Senior Consultant | Audiovisual
Nathan is an audio and video systems designer with about 15 years experience in large immersive design projects. His career spanned a wide variety of types of projects including design, engineering, construction site oversight, and integrating custom AV systems. He started his career at Walt Disney Imagineering, and over 9 years, worked on many existing permanent attractions as well as full ground-up builds in Shanghai Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Disney California Adventure, Disneyland Anaheim, Tokyo Disney Sea, and Tokyo Disneyland. He was a design lead for a number of attraction types including dark rides, walkthroughs, queue design, round rides, roller coasters, themed restaurants, resort-wide audio systems design, and he has had particular experience theming and hiding loudspeakers. He also has experience operating AV systems as a live events AV tech spanning a wide variety of live event types including multiple theatrical performance venues (from 6000 seats to 200 seats), a 15,000-seat basketball arena, a 65,000-seat football stadium, ballrooms, outdoor amphitheaters, rock concerts, and touring shows. He is currently working as an AV consultant at Arup where he has focused on designing large-scale custom AV systems. Many projects included include high end immersive sound systems for live performance, media production facilities, terminal-wide AV paging for airports and rail, and corporate AV systems. Throughout his career, he has often worked on projects with unique client requirements that have involved the blending of system audiovisual system types; these usually also require tight interfaces with architecture, interiors, lighting, MEP systems, ride systems, SCADA systems, IT systems, and others.