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Joanna Grote | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 18, 2015

Joanna Grote

Top 1% Proofreading * Punctuation * Word Usage
   United States
  |   East Stroudsburg, PA
  |  9:35 pm Local Time

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Overview

Experienced editor and proofreader with top 1 percent skills scores in proofreading and a passion to make your words flawlessly effective. Committed to providing impeccable service while meeting all deadlines. Will work with you to customize services to your specific project. Communication is essential in any business relationship, and you will receive prompt responses to your questions, concerns, and requests.

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Mar 7, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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5.0
Feb 10, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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4.7
Jan 15, 2015|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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5.0
Dec 15, 2014|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

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This is final website content I edited for a retirement community. The original...
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Skills (8)

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English Proofreading
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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English Punctuation
English Grammar
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U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. Word Usage Test
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Microsoft Word
Copyediting
English Editing
Chicago Manual of Style

Service Description

Tech-savvy professional freelance editor skilled in copyediting, proofreading, production project management, and technical communication. Experience managing complex 4-color higher education textbooks and workbooks, delivering on budget and on schedule; working closely with authors; managing off-shore compositors and project managers as well as freelance copyeditors and proofreaders; creating consumer-based technical documentation and product demonstrations; and meeting tight deadlines in a virtual environment.


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Employment

McGuire Book Services
Freelance Publishing Service
2007 - Present
Provide production services for projects published by Cengage Learning, EMC/Paradigm, and B-books, Ltd. Copyedit and proofread manuscripts and paged chapters according to both APA and Chicago...
Family Works Community Counseling
Freelance Publishing Services
2012 - 2013
Created reports based on counselor notes and forms. Proofread reports for errors in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and consistency.
Cengage Learning
Freelance Publishing Services
2007 - 2009
Coordinated all elements of textbook and supplement production, from manuscript to press, on schedule and on budget. Created and quality checked Instructor Resource CD-ROMs. Proofread according to...
American Baptist Homes of the Midwest
Freelance Writer and Editor
2007 - 2007
Wrote and edited marketing brochure and website content.
B-books, Ltd.
Freelance Copyeditor and Proofreader
2007 - 2007
Copyedited and proofread online economics and finance content for Aplia.
Thomson Learning
Content Project Manager
2006 - 2007
Published all copyright 2007 titles on schedule. Realized savings of approximately 48% under budget. Effectively managed budgets totaling over $250,000. Selected as Team Player of the Year and...
Thomson Learning
Production Coordinator
2005 - 2006
Coordinated reprint corrections in college business and economics textbooks, working closely with editors, production houses, and printers to ensure quality. Assisted the production department by...
Macrovision (InstallShield)
Technical Support Engineer
2002 - 2005
Created and updated CD Browser demos for entire InstallShield product line. Updated DemoShield Tutorial and New Features demo. Created DemoShield training exercises and training agenda. Monitored...
North American Review
Editorial Intern
2002 - 2002
Logged, read, and evaluated manuscripts. Processed rejections and prepared contract packages. Contributed to production and layout using QuarkXPress. Implemented a magazine inventory system and...

Education

University of Northern Iowa
English
- 2002
University of Colorado at Denver
Denver Publishing Institute
- 2002

Keywords

Edit
Proofread
Copyedit
Write
Communication
Word
Adobe Acrobat
Detail oriented
grammar
punctuation
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Identity
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