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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. Ray H.

    Ray H.

    Expertise and commitment to your project

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 16

    I am a full time freelancer experienced with: (1) Wordpress, Joomla and HTML Website Design, (2) Graphics Design and (3) Technical Writing. You will find me cooperative, proactive, timely and diligent to detail. I am proficient with adobe photoshop and illustrator to produce all visual products for print and website: graphics, logos, photos, etc. and am proficient with tools to modify website coding as needed for special styling effects.

    $20.00 /hr
    35 hours
    4.82
  2. Muhammad Abdullah

    Muhammad Abdullah

    Software Developer and Web Programmer

    Pakistan - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    I specialize in solutions development using Microsoft Technologies for Windows, .NET, Web & Azure cloud platforms. Experienced in C/C++ (Win32, DirectX) programming, C#, F# & VB.Net development, Asp.NET web development, Windows Server & MS SQL Server Administration and Windows PowerShell Scripting. I provide services for SharePoint, Access, Excel (VBA) development & project management using Visio & MS Project. I'm passionate about exploring Microsoft technologies, solving complex problems; committed to my work & offer prompt communication.

    $30.00 /hr
    11 hours
    4.93
  3. Mithun Gooty

    Mithun Gooty

    Java/J2EE - 7yrs exp - Software Design & Development

    India - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    My stackoverflow profile: http://stackoverflow.com/users/333125/mithun Why you should partner with me: - Have 7yrs of experience in Java/J2EE based software development - Been part of requirement gathering/design/development/deployment phases of software development - Oracle certified Java programmer - Worked in reputed companies - Technical skills: Algorithms and Data structures, Design & Architecture, Java/J2EE, Spring, SQL, Unit Test frameworks, Test Automation frameworks - Good analytic and problem solving skills - good communication skills - Passionate to build by freelancer career. This is just the beginning Project plan: - We will follow Agile Methodology to execute the project - 25% effort on requirement understanding + 40% effort in designing & architecting the solution + 20% effort in development/testing + 15% effort on documentation/release planning and sign-off.

    $15.00 /hr
    161 hours
    4.95
  4. Catherine G.

    Catherine G.

    Rockstart Quality Assurance Engineer, Tester

    New Zealand - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 2

    I'm a network test Engineer with 5+ experience in IT industry. I started out as an IT support for a multinational company for 3 years before I took CCNA certification and decided to move into Computer Networking field. I am now a part of a company that makes router and Switches a system Test Engineer and have experience with agile testing methodologies.

    $16.67 /hr
    1,778 hours
    4.92
  5. Aldion P.

    Aldion P.

    Proficient C/C++ Programmer

    Philippines - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    For a combined 12 years, I have been involved in projects using C/C++, C# as the main programming language. 4 of those 12 years, I have developing embedded software for ECUs, and most of those years, I have been developing desktop applications, network management software applications, and micro-processor targeted software(ARMM, etc.). I also have some experience in developing websites using PHP, MySQL, and HTML. I also have had part-time programming projects using Java, and VC++.

    $22.22 /hr
    2,186 hours
    5.00
  6. Vanice M.

    Vanice M.

    Sr. Health/Technical Writer, Researcher and Editor

    Netherlands - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 1

    My professional experience spans over 16 years of experience and education in all aspects of academic topics, healthcare, medical-related subjects, the research process, and general writing. My writing proficiency covers a broad range of topics such as acute health problems, the aging brain, medical/legal investigations and scientific breakthroughs with a touch of medical transcription, nutrition, and research project management, biographies, history and family life. My expertise supported with doctoral preparation. I look forward to a long, meaningful and professional working relationship as a freelance writer on Elance. Get in touch NOW!

    $33.00 /hr
    87 hours
    4.90
  7. Kazi Afiqur Rahman

    Kazi Afiqur Rahman

    Math Expert, Professional Programmer and Developer,Article Writer

    Bangladesh - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 6

    I am a final year undergraduate student of CSE of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology(BUET). I have 3 years of experience in professional programming. I like working project in C,C++,Java,android, PHP. Mysql , C# and python.Mathematics is like oxyzen to me. I love to solve any kind of mathematical problem.I also eager to do work in HTML, CSS, javacript, .net. I am very much dedicated to my work. I hope I can satisfy you with my work. Thank you.

    $13.33 /hr
    16 hours
    4.98
  8. Elijah B.

    Elijah B.

    Freelance Writer & Editor

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Portfolio: 16

    If you're searching for a writer who values accuracy and creativity then look no further. My mission is to bring captivating and informative content for your target audience through concise writing and comprehensive editing. As a writer, I hold these qualities as essential to provide my clients with language eloquent enough to engage their target audience. In addition, I'm a flexible freelancer that adapts understanding to a client's targeted subject matter or professional field. Under the scope of an editor, I analyze thoroughly, sculpting content that's correct and refined in every sense possible. Writing services include research writing, article writing, and other writing services that my client requires. In addition, extensive editing services include a clean sweep of content, creating a piece that is precise..

    $16.00 /hr
    6 hours
    5.00
  9. Fahad A.

    Fahad A.

    IT professional, content writer, Maths Teacher

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 7

    Hardworking, competent and Honest freelancer having the ability to work as an IT professional, Ghost writer, content writer, proofreader, programmer & creative writer. Having a masters degree in Electronics currently employed as a senior teacher. Has taught Physics and Mathematics up to Bachelors levels. I have good writing skills and a good experience too. i believe that it is a great pleasure to know your ability but it is even greater to know, how and where to use it. I am quite sure that who will put their faith in me to accomplish their work will be satisfied always. I am quite sure that if you like my work then you will tell others and if not then tell me.

    $22.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.83
  10. Kay Warren

    Kay Warren

    Dentist and Medical Editor, Writer, Researcher

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Portfolio: 2

    I am an accomplished writer with broad experience writing in several niches, including my own field of dentistry. I am a general dentist licensed in the state of California. I am unfailingly conscientious about your job and I am always punctual. I unhesitatingly transfer the rigorous professional ethics required in dentistry to my writing projects. If you need a professional writer who carefully listens in order to understand your goals, I will exceed your expectations. My writing is characterized by clear logical structure, fluid sentence flow, meticulous research, and the proper usage of terms of art. The level of detail and vocabulary is appropriately targeted to the audience you need to reach. As soon as you award me your job, I will begin work on a preliminary outline for approval. As the job progresses, I will produce several drafts for your review and incorporate your feedback after each revision. I look forward to discussing your specific needs.

    $45.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00