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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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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, 550 Technical Writing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

550

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 4.69.

4.69

Last updated: April 1, 2014

  • Chartered Accountant and Data Entry Professional.

    I am in the industry of Administration for over 7 years and i have already made plenty of spreadsheet and documents both for finance support and for administrative support. Basically i am doing expense sheet and payroll spread sheet which … more

    I am in the industry of Administration for over 7 years and i have already made plenty of spreadsheet and documents both for finance support and for administrative support. Basically i am doing expense sheet and payroll spread sheet which i made on my own and on the other hand of administrative side, most of the task inline to me are concerning to over all office matters. My main objective is to practice more of my expertise in giving out dedication in my services. I can rest assured to my future buyer that i will be on my utmost best to deliver the project on time and with a good quality. more  less

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    • $5.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 10 HOURS
    • BANGLADESH
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 9 TESTS
  • Technical Writer, Web Developer, Customer Service

    My first employer was the US Coast Guard as a Damage Controlman. This entailed plumbing, carpentry, shipboard firefighting, chemical biological warfare and environmental protection. My job had me out in the field but I also did a lot of record … more

    My first employer was the US Coast Guard as a Damage Controlman. This entailed plumbing, carpentry, shipboard firefighting, chemical biological warfare and environmental protection. My job had me out in the field but I also did a lot of record keeping and imputing data into the computer. For the last 6 years I have worked for a company called PK Safety Supply. I wore many hats and did many jobs. I was customer service which entailed answering phone calls, order impute, estimates, researching for customer applications, walk-ins. I also learned the accounting aspect as far as billing customers and imputing invoices from vendors. I learned the shipping and receiving so I could receive shipments and ship orders out. I also helped with the 3 web sites that PK Safety had. I added item description, updated prices, added new item pages with the pictures, prices, detailed descriptions and any file or instruction manual relevant to the item. Last but not least I was also the gas monitor repair technician for the company. I repaired gas monitors that came in. I replaced pumps, sensors, batteries, and screens and calibrated the instruments.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 286 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
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    • 2 TESTS
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  • Freelance Artist and Writer

    Recent Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Two Dimensional Design Honors Graduate is seeking a position as an artist and writer. I also will have a second Bachelor Degree majoring in English with Creative Writing Emphasis and minoring … more

    Recent Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Two Dimensional Design Honors Graduate is seeking a position as an artist and writer. I also will have a second Bachelor Degree majoring in English with Creative Writing Emphasis and minoring in Professional and Technical Writing in spring 2011. My goal is to find work as a commercial artist and author. As I graphic designer and print maker, I use my talents to help ideas become reality. As an innovative writer, I'm diverse in all types of genre including creative writing, blogging, creative non-fiction, feature writing, playwriting, and professional and technical writing.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 25 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • Technical Writer/ Process Engineer, Business Development Specialist

    PUBLISHED TECHNICAL WRITER AND PROCESS ENGINEER with extensive experience in high-tech, telecommunications, engineering, aviation and agriculture. A strong education and background in engineering provides a platform for in-depth process flow and development. Experience and education in finance provides a thorough … more

    PUBLISHED TECHNICAL WRITER AND PROCESS ENGINEER with extensive experience in high-tech, telecommunications, engineering, aviation and agriculture. A strong education and background in engineering provides a platform for in-depth process flow and development. Experience and education in finance provides a thorough understanding of operational budgets and forecasts. Over twenty years of experience in strategic planning of market entry for both business and new products. Specialty is process and business development from the inception to market.  less

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    • $50.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 111 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 0 TESTS
  • TOP ODesk Writer/Business Analyst/CopyWriter

    I have five years of experience in in Technical Writing/Business Analysis. Given the fact that most of this experience has come from working at premier Software Product Companies, I have proven methodologies to ensure high quality deliverables. My technical … more

    I have five years of experience in in Technical Writing/Business Analysis. Given the fact that most of this experience has come from working at premier Software Product Companies, I have proven methodologies to ensure high quality deliverables. My technical education compliments my excellent communication and people skills. This has helped me achieve accolades for the work I have done. I am seeking opportunities to add value to a product by providing high quailty documentation.  less

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    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 416 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 9 TESTS
  • Training Development and Coach M.A Psychology

    Over the last 13 years, I have developed a wide range of professional development programs My corporate experience includes creating corporate-wide professional training and development programs that are strategically aligned from the VP level to the frontline. My programs include … more

