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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. A.T.M Hasibul Islam

    A.T.M Hasibul Islam

    Business Consulting, Presentation and Financial Analysis

    Bangladesh - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a person with a business background and a love for numbers and visual storytelling. That is why I am adept at finance and preparing business presentations. I am sincere and give my best in any task I do. My work Experience: # Contributing writer - Next Step, Career Page of The Daily Star, BD ( # Intern at Dhaka Tribune, a leading National Daily ( # Part time associate in various business projects. #Volunteer at TEDxDhaka My Core Competencies are producing quality and informative contents and presentation, strategic planing and insightful data analysis. I am adept at using MS Powerpoint, Powtoon, MS Word, and MS Excel. Here is my LinkedIn Profile Link: I meet my deadlines and communicate properly with my clients. I am always looking for lon term business deals rather than short term relations.

    $11.00 /hr
    8 hours
  2. Grigoris Chrysanthou

    Grigoris Chrysanthou

    Greek Translator - Writer

    Greece - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I can write and translate (transcription also available) from English to Greek and vice versa, accurately and with the proper emphasization where is needed. Including scientific articles of all sciences and areas and articles that have sensitive content. Also available to teach Greek to English-speaking individuals (no need to be perfect) over the internet. Multilingual individuals welcome, to share language knowledge.

    $5.00 /hr
    0 hours



    Nigeria - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Greetings, My name is Amobi Henry and if you are looking for reliable, hard working, detail oriented and well organized person then I am indeed the real person with those qualifications. Currently I am unemployed, so I have a lots of spare time to dedicate to work on oDesk. I posses excellent administrative skills and I am proficient with Data entry, MS Word, Excel, PDF, Web research and Google Docs.

    $5.00 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Emilio Hernández

    Emilio Hernández

    Computer Scientist with experience in Computer Networks

    Venezuela - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

    I was a lecturer and researcher at Universidad Simón Bolívar, in Venezuela, and I am currently retired. I am only 50, but according to Venezuelan laws, academic staff are entitled to retire just after 25 years of service. I was a lecturer mainly in computer networks and researcher in distributed systems and high performance computing applied to several areas. My PhD thesis, at Southampton University, UK, was related to performance analisis of parallel computers. Now I plan to spend my time writing books about computing and networks, probably in other topics too. However, I can spend a few hours a week doing paid, quality minded jobs, such as collaboration in high performance computing projects, technical translations from english to spanish or some kind of job in network or system administration I could do from home. I am willing to do test jobs.

    $25.00 /hr
    8 hours
  5. Muhammad rehman maqbool B.

    Muhammad rehman maqbool B.

    Expert Telesales/Lead Generation-Business Finance- Presentation Expert

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I have been in the BPO industry for over nine years representing and managing financial accounts, both residential and business. I am currently looking to make money from home-based accounts with the vision of establishing my own call center in the nearest future. I have my own soundproof office, SKYPE subscription, a desktop with a reliable internet and a plantronics headset. My message to future employers is that my punctuality, diligence and ability to surpass targets will manifest on the very first day of employment and will not diminish as our business relationship evolves. I'm here to serve the best service and satisfaction to all types of clients without any complain, problem is one of my main objective and I always want to learn more & more by doing some practical works. I can design attractive Logos, MS PowerPoint slides and templates based on client’s requirement also I can maintain large databases and experienced in collect and process large data with very good typing skill. I always believe a person only can achieve his/her life's main goal by working hard. I love my work more than anything so my main objective in ODESK is earning money but with hard work honesty with my client’s satisfaction. BPO Services: • Answering Service • Inquiry Handling • Order Processing • Customer Response • Secretarial Services • Reservation Services • After Sales Support • Customer Service • Toll Free Response • Direct Mail Response • Answering Services • Emergency Response • Inquiry Handling • Contact Verification • Product Technical Information • Market Research Surveys • Help Desk, Order Processing • Reservations and Bookings • Insurance Claim Processing • Customer Satisfaction Surveys • Web Chats and Web Alliances • Finance and Accounting service • Level I and II Technical support services • Telemarketing • Overflow • Out-of-Hours service I'm specialist of Business/Corporate and Projects Power point presentation. and technical documentation too. Website Design & Development - PHP Custom Designing and Coding - Wordpress, Joomla based Websites - Admin Panel - eCommerce expert Presentation and Graphics Designing : - Professional Power Point Presentation - Excel customization - Branding - Logo and Banner Designing Content Writing: - Technical Writing (Electrical | Computer | Engineering) - Documentation - Thesis/Paper writing (Latex, Bibtex, winedt) If your are really interested for getting work done with complete satisfaction, there will be 0% Upfront from my side and Payment will be at the End

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
  6. Rrishu J.

