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Summer 2020, Digital Comics Intern

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 747413BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Marvel Entertainment Date posted Feb. 11, 2020

Job Summary:

The Digital Comics department is a team of people that take the printed comics and recreate them into digital comics for digital sale. The digital comics department also create content for subscription-based platforms such as Marvel Unlimited. On Marvel Unlimited, not only do we take the comics and convert to digital, we also create the panel-to-panel reading experience. This is a function that will allow you to control and create the way each page is read. Our job is to make sure that all the comics, from the 1950’s to today, are converted digitally, ready for digital sale. Logo placement, artwork, lettering, file management, working together as a team to complete the many books Marvel has for our readers.

Responsibilities:

Here are a few key responsibilities for working in the Digital Comics Department. The art in each book must be checked to make sure that the right pages are in the book. The lettering and page order must be looked over to make sure the book will appear correctly. Another duty would be making sure the cover is correct. The logo and art that’s on the cover, at times, will need some adjustments. Same for the interior pages. All the books we have, in some way, need to be adjusted, reformatted, and checked before completed for digital sale. We use Adobe programs to accomplish this. In Marvel’s Unlimited comics section, you will be responsible for creating the reading flow on each page. Choosing which panel and/or text will appear next on the screen.

Basic Qualifications:

Knowledge of Adobe Suite Programs is required as is a portfolio.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Resume must outline other internships, degrees earned, work experience, related clubs and organizations, current major course of study, expected graduation date and extracurricular activities.
  • Cover letter must include a personal introduction, and days/times available during internship period.
  • Preferred Junior or Senior-level standing
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Required Education

Currently pursuing a BA/BS in Illustration, Graphic Design, or Fine Arts major.

Additional Information:

Internship Eligibility:
  • Must be enrolled in an undergraduate program taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program
  • 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
  • All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.
Program Dates: The internship will start in May - August with flexibility as needed based on academic calendars.

Housing & Transportation: This internship is located in New York, NY. All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.



About Marvel Entertainment:

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.

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 Marvel Worldwide, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Marvel Entertainment.

Marvel Worldwide, 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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