Proofreader Job Description

Proofreader Is Responsible For Check Proofing For Errors

Proofreader Duties/Functions/Responsibilities

  • May measure dimensions, spacing, and positioning of page elements to verify conformance to specifications, using printer's ruler.
  • Reads proof against copy, marking by standardized code, errors that appear in proof.
  • Returns marked proof for correction and later checks corrected proof against copy.
  • Reads typescript or proof of type setup to detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors, by either of following methods: Places proof and copy side by side on reading board.
  • Reads and corrects proof while COPY HOLDER reads aloud from original copy or reads proof aloud to COPY HOLDER who calls out discrepancies between proof and copy.

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