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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. Asif Gohar

    Asif Gohar

    System, Network, Active Directory, Exchange, Backupexec, System Center

    Bahrain - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

    Knowledgeable and skilled IT professional with encompassing work experience spanning more than 8 years in systems administration with compliance as per industry standards. Possess excellent interpersonal skills to liaise amicably with diverse groups of people, different departments, vendors and agencies. With extensive exposure to different cultures and work environments and has worked effectively with multinational individuals and professionals from all organizational levels. Certifications: MCITP (Server 2008, Exchange 2010, Lync 2010) Expertise: Exchange 2007/2010, Active Directory 2003/2008, SCCM, SCOM, DPM, SCVMM, BackupExec,Enterprise Vault, WSUS, Lync, Server 2003/2008, ADRMS, SQL Server, SAN/NAS.

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $20.00 /hr
    270 hours
    4.95
  2. Lisbeth D.

    Lisbeth D.

    Professional Norwegian Translator

    Norway - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 9

    Norwegian with extensive experience in professional writing, in both Norwegian and English. English as working language for 20 years and English husband, so used to thinking and communicating in both languages simultaneously. MSc social science, anthropology, philosophy; associate degree in business studies. Source languages: English, Danish, Swedish, German, Spanish. Target languages: Norwegian, English. Old Scandinavian handwriting. Former civil servant in Norway and abroad (UN), Norwegian teacher, business woman. Now full time freelancer based in Zimbabwe.

    $35.00 /hr
    608 hours
    4.99
  3. Mete Ozdemir

    Mete Ozdemir

    +100 CLIENTS CHOOSE QUALITY & EXPERIENCE

    Turkey - Last active: 22 hours ago - Portfolio: 19

    Premium translation services by professional native Turkish translator in various fields of expertise. SOME OF MY PREVIOUS CLIENTS ARE: - Apple - Shell - IBM/Lenovo - Etihad Airways - Kodak - Sony - Logitech - Henkel - Lamborghini - Ralph Lauren - Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Culture - Republic of Turkey, Ministry of National Defense - European Union - Turkcell - AnadoluBank - Metropolitan Municipality of Istanbul - Ciceksepeti - Novo Nordisk - Eli Lilly and Company - Nitromak - Yonca Gida - Turk Telekom - Aselsan - Havelsan - Hayat Kimya - Yapi Kredi GYO - Turkiye Is Bankasi - Adorini - Turkish Foundations - Numerous universities in Turkey such as Ankara, Ondokuz Mayis, Izmir University of Economics and 9 Eylul University are among hundreds of our privileged direct and indirect customers. COST & TIME EFFICIENCY THROUGH DIRECT OUTSOURCING

    $7.00 /hr
    263 hours
    4.96
  4. Jyoti Sah

    Jyoti Sah

    Expert in Writing and Technical work

    India - Last active: 16 days ago

    Over the last 2+ year, I have developed a wide range of Thesis, Projects, research Papers, Assignment, Presentation, Resumes and technical projects. My core competency lies in Quality Work, Timely Work, Normal Rate from the ground up for you or your requirement.

    $8.89 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. Jeff V.

    Jeff V.

    Writer/Editor

    United States - Last active: 22 hours ago - Portfolio: 4

    I've been an English professor for the past twenty years. I have writing experience with technical writing, general writing, content writing, fiction writing, poetry writing, and screenwriting. I can turn your projects around quickly and professionally. Work with me, and I can promise that you won't be disappointed with the results or the pricing.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.93
  6. Don P.

    Don P.

    Writer/Author, Technology Expert

    United States - Last active: 22 hours ago - Portfolio: 7

    Professional with extensive experience and a background in management, web, post production, networking, and computers. In addition to writing e-books and web content, years of editing documentaries and films means having well honed story telling skills to bring to your project. AWAI (American Writers and Artists, Inc) member. ADAPTABILITY: *My experience with everything from commercials to documentaries and e-books to SEO product copywriting means your project is in good hands, no matter the size. RELIABILITY: *Being successful in post production means having the ability to meet deadlines and cost estimates, so you can expect your writing needs to be met on time and on budget. ACCURACY: *My extensive experience as a researcher and my passion for technology means your project will be written in a factual and comprehensive manner. Customer Service: *My experience in education, from teaching to creating curriculums, means you will get easy to understand, clear, and concise writing. *From my background you can expect excellent English skills, an attention to detail, and a customer oriented approach to your project.

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.95
  7. Malik muhammad farooq A.

    Malik muhammad farooq A. Agency Contractor

    Business/Process Analyst, Project manager/QA

    Pakistan - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 9

    I aspire to work with people around the world with diverse working ethics and love challenges associated with international business. As an adept ICT professional, with ability to analyze, design, manage, and test software intensive systems, I want to join a a team of off-shore professionals. With blend of education and diverse working experience in IT and business process management, I believe that I can put my knowledge and experience to assist my clients meet business objectives.

    Associated with: Cyber Quest

    $22.22 /hr
    292 hours
    5.00
  8. Barbara E.

    Barbara E.

    Creating dynamic copy for busy people.

    Canada - Last active: 28 days ago

    Hi there, I'm Barb. I am a native-English writer specializing in technical writing and copywriting, as well as editing and proofreading. I understand and use effective SEO and social media management practices for my clients. I am based in Hamilton, Ontario and have 10+ years experience writing technical, industrial, business, marketing, and academic materials. I work with my clients until they express satisfaction on their project. Please note that I would like to work with you to develop my reputation through the Elance platform. I am flexible regarding proposal terms and rates of pay in order to build my online presence. I look forward to working with you!

    $28.00 /hr
    56 hours
    4.89