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Freelance Editor Resume

PROFILE:

Copyeditor/Proofreader with extensive experience in print and electronic publishing. Proficient using Microsoft Word, content management systems, and online project management tools, with some experience in Adobe InCopy and XML text tagging. Works diplomatically with a variety of professionals, including writers, designers, and marketing specialists. Knowledge of APA and Chicago style and comfortable adapting to different style guides.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Freelance Editor

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Enable international clients to excel in their personal, academic, and business communications
  • Regularly receive customer requests; feedback score averages 4.8 out of 5
  • Edit and proofread a variety of documents, including essays, research reports, journal articles, business correspondence, and marketing materials
  • Provide personalized feedback on elements such as mechanics, overall structure, and tone
Editor

Confidential, Hunt Valley, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Assist production team in updating and revising a variety of print and online al materials
  • Realign and proofread answer keys for revised geography textbooks
  • Through a joint program with Connections Academy, edit online tests (multiple subjects and grades) in learning management system
  • Ensure that revised science lessons were correctly reassembled for out - of-state partner schools and contain required global changes
Editor

Confidential, Hunt Valley, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Copyedited textbook chapters and online learning materials
  • Conferred with Lead Instructional Designer/Editor

Editor

Confidential, Hunt Valley, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Saved company 15% in copyright registration fees by adapting to online system
  • Avoided brand controversy by alerting management to content of some novels in curriculum, prompting notices to customers
  • As part of a team, overhauled and continually updated in-house style guide while managing usual workload
  • Edited new course components, including lesson manuals, textbooks, workbooks, tests, and online materials
  • Updated existing course components per new style specs, frequently in conjunction with new projects
  • Wrote content for, edited, and reviewed and tested spelling, grammar, vocabulary, history, and science CD-ROMs
  • Edited quick-turnaround marketing pieces, including flyers, brochures, newsletters, catalogs, and Web content
  • Registered materials for copyright, assigned ISBNs, and maintained records
  • Acted as a liaison between Editing department and freelancers

Technical Editor

Confidential, Aberdeen, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Enabled scientists and engineers from various fields to communicate their research findings clearly and consistently
  • Edited reports and journal articles
  • Collaborated with writers, editors, and word-processing staff

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