Technical Writers

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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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Technical Writing Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of oDesk Technical Writing projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

oDesk Technical Writing Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 550 Technical Writing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

550

Time to Complete oDesk Technical Writing Jobs

Time needed to complete a Technical Writing project on oDesk.

Average Technical Writing Freelancer Feedback Score

Technical Writing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.69.

4.69

Last updated: April 1, 2014

  • Only The Best: Writer, SEO, SMM, PR, and Email Marketing Expert

    Over the past 15 years I have developed my writing skills with regards to creative, technical, and academic writing. In that time I have won a national prize in creative writing, been published in numerous newspapers, and developed a substantial … more

    Over the past 15 years I have developed my writing skills with regards to creative, technical, and academic writing. In that time I have won a national prize in creative writing, been published in numerous newspapers, and developed a substantial reputation as a freelance writer in the commercial sector. I pride myself on being committed, disciplined, and easy to work with. I aim to always provide quality written material a long with adhering to the strictest of deadlines. With my experience of both on-line and published written assignments, I can provide you with the highest quality writing available.  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 94 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Mr KAMAU ANTHONY

    I am a holder of Bachelors degree in Computer Science. I have specialized skills in java with 4 years experience. I also have vast knowledge in database management using my sql. I have gained skills in software design and testing … more

    I am a holder of Bachelors degree in Computer Science. I have specialized skills in java with 4 years experience. I also have vast knowledge in database management using my sql. I have gained skills in software design and testing and I have done this for the last 2 years. I also enjoy technical writing especially on IT related topics. My main objective is to advance in technology as well as being a solution to many of IT problems.  less

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    • $5.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 570 HOURS
    • KENYA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Writer/Editor

    I am a talented writer and highly skilled editor for technical as well as creative endeavors. As an editor, I view each piece of writing holistically to ensure that it is not only grammatically correct but that it also serves … more

    I am a talented writer and highly skilled editor for technical as well as creative endeavors. As an editor, I view each piece of writing holistically to ensure that it is not only grammatically correct but that it also serves its intended purpose. As a writer, my goal is to create documentation that fits my clients' needs and complies with their chosen style guides, whether I'm creating user or admin guides for software or hardware, online documentation, website copy, or computer-based training. I do high-quality work because I love what I do.  less

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    • $50.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 348 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Nicole Ramage

    I have written extensively for Food Network; writing and testing recipes. I have written craft posts for Martha Stewart as well as on my blog and for my column on Examiner.com. I have worked as a craft instructor at … more

    I have written extensively for Food Network; writing and testing recipes. I have written craft posts for Martha Stewart as well as on my blog and for my column on Examiner.com. I have worked as a craft instructor at Joann's and Micheal's craft stores as well as privately from my studio. I am currently working on writing my own book on food and desserts. I am currently a full time columnist for Examiner.com writing on parenting, crafts, food, city guides, celebrity, television, news, and autism. I also have my own personal blogs on food at www.350preheat.com and one on autism parenting at www.needsmorecrayons.com. I have a degree in English literature with a minor in creative writing, I also have an AAS in professional baking with my certifications in chocolate making, cake decorating, and bakery management.  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.5
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 2 TESTS
  • homebased online freelance writer

    As a grandmother of three girls aged 8, 4 and 2, I realized that mentoring the young ones is one of the hardest tasks I have undertaken in all of my 59 years on this earth. Two masteral degrees in … more

