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WDI Landscape Design Internship - Glendale, CA - Fall 2018

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 531061BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Disney Parks & Resorts Brand Walt Disney Imagineering Date posted 03/02/2018
“We Change Lives.” Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of The Walt Disney Company. Its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation - from concept initiation through installation - of all Disney Resorts, theme parks and attractions, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, and new media projects.

We are looking for…
An intern to work within the Studio that is responsible for landscape design including hardscape, grading, planting, irrigation and water features; research, studies, illustrations, imagery boards and colored renderings; and the integration of architecture, structural elements, lighting, graphics and utilities for the area development of an individual facility/attraction, land, or theme park project.


You will…
  • Provide support to various area development projects by assisting in project design development and technical documentation
  • Prepare area development base information documentation (e.g. existing condition descriptions)
  • Provide design documentation in the form of graphic illustration, imagery boards, color renderings and research and documentation on assigned projects
  • Perform various basic technical tasks and documentation, including base sheets, construction details, landscape grading, hardscape plans/sections/elevations, planting design drafting, 3D visualization and general project coordination
  • Supports the landscape construction cost estimating process through collection of data for review
  • Provide design and analysis in support of the production of design/construction/contract documents under supervision

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role…
  • Working knowledge in the use of plant and hardscape materials and products for thematic applications
  • Demonstrated thoughtful design, artistic skills and professional judgment in solving complex Area Development problems
  • Demonstrated proficiency in CADD and digital illustration tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and SketchUp
  • Working knowledge/skills in 3D software tools
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Familiarity with landscape architecture design and construction techniques
  • Familiarity with related areas, including architecture, land planning, civil engineering, site lighting, graphic design, etc.
  • A portfolio review is required for this position. For full consideration, please include a link to your portfolio on your résumé. Applicants without a portfolio link on their résumé, will not be considered a completed application packet and may not be fully considered for the position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous work experience or professional internship related to Landscape Industry

Required Education

  • Currently enrolled as a Junior or higher, or graduated within the past 6 months, from an accredited college/university, earning a degree majoring in Landscape Architecture or a Bachelor’s of Landscape Architecture degree, or similar

Company Overview

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.

Additional Information

Materials Required:

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

To upload this document:
  • Log into your dashboard at www.DisneyInterns.com
  • Click the link labeled “Edit Profile Info”
  • Click on the “Attachments” Tab
  • Be sure your document is in the required title format: FirstName_LastName_Type (i.e. Mickey_Mouse_Transcript)
  • Select document type of “Other”
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)
  • A portfolio review is required for this position. For full consideration, please include a link to your portfolio on your résumé. Applicants without a portfolio link on their résumé, will not be considered a completed application packet and may not be fully considered for the position.
Program Length:

The approximate dates of this internship are June 2018 through January 2019. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Recommendation – Print This Role Description:

Strong candidates may be invited to complete a phone interview. We strongly encourage applicants to print a copy of this role description so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for a phone interview. Note that this role description will not be accessible once the posting is closed.
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