I have 10 years of experience managing various publications and translation projects. My attention to detail and customer focus set me apart from others.
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NOTE: these rates are not set in stone and are only an average for this editor. The actual rate applicable to your document will depend on the depth of the edit, the quality of the writing, the topic matter, the proximity of the deadline, the length of the document and several other factors.
--I have managed large and small projects and publications: I have supervised editors and graphic designers. I have coached authors and worked with sponsors and advertisers to help them submit effective content. I have set team priorities and managed overlapping deadlines. I have also managed print distribution and worked with printers and print buyers. These projects have ranged from advertising flyers to glossy magazines to scholarly reports.
--My editing experience spans 14 years and has included content, style, mechanics and design elements. I am familiar with AP, Chicago and Microsoft style guides. But my journalism background means I rarely rely on only one source for an answer.
--I can learn new software and procedures well, and have done plenty of technical troubleshooting. I have used various print and Web publishing software, in addition to training and managing colleagues and clients.
--My layout experience includes design software and 28 foreign languages: European, Middle Eastern and Asian. I have experience with localization and translation projects, and I have studied Spanish extensively.
--I have excellent editing, communication, organization, writing and customer service skills. I believe strongly in letting those skills work in my clients' interests, rather than dictating grammar rules to marketing professionals and authors. I am easy to work with.
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Present Occupation: English Teacher
Editing Experience in Years: 10
Freelance and contract work | Seattle, WA | 07/00-04/08
Content Editor and Translation Project Manager
-- Coordinating translation of monthly magazine and Web pages into as many as 15 foreign languages, including revisions from international audiences
-- Coordinating and producing documents for engineering RFP responses
-- Selecting and editing news content for Web site, coding and publishing articles, and maintaining forums
The Data Warehousing Institute | Seattle, WA | 02/01-03/07
Publication Manager for IT industry education/research association
-- Production team management: supervising artists and editors, setting schedules, coordinating copy, choosing design, fact-checking, getting quotes, tracking budgets, publishing copy online and managing distribution
-- Editing: journal articles, magazines, posters, reports, brochures, marketing materials, online directories, conference collateral, newsletters and forum content
-- Interacting with writers, sponsors/advertisers, industry experts, conference attendees and vendors
Ken Press | Tucson, AZ | 04/98-06/00
Project Manager/Editor for small publisher
-- Edited and typeset books, user manuals, advertisements and newsletters for domestic and international audiences in various languages
-- Established contacts and procedures for publishing and translation projects using Internet research techniques page layout and office applications
-- Interacted with clients, translators and industry agencies
Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Adobe Acrobat, InDesign and Photoshop
StuffIt and WinZip
Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer browsers
Experience setting Asian, Arabic, Hebrew, Greek and Cyrillic fonts