Laverne Williams

Freelance Proofreader & Promotions Freelancer

1356
Location:New York, New York, United States
Phone: 646-326-8239
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/lavernewilliams
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Kudos
3.0
2 Skills
$18
Rate/Hr
Experience

Word Processor/Proofreader/Administrative Assistant
Jesus Cheda, M.D
New York, NY
June, 2008 to March, 2012

• Produced and edited complex documents of a medical nature using expert word processing and advanced software knowledge.
• Interact with all levels of individuals while maintaining a professional demeanor.
• Prepared work to be accomplished by gathering and sorting documents.
• Determined format and content by following oral or written instructions.
• Established spacing, margins, type size, style and color, and other parameters by entering commands.
Word Processor/Proofreader
New York City Parks and Recreation
New York, NY
September, 2010 to January, 2011

• Produced and edited complex documents using expert word processing and advanced software knowledge.
• Able to complete general editing tasks to correct documents as directed and according to quality standards.
• Transcribed tapes, scanned and cleaned documents and converted documents to and from different software packages as required.
• Produced flow charts, presentations, letters, mail/label mergers and other documents as needed.
Word Processor/Proofreader
Victor Carrantz, Inc.
New York, NY
June, 2008 to January, 2009

• Duplicated and created CDs/DVDs and labels as needed and according to directions and firm standards.
• Handled legal and financial confidential and other non-routine information.
• Cooperative with legal staff on job and/or deadline issues.
• Maintained proficiency with office procedures and kept current with clients' technology and policy concerning rules of style and other issues.
Legal Word Processor/Proofreader
Lloyd Staffing – Simpson Thatcher
October, 2006 to November, 2006
New York, New York

• Produced and edited complex and confidential legal documents using expert word processing and advanced software knowledge.
• Answered and fielded all incoming calls in a professional and courteous manner.
• Have more than five years and prepares work to be accomplished by gathering and sorting documents.
• Determined format and content by following oral or written instructions.
• Established spacing, margins, type size, style and color, and other parameters by following oral or written instructions.
Word Processor/Proofreader
New York City Parks and Recreation
August, 2004 to April, 2008
New York, New York

• Entered and modified text by following rough draft, corrected copy, recorded voice dictation, or previous version displayed on screen.
• Corrected spelling errors by using dictionary.
• Edited documents by proofreading for grammar, punctuation, and format errors.
• Stored completed documents by entering documents in database.
• Printed documents by loading paper in printer; changing printing mechanisms; generating print commands.
Related Administrative Skills
Reprographic Clerk: Scanner/Bindery/Print Operator
Lloyd Staffing, Inc. – Superior Glacier
New York, New York
April, 2004 to November, 2006 and September, 2009 to February, 2010
• Printed oversized materials as needed and ordered.
• Inserted various materials into binders, and created various gummed pads as needed.
• Scanned confidential legal and financial documents using Data Scan.
• Prioritized print work orders request and monitor work flow.
• Met and greeted customers in a timely and professional manner.
• Followed procedures to run print jobs in proper order.
• Communicated on a timely basis with clients on job status or deadline issues.
• Accurately log all job requests in appropriate logs or into web-based data production system.
Education
May, 2011 to June, 2011
Certificate in Security Guard [8 Hr/16 Hr Certificate]
• Church Avenue Merchant Block Association [CAMBA] - Brooklyn, NY
September, 2006 to December, 2006
Certificate in Computerize Medical Billing and Coding
• Queens Educational Opportunity Center - Jamaica, NY
Skills
• Have obtained knowledge and experience using proofreader marks and symbols.
• Knowledge and experience monitoring Close Circuit Television [CCTV].
• Knowledge and experience using Access, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint [2003, 2007, and 2010].
• Knowledge and experience using Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Visio, and MAC.
• Strong communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
• Work independently or with a team.
• Entered and modified text by following rough draft, corrected copy, recorded voice dictation, or previous version displayed on screen.
• Corrected spelling errors by using dictionary.
• Edited documents by proofreading for grammar, punctuation, and format errors.
• Stored completed documents by entering documents in database.
• Printed documents by loading paper in printer; changing printing mechanisms; generating print commands.
• Interacted with customers and patients to obtain information.
Software
• Windows XP, Professional, Business
• Microsoft Office Suite Applications 2003-2007-2010
• Adobe Photoshop
• Illustrator
Computers
• Mac OS – Desktop and Laptop
• Sony Visio
• Dell and other IBM compatible
Personal Word Processing Equipment
• Xerox 850/860 [Personal Word Processor with and without screen]
• IBM Electronic Typewriter
• Smith Corona PWP100 [Personal Word Processor]
• Wang
Skills (2) Rating
Proofreading
Promotions