Colt Sammons is a Production Designer and Design Document Manager in Orlando, Florida. As a designer, he creates attractions for the themed entertainment industry, such as; immersive rides, queues, dining, and shopping experiences.
Colt started working for Universal Creative as a freelance designer in 2013 and focused on projects such as Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon. In 2015, Colt joined the Universal Creative team full-time bringing the digital world to life with Nintendo’s intellectual properties including the E-Ticket attraction - Mario Kart. Colt is a 2022 THEA recipient for his role on this project. Colt develops attractions from blue sky to construction and specializes in show set, and facility integrations.
In 2013, Colt graduated from Ringling College of Art and Design with a BFA in Interior Design. Many of the principals he learned while studying at Ringling have helped him craft seamless stories and immersive experiences for thousands of guests worldwide.
Colt served on the Themed Entertainment Association Board of Directors as NexGen Associate Representative in 2014. He has also been actively involved with Slice Creative Network since 2013. Additionally, Colt volunteers his time to mentor students from his alma mater on how to work in the Themed Entertainment Industry.
In his spare time, Colt and his wife Alexis work on designing and renovating their “Mid-Century Fixer-Upper” in Downtown Orlando. Colt and Alexis recently started a small business called Milk-n-Honey Tea Company that offers specialty blends of loose leaf teas and steeping accessories. The tea company is currently renovating a 1988 trolley to convert into a tea food truck.