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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. Shawn Hansen

    Shawn Hansen

    Technical Writing Services

    United States - Portfolio: 1

    I am a native English speaker from the USA offering my services to help you with your technical document or content writing projects. I also offer review, proofing, and editing services as well. My background is in Information Technology (IT) and Electrical Engineering, so I am well versed in technical reading/writing and technology concepts. I have written content that needed to be suitable for technology professionals as well as for non-technical readers. I was also part of the Executive Management team in my previous job as IT Director, so I am experienced and comfortable with writing for executive level audiences too.

    $55.56 /hr
    432 hours
    5.00
  2. Mark Angelo De Castro

    Mark Angelo De Castro

    Technical Writing, Creative Writing, Software Testing

    Philippines - Tests: 4

    I am a Computer Engineer by profession, worked with a team in a project for Design Verification and Validation for Systems on Chip. The verification process involves understanding the design specifications and its requirements, test planning, test design and implementation, regression testing, and results presentation and documentation. I also am into health and wellness, focused on better lifestyle practices. Other things I do include dancing, cooking and food prep, and writing for my blog.

    $3.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  3. Martyn Shuttleworth

    Martyn Shuttleworth

    Technical and Academic Writing Specialist

    Greece - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 20

    I am an experienced freelance writer with a broad range of writing styles, especially technical and academic writing. Whatever the task, I spend time carefully considering every single word and crafting well-researched content with a unique voice and flow. Specialties and experience include: Academic Writing: * Wrote a series of academic articles for Explorable.com, covering the history of science, experimental design, and statistics. These articles have been cited by leading academics and institutions in papers and textbooks. * Many years experience of academic editing and formatting for ESL students * Specialist subjects include biology, psychology, sociology, applied linguistics, and history * Formatting and editing papers for submission to academic journals Technical Writing: * A specialist in writing technical papers for gas, water, and electric utilities, as well as the construction industry. * Writing successful grant applications for charities and businesses Article Writing and Website Content: * Article writing covering a broad array of topics, including psychology, construction tools and methods, and Greek culture and history Ghost Author: * Has ghost written three books covering the history of oriental rugs, Middle Eastern politics, and applied linguistics Bringing Form and Function: Even more than the process of writing, I love researching and gathering knowledge before giving shapeless words form and function. With the ability to adapt to many styles of writing, I am thorough in my research and I am always prepared to do whatever it takes to complete an assignment. Whatever the size of the task, I strive for perfection and deliver exactly what the client wants and needs. If you are new to hiring writers, I am more than happy to spend time guiding you through the process and helping you understand how a skilled, professional writer can make a difference.

    $33.33 /hr
    52 hours
    4.97
  4. Richard Hughes

    Richard Hughes

    Proposal Development and Technical Writing

    United States - Tests: 6

    I would like to find on-call assignments in my areas of expertise (proposal and technical writing) and assist anyone who needs help in these areas.

    $11.11 /hr
    29 hours
    4.55
  5. Ralph Lorenzo Lavares

    Ralph Lorenzo Lavares

    SQL Database Programming, Technical Writing and Translation

    Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    I have developed applications for desktop using Visual Basic and C#,as well as websites using ASP.NET and HTML. My main competency is on updating and adding extra features of applications. I also have some experience in the areas of:SQL,VBA,technical writing,software design and testing. Other Qualifications: Technical Writing Language Translation(Localization)

    $7.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  6. Javier C.

    Javier C.

    Technical support and/or technical writing. Machine Vision & Sensors

    Spain - Tests: 2

    Electronics/Telecoms Engineer, MSc in Robotics and Automation, PHD in sensor systems (Machine Vision & Materials Eng.). Researcher with entrepreneurship: 9 years, 4 years as a Systems Analyst in Xerox, HP and 1 year of internship at GEC-ALSTHOM, bilingual in English/Spanish, medium in French and Portuguese I provide general help and technical support mainly for PCs but also for other devices/systems. I am also good in writing research technical manuscripts

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  7. Amal Dutta

    Amal Dutta Agency Contractor

    System Analysis & Design, Project Management, Technical Writing etc.

