Aragon was frustrated working in advertising illustration, and in the mid-1950s he returned to Chouinard to take night classes. There he met instructor Marc Davis, who encouraged him to look for work at Disney. Aragon was hired in the Layout Department on Sleeping Beauty.

After Sleeping Beauty, Aragon continued in the Layout Department on One Hundred and One Dalmatians before moving on to a diverse career that included working at a wide range of Los Angeles studios […].

[…]Aragon’s animation career included numerous detours into other fields, such as live-action films and theme-park design. One of his favorite projects was designing the ride El Rio del Tiempo (“The River of Time”) in Epcot’s Mexico Pavilion. He was involved in every aspect of its creation, from the costumes to backdrops.[…]

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