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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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  1. Nicholas Shoup

    Nicholas Shoup

    Geography/ GIS Student

    United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Nick is currently a student at the University of Denver, and enrolled in the graduate program pursuing his Master’s in Geographic Information Science(s). He has a firm understanding of geographic principles and is an enthusiastic and dedicated GIS professional. He has a proven ability to collaborate as a team member, lead diverse groups, and advance projects through individual contributions. Currently he works for a local transit company and assist with a variety of planning projects which utilize GIS and database information retrieval to assist with planning decisions. He also has some educational experience with python scripting and C#/.NET development, as well as HTML and CSS development.

    $18.00 /hr
    5 hours
    0.00
  2. Alec K.

    Alec K.

    Timely, dependable research and reporting

    United States

    I am a full time academic researcher/writer with degrees in both Biology and Environmental Sciences. I have a broad educational and professional background in the natural and engineering sciences, and draw on this experience to deliver targeted in-depth research and reporting on a variety of technical and nontechnical topics. You can be sure that my work is thorough, well documented, and on budget. In addition to my research skills, I love to write engaging pieces on a broad range of scientific and environmental topics. I excel in making complex ideas captivating and accessible to all ages and interests through audience-aware content and presentation. If your project needs attention grabbing content, look no further. I am a responsive, passionate, and professional, and work with clients to achieve their goals on time and above expectations.

    $17.00 /hr
    79 hours
    0.00
  3. Muaaz Awan

    Muaaz Awan

    Content Creator and Virtual Assistant.

    Pakistan - Portfolio: 5

    My only goal is client's contentment. Simply offer me a job; I am forever here to give you maximum quality work!! My principles: Superiority, Honesty and Esteem for my clients! Don't let pass the chance to get the best results today, Hire me! I am available 8 hours every day with a fast internet connection (2Mbps), very high configured device and a perfect isolated room perfect for working with great attention. In fine, My aim is to keep up Good Working Relationships with Buyers and so I always try to be at Buyer's beck and call.

    $7.00 /hr
    1 hours
    0.00
  4. Colin Johanson

    Colin Johanson

    Inventor and researcher, qualified Ergonomist

    Australia - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    I am University qualified, to Post Graduate level and experience includes: lecturing; home and office design; CAD; business; engineering; HR; advocacy; technical writing; typography; graphics; and Web Based applications. A lateral thinking product designer, semi-retired, with experience in many fields, including ergonomics, web and graphic design, and recently as a professional medical Forum Moderator on a US site. I have worked in Australia and USA and have had a disability, requiring the use of a wheelchair for 39 years, which has not limited me very much. Widely travelled, and a sailor at World Championship level. I have a strong sense of justice and knowledge of IP (own patents and trademarks) and enjoy tasks requiring deep thought, innovation and sensitivity. I am a strong believer in the KISS principle (Keep It Simple, Stupid) as communication that is easily read or scanned is far more effective to create interest and engage the reader.

    $25.00 /hr
    8 hours
    0.00
  5. Tristen D.

    Tristen D.

    Versatile Project Manager and Tester

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

    I love organizing. This love makes me an especially valuable administrative assistant. I am detail oriented and always looking for ways to simplify and streamline processes. In my effort to be efficient, I have consistently been given added responsibility in any position I held. I have been working in the computer software industry for 10 years. I have worked with both application programming and web programming. I have been involved in numerous ways including: software support, administrative support, project management, data conversion, software design and documentation, software testing, and many other facets. I also have experience in account payable, accounts receivable, payroll, utility billing, basic accounting, and overall office support.

    $12.00 /hr
    8 hours
    0.00
  6. Emily Suhr

    Emily Suhr

    Experienced Writer and Editor

    United States

    I am experienced American freelance writer and editor. Working as an editor with an independent publishing company has brought me great experience in both writing and editing. I'm from the United States but am currently based in Madrid, Spain.

    $17.00 /hr
    13 hours
    0.00
  7. Kajal S.

    Business Analyst, Software document writer, UX

    India - Portfolio: 1

    In my career of 4 years as Analyst I have designed number of Wire frames for projects related to Entertainment, Education, Law, HealthCare, Travel, Hospitality, eCommerce websites and web applications. I have prepared UML diagrams, Use Cases and System Requirement Specification, Scope documents within given time frame with minimum iterations. I have worked on challenging requirements where with minimum details I have prepared scope document and wireframe. My core competency lies in visualizing features during discussions and pen them into documents. Would love to work in open sky. I have knowledge of Cucumber and Test Scenarios.

    $7.00 /hr
    3 hours
    0.00