Jim Kessler


Jim is the founder and Director of the Visual Media Group as well as the GTL (Global Technology Leader) for XR (Extended Reality). Throughout his 20+ years with Jacobs he has provided leadership in identify and adopting innovative technological visual strategies and solutions. As a visionary leader of VMG, he has fostered its mission, vision and strategic direction related to service offerings, market/client development, identification and acquisition of new technologies, and hardware/software asset management. He has a wide range of global experience managing and developing innovative design visualization, interactive media, video, and graphic design strategies and solutions for a range of national and international clients across all Jacobs’ LOB’s. By integrating forward-looking design visualization tools and processes, he helps clients to identify and their needs and requirements, then translate these into visual communication tools and solutions. Drawing on his background in architecture and planning, Jim works with his clients from inception and development of needs analysis and business strategy through initial conceptual design, construction, and the entire facility life-cycle.

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