Along with her savvy approach to project coordination, Breeanna brings a strong background in architecture and environmental design. Before joining the team at The Hettema Group, Breeanna spent seven years with Horwitz Architecture + Design where she assisted in all aspects of their business, design, and project portfolios. Over the course of her career, Breeanna has primarily focused on residential architecture, but delved into many diverse types of work within the architectural field, including urban and city planning, community based and commercial projects. She is keen to apply her architectural and creative skills as needed at THG.
When Breeanna is not indulging on a Criterion Collection film fest, you’ll find her out hiking the local trails.
B.A., Architecture, Woodbury University School of Architecture
2016 Julius Shulman Emerging Talent Award
Jessica spent 15 years as a kitchen & bath designer in the home remodeling industry, gaining diverse experience in construction and project management. She recently graduated valedictorian with a degree in set & exhibit design and crossed over into the themed entertainment world. She has worked in the field as a technical supervisor for theme park production, as well as behind a desk as a show set designer.
B.S., The Art Institute of California
Parkwide Holiday Decor, Universal Studios, Hollywood
Halloween Horror Nights, Universal Studios, Hollywood
Wizarding World of Harry Potter Press Event, Universal Studios, Hollywood
Jodi has played an integral role in many architectural and interior design projects for The Hettema Group since 2009, including Dragons Wild Shooting at Lotte World, the Malaysia Truly Asia Centre, The High Roller observation wheel in Las Vegas, DreamWorks Water Park, Meadowlands and was Lead Architectural Designer for the One World Observatory experience at the World Trade Center in New York City. She is currently in charge of the architectural design for a major theme park in Asia.
Jodi was Director of Design at Scenery West Design & Construction, creating turnkey projects involving multiple disciplines, specialty consultants, architectural facility interface and show integration. She was responsible for projects including Sony’s ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ attraction, Japan; Sea World’s Circ de la Mer Attraction, San Diego; Fort Worth Zoo, Texas Wild! 8-acre expansion; five GameWorks Entertainment Centers throughout the U.S., and Oakley Flagship Stores. As Senior Associate at JKI International Architectural & Planning, Jodi executed multiple design/build projects domestically as well as interior entertainment facilities and attractions internationally. Jodi was consultant to Walt Disney Imagineering, assisting with exteriors and interiors for Disney’s California Adventure.
B.A., Architecture, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
M.A.,Urban Design and Planning Technical University, Athens, Greece
One World Observatory at One World Trade Center, New York City
High Roller Observation Wheel, Las Vegas
As Facility Design Manager, Lydia interfaces closely with our teams’ Executive Architect, Producers and Art Directors to design the perfect “containers” to house our attractions. This includes developing the size of each facility, fitting it to the site, outfitting it with the required support systems, and designing interior spaces in keeping with the attraction’s story.
Lydia has been in the theme park industry for more than 10 years. In addition to her experience in architecture and facility design, she has also held the titles of Show Set Designer and Show Set Manager. Lydia has lent her design talents to numerous high-profile entertainment projects. For her, every day at work is just “another day of theme park magic!”
Bachelors of Architecture, Woodbury University
Masters of Architecture and Real Estate Development, Woodbury University
Abraham Lincoln Museum, Springfield IL
Warner Bros. Park, Abu Dhabi
Ferrari World, Abu Dhabi
Hershey’s Factory Tour Ride
With close to 15 years of varying experience in the design and construction industries, Nina has been the Project and Design Manager for a variety of project types which include: Theme Parks, Museums, Institutional, Historic Rehabilitation and Preservation, Custom/High end Residential, Mixed-Use, Tenant Improvements and more.
With a Bachelor of Architecture and special interests ranging from experiential design to historic preservation, Nina has extensive experience in all stages of projects; from conducting research, designing and coordinating with various consultants to leading teams, preparing presentations and cost estimates, and observing construction.
As Design Manager, Nina managed a team of 15-20 show set designers for Bollywood Parks and Motiongate theme parks in Dubai. She was also Lead Technical Designer for the Nature Lab exhibit at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, as well as, for Super Silly Fun Land for Universal Studios in Hollywood, which included the overseeing of fabrication.
Bachelor of Architecture, Woodbury University
Union Station 360, Los Angeles
Bollywood Parks, Dubai
Nature Lab Exhibit, Natural History Museum, Los Angeles
Super Silly Fun Land, Universal Studios, Hollywood
Los Angeles Conservancy 2010 Preservation Design Award for The Hollywood Bungalow Courts
California Preservation Foundation 2010 Design Award for The Hollywood Bungalow Courts
California Preservation Foundation 2013 Design Award for Orchard Gables Rehabilitation
Featured in “Here Tomorrow: Preserving Architecture, Culture, and California’s Golden Dream” by J.K. Dineen for The Hollywood Bungalow Courts
Sunnie is a licensed architect who has worked on a wide variety of building projects, including residential, commercial, and institutional facilities. For over 15 years, Sunnie has created comprehensive design packages for themed entertainment projects. Her production management skills have been a key factor for many projects staying on schedule and within budget.
B.S., School of Architecture, Georgia Institute of Technology
M.A., Architecture, Southern California Institute of Architecture
Universal Studios: Singapore, Japan, Hollywood
Warner Bros: The Making of Harry Potter, England