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The Walt Disney Company

WDI Graphic Design Internship (Orlando) – Summer/Fall 2022

Job Summary:

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.



What we’re looking for…

A Graphic Design Intern who will work with the team that develops signage and show graphics to help tell the stories throughout the Walt Disney World Resort.

Responsibilities:

You will…
  • Provide support to various Environmental Graphic design projects by assisting in project design development and technical documentation
  • Prepare Signage design information and documentation
  • Provide design documentation in the form of illustration, photographs, scaled images, graphics and research on assigned projects

Basic Qualifications:

What you bring to the role…
  • Experience with thoughtful design, artistic skills and professional judgment in solving graphics and signage design challenges that will live in our Theme Parks, Resorts and Ships
  • Strong skills with design and illustration tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Sketch-up and MS Office Suite
  • Prior graphic design experience
  • Ability to handle work and materials that are confidential in nature
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:

  • Minimum one year experience in Graphic Design practice, or one or more years in a professional internship is preferred
  • Familiarity with Environmental Graphic design, sign construction techniques, and related areas including architecture, interior design and landscape design
  • 3D modelling experience with programs such as Maya, Rhino, ZBrush
  • Prior Disney experience and knowledge
  • Membership in Society of Environmental Graphic Design

Required Education

  • Currently enrolled as a Junior or higher, or must have graduated from an accredited college/university within the past 6 months, earning a degree in Graphics, Graphic Arts, Production Design, Environmental Design, or related visual art field or a closely related field

Additional Information:

Internship Eligibility:
  • At the time of application, 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 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 location
  • Must be able to provide own housing for the duration of the internship
  • 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
Required Materials:
  • 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/July 2022 through January 2023. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

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