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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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Technical writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.75.

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  1. Vanice M.

    Vanice M.

    Sr. Health/Technical Writer, Researcher and Editor

    Netherlands - Last active: 3 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    My professional experience spans over 16 years of experience and education in all aspects of academic topics, healthcare, medical-related subjects, the research process, and general writing. My writing proficiency covers a broad range of topics such as acute health problems, the aging brain, medical/legal investigations and scientific breakthroughs with a touch of medical transcription, nutrition, and research project management, biographies, history and family life. My expertise supported with doctoral preparation. I look forward to a long, meaningful and professional working relationship as a freelance writer on Elance. Get in touch NOW!

    $33.00 /hr
    87 hours
    4.88
  2. Ariel C.

    Ariel C.

    Academic writer, mechanical engineer,ghostwriter

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Portfolio: 4

    I am a mechanical engineer that have written books ( especially historical and biographical), medical topics and articles mostly technical, academic and creative. I am now a full-time freelancer that could serve clients anytime and anywhere in the world. My client is the heart of my service, making them satisfied make me feel satisfied. Writing words and stories that culminates my clients' want for them is my feeling of success, rejection is quite remote.I involve my client, through thorough communication in my writing and project, so that their needs could be addressed. Furthermore,clients are assured protection of their identities and the materials that they have paid for, works rendered to them are not displayed in my portfolio.

    $27.00 /hr
    20 hours
    4.96
  3. Regina Clarke

    Regina Clarke

    Professional Editor, Technical Writer, Researcher

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    “The freelancer was very knowledgeable and helpful. She did a remarkable job.” — Client My goal is to help you end up with the best book, article, or blog post possible! eBook conversions: Kindle, Nook CreateSpace: formatting and setup Children's books/self-help/memoir/other Substantive edit: --addressing grammar/punctuation --assessment of syntax/organization/flow of text --adjustments for idiomatic phrasing and context Proofreading: --Correcting typos --Correcting spelling and punctuation Writing and editing allow insight into many worlds and give me the opportunity to work with people who want to bring the passion they have for their field into a public venue. I have experience in eBook development, corporate technical writing, formatting academic documents, and creating commercial brochures. I also have publishing credits in fiction and nonfiction, web content, article writing, and ghostwriting. I have a doctorate in English Literature.

    $25.00 /hr
    327 hours
    4.98
  4. Tamara Mathov

    Tamara Mathov

    Creative Writer | Teacher | Spa/Eng Translator

    Colombia - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    I am an argentinian writer with an almost complete degree in Literature and Spanish at Universidad de Buenos Aires. I've been studying English since elementary school (Certificate of Advanced English from Cambridge University), lived in USA and Brazil for almost a year and currently in Colombia. All this traveling have shown me a huge picture of the use of language in different parts of the world. I have six years of experience in teaching and translating and I have published short stories and academic essays in books and specialized magazines. As a writer I'm willing to write, ghostwrite and/or proofread fiction and non-fiction high quality texts in Spanish. Regarding teaching, I love going beyond grammar and enjoy working with movies and short stories, I always personalize my lessons according to my student's interests. When it comes to translation, I'm able to provide accurate products Spanish/English, English/Spanish, Portuguese/English, Portuguese/Spanish.

    $13.00 /hr
    203 hours
    4.99
  5. Rachel G.

    Rachel G.

    Passionate writer with scientific interest

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

    Good writing holds a lot of power. It affects people's emotions and views. It ties people together. Everything holds a story. Good writers are able to harness that story and share it with the world. I greatly believe in the power of all types of writing and strive to produce quality work. I earned bachelors degrees in both Biochemistry and English Writing. My education is a testament to my strong work ethic and efficiency. I have experience writing and editing scientific papers, short stories, poems, essays, and memoir. I also have experience editing technical reports and grants. I can just as easily write a technical report, or a blog post. Fusing creative and informative is where I shine. Please check out my personal blog: rachelgearinger.wordpress.com

    $27.78 /hr
    69 hours
    4.95
  6. Tayyiba bilal

    Tayyiba bilal

    E Book Writer,Medical Writer, Researcher and Pharmacist

    United Kingdom - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 11

    I have recently completed my M Phil s degree and working on my research work regarding opportunistic infections in hospital setting. My basic field of study is pharmacy as I am a pharmacist and I have done my M-Phil studies in subject of Pharmacology and Toxicology.My expertise is pharmacy as i am a pharmacist and i have been blessed with the opportunities to explore different medical related topics and medicine research. Expert in research work related to Medical and Non-medical field Expert for Article writing work,specialy health and medical related,diet and fitness related. SEO writing Familiar working with Microsoft word,excel,and power point.

    $5.00 /hr
    14 hours
    4.89
  7. Fahad A.

    Fahad A.

    IT professional, content writer, Maths Teacher

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 days ago - Portfolio: 7

    Hardworking, competent and Honest freelancer having the ability to work as an IT professional, Ghost writer, content writer, proofreader, programmer & creative writer. Having a masters degree in Electronics currently employed as a senior teacher. Has taught Physics and Mathematics up to Bachelors levels. I have good writing skills and a good experience too. i believe that it is a great pleasure to know your ability but it is even greater to know, how and where to use it. I am quite sure that who will put their faith in me to accomplish their work will be satisfied always. I am quite sure that if you like my work then you will tell others and if not then tell me.

    $22.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.83
  8. Elijah B.

    Elijah B.

    Freelance Writer & Editor

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 16

    If you're searching for a writer who values accuracy and creativity then look no further. My mission is to bring captivating and informative content for your target audience through concise writing and comprehensive editing. As a writer, I hold these qualities as essential to provide my clients with language eloquent enough to engage their target audience. In addition, I'm a flexible freelancer that adapts understanding to a client's targeted subject matter or professional field. Under the scope of an editor, I analyze thoroughly, sculpting content that's correct and refined in every sense possible. Writing services include research writing, article writing, and other writing services that my client requires. In addition, extensive editing services include a clean sweep of content, creating a piece that is precise..

    $16.00 /hr
    6 hours
    5.00
  9. Kehsi I.

    Kehsi I.

    Experienced wordsmith, educator, developer

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Portfolio: 4

    I have a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Communications/Pre-med from the University of Florida and an M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of South Florida. I have over 10 years of experience typing, editing, and creating content for various print and online publications. I currently work in higher education as a college counselor and advisor and am especially knowledgeable on academic writing and assisting students with professional writing tasks. I am adept at AP/APA/MLA/Chicago style. I have 10 years of experience as a professional tutor in English, Spanish (I am fluent), math subjects, and Biology. I am entrepreneur and business consultant with experience in both the for- and non-profit sector and am adept at business plan development, grant writing, and developing business proposals. A skilled typist, I have a typing speed of 80WPM and I am also certified to teach English as a foreign language (TEFL/TOEFL). I am fluent in Spanish.

    $15.00 /hr
    9 hours
    4.91