Disney Event Group Digital Graphics Internship
Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Careers - Lake Buena Vista, FL

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Disney Event Group - Digital Graphics Internship

Company Overview:
Since its opening in 1971, the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, FL has grown to feature four theme parks – the Magic Kingdom ® Park, Epcot ®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios ®, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom ® Theme Park. In addition, more than 20 themed resort hotels, two water parks, and the Downtown Disney® Area, a daytime and nighttime entertainment complex, are part of the Walt Disney World Resort.

Department Overview:
Disney Event Group puts you in the center of our thinking. From the start, we listen and collaborate with you to creatively deliver unique solutions that fit your needs. That's what we're all about—creativity and solutions focused on your group. We focus on creating the right environment for your event, engaging your audience with impactful content and fostering effective networking. Those three simple strategies integrate across our portfolio of collaborative departments:

Environment - Décor/floral/technical support

Content - Creative Media & Entertainment

Networking and recognition - Themed events in the Parks and Resorts

As part of the Disney Event Group, Disney Creative Media provides photography, video and digital graphics services for Walt Disney World, Disneyland and Aulani convention and leisure guests. Our award-winning professionals are visual storytellers who create powerful and memorable event content to enhance the story and message.

The intern in this position will report to the Creative Media Manager and will assimilate into the digital graphics/video team by attending creative meetings, being exposed to the proposal development process, assisting with media production and reviews, and providing show operations for live events.

Responsibilities include:
Participating in creative brainstorming sessions – determining appropriate creative solutions

Participating in the development of proposals

Assisting with graphic design projects – creation/clean-up of a variety of artwork using PhotoShop and Illustrator

Supporting Production by assisting with project coordination – prepping files for print/delivery, interfacing with vendors and other Disney Event Group cast to ensure all media is quality checked and delivered on time

Assisting with live productions as needed by providing PowerPoint/Keynote graphics operation onsite – interfacing directly with the client and our AV team.

Potential projects include digital cataloging of reusable graphic assets - archiving

Basic Qualifications

Currently enrolled in a college or university as a Junior or Senior pursuing an undergraduate degree in communications, graphic design or related field.

Strong understanding of design fundamentals including layout, color and

Must be adaptable and able to work in a fast paced work environment

Work well under pressure

Strong follow-up skills, ability to handle details and estimating project design time

Must possess strong verbal and written communications skills

Must have previous multimedia, digital graphics or related experience

Must have proficient knowledge of multiple computer platforms including Mac and PC.

Must have proficient knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator

**An electronic portfolio is required as part of this application process. A URL link listed on your resume for an online portfolio is preferred, however it may also be uploaded along with your application and should not exceed 3MBs. Uploaded files must be titled “Spring 2013 Internship Portfolio” in order to be considered. **

Preferred Qualifications

Two years digital graphics/ video experience or equivalent

Experience with After Effects, inDesign, 3D, or Mac Keynote applications

Some understanding of JavaScript, CCS, HTML5 and other programming languages is a plus

Understanding of story elements

Additional Information

Internship Eligibility:
Must be enrolled in a U.S. college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship

Must be at least 18 years of age

Not have already completed two consecutive (spring/fall) College or Professional Internship Programs

Must possess unrestricted work authorization

Must provide full work availability

Must provide own transportation to/from work

Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)

Program Length:
The approximate dates of this internship are June 2013 through January 2014. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Application Deadline:
The deadline to apply for this internship is March 8, 2013.

Attention International Students:
If you are currently studying in the United States on an F-1 or J-1 Visa and do not have a Social Security number, please contact our office at 407-828-1736 PRIOR to applying.

Recommendation – Print This Role Description:
Strong candidates may be invited to complete a phone interview. We strongly encourage applicants to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for a phone interview. Note that this role description will not be accessible once the posting is closed on March 8, 2013.