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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

  • Biotechnologist | Scientific Writer | X-Ray Crystallographer

    Thank you for viewing my profile. Being an efficient top-notch Biotechnologist and Biochemist with interest in Scientific and Research based writings, there are many facts that speak of themselves including the adeptness in writing Articles, Blogs, Journals, Research and Position … more

    Thank you for viewing my profile. Being an efficient top-notch Biotechnologist and Biochemist with interest in Scientific and Research based writings, there are many facts that speak of themselves including the adeptness in writing Articles, Blogs, Journals, Research and Position Papers, Prezi Presentations Case-Studies and Reports relating to my own field of interest. After the successful completion of my Research work at PSCIR Lab complex, completed a Review Paper and 2 Research Papers to be published in renowned Scientific International Journals with Impact Factors. Contact me and I'll help you write professional research papers following certain pattern as recommended by the journal of interest. Besides drug designing and pharmaceuticals, I have skills to solve crystal structures and make Ortep and packing diagrams using the latest program OLEX-2 and Mercury after the data has been acquired from the x-ray crystallography machine. I've been writing articles for the newspaper Equinox, Keene State USA and thus, achieved the best international article writer award. Looking forward to working with serious clients so that to bring about value to their work and be helpful in every facet.  less

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    • $23.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Experienced Technical Writer & Blogger

    I am able to put down my thoughts in a clear and comprehensive manner. Throughout my career I have written job manuals, letters, resumes, and emails. I've contributed to websites. I maintain a blog "Shout with Emaginette" and am … more

    I am able to put down my thoughts in a clear and comprehensive manner. Throughout my career I have written job manuals, letters, resumes, and emails. I've contributed to websites. I maintain a blog "Shout with Emaginette" and am a member of Scribophile. As with many writers, I aspire to publish a book and am working toward that goal at this time.  less

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    • $14.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 0 HOURS
    • CANADA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Portuguese Translator and Writer

    I’m a Brazilian translator and writer with extensive experience in translating files from English to both European and Brazilian Portuguese and in writing about several topics in my mother tongue. My experience goes from translating simple documents, spreadsheets and … more

    I’m a Brazilian translator and writer with extensive experience in translating files from English to both European and Brazilian Portuguese and in writing about several topics in my mother tongue. My experience goes from translating simple documents, spreadsheets and other small tasks to translating scalable documents for important companies. Still, I can write simple texts and high-quality essays about the topics I’m familiar to. I like working on projects that I’m close to since I can make sure I’ll be accurate and professional. To me, it’s important to build long-term relationships with clients, so I’m looking for long-term projects, but I’m always available for small tasks as well. I’m extremely flexible with my working hours and I’m always trying to keep my clients informed of how things are going. I’m also happy to work closely with any existing freelancers you work with. I look forward to hearing from you!  less

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    • $13.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 40 HOURS
    • BRAZIL
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Creative & Smart VA, Social Media Marketer & Wordpress Expert

    I am a Psychology Scholar and have worked in Counseling settings and Clinical Settings (have experience in dealing with related problems). I am also a Masters Graduate in English Literature. I am experienced in the field of article writing and … more

    I am a Psychology Scholar and have worked in Counseling settings and Clinical Settings (have experience in dealing with related problems). I am also a Masters Graduate in English Literature. I am experienced in the field of article writing and blog writing (also website content). You may expect high quality content from me, as i have been working in this field for around 6 years, now. I have worked for various forums, companies and individual private clients. I have been working with diverse clients, i have also tackled a variety of topics that range from psychological, business oriented, medical articles, ehow articles, amazon product reviews, tips, computer software reviews, MLM articles, company reviews, ezine articles, website content for universities and companies (that includes international universities and ebay websites). I have also written reviews on English literature texts (such as play-texts, novels etc). There is no topic in particular, that can restrict my writing. So, i am open to work on any topic you give me. I usually work during weekends, as well. I am also an able "Graphic - designer", and have command over Corel Draw, Adobe Photoshop and Flash. I have vast experience in WordPress and Social Networking. You will find the elements of responsibility and efficient time management in me. I, myself prioritize reliability and remain goal focused and detail oriented. You will find my work with the precision and quality that you desire. You will find me highly motivated. "Timely submission, Quality work and Plagiarism free work is guaranteed." _______________________________________ The Softwares that i have command over are: Designing & Development 1. Adobe Photoshop CC 2. Adobe illustrator CC 3. Adobe InDesign CC 4. Adobe Muse CC 5. Corel Draw 6. Adobe Flash CC 7. InPage 8. Camtasia Studio 9. Audacity 10. Movie Maker 11. PiktoChart Marketing: 1.Google Adwords 2. Facebook Power Editor 3. Hootsuite 4. Aweber 5. MailChimp 6. GoToMeeting 7. ClickMeeting 8. LeadPages 9. Infusionsoft Customer Support: 1. Helpscout 2. LimDesk 3. Lucky Orange 4. Agile CRM Content Management Systems: 1. Wordpress 2. Joomla Microsoft: 1. MS Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, Powerpoint, Access) 2. MS Project Others: 1. SPSS 2. NVivo 3. AMOS  less

