Esmé Cruz Jackson is dual-card member of the ADG Local 800. She works as both a Set Designer and Assistant Art Director. She has spent 3 years traveling through space and time on FOR ALL MANKIND, but is happy to be earthbound with her recent work on PHYSICAL S3. In her spare time Esmé is still production designing shorts and music videos. Her recent short SPACESHIP was nominated for a Student Academy Award, while HALLELUJAH premiered at Sundance. 

Esmé graduated from the American Film Institute with an MFA in Production Design. She received her bachelor's in Industrial Design from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago. She fulfilled her liberal arts credits at Columbia University in New York, where she studied film and anthropology. Before starting grad school Esmé worked as an executive assistant for a set shop specializing in televised events. She worked on everything from TEEN MOM to the VMA’s. Prior to this she was a ghost artist in NYC, fabricating resin and fiberglass sculptures for some of today’s finest artists.