Proofreader Resume Samples

A Proofreader will read copies and transcripts and check to ensure that the document is error-free and has no spelling or grammatical or typographical errors. Working for publishing, newspaper and other companies that rely on strong grammar in printing, these professionals execute all tasks that are mentioned on the Proofreader Resumereceiving copies and notes, making necessary changes as needed, making sure the pages are spaced correctly, checking margin and paragraph alignment, cross-checking references and data; reviewing output for consistency; collaborating with team members; and improving editing process.

Employers expect those with the following abilities – exemplary writing and editing skills; computer proficiency; ability to read quickly without sacrificing on quality, ability to complete the task within the deadline, and extraordinary command over grammar, punctuation, and spellings. A Bachelor’s degree in English or Journalism is ideal for this occupation.

Proofreader Resume example

Proofreader Resume

Headline : Obtain position where can utilize organizational skills, attention to detail, and time management capabilities to help enable to make a positive contribution to the company.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Adobe Professional, Basecamp.

Description :

    1. Collaborated with artists, copywriters, and account executives to ensure everything is consistent and accurate throughout the various campaign pieces.
    2. Pieces reviewed include AT&T customer-focused letters, envelopes, and emails as well as other AT&T business ventures.
    3. Consisted of detail-oriented proofreading and editing of signoffs, the last sample of the letter before it goes out to the customer.
    4. Required the use of various materials and documents to ensure the accuracy of information and transfer of the right material for the recipient.
    5. Led role in coordinating freelance assistance when the workload demands the extra help.
    6. Expanded training beyond the AT&T account and edited pieces for ARS, ConAgra, Sears Craftsman Club, and other clients as necessary.
    7. Sorted and read submissions for literary critique. Selected photos and writing submissions for publication.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Proofreader III Resume

Summary : Work in a detail-oriented, stimulating environment by utilizing technological and organizational skills with proven, dependable work experience.

Skills : Editing, Writing, Management.

Description :

    1. Checked Editorial Department copy under deadline schedule for grammatical, spelling, and content errors in detail.
    2. Called myriad organizations to update community information in annual Source Book. updated Source Book as an independent contractor.
    3. Screened news releases from hard copy, faxes, and e-mails on Netscape.
    4. Transformed PC documents to Mac compatible documents and Omnipage to scan materials.
    5. Compose coherent news articles that became an actual copy in a newspaper.
    6. Answered Editorial Department calls and re-directed customers to the proper resource whenever needed.
    7. Contacted businesses for signature ads developing customer information, creating pages for holidays and events.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Accounting


Proofreader/Representative Resume

Summary : Equipped with both the relevant hard skills necessary for the job and the crucial soft skills that make work an absolute pleasure.

Skills : Adobe In Design, Adobe Reader, AMA style, AP style.

Description :

    1. Proofread listings, reports, maps, and advertisements for yearly publication Trailer Life Directory for the Multi-Media Department.
    2. Prepared listing files for Trailer Life Directory according to office policies.
    3. Searched for vital information pertaining to listings and reports for the Trailer Life Directory and Woodall's Directory.
    4. Completed projects assigned by Supervisor using the Internet, Excel spreadsheets, and databases.
    5. Proofread deposition transcripts from court stenographers for use as official legal documents.
    6. Researched correct terminology and spellings in order to generate accurate and reliable transcripts.
    7. Proofread displayed and in-column ads for publication in yellow and white pages. Quality-checked specialty postcards.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Education

Proofreader II Resume

Headline : Experienced as a proofreader, typesetter, and EDGAR operator for a wide variety of financial and legal documents including mutual funds, proxy statements, regulatory documents such as annual reports.

Skills : Writing, Editing, Proofreading, Digital Marketing.

Description :

    1. Proofread and quality checked financial printing documents and graphics in a high-volume environment.
    2. Checked for style and consistency in Word document to typeset file conversions.
    3. Checked EDGAR page issues (alignment, style, quality check) to conform to the typeset version.
    4. Worked closely with Quality Assurance, proofreading Medicare Part D (Prescription Drug) documents, Letters, Welcome Kits.
    5. Applied internal style guide requirements as needed.
    6. Worked with Quality Assurance Lead and Med D style lead on any style questions and provide input/feedback to Quality Assurance.
    7. Followed Quality Assurance Leads advisement on updates to the practice, template, or program updates and instructions.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Advertising

Proofreader I Resume

Objective : Self-starting, detail-oriented individual with 20 years' experience seeks employment to utilize strengths in editing, writing, and communication.

Skills : Written Communication, Editing, Proofreading.

