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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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oDesk Technical Writing Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 1,326 Technical Writing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Average Technical Writing Freelancer Feedback Score

Technical Writing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.76.

4.76

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
    • 1274 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 14 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 9 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • US Patent Holder / Engineer / Project Manager / Recruitment Specialist

    Objective: To work as a Project Manager or Business Developer, handling key responsibilities in improving current business system and developing new market strategies. Why choose me: 1. More than 12 years of professional experience in multinational semiconductor manufacturing companies. 8 … more

    Objective: To work as a Project Manager or Business Developer, handling key responsibilities in improving current business system and developing new market strategies. Why choose me: 1. More than 12 years of professional experience in multinational semiconductor manufacturing companies. 8 years of which was devoted as a Project Manager. 2. US Patent holder for an engineering invention in semiconductor industry. 3. Relevant Odesk experience handling multiple responsibilities: as a writer, virtual assistant, recruiter, project manager and business developer. 4. Perfect 5-star feedback on 20+ completed jobs. 5. Responsible, highly resourceful, detail-oriented, reliable, goal-oriented, relentless, self-motivated, open-minded, and willing to learn.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 20454 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • EPUB | Kindle Formatting, Conversion & Publishing (epub, mobi) | JIRA

    ★★★★★ 160+ REVIEWS WITH 89% SUCCESS RATE ★★★★★ Please spare a very little time to check my Work History & Portfolio; then decide yourself. ★★★★★ Trying to grow eBook business over Kindle & EPUB friendly stores? ★★★★★ Facing issues to convert existing paperback into 100% error-free … more

    ★★★★★ 160+ REVIEWS WITH 89% SUCCESS RATE ★★★★★ Please spare a very little time to check my Work History & Portfolio; then decide yourself. ★★★★★ Trying to grow eBook business over Kindle & EPUB friendly stores? ★★★★★ Facing issues to convert existing paperback into 100% error-free mobile-friendly version? Let me help you please! I have published hundreds of Kindles and EPUBs successfully over Amazon Kindle Store, Smashwords, BookBaby (popular distribution platforms for Apple iTunes, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Sony etc) on behalf of my clients. Yes you read it right, its hundreds! I offer the following services for you. 1. eBook Formatting / Conversion I have great skill in converting any document (Microsoft Word Document, OpenOffice Document, PDF, PowerPoint, InDesign, Photoshop, Pages etc) into 100% error-free EPUB and MOBI format compatible to most of the popular mobile platforms (above mentioned). Additionally, I have solid experience in developing latest Kindle Format 8 (KF8) version (with Panel View support) and EPUB3 version too. I can take care of both layouts (Reflowable & Fixed-Layout). The books will have the following features. - "Look Inside" (first 10% will be available over Amazon Kindle Store) support - "Text-to-Speech" support - Clickable Table of Contents (linked to titles) support - 100% error-free build (validated by EPUBCHECK) - Styled paragraph, list, table, text-box (with colored background), hyperlink, dropcap support - Image (text-wrapped) support - Custom font (font-family, size, color) support - Multimedia (audio, video) support - NCX View Navigation support - Orientation-Lock (portrait / landscape) support Terms ===== Document Size: 100 pages | 10K Words Delivery Time: Within one business day Price: US $50 (including oDesk fee) 2. Publishing EPUB over Amazon KDP Store / Smashwords Do you want to publish your finished eBook (EPUB, MOBI) in all the major mobile platforms? Then I am here to help you! I have expertise in publishing EPUB over Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing Store, BookBaby and Smashwords (for Premium Catalog). All you need to do is to provide me some information of your book (title, author name, book description, category, keywords, price, ISBN etc). It is a complete publishing package including: - Publishing and Monitoring until the EPUB goes LIVE - Fixing issues (if any) - Promotional Consultancy Even I have self-published my books over Amazon & Smashwords (Premium Catalog) too. Kindle Publishing Made Easy (Top Ranked Kindle Formatting & Marketing Bible) ========================================================== http://www.amazon.com/Kindle-Publishing-Made-Easy-Publish-ebook/dp/B00QJKUMEY Calendar 2015: Daily Planner and Organizer (Ranked #1 US 2015 Calendar) ======================================================= http://www.amazon.com/Calendar-2015-Sourabh-Aryabhatta-ebook/dp/B00NBJ2JRE 15 Recipe Books (A Collection of Popular Paleo & Indian Recipes for Recipe Lovers) =============================================================== 15 Paleo Recipes: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/471506 15 Indian Recipes: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/501532 Terms ===== Provided Document Type: 100% error-free .epub format Delivery Time: Within one business day Price: US $50 (including oDesk fee) 3. JIRA Agile (Scrum) Consultancy New to Atlassian OnDemand? Want to have a quick walk-through in the system? Want to customize your JIRA settings? Then let me help you on this issue. Being a Software Engineer I have extensive knowledge over Atlassian OnDemand (JIRA) in terms of managing software development projects following Agile (Scrum) methodology. I am very much able to configure Agile Board (Scrum), grooming backlogs, planning Sprint releases, tracking time-sheets (using Tempo plugin), explaining burn-down chart etc. Additionally I can take care of the following administrative actions. - Controlling project access - Applying permission scheme - Deploying issue-security - Customizing workflow - Configuring issue screen & fields, components, versions etc. - Consultancy on Atlassian Plugins - Provide short & effective training to freshers I can help in doing some third-party integration as well, like email-to-ticket creation, Zendesk-JIRA integration, Salesforce-JIRA integration. I have basic knowledge in using Atlassian OnDemand (Confluence) as well. I have received Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from oDesk too. Overall, I am always ready to provide effective consultancy on Atlassian OnDemand products. Terms ===== Services: JIRA Project Access | JIRA Project Permission | JIRA Issue Security | JIRA Workflow Customization | Training & JIRA Agile Consultancy Delivery Time: Within one business day Price: US $50 (per service) ★★★★★ I am looking for opportunities to build long-term relationship with my future employers and to build myself a good reputation through my diligence, hard work and top quality service. ★★★★★ Fixed price projects only ★★★★★  less

