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Jeff G. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 21, 2011

Jeff G.

For language with Gull-eye vision...
   Canada
  |   Toronto, Ontario

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

-- Editor for Training Center of GMC Software Technology
-- Writer for Bridge magazine
-- Edited 401 Czech Verbs by Bruce Davies (self-published)
-- Edited English for Pharmacy by Ilona Havlickova (Charles University Press)
-- Edited academic essays in a variety of subjects (volunteer)

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English Spelling Test
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

I am an experienced writer and editor who is looking to build a larger portfolio of work. I am currently employed by Oxford University Press. I have lived overseas and written for various newspapers, magazines, and websites.

In addition, I have proofread and edited two books, and worked for a year as an editor for the training center of a software company.

I'm interested in all editing and proofreading projects.

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Employment

Oxford University Press
ESL and Languages Consultant
2010 - Present
Representing Ontario West and Manitoba with the ESL and Languages division of Oxford University Press.
Oxford University Press
Customer Contact Representative, School Division
2009 - 2010
Worked in a combined Sales/Marketing role with the School Division of the Canadian branch of Oxford University Press.
GMC Software Technology
Professional Services, Training, and Documentation Consultant
2008 - 2009
Worked in the Canadian office of GMC Software Technology as a local Documentation and Training Specialist. I worked mostly behind the scenes coordinating the training materials and documentation...
Bruce Davies (author)
Editor
2007 - 2008
Copyedited the book '401 Czech Verbs' by author Bruce Davies. This is a self-published book which is currently in its third edition run; my editing suggestions will be reflected in the fourth...
GMC Software Technology
Editor/Training Materials Consultant
2007 - 2008
Worked as an Editor for the Training Centre of GMC Software Technology, a company with offices all over the world. I edited all of the training materials produced by the local team of writers, and...
Ilona Havlickova (author)
Editor
2007 - 2008
Edited the first draft of the manuscript for a textbook entitled 'English for Pharmacy and Medical Bioanalytics'. The book was written by a team of Professors (led by Ilona Halvickova) at Charles...
Bridge Magazine
Writer
2005 - 2008
Contributed articles to Prague-based monthly magazine which targets the ESL market. Articles covered topics as diverse as current affairs, music, sports, history, and culture.
English Time Language School
ESL Instructor
2006 - 2007
Worked as an ESL Instructor, teaching post-secondary classes (intermediate level) as well as one-on-one lessons with clients from different businesses, including T-Mobile, Rubena, Impress, and...
First Private Language School
ESL Instructor
2005 - 2006
Taught high-school aged children (14-19) in twelve different classes. Specific lessons were: English Language (4 levels), Science in English, Geography in English, and Aesthetics in English (I...

Education

Ryerson University
CDPB 102 Copy Editing for Books, Journals, and Rep
2010 - 2010
Queen's University
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), English Language and Literature
2000 - 2004
Queen's University
Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy
2000 - 2003
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