UX Design and Digital Production Intern Spring 2022

Website Walt Disney

Job Summary:
Be a part of an innovative team and culture…

The Walt Disney Company’s Corporate Communications department is seeking an enthusiastic, creative and motivated intern for the digital team. The candidate must be comfortable with tight deadlines, be extremely detail oriented, highly organized and able to multi-task and thrive in an exciting, fast-paced environment. Projects include working with D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, maintain and upload content to internal and external-facing corporate websites, and working on various UX/UI design projects ranging from HTML emails to full-scale website redesigns.

A Day in the Life…

The Disney Corporate Creative Resources (DCCR) Digital Intern will play a big role in supporting the Digital team. This role’s day-to-day tasks includes the following:
Working with editorial and project management teams to update and manage content on multiple websites including D23.com, TheWaltDisneyCompany.com, and Newsreel
Managing and preparing media assets and creating web pages through WordPress.
Designing and coding HTML emails and web pages
Creating and updating events on our internal Event Registration platform.
Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to bring a UX, strategy, and visual design expertise to projects.
Involvement on all parts of the design process: from client meetings, user research, synthesizing, information architecture, wireframing, prototyping, and visual design.
Iterate on designs based on client feedback, user research, usability testing, analytics, and other data.
Working closely with development teams to bring digital products to life.
Basic Qualifications:
What we are looking for…Experience in HTML Web page or email creation
Strong familiarity with Content Management Systems (e.g., WordPress, etc.)
Strong knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WordPress, responsive design, mobile web apps, native apps)
Experience in using design tools such as Sketch, Figma, and Adobe Creative Cloud
Familiarity with the UX design process and interested in working on all aspects of the product life cycle
Ability to effectively problem-solve and ideate on possible design approaches
Ability to take concepts from low-fidelity sketches to high-fidelity mockups
Ability to clearly communicate your designs and give and receive constructive feedback, and iterate effectively
Familiarity with accessibility standards
Basic knowledge of video encoding software
Proven ability to successfully prioritize and handle multiple tasks
Quick learner with ability to take direction, work under pressure and operate as part of a team
Excellent verbal and communication skills
An extreme attention to detail and organizational skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
High sense of responsibility and confidentiality
Ability to deal effectively with people at all levels
Ability to give and receive constructive feedback
Familiarity of The Walt Disney Company brand and its businesses
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience and interest in visual design, user experience, human-centered design, or design thinking
Strong interest in all aspects of the design process
Required Education
Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class, or be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months at time of application, or be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program
Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree or graduated (within 18 months) with a major in computer science, web technology, UX design, human-computer interaction, psychology or related
Preferred Education
Focus or concentration on design thinking, user experience, human-centered design, or human factors
Additional Information:
The approximate dates of this internship are January 2022 through June 2022.
Candidate must be available to work full time hours (approximately 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship [Please share any specific requirements regarding the intern’s work schedule or availability]
Able to provide own housing and transportation in the Glendale, Burbank, or Los Angeles area / Remote

About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):
At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

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