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Senior Manager, Creative Design, APAC

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10033814 Location Minato-ku, Japan Business Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Nov. 10, 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:

Short Description of Responsibility-


  • Reporting directly to the Design Director, you will be responsible for working within the APAC Creative team to strategize creative plans and lead in style guide development for APAC cross franchises and for Global on 20th Century Studios properties.
  • Lead in creating design direction boards based on franchise strategies, new experiences, attractions, etc.
  • Drive creation of Vision portfolios for brands and key initiatives with focus on 20th Century Studios properties.
  • Collaborate with Global Creative teams to provide APAC insight and creative solutions.
  • Drive creative asset development based on brand strategy to deliver timely, storytelling visual assets, in graphic designs, and 3D designs for licensing and Disney Owned & Operated Merchandising development.
  • Define creative trends for each brand in partnership with Product Development teams.


  • A minimum of 10 years working experience in leading Visual Art Design, Visual Communication or Digital Multimedia projects.
  • Ability for carrying out design directions within schedule and resources, which adhere to brand strategies and business goals.
  • Ability to work independently across various brands, styles and target consumer groups.
  • Ability to lead and guide junior and mid-level designers to polish their professional skills.
  • Ability to identify creative trends relevant for each brand and for strategic visual plans.
  • Strong working knowledge in visual design and cross-category market trends.
  • A minimum of 5 years working experience in the Design Management role.
  • Ability to work in a culturally and geographically diverse team.

Key Skills Requirement

  • Excellent team work skills.
  • Positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multi task.
  • Strong presentational skills.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Adaptable in a fast paced, high growth work multi-cultural environment.
  • Proficient in various presentational (Microsoft Office, Keynote…etc.) and professional design (Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effect…etc.) software.

About Disney 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 TWDC (Japan) Ltd., which is part of a business we call Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.

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