Skills and Software

For more details on my skillset, please view my full CV as a PDF or visit my LinkedIn profile.

If you would like to discuss hiring me, please send an email using this contact form. Alternatively, you may phone me on (+44) 020 3290 3213 or on Skype at richard_cosgrove.

Skills

  • Sub-editing (print and online)
  • Editing for search engine optimisation (SEO)
  • Proofreading designed pages and documents
  • Commissioning writers and production staff
  • Scheduling production schedules
  • Tracking copy flow and enforcing deadlines 
  • Copyright and libel law
  • Flatplanning
  • Team management
  • Liaising with external suppliers
  • Editorial team management
  • Giving constructive feedback
  • In-line HTML coding

Software

  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • QuarkXPress
  • Content management systems (WordPress and proprietary)
  • In-line HTML
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