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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. Nicholas Shoup

    Nicholas Shoup

    Geography/ GIS Student

    United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Nick is currently a student at the University of Denver, and enrolled in the graduate program pursuing his Master’s in Geographic Information Science(s). He has a firm understanding of geographic principles and is an enthusiastic and dedicated GIS professional. He has a proven ability to collaborate as a team member, lead diverse groups, and advance projects through individual contributions. Currently he works for a local transit company and assist with a variety of planning projects which utilize GIS and database information retrieval to assist with planning decisions. He also has some educational experience with python scripting and C#/.NET development, as well as HTML and CSS development.

    $18.00 /hr
    5 hours
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  2. Colin Johanson

    Colin Johanson

    Inventor and researcher, qualified Ergonomist

    Australia - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    I am University qualified, to Post Graduate level and experience includes: lecturing; home and office design; CAD; business; engineering; HR; advocacy; technical writing; typography; graphics; and Web Based applications. A lateral thinking product designer, semi-retired, with experience in many fields, including ergonomics, web and graphic design, and recently as a professional medical Forum Moderator on a US site. I have worked in Australia and USA and have had a disability, requiring the use of a wheelchair for 39 years, which has not limited me very much. Widely travelled, and a sailor at World Championship level. I have a strong sense of justice and knowledge of IP (own patents and trademarks) and enjoy tasks requiring deep thought, innovation and sensitivity. I am a strong believer in the KISS principle (Keep It Simple, Stupid) as communication that is easily read or scanned is far more effective to create interest and engage the reader.

    $25.00 /hr
    8 hours
    0.00
  3. Tristen D.

    Tristen D.

    Versatile Project Manager and Tester

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

    I love organizing. This love makes me an especially valuable administrative assistant. I am detail oriented and always looking for ways to simplify and streamline processes. In my effort to be efficient, I have consistently been given added responsibility in any position I held. I have been working in the computer software industry for 10 years. I have worked with both application programming and web programming. I have been involved in numerous ways including: software support, administrative support, project management, data conversion, software design and documentation, software testing, and many other facets. I also have experience in account payable, accounts receivable, payroll, utility billing, basic accounting, and overall office support.

    $12.00 /hr
    8 hours
    0.00
  4. 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
  5. Aleksej Koshuljan

    Aleksej Koshuljan

    Scientist, application developer, translator

    Ukraine - Tests: 7

    I'm Alex from Ukraine. I finished National Metallurgical Academy of Ukraine where I obtained a Ph.D degree in mathematical modelling and computational methods. My research is related to using statistical models to improve making decisions about the state of the objects that are evaluated by non-destructive methods (NDT). Not only does this research involve math matters, but also it involves matters concerning with developing applications for handling data, signal processing and so on. I was educated at Dnipropetrovsk national university (radio-electronic automatic department) and obtained master degree there. My major was non-destructive testing (NDT). It includes different subjects related to developing ndt devices as well as handling data obtained as a result of testing. I'm working for Dnipropetrovsk national university as an assistant professor. I have a blog, which you can visit by the following link: http://www.alex-koshulyan.name/index.php/en/

    $7.78 /hr
    6 hours
    0.00
  6. Jan Richmond Padilla

    Jan Richmond Padilla

    Web Development Team Player

    Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    I have a Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology and graduated as Cum Laude. My strengths lie in Business Intelligence and Data Mining. Currently, I am well versed in MySQL, which I use for extracting data from a database. Using these data, I come up with an analysis and interpretation to provide awesome insights for decisions making. I am also adept in using Excel and Qlik Sense for Business Intelligence projects.

    $5.56 /hr
    23 hours
    0.00
  7. Germe noah D.

    Germe noah D.

    Sales/Data Entry Specialist/Transcriptionist/Web Researcher

    Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    Transcription I have a great experience in transcription from interviews, movies, lectures, webinars down to podcasts. I can work around 1-2 hours of video or audio per day. I can transcribe around 10-15 minutes of audio per hour provided that the audio is clear with an American or British accent. I research difficult terminologies to keep accuracy at 99% or higher. Sales I am an excellent Sales Agent who has been in the top list and awarded few times with my dedication and hard work. I have successfully balanced Customer Satisfaction versus Sales and Conversion and is consistent with it. I worked as a Live Chat Product Specialist and Sales Agent of a company for around 2 years. Data Entry I am an experienced data entry specialist who is keen to details, format, and accuracy to whatever little thing I need to work with. I am working with data entry my entire life once in a while. I am a speed typist (up to 90 wpm) with great skills in Office applications such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Publisher. Web Researcher During those times when I am an SME(Subject Matter Expert), I was given an additional task to research competitors to be able to make comprehensive comparisons and keep the company I'm working with on top. I was successful in gathering information about their plans and services and its benefits and pricing to make sure that our plans and offers are both competitive and feasible. I am always willing to learn new things and a challenge lover. I love to go above and beyond my limitations and client's expectations in work.

    $4.00 /hr
    16 hours
    0.00
  8. LC Cabang

    LC Cabang

    Product Development Executive/Tester

    Singapore - Tests: 8

    I am currently working as Product Development Executive in the main telco in Singapore. As part of the Product Development Team for Prepaid Services. Prepaid services includes creating prepaid plans for major OTT players like WhatsApp, LINE, WeChat, Facebook as well as creating a prepaid portal which is designed for web and smartphones. Our prepaid services are then linked to different Apps by which I am also involved in the testing. Product Development has a very diverse scope but my job starts from idea generation, design, test scripts creation, testing/debugging, report & analysis. The test scripts that I create will be used by my team and other stakeholders that will perform the joint UAT & BRT. Aside from that, I also create FAQs and documentations of the different mobile prepaid services that my current employer offers to the public. These FAQs and product documentations are used internally by our Marketing and Customer Care division. Aside from that, I am an avid reader, trekker and a traveller of the world. I enjoy reading and critique article’s spelling, grammar and the contents and more importantly, it is from reading that I learn the different styles of writing.

    $12.00 /hr
    60 hours
    0.00