As a freelance editor in Spokane, Washington, I am seeking part-time copyediting or proofreading work that I can manage out of my home office. I have experience with technical editing, copyediting, and proofreading on a variety of media ranging from academic work to trading card games, from websites to standard marketing materials.
EDITOR, BLUEYE DESIGN, SPOKANE, WA: 2004–PRESENT
I edit and/or proofread for several clients on a regular basis. Most of my projects include academic work, websites, brochures, blogs, product packaging, and all types of business support materials.
TECHNICAL EDITOR, WIZARDS OF THE COAST, RENTON, WA: 1999–2001
As a technical editor I edited several trading card games, including the Harry Potter, Pokémon, MLB Showdown, and Xena: Warrior Princess TCGs. I also worked on other games including the RoboRally, Corporate Shuffle, and Filthy Rich games.
EDITOR, WIZARDS OF THE COAST RENTON, WA: 1995–1999
As a staff editor I primarily edited marketing-related materials including product packaging, catalogs, brochures, press releases, advertisements, etc. I also worked on a number of projects for organized play, including the Sideboard magazine, tournament rules, and convention booklets.
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA—B.A. in English, concentration in Publishing & Printing Arts, 1995
I am well acquainted with the Chicago Manual of Style and Associated Press styles and am comfortable creating and maintaining brand style guides. I enjoy working with people and am deadline-sensitive. My Macintosh is practically my best friend and I am proficient in most related software, including Microsoft Word & Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Pages, InDesign, and Freehand. I thrive on details and organization.