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Proofreader

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We have an exciting opportunity with one of our agency clients located in downtown Seattle! We are looking for a Proofreader who would ensure correct grammar, spelling and syntax are used in all areas. Not only should this person be able to work fast and accurately, but they need an eye for detail and standard proofreaders’ marks.

This person will read documents and ensure adherence to established standards and guidelines, facts are checked and legal copy is accurate.

Responsibilities:

• Find and mark all errors, including design errors (e.g., missing copy, wrong fonts, alignment problems, etc.) in each round of mechanicals.
• Follow established checklists when proofing global mechanical rounds, laser setups, live runs, and ready-to-mails.
• Ensure all facts (phone numbers, web addresses, disclaimers, etc.) are accurate and have the required and approved backup in the final stage of fact checking
• Create and update style guides for each client based on facts supplied by the account and PM teams.
• Meet project deadlines and be proactive in keeping the operations team informed of issues or possible back-ups before they become urgent problems.
• Work with all team members to find ways to handle a large workflow volume; ingenuity and flexibility are a must.
• Must be able to multi-task and manage workflow in a fast-paced production environment.
• Develop team relationships with other co-workers and an understanding of their roles and work to provide them with what they need to be successful.

Experience required:

• 2+ years’ experience required
• Familiarity with the printing and lettershop process a plus

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