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Technical Writers

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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 oDesk, 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 oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.76.

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Last updated: March 1, 2015

  • Research, IT Modelling and Writing

    Ten years experience in IT Architecture positions me well for freelance Research, Strategising, Modelling and Writing on topics ranging from specific technologies to the application of Software for Business success. Located in South Africa but available to work 7h00 to 17h00 EST.

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    • $16.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 50 HOURS
    • SOUTH AFRICA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 10 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 9 TESTS
  • Writer

    Writing is my first and foremost passion, but I also aspire to create quality video and audio content. While I'm primarily interested in feminism, race, and all the various ways they intersect, I believe that even the most mundane … more

    Writing is my first and foremost passion, but I also aspire to create quality video and audio content. While I'm primarily interested in feminism, race, and all the various ways they intersect, I believe that even the most mundane daily events have the potential to be engaging stories -- if they're told well.  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 996 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 0 TESTS
  • Senior Technical Writer

    Software tester and technical writer -- VolunteerSpot -- April 2014-present Chief of Staff Loomis Household --1996-2014 Orchestrated two Spring Fairs for the Austin Waldorf School including organizing food, drinks, entertainment, and arts and crafts for 300 people. Parent representative of two classrooms … more

    Software tester and technical writer -- VolunteerSpot -- April 2014-present Chief of Staff Loomis Household --1996-2014 Orchestrated two Spring Fairs for the Austin Waldorf School including organizing food, drinks, entertainment, and arts and crafts for 300 people. Parent representative of two classrooms which included communicating between parents and teachers, organizing classroom volunteers, and moderating class e-mail list. Involved in many volunteer efforts at Austin Waldorf School including assisting teachers, class and school fundraisers, and community service. Senior Technical Writer, DAZEL CORPORATION (Now part of HP); AUSTIN, TX --September 1995- December 1996 Senior member of company’s technical documentation team. Responsibilities included updating existing documentation for top output management product, writing documentation for new products, and helping with web design for the quality assurance team. PROJECT MANAGER and technical writer/editor, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES; AUSTIN, TX — March- September 1995 Short-term contracting position helping TDHS with project management. Created documentation to consistently convey information between all team members in a new cost analysis program. TECHNICAL WRITER, INTERGRAPH CORPORATION; HUNTSVILLE, AL — May 1990- November 1994 Wrote User Guides and on-line help for leading mapping software packages I/VEC MS, I/SCR MS, I/GEOVEC MS. Responsibilities included working closely with marketing, software development and quality assurance teams to ensure technical accuracy of the guides. Worked on a UNIX workstation and used tagged ASCII to build and format user’s guides and on-line help. Converted all UNIX-based documentation to Microsoft Windows based documentation.  less

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    • $38.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 340 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Technical Support Engineer, Virtual Assistant, Adobe Photoshop Expert

    OBJECTIVE:To secure a position in a company that offers challenging assignments, the opportunity to increase individual responsibility which require a career path for advancement. JOB EXPERIENCE: PSR Media and Publishing Travelling Photographer Travel blogger-writer Graphic Artist Munchweb Technical Support … more

    OBJECTIVE:To secure a position in a company that offers challenging assignments, the opportunity to increase individual responsibility which require a career path for advancement. JOB EXPERIENCE: PSR Media and Publishing Travelling Photographer Travel blogger-writer Graphic Artist Munchweb Technical Support Officer Web Admin-Content Writer Video Rendering and Recording Graphic Artist Data-mining SEO Great Image Services Inc. - Studio Professional Photographer Photo Retouch-er Photoshop Instructor ADOBE Sytems Technical Support Engineer Customer Support Officer Technical Writer Other relevant experiences: Pinoy Sound Radio - Web Admin MISMO Magazine – Graphic Artist JHMMT Org. (Non-profit) - Desktop Publishing Sacred Heart College - ABcomm. Art director for mock advertising projects.  less

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    • $10.99 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 0 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 3 TESTS
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  • Production engineer -Camtasia editor -Data Conversion

    I am a production engineer.I have a good experience in technical report writing and researches.I am a good translator (English/Arabic). Other Experiences : 1- Data Conversion & Editing:(PDF, MS word, MS Excel, OCR). 2- Photo Editing. 3- Video … more

    I am a production engineer.I have a good experience in technical report writing and researches.I am a good translator (English/Arabic). Other Experiences : 1- Data Conversion & Editing:(PDF, MS word, MS Excel, OCR). 2- Photo Editing. 3- Video & Audio Editing. 4- YouTube Accounts / Upload.  less

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    • $4.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 113 HOURS
    • EGYPT
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 7 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
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  • Detail Oriented Designer and Writer

