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Help tell our stories in the most innovative ways!

Experience Designer

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 520839BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media Brand Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media Date posted 01/25/2018
Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media is looking for creative individuals to work on cutting edge technology-based products in a fast-paced, creative, and cross-disciplinary collaborative environment. As part of the research and pre-production team, you will be working on fast-cycle iterative prototyping to create kid and family-centric products that marry technology with storytelling and traditional play patterns.

Responsibilities

  • Invent ground-breaking entertainment and play experiences
  • Lead the development of design/creative documents
  • Collaborate in the development of both software and hardware prototypes
  • Support demos and presentations
  • Participate in the prototype process, quickly mocking up ideas for play-testing and concept validation
  • Work closely with the product design team to refine concepts, designs, and manufacturing mockups
  • Communicate effectively with creative, software, and product development teams
  • Partner with internal and external teams to accomplish goals

Basic Qualifications

  • Ability to solve interactive, physical design problems and articulate/document the solutions clearly and effectively
  • Ability to work across hardware, software, and creative platforms and communicate effectively with a team of diverse skill-sets from engineering and programming to design and writing
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and timelines and deal effectively with pressure
  • Strong prioritization and organizational skills; prioritizes, plans and stays organized in order to meet commitments
  • Multi-tasks by switching smoothly from one project or task to another
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for work progress
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and applies strong interpersonal skills in daily work activities
  • Fits and works well within a high energy and talented team
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment and managing external vendors
  • Expresses written ideas, thoughts, or facts in a clear, convincing, and organized way
  • A fantastic sense of what’s fun!

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS degree or equivalent work/industry experience
  • Research and development experience with focus on launching real products
  • Experience in game design, theme park design and/or toy design
  • Programming and/or scripting (e.g. Lua, Python, C#)
  • VR/AR
  • Unity
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Experience designing with accelerometers and other sensor systems
  • Experience creating entertainment and products for children
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set

Required Education

BA/BS degree required

Company Overview

DCPI is the business segment of The Walt Disney Company that brings stories and characters to life through innovative and engaging physical products and digital experiences across more than 100 categories, from toys and t-shirts, to apps, books and console games. DCPI comprises four main lines of business: Licensing, Retail, Games and Apps, and Content. The combined segment is home to world-class teams of app and game developers, licensing and retail experts, a leading retail business (Disney Store), artists and storytellers, and technologists who inspire imaginations around the world
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