Education2017–2020 Education Sciences PhD student (in progress)
Laboratory EA 4671 ADEF. Doctoral school: Cognition, Language, Education,
Aix-Marseille Université. Aix-en-Provence, France.
Supervisors: Prof. Marjolaine Chatoney & Dr Éric Tortochot.

2016–2017 Master of Humanities & Social Sciences in Education (MEEF) (with distinction)
École supérieure du professorat et de l’éducation, Aix-Marseille Université.
(Education, Learning and Training in Sciences & Technology, option Applied Arts).
Aix-en-Provence, France.

2015–2016 Atelier national de recherche typographique (ANRT). Nancy, France.
Research on stencilled choir books (1650–1850) including the construction of a relational database management system.

2012–2013 Diploma Expert class Type design (with distinction)
Plantin institute of typography (Expert class type design). Antwerp, Belgium.
Work and research included a revival project based on Jacques François Rosart's Grand Canon Romain and a personal project based on the contrast sort of the pointed nib.

2010–2011 Master of Arts in Typeface design
University of Reading (Department of Typography & Graphic Communication). Reading, England.
Research focused on children and typography. Practical work focused on Latin, Hebrew, and Kannada letterforms, glyphs, and type design.

1996–1999 Diplôme national d’arts et techniques (DNAT) (summa cum laude)
Institut régional d’art visuel de la Martinique (Option graphic design). Martinique, France.

1993 Certificate in Interior Decoration
Barbados Community College (Department of Fine Arts). Barbados.

1991–1993 A-levels — Majors: Mathematics; Physics; Geography
Other subjects taken: Accounting; Introduction to Sociology, English and Communication; Ethics & Citizenship, Politics and Caribbean Society
Barbados Community College (Department of Natural Sciences). Barbados.

1985–1991 O-levels — Mathematics; Physics; Geography; Technical drawing;
Woods; Metals; Principles of business; English
Roebuck secondary school. Barbados.
Teaching experienceSince Oct 2018 Temporary Teaching and Research Associate
Training and initial & continuing education of primary and secondary school teachers in Science & Technology - Design/Industrial design. Course planning, lectures, practical workshops, and student feedback and evaluation. Participation in the development of educational research related to teaching and learning processes in science and technology.
Master of Humanities & Social Sciences in Education (MEEF).
ESPE Aix-Marseille Université, EA 4671 ADEF, Faculty of Sciences. Marseille, France.

2012–2016 Visiting lecturer
Course planning, lectures, practical workshops, and student feedback and evaluation.
Typography 2nd year. École Intuit Lab. Aix-en-Provence, France.

Sept. 2015 Instructor
2-day Workshop ‘Understanding letterforms’. Hyper Island. Karlskrona, Sweden.

March 2015 Instructor
3-day Workshop in Typeface design. Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Hong Kong.

2010 Part-time teacher
Introduction of a range of artistic concepts and techniques with an emphasis on artistic skills,
building confidence and having fun. With children 5–7 years old.
The ArtSplash Centre. Barbados.

2007–2010 Visiting lecturer
Course planning, lectures, practical workshops, and student feedback and evaluation.
Typography & Graphic Design: 2nd year Associate degree
and 1st year Bachelor of Fine Arts (option graphic design).
Barbados Community College. Barbados.
Professional experienceSince 2002 Owner / Designer: Elms
Conception, creation and execution of two-and-three dimensional projects in all visual communications areas: identity systems, interactive design, exhibition design, print design, concept development, storyboarding, copy writing (radio et television). Artistic direction: on photo shoots and studio recordings. My work also includes writing campaign plans, developing media plans for newspaper, radio and television as well as managing budgets.

2005-2007 Visual Merchandiser: Duty Free Caribbean. Barbados.
The Caribbean’s largest department store, Cave Shepherd & Harrisons, luxury goods store: created and executed window and in-store displays.

2006 Events Decorator: Cave Shepherd Barbados Fashion Week. Barbados.
Conceptualized and implemented design of fashion market area of event.

2004-2005 Creative Associate: McCann-Erickson World Group. Barbados.
Advertising campaigns for Coca-Cola, American Airlines, and other blue-chip clients: concept development, client presentation, copy writing, art direction on photo shoots, execution of final art, press checks ….

2002-2003 Graphic Designer: Empreinte Digitale. Martinique, France.
Catalogue and billboard poster design for leading hypermarkets: Carrefour & Casino: art direction on photo shoots, conception and execution of product catalogues.

2001-2002 Graphic Designer: Madiaplan Création. Martinique, France.
Conception and execution of cultural projects inclusive of posters, brochures, invitations ….

2000-2001 Graphic Designer: Sérigraphe plus, Imprime plus, Enseigne plus. Martinique, France.
Development of logotypes, vehicle graphics, signage graphics ….

2000 Graphic Designer: Imprimerie Désormeaux. Martinique, France.
Layout, imposition ….

1999 Events Decorator: Office du Tourisme de Fort-de-France. Martinique, France.
Decoration of the city for Christmas and Carnival as well as for special and cultural events.

Since 1999 Independent graphic designer

1998 Trainee art director & graphic designer: Publicara. Martinique, France.

1995-1996 Office Manager: Architectes cubed. Barbados.
Bookkeeping, meeting planning, day-to-day management of office, designed library for lawyer office.
Professional associationsLes Ateliers de la Recherche en Design (ARD)
Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA)
Design Society (DS)
Design Research Society (DRS)
Association Typographique Internationale (ATypI)
Alliance France Design (AFD)
Reviewing and related workJury member:
• Degree examination board, École Intuit Lab, Aix-en-Provence, France. (2012, 2013, 2014)
Expert classes Type Design and Book Design projects.
Plantin-Moretus Museum, 17 May – 31 August, 2014. Antwerp, Belgium.

‘Type Masters’
Typefaces from the 2011 graduating master classes at the University of Reading (UK) and the Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten (NL).
Mota Italic, 26 July – 8 September, 2011. Berlin, Germany.

‘Bienvenue – Graphiste autour du monde’
Le mois du graphisme d’Échirolles, 18 November – 9 December, 2000. Échirolles, France.