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

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Last updated: May 1, 2015
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  1. Ashok S.

    Ashok S.

    Proficient, Profilic & Professional Writer with Perfect Personality

    Nepal - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 6

    I have more than five years of experience in the field of writing with different positions such as, a content writer, copy writer, blogger and academic writer. I have offered my services to various clients and organizations all around the world. My expertise of areas in following fields are : - Essay Writing - Report Writing - Thesis Writing - Dissertation Writing - Technical Writing - Business Plan - Financial Analysis - Accounting - Medical Writing - Article Writing - Article Rewriting - Blog Writing - SEO Writing - Products' Descriptions - Coupons' Descriptions - Report Writing - Research Proposal - Thesis Writing - Dissertation - Amazon Book Review - App Reviews

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  2. Nikita Budov

    Nikita Budov

    Eng - Russian translator with IT experience, System Analyst, Guitarist

    Ukraine - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 3

    Hi, my name is Nikita Budov. I am a native Ukrainian with higher education, 3 years experience in system analysis and 1,5 year experience in translation from Russian to English and English to Russian. I am also an experienced musician and sound engineer (see information in Other Experiences section). In my portfolio there is a letter of credence, from one of the employers, where I worked for 3 last years, as I can`t show documents and researches I`ve done, because it`s confidential. Since 2012 I worked in four projects: 1. Web-based geo positioning system for geological research and data storage with drawing results on a map — my job was to: - analyze the system, - make data models, - write technical specifications, - communicate with developers and geologists; 2. Software for marketing surveys using Android devices, synchronizing, making database from collected data on PC, sending data and notifications on emails — my job was to: - analyze the system, - make data models, - write technical specifications, - manually test windows and android software, make bug-lists, - communicate with developers, customers, - write software documentation, html helps; 3. Software, specially desined for store managers to make their work more effective and reduce the amount of time needed for common used tasks with the help of Android and Windows 8 devices — my job was to: - analyze the system, - make researches for the customers (comparing advisability of Windows 7, 8 and Android devices, additional hardware, operational systems, their functions and editions, different types software, commonly used by client, etc.), - translate technical documents and researches from Russian to English, - manually test windows software; 4. English-Russian translation project (on Odesk). I had to translate articles of different subjects, mostly about Computer technologies, computer games and music. I believe my strong points are my Analytical mind, Flexibility and Punctuality. My #1 goal will always be to meet your needs and deadline. Taking a new project, I like to speak with the client, to have a clear understanding of his/her needs and vision on upcoming work. I'm honest and fair. Please look at my work history for comments from other clients. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration. I look forward to working with you soon. I have an Engineer's degree in Computer Science from Kharkov National University of Radioelectronics in Ukraine. Listed below are my experience and skills: — System analysis: data modeling, technical writing, specifications writing, logic and physical projecting, etc. — English-Russian translation; — Russian-English translation; — SDL Trados Studio 2011 SP2 — Manual testing: Java, Android, Web-applications; — Core web: XML, HTML/CSS; — OS: Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Android (2.x & 4.x) — Redmine; — MySQL; — UML; — Microsoft Office; — Microsoft Visio; — ErWin; — Web Asyst; — Apache web-server; — BpWin; — Photoshop; — Paint.NET.

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  3. Kristel Ann Cuadra

    Kristel Ann Cuadra

    Technical Writer

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

    I am a freelance technical writer, composer/arranger/musician, creative writer and occasional graphic artist. I'm currently a Blogger / PR at QZN.Me Community Site. Experiences: - Graduate of BS Computer Science from MSEUF, Lucena City - Worked in Ionics EMS, Inc. as an IT/Programmer - Became Editor-In-Chief and Contributor to our High School Paper, The Child (CNJP) - Became Best in Oral Defense in 4th year High School - Consistent Valedictorian from Elementary to High School Skills: - Technical Writing / Blogging - Composition/ Musical Arrangement - Story / Creative Writing / Poetry - Basic Programming (HTML/CSS, C++, Java) - Art and Graphic Design Music Commission Price List: http://kazaki03.blogspot.com/p/music-commission.html

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    4.91
  4. Husain P.

    Husain P.

    SEO Content Writer, Reviewer and Blogger

    United States - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    With an Undergraduate degree in Biotechnology with English Major, I have always been inclined towards writing since my high school days, i was the assistant writer for my University Journal at Cambridge High School. I have been working as a professional Content Writer for the past 2 years, and have gained experience in writing for different genres of writing. My strong attributes include SEO style writing , creative writing , blogging and web content development, along with expert skills in writing for medical blogs and WordPress.

