Proofreader: A description for the proofreader job

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Proofreader: Reads typescript (original copy) or proof of type setup to detect and mark for correction any grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors, by either of following methods: (a) Places proof and copy side by side on reading board. 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. (b) Reads and corrects proof while COPY HOLDER (printing industry) reads aloud from original copy or reads proof aloud to COPY HOLDER (printing industry) who calls out discrepancies between proof and copy. May also measure dimensions, spacing, and positioning of page elements (copy and illustrations) to verify conformance to specifications, using printer’s ruler.

Job industry: printing industry

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