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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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Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.80.

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  1. Angel García

    Angel García

    Excelent software developer with Java experience

    Venezuela - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    My main goal is to complete jobs providing an excellent service, with professional results always on time. I am currently finishing my Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science. I have experience coding in Java / C# / PHP / C++ also in the development of webpages with HTML / CSS, developing algorithms, working with data structures, also with CMS ( Especially Drupal ) and with DBMS such as Oracle, Mysql and a little less in Postgresql. A side goal is to amplify my base of knowledge inside and outside my career.

    $15.00 /hr
    15 hours
    5.00
  2. Diego Augusto De Faria Barros

    Diego Augusto De Faria Barros

    Developer & Translator

    Brazil - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 10

    I have experience in Computer Science with emphasis in Information Systems, specially on the following topics: Design and development of systems (implementation, analysis and design), databases and information processing. I Also, do translations and proofreading of English and Portuguese texts.

    $16.67 /hr
    515 hours
    5.00
  3. Ramiro Yaben

    Ramiro Yaben

    English-Spanish Translator specialized in Software and Web Content

    Argentina - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 2

    Professional freelancer, skilled in translating, but also writing and proofreading. More than 20 passed tests in Upwork. Fluent in English (Duolingo Proficiency Exam successfully passed with 10/10), and native Spanish speaker, can efficiently translate to these languages. A wide experience backed by more than 65 successful jobs in Upwork. Amateur writer with more than 15 texts published, and experienced in this platform with content writing and article writing jobs. Programming knowledge, in Visual Basic and Visual Basic .NET. Went to Escuela Superior de Comercio Carlos Pellegrini, one of the most important in Argentina. Studied English at Asociación Argentina de Cultura Inglesa. Currently studying Political Science at the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), renowned college of Latin America. I aim to work on interesting jobs and tasks that require my language knowledge, but also in those that aren't very complex or tricky; I'm highly efficient working on simple texts (for example from applications, websites, software, articles, books, blogs and related) and that is my main preference while taking and applying in a job. I will always turn around a good quality work, within the defined deadline, and I'm open to comments, questions and critics everytime. I'm a very reliable, responsible, dedicated, experienced and comprehensive person, also when comes to personal difficulties, and I expect the same from my clients. I'm a proud to tell that thanks to Upwork I was able to be the official Spanish translator of the Chatous app, blogger for HoyEnTec, and data input manager at Jot Internet Media S.L. As a proof of my knowledge, you can see some of my passed tests in Upwork: - 5.00/5.00 in Spanish Spelling Skills Test (1st Place in Upwork) - 4.65/5.00 in English to Spanish Translation Test (Top 10%) - 3.40/5.00 in Spanish Proofreading Skills (Top 10%) - 4.40/5.00 in U.S. English Basic Skills (Top 10%) - 4.50/5.00 in Spanish Grammar Test (Top 10%) - 4.25/5.00 in Spanish To English Translation Skills Test - 3.60/5.00 in Content Writing Skills Test (Top 10%) - 4.25/5.00 in Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version) (Top 20%) - 2.75/5.00 in UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style) (Top 20%) - 4.90/5.00 in English Spelling Test (U.S. Version) (Top 20%) - 4.60/5.00 in Spanish Word Usage Test (Top 20%) In programming tests: - 3.00/5.00 in Visual Basic 6 Test (Top 20%). Thanks for reading and hope you contact me! Ramiro

    $14.50 /hr
    150 hours
    4.88
  4. Megan M.

    eBook Formatting, Conversion, and Editing

    United States - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I've worked with eBooks in a variety of formats. I've converted to/from the following: MS documents, OpenOffice documents, iWorks documents, txt, pdb, pdf, rtf, mobi, epub, lit, pml, and html. I know how to do basic formatting, editing meta data (like cover, title, author, isbn, etc), interactive table of contents, interactive footnotes, images, block quotes, tables, bullet lists, etc.

    $13.33 /hr
    143 hours
    5.00
  5. Maribeth Villon

    Maribeth Villon

    Team Manager/Proofreader

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - 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. Adrian-Silviu Olar

    Adrian-Silviu Olar

    JAVA | Android Developer

    Romania - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 25

    Are you seeking for professional help when it comes to the fields of computer science and programming? Your search is over because you have come across a hard working computer science graduate with over 2 years experience in OOP, JAVA programming language and Android. I am ready for it!

    $12.00 /hr
    434 hours
    4.96
  7. Heather Provencher

    Heather Provencher

    Digital Media and Content Specialist

    United States - Last active: 22 days ago - Tests: 5

    After having worked on two web sites for clients as a freelancer- I recently decided to try freelancing full time. My career has spanned two different areas- customer service (both inbound and outbound calls / in call-centers and from home) as well as news media & communications. I have experience with HTML, CSS, several content management systems including WordPress, Joomla! and larger systems, writing - AP style & ad/ marketing copy, social media strategy, marketing, contesting, advertising, video, proofreading & editing. In addition to my technical media experience I also have solid skills in office programs and management, including MS Office and Apple iWork programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint and the like); budget management and creation; scheduling & planning as well as being a master in PDF creation and distillation. Along with my more technical skills I also have more than eight years customer-service experience in a wide variety of fields, taking both inbound and outbound calls for retail, technology and other business areas. Please take a moment to peruse my resumes and my profile to learn more about me and my unique skill set!

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  8. Peter F.

    Copy Editor/Proofreader/C++ Developer

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - 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
    755 hours
    4.55
  9. Ashok Kumar

    Ashok Kumar

    Desktop Publishing Designer

    India - Last active: 24 days ago

    Technical Proficiency and Experiences: • Analyzing specifications of e-Publishing/typesetting/data conversion projects • Efficient in management of the Data conversion and typesetting teams. • Allocation of work to the team members. • Training of team members in the identified areas. • InDesign, Quark, XML, ePublishing, Operations, Typesetting, Composition • Knowledge of applications like InDesign, QuarkXpress, FrameMaker, Photoshop, ebook readers etc. • Ability to work within tight deadlines and ensure timely delivery of projects at all stages of production • Managing the production and quality teams independently • Six years experience in handling the production team. • Well experiences of handling multicolour Books and Journals from concept to completion, ability to Problem solve. Handle multiple task, detail and deadline oriented with supervision. • Troubleshooting the PDF related issues, having thorough knowledge of PDF generation and pre-flight. • Template creation ability for: Adobe InDesign, QuarkXPress, PageMaker, FrameMaker. Technical Skills DESIGN SOFTWARE: OTHER SKILLS: Adobe InDesign Problem Solving Skills Adobe FrameMaker Researching Skills Adobe PageMaker Text Processing Skills QuarkXPress Computer Networking skills Adobe Photoshop Production Tracking Skills Adobe Illustrator’s Leadership and Team Management Skills Adobe Acrobat Professional Quotation handling Pitstop Pre-flight Invoice creation Page layout Scanning Typography/typesetting Operating Systems Macintosh: with trouble shooting and installation of all application and others. Windows: with trouble shooting and installation of all application and others Technical Trainings • One year Computer training in Desktop Publishing, from Hi-Tech Computer Education Centre, Ghaziabad. • Three month Computer course in Language from SSI, Computer Education. • QuarkXPress and InDesign Technical training given by the employer.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00