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Andrew Last | Elance
 
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Andrew Last

Writer: you pick the style, I pick the words
   Canada
Toronto

Overview

I possess several years' professional experience writing and proofing material for a variety of clients across a range of styles. As a seasoned wordsmith, grammarian and detail checker poised to further hone my skills, I want to make my best work your best work. Target audiences, brand standards, tone, print vs. online, advertising, B2B communications... what you need I will provide.

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U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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UK English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

I have been writing, editing and proofreading professionally for more than 10 years for clients in areas that range from retail to the financial industry to high tech to healthcare. As someone who is frequently counted on to get into the mindset of my target audience and showcase my industry expertise, I relish every opportunity to expand my experience and broaden my outlook. My background also incorporates graphic design responsibilities, giving me an appreciation for the look, feel and tone of the final product. Interested? Consider my services - the last word in engaging copywriting, editing, proofreading and word-massaging services.

You'll get my best, every time.

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Employment

JWT Inside
Art Director
2005 - 2009
- Managed all studio, writing, design, printing and online production activity - Oversaw one Designer
JWT Inside
Senior Designer/Copywriter
2000 - 2005
- Designed and created various print and e-projects
JWT Inside
Designer/Copywriter
1999 - 2000
- Wrote, edited and proofed recruitment/employment communications ad copy for print and online media
Sensors Quality Management
Editor
1998 - 1999
- Edited and proofed secret shopper reports - Wrote instruction forms for secret shoppers
ITP Nelson Canada
Editorial Assistant
1998 - 1998
- Assisted editors on the College Arts and Humanities team - Interned for six weeks

Education

Centennial College
Book and Magazine Publishing
1997 - 1998
University of Waterloo
Honours History
1992 - 1996
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proofreading
editing
advertising
web & print
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