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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 Rosales

    Neil Anthony Rosales

    Expert Game Tester/Reviewer, Android Programmer and Data Entry

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days 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.

    $11.11 /hr
    14,123 hours
    5.00
  2. Aldion P.

    Aldion P.

    Proficient C/C++ Programmer

    Philippines - Last active: 3 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
  3. Vanice M.

    Vanice M.

    Sr. Health/Technical Writer, Researcher and Editor

    Netherlands - Last active: 2 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
    4.88
  4. Fahad A.

    Fahad A.

    IT professional, content writer, Maths Teacher

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 days 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
  5. Kay Warren

    Kay Warren

    Dentist and Medical Editor, Writer, Researcher

    United States - Last active: 3 days 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
  6. Elijah B.

    Elijah B.

    Freelance Writer & Editor

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Portfolio: 16

    If you're searching for a writer who values accuracy and creativity then look no further. My mission is to bring captivating and informative content for your target audience through concise writing and comprehensive editing. As a writer, I hold these qualities as essential to provide my clients with language eloquent enough to engage their target audience. In addition, I'm a flexible freelancer that adapts understanding to a client's targeted subject matter or professional field. Under the scope of an editor, I analyze thoroughly, sculpting content that's correct and refined in every sense possible. Writing services include research writing, article writing, and other writing services that my client requires. In addition, extensive editing services include a clean sweep of content, creating a piece that is precise..

    $16.00 /hr
    6 hours
    5.00
  7. Colin Currie

    Colin Currie

    Unity3D Guru and Technical Writer

    United States - Last active: 07/15/2013 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    I have worked for three years as an independent Unity contractor, primarily in the realms of complex games and desktop & web applications. My Unity3D programming skills are nearly as good as my written and verbal English skills, which the SAT once told me were in the top .8% in the US. My gains from independent employment have paid for the >100 credits I've earned at my school. I am part-time finishing my last seventeen credits at College of Idaho (quote "Idaho's most prestigious undergrad college"), pursuing a polymath BA in Computer Science and International Political Economic Philosophy. I want to one day become an effective political activist for reform in America. My facebook handle is Political Reform Colin. [ Relelvant courses from the CofI: - C++ 1,2,3,4 - Special Programming Languages (Erlang) - C# Programming 1&2 - Mono Programming - Data Structures and Algorithms - Discrete Mathematics - Calculus 1,2,3 - Analytical Physics - Business Marketing - Small Business Management - Quantitative Analysis - Business Law. ] Though I'm new to ODesk, I'm willing to temporarily undervalue my time here in order to prove myself. Give me a call, talk to me about nerdy things, and you'll see that I know what I'm about.

    $17.00 /hr
    35 hours
    4.95
  8. Lindsey Heimbach

    Lindsey Heimbach

    Dedicated Copywriter and Copyeditor

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    Specializing in web copy, copyediting and book content. Providing well-researched, professional deliverables to client websites, blogs, zines and more. Experience providing high quality content and tight turnarounds under contracts with major companies such as National Positions. Academic background in psychology and neuroscience.

    $50.00 /hr
    46 hours
    4.87