Jan Tompkins-Jackson is an award winning Director, Designer, Motion Graphics and Visual FX Artist with over 10 years of experience.
Working in studios such as Picture Farm, Click 3X, Cause & Effect, Ataboy, & Stardust, her projects range from National Geographic, History Channel, Google, Weight Watchers, AT&T and Subaru to Laika Box Trolls & US Tennis Open commercials and content. Crossing over to Agencies such as R/GA, Rokkan, Profero, AKQA, Publicis Modem & Organic, she worked on projects for Mercedes AMG, Samsung, Intel, Stoli, Cars.com, Citi, Western Union & Beats By Dre. She has also worked directly for clients like NBC, DirecTV & G4TV.
Her artwork has been exhibited in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Burbank, Seattle, Jersey City, Frankfurt, London, Montreal, Seoul, Tokyo & Osaka & the Pori Museum in Finland. The past two exhibits have been in major museums. In 2014, hip hop photographer Chi Modu included one of their Tupac collaborations in his solo “Uncategorized” exhibit in Finland. In 2018, she art directed the live-action and post production for two 4K videos for the Bob Greenberg 10 Principles Exhibit at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Museum in New York City.
Jan co-founded the non-profit United Divas, with a mission to empower women to be artistic leaders, innovators and role models. The non-profit operated for a decade, from 2002 – 2011. Major achievements include awarding 3 income & merit based arts college scholarships, spotlighting over 44 women artists as “diva of the month”, and hosting multi-media events, exhibitions and workshops in LA, NYC, Miami Beach & Jersey City.
Specialties: Creative Direction, Art Direction, Live-Action Direction, Motion Graphics, Design, Visual Effects, Branding, Particle Effects, Stop Motion, Cel Animation, Video/Audio Editing, Color Correction, Pre-Vis, Prototyping, Illustration, Event Production, Music Supervisor, DJ
Software: After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Cinema 4D, Premiere, Final Cut Pro, InDesign, Lightroom, Nuke