Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S . S U M M A R Y
Experienced Art Director & Designer in concept through production of projects including; theme park design, attraction show design, theatrical event design, computer game design, and commercial illustration.

P R O F E S S I O N A L . E X P E R I E N C E

2014 - Present - The Hettema Group, Pasadena, CA
Sr. Art Director

1996 - Present - Concept Designer, Eugene OR
Freelance Designer - Clients include:

Walt Disney Imagineering - Theme Park Design
Universal Studios - Theme Park Design
The Jim Henson Company - Conceptual Design
Microsoft - Educational Software Design
Zowie Intertainment - Toy & Computer Interface Design
Dynamix - Computer Game Design
Coca-Cola - Concept Design
California Academy of Sciences - Concept Design
Herschend Family Entertainment - Concept Design

2006 - 2014 - IMVU, Inc, Palo Alto, CA
Art Director - 3D Product/Environment Design

2000 - 2004 - There, Inc., Menlo Park CA
Sr. Art Director - Environment Design

1995 to 1996 - Dynamix, Eugene OR
Senior Art Director

1989 to 1995 - Walt Disney Imagineering, Glendale, CA
Senior Show Designer

Mickey's Toontown
Disneyland- Anaheim, California - One of the Lead Show Designers & Art Directors

Splash Mountain
Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World, Florida - Lead Show Designer & Art Director

Walt Disney Imagineering Other Projects
Acted as Sr. Show Designer on:

Midway Mania , Disney's California Adventure
Disney's California Adventure , Various concepts, park wide
The Mattel Toy Shop, Disneyland (Lead Designer)
Magic Kingdom Enhancements, Walt Disney World
Disney's America, Virginia
Blizzard Beach, Florida
Typhoon Lagoon Enhancements, Florida

1987 to 1989 Design Director
The Living History Centre, Novato, California
Design Director

The Southern Renaissance Pleasure Faire- Agoura, CA
The Northern Renaissance Pleasure Faire- Novato, California
The Dickens Christmas Fair - San Francisco, California
The Old San Francisco Fair - San Francisco, California

1983 to 1987
Freelance Designer & Illustrator

Adventure Concepts, Napa, California
Skywalker Development, Larkspur, California
Balley Sente, Sunnyvale, California

E D U C A T I O N

The Academy of Art University of San Francisco
San Francisco, California

 
SOFTWARE FLUENCY

Photoshop, 3D Studio Max, SketchUp, Enscape, Blender, Gravity Sketch, Unity, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects