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Proofreading is the process of reading through an electronic copy (or galley proof) of a piece of written work to detect and correct errors before it is published. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find native English speakers and proofreaders familiar with editing marks and the APA, MLA, Harvard and Chicago style guidelines to provide you with professional editing, grammar checking and proofreading services.

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On average, 1,761 Proofreading projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.80.

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  1. Chadrick M.

    Chadrick M.

    Professional Customer Service Representative / VA / Proofreading

    Jamaica - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a person best described to be dynamic, self-motivated, with strong determination towards my goals. I am capable of working under pressure with a small amount of supervision. My main objective here on oDesk is to advance my current skills in Customer Service, Virtual Assistant and Proofreading & Editing. I have been in the telecommunication and administrative industry for over 3 years. I have experience in E-mail, Chat, Phone support, eBook proofreading and editing, amazon kindle and document proofreading. I did Virtual Assistant and Administrative support, where I had to conserves managers time by reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analyzing information; initiating telecommunications; organizing client conferences, and meetings.

    $5.56 /hr
    71 hours
    5.00
  2. Joe D.

    Joe D.

    Writing/Lesson Planning/Educator and More

    United States - Portfolio: 2

    I am a retired schoolteacher with 25 years of experience specializing in middle school science and math, but have experience in all subject areas. I am particular and careful about what needs to be in print, and I also know how to present information to readers in an easy-to-understand format. I was a lead teacher for my district training other educators in the benefits of hands-on learning and other content areas related to effective teaching in the classroom. The skills I have lend themselves to many other jobs unrelated to education. You will not be disappointed by my work.

    $20.00 /hr
    16 hours
    5.00
  3. Amanda G.

    Amanda G.

    Professional, timely, and quality work.

    United States - Tests: 3

    I offer exceptional English writing, proofreading, and transcription services, as well as high quality customer support services. I am a 28 year old mother of 2 living in Las Vegas, NV. I hold a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from UNLV and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies from UNLV. I have been a teacher with the Clark County School District for 7 years, teaching 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade through those years and specializing as a Literacy Site Leader. I am also certified as a Teacher Mentor. I am taking a break from teaching to spend more time with my two children and am looking to work more from home. I am a very professional and outgoing individual whom is goal driven. I am a motivated female who is looking to provide my expertise in education, writing, and customer service to those in need.

    $16.00 /hr
    4 hours
    4.58
  4. Peter F.

    Copy Editor/Proofreader/C++ Developer

    Philippines - Tests: 10

    For the past 14 years, I have been working as a copy editor/proofreader of scholarly articles written mostly by non-native English speakers. I also have some experience writing abstracts of business- and technology-oriented articles from newspapers and magazines. I am an independent software developer; C/C++ is my programming language of choice. I am also well versed in equation keying/typesetting using TeX/LaTeX, MathType/Equation Editor, or the Word 2007/2010 Equation Editor, or even MathML.

    $12.22 /hr
    789 hours
    4.55
  5. Maribeth Villon

    Maribeth Villon

    Team Manager/Proofreader

    Philippines - Tests: 9

    Over the past two (2) years, I've handled a team of proofreaders and website curators. This team consists of 17 members, who are performing various tasks that basically involve data entry and post editing. As a team leader, my tasks are as follows: - give reviews/feedback of my members' work - conduct monthly meetings with the team via Google Hangout or Skype - create month-end and quarterly review reports - make weekly updates and 5/15 reports to the management team - guide the members towards the accomplishment of various special projects for the company My stint as a team manager has honed my skills: leadership, communication and interpersonal (albeit virtual). I can make things happen! :) P.S. More information about my current job will only be disclosed in a formal interview.

    $5.56 /hr
    3,704 hours
    5.00
  6. Aimee V.

    Aimee V.

    Experienced Consultant, Writer and Graphic Medic

    United States - Tests: 29 - Portfolio: 16

    Have you ever hired a designer to create the perfect work but they didn’t quite capture your vision? Did you find the ideal freelancer but they had to bail out before finishing the project? Were you satisfied with your contractor but the agreement didn’t include revisions and you need a change made yesterday? I can fix that for you, stat. My specialty is doctoring, editing, retouching, re-creating and otherwise improving designs using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. I draw my own elements, find great stock and match your layout to make that almost-perfect image into exactly what you were looking for. That’s not all though. I also write high quality, well-researched keyword-rich content, edit and proofread existing written work, offer exceptional customer experience support and training, and provide many other solutions for the enrichment of your business. If you experience the occasional emergency that requires an experienced graphic medic or if your workload is overflowing and you need someone who knows how to triage, save me as a favorite or hire me today!

    $22.22 /hr
    780 hours
    4.98
  7. Aldo R.

    Aldo R.

    Translator German-Italian and English-Italian

    Italy - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 2

    I have a Master degree in Comparative Literature with focus on Italian, English and Portuguese literature and language. Later I added German to my languages. I have years-long experience as Italian teacher for foreigners, both in Italy and Germany, and as literary translator and text writer. I'm author of a language learning book for the market-leading German publisher.

    $11.11 /hr
    261 hours
    5.00
  8. Diah A.

    Diah A.

    English-Indonesian/javanese Translator, F/P Designer, Web Research

    Indonesia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

    English-Indonesian/Javanese Translator/Transcriber, Fashion Design / Pattern Maker, Graphics Designer / Image Editing / Remove Background Web Research / Data Entry Social Media Manager ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hello, I was born in Yogyakarta, Central Java, and now I live and work in Indonesia. As a native I can help you to transcribe or proofreading Indonesian and Javanese language, or translation English into Indonesian and Javanese. If you need help from native Indonesian in order to accomplish your project, i believe i can help you. I have bachelor degree of law and now i'm on my way finishing my master thesis in Chief Information Officer Program. My current job is working as an auditor for government institution. As an auditor, beside public accounting, I'm familiar using ms excel, ms word, powerpoint and also good in data entry, and translating English to Indonesia in financial term. This current job sometimes make me have to travel all around Indonesia, especially east Indonesia. As a creative person, I also like doing some creative work like drawing, fashion designing, pattern making, editing in photoshop or coreldraw, and writing in bahasa Indonesia. I really appreciate that you have spending your time reading my profile. Thank you.

    $9.00 /hr
    39 hours
    5.00
  9. Adi Nirren

    Adi Nirren

    Translator, Editor, Social Media specialist

    Israel - Tests: 4

    Over the last 6 years, I have worked in a wide variey of text related jobs in 3 languages: Hebrew, English and French. My work experience includes: Translation and editing of texts from Hebrew to English and vice-versa, Writing/rewriting E-mails and letters in English &Hebrew (also translation from Hebrew to English), Data analysis and entry for websites from their backoffice docs, mostly sites in the medical fields. I have also an experience of establishing, developing and expending facebook pages,twitter accounts, LinkedIn and social media in general as part of my former work as a Social Media specialist in a main medical centre in Israel. I am seeking work opportunities in the fields, listed above. I am currently a medical student, looking for a job to pay off my tuition. therefore, I also have knowledge in the medical field.

    $22.22 /hr
    17 hours
    4.97
  10. Gina B.

    Gina B.

    Data Entry/Web Research/Administrative Support/Quality Control

    Australia - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    I finish computer related course and first worked as cashier/service crew in well known food shop in our city. Then i worked as a computer sales representative then went to teaching computer subject both in primary and secondary level. But above all these experiences, what matters in doing a job is that you love your job and interested to learn more to improve your skills. There are people that dont like clerical work and data entry jobs but not me. I can assure you that i have all the patience to do my job.

    $10.00 /hr
    5,692 hours
    5.00