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Anne-Cathrin R.

German copy-editor and proofreader

Can work in or around Plaisance-du-Touch

  • 43.5656
  • 1.2964
  • Suggested rate €350 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
  • Response rate 100%
  • Response time 12 hours
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Location and workplace preferences

Location
Plaisance-du-Touch, France
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Plaisance-du-Touch and 50km

Preferences

Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
  • Travel & Tourism
  • Telecommunications
  • Social Networks
  • Publishing
  • Arts & Crafts
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Company size
  • 1 person
  • 2-10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
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Verifications

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Verified email

Languages

  • German

    Native or bilingual

  • English

    Fluent

  • French

    Conversational

  • Swedish

    Basic

  • Spanish

    Basic

  • Italian

    Basic

Categories

Skills (21)

Anne-Cathrin in a few words

Professional German editor and proofreader with a degree in German linguistics, literature and expert knowledge of the German language. I have several years of experience working in different publishing businesses and am now a full-time freelancer based in France.

SERVICES
- editing book manuscripts in a wide range of genres (fiction: historical fiction, literary/contemporary fiction, women's fiction, Bildungsroman, young adult, fantasy, mythology, folklore, romance, dystopian, steampunk/non-fiction: biographies, history, literature, languages, arts, travel, food, photography, health, psychology, well-being, spirituality, self-work, occultism)
- copy-editing any text in accordance with modern German orthography and typographic/typeset rules, ensuring the correctness and uniformity of grammar and sentence structure, technical terms and proper names
- translating from English to German
- checking translations from English and French for faithfulness
- applying in-house styles and spelling recommendations
- checking the correctness of expressions and idioms
- eliminating superfluous words and passages
- re-writing passages if required
- making suggestions to improve language and style, bearing in mind the type of text and target group
- checking the uniformity of layout and graphic elements
- checking correct hyphenation
- conducting online research to check facts and figures
- writing PR texts
- typesetting
- final layout checks

TEXT TYPES
Websites, online content, blog articles, whitepapers, academic papers, slides and PowerPoint presentations, brochures, flyers, newsletters, emails, catalogues, magazines, apps, games, manuals, guides, textbooks, biographies, cookbooks, novels, novellas, anthologies, etc.

WORKING LANGUAGES
- I work on texts in German
- I can understand, translate from and communicate in English and French

I love helping clients on their journey to a text that is ready for publishing. Gladly contact me for more details.

Experience

Stegenwaller Enterntainment Group

Publishing

Schlussredakteur

Essen, Germany

December 2017 - December 2019 (2 years)

- Correcting magazines with regard to grammar, spelling, punctuation, style and layout
- Checking, researching and documenting correctness of content in accordance with publishing standards
- Checking and approving print-ready pages in coordination with editors and graphics departments

Scientific Publishing Services

Publishing

Springer Cross-cultural internship in India, copyediting German books

Chennai, India

August 2016 - February 2017 (5 months)

• technical proofreading and editing of German manuscripts with MS Office and XML according to Springer’s Standard Style
• quality checks of manuscripts, editing indices
• creating a German word data base for spell check automation
• supporting colleges on language-related questions in various pre-press stages, translating queries & errata, phrasing emails
• conducting weekly German language training on level B1/B2

Thüringische Sommerakademie

Culture

Assistance in cultural management and public relations

Böhlen, Germany

June 2016 - July 2016 (1 month)

• support in organizing, advertising & holding cultural events
• administrative tasks in the office, maintaining the website
• creating and distributing advertising material, writing and sending press release texts and programmes
• supporting and managing in-house course participants & guests

Freelance

Education & E-learning

Private tutoring in English  - As a freelancer

Weimar, Germany

February 2016 - May 2016 (3 months)

- Tutoring students in English

via nova – zeitgenössische Musik in Thüringen e.V. - Nova

Culture

Work placement in project assistance and public relations

Weimar, Germany

January 2016 - March 2016 (2 months)

• various administrative tasks, database upkeeping
• networking, cooperating with artists and contributors, bookings
• acquiring, translating and editing biographies, layouting a programme booklet and creating marketing material
• writing press release texts & newsletter, website maintenance

Verlag Rockstuhl

Press & Media

Lektorin

Bad Langensalza, Germany

August 2014 - July 2015 (11 months)

• copy and layout editing of various original manuscripts and translations
• layouting mail-order catalogues
• translations from English into German
• image processing, database maintenance, PR
• supporting authors and clients, sale and distribution

Edition Roter Drache

Press & Media

General work placement in publishing

Rudolstadt, Germany

July 2014 - August 2014 (1 month)

• copy- and layout editing
• supporting the business correspondence
• insights into contract law, project & ebook design, sales

Freelance

Press & Media

Editor and copy editor in German  - As a freelancer

July 2012 - August 2017 (5 years and 1 month)

• editing various original manuscripts and translations
• supporting and counseling authors

SCHOTT JENAer Glas GmbH

Culture

Working student in the department museums and firm archives

Jena, Germany

August 2010 - July 2011 (11 months)

• independent running of the Glasmuseum
• supervising and guiding visitors, correspondence
• assistance with exhibition and event planning

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Education