Jan started his career as an armourer and prop maker before completing a degree at Wimbledon school of art in film, theatre and TV design winning The Vice Chancellors award.
He then gained invaluable experience working on the James Bond film ‘The World is not Enough’ as a model effects assistant to Brian Smithies (senior model technician) and ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ as a model maker, before moving into his chosen field of production design and art direction. Jan is a UK, London based designer but has worked across the world on many award winning productions.
Jan works in 2D & 3D, Photoshop-Sketchup-Blender-Unity3D, & traditional hand sketching.
Emmy Award (Honorary): for art direction, ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6
British Film Designers Guild Award Winner: Art direction ‘Game of Thrones’ S6
Art Directors Guild Award Nominee: Art direction ‘Game of Thrones’ S6