I've been immersed in the publishing industry since 2012, with a focus in book publishing, where I've worked on books across a wide array of categories and genres. I've helped edit and create titles from places like Amazon Publishing, Becker & Mayer, Black Dog & Leventhal, Disney, Dorrance Publishing, Girl Friday Productions, National Geographic, and Quarto Publishing Group, just to name a few. Below are selected books I've had the privilege of working on:

My Resume

Alexander Rigby


Girl Friday Productions, Special Projects Editor                                                                     

February 2018—Present

Seattle, WA

•     Manage complex publication schedules for both fiction and nonfiction books

•     Work with authors and publishing clients to create outstanding titles in a variety of genres

•     Facilitate communication between internal staff, freelancers, and clients, ensuring the publishing process goes smoothly and stays on track

•     Edit and proofread manuscripts while also assisting with cover and interior design


Kaiser Permanente, Copy Editor, Proofreader

June 2017—May 2018

Renton, WA

•     Edited marketing materials to ensure they followed style guidelines for both online and print media

•     Proofread content for accuracy and consistency for both direct-to-consumer and business audiences

•     Collaborated with creative team to produce documents that exhibited high quality and adherence to brand voice

•     Oversaw multifaceted editing and proofreading schedules to deliver finished projects on time


Becker & Mayer, Production Editor                                                                               

September 2016—April 2017

Bellevue, WA

•     Managed multiple publication projects for both fiction and non-fiction titles, overseeing the entire editing process

•     Edited and proofread manuscripts to ensure high-quality narratives with no inconsistencies or errors

•     Supervised a diverse team of freelance editors, assigning them projects and handling any issues that came up

•     Corresponded directly with our publishing clients, facilitating communication between freelancers, editors, and authors


Expedia, Content Editor

February 2016—August 2016

Bellevue, WA

•     Wrote and edited content that was published on under the Things to Do tab

•     Created original copy for city tours, multi-day excursions, outdoor activities, and hiking trips

•     Edited pre-existing content to match company's voice and style guidelines

•     Proofread descriptive content and ensured that logistical information was correct


Red City Review, Managing Editor

June 2013—September 2017

Seattle, WA

•     Managing director, founded company, created website, logo, materials, procedures, etc.

•     Wrote book reviews for authors, posting them to our website, social media accounts, and other media platforms

•     Ran annual book award contest, judging and reviewing hundreds of books entered from around the world

•     Assigned projects to a staff of over twenty freelancers, was in charge of overseeing all website operations

•     Editor of the Red City Review Magazine, a literary journal released three times per year


Dorrance Publishing, Senior Publishing Services Consultant, Editor

July 2012—May 2015

Pittsburgh, PA

•      Created publishing proposals and sold contracts to authors to have their books published by Dorrance

•      Updated client files as they moved forward, facilitating communication with the production department

•      Edited selected manuscripts for punctuation, grammar, spelling, and consistency

•      Wrote original content for company’s blog and managed all social media channels



New York University, New York, NY                                                                                                        

July 2015

Summer Publishing Institute – Master’s Certificate


University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA                                                                                                    

April 2012

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Anthropology

GPA 3.6



Dean’s List


Crawford Heritage Foundation Scholarship Winner


Saegertown High School Valedictorian

Class of 2008



Published Author: The Second Chances of Priam Wood, What Happened to Marilyn, Bender

Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, WordPress, Squarespace, HTML/CSS, SalesForce


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