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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. David O'Connell

    David O'Connell

    Creative Copy Writer

    United States - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    I write copy that performs, persuades, and entertains. I believe your company wants writers that know how to hook and hold audiences, leaving them informed and intrigued. In this “Age of Distraction,” I am a writer that knows how to hook a distracted audience, and I look forward to working with companies, like yours, that value the power of words to provide invaluable content that captures the imagination of every customer.

    $38.89 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  2. Mathew G.

    Mathew G.

    Experienced Customer Support & Core Network Implementation Engineer

    Kenya - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 5

    I am Young focused and hardworking person a holder of Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering with 5000+ Odesk working hours in Customer and Technical Support in great online software companies and video design Integrations. I have Over 6 Cumulative years in as Customer/Technical support having worked in ISP based on VSAT Communication (KU-band and C-Band of Various Dish Capacities), Hub/NOC Planning & Design, Monitoring for (iDirect, Hughes & NewTec) using Various Management & Monitoring Software (Hughes NMS, iMonitor, NewTec, Packeteer etc) based in ISP’s NMC and Customer Support Departments. In Mobile Telecommunication Experience as a Core Network Integration Engineer for Multinational Telecommunication Vendor (Huawei) CS Products (MSOFTX300/UMG8900/HSS/HLR 9860). Also worked before in same vendor as Solution Architect/Pres-sales Engineer (for CS/PS & Carrier Software Products and Solutions) and as Core Network CS Engineer involved in Core Network Planning, Design and Implementation. I have great work experience in Internet Protocols (SS7 / SIGTRAN/MAP / CAP/ TCAP / CAMEL) , 3GPP CN standards and protocols and in particular BSSAP,RANAP/MAP. I have done Integrations with E/// MSC/BSC (TD/BSC)/RNC, Telepins (MFS), Mavenir's (EIR) and other Vendors.

    $16.67 /hr
    5,679 hours
    4.68
  3. Patricia Rae Linn

    Patricia Rae Linn

    The Maverick Leader (Watch video! It's about me.)

    United States - Last active: 14 days ago - Portfolio: 380

    Bigger. Better. Stronger. Faster. Like you. Super powers: Writing stuff people actually read and REACT to. Designing stuff that makes them WANT! Creating demand through venerable to current-trend communication strategies & business practices. Positioning existing & start-up companies for sustainable profit through traditional & web-based business & marketing models. Leveraging the perfect mix of cross-media marketing for targeted penetration of domestic & international markets. Senior Consultant: I provide all the services of my 25-year advertising/marketing agency: Project Management, Marketing Strategy, Social Media Marketing, New Business Development, Corporate Identity, Technical Writing, Article Writing, Web Content, Copywriting, E-books, Ghostwriting, Creative Writing, Ad Campaigns, Business Plans, Research, Business Writing, Management Consulting, Budgeting & Forecasting, Logos, Graphic Design, Videos...

    $39.00 /hr
    497 hours
    5.00
  4. Janet Joyce

    Janet Joyce

    Brand Messaging and Copywriting

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Portfolio: 45

    Some people write flawlessly and with pizazz, some deliver on almost any subject, and others are detail-oriented, technical types who can translate for the laymen among us. With MBA Concepts, you get all three in one creative powerhouse of a service provider, PLUS the bonus of a consultant and adjunct steeped in business strategy and tactics. I bring a unique perspective to my work based on: - Hands-on marketing experience at Fortune 500 companies - 20 years of sales/technical/creative writing experience - My appointment as an adjunct instructor of marketing at NYU

    $75.00 /hr
    211 hours
    4.84
  5. Rachel G.

    Rachel G.

    Passionate writer with scientific interest

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

    Good writing holds a lot of power. It affects people's emotions and views. It ties people together. Everything holds a story. Good writers are able to harness that story and share it with the world. I greatly believe in the power of all types of writing and strive to produce quality work. I earned bachelors degrees in both Biochemistry and English Writing. My education is a testament to my strong work ethic and efficiency. I have experience writing and editing scientific papers, short stories, poems, essays, and memoir. I also have experience editing technical reports and grants. I can just as easily write a technical report, or a blog post. Fusing creative and informative is where I shine. Please check out my personal blog: rachelgearinger.wordpress.com

    $27.78 /hr
    69 hours
    4.95
  6. Tayyiba bilal

    Tayyiba bilal

    E Book Writer,Medical Writer, Researcher and Pharmacist

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 11

    I have recently completed my M Phil s degree and working on my research work regarding opportunistic infections in hospital setting. My basic field of study is pharmacy as I am a pharmacist and I have done my M-Phil studies in subject of Pharmacology and Toxicology.My expertise is pharmacy as i am a pharmacist and i have been blessed with the opportunities to explore different medical related topics and medicine research. Expert in research work related to Medical and Non-medical field Expert for Article writing work,specialy health and medical related,diet and fitness related. SEO writing Familiar working with Microsoft word,excel,and power point.

    $5.00 /hr
    14 hours
    4.89
  7. Geoffory C.

    Geoffory C.

    Business and Technology Executive and Consultant

    United States - Last active: 13 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 8

    To utilize my vast skills, experience and knowledge in the Technology and Business Management fields. Over the past 16 years, I have assisted several companies in everything from production to analysis to growing companies to valuation to liquidation. I have mentored and coached several young future business people in the arts of efficiency, confidence and maximization of potential. I am a problem solver, entrepreneur, innovator, engineer, motivator and, most importantly, a deliverer of results. My proven track record in technology and business management, marketing and leadership speaks for itself. When you get me as a consultant and manager, you get what I live, breathe, eat and even sleep - success!

    $55.56 /hr
    4,512 hours
    5.00
  8. Karim L.

    Karim L.

    Italian Translator (ENG to ITA - ITA to ENG) - Writer

    Italy - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 3

    Native language: italian Main skills: translation, transcription, proofreading, publishing, writing, WordPress, Photoshop Interests: Writing, Internet, Photo Editing, Design I am a creative Publisher, Writer, Translator and Proofreader. I speak and write Italian and English fluently. I worked in the local law court, where I worked as a transcriptor and a writer, composing and translating legal letters in Italian and English. Now I'm a Publisher and a Blogger, as you can see from the projects in my portfolio. I'm such an hard worker and a fast learner, I'm always available online for communication and I'm pretty sure that my experience and my skills would mean the perfect choice for anyone.

    Groups: oTranslators

    $15.00 /hr
    1,596 hours
    4.99