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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. Adnan Akram

    Adnan Akram Agency Contractor

    Project Manager

    Pakistan - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    Virtual Assistant, Web Development , WordPress, SEO and web content writer, Online researcher and all types of data entry tasks expert.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    Associated with: Af Media Group Agency

    $5.00 /hr
    4,838 hours
  2. Aleksi L.

    Aleksi L. Agency Contractor

    En-Fi translator with writing capabilities.

    Finland - Tests: 5

    Hi! I'm a native Finn. Studied English for 10 years. I have a good grip of Finnish and English grammar. I'm very capable of doing translations (EN-FI,FI-EN) and texts from a wide array of topics. I'm interested with translating jobs. Writing jobs with my strong topics are also interesting. I have knowledge and vocabulary on following topics and more. Engines: Have had multiple vehicles that needed constant fixing. Mostly searched info with English, so I have the vocabulary necessary for writing articles and translating them. I'm able to change pistons, cylinders etc. Computers: Always been interested in computers. I know the inner workings of a web page, Windows system, Linux system, basic hardware. I know about kernel functions and stuff. I can install a Linux system with simple text interface (Arch) Dating: I've got my share of dating. Financial: I know financial topics to some extent. I know quite a lot about investments and loans and stuff. I can calculate annuitety loans, and normal interest loans. Animals: I live in countryside, I know my farm animals. I have experience with dogs, have 2 at time of writing this. I know the necessary terms. Politics: Have followed local Finnish politics for 5 years. I know political jargon. I can write articles about the above topics and probably can handle other topics as well.

    Associated with: JorkHarg's translation/scription service

    $15.00 /hr
    9 hours
  3. Ninah R.

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

    Madagascar - Tests: 5 - 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. Naveed Ansari

    Naveed Ansari Agency Contractor

    Content Developer

    Pakistan - Tests: 2

    I am a Chemical Engineer (specialized in Polymers and Petrochemicals) by profession having two years of experience in developing quality academic content. Also, I had worked as executive content developer for three months. Currently, I am working as a writer at and Custompapers, too.

    Associated with: Kiurebro

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
  5. Raazia G. Agency Contractor

    Academic & technical Writer, Financial & Business Analyst, Researcher

    Pakistan - 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
  6. Caroline R.

    Caroline R.

    MBA Graduate, Business writer.Proofreader

    Kenya - 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