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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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Average Technical writing Freelancer Feedback Score

Technical writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.75.

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Last updated: May 1, 2015
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  1. Gladys R.

    Gladys R.

    Seasoned HR Manager/IT Recruiter/Sourcer/Recruitment Consultant

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 15

    Awarded as oDesk Top Rated Contractor with 100% Job Success, I'm available for 40-50 hours a week currently. Hardworking, efficient, reliable and results-oriented, I am seeking assignments in Technical Recruitment, Human Resource Administration, and Administrative Support. I am a Recruitment Professional with over 6 years industry experience in sourcing and staffing. The industries that I have recruited and actively recruiting for are the ff.: IT (Developers/Engineers, Project Managers, Analysts, Administrators, Architects, Support, etc.) Supply Chain Oil and Gas Automotive Machinery Telecoms Industrial Jobs (Product Engineer, Product Designers Chemical Engineer, etc) Sales and Marketing Finance I handled both technical and non-technical recruitment in my career in Human Resources. I am experienced in handling busy, high-volume recruitment environment. I love tracking down great talent and making placements. The satisfaction of a good match keeps me going. I am dedicated to making a difference in the employment experience and put my talents towards creating a motivating and rewarding work environment. Throughout my career, my communication skills have made me successful at connecting with all employee levels. My teamwork and resourcefulness have made me a valuable business partner to colleagues and managers. I seek to be challenged and make a difference within an innovative company. I feel my diverse background and passion for working with people would make me a great contributor to your organization's Human Resources team and employment experience.

    $9.99 /hr
    15,151 hours
    4.87
  2. Indika N.

    Indika N.

    Engineer, Web Reearcher, Academic Writer

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6

    I am a graduate research assistant and I have strong skills in internet research, academic writing and technical writing. I am very interested in doing research work as I can broaden my knowledge over various topics. I am a dedicated hard worker and my main objective is to provide an excellent service to my clients.

    $7.00 /hr
    105 hours
    4.69
  3. Jerese D.

    Jerese D.

    PeopleSoft Security Consultant/Project Manager/Proofread/Web Research

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

    I have handled PeopleSoft Security and PS admin for more than three years. My skills and experiences include Microsoft Office, UNIX, Oracle Database and MS-SQL. I have been with a huge I.T. company, and on the Peoplesoft support team for more than three years. This has helped me develop the skills mentioned above. I also have been doing proofreading, editing, web research, email handling, link building, data entry and project management since 2010. I also have experience with technical writing. I am seeking opportunities where my experiences and skills can be utilized to improve customer satisfaction.

    $7.78 /hr
    4,845 hours
    4.60
  4. Alvin john G.

    Alvin john G.

    Let's keep it simple.

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16

    Alvin started with humble beginnings. After graduating with a Bachelor's Degree of Information Technology, he started working as a Computer Teacher and taught students ranging from nursery to junior level high school. He taught Basic Computer Education, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access and Turbo C Programming. He also became the youngest Computer Club Adviser recorded. After one school year, he applied as an IT Specialist at a real estate company and was chosen over forty-five applicants. His roles were the IT equipment maintenance and IT procurement of the company. Through his hard work, passion and dedication, he became a regular employee in just a span of four months. A year after, he was promoted as Management Information Systems Officer leading a small group of Web Developers and as the organization’s Financial and Property Management System Administrator. He is in charge of the system’s regular backup and maintenance. He oversees the organization’s network and manage their Internet Security Acceleration Server that served as their primary firewall. With two years of dedicated and excellent service in the company, he was finally promoted as the Department Head of Information Technology and transformed it into a vital department. He implemented the organization’s first Active Directory System together with a centralized file storage using Network Attached Storage. For the first time, all the company’s transactions are processed using Information Technology. Today, he works as a full time freelancer focusing on different IT approaches and delivers quality and excellent work for clients worldwide.

    $18.00 /hr
    346 hours
    4.92
  5. Mukesh kumar V.

    Mukesh kumar V.

    Electronics Hardware and Firmware

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    I have 9 years of exposure to Industrial product design and development environment in electronics hardware, firmware, sensor / actuator interfacing, and embedded systems. I have had mixed profile of hardware and firmware development for power electronics in embedded electronics area. I have can do circuit design, schematics and layout. I can work on PCB tools like OrCAD, Protel, Altium, and Eagle. I have designed products involving Arduino, PIC, TI’s DSP, 8051, low power MSP430 controller, etc. Application wise projects I have done Renewable Energies, Power equipment and electrical drives control, low power embedded applications, etc I have had good hands on with SIMUNIK, MATLAB, LabVIEW, and various spice software for circuit and system simulation. Please contact for any query.

    $16.00 /hr
    331 hours
    5.00
  6. Natashia F.

    Natashia F.

    Ms.

