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Mark Shumate

Entertainment Design
Product Design
Transportation Design


Mark Shumate has created dozens of dynamic attractions, environments and events in America and Europe, during a career of more than 20 years. He has designed or particiated in the design of key elements from kiosks to major attractions to full theme parks for industry leading companies such as Walt Disney Imagineering, Universal Creative, Busch Gardens and Paramount Parks. He holds 2 patents for attraction innovations and is a LEED accredeted designer.


B.A. California State University Sacramento 1980 Theatre Arts


Wyatt Design Group
Jungala, Busch Gardens Tampa, Florida
Themantics Art and Design
Interactive Exhibit, Molasky LEED Platinum Building, Las Vegas Nevada
BRC Imagination Arts
The Ford Rouge Factory Tour, BRC Imagination Arts
Universal Creative
Revenge of the Mummy, Universal Studios Hollywood
Universal Creative
Nickelodeon Blast Zone, Universal Studios Hollywood
Universal Creative
Storm Force Accelatron, Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Creative
Fiestasia, Universal's Port Aventura, Spain
Universal Creative
Woody Woodpecker's Nuthouse Coaster, Universal Studios Florida
Walt Disney Imagineering
Kilimanjaro Nature Walk, Disney's Animal Kingdom
Universal Creative
Hercules and Xena Legends of the Screen, Universal Studios Florida
Walt Disney Imagineering
Orbitron/Astro Orbiter, Disneyland Paris, Disneyland Anaheim
Walt Disney Imagineering
Discoveryland Area Development, Disneyland Paris
Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee
Closing Night Event, Liberty Weekend, Ellis Island Foundation,
Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee
Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee


Walt Disney Imagineering
Universal Creative
Paramount Parks
Busch Gardens
Warner Bros Studios


THEA Award: Jungala Busch Gardens, Tampa, Florida
THEA Award: Ice Age Attraction, Movie World, Bottrop, Germany
THEA Award: Attraction Design, Ford Rouge Factory Tour, Dearborn Michigan
1st Place: Scenic Design, A Streetcar Named Desire, Los Angeles Arts Council
Craftsmanship Award: American Institute of Architects


LEED Certified Professional


Themed Attraction & Exhibt Dsg
Vis Comm-Advanced
Vis Comm-Fundamentals
Viscom Fundamentals 2
Viscom Fundamentals 2 (ENT)
Visual Communication 2
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