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2003 to 2009

In 2003, Marketic was taken over by Unica, a US Marketing Software Company.

Unica opens up to global markets and starts to internationalize its application Suite.

As part of the nascent Internationalization department, I was in charge of:

  • Selecting the LSP to localize Unica products' UI and documentation;
  • Implementing a quality process by developing and maintaining:
    • Best practice guidelines for software development with view of internationalization;
    • L10N workflow;
    • Company terminology database.
  • Follow up the company L10N:
    • Coordinate the L10N with the LSP and the Product and Documentation Managers;
    • Implement and coordinate a review step of the localized product by the Unica countries reviewers within the translation cycle;
    • Review the product UI and documentation into French prior to release.


2001 to 2003

Responsible for the Documentation in Marketic, a direct marketing Software company, I was in charge of:

  • Starting a French online help from scratch;
  • Selecting a LSP to manage the OLH translation;
  • Following up the OLH localization into English, Dutch and Spanish;
  • Managing in-house translation updates using the translation memory database;
  • Creating and maintaining a terminology database.


April 1998 to 2001

In charge of the documentation management in Meta4, a Spanish editor of software for Human Resources and Knowledge Management.

Based in Madrid for the first 8 months, I was involved in the setting up of the French subsidiary.

My achievements:

  • Planned a documentation workflow;
  • Wrote specific documentation for the French Payroll and HR modules based on the standard documentation;
  • Set up a methodology to archive the documents by release;
  • Managed the documentation release updates;
  • Published single source documentation into:
    • HTML Online Help;
    • Online Manuals.


1993 to 1994

Translator in the Accounting Department of Rhône-Poulenc Rorer. Part time mission during my Specialized Translation Master 2 degree.


1989 to 1990

Wine & Spirits Representative with the Barton & Guestier Company in Walt Disney World Co., in the Epcot Center park (Florida, USA).



Front desk hostess in the Comité Catholique contre la Faim et pour le Développement (Catholic Committee against Hunger and for Development).