Siglo del Hombre Editores

Siglo del Hombre Editores
January 2004 to July 2004
Cra 32 No. 25-46/50
Bogotá, Colombia
(+57 1) 337 7700

Siglo del Hombre Editores is a Colombian editorial that publishes and distributes books, journals and maganizes. Its publications are mostly academic and include topics in the Social Sciences, the Humanities, Law, Medicine, the Environment, and Politics among others. Siglo del Hombre works with universities and research centers around the country, as well as international organizations. Its clients have included Universidad Central, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, and UNESCO.

As a freelance editor, I worked under a senior in-house editor in the preparation of books for different collections. My work included proofreading authors' final drafts and suggeting stylistic changes, revising the graphic designer's work, and correcting publishing drafts. I worked independently from home and communicated with the team mostly via telephone and e-mail. My worked entailed responsability for meeting demanding deadlines with no supervision.

I worked in the editorial preparation of the following books:

Responsabilities:

  • Proofread authors' final draft and recommended stylistic changes
  • Corrected graphic designers' work
  • Worked independently with little or no supervision and demanding deadlines

Major Achievements:

  • Edited books for two major collections and recognized institutions
  • Proofread texts from recognized hispanoamerican academics