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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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Data entry expert and proffesional article writer


I have a Bachelor of Commerce degree-Human Resource. I am experienced in data entry, data analysis and data cleaning. I have worked as a data entry clerk for an international NGO. I also have experience in customer service and related duties from a leading micro-finance bank in Kenya.I got my experience in research working for Kenya Red cross in a children welfare program. I guarantee 100% satisfaction because I am hardworking and very attentive to detail.

$6.00 /hr
3 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

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

Tathagata M.

Tathagata M. Agency Contractor

Art Critic, Chief Editor, Writer, Word Juggler...

India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

I am a Writer with over 7 years' experience in Editing & Publishing. Alongside my partner, A. Ray, we have teamed up gathering the courage to pursue our vision of a nine-year-old business plan. A Mukul™ Technologies Ltd, Teknuts™ (Digital Garage) and Teknuts™ (Online Digital Garage) are the three companies, co-founded by us, serving the needs of business and society as a whole. I am also serving as an Art Critic & Chief Editor in a leading newspaper, “Art Times”, in Kolkata, India for the past couple of years. Having finished my masters in English Lit. from a reputed Institute in Calcutta, India, & worked in several local sectors around, I have developed skills & the needed expertise in the area of creative, content & article writing, proofreading, editing & several other categories including SEO writing with specified keyword density and a focus on Web Content Development along with rewriting articles. With the intense passion for creativity & versatility in my work, fast queued by the proper delivery to my clients and within the specified period of time, understanding & adapting to the client’s need & thereby providing proper end results are one of the most important tasks that I comply by. If you need a writer who will quickly understand your requirements and produce professional, clear and point to point work, feel free to discuss your project. Alternatively, if you are looking to engage a team for getting your work done, please knock us at Teknuts™ (Online Digital Garage). Tathagata M. [Director][Co-founder] Teknuts™ (Online Digital Garage) A Mukul™ Technologies Company

Associated with: TEKNUTS

$55.56 /hr
0 hours

Heherson Salvador

Heherson Salvador

Freelancer, Virtual Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

I am an Electrical Engineer by profession with passion in technical writing and article writing. I am proficient in Microsoft office tools like Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook, Internet and also AutoCAD. I am hardworking and always strive to meet customer requirements to develop a long term relationship.

$5.00 /hr
6 hours

Brittany Lauton

Brittany Lauton

Freelance Content/Copy/Creative Writer & Editor


I am new to freelancing but bring an MA in English Lit and Creative Writing and a number of years of experience teaching writing and grammar skills to undergraduate students to the game. I’m focused on writing engaging, dynamic prose no matter the assignment. I work in communication for a large Canadian university and have experience writing and editing everything from blog posts, short stories, screenplays and novels to academic research, summaries, and web content.

$18.00 /hr
40 hours

Shah Hussain

Shah Hussain

Lecturer,Mathematician,Tutor,Content &Test creator


I am lecturer in Mathematics, I have done MS mathematics from COMSATS Islamabad Pakistan, and have a strong background in Applied mathematics specially in Calculus,Differential equation, Numerical Analysis Probability & Statistics and Algebra, MATLAB coding of mathematical models, Article writing, SAT, GMAT, Content Writing etc. I am a versatile project-oriented writer ready to work. Short deadlines are my specialty, and I’m extremely motivated to have a final product that you have demanded for. Reading & Writing has always been my passion. I have scored: 'Excellent' grades in all Maths, Physics & Chemistry during intermediate. Merit Scholarship winner: I am Merit Scholarship winner at MS level at COMSATS Pakistan. I am teaching at bachelor and master levels students at university, and side-by continuing with the private projects that include worksheets, quizzes, assignments etc. .

$5.56 /hr
0 hours

Elena Popa

Elena Popa

Support Specialist

Romania - Tests: 3

Although, I've mostly worked in other fields, I am very eager to start working in customer service and start helping people. I would love to get an opportunity to prove that I am a very motivated person, fast learner that quickly adapts to any situation, with very good communication skills. I am also a very responsible person, well organised, motivated by good results and happy customers.

$15.00 /hr
85 hours

Alan Schneps

Alan Schneps

Editor, Technical Writer, IT Business Analyst

United States - 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