Proofreader

Leslie R. Morales
1032 Carriage Court
San Diego, CA 92121
(760) 448-8560

Qualified Proofreader • Typesetter

Expert proofreader and typesetter. Detail-oriented with ability to produce accurate work in fast-paced environments. Professional strengths include:

• Reporting
• Proofreading-for grammar and style
• Technical Typesetting
• Advertisement Designs/Layouts
Technology Skillset

• Adobe Acrobat     • Adobe Illustrator     • Adobe Photoshop
• Dreamweaver     • Microsoft Excel     • Microsoft PowerPoint
• Microsoft Word     • QuarkXpress     • Typestyler
Business Experience

SD PROOFREADING & TYPESETTING, San Diego, CA

1999 – Present
Proofreader & Typesetter
Initiated a new freelance firm providing proofreading services on-site for leading publishers. As business owner was responsible for all business operations including advertising and financial accounting.

Successfully managed several projects from leading companies:

• “Annual Report” for Stop & Shop.
• Verizon Owner’s Manual
• Kohl’s Department Store
• Personally secured independent proofreading project for a 2000 page text-book.

REED PRINTERS, San Diego, CA

1990 – 1999
Production Manager
Originally hired as paste-up compositor and rapidly promoted to production manager with oversight of 50 typesetting staff.

Contributions, Actions & Results:
• Improved filing system to differentiate editorial and advertising content.
• Improved productivity by assigning tasks to match employee’s key strengths.
• Improved work flow processes to decrease down time.
• Led a training program to improve understanding of client needs.
• Helped design studio layout and network computers.

COWLAND DAIRIES, San Diego, CA

1987 – 1990
Supervisor/Assistant Manager
Manged 50 delivery personnel. Monitored orders accuracy, and empowered teams to promote products to existing customers for continued revenue growth.

• Improved product sales by 25% with aggressive marketing campaign.

COWLAND DAIRIES, San Diego, CA

1984 – 1987
Delivery Man

Previous Employment

Crandall Newspapers, San Diego, CA

1983 – 1984
Night Paste-Up Compositor/Proofreader

Wordsmith Printers, San Diego, CA

1982 – 1983
Compositor/Proofreader

Education

San Diego Technical College, San Diego, CA

1982
Advanced Craft Examination in Compositors’ Work

San Diego College, San Diego, CA

1981
Basic Craft Examination in Compositors’ Work

 

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