Reports to: Manager, Production Planning
Department: Production Planning, SJC Content
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Do you have eagle eye that can spot an error from miles away. Spelling? Check. The right font and point size? Check, check. Client changes? Definitely check.
As a Proofreader, you read everything. Literally. Nothing escapes your eye, and red pen. You strive for the utmost accuracy in everything you do, from correcting spelling errors to spotting non-compliant specs. In a nutshell, you help ensure media pages are correct and adhere to the quality standards and requirements of our internal teams and external clients.
Proofread all pages moving through the quality checking process and ensure page designers have implemented corrections
Mark up obvious errors (copy, graphics, images, etc.) and ensure that all pages adhere to style guidelines
Ensure images to related copy blocks on the printed page correspond
Compare all final PDF files from the imaging department to the final corrected pages submitted from the proofreading department to ensure that they match and images or copy have not dropped off
Ensure consistency of execution and content across multiple ongoing projects
Develop a catalogue of common usage to build into production guidelines
Education & Qualifications:
Post-secondary degree or diploma in an English or related program, or equivalent experience
English-French bilingualism is an asset
Minimum two years experience in a similar capacity (preferably retail-oriented proofreading)
Strong working knowledge of Mac OSX operating system and Adobe software (InDesign, Acrobat Pro) and Microsoft Office
Extremely detail-oriented, accurate, efficient and organized
Excellent professional interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills and astute with e-communication
Superior time-management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize work according to deadlines
Willingness to see projects through to the end and be accountable
Ability to identify problems and suggest potential solutions
We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. *No Agencies Please*
Interested candidates please forward your cover letter and resume to the Human Resources department at email@example.com. Please indicate the job title in the subject line.
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