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Sophie Abbad | Elance
 
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Sophie Abbad

French Translator, Writer, Proof-reader
   France
  |   Fronton, Midi-Pyrenees
  |  2:45 pm Local Time

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Overview

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French Native, wordsmith and knowledge lover, I have developed a customer-centered approach and a strong methodology to maximize the value for my clients. As a former change management consultant for IT companies and French ministries, I have an expertise in change process, communications, and training. Let's talk about your projects and see how we can take them to next level! You can reach me for your French writing, translations into French, and French voice-over : you stay focused on what you want to express, while I deal with ways of...

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This Minimalist Frontpage illustrates why "Less is More".
My approach is customer-centered. Your goals, my goals :)
As part of the KDE French Translation Team, I translate applications and documentations.
I have translated Signantia's website in French. I was particularly cautious when...
http://www.signantia.com
I've translated the subtitles of the new documentary of Venus Project within two weeks...
I publish fragments of my Adventure Diaries online, in English and in French. This is...
As in France food labeling is extremely regulated, I've translated and double-checked...
I have created for Signantia a French pool of images for their language-learning tool....
http://www.signantia.com
Here is my Portfolio under the PDF format for you to download. Sophie Abbad - Accurate...
I publish fragments of my Adventure Diaries online, in English and in French. This is...
FR - Récits d'aventures vécues au long d'une marche de plus de 3000 kilomètres au...
FR - J'ai traduit en anglais pour nos fans anglophones mes récits d'aventures vécues au...
Check my resume for consulting offers, especially in Change Management. Communication,...

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Service Description

French Native, wordsmith, knowledge lover, I design carefully every content with the true meaning, aiming to find "le mot juste".

How I work is perfectly described by William Strunk :
"Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts."

I will be glad to help you craft impressive projects, with tremendous value for your customers and your company.

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Employment

KDE
Translator - Proofreader
2015 - Present
The KDE® Community is an international technology team dedicated to creating a free and user-friendly computing experience, offering an advanced graphical desktop, a wide variety of applications...
The Venus Project
Translator and Proofreader for the French Team
2015 - Present
"The Venus Project proposes an alternative vision of what the future can be if we apply what we already know in order to achieve a sustainable new world civilization. It calls for a straightforward...
Etherdream
Investigative writer
2011 - Present
For a long-term project, I have investigated for the last three years the culture and customs of 6 countries through the most common society-cell : families. Walking from villages to cities, in...
IT Company - Logica Management
Change Management Consultant
2007 - 2011
Change management Consultant - French Ministry of Immigration ( 7 months ) PMO - French Ministry of Interior ( 3 months ) Testing phase Assistant - French Directorate General of Customs ( 6 months...
Strategy Consulting Company - Secafi Alpha
Junior Consultant
2005 - 2007
Secafi Alpha is a French consulting firm, offering financial and strategic diagnosis. I worked for this company for 2 years, and got especially interested by change management projects.

Education

Berkeley University
The Science of Happiness - Positive Psychology
2014 - 2015
Toulouse Business School
Master in Economics
2002 - 2007
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