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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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  1. Anuj S.

    Anuj S.

    Internet Marketing, AWS, Docker, Cloud, ECommerce, SMM, SEO, Audits

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    Non Agency Professional working on Internet Marketing, Ecommerce, Social Media & SEO Audits, Digital Content publishing and marketing for more than 3 YEARS. TOOLS: HubSpot, HootSuite, Mailjet, Interspire, Mailchimp, Zoho, CRM, Sales Force, SugarCRM, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Pipe Drive, AWS Route53, Putty, FileZilla, Shell Scripting, UNIX, Google Webmasters, Analytics, Facebook Power Editor for ads, Google Adwords. SKILLS: Integrated Social Media Marketing // SEO // Cost Cutting, Budgeting and targeting Ad Campaigns, E-commerce consulting. Additional Skills: Call to Action Strategy, Sales Pipeline, PR, Media, Reputation Management. Area of Expertise: AWS, Cloud, E-Commerce, Social Media. 2 years of development experience in php, MySQL, Wordpress, Magento, Bootstrap. Responsible for Web & Content Flow Analysis, Designing Demand Oriented Social Media Marketing strategies, Designing and Running Online Reputation campaigns, PR, Newsletters and effective media usage, CPC, Adwords,Corporate SEO practices, and complete online reputation of my clients. Web Developer with an experience of 3 years. I work on Magento, Wordpress, Bootstrap, php, MySQL. Current and Past work -- http://flux7.com- SMM, SEO -- http://smartbaby.in- SMM, SEO, Email Marketing, Web Development and Designing -- https://www.facebook.com/SmartbabyIndia- Fb page of smartbaby.in -- http://twalkitout.com- Content Promotion -- Mariyard Advertising- Email Marketing -- http://www.thedressoutlet.com- Web Development, SEO, SMM -- Xervmon- Content Creation -- Blue Particle Solutions- Wordpress Development -- AWS consulting- LAMP Server Configuration I have an experience of working with leading Indian MNC working for Japanese and American clients.

    $16.67 /hr
    2,127 hours
    4.68
  2. Margie C.

    Margie C.

    Article/Blog Writer, Transcriptionist, Research Analyst

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 3

    I enjoy article/blog writing, research, proofreading, copy editing, typing, and transcription. I worked for the government for 20 years and have background clearances. Confidentiality is something that is second nature to me. I have more than 15 years experience in transcription. My most recent endeavors include article and blog writing. I am becoming a successful writer for clients on oDesk as well as on other websites. My ultimate writing job would be one where I could write about families, relationships, children, and growing up on a farm. If I can help you with any part of your tasks, please feel free to contact me.

    $33.33 /hr
    143 hours
    4.90
  3. Francis isagani B.

    Francis isagani B.

    OverNight Worker/CADDraftsman/DataAnalyst/Writer/Spinner/SEO/Wordpress

    Philippines - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 6

    I am a passionate, well-driven as well as very detailed freelancer with over 8 years working online. I exert myself in achieving nothing but the best results and am willing to work beyond my skills and knowledge to provide what the client needs and wants. Offline, I have worked as a telemarketer for 3 years verifying US students/legit citizens before granting them student loans, supervised a team of 24 people for chat support for 3 years and currently working part time for a car insurance agency in the government department. My core competencies lie in: Data analysis, management, entry and research Article writing, Blogging, Proofreading, Copyscape Article Rewriting (manual) Article Spinning (manual using TBS) Transcription Customer support/relations (chat/email) Virtual Assistant jobs, Admin jobs Project Management SEO Backlinking Wordpress Management Autocad Drafting basic Engineering plans & lay outs - especially C.E. related plans Jack of all trades, a master of none. But always gets the job done!

    $5.00 /hr
    888 hours
    4.74
  4. Johnathan Jaehnig

    Johnathan Jaehnig

    Freelance writer and Data manager

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 12

    I am a College student at Michigan Technological University attempting to pay part of my way with freelance work online. I have experience with informative writing and data entry through work in a research lab, and have completed High school courses on computer readiness, including working with Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel, along with University classes in Rhetoric, Composition and Digital Media. I prefer to do fixed price contracts, but will consider hourly contracts if the job is interesting and will pay well. I apply mainly to technical or data oriented jobs, but seem to have better luck getting, and make more doing jobs in creative writing, which is fine by me.

