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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.

1,385

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 4.75.

4.75
Last updated: April 1, 2015
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Amy H.

Amy H.

Creative copy writer

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

I have a passion for writing creatively, either fiction or non-fiction. I strive on expertise and I am doing this for the love of education.To all my jobs, I bring excellent verbal and written English skills, efficient time management, and a rigorous work ethic. I'm incredibly meticulous and detail-oriented in my work, and I excel at editing and proofreading. I can write creatively or academically; I am expert in both. I have been published in both academic scholarly journals and entertainment magazines. When I am writing for you, you can expect materials that are well researched and structured, with impeccable spelling and grammar. Pertain Writing offers solid and effective writing services in all areas: - Copy Writing - Original SEO copy - Web Content - Business & financial writing - Marketing materials - Technical Writing - Landing Pages - Product reviews - SEO Hub Page Creation - White Papers - Fashion & eCommerce writing - Professional Editing and Proofreading - Ghost Writing (Fiction and Non-Fiction) - Medical Articles Expert - Wiki article writing I can write in a range of voices from conversational to professional, so I can match your company's brand. Let me ghostwrite your book or research and edit your article, either academic or professional. I am a stickler for detail and have never missed a deadline. Allow me to let your voice shine! I'm prompt and professional, and I don't take written words lightly.

$11.11 /hr
6 hours
5.00
Carlos Porter

Carlos Porter

Unix/Linux System Administrator

Costa Rica - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3

Unix and Linux System Administrator with 5 years of experience on HP-UX, Solaris, AIX and Linux servers. Greatly knowledgeable on case and application management, troubleshoot expert, End-user support, IT group leader and support. Highly proficient on Shell Scripting, Server and Network Monitoring, System performance evaluation, NFS/Web Server, LVM Management, kernel configuration, Python and Bash Programming and User Account Management. Sufficient experience on incident management on diverse applications, platforms and technologies. Task oriented in order to fulfilled goals and datelines. Skillful analysis, resolution and engagement of technical issues [hardware, network and services based] Team player, pro-active and committed, used to fast decision making and coordination process, as whole a solution provider.

$14.00 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Tammy Lettieri

Tammy Lettieri Agency Contractor

Content Writer, Editor, Marketer, SEO

United States - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 35 - Portfolio: 4

If you need someone that is flexible, organized and able to take on any digital marketing task with minimal instruction and supervision, I am just the person you need! For the past five years, I have been providing a broad range of digital content from product descriptions to writing content for complete websites and everything in between. My full range of writing, research and content marketing skills have allowed me to take on a variety of tasks and complete projects with a high-level of expertise no matter what the product or service may be. I understand the importance of creating content that is both easy for Google to index and provides the reader with information that keeps them engaged and wanting to find out more. I am also a skilled team leader that has managed a number of virtual teams. I understand the importance of communication and how important it is to be able to overcome the obstacles that are unique to managing a virtual staff. While I always have high expectations for any team member, I also make myself available to answer questions and provide any training needed. I am experienced in WordPress, Hootsuite, Microsoft Office, Google Docs and a variety of specialized software. I enjoy a challenge and learning new skills as well as offering my skills to help benefit any client that hires me.

Associated with: DF now Services
$30.00 /hr
1,308 hours
4.99
Vanessa Q.

Vanessa Q. Agency Contractor

Project Manager, Process Analyst, Business Develop...

Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 17

I'm an experienced Project and Team Manager, capable of managing multiple projects and teams simultaneously, starting from recruitment, training, project execution up to its completion, while ensuring that work requirements are met with consistent quality, as well as meeting budgets and deadlines. I'm able to effectively and efficiently manage my projects by: >> Creating/streamlining business processes and automating workflows, thus reducing project costs, and allowing team members to work independently and with minimal supervision. >> Establishing goals and KPIs, and creating control points that facilitates performance measurement and improvement, ensuring quality and consistent work output. A well-rounded Business Management Professional with an extensive background in the BPO industry and oDesk, having performed various functions such as: Chief Technology Officer, Business Development Officer, Team Manager, Corporate Trainer, Quality Analyst, Recruiter, Creative and Technical Writer. I look forward to responding to the needs and requirements of my employers with a high level of quality and efficiency, thus providing a sense of accomplishment for both parties once overall goals and objectives are met. I am proud to be part of an excellent group of individuals at Systemcore Business Solutions. For more information, please visit our website at http://bposervices.asia/

$13.50 /hr
6,151 hours
5.00
Bernarda K.

