Product co-creation and design
As an animator, architect, author, entrepreneur and teacher, Jean-Marc’s work spans interactive design and storytelling to virtual spaces and visual display of information. He was the founding Chair of Singapore’s Animation and Digital Arts MFA program at New York University Tisch School of the Arts Asia and his interactive media artwork has been presented at venues internationally.
Jean-Marc has collaborated on numerous scientific visualization projects, including the “Dynamic Virtual Patient’, a 3D interactive animation of the human body, the “Brain Project”, a 3D interactive animation of the brain and an interactive visual display for exploring the genetic diversity of the world’s 10,000 recognized bird species. He designed “Crosswalk”, an immersive display and dynamic simulation of car traffic, pedestrian crossings and street intersections for the visually impaired, funded by the National Eye Institute (USA) and the University of Alabama (USA). Jean-Marc has written several books on creating animations and the production of realtime 3D games, including Creating Interactive 3D Actors and their Worlds (Morgan Kaufman Publisher), Virtual Sets and Pre-Visualization for Games, Movies and the Web (Focal Press, Elsevier Science). He also contributed to Game Art Complete (Focal Press, Elsevier).