    For over 10 years, I have been writing professionally in one way or another. From business writing to technical reports and training documents, I have a wide range of experience with the written word. I enjoy working with a broad … more

    For over 10 years, I have been writing professionally in one way or another. From business writing to technical reports and training documents, I have a wide range of experience with the written word. I enjoy working with a broad range of people and companies as this suits the way that I think and work. I am always seeking out the best way to do something or a new way of looking a things. I have also been building skills in WordPress website creation. I have built sites for clients as well as helped train people on the use of WordPress as a content management system. Additionally, I have some experience in proofreading, editing and graphic design.  less

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    • $44.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 1 TEST
  • Expert Writer / Professional Voice Talent / Creatives Associate

    Ariane is a proficient writer who can adapt to both creative and technical projects. She has experience in corporate, academic and media writing, and is well-versed in marketing, public relations, SEO and social media. Backed up by a B.A … more

    Ariane is a proficient writer who can adapt to both creative and technical projects. She has experience in corporate, academic and media writing, and is well-versed in marketing, public relations, SEO and social media. Backed up by a B.A. in Communication Arts, 3 years in the field of freelancing, and 2 years in corporate communications, she is more than ready and capable for your writing, layouting and voice talent needs. -- Ariane is also a professional voice talent whose voice has been featured in various radio and television commercials in the Philippines. She has also done automated phone prompts for some of the biggest companies in Manila. Using her excellent English skills, she speaks fluently and passionately, and is flexible enough to do both character and announcer roles.  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 1662 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Experienced

    I am a very experienced manager and business owner with experience in a wide-range of business activities: Project Management, Quality Management, Business Process Improvement, Documentation, Contract Management, Process and Systems Engineering and Analysis. Past activities have included: * Document Management Systems … more

    I am a very experienced manager and business owner with experience in a wide-range of business activities: Project Management, Quality Management, Business Process Improvement, Documentation, Contract Management, Process and Systems Engineering and Analysis. Past activities have included: * Document Management Systems Project Management. * Payment Card Industry Compliance for retail and on-line merchant activities. * Significant Process Improvement experience within Manufacturing environments (Consumer goods and Mass Customization). * Contract management and bid response management (Requests For Proposals - RFP's) * Process improvement: Six Sigma, Lean, Theory of Constraints, Functional Analysis, Kepner-Tregoe Problem solving. * Process and Business analysis and documentation * Training and Development of staff, including Conference Presentations * Process Engineering (Chemical Engineering qualification) As a small business owner (AuzCan Professional Services), I am also experienced in developing systems and processes to streamline a business (think the "E-Myth" by Michael Gerber) enabling owners to "work on the business rather than in the business'. On a personal level, I am friendly, focused, action and results oriented whilst providing excellent customer/client service in a timely manner.  less

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    • $35.00 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • CANADA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Freelance writer with specialization in English, Finance&French

    I am an ambitious individual with exceptional achievements throughout my academic as well as professional career. I was the overall Gold Medalist during my 2-year MBA program with a Cumulative GPA of 3.73. Attained third position in Bachelors of … more

    I am an ambitious individual with exceptional achievements throughout my academic as well as professional career. I was the overall Gold Medalist during my 2-year MBA program with a Cumulative GPA of 3.73. Attained third position in Bachelors of Software Engineering for which was awarded Merit Certificate. Besides academics I have been active in co-curricular activities for which I achieved various awards and certificates such as Excellence Award from the Computer Society of Pakistan. I can read, write and speak French, English & Urdu fluently. I can handle and work well under pressure. I have always proved myself in everything I have put my hands on, which is evident from my achievements both in academics and in career. Such as, my temporary appointment of Finance Manager, Chemicals Business, ICI Pakistan Ltd. (an Akzo Nobel Company). Where I led a team of 4 Financial Analysts; while I was a Management Trainee. I have been very much interested in Financial Markets because of which I have primarily worked in Treasuries with emphasis in FX Vanilla. I am an expert at MS Office and as a freelance writer would be interested in academic and content writing .  less

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    • $6.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 0 HOURS
    • PAKISTAN
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Xain Pro

    My main areas of interest are PHP, MySQL, Wordpress, HTML, XHTML, JS, CSS, Ajax, SEO, Web Content Writing, Blogging, And Data entry. Can see the test i have taken also relates to my interest. I have 2 years experience in … more

    My main areas of interest are PHP, MySQL, Wordpress, HTML, XHTML, JS, CSS, Ajax, SEO, Web Content Writing, Blogging, And Data entry. Can see the test i have taken also relates to my interest. I have 2 years experience in desktop and web programming and designing. I do smart work with hard work. I enjoy designing and implementing custom made web solutions.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 36 HOURS
    • PAKISTAN
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 16 TESTS
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