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    • $35.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 2147 HOURS
    • PAKISTAN
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 26 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 19 TESTS
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  • Content/Academic/Technical/EBook Writer

    I am a Software Engineer turned Writer. Over the last 3 years, I have worked on diverse platforms that range from telecommunication programming (C and C++) to Web Development (PHP and Wordpress). I have been working as a Freelance writer for around 3 years. Writing is my love and my forte.

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    • $11.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 113 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 10 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • Sociologist and Business Management

    I have been working toward my double major bachelor's degree at Carroll College as a Sociology/Criminology as well as Business Administration/Management. I have a degree as a Paralegal and can speak, read, and write Spanish. I have … more

    I have been working toward my double major bachelor's degree at Carroll College as a Sociology/Criminology as well as Business Administration/Management. I have a degree as a Paralegal and can speak, read, and write Spanish. I have great grammar and spelling skills and am a great writer. I have a background in database entry, technical writing, business administration, corrections, and am also able to meet or exceed deadline expectations. I am a hard worker who always gives my best to each job that I undertake.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 4 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • marketing strategist,professional writer and seo consultant,SMM

    Over 5 years of continuous work as an article writer and SEO specialist, I have acquired vast knowledge with regards to how Search Engine Optimization works and most importantly how it would help in maintaining websites and links at high … more

    Over 5 years of continuous work as an article writer and SEO specialist, I have acquired vast knowledge with regards to how Search Engine Optimization works and most importantly how it would help in maintaining websites and links at high Page rank. My core competency is more on directory and article submission, blog postings, article writing, and Social Media Marketing. I have a wide knowledge about how to maintain keyword density necessary to drive traffics to particular sites. I have had the pleasure of working with clients across a multitude of industries like Finance, Health, Fitness, Beauty & Beauty Products, Fashion, Interior Decoration, Nutrition & Health Products, Organic Health Products, Travel, Information Technology, Internet Marketing, Social Media, Consultancy, Recruitment, Website Design, Solar, Retail, Entertainment, Renewable Energy, Electrical, Parenting & Child Care, Professional Services and more. Things I do: *Article writing *Link building *Search Engine Optimization *Social Media Marketing *Social Media Consultation *Search Engine Optimization Consultation *Facebook Marketing *Community Manager *Data Entry *Forum/Blog Posting *Word Press Plug-ins *Blog Manager *On Page SEO *HTML and CSS programmer I would greatly appreciate it if you could take a few minutes to view my portfolio as well as the feedback that other happy clients have given me. Looking forward to interacting with you and writing great content for you as well!  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 1488 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 14 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
  • Food Writer, Proofreader, Copy Editor, Researcher

    Creative, academic and journalistic writing, proofreading and editing performed under tight deadlines with strict attention to detail. Strong research skills. Additional experience includes blogging, social media posting, crowdfunded campaign writing, ebook writing, newsletter writing, and more. Academic background in gastronomy, food policy, English literature, history and religion.

