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Laura Thépot – translations

Photo on 2014-05-19 at 11#3

Date of Birth: August 11th 1983                    Birthplace: Strasbourg-FR                             Nationality: French and American
Tax id. number: 34/557/00804

Hello,

Laura Thépot – translations is a freelance translation service, specialized in art and design.

Born in 1983, raised in both the U.S.A. and France, with an International Baccalauréat, specialized in English languages and literature, I went on to study design. I got my masters in fine arts, with a Major in landscape design, from the École Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg in 2011.

After a few years of working as a landscape architect in various agencies, I decided to become a freelance translator, thus contributing my expertise of both design and languages.

JOB EXPERIENCE

since 12/2013: Freelance translator
07-11/2013: Landscape Architect – competition team – for A24 Landschaft, Berlin-DE
02/2013: Landscape Consultant for Axthelm-Rolvien Architekten, Potsdam-DE
11/2011-12/2012: Drafter and Landscape Designer for “Atelier Alfred Peter”,  Strasbourg-FR
09-10/2011: Design and construction supervision of a Miniature landscape for
“les Assises Européennes du Paysage”, Strasbourg-FR
09/2001-06/2011: Private English lessons and tutoring
07/2009: Landscape Consultant for Ewing Cole, California-U.S.A.
09/2006-06/2007: Translator for “All.Diag”, Strasbourg-FR
07-08/2004: Translator for “All.Diag”, Strasbourg-FR

INTERNSHIPS

09/2010: Internship at “DIGITALE PAYSAGE”, Landscape Architect, Strasbourg-FR
04-06/2010: Internship at “Atelier Alfred Peter”, Landscape Architect, Strasbourg-FR
09/2008: Internship at “Atelier Alfred Peter”, Landscape Architect, Strasbourg-FR
08-09/2005: Internship for Elissa Bier-stage designer, at the ‘Theater an der Parkaue’, Berlin-DE

STUDIES

2005-2011: Studied at the École des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg (E.S.A.D.S.)-FR
2010-2011: D.N.S.E.P. (Diplôme National Supérieur en Expression Plastique) Major in Landscape Design, at the E.S.A.D.S.-FR
07/2010: Workshop « la Canopée » with the École Supérieure des Beaux Arts de Marseille-FR
2008-2009: D.N.A.P. (Diplôme National d’Arts Plastiques) Major in Landscape Design, at the E.S.A.D.S.-FR
2004-2005: German studies in Berlin-DE
2003-2004: M.A.N.A.A. (Mise à Niveau en Arts Appliqués) at the Lycée Marc Bloch, Bischheim-FR
2002-2003: C.A.P. Couture Flou (Certificat d’Aptitude Professionnelle), Strasbourg-FR
2001-2002: Baccalauréat, Literary Option, Foreign Languages Major at the Lycée International
des Pontonniers, Strasbourg-FR

LANDSCAPE & DESIGN COMPETITIONS

08/2012: “Peter Joseph Lenné”_Task B : Berlin – An der Urania Road
04/2011: “Un Objet Vélo”, for the city of Strasbourg-FR, 2nd prize
07/2010:  Schindler Award 2010 _Access for all
11/2009: “Jardin des Deux Rives”, for the city of Strasbourg-FR, 2nd prize
01/2009: “Le parc des Malteries”, for the city of Schiltigheim-FR

OTHER PROJECTS

School year 2008/09: “Initiation to Landscape Architecture”, volunteering for a class of first-graders’ at the
Ecole République, Bischheim-FR

SOFTWARE

Autocad, Vectorworks, Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketchup, Microsoft Office

LANGUAGES

English and French (native languages), German and Spanish (fluent), Italian & Polish (basic knowledge)

PERSONAL INTERESTS

Travels & learning languages, photography, cooking & eating, music, yoga & puzzles…

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