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Peter A. Wachtel ★ KIDToyology®
★Chief Creative KID @KIDToyology® www.about.me/kidtoyology
Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles, CA
*KIDToyology® offers Playful Product Design "Innovention" A “KID at Heart"... Lives and breathes the market place of Toys and Cool products every day as a Designer, Inventor, Teacher & Writer in the Toy and Product Design industries while having Fun (Left & Right Brained). *Award Winning Creative Design "Innovention" for: Toy, Product & Video Game Design, Graphics & Package Design, Theme Park & Entertainment Design, Branding, Creative Direction, Ideation, Inventing, Cartoon Voice-Overs, Writing for Design Publications, and Design Education... *Designed & Developed more than 500 products for the Toy, Product & Video Game industries and Featured in: ID Magazine, Playthings, Toy Book, TD Monthly, KidScreen, WSJ, Inventors Digest, The Today Show, CBS Early Show, The Smithsonian & The Tonight Show with Jay Leno... *Worked at and with some of the biggest toy companies in the World: A Squared Entertainment, Quirky.com, Cookie Jar, Tyco Toys, Marvel Entertainment, Jakks Pacific, Playmates, 4 Kids Entertainment, Six Flags, Equity Toys, Intex, Manhattan Toy Co, BAMKO, Strottman, FAO Schwarz, Hooga Loo Toys, Promotional Partners, McDonalds, PDP, Funosophy, Fun & Function, Buzz Bee Toys, Disney, Dream Works, Universal Studios, Mattel, Sesame Street, Crayola, WB, Hasbro, Floppets... *Wrote numerous articles for toy magazines, blogs, and 2 books on Toys: Playthings, Toy Book, TD Monthly, KidScreen, and was President of The Southern California Toy Association. *Taught Toy & Product Design at 7 Design colleges: MIT Toy Lab, Pratt, Parsons, CCAD, Otis College of Art & Design, Ai Hollywood & Fremont College... “I Play, therefore I am”… (designer+inventor+teacher+writer=creator) *E-Mail: Kidtoyology@earthlink.net *Web: www.about.me/kidtoyology *Follow KIDToyology® on Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter & YouTube!
★Columbus College of Art & Design & Pratt Institute