Michelle Malakoff

Vice President of Design Services

Michelle joins Visual Terrain in the Los Angeles office after a 30-year career with Walt Disney Imagineering, where she was most recently a Show Manager for Shanghai Disneyland Resort. Highlights from that time include managing the Shanghai Zootopia Land Project, and Shanghai Mickey Avenue and Gardens of Imagination Projects.

Prior to that, she was a Senior Principal Production Coordinator for various Disney parks worldwide. Michelle has lived in China, and studied Mandarin while there, allowing her to communicate with the Chinese team onsite.

As Vice President of Design Services for Visual Terrain, Michelle will manage overall studio operations, overseeing design and production processes, while working with our principal and senior designers.

Michelle lives in the Greater Los Angeles area. She enjoys cooking, traveling and her two pet beagles. She has two adult children.

Michelle will work with the Chicago, Washington D.C., and Paris offices to ensure smooth operations across all Visual Terrain’s projects.