Disney Experience Captured Into New Design Management Book

Announcing the release of my new eBook:
The Design Manager: Successful Management of the Design Process.

My new book is a culmination of my Senior Project Design Manager experience during my time as an Imagineer with Walt Disney Imagineering, and my successful design leadership roles during my twenty plus years as a practicing, licensed Architect.

The Design Manager: Successful Management of the Design Process

Theories about successful design management are great, but real-world design management processes and the tools a Design Manager can use on active projects are essential.

Learn More About Design Management

Learn Guiding principles that have driven me to:

  • Become a successful Senior Project Design Manager at a Fortune 100 company working on large, complex projects.
  • Become a sought-after Consulting Design Executive assisting Commercial and Themed Entertainment market segment clients.
  • Become a successful licensed Architect and design team leader on both large and small projects.

What you will Learn:

  • The importance of identifying design risk assessment activities.
  • How to create a Design Implementation Strategy.
  • How to maximize your project milestone Design Reviews.
  • Learn the differences in the Design Manager’s role depending on the  
  • Project’s implementation contract type.
  • Learn processes and skills perfected in real-world projects used to lead 
  • Real-world design teams.
  • Learn the importance of Design Change Management Strategies and much more!

The Successful Management of the Design Process is the difference between a Design Manager with a calm confidence to lead a successful project and design team… and a frantic leader who lacks the skills needed at each phase of design and implementation. The difference between an average project design manager to … being sought after as the best leader of the design process and design team through all phases of the project. 

Grab your copy today of The Design Manager: Successful Management of the Design Process.

About the Author J. Daniel Jenkins, AIA, NCARB is a licensed Architect, Theme Park Design Consultant, and former Senior Project Design Manager at Walt Disney Imagineering with over twenty years of subject matter expertise and design team leadership experience. Jenkins is the creator of themeparkarchitect.com who's goal is to teach individuals about theme park architecture and design, how to become theme park architects and designers, and discuss themed entertainment industry related topics. For nearly a decade, Mr. Jenkins has worked in the themed entertainment industry on new themed entertainment attractions, theme park lands, and new theme parks. Upon leaving Walt Disney Imagineering, Jenkins started his own Design Management Consulting company where he has consulted with and provided subject matter expertise and project leadership for new, confidential projects for several themed entertainment companies. Mr. Jenkins holds a five-year Master of Architecture degree from the Savannah College of Art and Design and a Virtual Design and Construction Certificate from Stanford University.
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