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ARVIND RAWAT

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An Accomplished Proofreader

Diligent and experienced Proofreader Editor with strong experience assessing and correcting a wide variety of business and research texts

Superior interpersonal and communication skills in explaining needed changes to authors and executives;proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously


PROFILE SUMMARY

  • Extensive experience of XX years in correcting spelling mistakes and grammatical errors; sub-editing text written by a number of authors to ensure consistent house style; checking that authors have provided all the required materials and paperwork
  • Skilled in resolving queries directly with the author, e.g. style and text inconsistencies; coding manuscripts for design features, such as hierarchy of headings, to instruct the production team; creating artwork briefs to detail the content of illustrations
  • Adept in producing or working to a style checklist to ensure consistency in hyphenation, capitalization, formatting of references, etc.; maintaining awareness of new words or phrases coming into popular usage with a view to ensuring they're appropriate for the readership
  • Instrumental in proofreading, reviewing and editing documents for accurate use of grammar and content; gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function
  • Excellent expertise in grammar writing and editing; strong facility with graphic and textual aspects of formatting editing and proofreading; exceptional ability to proofread and revise assessment materials; high copy-editing and communication skills

ORGANIZATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since MM YY | XYZ Ltd, Delhi | Attendant
Key Result Areas:
  • Read typescript or proof of type setup to detect and mark for correction any grammatical,typographical, or compositional errors, by either of following methods
  • Read proof against copy, marking by standardized code, errors that appear in proof
  • Return marked proof for correction and later checks corrected proof against copy
  • Read and correct proof while Copy Holder reads aloud from original copy or reads proof aloud to copy holder who calls out discrepancies between proof and copy
  • Measure dimensions, spacing, and positioning of page elements to verify conformance to specifications, using printer's ruler
  • Read prescribed documents to look for errors and correct them in accordance to provided instructions
  • Position text, diagrams and pictures correctly within documents
  • Ensure that each page has a number assigned to it and the assigned numbers are correct
  • Make sure that each document follows a prescribed house style
  • Make sure that tables of contents and chapter titles are in harmony with each other
  • Ensure that no confusing names, titles, words or phrases are written
  • Research for information regarding confused or unclear content and suggest changes
  • Ensure that each illustration and diagram had the correct heading
  • Suggest logical layouts to made them readable and attractive
Key Highlights:
  • Any existing systems/ processes streamlined???? Results obtained????
  • Major assignments handled????
  • Any unique initiative taken to improve customer satisfaction level???? Any major accounts/clients handled???
  • Awards/appreciation letters received???? Other relevant achievements????
MM YY – MM YY | ABCD Ltd, Delhi | Attendant
Key Result Areas:
  • Assisted customers to ensure comfort or safety; move materials, equipment, or supplies
  • Signal others to coordinate vehicle movement; assist passengers during vehicle boarding
  • Recorded operational or production data; open and close doors for passengers
  • Verified information or specifications; explain regulations, policies, or procedures
  • Provided transportation information to passengers or customers
  • Responded to passengers' questions, requests, or complaints
  • Collected fares or payment from customers; assist passengers during vehicle boarding
  • Provided boarding assistance to elderly, sick, or injured people
  • Provided transportation information to passengers or customers
  • Performed equipment safety checks prior to departure; assist customers to ensure comfort or safety
  • Corrected documents with grammatical and spelling errors
  • Made sure that content portrayed intended message
  • Reported any inconsistencies in text or misinformation to superiors
  • Conferred with writers to resolve queries and confusions
Key Highlights:
  • Any existing systems/ processes streamlined???? Results obtained????
  • Major assignments handled????
  • Any unique initiative taken to improve customer satisfaction level???? Any major accounts/clients handled???
  • Awards/appreciation letters received???? Other relevant achievements????

EDUCATION

YYYY MA (Hons.) in English from ABC College, Delhi
YYYY BA (Hons.) in English from ABC College, Delhi

TECHNICAL PURVIEW

  • MS Office – Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Internet Applications

PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth: 01st October 1981 | Languages Known: English & Hindi

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