It was fun speaking with Kevin and Sue McCarthy, hosts and creators of the Travel Planners Radio Show, at the 2019 IPW Conference about my time as a Disney Imagineer and theme park design. Check out their ‘Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge’ podcast for our discussion.
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 Imagineer with over twenty years of subject matter expertise and design team leadership experience. Jenkins is the creator of themeparkarchitect.com and the Theme Park Architecture Academy both that 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.