TRANSLATOR | FREELANCE | 2012-PRESENT
- Books: Translate and adapt illustrated books for English-speaking markets.
- Periodicals: Translate bi-annual exhibition guide for the Fondation Louis Vuitton; translate Formes de Luxe, a quarterly magazine for the luxury packaging industry; translate Arles, a quarterly publication commissioned by the Luma Foundation.
- Corporate: Translate websites, marketing tools, brochures, press releases, annual reports, etc.
- Subtitles: Film and television adaptation for ARTE, TV5 Monde, Canal+, etc.
COPYEDITOR | LOUIS VUITTON CITY GUIDES | BETC | 2015–PRESENT
Manage the bilingual editorial process for selected cities in the Louis Vuitton City Guides collection (both print and digital versions). Liaise with authors and translators, copyedit translations, factcheck texts, maintain accurate and up-to-date online database, integrate corrections into InDesign, validate final proofs.
TOUR GUIDE | LOCALERS | PARIS | 2015–2016
Accompanied small groups of two to ten English-speakers on guided tours on the theme of French gastronomy.
MARKETING CONTENT MANAGER | LECTRA | PARIS | 2010–2014
Created content for marketing team in the fashion sector: videos, testimonials, product factsheets, white papers, website and blog copy. Developed and implemented editorial and graphic style guides. Validated all marketing tools produced in or translated into English.
EDITORIAL ASSISTANT | FLAMMARION | PARIS | JAN–APRIL 2009; OCT–DEC 2010
Oversaw publication of Talk About Design and Talk About Contemporary Architecture: translation, localization for American market, copy editing, layout.
INTERN | HACHETTE ILLUSTRÉ, PARTENARIATS & DÉVELOPPEMENT | PARIS | JUNE–SEPT 2009
Assisted production of a twenty-two volume cookbook collection; assisted editor on a Guide du Routard in English; participated in budget planning; carried out iconographic research.
VOLUNTEER | “VOYAGEZ A VELO, ICI OU LA-BAS | DOUARNENEZ | 2023
Contribute to organizing the first weekend event in Douarnenez dedicated to bicycle touring. Coordinate with local associations to host two family-friendly, guided bike rides.
SECRETARY | PARIS BEER WEEK | PARIS | 2010–2015
Contributed to organizing a week-long festival with sixty-some breweries from France and abroad.
ASSISTANT EDITOR | UPSTAIRS AT DUROC | PARIS | 2009–2017
Selected and edited prose and poetry for an annual literary review; created a series of bilingual reading events hosted at Berkeley Books of Paris (now closed).
LICENCE PROFESSIONNELLE | 2009 | IUT Paris Descartes | Métiers du livre (publishing)
DIPLOME DE LANGUE | 2007 | CCFS, Paris Sorbonne | French BACHELOR OF ARTS | 2004 | Smith College, Northampton, MA | Sociology
Wordfast; Microsoft Office; Adobe Acrobat; Adobe InDesign; WordPress.
Interests and activities
Rock climbing, textile crafts, bike touring, art of the 19th and 20th centuries