FREELANCE Copy Editor in Irving, TX
Arguably one of the most important, yet least heralded roles in some agencies. At Javelin, the Copy Editing function is a essential. This team upholds the last line of creative quality control before work is released. We are looking for a FREELANCE Proofreader in Irving, TX to join our ranks in the new year!
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As a FREELANCE Proofreader you will proof, fact check and light edits all assigned materials for accuracy, clarity and consistency of content/format. This includes correct spelling, grammar and punctuation but may also require the position to query copywriters and art directors when unsure of message intent. Noting/questioning artwork, layout and production issues will also be expected. Familiarity with Chicago, AP and/or MLA style guides required. Will be required to handle multiple projects, prioritize when required and meet tight deadlines.
What you’ll do:
- Flag a range of problems including lack of logic, redundant words, inconsistencies in style and tone, and poor organization, sequencing, grammar, sentence structure and language use. This will be particularly important for documents with multiple authors
- Review documents for layout of text/graphics, and check for compositional errors and specific cross-textual references
- Read and review documents against original copy (if available), using standard copy editing marks
- Review graphics to confirm they support the text
- Understand and strictly adheres to Chicago, AP and/or MLA style guides
- Ad agency proofreading and copy editing
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$250-350 (Industry average)
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A few months
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