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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. Martyn Shuttleworth

    Martyn Shuttleworth

    Technical and Academic Writing Specialist

    Greece - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 20

    I am an experienced freelance writer with a broad range of writing styles, especially technical and academic writing. Whatever the task, I spend time carefully considering every single word and crafting well-researched content with a unique voice and flow. Specialties and experience include: Academic Writing: * Wrote a series of academic articles for Explorable.com, covering the history of science, experimental design, and statistics. These articles have been cited by leading academics and institutions in papers and textbooks. * Many years experience of academic editing and formatting for ESL students * Specialist subjects include biology, psychology, sociology, applied linguistics, and history * Formatting and editing papers for submission to academic journals Technical Writing: * A specialist in writing technical papers for gas, water, and electric utilities, as well as the construction industry. * Writing successful grant applications for charities and businesses Article Writing and Website Content: * Article writing covering a broad array of topics, including psychology, construction tools and methods, and Greek culture and history Ghost Author: * Has ghost written three books covering the history of oriental rugs, Middle Eastern politics, and applied linguistics Bringing Form and Function: Even more than the process of writing, I love researching and gathering knowledge before giving shapeless words form and function. With the ability to adapt to many styles of writing, I am thorough in my research and I am always prepared to do whatever it takes to complete an assignment. Whatever the size of the task, I strive for perfection and deliver exactly what the client wants and needs. If you are new to hiring writers, I am more than happy to spend time guiding you through the process and helping you understand how a skilled, professional writer can make a difference.

    $33.33 /hr
    52 hours
    4.97
  2. Richard Hughes

    Richard Hughes

    Proposal Development and Technical Writing

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 6

    I would like to find on-call assignments in my areas of expertise (proposal and technical writing) and assist anyone who needs help in these areas.

    $11.11 /hr
    29 hours
    4.55
  3. Rachel Kovacs

    Rachel Kovacs Agency Contractor

    Instructional Design, Technical Writing, Editing, Consulting

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Portfolio: 5

    My name is Rachel Kovacs, and I have the writing, editing, and instructional design experience that you are looking for. When you hire me, you hire 20 years of experience and 10 years of undergraduate and graduate school. Skills: Instructional Design Technical Writing Creative Writing Editing Training and Development eLearning Development Consultation

    Associated with: TRLJ Media, LLC

    $35.00 /hr
    42 hours
    4.81
  4. Amal Dutta

    Amal Dutta Agency Contractor

    System Analysis & Design, Project Management, Technical Writing etc.

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 5

    Thanks for visiting my profile. My full name is Amalabha Dutta. Currently I am working for PreScouter, Inc. (a Chicago based Technology Scouting Company) as Marketing Data Analyst (CRM). Prior to that I worked for a New York based company for customization and implementation of a Zoho CRM/Recruit based solution integrated with the website of the company. During Nov-2011 to Jun-2012 I have customized and prepared contents for a Zoho CRM Project for an Australian company. I have examined SugarCRM, SalesForce, VTiger and Microsoft Dynamics for comparison of features and limitations to prepare myself to work on these platforms. During 2008 to 2011, I have worked for two projects for Customization and Implementation of ERP/CRM on MS-SQL Server /.Net Platform over and above general administrative and strategic planning functions for small business houses. My objective is to best utilize my qualification, experience, dedication and extraordinary learning capabilities to turn every assignment I undertake into success. My employers have utilized my abilities in Technical Writing for Documentation and preparation of Training Materials etc. Throughout my career, I have prepared Business Proposals, Project Proposals, RFPs, Tender Documents, Contract Documentation on many occasions apart from Business Correspondence. I love to learn / improve / adapt continuously. Recently, I have enrolled with the Partner University of vmware to learn 'virtualization' from the world leader in the field and have already passed three module tests. I have also passed many oDesk and Brainbench tests with outstanding marks. Please visit the relevant sections for details. My employment history ============== I am working for a New York based company for customization and implementation of a Zoho CRM/Recruit based web-integrated solution. Prior to that, I have completed an assignment from an Australian Pharmaceutical Company for customization and implementation of Zoho CRM. While working for this project I have also used other cloud based solutions in Zoho, Google etc. apart from using Teamviewer, Skype and GoogleTalk on a regular basis. During 2008 to 2011, I have led teams of professionals for customization / implementation of ERP Solutions in two particular fields – 1) Healthcare; and 2) Logistics/ Transportation. Starting from a Purchase Officer’s job in a Public Sector Company in India, I have worked in many areas and levels up to the level of General Manager. I have domain knowledge in a number of fields such as Pharmaceuticals, Engineering Consultancy, Logistics/Transportation, Banking, Healthcare and Real Estate. Apart from General Administration, HR, Business Development etc. my focus has always remained around modernization – particularly, office automation and allied projects. I have hardcore experience in managing the entire spectrum of ERP Sales/ Customization/ Implementation encompassing the following functions: Demonstration of ERP Solutions to prospects; Requirement/ functional/ gap analyses; Customer interaction for finalizing contractual terms; Coordinating with presales team and signing off contracts; Overseeing preparation of Blue Prints and Business Mapping Reports; Recruiting technical personnel; Taking part in preparation of technical/training manuals; Conducting training programs for the senior level participants. My core competency lies in communication at any level for complete end to end management of ERP/Software projects that includes myriad of managerial activities, Technical Documentation, Presentation, Recruitment, Training etc. I have done innumerable writing projects; apart from Software Documentation and Training Manuals I have mostly done Technical Writing and SEO jobs through various entities in the web. Please visit my personal blogs to know more: 1) http://amalabha.blogspot.com/ 2) http://amalabha.wordpress.com/

