Gihef began his career working as an assistant to Eric Lenaerts for several years. He has worked on several projects, some in cooperation witht the Gottferdom studios. With J.C. Derrien, he began his first solo project, the series 'R.I.P. Limited' at Nucléa. In 2004, he began the series 'Enchaînés' with text by Joël Callède at Vents d'Ouest, followed by 'Haute sécurité' at Dupuis with Callède in 2007. Also for Dupuis, he teamed up with artist Eric Lenaerts again to create 'Mister Hollywood' (2009), and with Renaud and Dufaux for a second cycle of 'La Route de Jessica'.