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, 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
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Bhagya A.

Bhagya A.

Team Lead / Quality Consultant / QA-Tester / Techn...

Sri Lanka - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 17

Senior software QA tester with full system development life cycle experience, including designing, developing and implementing test plans, test cases and test processes fueling swift corrective actions, significant cost savings and fault-free audits. Qualifications include eight years of QA software testing experience and three years of technical writing and user-acceptance testing experience. Backed by strong credentials including a Mathematics degree, ISTQB certification, Six Sigma Yellow Belt and The British Computer Society Diploma; advanced command of various testing suites, agile methodologies and monitoring tools; and cross-platform skills in Windows and Linux.

$10.00 /hr
3,149 hours
5.00
Olena P.

Olena P.

Web Developer (HTML, CSS, PHP, and lots CMS: Wordp...

Ukraine - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 15

Personal qualities: Responsibility, punctuality, ability to handle stress, courtesy, communication, initiative. Very active, full of creative ideas and ready to learn. I have excellent skills in arrangement and processing of information. No bad habits. Have experience in web design, php and html code and content updates. Languages ​​spoken: Ukrainian, Russian: fluent English: Advanced level Experience with PC: Excellent knowledge of the program: Microsoft Office (the whole package), Microsoft Project, ZelioSoft, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Fireworks,), MathCad, MatLab, AutoCAD, 1C. WordPress, Magento, Google Adwords, Google Analytics, Google Apps, Google Adsense. . I know html, css, php, js, jquery

$25.00 /hr
48 hours
4.90
Usman Ahmed

Usman Ahmed

PhD, Expert Proofreader, Academic Writer & Researc...

Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11

A multi-skilled, reliable & talented Academic & Research Writer with a proven ability to Write Academic Papers, Report Writing, Research Writing, Article Writing and much more. My ultimate quality is my English writing/verbal skill. That skill has proven to be the most valuable asset for writing, Academic & Research writing, Proofreading, HR Management Writing, business, sales, and a variety of other opportunities. The key to enjoying a successful career through writing and communicating is developing a trusting, honest, and professional relationship with clients and potential clients. Delivering a creative and unique approach to their wants and needs allows my clients to enjoy an edge above the rest with the finished product.

$16.67 /hr
136 hours
4.65
Jacqueline Bensusan

Jacqueline Bensusan

Creative, Insightful, Swift

United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 6

While a picture may be worth a thousands words, just a few words can paint a whole glorious picture. My copious inner fires dance each opportunity I get to exploit my fervent passion for words. Dubbed as a "grammar nazi" since my teen years, I've been known to mark up even published works. With 8 years in marketing and communications, copywriting, editing, and proofing are at the top of my list in favorite skills. I've also been known to dabble in technical writing. Furthermore, my bounteous affection for Art keeps things fresh and balanced, as I live for the creative process. I've been blessed with more than 6 years of graphic design experience, to include logos, business cards, brochures, restaurant menus, websites and more. I welcome a variety of assignments, whether virtual assistant, copywriting/editing, graphic design, data entry and more. Please don't hesitate to submit inquiry for any needed clarity! Your Success is My Passion!

$19.19 /hr
2,145 hours
4.75
Vlad M.

Vlad M.

Writer, Ghost Writer, Creative writer, Article wri...

United Kingdom - Last active: 22 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

My objective is to excel at everything I do, I have elevated expectations and ambitious goals. I always please my employers because of the fact that I communicate with them constantly over the course of a project and give updates as frequently as they request me to. I am able to meet even the most stressing of deadlines, with maximum attention to detail and above average quality at the very least. I have a very wide area of interests and I am hardly ever caught off guard by a job and/or demand. Looking forward to working with you.

$11.11 /hr
65 hours
4.91
Jetlee Jaime

Jetlee Jaime

Translator/Voice Over Team/Project Manager/Writer/...

Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 17

I can work as a Translator, Voice Over Artist or Dubber, Project Coordinator, Project Manager, Recruitment/Resource Manager, Outsourcer, Question Writer, Course Developer, Test Maker, Web and Graphic Designer, and jobs related to my skills. Here on oDesk, I was already hired as a Translator, Practice Question Writer, Quiz/Exam Maker, Online Course Developer, Course Content Writer, Fun Pop Quiz Maker, Witty Sentence Writer, Math Worksheet Creator, Study Guide Creator, Math Test Question Writer, Audio Transcriber, Captcha Entry, Translator for different language pairs, and many more. Outside oDesk, I have worked for different call centers for different positions including Customer Service, Order Processor, Email Handler, and Debt Collector. CAT Tools for Translation: Trados, Wordfast, Across I also do manual or human translation if the client requires me to.

$16.67 /hr
966 hours
4.94
Paulo G.

Paulo G.

English to Tagalog Translator I Proofreader I Edit...

Philippines - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 3

1ST PLACE: ENGLISH TO TAGALOG (FILIPINO) TRANSLATION SKILLS (ODESK) I take pride and pleasure in quality service. Client satisfaction is my foremost priority. I am very willing to learn and explore different avenues for growth outside my niche, and I am prepared to go above and beyond for any task at hand. If you have English to Tagalog (and vice versa) translation needs, then look no further. I am adept with the Tagalog (Filipino) language, so only top-notch technical and non-technical translations would be expected. I am a graduate of University of the Philippines Diliman and am a licensed chemist with seven years of experience abstracting organic chemistry, biochemistry and medical journals. I believe that my education, strong academic background, and seven solid years of technical experience have provided me the necessary skills needed for content writing, technical writing, proofreading, rewriting and transcribing tasks. I am passionate about my work and anything I put my mind into. Quality and Excellence are my mission.

$11.11 /hr
350 hours
4.61
Sheraz Khan

Sheraz Khan

I.T Specialist | Business Process Modeling using V...

Pakistan - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 54 - Portfolio: 10

Thank you for taking the time to review my profile. Over decade of experience in Information Technology, I decided to focus on what is my real passion, helping individuals to reach their personal and business goals. I can provide you with the satisfaction and commitment to your business needs. As a Freelance IT Professional, I have not only worked with businesses of different nature but I have also assisted many clients on a personal and business basis around the globe. I enjoy the challenges that everyday this profession brings to me and realize the importance of getting the job done whether big or small.

$27.78 /hr
662 hours
5.00
JOSE CASTRO

JOSE CASTRO

Doctor of Medicine and Surgery

Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 31 - Portfolio: 15

In the first 9 years of my employment, I was involved in the management of health and nutrition researches in the Philippines. Specifically, my worked revolved around the development and writing of health and nutrition researches; their submission to foreign funding agencies; and their implementation when grant(s) is/are procured. In the next 12 years, I was employed in different pharmaceutical companies. I started as clinical research coordinator, followed by being sales and marketing manager, as marketing research consultant, and then as head of a business corporation. After leaving the pharmaceutical industry in mid 2005, I started to have full time medical practice.

$27.78 /hr
678 hours
4.95
Neli Skorcheva

Neli Skorcheva

Certified Translator, EFL/ESL Test and Curriculum...

Bulgaria - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 3

I am a qualified linguist with expertise and varied experience in the field of ESL teaching, translating and interpreting from English into Bulgarian and vice versa. Besides literature, my translation competence lies in several other areas like engineering and technology, marketing and sales, psychology, law, finance and some others. Another asset of mine is my ability to work as a curriculum developer in the English language teaching area and as an academic writer, editor and proofreader. I am looking for a long-term collaboration as I am available to work part-time as well as full-time when it is necessary. Efficiency and reliability are just two of my advantages.

$11.11 /hr
460 hours
4.81