Mr Jeff Julian
2pm Friday 12 April - Faculty of Science and IT
Mr Jeff Julian is a highly regarded designer and art director with a string of Hollywood movies and award-winning advertisements for global clients to his name.
In 1999, Mr Julian completed a Bachelor of Science with honours in Industrial Design at the Art Centre College of Design in Pasadena, California. He went on to work as a designer for high-profile clients including Apple, American Express, Adidas, Audi, Nike, BMW, Gucci, Rolls Royce, Nokia, Oakley and Siemens.
The holder of more than 20 patents for innovations ranging from medical devices, consumer products, transportation and software development, Mr Julian has received six gold awards for Best Art Direction from the world’s most recognised international advertising competition - the Clio Awards - and a prestigious Visual Effects Society’s award.
Mr Julian’s work with Steven Spielberg on the 2002 film The Minority Report propelled him into work with Hollywoods 'A-List' including Ridley Scott, David Fincher, Brian Singer, Warner Brothers Studios, Dreamworks, Digital Domain, Paramount Studios, Universal and Sony.
Mr Julian has worked on Hollywood films across a range of genres. His portfolio includes roles as conceptual designer and visual effects, art director for many films including I Am Legend, X-Men 3, Green Lantern, and Cloud Atlas. He is currently working on the upcoming Brad Pitt remake of the Jules Vern novel, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.