Branding, Human Experience, Meta Design, Design Systems, Design Semiotic, Design Hacking, Generative Design, Creative & Art Direction
I'm currently working full time as Senior Art Director at BUCK New York as well as building personal projects.
Hi Friends! My name is Renaud & I'm a French Designer based in Brooklyn.
I am obsessed about the idea of using Creativity, Design, Innovation, Science, Behaviour & Experiences to empower Humans around the world.
2007 ー After studying Applied Arts in High School, I moved to Paris to study design and dropped Design School a year later.
After studying Applied Arts and a short admission at ENSAAMA Olivier de Serres in Paris. I started working as a design apprentice under the mentorship of David Ronhel for the design studio HKI Hellohikimori where I later became Art Director.
There, I contributed to the success of a number of award-winning work (FWA, Webby, Promax,) for clients such as Louis Vuitton, Diesel, Coca Cola, Orange or L'Oréal and participated in festival talks (OFFF, MADinSpain) and live press events (Adobe).
2011 ー I moved to London to freelance and switch from Interactive and WebDesign to 3D and motion.
There, I contributed to the success of project for small brands including Nike, Apple, Google, Microsoft, Disney, for renowned award winning studios such as ManVsMachine, Nexus Production and Universal Everything.
2015 ー Co-Founded the 3D Design Studio Panoply alongside with Mark Lindner.
I ideated, designed and co-directed our launch project "A Guide To Happy", which gathered a humble total of a million+ views with press features in Vice media, Motionographer and Fubiz. Panoply successfully created and produced high end commercial 3d motion work for small business such as Nike, Louis Vuitton and Mercedes.
2018 ー Established an independent practice to study Typography & Design Systems.
2019 ー Moved to New York to join BUCK.🗽
After failing miserably to surrender to the long term joy of mechanical work and the many glories of becoming a typographer, I had been offered to join BUCK as a Senior Art Director to contribute to Brand Activations, Brand Design and multi platform Design Systems.
2020 ー Coaching & Mentoring in response to the COVID-19 situation in 2020.
I contributed to help young professionals and students through free Online Coaching & Mentoring, using Systemic Approach, reviewing portfolio and providing self development strategies.
2021 ー Launching numen.
I am currently building an online education platform for the creative, design, art & innovation community.
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