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    • $10.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.6
    • 1974 HOURS
    • BANGLADESH
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 40 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 20 TESTS
  • Translator, Sales/Marketing Expert,MBA,ERP Expert

    Professional Translator. Professional Business and Technical Translation Expert. Best Skills on Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese translation. Good Culture Background knowledge : China Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. Best Skills on Marketing and Outbound Sales Best Network and Resource to Expand … more

    Professional Translator. Professional Business and Technical Translation Expert. Best Skills on Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese translation. Good Culture Background knowledge : China Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore. Best Skills on Marketing and Outbound Sales Best Network and Resource to Expand Your Business in China mainland. Include Online Business Promotion & Offline Business, Such as All Kinds of Out-Sourcing Marketing , iOS or Android App marketing and etc. Low Cost, High Quality Customer and Considerable Market Share Get For You. Market Research Expert for Web Research, Sourcing, Cold Calling Help you to find most valuable information and supplier in China. A Good Sourcing Agent in China. Customer Service Expert A Best Virtual Assistant. Best Assistant to Localize Your Business in China Mainland & Hong Kong. Database Expert, Best Skills on SQL Server 2012. Business Intelligence Professional  less

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    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 2325 HOURS
    • CHINA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 67 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 74 TESTS
  • Resume Pro, H.R, Administrative Expert

    A dedicated, conscientious individual with a solid background in resume writing, administration, customer service and office operations. I offer 10 years experience of vast, unsurpassed skills ranging from resume writing/ editing, article writing/ editing, strong MS office tools application, data … more

    A dedicated, conscientious individual with a solid background in resume writing, administration, customer service and office operations. I offer 10 years experience of vast, unsurpassed skills ranging from resume writing/ editing, article writing/ editing, strong MS office tools application, data entry, to name but a few. I have been working with clients in differing industries and with unique needs, aiding them in not only revamping their resumes to suit their target jobs but also offering career counselling. Helping individuals find the right job match for their skills. It is not simply enough to get a job, but getting a job that one enjoys makes the difference in being in a fulfilling career instead of feeling like you are in a never ending rat-race. Should it be a resume, cover letter or career advice that you seek, then I am the person to get in touch with. Have the assurance of positive results and improved chances within a competitive job market. In addition, I provide Virtual Assistant support, with proficiency in customer care and office operations. I would welcome the chance to detailed talk with you for mutual gain.  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 2050 HOURS
    • KENYA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • SEO, SMM, Content Writer, Blogger and VA Professional

    Quality work, accuracy and excellent communication - That's what I offer! I provide mix services including Search Engine Optimization (on and off page), Social Media Marketing, blog/article writing, web content writing, Project management and many other Administrative tasks as … more

    Quality work, accuracy and excellent communication - That's what I offer! I provide mix services including Search Engine Optimization (on and off page), Social Media Marketing, blog/article writing, web content writing, Project management and many other Administrative tasks as required. I've been in this industry for 5 years and have managed several websites with various niches. I've gained my line to implement quality work, provide accurate details and keep constant communication with my clients. I'm here to help you grow your business, share my skills and experiences as well as learn from the process. My client's success is also my success. I won't consider a project fulfilled until my clients are completely satisfied.  less

    internet-marketing internet-research sem technical-writing data-entry virtual-assistant seo-keyword-research social-media-marketing wordpress web-content-management creative-writing blog-writing 00 more less
    • $5.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 10180 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 20 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 15 TESTS
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  • Project Manager, Process Analyst, Business Development & Marketing

    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 … more

    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/  less

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    • $12.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 6043 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 17 TESTS
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  • High-Performance Proofreader, Meticulous Editor, Your Dependable Ally

    EXCELLENT PROOFREADER --- CONVEYS IDEAS CLEARLY and EFFECTIVELY Having been a voracious reader at the age of 3, I have invariably assisted several tongue-tied, confounded and forlorn friends with my vocabulary skills and impeccable grammar. I can easily identify misspellings, improper … more

    EXCELLENT PROOFREADER --- CONVEYS IDEAS CLEARLY and EFFECTIVELY Having been a voracious reader at the age of 3, I have invariably assisted several tongue-tied, confounded and forlorn friends with my vocabulary skills and impeccable grammar. I can easily identify misspellings, improper use of punctuation, incorrect verb tenses, redundancy and malapropism among a myriad of grammatical mistakes. I am skillful at finding a better way to say things, espousing only clarity and removing any form of ambiguity. My excellent command of the English language has been securing the success of every project that I handle. **Theses editor while in college. ***Class pundit in everything English since elementary.  less

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    • $8.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 3381 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 9 TESTS
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  • Spanish/English Translator blogger, writer / Administrative Assistant

    Spanish/English Translator blogger and writer / Administrative Assistant

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    • $8.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.4
    • 1836 HOURS
    • ARGENTINA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
  • Team Leader, VA, Admin Support, Data Entry, Web Research

    A results-driven, dedicated professional seeking a position that will allow me to continue practicing and expanding my skills and knowledge. I am also more than willing to accept a position in an exciting new field that I have not yet had the opportunity to work in.

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    • $3.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 8202 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
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