"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."

- Walt Disney

Originally brought onboard the Universal Studios Japan project during Schematic Design as Set Designer for Snoopy Studios, was promoted to Show Art Director to further develop 2 media-driven show attractions: Motion Picture Magic and Monster Make-Up and oversee their fabrication.

During the Design Development phase, was tasked with two more attractions to develop from concept; TV Production Tour and Stage 22 - Hollywood Behind The Scenes: The Flintstones In Viva Rock Vegas. Scope of responsibility included interiors, scenery, props, special effects, show action equipment, lighting, auido, video and wardobe.

After the park opened, was retained by Universal Creative to develop the next featured attraction for Stage 22, The Mummy. In its second year of operation, hired by Universal Japan Company Ltd. to return to Japan as Creative Director for a Halloween maze event, Studio Tour Of Horrors, in the TV Production Tour attraction.

Worked again in Japan, this time in Tokyo for thinkwell as Field Art Director / Set Decorator for the Jurassic Park Institute Tour. This 50,000 square foot event, which won the Thea Award for Travelling Exhibit, featured animatronic dinosaurs in various scenes themed as Ingen laboratory facilities.

Brought to Orlando by Universal Creative Studio during the concept phase for Universal Studios Shanghai feasibility study as Creative Director to develop a story concept and design for an attraction involving flame and water effects.

Joined BRC Imagination Arts as Creative Director for Battle Stations 21, a $ 78M immersive environment shipboard training facility for the U.S. Navy Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, IL. It involves a scaled version of a guided missile destroyer at a pier which goes "underway" on a mission and comes under attack. Effects include flooding and fire in compartments, mass casualty rescue and pier environment which changes to different ports.

Served as Vice President of Design for Fort Worth Musuem of Science and History as they prepared to close and tear down their facility and build a $75M new one. Hired a design staff, which they previously did not have, and equipped them with the language and technology necessary to design new state-of-the-art exhibits. Represented the museum to its primary vendor, Bob Weis Design Island, and to the architects of the new museum Legoretta+Legoretta to insure proper integration of new exhibits into the facility design.

Recruited as Director of Experience Design for The Franklin Institute, where I oversee a department of Exhibit Developers, Exhibit Designers, Graphic Designers and Prototype Developers. Produced Ben Franklin Forever, a multimedia show installation in The Benjamin Franklin National Memorial in conjuction with GToo Media. Directed the development and design of two ongoing exhibits: Changing Earth and Electricity. Current project is an exhibit entitled Your Brain, which will open in a new building expansion in 2014.

Battle Stations 21

Jurassic Park Institute Tour

Universal Studios Shanghai

Universal Studios Japan
Motion Picture Magic
Monster Make-Up
TV Production Tour
Stage 22
Snoopy Studios
Studio Tour of Horrors

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

The Franklin Institute