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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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Barbara   j P.

Barbara j P.

Creating your perfect project

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 9

Offering a variety of writing skills tailored to fit your needs and voice. Adept at creative and technical writing, creating newsletters and brochures, user guides, web content, and blogs. Flexible, adaptable, and experienced in a variety of tasks and skills associated with writing.

$15.00 /hr
0 hours



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
0 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

Naini Ahuja

Content writing which is just perfect for you!

United Kingdom - Portfolio: 5

We are one of the UK's fastest growing writing teams! A team of 5 copywriters, each one of us specialize in different genres of content writing. Though we are a team but for niche project/subject only an expert writer will work on the project. Give all your content writing work to us and we will ensure quality content that will be delivered as per agreed timelines. Here is the list of content writing we can very well take care of: 1. Website Content 2. Blog Writing/Submission 3. Product Reviews & Descriptions 4. Sales Copy 5. Press Release 6. White papers 7. Newsletters 8. Technical Writing 9. Academic Writing 10. E-books

$10.00 /hr
0 hours

Al Christopher Mendoza

Al Christopher Mendoza

Marketing Writing & Editorial Consultant

Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

I am a Marketing Writing & Editorial Consultant providing content writing, editing, and proofreading services in various topics and content types, from marketing collateral to technical documents. I author thought leadership, white papers, company reports, case studies, marketing blog, and other marketing collateral. I create user manuals, how-to guides, handbooks, and training materials for processes and tools. I review content to ensure consistency in language, in-house style, and templates. I assess all necessary elements for the type of content (that it should be clear, succinct, engaging, and original for creative work; that it should be geared toward target audience, formal in tone, factual and accurate for scholarly work; with sound spelling, punctuation, and grammar). Whenever appropriate, I suggest industry-best publishing practices to clients (these practices include the use of style guide for consistency, sharing of useful reference materials for writing and editing different types of content). When it comes to overall experience, I have 8+ years of combined practice in digital marketing, technical communication, print journalism, public relations, and creative writing. I have worked on different projects, ranging from educational materials to literary content, marketing pieces and feature articles, and technical information development projects. I’d also been exposed to editing international standards written by authors in various fields, such as information delivery, engineering, chemistry, physics, and language. Having worked in different industries―including the newspapers, knowledge process outsourcing companies, and shared services of organizations in the U.S., Germany, and Switzerland―I have acquired an in-depth background in quality assurance, training and mentoring, leadership, and editorial team management. I provide consulting services both in writing and editing.

$40.00 /hr
75 hours

DD Lerner

DD Lerner

Wordsmith, Customer Support Specialist

United States - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 9

Your vision is my inspiration. My goal is to produce what your mind imagines - words that match your vision, purpose, feeling and product. If you can describe it, I can write it. Simple and direct, on time and on budget, when we collaborate, we motivate, call to action, impress, educate, and generate the excitement and momentum needed to engender success. If your project needs to be written, polished, refreshed or edited, I am your "go to" because my attitude is "can do." In collaboration with remote and local business owners, I have produced and delivered sales pitches and marketing presentations; website, blog and advertising copy; articles; speeches; workshop, teaching and operations manuals; resumes, business letters, and even a love letter or two. I am passionate about providing 100% customer satisfaction. Thank you in advance for your consideration and for your confidence.

$20.00 /hr
49 hours

Pablo Varela

Pablo Varela

Documentation Expert / Technical Writer / Translator

Argentina - Tests: 2

Based on my 8 year's experience in the translation and technical documentation industries, I can: * develop your technical and non-technical guides, reference material, and website technical copy. * design a tailored process to produce your documentation, based on agile methodologies. * design and develop your content strategy and manage your documentation life-cycle. * develop tools for your documentation process. * write content. * translate English into Spanish. Mantra: single sourcing, minimalist documentation.

$27.78 /hr
155 hours