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Assistant Product Designer Intern - Accessories, Spring 2024

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10063511 Location Glendale, California, United States Business Consumer Products Games & Publishing Date posted Sep. 22, 2023

Job Summary:

Be part of an innovative team and culture…

The Assistant Product Designer Intern will support teams in the development of specific projects and manage a small single category when needed. Assists teams to ensure the highest quality, consumer focused, trend-right product lines across licensing, to create innovative product that captures the spirit and storytelling of our beloved characters.

A day in the life…

  • Develop and design product mock-ups, gather images and layout creative presentations, and trend point of view boards.

  • Collaborate with design manager to design and approve products.

  • Create templates for design point of view boards for creative roll outs.

  • Pull cross category product trends for Accessories such as Jewelry, Footwear, Headwear, Hosiery, Bags, Backpacks and Tech

  • Assist in pulling art direction and assets for collaborations.

  • Monitor competitors, product innovation and market dynamics.

  • Research Initial seasonal trends by category

  • Multi-task and prioritize multiple design projects within deadline.

  • For Jewelry category only: occasional OPA support

What we are looking for…

  • Entry level related experience

  • Knowledge in softlines categories (e.g., raw materials, plastic, textiles, print, pattern, graphic composition, manufacturing)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong product design skills (e.g., 3D product design, technical design, sketching, creative application and manipulation of art, final mechanical art, fabric and trim identification)

  • Strong computer software skills (e.g., MS Office, Photoshop, Illustrator)

Required Education:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship 

  • Currently a Junior, Senior or recent graduate student pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in related field (e.g., industrial design, fashion design) OR have graduated within 6 months.

Additional Details: 

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program. 

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization.

  • Must be compliant with The Disney Look appearance guidelines.

  •  Must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.

  • Must have reliable transportation to/from work.

  • Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are January 2024 through June 2024.

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

The pay rate for this role in California is $21.70 per hour for undergraduate students. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit:

About Consumer Products Games & Publishing:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Global Product Dev & Creative, which is part of a business we call Consumer Products Games & Publishing.

Disney Global Product Dev & Creative is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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