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    • $35.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 338 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Business Intelligence Strategist,Technical and Creative Writer, Artist

    A dependable expert contributor of knowledge and skills in the field of Sales and Marketing, Technical and Creative Writing, Investment Consultancy and Visual arts. - Analytical decision-maker in business strategy with wide experience in documentation of business requirements, data and structure … more

    A dependable expert contributor of knowledge and skills in the field of Sales and Marketing, Technical and Creative Writing, Investment Consultancy and Visual arts. - Analytical decision-maker in business strategy with wide experience in documentation of business requirements, data and structure analyses identification, market programs effectiveness tracking and performance evaluation. - Proficiency in business tools used in planning, writing, presenting and implementing business plans and strategies, mining and developing customer database, performing customer segmentation analysis and volume forecasts production - Mastery of psychological approach applied in commerce. - Expertise in conducting effective market research and analysis and feasibility studies with the use of advanced statistical analysis and research methodologies, along with web-based computer programs, online survey tools and syndicated data sources - superb skill in visual arts. Excellent in written and verbal communication skills for client interaction, well experienced in executing a project from conception to completion, adept with time management, critical thinking and problem solving to complete a project in a timely, precise manner.  less

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    • $7.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 15 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Project Manager, Business/Technical Analyst with 5+ year of Experience

    ***100 Odesk hours in first 2 months*** It is easy to develop a software when you know precisely what to build and how to build. A structured documented method of entire SDLC can reduce a person's effort to a … more

    ***100 Odesk hours in first 2 months*** It is easy to develop a software when you know precisely what to build and how to build. A structured documented method of entire SDLC can reduce a person's effort to a great extent and help in builduing a solid and stable software. According to statistics, following are the benefits of clear software requirements: ► Reduces cost as much as 60% on time and budget. ► 3 times less project failures. ► Reduces 70% to 85% of the rework costs. ► Project overruns can be reduced by as much as 20% by reducing the number of inaccurate, incomplete and omitted requirements. ► If a defect is found during the requirements phase costs one unit to fix, the same would cost more than 100 units if found after it is released. Objective: To produce a properly sturctured requirement for my employer which can help reduce the efforts and amounts needed to develop the entire software. Summary: Business Analyst/Requirement Analyst/Technical Analyst with total experience of 4+ years. Professional strengths: ► Possess good oral and written communication skills ► Possess worldwide communication skill (Ability to summarize and slow down when somebody does not understand) ► Have experience in interacting directly with key business users and geographically dispersed stakeholders ► Extract, analyze and understand business requirements, gap analysis between goals and existing business processes ► Experienced in logical and use-case modeling ► Experienced in business modeling ► GUI wire framing ► Experienced in creating excellent documentation on business and functional requirements ► Experienced to act as a bridge between customer and implementation team ► Experienced in performing functional verification of requirements before customer delivery. ► Well organized and structured ► Quick learner, analytical mind ► Have good trouble shooting skill ► Experienced working in multiple time zones ► Extensively experienced in working from home office remotely for almost 4+ years with no monitoring ► Specialized in eliciting business and functional requirements with out a single voice call with clients. Technical Skills: ► Possess knowledge of UML, Waterfall and Agile ► Familiar with programming Pro *C, C, PL/SQL, SHELLSCRIPT, UNIX, HTML, PHP, CSS, JAVASCRIPT. ► Familiar with Microsoft Office (Visio, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word) ► Have knowledge on SQL and databases ► Familiar with Filezilla, Borland Together, Tortoise SVN, GENEVA, IRB. Specific Domain Skills: ► Insurance ► Admin & Billing ► Healthcare ► Telecom ► E-commerce ► Mobile (Iphone, Android, Corona) Do you have an idea for a business system, and need a business analyst who is good in communication? I can help you realize it using following services: Primary Services: Initiation Phase ► Interact with business stakeholders ► Elicit and gather business requirement through one to one discussions or JRD's ► Document business requirements (BRD)/ Project vision document Analysis Phase ► High level wireframing ► Translate business requirements into functional specs ► Use case analysis using UML, use case diagrams ► Document software functional requirements specifications (SRS) Design Phase ► Class diagrams ► Use case diagrams ► System interaction diagrams ► Sequence diagrams Secondary Services: Design and Testing Phases ► Functional Testing/ requirements verification ► Usability testing ► UAT (User Acceptance Testing) My profile suits for analysis and design phases of SDLC for following roles: ► Technical Business Analyst ► Requirements Analyst ► IT Business Analyst  less

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    • $33.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.5
    • 124 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 11 TESTS
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