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Ariane Laurent-Smith

Expert Proofreader, Editor, Writer, and Translator

Works remotely from Edinburgh

  • 55.944321
  • -3.242511
  • Suggested rate £214 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
  • Response rate 100%
  • Response time 1 hour
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Location and workplace preferences

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Remote only
Primarily works remotely


Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months
Business sector
  • Agriculture
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Architecture & Urban Planning
  • Automobile
  • Aviation & Aerospace
+45 other
Company size
  • 1 person
  • 2-10 people
  • 11 - 49 people
  • 50 - 249 people
  • 250 - 999 people
+2 other


Freelancer code of conduct signed
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Verified email


  • English

    Native or bilingual

  • French

    Native or bilingual


Skills (35)

Ariane in a few words

I am a freelance writer, editor, and translator with over 7 years of experience working as a copywriter and editor, including several years working in Communications at the University of Oxford and as Digital Editor for France Today. My previous clients include Penceo, the international communications agency that provides content for Audemars Piguet, FEI (International Equestrian Federation), IWF (International Weightlifting Federation), and FIE (Fédération Internationale d'Escrime).


France Media Group

Digital Editor, France Today

July 2022 - Today (7 months)

- Commissioning, editing, and writing articles for
- Coordinating Le Petit Journal, France Today's weekly newsletter


Freelance Editor  - As a freelancer

January 2021 - Today (2 years and 1 month)

- Editing social media posts, eLearning courses, presentations, and other digital marketing copy
- Clients include Audemars Piguet, FEI (International Equestrian Federation), IWF (International Weightlifting Federation), and FIE (Fédération Internationale d'Escrime)

University College, Oxford

Communications Assistant

Oxford, UK

September 2018 - Today (4 years and 5 months)

- Writing, copy-editing, and uploading digital content for the main website
- Editing content for three print publications
- Coordinating a profile series (interviewing alumni, students, staff, and academics)

Freelance Translator  - As a freelancer

November 2019 - August 2022 (2 years and 9 months)

- Translating (French-English) travel descriptions for a major French travel agency on the Transeo online platform


Freelance Editor and Writer  - As a freelancer

January 2019 - August 2022 (3 years and 7 months)

- Editing and writing content for various clients across finance, lifestyle, home, and sport.


Part-time Programme Assistant

Oxford, UK

September 2017 - October 2017 (1 month)

Oxford University Media Society

Head of Media Content

Oxford, UK

March 2017 - September 2017 (6 months)

- Doing social media (Twitter, Instagram) for events
- Commissioning, writing, and uploading articles to the website
- Helping to manage events

Oxide Radio

Oxide News Presenter

Oxford, UK

January 2017 - September 2017 (8 months)

- Researching, writing, and presenting Oxide Radio's weekly news programme.

The Oxford Student

Investigations Editor

March 2016 - July 2016 (4 months)

Writing detailed and lengthy articles based on extensive surveys of Oxford students and in depth interviews with prominent students.

The Oxford Student


Oxford OX1 2JD, UK

December 2015 - April 2016 (4 months)

Co-Editor-in-Chief of Oxford's favourite student newspaper, 'The Oxford Student'. Dedicating 30-40 hours a week during term as well as time during the vacation to editing content and designing layout. Co-ordinating a team of over 45 members, organising meetings and shifts around everyone's time commitments. Supervising and managing breaking news.

The Oxford Student

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

July 2015 - December 2015 (5 months)

- Supervising two culture sections (Art and Lit, Screen)
- Laying the paper
- Approximately 20 hours a week work during term

Pamela Steele Associates Ltd.

Digital & IT

Editorial Intern

June 2016 - June 2016

Editing the second issue of Health and Humanitarian: The Supply Chain Review (charity magazine)

Musée Saint-Germain and Musée Leblanc-Duvernoy

Translator (French to English)/Cataloguing Museum Items

Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France

July 2013 - July 2013

- Translating information sheets from French into English for museum objects
- Cataloguing museum items