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23/06 Sneha Garg
HR Specialist at Essex Lake Group

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Essex - Freelance - Technical Editor/Proofreader (3-5 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram Job Code: 219747

We need somebody (an editor preferably) to help proofread the documents for English language / story / grammatical / syntax etc. errors to make it client ready.

- Read and evaluate written text for grammatical and typographical error

- Liaise with writers and editors to determine the composition of specific texts in a document

- Compare typeset proofs against original copy to identify errors or omission

- Use word processors and other specialized software to make changes on typeset documents

- Evaluate the dimensions of page elements such as images, text spacing and positioning to ensure they conform to set specifications

- Ensure page numbers are in the right order and not repeated or omitted

- Analyze documents to ensure chapter titles match list of contents

- Use symbols which are standard and recognized by printing and publishing companies

- Mark corrections highlighted by editors/authors and ensure they reflect on the master set proof

- Rephrase written text to ensure document structure and content are consistent

- Stay abreast with grammatical development as well as new terminologies in a language

- Ensure illustrations are suitably captioned and referenced

- Contact authors directly to clarify grammatical inconsistencies related to style and text choice

- Forward proofread materials for approval and publication

- Ensure project is completed within set time constraints.

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