Proofreading and copy-editing for web content or documents; copy-writing optimised for SEO and tailored to target audience.
Basically I'm a 'middle end' coder, with enough expertise in various fields to create all aspects of a website - from design and functionality through to copy and SEO - ensuring the concept of your site stays focused.
Area Covered: UK / World (remote) or Edinburgh (on-site)
Summary: Recently completed consultancy work for University of Edinburgh that included building and optimising websites using CMS, editing academic copy, providing and editing images, integrating geodata, Google and 3D apps into sites, introducing social media (blogs, Facebook, Twitter).
Freelance proofreader/editor for last 6 years; worked with a wide range of texts from children's books and PhD theses to website copy and advertising material.
Job Title: Web Developer
Company: University of Edinburgh
Description: Building of minisites for the University of Edinburgh - this included:
> researching and editing site content
> sourcing and editing images
> building site structure
> creating interactive content (maps, 3D tours)
Project to photograph campus and create 3D models and panoramas:
> suggesting project; writing proposal; secured budget of £8000
> sourcing equipment; researching best methods
> coordinating project photography and model-making
> hiring and managing team of 8 students
> liaising with University staff (payroll, premises, security)
> adapting Goolge APIs for interactive maps
Education Summary: Self-taught in all the fields listed above
Writing for the Web course at University of Edinburgh