Intern Interiors
Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Careers 1,814 reviews - Lake Buena Vista, FL

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The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences. Bring your individual talents here and discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you’ve been looking for. “

It takes people to make the dream a reality.” Walt was on to something when he said that, and it continues to ring true today. No matter the stage in your career, being a part of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts means being a part of a team where you help bring innovation to life through unsurpassed products, services and most importantly remarkable experiences. As a Cast Member you are the steward and connection to our legacy and the backbone of our thriving innovations. Join our team and watch your dreams come true.

Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of The Walt Disney Company. Its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation - from concept initiation through installation - of all Disney Resorts, theme parks and attractions, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, and new media projects. Imagineering is headquartered in Glendale, California, with affiliated offices and facilities in North Hollywood, California and Celebration, Florida; as well as satellite branches at every Disney Theme Park location around the world.
Works under the supervision of a more senior designer to develop the design intent of an interior environment. This could include all aspects of design from concept through working drawings. Depending on the size and scope of the project, an Interior Designer could take a lead position, working closely with the Creative Design team and Architecture to conceptualize and develop interior spaces.
• Capable of coordinating interior design efforts preparing Narrative Scope definitions, provide man-hour estimates to achieve Scope of Work and manage project budgets and schedules.
• Interior Designers serve as the link between park operations and the Design Team, in particular for restaurant venues and retail locations.
• Work closely with Architecture to create the optimum plan to accommodate seating or casework requirements.
• Is responsible for table layouts and accommodation of operational requirements.
• Is responsible for store fixture layout and design of retail point-of-sales counter.
• Together with Project Design Team, conceptually designs the shop and restaurant, then is responsible for developing the design through working drawings and color/material specifications.
Basic Qualifications
Good design ability includes the ability to graphically represent the design concept to the team or client.
• Good written and verbal communication skills.
• General knowledge of the use of CADD technology.
• General knowledge of retail and restaurant design.
• Understanding of construction details, particularly casework detailing.
Required Education
Junior, Senior, Graduate Student or Recent Graduate of an accredited design program
Additional Information
Internship Eligibility:
  • Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR have graduated within the past 12 months
  • 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 May/June 2013 through August 2013. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

    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.

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Walt Disney Parks and Resorts is the segment of The Walt Disney Company that conceives, builds, and manages the company's theme parks and...