Thinkwell is a global design and production agency that creates custom, content-driven experiences for companies and brands in the physical world.

About Thinkwell Group

Our Process

Large or small. Epic or intimate. Purely entertaining or extraordinarily educational. Whatever the project, we begin everything with our time-tested process.

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Our Team

Our core team has working relationships that span far longer than the years the company has been in business. In addition to drawing upon individual deep work experience, many “Thinkwellians” have collaborated on various innovative, cutting edge projects for 20 years or more.

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SANAD Capital Names Thinkwell as ‘Lead Consultant’ for its AUD400 Million Project

Hot off the back of the announcement made last week by SANAD Capital Pty Ltd. (SANAD Capital) about its AUD400 million ‘active lifestyle’ development, the company has today named the Los Angeles based Thinkwell Group (Thinkwell) as the lead consultant …

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White Paper | The (Sometimes Dumb) Wisdom of Crowds: Experience Design and Augmented Reality in a Post-Pokémon Go World

Augmented Reality. It’s a phrase that’s been bandied about for over a decade. It’s a concept that’s come to life in a myriad of ways. But until the launch of Pokémon Go, the promise and pitfalls of AR hadn’t been laid bare on a grand scale. Now, as Pok …

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Awards & Accolades

2015 AMEC Counsel of the Year Award
Aamna Jalal
Live, Location Based & Hospitality

Theme Park and Attractions Summit and Awards 2013
Thinkwell Group
Most Honored Theme Park Design Company

2013 Telly Award
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter
Bronze Award for Non-Broadcast Productions – Editing

2013 IES Illumination Award
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter
Award of Merit

2013 Trip Advisor Award
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter
Certificate of Excellence

2013 Lighting Design Award
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter
Lighting for Leisure Award

2013 UKinbound Award for Excellence
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter
Award for Individual Attraction of the Year

2013 TEA Thea Award
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter
Award for Outstanding Attraction

2012 Event Technology Award
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter
Silver Award for Best Use of Handheld Technology

2012 UK Customer Experience Award
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter
Award for Best Leisure & Retail Customer Experience

2012 Group Leisure Award
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter
Best UK Attraction

2012 TEA Thea Award
NatureQuest at Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Award for Outstanding Achievement for a Museum Exhibit

2012 TEA Thea Award
The House of Dancing Water at City of Dreams, Macau
Award for Outstanding Achievement for a Live Show Spectacular

2011 Event Marketer Award
Wizarding World of Harry Potter Unveil at Universal Studios Orlando
Gold Award for Best Press/Media Event

2011 Event Design Award
NatureQuest at Fernbank Museum of of Natural History
Bronze Award for Best Museum Environment

2007 TEA Thea Award
Snow Play Area Ski Dubai
Award for Outstanding Attraction

2007 Event Marketer Award
M&M’s World Press Event
Gold Award for Best Press/Media Event (Consumer/Mass Media)

2006 TEA Thea Award
Ice Age Adventure! Movie Park Germany
Award for Outstanding Attraction on a Limited Budget

2006 TEA Thea Award
MagicQuest Technology
Award for Outstanding Development of Interactive Technology

2005 TEA Thea Award
Jurassic Park Institute Tour
Award for Outstanding Achievement for a Traveling Museum Exhibit

2003 TEA Thea Award*
Templo del Fuego at Universal Studios PortAventura
Award for Outstanding Achievement for an Attraction

2001 TEA Thea Award*
Men In Black: Alien Attack at Universal’s Islands of Adventure
Award for Outstanding Attraction

2000 TEA Thea Award*
FiestAventura at Universal Studios PortAventura
Award for Outstanding Nighttime Spectacular

1999 TEA Thea Award*
Cirque du Soleil’s “O”
Las Vegas Award for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Design

“Sound Designer of the Year 1996”*
Francois Bergeron
Cirque Du Soleil’s Quidam & Niketown flagship stores

1996 Emmy Recognition Award*
Opening Ceremonies Centennial Olympic Games
Award for Best Art Direction for a Variety Program

*Awards received by Thinkwell executives prior to founding company.

Affiliations

American Alliance of Museums
Association of Science-Technology Centers

Audio Engineering Society

IATSE International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees

International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions

Society for Environmental Graphic Design

Themed Entertainment Association

 

Urban Land Institute

Our Culture

Global Presence

  • Thinkwell has projects and Clients around the world and offices in Los Angeles, Beijing, and Abu Dhabi.
  • 350,000,000 people around the world have seen a Thinkwell designed experience.
  • 4,500,000,000 people have seen at least one key element of an experience designed by Thinkwell.

Careers & Internships

Careers and Internships at Thinkwell

We’re always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our team.

Whether you are at the top of your field, a recent graduate, or ready for an exciting new challenge, if you have a love for entertainment and environmental design and a passion for creating the best guest experiences in the world, Thinkwell may be the place for you.

We seek people with diverse backgrounds and varied skill sets. Our projects need visual development, illustration and design, graphics, technology, story-telling, project management, and too many other disciplines to list.

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Contact Us

Headquarters
2710 Media Center Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90065
+1 818.333.3444
brains@thinkwellgroup.com

EMEA Office
Salam HQ Bldg., Office 1105
Salam Street, Abu Dhabi, UAE
P.O. Box 107011
+971 2.674.3300
emea@thinkwellgroup.com

Asia Office
Pacific Century Place, Tower A #1015
A2 Gong Ti Bei Road
Chaoyang District, Beijing PRC 100027
+86.010.6539.2628
asia@thinkwellgroup.com