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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. Leah K.

    Meticulous & passionate full time wordsmith

    Kenya - Portfolio: 13

    I hold a BA in International Business Management from United States International University and am born and trained salesperson and a talented wordsmith. I figured out how to blend this with my passion for writing and love of technology, it's a formidable force. My natural gift for expressing ideas, information, and emotion in words, coupled with what studying in 3 different continents through childhood brings out the best of every world in what I write. I have more than 4 years of experience in writing across a variety of platforms and subject areas. If you are looking for work done perfectly, fast and hassle-free, I am the hand, brains and class you need to handle projects fast.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.67
  2. Mark Hammar

    Mark Hammar

    Technical Writing & Creative Writing

    Canada - Portfolio: 3

    Technical Writing: I hold a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Waterloo, a Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence through the American Society for Quality, and I am additionally certified as a Lead Auditor for ISO 9001, AS9100, ISO 14001, and an a trained internal auditor for OHSAS 18001. I have experience since 1999 auditing, and writing procedures, for these standards, as well as process documentation. Creative Writing: I have had over 25 years experience with storytelling, and in the past 10 years have turned this experience into my own writing of fiction for the Young readers market (as yet unpublished). Those that have read my work have greatly enjoyed it, and samples can be provided. My work includes Fantasy, Science Fiction, Mystery and Historical Fiction. My areas of historical expertise include medieval and pirate stories.

    $45.00 /hr
    250 hours
    5.00
  3. Shawn Hansen

    Shawn Hansen

    Technical Writing Services

    United States - Portfolio: 1

    I am a native English speaker from the USA offering my services to help you with your technical document or content writing projects. I also offer review, proofing, and editing services as well. My background is in Information Technology (IT) and Electrical Engineering, so I am well versed in technical reading/writing and technology concepts. I have written content that needed to be suitable for technology professionals as well as for non-technical readers. I was also part of the Executive Management team in my previous job as IT Director, so I am experienced and comfortable with writing for executive level audiences too.

    $55.56 /hr
    450 hours
    5.00
  4. Martyn Shuttleworth

    Martyn Shuttleworth

    Technical and Academic Writing Specialist

    Greece - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 20

    I am an experienced freelance writer with a broad range of writing styles, especially technical and academic writing. Whatever the task, I spend time carefully considering every single word and crafting well-researched content with a unique voice and flow. Specialties and experience include: Academic Writing: * Wrote a series of academic articles for Explorable.com, covering the history of science, experimental design, and statistics. These articles have been cited by leading academics and institutions in papers and textbooks. * Many years experience of academic editing and formatting for ESL students * Specialist subjects include biology, psychology, sociology, applied linguistics, and history * Formatting and editing papers for submission to academic journals Technical Writing: * A specialist in writing technical papers for gas, water, and electric utilities, as well as the construction industry. * Writing successful grant applications for charities and businesses Article Writing and Website Content: * Article writing covering a broad array of topics, including psychology, construction tools and methods, and Greek culture and history Ghost Author: * Has ghost written three books covering the history of oriental rugs, Middle Eastern politics, and applied linguistics Bringing Form and Function: Even more than the process of writing, I love researching and gathering knowledge before giving shapeless words form and function. With the ability to adapt to many styles of writing, I am thorough in my research and I am always prepared to do whatever it takes to complete an assignment. Whatever the size of the task, I strive for perfection and deliver exactly what the client wants and needs. If you are new to hiring writers, I am more than happy to spend time guiding you through the process and helping you understand how a skilled, professional writer can make a difference.

    $33.33 /hr
    52 hours
    4.97
  5. Moiz A.

    Moiz A.

    Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA),CISM, IS Consultant

    Pakistan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    Experienced associate who have been involved in Security Reviews, Information System Audits, Revenue Assurance Reviews and Special Assignments at various large and medium-sized organisations. My core area of expertise includes assessment of internal control environment for information systems and critical IT processes; evaluating system of internal control and risk management; pre & post implementation reviews; security reviews of operating system, database and applications/ERP(s)

    $11.11 /hr
    195 hours
    5.00
  6. Arul R.

    Arul R.

    VBA / Excel Guru

    India - Tests: 16

    Microsoft Office VBA Expert. Develop event based multipage UserForms with class objects, Array formulas, Regular expressions(amazing for matching almost all pattern matching requirements and text mining with Excel). Developing Executive summary dynamic dashboards. Ranked in top 1% of all Odesk Excel freelancers. skype me arul.rajesh for instant queries.

    $30.00 /hr
    12 hours
    5.00
  7. Aliaa B.

    Aliaa B.

    Software Developer and Technical Writer

    Ireland - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a software engineer with over four years experience in complete software development life cycle. I gained experience in development using numerous programming languages, including Java, C#, and C++. Additionally, I acquired solid experience in development using different platforms, such as Eclipse, JBuilder, NetBeans, and Microsoft Visual Studio .Net. Additionally, I have a very good experience in writing/editing technical IT content and writing scientific papers, presentations, and software manuals/documentation. I intend to utilize my experience in handling large assignments with ability to deliver outcome within the deadline. I am looking forward to serve an esteemed client with my dedication & extensive experience.

    $16.67 /hr
    3,693 hours
    5.00