Sep 2013 - Present (8 years 3 months)
Creative design of overall interactive guest experiences in themed lands, including concept design for new interactive experiences, writing narratives and capturing design details, leading design team in scenic layout and interactions, and managing mock-ups and playtests.
Experience Designer, Interactive Wand Experience
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood (2016)
Design of overall guest experience in themed land, including creative direction of spells used, magical effects, and locations to cast spells. With supervision from Art Director, designed the look and guest experience for four new magical effects. Also managed the design, fabrication, and installation of other animated effects within the themed land and attractions.
Oct 2011 - Feb 2014 (2 years 4 months)
Design and art direction of 50' wide furnished theatre sets. Producer, designer and fabricator of show elements: scenic, props, lighting, and special effects. Graphic designer, copywriter, and editor for programs. Creative management of scenic fabrication and paint crews. Management of build schedule, scenic budget, re-purposing of scenic inventory, purchase of construction materials, scenic fabrication, theatre load-in and technical rehearsals.
The Mikado (2014) | Scenic Designer, Co-Tech Director, Build & Run Crew
The Sorcerer (2013) | Stage Manager, Co-Scenic Designer
H.M.S. Pinafore (2013) | Scenic Designer, Tech Director, Co-Lighting Designer, Build & Run Crew
Ruddigore (2012) | Scenic Designer, Tech Director, Props Designer, Build Crew, Chorus
Pirates of Penzance (2012) | Scenic Designer, Tech Director, Build Crew, Chorus