I'm currently Art Director at Digitas (Paris). Prior to joining Digitas, I was director for Publicis Hong Kong and for Connect Japan (Tokyo-based agency), where I helped create award-winning online experiences for such brands as Sony, Panasonic, Epson and Canon. I have also a strong experience in luxury (cosmetics, fashion, fragrance) I specialize in creating strategic, engaging user experiences that live across multiple media, including websites, blogs, interactive billboards, mobiles or even print.
Award-winning Interactive Art Director (FWA, Webbyes,..). 8 years hands-on web experience. Broad inspiration (Paris - Tokyo - Shanghai - Hong Kong). Looking for the remarkable (or "Purple Cow" spirit). EXPERIENCE Interactive Art Director at DIGITAS (Paris) www.digitas.com 2010.01 - present days Lead and manage luxury-specialized design team. Interactive Art Director (freelancer) at Uzik (Paris) www.uzik.com 2009.07 - 2010.01 Led and managed visual design team. Initiated project vision. Worked with internal teams and freelancers to take initial briefs and turn them into clearly scoped projects. Found solutions to interaction design problems that surprised and delighted end users. Interactive Art Director at Publicis Modem (Hong Kong) www.modemmedia.com 2007.07 - 2009.07 As Art Director, led all creative online development for Publicis Hong Kong clients. Grew interactive group from three employees to a nicely-staffed department. Developed rich media advertising and strategies for online campaigns. Recruited creative talent, supervised outside creative resources. Interactive Art Director at Publicis (Shanghai) www.publicisapac.com 2007.01 - 2007.07 Prodived art direction and creative team management for a sixty-person integrated advertising agency. Lead creative concepting for online advertising, website development, rich media and cd-rom creation. Managed a diverse creative department of flash designers, illustrators and freelancers. Presented strategic thinking and creative work for client review. Art Director at Connect Japan (Tokyo) www.connectj.co.jp 2003.05 - 2007.01 Perfomed lead role in the design and production of print, identity, packaging, multimedia, web design and web applications. Developed user interface specifications, site architecture diagrams and user experience audits. Managed outside vendors for online and photography projects. Web Designer at Sunflower Services (Paris) 2001.03-2003.05 Developed interactive strategy documents to guide design process and ensure alignment between client and agency. Trained, supervised and provided art direction for junior designers. Managed multiple, concurrent projects in different stages. TOOLS Photoshop Illustrator Flash (AS3 / Papervision3D) Dreamweaver Indesign Paper Pencil LANGUAGES English French (native) Japanese