Candidates to Compete for Full-Time Dream Job in Two-Day Brick Factor
Competition Dec. 10-11 at Plymouth Meeting Mall
Discovery Center Philadelphia today announces it is seeking
Philadelphia’s biggest LEGO® fan to fill a full-time position as Master
Model Builder at the Discovery Center opening in spring 2017. Interested
applicants are encouraged to apply
online now through midnight on Dec. 2. The Master Model Builder will
be selected at Brick Factor, a two-day building competition open to the
public that will be held Saturday, Dec. 10, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and
Sunday, Dec. 11, from 12:30-2 p.m. at Plymouth Meeting Mall.
“If you can build absolutely anything out of LEGO bricks and would love
the chance to showcase your skills to the public, enter our Brick Factor
competition to become our new Master Model Builder!” said Michael
Taylor, General Manager of LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia. “The
perfect candidate for Master Model Builder is someone with a passion for
the LEGO brand and enthusiasm for showing our guests the endless
possibilities creating models using LEGO bricks.”
The Master Model Builder is a hands-on role that is responsible for
maintaining and developing new features and building new models at
LEGOLAND Discovery Center, as well as working with the thousands of
children expected to visit the attraction. Those interested in this role
can apply here.
During the two-day Brick Factor competition, contestants will display
their skills by taking part in creative challenges and building original
LEGO brick models in timed rounds of judged competition. The first day
of Brick Factor will consist of two rounds with eliminations taking
place during each round. The day’s top 10 competitors will participate
in formal interviews and a final building challenge on Sunday, after
which one will be named LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia’s Master
Guest judges for the competition include Megan Quigley, Master Model
Builder at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Boston, and one lucky child.
Contest details for the child judge will be announced on the
page Monday, Nov. 14.
The 33,000-square-foot LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia will
feature thousands of LEGO bricks in themed building areas, a 4D Cinema
and an interactive LEGO-themed ride, making it the ultimate indoor LEGO
playground. For all the latest updates on pre-opening events and
activities, follow LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia on Twitter,
or for more information visit www.LEGOLANDDiscoveryCenter.com/Philadelphia.
About MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS
MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS plc is the leading name in location-based, family
entertainment. Europe’s No. 1 and the world’s second-largest visitor
attraction operator, Merlin now operates 115 attractions and 12
hotels/four holiday villages in 23 countries and across four continents.
The company aims to deliver memorable and rewarding experiences to its
almost 63 million visitors worldwide through its iconic global and local
brands, and the commitment and passion of its managers and 26,000
employees (peak season).
Merlin has 27 attractions and two hotels in North America – including
two stunning LEGOLAND Resorts – LEGOLAND Florida with its theme park,
water park and hotel; and LEGOLAND California theme park with its water
park and the SEA LIFE Aquarium and themed hotel; the Orlando Eye; Madame
Tussauds celebrity wax attractions in New York, Washington, D.C., Las
Vegas, Hollywood, Orlando and San Francisco; LEGOLAND Discovery Centers
in Arizona, Michigan, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Kansas City Mo.,
Atlanta, Ga., Boston, Westchester, N.Y., and Toronto, Canada; a Dungeon
in San Francisco; and SEA LIFE Aquariums in Phoenix, Ariz., Kansas City,
Mo., Michigan, Dallas/Fort Worth, the Mall of America in Minneapolis,
Orlando, Fla., and Charlotte-Concord, N.C.- underlining the company’s
position as the world’s biggest global aquarium operator. Visit www.merlinentertainments.biz
for more information.
Brownstein Group on behalf of LEGOLAND Discovery Center