Kris Helmick

Kris Helmick



Member Since

August 2011

Kris Helmick was the SEGD Chapter Chair Liaison and has served on the SEGD Board since 2017. He was previously the Chapter Co-Chair for the Los Angeles Chapter.

Kris Helmick is an Associate Vice President of Environmental Graphics at Arcadis U.S., Inc., based in Los Angeles, California. His studio focuses on wayfinding, placemaking, signage, and environmental graphics projects. He directs environmental graphic design services for retail centers, branded environments, healthcare, senior living, transportation, and mixed-use developments both domestic and internationally.

Prior to joining CRTKL, Kris Helmick was a Senior Designer at Two Twelve (New York City) and a Designer/ Project Coordinator at Hunt Design (Pasadena, CA). Some of his previous work includes:
LAX Terminal 1
Los Angeles International Airport
Santa Barbara Citywide Wayfinding
Signage for over 10 National Park Service sites, Including the National Mall, Jefferson National Monument, the National Parks of New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty.
Park Signage Master Plans for Orange County Parks and the City of Santa Barbara
Motiongate Theme Park Dubai
MGM Grand Springfield
Port Imperial City Wayfinding, Weehawken, NJ
220 Central Park South Residential, Manhattan, NY
The Walt Disney Company
Texas Children’s Hospital
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
The Walt Disney Company
Santa Clara Family Justice Center, San Jose, CA
Pasadena Humane Society
Orange Coast Community College Digital Wayfinding
Oregon Zoo Wayfinding Digital Media Integration

Kris Helmick is a graduate of Woodbury University and holds a BFA in graphic design.

Practice Area


Focus Area

Brand, Exhibition, Graphic, Interactive, Interpretive, Signage, Smart Cities