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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. Giacomo M.

    Giacomo M.

    Expert Game Designer and Creative Director

    Italy - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 8

    Share with me your vision and I will make it real: a vibrant and breathing reality. An experienced narrative and game designer raised in the world of indie video games and fantasy RPG. Expert in the field of fantasy and sci fi genres. 4+ years as narrative and game designer, developing MMORPG, RPG and city building games, acknowledged by players as rich and memorable experiences. 6+ years as a writer, creating entire world settings, casts of characters, factions and deep story arcs, delivered with visceral impact. My professional experience includes games like Planeshift, HOG, Heroes' Tears and Arakion. My computer science education and familiarity with Unity game engine are bonuses. I will use my creative eye to make your game shine. --------------------- Member of Mensa International, high IQ society, since 2006. Portfolio: http://www.fantasyeydor.com/portfolio

    $25.00 /hr
    1,045 hours
    5.00
  2. Reshmi Philip

    Reshmi Philip

    Expert Technical writer in Computer Science

    India - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a Technical writer and am highly passionate about my work. I hold Masters in Computer Science and in Business Administration. I also have a Bachelors in Statistics. I have more than 15 years of experience in documenting technical texts like user manuals,White papers,Installation guides,functional specifications,Technical reports and also in content writing ,product reviews,blogging,creative writing,making business presentations, and writing course contents. I enjoy working hard to provide a quality product to clients. I do all my assignments on my own and do not outsource projects..I have also published various research papers in many international journals of repute .

    $22.22 /hr
    97 hours
    4.48
  3. Jared N.

    Jared N.

    PHD in HRM & Leadership, Expert Academic Writer (APA, HARVARD, MLA)

    Kenya - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    Skype: jarred.nyachae Are you tired of switching contractors? Do you need the services of a reliable, swift and professional writer? Then, worry NO MORE! You have landed at the RIGHT contractor. I am an expert Academic/technical writer with 10+ years of experience in writing scholarly research papers & highly conversant with all major academic referencing styles (APA, Chicago, MLA & Harvard). I specialize in delivering A grade Academic/Technical Projects, Essays and Research papers for my clients. Am also exceptionally skilled in proofreading projects and Thesis papers using MS Word Track Changing option. My strength lies in the Arts, Communication, Marketing, Management, History, Business and Humanities and other fields in general. As a current PHD candidate, you can trust me with your academic projects, and expect A grade papers. Please take a moment and review the wonderful feed backs from my delighted clients. Delivering 0% plagiarized papers, high quality work, client satisfaction and 0% lateness are my top priorities. See my portfolio for a sample of my A grade academic papers. As a fluent English speaker, i have excellent communication skills, hence the quality of my work is guaranteed. Hire me first, get WOW-ed second. Why? Because as my client, I make sure to dedicate my time and all my resources to you. Besides, "Quality is remembered long after the price is forgotten" – Gucci Family Motto. Thank You for reading my profile. Hope we will establish a long term commitment. Happy oDesking!

    $9.00 /hr
    135 hours
    4.95
  4. Anh N.

    Anh N.

    QA Engineer

    Vietnam - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 10

    My career goal is to become a QA manager or System analyst. To achieve my goal, I need to work on many kinds of related jobs. What I have learned, benefited from my current company are not enough. Thus I would like to do more QC jobs outside my company. I would like to do any tasks such as: website testing, system analysis, create or review user requirement/project specification, technical writer, data entry, data processing, etc.

    $3.33 /hr
    391 hours
    5.00
  5. Bilal R.

    Bilal R.

