Creative Director, Wisconsin Public Television
Amber is a former Executive Creative Director at Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) where she led teams to design and create innovative stories and entertainment experiences for the Disney Theme Parks worldwide. With a blended background in both technology and creative design, Amber designed and built new forms of interactive attractions, with a focus on games and shared experiences for children and families. The thread that has woven throughout her work is the fundamental desire to use play as a foundation to inspire, empower and connect people. While at WDI, Amber led the creative execution for Disney Team of Heroes, The Walt Disney Company’s global Children’s Hospital initiative. The program committed $100 million to support and enrich the patient and family experience for children’s hospitals around the world.
In her current role with Wisconsin Public Television, Amber and her team create innovative and thoughtful designs to inspire, educate and entertain people around Wisconsin and the Midwest. Amber has a Master of Entertainment Technology degree from Carnegie Mellon University and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Film, Computer Science and Spanish.