Technical Direction, Beijing Studio
As Technical Director at Thinkwell’s Beijing Studio, Jon supervises the installation of show control, audio and video systems.
With his unique range of knowledge and proficiency in the fabrication, installation, and process management of complex scenic elements and mechanical special effects, he is able to bring technical expertise to all of his project engagements. Jon has over 20 years experience in construction management, technical management and special effects design, and production. He has served as a technical manager on numerous Thinkwell projects including: Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter, Jurassic Park Institute Tour, Sesame Street Presents: The Body, and more.
Prior to Thinkwell, Jon supervised Special Effects in commercials and events for brands including Pepsi, Mercedes Benz, and Range Rover.
Twenty years experience in construction management, technical management and special effects design and production
Former Owner of Scenery Effects
Awards & Accolades
2013 Thea Award for Outstanding Attraction, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter
2012 Thea Award for Outstanding Museum Exhibit, NatureQuest
2012 Thea Award for Outstanding Live Show, House of Dancing Water
2011 Event Design Award for Best Museum Environment, NatureQuest
2006 Thea Award for Outstanding Attraction, Ice Age Adventure
2005 Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement for a Traveling Museum Exhibit, Jurassic Park Institute Tour
Lionsgate Entertainment World, Novotown, Henqing
Wintastar Snow Park, China
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter, London
NatureQuest at Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Atlanta
Special Effects Stage Show, Universal Studios Hollywood