowledge of Cucumber and Test Scenarios.

    $7.00 /hr
    3 hours
    0.00
  7. Dragan S.

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

    Macedonia - 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
  8. Pablo Varela

    Pablo Varela

    Documentation Expert / Technical Writer / Translator

    Argentina - 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. Pauline abegail P.

    Pauline abegail P. Agency Contractor

    Excellent Customer & Technical Support Rep Administrative Assistant

    Singapore - Tests: 12

    I have good interpersonal and organizational skills with the ability to communicate effectively with people in all levels within and outside the organization. Over the last 6 years in call center industry I met and deal with people almost all over the world. I have excellent verbal and writing skills. My objective is to help my clients meet their creative objectives relying on my marketing experience on time.

    Associated with: Golden Griff Contact Solutions

    $7.30 /hr
    4,212 hours
    4.92
  10. Sharmelle P.

    Sharmelle P.

    Shar-Skills Learning and Development

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    Let us provide worry-free solutions to all you training needs. Whether you're implementing a new company-wide system, need to train newly-hired employees, or want to reach a broader audience through eLearning (web-based training), we have the experience and tools to help you accomplish your training goals. Our products and services are backed by the four E's: Effective, Engaging, Efficient, and Economical. We specialize in instructional design, eLearning development, and graphic and media management. We are experts in the following tools: -Captivate -Lectora -Articulate Presenter, Engage, and Quizmaker -Camtasia -Brainshark -STT Trainer -Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, fireworks, flash, Illustrator, Premier) -Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Publisher, Infopath, OneNote) Finding a good vendor to outsource your training project to can be tricky. Let us put your mind at ease with our worry-free training solutions. For more information on services, clients, and sample work, please visit www.shar-skills.com

    $38.89 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00