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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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Azhar Khan

Azhar Khan Agency Contractor

Quality Work Guaranteed

Pakistan - Portfolio: 7

We EXCEED all the expectations of our clients as evidenced by the growing numbers of reviews highly recommending the quality of our work. We guarantee your utter satisfaction and peace of mind. We are actively seeking work with firms or individuals looking for a team of dedicated, skillful and meticulous writers and internet marketing experts. Our company is expert in supplying a wide range of writing and internet marketing services to promote a brand/product. Just some of the services that we provide are: web designing, communication solutions, SEO, social media marketing, content writing, press releases eBooks, news letters, articles and blogs. The scope of our business is international and we have been successfully serving people and companies all over the world for a number of years now. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality services to each and every client. Our record of timely delivery and unsurpassed customer satisfaction is top of the line.

Associated with: AZ Creative Content

100% Job Success
$12.00 /hr
0 hours

Daniela Aneis

Daniela Aneis

Clinical Psychologist and Content Writer

Portugal - Portfolio: 2

Professional clinical psychologist with excellent writing skills and experience in translations from PT-English and English-PT. I'm a Portuguese native speaker and I have a proficiency diploma from Cambridge University in English. If you're looking for someone to get the job done right and fast, please contact me.

93% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
5 hours

Theo Filippidis

Theo Filippidis

Principal Oracle Consultant

Ireland - Tests: 3

Track record of success leading the design and development of high-performance, enterprise-level Oracle solutions. Subject-matter authority offering ten years of success defining, designing, constructing, supporting, and enhancing properly engineered major systems for high-profile clients. “Big picture” planner instrumental in guiding the direction of future initiatives that raise the bar for performance across the industry. Demonstrated ability to establish development standards and methods result in quantitative improvements to product quality and process efficiency. Well-earned reputation for resolving complex problems that potentially jeopardized project success. Guaranteed product performance, security, and data integrity prior to turnover. Earned a reputation for professional excellence by delivering high-performance solutions on time and within budget projections.

$60.00 /hr
126 hours

Walker Rowe

Walker Rowe Agency Contractor

American Tech Writer, not a Company

Chile - Portfolio: 17

US native and citizen. Tech writer and programmer. Hire me, you get me. Not a company. I do not outsource the work to people you do not know. My writing is easy-to-read, technically-accurate, interesting, and error-free. I know several programming languages including Java and R and am expert with cybersecurity. I take pride in the quality of my work. I work twice as hard on each project as required, because I want it to be 100% perfect. All my customers are satisfied. You will be too. On eLance, I have worked more than 130 jobs all under the name Southern Pacific Review, which is my company. I am the only employee. My account was recently migrated to Upwork due to the merger of the two companies. You can see my job history here: Here is my LinkedIn profile: Here is my eLance profile: Here are some links to my writing and code:

Associated with: Southern Pacific Review

83% Job Success
$27.00 /hr
0 hours

Jen Mitchell

Jen Mitchell Agency Contractor

Branding and Wordpress Website Specialists

United States - Portfolio: 67

We are a boutique web development, marketing, content management, and design company that specializes in creating one-of-a-kind solutions for businesses large and small. From article writing to web development to social media and SEO management, we are excited about cultivating lasting working relationships and helping our clients achieve success within their industry. We have been in business since 2008, and each year we have had the opportuity to work with clients both nationally and globally.

Associated with: Mitchell's Garage

69% Job Success
$85.00 /hr
0 hours

Kristy S.

Kristy S. Agency Contractor

Native English Speaking Writers at your Service!

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 45

Highly educated Native English speaking writers at your service! Ashtyn and Dominick have degrees in English (with a specialization in Creative Writing/Screenwriting) and Film. They ran a successful professional writing business for many years, taking a break only to finish their degrees. The duo offers professionalism, timeliness, and well-researched work. Dominick is an expert at editing, proofreading, video editing, directing, film critique, tech writing, and creative writing. Ashtyn is proficient in SEO, proofreading, tech writing, writing for websites and blogs, keyword rich articles, blog maintenance, screenwriting, and various types of creative writing. Choosing Dominick and Ashtyn for your project ensures prompt, courteous, and professional service. If you do not have the time or ability to do it yourself, they will make sure it’s done right for you!

Associated with: Electric Marshmallow Productions

78% Job Success
$27.00 /hr
0 hours

Faiza Yousuf

Faiza Yousuf Agency Contractor

Project Manager and Business Analyst with expertise on Agile.

Pakistan - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 39

I hold a master's degree in Computer Science and Information Technology with majors in Business Process Re-engineering & Software Project Management and have almost 5 years of experience in Software Quality Assurance/Control, Process Engineering, Business Analysis, Project Management and Technical Writing. Entrepreneur, trainer and an occasional blogger. I love to read and volunteer for social causes.

Associated with: OuttaBox

$16.67 /hr
0 hours

Veda Informatics Agency Contractor

Timely Delivery of High-End, Niche Content

India - Portfolio: 27

Veda has been in the content creation space for over 10 years. We have a team of experienced writers, editors & project managers and have gained a deep understanding of audiences worldwide. We specialize in the financial space ? equities, forex & personal finance. However, we have written on a wide variety of domains, including medical, legal, travel, health, lifestyle, etc. We specialize in academic papers, report writing, business plans, whitepapers & technical writing. We have also written hundreds of SEO articles, blogs, sales pages, press releases, newsletters & ebooks. Veda offers content creation, social media, design, website development and internet marketing solutions. Creating effective communication (via graphics or written words) revolves around 3 Cs - Comprehension, Conceptualization & Creativity. When we write a sales page, design a site or manage a social profile, we first gain an understanding of the audience, then develop the framework and then add creativity.

Associated with: Veda Informatics

88% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
0 hours