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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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On average, 1,322 Technical writing projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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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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Last updated: May 1, 2015
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  1. Chloe C.

    Chloe C.

    Technical writer,Document transcriptionist,blogger, copy-writer

    Kenya - Last active: 13 hours ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

    My career goal is to attain a consistent supply of contract jobs utilizing my skills as a speed transcriber, technical article writer, blogger, copy-writer and web researcher. I am offering highly accurate and efficient performance whilst responding to the needs and requirements of my clients, thus providing a sense of accomplishment for both of us once goals have been met. My content is always of very high quality, which I firmly believe will be increasingly characteristic of high ranking content in search results. I also have written for local publications ranging from music to fashion and i will be happy to provide samples of my work. Please feel free to get in touch with any job you'd like me to work on. Thank you!

    $11.11 /hr
    2,095 hours
    4.89
  2. Anuj S.

    Anuj S.

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

    India - Last active: 13 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    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
    1,903 hours
    4.68
  3. Josphat Kimanthi

    Josphat Kimanthi

    Academic researcher (APA.MLA,HAVARD) & MBA mastering student

    Kenya - Last active: 13 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    Need help with your Assignments, Thesis, Papers, Dissertations, Essays, Reports? You have come to the right place. Whether you are a Bachelors student or PhD student all your projects will be done professionally in a turnaround time. I specialize in many facets in Academic writing such as: Thesis, Reports, Case Studies, Essays, Business Plans, Projects, and all academic assignments no matter the subject and topic. English that flows easily besides reads naturally, with immaculate spelling, perfect punctuation, impeccable grammar, that is the power of which should never be underestimated, always delivered on time and within budget, guaranteed I particularly like working with graduate and undergraduate students, from crafting the initial thesis, to discussing how to set up the dissertation or proposals, and to editing the final document. I understand the difficulties problems and puzzles of graduate and undergraduate work, and will guide students through the process and offer quality work ahead of time. . .

    $17.00 /hr
    54 hours
    4.90
  4. Kiran Khalil

    Kiran Khalil

    Content Writer

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 3

    I find it best to communicate with user through simple and interactive content. I have been writing content for various projects, including, medicine, automotive industry, media, psychology, and also for android/iPhone applications. Having a diverse educational and professional career has allowed me to work on different niches. My experience and knowledge has also helped me gain expertise in writing user manuals for software (Android and iPhone). Following the SEO rules, i make sure to include relevant keywords to increase website ranking on popular search engines. My passion is to convert complicated content into comprehensible and user-friendly to get the message across to target audience.

    $8.00 /hr
    98 hours
    4.91
  5. Igor D.

    Igor D.

    Business Analyst (CCBA), System Analyst, QA Analyst, Product Owner

    Russia - Last active: 13 hours ago - Tests: 11

    • Business analysis: Interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, data modeling, use cases modeling, user stories modeling, planning sessions, etc. • Development methodologies: Agile, RUP, Waterfall; • Understanding of programming languages/concepts: Java, .NET, PHP, PowerBuilder, VBA, C/C++, XML, HTML, SQL. • Project management and communication skills • Acceptance testing skills 2012 - IIBA certified: CCBA certificate 2011 – Insurance for IT Professionals: 1) Property and Liability Insurance Principles 2) Personal Insurance, online courses.

    $20.00 /hr
    1,364 hours
    5.00
  6. Jana L.

    Jana L.

    Microsoft Office Certified Expert / Instructional Designer and Trainer

    South Africa - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5

    After working for a BPO company for five years, I developed a passion for working remotely for clients all over the world. My BPO experience include document production for top 100 UK law firms and magic circle firms. I pursued certifications to solidify my experience and I hold a Microsoft Office Master Specialist qualification. I am a Word and Excel certified expert and a PowerPoint specialist. As a qualified trainer registered with the Education Department of South Africa, I pursued becoming a Microsoft Certified Trainer and was awarded the MCT certification in July 2012. As a trainer, I have a keen eye for taking complex technical subjects and breaking them down into smaller easier to digest sections. I have 3 years' experience creating training manuals, course outlines and training videos (using Camtasia). I currently work as a Project Manager whilst completing my Communication Science degree. I have a keen interest in organisational structures, business processes and communication.

