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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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

  • Only The Best: Writer, SEO, SMM, PR, and Email Marketing Expert

    Over the past 15 years I have developed my writing skills with regards to creative, technical, and academic writing. In that time I have won a national prize in creative writing, been published in numerous newspapers, and developed a substantial … more

    Over the past 15 years I have developed my writing skills with regards to creative, technical, and academic writing. In that time I have won a national prize in creative writing, been published in numerous newspapers, and developed a substantial reputation as a freelance writer in the commercial sector. I pride myself on being committed, disciplined, and easy to work with. I aim to always provide quality written material a long with adhering to the strictest of deadlines. With my experience of both on-line and published written assignments, I can provide you with the highest quality writing available.  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 94 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Mr KAMAU ANTHONY

    I am a holder of Bachelors degree in Computer Science. I have specialized skills in java with 4 years experience. I also have vast knowledge in database management using my sql. I have gained skills in software design and testing … more

    I am a holder of Bachelors degree in Computer Science. I have specialized skills in java with 4 years experience. I also have vast knowledge in database management using my sql. I have gained skills in software design and testing and I have done this for the last 2 years. I also enjoy technical writing especially on IT related topics. My main objective is to advance in technology as well as being a solution to many of IT problems.  less

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    • $5.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 570 HOURS
    • KENYA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Writer/Editor

    I am a talented writer and highly skilled editor for technical as well as creative endeavors. As an editor, I view each piece of writing holistically to ensure that it is not only grammatically correct but that it also serves … more

    I am a talented writer and highly skilled editor for technical as well as creative endeavors. As an editor, I view each piece of writing holistically to ensure that it is not only grammatically correct but that it also serves its intended purpose. As a writer, my goal is to create documentation that fits my clients' needs and complies with their chosen style guides, whether I'm creating user or admin guides for software or hardware, online documentation, website copy, or computer-based training. I do high-quality work because I love what I do.  less

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    • $50.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 348 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Technical Writer and CMS expert

    I am a technical writer with over 6 years experience writing software system guides, administration guides and configuration guides. During this time I have acquired proven expertise in documenting within the software development lifecycle, while meeting my company’s documentation … more

    I am a technical writer with over 6 years experience writing software system guides, administration guides and configuration guides. During this time I have acquired proven expertise in documenting within the software development lifecycle, while meeting my company’s documentation needs for both public facing and internal documents. I am known for my clear and concise style and adherence to industry standards and best practices (Microsoft, Cisco etc.). I have a wealth of experience writing most forms of corporate documentation including standard operating procedures, service descriptions, disaster recovery plans, business continuity plans, operations guides, end user documentation, on-line help, user guides etc. I am also a Sharepoint information architect and analyst with experience designing, and deploying company-wide Sharepoint solutions by working with a team of developers and consultants. I also have been responsible for evaluating, integrating and administering IT help desk software and CRM tools.  less

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    • $33.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.5
    • 216 HOURS
    • CANADA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • freelance writer and assistant

    My freelance career has been filled with satisfied clients. Additionally, I have developed into a seasoned academic and technical writer with several years of experience under my belt. I am quite skilled at: 1. Product Review Writing 2. Blog writing … more

    My freelance career has been filled with satisfied clients. Additionally, I have developed into a seasoned academic and technical writer with several years of experience under my belt. I am quite skilled at: 1. Product Review Writing 2. Blog writing and commenting 3. SEO and keyword article writing 4. Technical and academic writing 5. Copywriting and sales letters I specialize in creating fresh, engaging and innovative content for you. Despite my fast turnover and speed, I am best suited for projects that focus on quality rather than quantity of work.  less

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    • $6.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 1 HOURS
    • KENYA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Medical Content Writer/Academic Writer/Blogger/Data Coder

    I am aiming to acquire experience in a freelance writing and data encoding career not only as a passion but also as a profession. For my future employers, rest assured I am willing to balance my working schedules and other … more

    I am aiming to acquire experience in a freelance writing and data encoding career not only as a passion but also as a profession. For my future employers, rest assured I am willing to balance my working schedules and other personal activities to meet deadlines and expectations. I have a high sense of responsibility and strongly believe in “It pays to work hard”. :)  less

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    • $3.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • 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
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • 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
  • BMR & Article Writer

    Please note: I have over 500 hours working on Odesk for fixed rate contracts! (Odesk does not allow fixed rate contract hours to be reflected in Work Logs. Please review my past contracts, payment amounts and bonuses for verification.) For … more

    Please note: I have over 500 hours working on Odesk for fixed rate contracts! (Odesk does not allow fixed rate contract hours to be reflected in Work Logs. Please review my past contracts, payment amounts and bonuses for verification.) For the past six months I have been writing BMR articles and short blurbs (3-4 sentences) for Ask.com. I am a US citizen, fluent in English, with over 20 years experience working in both the public and private sector as a program manager, writer and editor. I have excellent writing and verbal communication skills, am extremely dedicated and hard-working, and have received numerous awards and outstanding performance evaluations from my employers. Interested in part-time work (20-35 hours per week) writing or editing whatever is needed: articles, blogs, and/or miscellaneous text. Please see attached writing samples for a sample of my work.  less

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    • $10.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 49 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
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