Digital Copy Editor

Riverside, CA, US; Campbell, CA, US
Competitive Salary
Oct 17, 2020
Nov 05, 2020
Organization Type
zyBooks Digital Copy Editor - Campbell, CA or Riverside, CA

We are in one of the most dynamic periods in our history as technology, globalism and economic diversity create far-reaching changes in the world. As a learning business, Wiley makes meaningful contributions to research discovery and lifelong learning by helping organizations achieve their goals and people achieve success from education through their career. We may have been founded over two centuries ago, but our secret to success remains the same: change with the times and adapt to meet the ever-evolving needs of our customers. The company's headquarters are in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada.

zyBooks is a professor-formed company producing web-native interactive online learning content that replace college-level textbooks, homework, and even programming lab assignments, primarily for CS topics but also in math and engineering. zyBooks offers the excitement of a young, energetic startup environment with a masterfully engineered platform and high-demand content for the STEM college market. The company is dedicated to the success of college students worldwide. In just the few years since their inception, their 20+ zyBooks have been used by over 200,000 students in over 500 universities.

zyBooks Digital Copy Editor
zyBooks seeks a full-time person to manage the digital copy editing and proofreading of interactive web-native learning content in STEM topics (science, technology, engineering, and math).

  • Maintain and update house style guide
  • Ensure all delivered content strictly adheres to house style guide
  • Identify and propose corrections for all grammatical, punctuation, and syntactical errors across a variety of disciplines, including computer science/engineering, math, engineering, statistics, and information technology
  • Recruit, train, and manage freelance copy editors and proofreaders, reviewing their work to ensure quality
  • Help establish workflows

Requirements / desired attributes
  • Professional experience copyediting and proofreading
  • Superior command of English language conventions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated and organized
  • Basic web and computer application usage
  • Familiarity or background in computer science / computer engineering fields is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or 3+ years of equivalent work experience

Preference will be given to candidates working at the Campbell, CA office. zyBooks has a work-from-home policy that allows employees to work remotely one day per week.

At Wiley, we welcome you for who you are, the background you bring, and embrace individuals who get excited about learning whether online or by book. Learning is for everyone, and so is our workplace. Bring your experiences, your perspectives, and your passion. It's in our differences that we empower the way the world learns.
Wiley is a diverse, global organization and we areproud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Wiley is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We evaluate qualified applicants and treat all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or based on any individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

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