Bernarda K. Agency Contractor

Experienced Customer Service Expert, Researcher, G...

Germany - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 3

Long-term experience in customer service field within different industries in Germany (tourism, air-transport and ticketing, limousine services - detailed in my CV). This field certainly represents my strength, and I guarantee outstanding e-mail and phone etiquette. I provide effective, responsible, timely assistance with flexible, focused and positive approach to my tasks. I am capable to learn and comprehend new systems and work methods quickly. Experience with Magento, Amazon Seller Central, Ebay listing management. Languages: Native Croatian Near-native German Great knowledge of Russian Working knowledge of English

Associated with: Bright 'n' Light
$19.44 /hr
1,072 hours
4.98
Trent Lesher

Trent Lesher Agency Contractor

"Reliable high quality - ability to craft the righ...

United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

The words of one client: "I have . . . spent thousands with different contractors . . . and Trent has to be the most reliable and consistent with high quality work. VERY impressed. His ability to craft the right message for the right situation is invaluable and so hard to find. Once we need more writing help I will rehire for sure." Writer and Researcher -- Business / Law / Medical / Scientific / Technical / Review / Web Content / SEO. NOTE REGARDING ANOMALIES IN RECENT FEEDBACK RATINGS: I was injured in a hit-and-run accident last year, and fell behind on work and communications for a couple months. I am fully recovered now and keen to rebuild my reputation! Selected decades ago for the Yale University Directed Studies program based on my research skills and writing quality. Extensive professional writing, business, legal-assistant, medical quality-control, marketing and SEO experience since then. Writing, re-writing, editing and proofreading. Experienced with technical, business, proposal writing, marketing, fiction and non-fiction, SEO-friendly, legal, academic journal and other writing projects. Short content to book length. I'm more efficient with some projects than with others -- and often it's hard to tell before the project begins. So I offer all my clients the same GUARANTEE -- if after an agreed number of hours they are not satisfied with the results, I will do my best to offer the value expected (for free, off the clock) and by the deadline we agree on -- before proceeding with the project. Areas of expertise: Website Content Media Releases Blog content SEO-friendly content Legal writing Audio editing Research/article/report writing Business Writing Business Plan Consulting and Writing Flexible paralegal and legal assistant skills. Can competently do almost any task requiring intelligence, resourcefulness or common sense. Accurate quantitative analysis. Proficient in all major office and productivity programs. Able researcher and organizer. Effective commercial music composition and production. Savvy writing in any style or subject for report, article, or ad copy.

$17.00 /hr
538 hours
4.71
Mykhaylo Terentyak

Mykhaylo Terentyak Agency Contractor

WPF, Silverlight, Windows Phone, WinRT Architect &...

Ukraine - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 37

I am founder and CEO of Blackthorn Vision company that was founded in 2008 in Lviv, Ukraine as a custom development provider specializing in development using Microsoft technologies. Our main specialization lies in desktop, web and mobile applications development using Microsoft technologies (WPF, Silverlight, ASP.NET, Windows Phone, WinRT). We can offer an entire package: from initial concepts to final delivery of an outsourced project of any size. Please feel free to contact me anytime to discuss your project. Skype id: mterentyak. Email: mterentyak@blackthorn-vision.com. You can find more information about our team on our web site: http://www.blackthorn-vision.com.

Associated with: Blackthorn Vision LLC
$25.00 /hr
9,062 hours
4.89
Clem Sh.

