Anaelle Amarasinghe

French & English Copywriter

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

When I was a kid, no one could pronounce my surname. Now that I’m older, no one can pronounce my first name either. My challenge in life? Make it as a copywriter with a name no one can remember.

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Skills

  • Advertising
  • Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Content Writing
  • Branding
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Creative Writing
  • Long Copy
  • Bilingual French/english

Companies I’ve worked with

  • GreenLight

    GreenLight

    • Marketing & PR
  • notonthehighstreet

    notonthehighstreet

    • Retail
  • F

    Freelance

    • Leo Burnett

      Leo Burnett

      • Advertising

    Work history

    Currently

    French copywriter

    This is gravy

    Oct 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Transcreation of ATL comms for Luxembourg bank Raiffeisen

    Currently

    Bilingual copywriter

    Onfido

    Feb 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance

    2020

    English copywriter

    Kindred

    Jan 2020 - Jan 2020
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Create scripts for a series of internal educational videos

    2020

    French copywriter

    Recipe

    Dec 2019 - Jan 2020
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Transcreation for an ATL campaign for Kapten

    2019

    English copywriter

    notonthehighstreet

    Oct 2019 - Nov 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • CRM and website content

    2019

    French copywriter

    Reluctantly Brave

    Oct 2019 - Nov 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Transcreation and traduction of website copy

    2019

    Bilingual copywriter

    Photobox Group

    Jun 2018 - Feb 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • -Helping define guidelines for the new tone of voice in both French and English -Rewriting the whole website in English to fit the new tone of voice and brand identity -Rolling out the new tone of voice in both languages across all platforms (including CRM, blog and social media) -Transcreation of English content in French, taking culture, habits and local practices into account -Support in writing and recording French TVC

    2018

    English copywriter

    Zinc Network

    May 2018 - May 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance

    2018

    French Copywriter

    BMB

    May 2018 - Jun 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Helping on the shoot and writing headlines and copy in French for the new LinkedIn international campaign.

    2018

    French Copywriter

    BMB

    Feb 2018 - Feb 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Helping the team with research on the French market as well as writing headlines and copy in French for the new LinkedIn international campaign.

    2018

    English copywriter

    Mirum Agency, WPP

    Feb 2018 - Apr 2018
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • As well as writing product descriptions for Bayer, I helped bring the new Shell V-Power ATl campaign to life.

    2017

    English copywriter

    Live Area

    Aug 2017 - Oct 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Email comms for Heineken and GORE

    2017

    Jul 2017 - Jul 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Blog post and press releases for Furniture Village, Carphone Warehouse and Asus

    2017

    English copywriter

    Breakthrough Media

    Jul 2017 - Dec 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Branding and above the line comms for various charities.

    2017

    English copywriter

    Waste Creative

    Jun 2017 - Jun 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Website content and social posts for Lotto, in-game content for Boom Beach

    2017

    English copywriter

    Momentum

    Dec 2015 - Jun 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Experiential activations and content campaigns Brands: blu, Stella Artois, Microsoft, UPS, LATAM Airlines...

    2015

    Junior Writer

    The Clearing

    Mar 2014 - Oct 2015
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • TOV, brand guidelines, taglines, content, ad campaigns, DM, naming Brands: Eurostar, Fitness First, Breast Cancer Now and Ocado.

    2014

    Copywriter

    Freelance

    Sep 2012 - Feb 2014
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Naming, DM and brochures for agencies like Swan Design. Also a long run at the British Council where I wrote content for some of their new websites, including British Council France, Greece and Thailand.

    2011

    Junior Copywriter

    BETC Paris

    Feb 2011 - Aug 2011
    • Paris, France
    • Full Time
    • Online communications and prints for brands like Monoprix, Gulli, Thalys.

    2010

    Junior Copywriter

    Leo Burnett

    Jan 2010 - May 2010
    • Paris, France
    • Full Time
    • Above the line communications for brands like Quick, Blackberry, Kellogg's.

    Education

    2012

    MA Creative Advertising

    University College Falmouth

    Sep 2011 - Sep 2012
    • Falmouth, United Kingdom
    • Develop conceptual thinking to be a top-high creative. Finished with a distinction.

    2011

    Masters in Copywriting

    Sup de pub

    Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
    • Paris, France
    • Learning the craft and skills involved in copywriting. Finished with a first.

    2009

    Master in French and English Literature

    University of Reading

    Sep 2008 - Jul 2009
    • Reading, United Kingdom
    • International student in Reading taking modules in translation and English and French literature, while writing a master dissertation about colonialism in English and French literature with my French university.

    2008

    BA(Hons) Double Degree in English Literature and French Laguage

    Rennes 2

    Sep 2007 - Jun 2008
    • Rennes, France
    • First in French 2:1 in English