Squinching, placemaking, Newton’s Laws of Motion, and vector paths. These are just a few of the tools and techniques the Universal Creative team uses to bring to life the many attractions and worlds you can experience at Universal Orlando Resort. Throughout my time working at the parks, I’ve had the opportunity to learn what it takes to create these mind-blowing attractions and meet the army of creative individuals who build them. Using a blend of math, science and artistic storytelling, these experiences are created through collaboration and hard work. And today, you can get a peak behind the curtain of how it’s done!
From the comfort of your home, enjoy the videos below and learn the science behind our attractions, and the different career paths and opportunities you can pursue in the theme park industry. The next time you’re in the parks, you’ll be able to educate your friends and families on what it took to engineer those breathtaking drops on Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit.
Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit: Engineering
Learn how engineers use math and science to design the loops, twists and turns of one of our biggest roller coasters.
TRANSFORMERS: The Ride – 3D: Attraction Design & Show Production
Watch how attraction designers and show producers collaborate to create an immersive ride experience.
Jurassic Park: Architecture & Horticulture
See how architects and horticulture come together to create the immersive worlds you can step into at our parks.
Skull Island: Reign of Kong: Production Design & Engineering
Get a deep dive into how production designers and engineers blend reality with the virtual world with a ride vehicle.
Revenge of the Mummy: Consumer Insights & Show Set Design
Learn how the research from consumer insights and the show set designers breathe to life the story of an attraction.
What else would you like to learn about the parks? Share with us in the comments below!