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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. Ishraq Reza

    Ishraq Reza

    Football (Soccer) Writer, Social Media Expert, Article Writer

    Bangladesh - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

    I am exceptionally sharp in Technical writing, Creative writing, Blogging and Research. My extensive experience in article writing, Rewriting, Article Spinning, Link Building and other SEO friendly stuffs are able to achieve your desired end-result and cross the limit of your expectations. I am always working on highly competitive keywords and constantly trying to find ways to improve my skills upon current systems to make them work more efficiently. Punctuality is my best weapon. If you can’t find me there on time, you will surely find me there are at least 30 minutes early. My ultimate goal is to provide whoever employs me with the best and truly committed work I could possibly offer and to develop a long lasting professional relationship with the employer. A good challenge is always enjoyable to me and I like to push above and beyond my limits to deliver the best possible service to my respective client.

    $6.67 /hr
    156 hours
  2. Racheal Gichaga

    Racheal Gichaga

    Academic, business, technical writer and Dissertation Specialist

    Kenya - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

    Writing is my passion, I just don't do it for money, but to create value and amazing piece for thousands to read and cherish every word of it. I am talented and creative. I have written about almost everything, in almost every style, for the past six years. I always enjoy working with innovative teams and clients who help me to explore my skills and learning. I have over 6 years’ experience in academic, technical and business writing. My aim is to provide high-quality paper that meets the requirements and deadlines set by the clients. I want to develop positive relationships with my clients and serve them to the best of my capabilities. I have a database of peer-reviewed scholarly books and journals that assist me in offering awesome services to my esteemed clients.Moreover, I am a member of many online libraries where I am a legitimate account holder; this is a plus to delivering professional work.Thank you

    $30.00 /hr
    172 hours
  3. Benjamin N.

    Benjamin N.

    Graphics Design, Creative writing, Translation and Transcription

    Kenya - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 10

    I have over the years been inspired to pursue professional learning on creativity. Gathered skills in graphics design and expressive writing. Am self intuitive and painting information by design layouts or grammatical sense is what i purpose to take to a higher level. Am proficient in Adobe photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and other graphical applications like coreldraw. I have a passion for English literature.

    $11.11 /hr
    594 hours
  4. Kiran B.

    Kiran B.

    Chemical engineer,oil and gas,Corrosion,water treatment,china sourcer

    India - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 11

    I am looking for projects that I can complete on a part-time basis. They can be either short term projects or long term projects.Working in a cultured way exploring my skills,abilities and serving the customers with quality work. I did graduation in chemical engineering and presently working as a process engineer in oil and gas field. Following are my skill set where i can handle the jobs. 1)I am having 5 years of teaching experience for +2 level and grad students in chemistry,maths and chemical engineering with main focus on Courses including Heat transfer,Mass Transfer,Thermodynamics,Chemical reaction engineering,chemical technology,Polymer technology,process dynamics and control etc 2)Up,Mid and down stream Oil and gas sector experience.Technical Document preparation like Questionnaires,Paper presentations in power point, Creating a document from web research 3)Translation work: Hindi,English and Telugu being my mother tongue. 4) Virtual Assistant for Real estate companies. 5) Web design with WEEBLY,Google Analytics,google webmaster. 6) I am having vast experience in global sourcing, marketing of various products finding buyers and developing new market for the different types products. Handled 5 jobs with more success ratio. 7) Web Sites listing can provide 1000 of websites list on any item like shopping, entertainment,jobs. 8) Recruiting Oil and Gas professionals via linkedin and other media. 9)Other than above can do basic web research.Can handle word,excel and all other Microsoft tools which are useful for web research and data entry jobs. My main objective is to provide quality work. Thanks

    $10.00 /hr
    127 hours
  5. Misty Tabuldan

    Misty Tabuldan


    Philippines - Tests: 8

    Currently studying Bachelor of Science in Information Technology. Though I'm a student and new to this kind of job, I assure you that I'll work enthusiastically. I'm an IT Student and has a good knowledge in MS WORD/MS EXCELS. I can also do web researching and can give you a concise articles or anything you'll want me to research. Since I'm a student, please don't overlook my ability to do work efficiently. You can give me a trial if you want to. I'll assure you that I'll do my best with God's help. Thank you very much.

    $3.00 /hr
    22 hours
  6. Danielle Levesque

    Danielle Levesque

    Enthusiastic Writer, Editor and Lifelong Academic

    United States - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a special educator and writer with a keen eye for detail and a desire to create quality work for my clients. I graduated Magna Cum Laude from The Ohio State University with a degree in Psychology and am currently pursuing a master's degree in Special Education and my teaching license. I have worked as a blogwriter for an online speech therapy company since April 2015. With this company I have researched and written articles on various special education topics as well as edited website content. I completed a journalism internship at the Fairborn Daily Herald in 2009 and wrote a variety of published articles. I also have experience writing papers on a variety of academic topics, from religion to psychology. I have written between 10 and 50 papers per year since 2008. I am attentive and self-motivated, and I pick up on new skills quickly. I always make a passionate effort to pursue my clients and exceed their expectations. I would love to work with you and see what we can create together!

    $12.00 /hr
    30 hours
  7. Ratna Bairagi

    Ratna Bairagi

    Highly Skilled Writer

    Bangladesh - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 15

    Hi, I am a Ratna, part-time and full-time writer, specializing in news, blogging, technology, health, travel, creative writing and so on. I am able to write narrative, imaginative, descriptive, expository and factual pieces. I have 7+ years of working experiences on a variety of subjects by using my excellent command on English language. Also I am highly experienced in On-page and Off-page Optimization and web research experience with Internet Marketing. My aim is to satisfy my client by providing excellent quality of work. Thanks for your time - Ratna

    $6.67 /hr
    172 hours
  8. Sara P.

    Sara P.

    Freelance Writer/Technical Writer

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 8

    I consider writing to be a professional form of art and one of the most important communication methods we have. Whether you're trying to convey straightforward information or the abstract energy of a creative short story, the way in which words and sentences are put together is crucially important. I've been writing for years, both personally and for assignments, and would love to make a masterpiece for you. Please contact me with any questions, or for writing samples and references.

    $30.00 /hr
    307 hours
  9. Jobin J.

    Jobin J.

    Documentation specialist / Technical Writer

    India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    My name is Jobin Jose. I have 11 years of successful experience in technical writing and Content Development. I work on an array of writing jobs* which include: • User manual, • Online Help System, • Procedure Manual, • Policy Guide, • Admin Manual, • Process Demo, • Technical documentation, • API documentation, • Use case, • White paper, • Quick Reference Guide, • How to, • FAQ, • Market Research Report, • Business Analysis, • Business Plan, • Functional Spec, • System Requirement Specification (SRS), • Web Content, • Blogs, • Academic Papers, • Business Proposals, • Grant Proposals, • News Stories, • Press releases • Website Analysis and SEO strategy report or any other documents come in between. In short, I offer you quality technical documents, content, and market research which are strictly adhere to time and budget. (*Please review my profile and portfolio. More samples can be provided upon request).

    $18.00 /hr
    2,637 hours
  10. Chardae J.

    Chardae J.

    Writer, Reporter & Digital Enthusiast

    United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8 A passionate writer seeking to combine my writing, creativity and technology skills. Aspiring to one day find the perfect job to combine all of my wonderful skills. I have a great writing background from corporate writing, grant writing, technical writing, creative writing and web writing. .... WORDS TO LIVE BY "If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don’t write, because our culture has no use for it."- Anaïs Nin

    $10.00 /hr
    13 hours