Designer-Disney PublishingApply NowApply Later Job ID 771485BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Feb. 22, 2021
In this role, you will design and produce original and innovative publishing products that speak to specific Disney consumer groups using art resources from the unparalleled Disney vault and publishing art team. Designer will be expected to understand and apply design concepts across multiple pages that include cover art and interior pages for traditional books, learning workbooks, encyclopedias, box sets, art pools and tool kits for distribution to our growing Licensee business. Strong multi-page print production skills (Adobe In-Design) are as essential as strong design. Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator are also required. Design projects generally fall under the parameters of established product lines and/or the precise nuances of different Disney properties. Designer must be willing to create within that framework as well employ strong typographic skills unique to picture books, workbooks, chapter books, etc. Production skills often include the ability to work with grid-based design, tables and educational workbook activities.
Whether working remotely now or on site in the future, the position demands a flexible, problem solving individual with the personal integrity to deliver ‘clean’ and efficient mechanicals without real-time oversight that still stand up to the scrutiny of supervisors.
Responsibilities:The ideal candidate should have graphic design experience, preferably in trade book publishing. You should be able to offer unique design solutions to a wide range of projects. The ideal candidate would be organized and professional, able to prioritize your own workload, and skilled at collaborating with editors, illustrators, freelancers, and other departments in a fast-paced and friendly environment. Familiarity with Disney properties preferred.
- 5+ years of graphic design experience
- 3+ years book design experience
- Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: In-Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, Bridge and Acrobat
- Demonstrable abilities in typography, layout, composition, and color
- Relevant knowledge of print production
- Ability to work collaboratively with internal design, editorial and art teams
- Aptitude and confidence to create and present cover design options
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design/Communications or equivalent
Additional Information:Benefits and Perks: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits
About Parks, Experiences and Products:
The 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: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. 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 Publishing Worldwide, which is part of a business segment we call Parks, Experiences and Products.
Disney Publishing Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, 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.