About Claire Wiley

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I have been an Interior Designer for sixteen years at Walt Disney World, Imagineering, in Florida. At Disney Imagineering Iselectedfinishes, lighting, molding, custom themed furniture, fabric, carpet, accessories and artwork for interiors of attractions, stores, restaurants and cruise ships.


Notable Disney Senior Interior Design Projects

          ·Designed Epcot House of Innoventions

          ·Selected finishes & designed  many park and resort restrooms

          ·Designed Magic Kingdom Jungle Cruise Canteen

          ·Designed Epcot French Pavilion Bakery ( Les Halles Boulangerie Patisserie)         

          ·Designed Epcot French Pavilion Ice-cream shop (L’Artisan des Glaces)    

          ·Designed Epcot Italian Pavilion Chocolate shop

          ·Designed Epcot Mexican Pavilion La Cava de Tequila Bar

          ·Designed Port Orleans French Quarter Resort Lobby

          ·Designed Disney Vacation Club Sales Center- sales/closing rooms- Saratoga Springs Resort                                              

Jan 2000 - Oct 2000 Store Designer

Walt Disney World FL, Global Retail Development Dept., Orlando, FL - Created store designs and fixture designs from concept to design development, fabrication and installation / field coordination. Selected finishes and created presentations that  I presented to convey designs to teams, partners and executives. ·Notable Disney Store Designer project: TEA Award Winning Animal Kingdom Lodge- Zawadi Marketplace 2000

Jan 1999 - Nov 1999 Designer / Illustrator

The Nassal Company, Orlando, FL

         ·Universal Studios Men In Black Queue prop buyer

         · Created design sketches/illustrations for various themed attraction projects including:

                     ·Universal Studios Men In Black ride scale model

                     ·Disney's MGM Star Wars Tatooine Trader's retail fixtures

                     ·Guinness World Record Attraction designed and illustrated interior elevations

Jan 1998-Dec 1999 Lead Color Board Artist - Universal Studios Portofino Bay Resort

Universal Studios, Orlando, FL

         ·Illustrated (acrylic hand painting) and Designed scenic painting Trompe-l’oeil details

         ·Selected exterior and interior wall color schemes


E  D  U  C  A  T  I  O  N


Auburn University, Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design - School of Architecture

Syracuse University, Masters Degree in Illustration - School of Fine Art




Florida Interior Design License ID1764 -1990 to present

LEED AP(Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design)-Green Business Certification Inc.-(First Florida Disney Designer LEED AP) 2008 to present

Founding Member & Leader - Walt Disney Imagineering's -

Green Team (Environmental & Sustainability Group) 2008 - 2011

Founding Member - Orlando's Chapter of Young Architects Forum - American Institute of Architects' - 1992

Vice President - Orlando's Chapter of Young Architects Forum - American Institute of Architects' - 1993 -1994



For Interior Design License since 1990 completed 20 CEU hours every 2 yrs.  For LEED since 2008 completed 30 CEU hours every 2 years.


C  O  N  V  E  N  T  I  O  N  S

Over many years I have attended many interior design trade shows to stay current with new developments and styles in interior design and finishes including: HD Las Vegas, HD Miami and Coverings Orlando.


S  K  I  L  L  S

Finish Selections, Customer Service, Interior Design, Outlook, Excel, Word,

Creating / Giving Presentations, Sketching, Painting / Illustration


 References & additional portfolio available upon request