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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. Jyoti Sah

    Jyoti Sah

    Expert in Writing and Technical work

    India - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 1

    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
  2. Rebecca Wralstad

    Rebecca Wralstad

    Fast-paced and flexible creative writer.

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

    I am a deadline-driven writer with a sharp eye for details. My professional copy writing, editing, and proofreading background ensures I deliver error-free, on-target writing every time. I excel at character development, plotting, and outline creation, as well as genre-focused fiction. I have the talent and experience to deliver the content you need!

    $19.00 /hr
    375 hours
    5.00
  3. Theo Filippidis

    Theo Filippidis

    Principal Oracle Consultant

    Ireland - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 3

    Track record of success leading the design and development of high-performance, enterprise-level Oracle solutions. Subject-matter authority offering ten years of success defining, designing, constructing, supporting, and enhancing properly engineered major systems for high-profile clients. “Big picture” planner instrumental in guiding the direction of future initiatives that raise the bar for performance across the industry. Demonstrated ability to establish development standards and methods result in quantitative improvements to product quality and process efficiency. Well-earned reputation for resolving complex problems that potentially jeopardized project success. Guaranteed product performance, security, and data integrity prior to turnover. Earned a reputation for professional excellence by delivering high-performance solutions on time and within budget projections.

    $60.00 /hr
    126 hours
    3.01
  4. Nicholas Shoup

    Nicholas Shoup

    Geography/ GIS Student

    United States - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Nick is currently a student at the University of Denver, and enrolled in the graduate program pursuing his Master’s in Geographic Information Science(s). He has a firm understanding of geographic principles and is an enthusiastic and dedicated GIS professional. He has a proven ability to collaborate as a team member, lead diverse groups, and advance projects through individual contributions. Currently he works for a local transit company and assist with a variety of planning projects which utilize GIS and database information retrieval to assist with planning decisions. He also has some educational experience with python scripting and C#/.NET development, as well as HTML and CSS development.

    $18.00 /hr
    5 hours
    0.00
  5. Shawn Hansen

    Shawn Hansen

    Technical Writing Services

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - 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
    432 hours
    5.00
  6. Mark Angelo De Castro

    Mark Angelo De Castro

    Technical Writing, Creative Writing, Software Testing

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4

    I am a Computer Engineer by profession, worked with a team in a project for Design Verification and Validation for Systems on Chip. The verification process involves understanding the design specifications and its requirements, test planning, test design and implementation, regression testing, and results presentation and documentation. I also am into health and wellness, focused on better lifestyle practices. Other things I do include dancing, cooking and food prep, and writing for my blog.

    $3.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  7. Artem Kushnirenko

    Artem Kushnirenko

    Translations, Technical Support, Admin Support, Technical Writing

    Ukraine - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 8

    Hi, my name is Artem! I provide following services: - Admin Support ( Data Entry, Personal / Virtual Assistant) - General and Technical translation (Russian - English, English - Russian) - Customer Service (Customer Service, Technical Support) - Technical writing, Copywriting My personal qualities are diligence, high motivation, desire to learn and self-development. I have high communication skills and I will do my best to complete any job qualitatively.

    $3.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  8. Martyn Shuttleworth

    Martyn Shuttleworth

    Technical and Academic Writing Specialist

    Greece - Last active: 21 days ago - 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
  9. Richard Hughes

    Richard Hughes

    Proposal Development and Technical Writing

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 6

    I would like to find on-call assignments in my areas of expertise (proposal and technical writing) and assist anyone who needs help in these areas.

    $11.11 /hr
    29 hours
    4.55
  10. Moiz A.

    Moiz A.

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

    Pakistan - Last active: 9 days ago - 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
    191 hours
    5.00