Project Description

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Janai Phibbs

Senior Experience Designer

Janai is a multi-disciplined creative talent. Skilled ranging from show set design and CAD drafting for attractions to concept developments and art direction. Alongside her accomplished digital and physical artistic competences, her wide ranging abilities can be applied to many facets of  the industry.

She has previously spent productive terms with Walt Disney Studios, Thinkwell and Universal Pictures.

As an associate designer for The Walt Disney Studios Special Events, Janai played a fundamental role in contributing to an impressive list of projects including movie ‘world premier’ events for; Captain America Civil War, Jungle Book 2016, Zootopia and The Good Dinosaur. She also designed the excellent Star Wars Exhibit featured in the prestigious El Capitan Theatre Hollywood.

Delivering creative content for the attractions industry Janai has provided CAD imagery, 3D modelling and detailed set design on ride attractions worldwide for high profile clients including Universal Studios.

In a wider role within the entertainment industry Janai is proficient in set construction, prop and model building. She has had the privilege of working on numerous theatre and entertainment productions for artists such as Rod Stewart, Helen Hunt and Mikhail Baryshnikov.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science Set & Exhibit Design at Art Institute of California – Hollywood, CA.

NOTABLE PROJECTS
  • Fiesta Village, Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, California
  • Dodger Stadium Centerfield, Los Angeles, California
  • Jurassic World the Ride, Universal Studios Hollywood, California
  • The Secret Life of Pets: Off the Leash, Universal Studios Hollywood, California
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