After many years working on book jackets, in advertising, and games, Kevin Jenkins joined the film Industry on the BBC’s Walking with Dinosaurs series before working on various shows as a Senior Digital Matte Painter and Lead Environment Artist.
After working as a Digital Environment Supervisor , it was Jenkin’s experience as Art Director on Steven Speilberg’s 2011 film, War Horse, which inspired his partnership with multi oscar winning production designer Rick Carter and much of the unit he would work with closely for the next several years.
As an Art Director and Lead Concept Artist, Jenkins led ta unit onto over 50 visual development projects, covering a huge range of work including the Oscar®-winning Golden Compass. the Zombie waves of World War Z, the intricate sets for Zero Dark Thirty, the creatures and characters of Dredd, the exo-suits and aliens for Doug Liman’s Edge of Tomorrow and the environments of Marvel Studio’s Thor 2, Guardians of the Galaxy and Avengers: Age of Ultron.
Jenkins now serves as Supervising Art Director at ILM London working on Star Wars. He is the only Art Director / designer to work on set for the entire Star Wars sequel trilogy . He was the Lucasfilm Design Supervisor for Episode VIII The Last Jedi and is currently working on Upcoming Lucasfilm projects.