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Lucie Aidart | Elance
 
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Lucie Aidart

English-FrenchTranslator, Writer, Copyeditor
   France
  |   Coutras, Aquitaine
  |  6:06 am Local Time

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Minimum Hourly Rate $22

Experienced French native translator and writer, I am looking to work with you on translation, writing, blogging and proofreading projects. I am bilingual French-English. I have been working in English for the past three years and I have lived in four different countries.
I am currently writing regularly for two travel websites, besides my own travel blog.
In the past, I have worked for 3 years as a technical translator in a publishing company, where I was promoted in a year as Translation Coordinator, managing a team of 20 translators and...

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Skills (10)

Tested
French
Travel Writing
Travel Blogging
Wordpress
English
Travel
Blogging
Travel Photography
Writing
Translation

Service Description

- English to French and French to English translation (general texts, as well as technical, scientific ones and texts related to travel and tourism).
3 years of experience translating university manuals for a specialized publishing company (geography, electronics, computer science, medicine, maths, physics, etc.), as well as managing translation projects in the same field.

- Writing of articles, brochures, documents and series about travelling, tourism and various destinations; interviews, summaries, reading notes, book or cinema reviews...
4 years of experience working in the field of publishing and blogging, writing different type of texts for different companies or my own blog.

- Copyediting and layout (Office or InDesign) of various texts: general, literature or science.


- Transcriptions of audio, video or image in text on Word or other software.

- Blogging : community management, articles, social media, development of campaigns, product reviews, photograhy...
4 years of experience in the French and English travel blogosphere

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Employment

Voyages et Vagabondages
Founder, publisher and editor in chief
2011 - Present
- Blogging on the theme of travel and culture - Development of relations with the community of readers of Voyages et Vagabondages - Development of the site positioning in social media - Development...
ISTE
Transation coordinator
2012 - 2013
- Management of a team of in-house and freelance translators - Communication with authors and translators by email and phone - Hiring new translators - Assignment of new projects to translators -...
ISTE
Translator
2011 - 2012
- Translation of scientifical, technical and academic books from French to English, a work always in contact with the authors - Work on the figures with Illustrator - Work on equations in Mathtype...
ISTE
Production assistant and translator intern
2010 - 2011
- Formatting - Translation of books from French to English - Author relations - Amendment to figures on Illustrator - Insertion of corrections on manuscripts - Proofchecking
Communaute des communes de la Haute-Saintonge
Proofreader, writer and cultural coordinator
2010 - 2010
- Proofreading and writing of texts and brochures - Taking part to the day-to-day life and activities of the Haute-Saintonge Library - Guide in the Museum of Energy of Jonzac
Mémoire d'encrier
Publishing assistant intern
2009 - 2009
Publishing House in Montreal (Canada) - Specialized in general litterature, poetry and essays : Creole, French, Canadian... - Proofreading and rewriting of books - English-French translation -...
Cadex Editions
Publishing assistant intern
2007 - 2007
Publishing house specialized in poetry, short stories and poetic writing - Updating the website - Reading and monitoring of manuscripts - Reading notes - Stocks control (inventory and restocking...

Education

Toulouse II-Le Mirail
Master 2 Pro
2008 - 2009
Institut d'Etudes politiques de Rennes
Master
2004 - 2009
Växjö University
Bachelor
2006 - 2007
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English
Translation
Writing
Blogging
Copyediting
Publishing
Proofreading
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