Tocquigny is seeking a talented QA / Copy Editor to provide quality assurance for a variety of marketing materials.
This is a dual-function position, in which duties are split between copy editing/proofreading (for both print and digital jobs) and digital quality control, which includes testing of emails, websites and other interactive materials. He/she will enhance our documents, headlines, and publications to articulation of engaging our customers and promoting our clients experiences.
As a member of our Creative team, the ideal QA / Copy Editor is someone who has a love of and feel for language, cares passionately about the smallest details, is comfortable collaborating with and presenting to clients of all sizes, and has the capacity to translate and distill ambiguous information into formalized deliverables to tell a story.
Duties and Responsibilities
Collaborate with internal teams to craft project scopes and schedules
Check links against a URL matrix
Verify HTML/CSS coding matches client and job-specific guidelines (such as typeface, font size and color, alt text and other such tags), as well as conforms to best practices
Test projects in Outlook and several webmail clients across multiple browsers and operating systems to ensure consistent rendering
Use various methods to track and report changes, including marking up printouts, tracking changes in Word documents, commenting in PDFs, filling out Excel change logs and logging issues in bug-tracking programs
Check text to ensure it is well written, logically structured and in the right style for the intended audience
Proofread and edit creative outputs (print and digital) for accuracy, clarity, grammar, spelling and punctuation to client-mandated guidelines
Ensure the text is in line with the Tocquigny's 'house style' - for example, that hyphens, capital letters and optional spellings are used consistently
Check copy against approved creative layouts
Confirm illustrations and captions are correct
Be alert to any potential legal problems in the text
Assist business development in pitch preparations and presentations
2 years’ experience creating and testing complex interfaces for large websites or applications
Excellent written English, including good spelling and grammar
A meticulous approach to their work and an eye for detail
The ability to maintain high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines
An inquisitive mind
Good concentration, to focus on texts that may be lengthy or dull
Judgment in applying house style
A tactful approach when dealing with internal clients
The ability to retain the author's 'voice' after editing
A Bachelor’s degree required
Some people might call working together with friends to make extraordinary things happen “wishful thinking.” At Tocquigny, we call it “just another day at the office.”
In addition, we offer:
Competitive Benefits and Compensation package
Company paid life insurance
Paid Vacation, Sick, and PTO time
Salary Expectations along with cover letter required and all candidates will need to present a portfolio of relevant work examples.
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