Jes Van Zee
Media Designer + Producer
Jes is a multimedia designer and producer with a passion for creating immersive experiences. She is an alumnus of Savannah College of Art in Design where she received a Bachelor of Fine Art in Animation. Her background in animation, projection mapping, and fine art makes her a well-rounded artist in virtually any medium. Jes's focus at AOA is on creating media pieces for show sets that transform a space into an enriching experience for the viewer. Her responsibilities include concept design, video creation, filming, and projection mapping for various projects.
Jes has worked closely with Panasonic's Hollywood Laboratory to provide research and development testing for projectors and has projection mapped a featured wall in their space by creating custom 3D and 2D media content. Jes has created show set design and media for The Walt Disney Company including their Golden Oak realty office, as well as design development packages and videos for One Vanderbilt in New York City and new attractions abroad in Saudi Arabia. She has created custom media and projection mapping for an exclusive event at the Kennedy Space Station in Florida, Yuri's Night, where she projection mapped the Atlantis space shuttle, a first for the spacecraft. Jes was awarded the title of “Best of Show” for Digital Graffiti 2018, an international projection mapping competition representing AOA and returned as an Artist in Residence in 2019. Jes is a dedicated go-getter and AOA’s go-to for multimedia work.