Technical Writers

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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. Pedro Lobo

    Pedro Lobo

    College educated writer - Give me the job I will love to do

    Portugal - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a college educated writer excited to venture in the freelance writing world. I have vast skill sets, comprehending various subjects such as Biology, Medicine, Physics, Mathematics, Programming, Law and History although I am eager to use this opportunity to explore other areas of knowledge. I love reading about almost any subject and love writing both fiction and non-fiction. With experience in academic and technical writing, I'm capable of writing about most subjects as well as translating all kinds of texts. I am a good researcher and have a profound knowledge of the English language. If given the opportunity to work for you, I will dedicate my full availability to briefly yet professionally accomplish my given tasks! I value communication with my clients as a way to more accurately picture and achieve their desired product, assuring the fastest delivery within my means. I set a higher standard and maximize efficiency and motivation by preferring agreed upon fixed-prices for each job but I don’t mind working with an hourly rate. My skills are well demonstrated - more and more so each day - by the tests present in my profile. I hope to have a successful, pleasant and lasting business relation with you - give me the job I will love to do!

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Tahir Azam

    Tahir Azam

    I can be the "voice" to your "words"

    Pakistan - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    I always guarantee accurate information, engaging tone and an attractive writing style which will help my clients get the best out of their work written by me. No one wants to read flat information, they want something that attracts their attention and shows that a lot of thought, expertise and care has gone into it. I have experience in writing eBooks, SEO keyword search articles, content writing and general articles. When I work, my first priority is to ensure that my clients are fully satisfied. I manage to do this by putting a strong emphasis on the key points of the subject I am given. My mission is to help others standout, be heard and succeed through writing. I try to ensure that my passion for writing comes through in what I write and I am dedicated to being the best writer I can be. I'm always looking to expand my horizons by learning new writing styles and genres and taking on new challenges.

    $5.56 /hr
    9 hours
  3. Sutan Arsyad

    Sutan Arsyad

    Experienced Writer and Researchers

    Indonesia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    "Writing is work for eternity", it was said by my favorite author Pramoedya Ananta Toer. I enjoy writing, mainly discussing the topic of socio-political issues, economic development (investment and marketing), arts and culture. In addition to being a speaker at various seminars and meetings, my writing has been widely published in various local media and academic journals. I am a person that is consistent with what I say, and I am interested in long term working relationships with clients who appreciate the expertise and talents of professional writers. I have successfully worked as a project manager, team builder, business analyst, technical writer and writes for various commercial purposes. With that experience, I'm sure I'm the right person for you, to finish the job with the best results. Because for me, your satisfaction is my priority!

    $22.22 /hr
    5 hours
  4. Sydney arin G.

    Sydney arin G.

    Sydney Arin Go

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 12

    Being a student at the University of the Philippines is not easy task, but it has humbled me as a person and has trained me to work hard and put my all in everything I do. The courses that I have taken and are still taking have trained me to be a proficient speaker and writer in the English language in both formal and informal settings.

    $5.00 /hr
    5 hours
  5. Parthajit Dasgupta

    Parthajit Dasgupta

    Creative Content Development

    India - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    A copywriter by choice and a photographer by passion, I am an active participant of the ever growing electronic and internet media for almost 10 years. My professional goal is to try and bring about a paradigm shift in overall perception and application of content conceptualization and development; transubstantiate online branding, design and development to enhance brand image in order to create higher visibility for both online and offline target audiences.

    $6.11 /hr
    9 hours
  6. Amos L.

    Amos L.

    Experienced Academic Expert

    Kenya - Last active: 1 day ago

    I am dedicated and professional in what I do. I have worked the last 4 years in the writing field. I pay attention to detail and will take great pride in my work. If you're looking for someone with a blend of professionalism, writing skills, technical knowledge, timeliness, patience, effective communication, drive, and adherence to specifications, then you have found him. Words are the most versatile tool I'll ever own, and I can mold them to fit to your guidelines and target your preferred audience. Your tasks are my priority as soon as you award the job. I will put 100 percent into your project and produce exceptional content to meet your specifications. I never miss deadlines, and always work to improve my writing. I am a professional in whatever I do, with an uncanny ability to adopt any voice in my work. All of my clients get top-quality content, with a quick turnaround and for a fair price.

