Title
Copy Editor
Employer
Disney Publishing Worldwide
Location
Glendale, CA
Date Posted
07/06/2012
Description
Disney Consumer Products (DCP) is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company that extends the Disney brand to merchandise ranging from apparel, toys, home decor and books to interactive games, food and beverages, stationery, electronics and animation art.

DISNEY PUBLISHING WORLDWIDE
Disney Publishing Worldwide develops original, award-winning content (both Disney and non-Disney branded), including Disney books, magazines and comic books. Its products are printed in more than 85 languages across 103 countries, and it is considered the largest publisher of children’s books and magazines in the world.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Copy edits simpler manuscripts (picture books, established series chapter books) to ensure sense, continuity, quality of grammar, spelling, and style, and accuracy and consistency of text and art.
• Creates style sheets for longer books.
• Performs first proofreading at all book stages to check that changes and corrections have been executed as requested.
• Identifies and communicates bookmaking problems and further corrections needed
• Reviews jackets, covers, and other promotion material as assigned; checks prices, barcodes, and other specifications against PUBS database.
• Adhere to Copy Editing Mission & Procedures for the Disney Book Group
• House Style Sheet
• Bookmaking Standards

Qualifications:
• BA/BS
• 1-3 years related work experience
• Book publishing experience a must

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