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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. Rob N.

    Rob N.

    Automation Tester and Microcontroller Developer, IoT Evangelist

    Australia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1

    I have over 20 years experience in software and hardware testing and an extremely broad technical background. I am a qualified electronics engineer and have an indepth knowledge of microcontrollers and various ARM based systems both at the hardware and software level. I have developed working applications using Arduino, Netduino, Raspberry Pi and an array of sensors and other interface tools, one wire spi, i2c etc I have an electronics lab with a full range of test equipment that I utilise for my design projects.I am currently heavily involved in researching and developing for IoT. (The Internet Of Things). If you are looking for a technical document writer I can readily research advanced concepts and put them into human readable form. I enjoy writing tutorial's and FAQ's. I have a broad technical knowledge and am very comfortable writing about existing and emerging technologies. I am able to do video documents as well as written ones. I can also specialise in automation testing using Ruby and Selenium WebDriver. I am highly proficient in this skillset and have developed multiple internal applications for automated testing of webmail, toolbox and website type systems. I am fully versed with UNIX and setting up various tools and development environments. The sites in my portfolio were all fully built by me, including the supporting infrastructure using various tools such as NGINX, CSS, Ruby, Sinatra and HAML. For my day job I manage a team of testers at an ISP in Australia. This has allowed me to build an an above average knowledge of Jira and Confluence. I am able to configure and customise these from scratch. I am looking for opportunities where I can offer my expertise and advice to startups and people/organisations who just need a hand to get going. This is something I have become more passionate about as I enjoy helping others to make a difference. I like to help others make their dreams a reality.

    $45.00 /hr
    14 hours
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  2. Albina V.

    Albina V.

    Professional English-Russian, German-Russian Translator

    Russia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5

    Expert English/German to Russian translator. Accurate and high-quality translation and technical writing, typing and data entry. Responsible and detail-oriented. Experienced technical writer for creation of well-organised and comprehensible software documentation. Qualified German to Russian translator. I am a native Russian speaker, have excellent command of English and Russian, expert spelling and grammar skills. I also have good knowledge of German. I have two university diplomas: 1) Computational Linguistics, 2) Language for Special Purposes (Professional Translation). Work experience: 1) 5+ years as a freelancer translator in translation agency, 2) 3+ years as a project manager in an international IT company. ru.linkedin.com/in/albinavaliullova/

    $7.00 /hr
    173 hours
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  3. Eugene Myers

    Eugene Myers

    Writer/Editor with Media, Science, Medical, and Technical Experience

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1

    I am an award-winning novelist with more than 18 years of experience writing fiction and nonfiction of all types, from software documentation and grant proposals to book reviews and film criticism. I am skilled at translating complex technical or scientific information for a broad readership, and I can make your print or web copy more compelling and concise. Whether you need an article or brochure drafted from scratch or want keen eyes to proofread or polish existing text, I will help you find the most engaging way to tell a story that conveys the heart of your work. My copy can be tailored to match an established voice or provide a fresh perspective while maintaining consistency with your preferred style guide. I am also well versed in digital and online technologies and have experience in graphics design, photography, and video production. I am a versatile writer and editor who thrives on diverse, challenging assignments, and I adapt to new processes, systems, groups, and information rapidly and fluently.

    $100.00 /hr
    85 hours
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  4. Swapnil Ogale

    Swapnil Ogale

    Technical Writer, Content Writer and Communicator

    Australia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I have been a Technical Writer since 2006. Working with some great organisations across diverse speciality areas in Australia, I have greatly enjoyed creating technical and business documentation for multiple audiences. I have been involved in planning, prioritising, designing and creating technical documents such as User Guides, Online Help, Troubleshooting Guides, Release Notes, Policies, Procedures, Work Instructions and Quick Reference Guides. Specialties: Technical Writing, User Documentation, Process Documentation, Policy and Procedure Writing, User Requirements Analysis, Online Help, Developer Documentation

    $25.00 /hr
    188 hours
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  5. Malik Mubashar

    Malik Mubashar

    Article / Web Content Writer

    Pakistan - Last active: 7 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a conscientious person who loves to take the challenges. Writing is my "Passion" and "Profession." The following things make me different from others: • Uniqueness • Superior quality English • Guarantee for premium Copyscape free content • I have written over 2000 articles on the diverse topics. • Expert author at Ezinearticles.com • Citizen reporter (Journalist) for Barutiwa.com I am a writer and I know the power of words, especially when it comes to writing SEO articles. I can produce 6 quality articles in a day and I can assure you that they will be original, unique and will pass copyscape. I have written articles for people from all around the world. My slogan: "Never take rest until the job is done."

    $17.00 /hr
    4,511 hours
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  6. Douglas Hanna

    Douglas Hanna

    Expert Content Writer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 3

    I have been an advertising and marketing professional for more than 30 years. I have been a copywriter, creative director, VP of creative services and senior marketing manager for a major information provider. My core competency is writing. I have written award winning TV commercials, radio commercials. industrial films, magazine and newspaper ads, set top box user manuals and data sheets for high-speed, high-performance tape recorders/reproducers. My objective is to to provide content writing services on a project or contract basis

    $16.67 /hr
    3,377 hours
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  7. Marie josee G.

    Marie josee G.

    FRENCH AND FRENCH-CANADIAN WRITER, TRANSLATOR, COPYWRITER, COPYEDITOR

    Canada - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    AS A FRENCH PUBLISHED AUTHOR, TRANSLATOR AND COPYEDITOR, I WANT TO PROVIDE MY CLIENTS WITH THE BEST SERVICE POSSIBLE AT THE BEST RATES POSSIBLE IN THE SHORTEST PERIOD OF TIME. CURRENT AN PAST CLIENTS: On a regular basis: Microsoft, Google, Sony, Lowe's, Walmart, Think French Magazine and others. In the past: Tiffany & Co., Kimberly-Clark (Huggies, Scott Towel, Kleenex etc.), Kodak Gallery, Check Point, Cisco, Fanta (Coca-Cola), UPS, Holiday Inn and more.

    $25.00 /hr
    2 hours
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  8. David L.

    David L.

    Experienced Writer with 10+ Years Sales Exp

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

    Professional writer backed by over a decade of experience in the sales & marketing of technology products. Adept at translating strengths and technical jargon into SEO-friendly writing showcasing the benefits for your audience. I am also proficient in molding basic translations into smooth, easy-to-understand prose for English-speaking audiences. I want to collaborate with you to understand the needs of your business and customers today!

    $50.00 /hr
    1 hours
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