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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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Average Technical writing Freelancer Feedback Score

Technical writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.75.

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  1. Israr Ahmad Khan

    Israr Ahmad Khan

    Senior Joomla, JomSocial, WordPress, eDirectory, PHP, MySQL Developer

    Pakistan - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 17

    To seek a challenging position in IT industry, which offers a competitive and challenging environment along with development and growth opportunities where my experience, skills and abilities could best be utilized. I’ve 7+ years of solid experience in custom web development using PHP, MySQL and web 3.0 technologies. I always try to deliver high quality services to my clients by enforcing coding standards so my code is clean, understandable and other developers don't have problems working with it. I have strong command in Arca eDirectory, Joomla, Wordpress, CSS3, HTML5 and jQuery. I’ve perfect skills in the communication with clients. I have great expertise in Widget development using APIs. Now I am confident to customize or enhance any PHP based software either open source or commercial, CMS, framework and shopping cart. Checkout my portfolio to get an idea about my expert level.

    Groups: JomSocial

    $18.00 /hr
    2,672 hours
    4.52
  2. 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
  3. Danni Bennett

    Danni Bennett Agency Contractor

    IA and SEO Specialist

    United States - Tests: 1

    With over ten years experience in the software and web fields, Danni offers the unique ability to make technology usable. From information architecture, to search engine optimization, to technical writing, Danni puts the focus on your market and visitor. Her skills include: • Analyzing business and user requirements to design powerful user interfaces and write detailed functional requirements documents. • Designing a web site architecture that puts important information at the visitors’ fingertips. • Researching users, competitors, and industry keywords to optimize websites for search engines. • Writing user documentation that provides the right amount of information in clear, readable steps. • Writing, editing, and proofreading all types of documentation to ensure readability for the intended audience. • Marketing complex technology solutions in a voice that anyone can understand. In short, if you're looking for someone to help make your software, web site, or project search engine friendly, usable, and conversion-focused, Danni can help!

    Associated with: SageRock Agency

    $61.11 /hr
    88 hours
    5.00
  4. Kissa Sy

    Kissa Sy

    Expert Java / AngularJS Developer

    Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 10

    I believe that information technology has a huge impact on our daily lives especially in different industries. I have been developing websites and web applications using combinations of HTML, PHP, Javascript, CSS and lately J2EE with database integration using My SQL or MS SQL on Linux and Windows platforms. I am also an expert in Microsoft Visual Studio Reporting Service 2008 with the goal to provide robust reports for data analysis and future use of businesses. In addition, I have backgrounds on Desktop Applications using Visual Basic, J2SE, C, C++ and C#. I also have some experience in Mobile Web application with J2ME that has been successfully deployed and used by a wide range of users internationally. My goal is to seek opportunities in building new applications and websites for you and your business. I would like to help others feel that technology can really provide ease and betterment not just to human life but to the entire universe.

    $9.44 /hr
    38 hours
    4.99
  5. Mithun Gooty

    Mithun Gooty

    Java/J2EE - 7yrs exp - Software Design & Development

    India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    My stackoverflow profile: http://stackoverflow.com/users/333125/mithun Why you should partner with me: - Have 7yrs of experience in Java/J2EE based software development - Been part of requirement gathering/design/development/deployment phases of software development - Oracle certified Java programmer - Worked in reputed companies - Technical skills: Algorithms and Data structures, Design & Architecture, Java/J2EE, Spring, SQL, Unit Test frameworks, Test Automation frameworks - Good analytic and problem solving skills - good communication skills - Passionate to build by freelancer career. This is just the beginning Project plan: - We will follow Agile Methodology to execute the project - 25% effort on requirement understanding + 40% effort in designing & architecting the solution + 20% effort in development/testing + 15% effort on documentation/release planning and sign-off.

    $15.00 /hr
    161 hours
    4.95
  6. Kiran M.

    Kiran M.

