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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. Penny M.

    Penny M.

    Expert Writer and Editor Supreme

    South Africa - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    Outstanding Writing with Professional Editing in One Friendly, Professional Package! Editing professionally since 2007 has given me ample opportunity to refine my craft. Although naturally inclined to write in UK English; I am well versed in the spelling, grammar and nuances of US English. I have worked successfully with numerous U.S.-based clients who are incredibly pleased with my work. Being a native English speaker is advantageous but my Bachelor of Education Degree together with 9 years of Teaching English Experience have proven to make the most significant contributions to my writing and editing abilities. Being passionate about well-written texts and an excellent work ethic ensure that my clients receive superb quality and that deadlines are strictly adhered to. As an experienced editor, I find maintaining an author's voice while writing or editing a simple task. Accuracy and professionalism remain my strengths while the needs of my clients take priority. Your writing needs are important to me and I set high standards for myself in order to create valuable content for you. Thank you for your interest in my work. I look forward to working with you!

    $16.67 /hr
    91 hours
  2. Erica H.

    Erica H.

    Content Acrobatics

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 19

    I am a versatile writer skilled in creating content for the Internet marketing arena and beyond. Please see my personal website here for detailed information: Through writing specialty articles, white papers, case studies, and blogs for over 95 international, national, and local clients, I have developed a comprehensive understanding of the complex mechanisms that are involved in writing for any audience. With over 7 years of commercial writing experience, I have developed the ability to research efficiently and effectively in order to create original content that entertains, engages, and educates the reader. I also understand how and why on-site and off-site SEO tactics work. This means I know how to write strategic, unique, and compelling SEO content that generates user traffic and social media activity. I accept nothing less than complete originality in my writing. My writing portfolio reflects the flexibility of my writing skill; I can write for many different types of domains and audiences. I work closely with each client to determine how to meet their specific needs and surpass their highest expectations.

    $44.44 /hr
    996 hours
  3. Israr A.

    Israr A.

    Engineer|Quintessential Writer|Software & 3D game Developer|QA expert

    Pakistan - Tests: 4

    I have been a top-notch creative and technical writer for the past six(06) years. Two years ago, I did Bachelors in Engineering with many award-winning projects and certificates, especially in the field of technical writing, PYTHON/C/C++/Java/C#/iOS/Android programming, mathematics and physics. Right after graduation, I learned Unity3D programming. Now I have about 1.5 years of experience in developing Unity2D/Unity3D games for different companies. I have reactivated my oDesk account(with almost no activity at all), so as to work independently. I assure you that you will not regret hiring me for your tasks. Hobby: Abode illustrator and Photoshop pro I am, and I have an immense experience of designing characters, logos, and photos on AI and Photoshop.

    $14.43 /hr
    108 hours
  4. Alden Cabajar

    Alden Cabajar

    Versatile Writer and Data Entry Specialist

    Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    Hi! I am Alden Cabajar, a current 5th year chemical engineering student of a prestigious school here in Cebu. Even though I am a Filipino by heart, I can proudly say that my writing and speaking skills in English are topnotch. Due to my background as an undergraduate on an engineering degree, I have been personally exposed on several technical and academic writings generally on the field of engineering and sciences but this does not downplay my ability to produce light-hearted and creative articles. Aside from this, I am also very proficient on common software such as MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint and pretty much an expert on Internet research. I have also done freelancing recently on another freelancing site. I have taken up jobs usually in the light of technical writing such as proposal making, tech article writing etc. With my history, you could say that I am well aware of the ropes of a freelancer-client relationship.

    $4.00 /hr
    35 hours
  5. Lavenda F.

    Lavenda F.

    Technical&Web content specialist, PR Expert

    Kenya - Tests: 6

    Your success is my Success. I give all my clients "White Glove treatment" that offers them a priceless sense of convenience and value for their financial commitment. Looking for an expert in technical writing, website content writing, copy-writing, article writing, business writing and Internet marketing particularly SEO and SMM? Look no further; Quality and results that matter are assured! Join my long list of happy and fulfilled clients today and revel the experience of working with a professional contractor who esteems her clients, is accurate, adheres to deadlines, communicates promptly and delivers as per your requirements but beyond your expectations.

    $20.00 /hr
    4,671 hours
  6. Sharyn Grose

    Sharyn Grose

    Website Content / Copywriter / Technical Writer / Creative Writer

    United States - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 8

    Specialize in the crafting of the written word whether it is a technical manual providing step-by-step instructions, an article or letter promoting business products or service or compelling informational articles and stories. From my experience in several industries, I have a familiarity with concepts related to engineering, computer programming, medical, banking and real estate.

    $33.33 /hr
    216 hours
  7. Clayton Morlock

    Clayton Morlock

    Patent Agent / Engineer

    United States

    I am a patent agent / engineer (I took the same patent bar as patent attorneys) and can research, file and prosecute both US and International patents. The only difference between a patent agent and an attorney is that I cannot litigate in a courtroom. I have been an engineer and computer scientist for over two decades so I can understand your invention. Please see my qualifications and what I can do for you at

    $94.44 /hr
    22 hours
  8. Sowmya Kuncha

    Sowmya Kuncha

    Writer and Researcher-Psychology,Academic,e-books,HR,Technical,Content

    India - Tests: 8

    I have been executing writing projects successfully for 3 years now. My professionalism and proficiency in delivering the best gets reflected in every piece of my writing. I can adapt my writing to suit the requirements of the client while maintianing my own style. I possess a Bachelors degree in Engineering and Masters degree in Human Resource Management and another Masters degree in Organizational Psychology. Having a blend of technical and non-technical backgrounds enables me to handle both technical and non-technical topics with equal competence.

    $16.67 /hr
    48 hours
  9. Lady mher C.

    Lady mher C.

    Registered Nurse,talented writer, article writer, SEO writer,writer

    Philippines - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 11

    I am a degree holder of Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Registered Nurse. I have written for various employers for almost 4 years now and I am proud to say that they were satisfied with the work that I submitted. I write articles and do SEO writing for various topics. I am most interested in topics related to health, travel and gadgets but anything will do. I also did some writing for ezine. I was previously hired to make some articles for a wordpress site making me equipped with basic wordpress knowledge. I have also written ebooks and NCLEX reviewer/questionnaire. Rest assured that all articles are carefully researched and only the best and real facts are given to draw the interest of the readers. I can also adjust to the writing style of each employer, I write in a friendly or professional tone depending on what would be the requirement of the employer. 4 years of experience and still being in the writing industry made me to be fully equipped with the knowledge and skills that I need. I am still willing to learn as learning does not end in 4 years. Hire me and I'll be most willing to grow together with your company.

    $3.00 /hr
    147 hours
  10. Sheikh Yesin

    Sheikh Yesin


    Bangladesh - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

    I 'm professional freelancer. If you need the words, I'll write them. If you have the words, I'll edit them. I'm an experience writer working more than four years with great reputation here in Upwork (Odesk) and whose skills are second to none. I am always sincere and serious about my work. My articles are always professional - well-researched, reader-friendly with plenty of headings and sub-headings to grab attention. Whatever you require, my job is not finished until you are 100% satisfied.

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    $6.00 /hr
    1,462 hours