PeopleAlumnx (BA), Class of 1999

Howard Nourmand

Howard Nourmand founded his company, Grand Jeté, in 2003. He specializes in motion design, animation, graphics and live-action production for commercials, music videos and films. His clients include ad agencies, artists, musicians and filmmakers such as Cypress Hill, Melissa Etheridge, Naughty by Nature, TATU, and Lisa Marie Presley, and he has worked with industry leaders like Imaginary Forces, Fuel, Tomorrow’s Brightest Minds, and Motion Theory.

Nourmand has conceptualized “experience design” for hotels, restaurants and fashion boutiques including the Bellagio, Boulevard3 and Lucky Strike Lanes. In addition, he has collaborated with such industry legends as the late Robert Abel (best known for his special effects in “2001: A Space Odyssey” and “Tron”) and Richard Greenberg (title designer for both “Superman” and “Alien”).