    Associated with: Data Consultancy & Training Services

    $20.00 /hr
    6,952 hours
    4.83
  5. Muhammad Abdullah

    Muhammad Abdullah

    Software Developer and Web Programmer

    Pakistan - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    I specialize in solutions development using Microsoft Technologies for Windows, .NET, Web & Azure cloud platforms. Experienced in C/C++ (Win32, DirectX) programming, C#, F# & VB.Net development, Asp.NET web development, Windows Server & MS SQL Server Administration and Windows PowerShell Scripting. I provide services for SharePoint, Access, Excel (VBA) development & project management using Visio & MS Project. I'm passionate about exploring Microsoft technologies, solving complex problems; committed to my work & offer prompt communication.

    $30.00 /hr
    11 hours
    4.93
  6. Kazi Afiqur Rahman

    Kazi Afiqur Rahman

    Math Expert, Professional Programmer and Developer,Article Writer

    Bangladesh - Last active: 12 hours ago - Tests: 6

    I am a final year undergraduate student of CSE of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology(BUET). I have 3 years of experience in professional programming. I like working project in C,C++,Java,android, PHP. Mysql , C# and python.Mathematics is like oxyzen to me. I love to solve any kind of mathematical problem.I also eager to do work in HTML, CSS, javacript, .net. I am very much dedicated to my work. I hope I can satisfy you with my work. Thank you.

    $13.33 /hr
    16 hours
    4.98
  7. Fahad A.

    Fahad A.

    IT professional, content writer, Maths Teacher

    Pakistan - Last active: 12 hours ago - Portfolio: 7

    Hardworking, competent and Honest freelancer having the ability to work as an IT professional, Ghost writer, content writer, proofreader, programmer & creative writer. Having a masters degree in Electronics currently employed as a senior teacher. Has taught Physics and Mathematics up to Bachelors levels. I have good writing skills and a good experience too. i believe that it is a great pleasure to know your ability but it is even greater to know, how and where to use it. I am quite sure that who will put their faith in me to accomplish their work will be satisfied always. I am quite sure that if you like my work then you will tell others and if not then tell me.

    $22.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.83
  8. Kay Warren

    Kay Warren

    Dentist and Medical Editor, Writer, Researcher

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 2

    I am an accomplished writer with broad experience writing in several niches, including my own field of dentistry. I am a general dentist licensed in the state of California. I am unfailingly conscientious about your job and I am always punctual. I unhesitatingly transfer the rigorous professional ethics required in dentistry to my writing projects. If you need a professional writer who carefully listens in order to understand your goals, I will exceed your expectations. My writing is characterized by clear logical structure, fluid sentence flow, meticulous research, and the proper usage of terms of art. The level of detail and vocabulary is appropriately targeted to the audience you need to reach. As soon as you award me your job, I will begin work on a preliminary outline for approval. As the job progresses, I will produce several drafts for your review and incorporate your feedback after each revision. I look forward to discussing your specific needs.

    $45.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00