Steven Young currently serves as principal designer and director of design For Visual Terrain, Inc. in Los Angeles. Designs for Visual Terrain include the Buffalo Creek Resort and Casino in Buffalo, NY, St. Mel’s Catholic Church in Woodland Hills, multiple themed attractions in Las Vegas; King Kong 360 3D at Universal Studios Hollywood; Rivera restaurant in Los Angeles; Choctaw Resort Facades in Durant, OK; the Kongen Park Firefighter attraction in Norway; and Beyond All Boundaries at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans, LA.
Steven’s portfolio includes designs for Universal Studios Islands of Adventure, Warner Bros Movie World theme parks in Germany and Australia, Argosy Casino Kansas City, and LEGOLAND parks in California, Windsor and Denmark.
Steven’s work has been recognized with several IESNA Awards of Merit for Hard Rock Cafe Tampa, Choctaw Casino and Resort, Akin Gump Law Offices, NFL Game for Life exhibit, plus the 2009 TEA Thea Award for Beyond All Boundaries at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.
Theatrical design credits include Los Angeles Ovation Award winning designs for Songs for a New World, Jekyll and Hyde, and Eric Whitacre’s Paradise Lost: Shadows and Wings, plus productions in New York, Houston, Buffalo, Winnipeg, Cincinnati, and Pasadena.
Steven holds a Master of Fine Arts in Theatrical Design and Production from University of Cincinnati, CCM and a Bachelors of Arts in Theatre from Indiana State University.