Topper Helmers
Senior Concept Artist

Credited with 12 Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement, Topper Helmers brings over 25 years of experience in the themed entertainment industry to Rethink Leisure & Entertainment, LLC. Prior to joining Rethink, Topper worked as a Commercial Artist, Fine Artist, Show Designer, and Senior Concept Designer for Walt Disney Imagineering, Thinkwell Group, Universal Creative, BRC Imagination Arts, Favilli Studios, The Hettema Group, Wyatt Design and many others. In addition to his successful career in themed entertainment, his diverse background also includes numerous comic books for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, and others; animation backgrounds, and layouts for several animated series; and storyboards for a wide variety of ad agencies, live-action films, and animated films.

Topper’s projects include the following:

  • Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter (Leavesden, UK)
  • Shuttle Launch Experience (Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex)
  • Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum (Springfield, Illinois)
  • Battle Stations 21 (Naval Station Great Lakes North, North Chicago, Illinois)
  • DinoLand USA (Disney’s Animal Kingdom)
  • Disney California Adventure Park (Disneyland Resort)
    • Grizzly Peak 
    • The Disney Animation Building
    • Pacific Wharf
    • Bountiful Valley Farm
  • Indiana Jones Adventure: The Temple of the Forbidden Eye (Disneyland)


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