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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. Patrick Joseph Sandoval

    Patrick Joseph Sandoval

    Transcriber, Data Entry, Virtual Assistant, Article Writer, Researcher

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 7

    If you would like high quality transcript in a fair price, contact me. You won't be disappointed. I am a experienced transcriber, and had received awards for high quality transcript delivered (please see attached). I transcribe financial conferences, interviews, webinars, presentations with small to large companies all over the world, majority of them is from the U.S. I also transcribe political transcripts from U.S. government, specially the Congress and the Senate. I also enjoy working with companies and individuals in need of Article Writer and Blogger. I have a blog for your reference here; Equipped with my strong educational background and technical skills, I believe I am the right fit for the job. Looking forward to working with you. Thank you, Patrick Joseph J. Sandoval

    $5.56 /hr
    169 hours
  2. Enis Bibuljica

    Enis Bibuljica

    Physician, Medical Writer, Medical Consultant

    Germany - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    I am doctor,resident in internal medicine, with extensive experience and skills in medical writing. I write and edit all varieties of medical documents including research and technical copy. Although I am actively practicing medicine, I am looking for freelance opportunities in medical writing and researching. If you are looking for someone to provide you quality health-related articles , or need a consultation in medical field I am your doctor!

    $15.00 /hr
    88 hours
  3. Doreen Bianca

    Doreen Bianca

    Proofreader extraordinaire, copy writer, content writer

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    I am an erudite proofreader and have gained international experience from proofreading as well as writing original articles and SEO content on a wide and varied range of subjects for clients in UK, USA, Australia and New Zealand. This was helped by having traveled a great extent and living, working in various and contrasting environments. Having first-hand experience of the extreme transitions in other parts of the world gave me a wider perspective of people and influences that motivate them. Besides the areas that I have outlined above I am also experienced in: Academic writing Copy editing Copy writing Technical writing. So hire me! Regards, Bianca.

    $9.00 /hr
    130 hours
  4. Breanna Miele

    Breanna Miele

    Writer & Editor

    United States - Last active: less than one minute ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I recently graduated from Saginaw Valley State University (located in Michigan) with a BA in Professional and Technical Writing with a secondary focus in Creative Writing and a minor in Communication. While I may not have as much experience as other freelancers, I know I have the skills, enthusiasm, drive, and passion to deliver high-quality work.

    $10.00 /hr
    10 hours
  5. janella domingo

    janella domingo

    Article and Blog Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    For the past three years, I have developed skills in writing search engine optimized articles. My core competencies lie on writing travel and fitness-related articles. However, I write articles related to beauty, health, fashion, business and finance too. I am looking for writing opportunities related to these niches. I am also open to discovering other niches.

    $6.00 /hr
    163 hours
  6. Sarah Bradbury

    Sarah Bradbury

    Editor, Technical Writer, Copy Writer

    United States - Last active: 26 days ago - Tests: 8

    Experienced professional writer in search of work as a technical writer, proofreader, copy editor, website content writer or anything similar. I have a B.S. in Professional Writing from Old Dominion University. I have worked with a variety of clients is vastly different fields. I have also worked as managing editor for a daily newspaper. My specialties include editing, technical writing, writing for public relations and marketing, journalism, communications and education writing. I can adapt my writing style to suit the client's specifications. I will be happy to offer writing samples upon request.

    $15.00 /hr
    115 hours
  7. Esther Anne Bueno

    Esther Anne Bueno

    Ecologist and Environmental Scientist

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    My fields of expertise are ecology, freshwater biology, economic valuation of natural resources, and natural resource management. I am currently studying MS Environmental Science in the University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB), and is a graduate of BS Biology (specializing in Aquatic Ecology) in the same university. I've had sufficient experience in research and technical/scientific paper-writing, especially in the field of biological sciences. As of writing this profile, I am principal author and co-author of two research papers for publication in international scientific journals. During my secondary education in the University of the Philippines Rural High School, I was features writer and copyreader in our school newspaper.

    $4.00 /hr
    35 hours
  8. Rashid Q.

    Rashid Q.

    Technical & Creative Writer/ Academic & Business Researcher/Essay

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    Over the last 5 years, I have completed a various kinds of academic and business research projects. My core competencies emphasize to resolve academic and business research problems in a unique way according to the requirements of client. The world has not been only a global village, it is national and international business market and it became competitive. Education and business are two fields in which you can invest. So investment in education and business can enable you to enhance your future growth opportunities. As an academic and business research consultant I am seeking opportunities in the best interest of your career and business. I have also expertise in the following fields: Article writing, Technical Writing, Academic Writing, Content Writing, Simulation experience, discussions and postings, and online portals handling.

    Groups: Pligg

    $13.33 /hr
    136 hours
  9. Mylene R.

    Mylene R.

    Copywriter/Blogger/SMM Specialist-- I'm your ONE STOP SHOP

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 10

    I'm a graduate of Business Management and worked for almost 10 years in a corporate setup. I've been working in Upwork for more than 5 years now and I've written several articles on the web since then (article directories, blogs for Wordpress and Blogger platforms). Gifted to be an excellent WORDSMITH, I can craft articles for your brand that are interesting and of value to your target customers. I’ve satisfied different clients with their different needs and it gave me enough confidence to offer not just my writing skills but also in Social Media Marketing. I take pride on my experiences and passion for designing and implementing company’s content strategy, creating relevant content, blogging, community participation and leadership. Take a peek on my portfolio or my parenting/personal blog at Story Book Mom ( to see my style of writing or you can simply Google search my name  to see my other writings on the web.

    $10.00 /hr
    958 hours
  10. Iftikhar A.

    Iftikhar A.

    SMART worker, honest, innovative, genius, Problem solver.

    Pakistan - Last active: 23 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    I am an electronics Engineer by profession working on executive post. I am innovative & curious. Freelancer jobs, I do for making use of my spare time, learning new things and off course, money does matter. Very quick learner, Genius, problem solver, innovative. I believe in self-satisfaction. It is my nature that if I get a task, I can't rest till the time I complete it in an immaculate way. Very soft spoken, good communication, besides business I am a human being and act very Humane. My Favourite kind of tasks and expertise are in: 1. Prezi presentations 2. Fillable Forms (Interactive PDFs) Others include: 3. Power Point Presentations 4. Photoshop 5. Basic HTML 6. Excel Expert. 7. Electronics Projects. 8. Extraction of text from images etc. 9. Editing/proof reading articles. 10. Web research 11. Translations Urdu-English 12. Creative/technical writing. 13. Data/Web scraping 14. Graphic deigning using Adobe (not an expert, working on it and learning) 15. I have the capability to research and do any job in which I have some background knowledge. 16. Translations- Others to English (using google translator I can translate an article. lI start in pieces, cross check each word/sentence, final product is in English, so I can edit and do it) Highly reliable, not very expensive and responsible.

    $10.00 /hr
    19 hours