Freelance Proofreader (Telugu)

Freelance Proofreader (Telugu)

Job Description:

  •  Read and evaluate written text for grammatical and typographical errors
  •  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
  •  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 Translators/Editors/Typesetters 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.

Requirements for Proofreader Role:

If you are seeking to work as a proofreader in respective languages, the following are important qualities and attributes you must require to qualify for this role:

  •  Bachelor’s degree most preferably in English.
  •  2 years of experience proofreading or editing written content.
  •  Knowledge of standard proofreading practices, procedures, and concept is also required.
  •  Attention to details: able to identify and rephrase grammatical errors to ensure an error-free text.
  •  Teamwork skill: at working with authors, editors, and typesetters to publish comprehensible write-ups
  •  Spelling/Grammar Skill: able to correctly assemble words and apply them in writing.

Interested candidates can contact on: translations@jaicobooks.com

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