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Hilary A. Havlik Copyeditor and Technical Editor LinkedIn: Hilary Havlíková

hilaryhavlik@gmail.com 605.645.7793

SKILLS •

Proficient in PC software: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat Pro DC, basic HTML

Experienced with style guides and editorial resources: The Chicago Manual of Style, Associated Press Stylebook, The Gregg Reference Manual, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary

Adept at copyediting for grammar, punctuation, mechanical issues and continuity

Advanced command of written language and effective communication skills

EDUCATION Professional Certificate in Editing, Jul. 2017 University of Washington, Seattle, WA Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art (emphasis in Painting and Drawing), Aug. 2011 University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY EDITING EXPERIENCE Communications Manager, Wetboard, Inc. Nov. 2016-present •

Work closely with CEO of start-up company to write copy, copyedit and proofread all company documents such as virtual and printed pitch decks, private placement memorandums, web pages, social media pages and posts, crowdfunding literature and business correspondences

Editor, Weight Loss Clubs Worldwide Nov. 2016-Jun. 2017 •

Worked closely with CEO of start-up company to write copy, copyedit and proofread all company documents such as virtual and printed pitch decks, private placement memorandums and business correspondences

Copyeditor Intern, Coffeetown Press Jan. 2015-Jul. 2015 •

Read and wrote evaluations of author manuscript submissions for local publishing press

Copyedited entire final draft of accepted fiction manuscript for final stages of publication


WORK HISTORY IATSE Local 15 Union Stagehand, Woodland Park Zoo Sep. 2017-Jan. 2018 •

Worked with fellow stagehands and zoo grounds laborers to install WildLights holiday light show

Rigged armatures in aerial lifts, tested and replaced faulty string lights and moved and staged lighting armatures

Independent Contractor (Artist), Funko Dec. 2016-Aug. 2017 •

Designed, fabricated and painted scenic elements and properties (such as Diagon Alley from Harry Potter, an ice cave from Star Wars, fairytale castle, etc.) for local toy company’s premier retail store and headquarters

Lead Production Artist, Fengari Design Jan. 2016-Jun. 2016 •

Designed maquettes and final forms of eight monument covers for HVAC systems in Amazon Biospheres in Downtown Seattle

Fabricated and painted fiberglass structures to resemble naturalistic rainforest trees

Production Artist, Pacific Studio May 2014-Sep. 2015 •

Worked as an artist for a museum exhibit fabrication company to sculpt and paint various artifacts, thematic elements such as landforms and faux surfaces such stone, wood and organic material

Installed exhibit features on-site at Albright Visitor Center in Yellowstone National Park and at LDS Church History Museum in Salt Lake City

REFERENCES Professional references available upon request

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