Artist Suzanne Jandu has joined Framestore’s London location as Head of 2D, where she will lead teams across the Advertising, Television and Immersive divisions. Jandu will work closely with Heads of CG Grant Walker and Ahmed Gharraph, and Framestore’s team of multidisciplined creative directors, to ensure the highest quality 2D outputs, leveraging her extensive experience in the wider industry.
“I am thrilled to welcome Suzanne to our team, in this important role within Framestore. The depth of experience she brings in her craft as an artist, paired with her experience of managing and fostering talented crews, will be sure to elevate our offering even further,” Head of Advertising Helen Hughes commented on the appointment.
Jandu brings a wide-ranging and highly lauded list of achievements to her new post. Some of her career highlights include working as a look development artist across the Harry Potter franchise and as lead compositor on Oscar winner The Jungle Book with MPC, and on Ready Player One and Jurassic World at ILM. Accolades include Emmy and VES Award nominations for both film and advertising work.
As Head of 2D, Jandu will oversee the shaping of compositing crews, supporting the artists throughout their work and ensuring the optimum teams are in place for Framestore’s clients. She will also take an active role in pipeline development and technical integration, working closely with Framestore’s 2D leads around the globe to create a smooth and fast working environment. Her artistic prowess will also be put to use on select projects, working in particular to her strengths in look development.