Gildas Benoit

Artistic director

Webdesigner, Entrepreneur, Transmédia Designer, Sound Designer, Illustrateur, Ar-tee-ste…


  • Great capacity to understand and have an overview of a project, both from the point of view of the client/advertiser and of the prescriber and the user

  • Very proactive, pushy, producer of ideas, with a tendency to deliberately leave the framework and the constraints at first to better return to them in the production phase (divergence/convergence method)

  • Design, production and management global communication strategies and campaigns
  • web design, UI/UX, website design, e-commerce, webmastering, SEO…
  • Industrial design, design of products and spaces
  • Illustration, cinematography
  • Design and production of visual identity: logos, graphic charter, naming
  • Design and production sound identities
  • Monitoring, artistic creation and new media, new technologies

2022 : Artistic Director / Webdesigner freelance

2021 : Illustrator, First published children's book "The Fabada of Walliwi" (In collaboration with Alexander Timothy Rees-Evans)

2015-2021 : Artistic Director / Associate Communication Manager of the Startup studio specialized in sustainable development: Step One Group (became WHPH in 2019)

Creation and administration of about fifty sites, design, logos, presentations, B2B / B2C communication steponegroup.fr

2011-2015 : Creator / Manager of the “Sound-a-like” Studio at Plaine Image
Composition of music for advertising and web films, voice over,  sound identity, sound design
Works to discover here

 Creator / director of SKYZO projects, Transmedia Urban Audio Game in 3D sound immersion, and TEMPO, interactive audio guide for cultural and tourist sites.
(Creation of the concept and game design, writing, graphics, sound design, music, direction of dialogues, Project manager…)
2014: 1st Prize at the Digital Creativity Awards
2014: DIY DAYS Paris finalist

2011-2013 : Global Creative in charge the design of transversal campaigns and calls for tenders (Competitions) Offline/online
DPS Monebak Lille

2011-2013 : Professor of Advertising Creation 
ISTC Lille

2006-2011 : Senior Art Director
Design, production, execution Print campaigns
DPS Monebak Lille

2004-2006: Junior Artistic Director
Euro RSCG Compagnie Lille

2001-2004: Assistant Artistic Director
McCann Erickson Levallois-Perret

1998 to 2001: Internships Right Hemisphere, Clichy, Publicis Hooray!, Lille, Studio Penez, Lille, Dekindt Advertising, Miami

Many freelance projects

Since 2015: Web design continuing education, google certification, Cambridge English

May 2014: Transmedia Training Pictanovo

May 2013 : Sound design training and interactive devices – ENJMIN, Angoulême

Self-taught in composition, sound techniques, sound marketing...Audio engineer online training

1999-2001 : Creation Sup Roubaix

1996-1999 : Higher Institute of Design Valenciennes

1996 : Tray S, Ozanam Lille high school

Passionate and very active watch on web and ICT tools

Online training Sound engineer, web, google expert

Perfect knowledge of Adobe suites (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign) and Affinity (Designer, Photographer, Publisher)

Good knowledge of many software video, illustration, animation, UI/UX

Perfect knowledge of WordPress / Elementor / Woocommerce

Good knowledge of web tools and languages (html CSS, js, php, jQuery, SEO, Google analytics and search console…

Perfect mastery of Logic Pro and digital audio environments and sound design, game design, interactivity (Unity, MaxMsp, PureData, Arduino, etc.)

Good knowledge of office tools (Microsoft, Google, Apple)

Fluent English (Cambridge C1 advanced level)

Musician : basse, clavier, ukulele, instruments électroniques… (2006-2017 : groupe de chanson rock : Les Postits, 2023-…tribute Pink Floyd : Newmoon Experience).

Curious : Watch, tests, experiments in VR, binaural acoustics, electronics…

Sports: Bike, golf, ex-cheerleader

Né le 16 juin 1978, 45 ans, 3 enfants

Mouvaux (Lillo region)

Available for hiring, freelance, or simply to meet...