Proofreaders & Copy Markers


Read transcript or proof type setup to detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors. Includes proofreaders of Braille.
Also called: Copy Chief, Copy Editor, Proofreader, Typesetter

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Communications
  • multimedia
    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • writing things for co-workers or customers
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Independence
  • Cooperation
  • Persistence

Technology:

    Word processing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe InCopy
  • Microsoft Word
    Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
    Desktop publishing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe FrameMaker
  • Adobe Systems Adobe InDesign

Education:

    bachelor's degree
    associate's degree
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