    $7.00 /hr
    3 hours
    5.00
  5. Alexander Park

    Alexander Park

    Creative, scholastic, tech writing and copywriter

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 2

    A novelist with four books out now and more coming, I have also been writing for others and editing their work for years. This includes graduate thesis work, MBA and Sales copy, as well as technical and science writing. I have an advanced degree in history, also degrees in English and biology, and completed a RN program. All are from a major university. I have been in sales for many years, the past 14 as a real estate agent, but I truly enjoy writing even if it's for others, especially for the variety of topics.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.90
  6. María Isabel Fiallo Flor

    María Isabel Fiallo Flor

    English University Professor, Writer, Translator and Interpreter

    Argentina - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1

    Currently, I write the international segment for an economic newspaper where I describe political and economic events with a historic overview. I also have a blog in related topics. While the project lasted, 2 years, I subtitled movies for ProSonido - a Miami based sound engineering studio. Next month I will obtain my degree as a University English Professor at UADE (Argentine University of Enterprise). I have practiced teaching at a university level in the Middle East, West Bank; where I excercised basic Arabic conversation (I can read and write, but not fluently). Last year I received a diploma as a simultaneous interpreter for English-Spanish/Spanish-English conferences. At college I took courses of Portuguese, subtitling, literary and technical translation.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Anjan Kumar Deb

    Anjan Kumar Deb

    Independent Management Consultant

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

    An MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad, the leading Business School in Asia and B.Mech.Engg.(Hons) from Jadavpur University, I have over 40 years experience working in India and the Middle East in reputed Indian & Multinational companies including BHEL, ABB Flakt, Shriram Honda, Eicher Mitsubishi, Dunlop, McNally Bharat, Technique LLC (Oman), Meru Cabs, Travel House & HMV. CORE COMPETENCIES : Corporate Strategy, Diversification strategy, Technology tie-ups & Joint Ventures, Business Process Re-engineering, International & Domestic Business Development, Profit Center Management, Operations in Service Industry, Product & Service Launches, Corporate Communication. DOMAIN KNOWLEDGE : Engineering, Automotive, Energy, Mining, Metals, Ports, Transportation services Presently, working as an Independent Management Consultant. Completed a 6 month assignment in developing Training Manuals for a Australia based Consulting Company for 2 Gas Turbine Power Projects.Prepared a Business Plan for an Alabama, USA based company.

    $17.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.70
  8. Grace Rehema

    Grace Rehema

    Dedicated writer,blogger and a freelancer

    Ukraine - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5

    Over the past five years we have written articles and blogs for professional and non professional purposes. Although I am new To oDesk, I am not new to world of writing. I am an extensive researcher and I meet deadlines. My desire on oDesk to beautiful paint the ideas of my clients with words easy to be understood by all. Moreover, I make sure all my projects upon completion are informative and fun to read.

    $7.22 /hr
    0 hours
    4.83
  9. Simon N.

    Simon N.

    Electrical and Electronics Engineer & Outstanding Content Writer

    Kenya - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 12

    I am an outstanding contractor who is committed to delivering high quality work. Over the years, I have accrued immense skills in article writing, technical writing, engineering designing and researching. The exposure I have gained enables me to handle challenging assignments with unparalleled expertise. Satisfying every client is my number one priority. I strive to deliver services that meet the requirements of my clients. In order to achieve this, I am committed to paying maximum attention to the details of every task. In addition to this, I value punctuality, and I strive to deliver assignments within the agreed time frames.

    $12.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.99
  10. Christian Dave de Chavez

    Christian Dave de Chavez

    Writer | Editor | Translator

    Philippines - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 6

    Six years of extensive writing experience and still counting. I can offer you expertise in submitting SEO friendly articles. Bringing dedication, what I can do is write evocative and original articles for you. I always aim to provide high quality and 100% plagiarism free content in a timely manner. Technical, creative, fiction, non-fiction, editorial, feature, e-book, ghost writing, product description ... name it, I promise to put my best foot forward for a guaranteed satisfaction. You can highly depend on my words, stories, and articles. Be it a 100 or a 1,000 word content, I itch to make sure the readers will read the very last word of my article.

    $7.50 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00