Technical Writers

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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

  • Senior Technical Writer / Documentation Expert / BB Certified Writer

    Over the last 13 years, I created various user guides, administration guides, reference guides, troubleshooting guides, installation manuals, and Web help systems for a various engineering and software products and projects. My core competency lies in managing end-to-end documentation for … more

    Over the last 13 years, I created various user guides, administration guides, reference guides, troubleshooting guides, installation manuals, and Web help systems for a various engineering and software products and projects. My core competency lies in managing end-to-end documentation for software projects. But, I also work on improving and maintaining the existing documentation or create printed guides for a product. After working on different documentation projects, I developed professional expertise in using various documentation tools, such as Confluence, HelpGizmo, Wordpress, Help & Manual, Adobe RoboHelp, Adobe FrameMaker, Microsoft Visio, MS Office, and technologies, such as single sourcing, DITA, and content management system. In addition to documentation tools, I have good understanding of the software languages, such as C/C++, Java, PHP, CSS, HTML, and databases, such as MS Access, MY SQL, and so on. I am seeking opportunities to develop documentation from the ground up for your business.  less

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    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 1276 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 14 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 9 TESTS
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  • Russian translator

    I have a master degree in physics. Currently I'm a PhD student in Institute of Low Temperature Physics and Engeneering in Kharkiv. I have experience in: - Physics - Writing scientific papers on Russian and English - English-Russian/Ukrainian translation and proofreading … more

    I have a master degree in physics. Currently I'm a PhD student in Institute of Low Temperature Physics and Engeneering in Kharkiv. I have experience in: - Physics - Writing scientific papers on Russian and English - English-Russian/Ukrainian translation and proofreading - MS Office, WordPress, ClorelDraw, Photoshop, Mathcad, Origin - Engineering of high vacuum and cryo systems - Radioelectronics Industrious, motivated, experienced, quick learner, responsible.  less

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    • $7.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UKRAINE
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 2 TESTS
  • Writer, Proofreader, and Transcriptionist

    My goal is to to use my skill and knowledge as a writer to contribute superior work while striving to continually refine and improve both the quality and TAT of my work. I have a B.A. in English from … more

    My goal is to to use my skill and knowledge as a writer to contribute superior work while striving to continually refine and improve both the quality and TAT of my work. I have a B.A. in English from Michigan State University and graduated with honors. I have written and directed short films with crews of up to 30. I am familiar writing copy, technical writing, composition and transcription of interviews, fiction and non-fiction prose, biographies, and screenplays. In my spare time I am hard at work writing my first novel and studying prose and composition as a craft. I am outgoing and highly interpersonal, knowing that communication is essential in fast-paced work environments. As a creative writer, I put a premium on concept and the ability to draw readers in as succinctly as possible. My linkedin profile for more information: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/taylor-normington/56/292/118  less

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    • $22.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.5
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Article Writer, Medical Content Writer, Creative Writer

    I work as an educator for the Health Sciences and Nursing education curriculum in the Philippines. Prior and during this, I am also an article writer for college and school publications, creative writer doing poetry and short novellas and blogs … more

    I work as an educator for the Health Sciences and Nursing education curriculum in the Philippines. Prior and during this, I am also an article writer for college and school publications, creative writer doing poetry and short novellas and blogs. I am flexible and willing to work long hours if needed be and am open to suggestions as to the quality and style of my work. I can work independently and require very minimal supervision once instructions are given to me about the output I am expected to produce. I am also open for full-time and part-time employment options.  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 0 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
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  • Chemist and Writer : Natural Hair, Beauty and Skin Care

    Excellent writing skills from years of reading and writing poems. Experienced in scientific report writing with a B.Sc in Chemistry. Blogger on topics such as natural hair, hair and skin care, beauty as well as lifestyle

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    • $17.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 563 HOURS
    • JAMAICA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Research, IT Modelling and Writing

    Ten years experience in IT Architecture positions me well for freelance Research, Strategising, Modelling and Writing on topics ranging from specific technologies to the application of Software for Business success. Located in South Africa but available to work 7h00 to 17h00 EST.

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    • $18.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 50 HOURS
    • SOUTH AFRICA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 11 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 9 TESTS
  • Translator - Italian Writer and Proofreader

    Native Italian speaker with 6 years of experience in translation. High school diploma, focused on classical studies. Good knowledge of ancient Latin. Language pairs: -Italian/French/Spanish/Ancient Latin to English -English/French/Spanish/Ancient Latin to Italian I'm … more

    Native Italian speaker with 6 years of experience in translation. High school diploma, focused on classical studies. Good knowledge of ancient Latin. Language pairs: -Italian/French/Spanish/Ancient Latin to English -English/French/Spanish/Ancient Latin to Italian I'm interested in all sorts of projects, from ebook translation to app localization, from Italian proofreading to copywriting. In the recent past, I've been translating a lot of articles about traveling, applications and games. As someone fairly said: "Action speaks much louder than words", and that's why I'm always available through this website. You can contact me at any time, and I'll get back to you within 24 hours. Please note that I can accept payments sent through oDesk only.  less

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    • $16.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • ITALY
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 22 TESTS
  • Professional Technical and Business Translator, Interpretor & Proofrea

    BA degree in English Department • Translator & Interpreter: - Translation of all emails, correspondences from Arabic, French to English and vice versa ; - Taking notes and composing minutes of the site, technical and coordination meetings; - Translation of Laboratory and soil tests’ reports; - Translation … more

    BA degree in English Department • Translator & Interpreter: - Translation of all emails, correspondences from Arabic, French to English and vice versa ; - Taking notes and composing minutes of the site, technical and coordination meetings; - Translation of Laboratory and soil tests’ reports; - Translation of legal documents, contracts, accountancy, bills, logistic, materials, geography, hydrology, topography, drainage, sewerage, plumbing and the civil engineering in general. - On site interpreting for the project Manager; - Languges’ courses (French and English) for students at Al Itissam School in Tangier.  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • MOROCCO
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 10 TESTS
  • Writer/eBay Expert/Data Entry/Customer Service Specialist/VA

    I am a hard worker. I see to it that the responsibilities that I undertake are met in the best manner I can. I also make sure that I provide the best service to my stakeholders and customers. I worked … more

    I am a hard worker. I see to it that the responsibilities that I undertake are met in the best manner I can. I also make sure that I provide the best service to my stakeholders and customers. I worked in customer service industry for the last year and as operations supervisor before that. I am a writer at heart. My goal is to be able to live comfortable while doing what I want to do best: writing, and being in oDesk as a freelancer is a step to achieve that.  less

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    • $5.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 970 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Writer/journalist

    Let me use my years of technical and business experience to create punchy, entertaining articles for your website, blog or publication. I have extensive experience writing for science journals and academic publications as well as for the business community.

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    • $35.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 48 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 6 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
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