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Vice President and Executive Designer

The Walt Disney Company

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The Walt Disney Company

500 S. Buena Vista St.

Burbank, California 91521

United States

Company Description

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and i ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Model Builder and Painter

Epcot

Affiliations

Board Member
National Fantasy Fan Club

Member
expeditions.Disney

Board Member
International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions

Education

bachelor's degree

fine arts

Occidental College

bachelor's degree

fine arts

Occidental College in Los Angeles

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Joe Rohde, an executive designer and vice president at Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI), has led the conceptualization, design, and production for Disney's Animal Kingdom since the park's inception in 1990 and is currently in charge of design and development for the park. Joe began his career at WDI as a model designer and scenic painter in 1980; in addition to his work on Disney's Animal Kingdom, Joe worked on Epcot's

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. Joe's a dynamic speaker with many interests, and it'll be fascinating to hear him talk to us about his work at Disney and his adventures traveling around the world.


Joe Rohde, an executive ...

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Joe Rohde, an executive designer and vice president at Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI), has led the conceptualization, design, and production for Disney's Animal Kingdom since the park's inception in 1990 and is currently in charge of design and development for the park. Joe began his career at WDI as a model designer and scenic painter in 1980; in addition to his work on Disney's Animal Kingdom, Joe worked on Epcot's Mexico and Norway pavilions, numerous attractions for Disneyland's New Fantasyland, and the Adventurers Club at Walt Disney World's Pleasure Island. Joe's a dynamic speaker with many interests, and it'll be fascinating to hear him talk to us about his work at Disney and his adventures traveling around the world.


Imagineering Bio: Joe Rohde – themedattraction.com

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Imagineering Bio: Joe Rohde

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Joseph "Joe" Rohde is a veteran executive at Walt Disney Imagineering, the division of The Walt Disney Company that designs and builds Disney's theme parks and resort hotels. Rohde's formal title is executive designer and vice president, creative.
He is the lead designer of Disney's Animal Kingdom, one of four theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. He also is the principal creative force behind the park's Expedition Everest thrill ride, which debuted in 2006.
Rohde joined Imagineering in 1980 during the development of Epcot as a model designer and scenic painter for the theme park's Mexico pavilion. He later worked as a designer on the refurbishment of Fantasyland at Disneyland, the Captain EO 3-D film attraction starring singer Michael Jackson, the Norway pavilion at Epcot and the Adventurers Club, a 1930s-themed bar and lounge that opened in 1989 within the Pleasure Island entertainment district at Walt Disney World Resort.
Rohde was featured in an April 2006 Travel Channel documentary titled Expedition Everest: Journey to Sacred Lands. The program was produced by Discovery Networks during expeditions to China and Nepal in 2005 called Mission Himalayas. The treks were sponsored by Disney, Discovery and Conservation International to promote the Expedition Everest theme park attraction and conduct scientific and cultural research in remote areas of the Himalayas.
He was born in Sacramento, California and raised in Hawaii. Rohde received a bachelor's degree in fine arts from Occidental College in Los Angeles.
Rohde is known for a collection of earrings he wears in his left ear, souvenirs of his travels to remote corners of the world.


The "Destination D" Convention, held this ...

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The "Destination D" Convention, held this year at Disney's Contemporary Resort, also features a panel by the creative team behind Pandora - The World of Avatar including filmmaker James Cameron, producer Jon Landau and Joe Rohde, Creative Director for Disney's Animal Kingdom from Walt Disney Imagineering.

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Tags:Avatar, Avatar Flight of Passage, Disney's Animal Kingdom, James Cameron, Joe Rohde, Na'vi River Journey, Pandora - The World of AVATAR, Walt Disney World


The Disneyland Report - Disney News - Expedition Everest roller coaster to bring new thrills to Disney's Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World

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"Expedition Everest adds a new dimension to our storytelling in Disney's Animal Kingdom," said Joe Rohde, executive designer at Walt Disney Imagineering and lead designer of the park.

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