    $11.11 /hr
    249 hours
    5.00
  7. Carme Comas

    Carme Comas

    Spanish teacher

    Spain - Last active: 13 hours ago - Tests: 3

    I am a native Spanish speaker. I took a degree in Biology and I have a postgraduate certificate in education. Teaching is my passion and I have been working as a Spanish and science teacher since 2009. I have taught students across all levels, ages, and nationalities. Currently I live in The Philippines.

    $11.11 /hr
    1,216 hours
    5.00
  8. Farhan Ahmad

    Farhan Ahmad

    Mechatronics Design Engineer.3D Modelling.Electronics.Control Sytems

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 10

    I am a Mechatronics Engineer from National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Pakistan. As a mechatronics engineer, I have the ability to design, develop and build products that combine mechanical and electronic engineering for a range of practical applications. I can also incorporates computer, control and systems design engineering, and can use them all to create intelligent machines and advanced manufacturing and processing systems. I have the following skills of engineering: 1) Mechanical Designs 2) Electronics 3) Electro-Mechanical designs 4) Programming 5) Control systems 6) Automation 7) Robotics 8) Project Management I am an expert in the following softwares: -Solidworks -Pro-E -Arduino -Proteus -Ares -Lab view -Microsoft Visual C++ -AVR studio -Matlab I have the ability to work under the given time, resource and design constrains. For any employer who wants the task to be completed quickly and successfully, these skills would surely be an asset.

    $10.00 /hr
    112 hours
    4.88
  9. Jerese D.

    Jerese D.

    PeopleSoft Security Consultant/Project Manager/Proofread/Web Research

    Philippines - Last active: 13 hours ago - Tests: 7

    I have handled PeopleSoft Security and PS admin for more than three years. My skills and experiences include Microsoft Office, UNIX, Oracle Database and MS-SQL. I have been with a huge I.T. company, and on the Peoplesoft support team for more than three years. This has helped me develop the skills mentioned above. I also have been doing proofreading, editing, web research, email handling, link building, data entry and project management since 2010. I also have experience with technical writing. I am seeking opportunities where my experiences and skills can be utilized to improve customer satisfaction.

    $7.78 /hr
    4,848 hours
    4.60
  10. Huzaifa Hussain

    Huzaifa Hussain

    Head of Programming at BrightHaus * WordPress Expert * Joomla Pro *

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 19 - Portfolio: 49

    I have been working in oDesk for quite sometime now, having started my career as a web content & article writer, gradually moving towards opensource web development and now finally Project Management and PHP Web Development. My strengths are related to the subjects of IT, as I was an IT trainer at Aptech Computer Institute sometime ago. Tools of the trade include PHP web development solutions with some of the major CMS (Content Management Systems) & Shopping cart systems such as Wordpress, Joomla Virtuemart, Magento, Drupal, Zen Cart, X-Cart, PrestaShop, phpMyCart etc. eCommerce integration and customization. Also, proficient in providing Mobile Solutions utilizing PhoneGap mobile development framework. My development potency lies in strong concepts of OOP (Object-oriented programming) such as Polymorphism, Inheritance, Classes, Method, Abstraction and Encapsulation. I can also utilize latest technological trends and techniques like AJAX, JavaScript / jQuery, Web 2.0 Compatibility, W3C Standards, HTML5, CSS3, PhoneGap and PHP Server-side scripting. Services rendered also include Technical Writing, Researching, Content Writing, Software Design, Documentation and Testing, Database ERD Design and Implementation, Cron Jobs and Webmaster Services. I am seeking opportunities where I can further improve my skills and excel in my career.

    Groups: Article Samurai, Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $16.67 /hr
    2,215 hours
    4.99