“How do I become an Imagineer?” Not surprisingly, it’s one of the most common questions I’m asked on Imagineer Podcast. As I’ve continued to interview Walt Disney Imagineers, I’ve found there’s no easy answer to this question, but there are a few pieces of wisdom that can help get you started, whether you want to work with this legendary Disney team as an engineer, artist, architect, programmer, project manager or beyond.
In this podcast episode, I compile some of the advice I’ve received from Imagineers interviewed on the show, including advice from McNair Wilson, Jim Sarno, Bob Gurr, Leslie Iwerks, Russell Brower, Brian Collins, Timmy Britt, Theron Skees, Brian Crosby, Tony Baxter, and more. Whether you’re an aspiring Imagineer or just need some career advice, I hope this episode will provide you with some inspiration and wisdom on your journey to accomplish your career goals. I also strongly encourage you to head back to previous Imagineer Podcast episodes to listen to the full discussions with each of these Imagineers.
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