Alex Jaeger studied automotive design at the College for Creative Studies but then turned to entertainment design studies at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Soon after graduation he was working in both the model shop and art department at Industrial Light and Magic. There he has served as a visual effects art director for the past 15 years on projects such as Star Trek: First Contact, Wild Wild West, Starship Troopers, Deep Impact, Galaxy Quest, Pearl Harbor, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Special Edition, Star Wars: Episode 2, Star Wars: Episode 3, Transformers, Mission Impossible 3, Transformers 2: Revenge of the Fallen and the most recent J.J. Abram's Star Trek. He's responsible for such designs as the Akira Class starship, Bumblebee's and Starscream's head designs, the Clone Trooper variations and the future police officer's mask from Star Trek among many others.
" Through hard work and dedication, Alex has gained an amazing amount of achievements in his professional career. His designs and art direction have brought life to some of the most iconic films in Hollywood. It is individuals like Alex who continue to forge the unknown roads ahead and define the industry we all call Entertainment. He is truly an inspiration for me. "
- Feng Zhu Founder, FZD School of Design
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