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Disney Television Animation Software Developer Intern Glendale, CA - F

Glendale, CA - US

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Job ID 678597BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Disney Television Animation Date posted 18/06/2019

Job Summary:

The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technology 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: animation, 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. Part of the Disney ABC Television Group, Disney Television Animation is a high capacity digital animation television production studio. Because of Disney Television Animation’s strong use of commercial and custom software technologies to create its animation products, its use of technology, engineering, development techniques and software is critical to its production operations and workflows.

Responsibilities:

Software Developer Intern position (SDI) is responsible for completing assigned projects. These projects will be comprised of the following: maintaining existing code/software and developing new code/software for the Television Animation business unit. Because of Television Animation’s strong use of software technology to create its animation products, its use of software is critical to its production workflow. During the course of the internship, the intern will be integrated into the software development group as a team member, appointed a mentor, provided troubleshooting and development tasks and assigned a project to deliver by the end of the internship.
Additional responsibilities you can expect to have as an intern in our Software Developer group:
  • Partnering with appointed mentor
  • Analyzing production software procedures and problems
  • Software analysis and design
  • Code testing/integration
  • Coding
  • Learning software QA processes

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience working with backend languages: Python, PHP, NodeJS, etc.
  • Experience working with frontend languages/libraries/frameworks: JavaScript, jQuery, React, Vue, Angular, etc.
  • Experience with databases: MySQL, Redis, etc.
  • Experience with version control: Git
  • Experience working with and configuring desktop and network operating systems such as: Linux, Mac OSX, and Windows
  • Able to communicate technical information effectively to both technical and non-technical user base
  • Must have good time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in both individual and team environments


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous internship experience within a related field
  • Working knowledge of the television business

Required Education

  • Sophomore, Junior, or Senior undergraduate student or recent graduate (within 6 months of graduation) pursuing a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Development or related field

Preferred Education

  • Any certifications received from related hardware, software, or networking manufacturers preferred

Additional Information:

Eligibility Requirements:
  • All students must be eligible to work in the US
  • All students must be at least 18 years old
  • You must currently be 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 - OR - be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship
  • Must be available to work full-time from approximately August/September 2019 – December 2019
  • All students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship. Position is located in Glendale, CA


About Disney Television Animation:

Disney Television Animation loves characters. Characters reveal our deepest emotions and what it means to be human… even if you're an animated duck, mouse, muppet, lion, boy or girl. Are you the type of character that loves animation and wants to be part of the team that makes the magic happen? Disney Television Animation, an integral part of The Walt Disney Company, creates many of the company's most beloved animated shows. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals, we want to hear your story.

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 Walt Disney Pictures, which is part of a business segment we call Disney Television Animation.

Walt Disney Pictures 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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