    As a grandmother of three girls aged 8, 4 and 2, I realized that mentoring the young ones is one of the hardest tasks I have undertaken in all of my 59 years on this earth. Two masteral degrees in business and public administration and an undergraduate degree in liberal arts major in English have not prepared me to answer questions from these inquisitive minds whose idea of what they want their lives to be is clearer than mine when I was their age. It didn't help that I got my own space in the house for my own desktop that is used far more often by the young ones more than me. At my age, I cannot talk of loftier career goals other than making the most of what life as a freelance writer can fetch me to keep my head above the water almost drowning in enormous medical bills to keep the Reaper away. I have simple wants but complicated needs, most of which deal with maintenance medicines or wellness programs that purport to give me better chances of seeing my grandchildren grow up and have families of their own. I am more inclined to write blogs or opinion pieces as my first writing job as an editorial assistant was to write editorials read and aired in the radio during the Martial Law years of the Marcos dictatorship. I must admit I was a paid hack and part of the propaganda machine of the unlamented New Society peddled by the Marcos regime as the best alternative for our country then. It was a presidential-parliamentary form of government, in my opinion which had the Prime Minister heading a rubber stamp of a legislature that did as the late dictator bidded. Being young then, I woke up one day realizing that working in a repressed environment would be the bane of my youth, so I took up employment in an airline that, unfortunately, went belly up as soon as Marcos started controlling its owners and eventually sequestered its assets. Basically, my forte centered more on research-oriented technical papers, making executive summaries for project studies both for private and goverment entities. As a consultant for techinical funding affairs of a local government unit that got most of its projects funded by foreign donors, I considered social responsibility of the companies taking up government contracts as the paramount concern for sustainability in developmental efforts of local governments. As a prominent contributor to crafting the budget execution and tracking system (BEATS) for a city well-known for its environmental preservation and conservation efforts, I realized that I owe it to the next generation to write more about what a sustainable development can do for an environment and its inhabitants. As a self-assured purveyor of creative visualization as the key to one's happiness, I believe that a person can only be as happy as what he visualizes himself to be and not as what others believe he can be. Growing up in a conservative family but raised with liberal ideas in an institution with academic freedom afforded me an education that is both ecletic and well-rounded. Half of my life span has been wrought by a number of upheavals in several fronts - economic dislocation, health concerns, working full-time while maintaining a scholarship and joining government while it was in transition from a democratic to authoritative rule - all these molded my thinking into a motley of tenets, the core of which is being true to oneself and one's hard-earned reputation as an upright person.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 12 TESTS
  • The Last Writer You'll Ever Hire

    Let’s face it, there are a lot of writers out there that can give you fast and dirty content - every once in a while they actually write it themselves! If you’re really lucky, they might even sound like … more

    Let’s face it, there are a lot of writers out there that can give you fast and dirty content - every once in a while they actually write it themselves! If you’re really lucky, they might even sound like they know what they’re talking about 1% of the time… You’re getting something that’s passed through more hands than a cheap glass of liquor down south. I don’t know about you, but for me, that just won’t do. “Isn’t there a better way, Sara?” Yes, yes there is! I’ll show you how to open your audience’s hearts, their minds, their wallets… How to push past all the jaded, skeptical, feel-bad experiences they’ve had in the past and get to a place where they still dream, still hope for a better self, a better partner, better finances, better futures… They’ll finally be able to take the plunge, to take a leap of faith, to embrace the unknown… Because deep down in their hearts they know the only solution to their problems is what YOU have to offer them! Your messaging will appeal to the greedy little part of their brain that makes them buy your products, your services, your ideas… All while thinking it was their idea in the first place. If you’ve read this far, imagine how far I can lead your (future) customers! How much time are you spending trying to write something when you could be growing your business, networking, doing your thing? How much time are you spending editing poorly written articles or hunting down a writer that has mastery over time and space… I mean… the English language? Isn’t your time worth more than that? Of course it is! Almost 100 oDesk clients love me and you will too - because my copy *converts*. Click that contact button and tell me a bit about what you do and what you need. Thanks for reading!  less

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    • $26.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 135 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 14 TESTS
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  • Premiere WordPress Site Developer and Savvy Content Mktg. Strategist

    Successfully deployed a wide range of websites using WordPress as CMS and has helped countless start-ups by building aesthetically savvy and SEO-fueled websites from scratch in just a short span of time.A technology enthusiast owning several blogs including a … more

