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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

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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

  • Social Media Strategist Specialist and Copywriter

    Your copy and social media marketing are more than just words; your readers want to know WHY you do business, so they can align with your brand without reading a bottomless pit of words. Build brand awareness and drive loyalty … more

    Your copy and social media marketing are more than just words; your readers want to know WHY you do business, so they can align with your brand without reading a bottomless pit of words. Build brand awareness and drive loyalty to create repeat customers and conversions. I love writing, innovating on social media strategy, and making your ideas jump off the page to inspire your customers. My work is simple, succinct, and clutter free, while still giving your customers a creative experience that will inspire them to purchase. While I might be the one behind the keyboard, my job is to help YOUR voice come alive, align with your customer base, and help build your brand. Creative. Insightful. Efficient. If your business needs marketing consulting, web copy, social media marketing, social media strategy, SEO, Press Releases, brochures, mailers, or anything short of the kitchen sink, I can help make your business jump off the page and convert sales.  less

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    • $43.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 449 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Experienced technical and academic writer. Native English speaker.

    As a graduate with many years experience of writing and proof-reading academic papers, I am familiar with all major citation practices. I am able to write papers for most subjects, from philosophy to physics. Without complaint, I adapt to any … more

    As a graduate with many years experience of writing and proof-reading academic papers, I am familiar with all major citation practices. I am able to write papers for most subjects, from philosophy to physics. Without complaint, I adapt to any topic and style of writing, and I am thorough in my research. I firmly believe in going the extra mile required for completing the task to a high standard. As a perfectionist, I never compromise upon quality, whatever the size of the task.  less

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    • $60.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 47 HOURS
    • GREECE
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 18 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
  • Writer. Editor. Trustworthy Professional and Generally Useful Person.

    I help dynamic individuals and businesses in need of ghostwriting or coaching services. Looking to build your expert credentials with a book? Wrestling with language as you work to tell your story? Need a close reading for your dissertation or … more

    I help dynamic individuals and businesses in need of ghostwriting or coaching services. Looking to build your expert credentials with a book? Wrestling with language as you work to tell your story? Need a close reading for your dissertation or thesis? As an editor, I help writers exceed their own expectations. Need clear, powerful content for a manuscript, website, or marketing materials? I leverage advanced academic training and over 10 years of professional experience as a ghostwriter and wordsmith to create lively, captivating prose.  less

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    • $44.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 306 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Expert English - Spanish translator specialized in technical documents

    Over the last 2 years I have worked directly or online as a translator. First, in an agency of development translating technological profiles for companies and industries. Later I began to work as a freelance translator acquiring expertise in several … more

    Over the last 2 years I have worked directly or online as a translator. First, in an agency of development translating technological profiles for companies and industries. Later I began to work as a freelance translator acquiring expertise in several areas. Now I am seeking to build a more solid business offering professional and flexible services with added value: full availability, quickness, interaction with my clients, etc.  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 428 HOURS
    • SPAIN
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    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
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  • Expert writer, editor, and illustrator

    I am a hard working, freelance creative writer, editor, project manager, and illustrator. For over 15 years, I have built communication through written and visual mediums. I am a creative, detail-oriented individual who has excellent problem-solving skills. I have experience … more

    I am a hard working, freelance creative writer, editor, project manager, and illustrator. For over 15 years, I have built communication through written and visual mediums. I am a creative, detail-oriented individual who has excellent problem-solving skills. I have experience writing creatively and technically from the rough draft stage to the final proofreading and editing. I have experience managing a team of writers and I meet every deadline. I also illustrate. I work well as a member of a team, as well as independently. I am self motivated. Over the last year, I have worked as an editor and project manager, written and edited several e-books, short-stories, buying guides, web content for three online businesses, and ghost written books on several subjects. Over the last 10 years, I have written curriculum and content for 11 classes in academic subjects, as well as self-improvement. I've designed and created several greeting cards. When I work for you, your project is my top priority. I want my work to be something that we can both be proud of.  less

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    • $36.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1786 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 14 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 11 TESTS
  • Freelance writer/article creation/researcher/data entry specialist

    I have over ten years experience in the freelance industry. I have worked for a wide variety of clients, creating academic and reference articles to current event items and blogs. My research skills are excellent, as are my English and … more

    I have over ten years experience in the freelance industry. I have worked for a wide variety of clients, creating academic and reference articles to current event items and blogs. My research skills are excellent, as are my English and grammar skills. Because of my long experience in the industry I am able to work to tight deadlines and can manage my own workload with ease. I have worked for various clients in the data entry field, and I am quick, effiecient and accurate.  less

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    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 12 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 6 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 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
    • 1564 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • User Guides/Technical Writer

    Accomplished businessperson and technical writer. Delivers user guides for business software involving data integration, data management, and reporting. Results-driven and quick study with entrepreneurial spirit. Thrives in fast-pace, well suited for start-ups and companies in growth phase. Unusual skill set … more

    Accomplished businessperson and technical writer. Delivers user guides for business software involving data integration, data management, and reporting. Results-driven and quick study with entrepreneurial spirit. Thrives in fast-pace, well suited for start-ups and companies in growth phase. Unusual skill set and knowledge base: Began career as a businessperson and then delved into information and technology management and evolved into a technical writer.  less

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    • $33.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1197 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Professional Editor, Published Writer; FAST, efficient and reliable

    More than 20 years of professional experience in writing, editing, and proofreading! I am a PUBLISHED writer of hundreds of articles, websites, short stories, and books. Recent written work includes lengthy academic writing (APA, Harvard, MLA, ACS), historical research, how-to … more

    More than 20 years of professional experience in writing, editing, and proofreading! I am a PUBLISHED writer of hundreds of articles, websites, short stories, and books. Recent written work includes lengthy academic writing (APA, Harvard, MLA, ACS), historical research, how-to book, legal articles, and fiction in numerous genres. As a meticulous, disciplined professional, I will quickly and accurately provide you with expertise in proofreading, editing, creative writing, technical writing, copywriting, and research. With a BA in English you can be assured I have advanced skills in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and complex linguistic structure. If you want expertise, speed, and quality in a writer, look no more!  less

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    • $35.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 179 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 6 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
  • Freelance Writer

    I create outstanding, original and engaging copy for commercial clients. Whatever you require - whether it's sales pages, articles, reviews or commentary, I will deliver work of an extremely high standard. I was previously a lawyer in private practice where … more

    I create outstanding, original and engaging copy for commercial clients. Whatever you require - whether it's sales pages, articles, reviews or commentary, I will deliver work of an extremely high standard. I was previously a lawyer in private practice where I honed my skills - generating engaging web content describing developments in case law and government policy, commentary on national and international news, information pages, promotional, and technical documentation. If you're looking for a skilled and reliable UK-based copy writer for either a one-off project or for a longer professional relationship, I won't disappoint.  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 243 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 11 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
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