Description :

    1. Fulfilled various editing and proofreading duties under tight deadlines.
    2. Proofread a wide range of advertising and public relations materials distributed by traffic managers.
    3. Accounted executives and production artists for content, consistency, style, and accurate use of grammar, punctuation, and syntax.
    4. Edited numerous documents to attain clarity of expression, remove ambiguities, and correct errors in grammar, English usage, punctuation.
    5. Reviewed page proofs for final approval before materials were printed.
    6. Prepared and distributed daily employee newsletter. Wrote biographies of speakers scheduled for the annual conference.
    7. Reviewed copy and made recommended changes using AP Style and in-house style guides for error-free documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA

Lead Proofreader Resume

Headline : Experience in meeting tight deadlines while ensuring the editorial quality of articles, marketing materials, e-mails, web copy, presentations, social media copy.

Skills : Proofreading, Proficient in both Mac and PC platforms.

Description :

    1. Clients have included Microsoft, Acer, Adidas, Amazon, T-Mobile, Martin Selig Real Estate, and Susan G.
    2. Proofread material in a range of formats, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Acrobat, and online.
    3. Collaborated with designers, copywriters, and project managers to resolve any problems and ensure content is consistent, accurate, and effective.
    4. Contributed to and co-wrote Radarworks' company style guidelines.
    5. Compiled style profiles for existing and prospective clients. Proofread every page produced in the DSC department.
    6. Wrote online banner and link copy for Acer affiliate marketers.
    7. Ensured correctness and consistency throughout the publication Make suggestions regarding page layout and design.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Accounting

Associate Proofreader Resume

Headline : Education is a Double Bachelor's Degree in Communication Technology and English. In addition to technical writing can design electrical schematics with interactive capabilities.

Skills : Content Management, Copy Editing, Proofreading.

Description :

    1. Instrumented link in the production of more than 50 apartments, home and auto magazines under the Apartments for Rent and Harmon titles.
    2. Compared current and previous issues' paginations for layout changes.
    3. Inaccurate information, which could lead to credits, as well as errors in grammar and design.
    4. Noted corrections using standard proofing symbols. Skills used Proofreading Pagination/layout Quality control Style guides: Proprietary.
    5. Selected contributions Maintained the highest average for pages proofed, exceeding 100 pages daily during some weekly production cycles.
    6. Assumed lead in redesigning proofing manual and restructuring archive, improving the overall team workflow.
    7. Responsible for many details including spelling, grammar, layout, line weights, fonts, and art.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
History

Asst. Proofreader Resume

Headline : A successful and highly focused copy editor/proofreader experienced in proofreading banking, electronics, food and pharmaceutical copy and marketing materials.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Data Entry, Technical Skills.

Description :

    1. Proofread ads for sized, color separations, typos, layout placement. Email filed to Customers for ad corrections/approvals.
    2. Discussed issues about ads with Sales Representative if necessary. File proofs for ad approvals according to publication date.
    3. Performed copy edits, proofreads, and content suggestions for Police Field Operations: Examining Contemporary Patrol Procedures.
    4. Read and edit legal documents. Oversaw the design of graphics and layout of text on-page.
    5. Proofed and edited copy to ensure all typesetting/formatting changes were implemented.
    6. Insured each and every word matched the information the customer ordered.
    7. Corresponded photos from lab printer to yearbooks. Proofread and edited -Newspaper distribution team.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Proofreader/Co-ordinator Resume

Summary : Experience providing administrative support, customer service and purchasing Strong interpersonal, problem solving and organizational skills. Demonstrated abilities in decision making, taking initiative and being flexible.

Skills : Content Writing, Fiction Writing, Editing, Proofreading.

Description :

    1. Dealt with inspecting medical equipment in various hospitals.
    2. Proofread reports as they came in from biomedical engineers. These had to be completed in a short turn around time.
    3. Enjoyed this position and left for another company to obtain better health benefits for children.
    4. Proofread a couple of novels that coworkers had written on their own. This was done on free time and was pleased due to ability.
    5. Worked with a quick response time for these reports was no problem.
    6. Package and Handling- Inspected yearbooks after printed.
    7. Labeled packaging for shipment to assigned schools. Quality Control Basic computer skills Pallet jak forklift.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA

Proofreader Resume

Objective : Experience, as a Proofreader in industries including Business Services and have a B.A in Business Administration.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Legal Secretary.

Description :

    1. Proofread copy for accuracy, grammar, spelling, and style.
    2. Corrected omissions, errors, and inconsistencies. Ensured all corrections were made to proofs.
    3. Compared records or figures with an original copy to detect errors.
    4. Measured copy and illustration dimensions, spacing, and positioning.
    5. Maintained the ability to manage multiple projects. Routed proofs with marked revisions for correction or reprinting.
    6. Performed various clerical duties when needed. Some orders called for the pulling and examination of Cuts.
    7. Proofread information to insure accuracy on Customer Orders for greeting cards.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Administration