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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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Average Technical writing Freelancer Feedback Score

Technical writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.75.

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  1. Ivy Centeno

    Ivy Centeno

    Customer Service, Blogger, VA, SEO Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3

    My objectives are to provide customer satisfaction and to gain client trust by delivering accurate results within the expected turnaround time. I have been working in an accurate-driven and fast-paced environment which made me capable of meeting deadlines with reliable outcomes. I am looking forward to work with you in a full-time basis.

    $3.00 /hr
    976 hours
    4.83
  2. Bhaumik S.

    Bhaumik S.

    Ethical Hacker, Risk Assessment, Penetration Testing

    India - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 8

    Information Security Consultant with 5+ years of professional experience in Information Security consulting, Enterprise Risk Assessments across industries such as Banking & Finance, BPO, Manufacturing, Telecom, FMCG and Information Technology. I have successfully delivered audit and consulting projects to the satisfaction of clients across US, and Asia-Pacific regions. ITGC: Change management, Data privacy, Configuration audit, Network security, Logical access and authorization audit etc Security Architecture Review: ISO 27K Web Application Security: Cezic, Burp Proxy, IBM App Scan, Acunetix, Sqlmap, HP Web Inspect Web Service Security: SOAP UI Penetration Testing: Nmap, Metasploit Framework, Nessus, Backtrack 5 etc. Mobile Penetration Testing: iOS, Android Standards: OWASP, SANS, NIST Programming languages: - Java, J2EE, C, C++, XML, PHP Web Technologies: - Spring, JSP, Servlet, Ibatis, Hibernate,Swing , JSF, ASP.NET, Web Services, CSS, HTML, jQuery, Joomla, Wordpress Internet Technologies: - JavaScript, GWT, AJAX, HTML, XHTML, JSP, SmartGWT, NSIS Databases: - SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, DB2 Applications Servers: - Apache, jBoss, IIS, Tomcat Project Management: - Maven, JIRA

    $18.89 /hr
    476 hours
    4.89
  3. William T

    William T

    Senior Technical Writer with Loads of SEO Experience

    India - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 7

    Writing was a hobby for me which has become a passion now. Before entering into this amazing arena of technical writing, I was working as a Technical Support Expert in Dell, resolving issues related to desktops, servers, notebooks, printers and networking hardware. This is why I love writing articles on Technology and Internet Marketing concepts. While most content providers are learning about technological updates like Cloud computing, agile software development and DevOps, I have already written articles on these topics for IT Companies. After resigning from Dell, I became a full time freelance writer. Service Description I have written 5000+ articles on various topics I am versatile when it comes to writing. While I produce content on any niche, these are few topics I love to work on. Technology SEO Website Design and Development Blogging Internet Marketing Finance Travel Health and Fitness

    Groups: Article Samurai

    $22.22 /hr
    786 hours
    4.83
  4. Anoop V.

    Anoop V.

    Top Rated Freelancer. 3000+ Hrs Social Media Expert, Content Writer

    India - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 21 - Portfolio: 4

    To obtain a position that would be sensitive to the needs of an employer who is willing to utilize my knowledge and experience as well as my academic accomplishments. Ability to handle Big Projects is my advantage I am an internationally experienced writer who well knows the power of words, especially when it comes to writing SEO articles. I can produce 3000 words a day and I can assure you that they will be original, unique and everything will be passed through copyscape before delivery. I have written over 7000 SEO articles for various link building websites like LinkVana and SocialAdr. Completed 2 projects with AT&T Telecommunications, U.S. as Chat and Email Support Agent, for their DSL HSI Customers, at HCL Technologies BPO Division located in Noida, India. I have a good level of emotional intelligence to get along with different types of customers and colleagues and I can keep my cool in hard times. I am trained to be a proactive.

    $9.00 /hr
    3,439 hours
    4.71
  5. T.M. Hawley

    T.M. Hawley

    Writer-Editor: Words do not fail me.

    United States - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 25

    I bring more than 20 years' experience as a professional writer and editor to your project. A best-selling author and award-winning editor, I have produced copy long and short for diverse uses, including entertainment, education, business, and scientific/engineering. I have written and/or edited web copy, online help systems, brochure copy, video scripts, white papers, articles for the popular and trade press, proposals for business development, and books. I have a particular strength in conveying complex issues in clear and compelling prose. Clients seeking to communicate scientific and technical information will find this strength particularly to their benefit.

    $40.00 /hr
    980 hours
    4.83
  6. Mandy E.

    Mandy E.

    Technical and Creative Writer

    United States - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    As a technical and creative writer, I'm familiar with many different styles and types of content and have designed and written many documents, manuals, and stories. I design custom icons, graphics, and website backgrounds and can create and edit videos. I specialize in blog and article writing, especially about food, travel, interior design, and similar topics, journal and magazine writing, technical writing, creative writing, and editing. Writing various styles of articles from online food blogs to marketing articles for businesses, I love to take on new challenges and provide my clients with exactly what they desire.

    $27.78 /hr
    42 hours
    4.85
  7. Marsha J.

    Marsha J.

    Creative Writer / Technical Writer

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

    I write web-forward content to respond to the demands of a competitive Internet landscape. I can write or refresh your website content with quality, compelling words that intrigue your readers and attract leads. I previously worked as an IT writer and trainer, and I hold a Bachelor of Arts degree in English-Technical Communication. I have a special skill for producing the type of writing you require, on any topic. Take a look at my writing portfolio: www.pearlsnprose.com

    $35.00 /hr
    688 hours
    4.94
  8. Joseph Ballard

    Joseph Ballard

    Top Rated Copy Editor / Proofreader / Writer

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 15

    I possess impeccable editing, proofreading and writing skills with the ability to effectively rewrite your content in a way that will capture the reader’s attention and clearly deliver your message to your target audience. I am especially adept at helping clients whose first language is not English, improve the grammar, punctuation syntax and overall flow of technical and non-technical documents. I am passionate about the quality of work I produce and take great satisfaction in delivering the highest quality final product.

    $35.00 /hr
    364 hours
    4.85
  9. Sundeep G.

    Sundeep G.

    Your 'go-to' writer for forex, stocks, business, news...

    India - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 8

    I seek to leverage my experience and qualifications in finance, industry and capital markets and thereby deliver top-quality research & analysis, writing, re-writing and outsourced services relating primarily to the FINANCIAL MARKETS [such as stocks, commodities, real estate and forex], and TECHNOLOGY. I write under the pen name "Saul Griffith," and deliver quality within time and budget.

    $22.22 /hr
    918 hours
    4.96
  10. April Casquejo

    April Casquejo

    Web-Content Expert, Creative, Technical, SEO, and Legal Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 9

    Good and Honest work is what I adhere to. If web content writing is what you look for; I am the perfect candidate for the job. I have written contents for a lot of websites in the past, ranging from dating sites to mobile apps developer, and every other website categories in between. I also write for SEO purposes, keeping in mind the requirements of the clients in every contract I work for. I can write creative and technical articles too. Being a Law Intern and in my final year in Law School, I am also knowledgeable with the Law and skilled in the preparation of legal documents. In connection with this, I write Privacy Policies and Terms and Conditions for websites as well. I believe in good, quality, and honest work; and I value my clients' time. I make sure to submit outputs ahead of the deadline. I maintain good working ethics; and I aim to achieve personal and professional fulfillment in being a freelance writer.

    $11.11 /hr
    1,606 hours
    4.93