Shelly Martin is a former Imagineer who continues to provide concept design for theme parks around the world. Having a passion for projects that embrace immersive experience design and storytelling; Shelly’s work can be currently experienced throughout the Walt Disney Resort in Orlando. Amongst various international and domestic clients, current project contributions have included work for Walt Disney Imagineering, Chimelong, Universal Creative, and Schussler Creative, Inc. With a background as an Illustrator and Animator, Shelly continues to look for new opportunities in theme park design and story development work in animation.

Please contact Shelly at: shelly@sparkysdoodle.com !

Not available for spec work.

Sparky’s Doodle LLC
PO Box 540594
Orlando, FL 32854


Theme Design Concept Artist

Jan 2021-Current
Providing blue sky sketches, conceptual illustrations and storyboard work for various Themed Entertainment Design projects.
Contracted through:

  • AOA
  • Shea Design
  • MigaMe
  • ARC One Solutions
  • MLM-Martin Architects, Inc.

Walt Disney Imagineering

Concept Designer
Mar 2018 – Dec 2020

Associate Creative Designer
Aug 2015 – Mar 2018

Associate Creative Designer-PH
Jun 2015 – Aug 2015

Associate Creative Designer ND
Jun 2014 – Jun 2015
Superior Contracting Services

Creative Design Intern
Jun 2013 – Jun 2014

MLM-Martin Architects

Freelance Graphic Designer, Conceptual Designer and Writer

  • Create conceptual artwork, including assistance of model construction for architectural presentation;”Universal Studios Islands of Adventure” entrance and ticketing canopies.
  • Mural work seen in Schkolad Chocolate retail stores.
  • Photography for website and archive.
  • Writing hardcopy for proposals and various marketing projects using Microsoft Word.

RDK Interactive, Inc.

Freelance Animator and Illustrator

  • PBS Kids’ Sprout website: various flash animations and illustrations for online games and activities.
  • Flash animation for marketing promotions for various clients.


Freelance Animator and Illustrator

  • Contributed animation to on-air interstitial for PBS Kid’s Sprout Network.
  • PBS Kids’ Sprout website: various flash animations for online games and activities.
  • 2007 Weeby Award thru KlickStudios for PBS Sprout Diner online interactive site.

Radiant Systems Inc.

Animator and Graphic Designer

  • “The Great Water Odyssey” curriculum CD-ROM, by the St. Johns River Water Management. This program teaches children about water and conservation through engaging animated stories, exploration screens and games.
  • Character design, creation of all visual elements including backgrounds, props and game widgets.
  • Storyboard and layout of existing scripts.
  • Contributed to editing and writing of additional scripts.
  • Character animation.


Savannah College of Art and Design
MFA, Themed Entertainment Design

Rhode Island School of Design
BFA, Film/Animation/Video

School of Visual Arts
Continuing Education, Sequential Art & Storyboard
Summer of 2000

VIZY Interactive
Web Design Intern
Summer of 2000