About Me
I am the founder of themedattraction.com, a site we started back in 1996 to tell the world about theme park design. I have over 25 years experience in themed entertainment design.
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Working on telling the stories of theme park attraction development
My story

I\'m a creative consultant to the themed entertainment industry. I got my start working on the \"World Famous\" Jungle Cruise at Disneyland in California. I\'m one of the few skippers who worked at the Jungle Cruise at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World! I also worked on such famous attractions as the Haunted Mansion and Pirates of the Caribbean while interning with the Disneyland Engineering department. After graduating from the University of Colorado, Boulder, I made my way to Orlando, Florida to pursue one my dreams to become a theme park attraction designer. With all that experience working in theme park operations, the transition was easy to make.

Early in my career, I worked with various theme park design groups like Richard Crane productions, ITEC Productions, Brand Architecture and more, developing new theme park attractions across the world including for companies including Walt Disney World and Universal Studios.  In 2001, I began consulting with Universal Studios Art & Design and Universal Creative, while also developing my web design and hosting company My Studio Space LLC.  Today, I am a creative consultant to the themed entertainment industry as well as a business man and pilot. I fly the Airbus A320 and MD-80.

Projects

Universal Creative - Show Set Designer / Creative Consultant

Disaster Studios! Ride - Universal Studios Florida The Simpsons Ride - Universal Studios Florida Universal Studios Shanghai / attraction development Model builder / model shop Universal Entertainment / Art & Design - Creative Consultant

Grinchmas -  Grinch Cave Macy\'s Christmas Mardis Gras Beach Bash Bill & Ted\'s Excellent Halloween Adventure Halloween Horror Nights Haunted Attractions

Terror Mines Scream House Revisited  All Night Die-In Midway of the Bizarre Jungle of Doom Ship of Screams Psycho Scarapy Infestation Scream House Extinction Maximum Carnage Scary Tales 2 Fear Factor Run! Superstitions The Mummy Walt Disney Entertainment - Creative Consultant Mickey Mouse \"100 Years of Entertainment\" parade

Brand Architecture - Creative Consultant Creative think tank for Sweet Tomatoes Restaurant

Landscape Dynamics Site plans, drafting, irrigation plans, various projects.

3D Workshop - Model Builder Architectural model building for resorts & large scale developments

ITEC Productions (theme park design) - Show Production Designer

Egypt Dark Ride, Lotte World Japan The Holy Land Experience  Hummel Village Factory Tour - concept development / study model Disney\'s Internet Zone, EPCOT  (Walt Disney Imagineering) The Road to Tomorrow, EPCOT (Walt Disney Imagineering) New York City Sports Experience, Madison Square Garden  The Scriptorium at the Holy Land Experience Television concepts for the BBC Titanic, Ship of Dreams - Orlando Fugleberg Koch Architects Splash Country USA; Branson, MO

Richard Crane Productions - Associate Designer

Wuxi Funworld Theme Park, China

\"Friends of the World\" - Theme park attraction \"Flight 99\" - theme park attraction Kyonju World Theme Park, Korea - Master plan Superland Theme Park, Israel - Water Rapids Ride Walt Disney World Company - Attractions Host

Disneyland Engineering - Architectural Intern

Disneyland Company - Attractions Host The \"World Famous\" Jungle Cruise Pirates of the Caribbean

Current Company & Position
Founder - Themedattraction.com
Past company & position
Universal Creative - Show Set Designer
Location
Orlando, Florida