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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 oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.75.

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Sabarinathan Raman

Sabarinathan Raman

Technical support/Project Management/Agile/Content...

India - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5

I am an IT professional with varied areas of expertise. Skills include and not limited to: Scrum Master Windows & Desktop support Application Technical Support Shell Scripting VB Scripting, SQL server support & administration, Windows Administration, HTML, English - Tamil Translation Content Writing Technical Writing Proof Reading Communication & Soft skills training etc. Please feel free to ask for any further details about me.

$11.11 /hr
910 hours
Abbie Martin

Abbie Martin

US Based 23 years Instructional Design and E-Learn...

United States - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

As a Florida-based independent contractor, I specialize in developing training curriculums/classes, e-learning, instructional design and technical writing. Developed specialized work for Carnival Cruise, IBM, Dell, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Lockheed Martin, Medco, PPG, Bayer, Ricoh Copiers, Pitney Bowes, DirecTV, Pfizer, Office Depot and American Express among several other clientelle. From the assessment of training needs to creating virtual web-based training, to evaluating the outcome of the delivered training; I cover it from beginning to end. I maintain over 23 years of combined experience in the e-learning and blended learning fields, and we are the ones to provide you with the most state-of-the-art talent to meet your training needs. You can rest assured you will obtain quality, professional work from a highly skilled and talented individual (former ASTD VP of Membership for S. Florida, Bachelor's Degree in Instructional Design, coupled with 23 years of experience delivering the highest quality with state-of-the-art talent to various Fortune 500's).

Groups: Corona Labs
$65.00 /hr
194 hours
Mehak Kapoor

Mehak Kapoor

Expert web designer and business consultant

India - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 4

Over the last 4 years, I have developed and designed a wide range of websites using HTML, PHP, Photoshop and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development and design project, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. I also have some experience in the following areas: Technical Writing, Content Writing and software design and testing

$13.33 /hr
1,261 hours
Johara Benosa

Johara Benosa

Emmanuel Online Solutions

Philippines - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Worked with BPO's and Call Centers that provided Technical Support for Anti Virus Software, ISP Providers, and Business Accounting and Bookkeeping Software. Able to meet and exceed client's expectation and was promoted to Technical Specialist Posts on a reasonable amount of time before moving to a different client. Focused on WEB-Design and programming prior to entering BPO-related careers. Worked as a data entry, Virtual assistant and Email support and billing specialist to an online retailing store on internet. (home based) Aimed to learn more and enhance skills on a different environment or field

$5.56 /hr
400 hours
Natashia F.

Natashia F.


Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 8

- graduated from the University of the Philippines Manila with a Bachelor degree in Public Health - currently taking up second year Medicine proper at St. Luke's College of Medicine - fluent in Filipino and English -good experience in transcription and writing -fully committed and dedicated to do any task available

$5.00 /hr
12 hours
Emily Baker

Emily Baker

BA Graduate in Languages/Linguistics with admin an...

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 3

I am a recent college graduate summa cum laude in Languages/Linguistics with a great deal of administrative, web and design experience. I am from the US but live in Australia, and I have worked in administrative roles worldwide. I am extremely organized and my work online has taught me to be an excellent communicator. I have experience with social media campaigns, graphic design (for print and web) and a passion for web work, primarily WordPress. I'm professional, reliable, and I will always deliver your job on time or before. I look forward to working with you!

$21.50 /hr
301 hours
George C.

George C.

Technical Writer

Kenya - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 7

I have achieved phenomenal success on content writing over the past 4 yrs. I have been offering copyrighting & Proofreading services, SEO website content, eBook writing, sales letters, press releases, product descriptions, articles and blog writing. I have successfully worked on several content writing projects outsourced from mainly USA and Canada and other countries like S. Africa, China, UK, Israel, New Zealand etc & have produced excellent results delivered within time guidelines. Expertise gained and confident in as regards Content creation I am very skilled and confident writing on Travel, Education, Pets, Technical material, IT $ technology, Fashion, Internet Marketing, Health and personal development. Extensive online research and diligent effort and attention in maintaining quality has seen me thus far. Availability I am always present online checking my emails regularly and working. I respond immediately to emails and alerts at those times. I work from Monday through to Saturday and will be more than willing to engage with you. Thank you.

$5.00 /hr
3,289 hours
Tarik C.

Tarik C.

Website Developer | Joomla, WordPress, Drupal

Jamaica - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 7

I have been in the IT field for over 15 years now. My primary focus in the Web Market is Content Management Systems (CMS) like Joomla. I work with systems like Joomla and Wordpress on a daily basis. My skills include XHTML, HTML, CSS, Joomla 1.5 and Joomla 2.5, Drupal and Wordpress. I am a fulltime freelancer and look forward to working on your next project. Skilled in the following: Joomla CK forms RS Forms Migrating from Joomla 1.5 to Joomla 2.5 Akeeba Backup Joomla Website Updates Joomla Website Maintenance K2 JomSocial Wordpress Wishlist Membership Sites Converting Static HTML Sites to Wordpress Updating Wordpress Sites MailChimp and Aweber integration Network Security • CISCO • Juniper • VPN- CISCO, Open Source • VM Ware, Citrix • IT Audit • IT Security

$15.00 /hr
1,031 hours
Marija Grincuka

Marija Grincuka

Translator, technical and creative writer

Latvia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

I have more then 10 years experience in sales, marketing and promotion, translations and creative writing. Currently working in ecommerce promoting number of specialised Internet stores. I am very attentive to details, can work to the tight deadlines, able to establish great communication with the customer to accomodate his wishes regarding the job.

$20.00 /hr
6,200 hours
Karn S.

Karn S.

Writer(Recipe | Fitness | Technical), Researcher

India - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 8

Thank you for viewing my profile. I am a detailed and professional freelancer with over an year experience in the following areas: a) Writing: I provide informative, easy to read and clear content for blogs, social media, website. I have excellent experience in article writing in English language. I have good command over English grammar and. I love to write on: -Health/ Fitness/ Bodybuilding (I am a fitness freak myself) -Recipe/ Diet/ Meal -Technical topics(Computer/ Operating Systems/ Smartphones/ Apps) b) Researching: I'm a web-research addict and I have experience in web research, data mining, extracting email address and other related contact information of any business and personals, searching in Google, Bing and Yahoo search engines. I use some useful search engine keywords tricks in order to extract the exact and required information. c) Virtual Assistant: This is the best part of working on Odesk. I like working with new clients and apply my skills to complete their project. Also I am always ready to learn new things. You can reach me at anytime on Facebook, Gmail or Watsapp. Apart from this, I am a computer science student in one of the India's most prestigious univeristy.

$8.89 /hr
38 hours