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Christophe J. | Elance
 
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Christophe J.

Qualified and Experienced Translator (Fr/En)
   France
  |   Angers, Maine-et-Loire
  |  5:19 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $55

I am a professional translator and technical writer with 10+ years of experience working mainly with IT start-ups and more established technology companies, mostly in France and the UK. I now spend most of my time between France and Hong Kong.

I hold a postgraduate diploma in Language Industry and Specialized Translation (DESS/Master 2 ILTS) from the University of Paris 7 Denis Diderot, received with highest honor ("mention Très Bien").

I am very detail-oriented and always deliver on time.

My areas of expertise include (but are not...

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- Translation (English < > French)
- Proofreading, editing, rewriting
- Technical writing (documentation, user guides, manuals...)
- Training design

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Employment

Sinequa (Paris, France)
Technical Writer and Translator
2007 - 2010
- Writing of the technical documentation for the Sinequa Enterprise Search product - Translation to English: documentation, training material, Website... - Design of the Sinequa documentation...
University of Paris 7 Denis Diderot (France)
Part-Time Teacher
2005 - 2008
- HTML/CSS course and PowerPoint course ('how to design a thesis defence presentation') - Supervision of the realisation of the course's Website in PHP by postgraduate students - Initiation to...
Archos (Paris, France)
User Documentation Manager
2005 - 2006
- Writing in English of user manuals for a range of portable media players - Management of documentation updates in 20 languages - Coordination with branches in 10 countries across the globe -...
Sinequa (Paris, France)
Technical Translator (Internship)
2004 - 2005
- Translation to English and proofreading (domains: computer science, linguistics, business...) - Localisation (Website, GUIs), reorganisation of the bilingual technical documentation
Prolibra Bookshop (Nice, France)
Bookseller and Assistant Manager
2003 - 2003
- Information desk, cash desk, store opening/closing, accounting, inventory management
Borders Books (London, UK)
HR Lead Clerk / Store Trainer
2000 - 2002
- Management of about 100 employees, dispatch of store information, project supervision - Recruitment, organisation of training sessions, post-training follow-up - Writing of the very first...
City of London School (London, UK)
French Language Assistant Teacher
1999 - 2000
- Teaching of French language to 11- to 18-year-olds - Preparation for the A-Level French oral examination and the GCSE examinations - Document research and design of training material
Société Générale (Angers, France)
Temporary General Assistant
1996 - 1997
- International Affairs Department (preparation of Travellers Cheques, foreign currencies) - Banking Department (preparation of financial reports for SMEs, reception, teller)

Education

University of Paris 7 Denis Diderot (France)
Language Industry and Specialized Translation
2004 - 2005
University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis (France)
Bachelor's Degree in English Language (Literature)
2003 - 2004
University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis (France)
Master's Degree in English Language (Translation)
2003 - 2004
University of Angers (France)
Bachelor's Degree in English Language (Teach. FFL)
1996 - 1999
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