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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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Abel Paran

Abel Paran

BS Computer Science, Data Entry Specialist, Data Analyst

Philippines - Tests: 2

I am a graduate of the Visayas State University, with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. Likewise, I am a Department of Science and Technology-Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) scholar-graduate under the Science and Technology Scholarship Act (Republic Act No. 7687) and a holder of a Career Service Professional Eligibility having obtained a general weighted rating of 84.27 in the October 21, 2012 Career Service Professional Examination. Having been trained in the discipline of Computer Science, I am knowledgeable in using the different Windows Operating Systems as well as the Linux variant Ubuntu. I am skilled in the troubleshooting and networking of computers. Furthermore, I am proficient in performing tasks using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), the Suite, SPSS for Statistical Data Analysis and Nero and I’m capable of utilizing a number of programming languages. In addition to my skills in the productive use of computers, I am quite proficient in the English language and I have experienced being a journalist owing to the years I’ve spent as an editor of the official publication of the Hilongos National Vocational School. I gained working experience under the supervision of Ventures Link International, Inc. as a Precinct Count Optical Scanner (PCOS) Technician during the 2010 Elections (May 2010). We were trained with the operation and basic troubleshooting of the PCOS machines and we were to give technical support to the Board of Election Inspectors (BEIs) whenever technical problems occur during the conduct of the elections. Additionally, I volunteered as a Data Encoder at the office of the University Registrar of the Visayas State University during April-June, 2010.

$3.33 /hr
4,971 hours

Joanne M.

Joanne M.

Dynamic Writer: Web content, Articles, Blogs


I am a unique writer with a specialty in content creation with a dynamic flavor. My work is engaging, accurate, and appropriate to the tone and style required. I can work across a broad scope of requirements, from technical to comical and most requirements in-between. I have a social media company down here in the land under the land down under. I train businesses in how to get ahead with social media - from educating and campaigning to fundraising and running business events. I have worked in media for many years and know where the frontier of social media can find results where most people don't think to look. I have business training courses at the ready should you need them, I have team building courses and social media education packages ready to send you.

$32.00 /hr
117 hours

Irina G.

Irina G.

Highly educated and multifaceted professional.

Canada - Portfolio: 10

I deliver superior quality article writing, copy-writing and editing services. Areas of expertise: Content writing for websites (original articles) Business Reports and Whitepapers, E-books, Power Point Presentations, Web Pages, Academic Essays/Papers, and Master’s Theses. By saying superior quality a I mean covering every topic in depth so that the article conveys valuable and appealing information. Every article I have written is always research-based, insightful and convincing. Moreover, they position my clients as authoritative experts for their target audiences. I can expertly write on a variety of topics ranging from education, business, marketing, parenting, health management, lifestyle, etc. I have a professional approach to every client and begin working on their project as soon as Escrow has been funded; copyrights are transferred to the client upon full payment.

100% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
22 hours

Sharon Fell

Sharon Fell


United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

I am a professional writer and editor with experience in web content and high volume article editing. I absolutely despise reading something that has only been "spell checked" and not content and usage checked. Therefore, I am thorough, careful and clear in my work. I have a diverse background. I have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering. I have been a help desk supervisor for a large corporation. I have worked in Real Estate, both in sales and appraisals. I have also done telemarketing for a non-profit organization. Personally, I am also the wife of a disabled husband, and mother of two amazing young adults giving me a wealth of varied knowledge (even if my kids don't always agree)! I previously was the Editing Manager for a web content company in the UK and an editor for several other companies on a part-time basis.

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
448 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

Syed Waqas Ali

Syed Waqas Ali

Premium English Content Writer

Pakistan - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

I've been a Freelancer for 2 years now and have written articles, ebooks and research papers on a wide array of topics that include Health, Fitness, Diets, Emerging trends, etc. I take pride in my work and always use the best of my abilities to get the job done. Client satisfaction is the top priority for me and only if you're happy, I'm happy. My work is completely original and always fits according to the client's needs. I always submit before deadline which is one of the reasons I've got recurring jobs from my client; the other being the quality of my work! In a nutshell, you won't regret it if you hire me for the job! E-book writing is my strong suit as I have written dozens of e-books mostly on the health niche as a ghostwriter. But that's not all, I have written research papers on technological and Economical topics as well which has allowed me to understand the fundamentals of Paper writing. Lastly, I am excellent in Urdu literature as well because it is my native language. Therefore, I can perform translation of Urdu documents into English and vice versa while making sure their quality remains the same.

88% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
34 hours

Phillip Schein

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United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 12

I write, I ghost, I edit. I create original content matching your specifications in your "voice". I can either deliver assignments based on academic research or produce original fiction. My background is diverse: from biology and information technology to changes in current US tax code. Words for me are both message AND medium. While a single, on-demand job is good, long-term collaborative relationships are better! My rates are ALWAYS competitive. Please request samples of current content.

Associated with: The Clearing House

$33.33 /hr
1,054 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

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