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Designer I

Glendale, California, United States

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Job ID 880974BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted Nov. 04, 2021

Job Summary:

Design at Disney is at the forefront of creating intuitive, innovative, and beautiful products that our fans love and crave. We strive to design high-quality end-to-end experiences while maintaining an inclusive and collaborative culture. To us, team-fit and attitude are as important as hard design skills.

DMED Technology Design is the unified design org for 90+ customer-facing websites/apps and hundreds of enterprise products in the Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) Technology organization. We are the storytellers responsible for adding “something special” to our consumers’ experience every day through exciting design, artwork, branding and UX globally. We are responsible for driving the product design, user experiences, creative direction, production design, motion design, service design, UX copywriting, UX research and UX engineering. It is our job to create a framework that delivers consistent, creative and innovative user experiences for people – whether they are using Disney’s consumer-facing products, or the platforms, products and tools that help power our business. Crucially, how we do that work must be both imaginative and efficient, allowing us to also free our team devote energy to using design to drive innovation.

The consumer portfolio we get to design for includes many of the most trusted and beloved brands in the world – ABC, ABC News, Disney, ESPN, Freeform, FX, Marvel, National Geographic and Star Wars. These are great products, and our charge is to always imagine ways to make them even better; to deliver happiness and magical moments through artistry and inventive design, reinforcing the emotional connection between consumers and Disney’s brands.

The enterprise portfolio we are responsible for is also critically important – and our colleagues, partners and businesses will be relying upon us to bring the same kind of imagination, ease and consistent excellence to those experiences.

Platform Design:
The DMED Technology Platform Design team lays the foundation across Mobile, Desktop, and TV apps for our consumer experiences. This mission includes the continued development and proliferation of our design system framework and platform user experience teams, including streaming, discovery, editorial, identity, and commerce patterns and templates. We are a multidisciplinary design team where you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with many design groups and specialties to create innovative products that people love to use.

Designer at Disney is a creative problem solver who looks to collaborate inclusively throughout your design process and evolve the way Disney operates. We expect a Designer I to contribute design iteration to ongoing project workstreams, with in-depth knowledge about the latest design trends and technologies.

Responsibilities:

  • You will contribute to the design of app and web experiences for consumer-facing
  • products
  • You will collaborate with a diverse set of partners
  • You will work closely with teammates to produce design solutions using sketches,
  • wireframes, and high-fidelity mock-ups
  • You will be present design work for feedback

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically has 0-1 year of experience in design. Internship in Creative or Product Design is preferred
  • You have experience designing experiences and user flows
  • You have an understanding of user-centered design principles and best practices
  • You are a self-motivated, problem solver
  • You are hungry for innovation, eager to challenge the status quo
  • You have an interest in and aptitude for learning new technologies and design skills
  • You have a strong work ethic, are reliable, adaptable, and work well with others
  • You have knowledge of design tools such as Figma, Sketch, and Adobe Creative Suite

About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 Streaming Technology LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

Disney Streaming Technology LLC 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 or protected veteran status. 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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