Proofreader/Prepress

Associates International, Inc. - Wilmington, DE

Full-time | Part-time

Associates International, Inc. (Ai), a marketing implementation company, is seeking a full-time and/or part-time Proofreader to join our Prepress Department. Successful candidate will be responsible for proofreading. Various types of creative collateral includes letters, envelopes, business cards, catalogs, brochures, newsletters, magazines, coupons, ads, web pages, labels, and other documents. Previous prepress experience a plus to be able to electronically assemble graphics and text to create electronic files containing all components for offset and digital printing.

Associates International, Inc. offers a full package of benefit and employee programs for full-time employees such as:
Pre-employment drug testing and background check
Medical Coverage & Vision Coverage (including spouse & dependent coverage)
Dental Coverage
Short/Long Term Disability
Term Life and AD&D Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Time-off Benefits including: Vacation, Sick, and Holiday

Responsibilities

  • Comparing documents word for word against originals to ensure an accurate conversion
  • Reviewing cross references, and defined terms for accuracy
  • Corrects errors in spelling, grammar, punctuation, composition and format
  • Ensuring that content of document is accurate, clear and complete and that the material is organized logically (reading for comprehension)
  • Using established proofreading marks to note corrections, usually on pdf proof
  • Forest Stewardship Council Contact – to ensure jobs that require FSC are following the chain of custody to ensure environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial and economically viable management of the world's forests
  • Administration – other duties that may include participating on the Safety Committee
  • Prepress knowledge of desktop publishing applications on both Macintosh and Windows OS platforms including Adobe Creative Suite a plus but not necessary.

Requirements
- High School Diploma
- Three years proofreading experience
- Prepress experience a plus
- Knowledge of Adobe products (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, and occasionally Quark, Word, Excel and Power Point, etc.)

If you have the skills and personality and are interested in potentially joining our team, please submit a narrative letter and your resume.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Experience:

  • relevant: 3 years (Required)
  • Proofreading: 3 years (Required)