Udemy Theme Park Design Udemy
Price: USD 199
  • Location: Online

Course details

If you want to design theme parks for a living, here's the class that shows you how! It's a fun class for everyone. You'll explore:

  • art direction
  • story writing
  • themed architecture
  • ride control
  • show control
  • audio and video
  • lighting
  • mechanics and hydraulics
  • animatronics

Steve Alcorn is the CEO of Alcorn McBride Inc., the company the engineers products for all of the world's major theme parks. Steve began his career by helping to design Epcot. Since then he has designed equipment for hundreds of rides and shows, and thousands of other attractions, all over the world.

In this course you'll lean first hand from him, what it takes to become an Imagineer, and what all the different specialties there are in the field of theme park design. (Steve also hosts a non-video workshop where you can design your own attraction with his guidance. Read more about it at http://imagineeringclass.com)

In Theme Park Design you'll learn:

  • "Blue Sky" Brainstorming
  • Conceptual Attraction Design
  • Project Management
  • Architecture and Structural Considerations
  • Mechanical Engineering for Rides
  • Safety and Monitoring Techniques
  • Ride Control Engineering
  • Show Systems Design
  • Audio Video Systems
  • Special Effects
  • Whole Park Infrastructure
  • Merchandise and Food Service Planning
  • Test and Adjust Processes
  • How to Find Theme Park Design Jobs

Enrolling in Theme Park Design is like signing up for the crazy roller coaster ride that every theme park project turns into. Along the way you'll experience all the thrills, spills and chills of creating a new attraction and opening it to your guests!

You'll also receive:

  • lists of companies that do theme park design
  • industry trade organizations
  • roller coaster, haunted houses and attraction links
  • tips on how to find jobs in the theme park industry

Theme Park Design is open to everyone with a sincere interest in theme parks and a desire to have fun. Enroll today, and let Steve Alcorn show you how to become an Imagineer!

Updated on 08 November, 2015
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