Legos: The Original Geek Toy

By Deane Barker on October 14, 2003

Wanted: Master Lego Model Builder

“Applicants will be given 2,000 Legos and 45 minutes to impress a panel of judges. Those chosen for the second round will be notified within 24 hours and asked to come to San Diego in late January. […]

Patrick DeMaria, a LegoLand master model builder, said the park currently has a total of six people doing his job, but needs a seventh. So his team is on the hunt for a Lego nut with the 3-D modeling experience and inventiveness to turn a pile of bricks into a dead ringer for Carmen Miranda.”