    C#, WinForms, WPF Application Developer and XAML Design Expert

    Pakistan - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 15

    ★ 3+ yrs of software design, development, and configuration experience ★ C#, VB.NET(3.5, 4.0, 4.5), WPF, MVVM, Web, Windows Services ★ ADO.NET, Entity Framework, LINQ, 3-tier,n-tier, Winforms desktop applications ★ ASP.NET web apps, Silverlight ,Telerik & DevXpress. I have worked with .NET (C#, VB.NET) and databases such as SQL Server 2008/2012, MySQL 5, SQLLite and Oracle 9i. I have complete command over Microsoft Office Tools. I have extensive experience with 3rd party APIs such as 1. Twitter API 2. Google API 3. Code Reason Reports 4. EDD (Easy Digital Downloads) Licensing integration. 5. Telerik Rad Controls for ASP.NET AJAX 6. Telerik RAD Controls for WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) 7. Telerik RAD Controls for Winforms 8. DevXpress/DExperience for Web and Winforms 9. Krypton Toolkit 10. Microsoft Excel Interop and Microsoft Word Interop 11. Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005/2008/2008 R2 12. Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5 & 4.0 13. Windows Communication Foundation (WCF Services) 14. Microsoft Entity Framework 4.x/ADO.NET Entity Framework 15. LINQ to Entities, LINQ to SQL, LINQ to objects 16. Telerik OpenAcces ORM (Database First, Model First) 17. Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and MVVM 18. Login Authentication/Encryption I have worked with enterprise grade software systems that are composed of multiple tiers and multiple layers, distributed client-server applications. I have also performed configuration and build management using Advanced Installer. I have participated in projects as project member while being in part of each stage from requirements gathering to system design, development, integration & quality assurance to deliver functional, usable and quality products. I have worked with lead developers and helped them define processes for maintaining quality of code, over life cycle of application development and have been a guiding mentor to my colleagues utilizing my experience in software development and best practices.

    $31.44 /hr
    1,465 hours
    4.85
  7. Osama Bin Waseem

    Osama Bin Waseem Agency Contractor

    Article, Technical, Website Content & Blog Writer

    Pakistan - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 11

    My working skills represent a variety of unique fields in Writing such as articles, web contents, blogs, technical writing etc. From these skills, I have been capable to develop and increase my familiarity and expertness. I became highly adaptable and companies gained profit from my proficiency in any of the mentioned fields. I am trying to improve my skills more, gain knowledge about modifications and changes and become a good resource for your organizations. I pay attention other people's time, work and money that's why I always present high class text and material in smart and short time.

    Groups: Article Samurai

    Associated with: Prodyzr

    $3.00 /hr
    75 hours
    4.05
  8. John P.

    John P.

    Technical Writer and Front End Web Developer

    United States - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 7

    I am an experienced Technical Writer and Front End Web Developer looking for 5-10 hours per week of freelance work in either of these fields. As a Technical Writer, I have extensive experience writing on topics in the field of technology such as programming, software, and Web design. I ran and operated a Web site where I wrote numerous tutorials for beginning programmers on HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Perl, and other topics. I have authored two introductory programming book (JavaScript: A Beginner's Guide and jQuery a Beginner's Guide) which allowed me to work with a team of editors to create an easy to follow guide for beginners to these topics. I have also worked as a technical writer for a state agency, where I authored user manuals on software systems. These manuals took the user through each step in the process of using each system. As a Web Developer, I have experience with the following: HTML CSS JavaScript jQuery AngularJS NodeJS PHP Perl mySQL PostGres SQL WordPress I have worked in Web development in several places over the years: A state agency as a Web Administrator, MediaFire, and Medical Informatics Corp. From these, I have gained experience in areas such as accessibility, SVN, Git, SQL, real-time data display, and occasional full-stack development.

    Groups: Crossrider

    $33.33 /hr
    552 hours
    4.63
  9. Kannappan K.

    Kannappan K.

    Expert iOS/Android QA Manager/Tester and PM/Business Analyst

    India - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 15

    ****** Amongst the top 1% of successful Upwork Freelancer. ****** 14k+ hours of work experience in Upwork - shows my dedication towards the job. ****** Two 2000+ and One 1500+ hours contracts - shows the clients trust in my work. ****** Rated with 5-stars by clients - shows the quality of service rendered. ****** Reached these milestones in just 39 contracts - shows that I am one of the fastest growing Technical Freelancer on Upwork. Certified Software Testing professional (CSTE), with over 12 years of experience in Software testing. I have worked with companies like Travelocity, McAfee, Sony etc, familiar with Travel/Airlines, e-Commerce and Treasury domains. Experienced in web, desktop and Mobile apps testing on iPhone 6 Plus (iOS 8.2), iPhone 4S (iOS 7.1.2), iPad 2 and 4 (iOS 8.3), iPod Touch 5, equivalent to iPhone 5 (iOS 8.3), iPod Touch 4 (iOS 6.1.6), Google Nexus 5 running 5.1 (Lollipop), Samsung Galaxy S3 running 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, Samsung Galaxy Tab Plus running 4.1.2 Jelly Bean,. Good at Project Management, User Requirements Analysis and review, Test Data Preparation, Test scenarios identification, Test execution, Test reporting, QA Reviews, Defect tracking etc. I am involved in Requirements Gathering, Functional testing, System Testing, Integration testing, Smoke/Sanity Testing, Iteration close-out demos, Status Reporting to the clients etc. I would like to accept any online freelance jobs in Project Management, Business Analysis and Software Testing. To know more about the quality of my service please read the testimonials given by my clients.

    $25.00 /hr
    15,362 hours
    5.00