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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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Jyoti Sah

Jyoti Sah

Expert in Writing and Technical work

India - 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

Lakshmi K.

Lakshmi K.

Admin, Research, Data Management & Reporting


** Looking for only long term projects ** 2 1/2 Yrs - Elance FT; 8 Yrs FT out of Elance ** Currently on a full time telecommuting job Internet Research, LinkedIn, Website management, Reporting, E-Commerce Product Management, Administrative Support, Salesforce, Mailchimp, MS Office Suite - Excel, Word, Powerpoint, HTML, CRM Profile: * US citizen with 8 years of work experience in US (currently living in India) * 2 1/2 Years Elance Full Time * On time professional service delivery * US Culture, Geography and Etiquette * Report creation and data management * Excel, Word, Access, Powerpoint and other computer applications * Web Research, Contact Building (LinkedIn), Cross referencing * Email Handling, Calendar Management * Technical Writing * Time & Project Management * Transcription of videos * Online data sources and social networking sites * Excellent English Skills * Great work ethics and communication skills * SQL

$20.00 /hr
4,033 hours

TimSpec Engineering

TimSpec Engineering

Mechanical Engineer/Fabricator

United States

I am a mechanical engineer (BSME/MSME) and fabricator with over 10 years of engineering experience in structural design, analysis, and fabrication. I worked for several years with NASA and Boeing, and I currently have run my own engineering/consulting/fabrication company, TimSpec Engineering. I hold four US patents and have published numerous engineering papers/journal articles. Services offered include prototyping, fabrication, engineering, CAD , product development, and technology consulting. Capabilities include 3D printing, injection molding, metalwork, machining, TIG/MIG welding, waterjet machining, laser cutting, Solidworks, and Autodesk Inventor.

$50.00 /hr
0 hours

Renee Barlow

Renee Barlow

Experienced Writer and Editor

United States - Tests: 1

With an advanced degree in English and over a decade of writing, editing, and teaching experience, I have helped students and professionals write and edit papers on such varied subjects as computer programming to literature to criminal justice. No matter the topic, I can help your writing shine! I have a Ph.D. in English, and a graduate minor in mathematics. With my feet firmly planted in both the liberal arts and sciences, I am uniquely equipped to help with your technical writing needs.

$15.00 /hr
5 hours

Kenneth Wilson

Kenneth Wilson

Writer, and Developmental Editor

Canada - Portfolio: 16

I have worked with writers from all walks of life, and my experiences with them have taught me how to modify my abilities to suit each client. Every writer is different, and there is no boilerplate method to syphon the gold from the river. I have two goals: to bring out the genius in your work; and to ensure that my writing is beyond your expectations.

100% Job Success
$18.00 /hr
0 hours

Marc Salluzzo

Marc Salluzzo

Business Analyst and Technical Writer 15 Yrs Exp.

United States - Portfolio: 6

“High quality work delivered with a quick turn around.” “We will be happy to work with Marc on future projects.” “Marc delivered the documentation sooner than expected. The work was of high quality and exceeded our expectations. This is the first of many projects we will be working with Marc on.” You are here because either you or a client that you represent needs something documented, enhanced or created. You need this work to be done by a HIGH QUALITY writer who can deliver your project to you quickly. The above comments are from clients that I have worked for in the past. They are a demonstration of my skills and help put your mind at ease that you are in the right place for all your freelancing projects. .

$27.00 /hr
4 hours

Maab Saleem

Maab Saleem


Pakistan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

"His passion to write and his turnaround time make him the most astute choice for a freelancer." -nzrehman I have over 5 years of experience as a professional writer and an editor. Writing is what i not only do for a living but it's what i live for, too. Editing and making a literary piece devoid of grammatical and semantic errors is another job that i am well-versed at.

100% Job Success
$13.00 /hr
1 hours

Ryan S.

Ryan S.

Copywriting, Ghostwriting and Editing Solutions

United States - Portfolio: 14

I am a professional writer with over 10 years experience in wide variety of mediums. I have published over 1,000 articles, multiple award winning books in different genres, screenplays, and much more. I currently own and operate a media empire doing business as a publishing company, apparel company and distribution of various other products including the most valuable resource in any market - information. Freelance Portfolio: LinkedIn:

$25.00 /hr
0 hours

Malik muhammad farooq A.

Malik muhammad farooq A. Agency Contractor

Business/Process Analyst, Project manager/QA

Pakistan - 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

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
292 hours

Kristy S.

Kristy S. Agency Contractor

Native English Speaking Writers at your Service!

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 45

Highly educated Native English speaking writers at your service! Ashtyn and Dominick have degrees in English (with a specialization in Creative Writing/Screenwriting) and Film. They ran a successful professional writing business for many years, taking a break only to finish their degrees. The duo offers professionalism, timeliness, and well-researched work. Dominick is an expert at editing, proofreading, video editing, directing, film critique, tech writing, and creative writing. Ashtyn is proficient in SEO, proofreading, tech writing, writing for websites and blogs, keyword rich articles, blog maintenance, screenwriting, and various types of creative writing. Choosing Dominick and Ashtyn for your project ensures prompt, courteous, and professional service. If you do not have the time or ability to do it yourself, they will make sure it’s done right for you!

Associated with: Electric Marshmallow Productions

78% Job Success
$27.00 /hr
102 hours