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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, 1,385 Technical writing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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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 4.75.

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Last updated: April 1, 2015
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Lawrence Maweu

Lawrence Maweu

Technical Writer, Article Writer, Academic Writer...

Kenya - Last active: 19 days ago - Tests: 17

A Detail-Oriented Technical Writer, With Strengths in a Range Of Skills With over the 5 years of progressive experience in writing, I am organized and detailed-oriented. As an effective writer, I am able to prioritize the placement of words, phrases, sentences and paragraphs in order to enhance the quality of what I am writing. I am interested in working with you 1. Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Masters and PhD) Research Projects, Dissertation, Thesis and Research Paper writing, re-writing, editing, proofreading with track changes, completing and critiquing. 2. Academic research writing for term papers, essays, and all types of papers, with knowledge of all referencing and formatting styles. Expert in SPSS and Minitab, as well as Excel for data analysis and tabulation. 3. Technical and article writing: For online and offline purposes such as blogs, ebooks for Kindle and other formats, Press Releases, creative writing, how-to articles, list-verse writing as well as explanatory writing, referenced through links and other formats 4. Technical Writing: Power Point presentations in Flash (ISpring), Business proposals and Business plans, Business Communication, Email drafting and other forms of custom technical documents Communication Is Key to My Success, And Yours As skilled communicator in this fast-paced global freelance industry, I am able to maintain cultural understanding, create and maintain a rapport with people of diverse groups, and uphold team organization. I am available on all communication platforms, and I will respond to questions, suggestions and instructions immediately. How I Manage My Skills to Benefit You I am highly systematized and self-regulating; able to effectively organize tasks to complete projects with timeliness and originality. I am well aware of the importance of uniqueness in written projects, and I can assure you 0% in the similarity index for every project I work on. Over the past five years, I have developed coping mechanisms for most challenges facing writers in the market. I take every challenge as an opportunity expand my skills, and you can rely on me to bring a shining light to any project, regardless of how tough it is. My typing speed is 40 words per minute and unlike some people, I actually enjoy reading what I have written. As a result, my value proposition focuses on quality and quantity.

$20.00 /hr
1 hours
4.74
Faiza K.

Faiza K.

Graphic Designer ,Powerpoint designer , Infographi...

Pakistan - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

I Have over 2 year experience in all types of PowerPoint & Infographics designing. Also have a vast experience in illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, web designing graphic designing and AutoCAD. I make a professional and elegant presentations that will suit client's needs and preferences. I know how to convert your ideas into an elegant PowerPoint presentation or video. Look at my portfolio.

$6.67 /hr
7 hours
4.94
Husain P.

Husain P.

SEO Content Writer, Reviewer and Blogger

United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

With an Undergraduate degree in Biotechnology with English Major, I have always been inclined towards writing since my high school days, i was the assistant writer for my University Journal at Cambridge High School. I have been working as a professional Content Writer for the past 2 years, and have gained experience in writing for different genres of writing. My strong attributes include SEO style writing , creative writing , blogging and web content development, along with expert skills in writing for medical blogs and WordPress.

$5.00 /hr
0 hours
5.00
JIBON KUMAR SARKAR

JIBON KUMAR SARKAR

Lawyer, Professional Legal Writer and Legal Adviso...

Bangladesh - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

Jibon Kumar has a national reputation for his aggressive defense of high-exposure litigation across a spectrum of industries. His practice encompasses product liability, commercial and intellectual property litigation involving chemical and electronic products, medical devices and construction materials. Acknowledged by his opponents as “one of the best cross-examiners” in practice, Jibon honed his reputation for efficiency as a federal prosecutor, and his ability to enthrall juries as a political pundit. Clients value his skills in strategic and tactical case evaluation and the development of powerful factual and legal presentations presented with insights that humanize corporations in the eyes of judges and juries. As a business leader, Jibon served several years as a member of the executive and management committees of Bowman and Brooke and he recently have served on the Minnesota Law School board. Jibon is often asked to teach on substantive topics within the legal industry. He has been practicing law since 1989. For the first six or seven years of practice he worked largely for Insurance companies and large corporations. He handled insurance coverage, personal injury, products liability and premises liability cases to help individuals and families plan and prepare for the many changes that life brings Jibon then "switched sides." Currently, he represents individuals, families and small businesses. He practices general business litigation, personal injury and workers compensation. He have many clients who run franchises. He provides efficient legal services marked by excellent results in an effort to (1) protect his client's interests and (2) improve his client contacts' interactions with the company and their superiors.He is an extremely experienced trial lawyer who recognizes that preparation for trial is the only way to provide strong, consistent results for the clients. In addition to the direct defense of clients, he is experienced in the management of attorneys and paralegals in other offices. He has directly managed attorneys and paralegals working on litigation in as many as 15 jurisdictions at a time, as well as his work as National Coordinating Counsel, managing outside counsel at other firms . This close management, as well as the use of alternative fee structures and value-based billing concepts, has allowed him to provide significant savings to his clients on their legal spend. Specialities : Jibon has first-chair trial responsibility for high exposure cases and pattern litigation programs across the country. He personally directs all strategic and tactical aspects of these matters. His Specialties includes: Civil Litigation Litigation Product Liability Personal Injury Trial Practice Outside General Counsel Legal Project Management Commercial Litigation Appeals Torts Trade Secrets Trials Legal Assistance Class Actions Toxic Tort Risk Management Business Litigation Litigation Management Insurance Law Mediation Public Liability Arbitration Construction Law Medical Malpractice Personal Injury Litigation Wrongful Death Breach Of Contract Professional Malpractice Courts

