COPY EDITING + proofreading

qualifications

  • 13+ years editing for advertising and marketing

  • Clear, direct and detail-oriented

  • Expert knowledge of English grammar and punctuation

  • Ensures accuracy and quality of content 

  • Has reviewed materials across all verticals for more than 200 brands

  • Edits in a variety of formats including PDF, PowerPoint, Keynote, Excel, digital files, webpages, Word and video

  • AP Style, Chicago Manual of Style

  • Asana, Basecamp, Mailchimp, SharePoint

    EDUCATION

  • University of San Diego Copy Editing Certificate Program

  • University of Nevada, BFA - Graphic Design

  • RECENT EVENTS

  • 3 Percent Conference, New York

  • Advertising Week, New York

  • Editorial Freelancer’s Association Conference, New York

 

process

  • Corrects spelling and grammatical errors

  • Confirms client changes were implemented

  • Ensures all copy adheres to house and/or client style standards and reflects established brand guidelines

  • Checks for consistency in formatting, calling out inconsistencies in typefaces, logos, alignment, etc.

  • Checks registration marks, trademarks and copyrights and confirms their correct usage

  • Fact-checks and proactively questions anything that is unclear or could be misunderstood by the consumer

  • Creates editorial style guidelines to ensure consistency across brands and accounts

  • Reviews award submissions, blogs, brand books, brochures, catalogs, copy decks, creative briefs, emails, landing pages, newsletters, pitch decks, playbooks, press releases, print, product inserts, product packaging, RFIs, RFPs, scripts, SOWs, style guides, transcripts, videos, websites, white papers