Damis, Angela AE

Contact Information: Accredited Editor
ABN: 88 158 233 100
Bondi NSW 2026
Tel: 0400 302723
Email: angela.damis@bigpond.com
Experience: Full-time since 1999, in in-house and freelance roles. Own clients have included: academic and educational publishers (eg Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press and McGraw-Hill); PhD students; government agencies; management, education and writing consultants; other self-publishing authors. Most recent in-house job was with communications consultancy Editor Group, providing editing and proofreading services to the firm’s writers and clients in the corporate and government sectors.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts/Law (UNSW) – Arts major in French, History and Politics, Law major in International Affairs; full range of publishing industry short courses since 2002. Accredited by Institute of Professional Editors in 2011.
Computer Capability: PC; Windows XP, MS Office; onscreen editing; broadband connection.
Services Offered: Structural editing; copyediting; proofreading (hard copy or track changes on screen); project management.
Type of Material: Books (textbooks/general non-fiction); course and training materials; journal/magazine articles; manuals; newsletters; reports – annual, government and research; theses; website content.
Subject Specialities: Arts, education, English language, general non-fiction, history, international affairs, law and politics/government.
Special Skills/Interests: Careful and thorough copyeditor and proofreader, with deep knowledge of English grammar, punctuation, usage and style. Service-oriented and versatile, with experience on many different projects across a range of sectors, including business, education, government, law and publishing. Reading interests in art, biography, communications, cultural studies, film, history, international relations, literature, multiculturalism, politics, psychology, research, self-help and travel.

Typical client feedback: ‘Thank you for all your great work on these chapters – it really is a big task to make our writing styles compatible. I have learned so much from this process. Many thanks to you and your very professional team.’

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