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.

Responsibilities :

  • 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