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Assistant Art Manager, APAC Publishing Creative - 1 Year Contract

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10083995 Location Singapore, Singapore Business Consumer Products Games & Publishing Date posted Apr. 01, 2024

Job Summary:

Wherever you are in the amazing world of Disney, you are contributing to the stories of our iconic brands, recognised by audiences everywhere for entertainment, information and inspiration. Innovation, imagination and inclusion are at the core of Disney, defining the experience that we deliver as well as providing the foundation of our success. The scope of our business, combined with global growth and collaboration result in an inclusive employee experience characterised by continuous learning, development and achievement.

This creative role has been developed to support The Walt Disney Company Publishing team in Asia Pacific (APAC). This involves creating and reviewing branded content as well as working collaboratively with teams of artists, editors, and digital content developers to ensure all creative properly align with Disney stories, sensitivities, and quality benchmarks.

An ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of Disney brand franchises and stories. They need to understand the ins and outs of each story and its characters, as well as the rules of how they should be presented with each other. They should be a problem solver and a global thinker. One should understand art and design as well as establishing proper contexts withing a dynamic storytelling venue. One should be able to apply creative concepts to multiple franchises, while maintaining the unique aesthetic that Disney is known for.

The Assistant Art Manager should be an artist in his/her own right. We are looking for energetic and proactive, self-starters with the ability to produce quality branded content. One must possess the ability to work in a collaborative environment, be a strong advocate of our brands, and have excellent communication skills.

This role will report to Senior Manager, APAC Creative Publishing, with a functional reporting to VP, APAC & MENA of Publishing and Digital Experiences, and will have many touch points within the organisation.


  • Generate impactful ideas and execute concepts that deliver and adhere to the brand vision and brand standards across different touchpoints such as print, learning, and digital
  • Support the APAC Publishing Creative team on any day-to-day responsibilities
  • Assist in providing commercial teams with creative solutions and other requirements such as pitch/presentations
  • Review artwork and branded content for release to franchise stakeholders for final approval and asset delivery
  • Liaise with internal Disney stakeholders and update progress
  • Provide clear feedback to external production agencies and creative collaborators throughout the creative process, ensuring creative quality and adherence to Disney mandatories
  • Manage assets and information flow to and from various creative partners and external agencies


  • 3 to 5+ years of experience in extensive design, graphic and/or media
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in design, graphics, visual arts/communication, advertising or related field
  • Ideally have a creative background in publishing, advertising agency or home entertainment company
  • Strong illustration, design, or digital portfolio
  • Proficiency in industry-standard programs and software (Macintosh hardware and OS software, Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc. and other creative development software and associated file formats) and Microsoft Power Point and Keynote
  • Experience working with multimedia storytelling preferred
  • Experience in artwork curation is a plus
  • Knowledge in 3D is also an advantage (preferably in Google SketchUp)
  • Excellent skills in developing creative and innovative ideas and executing them in graphic format
  • Exceptional eye for detail and passion for the Disney portfolio
  • Equipped with excellent project management, analytic skills and proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Broad range of design skill sets and experienced knowledge of trends, branding communications and digital content creation.
  • Have a strong understanding of the digital space – beyond social media platforms
  • Strong team player with enthusiasm, positive attitude, and the willingness to do what it takes to get the job done, which may include extended hours when necessary to meet deadlines.
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills

The Walt Disney Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to be a diverse workforce that is representative of our audiences, and where all can thrive and belong. We are committed to building a team that includes and respects a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.


About Consumer Products Games & Publishing:

Disney Experiences brings the magic of Disney stories and franchises to life through theme parks, resorts, cruise ships, unique vacation experiences, products and more around the world. Disney shines in the travel industry with 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. Plus, Disney's global consumer products operations include the world's leading licensing business; the world's largest children's publishing brands; one of the world's largest licensors of games across all platforms; and Disney store locations around the world and on the web.

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 that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. 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 The Walt Disney Company (Southeast Asia), which is part of a business we call Consumer Products Games & Publishing.

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