    Successfully deployed a wide range of websites using WordPress as CMS and has helped countless start-ups by building aesthetically savvy and SEO-fueled websites from scratch in just a short span of time.A technology enthusiast owning several blogs including a highly acclaimed software blog (http://softwarecritics.info) duly recognized as one of the best blogs in 2009 by the Philippine Blog Awards.A self-learned SEO (white hat) practitioner who knows no short cuts in ranking for keywords on Google but believes in the viral power of content in attracting good links and the influence of Social Media in attracting traffic and leads to websites using efficient tools on proper channels with his remarkable writing skills and social media marketing acuity.He welcomes opportunities that would place his skills and abilities into good use while helping individuals and businesses progress and achieve their goals.  less

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    • $8.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 1147 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 5 TESTS
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  • Experienced Social Media Manager, Blogger, Article and Sports Writer

    I am an experienced Social Media Manager, Blogger, and Article & Sports Writer. I can write quickly, accurately and with many years experience in the media industry providing creative article writing to a high standard. Currently, I am working as a … more

    I am an experienced Social Media Manager, Blogger, and Article & Sports Writer. I can write quickly, accurately and with many years experience in the media industry providing creative article writing to a high standard. Currently, I am working as a sports writer for numerous sports news websites, a travel blogger and a technology writer. I work in the Media industry and know how to grab the readers attention and provide informative writing to ensure the reader returns on a regular basis. You can see example so of my work at: http://www.footballticketscompare.com/ http://extremearmenia.blogspot.co.uk/ http://www.gotennis.net http://www.cricketsix.net http://www.kpinsider.com I am native English speaker (based in the UK) and a postgraduate, as such, my written language skills are first class. Furthermore, I have passed the Odesk Online Article and Blog writing test and achieved a score in the top 10% of ODesk freelancers. Also, I have traveled extensively and am passionate about sports writing, in particular Cricket, Football, Boxing and Tennis, however, I can turn my hand to many different subjects including fashion, travel, gaming and new technology and I have a friendly, authoritative voice that can engage readers. Additionally, I am working with a UK based firm as their Social Media Manager and I regularly blog, post and build links to promote their brand online. I have passed the Odesk Social Media Marketing test and also achieved a score in the top 10% of ODesk freelancers. I am working with Socializ - the Social Media Search Engine at http://www.socializ.co.uk to develop their brand across the social networks and search engines. Finally, I am confident that I can help you with your social media, blogging or writing needs and hope to be able to work with you. You will see that my feedback is 5 stars and I hope to be able to continue this high standard.  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 252 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Requirement Analysis, UML, business analyst, wireframe, testing

    In my career of 4 years as Analyst I have designed number of Wire frames for projects related to Entertainment, Education, Law, HealthCare, Travel, Hospitality, eCommerce websites and web applications. I have prepared UML diagrams, Use Cases and System Requirement … more

    In my career of 4 years as Analyst I have designed number of Wire frames for projects related to Entertainment, Education, Law, HealthCare, Travel, Hospitality, eCommerce websites and web applications. I have prepared UML diagrams, Use Cases and System Requirement Specification, Scope documents within given time frame with minimum iterations. I have worked on challenging requirements where with minimum details I have prepared scope document and wireframe. My core competency lies in visualizing features during discussions and pen them into documents. Would love to work in open sky. I have knowledge of Cucumber and Test Scenarios.  less

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    • $3.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 240 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Odesk Veteran w/ Four Books Published, 60+ Magazine Article Credits

    Over my fifteen-year freelance career, I have written five books and over 60 magazine articles; served as chief editor for both a major SCUBA magazine and one of America's finest literary journals; and earned a Master's … more

    Over my fifteen-year freelance career, I have written five books and over 60 magazine articles; served as chief editor for both a major SCUBA magazine and one of America's finest literary journals; and earned a Master's Degree in Creative Writing from Arizona State University. Let me use my talents to make your next written project--whether it be a technical manual or travel blog--do exactly what you want it to do.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 136 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
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