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James Z.
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James Z.

Proofreader/Editor

$18.00/hr

Statesboro, United States


James Z. has added 10 portfolio pieces. Create an account to review them.

I am a former college English/writing instructor now freelancing as ... morea proofreader/editor. I will correct, enhance, and perfect any document you send my way with positive results--I definitely pride myself on excellence. As for my credentials, I have a master's degree in English and taught writing at the university for 10 years. This work involved proofreading hundreds of papers and articles and even some books. Since 2011, I worked for oDesk (now Upwork) and some other companies and continued editing and proofreading tons of writing projects and articles of all sizes and genres. You can see from my ratings that my work has been greatly appreciated by clients. (Please see client feedback and my portfolio with sample work.) I look forward to working with you to perfect your document. Customer satisfaction is guaranteed! less

Overview

I am a former college English/writing instructor now freelancing as a proofreader/editor. I will correct, enhance, and perfect any document you send my way with positive results--I definitely pride myself on excellence. As for my credentials, I have a master's degree in English and taught writing at the university for 10 years. This work involved proofreading hundreds of papers and articles and even some books. Since 2011, I worked for oDesk (now Upwork) and some other companies and continued editing and proofreading tons of writing projects and articles of all sizes and genres. You can see from my ratings that ... moremy work has been greatly appreciated by clients. (Please see client feedback and my portfolio with sample work.) I look forward to working with you to perfect your document. Customer satisfaction is guaranteed! less

James Z.
Drop Here

James Z.

$18.00 /hr

Proofreader/Editor

Statesboro, United States

Overview

I am a former college English/writing instructor now freelancing as a proofreader/editor. I will correct, enhance, and perfect any document you send my way with positive results--I definitely pride myself on excellence. As for my credentials, I have a master's degree in English and taught writing at the university for 10 years. This work involved proofreading hundreds of papers and articles and even some books. Since 2011, I worked for oDesk (now Upwork) and some other companies and continued editing ... moreand proofreading tons of writing projects and articles of all sizes and genres. You can see from my ratings that my work has been greatly appreciated by clients. (Please see client feedback and my portfolio with sample work.) I look forward to working with you to perfect your document. Customer satisfaction is guaranteed! less

James Z. has added 10 portfolio pieces. Create an account to review them.

Work History and Feedback

  • English Proofreader

    May 2016 - Present
    Job in progress

    44 hours

    $14.45 / hr
    $582.82 earned

  • Editor/Copywriter for Sales Consulting Firm

    Sep 2013 - Present
    Job in progress

    5 hours

    $15.00 / hr
    $271.50 earned

  • Proofreader / Grader

    Feb 2012 - Present
    5.00
    Job in progress

    133 hours

    $13.50 / hr
    $1,798.20 earned

  • I need paraphrasing my essay which is about the environment, around 1000 words

    Apr 2016 - May 2016
    No feedback given
    $20.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • 53 pages 31,007 words

    Nov 2015 - Apr 2016
    No feedback given
    $55.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Editing/proofing transcriptions to be used for articles

    Aug 2015 - Apr 2016
    No feedback given
    $35.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Edit blog post

    Apr 2014 - Apr 2016
    No feedback given

    3 hours

    $15.00 / hr
    $45.00 earned

  • Looking For a High Skill Level Editor

    Jul 2015
    5.00
    this guy is the best, this is my first time to hire in this site and he made the job perfect. thanks for the introductory price too. Recommended for first timer like me LOL. THANK YOU BRO
    $21.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Book Proofreading / Copyediting 55,000 words

    Oct 2013 - Jul 2015
    No feedback given
    $445.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Editor Wanted to Help With Business/Academic Writing

    Mar 2014 - Nov 2014
    4.60

    21 hours

    $15.00 / hr
    $308.61 earned

  • writing job

    Dec 2013 - Jun 2014
    5.00
    Great work
    $22.27 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Proofreading and strengthening a motivational letter

    Mar 2014 - Apr 2014
    5.00
    Perfect work!
    $50.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Proofreading

    Mar 2014 - Apr 2014
    5.00
    I hired James to review a project and am very, very impressed with the result. James went well above my expectations. I will unquestionably hire James again in the future.

    5 hours

    $15.00 / hr
    $100.28 earned

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Tests

NameScore (out of 5)Time to Complete
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)4.00Top 10%28 mins
U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)4.40Top 10%31 mins
U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)3.90Top 20%42 mins
Understanding differences in British and American English Test3.60Top 20%25 mins
Resume Writing Skills Test4.25Top 10%21 mins
U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)4.00Top 10%33 mins
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)4.60Top 10%17 mins
U.S. Word Usage Test4.50Top 10%15 mins
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)4.90Top 10%10 mins
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test4.00Top 30%20 mins
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)3.60Above Average41 mins
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)4.90Top 20%10 mins
U.S. English Basic Skills Test4.50Top 10%20 mins
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