    Over the last 13 years, I have developed a wide range of professional development programs My corporate experience includes creating corporate-wide professional training and development programs that are strategically aligned from the VP level to the frontline. My programs include integral steps before and after to extend the learning experience. I am looking for opportunities to develop curriculum and training modules, professional coaching as well as writing articles. I have samples of my work at: www.maryannkilgore.com LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/in/maryannkilgore  less

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    • $31.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 46 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • English Professor, Editor, Proofreader, Typist, Writer

    I enjoy solving problems and creating somethine from nothing, but I also love being able to be home and be a full-time Mom. My work is something that I look forward to doing - it is my creative outlet that contributes … more

    I enjoy solving problems and creating somethine from nothing, but I also love being able to be home and be a full-time Mom. My work is something that I look forward to doing - it is my creative outlet that contributes to my well-being! Working helps people while helping myself - I appreciate every new challenge I am given and pride myself on delivering a great (hopefully perfect!) project in less time than I am given.  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.0
    • 23 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Internal Medicine Physician

    My name is James Barber. I am an Internal Medicine physician. I have 20 years of experience as a physician. In addition, I have worked as a college professor of Biology at my alma mater and taught Anatomy and Physiology … more

    My name is James Barber. I am an Internal Medicine physician. I have 20 years of experience as a physician. In addition, I have worked as a college professor of Biology at my alma mater and taught Anatomy and Physiology online. I still work as an adjunct professor of Anatomy and Physiology online for South University. My skill set means that I couuld work as a writer, medical editor, medical reviewer, transcriptionist and other medical related jobs. Thank you  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 50 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
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    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
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  • The Last Writer You'll Ever Hire

    Let’s face it, there are a lot of writers out there that can give you fast and dirty content - every once in a while they actually write it themselves! If you’re really lucky, they might even sound like … more

    Let’s face it, there are a lot of writers out there that can give you fast and dirty content - every once in a while they actually write it themselves! If you’re really lucky, they might even sound like they know what they’re talking about 1% of the time… You’re getting something that’s passed through more hands than a cheap glass of liquor down south. I don’t know about you, but for me, that just won’t do. “Isn’t there a better way, Sara?” Yes, yes there is! I’ll show you how to open your audience’s hearts, their minds, their wallets… How to push past all the jaded, skeptical, feel-bad experiences they’ve had in the past and get to a place where they still dream, still hope for a better self, a better partner, better finances, better futures… They’ll finally be able to take the plunge, to take a leap of faith, to embrace the unknown… Because deep down in their hearts they know the only solution to their problems is what YOU have to offer them! Your messaging will appeal to the greedy little part of their brain that makes them buy your products, your services, your ideas… All while thinking it was their idea in the first place. If you’ve read this far, imagine how far I can lead your (future) customers! How much time are you spending trying to write something when you could be growing your business, networking, doing your thing? How much time are you spending editing poorly written articles or hunting down a writer that has mastery over time and space… I mean… the English language? Isn’t your time worth more than that? Of course it is! Almost 100 oDesk clients love me and you will too - because my copy *converts*. Click that contact button and tell me a bit about what you do and what you need. Thanks for reading!  less

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    • $26.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 135 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 14 TESTS
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  • Technical English to Brazilian Portuguese Translator

    I’m a Brazilian native speaker specialized in translating mobile apps, desktop software, websites, web applications, technical documents (webinars, presentations, user guides, white papers, and so on). Translate your texts from English to Brazilian Portuguese with an experienced technical, native … more

    I’m a Brazilian native speaker specialized in translating mobile apps, desktop software, websites, web applications, technical documents (webinars, presentations, user guides, white papers, and so on). Translate your texts from English to Brazilian Portuguese with an experienced technical, native speaker translator. Expand the reach of your business and products to Brazil and other countries! Over the years I’ve translated contents from most diverse subjects such as farming, architecture, health, accounting and software programming. I translate manually (no automatic translation) most common document formats, such as Excel spreadsheets, Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, HTML files/templates, XML files, Poedit files, resource strings, plain text, etc. I can use translation/localization tools like Trados Studio or Sisulizer too, in case the client has them. I’m a senior software developer who loves to localize software and translate technical documents. My extensive experience designing, programming, documenting and using desktop, web and mobile apps let me support even the tricky translation of HTML, XML and sentences with macros/placeholders without messing with your final text. Check my reputation, portfolio, work history and feedback from previous clients. Lets translate your English texts!  less

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    • $14.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 855 HOURS
    • BRAZIL
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
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