Todd Nordling

1400 NW 201st St. Seattle, WA 98177

206-624-4996

todd@toddnordling.com

 

Overview

 

• Todd Nordling is a creative Designer with skills in UI/Visual Design, Graphic and Environmental Design, Concept Design, Show & Exhibit Design, 3D Modeling and Illustration for Industrial and Exhibition projects worldwide.

 

• Software Knowledge: Rhino 3-D, Z-Brush and Sketch up, Sketch/InVision.

Mastery in Adobe CC: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AdobeMuse (web), Sketch, Sketch Book Pro and CorelPainter.

Windows & MacOS, Powerpoint, Word. Sound Software: Cubase, Sound Forge, Vegas Pro.

 

 

Experience

 

2017-2018 | Graphic Designer/Concept Designer-T Design Group.com    www.tdesigngroup.com

 

tdesigngroup offers a full spectrum of design services from Creative decks to Conceptual Design and Schematics for Museums and Zoos, Events and Attractions, Theme and Amusement Parks, themed Resorts and a variety of Visitor and Retail spaces.

 

Highlighted works:

  • Amazon Tilt 49 Building:  Graphic design and production for 12 floors of signage and murals.
  • Nemours Child Life Childrens's Hospital:  Art and Production of a 93 foot translucent wayfinding ceiling mural.
  • Woodland Park Zoo:  Concept and Production Design for “Wildlights" Winter Festival.

 

• 2012-2016 | Graphic Designer/Concept Designer-Freelance| Seattle WA  www.spikeandthemop.com

 

Graphic Designer/Concept Designer developing concepts through production of projects including, Theme Park Design, Attraction Show Design, Theatrical Event Design and Environmental Graphic Design, Walk through Attractions and Broadcast Television studio sets.  Clients: SeaWorld, Dream Works, and Princess Cruise Lines.

 

Highlighted works:

  • Themeing team member for SeaWorld’s new 2017 Ocean Explorer ride.
  • Concept Designer for SeaWorld’s 2017 Electric Ocean.
  • Parade Concept Design:  Chimelong Ocean Kingdom.

 

• 2001-2012 | Art Director/Concept Designer -Dillon Works| Mukilteo WA   www.dillonworks.com

 

Dillon Works is a custom fabrication shop producing three-dimensional props for museum and institutional installations, prototyping fixtures and architectural solutions.

 

Todd was responsible for Concept Design, Schematic Design, Graphic Design and Presentation.

 

Highlighted works:

  • Gold Medal Winner from THE EVENTS DESIGN AWARDS -30 BEST DESIGNS OF THE YEAR 2006 for:“Best Graphical Treatment:” Client : Cartoon Network  Tooner Field, Atlanta Georgia .
  • Point DeFiance Zoo and Aquarium:  Design and Art Direction for “Kids Zone’s” signage, interpretive displays, animal enclosures and interactive displays.
  • Point DeFiance Zoo and Aquarium: Design and Art Direction for “Animal Avenue’s” signage, interpretive displays,         animal enclosures and interactive  displays .
  • Woodland Park Zoo:  Art and Art Direction for the Humboldt Penguin Display.
  • Woodland Park Zoo: Concept and Production Design for “Zoomazium”.

 

• 1987-2018 | Todd Nordling Illustration

 www.toddnordling.com

 

30 years of illustration experience, Todd has produced art for such clients as Starbucks Coffee, Smucker’s Fruit Juice, Seattle Mariners, and events and attractions internationally. Todd is currently represented by Ron Sweet of SweetReps.com in San Francisco.  See more of Todd's art work here:  Todd Nordling Illustration

 

In addition to the above qualifications, Todd was  designer for American Online "Scifinder" series and an Art Director for Sierra On-line and Astonish Inc. where the teams created 13 title releases and various web content, games and entertainment.

 

Education • School of Visual Concepts-Seattle • Spokane Falls Design School (Graphic Design) 4 years, 1982-85

 

• Member-Society of Illustrators

• Married with two Daughters•Ironman Triathlete•Musician/Music Director

 

 

 

 

 

www.tdesigngroup.com

 

www.toddnordling.com

 

www.spikeandthemop.com