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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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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

Faiza Yousuf

Faiza Yousuf Agency Contractor

Project Manager and Business Analyst with expertise on Agile.

Pakistan - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 39

I hold a master's degree in Computer Science and Information Technology with majors in Business Process Re-engineering & Software Project Management and have almost 5 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance/Control, Process Engineering, Business Analysis, Project Management and Technical Writing. Entrepreneur, trainer and an occasional blogger. I love to read and volunteer for social causes.

Associated with: OuttaBox

$16.67 /hr
0 hours

Mark B.

Mark B.

Scrum Master / Project Manager

Philippines - Tests: 2

I have extensive experience in leading and managing software development teams working in an Agile environment using various technologies related to web and mobile development. I have more than 5 years experience working as Scrum Master and have been working in an Agile/Scrum environment for more than 7 years.

Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Chris Giddings

Chris Giddings

Experienced 20yr Technology Veteran - Achiever

United States - Tests: 1

As an experienced veteran of a complex and often misinterpreted industry I can guide you through almost any technology project. Those limited parts which I cannot handle on my own I have others who I work with to complete at no additional cost to you. Whether you're looking to build a simple web page, design a complex web or mobile application or are looking for someone to fill in and help you complete or manage a project I'm your guy!

$88.89 /hr
0 hours

Alex Faure

Alex Faure

IT Guru, professional creative / technical writer

South Africa - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 17

When looking for a professional writer, choose one with experience! Look no further. Hiring me means hiring a creative professional with years of experience and a consistent reputation for delivering superior results at all times and on deadline. Do not waste time with poor quality, requiring constant rewrites and inferior content. I have an honours degree in English (Theory of Literature), a passion for language and have excelled in the field of script writing and communications with South Africa’s leading TV magazine Top Billing. With more than 35 years of professional writing experience I am used to meeting deadlines, exceeding expectations and delivering according to client needs. I deliver excellence - from technical reports, public relations articles, journalism, script writing, creative writing, company reports, internet blogs and web content – you will immediately know the difference when you deal with a professional. Use me once, for the start of a long relationship.

$25.00 /hr
0 hours

Dilip Thomas

Dilip Thomas Agency Contractor

iOS, Android, Game Developer, Unity3D, PhoneGap

India - Portfolio: 582

Radikal Labs was set up in the year 1999; now with 70 highly experienced developers and designers working on various platforms including iOS, Android, Windows phone, BB, Xcode SDK, Eclipse(java), Unity3D, AIR, and html5. Radlabs has developed over 250 apps and game for its customers. Radikal Labs has come a long way and has emerged as a leading mobile, web and game application development company in India. Providing cutting edge IT solutions across platforms and industry verticals, RadLabs empowers start-ups and SMEs with technological innovation. RadLabs as a pioneer of mobile application development provides its customer with augmented productivity and visibly increased returns through an unflinching adherence to the strictest quality standards and the constant review of an already widespread technology base.

Associated with: Radikal Labs

90% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Anand Morab

Anand Morab Agency Contractor

Leverage Technology for Education

India - Portfolio: 22

I have been in the e-learning industry since 1993 and authored with Flash and Storyline/Captivate for the likes of Citibank, Apple, Adobe, Oracle, Willy and others. Over the years I have delivered complete range of quality e-Learning courses ranging from Level 0 to Level 3. I have the ability to deliver small to large scale e-Learning projects economically.

Associated with: Eduwise

86% Job Success
$22.00 /hr
0 hours

Salman Y.

Salman Y. Agency Contractor

Writing & Language Solutions

Pakistan - Portfolio: 11

Fox Writing & Translation Studio was founded on a simple business premise: that unmatched quality and attentive client service could be competitive differentiators in the writing & language services industry. Today, as the world’s fastest growing privately held provider of Writing & translation services, Fox Studio utilizes a rigorously tested network of industry-expert writers, linguists and full-time quality managers to ensure that the work we deliver is second to none. Fox Writing Studio offers almost all writing services ranging from versatile copy writing to technical writing/editing. Fox Translation Studio offers multiple levels of service based on client needs, ranging from draft / summary translation up to certified translation, featuring our three-step process with a translator, editor, and proofreader, all designed to meet the evolving needs of global businesses

Associated with: Salman Y

65% Job Success
$43.00 /hr
0 hours

Mukul Jain

Mukul Jain Agency Contractor

'Web & App Expert Developers'

India - Portfolio: 6

We are an India based, certified web designing, web development and mobile application development organization. Our objective is that "how technology can solve the business problems of our client." We thrive to work in the multiple domains and offer the innovative solutions to help our clients in achieving their business objectives. Our Core Values are Creativity, Client Focused Delivery, Relationships & Openness. Any work we do for our clients, these core values are the basic guidelines upon which we all operate. We always value the relationship with our clients, we always believe in the theory of ' A Happy & Satisfied Customer :) '

Associated with: WebNApp

$12.00 /hr
0 hours

Khaqan Mahmood

Khaqan Mahmood Agency Contractor

Search Engine Optimization is our Core Strength

Pakistan - Portfolio: 50

Artologics Software is a medium sized software company with more than a few dozen clients in US, EU and the United Kingdom. SEO & Web Development is our core businesses and we have developed more than a dozen medium to large scale ecommerce stores ranging from software retailers to large sized gift stores.

Associated with: Artologics Software

80% Job Success
$8.00 /hr
0 hours