    India - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 5

    Thanks for visiting my profile. My full name is Amalabha Dutta. Currently I am working for PreScouter, Inc. (a Chicago based Technology Scouting Company) as Marketing Data Analyst (CRM). Prior to that I worked for a New York based company for customization and implementation of a Zoho CRM/Recruit based solution integrated with the website of the company. During Nov-2011 to Jun-2012 I have customized and prepared contents for a Zoho CRM Project for an Australian company. I have examined SugarCRM, SalesForce, VTiger and Microsoft Dynamics for comparison of features and limitations to prepare myself to work on these platforms. During 2008 to 2011, I have worked for two projects for Customization and Implementation of ERP/CRM on MS-SQL Server /.Net Platform over and above general administrative and strategic planning functions for small business houses. My objective is to best utilize my qualification, experience, dedication and extraordinary learning capabilities to turn every assignment I undertake into success. My employers have utilized my abilities in Technical Writing for Documentation and preparation of Training Materials etc. Throughout my career, I have prepared Business Proposals, Project Proposals, RFPs, Tender Documents, Contract Documentation on many occasions apart from Business Correspondence. I love to learn / improve / adapt continuously. Recently, I have enrolled with the Partner University of vmware to learn 'virtualization' from the world leader in the field and have already passed three module tests. I have also passed many oDesk and Brainbench tests with outstanding marks. Please visit the relevant sections for details. My employment history ============== I am working for a New York based company for customization and implementation of a Zoho CRM/Recruit based web-integrated solution. Prior to that, I have completed an assignment from an Australian Pharmaceutical Company for customization and implementation of Zoho CRM. While working for this project I have also used other cloud based solutions in Zoho, Google etc. apart from using Teamviewer, Skype and GoogleTalk on a regular basis. During 2008 to 2011, I have led teams of professionals for customization / implementation of ERP Solutions in two particular fields – 1) Healthcare; and 2) Logistics/ Transportation. Starting from a Purchase Officer’s job in a Public Sector Company in India, I have worked in many areas and levels up to the level of General Manager. I have domain knowledge in a number of fields such as Pharmaceuticals, Engineering Consultancy, Logistics/Transportation, Banking, Healthcare and Real Estate. Apart from General Administration, HR, Business Development etc. my focus has always remained around modernization – particularly, office automation and allied projects. I have hardcore experience in managing the entire spectrum of ERP Sales/ Customization/ Implementation encompassing the following functions: Demonstration of ERP Solutions to prospects; Requirement/ functional/ gap analyses; Customer interaction for finalizing contractual terms; Coordinating with presales team and signing off contracts; Overseeing preparation of Blue Prints and Business Mapping Reports; Recruiting technical personnel; Taking part in preparation of technical/training manuals; Conducting training programs for the senior level participants. My core competency lies in communication at any level for complete end to end management of ERP/Software projects that includes myriad of managerial activities, Technical Documentation, Presentation, Recruitment, Training etc. I have done innumerable writing projects; apart from Software Documentation and Training Manuals I have mostly done Technical Writing and SEO jobs through various entities in the web. Please visit my personal blogs to know more: 1) http://amalabha.blogspot.com/ 2) http://amalabha.wordpress.com/

    Associated with: Data Consultancy & Training Services

    $20.00 /hr
    7,106 hours
    4.83
  8. Sunil Suresh

    Sunil Suresh

    Technical Writing, User Guides, Proofreading, Data Entry, PowerPoint

    India - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 6

    I have more than 20 years of IT experience along with training and programming experience. I can help you with preparation of user manuals/guides. I can also help you with data entry/conversion, Powerpoint presentations, desktop publishing (designing of brochures, newsletters etc.) and word processing work. I am an excellent proofreader. Though I have not done many proofreading jobs on oDesk as yet, here is a comment that I received from a client on another freelancing site (for a job that consisted of proofreading and editing 9-10 Word documents): "Sunil was absolutely superb. I can't imagine this project having gone any better. He way exceeded by expectations every step of the way! His editing skills also were impeccable and his English was flawless." I believe in giving my best to any task/job that I take up. I take pride in the quality of my work and I am sure that you too will agree once you have seen my work.

    $11.11 /hr
    1,685 hours
    5.00
  9. Ritika S.

    Ritika S.

    Writing Expert / Technical Writer/ Research/ 12 yrs Experience

    India - Portfolio: 6

    With a postgraduate degree in English Literature and over 12 years of experience in the field of Writing I will satisfy your requirements from start to end. I can deliver SEO friendly articles for websites and blogs. I guarantee to provide you with well-researched, well-written content on practically any topic. If I don't feel I can write what you need I won't waste your time or mine. Having expertise in writing academic essays, reports, business plans and thesis in APA, Harvard, MLA and Chicago referencing styles. I am adept at writing SEO articles, newsletters, brochures, blogs, press releases and all types of web content to help you grow online. I will be fully committed to projects. Your satisfaction is our primary goal. I am well versed with all the referencing styles. I can assure 100 % original work checked via major software's.Your work will be completed within your time frame. You can count on me! BEST SERVICES 24 x 7. GET RESPONSE WITHIN 5 MINUTES GUARANTEED. ONE STOP SOLUTION FOR ALL YOUR WRITING NEEDS!!!!!!!

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00