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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. Neil anthony R.

    Neil anthony R.

    Expert Game Tester/Reviewer, Administrative Support and Data Entry

    Philippines - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    Seek knowledge, skills, wisdom and work to earn experience in the field of Information Technology and/or Computer Science. My ultimate goal is to find a job inclined to the things that I love; games and Japanese animation (anime). Cultivate myself, nurture my skills and personality, and earn income to continue my pursuit for greater things while having the time of my life. It is one of my life long goals to one day step into the video game industry and become not only just the one holding the controller, but be the one of the people behind a great video game. Generally a bright and cheerful person, honest and friendly. I have a strong sense of responsibility. Hardworking and resilient in what I do. I have a passion in creating quality programs and enjoy working with thousands and thousands of codes. I take to heart and enjoy doing repetitive testing and debugging of programs to ensure utmost quality. I have fun assisting people and working within a team. I regard providing quality work most, and consider my work as a reflection of myself. My philosophy in life is to always have fun with whatever I do. I never let stress take over me. I always find ways to make everything I do fun. Life is short; there is no room for frowns. Even in work.

    $8.11 /hr
    14,123 hours
    5.00
  2. Aliaa B.

    Aliaa B.

    Software Developer and Technical Writer

    Ireland - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a software engineer with over four years experience in complete software development life cycle. I gained experience in development using numerous programming languages, including Java, C#, and C++. Additionally, I acquired solid experience in development using different platforms, such as Eclipse, JBuilder, NetBeans, and Microsoft Visual Studio .Net. Additionally, I have a very good experience in writing/editing technical IT content and writing scientific papers, presentations, and software manuals/documentation. I intend to utilize my experience in handling large assignments with ability to deliver outcome within the deadline. I am looking forward to serve an esteemed client with my dedication & extensive experience.

    $16.67 /hr
    3,535 hours
    5.00
  3. Vanice M.

    Vanice M.

    Sr. Health/Technical Writer, Researcher and Editor

    Netherlands - Last active: 3 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    My professional experience spans over 16 years of experience and education in all aspects of academic topics, healthcare, medical-related subjects, the research process, and general writing. My writing proficiency covers a broad range of topics such as acute health problems, the aging brain, medical/legal investigations and scientific breakthroughs with a touch of medical transcription, nutrition, and research project management, biographies, history and family life. My expertise supported with doctoral preparation. I look forward to a long, meaningful and professional working relationship as a freelance writer on Elance. Get in touch NOW!

    $33.00 /hr
    87 hours
    4.90
  4. Muhammad Abdullah

    Muhammad Abdullah

    Software Developer and Web Programmer

    Pakistan - Last active: 11 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
  5. Kazi Afiqur Rahman

    Kazi Afiqur Rahman

    Math Expert, Professional Programmer and Developer,Article Writer

    Bangladesh - Last active: 3 days 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
  6. Regina Clarke

    Regina Clarke

    Professional Editor, Technical Writer, Researcher

    United States - Last active: 13 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    “The freelancer was very knowledgeable and helpful. She did a remarkable job.” — Client My goal is to help you end up with the best book, article, or blog post possible! eBook conversions: Kindle, Nook CreateSpace: formatting and setup Children's books/self-help/memoir/other Substantive edit: --addressing grammar/punctuation --assessment of syntax/organization/flow of text --adjustments for idiomatic phrasing and context Proofreading: --Correcting typos --Correcting spelling and punctuation Writing and editing allow insight into many worlds and give me the opportunity to work with people who want to bring the passion they have for their field into a public venue. I have experience in eBook development, corporate technical writing, formatting academic documents, and creating commercial brochures. I also have publishing credits in fiction and nonfiction, web content, article writing, and ghostwriting. I have a doctorate in English Literature.

    $25.00 /hr
    327 hours
    4.98
  7. Ariel C.

    Ariel C.

    Academic writer, mechanical engineer,ghostwriter

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 4

    I am a mechanical engineer that have written books ( especially historical and biographical), medical topics and articles mostly technical, academic and creative. I am now a full-time freelancer that could serve clients anytime and anywhere in the world. My client is the heart of my service, making them satisfied make me feel satisfied. Writing words and stories that culminates my clients' want for them is my feeling of success, rejection is quite remote.I involve my client, through thorough communication in my writing and project, so that their needs could be addressed. Furthermore,clients are assured protection of their identities and the materials that they have paid for, works rendered to them are not displayed in my portfolio.

    $27.00 /hr
    20 hours
    4.96
  8. Aldion P.

    Aldion P.

    Proficient C/C++ Programmer

    Philippines - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    For a combined 12 years, I have been involved in projects using C/C++, C# as the main programming language. 4 of those 12 years, I have developing embedded software for ECUs, and most of those years, I have been developing desktop applications, network management software applications, and micro-processor targeted software(ARMM, etc.). I also have some experience in developing websites using PHP, MySQL, and HTML. I also have had part-time programming projects using Java, and VC++.

    $22.22 /hr
    2,186 hours
    5.00
  9. Tamara Mathov

    Tamara Mathov

    Creative Writer | Teacher | Spa/Eng Translator

    Colombia - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    I am an argentinian writer with an almost complete degree in Literature and Spanish at Universidad de Buenos Aires. I've been studying English since elementary school (Certificate of Advanced English from Cambridge University), lived in USA and Brazil for almost a year and currently in Colombia. All this traveling have shown me a huge picture of the use of language in different parts of the world. I have six years of experience in teaching and translating and I have published short stories and academic essays in books and specialized magazines. As a writer I'm willing to write, ghostwrite and/or proofread fiction and non-fiction high quality texts in Spanish. Regarding teaching, I love going beyond grammar and enjoy working with movies and short stories, I always personalize my lessons according to my student's interests. When it comes to translation, I'm able to provide accurate products Spanish/English, English/Spanish, Portuguese/English, Portuguese/Spanish.

    $15.00 /hr
    204 hours
    4.99