Alexis worked as a systems engineer at a french-german research center for two years and at an american company for three years before turning to corporate photography with the help of the continuing education scholarship (FONGECIF). He studied for two years at the IRIS photography center in Paris.
In 2000, he began working for companies on a freelance basis. His first clients were Club Med and the Colas Group. Today, Research and Higher Education make up the core of his photography work.