Hi Zach! Meet, Connect with Disney Imagineer Zach Riddley
Hi Zach! Nice to meet you! Disney is introducing one of their Disney Imagineers, Zach Riddley, and encouraging us to connect with him. This creative visionary sounds like he is working wonders. Thanks for keeping the magic alive Zach and all Disney Imagineers. Check out Zach’s “meet and connect” from DisneyParksBlog below.
With magic returning to parks and resorts, one of the creative visionaries defying imagination at Walt Disney Imagineering, Zach Riddley, is busy leading the teams that invent the future for guests at Walt Disney World Resort – and now, he’s sharing some of his experiences with the world on Instagram at @TheZachRiddley.
Many of you know Zach from stories here on the Blog! As Imagineering’s site portfolio executive for Walt Disney World Resort, Zach turns dreams into reality and currently leads work on the historic transformation of EPCOT to bring the next generation of immersive storytelling to life at the Resort.
While Zach’s creative focus is now on Walt Disney World Resort, he has also helped bring other favorite experiences to life in each of our resorts across the globe. Zach also led the master planning team at Imagineering – which helps set the long-term vision for how we use our land, protect and steward our environmental resources and preserve space for all the future ideas we’ve yet to dream up.
Since joining Imagineering, Zach has been passionate about design at Disney Parks and the notion that it’s a way to realize a vision of the world and bring that to life in physical form. He says design creates a sense of connection that has meaning for millions of guests across the globe – which is something unique that Imagineers create in every project.
We are Disney nerds. Two kids at heart who love the magic and the memories of Walt Disney World! We follow all things Disney and have great experiences with Disney Vacation Club and RunDisney events in particular. We enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways and geek out over the planning of such events. From lodging to dining to Fastpasses we have a spreadsheet for every occasion. Mike’s frivolous Disney goal is to acquire a magic band of every style while Jamie’s goal is to experience as many Disney desserts as possible. Usually there isn’t a day that passes without some discussion of the master plan of our next trip to the happiest place on earth. Most people think we’re normal – until they travel to Disney with us. We have been married for 16 years and are blessed with a daughter and a son who have already learned the importance of planning ahead! As a family we thoroughly enjoy the magic and the memories at Walt Disney World and are here to help others experience the magic as well.