Charles-Antoine de Beaumont d'Autichamp

Strategy | Branding | Marketing | Business Intelligence


Charles-Antoine de Beaumont d'Autichamp - resume

MBA Graduate and Digital Communication professional with over nine years of experience, combining an engineering background with creative skills to create communication campaigns for high-end premium products including Citroën and DS. Expertise in building effective synergies in digital media. Known across the industry for developing film productions and teams and reducing media production costs by up to 210%. Bilingual in English and French, fluent in Spanish.

Relevant Knowledge, Skills, and Training: Project Management  •  Communication Strategy  •  Branding  •  Digital Marketing •  Customer Acquisition •  Business Analytics •  Business Intelligence  •  Film Production  •  Visual Effects

Professional Experience

THE FARADAY PROJECT – Neuilly-sur-Seine, France Sept. 2014 – Present

The Faraday Project designs premium menswear that protects from phone waves and NFC hacking.

Brand Director

PSA PEUGEOT-CITROËN – Vélizy-Villacoublay, France Dec. 2005 – Aug. 2013

French car manufacturer that produced 3 million vehicles and earned €55+ billion in 2012. 200,000 employees worldwide

Visual Communication management for Citroën and DS (Oct. 2006 – Aug. 2013)

Managed up to five-person artistic team responsible for Art Direction and visual material creation. Created official campaign visuals for all Citroën concept-cars since 2006. Managed average annual budget of €700k.

  • Won the Citroën Design Center Creativity Award in 2009 out of approximately 100 designers.
  • Created brand identity and developed the DS visual universe, which is currently used as a basis for the communication strategy of the DS brand, a newly created line of premium products.
  • Exceeded expectations on DS5 project with dramatically low resources. Completed the project with 75% less time and 210% less budget than standard industry requirements.
  • Technically directed the team and managed external contractors. Developed a project plan including selecting team members, delegating responsibilities, overseeing time lines and supervising final deliverable.
  • Achieved a constant technology watch to ensure the team remained the most competitive in case of external calls for tender.
  • Led the industry in innovation; visual materials were selected  by top suppliers in the industry for inclusion in advertisements.

Design Project Manager (Dec. 2005 – Oct.2006)

  • Managed automotive design projects in cooperation with brands such as Fiat, Lancia, Mitsubishi and BMW, and created exterior and interior real scale models for prospective projects.
  • Created the most aesthetically, technically and economically viable product by managing design and engineering constraints of automotive projects.
  • Improved the design process by implementing visualization tools and presentation concepts.

TECHNICON DESIGN – Élancourt, France Sept. 2004 – Dec. 2005

Leading international design and prototyping company that outsources artistic and engineering skills.

CAD Designer & Consultant.

  • Managed design projects for various international automotive brands such as Mitsubishi and Toyota. Created 3D models based on artists sketches and technical references.
  • Integrated CG production tools in design studios. Implemented a virtual reality work flow in order to increase the potential internal communication of design projects.


Master of Business Administration (MBA) Aug. 2014


World’s most international business school. Top 10 FT ranking for international business experience.

  • Hult Prize 2014: Engaged in the Hult Prize, a social entrepreneurship initiative to solve chronic diseases in urban slums; winning team of the internal Boston competition.
  • Consulting Project for NASA: Action Project Team sponsored by NASA during which our team reported to senior management. Our team prepared a business case and action plan for NASA for new communication strategy and business opportunities.
  • Electives: Specialized in Strategic Management of Innovation, Strategic Brand Management, Disruptive Business models, Business Analytics for Managerial Decisions, Customer Acquisition through Digital Marketing
  • Awards:
    • Dean Scholar (top 20 students of 2014 class)
    • Member of the Dean’s List for Academic performance
    • Winning team of the Hult Prize internal competition in Boston

Master’s Degree in Global Engineering 2004

ENSTA Bretagne (École Nationale Supérieure des Techniques Avancées / Higher Institute of Advanced Techniques) – Brest, France

Top ranked French Engineering School (Higher Institute of Education).

  • Preparative Classes at JANSON DE SAILLY – Paris, France

Scientific Bachelor with distinction 1999

FRANKLIN – Saint Louis de Gonzague – Paris, France

Computing Skills

Business Software Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)

Business Intelligence & Analytics: Tableau, Targit, FactSet, Power BI

Digital Marketing: Google Analytics & Google Adwords

2D Graphics Adobe CC (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

Adobe Lightroom

CGI & Virtual Reality Autodesk 3dsMax & Maya

Renderers: VRay & MentalRay

Compositing & VFX The Foundry’s Nuke

Adobe AfterEffects CC

Websites & Internet Adobe Dreamweaver CC

Content Management System: WordPress

Programming languages Object languages: C, Java, Visual Basic, MEL, Python

Internet & network languages: HTML, XML, XSLT, CSS, PHP, SQL, Javascript

Additional Information


French (native speaker), English (bilingual), Spanish (fluent), Japanese (notions)


2007 Scholar & active member of the Society of the Cincinnati, oldest American organization.


Microsoft Office suite, Business Intelligence software, expert in creation software (Adobe Creative Suite 6, Nuke, 3D animation)

Personal Pursuits

Karate (3rd dan, kata & fighting competition), Photography, Sky Diving, Music (classical & electric guitar)

Personal Achievements

Internet websites creation, Art direction & creation of visual identity of non-profit institutions.


Articles publication for image-oriented magazines (3D Mag) and for automotive magazines (Lignes Auto)