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Kim Y. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 12, 2013

Kim Y.

Experienced book editor and proofreader
   Singapore
  |   Singapore, Singapore

Overview

I am currently an English tutor and freelance editor working from home.

I have a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Media Management from the University of South Australia. English is my first language and Mandarin Chinese is my mother tongue. I also have five years of experience as a book editor and proofreader.

Offering accurate work geared to meet your high expectations and tight deadlines.

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fact checking

Service Description

I rewrote, copy-edited, proofread raw manuscripts and have a portfolio of cookbooks, general reference books, English and Science school textbooks, workbooks, teacher's guidebooks.

Work history:
- Book editor with more than four years of experience at a leading publishing company
- Most recently worked as a proofreader with the local national library on history articles written in academic style
- Prior experience as a freelance writer for a print and online local magazine (topics like childcare, health, education)
- IT Trainer in local schools, teaching students in classroom setting on IT related software knowledge
- Corporate experience for seven years in a German automotive company in after sales customer relations
- English tutor, helping Singaporean students at Secondary school level on one-to-one basis

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Employment

National Library Board, Singapore
Proofreader
2011 - 2012
- Proofreading and copy-editing history related articles - Ensuring that final web articles are fact-checked and conform to APA style guides and standards
Marshall Cavendish International Singapore
Editor
2006 - 2011
- Responsible for educational materials, library reference books and cookbooks. - Conceptualise layouts & design, copy-editing, proofreading, artwork briefs - Coordinate all aspects of curriculum...
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Freelance IT Trainer
2003 - 2006
- Conducting enrichment classes for students and teachers in Primary & Secondary schools - Stand-up teaching and training in IT-related courses which covered MS Office applications like word...

Education

University of South Australia, Adelaide
Bachelor of Arts (Communications and Media Mgmt)
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Keywords

Content editing
proofreading
copy-editing
English (UK/US)
fact checking
research
academic writing (APA/Harvard style guides)
school textbooks
cookbooks
transcribing
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