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Melissa M. | Elance
 
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Melissa M.

Expert Proofreader & Book Specialist
   United States
  |   Warminster, PA
  |  2:34 pm Local Time

Overview

Book, Desktop Publishing and Presentation Specialist with over 15 years of experience.

My editing and proofreading experience includes 3 years at TV Guide magazine and 4 years of proofreading all marketing materials and agricultural reports for De Lage Landen and their parent company Rabobank International. I worked in London for over 8 years proofreading and creating presentations and proposals using Word and PowerPoint for some of the top financial institutions, including Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and Warburg Dillon...

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Jan 13, 2014|Presentations|$45|Completed
Dec 11, 2013|Presentations|$75|Completed
Dec 10, 2013|Presentations|$38|Completed
Aug 30, 2013|Presentations|$255|Completed

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Portfolio

Front and back cover design for photo book Rescued in America
Front and back cover design for award-winning photo book Pit Bulls & Pit Bull Type...
Front and back cover design for award-winning photo book Deaf Dogs
A few sample interior page spreads from the photo book Rescued in America
A few sample interior page spreads from the photo book Deaf Dogs

Skills (8)

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English
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. Word Usage Test
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Understanding differences in British and American English Test
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English Punctuation
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test
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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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English Spelling Test (UK Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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English Proofreading
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Editing

Employment

Self-employed
Photographer & Graphic Designer
2009 - Present
Working as a freelance photographer, and a graphic designer (creating all marketing materials and designing products for sale at my photography studio).
De Lage Landen & Rabobank International
Marketing & Printing Coordinator, Proofreader
2005 - 2009
Proofread all materials for the marketing department at De Lage Landen (DLL). Worked with graphic designers and marketing managers to coordinate commercial printing (digital & offset) for the...
Morgan Stanley, Warburg Dillon Read, Credit Suisse
Presentation Specialist & Proofreader/Editor
1994 - 2002
Held long-term contract positions in the Graphics & Presentations departments of the following top investment banks in London, UK: * JP Morgan * Morgan Stanley * Warburg Dillon Read * Credit...
TV Guide
Editorial Assistant/Proofreader
1991 - 1994
- Proofread and updated copy for the magazine

Education

Pennsylvania State University
Bachelor of Arts, English
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Proofreader
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InDesign
ebooks
ebook
book
books
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