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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. Beatriz G.

    Beatriz G.


    Brazil - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Translator from English to Portuguese and from Portuguese to English. I have a degree in English by University of São Paulo (the best of Latin America) and I took several subjects related to Translation at college. Brazilian freelancer able to translate and write articles for magazines, blogs, websites and the like. I have been working as an English teacher since 2010 for beginners and advanced learners and I teach all ages (children, teenagers and adults). If you look for high quality and reliability, you found the right professional.

    $6.67 /hr
    17 hours
  2. James Daniels

    James Daniels

    Freelance Provider

    United States - Tests: 8

    Over the last four years, I have gained extensive experience using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook as a manager working for the government. I also have experience building websites using Wordpress, HTML, XHTML/CSS and some light Javascript. I am looking for opportunities in data entry, content creation, and maintaining Wordpress-based websites.

    $5.56 /hr
    48 hours
  3. Jean Sauser

    Jean Sauser

    JMS Business Solutions-Data Entry/Transcriptions & More...

    United States - Tests: 4

    To obtain a position that will enable me to use my strong organizational skills, educational background and the ability to work well with people. To work as a team-player in a people-oriented organization where I can maximize my customer-service experience in a challenging environment to achieve the corporate goals. I really do enjoy working in a business environment; this quality, I believe is of the utmost importance in dealing with clients as well as co-workers. In me, you'll discover a reliable, detail-oriented, and extremely hard-working associate, one who will serve above and beyond normal working hours if called upon.

    $8.33 /hr
    50 hours
  4. Elmer Cruz

    Elmer Cruz

    Business Process Analyst

    Philippines - Tests: 4

    Work with an organization to develop and implement effective processes for work and resource optimization. Experience: - Management system consultant and auditor for more than 10 years - IT Manager for 5 years - Consultant for development and implementation of training and education curriculum for 10 years - Health and beauty consultant for 1 year - Travel consultant for 3 years

    $33.33 /hr
    52 hours
  5. Chadwick C.

    Chadwick C.

    Architect, Interior Designer, ArchiCad Pro, Technical Writer

    Kenya - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 9

    My mission is to offer an approachable, creative and efficient way to make the most out of your design requirements and expectations. Whether you are looking to renovate your shop, or design a restaurant, or landscape your compound, I will specialize in creative space planning solutions that are multi-functional and elegant. Timeliness,efficiency,and client-satisfaction are my ultimate objectives.

    $8.89 /hr
    35 hours
  6. Deborah D.

    Deborah D.

    Professional Writer

    United States - Tests: 3

    I am an experienced administrative professional. My first 'real' job began at the age of 16 when I trained to be a legal assistant to a municipal judge. Since that time, I have been in legal and executive assistant positions; became a published author of children's, Y/A, and adult fiction; founded a very successful non-profit organization, which I managed for 18 years; and started my own in-home bookkeeping business. My dream is to eventually work full-time at home while continuing my writing career.

    $22.22 /hr
    21 hours
  7. Aristotle J.

    Aristotle J.

    Master Copywriter

    Philippines - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

    Years of experience, working for various employers, and taking on an assorted number of topics, have made me more versatile. Now, I am a full-fledged Master Copywriter, or so I've heard. My being 100% smart and 100% witty will save you tons of effort and time. Born a mindreader, I will only produce work that you want and work that you'll like. My powerful presence is all you'll ever need to enjoy unrivaled service every time. Do scroll down and see the skills that you can use to your disposal.

    $11.11 /hr
    15 hours
  8. Wainelle A.

    Wainelle A.

    Content Writer with research experience

    Barbados - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    Skilled writer with experience in several areas including technical, content, website and creative writing. Excellent at developing new content or editing text based on context, length and style. My writing skills are supported by research expertise, giving me the ability to work on projects from beginning to end. I work quickly and efficiently and am able to meet tight deadlines. I am a quick learner, open to new challenges and willing to go the extra mile to ensure quality and client satisfaction.

    $5.56 /hr
    18 hours
  9. Sehen N.

    Sehen N.

    An adept researcher and professional writer

    United Kingdom - Tests: 5

    I can offer experience and skills in many areas including article writing, copywriting, re-writing, internet marketing and ghostwriting. I consider myself as a thinker, which assists me in completing projects quickly, creatively, and going beyond each client's expectations. I am extremely experienced in SEO i.e. on-page SEO off-page SEO Wordpress. In fact, my knowledge of SEO and web traffic has been instrumental in increasing traffic to websites many times over.

    $8.89 /hr
    52 hours
  10. John Schneider

    John Schneider

    Business, Scientific, and Medical Writing Services

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    My name is John Schneider, and I am a freelance writer specializing in financial, medical, and science writing. I bring over 12 years of professional writing experience to each job. My areas of expertise include biotechnology and scientific communications. I am a member of the American Medical Writers Association and the National Association of Science Writers. In addition, I've worked as a financial copywriter at an ad agency. As far as education is concerned, I have degrees in psychology and biotechnology, as well as an M.B.A. in marketing. My experience in business, academia, and science translates to an excellent research skill set that I bring to my work. Add an insatiable curiosity to the mix and you have the makings of an enthusiastic writer who is eager to help you! Each project carries your reputation with it. Ultimately, it's my job to make you and your organization look good by generating high quality work.

    $13.33 /hr
    12 hours