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Jordan Meadows is a full-time member of Ford's design team and a significant contributor to the exterior design of the 2015 Mustang. He is also the author of Vehicle Design "Aesthetic Principles in Transportation Design" published by Routledge 2017. Prior to this, he was design manager responsible for guidance and oversight of the design team at Mazda's North American Design Center. During his tenure, the team completed three noteworthy concept cars: Nagare, Kiyora and Furai. Prior to joining Mazda, he spent three years as an exterior team leader at Volkswagen Design Center Europe, a semi-autonomous design research facility established to support the VW brand portfolio. While at Volkswagen, Meadows assisted in the development and realization of an all-new advanced design facility for the Volkswagen Group in Potsdam, Germany. Before Volkswagen, Meadows spent five years at Chrysler as a senior designer focusing on both exterior and interior design. During his tenure with Chrysler, Meadows was the principal designer for three concept cars: the Jeep Willys, Dodge Kahuna and Jeep Compass. He also provided key support and was active in the development of the Dodge Sling-shot and Jeep Trio concept cars. Meadows holds a master's degree from the Royal College of Art in London, England and a bachelor's degree from the Rhode Island School of Design, in Providence, Rhode Island. He currently resides in Los Angeles CA, where he holds a position of Design Specialist at Ford's Strategic Design Group.