Proofreader Editor Resume

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Career Objective:


Candidate with broad experience in proofreading and editorial review of large volumes of content and materials, seeks to work as a proofreader editor in a renowned organization.

Core Competencies:


  • Comprehensive knowledge of proofreading, copy editing and basic editorial guidelines
  • In-depth knowledge of editing and proofreading marks
  • Extensive knowledge of British and American English ( Spelling, Vocabulary and Jargon)
  • Familiar with editing style and guidelines of various form of content and draft
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications with good multitasking skills

Work History:

Proofreader Editor, Agnosis Solutions, California, May 2013 till date


  • Handle tasks of reviewing content from initial to final copy for basic proofreading issues – grammar, typos, and context errors
  • Responsible for reviewing final drafts submitted by internal staff to ensure that all authorized revisions and changes have been included
  • Perform responsibilities of editing in terms of consistency in the use of English (US /UK) and provide comment to internal staff
  • Handle tasks of developing and maintaining database of editorial guidelines (hyphenation, most frequent errors, capitalization and use of industry terms)
  • Perform responsibilities of copy writing specific assignments as requested by clients
  • Responsible for reviewing drafts for accuracy, brevity/clarity and perform revisions to meet editorial guideline

Sub-Editor, Business InfoTech, California, May 2010 – April 2013


  • Handle responsibilities of initial editing and reviewing content for accuracy in spelling, grammar usage, and punctuation
  • Perform tasks of reading and rewriting content to ensure clear and concise material
  • Responsible for guiding new writers and proofreaders in various areas like proofreader marks and style of writing
  • Assigned responsibilities of managing corrections to ensure correct copy before publication
  • Perform fact checking of content to check accuracy of dates and year; especially in historical content
  • Handle other essential tasks like content research, content development and content management

Education:

University of California, Master in Arts (English), CA

Reference:


On request.

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