• Proof Reader

Industry Advertising / PR / MR / Events
Location Bengaluru
Experience Range 2 - 5 Years
Qualification B.Tech/B.E. (Computers)
Not active

Functional IT Software - Application Programming / Maintenance
Job Description
About Us
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About Company
publishing resource center specializing in a variety of pre-media content services. With well-respected and validated capabilities in editorial space, it has some of the best systems and processes for copy editing, proofreading, master-proofing, development editing, and broad publishing project management. Its expertise covers most academic and professional content types. Accordingly, it serves publishers of journals, books, and major reference works; organizations; governments; and individuals.
Roles and Responsibility
  • Reads typescript or proof page to detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors 
  • Check page numbers and headings are correct, Spelling and other aspects, such as use of capital letters, are consistent, Chapter headings match the contents table, Photos and illustrations are correctly captioned 
  • Check spelling and grammar. 
  • Reads proof against copy, marking by standardized code, errors that appear in proof. 
  • Raise appropriate compositor queries. 
  • Returns marked proof for correction and later checks corrected proof against copy. 
  • May measure dimensions, spacing, and positioning of page elements to verify conformance to specifications, using printer's ruler. 
  • Ensures that pages are whole and logically arranged 
  • He/she should be able to carry out the work mentioned in an independent manner. 
  • He/she should be able to quality-check the work of his/her team members. 
  • He/she should plan and monitor the flow of work (based on priorities) 
  • He/she should be able to provide classroom/on-the-job training to his/her team members and help them overcome their weaknesses. 
  • He/she should be responsible for his/her team producing an error-free output. 
  • He/she should check the mail correspondence regarding workflow regularly

EXPERIENCE PROFILE

  • Able to perform edit/proofread independently and make the work done by the team members delivery ready
  • Postgraduate in any field of science; good command over English language; eye for detail; exposure to various style guides; readiness to meet daily/monthly productivity targets; and maintaining the expected quality norms

Desirable 

  • Good communication skills; team player; problem-solving skills; proactive and innovative

Recruiter Name Shilpa
Recruiter Email Id shilpa.v@multirecruit.com
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