Concept design, historical research, and fabrication of a stylized, interactive Native American and Gothic-inspired chapel, altar, and chandelier.
Set Dressing, prop fabrication and refurbishment, onsite prop installation and strike for Halloween Horror Nights mazes and tram attractions.
Production design, budget planning, buying and set decoration for a fully interactive art installation experience including four period-themed hotel suites, a Moroccan jazz lounge, and cabana-style outdoor seating.
The Colony Theater
August 2014 – June 2015
Install and striking of props and set dressing. Light install and focusing. Also responsible for running special effects during the performance.
“Words by Ira Gershwin” – Director: David Ellenstein. Scenic Designer: David Potts
“Handle With Care” – Director: Karen Carpenter. Scenic Designer: David Potts
“What I Learned in Paris”- Director: Saundra McClain. Scenic Designer: Charles Erven
Attraction queue design and overflow queue design for an upcoming attraction in the theme park.
Concept design, story and character development, budget planning, prop fabrication, and scenic painting for two separately themed window displays.
“Once Upon a Time… ” 3rd FL window display at the main campus. Objective: to showcase students’ prop fabrication skills by creating a fairy tale theme to display their tree stumps.
“Rosalie & The Sandman Triptych” on Magnolia Blvd and Lankershim. Objective: to create an original story and visual theme with a limited budget and time-frame.
Short Film, In This Life– Director: Tiffany Alexandria. Production Designer: Maggie Hairston
Executed the pet department’s projects and oversaw products from conception to completion. Directed freelancers and designers for artwork and sculpts needed on assigned projects. Communication hub for packaging, marketing, licensor and Hong Kong to ensure that needs are met per project and product samples mirrored the design. Provided Hong Kong and Nanjing offices with soft samples, product development forms and design information. Reviewed samples and sculpts for quality and brand accuracy before submitting to licensors for product approval. Worked closely with licensors such as Disney, Warner Bros, and Paul Frank. Reorganized the standards of development process in the department to extend licensor relations.
Maintained productivity by assigning tasks, new employee training for procedures and security measures, conferred with other departments on daily and weekly priorities to maximize work productivity and efficiency. Completed administrative duties such as: data entry, faxing/filing, shipping applications to the Federal storage facility, calendar management, ordering supplies, and mailroom duties. Developed and organized the archival process of approved applications that was implemented at all agencies nationwide-Deputy Secretary of the State, Maura Harty, personally commended me as a result. Appointed charge for office-wide company celebrations.