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Yellow Shoes Graphic Design Internship - Spring 2023

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10016894 Location Glendale, California, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Sep. 20, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Be a part of a transformative team and culture…

Do you enjoy the world of design and making art that people connect with? Do you understand the craft of executing flawless design? Are you passionate about typography, font trends, logos, shapes and colors, design systems and brand design? - If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

Disney Yellow Shoes, is the award-winning, in-house creative agency for the Disney Destinations Division lines of business. Every day, we have fun creating compelling, memorable work for one of the greatest brands on the planet, and we’re looking for a talented, ambitious Graphic Design Intern to join us.


As a Graphic Design Intern with Disney’s Yellow Shoes, you will work closely with senior creative team members on a broad range of Disney Destinations campaign work. You will have the opportunity to show your design solution skills and creative thinking for a range of advertising mediums. When it comes to social and digital media, we expect every intern to fully grasp the importance of thinking creatively in our tech-inspired world. You will also work in print, collateral, and outdoor. Solid, imaginative design skills, impeccable taste and an understanding of the production process is expected. To be successful as part of our team, strong conceptual ability, an open mind and a passion to learn will take you far.

As a Graphic Design Intern, you can expect to…

  • Create visual design assets for Disney Theme Parks & Resorts, Disney Cruise Line, Aulani, Adventures by Disney and more
  • Participate in ideation and strategy sessions along with senior creative leadership
  • Do creative research – identify and share the latest trends in design, photography, typography, illustration, printing techniques and other emerging media
  • Explore design concepts and executions that push boundaries and improve the overall quality of all Yellow Shoes creative materials
  • Create visual assets for in-house promotions, programs or utilities used at Yellow Shoes’ corporate office
  • Tackle logo design and development with keen awareness of current trends
  • Collaborate with peers to best articulate brand voice consistency across all lines of business and media
  • Assist senior designers with large-scale projects
  • Be an advocate for brand integrity
  • Develop materials for creative/strategic presentations
  • Be proactive and participate

Basic Qualifications

You bring…

  • Whip-smart proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Strong technical proficiency working in a Mac environment
  • Experience working in presentation creation software (Keynote)            
  • Working knowledge of an Advertising Agency and its processes or similar Graphic Design Creative environment
  • Ability to work against a deadline; being self-managed
  • Ability to handle several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team or ideate independently
  • Ability to interpret strategy and synthesize down to a simple but effective design solution
  • Ability to deliver several creative ideas and receive/implement feedback
  • A positive attitude with a hunger to dive in and absorb as much information as possible
  • Reliability and readiness to be mentored and groomed for professional success
  • Basic knowledge and interest in The Walt Disney Company history – including films, animation, television and Theme Parks

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to deliver presentations to senior creatives and the Group Design Director


Required Education

Currently a Junior or Senior pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or closely related field or a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months

Required Materials

  • Portfolio (must be included as a URL link on your resume; any other portfolio submissions will not be considered)

Internship Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in a 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 six (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 2023 through June 2023. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship (40 hours/week) Monday through Friday, with possible evenings and weekends if necessary.

This internship is located in Glendale, CA. Participants must be able to provide their own housing for the duration of the internship.

Recommendation – Print This Role Description: Strong candidates may be invited to complete an 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 an interview. Note that this role description will not be accessible once the posting is closed.

About Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

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 Destinations, LLC, which is part of a business we call Parks, Experiences and Products.

Disney Destinations, 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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