I am currently living and working in Paris as an independant watch and jewelry designer.
2018: Jewelry Design specialization at l’Académie des Métiers d’Art in Paris
2004: Graduated from Institut Supérieur de Design as Engineering Product Design Manager
2002 to 2004: Master in Design Management at Institut Supérieur de Design
1999 to 2002: BSc in Industrial Design at Institut Supérieur de Design
1999: French Baccalaureate in Sciences (equivalent of A levels)
FIELDS OF EXPERTISE
Methodology: design language, brainstorming, analogies, mental maps, personas and usage scenarios
Innovations: functions, intuitiveness, new ways of reading time, horological complication
Sketches, roughs, gouachés (pencil, pen, markers, paintbrush)
2D rendering (Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop)
3D modelling & rendering (Alias Design & Rhinoceros)
Materials (traditional and avant garde)
Ensuring the compatibility of concept design with manufacturing constraints
Manufacturing process (manufacturing steps, assembly and optimisation for VAS or recycling)
Rigorous and intuitive approach adapted to each specific environment
Capacity of engendering a productive work environment with inspiring and empowering supervision
Quick and efficient communication especially on problems to solve
Constant interchange of ideas with other designers, artistic director, marketing and engineering services
Since 2019: Freelance watch & jewelry designer
2014 to 2018: Watch and graphic designer for the CITIME group (Paris) - www.oxygen-watch.com
OXYGEN Paris: Creation and development of new models and lineups + evolution of existing models (cases, dials, straps and movement adaptations), artistic direction of the brand identity and its expression through the website (supervision of its complete redesign), brand communications (including supervision of digital marketing), POS material and events (like Baselworld).
CITIME: Creation, adaptation and declension of watches branded to client's names in the fields of automotive and men's ready-to-wear.
2007 to 2014: Watch designer for GUY ELLIA (Paris) - Facebook page of GUY ELLIA
Analysis, creation, conception, prototyping, development and declension of watches for Ladies and Men (cases, dials, complication modules, specific straps, luxury cases and POS material).
Creation of communication supports for press, internet and fairs.
2007: Mobile Phone designer for MODELABS (Paris) - www.modelabs.com
Creation of private label mobile phones and accessories for famous brands.
2006: Product designer for DECATHLON inside the brand TRIBORD (Hendaye) - www.tribord.tm.fr
Design and graphism of diving and kite surf sports equipment.
Refinement of surfing and diving wetsuits.
Design of surfboard bags.
Selected design for a new sailing shoe.
2005: Product designer for DECATHLON inside the brand GEONAUTE (Villeneuve d'Ascq) - www.geonaute.fr
Study, creation and refinement of 2 new watches lineups (digital and analogical watches).
Creation of a new sport luggages lineup
2004: Product designer, internship at LUNAR DESIGN (San Francisco and Palo Alto) - www.lunar.com
Design and development of a smartphone for Hewlett-Packard
Design of an MP3 player for SanDisk
Design study for Adidas-brand athletic shoes
Conceptual study for Oral B-brand toothbrushes
Conceptual study of a futuristic multi-media player
September 2003: 3D designer, DIEDRE DESIGN (Versailles) 1 month short term contract - www.diedredesign.com
3D illustration of assembly notices for Meccano-brand games.
2002 to 2003: Internship at DIEDRE DESIGN (Versailles) 6 months - www.diedredesign.com
Graphic design for Time bicycles, logo and graphic creation on Mavic’s rims of bicycle
Design of exhibition poster layout
Topbike graphic trame facing design (Carrefour Cycle Europe)
Creation of the new Majorette pack graphic charter design
Blaupunkt car radio interface design