Contacts

Overview

  • 11+ years experience in top graphic design companies.
  • 7 years in web design & print.
  • 5 years in motion design and video.
  • Graduate of the prestigious Gobelins School in Paris.
  • Winner of 3 FWA awards and 1 Webby Award.

Specialties

  • Brings out the best from creative teams
  • Blends innovation with practicality
  • Problem solver
  • Delivers within deadlines and budget
  • Cool drawing skills

Computer Skills

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • After Effects
  • Flash
  • WordPress
  • HTML & CSS
  • Office
  • 3DSMAX
  • Blender
  • Unity

Education

2004-2006
Master’s Degree in Digital Media
Gobelins School of applied arts, print and digital media. Paris, France

2003-2004
Bachelor in Art History
Lille University, France

2000-2003
2-year Technical Diploma  in Visual Communication and Multimedia
ESAAT Lille, France

Languages

French : native
Spanish : proficient

Professional Experience

FOUNDER – CREATIVE DIRECTOR / BARJABULLE

08.2013 – Consultant since US relocation 07-2017
Motion design and TV broadcast design agency

  • Developed the creative studio from scratch, constantly delivering progressive and effective visual identities for TV channels, TV shows, corporate movies and commercials, driving a business revenue of $1M the first year, and over $2M the 2 following years.
  • Mastered every technical aspect of a brand image: campaign conception, graphic identity production, re-branding, editing and shooting direction.
  • Built up a portfolio of 35 loyal clients in a highly competitive environment. Increased awareness, audience engagement, internal culture and business growth for premium brands as BEIN SPORT, SYFY, FOX, LG, SAMSUNG, FREEMANTLE, ENDEMOL, AIR FRANCE, TF1, M6 and more.
  • Won 5 challenging tender bids for a total business of $1.5M.
  • Recruited the entire creative team of 9 artists from various fields: 3d artists, graphic and motion designers, sound editors, stage decorators, stylists and cameramen.
  • Controlled creative budgets and met strict deadlines, while instilling enthusiasm, building a positive work environment and empowering employees.
  • Provided strategic leadership in business development on new markets and workflow efficiency.
CREATIVE DIRECTOR / UZIK

09.2011 – 08.2013
Premium design agency in video, illustration, online communication

  • Oversaw creative identity, navigation and interfaces for premium and luxury brands: LE LOUVRES, ELIE SAAB, PERRIER-JOUËT CHAMPAGNE, LVMH and more.
  • Reported directly to the CEO and managed a team of 6 senior art directors to successfully deal with multiple deadlines on projects that required high standards, creativity and outstanding excecution.
  • Delivered handcrafted benchmarks, trends and inspirational documents for the entire agency, establishing a consistency of style for future project achievements.
  • Generated new revenue from incentive tasks: graphic trends consulting, marketing cases studies and R&D on mobile technology.
CREATIVE DIRECTOR / LA FORME NEW MEDIA

10.2008 – 09.2011
New media web agency, communication off/online, product launches, events, exhibitions

  • Managed a team of 4 art directors to deliver state of the art interactive experiences.
  • Won 3 Favorite Website Awards (FWA) Grottes de Lascaux www.lascaux.culture.fr / French Ministry of Culture www.visite.culture.gouv.fr /Samsung i8 www.thefwa.com/site/samsung-i8 and 1 Webby Award for Grottes de Lascaux www.lascaux.culture.fr
  • Designed over 50 premium graphic layouts for websites, videos and apps.
ART DIRECTOR / LA FORME NEW MEDIA

03.2006 – 10.2008

  • Hired to support luxury and cultural clients of the agency
  • Innovated on the first Touch set up & website design for CHANEL, the Coco exhibition, Shanghaï
  • Produced V-jing assets for Samsung Player Party at la Bourse de Paris
  • Created the visual identity & edited the VOGUE catalog : Banks of Beauty
  • Promoted to a creative director position after 2 years.