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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. Mandeep K.

    Mandeep K.

    Google PANDA & PENGUIN Solution: Great SEO success In PANDA & PENGUIN

    India - Last active: 04/25/2014 - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 14

    Getting 100% success even after Google PANDA & PENGUIN algorithm update. Helps in boosting the rank of sites from the very first week of assignment. I do have unbelievable skill in keyword analysis, competitor analysis & preparing and implementing SEO strategy through high quality link building, social media promotion (SMO) & search engine marketing (SEM). SEO is my life.Give the best to me & expect the best quality & results too. I prefer long-term contract & good relationship and hence provides service accordingly. During last 5 years I've got the opportunity to work with top class internet marketers & learn a lot from them. Now it's time that am implementing the SEO strategy & achieving results very soon in Google for almost all of my clients. Even I had also involved in so big projects that which can't be disclosed publicly. I got the opportunity due to my habit of learning & reading update SEO techniques

    $6.67 /hr
    1,664 hours
  2. Amos Ndegwa

    Amos Ndegwa

    Article writer, online researcher, electronics and computer engineer.

    Kenya - Last active: 4 hours ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    An excellent technical writer, online researcher, and an expert electronics and computer engineer. Over 20 years experience in user support, system administration and support, server installations, wired and wireless networking, internet technologies, remote assistance, website design. data analysis and more.

    $20.00 /hr
    896 hours
  3. Dmitry K.

    Dmitry K.

    Web Designer

    Russia - Last active: 06/07/2006

    OBJECTIVE : - To obtain a position of a web designer or developer. - To obtain a position of a technical writer. Skill : Software tools: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe PageMaker, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe FrameMaker, Discreet 3ds max, Microsoft Visual Studio, Macromedia HomeSite, Macromedia Dreamweaver. Web programming: HTML, DHTML, Java script, ASP (on Microsoft IIS), SQL Server 2000. Technical Writing: Winhelp, HTML help (Microsoft .chm and Java help), and PDF makeup using Visual Studio, RoboHelp, HTML editors, and Adobe Framemaker. Experienced in task-oriented approach and structured documentation. Miscellaneous: Microsoft Office 97/2000/XP/2003

    $15.56 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Jaman Sarkar

    Jaman Sarkar

    Unique writer and webdeveloper

    Bangladesh - Last active: 06/25/2012 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a textile eng and i work here part time basis but i like to work on the area of web-developer and writing based on article,travel,blog,fashion writing.I work country basis but now i want to explore myself the word of writing.I travel indiaand bhutan to expand my knowledge of writing. I have also a little team who are able to write 100 article per week with high quality and i am a web developer also.Most of the time i provide service daily cause my hand has always article.

    $6.67 /hr
    0 hours
  5. Agathon G.

    Agathon G.

    Dr. Agathon, Professional translator and graphic Designer

    United States - Last active: 02/10/2012 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a medical graduate with honors degree. I am interested in graphics for more than a decade and been working professionally for more than 5 years. I am also a professional Arabic<> English translator, and have studied languages for more than a decade.I am sure I can always meet your needs provided good communication and clear ideas are there.

    $11.11 /hr
    8 hours
  6. James V.

    James V.

    Tech writing/graphic design/corporate communications

    United States - Last active: 05/05/2008 - Tests: 7

    To freelance in the areas of corporate communications, technical editing, web site content, and rewriting English to comply with today's demanding standards of quality and clarity. I am a technical document writer, systems analyst, business owner, and communications consultant. I'm also a university associate professor for technology subjects including systems analysis, graphic design, web design, desktop publishing, Microsoft Office applications, contemporary advertising, curriculum development, computer laboratory design, business and management.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Jamison Phillips

    Jamison Phillips

    Business Analyst

    United States - Last active: 03/27/2012 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    Multi-lingual business graduate with professional, federal, and entrepreneurial experience. Seeking analytical projects that offer the opportunity to use my expertise to analyze systems, products, or processes, test theories, improve performance, grow brand value, and streamline operations. • Leadership background with abilities in strategic planning, managing projects, improving efficiency of operations, team building, leading technical teams, and detailing information to determine effective operation processes. • Ability to build cross-functional, cross cultural teams, and strategic partnerships. • Knowledgeable in design, development, and delivery of advanced technology solutions to meet business, financial, competitive, and customer needs. • Project lifecycle development from initial feasibility/risk analysis and conceptual design, through implementation, user training, and enhancement. • Able to identify areas of growth or opportunity and IMPLEMENT company policies, standards, changes in operations, and systems that optimize productivity and bottom line. • Ability to motivate staff and control costs through effective uses of manpower and resources.

    $22.22 /hr
    1 hours
  8. Alan Schneps

    Alan Schneps

    Editor, Technical Writer, IT Business Analyst

    United States - Last active: 11/18/2014 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    My primary expertise is getting computer programmers to understand their objectives and write code without them having personal domain knowledge. I've written hundreds of documents of business and system requirements, Unified Modeling Language, data maps, cross functional flow charts, and XML mapping of disparate systems (see document examples in my profile). As an IT professional I have exceptional writing skills with attention to detail. Over 25 years I have written documentation that helped perform all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle from writing requirements through testing criteria and customer support documents; As a Project Manager I write executive summaries, project charters, and detailed project plans. My secondary expertise is editing documents and bodies of work to correct grammar and writing flow. I work daily as a liaison providing directions and explaining technical processes in English for speakers of other languages (ESOL). These skills have been applied to written documents in psychology summaries, resumes, blogs, and company web pages.

    $15.00 /hr
    1 hours
  9. Alan Currie

    Alan Currie Agency Contractor

    Experienced Technology Developer

    United States - Last active: 10/10/2009 - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 9

    With over 10 years of experience in the Information Technology (IT) field and nearly 7 years of networking in general, my career has provided me numerous opportunities to analyze, direct and apply technology in unique and creative ways. The results have provided effective system solutions in resolving difficult and challenging situations. My vast knowledge of the IT industry coupled with a strong technical background, along with key leadership skills, has given me the ability to create programs that deliver results. As a business owner of a web development company, I thoroughly understand customer demand and the importance of providing and ensuring high quality service. My career has allowed me to take key responsibilities for new technology, network administration, and knowledge in marketing, web development and design. My goal is to seek technology opportunities which can help businesses and individuals alike. I enjoy the strategic and tactical nature of that role and the analysis involved in correctly identifying the direction technology is going and its application to business. I appreciate your time in reviewing my resume, which briefly states my credentials and qualifications. I look forward to speaking with you soon.

    Associated with: Binary Stars, Inc.

    $5.50 /hr
    53 hours