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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. Vladimir Ceric

    Vladimir Ceric

    Copywriter and Content Manager for Technology Companies

    Serbia - Last active: 17 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

    An experienced professional, specialized for content creation and editing in the technology space, with references from some of the world's largest companies. My services range from copywriting on various IT and technology related topics, through content creation and editing for presentations and Websites, to complete production of Websites and short videos.

    $20.00 /hr
    7 hours
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  2. Rob N.

    Rob N.

    Automation Tester and Microcontroller Developer, IoT Evangelist

    Australia - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    I have over 20 years experience in software and hardware testing and an extremely broad technical background. I am a qualified electronics engineer and have an indepth knowledge of microcontrollers and various ARM based systems both at the hardware and software level. I have developed working applications using Arduino, Netduino, Raspberry Pi and an array of sensors and other interface tools, one wire spi, i2c etc I have an electronics lab with a full range of test equipment that I utilise for my design projects.I am currently heavily involved in researching and developing for IoT. (The Internet Of Things). If you are looking for a technical document writer I can readily research advanced concepts and put them into human readable form. I enjoy writing tutorial's and FAQ's. I have a broad technical knowledge and am very comfortable writing about existing and emerging technologies. I am able to do video documents as well as written ones. I can also specialise in automation testing using Ruby and Selenium WebDriver. I am highly proficient in this skillset and have developed multiple internal applications for automated testing of webmail, toolbox and website type systems. I am fully versed with UNIX and setting up various tools and development environments. The sites in my portfolio were all fully built by me, including the supporting infrastructure using various tools such as NGINX, CSS, Ruby, Sinatra and HAML. For my day job I manage a team of testers at an ISP in Australia. This has allowed me to build an an above average knowledge of Jira and Confluence. I am able to configure and customise these from scratch. I am looking for opportunities where I can offer my expertise and advice to startups and people/organisations who just need a hand to get going. This is something I have become more passionate about as I enjoy helping others to make a difference. I like to help others make their dreams a reality.

    $45.00 /hr
    14 hours
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  3. Aileen R.

    Aileen R.

    **RESULTS-DRIVEN, DETAIL-ORIENTED PROFESSIONAL W/11 YEARS WORK EXP.

    Philippines - Last active: 07/05/2010 - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 7

    With my 11 years solid working experience, I managed several projects from formulation to monitoring and evaluation. My core competencies include project management, human resource management, events coordination, procurement of consultant services and equipment, office administration, technical writing and my ability to carry on assigned projects/tasks to successful completion. In my years of working with the government and international organizations, I was able to establish effective interpersonal relationships with team members, and supervisors, other colleagues, clients and partners. I am now seeking opportunities to demonstrate my expertise and deliver the required results for your company/business.

    $16.67 /hr
    49 hours
    0.00
  4. Tehillah Hessler

    Tehillah Hessler

    Marketing & Technical Communications Consultant

    Israel - Last active: 06/17/2012 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 10

    My Talents lie in technical communication: technical writing of end-user manuals, process documentation, grant writing and indexing, and marketing communication: writing, web content development, blogging, branding, social media marketing and content editing; creation and management of websites, blogs and e-commerce shops. My Passions include crafting words to move, educate, illuminate and/or entertain; researching markets, behaviors and history; and helping people by solving the problems or challenges they face. My Experience acquired over more than 25 years of working with a diverse group of businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and government entities has provided me with wisdom and techniques that you can now take advantage of. But don't just take my word for it, view the recommendations in my LinkedIn profile.

    $150.00 /hr
    32 hours
    0.00
  5. Jennifer C.

    Jennifer C.

    Content/Copy/SEO/Creative/Writer/Editor

    United States - Last active: 10/28/2012 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

    I have been writing my entire life, attending schools specifically for creative writing and majoring in English and Creative Writing. In my professional life I have written for nationally published magazines, Web sites, international companies, advertising and marketing pieces. You name it, I'll write it! I am also experienced with SEO writing and intensive keyword research, as well as graphic programs and both MAC and PC platforms. I have experience writing the following: magazines/articles, web copy, marketing and advertising collateral, fundraising materials, copyediting, strategizing and creative conceptual planning, collaborating with designers and marketing teams to develop pieces.

    $33.33 /hr
    18 hours
    0.00
  6. Werner R.

    Werner R.

    Creative Writing, Copy Writing, Poetry, Editing and TEFL

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

    Do you have a creative writing challenge, copy writing job or project you need assistance on? I do freelance writing, editing, .Net development and teaching English as a foreign language both in person as well as on Skype. My creative writing includes blogging, article writing, copy writing, erotic short story writing, editing and poetry. My poems have been published internationally in English and Afrikaans. They form part of anthologies, journals and local newspapers in both online format as well as in print. I would be honoured if you give me a chance to showcase my abilities as I'm still new here on the oDesk scene. Below are some links with samples of my writing or where others have referenced my articles: My blog: http://wreyneke.wordpress.com/ The two links below are articles/blogs in which other writers has cited my writing: http://www.ntskeptics.org/news/news2004-09-06.htm http://natacee.blogspot.com/2011/12/is-god-real.html Links to my published book on Amazon and Barnes & Noble: http://www.amazon.com/Thoughts-Thinker-Werner-Reyneke/dp/1411607775 http://www.barnesandnoble.com/c/werner-reyneke .

    $22.00 /hr
    52 hours
    0.00
  7. Nicholas Shoup

    Nicholas Shoup

    Geography/ GIS Student

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - 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
    0.00
  8. Aleksej Koshuljan

    Aleksej Koshuljan

    Scientist, application developer, translator

    Ukraine - Last active: 4 months ago - 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
  9. Ivy Magsipoc

    Ivy Magsipoc

    Web Content Developer, Technical Writer, Project Coordinator

    Philippines - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    TECHNICAL SKILLS Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project Metrics Tools: Vovici, NoHold Metrics, Omniture Content Management Tools: Salesforce, NoHold, Fatwire, RightNow Document Management Platform: Google Docs Programming Languages: HTML, CSS PROFESSIONAL PROJECTS Synnex-Concentrix Philippines Web Content Developer II, July 2010 – Present Major projects handled: • Product Launches, 2010 – Present • Salesforce Migration, 2013 – Project Lead • Homesupport to Linksys.com Migration, 2013 – Project Lead • Linksys Mobile International Launch, 2013 – Project Lead • Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Rebranding, 2012 – Project Lead • Cisco Connect Cloud Launch (Articles), 2012 – Project Lead • LinksysByCisco Migration, 2011 – Logistics • TheFlip.com Website Launch, 2010-2011 Primary tasks handled: • Quarterly Business Reviews Presentations (local, global, Cx) • Online Customer Feedback • Weekly Report, Time Allocation, Monthly Timesheet • Vovici • Omniture • Remedy Case, Care Case, Appirio • Project Management Officer Site Source 101 Project Manager, February 2011 – June 2012 HP Outsourcing Inc. Project Coordinator, Aug. 2009 – July 2010 Website Testing and QA, Jan. 2009 – Jul. 2009 Kinetique Systems, Inc. Software Testing and QA, May 2008 – Oct. 2008

    $5.00 /hr
    10 hours
    0.00