Clem Sh. Agency Contractor

5+yrs large LAMP and mobile projects.Have a team

Poland - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 7

By hiring me I gurantee you 100% performance of your project & his successful launch. You will NOT pay for bugs or mistakes - only for working functionality. I specialize in large projects to establish long-term business relationships with customers, do projects till successful completion with a satisfaction. Contact me and i show you step by step exclusive functionality & features of the projects done. PhP expert. Large projects. RESTfull-services, mobile versions of apps ( Android, iOS ). E-commerse (magento). Tech Spec E-commerse, E-Classifieds , Dating, Real Estate, Job & Social Network. Ajax-websites ( backbone, server JS, NoSQL ), GMaps, Payment systems.

Groups: Pilot Group
Associated with: Mybiz
$20.00 /hr
2,074 hours
4.68
Natallia R.

Natallia R. Agency Contractor

Experienced Technical Writer / Graphic Designer

Lithuania - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 14

Technical writing for software products. High-quality content, professional formatting, screen-shots, logical structure, correct style and grammar. 12-year experience in creating and support of different types of documentation: Installation/Configuration Guides, User and Admin Manuals, Knowledge Bases, FAQs, Release Notes, How-Tos, Video Lessons, etc. For example, I have developed and support wiki (Confluence) and PDF documentation for an international software company, dealing in the area of data protection; wiki (Confluence) documentation for an open source application software company providing SOA solutions; online HTML and PDF user documentation for a leading global provider of call center software, and many more. Participated in multiple projects, joining large teams, effectively co-working with other professionals.

Associated with: Slovodar+jLab, Nata1
$30.00 /hr
12,667 hours
5.00
Renalyn D.

Renalyn D. Agency Contractor

SEO, Link Builder, SMM, Virtual Assistant, WordPre...

Philippines - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 4

I have been working as a Linkbuilder, Digital Marketer, Lead Generator, SEO assistant and a writer for years now. Also have a good technical work experiences, coordinating with a project managers to accomplish and carry out some research and internet marketing tasks. Been working my best to deliver good results for my client. Guaranteed that my good educational background, excellent work experiences, skills and my good attitude towards work will make me suitable for any task given! I am more than willing to share and provide my ability for a quality work result. When it comes to SEO, I believe on white hat and organic strategies for a more functional outcome. Summary of Expertise: -SEO Link Building -Writing -Technical Support -Virtual Assistant -Social Media Marketing - Pinterest - Facebook - Twitter - LinkedIn -Customer Service Work Samples (Local SEO) Article Submissions: Name used: Mica Galleb http://ezinearticles.com/?The-Value-of-Roof-Repairs-and-Maintenance&id=7350785 http://ezinearticles.com/?How-to-Spend-Less-for-a-Roofing-Installation-Companys-Service&id=7421115 http://www.sooperarticles.com/home-improvement-articles/roofing-articles/metal-roofing-wood-roofing-best-1104232.html http://www.sooperarticles.com/home-improvement-articles/roofing-articles/review-different-types-roofing-1121314.html http://www.articlesbase.com/construction-articles/helpful-guide-to-handle-leaky-roofing-6274270.html http://www.articlesbase.com/construction-articles/latest-roofing-technology-6318196.html Guest Posting: http://www.smallbizdaily.com/12235/features-you-need-for-streaming-business-video/ http://www.securitygeeks.net/2013/04/spy-camera-detector-things-you-can-do.html http://techmaso.com/huawei-unveils-ascend-mate-6-1-inch-smartphone/ http://www.gadgets-club.com/keep-your-home-secure-with-a-motion-activated-hidden-camera Social Bookmarking: http://www.reddit.com/user/micagalleb/ https://www.google.com/bookmarks/lookup?hl=en&btnA&sig=CKEXEJ9j0w6dSbjJkDe3SQ&bkmk=1 http://www.folkd.com/user/micagalleb?sort_mode=most_recent http://www.stumbleupon.com/stumbler/micagalleb/likes Social Media Marketing: https://www.facebook.com/clogsandshoes https://twitter.com/clogsandshoes https://twitter.com/SocialGardenAU Virtual Assistant Skills: - Lead Researcher - WordPress Posting - Real Estate Research Assistant

Associated with: SureLinks
$5.56 /hr
3,297 hours
4.86