Freelance Design Consultant
Jan 2004 - Jul 2017 (13 years 6 months)
Freelance Design consultant combining experience in planning, design and procurement for Themed entertainment, Corporate and Residential Clients as well as Retail and Restaurant Interior Design.
Show Set Design: Theatrical Set Design, Exhibition Curation and Art Installation, Production Design for Feature Film, Artist Video Documentaries.
Sr Interior Designer (contract)
Cuningham Group Architects
Culver City, CA
Sep 2016 - Dec 2016 (3 months)
Sr Interior Designer on a large theme park with multiple lands, overseeing junior interior designers, coordinating with architects, consultants, structural , mechanical and electrical, design and integration of concepts, storytelling and branding, retail and dining, attraction design input, presentation, show set integration, schematic and design development packages for all IP's.
Feb 2011 - Jun 2014 (3 years 4 months)
2000 - 2001 (1 year)
A Concept Studio Chief Creative Director: Concept Design for themed entertainment projects for Paramount Parks, corporate & retail proposals.
Production Designer/ Lead Showset Designer/ Interior Designer
Universal City, CA
Jan 1995 - May 1999 (4 years 4 months)
Principal Interior Designer (Marvel Superhero Island)
Lead Showset Designer (Cat in the Hat, Seuss Trolley Train Ride, Cirkus McGurkus Restaurant, Caro- Seuss-El, Seuss Landing) UIOA
Production Designer/Interior Designer WaterWorld Spectacular, (Thea Award) Discovery Center, Jurrassic Park River Adventure, Amity Village/ Jaws (USJ, Japan)
Interior Designer and Show Set Designer: Islands of Adventure, Superhero Island: Themed restaurants & Retail, Cafe 4, Captain America Diner, 'The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman'(Thea Award) Retail, Street Scenes, Dr Doom Alley Facade / Street Scene Development, Arcade, Seuss Landing: 'Cat in the Hat' Showset Design, 'Seuss Trolley Train Ride' Showset Design, Architectural Integration, Circus Mc Gurkus Restaurant, Caro-Seuss -El- All projects Concept through DD & Schematic phases- Coordination with Disciplines & Show/Ride Engineers, and Vendors- Presentations to MCA Universal Executives, and Investors-
Universal Studios Japan, Senior Showset Designer : Under the direction of Sr. Production Designer/ Art Director designed and Art Direction for various stages of development for 'WaterWorld Spectacular' Japan, a revised Japanese version of the Hollywood Spectacular. Landscape studies, canopy and stadium seating design, projection room design, stage design, special effects coordination, Japanese investor presentations, directed a team of Cadd production staff. Amity Village/ Jaws- Showset Design Pre-Show Queue Area. Showset Design. Jurassic Park River Adventure, Showset Design-
Discovery Center Restaurant & Information Center: Interior Design, Architecture & Exhibit Design, coordination with all disciplines, MCA/ Universal presentations - Presentations to Japanese Investors and executives.
Los Angeles, CA
Mar 1998 - Jun 1998 (3 months)
Concept Designer /Showset Designer / Interior Designer M & M World Academy - Las Vegas NV (Thea Award)
Attraction Design, Retail Design, Showset Design, Concept Design, for Ethel M Chocolates / M & M World
Concept Sketches, Plans, elevations, Retail display, presentations.
Jan 1994 - Dec 1995 (1 year 11 months)
Theatre/ Showset/ Architectural & Interior Concept Design Projects included 'Star Trek Experience' ( Thea Award) Attraction Design, Theater Design, Art Direction and Interior Design.
Space Center Bremen, Germany, Themed Restaurant & Retail Design. Concept Design, Interior Design, Architectural Design, Exhibit Design, Theater Design.
Concept Designer- Cinetroplois
Jan 1994 - Jan 1995 (1 year)
" Cinetropolis" An Urban Entertainment Center, proposals worldwide. Built projects: Chonquing, China, Tokyo, Japan, Foxwoods Studios, Connecticut, United States.
Feola Deenihan Archuletta Architects
Jan 1989 - Jan 1994 (5 years)
Interior & Themed Retail Design: proposals & client presentations for Disney Stores International & WDI Projects: Glendale Galleria (1st concept) and many USA shopping centers, Flagship stores: Paris, Berlin, London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, as well as US. William- Sonoma, Pottery Barn, The Discovery Store, Sesame Street, etc. Original concepts through completion.
Santa Clara, CA
Jan 1986 - Oct 1989 (3 years 9 months)
Project Management, Corporate design, Industrial/Hi-tech design, Computer & Test-Rooms, coordination with consultants/disciplines.
A T & T Western Headquarters
Nov 1984 - Feb 1986 (1 year 3 months)
Architectural Design, Space planning, Interior Design, Teleconference Room I P Design & Documentation, Signage & Graphic Design, coordination & project management, original design & production, Western United States.