The Walt Disney Company Part-Time Proofreader in New York, New York
Proofread documents and mark for correction of any grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors on an on-call basis (approx. 1-2 days per week, dependent on department workload). This position will be onsite.
Read proofs from all Marvel Publishing departments including (but not limited to) single-issue comics, handbooks, trade collections, Word documents, dust jackets, and covers.
Mark grammatical or typographical errors using standardized code.
Check proofs against copy and against previous corrections.
Communicate with Editorial staff and traffic copy.
Basic Qualifications :
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to follow instructions and communicate questions or issues in a constructive, friendly manner.
Provides and welcomes feedback.
Contributes to a positive team spirit.
Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Knowledge of proofreading/copyediting marks.
Ability to proof in print and on computer.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat.
Knowledge of the unique challenges of the comic book format, awareness of the comic book industry, and familiarity with Marvel’s characters a plus.
Required Education :
- Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Company Overview :
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.
Job ID: 539606BR
Location: New York,New York
Job Posting Company: Studio Entertainment