As Sally Corporation’s Creative Director, Rich Hill oversees
the development of major attractions from idea origination through opening
day. Creative vision, storytelling, technical knowledge and department
leadership are qualities that make Rich a valuable member of Sally’s management
team. Over the years, Rich has led the design of numerous award-winning
attractions that have helped define Sally Corporation as a leader in the next
generation of themed entertainment.
Besides overseeing ride and show development for Sally, Rich
is also a professional sculptor, fine artist, illustrator, writer and
movie-maker. During his 20+ year career in themed entertainment, Rich has
worked with Disney, Universal Studios, Cedar Fair, Six Flags Entertainment,
Warner Bros., DC Entertainment, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! and many others.
Rich holds an Industrial Design degree from The Art
Institute of Pittsburgh where he majored in Attraction Design and minored in
Digital Animation. His attraction designs have received recognition from
the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, the Themed
Entertainment Association, Theme Park Insider, USA Today and others. He
is frequently asked to speak to industry groups and schools including the
American Coaster Enthusiasts, The Art Institute of Jacksonville and Savannah
College of Art and Design.