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David Schaefer

Vice President

David has been with Falcon’s Creative Group for over nine years. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Wisconsin. David’s enthusiasm and critical eye, combined with his design and mechanical engineering expertise, have expanded the already legendary ability of Falcon’s Creative Group to react to clients with supreme flexibility and efficiency. As a key team member on several challenging efforts, David’s unflappable, level-headed attitude has become a trademark. He ensures that every client’s project receives the care that it deserves.

On the Inspiration of Flight dark ride for the 2010 Shanghai World Expo, David served as a cornerstone manager for every facet of the project, spearheading such crucial tasks as vendor management, vendor integration, and on-site show programming. David played a major role in the 2012 realization of the award-winning TurtleTrek – 3D 360 in SeaWorld Orlando. His attention to detail throughout design and construction was integral in ensuring that the experience opened on time to rave reviews and massive crowds.

These highlights offer a brief glimpse of David’s credits, which include Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, IMG Worlds of Adventure Dubai, Aqualux Plaza Public Park, OCT’s Happy Valley Shanghai, Luna Park Melbourne, The Florida Aquarium, BàNà Hills French Village, Melco City of Dreams, Lotte World, Alton Towers, and more.

David is a quick thinker, able to keep many tasks running concurrently. He navigates the tricky path between imagination and technicality, for a perfect balance of creative goals and pragmatic solutions. David understands that each project is unique, and has different challenges. His focus and design abilities have formed the heartbeat for numerous projects at every development stage.