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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. Kirill K.

    Kirill K.

    Game designer/gamification expert

    Russia - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 5

    https://narrtive.squarespace.com/ Over the last 6 years I've been working in gaming industry both as a freelance copywriter and game designer/project manager. Was working with such gaming companies as Nival Network, Crazy Panda, SUPERSILA and Game Insight. I am able to create game design documentation from small pitch document to gigantic GDD; find fun in your idea and add some game mechanics to further refine the player experience; can translate documents from Russian into English and vice versa; able to implement gamification systems into your non-gaming products. My latest passion and field of growing competency: games for education. I would gladly provide help in choosing different educational techniques for your products, implementing games into them and shipping the final product.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  2. Vlassis Valatas

    Vlassis Valatas

    Electrical Engineer

    Greece - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 3

    I have over 15 years of experience working in sales, technical and purchasing departments as a technical advisor/consultant, buyer and later as a purchasing manager. Since 2006 I am offering the same services as an independent contractor. All these years I have learned to be flexible and to adapt to the needs of the company that I'm working for. I can provide a variety of services including but not limited to market research (either from buyer or seller perspective), negotiation, preparation and analysis of related reports, dealing with international clients or suppliers, technical consultancy, translation or copywriting of technical documents, manuals and user guides.

    $15.00 /hr
    3,943 hours
    5.00
  3. Karim L.

    Karim L.

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

    Italy - Last active: 4 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
  4. Jaynard M.

    Jaynard M.

    Quality Analyst

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 21

    As a degree holder in Business Administration - major in Financial and Managerial Accounting, I have spent the first 4 years after college (actually, including the last six months before I graduated) working in a global Business Process Outsourcing company with roles ranging from level one consultant (technical support) to a variety of level two posts (escalations specialist, subject matter expert, team lead, quality assurance). Now skilled with knowledge in Office applications and rich experiences in a wide variety of tasks, backed by my innate sense of analytical thinking and a strong foundation of English comprehension, I aim to build my online career doing things I know I am good at while learning those which I have no experience with; to provide my clients with outputs that meet (if not exceed) their requirements, all the while building a reputation of integrity, professionalism, and cheery working attitude in the online freelance industry.

    $12.00 /hr
    2,301 hours
    5.00
  5. 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
  6. Patrice M.

    Patrice M. Agency Contractor

    Editor / Proofreader + Technical Writer

    Colombia - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 6

    Editing, writing, and proofreading services, brought to you by a professional with over 15 years of business and IT experience. My goal is to provide great quality at reasonable rates to improve and enhance your original content. A U.S. native, I am fluent in English, with a Bachelor’s degree in English focused on writing and editing. An expatriate currently living in South America, I am also fluent in Spanish.

    Associated with: Otsego Editorial

    $15.00 /hr
    4,011 hours
    5.00
  7. Jana K.

    Jana K. Agency Contractor

    Experienced Translator, Magento&Amazon admin, CRM, Researcher

    Croatia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 12

    Long-term experience in customer service field (tourism, air-transport and ticketing, call center, 5yrs+ freelance e-mail customer service experience). This field certainly represents my strength, and I guarantee outstanding e-mail and phone etiquette. I provide effective, responsible, timely assistance with flexible, focused and positive approach to my tasks. I am capable to learn and comprehend new systems and work methods quickly. Experience with Magento, Amazon Seller Central, Ebay listing management. Languages: Native Croatian Near-native German Great knowledge of Russian Working knowledge of English

    Associated with: Bright 'n' Light

    $17.44 /hr
    2,213 hours
    4.98
  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. Pauline abegail P.

    Pauline abegail P. Agency Contractor

    Excellent Customer & Technical Support Rep Administrative Assistant

    Singapore - Last active: 11/28/2014 - 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