    Philippines - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 8

    - graduated from the University of the Philippines Manila with a Bachelor degree in Public Health - currently taking up second year Medicine proper at St. Luke's College of Medicine - fluent in Filipino and English -good experience in transcription and writing -fully committed and dedicated to do any task available

    $5.00 /hr
    27 hours
    4.52
  7. Sammy K.

    Sammy K.

    Software QA, Tester,Technical Writer & Blog Writer

    Kenya - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    I am an open-minded resourceful technical specialist experienced in Software Quality Assurance, Technical writing, ICT project Management, Content Creation & Management and Search Engine Optimization. I have a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and I possess extensive knowledge of computer systems and software standards. I also possess a skill database in web front-end development with proficiency in HTML5, CSS, JqueryMobile and PHP. Overview: -3+ years of extensive professional experience as Quality Assurance Engineer. Good experience in creating test cases and test plans. - ICT project Management; Coordination and communication with customers and team work process. -I possess good working knowledge of internet marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Content Creation and Social Networking. Hire me for ALL your website needs (Website & Blog Management, Content Creation etc).

    $7.78 /hr
    2,196 hours
    4.67
  8. Caleb Alexander

    Caleb Alexander

    Writer: Editor, Screenwriter, Playwright, Copywriter, Grammar Tech.

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 27 - Portfolio: 3

    Every aspect of writing from creating a story to shaping its structure, to building a simple list of information, each has its own unique and beautiful foundation. I have been writing, editing and dreaming for over a decade and each day brings me a new insight and appreciation for writing and all it encompasses. I take pride in my work and I find love and passion in every detail of this work. There are endless ways to explore a subject and new ways to understand how even the simplest comma and evoke emotion, excitement, and thoughtfulness. I love spending my days developing stories, re-purposing information, and giving already written ideas a new body and a style that benefits it purpose. I am true to my word and do my best to maintain an open and professional relationship with my clients. I studied technical and creative writing at The King's College in New York, and am a graduate of the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts where I studied acting, filmmaking and delved deep into stories and the purpose of structure.

    $15.00 /hr
    223 hours
    5.00
  9. Christopher Ace Caoile

    Christopher Ace Caoile

    2D & 3D CAD Specialist, Product Design, Prototype

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 11

    I am committed to providing the best service to my clients in the field of engineering and manufacturing with specific focus in the design and development of new products. I am looking to achieve all these by utilizing both my Industrial Engineering background, with actual product design experience together with my ability to control and utilize most of the mainstream CAD software in the market today. I am offering 3D CAD services here. My preferred CAD has always been Solidworks because I grew up using this software, but I am also open to using some of the other mainstream CADs depending on the clients requirements. Services offered are as follows: - 3D CAD Product Designs, Solidworks or Autodesk Inventor - 2D General Arrangement Drawings, Solidworks or Autodesk Revit - 3D Building Designs, Autodesk Revit

    $12.22 /hr
    220 hours
    4.85
  10. Anuj S.

    Anuj S.

    Internet Marketing, AWS, Docker, Cloud, ECommerce, SMM, SEO, Audits

    India - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    Non Agency Professional working on Internet Marketing, Ecommerce, Social Media & SEO Audits, Digital Content publishing and marketing for more than 3 YEARS. TOOLS: HubSpot, HootSuite, Mailjet, Interspire, Mailchimp, Zoho, CRM, Sales Force, SugarCRM, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Pipe Drive, AWS Route53, Putty, FileZilla, Shell Scripting, UNIX, Google Webmasters, Analytics, Facebook Power Editor for ads, Google Adwords. SKILLS: Integrated Social Media Marketing // SEO // Cost Cutting, Budgeting and targeting Ad Campaigns, E-commerce consulting. Additional Skills: Call to Action Strategy, Sales Pipeline, PR, Media, Reputation Management. Area of Expertise: AWS, Cloud, E-Commerce, Social Media. 2 years of development experience in php, MySQL, Wordpress, Magento, Bootstrap. Responsible for Web & Content Flow Analysis, Designing Demand Oriented Social Media Marketing strategies, Designing and Running Online Reputation campaigns, PR, Newsletters and effective media usage, CPC, Adwords,Corporate SEO practices, and complete online reputation of my clients. Web Developer with an experience of 3 years. I work on Magento, Wordpress, Bootstrap, php, MySQL. Current and Past work -- http://flux7.com- SMM, SEO -- http://smartbaby.in- SMM, SEO, Email Marketing, Web Development and Designing -- https://www.facebook.com/SmartbabyIndia- Fb page of smartbaby.in -- http://twalkitout.com- Content Promotion -- Mariyard Advertising- Email Marketing -- http://www.thedressoutlet.com- Web Development, SEO, SMM -- Xervmon- Content Creation -- Blue Particle Solutions- Wordpress Development -- AWS consulting- LAMP Server Configuration I have an experience of working with leading Indian MNC working for Japanese and American clients.

    $16.67 /hr
    1,902 hours
    4.68