Fabrice Leray = Engineer + Interior Architecture


Fabrice LERAY
38 years old, French Nationality


2012-2013 EFET School of Interior Architecture, Paris, France
Part of the 15 schools validated by CFAI (Interior Architects French Council)
1-year Interior Architect Assistant specific programme
"Special Jury Mention" for my end-of-studies project (Loft)
Courses in Interior Architecture, Set and Furniture Design, Drawing, Technology, Regulation

2012 BGE PaRif, Paris, France
6-month individual support for business creation
Business management, financial analysis, business plan

1992-1997 Université de Technologie de Compiègne (UTC), Paris Region, France
M.Eng in Mechanical Engineering, major in Industrial Design

1994-1995 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), U.S.A.
Junior year at School of Fined Arts, Art and Design Department


2013 JGDesign, Paris
Studio of Interior Architecture
2-month training period : project selected for CRBE Headquarters interior architecture, AutoCAD drawings, 3D modelling, company brochure layout

2009-2012 RENAULT, Paris Region, France
Styling Feasibility Team Manager
□ 11 draughtsmen, 6 project pilots, 15 contractors
□ France & International workload management (40 people worldwide)
□ Global contractor workload management (850 K€ annual)
□ Styling and Architecture Depts Directors communication organization
□ Training session co-making-up and animation which aim is to increase
engineers awareness on Styling stakes (12 sessions of 25 people)

2007-2009 RENAULT, Barcelona, Spain
Design Studio Technical Leader
□ 5 designers, 5 digital modelors
□ Styling proposals analyses and technical support (Zoé, Clio4)
□ Study and manufacturing follow-up of first Twizy prototypes
□ Skill transfer to international : window people in Brazil and Korea

2005-2007 RENAULT, Paris Region, France
Styling Feasibility Project Leader
□ Dacia Sandero, Samsung SM5, J97/H49 project
□ Convergence animation between engineering and styling
□ Technical input translation, hard points synthesis, project reporting

1998-2005 RENAULT, Paris Region, France
Research Projects Technical Leader
□ Needs analysis, study and manufacturing follow-up
□ Innovative door presented to Louis Schweitzer (Renault Chairman)
□ 19 pattents co-inventor deposited at INPI (Intellectual Property National Institute)


□ French : Mother tongue
□ English : Fluent (1 year in the US, TOEIC 925)
□ Spanish : Fluent (2 years in Barcelona)

□ Graphics : Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
□ 2D : AutoCAD
□ 3D : SketchUp, Catia v5
□ Rendering : 3DSMax, Blender
□ MS Office expertise


Home Design
□ sketches, 3D, specifications, call for bids, on site building management
□ blogging on my professional reconversion (39 articles, 24000 pages read)

Short film production (2 years)
□ association co-founder (15 members), logo design
□ equipment study and making (steady-cam, microphone boom, travelling dolly)
□ rehearsals, shootings, video montage, festival participation

□ Tennis competition (30/1)
□ Snowboard, Rollerblade, Guitar


  • Interior Architecture
  • Set and Furniture Design
  • Industrial Design