CRAIG R. BAILEY
North Richland Hills, TX 76180
Seeking career position as Copy Editor, Technical Editor, Proofreader or Writer
Detail oriented, seasoned professional with more than 20 years experience editing commercial and technical publications, product copy and news articles. Extensive knowledge of the English language and various writing styles. Dependable, thorough team player with highly developed communication and interpersonal skills.
Quark XPress 6 Microsoft Word 11
Also familiar with Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat and Vignette
SKILLS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Edited and proofread news articles and product copy for company website.
Prepared materials and entered information into web-publishing software.
Wrote, edited, proofread and typeset articles for monthly newsletter under stringent deadlines. Researched information primarily for articles on U.S. history using conventional materials and Internet. Wrote copy for company website and advertising mailers.
Produced proof sheets free of errors in grammar, syntax and typography prior to printing highly specialized products.
Edited publications related to technically complex components used to manufacture computer hardware and software as well as military aircraft.
Trained and supervised eight editors and proofreaders, delegating workflow to meet stringent deadlines.
Supervised nine data processing operators to produce educational evaluations, meeting demanding deadlines.
Developed and maintained exceptional rapport with writers and customer representatives while delivering high quality materials.
BA, Journalism, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
Certificate, Paralegal, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
Natural Wellness USA
Arlington, Texas 2007 - 2008
Lighthouse Publishing Corp.
Arlington, Texas 1999 - 2006
Euless, Texas 1997 - 1999
Technical Order Analyst
Metroplex Technical Services
Ft. Worth, Texas 1995 - 1997