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Benjamin Le Gentil

Interior Designer

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Work Experience


Communication Artist

As an independent designer I focus on improving the experience and the perception of your brand.

Through interior spaces, web, social network or print design I develop an image of your brand that is relevant to its value to create and improve a deep relationship with the consumers.

My works include :

Interior design : Conception and master planning, technical drawings, on site supervision, visual presentation (graphic and 3D renderings).

Webdesign : Front-end development, art direction, website design and architecture. Even if i am not the one who make the code, i have good knowledges in HTML, CSS, php and a strong understanding on how the things should work.

Printdesign : Logotype conception, business card, advertising, media promotion [...]
October 2009 - Montréal, Canada

Agence Tuxedo

Commercial Designer

February 2013 - Present Montreal, Quebec, Canada

LemayMichaud Architecture Design

Interior Designer

LEMAYMICHAUD is a 30 years old, award winning, architecture agency known for the quality and expertise of its design. As a member of the interior design team, I worked on several kind of projects including Hospitality / Residential / Commercial / Corporate and Institutional. contributing from the first meeting to the project's delivery.

/ Preliminary and conceptual development.
Involved from the initial meeting to the final presentations, I put together a planning and an interior design concept that would answer the client's brief, developed the visual documentation that would support the presentation and acted as a coordinator between the clients and the implied actors of the projects.

*** Skills: Conceptual Research & Development, Planning, Sketch, 3D Renderings, Visual Presentation, SketchUp, Vray, Photoshop. Illustrator, InDesign...

/ Execution & Site coordination.
Initial survey and realization of technical and mill-work drawings. Research ,selection and integration of materials and technologies throughout the projects. Coordination with the involved actors during the construction phase.

*** Skills: Architectural survey, Technical drawings, Coordination meeting, AUTOCAD.

/ Graphic design.
During my stay, the agency took more and more implication in the signage / branding / advertising aspect of the projects shifting from taking existing content to create original ones involving me from their conception to their execution and as a coordinator for their execution.

*** Skills: Illustration, Print design, Branding..

/ Personal implication.
As a member of the team I originated several projects to improve the company image and presence over the internet and the day-to-day life of my co-workers. Such projects include social media presence (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest), a corporate blog and a face book for newcomers.

*** Skills: Photography, Editorial design, Webdesign, Illustration, Lightroom, HTML, CSS, Wordpress
May 2011 - February 2013 Montreal, Canada

SidLee Architecture

Interior Designer Intern

SID LEE is a renowned advertising / architecture agency ranking for its strong ability to mix design disciplines in order to create stunning brand experience. As an intern, I was involved on several Commercial Design / Retail projects at different level of completion supporting the team for:

/ Preliminary and conceptual development.
From the initial meeting through multidisciplinary brainstorming and first sketches / planning to the final presentations I was involved as a member of the design team. Most of my work includes the realization of the visual documentation for the presentations.

*** Skills: Conceptual Research & Development, Planning, Sketch, 3D Renderings, Visual Presentation, 3DS Max, MentalRay, SketchUp, Photoshop. Illustrator, InDesign...

/ Execution.
Realization of technical and mill-work drawings. Research ,selection and integration of materials and technologies throughout the projects.

*** Skills: Technical drawings, AUTOCAD.
Mechanical Engineering Intern
June 2010 - August 2010 Montreal, Canada

Halberg Design

Mechanical Engineering Intern

As one of the four intern hired, we were asked to work on three project :

The first one was the technical modeling of a prototype for Alurex.

The second one included the conception, the modeling and the structural design of a pizza dough prototype.

The last one was a brainstorming project on how to improve and automate the fabrication process of scallop-beacon appetizer.

All of these project were made on CATIA V5.
May 2008 - June 2008 Brossard, Qc, Canada


University Of Montreal

Bachelor in Interior Design

Awards :
- 1st price of excellence and creativity awarded by PROCAD & A2Design (2011)
- 1st price of creativity awarded by RHO (2010)

Publications :
- Poesis No XX (April 2011)
- Poesis No XX (Oct 2009)

Activities and Societies:
Centre M.A.S (Matériaux Assemblages & Systèmes)
- DEI representative on the faculty committee;
- Brand and signage conception (2009)
September 2008 - April 2011 Montréal, Qc, Canada

University Claude Bernard Lyon1


Parallel cursus done during my first year of interior design at University of Montreal.
September 2008 - June 2009 Lyon, France

University Claude Bernard Lyon1

DUT, Mechanical Engineering

4th session abroad at CEGEP de St Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec,Canada.

Activities and Societies:
- Secretary of Magic BDE (2006)
- President of Magic BDE (2007)
- Administrator of GAELIS (2007)
- Representative of IUT-B at GTVE (2006 & 2007
September 2006 - June 2008 Lyon, France


French (Native),
English (Conversational),
Spanish (Beginner),