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About Me

Dig through my experiences, education, skills and achievements. Learn about the journey to my current creative career. It has followed anything but a carefully executed plan. It took some unexpected twists and turns. That’s what makes it rich, interesting, valuable.

Skills

Languages

  • French: Native
  • English: Fluent

Tools

Capture One Pro, Adobe creative Suite, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, XD, Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Facebook Ads, Hotjar, SEO Spider, HTML, CSS, SASS, Javascript, Typescript, React, Re- dux, GraphQL, Angular, Ionic, Node, JAMstack, Hugo, PHP, LAMP, LEMP, Laravel, Gulp, Webpack, Jest, WordPress, Shopify, Prestashop, Firebase, Ansible, Docker, GSAP, SVG

Education

MBA at Grenoble Graduate School of Business

MSc Computer Science at INPG ENSIMAG Grenoble

Summary

Multifaceted creative technologist and digital artist with experience in web design and development, e-commerce, web marketing, visual and written content creation for digital and print.

Experiences

Digital Manager

2015-2017

Tributeam Ltd.

Involved in several business development projects in kids fashion, educational products & services, food & beverage. Provided input on digital brand building. Oversaw digital and information technology strategy. Developed, operated and optimized e-commerce properties. Created visual assets, branding material and copy for various projects. Managed SEO, PPC, email and social media initiatives. Researched link building opportunities. Prototyped mobile apps. Ran kids fashion photoshoot for one project. Produced video interview for another.

Business Owner

2012-2018

Eccentric

Developed websites and e-commerce properties for customers. Provided design, content creation, digital communication, web marketing consulting, technical expertise and operational services.

Contributing Editor

2011-2012

Free Presse

Wrote for several contract publications and print magazines Cosy City and Cosy Mountain. Authored topics on architecture, design, art, luxury and lifestyle subjects. Pitched article ideas. Researched stories. Carried out interviews. Sourced supporting material.

Product Application Engineer

2008-2011

Xilinx Inc.

Oversaw synthesis software product definition and validation. Assisted dev team with release delivery. Provided technical expertise to field for large customer cases. Au- thored user manuals and technical documents. Partnered and collaborated with multiple cross-functional teams.

Software Development Engineer

1999-2008

Xilinx Inc.

Developed synthesis software. Built technical expertise on behavioural modelling, DSP and memory synthesis. In charge of IT at Grenoble site.

Software Development Engineer

1997-1998

Minc Synario Inc.

Developed macro inference technologies. In charge of IT at Grenoble site.

Software Development Engineer

1995-1997

Innovative Synthesis Technologies

Developed synthesis software. Assumed IT and sysadmin responsibility.