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WDI Art & Media Pipeline Developer Intern - Glendale, CA - Spring 2019

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 590271BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Walt Disney Imagineering Date posted Sep. 19, 2018

Job Summary:

An intern developer to assist with programming tasks and technical responsibilities within the Technology Studio. This Studio is a group of technologists working within Imagineering to create and deploy software and software/hardware integration tools to help increase the capabilities of Imagineering art and design practice.


Responsibilities:

You will…
  • Perform development Shotgun Platform for internal business use for Show Coordination, Media & VFX teams.
  • Troubleshoot and support previously built software products and/or proof-of-concepts
  • Engage with the business to better support them and gather new requirements

Basic Qualifications:

What you bring to the role...
  • Relational and other database experience
  • Programming proficiency in both higher-level scripting languages such as Python and lower-level compiled languages such as C/C++
  • Strong communication skills (written and spoken)
  • Asset Management systems experience
  • Ability to learn new APIs and SDKs quickly
  • Autodesk Shotgun, Shotgun Desktop App and API (C++/Python/OpenMaya API) development experience
  • UI/UX prototyping or programming experience and/or tools (PyQT, Qt, Wx, CSS)
  • Understanding of digital art pipeline for VFX and/or video games

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with:
    • Shotgun Platform & Toolkit
    • Asset Management Systems
    • Database design and architecture
    • VFX/Animation processes and workflow
    • Python development
    • Developing cross-platform software (Windows, Mac OS, Linux)
    • Computer hardware and input devices
    • Game engine development (game logic, plugin, core engine)

Required Education

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

Additional Information:

Materials Required:

College transcripts (official or unofficial) - Please upload your transcript while completing the online application

To upload your transcript:
  • Log into your dashboard
  • Click the second tab "Applications"
  • Select "Submitted Applications"
  • Click on the title of the position for which you would like to attach the transcript
  • Click the "Add Files" button
  • Under what do you want to add, select Transcript
  • Be sure your document is titled in this format: FirstName_LastName_Transcript
Internship Eligibility:
  • 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 the past 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • 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 provide full work availability
  • Must provide own transportation to/from work
  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)
Program Length:

The approximate dates of this internship are January - May 2019. Interns must be available to work full-time for the duration of the internship.





About Walt Disney Imagineering:

Founded in 1952 as WED Enterprises to design and build the world’s first theme park — Disneyland — Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) is where imagination and creativity combine with cutting-edge technology to create unforgettable experiences. WDI is the creative force that imagines, designs and builds all Disney theme parks, resorts, attractions and cruise ships worldwide. Imagineering’s unique strength comes from its diverse global team of creative and technical professionals, who build on Disney’s legacy of storytelling to pioneer new forms of entertainment. The Imagineers who practice this unique blend of art and science work in more than 100 disciplines to shepherd an idea all the way from “blue sky” concept phase to opening day.

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 Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Imagineering.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. 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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