    $10.00 /hr
    5 hours
  7. Keith Kilshaw

    Keith Kilshaw

    Native English Writer, Proofreader and Editor

    United Kingdom - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    My name is Keith Kilshaw. I am an experienced freelance writer, editor and proofreader. My writing consists of blogs, articles, product descriptions, weight loss, diet, eBooks, Copywriting, web content and Wordpress. My experience in writing consists of ten years. I have a fast turnaround on all my jobs! If you want the job done right and fast, then you have found the right writer! All work is done by myself. All work is guaranteed to pass Copyscape! This is my job. Writing is my passion. If you are looking for a passionate, dependable and creative writer, then you have found him! I do all of my work myself. No outsourcing done here or do I use any programs! Thank you!!

    $15.00 /hr
    3 hours
  8. Muhammad rehman maqbool B.

    Muhammad rehman maqbool B.

    Expert Telesales/Lead Generation-Business Finance- Presentation Expert

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I have been in the BPO industry for over nine years representing and managing financial accounts, both residential and business. I am currently looking to make money from home-based accounts with the vision of establishing my own call center in the nearest future. I have my own soundproof office, SKYPE subscription, a desktop with a reliable internet and a plantronics headset. My message to future employers is that my punctuality, diligence and ability to surpass targets will manifest on the very first day of employment and will not diminish as our business relationship evolves. I'm here to serve the best service and satisfaction to all types of clients without any complain, problem is one of my main objective and I always want to learn more & more by doing some practical works. I can design attractive Logos, MS PowerPoint slides and templates based on client’s requirement also I can maintain large databases and experienced in collect and process large data with very good typing skill. I always believe a person only can achieve his/her life's main goal by working hard. I love my work more than anything so my main objective in ODESK is earning money but with hard work honesty with my client’s satisfaction. BPO Services: • Answering Service • Inquiry Handling • Order Processing • Customer Response • Secretarial Services • Reservation Services • After Sales Support • Customer Service • Toll Free Response • Direct Mail Response • Answering Services • Emergency Response • Inquiry Handling • Contact Verification • Product Technical Information • Market Research Surveys • Help Desk, Order Processing • Reservations and Bookings • Insurance Claim Processing • Customer Satisfaction Surveys • Web Chats and Web Alliances • Finance and Accounting service • Level I and II Technical support services • Telemarketing • Overflow • Out-of-Hours service I'm specialist of Business/Corporate and Projects Power point presentation. and technical documentation too. Website Design & Development - PHP Custom Designing and Coding - Wordpress, Joomla based Websites - Admin Panel - eCommerce expert Presentation and Graphics Designing : - Professional Power Point Presentation - Excel customization - Branding - Logo and Banner Designing Content Writing: - Technical Writing (Electrical | Computer | Engineering) - Documentation - Thesis/Paper writing (Latex, Bibtex, winedt) If your are really interested for getting work done with complete satisfaction, there will be 0% Upfront from my side and Payment will be at the End

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
  9. Natasha Martell

    Natasha Martell

    Writer and Editor

    United Kingdom - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    I graduated with a 2:1 in English and History from Exeter, a top ten University in July of last year. Part of my degree involved two creative writing modules that I obtained a 1st and a high 2:1 in. I am an accomplished and experienced writer who has rewritten the training guides and manuals for two finance companies and enjoys working on technical pieces, short fiction and reviews.

    $17.00 /hr
    5 hours
  10. Merald Ayson

    Merald Ayson

    Content Writer / Translator / Copywriter / Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3

    As a fully qualified professional writer with five years of varied experience being a publication editor, there is much I can offer to any assignment given to me by my client. I started out as a journalist in high school and eventually studied more about journalism and creative writing in college, then was put as an editor-in-chief for two years in the provincial publication. I am a native Filipino citizen superbly fluent in the English language. I currently work as an online content writer while taking a bachelor's degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering. I am confident that my passion for writing and the goal of working to a state of perfection, all together with my dedication, skills and experiences will enable me to attain significant successes and benefits in the future.

    $5.56 /hr
    4 hours