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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. Eera k M.

    Eera k M.

    Technical Writing, Non-Technical Writing, Other Writing

    India - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 10

    Quit the day time job 2 years ago to leverage working from home. Core competency in document conversion from word to pdf, spell checking, expert synonym and antonyms. Received A+ in English in school graduation. Competent in data copy from Word to Excel, Blog to Excel. Well versed in: MS Word 2003 and up MS Excel 2003 and up MS Powerpoint 2003 and up Notepad Adobe Reader X Mozilla Firefox 9.0.1 ----------------------------------------------- Eera is a work-at-home freelancer. Eera has been on government payroll and private company payroll. Eera has a M.S in Computer Science specializing in Information Retrieval. Eera has given platform talks to an audience gathering of 24+ Eera also has taught university student courses in Microsoft Excel, Computer Basics. Eera also has handled university student course examinations

    $3.36 /hr
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  2. George Leach

    George Leach

    Software Technical Writing

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago

    Extensive background in software industry including development, architecture, project management, instruction, curriculum and course design as well as technical writing. I hold both a BS and MS in Computer Science. I have taught in academia as an adjunct faculty member as well as in industry to clients. I am currently pursuing a MEd in Instructional Technology, part-time. My background in technical writing spans numerous areas including product documentation, marketing materials - primarily white papers, responses to RFPs, documentation for customers, educational briefs, course development, software specifications and academic papers for school. I also authored a book in the 1990s on the UNIX operating system for beginners.

    $15.00 /hr
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  3. Geetha Prabhakaran

    Geetha Prabhakaran

    Technical-Writing and SEO

    India - Last active: 05/06/2013 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    A dedicated full time service provider whose principal objective is to deliver original work with the highest of quality within the period of time specified at a very viable price. I have worked in the BPO industry for 4 straight years. I have In-depth knowledge of SEO with expertise in Business Marketing via Search Engine Optimization techniques, and Social Media platforms. Has experience of over five years of combined experience in blogging, marketing, proofreading, creative writing, web content creation, SEO articles, SMO articles, technical writing and copywriting, Internet Marketing, Search Engine Optimization (On page & off page optimization), Link building, PPC Management, Social Media Marketing, Affiliation Marketing and Reputation Management. I can personally vouch for every project undertaken. I have studied web optimization techniques and my writings are designed to always include SEO marketing components. In fact, my knowledge of SEO and web traffic has been instrumental in increasing traffic to various websites many times over. I will work for you to bring your ideas to life with literally hundreds of varied projectsundertaken to my credit. I am a completely versatile writer and am able to provide excellent written content on an extensive range of subjects. I aim to exceed the expectations of my clients whenever possible.

    $5.56 /hr
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  4. Craig Lester

    Craig Lester

    Technical and business writing

    Australia - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 1

    Greetings! My name is Craig Lester. I have a diverse employment history, having worked as a mechanical engineer, environmental scientist, researcher and commercial analyst. I have over 50 published reports and a long history in business writing. I have had professional training in writing for business needs and pride myself in my ability to write clearly and concisely. I can assist you with technical and business writing such as tenders, product instructions, sales brochures and website proofing.

    $60.00 /hr
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  5. Rachel Bosch

    Rachel Bosch

    Copyeditor for technical writing

    United States - Last active: 07/15/2014

    I am a meticulous reader. I have often been called upon to edit and proofread articles, as well as a dissertation. My educational background includes a bachelor's in physics and graduate work in geology. I have also worked in the medical field as a paramedic and an EKG technician. I am currently working on obtaining my certificate in copyediting. I will give your document close and careful attention.

    $33.33 /hr
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  6. Patrick Khalil

    Patrick Khalil

    Technical Writing/ Electrical Engineering

    Egypt - Last active: 11/20/2013 - Tests: 7

    Hello. I will be of a great help to you in case you need a writer with a scientific background. I am an electrical engineering major and currently doing my master studies. But my knowledge extend to biology, chemistry, physics and more. I can proof read your writings, write you resumes, technical e-mails, researches, articles, etc. I can also translate from and to Arabic and write in Arabic as well.

    $6.67 /hr
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  7. Priscilla Leong

    Priscilla Leong

    Creative and Technical Writing

    Brazil - Last active: 10/09/2014 - Tests: 2

    I have great love for writing, competent in a variety of computer programmes such as a MSWord, Excel and Powerpoint. My previous experience include roles in marketing, writing and vetting numerous types of documents (including speeches and newsletters). I am an enthusiastic worker and enjoy working in a team as well as independently.

    $11.10 /hr
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  8. Muhammad Noman Siddique

    Muhammad Noman Siddique

    Expert Technical Writing

    Pakistan - Last active: 12/10/2014 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm a Professional Degree holder of Polymer Engineering from National Textile University, Faisalabad. and I am going to start my MS in Management Sciences in resent time to secure my career with engineering and management type job opportunities. I am successfully combined my studies with work and my present career aim is to work within IT because i am enjoying working with the computer and Microsoft Office, and In university degree i am expert at Microsoft and i was awarded many time with best Assignment In entire class with distinction. Assignments writing and working on internet browsing and using an excel Frequently in my university time. i have work done on project and I wrote down it completely with own language and with proper managerial way and according to International Standard.

    $7.50 /hr
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  9. Seth Thomas

    Seth Thomas

    Technical Writing and Translation

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 7

    I have two years of technical writing experience, and three years of experience with German to English translations. I am fluent in both German and English, and my Bachelor's degree focused on both technical writing and translation. I can translate everything from short descriptions to much larger documents such as manuals and literary works, and I have written multiple procedural manuals for academic journals. I enjoy working under a firm deadline, and I place a huge priority on punctuality and professionalism.

    $15.00 /hr
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