$8.89 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Milcielo Claire Villamayor

Milcielo Claire Villamayor

Writer, Researcher, and Proofreader

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

I am currently a law student in the Philippines seeking opportunities to earn some extra income. Writing is my passion and I can write on any kind of topic. I was a consistent honor student since elementary and high school, and finally graduated cum laude with a degree on Mass Communication major in Broadcast before entering law school. Writing articles, essays, and papers on social sciences, as well as creative writing (any topic) is my strongest suit. You can check my website on http://micvillamayor.weebly.com/portfolio.html to see some of my production and writing works in my portfolio and my comprehensive resume.

$7.00 /hr
8 hours
4.89
Nikita Budov

Nikita Budov

Eng - Russian translator with IT experience, Syste...

Ukraine - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3

Hi, my name is Nikita Budov. I am a native Ukrainian with higher education, 3 years experience in system analysis and 1,5 year experience in translation from Russian to English and English to Russian. I am also an experienced musician and sound engineer (see information in Other Experiences section). In my portfolio there is a letter of credence, from one of the employers, where I worked for 3 last years, as I can`t show documents and researches I`ve done, because it`s confidential. Since 2012 I worked in four projects: 1. Web-based geo positioning system for geological research and data storage with drawing results on a map — my job was to: - analyze the system, - make data models, - write technical specifications, - communicate with developers and geologists; 2. Software for marketing surveys using Android devices, synchronizing, making database from collected data on PC, sending data and notifications on emails — my job was to: - analyze the system, - make data models, - write technical specifications, - manually test windows and android software, make bug-lists, - communicate with developers, customers, - write software documentation, html helps; 3. Software, specially desined for store managers to make their work more effective and reduce the amount of time needed for common used tasks with the help of Android and Windows 8 devices — my job was to: - analyze the system, - make researches for the customers (comparing advisability of Windows 7, 8 and Android devices, additional hardware, operational systems, their functions and editions, different types software, commonly used by client, etc.), - translate technical documents and researches from Russian to English, - manually test windows software; 4. English-Russian translation project (on Odesk). I had to translate articles of different subjects, mostly about Computer technologies, computer games and music. I believe my strong points are my Analytical mind, Flexibility and Punctuality. My #1 goal will always be to meet your needs and deadline. Taking a new project, I like to speak with the client, to have a clear understanding of his/her needs and vision on upcoming work. I'm honest and fair. Please look at my work history for comments from other clients. Thank you in advance for your time and consideration. I look forward to working with you soon. I have an Engineer's degree in Computer Science from Kharkov National University of Radioelectronics in Ukraine. Listed below are my experience and skills: — System analysis: data modeling, technical writing, specifications writing, logic and physical projecting, etc. — English-Russian translation; — Russian-English translation; — SDL Trados Studio 2011 SP2 — Manual testing: Java, Android, Web-applications; — Core web: XML, HTML/CSS; — OS: Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Android (2.x & 4.x) — Redmine; — MySQL; — UML; — Microsoft Office; — Microsoft Visio; — ErWin; — Web Asyst; — Apache web-server; — BpWin; — Photoshop; — Paint.NET.

$11.11 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Grace Rehema

Grace Rehema

Dedicated writer,blogger and a freelancer

Ukraine - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 5

Over the past five years we have written articles and blogs for professional and non professional purposes. Although I am new To oDesk, I am not new to world of writing. I am an extensive researcher and I meet deadlines. My desire on oDesk to beautiful paint the ideas of my clients with words easy to be understood by all. Moreover, I make sure all my projects upon completion are informative and fun to read.

$7.22 /hr
0 hours
4.81
David Wilkerson

David Wilkerson

Technical Writer - Science - Pharmaceutical - Biot...

United States - Last active: 26 days ago - Tests: 2

Experienced technical writer for multiple science-based fields with expertise in pharmaceutical and biotechnology fields. College-educated background with experience in analytical chemistry, pharmaceutical drug manufacturing and quality control testing. Experience with writing technical documents including: SOPs and safety procedures, IQ/OQ/PQ manuals for laboratory instruments and manufacturing equipment, Analytical methods for quality control laboratories, and full-service web content technical writing for pharmaceutical/biotech companies.

$12.00 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Sofie Schønfeldt-Borchgrevink

Sofie Schønfeldt-Borchgrevink

Norwegian translator

Norway - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 3

I have previously studied creative writing at Bath Spa university in England. This experience taught me multiple forms of writing techniques and a variety of genres including prose fiction, lifewriting, articles, screenplays, essays and reviews. In 2012 I worked for yelp Norway writing reviews. With Norwegian as my native language and my time at University in England I could easily translate between the two languages.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Yasha B.

Yasha B.

Biotechnologist | Scientific Writer | X-Ray Crysta...

United States - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

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.

$23.00 /hr
0 hours
4.94