Camille Guy

Freelance Editor & Proofreader

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Location:Tampa, Florida, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/camilleguy
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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
* 14 years overall editorial experience as a proofreader/copy editor in multiple industries including book publishing
* Skilled in the use of various common style guides including the Chicago Manual of Style, APA and the AMA Style guide. Capable of creating and maintaining custom style guides
* Experience with financial, legal, medical, computer, and scientific terminology
* Strong research skills

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
MANAGERIAL
* Managed daily workflow for the six members of the Word Processing team
* Instituted new editorial and word processing department workflow and training processes and procedures
* Performed all aspects of the hiring process including training of new hires
* Maintained internal error report log for floor plan department
* Supervised and evaluated work performance and managed training of subordinates as necessary

EDITORIAL, ONLINE EDUCATION
* Copyedited online and print versions of all online educational courses provided to eleven universities
* Performed final QA brand check on all course material provided to students
* Created and maintained first departmental editorial style guide based on the Chicago Manual of Style

EDITORIAL, BOOK PUBLISHING
* Detected and corrected grammatical, punctuation and typographical errors in a variety of documents, including reference books, novels, technical manuals, theses, resumes, business plans, and grant proposals
* Evaluated and revised prose to improve clarity, flow, and consistency in word use, characterization, and tone of work
* Provided critical analysis of plot and story in conjunction with character universe
* Monitored prose to ensure author followed continuity and characters are developed in accordance with the character bible or within the context of the storyline
* Researched concepts and historical facts pertinent to an author’s assertions or storyline

QUALITY ASSURANCE, MARKETING/ADVERTISING
* Proofread print floor plans, e-brochures, site maps, and brochure copy for spelling and grammatical errors
* Ensured accurate transference of client architectural CAD files into print floor plans,
e-brochures, site maps, and print brochures
* Ensured adherence of naming conventions and graphical elements in all products to
approved community style
* Verified functionality of e-brochures and interactive sitemaps
* Created and maintained style sheets for all clients
* Chief advisor and resource for Account Managers and Floor Plan department on client’s stylistic concerns and product quality.

LEGAL/FINANCIAL PROOFREADER
* Detected and corrected grammatical, punctuation, and typographical errors in all company contracts and correspondence
* Worked with bankers to improve the effectiveness and quality of writing in pitchbooks, presentations, and other company correspondence
* Assessed effectiveness of design elements in page layouts
* Ensured continuity in use of design elements, formatting and word use in pitchbooks, presentations, and memoranda
* Helped improve the efficient processing of work orders by identifying potential document problems to workflow supervisor and bankers

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
6/2007–Present
Proofing Editor Bisk Education, Inc., Tampa, FL
12/2004–6/2007
Proofreader MediaLab Ventures, Inc.,
Tampa, FL
5/1997–Present
Freelance Proofreader/Copyeditor
2/2004–11/2004
Proofreader R.S. Rosenbaum Financial Printers, NY, NY
6/2003–9/2003 Proofreader
Bowne Business Solutions, NY, NY
6/1999–9/2002
Legal/Financial Proofreader Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, NY, NY

EDUCATION
2004 to Present Comparative Literature Empire State College, SUNY

SKILLS
Microsoft Office Suite 2007, WordPerfect 7.0, Blacklining and Redlining, EDGAR, AutoCAD, Adobe Acrobat CS3, Adobe InDesign CS3.

FREELANCE CLIENTELE
• Ashgate Publishing
• Packt Publishing, Inc.
• Demand Media Studios
• Joe Torregiante
• Ninth Men Studios
• Heroes Among Us, Inc.
• Institute for Sequential Art, Inc.
Skills (2) Rating
Editing
Proofreading