Freelance translator profile for sophie krotoff



Translator's name:sophie krotoff
Lanaguage pair:English to French translator
Country of residence:United States of America
Activity:Acitive since 2010
Membership status:Basic member

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Sophie Krotoff (Native French)
100 Christopher Columbus Drive
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Home: 201 763 0363 – Cell: 201 312 7985
Email: sophie.krotoff@gmail.com



OBJECTIVE: Freelance French Teacher, Graphic Designer, Translator, Journalist.


SKILLS: Native French speaker with full experience in French teaching, publishing. Solid analytical and methodical skills to meet the student’s objectives. Working knowledge of computer design software and hardware and striving to stay current in level of knowledge and abilities such as Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark, Adobe CS2, CS3, Word, Excel, Imovie.


EXPERIENCE:


French Language Instructor - New York, NY 2002 – Present
Language Instructor
➢ Coach and teach Executives and Officers in French companies and Investment Banks such as: Société Générale, Calyon, Natixis, Banco Santander Central Hispano, Axa Insurance and Cartier


Butler Company – New York, NY 2004 - 2008
Translator
➢ Translated from French to English and English to French all the estimates and correspondence.


Yves Rocher - Kiotis - (French Cosmetic Company) - Houston,TX Freelance Graphic Designer, Translator (working from New York)
➢ Created brochures in English and Spanish according to strategic plans provided by Creative Director.
➢ Clients included Plymouth (Beverage Company), Illy (Italian coffee Company), Carmel (Wine Company).
➢ Translated brochures in French.


The Golfer Magazine - New York, NY 2001 - 2004
Translator /Graphic Designer
➢ Produced and collaborated on developing a new section to attract new clients.
➢ Translated articles from English to French and French to English.


S. Kom Communication - Paris, France 1990 - 2001 Partner
➢ Formed a company specializing in Publishing, Design, Public Relations and Special Events.
➢ Launched an upscale magazine “De Par en Par” on golf and tourism in the Indian Ocean.
➢ Managed development and implementation of brochures, annual reports, booklets, fliers, Media Kits, magazines, adds, logos, packaging etc.
➢ Wrote articles in French and English for trade and airline magazines, mostly dealing with Tourist topics.




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Inter-Plan Advertising Agency (Publicis Group) - Paris, France 1981 - 1990
Art Director
➢ Developed art concepts in the production of advertising, worked with Copywriters as a team to develop a concept that is then translated into advertising, working with production personnel provided complete input, and any instruction and supervision required to smoothly complete production of approved design.
➢ Reviewed all production materials on assigned projects, providing all required specifications (inks, papers, sizes, etc.) to Production Manager.
➢ Supplied copy or deadline concepts for a project and meeting with Account Executives/Traffic
➢ Manager/Production
➢ Manager/Media as required to ensure timely, accurate completion of assigned projects.



EDUCATION: Ecole Spérieure Françoise d’Ambroise - Nantes, France
Bachelor’s degree.
ISAP - Institut Supérieur d'Art et Publicité – Paris, France
Design, Art Direction, journalism.
Berlitz School - Montreal, Quebec
Advanced training, French teaching (total immersion method).