PARIS, FRANCE // After graduating from one of the most prestigious business schools in France, Xavier started to work in 2000 as an Account Manager for Mercedes-Benz, Nokia, SNCF in the agency Devarrieuvillaret. Two years later, he left Paris to travel in Africa, testing his photagraphy skills while discovering another world. He then worked as a freelance Copywriter and took part in french independant agency Buzzman’s take off, where he worked successively as an Account Manager, PR Manager, Community Manager and finally as a Copywriter to fulfill his appetite for creation and answer the call of his inner nature.
In 2011, he was hired by Marcel Paris, where he has been working with Julien Simons, and now as Creative Director for 3 years.
Throughout the years, he produced surprising campaigns in various mediums ; his work is always branded with a touch of unexpected. Highlights of his work include campaigns like Marc Dorcel “#Handsoff”, Axe (Lynx), Tippex, Under Armor, Orange and many other popular campaigns for popular french brands.
Xavier's work has been rewarded with more than 50 awards at the Clio Awards, Cannes Lions, D&AD, NY Festivals, One Show, Eurobest, EPICA and all major advertising festivals.
He’s also the unofficial look-alike of international DJ David Guetta.