    $8.06 /hr
    12 hours
    4.96
  5. Nolan Whyte

    Nolan Whyte

    Projects & Communication

    Canada - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    Over the last decade I have published hundreds of pieces of fiction and creative non-fiction, plus hundreds more blog posts. My communicative abilities are excellent, and I am meticulous about details, making sure everything is done just right. I have recently completed a Technical Communications Certificate, and I have my Bachelor's Degree in English. My greatest strength is my pursuit of customer satisfaction. I'm ready to work hard to make your projects succeed.

    $16.67 /hr
    220 hours
    4.83
  6. Irina I.

    Irina I.

    Writer with MA in Journalism

    Romania - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Native Romanian speaker, proficient in English and with strong Italian translation skills coming from attending an Italian high school. Being a full time freelance writer my work always comes first. I have been working with the same company for 3 years and then moved over to oDesk for more opportunities. My skills include creative writing, SEO, proofreading, content writing and translations (English-Romanian and vice versa, Italian-English). I can write on any given niche and when a subject I do not know much about comes up, I will gladly take my time to learn more about it before delivering my work. I am reliable and realize how important deadlines are and thus manage my time well. When working with my clients, I always assure top notch communication and will not deliver work they are unsatisfied with. My work reflects who I am and I am constantly trying to improve just like in any other area of my life. Articles will never be copied and are always passed through Copyscape. My Journalism background helped me understand the importance of information and how it is perceived by others, allowing me to deliver straight to the point, concise work.

    $11.00 /hr
    25 hours
    4.91
  7. Saroj Kar

    Saroj Kar

    Expert Technical Writer with Cloud Computing, Big Data experience

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

    I am a System Administrator, Writer, and Editor with the architectural skills, experience and insight to computing platform infrastructure or data operation. Over the years, I have developed extensive in-depth understanding of Cloud Computing, Big Data, Virtualization, Web Services, Mobile Cloud, Social Cloud, DevOps, Internet of Things and other related platforms. My work history as a System Administrator, technical support, web research, administrative support, freelance writer, editor, blogger, proofreader, news desk writer etc. reflect the versatile I offer. I have exposure to following works experience: - System Administrator - Application Management - Technical Support - Customer Support - Data Entry - Data Extraction - Content Writing - Technical content Writing - Non Technical Article Writing - Web Based Research - Excel based jobs - Internet Marketing jobs - Research based jobs - OCR conversion

    $10.00 /hr
    4,020 hours
    4.99
  8. Bhagya A.

    Bhagya A.

    Team Lead / Quality Consultant / QA-Tester / Technical Writer

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 17

    Senior software QA tester with full system development life cycle experience, including designing, developing and implementing test plans, test cases and test processes fueling swift corrective actions, significant cost savings and fault-free audits. Qualifications include eight years of QA software testing experience and three years of technical writing and user-acceptance testing experience. Backed by strong credentials including a Mathematics degree, ISTQB certification, Six Sigma Yellow Belt and The British Computer Society Diploma; advanced command of various testing suites, agile methodologies and monitoring tools; and cross-platform skills in Windows and Linux.

    $8.89 /hr
    3,149 hours
    5.00
  9. Vlad M.

    Vlad M.

    Writer, Ghost Writer, Creative writer, Article writer, Content writer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    My objective is to excel at everything I do, I have elevated expectations and ambitious goals. I always please my employers because of the fact that I communicate with them constantly over the course of a project and give updates as frequently as they request me to. I am able to meet even the most stressing of deadlines, with maximum attention to detail and above average quality at the very least. I have a very wide area of interests and I am hardly ever caught off guard by a job and/or demand. Looking forward to working with you.

    $11.11 /hr
    65 hours
    4.93
  10. David W.

    David W.

    Professional Sentence Designer

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

    Be a rock-star, can't-miss contractor who has the versatility and wordsmithiness (yes, I even create words!) to adapt to many different environments. I have writing and editing background in sports, business topics, personal finance, politics/government and blogging experience in religion and tech stocks and tech companies. If you're looking for creativity, flexibility, dynamism and entertaining writing or editing for your organization, please don't hesitate to contact me. I will benefit you!

    $19.17 /hr
    1,307 hours
    4.91