Profile of Eric R. Mwelema Shikwa

Eric R. Mwelema Shikwa Professional Editor/Proofreader (Freelancer)
4 years experience 0 projects worked Kenya
300.00Ksh. /hr 0Ksh. earned
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Meticulous, knowledgeable, and Ajira trained and certified. Proof-reader with over 6 + years of experience in identifying grammatical mistakes, spelling errors or sentence formation for the articles. Expertise in verifying factual information and ensuring adherence to the template. Adept in coordinating work between teams and leading them to complete assignments on time.

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Work Experiences

  • Editor/Proof-reader

    Sugoi Girls Secondary School

    05/2013 - 08/2018

    • Read the content submitted by candidates and made corrections in spelling, and grammar
    • Selected project title assisted candidates in planning and writing of the project.
    • Performed thorough checking of candidates project work related to title by verifying factual information using standard reference sources
    • Developed article templates by allocating space for texts, images and evaluated submissions from writers to ensure compliance with publication guidelines
    • Gained expertise in writing, editing or reviewing projects for quality-rich content ensuring uniqueness and no plagiarism

  • Editor/Proof-reader

    Sugoi Girls Secondary School

    05/2013 - 08/2018

    • Reviewing corrected copies to ensure corrections have been made, and forwarding the completed versions to the print department
    • Examining articles for grammatical errors, and sending articles with major corrections to the editorial team
    • Using article templates for margins, correct white spacing and relevant images to make it look interesting and visually appealing
    • Checking the content for uniqueness, grammatical errors, and sentence construction to maintain consistency with standards
    • Comparing figures and factual information with the records in references to ensure accuracy with the original data, and detecting manipulation errors
    • Coordinating with the team to complete projects within deadline

  • Editor/Proof-reader

    Kamagambo Adventist College

    09/2018 - Now

    • Took responsibility to check the booklet as well as college correspondence documents for simple/complex errors, including spelling and grammatical mistakes
    • Made appropriate markings according to the colour code to forward it for correction to the writers
    • Ensure the all the graduants, tutors and non-teaching staff are captured correctly.
    • Oversaw the measurements for spacing and margin for booklet to ensure they meet graduation booklet design criteria before sending for printing
    • Understood departmental work flow and worked efficiently during changing priorities according to the deadlines set by clients
    • Compared the content with references for accuracy

Certification

  • Freelancer

    Ajira Digital

    06/2017 - 06/2017

  • DLP ToT (Microsoft Certified trainer)

    Nonel technologies E.A ltd (Microsoft)

    07/2016 - 07/2016

Education

  • Diploma in Information Technology

    Sigalagala National Polytechnic

    01/2007 - 11/2009

  • Diploma in Technical Education

    Kenya Technical Trainers

    01/2011 - 07/2012