    Internet Researcher - Lead Generation - Virtual Assistant - Data Entry

    Pakistan - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 6

    Hi! I am Bilal. I am dynamic, enthusiastic, reliable and quick learner. I always strive for quality working, I believe that can only be achieved with focused attitude and detail oriented approach. I tend to have a clear and prompt communication with my clients. I had developed the range of skills with Admin Support and Sales & Marketing. My favorite and strongest zone is Internet research. I have efficient web researching skills with the proper set of tools like Reportive, Ark, guesser.email, Data.com, ZoomInfo, Hoovers and whois.com with the proper manipulation of Social Media i.e. LinkedIn, Twitter, Google Plus and Facebook. These tools are very handy for lead generation, contacts list building and finding accurate email addresses. I am experienced in website management; I have worked on WordPress, Joomla and many other CMS platforms. I have good foundations with content developing, creative writing and technical writing. In E-commerce platforms, I have experienced with Shopify, Magneto, Bigcommerce, WooCommerce, OScommerce and some other. I am an expert in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), MS Visio, Google Docs, and Photoshop. Considering my academic background, I have good experience with IBM SPSS, MATLAB, Mathematica, KiCad, LibreCAD and C++. I also have good experience with photo manipulation, graphics designing and Logo creation using Canva and some other software. I am always eager to explore new software, applications and ideas. I am also competent with Social Media Accounts management and Social Media Marketing (SMM). I have complete understanding of LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. I have also worked with software like TweetAdder and TweetDeck. I can also write professional emails, cover letters, press release and can perform email handling at best. I am also skillful with financial management. I have complete understanding of financial statements, i.e. Balance Sheets, Cash Flow Statements and Income Statements. I am also familiar with some accounting, bookkeeping software like Xero and QuickBooks. Thanks for visiting my profile and taking time to read my skills overview. Please feel free to contact me anytime. Cheers!

    $5.56 /hr
    1,585 hours
    4.99
  6. Mark Bosire

    Mark Bosire

    Expert Writer: Academic, Techinal, Website and Article Writing.

    Kenya - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    To share my writing skills and competently thrive to achieve success for my clients. I have great writing and verbal skills and the experience acquired over the years guarantees my clients quality work, delivered on time and unique. The field scope of writings I can do is wide therefore flexible to fit clients needs. These fields may include article writing, academic writing, technical writing or website content writing emphasizing on SEO articles. I can also adapt to any clients needs without compromising the quality of work that I do. Hire me and you won't regret it. Regards.

    $16.67 /hr
    20 hours
    4.92
  7. Jaynard M.

    Jaynard M.

    Quality Analyst

    Philippines - Tests: 21

    As a degree holder in Business Administration - major in Financial and Managerial Accounting, I have spent the first 4 years after college (actually, including the last six months before I graduated) working in a global Business Process Outsourcing company with roles ranging from level one consultant (technical support) to a variety of level two posts (escalations specialist, subject matter expert, team lead, quality assurance). Now skilled with knowledge in Office applications and rich experiences in a wide variety of tasks, backed by my innate sense of analytical thinking and a strong foundation of English comprehension, I aim to build my online career doing things I know I am good at while learning those which I have no experience with; to provide my clients with outputs that meet (if not exceed) their requirements, all the while building a reputation of integrity, professionalism, and cheery working attitude in the online freelance industry.

    $12.00 /hr
    2,319 hours
    5.00
  8. Íris Carvalho

    Íris Carvalho

    Master in Electrical and Computer Engineering.

    Portugal - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I have a master's degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, I have good skills in web and software development, electronic and embedded systems, and I like to write, so my technical writing is very good and accurate. I can write technical documents or scientific papers very easily. I'm also good at translating documents from Portuguese to English and vice-versa, My skills related to programming are C, C++, Java, Android, PHP, HTML, MySQL, CSS, Javascript, Verilog, writting articles using Latex, shell script, AT commands, use JSP, and some more. I can make website prototypes and the website itself, and do maintenance for your website. I also can create virtual machines. About electronics, I can design electronic systems, I can design embedded systems using PIC, Arduino, and other microcontroller's platforms, I can program FPGAs using Verilog, use bluetooth and more. Also, I can look into something new and learn quickly to fulfill your requirements. My past work experience is related to academic and scientific investigation in the Electrical and Computer Engineering field, so I have a very good working method. I am a reliable and hardworking person, I never give up until I get the job done as fast and perfect as I can. Contact me if you want to know more about my skills and past work, or if you want to see my curriculum vitae and, of course, if you have any questions.

    $20.00 /hr
    7 hours
    4.85
  9. Mihaela H.

    Mihaela H. Agency Contractor

    ISQTB Certified Tester, Data Entry, Research, MS Office -Europe

    Romania - Tests: 17

    Gain experience while offer high quality services in testing, data entry and technical writing domains. My skills in the above domains were continuously improved during the last 4+ years, while working as a system integration tester in a big telecommunication company. This job involved the installation and the integration of servers followed by functional testing of the system, keeping an eye on the GUI and the usability aspects. Also, an important role was the test strategy and test cases writing. References available on request.

    Associated with: PFA

    $11.11 /hr
    2,539 hours
    4.97