Packt Publishing Walkin For Technical Editor role for IT Professionals
Company Name: Packt Publishing
Position: Technical Editor role for IT Professionals
Education: BE/B.Tech, BCA, B Sc, Diploma, MCA, M Sc
Experience: 0 to 2 yrs
Location: Mumbai, Mumbai Suburbs
When editing a book, ensure that the author presents the material in a way that benefits the reader.
Ensure that all the chapters in the book clearly communicate their goals to the reader.
Ensure consistent approach to material in all areas of the manuscript.
Verify that content coverage is thorough and balanced and ensure technical accuracy of the content.
Use valuable resources to make a determination about the content yourself.
If any part of the text isnt clear, query the author. It may be that the reader will understand the reference, and the author will tell you so if that is the case. However, the author may be leaving out important information.
Check and verify all facts, references and illustrations for accuracy and ensure it matches the text and is appropriate.
Ensure that every text and non-text element is correct.
Check the code given in the book. Step through all the processes that the author(s) discuss in the chapter in the same order. Confirm that you are able to duplicate all the instructions given by the author(s) without and problems or errors. Flag any issue that occurs and bring it to the notice of the Development Editor and the author.
Apply the Packt styles to the chapters and ensure the formatting is as per the Packt style sheet.
Check and correct word usage, clarify sentence structure, etc.
Desired Candidate Profile
A degree in sciences, math, computers or other related field.
Excellent written and spoken English language skills.
Knowledge and experience with Windows operating system and standard Windows applications.
Ability to grasp the gist of new technologies and apply the knowledge while editing books of those technologies.
If found suitable we can offer you advance roles like Content Development Editor also.
If you are interested in the above mentioned profile and wish to apply send in your CV to [email protected] and walk-in for an interview on the mentioned dates between 11 am and 1 pm only.
Packt is a fast growing international IT book publishing company based in Birmingham, UK and Mumbai, India. We are at the cutting edge of innovation in publishing with a unique strategy of publishing highly focused books on new and ground breaking technologies.
How to Apply:
Walkin Date : 13th August 2014
Time : 11 AM
Walkin Address : Locate us at: 107, Ground floor, Marol Co-operative Estate, Andheri Kurla Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai, India.