Greg Andrade, former Disney Imagineer, presents “Theme Park Design: Project Phases” online class

Greg Andrade spent 10 years as a Disney Imagineer, contributing to more than 50 projects at four Disney resorts world-wide, and now he’s sharing his insights on project development through an August 16, 2022 online class.

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Greg Andrade

The class will be presented in cooperation with Slice Creative Network, which supports theme park industry freelancers, and, according to the event’s website, the class’s instruction covers the following:

It is important to know the process and associated terrain when working on different types of projects. The tasking and sequences of work and development for an RFP vs. a commercial RD+E project and even Theme Park projects are all in the midst of evolutionary change.

These evolutionary changes along with the typical process and phasing of these types of projects varies in many distinct ways. Understanding what – when – why and how regarding the developmental design practice is important because this knowledge provides the individual designer strategies for successfully contributing to overall team efforts for specific project types.

Understanding development phasing assists in how to promote and best fit your skillsets into various project phasing giving you the advantage of being valued for a longer stretch over the course of an overall project because you can anticipate project needs from phase to phase.

Summarized, Andrade will share insights into the process of project development when designing themed attractions.

Designer and visual artist Andrade worked at Walt Disney World in Florida, Disneyland Resort in California, Disneyland Paris in France, and a Disney resort in Asia, and his additional credentials include Architect, LEED Accredited Professional, and former Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) professor.  

The August 16 class will take place from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for Slice Creative Network members, and $40 for non-members.

Donations can be added to the ticket price that will, according to the event website, “help Slice Creative Network become a Non-profit organization.”

Take note, Evenbrite’s ticketing fee ($2.85 for members, $4.06 for non-members) is non-refundable.

The event website also notes the session will be recorded, and those who purchase tickets to the event will be able to access the recording.

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