    Rrishu J.

    Writer and English to Hindi and Gujarati translator

    India - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 2

    I am a native Hindi and Gujarati speaker and working as a writer and translator for IRLAB (Information Retrieval LAB) on a research project of CLIA since the last 3 years. Some notable translations done by me are as follows: (1) Translated Super Start and Status Bar Ex in Hindi (Famous Mozilla Firefox addon with more than 100,000 users. (Check out my name in the list at ) (2) Translated a few documents for Lumeta (US Based network discovery solution provider for large enterprises) (3) Translation of a part of the Bhajan Sangrahv (Gujarati Christian Fellowship's Bhajans translated in Gujarati from English. Website: (4) I have also translated a few educational chapters for a leading publisher in Hindi. Check out the file (You'll need to install Hindi inorder to view : Once awarded the job, I will start working immediately.. I believe in just one thing: Serving my clients with quality service. I would charge you very nominal

    $5.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Sarah Jacob

    Sarah Jacob

    Technical Writer/ Proofreader/ Social Media Enthusiast

    United States - Last active: 23 days ago - Tests: 4

    I am a professional technical writer with 7 years of work experience in writing, copy-editing and proofreading. I look forward to offering my professional services to interested clients and meeting their documentation needs. I am a hard-working and dedicated person who is passionate about writing and I pay attention to every detail of the documentation assigned to me. I have worked extensively on documentation such as user guides/manuals, training guides, knowledge base articles, technical bulletins, training presentations and research papers. I am interested in working on both technical and non-technical documentation and I am open to working on big and small projects. I have a Masters Degree in Communication and a Bachelor's degree in Nutrition, Food Service Management & Dietetics. I dabble in jewelry making ( and love to bake yummy treats in my spare time. I write a personal food blog at

    $10.00 /hr
    3 hours
  8. Suzi B.

    Suzi B.

    Professional Editor and Proofreader. Copyeditor at

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 6

    I provide quality work in a timely manner. With over seven years of professional experience in copyediting, copywriting, proofreading and marketing, I can take your work to the next level! SERVICES I OFFER: Proofreading, Light Editing, Deep Editing Proofreading My skilled eye will check for errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation and any cosmetic issues (hyphenation, page & line breaks, double spacing, etc.) that keep your work from looking as clean and professional as possible. Light Editing Does your work need a little tightening? Maybe just some honest feedback? I'll proofread for errors and make sure all of your information is consistent as possible. This includes edits for word usage and double-checking references, tables & figures, etc. I'll also include notes on where your work could use a little TLC. Deep Editing Deep editing is a thorough, critical and professional edit of your work. We will work closely together to make sure your work is as polished and cohesive as it can be. With a deep edit, you can expect line-by-line edits for inconsistencies and redundancies, wordiness/triteness, focus & flow, organizational weaknesses and more! View my online portfolio at:

    $16.67 /hr
    4 hours
  9. Brandon G.

    Brandon G.

    IT Technician, Technical Support, Web Research, Data Entry

    United States - Last active: 23 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a IT professional with a Bachelors in Information Technology. For the past seven years I have mainly worked as a Printer Technician, Desktop Support Technician and I do Network Admin work. Being in the IT field means I have to work in office environments. Working in these office environments has also provided me with a lot of administrative, desktop publishing, and data entry experience. I know the importance of paying close attention to detail while meeting deadlines and providing quality work.

    $5.00 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Karrie G.

    Karrie G.

    Experienced writer and information management professional

    Canada - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7

    As a trained professional writer with more than 20 years of experience, I can skillfully adapt my writing style to develop content that reaches a variety of audiences. My expertise is in converting highly technical concepts into accessible end user guides, KB articles, online help and product data sheets. I also have several years experience writing and editing press releases, internal newsletters and executives' presentation material. I have developed content for websites, intranet and wiki pages and am a strong advocate of fostering knowledge sharing within organizations. While I am skilled at conveying the message via the written word, I am also a proficient oral communicator, with instructional experience in a variety of learning settings: individual tutoring, classroom instruction, new-hire orientation and software program training. I have extensive experience working with ESL students to improve their writing skills, as well as their conversational and formal speaking skills. With 20+ years experience in the information management field, I possess strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills which I have demonstrated in the areas of instruction, technical documentation design, records management, database search and design as well as library reference services and collection development. I work with extreme attention to detail and timeliness to ensure that neither the quality of the work nor the schedule is ever compromised. I thrive on working to deadlines and exceeding expectations!

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours