After graduating from the Ecole Supérieure de Design Industriel, Vincent Créance began his career in 1985 at the Plan Créatif Agency where he became design director in 1990 and developed, among other things, numerous products for high-tech and consumer markets, for France Télécom and RATP (Paris metro). In 1996, he joined Alcatel as Design Director for all phone activities on an international level. In 1999, he became Vice President Brand in charge of product design and user experience as well as all communications for the Mobile Phones BU. During the launch of the Franco-Chinese TCL and Alcatel Mobile Phones joint venture in 2004, Vincent Créance advanced to the position of Design and Corporate Communications Director.
In 2006, he became President and CEO of MBD Design, one of the major design agencies in France, providing design solutions in transport design and product design. Créance is a member of the APCI (Agency for the Promotion of Industrial Creation), of the board of directors of ENSCI (National College of Industrial Creation), and a member of the Strategic Advisory Board for Strate College.