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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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Average Technical writing Freelancer Feedback Score

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

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  1. Denis M.

    Denis M.

    Project manager,Virtual Assistant,Web Researcher, Writer, Mechatronics

    Kenya - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

    To provide quality work in the following fields; 1) Project management and coordination. 2) Virtual assistant 3) Internet & Market research 4) Engineering projects: design, circuit, CAD and Matlab. 5) SEO, Web content, Technical writing

    $10.00 /hr
    5,539 hours
    4.95
  2. Ninah R.

    French writing, ENG-FR / FR-ENG translation, Audio/Video transcription

    Madagascar - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    Over the last 3 years I worked as a freelance French writer, I realized several specific missions for various projects including editorial contents, press releases, rewriting, copy-writing centered on different topics such as healthcare, real estate, consumer goods, fashion, design… I also have a strong experience in English to French translation/localization and in audio/video transcription. My areas of interest are: wellness, health, ecology, sustainable development, travels, animals and plants, science. However, having a solid all-round education and an inquiry mind, I am open to all topics. Well draft texts are a guarantee of credibility with your partners and your readers. So I make a point of delivering high quality texts aligned specifically to your needs.

    $15.56 /hr
    5 hours
    4.53
  3. Raazia G. Agency Contractor

    Academic & technical Writer, Financial & Business Analyst, Researcher

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

    I want to excel my career as a financial and business analyst, an academic & technical writer, and a true researcher.I have almost 8 years of experience in developing marketing plans, working as an analyst, lecturer, researcher, and academic writer. During my teaching career at university level, I taught different courses of finance and marketing specialization. Computer Application in Business, Business and Technical writing, and Communication & Interpersonal Skills are some of the courses which I taught to the Non-Business graduation students. I have also written and presented many research papers in international conferences on different topics of Economics and Finance. I have guided and supervised many written assignments, research projects, and Business plans. I am well familiar with different statstical softwares like Microsoft Excel, EViews, and SPSS.

    Associated with: e-ComFreelance Agency

    $22.22 /hr
    140 hours
    4.95
  4. Caroline R.

    Caroline R.

    MBA Graduate, Business writer.Proofreader

    Kenya - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

    I am an Accounting and management professional with over 10years working experience. I specialize in Business management article/report writing and proofreading with proficiency in Ms Office applications (Excel, Word and PowerPoint). I seek opportunities to provide excellent reports for my clients.

    $12.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. Steven N.

    Technical Writer and Copywriter

    United States - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a proven, Midwest-based technical communication and copywriting professional with years of project experience spanning a wide range of industries. I can bring the following key advantages to any writing project: • First-rate writing and editing skills. • Excellent document design expertise and years of experience with Adobe products, such as InDesign, Photoshop and Acrobat. • Ability to quickly learn new technologies. • Experience in a wide range of industries, including healthcare, IT, software and pharmaceuticals. I have worked with small companies and large multinational corporations. Recent work includes creating and editing dozens of user guides for a software startup and creating website and marketing copy for a various technology companies. I can help you with new writing projects, or I can edit and improve current documentation and copy. I'm not happy until my text is perfect. I have the highest ratings from former oDesk buyers, and client satisfaction is my highest priority. I look forward to helping you with your writing needs!

    $30.00 /hr
    2,565 hours
    4.90
  6. Jack L.

    15+ Years Product Manager Experience at Fortune 500, Taiwan Native

    Taiwan - Last active: 08/14/2013 - Tests: 1

    15+ years of Product Manager experience at Fortune 500 multinational corporations: Motorola, Sony Ericsson, and IBM "ThinkPad" (now Lenovo). Fluent in English, Chinese/Mandarin Full range of product management and requirement management related expertise: product definitions (PD) writing, marketing requirement documents (MRD) writing, technical requirement specification (TRS) writing, project management, program management, release management, sourcing, research business development, go-to-market strategy, customer engagement, supplier management, testing, quality assurance, etc. Experienced in these industries: Mobile, Web, Software, Video Games, Toys, Translation, etc. My previous position for Motorola was the Global Product Marketing Manager for this cloud-based Mobile App: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SCREEN3 My offerings: Project Management Product Management Product Definition Writing Marketing Requirement Document Writing Technical Requirement Specification Writing User Guide Writing Sourcing Research Translation Interpretation Consultancy And more..

    $16.67 /hr
    538 hours
    5.00
  7. Chris Coleman

    The right words for the write time.

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 33

    Strong creative writing and nitpick-y editing. Grounded in proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation. B2B/B2C. US/UK English. Concise.

    $20.00 /hr
    280 hours
    4.99
  8. Qian She Agency Contractor

    Senior English/Chinese Translator and Proofreader

    China - Last active: 7 months ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 10

    Most experienced translator both from English to Chinese and Chinese to English! Best quality of manual translation, the essence of your assignment never be missed! Fastest posiible delivery! Your satisfaction is always my hignest pursuit! I'm the right person you could choose here if you pay more attention to the quality of service than to the cost of service!

    Groups: oTranslators

    Associated with: e-ComFreelance Agency

    $16.67 /hr
    1,048 hours
    4.86