PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LEGOLAND® 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 Model Builder.
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 attraction’s Facebook 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, Instagram and Facebook, 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.